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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.
5. Thou shalt the paths of life display,

That to thy presence lead,
Where pleafures dwell without allay,
And joys that never fade.
PSALM

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

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They who for mercy merit praise,
. With thee shall wond'rous mercy find.
4. Thou to the just shalt justice Show,

The pure thy purity fall fee;
Such as perversely chuse to go,

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.
2. My God, my rock, in whom I trust,

The worker of my wealth;
My refuge, buckler, and my shield,

The horn of all my health.
When I sing laud unto the Lord,

Moft worthy to be sery'd ;
Then from my foes I am right sure,

That I shall be preserv’d.
4. To Father, Son, and Holy-Ghost,

All glory be therefore,

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As in beginning was, is now,

And shall be evermore.

PSALM 18.

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'HE Lord descended from above,

And bow'd the heav'ns high, And underneath his feet, he cast

The darkness of the sky.
10. On cherubs and on cherubims,

Full royally he rode,
And on the wings of mighty winds,

Came flying all abroad.

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19.
HE heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord,

Which that alone can fill :
The firmament and stars express
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Creator's skill.
2. The dawn of each returning day,

Fresh beams of knowledge brings ; And from the dark returning night,

Divine instruction springs.

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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.

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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.
3. His perfect worship here is fix'd,

On fure foundations laid :
His equal laws are in the scales

Of Truth and Justice weigh'd.

4. Of more efteem than golden mines,

Or gold refin'd: with skill;
More Tweet than honey, or the drops

That from the comb diftil.
s. My trusty counsellors they are,

And friendly warnings give :
Divine rewards attend on those,

Who by thy precepts live.

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"HE Lord to thy request attend,

And hear thee in distress;
The name of Jacob's God defend,

And grant thy arins success.
2. To aid thee, from on high repair,

And Arength from Sion give;
Remeinber all thy offerings there,

Thy sacrifice receive.
3. To compass thy own heart's desire,

Thy counsels still direct;
Make kindly all events conspire,

To bring thein to effect.

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