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My mouth shall speak of thy praise, o
LORD: and let all flesh give thanks unto
thy holy Name for ever. My mouth, &c. Amen.
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GOD, and our fathers have told uş: of the mighty works, that thou haft
done in their time of old. 2. How thou didst drive out the heathen
with thy hand, and plant them in. 3. For they gat not the land by their own
sword: it was not their own arm that
helped them. 4.
But it was thy right hand, thine arm, and the light of thy countenance. 5.
Thou art my king, O GOD: send help
unto Jacob. 6. Through thee will we overthrow our ene
mies: and in thy Name will we tread them down that rise up against us.
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have cried day and night before thee: O let our prayer enter into thy pre
sence, incline thine ear unto our calling. 2. For our soul is full of trouble; and our
life draweth nigh to hell. 5. Thou hast laid us in the lowest pit: in
a place of darkness, and in the deep. Dan, ix. 17. Now therefore, O LORD,
hear the prayer of thy servants, and our 18. fupplication: LORD open thine eyes
and behold our desolation: for we do not present our supplications to thee, trusting in our own righteousness, but in confi
dence of thy tender mercies. 19. O LORD, hear, O Lord, forgive :
defer not for thine own fake, O God.
very present help in trouble. 2. Therefore will we not fear, tho' the earth
be moved: into the midst of the sea.
3. Tho' the waters rage and swell : tho’
the mountains quake at the tempest of
the same. 4. The rivers of the floods thereof shall
make glad the city of God. 5
God is in the midst of her, therefore
she shall not be remoy'd, 6. The heathen make much ado, the
kingdoms of the earth are troubled : but God hath shewed his voice, and the
earth shall melt away. 1. God is our, &c.
PSAL. CXVII. Praise the LORD, all ye heathen : praise him, all
nations. 2. For his merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us : and the truth of
the Lord endureth for ever. 1. O praise the, &c.
By Dr. WILLIAM CROFT, Organist,
Composer, and Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal to, Q. Anne, and to his late. Majesty, and Organist of St. Peter's, Westminster.
Psal. LXI. LORD, grant the king a long life. 7.
He laall dwell before
God for ever : O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they
may preserve him. Psal. cxxxii. 19. As for his enemies, cloath them with shame: but
himself let his crown flourish, Amen.
LORD, rebuke me not in thine
indignation : neither chasten me in thy displeasure. 2. Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I
am weak: O LORD, heal me, for my bones are vexed.
3. My soul also is fore troubled : but,
LORD, how long wilt thou punish me? 4. Turn thee, O LORD, and deliver my
soul : O save me for thy mercy's fake. Amen.
and triumph in the Name of the LORD our God. 6. Now know I, that the LORD helpeth
his anointed, and will hear him from his holy heaven : even with the saving
strength of his right hand. 7. Some put their trust in chariots, and
some in horses : but we will remember the Name of the LORD our God.
cried day and night before thee :
soul is full of trouble : my life draweth nigh unto hell. íg. Unto thee have I cried, O LORD: and early shall my prayer come before thee. Amen.