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crying, neither fhall there be any And the spirit and the bride say, more pain.
Come! and let him that heareth, For the former things are passed say, come ! away: and he that fat upon the
But all the Race was gone astray,
All had forsook the saving Way
Of Christ's bright Revelation. OW bleft is he, who ne'er 3. How long will they be ignorant confents
Of their abomination,
Who thus despise my covenant,
the Lord, 2. But makes the living law of God But trust unto their golden hoard, His business and delight;
And turn their own defenders.
4. Yet are their hearts in confant And meditates by night.
pain, 3. Like some fair tree, which fed by And secret fear and trembling : freams,
God with his Sion will remain, With timely Froit does bend, Where Saints are ftill affembling: He still shall flourish, and success But you deride the poor's advice, All his designs attend.
The greatest comfort you despise,
That God's their only refuge.
5. O, that the joyful day would come, Out of Pl. xiv.
To change our mournful station,
When God will bring his children Es (pricht der unweilen mund wohl.
And finish our Salvation !
Then shall the tribes of Jacob fing,
And J udah praise
their Lord and King, Their faithless hearts are full of luft,
With laiting Hallelujah's.
Out of Pl. xix. There's none doth good, but evil. HE statutes of the Lord are 2. The Lord from his celestial throne
juft, Look'd down on ev'ry creature, And bring fincere delight ; To find one Man who had begun His pure commands, in search of truth,
To love God's holy nature ; 1 Affilt the feebleft sight.
2. His perfect Worship here is fix'd, 2. Direct me in thy Truth, On sure foundations laid ;
And teach me, I thee pray: His equal laws are in the scales Thou art my Saviour and my God,
Of truth and justice weigh'd. On thee I wait alway. 3. My trusty counsellers they are, 3. Remember not the Faults
And friendly warnings give : And frailty of my youth ; Divinc rewards attend on those Call not to mind, how ignorant Who by thy precepts live.
I have been of thy truth. 4. But what frail man observes how 4. Not after my deserts
He does tranfgrefs and fail ? [oft Let me thy Mercy find :
5. Thy mercy is full sweet,
Thy truth a perfect guide :
O Lord, I thce intreat,
For it is very great. He setteth me to feed.
7. Whoso doth reverence thee, -2. Ile shall convert and glad my soul, By thee he shall be kept,
And bring my mind in frame To lead his life in such a way,
8. All those that thee respect, 3. Yea, tho'l walk in vale of death, Know thy secret Intent ; Yet will I fear no ill :
And unto them thou doft declare Thy Rod and Staff do comfort me, Thy Will and Testament. And thou art with me still.
9. My eyes and thankful heart Ev'n in the presence of my foes,
To thee I will advance, My table thou shalt spread, That pluck'd my feet out of the fnare Thou wilt fill full my cup, and thou
Of fin and ignorance. Anointed hast my head.
10. Preserve and keep my Soul,
And let me not be overthrown,
Out of Ps. xxvii.
OD is my Saviour and my
Light, My God and Guide most just : Why should I be dismay'd ? O let me not be put to shame, 'Tis he defends my life, of whom For in thee do I trust.
Then need I be afraid ?
2. Hear my requests, and, Lord, re- 6. Pluck thou my feet out of each turn
snare An Answer full of grace :
Which hath for me been laid : Thy Face thou bad'ft me seek, and I Thou art my strength, and all my care Resolv'd to feek thy Face.
Is for thy mighty Aid. 3. Lord, do not in displeasure hide Thy face, nor me reject;
18. Those succours I have had before,
From thee I still expect. 4. My parents love is not so great
in dich bab ich gehoffet Verr. As thine, nor Care so large : When they forsake me, I become
Reat God, in thee I put my Still more thy care and charge.
truít, 5. Wait ftill on God, my soul, from Preserve my Soul from being lost him
In shame and desolation ;
Thy grace, O Lord, I will record, Tho' he delay, he will at length
To ev'ry generation.
2. Vouchsafe to lend a gracious ear,
When I to the direct my pray'r; 117.
Relieve thy helpless Creature;
Redeem my fallen nature. 1. Ear me, O Lord, and that 3. Thy saving name is my defence,
I seek and draw salvation thence ; To help me, make good speed ; Thy Grace is my pavillion; Be thou my Rock, and house of stone, Thou art the God, whose very nod
My fence in time of need. Can crush an hostile million. 2. For why? as stone thy strength is 4. My rock,my refuge, and my tow'r! try'd,
I reft upon thy mighty pow'r,
'Bout Satan's machination. 3. Into thy hands, Lord, I commit 5.Whate'er my fears and foes suggest,
My Soul, which is thy due : Thou art my hope, my joy, my reft, Because thou hast redeemed it,
My boast and sure protection; O Lord, my God most true. Within thy care, I boldly dare 4. I loath such folk as will not part
Th'whole world and hell's infection. From things to be abhorr'd : 6. My spirit I commit to thee, When they on trifles set their heart, My Saviour, ne'er depart from me,
My Trust is in the Lord. But grant me thy salvation; 5. For I will in thy mercy joy,
From pangs of death, retake my I see it doth excel :
He right foon
And since he makes God's will his
H good, and on
, Lord ! O Lord, for
God's goodness does rely : Thus thy enjoyments he'll secure, Erbarm dich mein, D'Verre Gott.
Thy juft desires supply. 2. Leave thy concerns to him, in firm
Hew pity, Lord ! O Lord, forDependence on him live;
give, He'll either grant what thou wouldnt is not thy mercy ftill the same ? have,
Let a repenting Sinner live: Or what is better give.
Pardon his guilt, who owns his fame. 3. Think not mere wealth makes Ifthou thy judgments shouldft display,
I die ; and righteous is thy name. happy men :
But, O my God, thy judgments stay; For what contents the Poor, Is better than bad men's ill got,
For I confess my fin and blame.
2. I from the stock of Adam came ; Or ill employed Store. 4. God will the wicked's power, My whole Original is shame ;
And my conception was unclean In pieces surely break :
My nature nothing else but sin. But good men by his arm shall be
No bleeding bird, nor bleeding beast, Upheld, tho' ne'er so weak.
Nor running brook, nor flood, nor
fea, 5. Their patient waiting and their | Nor hyffop-branch, nor sprinkling days
priest, Of sorrow God regards,
Can wash my
away. And with his promis'd happiness Them and their Seed rewards.
3. O cleanse my heart, and chear
my soul; 6. In all my life I never yet O chear me with forgiving love; That lib'ral man could fee,
And make my broken spirit whole, Whose alms reduc'd himself to want, And all my fin and shame remove. Or race to beggary.
Let not thy Spirit quite depart; 7. He mercifully lends, and thus
Hide not thy love, hide not thy face, His feed a blessing gain.
O cleanse again my vicious heart, If thou would't safely dwell, do good, And fill it with thy saving grace. And from all fin refrain.
The wicked will I teach thy ways; 8. Mark well the righteous man, and And to confess their Saviour bring; him
And thew the wonders of thy grace, That's upright in his ways; And teach them all thy praise to fing. Mercy attends his happy life, O gracious God ! my heart inspire
And peace concludes his days. With ev'ry movement of thy grace ; 9. Wise precepts he insils, men's And touch my tongue with hallow'd minds
fire, To form, and manners guide: To praise the Lord, my righteousness.
5. No sacrifice dost thou require, 2. Bleft is the man, who near thee Besides a heart, that's broke for fin;
plac'd, I bring it then, at thy defire; Within thy sacred Dwelling lives! And it is all, that I can bring.
While some at humbler diliance taite Thy own Jerusalem rebuild, The vast delights thy Temple gives. And raise her broken walls again;
3. Thou, Lord, doft barb'rous lands And be she with thy Glory fillid, dismay, To joy all those that love thy name. When they thy dreadful tokens view:
With joy they see the night and day 121.
Each other's track by turns pursue. Pf. lxij.
4. From out thy unexhausted store
Thy rain relieves the thirsty ground; O ched my gracious God, to God my gracious God, to Makes lands, that barren were before,
With corn and useful fruits abound, My Morning pray'rs fall offer'd be; 5 Othou, who to my humble pray's For thee my thirsty foul doth pant; Didit always bend thy liftning ear, My fainting flesh implores thy, grace, To thee Mall all mankind repair, Within this dry and barren place, And at thy gracious throne appear. Where I refreshing waters want. 2. O to my longing eyes once more
123. That view of glorious pow'r restore, Which thy majestic House displays:
Out of Pf. lxvii. Because to me thy wondrous Love
Es woll uns Gott genadig legnt. Than life itself does dearer prove, My lips fhall always speak thy praise.
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here, In blefing God I will employ, His Blessing on us pour, With lifted hands adore his Name: And may his countenance most clear My fool's content shall be as great, Shine on us evermore : As theirs who choicest dainties eat, That we may know what is his will, While I with joy his praise proclaim What glorifies his Name, 4. When down I lie sweet sleep to And that the Heathens soon may feel find,
Salvation in the Lamb,
NE King shall a bleft Sceptre
Gifts, beyond Solomon, receive,
That under his judicious care, OR thee, O God, our con- The People happily may live : ftant praise
Then from the mountains peace hall In Sion waits, thy chosen feat;
flow, Oar promis'd altars we will raise,
And plenty from the hills below. And there our zealous vowscompleat.