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God bids the oppress'd and poor repair, PSALM 110. L. M. PIRST PARE." And builds them towns and cities there.

The exalted Messiah's power and grace. 4 They sow the fields, and trees they plant,

MHUS the eternal Father spake Whose yearly fruit supplies their want; Their race grows up from fruitful stocks, "At my right hand, till I shall make Their wealth increases with their flocks. “Thy toes submissive at thy feet.

5 Thus they are blest; but if they sin, 0 2 "From Zion shall thy word proceed; • He lets the heathen nations in;

“Thy word, the sceptre in thy hand, A savage crew invades their lands, “Shall make the hearts of rebels bleed,

Their princes die by barb'rous hauds., "And bow their wills to thy command. a 6 Their captive sons expos’d to scorn, g3“That day shall shew thy pow'r is great, Wander, inpity'd and forlorn:

“When saints sball' flock with willing The : ountry lies unfenc'd, untillid,

minds, And desolation spreads the field.

“And sinners crowd thy temple gate,

“Where holiness in beauty shines.?' Yet if th' humbled nation mourns, Again his dreari ül hand he turns; 04 O blessed pow'r! O glorious day! O Again lie makes the cities thrive, What a large vict'ry shall ensue! And bids the dying churches live. o And converts, who thy grace obey,

Exceed the drops of morning dew. e 9 How few with pious care record

These wondrous dealings of the Lord!
-But wise observers still shal find
The Lord is holy, just and kind.

C. M.
MORETON. LEEDS. Christ's Kingdom and Priesthood

1 JESUS, our Lord, ascend thy thrones

And near thy Father sit:
PSALM 109. C. M.

. In Zion shall thy pow'r be known,

And make thy foes submit.
Ver. 1-5, 31.

e 2 What wonders shall thy gospel do! Love to Enemies from the Example of CHRIST.

Thy converts shall surpass
The num'rous drops of morning dew,

And own thy sov’reigu grace.
OD of my mercy and my praise,
Thy glory is my song;

--3 God hath pronounc'd a firm decree, e Though sinver's speak against thy grace, Nor changes wbat he swore; With a blaspheming tongue.

g “Eternal shall thy priesthood be,

“When Aaron is no more. -2 When in the form of mortal man Thy Son on earth was found,

-"Melchisedeck, that wondrous priest, o Witli cruel slanders false and vain,

“That king of high degree, They compass'd him around.

“That holy man who Abraham blest, _3 Their mis’ries his compassion move,

“Was but a type of thee." Their peace he still pursu'd;

o 5 Jesus our priest forever lives, They render hatred for his love,

To plead for us above: And evil for his good.

u Jesus our king forever gives

The blessings of his love.
Their malice rag'd without a Cause;
Yet with leis dying breath,

g 6 God shall exalt bis glorious head, - He pray'd for murưrers on his cross,

And his high throue maintain; And blest his foes in death.

Shall strikethe powers and princes dead,

Who dare oppose his reign. e 5 Lord, shall thy bright example shine

Sr. A sApgs. In vain before my eyes? -Give me a soul akin to thine,

PSALM 111. C. M. First Parr, To lovo niine chemies.

The Wisdom of God in his Works. 06 The Lord shall on my side engage, And in my Saviour's name,

ONGS of immortal praise belong liskialli'ereai their pride and rage

To my almiglity God: Who : larder and condemp

He has my heart, and he my tongue, BRIDGE.

To spread his name abroad.


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2 How great the works his hand has

How glorious in our sight! [wrought! in And men in ev'ry age have sought

His wonders with delight. ė 3 How most exact is nature's frame!

How wise the Eternal Mind!
His counsels never change the scheme

That his first thoughts design'd.
3 When he redeem'd his chosen sons,

He fixed his cor’nant sure: $ The orders that his lips pronounce

To endless years endure.

Jlonour and peace his da

And blessings to his se! e 2 Compassion dwells up

To works of mercy still inclin’a; He lends the poor some present aid,

Or gives them not to be repaid. e 3 When times grow dark, and tidings

spread, That fill his neighbour round with dread; o His heart is arm'd against the fear,

For God with all his pow'r is there. g 4 His soul well fix'd upon the Lord,

Draws heav'nly courage from his word;
Amidst the darkness light shall rise,

To cheer his heart, and bless his eyes. -5 He hath dispers'd his alms abroad,

His works are still before his God;
His name on earth shall long remain,
While envious sinners fret in vain.


-5 Nature and time, and earth and skies,

Thy hear’nly skill proclaim: e What shall we do to make us wise

But learn to read thy naine?

- To fear thy pow'r, to trust thy grace,

Is our divinest skill:
And he's the wisest of our race
Who best obeys thy will.


PSALM 112. P. M.

C. M.

Liberality Rewarded.

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1 HAPPY is he who fears the Lord,

And follows his commands; Who lends the poor without reward,

Or gives with liberal hauds.
2 As pity dwells within his breast,

To all the sons of need;
So God shall answer his request,

With blessings on his seed.

8 No evil tidings shall surprise

His well establish'd mind; His soul to God his refuge flies,

And leaves his fears behind.

Ifis lib'ral favours he extends, To some he gives, to others lends;

A gen'rous pity fills his mind: Yet what his charity impairs, He saves by prudence in affairs;

And thus he's just to all mankind. 3 His hands, while they his alms bestow'd,

His glory's future harvest sow'd: 6 The sweet remembrance of the just,

Like a green root, revives and bears
A train of blessings for his heirs,

When dying nature sleeps in dust.
4 Beset with threatning dangers round,
Unmov'd shall he maintain his ground;

His conscience holds his courage up: The soul that's fill'd with virtues light, Shines brightest in afHiction's night; And sees in darkness beams of hope.


4 In times of general distress,

Some beams of light shall shine, To shew the world his righteousness,

And give him peace divine.

5 His works of picty and love

Rem:iin before the Lord; Honour on earth, and joys abore, Shall be his sui'e reward.

Sr. Ays's. Vonk

PSALM 113. P. M.

L. M. The Blessings of the Pious and. Char


The Majesty and Condescension of God 1 who delight to serve the Lord,

The honours of his name record
His sacred name for ever biess:
Where'er the circling sun display's
His rising beams, or setting rays,

Let lands and seas his pow'r conies,

1 THRICE happy man, who scars the

Lord, Dores his commands and trusts his word!

2 Not time, nor nature's narrow rounds, Can give his vast dominion bounds;

The heav'ns are far below his Height: Let no created greatness dare With our eternal God compare,

Arm'd with his uncreated might. * 3 He bows his glorious head to view What the bright hosts of angels do;

And bends his care to mortal things; His sov’reign hand exalts the poor, He takes the needy from the door, And makes them company for kings.


0 3 The God, we serve, maintains hib

Above the clouds, beyond the skies;
Through all the earth his will is done,

He knows our groans, he hears our crics. e 4 But the vain idols, they adore,

Are senseless shapes of stone and wood;
At best a mass of glitt'ring ore,
A silver saint, or golden god.

g 7 O Israel; make the Lord thy hope,

Thy belp, thy refuge, and thy rest;
The Lord shall build thy ruins up,

And bless the people and the priest. a 8 The dead no more can speak thú

praise, They dwell in silence in the grave; o But we shall live to sing thy grace, u And tell the world thy pow'r to savė.


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P. M.

e 2 Across the deep their journey lay; o The deep divides to make them way: -Jordan beheld their march, and fled,

With backward current to his head.

0 3 The mountains shook like frighted

sheep, Like lambs the little hillocks leap; Not Sinai on her base could stand, Conscious of sov’reign pow'r at hand.

4 What pow'r could make the deep

divide! Make Jordan backward roll his tide? Why did ye leap, ye little hills? And whence the fright that Sinai feels? 5 Let ev'ry mountain, ev'ry flood, Retire and know the approaching God! The King of Israel! see him here! Tremble, thou earth, adore, and fear.

Popish Idolatry reproved. 1 NOT to our names, Thou only just and

true, Not to our worthless names is glory dúe; Thy pow'r and grace, thy truth and justice claim

(namie. Immortal honours to thy sov’reign Shine thro' the earth, from heav'n thy blest abode,

[your God?" Nor let the heathen say, “And where's 2 Heav'n is thine higher court; there stands thy throne;

[doné; And thro’ the lower worlds thy will is Earth is thy work, the heavens thiy

hand bath spread; [have made; é But tools adore the gods their hands -The kneeling crowd, with looks devout, behold

[gold Their silver saviours, and their saints of

gale a 5 Be hear'n and earth amaz'd!—Tis

[they Which the more stupid, or their gods,or o O Israel, trust the Lord; He hears and sees;

[peace: He knows thy sorrows, and restores thy His worship does a thousand comforts yield,

[shield. He is thy help, and he thine heav'nly 6 In God we trust; our impious foes in

vain Attempt our ruin, and oppose his reign; e Had they preva il'd, darkness had clos'd our Jays,

[praise: And death and silence had forbid bis s But we are sav'd, and live: let_songs arise,

[skies. And Zion bless the God who built the


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Great is thy grace, and sure thy word;

Thy truth for ever stands.
2 Far be thine honoqr spread,

And long thy praise endure, 'Till morning light and ev'ning shade Shall be exchang'd no more.



Ver. 12, &c.
in Trouble, paid in the

AT shall I render to my God,
For all his kindness shown?
hall visit thine abode,

address thy throne. the saints who fill thine house, rings shall be paid; U my zeál perform the pows, in ánguish made. ch is merey thy delight, er blessed God! hy servants in thy sight! cious is their blood!

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2 Blest are the men who keep thy worti,

And practise thy commands; [Lord, o With their whole heart they seek thee,

And serve thee with their hands.


Ver. 24, 25, 26. Hosanna for the LORD's Day. 1 THIS is the day, the Lord hath made:

He calls the hours his own; o Let heav'n rejoice, let earth be glad,

And praise surround his throne.
o 2 To-day he rose and left the dead,

Arid Satan's empire fell;
To-day the saints his triumphs spread,

And all his wonders tell.

Ver. 165.
e 3 Great is their peace who love thy law,

How firm their souls abide!
Nor can a bold temptation draw,
Their steady feet aside.

Ver. 6.
14 Then shall my heart have in ward joy,

And keep my face from shame,
When all thy statutes I obey,
And honour all thy name.

Ver. 21, 118.
e 5 But haughty sinners God will hate,

The proud shall die accurst;
The sons of falsehood and deceit

Are trodden to the dust.

03 Hosanna to the anointed King,

To David's holy Son:
Help us, O Lord, descend and bring

Salvation from thy throne.

04 Blest be the Lord, who comes to men

With messages of grace;
Who comes in God his Father's name

To save our sinful race.

o 5 Hosanna in the highest strains

The church on earth can raise; 2 The highest lieav'ns, in which he reigns, Shall give him nobler praise.


Ver. 119, 155.
p 6 Vile as the dross the wicked are;

And those, who leave thy ways,
Shall see salvation from afar,
But never taste thy grace.


L. M.

Ver. 22-----27.
A new Song of Salvation by Chusst.

1 LO, what a glorious Corner-stone
The Jewish builders did refuse!
But God hath built his church thereon,
In spite of envy and the Jews.

Secret Devotion: or, Constant Converse

with Gop.
1 TO thee, before the dawning lights

My gracious God, pray,
I meditatc thy name by night,
Aud keep thy law by day.

Ver. 81.
2 My spirit faints to see thy grace,

Thy promise bears me up;
And while salvation long delays,
Thy word supports my hope.

Ver. 164.
3 Seven times a day I lift my hands,

And pay my thanks to thee;
Thy righteous providence demands:

Repeated praise from me.

2 Great God, the work is all divine,
The joy and wonder of our eyes!
This is the day that proves it thine,
The day that saw our Saviour rige.

3 Sinners, rejoice, and saints, bc glad;
Hosanna, let his name be blest;
A thousand honours on his head,

With peace, and light, and glory rest! 4 In God's own name he comes to bring

Salvation to our dying race;
Let the whole church address their king,
With hearts of joy, and songs of praise.


Ver. 62.
4 When midnight darkness veils the

I call thy works to mind; [skies,
My thoughts in warm devotion rise,
And sweet acceptance find.


PSALM 119. C. M. First Part.

C. M. THIRD PART. The Blessedness of Saints, and Nlisery | Profession of Sincerity, and Devoted of Sinners.

Ver. 1, 2, s.

Ver. 57, 60. 1

LEST are the undefil'd in heart, 01 THOU art my portion, O my God;

Whose ways are right and clean; Soon as I know thy way, Who never from tlıy law depari,

My heart makes haste t'obey thy word, But fy from ev'ry sir.

And suffers no delay.


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