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And made His righteous acts appear

In all the heathen's sight.

Of Israel's house His love and truth

Have ever mindful been;
Wide earth's remotest parts the pow'r

Of Israel's God have seen.
4 Rejoice, O world; the LORD is come!

Let earth receive her KING;
Let every heart prepare Him room,

And all creation sing.
5 Rejoice, O earth! the Saviour reigns !

Let men their songs employ;
Lel fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains,

Repeat the sounding joy.

6 No more let sips and sorrows grow,

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

Far as the curse is found.

7 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. (S. M.) The prophet celebrates the glory of Jehovah, His holiness, power, and just government. The examples of Moses, Aaron, and Samuel, are referred to, as encou-. ragements to worship, to obey, and trust in God,

Tremble, O earth, and fear:

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The LORD is great in Zion's plains,

His awful name revere. 2 Exalt The LORD our God,

And worship at His feet; Judgment and truth are His abode,

And holiness His seat.
3 Praise Him in grateful lays,

Moses and Aaron join,
With Samuel, in themes of praise,

Extol His pow'r divine. 4 Ye servants of the LORD,

Who call’d upon His name,
The answer of your prayers record,

His acts of grace proclaim.
5 God spake ;-the people fear'd;

In mercy He forgave:
Through the dark cloud His voice was heard,

Omnipotent to save.
6 The Lord for ever reigns

In Zion, His abode :
His mighty arm His church sustains ;

Exalt the LORD our God.


II Metre.

(S. M.)



Let all the nations fear:
Let sinners tremble at His throne,

And saints be humble there.

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2 Jesus the SAVIOUR reigns,

Let earth adore its LORD:

Bright cherubs His attendants stand,

Swift to fulfil His word.

3 In Zion is His throne,

His honours are divine ;
His Church shall make His wonders knowp,

For there His glories shine. 4 How holy is His name!

How terrible His praise !
Justice, and truth, and judgment join ;

In alí His works of grace. 5 Exalt the Lord our God,

And worship at His feet; His nature is all holiness, And mercy is His seat. PSALM C.

(Old 113:) The Psalmist invites all the world to join with Israel in the praises of JEHOVAH, who is the God not of the Jews only, but of the Gentiles also. 1 ALL nations join in themes of praise,

Serve ye the LORD, your anthems raise ; His courts attend, approach His throne: We are His people, we His sheep, Form'd by His hand, He doth us keep,

JEHOVAH is the LORD ALONE. 2 O enter then within His gates, Where praise with grateful homage waits;

His goodness and compassion prove:
The LORD is gracious, true His word ;
Eternal truth

His works record,
Eternal mercy crowns His love.


PSALM C. II Metre. (L, M.)

Old Version,
LL people that on earth do dwell,

Sing to the LORD with cheerful voice ;
Him serve with fear, His praise forth-tell,

Come ye before Him, and rejoice.

2 The LORD, ye know, is God indeed,

Without our aid He did us make; We are His flock, He doth us feed,

And for His sheep He doth us take.

3 O enter then His gates with praise,

Approach with joy. His courts unto; Praise, laud, and bless His name always,

For it is seemly so to do.

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4 For why? the LORD our God is good,

His mercy is for ever sure;
His truth at all times firmly stood,
And shall from age to age endure.

PSALM C. III Metre. (LM)
EFORE JEHOVAH's awful throne,

Ye nations bow with sacred joy! Know that the LORD is God alone,

He can create, and He destroy. 2 His sov'reign power, without our aid,

Made us of clay, and form’d'us men; And when like wand'ring sheep we stray'd,

He brought us to His fold again. 3 We'll crowd Thy gates with thankful songs,

High as the heav'ns our voices raise;

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And earth with her ten thousand tongues,

Shall fill Thy courts with sounding praise.

4 Wide as the world is Thy command:

Vast as eternity Thy love:
Firm as a rock Thy truth shall stand,

When rolling years shall cease to move.


(L. M.)

King David advanced to the throne of Israel declares his pious purpose of just and holy government, und the qualifications of his household,

My song shall be of mercy, Lord,

Thy judgments shall my soul record;
To Thee Pil sing with grateful voice,
l'll gaze, and tremble, and rejoice.

2. When wilt Thou come to me, my God,

And make my heart Thy blest abode?
Oh may I walk as in Thy sight,
With conscience clear, and heart upright.

3 The faithful in my house shall dwell,

With me Thy loving-kindness lell;
Deceit and falsehood shall depart,
The slanderous tongue, the froward heart.

4 The Church below, in peace and love,

Shall emulate the Church above;
Formid by Thy Spirit and Thy Word,
The holy city of the LORD.

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