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CALL Jehovah thy salvation,

Rest beneath the Almighty's shade; In His secret habitation

Dwell, nor ever be dismay'd: There no tumult can alarm thee,

Thou shalt dread no hidden snare;
Guile nor violence can harm thee,

In eternal safeguard there.
From the sword at noon-day wasting,

From the noisome pestilence,
In the depth of midnight blasting,

God shall be thy sure defenco :
Fear not thou the deadly quiver,

When a thousand feel the blow; Mercy shall thy soul deliver,

Though ten thousand be laid low. Since, with pure and firm affection,

Thou on God hast set thy love, With the wings of His protection

He will shield thee from above : Thou shalt call on Him in trouble,

He will hearken, He will save, Here for grief reward thee double,

Crown with life beyond the grave,

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How good and pleasant must it be

(1, 2. 4.)

N. v.

To thank the Lord most high ;
And with repeated hymns of praise

His Name to magnify!
With every morning's early dawn

His goodness to relate;
And of His constant truth each night

The glad effects repeat !
For through Thy wondrous works, O Lord,

Thou mak'st my heart rejoice;
The thoughts of them shall make me glad,

And sing with cheerful voice.

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LUTHER. 1523.

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XCIII. . .

(1, 2, 3, 4, 5.) ; N. v.
W ITH glory clad, with strength array'd,

The Lord, that o'er all nature reigns,
The world's foundations strongly laid,

And the vast fabric still sustains.
How surely stablish'd is Thy throne,

Which shall no change or period see !
For Thou, O Lord, and Thou alone,

Art God from all eternity...
The floods, O Lord, lift up their voice,

And toss the troubled waves on high;
But God above can still their noise,

And make the angry sea comply:
Thy promise, Lord, is ever sure,

And they that in Thy house would dwell,
That happy station to 'secure,
Must still in holiness excel.


An abridgment of Angels' Song.*

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O let us to His courts repair, And bow with adoration there; Down on our knees devoutly all Before the Lord our Maker fall,


(1, 2. 4, 5, 6.) N. v. 0 COME, loud anthems let us sing,

Loud thanks to our Almighty King ; For we our voices high should raise When our salvation's rock we praise. Into His presence let us haste, To thank Him for His favours past; To Him address, in joyful songs, The praise that to His Name belongs. The depths of earth are in His hand, Her secret wealth at His command; The strength of hills that reach the skies Subjected to His empire lies. The rolling ocean's vast abyss By the same sov'reign right is His ; T'is moved by His Almighty hand, That form'd and fix'd the solid land.


(1, 2. 12.) JEH TEHOVAH reigns, let all the earth

In His just government rejoice; Let all the isles, with sacred mirth,

In His applause unite their voice. Darkness and clouds of awful shade

His dazzling glory shroud in state ; Justice and truth His guards are made,

And, fix'd by His pavilion, wait.
Rejoice, ye righteous, in the Lord :

Memorials of His holiness
Deep in your faithful breasts record,

And with your thankful tongues confess.

* See Ps. CXXXIII., II,

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