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---5 He loves his saints, he knows them

C, M. é But turns the wicked down to hell, (well,

Ver. 7-9, 13-
Thy God, o Zion, ever reigos:
o Let ev'ry tongue, let ev'ry age,

The Seasons of the Year.
Lo this exalted work engage:
Präise bim in ev'rlasting strains.

01 WITH songs and honours, sounding

Address the Lord on high: [loud, s GI'll praise him, while he lends me breath; Over the heav’us he spreads his cloud, Ansi, when my voice is lost in death,

Aud waters veil the sky. Praise shall employ my nobler pow'rs; My days of praise shall ne'er be past, 2 He sends his show'rs of blessings down While life and thought and being last,

To cheer the plains below; (crowò, Or immortality endures.

He makes the grass the mountains ST. HELLEX's.

And corns in vallies grow. 0 3 He gives the grazing ox his meat,

He hears the ravens ci'y; PSALM 147. L. M. FIRST Part.

But man who tastes his tinest wheat,

Should raise his honours high,
The Divine Nature, Providenté, and
Grace.

e 4 His steady counsels change the face

Of the declining year;
Í DRAISE, ye the Lord: 'tis good to
PRA

He bids the sun cut short his race,
raise

And wintry days appear.
Our hearts and voices in his praise:
His nature and his works in vite,

5 His hoary frost, his fleecy snow, To make this duty our delighet.

Descend and clothe the ground;

The liquid streams forbear to flow, 2 The Lord builds up Jerusalem,

In icy fetters bound.
And gathers nations to his name;
His nierey melts the stubborn soul,

0 6 When from his dreadful stores on high Ind makes the broken spirit whole.

He pours the rattling hail,

The wretch that dares his God defy, 3 He form'd the stars, those heav'nly Shall find his courage fail. flames,

[names! He counts their numbers, calls their b 7 He sends his word and melts the snow, His wisdom's vast, and knows no bound, The fields no longer mourn; A deep where all our thoughts are He calls the warıner gales to blow, drown'd!

And bids the spring return. 4 Great is our Lord, and great his might; o Ś The changing wind, the flying cloud, And all his glories infinite:

Obey his mighty wordt. Jie crowns the meek, rewards the just, g With songs and honours sounding loud, And treads the wicked to the dust.

Praise

ye the sov’reign Lord. OLD HUNDRED.

ST. Asaph's.

PAUSE.

I Sing to the Lord, exalt bim high,
Who spreads his clouds all round the sky;
There he prepares the fruitful rain,
Nor lets the drops descend in vain.
6 He makes the grass the hills adorn,
And clothes the smiling fields with corn;
The beasts with food his hands supply,
And the young ravens when they cry.
7 What is the creature's skill or force,
The sprightly man, the warlike horse,
The nimble wit, the active limb!
All are too mean delights for him.
8 But saints are lovely in his sight;
He views his children with delight:
He sees their hope,he knows their fear,
And looks and loves his image there.

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g 4 He mov'd their mighty wheels u From all below and all above,
In unknown ages past;

Loud hallelujahs to the Lord.
And each his word fulfils,

OLD HUNDRED,
While time and nature last.
In diff'rent ways

S. M.
His works proclaim
His wondrous name,

Universal Praise.
And speak his praise.

1 LET ev'ry creature join,
e 8 Ye kings and judges, fear,

To praise th' eternal God;
The Lord the sov’reign Kingi

Ye heav'nly hosts, the song begin,

And sound his name abroad.
And while you rale us here,
His heav'nly honours sing:

2 Thou sun, with golden beams, Nor let the dream

And moon, with paler rays,
Of pow'r and state

Ye starry lights, ye twinkling flames,
Make you forget

Shine to your Maker's praise. His pow'r supreme.

3 He built those worlds above, - 9 Virgins and youths, engage

And fix'd their wondrous frame; To sound his praise divine;

By his command they stand or move, e While infancy and age

And ever speak his name.
Their feebler voices join:
Wide as he reigns,

4 Ye vapours, when you rise,
His name be sung

Or fall in show'rs, or snow;
By every tongue,

Ye thunders,murm’ring round the skies,
In endless strains.

His pow'r and glory show.
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10 Let all the nations fear

5 Wind, hail, and flashing fire, The God who rules above:

Agree to praise the Lord;
He brings his people near,

When ye in dreadful storms conspire
And makes them taste his love:

To execute his word.
While earth and sky
Attempt his praise,

6 By all his works above
His saints shall raise

His honours be express'd;
His honours high.

TRIUMPH.

But saints who taste his saving love
Should sing his praises best.

St. Thomas's.
L. M. Paraphrased.
Universal Praise to GOD.

PSALM 149. C. M.
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LOUD hallelujahs to the Lord, Edwell; Praise Gon all his Saints: or, The Saints
From distant worlds where creatures

Judging the World.
Let heav'n begin the solemn word,

1 LL ye who love the Lord, rejoice,

AY
And sound it dreadful down to hell

And let your songs be new; 20

Amidst the church, with cheerful voice, ¢ 3 High on a throne his glories dwell,

His later wonders shew. An awful throne of shining bliss; o Fly through the world, O sun, and tell 2 The Jews, the people of his grace, How dark thy beams compar'd to his. Shall their Redeemer sing; 4-5. do 7.de

o And Gentile nations join the praise, -9 Mortals, can you refrain your tongue,

While Zion owns hier King.
When nature all around you sings?
u O for a shout from old and young, e 3 The Lord takes pleasure in the just,
From humble swains, and lofty kings! Whom sinners treat with scorn:

The meek, who lie despis’d in dust, g 10 Wide-as his vast dominion lies— Salvation shall adorn.

Make the Creator's name be known: u Loud—as his thunder-shout his praise, 4 Saints should be joyful in their King, & And sound it lofty-y--as his throue.

Ev'n on a dying bed;

And, like the souls in glory, sing:
e 11 JEHOVAH!’tis a glorious word,

For God shall raise the dead.
O inay it dwell on ev'ry tongue! [Lerd,
But sa nts who best have known the 0 5 Then his high praise shall fill their
Are bound to raise the noblest song.

tongues,

Their hands shall wield the sword: 012 Speak of the wonders of that love, And vengeance shall attend their songsa Which Gabriel plays on ev'ry chord: The vengeance of the Lord.

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