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4 The LORD, who made both heaven and 2 His holy city God will build, earth,
Though levelP'd with the ground; And all that they contain,
Bring back his people, though dispersed Will never quit his steadfast truth,
Through all the nations round. Nor make his promise vain.
13 He kindly heals the broken hearts, 5 The poor, oppress'd, from all their wrongs And all their wounds does close; - Are eased by his decree;
He tells the number of the stars, He gives the hungry needful food,
Their several names he knows. And sets the prisoners free.
14 Great is the LORD, and great his power, 6 By bim the blind receive their sight, His wisdom has no bound; The weak and fallin he rears;
The meek he raises, and throws down With kind regard and tender love
The wicked to the ground. He for the righteous cares.
15 To God the LORD, a hymn of praise 7 The strangers he preserves from harm, With grateful voices sing; The orphan kindly treats;
To songs of triumph tune the harp, Defends the widow, and the wiles
And strike each warbling string. Of wicked men defeats.
16 He covers heaven with clouds, and thence 8 The God that does in Sion dwell 1 Refreshing rain bestows, 13 our eternal King:
And on the mountains, through his care, From age lo age his reign endures;
The grass in plenty grows. Let all his praises sing.
17 His care the beasts that loosely range'.
With timely food supplies;
He feeds the ravens' tender brood,
And stops their hungry cries.
His, tender love extends;
With steadfast hope depends.
19 Let Sion and Jerusalem
To God their praise address; 2 Why should I place ir: man my trust?
Whose strength secures their lasting gates, Ev'u princes die and turn to dust,
Who does their children bless.
PART II. L. M.
1 JEHOVAH speaks: swift from the skies Nur can they make their promise good. To earth the sov'reign mandate fies; 8 Happy the man whose hopes rely
The elements confess their LORD, On Israel's Godhe made ihe sky, | With prompt obedience to his word:
And earth, and seas, with ali their train; 12 The thick descending flakes of snow He saves the oppress'd, he feeds the poor ; 10'er earth a fleecy mantle throw;
And glittering frost o'er all the plains And none shall find his promise vain.
Biuds nature fast in icy chains, 4 The LORD gives eye-sight to the blind, The LORD supports the sinking mind,
13 He speaks: the ice and snow obey, He sends the righteous strength and peace,
And nature's fetters melt away ; He helps the stranger in distress,
Softly the vernal breezes blow, The widow, and the fatherless,
And murm'ring waters freely flow. And to the prisoner grants release.
4 But nobler works his grace record : 5 Gon shall the wicked overturn,
To Israel he reveals his word; On them his wrath shall ever burn,
To them, his chosen flock, alone, Sinners shall pe ish in their ways;
He makes his sacred precepts known. Sion! the God thy suns adore,
5 Such oligs no heathen nation shares, He, he is king for evermore;
His oracles are only theirs :
And bless their God in songs of praise.
From the cxlviii. Psalm of Davich
Exalt your Maker's fame; For pleasant, good, and comely 't is His praise your song employ To praise his holy Name.
Above the starry frame:
O therefore raise Your grateful voice, And still rejoice
The LORD to praise!
Your voices raise,
To sing his praise. 2 Thou moon, that rul'st the sight,
And sun, that guid'st the day,
His praise declare,
In liquid air.
And praise his holy Name,
And all shall last,
Stands ever fast.
Praise him ye dreadful whales,
Fire, hail, and show,
He bids them blow.
In grateful concert join'd;
By every beast,
His name be blest. 6 Let all of highest birth,
With those of houhler name,
Iu this design,
With children, join. 7 United zeal be shown
His wondrous fame to raise,
Earth's utmost ends
The sky transcends.
He sets them up on high; And favors Israel's race,
Who still to hins are nigh.
PSALM 123. IV.1
From the cxlix. Psalm of David 10 PRAISE ye the LORD,
Prepare your glad voice
Let Israel rejoice;
Be glad in their King. 2 Let them his great Name
Extol in their songs,
His praises express;
To hear their glad tongues,
The humble to bless. 3 With glory adorn'd,
His people shall sing
With safety doth shield;
His favor shall bring: O therefore, for ever
All praise to hun yield'
M. From the cl. Psalm of David. 1 O PRAISE the LORD in that bless place
From whence his goodness largely us: Praise him in heavell, where he his taco,
Unveil'd, in perfect glory shows 2 Praise him for all the nighty acts
Which he in our behall has lone; His kindness this return exacts,
With which our praise should equal run. 3 Let the shrill trumpet's war Nike voice
Make rocks and hills his praise rebound Praise him with harp's melodious noise
And gentle psalt ry's silver puund. 4 Let them who joyful hyinns compose,
To cymbals set their songs of praise; To well-tuned cymbals, and to those
That loudly sound on solemn days 5 ket all, that vital breath enjoy,
The breath he does to them afford In just returns of praise employ:
Let every creature praise the LORD!
N. B. The metre marks, affixed to the preceding psalms and hymns, have reference to a division of the metres, founded on the nature of the verse, into four classes, marked-I., II., III., IV. Class L. includes common, long, and short metres, marked-li M., L. M., 8. M. Class II. includes the other lambio metres, eight in number, marked-II. 1, II. 2, II, 3, II. 4, &c.,
which may be named; Two, one; Two, tivo; Two, three, &c. Class III. includes the Trochaic metres, being five in number, marked—III. 1, III. 2, III. 3, &c.,
which may be named; Three, one; Three, two, &c. Class IV. includes the metres consisting chiefly of triplets, being five in number, marked-IV. 1,
IV.2, IV. 3, &c., and may be named; Four, one ; Fbur, two, 4c.
TO God the FATHER, SON,
And SPIRIT, ever bless'd,
Eternal Three in One, TO FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST,
All worship be address'd; The God whom we adore,
As heretofore Be glory, as it was, is now,
It was, is now, And shall be evermore.
And shall be so
The God whom earth and heaven adore,
TO God the FATHER, and to God the Is now, and shall be evermore.
To God the HOLY SPIRIT, Three in One, S. M.
Be praise from all on earth and all in heaven,
As was, and is, and ever shall be given.
ETERNAL praise be given,
And songs of highest worth,
By all the hosts of heaven,
And all the saints on earth,
To CHRIST, his only Son,
And to the SPIRIT blessed,
TO FATHER, Son, and SPIRIT bless'd,
Supreme o'er earth and heaven,
Eternal Three in One confess'd,
Be highest glory given,
By all in earth and heaven.
BY all on earth and all in heaven,
Be everlasting glory given TO GOD the FATHER, God the Son, To God the FATHER, God the Son And God the SPIRIT, Three in One, And God the SPIRIT; equal Three Be glory in the highest given,
In undivided Unity, By ali on earth, and all in heaven;
Ere time had yet its course begun: As was through ages heretofore,
As was, and is, be highest praise, Is w, and shall be evermore,
As still shall be through endless days,
ALL praise to the FATHER, the Sox,
And SPIRIT, thrice holy and bless'd, HOLY FATHER, HOLY SON,
Th' eternal, supreme Three in One,
Was, is, and shall still be address'd.
ALL praise to the FATHER, all praise to
the Son, PRAISE the name of God most high, All praise to the Spirit, thrice bless'd, Praise him all below the sky,
The holy, eternal, supreme Three in One, Praise him all ye heavenly host,
Was, is, and shall still be address'd.
JO FATHER Almighty, to thee be addressid, III. 3.
With CHRIST and the SPIRIT one God
ever bless'd, PRAISE the FATHER, earth and heaven, All glory and worship from earth and from Praise the Son, the SPIRIT praise,
heaven, As it was, and is, be given
As was, and is now, and shall ever be given Glory through eternal days.
ALL glory and praise to the FATHER be TO the FATHER, throned in heaven,
given, To the SAVIOUR, CHRIST, his Son, The Son, and the SPIRIT, from earth and To the SPIRIT, praise be given,
from heaven; Everlasting Three in One:
As was, and is now, be supreme adoration, As of old, the Trinity
As ever shall be, to the God of salvation. Still is worshipp'd, still shall be III. 5.
For Humns 145 and 185. . GREAT JEHOVAH! we adore thee,
TO the FATHER, to the Son, God the FATHER, God the Son,
And SPIRIT ever bless'd, God the SPIRIT, join'd in glory
Everlasting 'Three in One, On the same eternal throue:
All worship be address'd: Endless praises
Praise from all above, below,
As throughout the ages past,
While endless ages last.
When used to Hymn 185, in line 6, read,
As was throughout the ages past. BY angels in heaven
Of every degree, And saints upon earth,
COME, let us adore him; come, how at his All praise be address'd
feet; To God in three persons,
O give him the glory, the praise that is meet; One God ever bless'd;
Let joyful hosannas unceasing arise, As it has been, now is,
And join the full chorus that gladdens the And ever shall be.
Whenever the Hymns are used at the celebration of divine service, a certain portion or portions of
the Psalms of Dayld in metro shall also be suing
SHOWING WHERE TO FIND EACH PSALM, AND PART OF A PSALM,
BY THE BEGINNING.
Psalm. Part Pa
ACCORDING to ths promised grac
Consider my affliction, LORD...
Deceitful thoughts and practices ........
For ever, and for ever, LORD...................cxix.
...... Ixv. From lowest depths of wo.................... CXXX.
Give ear, thou Judge of all the earth .........
ul......... God's temple crowns the holy mount.
Had not the LORD, may Israel say ...
. . cxxiv. Happy the man whose tender care ...
.........xli. Have mercy, LORD, on me .........
.... li. Hear, O my people, to my law ........
... lxxviii. He's blest whose sins have pardon gain'd...
. . xxxii. He that has God his guardian made .....
... xci. How bless'd are they who always keep ... .........cxix. How blest is he who ne'er consents ......
.....i. How good and pleasant must it be .....
... xcii. How long wilt thou forget me, LORD..
... xiii. How manifold thy works, O LORD.....
... civ. How shall the young preserve their ways ....
... cxix. How various, LORD, thy works are found ...,
... civ. How vast must their advantage be ..
hair will pleas
I'll praise my Maker with my breath .....
. . cxlvi. In mercy, not in wrath ..........
... vi. In my distress to God I cried .....
..XXX. Instruct me in thy stalutes, LORD...
..cxix. In thee I put my steadfast trust .....
.. lxxi. I waited meekly for the LORD....
.... xl. JEHOVAH reigns, let all che earth .....
une earuit . ............... XCVII. JEHOVAH reigns, let therefore all ....