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My Aesh shall rest in hope to rise,
Wak’d by his pow'rful voice. 4. Thou, Lord, when I resign my breath,
My soul from hell shall free ; Nor let thy holy one in death,
The least corruption fee.
That to thy presence lead,
18. Nxchange of time shall ever shock
My firm affection, Lord, to thee ; For thou haft always been my rock,
A fortress and defence to me. 2. Thou my deliverer art, my God,
My trust is in thy mighry pow'r; Thou art my fhield from foes abroad,
At home my safeguard and my cow'r. . 3. Thou suit'f, O Lord, thy righteous ways, To various, paths of human kind; B 2
They who for mercy merit praise,
The pure thy purity fall fee;
Shall meet with due returns from thee.
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O God, my ftrength and fortitude,
Of force I must love thee : Thou art my castle and defence,
In my necessity.
The worker of my wealth;
The horn of all my health.
Moft worthy to be sery'd ;
That I shall be preserv’d.
All glory be therefore,
As in beginning was, is now,
And shall be evermore.
'HE Lord descended from above,
And bow'd the heav'ns high, And underneath his feet, he cast
The darkness of the sky.
Full royally he rode,
Came flying all abroad.
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Which that alone can fill :
Fresh beams of knowledge brings ; And from the dark returning night,
Divine instruction springs.
3. Their pow'rful language, to no realm
Or region is confin'd; 'Tis nature's voice, and understood
Alike, by all mankind. 4. Their doctrine does it's facred fenfe,
Through earth's extent display: It's bright contents, the circling sun,
Doth round the world convey.
OD's perfect law converts the foul,
Reclaims from falfe defires : With sacred wisdom his fure word,
The ignorant inspires. 2. The statutes of the Lord are juft,
And bring fincere delight; His pure commands, in search of truth,
Alift the feeblest light.
On fure foundations laid :
Of Truth and Justice weigh'd.
4. Of more efteem than golden mines,
Or gold refin'd: with skill;
That from the comb diftil.
And friendly warnings give :
Who by thy precepts live.
"HE Lord to thy request attend,
And hear thee in distress;
And grant thy arins success.
And Arength from Sion give;
Thy sacrifice receive.
Thy counsels still direct;
To bring thein to effect.