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And on thy watchful providence,

My cheerful hope relies.
O 8 The shadow of thy wings

My soul in safety keeps ;
I follow where my Father leads,

And he supports my steps.
PSALM 65. L. M. 1st Part. Weldon. Quercy. [*]

Ver. 1-5. Public Prayer and Praise. 1 THE praise of Zion waits for thee,

I My God; and praise becomes thy house : There shall thy saints thy glory see,

And there perform their public vows. p 2 O thou whose mercy bends the skies,

To save when humble sinners pray, 0 All lands to thee shall lift their eyes,

And grateful isles of every sea. e 3 [Against my will my sins prevail, -But grace shall purge away their stain; The blood of Christ will never fail,

To wash my garments white again.
0 4 Blest is the man whom thou shalt choose,

And give him kind access to thee :
Give him a place within thy house,
To taste thy love divinely free.]

PAUSE.
o 5 Let Babel fear when Zion prays:

Babel prepare for long distress;
When Zion's God himself arrays,

In terrour, and in righteousness.
g 6 With dreadful glory God fulfils
What his afflicted saints request;
And with almighty wrath reveals

His love to give his churches rest. 87 Then shall the flocking nations run

To Zion's hill, and own their Lord;
The rising and the setting sun,
Shall see the Saviour's name ador’d.
L. M. SECOND PART. Nantwich. Truro. (*)

Ver. 5-13. Divine Proridence and Grace. 1 NHE God of our salvation hears

The groans of Zion mix'd with tears;

Yet when he comes with kind designs,
Through all the way his terrour shines.]
2 On God the race of man depends,
Far as the earth's remotest ends;
Where the Creator's name is known;
By nature's feeble light alone.
3 Sailors, who travel o'er the flood,
Address their 'frighted souls to God;
When tempests rage and billows roar,
At dreadful distance from the shore.
4 He bids the noisy tempest cease,
He calms the raging crowd to peace ;
When a tumultuous nation raves,
Wild as the winds and loud as waves.
5 (Whole kingdoms, shaken by the storm,
He settles in a peaceful form ;
Mountains, establish'd by his hand,

Firm on their old foundations stand.
d 6 Behold his ensign, sweep the sky;
New comets blaze, and lightnings fly:
The heathen lands with swift surprise,
From the bright horrours turn their eyes.
-7 At his command the morning ray
Smiles in the east, and leads the day;
He guides the sun's declining wheels,
Over the tops of western hills.]
8 Seasons and times obey his voice ;
The ev’ning and the morn rejoice,
To see the earth made soft with show'ra,
Laden with fruit, and dress'd in flow'rs.
9 1 Tis from his wat’ry stores on high,
He gives the thirsty ground supply:
He walks upon the clouds, and thence
Doth his enriching drops dispense.]
10 The desert grows a fruitful field,
Abundant food the vallies yield;
The vallies shout with cheerful voice,
And neighb'ring hills repeat their joys.
11 [The pastures smile in green array,
There lambs and larger cattle play;
The larger cattie and the lamb,
Each in his language, speaks thy name.]

12 Thy works pronounce thy pow'r divine ;
O’er ev'ry field thy glories shine :
Thro' every month thy gifts appear;
Great God, thy goodness crowns the year!
C. M. FIRST PART. Colchester. Mear. [*]

Prayer heard and the Gentiles called.
1 DRAISE waits in Zion, Lord, for thee;

I There shall our vows be paid : Thou hast an ear when sinners pray,

All flesh shall seek thine aid. e 2 Lord, our iniquities prevail, - But pard’ning grace is thine ; o And thou wilt grant us pow'r and skill,

To conquer ey'ry sin.
-3 Blest are the men whom thou wilt choose,

To bring them near thy face;
Give them a dwelling in thine house,

To feast upon thy grace.
e 4 In answ'ring what thy church requests,

Thy truth and terrour shine ; And works of dreadful righteousness - Fulfil thy kind design. 5 Thus shall the wond'ring nations see,

The Lord is good and just; o And distant islands fly to thee,

And make thy name their trust. 8 6 They dread thy glittring tokens, Lord,

When signs in heav'n appear ; o But they shall learn thy holy word,

And love as well as fear. C. M. Second Part. Bedford. Arundel. [*]

Providence in Air, Earth, and Sea. 1 MTVIS by thy strength the mountains stand,

1 God of eternal pow'r ; The sea grows caim at thy command,

And tempests cease to roar.
0 2 Thy morning light and ev'ning shade

Successive comforts bring;
Thy plenteous fruits make harvests glad,

Thy flow'rs adorn the spring..
-3 Seasons and times, and moons and hours,

Heav'n, earth, and air are thine ;

When clouds distil in fruitful show'rs,

The author is Divine. 4 Those wand'ring cisterns in the sky,

Borne by the winds around, With wat’ry treasures well supply

The furrows of the ground.
o 5 The thirsty ridges drink their fill,

And ranks of corn appear;
Thy ways abound with blessings still,
Thy goodness crowns the year.
C. M. THIRD PART. York. [*]

A Psalm for the Husbandman.
1 G OOD is the Lord, the heav'nly king,

UT Who makes the earth his care ; Visits the pastures ev'ry spring,

And bids the grass appear.
2 The clouds, like rivers rais'd on high,

Pour out at his command,
Their wat’ry blessings from the sky,

To cheer the thirsty land.
3 The soften'd ridges of the field

Permit the corn to spring ; The vallies rich provision yield,

And the poor lab'rers sing.
4 The little hills on every side,

Rejoice at falling showers ;
The meadows drest in all their pride,

Perfume the air with flow'rs.
5 The barren clods, refresh'd with rain,

Promise a joyful crop ;
The parched grounds look green again,

And raise the reaper's hope.
6 The various months thy goodness crowns,

How bounteous are thy ways!
The bleating flocks spread o'er the downs,

And shepherds shout thy praise.]
PSALM 66. C. M. FIRST Part. Devizes [*]

Governing God: or, our Grace tried. 81 QING, all ye nations, to the Lord,

D Sing with a joyful noise ; With melody of sounds record

His honours and your joys.

-2 Say to the Pow'r that shakes the sky,

" How terrible art thou ! “ Sinners before thy presence fly,

66 Or at thy feet they bow." 3 [Come see the wonders of our God,

How glorious are his ways ! In Moses' hand he puts his rod,

And cleaves the frighted seas. -4 He made the ebbing channel dry,

While Israel pass'd the flood; o There did the church begin their joy,

And triumph in their God.] g 5 He rules by his resistless might. a Will rebel mortals dare, Provoke th' Eternal to the fight,

And tempt that dreadful war!
0 6 O bless our God, and never cease

Ye saints, fulfil his praise :
He keeps our life, maintains our peace,

And guides our doubtful ways.
-7 Lord, thou hast prov'd our suff'ring soul

To make our graces shine ;
So silver bears the burning coals,

The metal to refine.
g 8 Through wat’ry deeps and fiery ways,

We march at thy command,
Led to possess the promis'd place,
By thine unerring hand.

C. M. SECOND PART. Barby. [*]
Ver. 13-20. Praise to God for hearing Prayer.
INTOW'shall my solemn vows be paid

N To that almighty Pow'r,
Who heard the long requests I made,

In my distressful hour.
2 My lips and cheerful heart prepare

To make his mercies known ,
Come ye, who fear my God, and hear

The wonders he has done.
D 3 When on my head huge sorrows fell,

I sought his heav'nly aid;
o He sav'd my sinking soul from hell,

And death's eternal shade.

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