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2 All ye bright armies of the skies,

Go, worship where the Saviour lies ;
Angels and kings before him bow,

Those gods on high and gods below. 3

Let idols totter to the ground,
And their own worshippers confound :
But Judah shout, but Zion fing,

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 ;
He guards the souls of all his friends,

And from the fnares of hell defends. 3 Immortal light, and joys unknown,

Are for the saints in darkness sown ;
Those glorious feeds shall spring and rise,

And the bright harvest bless our eyes. 4. Rejoice, ye righteous, and record

The sacred honours of the Lord ;
None but the soul that feels his grace
Can triumph in his holiness.

PSALM XCVII. Common Metre. Ver. I, 3, 5-7, 11. Christ's incarnation, and the

last judgment.
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Rejoicethe Saviour reigns ;


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His word, like fire, prepares his way,

And mountains melt to plains.
2 His presence sinks the proudest hills,

And makes the vallies rise
The humble foul enjoys his smiles,

The haughty finner dies. 3 The heav'ns his rightful pow'r proclaim ;

The idol gods around
Fill their own worshippers with foame,

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.
PSALM XCVIIL ift Part. Com.Metre.

Praise for the Gospel.
O our almighty Maker, God,

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.




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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.
PSALM XCVIII. 2d Part. Com.Metre.

The Mefiab's coming and kingdom.
OY to the world! the Lord is come!

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.
3 No more let fins and sorrows grow,

Nor thorns infest the ground ;
He comes to make his blessings flow

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.
Psalm XCIX. ist Part. Short Metre.

Christ's kingdom and majesty.
HE God JEHOVAH reigns,
Let all the nations fear

; Let finners tremble at his throne,

And saints be humble there.
Jesus, the Saviour, reigns !

Let earth adore its Lord,
Bright cherubs his attendants ftand,

Swift to fulfil his word.


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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 !
Justice and truth, and judgment join

In all his works of grace.
Psalm XCIX. 2d Part. Short Metre.
A holy God worshipped with reverence.

XALT the Lord our God,

And worship at his feet;
His nature is all holiness,

And mercy is his feat.
When Ifr’el was his church,

When Aaron was his priest,
When Mofes cry'd, when Samuel pray'd,

He gave his people rest.
3 Oft he forgave their fins,

Nor would destroy their race ;
And oft he made his vengeance known,

When they abus'd his grace.
4 Exalt the Lord our God,

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



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2 The Lord is God ; 'tis he alone

Doth life and breath and 'being give ;
We are his work, and not our own ;

The theep that on his pastures live. 3 Enter his gates with fongs of joy,

With praises to his courts repair,
And make it your divine employ,

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.

A paraphrase.
ING to the Lord with joyful voice ;

Let ev'ry land his name adore ;
The Northern ifles shall send the noise

Across the ocean, to the shore.
2 Nations attend before his throne,

With folemn fear, with facred joy ;
Know that the Lord is God alone :

He can create, and he destroy.
3 His fov'reign pow'r, without our aid,

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 :
What lasting honours shall we rear,

Almighty Maker, to thy name? 5 We'll craud thy gates with thankful fongs,

High as the heay'ns our voices raise ;


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