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For my dear Drethren's sake, and 3 Supplies of life, with ease to them, friends

He on his saints bestows;

He crowns their labours with success,
Their nights with safe repose.

PSALM 103. (C. M.)


From the cxxviii. Psalm of David.
HE man is blest that fears the

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For they shall prospera
Thou holy city of our Gir
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5 May peace within the sa
A constant guest bef
Vith plenty and prosperi
Thy palaces be crow

No less than brethren dear,

'll pray-May peace in Salem's tow'rs
A constant guest appear."

PSALM 101. (C. M.)

From the cxxv. Psalm of David.
THO place on Sion's God their

5 At home, abroad, in Thy GoD shall the Conduct thee throageles

Like Sion's rock shall stand;

Safe to thy journey Like her immoveably be fix'd

By his almighty hand.

Look how the hills on ev'ry side
Jerusalem enclose;


"TWAS a joyful Bo stands the LORD around his saints,


Our tribes devot Up, Israel, to the tem

And keep your festli

But most of all I'll seek thy good,
And ever wish thee well,
For Sion and the temple's sake,
Where GOD vouchsafes to dwell.
PSALM 100. (C. M.)
From the cxxiv. Psalm of David.

HAD not the LORD, may larael say, 2. He shall upon the sweet returns

Israel's side
The foe had quickly swallow'd us,
So furiously he rag'd.

Of his own labour feed;
Without dependence live, and see
His wishes all succeed.

Had not the LORD himself vouchsafd
To check his fierce control,
The adversary's dreary flood

Had overwhelm'd our soul.

But prais'd be our eternal LORD,
Who left us not his prey;,
The snare is broke, his rage disarm'd,
And we again are free.

Secure in GoD's almighty Name
Our confidence remains;
The GOD who made both heav'n and
Of both sole monarch reigns.


In strong and beautes All those who walk in crooked paths; |

The LORD shall soon destroy;

Like her united to

Cut off th' unjust, but crown the saints
With lasting peace and joy.

To guard them from their foes.

3' Be good, O righteous GoD, to those
Who righteous deeds affect;
The heart that innocence retains
Let innocence protect.

Nor only worship pays,

But keeps his steps confin'd with care
To his appointed ways.

PSALM 102.

~(C.M.) From the cxxvii. Psalm of David.

3 Who fears the LORD shall prosper
Him Sion's GOD shall bless, [thus;

And grant him all his days to see
Jerusalem's success.

PSALM 104. (S. M.) From the cxxx. Psalm of David.

FROM lowest depths of wo
GOD I my cry;
LORD, hear my supplicating voice,
And graciously reply.

2 Should'st thou severely judge,
Who can the trial bear?
But thou forgiv'st, lest we despond,
And quite renounce thy fear.
3 My soul with patience waits

For thee, the living LORD;
My hopes are on thy promise built,
Thy never-failing word.

4 My longing eyes look out
For thy enliv'ning ray,
More duly than the morning watch
To spy the dawning day.

PSALM 105. (III. 1.) From the cxxxi. Psalm of David.

WE build with fruitless cost, unless ORD, for ever at thy side

The LORD sustain;
Unless the LORD the city keep,
The watchman wakes in vain.
In vain we rise before the day,
And late to rest repair,"
Allow no respite to our toil,

Let my place and portion be:
Strip me of the robe of pride,
Clothe me with humility.
2 Meekly may my soul receive
All thy Spirit hath reveal'd;
Thou hast spoken-I believe,
Though the oracle be seal'd,

And eat the bread of care:

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5 Let Israel trust in GoD,

No bounds his mercy knows;

The plenteous source and spring from
Eternal succour flows: [whence

6 Whose friendly streams to us
Supplies in want convey;

A healing spring, a spring to cleanse
And wash our guilt away.

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Let Levi's house exp And let all those wh His Name for ever 18 Let all with thanks works

In Sion's courts pract Let them in Salem. Exalt his holy Name


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10 GOD, the might l

By glad experience To GOD, who reigns on high,

And seen how be

Above all gods is.
5 For he, with unres
Performs his sorr
In heav'n and earth,

Eternal praises givé:
For GoD will prove
Our constant friend
Shall never end.

That earth's deep s

By his almighty hand
Amazing works are wrought;
The heav'ns by his command
Were to perfection brought:
For GOD &c.

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He spread the ocean round
About the spacious land;
And bade the rising ground
Above the waters stand:,
For GOD &c.

To him due praise a
As good as he is great
For God does pre
Our constant fr
His boundless love
Shall never end
2 To him, whose wo
All other gods ober
Whom earthly kings

He, in our depth of woes,
On us with favour thought;
And from our cruel foes


peace and safety brought; For GoD &c.

7 He does the food supply
On which all creatures live:

Your joyful than 4 If I to mention thee forbear,

Perpetual silence be my doom;
Or if my chiefest joy compare
With thee, Jerusalem, my home!


PSALM 112. (C. M.)
From the cxxxviii. Psalm of David.
7ITH my whole heart, my GoD
and King,
Thy praise I will proclaim;

Your grateful bo Before the mighty I will sing,

And bless thy holy Name.

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My rising up and lying down;

My secret thoughts are known to thee,
Known long before conceiv'd by me.

PSALM 11. (L. M.)
From the cxxxvii. Psalm of David.
THEN we, our weary limbs to rest, 2 Thine eye my bed and path surveys,
Sat down by proud Euphrates' My public haunts and private ways;
[press'd, Thou know'st what 'tis my lips would


We wept, with doleful thoughts op-
And Sion was our mournful theme.
? Our harps, that, when with joy we
Were wont their tuneful parts to
With silent strings neglected hung
On willow trees that wither'd there.
O Salem, our once happy seat,
When I of thee forgetful prove,
Let then my trembling hand forget
The speaking strings with art to

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3 Surrounded by thy pow'r I stand,"
On every side I find thy hand:
O skill for human reach too highl
Too dazzling bright for mortal eye!
4 From thy all-seeing Spirit, LORD,
What hiding-place does earth afford?
O where can I thy influence shun,
Or whither from thy presence run?
5 If up to heav'n I take my flight,
Tis there thou dwell'st, enthron'd in

If to the world unseen, my GOD.
There also hast thou thine abode.
6 If I the morning's wings could gain,
And fly beyond the western main;
E'en there, in earth's remotest land,
I still should find thy guiding hand.

7 Or, should I try to shun thy sight Beneath the sable wings of night, One glance from thee, one piercing



Would kindle darkness into day.

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8. The veil of night is no disguise, No screen from thy all-searching eyes; Through midnight shades thou find'st thy way,

As in the blazing noon of day.

Thou know'st the texture of my

My reins and every vital part:
I'll praise thee, from whose hands I

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A work of such a wondrous frame.
10 Let me acknowledge too, O God,
That since this maze of life I trod,
Thy thoughts of love to me surmount
The pow'r of numbers to recount.
11 Far sooner could I reckon o'er
The sands upon the ocean's shore;'
Each morn, revising what I've done,
I find th' account but new begun.
12 Search, try, O God, my thoughts
and heart,

If mischief lurk in any part;
Correct me where I go astray,
And guide me in thy perfect way,
PSALM 114. (C. M.)
From the cxli. Psalm of David.

Like morning incense rise; My lifted hands accepted be As evening sacrifice.

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3 To thee my hands in humble prayer I fervently stretch out;


Thy wonted audience lend; In thy accustom'd faith and truth A gracious answer send.

My soul for thy refreshment thirsts,
Like land oppress'd with drought.

2 Nor at thy strict tribunal bring
Thy servant to be tried;
For in thy sight no living man
Can e'er be justified

4 Hear me with speed, my spirit fails;
Thy face no longer hide,
Lest I become forlorn, like them
That in the grave reside.

4 Let upright men reprove my faults,
And I shall think them kind;
Like healing oil upon my head
I their reproof shall find.

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PSALM 115.

(C. M.) From the cxliii. Psalm of David.

ORD, hear my pray'r, and to my cry

8 O, for the sake of thy great Name, Revive my drooping heart;

For thy truth's sake, to me distress'd Thy saving help impart.

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PSALM 116. (L.M.)
From the cxliv. Psalm of David.

LORD what's in man, that thou

Of him such tender care to take? What in his offspring could thee move

Such great account of him to make? 2 The life of man does quickly fade, His thoughts but empty are and vain, His days are like a flying shade,

Of whose short stay on signs remain. 3 To thee, almighty King of kings, In new-made hymns my voice I' raise; And instruments of many strings Shall help me to adore and praise. PSALM 117.

From the cxlv. Psalm of David
PART I. (C. M.)


HEE I will bless, my GoD anu

Thy endless praise proclaim;
This tribute daily I will bring,
And ever bless thy Name."

2 Thou, LORD, beyond compare art great,

And highly to be prais'd; Thy majesty, with boundless height, Above our knowledge rais'd.

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In new-made by
And instruments of
Shall help me to ad

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Thy endless praise pres
This tribute daily I wil

And ever bless thy t
2 Thou, LORD, berand

3 Renown'd for mighty acts, thy fame 15 The LORD preserves all those with To future time extends;

Whom grateful love employs; [care But sinners, who his vengeance dare. In justice he destroys.

And highly to be
Thy majesty, with
Above our knowl

From age to age thy glorious Name
Successively descends.


And thy great pow'r confess.

5 The praise that to thy love belongs
They shall with joy proclaim;
Thy truth of all their grateful songs
Shall be the constant theme.


His pity still supplies;

His anger moves with slowest pace,
His willing mercy flies.

Ever will I bless thy Name;

The LORD is good; fresh acts of Day by day thy throne addressing,
Still will I thy praise proclaim.

Thy love through earth extends its

2 Honour great our God befitteth;
Who his majesty can reach ?
Age to age his works transmitteth,
Age to age his pow'r shall teach.
3 They shall talk of all thy glory,
On thy might and greatness dwell,

To all thy works express'd
These show thy praise, whilst thy Speak of thy dread acts the story

great Name

Is by thy servants bless'd.

And thy deeds of wonder tell.

8 They, with a glorious prospect fir'd,
Shall of thy kingdom speak;
And thy great pow'r, by all admir'd,
Their lofty subject make.

6 My time to come, in praises spent,
Shall still advance his fame;
And all mankind, with one consent,
For ever bless his Name.

9 God's mighty works of ancient date
Shall thus to all be known;
And thus his kingdom's glorious state
In all its splendour shown.

10 His steadfast throne, from changes

PSALM 118. (III. 3.) From the cxlv. Psalm of David.

GOD, my King, thy might confess.

PART II. (C. M.)


1 THE LORD does them support that

And makes the prostrate rise;
For his kind aid ail creatures call,
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6 All thy works, O LORD, shall bless


thee, Thee shall all thy saints adore';

Shall stand for ever fast';

His boundless sway no end shall see, King supreme shall they confess thee,
But time itself outlast.

Whate'er their various wants re-
With open hand he gives;
And so fulfils the just desire
Of every thing that lives.

3 How holy is the LORD, how just,
How righteous all his ways!
How nigh to him, who with firm trust
For his assistance prays!

4 Nor shall fail from mem'ry's treasure A

4 He grants the full desires of those
Who him with fear adore;
And will their troubles soon compose,
When they his aid implore.

Works by love and mercy wrought;
Works of love surpassing measure,
Works of mercy passing thought.
5 Full of kindness and compassion,
Slow to anger, vast in love,
God is good to all creation;

All his works his goodness prove.

And proclaim thy sov'reign pow'r.
7 They thy might, all might excelling,
Shall to all mankind make known;
And the brightness of thy dwelling;
And the glories of thy throne.
8 Ever, GoD of endless praises,
Shall thy royal might remain ;
Evermore thy brightness blazes,

Ever lasts thy righteous reign.
9 Them that fall the LORD protecteth.
He sustains the bow'd and bent;
Every eye from thee expecteth,

Fix'd on thee, its nourishment.
10 Thou to all, great GoD of nature,
Giv'st in season due their food;
Spread'st thy hand, and every creature
Satisfiest still with good.

11 GOD is just in all he doeth,

Kind is be in all his ways;
He his ready presence showeth,
When a faithful servant praya.

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