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2 The Lord is God; uis he alone Doth life and breath and being give: We are his work, and net our own;

The sheep that on his pastures live. 0 3 Enter his gates with songs of joy,

With praises to his courts repair; And make it your divine employ, To pay your thanks and honours there. - The Lord is good, the Lord is kind; o Great is his grace, his mercy sure;

And the whole race of man shall find
His truth from age to age endure.

OLD HUNDRED.

No wieked thing shall dwell with me
Which may provoke thy jealousy.
4 No sons of slander, rage and strise
Shall be companions of my life;
The haughty look, the heart of pride,
Within my doors shall ne'er abide.
5 [I'll search the land, and raise the jus
To posts of honour, wealth and trust;
The men who work thy holy will,
Shall be my friends and farrites still.]
6 In vain shall sinners hope to rise,
By flatt'ring or malicious lies;
And while the innocent I guarı,
The bold offender shan't be spar’d.
7 'The impious crew, that factious band,
Shall hide their heads, or quit the land;
And all who break the public rest,
Where I have pow'r shall be supprest..

OLD HUNDRED.

L. M. SECOND PART.

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C. M.

A Paraphrase. e % BEFORE Jehovah's awful thrope,

Ye nations, bow with sacred joy;
Know that the Lord is God alone,

He can create, and he destroy. * His sov'reign power, without our aid,

Made us of clay, and form’d us men; e And when like wand'ring sheep we • He brought us to his fold again. (stray'd, ¢ 4 We are his people, we his care,

Our souls and all our mortal frame; . What lasting honours shall we rear,

Almighty Maker, to thy name? s 5 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful

songs, High as the heav'ns our voices raise; And earth, with her ten thousand

tongues, Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise. * 6 Wide-as the world, is thy command;

Vast--as-eternity, thy love;
Firm as a rock thy truth must stand,
When rolling years shall cease to move.

OLD HUNDRED.

A Pealm for a Master of a Family. 1 OF justice and of grace I sing,

And pay my God my vows; Thy grace and justice, heav'nly King;

Teach me to rule my house. 2 Now to my tent, o Gol, repair,

And make thy servant wise; I'll suffer nothing near me there

That shail offend thine eyes. 3 The man who doth his neighbour

By falsehood, or by force, [wrong The scornful eye, the sland'rous tongue,

I'll thrust them from my dooi's. 4 I'll seek the faithful and the just,

And will their help enjoy; (trust, These are the friends whom I shall

The servants I'll ensploy. 5 The wretch, who deals in sly deceit,

I'll not endure a night:
The liar's tongue I ever hate,

And banish from my sight. 6 I'll purge my family around,

And make the wicked fee;
So shall my house be ever found

A dwelling fit for thee. MEAR,

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Hast thou not built a throne of grace,

To hear when sinners cry? p 2 My days are wasted, like the smoke

Dissolving in the air;
My strength is dry’d, my heart is broke,

And sinking in despair.
3 My spirits flag, like with'ring grass

Burnt with excessive beat;
In secret groans iny minutes pass,

And I forget to
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-10 But thou forever art the same,

O my eternal God! o Ages to come shall know thy name,

And spread thy works abroad. o 11 Thou wilt arise, and shew thy face,

Nor will my Lord delay,
Beyond th' appointed hour of grace,

That long expecied day. -12 He hears his saints, he knows the'r And, by mysterious ways,

[cry, Redeems the pris'ners doom'd to die, And fills their tongues with praise.

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0 2 Spare us, O Lord, aloud we pray,

Nor let our sun go down at noon, o Thy years are one eternal day, e And must thy children die so socn! -3 Yet, in the midst of death and grief,

This thought our sorrow shall assuage; d “Our Father and our Saviour live;

“Christ is the same through ev'ry age." į 'Twas he this earth's foundation laid; Heav'n is the building of his hand; [fade, e This earth grows oid, these heavens shall

And all be chang'd at his command. --5 The starry curtains of the sky,

Like garments, shall be laid aside; g But still thy throne stands firm and high;

Thy church forever must abide.

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o 6 Before thy face thy church shall live,

And on thy throne thy children reign; o This dying world shall they survive, And the dead saints be rais'd again.

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Prayer heard, and Zion restored. 1 LET Zion and her Sons rejoicem d Behold the promis'd hour! Her God hath lean her mourning

And comes t exalt his pow'r. (voice, e 2 Her dust and ruins that remain,

Are precious in our eyes; o Those ruins shall be built again,

And all that dust shall rise.

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g 3 The Lord will raise Jerusalem,

And stand in glory there; Nations shall bow before his name,

And kings attend with fear.

p 4 He sits a sov'reign on his throne,

With pity in his eyes;,
He hears the dying pris'ners groan,

And sees their sighs arise. ---5 He frees the souls condemn'd to death;

And, when his saints complain,
It shan't be said that praying breath

Was ever spent in vain.

abroad;
o Let all the pow'rs within me join,

In work and worship so divine.
2 Bless, O my soul, the God of grace;
His favours claim thy highest praise;
Why should the wonders he hath

Be lost in silence, and forgot? [wrought e 3 'Tis he, my soul, who sent his Son;

To die for crimes which thou hast done; o He owns the ransom, and forgives

The hourly follies of our lives. -4 The vices of the mind he heals,

And cures the pains that nature feels; o Redeems the soul from hell, and saves

Our wasting life from threat'ning graves.

06 This shall be known, when we are

And left on long record, [dead, That ages, yet unborn, may read, And trust, and praise the Lord.

HYMN 20. SUNDAY.

5 He fills the poor with good;

He gives the suff'rers rest; o The Lord hath judgments for the proud,

And justice for th' opprest.
6 His wondrous works and ways

He made by Moses known; o But sent the world his truth and grace, By his beloved Son.

KIBWORTH. Doven.

S. M. Tarp Part.

Ver. 19--22. God's Universal Dominion; or, Angelic

Praise.

1905 Our youth decay'd his pow'r repairs,

His mercy crowns our growing years;
He satisfies our mouth with good,
And fills our hope with heav'nly food.
6 He sees the oppressor and th’ opprest,

And often gives the suff'rers rest; $

Bat will his justice more display
In the great, last, rewarding day.
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NANTWICH. PORTUGAL.
L. M. SECOND PART.

Ver. 8-18.
God Merciful in Chastisement.
1 THE Lord, how wondrous are liis ways!
How firm bis truth! how large his grace!
He takes his mercy for his throne,
And thence he makes his glories known.
2 Not half so high his pow'r hath spread
The starry heav'ns above our head,
As his rich love exceeds our praise,
Exceeds the highest hopes we raise.
3 Not half so far hath nature plac'd
The rising morning from the west,
As his forgiving grace removes

The daily guilt of those he loves.
e 4 How slowly doth his wrath arise!
o On swifter wings salvation flies;
€ Aud if he lets his anger burn,
o How soon his frowns to pity turn!

1 TIIE Lord, the sov'reign King,

Hath fix'd his throne on high, O'er all the heav'nly world he rules,

And all beneath the sky.

3 Ye angels, great in might,

And swist to do his will,
Bless ye the Lord, whose voice yg hcaf,

Whose pleasure ye fulil.
3 Let the bright hosts, wino wait

The orders of their Kius,
And guard his churches when they pray,

Join in the praise they sing.
While all his wondrous works,

Through his vast kingdom, she iv
Their Maker's glory, thou, my soul,
Shall sing his graces too.

St. Taomas's.

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PSALM 101. L. A. The Glory of God in Creation au

Providence. 1 soul, the great Creator praise:

When cloth d in his celestial rays, He in full majesty appears, And, like a robe, his glory wears.

2a 3 Angels, wliom his own breath inspires, His ministers, are flaming firea; As swift as thought their armies move, To bear his vengeance or his love. 4 The world's foundations by his hand Are pois'd, an: shall for ever stand; He binds the ocean in his chain, Lest it should drown the earth again.

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Are honour'd with his own delight: e Hlow awful are his glorious ways!

The Lord is dreadful in his praise.

3 ) bless the Lord, my soul,

Nor let his mercies lie Forgotten in uuthankfulness,

And without praises die. 3 Tis he forgives thy sins;

'Tis he relieves thy pain; 'Tis he that leals thy sicknesses,

And makes thce young again. ^ He crowns thy life with love,

When ransom'd from the grave; , He wlio reckiem'd my soul from hell,

Hath sou’reigo pow'r to savc.

p 26 The earth stands trembling at thiya

stroke, And at thy touch the mountains smoke, b Yet humble souls may see thy face,

Aud tell thcir wants to soc’rcign grace,

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----27 In thee my hopes and wishes meet, e 2 Who knows the wonders of thy ways. And make my meditations sweet;

Who shall fulfil thy boundless praise! o Thy praises shall my breath employ, o Blest are the souls who fear thee still, "Till it expire in endless joy.

And pay their duty to thy will. 28

BLENDON.

-3 Remember what thy mercy did

For Jacob's race, thy chosen seed; PSALM 105. C. M. ABRIDGED. And with the same salvation bless God's Covenant with Abraham remem

The meane'st suppliant of thy grace. bered.

0 4 0 may I see thy tribes rejoice, 1 NIVE thanks to God, invoke his

o And aid their triumphs with U name,

voice?

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-This is my glory, Lord, to be And tell the world his grace;

Join'd to thy saints, and near to thee. u Sound through the earth his deeds of

QUERCY. CASTLE-STREET. That all may seek his face. (fame

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3 He sware to Abr'ham and his seed,
And made the blessing sure;

S. M.
Gentiles the ancient promise read
And find his truth endure.

Ver. 7, 8, 12-14, 43–48. 6 like pilgrims through the countries Israel punish'd and pardoned: or, Gad's Securely they remov'd; [round

unchangeable Love. And haughty kings who ou them frown'd, Severely, he reprov'd.]

1 GOD of eternal love, yuon

How fickle are our ways! 9 When Pharaoh dar'd to vex the saints,

And yet, how oft did Israel

prove And thus provok'd their God,

Íby constançy of grace!
Moses was sent at their complaints,
Arm'd with his dreadful rod.

2 They saw thy wonders wrought, 10....13

And then thy praise they sung; 16 The Lord himself chose out their way, e But soon thy works of pow'r fórgot, And mark'd their journies right;

And murmur'd with their tongue. Gave them a leading cloud by day, A fiery guiche by night.

3 Now they believe his word,

While rocks with rivers flow; 17 They thirst; and waters from the è Now with their lusts provoke the Lord,

In rich abundance flow; [rock, Till he reduce them low.
And foll'wing still the course they took,
Ran all the desert throagk.

4 Yet when they mourn’d their faults

He hearken’d to their groans; o 18 ( wondrous stream! O blessed type

Brought his own cov'nant to his tho'ts, Of ever flowing grace!

And call them still his sons. o So Christ our rock maintains our life Through all this wilderness.

5 Their names were in his book;

He sav’d them from their foes: --19 Thus guarded by th' almighty hand, Oft he chastis'd, but ne'er forsook, The chosen tribes possest

The people whom he chose.
Canaan, the rich, the promis'd land,
And there enjoy'd their rest.

6 Let Israel bless the Lord,

Who lov'd their ancient race: § 20 Then let the world forbear its rage, o And Christians join the solemn word, The church renounce her fear';

Amen, to all the praise. Israel must Jive through ev'ry age,

Dover.AYLESBURY. And be the Almighty's care.

ST. ASAPH'S. ARUNDEL.

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Let the redeemed of the Lord

2 They leave their native shores behind, The wonders of his grace record:

And seize the favour of the wind; Israel, the nation whom he chose, o Till God commands and tempests rise, And resçu'd from their mighty foes. That heave the ocean to the skies. 5 In their distress, to God they cry'd, 03 Now to the hear'ns they mount amain, God was their Saviour and their guide; e Now sink to dreadful deeps again; (feel, He led their march får wand'ring round; -What strange aífrights young sailors 'Twas the right path to Canaan’s ground. And like a stagg'ring drunkard reel! 6 So when our first release we gain e 4 When land is far, and death is nigh, From sin's own yoke, and Satan's chain, p Lost to all hope, to God they cry; We have this desert world to pass, -His mercy hears their loud adjress, A dang’rous and a tiresome place. o And sends salvation in distress. 7 He feeds and clothes us all the way, o 5 He bids the winds their wrath assuage, He guides our footsteps lest we stray; The furious waves forget their rage; He guarıls us with a powerful hand, _'Tis calm;-and sailors smile to see

And brings us to the heav'nly land. The haven where they wish'd to be. 6 8 O let us then with joy record 0 6 O may the sons of men record

The truth and goodness of the Lord! The wondrous goodness of the Lord! e How great his works! how kind his ways! -Let them their

private oft'rings bring; u Let ev'ry tongue pronounce lis praise. o And in the church his glory sing PORTUGAL.

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L. M. Second PART.

C. M.
Correction for Sin, and Release by

The Mariner’s Psalm.
Prayer.

1 THY works of glory, mighty Lord, * FROM age to age exalt his name, Thy wonders in the deeps, God and his grace are still the same; The sons of courage shall record, He fills the hungry soul with food,

Who trade in floating ships. And feeds the poor with ev'ry good.

o 2 At thy command the winds arise, ė 2 But if their hearts rebel, and rise

And swell the tow’ning waves; Against the God who rules the skies; o The men, astonish'd, mount the skies, If they reject his heav'nly word,

And sjuk in gaping graves. And slight the counsels of the Lord; 3.hu

-5 Then to the Lord they raise their 3 He'll bring their spirits to the ground, He hears the loud request; (cries,

And no deliv'rance shall be found; g And orders silence through the skies, à Laden with grief they waste their breath, And lays the floods to rest. In darkness and the shades of death.

u 6 Sailors rejoice to lose their fears, 4 Then to the Lord they raise their And see the stormi allay'd; Ö He makes the dawninglight arise, (cries; Now to their eyes the port appears; And scatters all that dismal shade

There let their vows be paid. That hung so heavy round their head.

_7 'Tis God who brings them safe to 5 He cuts, the bars of brass.in two,

Let stupid mortals know, [land; And lets the smiling pris'ner througlt; That waves are under his co'mniand, Takes off the load of guilt and griet,

And all the winds that blow. And gives the lab'ring soul relief.

o 8 ) that the sons of men would praise 06 O may the sons of men record

The wondrous goodness of the Lord! -And those who see thy wondrous ways e How great his works! how kind his ways! Thy wondrous love record. u Let ev'ry tongue pronounce his praise.

BEDFORD.
BATH.
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L. M. Fourth Part.
L. M. Fourru Part.

Colonies planted; or, Nations blest and Deliverance from Storm8 and Shipwreck:

punished. or, l'he Seaman's Song:

1.2.4 Psalm for Nezv-Englund. 1 WOULD) you behold the works of His wonders in the world abroad-[Gods 3 WHERE nothing dwelt but beasts of Go with the mariners, and trace

prey, The unknown regions of the seas,

Or men as ferre and wild as they,

The goodness of the Lord

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