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PSALM 76. L. M.
From the revii. Psalm of David.
EHOVAH reigns, let all the earth

In his just government rejoice;
Let all the lands, with sacred mirth,

In his applause unite their voice. 2 Darkness and clouds of awful shade

His dazzling glory shroud in state;
Judgement and righteousness are made

The habitation of his seat.
3 For thou, O God, art seated high,

Above earth's potentates enthroned ;
Thou, Lord, unrivall’d in the sky,

Supreme by all the gods art own'd. 4 Ye who to serve this Lord aspire,

Abhor what's ill, and truth esteem;
He'll keep his servants' souls entire,

And them from wicked hands redeem. 5 For seeds are sown of glorious light,

A future harvest for the just;
And gladness for the heart that's right,

To recompense its pious trust.
6 Rejoice, ye righteous, in the Lord;

Memorials of his holiness
Deep in your faithful breasts record,
And with your thankful tongues confess.

PSALM 77. C. M.
From the xcviii. Psalm of David.
ING to the Lord a new-made song,

Who wondrous things has done;
With his right hand and holy arm,

The conquest he has won. 2 The Lord has through th' astonish'd world

Displayed his saving might,
And made his righteous acts appear

In all the heathen's sight.
3 Of Israel's house his love and truth

Have ever mindful been;
Wide earth's remotest parts the power

Of Israel's God have seen.
4 Let therefore earth's inhabitants

Their cheerful voices raise, And all with universal joy

Resound their Maker's praise.
5 With harp and hymn's soft melody,

Into the concert bring
The trumpet and shrill cornet's sound,

Before th’ Almighty King.
6 Let the loud ocean roar her joy,

With all that seas contain; The earth and her inhabitants Join concert with the main.

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7 Let floods and torrents clap their hands,

With joy their homage pay;
Let echoing vales, from hill to hill,

Redoubled shouts convey:
8 To welcome down the world's great Judge

, Who does with justice come, And with impartial equity,

Both to reward and doom.

PSALM 78. C. M.

From the xeix. Psalm of David.
EHOVAH reigns; let therefore all

The guilty nations quake:
On cherub's wings he sits enthroned;

Let earth's foundations shake. 2 On Sion's hill he keeps his court,

His palace makes her towers;
And thence his sovereignty extends

Supreme o'er earthly powers.
3 Let therefore all with praise address

His great and dreadful Name;
And with his unresisted might

His holiness proclaim.
4 For truth and justice, in his reign,

Of strength and power take place;
His judgements are with righteousness

Dispensed to Jacob's race.
5 Therefore exalt the Lord our God,

Before his footstool fall;
And with his unresisted might

His holiness extol.
6 With worship at his sacred courts

Exalt our God and Lord;
For he, who only holy is,

Alone should be adored.

PSALM 79. L. M.

From the c. Psalm of David.
7ITH one consent let all the earth

To God their cheerful voices raise
Glad homage pay with awful mirth,

And sing before him songs of praise 2 Convinced that he is God alone,

From whom both we and all proceed;
We whom he chooses for his own,

The flock that he vouchsafes to feed. 3 O enter then his temple gate,

Thence to his courts devoutly press;
And still your grateful hymns repeat,

And still his name with praises bless. 4 For he's the Lord, supremely good,

His mercy is for ever sure;
His truth, which always firmly stood,

To endless ages shall endure.

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PSALM 80.

PSALM 81. L. M.
From the cii. Psalm of David.

From the ciii. Psalm of David.
PART I. C. M.

Y soul, inspired with sacred love,
HEN I pour out my soul in prayer,

God's holy Name for ever bless ; Do thou, O Lord, attend;

Of all his favours mindful prove, To thy eternal throne of grace

And still thy grateful thanks express. Let my sad cry ascend.

2 'Tis he that all thy sins forgives, 2 0 hide not thou thy glorious face

And after sickness makes thee sound; In times of deep distress;

From danger he thy life retrieves, Incline thine ear, and, when I call,

By him with grace and mercy crown'd. My sorrows soon redress.

3 He with good things thy mouth supplies, 3 My days, just hast’ning to their end,

Thy vigour eagle-like restores; Are like an evening shade ;

He to the suff’rer promptly fies, My beauty does, like wither'd grass,

Who, wrongd, his righteous help implores. With waning lustre fade.

4 The Lord abounds with tender love, 4 But thine eternal state, O Lord,

And unexampled acts of grace; No length of time shall waste

His waken'd wrath doth slowly move, The mem'ry of thy wondrous work,

His willing mercy flies apace. From age to age shall last.

5 God will not always harshly chide,

But with his anger quickly part;
PART II, C.M.

And loves his punishments to guide 1 God shall arise, and Sion view

More by his love than our desert. With an unclouded face:

6 As high as heaven its arch extends For now her time is come, his own

Above this little spot of clay, Appointed day of grace.

So much his boundless love transcends 2 The name and glory of the Lord

The small respects that we can pay. All heathen kings shall fear,

7 As far as 'tis from east to west, When he shall Sion build again,

So far has he our sins removed; And in full state appear.

Who, with a father's tender breast, 3 For God, from his abode on high,

Has such as fear him always loved. His gracious beams display'd;

8 For God, who all our frame surveys, The Lord from heaven, his lofty throne,

Considers that we are but clay; Hath all the earth survey'd.

How fresh soe'er we seem, our days 4 That they, in Sion, where he dwells,

Like grass or flowers must fade away. Might celebrate his fame,

9 Whilst they are nipp'd with sudden blasts, And through the holy city sing

Nor can we find their former place,
Loud praises to his Name.

God's faithful mercy ever lasts
PART III. C. M.

To those that fear him, and their race. 1 The strong foundations of the earth

10 This shall attend on such as still Of old by thee were laid;

Proceed in his appointed way; Thy hands, O Lord, the arch of heaven

And who not only know his will, With wondrous skill have made.

But to it just obedience pay. 2 Whilst thou for ever shalt endure,

11 The Lord, the universal King, They soon shall pass away;

In heaven has fix'd his lofty throne: And, like a garment often worn,

To him, ye angels, praises sing, Shall tarnish and decay.

In whose great strength his power is shown. 3 Like that, when thou ordainost their change, 12 Ye that his just commands obey, To thy command they bend;

And hear and do his sacred will, But thou continu'st still the same,

Ye hosts of his, this tribute pay, Nor have thy years an end.

Who still what he ordains fulfil. 4 Thou to the children of thy saints

13 Let every creature jointly bless Shall lasting quiet give;

The mighty Lord; and thou, my heart, Whose happy race, securely fix'd,

With grateful joy thy thanks express, Shall in thy presence live.

And in this concert bear thy part.

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PSALM 82. S. M.
From the ciji. Psalm of David.
BLESS the Lord, my soul,

His grace to thee proclaim;
And all that is within me, join

To bless his holy Name. 2 O bless the Lord, my soul,

His mercies bear in mind;
Forget not all his benefits,

Who is to thee so kind. 3 He pardons all thy sins,

Prolongs thy feeble breath;
He healeth thine infirmities,

And ransoms thee from death. 4 He feeds thee with his love,

Upholds thee with his truth;
And, like the eagle's, he renews

The vigour of thy youth.
5 Then bless the Lord, my soul,

His grace, his love proclaim;
Let all that is within me, join

To bless his holy Name.

3 They gather what thy stores disperse,

Without their trouble to provide;
Thou op’st thy hand, the universe,

The craving world, is all supplied.
4 Thou for a moment hid'st thy face,

The num’rous ranks of creatures moura :
Thou tak’st their breath, all nature's race

Decay, and to their dust return.
5 Again thou send'st thy Spirit forth,

Inspiring vital energies;
Nature's restored ; replenish'd earth,

Joyous, her new creation sees.
6 Thus through successive ages stands

Firm fix'd thy providential care;
Pleased with the work of thine own hands,

Thou dost the waste of time repair.

PSALM 83.
From the civ. Psalm of David.

PART I. L. M.
LESS God, my soul; thou, Lord, alone

Possessest empire without bounds,
With honour thou art crown'd, thy throne

Eternal majesty surrounds. 2 With light thou dost thyself enrobe,

And glory for a garment take;
Heaven's curtains stretch beyond the globe,

Thy canopy of state to make.
3 God builds on liquid air, and forms

His palace-chambers in the skies; The clouds his chariots are, and storms

The swift-wing’d steeds with which he flies. 4 As bright as flame, as swift as wind,

His ministers heaven's palace fill; They have their sundry tasks assignd,

PSALM 84. II. 3.

From the civ. Psalm of David.
WOW manifold thy works, O Lord,

In wisdom, power, and goodness

wrought!
The earth is with thy riches stored,
And ocean with thy wonders fraught:
Unfathom'd caves beneath the deep

For thee their hidden treasures keep.
2 By thee alone the living live,-

Hide but thy face, their comforts fls;
They gather what thy seasons gire;-

Take thou away their breath, they die;
But send again thy Spirit forth,

And life renews the gladden'd earth.
3 Joy in his works Jehovah takes,

Yet to destruction they return;
He looks upon the earth, it quakes,-

Touches the mountains, and they burn :
But God for ever is the same;
Glory to his eternal Name!

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PSALM 85. C. M.
From the cv. Psalm of David.
RENDER thanks, and bless the Lord,

All prompt to do their sovereign's will. 5 In praising God while he prolongs

My breath, I will that breath employ; And join devotion to my songs,

Sincere, as in him is my joy.

PART II.

L. M.

Invoke his sacred Name; Acquaint the nations with his deeds,

His matchless deeds proclaim. 2 Sing to his praise in lofty hymns,

His wondrous works rehearse;
Make them the theme of your discourse,

And subject of your verse.
3 Rejoice in his almighty Name,

Alone to be adored;
And let their hearts o’erflow with joy

That humbly seek the Lord.
4 Seek ye the Lord, his saving strength

Devoutly still implore ;

1 How various, Lord, thy works are found,

For which thy wisdom we adore ! The earth is with thy treasure crown'd,

'Till nature's hand can grasp no more. 2 All creatures, both of sea and land,

In sense of common want agree;
All wait on thy dispensing hand,
And have their daily alms from thee.

And, where he's ever present, seek

His face for evermore. 5 The wonders that his hands have wrought

Keep thankfully in mind;
The righteous statutes of his mouth,

And laws to us assign'd.

PSALM 86. L. M.
From the cvi. Psalm of David.
RENDER thanks to God above,
The fountain of eternal love;
Whose mercy firm through ages past

Has stood, and shall for ever last. 2 Who can his mighty deeds express,

Not only vast, but numberless ?
What mortal eloquence can raise

His tribute of immortal praise ? 3 Happy are they, and only they,

Who from thy judgements never stray ;
Who know what's right; nor only so,

But always practise what they know. 4 Extend to me that favour, Lord,

Thou to thy chosen dost afford;
When thou return'st to set them free
Let thy salvation visit me.
5 O may I worthy prove to see

Thy saints in full prosperity;
That I the joyful choir may join,

And count thy people's triumph mine. 6 Let Israel's God be ever bless'd,

His name eternally confess'd;
Let all his saints, with full accord,
Sing loud Amens-Praise ye the Lord !

PSALM 87.

From the cvi. Psalm of David.

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PART I. III. 1.
AGNIFY Jehovah's Name;

For his mercies ever sure,
From eternity the same,

To eternity endure. 2 Let his ransom'd flock rejoice,

Gather'd out of every land,
As the people of his choice,

Pluck'd from the destroyer's hand. 3 In the wilderness astray,

In the lonely waste, they roam,
Hungry, fainting by the way,

Far from refuge, shelter, home :4 To the Lord their God they cry ;

He inclines a gracious ear,
Sends deliv’rance from on high,

Rescues them from all their fear 5 Them to pleasant lands he brings,

Where the vine and olive grow';

Where, from verdant hills, the springs

Through luxuriant valleys flow.
6 O that man would praise the Lord,

For his goodness to their race;
For the wonders of his word,

And the riches of his grace!

PART II.

C. M.

1 Thy wondrous power, Almighty Lord,

That rules the boist'rous sea,
The bold adventurers record,

Who tempt that dangʻrous way. 2 At thy command the winds arise,

And swell the tow'ring waves;
While they astonish'd mount the skies,

And sink in gaping graves.
3 Dismay'd they climb the wat’ry hills,

Dismay'd they plunge again;
Each like a tottring drunkard reels,

And finds his courage vain.
4 Then to the Lord they raise their cries

He hears their loud request,
He calms the fierce tempestuous skies,

And lays the floods to rest.
5 Rejoicing, they forget their fears,

They see the storm allayd :
The wish’d-for haven now appears;

There, let their vows be paid !
7 O that the sons of men would praise

The goodness of the Lord !
And those who see his wondrous ways,

His wondrous love record !

PSALM 88. C. M.

From the cviii. Psalm of David.

GOD, my heart is fully bent

To magnify thy Name;
My tongue with cheerful songs of praise

Shall celebrate thy fame.
2 Awake, my lute; nor thou, my harp,

Thy warbling notes delay; Whilst I with early hymns of joy

Prevent the dawning day.
3 To all the listning tribes, O Lord,

Thy wonders I will tell,
And to those nations sing thy praise

That round about us dwell ;
4 Because thy mercy's boundless height

The highest heaven transcends, And far beyond th' aspiring clouds

Thy faithful truth extends. 5 Be thou, O God, exalted high

Above the starry frame;
And let the world, with one consent,
Confess thy glorious Name.

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PSALM 89. II. 2.
From the ar. Psalm of David.
HE Lord unto my Lord thus spake:
“Till I thy foes thy footstool make,

Sit thou in state at my right hand :

Supreme in Sion thou shalt be,
And all thy proud opposers see

Subjected to thy just command.
2 “ Thee, in thy power's triumphant day,
The willing people shall obey;

And, when thy rising beams they view, Shall all, (redeem'd from error's night) Appear more numerous and bright

Than crystal drops of morning dew.” 3 The Lord hath sworn, nor sworn in vain, That like Melchisedech's, thy reign

And priesthood shall no period see: Anointed Prince ! thou, bending low, Shalt drink where darkest torrents flow,

Then raise thy head in victory!

PSALM 91. L. M.
From the cxii. Psalm of David.
HAT man is bless'd who stands in a we

Of God, and loves his sacred law;
His seed on earth shall be renown'd,

And with successive honours crown'd. 2 The soul that's filld with virtue's light

Shines brightest in affliction's night ;
To pity the distress’d inclin'd,

As well as just to all mankind. 3 His lib'ral favours he extends,

To some he gives, to others lends;
Yet what his charity impairs,
He saves by prudence in affairs.
Beset with threat’ning dangers round,
Unmoved shall he maintain his ground;
The sweet remembrance of the just
Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

PSALM 90. L. M.
From the cxi. Psalm of David.
RAISE ye the Lord ! our God to praise

My soul her utmost power shall raise,
With private friends, and in the throng

Of saints, his praise shall be my song. 2 His works, for greatness though renown'd,

His wondrous works with ease are found
By those who seek for them aright,

And in the pious search delight.
3 His works are all of matchless fame,

And universal glory claim;
His truth, confirm'd through ages past,

Shall to eternal ages last.
4 By precepts he hath us enjoin'd

To keep his wondrous works in mind;
And to posterity record

That good and gracious is our Lord. 5 His bounty, like a flowing tide,

Has all his servants' wants supplied ;
And he will ever keep in mind

His cov’nant with our fathers sign'd. 6 Just are the dealings of his hands,

Immutable are his commands,
By truth and equity sustain'd,

And for eternal rules ordain'd.
7 He set his saints from bondage free,

And then establish'd his decree,
For ever to remain the same:

Holy and rev'rend is his Name.
8 Who wisdom's sacred prize would win,

Must with the fear of God begin :
Immortal praise and heavenly skill
Have they who know and do his will.

PSALM 92. II. 2.
From the exiii. Psalm of David,
E saints and servants of the Lord,
The triumphs of his Name record;

His sacred Name for ever bless

Where'er the circling sun displays
His rising beams or setting rays,

Due praise to his great Name address.
2 God through the world extends his sway;
The regions of eternal day

But shadows of his glory are:
With him whose majesty excels,
Who made the heaven in which he dwells

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Let no created power compare.
3 Though 'tis beneath his state to view
In highest heaven what angels do.

Yet he to earth vouchsafes his care;
He takes the needy from his cell,
Advancing him in courts to dwell,

Companion of the greatest care.

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PSALM 93. C. M.
From the cxv. Psalm of David.
ORD, not to us, we clain no share,

But to thy sacred Name
Give glory, for thy mercy's sake,

And truth's eternal fame.
2 Why should the heathen cry, “ Where's now

The God whom ye adore ?"
Convince them that in heaven thou art,

And uncontrolld thy power,
3 O Israel, make the Lord your trust,

Who is your help and shield;
Priests, Levites, trust in him alone,

Who only help can yield.
4 Let all who truly fear the Lord,

On him they fear rely;

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