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s 8 My song forever shall record

That terrible, that joyful hour;
And give the glory to the Lord,
Due to his mercy and his pow'r.

L. M. SECOND PART. Armley. [b]

V. 20—26.-Sincerity proved and rewarded. 1

Hast made thy truth and love appear; Before mine eyes I set thy laws,

And thou hast own'd my righteous cause. p 3 What sore temptations broke my rest! e What wars and strugglings in my breast, --But, thro' thy grace that reigns within,

I guard against my darling sin.
4 The sin that close besets me still,

That works and strives against my will; e When shall thy Spirit's sov'reign pow's,

Destroy it, that it rise no more?
-5 With an impartial hand, the Lord

Deals out to mortals their reward:
The kind and faithful soul shall find
A God as faithful and as kind.
6 The just and pure shall ever say,

Thou art more pure, more just than they; o And men who love revenge shall know, u God hath an arm of vengeance too. L. M. THIRD Part. Quercy. Nantwich. [*]

Ver. 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, &c.
Rejoicing in God: or, Salvation und Triumph,
1 JUST are thy ways and true thy word,


g Who is a God beside the Lord?
-Or where's a refuge like our God?
-2 'Tis he who girds me with his might,
Gives me his holy sword to wield;
And, while with sin and hell I fight,

Spreads his salvation for my shield.
0 3 He lives, (and blessed be my Rock,

The God of my salvation lives;

The dark designs of hell are broke; e Sweet is the peace my Father gives.


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-4 Before the scoffers of the age,

I will exalt my Father's naine;
Nor tremble at their mighty rage,
But meet reproach and bear the shame,
5 To David and his royal Seed,
Thy grace for ever shall extend;
Thy love to saints, in Christ their head,
Knows not a limit, nor an end.

C. M. First PART. Mear. [*] Victory and Triumph over Temporal Enemic 8. 1 Wow is thine arm reveal’d;

E love thee, Lord, and we adore; Thou art our strength, our heav'nly tow'r,

Our bulwark and our shield. 02 We fly to our eternal Rock,

And find a sure defence; -His holy Name our lips invoke,

And draw salvation thence. 0 3 When God our leader shines in arms,

What mortal heart can bear & The thunder of his loud alarms?

The lightning of his spea1?
-4 He rides upon the winged wind,

And angels in array,
In millions wait to know his mind,

And swift as flames obey.
5 He speaks--and at his fierce rebuke,

Whole armies are dismay’d;
His voice, his frown, his angry look,

Strikes all their courage dead.
-6 He forms our gen'rals for the field,

With all their dreadful skill;
Gives them his awful sword to wield,

And makes them hearts of steel.
8 Oft has the Lord whole nations blest,

For his own Churches' sake;
The pow'rs that give his people rest,

Shall of his care partake.
PSALM 19.S.M. 1st Part. Watchman. Sutton.[*]

The book of Nature and the Scripture sa 1 EHOLD, the lofty sky

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And all his starry works on high

Proclaim his pow'r abroad.
2 The darkness and the light

Still keep their course the same;
While night to day, and day to night,

Divinely teach his Name.
3 In ev'ry diff'rent land,

Their gen'ral voice is known;
They shew the wonders of his hand,

And orders of his throne.
4 Ye Christian lands, rejoice,

Here he reveals his word;
We are not left to nature's voice,

To bid us know the Lord.
5 His statutes and commands

Are set before our eyes;
He puts his Gospel in our hands,

Where our salvation lies.
6 His laws are just and pure,

His truth without deceit,
His promises forever sure,

And his rewards are great.
S. M. SECOND PART. Dover. Pelham. [*]

God's Word most excellent: or holy Fear.
3 HTW perfect is thy word!

And all thy judgments just;
For ever sure thy promise, Lord,

And men securely trust.
4 My gracious God, how plain

Are thy directions giv'n!
O may I never read in vain,

But find the path to heav'n.
5 I hear thy word with love,

And I would fain obey;
Send thy good Spirit from above

To guide me, lest I stray.
6 0 who can ever find

The errours of his ways? e. Yet, with a bold presumptuous mind,

I would not dare transgress.

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7 Warn me of ev'ry sin,

Forgive my secret faults;
And cleanse this guilty soul of mine,

Whose crimes exceed my thoughts.
8. While, with my heart and tongue,

I spread thy praise abroad; Accept the worship and the song, My Saviour and my God.

L. M. Green's. Leeds. [*]

Nature and Scripture compared. 1 TWE heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord,

o But when our eyes behold thy word,

We read thy Name in fairer lipes. -2 The rolling sun, the changing light,

And nights and days thy pow'r confess; o But the blest Volume thou hast writ

Reveals thy justice and thy grace. -3 Sun, moon and stars convey thy praise,

Round the whole earth, and never stand; o So when thy truth began its race,

It touch'd and glanc'd on ev'ry land.
'O 4 Nor shall thy spreading gospel rest,

"Till thro' the world thy truth has run;
'Till Christ has all the nations blest,

That see the light, or feel the sun.
e 5 Great Sun of Righteousness, arise;
-Bless the dark world with heavenly light;

Thy gospel makes the simple wise,

Thy laws are pure, thy judgments right. g 6 Thy noblest wonders here we view,

In souls renew'd, and sins forgiv’n:
Lord, cleanse my sins, my soul renew,
And make thy word my guide to heav'n,

P. M. St. Helen's. [*]

The Book of Revelation. b 5 LOVE the volumes of thy word;

I Ford;


To souls benighted and distrest! -Thy precepts guide my

doubtful way, Thy fear forbids my feet to stray,

Thy promise leads my heart to rest.

6 From the discov'ries of thy law, The perfect rules of life I draw;

These are my study and delight: ) Not honey so invites the taste, Nor gold that has the furnace pass'd,

Appears so pleasing to the sight. e 7 Thy threat'nings wake my slumb'ring eyes, And warn me where my danger lies;

But 'tis thy blessed gospel, Lord, That makes my guilty conscience clean, Converts my soul, subdues my sin,

And gives a free, but large reward. e 8 Who knows the errours of his tho'ts! My God, forgive my secret faults,

dod from presumptuous sins restrain: -Accept my poor attempts of praise, That I have read thy book of Grace, And book of Nature not in vain.

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PSALM 20. L. M. Blendon. [*]

Prayer and Hope of Victory. 1 OW

Attend his people's humble cry!
Jehovah hears when Israel prays,
And brings deliv'rance from on high.
2 The Name of Jacob's God defends,
Better than shields or brazen walls;
He from his sanctuary sends
Succour and strength when Zion calls.
3 Well he remembers all our sighs,
His love exceeds our best deserts;
His love accepts the sacrifice
Of humble groans and broken hearts.
4 In his salvation is our hope;
And in the Name of Israel's God,
Our troops shall lift their banners up,

Our navies spread their flags abroad. -5 Some trust in horses train'd for war,

And some of chariots make their boasts; o Our surest expectations are From thee, the Lord of heav'nly hosts.


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