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Wbile pow'rs and princes, shields and swords
Submit before bis throne. 28
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pay their duty to thy will.
New honours be address'd ;
And makes the nations blest.
His truth fulfils the grace :
The Gentiles make his name their trust,
And learn his righteousness.
With all her different tongues ;
In melody and songs. 30
Otford. SWEET is the memory of thy grace,
My God, my heavenly King ;
In sounds of glory sing.
His goodness to the skies;
And every want supplies.
On thee for daily food ;
And fills their mouths with good.
moves ! But soon he sends his pardoning word,
To cheer the souls he loves,
Creatures with all their endless race,
Thy power and praise proclaim,
But saints that taste thy richer grace
Delight to blesss thy name. 31
Old Hundredth JEHOVAH reigns, his throne is high, His robes are light and majesty; His glory shines with beams so bright, No mortal can sustain the sight. His terrors keep the world in awe; His justice guards his holy law ; His love reveals a smiling face ; His truth and promise seal the grace. Through all his works his wisdom shines, And baffles Satan's deep designs; His pow'r is sovereign, to fulfil The noblest counsels of bis will. And will this glorious Lord descend To be my father and my friend ? Then let my song's with angels join ; Heaven is secure if God be mine. 32
Old Hundredth GREAT God, how oft did Israel prove, By turns thine anger and thy love; There, in a glass, our hearts may see How fickle and how false they be. How soon the faithless Jews forgot The dreadful wonders God had wrought!
Then they provoke him to his face.
GREAT God of wonders, all thy ways,
Are grand, and matchless, and divine: But the fair glories of thy grace,
More godlike and unrivalled shine :
Such guilty daring worms to spare ;
And none shall in the honour share.
We take the pardon of our God;