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" Thy power can rescue from the grave,

Thy power is all my trust.”
5 The Lord beheld me sore distrest,

He bid my pains remove ;
Return, my soul, to God, thy rest,

For thou hast known his love. 6 My God hath sav'd my soul from death,

And dry'll my falling tears :
Now to his praise I'll spend my breath,

And my remaining years.

PSALM 116.-2d Part. C. M. [b] Ver. 12, &c. Vows, made in trouble, paid in

the church ; or, public thanks for private deliverance.


My feet shall visit thine abode,

My songs address thy throne.
2 Among the saints that fill thine house

My offerings shall be paid ;
There shall my zeal perform the vows

My soul in anguish made.
3 How much is mercy thy delight,

Thou ever blessed God!
How dear thy servants in thy sight!

How precious is their blood !
How happy all thy servants are !

Huw great thy grace to me!
My life, which thou hast made thy care,

Lord, I devote to thee.
5 Now I am thine, forever thine,

Nor shall my purpose move;

Thy hand hath loos'd my bonds of pain,

And bound me with thy love.
6 Here in thy courts, I leave my vow,

And thy rich grace record;
Witness, ye saints, who hear me now,
If I forsake the Lord.

PSALM 117.-C. M. (*1
Praise to God from all nations.
ALL ye nations, praise the Lord,

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In every language learn his word,

And let his name be sung!
? His mercy reigns through every land;

Proclaim his grace abroad :
Forever firm his truth shall stand;
Praise ye the faithful God.

PSALM 117.-L. M. [*] 1 FROM all that dwell below the skies,

Let the Redeemer's name be sung

Through every land, by every tongue. 2 Eternal are thy mercies, Lord;

Eternal truth attends thy word:
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shcre,
Till suns shall rise and set no more.

PSALM 117.-S. M. [*]
1 THY name, Almighty Lord,

Shall sound through distant lands: Great is thy grace, and sure thy worsl,

Thy truth forever stands.
22 Far be thine honour spread,

And long thy praise endure,
Till morning lighi and evening shade

Shall be exchang'd no more.

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PSALM 118.-1st Part. C. M. [*]
Ver. 6—15. Deliverance from tunult.
THE Lord appears my helper now,

1 THvor is my faith afraid

Of what the sons of earth can do,

Since Heaven affords me aid.
'Tis safer, Lord, to hope in thee,
And have


my friend,
Than trust in men of high degree,

And on their truth depend.
3. Like bees my foes beset me round;

A large and angry swarm!
But I shall all their rage confound

By thine almighty arm. 4 'Tis through the Lord my heart is strong,

In him my lips rejoice ;
While bis salvation is my song,

How cheerful is my voice !
5 Like angry bees they girt me round;

When God appears, they fly:
So burning thorns, with crackling sound,

Make a fierce blaze and die.
6 Joy to the saints and peace belongs ;

The Lord protects their days; Let Israel tune immortal songs

To his almighty grace. PSALM 118.-2d Part. C. M. [*] Ver. 17--21. Public praise for deliverance

from death. 1

And rescu'd from the grave;
Now shall he live; (and none can die,

I God resolve to save.)

1 cry,

2 Thy praise, more constant than before,

Shall fill his daily breath;
Thy hand, that hath chastis'd him

sore, Defends him still from death. 3 Open the gates of Zion now,

For we shall worship there;
The house where all the righteous go

Thy mercy to declare.
à Among th' assemblies of thy saints

Our thankful voice we raise ; There we have told thee our complaints,

And there we speak thy praise.

PSALM 118.--30 Part.C. M. [*]

Ver. 22, 23. Christ the foundation of his church. * Bewhich the nume foundation stone To build our heavenly hopes upon,

And his eternal praise.
2 Chosen of God, to sinners dear,

And saints adore the name ;
They trust their whole salvation here,

Nor shall they suffer shame.
3 The foolish builders, scribe and priest,

Reject it with disdain ;
Yet on this Rock the church shall rest,

And envy rage in vain. & What though the gates of hell withstood,

Yet must this building rise :
'Tis thine owo work, Almighty God,

And wondrous in our eyes


PSALM 118.- 4th Part. C. M. [*] Ver. 24-26. Hosanna ; the Lord's-day; or,

Christ's resurrection and our salvation, 1 THIS is the day the Lord hath made,

Let heaven rejoice, let earth be glad

And praise surround the throne. 2 To-day he rose, and left the dead,

And Satan's empire fell;
To-day the saints his triumphs spread,

And all his wonders tell,
3 Hosanna to the anointed King,

To David's holy Son!
Help us, O Lord ; descend and bring

Salvation from thy throne.
\ Blest be the Lord, who comes to men

With messages of grace ;
Who comes in God his Father's name,

To save our sinful race.
5 Hosanna in the highest strains

The church on earth can raise; The highest heavens in which he reigns,

Shall give him nobler praise.


PSALM 118.--S. M. [*] 22–27. An hosanna for the Lord's-day :

or, a new song of salvation by Christ. 1 CEE what a living Stone Yet God hath built his church thereon,

In spite of envious Jews. 1 The scribe and angry priest Reject thine only Son;


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