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Low sink me proud, the sons of blood be slain Nor injur’d Zion lift her cries in vain. 6 But, O thou pow'r belov’d our shores around Be ev'ry virtue ev'ry blessing found. Here bid thy seasons crown the fruitful plain; Here bid fair peace extend her blissful reign : Let laws, let justice, hold perpetual sway, The soul unfetter’d, and the conscience free.

7 With otes splendor, here, let knowledge
Shine;
Here ev'ry glory beam from truth divine;
To Jesus' call the soul obsequious bend;
Grace from thy Spirit in rich show’rs descend;
Nations each day ascend the bright abode,
And boundless praise unceasing rise to

PSALM 19. First Part. S. M.
The Book of nature and scripture.

1 EHOLD! the lofty sky B Declares its maker God, And all his starry works on high Proclaim his pow'r abroad. 2 The darkness and the light Still keep their course the same ; While night to day, and day to night, Divinely teach his name. 3 In ev'ry diff'rent land _. Their gen'ral voice is known: , Ihey show the wonders of his hand, And orders of his throne.

4 Ye Western lands rejoice, Here he reveals his word: We are not left to nature's voice To bid us know the Lord. 5 His statutes and commands Are set before our eyes; He puts his gospel in our hands, Where our salvation lies. 6 His laws are just and pure, His truth †. deceit; His promises for ever sure, And his rewards are great. 7 Not honey to the taste Affords so much delight; Nor go. that has the furnace pass'd o much allures the sight. 8 While of thy works I sing, Thy glory to proclaim; o

Acco the praise, my God, my King,

my Redeemer’s name. PSALM 19. Second Part, S. M. The word of God most excellent.

1 Boo. the morning sun
Begins his so way;
His beams through all the nations run,
And life and light convey.
2. But where the gospel comes
It spreads diviner light;
It calls dead sinners from their tombs,
And gives the blind their sight.

3 How perfect is thy word : And all thy judgments just: For ever sure thy promise, Lord; And men securely trust. 4 My gracious God, how plain Are thy directions giv'n O may I never read in vain, But find the path to heav'n 5 I hear thy word with love, And I would fain obey: Send thy good Spirit from above, To guide me, lest I stray. 6 O, who can ever find The errors of his ways 1 Yet with a bold presumptuous mind, I would not #. transgress. 7 Warn me of ev'ry sin; Forgive my secret faults; And cleanse this guilty soul of mine, Whose crimes exceed my thoughts. 8 While with my heart and tongue Ispread thy praise abroad; Accept the worship and the song, y Saviour and my God.

PSALM 19. Third Part. L. M. The book of nature and scripture compared.

1 TÉ heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord! In ev'ry star thy wisdom shines;

But when our eyes behold thy word,
We read thy name in fairer lines.

2 The rolling sun, the changing light,
And nights and days thy pow'r confess;
But the blest volume thou hast writ,
Reveals thy justice and by grace.

3 Sun, moon, and stars, convey thy praise
, Round the whole earth, and never stand

Sc when thy truth began its race,
It touch'd and glanc'd on ev'ry land.

4 Nor shall thy spreading gospel rest,
*Till thro’ the world thy truth has run:
*Till Christ has all the nations blest,
That see the light, or feel the sun.

5 Great Sun of righteousness, arise :
Bless the dark world with heav'nly light;
Thy gospel makes the simple wise;
Thy #. are pure, thy judgments right.

6 Thy noblest wonders here we view,
In souls renew’d, and sins forgiv'n :
Lord, cleanse my sins, my soul renew,
And make thy word my guide to heav'n.

i PSALM 19. Fourth Part. L. P. M. The Gospel.

I I LOVE the volume of thy word:
What o and joy its leaves afford
To souls benighted and distress'd :
Thy precepts #. my doubtful way;
Thy fear forbids my feet to stray;
hy promise leads my heart to rest.
2 From the discov'ries of thy law
The perfect rules of life I draw;
These are my . and delight:
Not honey so invites the taste,
Nor gold, that hath the furnace past,
Appears so pleasing to the sight.
3 Thy threat'nings wake my slumboring eyes,
And warn me where my danger lies;
But 'tis thy blessed gospel, Lord,
That makes my guilty conscience clean;
Converts my soul, subdues my sin,
And gives a free, but large reward.
4 Who knows the errors of his thoughts?
My God, forgive my secret faults,
And from presumptuous sins restrain:
Accept my poor attempts of praise,
That I have read thy book of grace
And book of nature not in vain.

PSALM 20. L. M.

Prayer in time of war. 1 OW may the God of pow'r and grace N Attend his people's humble o;; Jehovah hears when Israel prays, And brings deliv'rance from on high.

2 The name of Jacob’s God defends,
Better than shields or brazen walls:
He from his sanctuary sends
Succour and strength when Zion calls.

3 Well he remembers all our sighs,
His love exceeds our best deserts:
His love accepts the sacrifice
Of humble groans and broken hearts.

4 In his salvation is our hope;
And in the name of Israel’s God,
Qur troops shall lift their banners up;
Our navies spread their flags abroad.

5 Some trust in horses train’d for war,
And some of chariots make their boasts;
Our surest expectations are,
From thee, the Lord of heav'nly hosts.

6 Oh may the mem’ry of thy name

Inspire our armies for the fight ! ~.

Our foes shall fall and die with shame,
Or quit the field with shameful flight.

7 Now save us, Lord, from slavish fear;
Now let our hope be firm and strong;
*Till thy salvation shall appear, *
And joy and triumph raise the song.' .
PSALM 21. First Part. C. M.
Pious rulers are the care of heaven.
1 UR rulers, Lord, with songs of praise
Should in o strength rejoice;
And, blest with thy salvation, raise
To heav'n their cheerful voice.

2 Thy sure defence thro’ nations round
as spread their honours far;
And their successful measures crown'd,
Alike in peace and war.

3 Then let them stillon God rely
For wisdom, and for grace;
His mercy shall their wants supply,
And save our happy race.

PSALM 21. Second Part. C. M.
Praise for peace and national blessings.

1 IN thee, great God, with songs of praise, Our favour’d realms rejoice; And, blest with thy salvation, raise To heav'n their cheerful voice. 2 Thy sure defence, from foes around, ath spread our rising name; And all our feeble efforts crown'd With freedom and with fame.

3 In deep distress our injur’d land Implor'd thy pow'r to save : For peace we pray’d; thy bounteous hand The timely §§ gave. 4 Thy mighty arm, eternal pow'r, ppos'd their deadly aim; In mercy swept them from our shore, And spread their sails with shame. 5 On thee, in want, in wo, or pain, Our hearts alone rely: Our o thy mercy will maintain And all our wants supply.

6 Thus, Lord, thy wond’rous pow'r declare,
And still exalt thy fame;
While we glad songs of praise prepare
To thine almighty name.
PSALM 21. Third Part. L. M.
Christ's earaltation.
1 AVID rejoic’d in God, his strength,
D Rais'd . the throne by special grace,
But Christ, the Son, appears at length,
Fulfils the triumph and the praise.
2 How great is the Messiah’s joy
In the salvation of thy hand.
Lord, thou hast rais'd his kingdom high,
And giv'n the world to his command.

3 Whate'er he wills thy goodness gives,
Nor doth the least request withhold:
Blessings attend him while he lives,
And crowns of glory, not of gold.

4 Around his sacred temples shine,
Th’ Eternal’s uncreated rays:
All pow'r is his, and grace divine,
And length of everlasting days.

5 But as a fiery oven glows
With raging heat, and burning coals;
Thy vengeance shall consume his foes;
Thy wrath devour their guilty souls.

PSALM 22. First Part. C. M.
Christ forsaken on the cross.

1 Y God, my God, why hast thou left
M. soul without relief?
Of thy blest smiles to be berest
Exceeds all other grief.
2. But thou art holy, O my God,
And wilt not spare thy Son;
As Saviour, he must bear the load,
And taste the curse alone,

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