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2 All ye bright armies of the skies,
Go, worship where the Saviour lies ;
Those gods on high and gods below. 3
Let idols totter to the ground,
And earth confess her fov'reign King. Psalm XCVII. 3d Part. Long Metre.
Grace and glory. 1 H' Almighty reigns, exalted high,
O’er all the earth, o'er all the sky ; Though clouds and darkness veil his feet,
His dwelling is the mercy-seat. 20 ye that love his holy name,
Hate ev'ry work of fin and fhame ;
And from the fnares of hell defends. 3 Immortal light, and joys unknown,
Are for the saints in darkness sown ;
And the bright harvest bless our eyes. 4. Rejoice, ye righteous, and record
The sacred honours of the Lord ;
PSALM XCVII. Common Metre. Ver. I, 3, 5-7, 11. Christ's incarnation, and the
Rejoicethe Saviour reigns ;
His word, like fire, prepares his way,
And mountains melt to plains.
And makes the vallies rise
The haughty finner dies. 3 The heav'ns his rightful pow'r proclaim ;
The idol gods around
And totter to the ground. 4 Adoring angels, at his birth,
Made the Redeemer known ; Thus shall he come to judge the earthy
And angels guard his throne. 5 His foes shall tremble at his fight, And hills and feas retire
3 His children take their unknown flight,
And leave the world on fire. 6 The seeds of joy and glory sown
For faints in darkness here, Shall rise and spring in worlds unknown,
And a rich harvest bear.
Praise for the Gospel.
New honours be addrest ; His
great salvation shines abroad,
And makes the nations bleft. 2 He spake the word to Abr'am first,
His truth fulfils his grace ; The Gentiles make his name their trust, And learn his righteousness.
3 Let the whole earth his love proclaim
With all her diff'rent tongues ; And spread the honours of his name
In melody and songs.
The Mefiab's coming and kingdom.
Let earth receive her King :
him room, And heav'n and nature fing. 2 Joy to the earth ! the Saviour reigns !
Let men their fongs employ ; While fields and floods, rocks,hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy.
Nor thorns infest the ground ;
Far as the curse is found. 4 He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove The glories of his righteousness,
And wonders of his love.
Christ's kingdom and majesty.
; Let finners tremble at his throne,
And saints be humble there.
Let earth adore its Lord,
Swift to fulfil his word.
In Zion is his throne,
His honours are divine : His church shall make his wonders known,
For there his glories shine. 4
How holy is his name !
How terrible his praise !
In all his works of grace.
XALT the Lord our God,
And worship at his feet;
And mercy is his feat.
When Aaron was his priest,
He gave his people rest.
Nor would destroy their race ;
When they abus'd his grace.
is still the same ; Still he's a God of holiness,
And jealous for his name. Psalm C. ist Part. Long Metre. A plain translation. Praise to our Creator.
E nations of the earth, rejoice
Before the Lord, your fov'reign King, Serve him with cheerful heart and voice, With all your tongues his glory fing
2 The Lord is God ; 'tis he alone
Doth life and breath and 'being give ;
The theep that on his pastures live. 3 Enter his gates with fongs of joy,
With praises to his courts repair,
To pay your thanks and honours there. 4 The Lord is good; the Lord is kind ;
Great is his grace, his mercy fure ; And the whole race of man shall find His truth from age to age endure. Psalm C. 2d Part. Long Metre.
Let ev'ry land his name adore ;
Across the ocean, to the shore.
With folemn fear, with facred joy ;
He can create, and he destroy.
Made us of clay and form’d us men ; And when like wand'ring fheep we stray'd,
He brought us to his fold again. 4 We are his people, we his care,
Our souls and all our mortal frame :
Almighty Maker, to thy name? 5 We'll craud thy gates with thankful fongs,
High as the heay'ns our voices raise ;