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5. For to you, in the city of David, is born this day
And on earth peace; among men good will.
5. Blessed are they that dwell in thy house :
They will still be praising thee.
In whose heart are the ways.
one of them in Zion will appear before God.
Blessed is the man who trusteth in thee.
SELECTION 46. [Luke ii. 8.]
And the glory of the Lord shone round about them.
And the angel | said unto them, Fear not ; 4. For behold, I | bring you good tidings
Of great joy, which shall be to all people ;
A Saviour, who is Christ the Lord.
ing in a manger.
A multitude of the heavenly | host, praising God, and saying,
[Ps. xviii. 13.1
4. He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them
SELECTION 47. 1. In my distress I called up on JEHOVAH,
And cried unto my God : 2. He heard my voice from his temple,
And my cry came before him into his ears. 3. Jehovah also thundered in the heavens,
And the Highest gave his voice ; hail and coals of fire. 4. Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them;
And he shot out | lightnings, and did vanquish them. 5. Then the channels of waters were seen,
And the foundations of the world were discovered, 6. At thy rebuke, O JEHOVAH,
At the blast of the breath of thy nostrils. 7. He sent from above, he took me,
He drew me out of many waters. 8. Jehovah liveth ; and blessed | be my rock; And let the God of my sal|vation be exalted.
SELECTION 48. 1. In my distress I called uplon Jehovah,
And I cried unto my God: 2. He heard my | voice from his temple,
And my cry came before him, into his ears. 3. He sent from albove, he took me,
He drew me out of many waters.
[Ps. xviii. 16.]
that hated me : For they | were too strong for me.
7. For God is King of all the earth :
God sitteth uplon the throne of his holiness.
5. They prevented me in the day of my calamity :
But Je hovah was my stay..
He delivered me, because he delighted in me.
SELECTION 49. [Ps. xlvii.] 1. O clap your hands, all ye people,
Shout unto | God with the voice of triumph.
A great | King over all the earth.
And the nations under our feet.
The excellency of Jacob whom he loved.
Jehovam | with the sound of a trumpet. 6. Sing praises to God, sing praises :
Sing praises to our King, sing praises.
Sing ye praises with understanding. 8. God reigneth | over the nations :
[Ps. xviii. 20.)
SELECTION 50. 1. In my distress I called up on JEHOVAH,
And | cried unto my God: 2. He heard my voice from his temple,
And my cry came before him, into his ears. 3. Jehovah rewarded me according to my righteousness ; According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recom
pensed me. 4. For I have kept the ways of JEHOVAH,
And have not wickedly departed from my God. 5. For all his judgments were before me,
And I did not put away his statutes from me. 6. I was also up right with him,
And I kept my self from mine iniquity. 7. Therefore hath Jehovau recompensed me according | to
my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands before his eyes. 8. Jehovah liveth, and blessed | be
rock ; And let the God of my salvation be exalted.
[Ps. xviii. 25.]
SELECTION 51. 1. I will love thee, O JEHOVAH, my strength:
JEHovau is my rock, and my fortress, and 2. My God, my strength, in whom I will trust';
My buckler, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower. 3. With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful ;
With an upright man thou wilt show thyself upright:
6. Thou hast set all the borders of the earth :
Forget not the congregation of thy poor forever.
4. With the pure thou wilt I show thyself pure ;
And with the froward | thou wilt show thyself froward. 5. For thou wilt save the afflicted people ;
But wilt bring down high looks. 6. For thou wilt | light my lamp: JEHOVAH
my | God will enlighten my darkness. 7. Jenovau liveth, and blessed | be my rock;
And let the God of my sal|vation be exalted. 8. Great deliverance giveth | he to his king,
And showeth | mercy to his anointed.
SELECTION 52. [Ps. lxxiv. 12.1 1. God is my King of old,
Working salvation in the midst of the earth. 2. Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength:
Thou didst break the heads of the sea-beasts in the waters.
Thou didst dry | up the unfailing streams.
Thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
[HOVAH, 7. Remember this, that the enemy hath re|proached, O JE
And that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name. 8. Give not the soul of thy turtle dove to the multitude :