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2 How great are Thy works! Thy thoughts, O box

deep! How blest are Thy saints, Thy statutes who keep! Thine enemies perish, cut down by Thy hand,

Exalted for ever Thy kingdom shall stand. 3 The righteous shall grow like palm spreading trees; No change shall they know, their fruit shall in.

crease ; By Thy right hand planted within Thine abode,

Eternal they flourish, and glorify God. 4 When nature declines, they still shall bear fruit, Their hopes shall revive, their strength shall recruit;

[shock, Firm stands their foundation, their faith fears no The Lord's their salvation, JEHOVAH their rock.

PSALM 92. II. Metre. . (z. M.) 1 SWEET is the work, my God, my King,

To praise Thy name, give thanks and sing,
To shew Thy love by morning light,

And talk of all Thy truth by night. 2 Sweet is the day of sacred rest,

No mortal care shall seize my breast:
O may my heart in tune be found,

Like David's harp of solemn sound! 3 My heart shall triumph in the LORD,

And bless His works, and bless His word;

Thy works of grace how bright they shine ! 32 How deep Thy counsels! how divine !

40 may I séé, and hear, and know,

All I desire or wish below;
And every pow'r find sweet employ,

In Christ's eternal world of joy,
5 Within God's court the righteous stand,

Supported by His guardian-hand;
Blest objects of His constant care,

The bounties of His love they share, 6 Blest with Thy influence from above,

They bear the fruits of faith and love;
Time, which doth all things else impair,

Still makes them flóurish strong and fair, 7 Laden with richest fruits, they shew

Thon, LORD, art holy, just, and true;
None who attend Thy gates shall find
A God unfaithful or unkind.


PSALM 93. (s.m.) It is acknowledged by the Jews, that the kingdom

of Messial is prophesied in this Psalm, and in

those which follows to the hundredth. 1 JEHOVAH reigns on high;

His thrune how dazzling bright!
Clothed with strength and majesty,

In beams of radiant light. 2 Establish'd is His throne,

Immortal are His days;
From everlasting God alone,

Holy in all His ways.

3 Though floods tremendous rise,

And lift their awful voice;
The LORD on high rules earth and skies,

Let all the saints rejoice. 4 Zion shall still endure,

Though waves and storms assail; His testimonies all are sure;

His promise cannot fail. 5 His name for ever bless,

His grace and truth adore; Thy house is peace and holiness,

O LORD, for evermore,

PSALM 93. II. Metre. (L.M.) 1 WITH glory clad, with strength array'd,

The LORD, that o'er all nature reigns, The world's foundation strongly laid,

And the vast fabric still sustains, 2 Firm and establish'd is Thy throne!

Which shall no change or period see; For Thou, O LORD, and Thou alone,

Art God from all eternity. 3 The floods, O LORD, lift up their voiee,

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

And make the angry sea comply. 4 Thy testimonies, LORD, are sure;

Thy promises our fears dispel; O let Thy saints, in Thee secure, In truth and holiness excel,

The Psalmist prayeth for the overthrow of prospe. irous wickedness ; extolleth the blessedness of the

righteons and their support in adversity. 10 LORD our God, the sword is Thine,

Ordain'd with equity divine;
Thine all-sufficient pow'r display;
Vengeance is Thine;-Thou wilt repay.

2 Great Judge of all the earth, arise,

Reward the proud, Thine enemies;
Who dare insult Thy saints, and say,
That God regardeth not their way.

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3 Hear, ye unwise, and understand,
God holds the sceptre in His hand;
The God, who form’d the eye, the ear,
Shall He not know? shall He not hear?

4 Blest is the man, whom Thou, O LORD,

With chast’ning teachest in Thy word;
Train'd by adversity he's blest,
And finds in Thee his long-sought rest.

5 Thou, LORD, wilt not forsake Thy flock,

Thou art our Shepherd, Shield, and Rock ;
And when my feet seem'd nigh to fall,
Thou wast my help, Thou heard'st my call,

6 Oft when my thoughts tumultuous roll,

Thy comforts, LORD, delight my soul;
And lead me to Thy blest abode,
My refuge, my defence, my God.

An exhortation to praise JEHOVAH. The Epistle

to the Hebrews quotes this Psalm as an address

to believers under the Gospel. 1 O

COME, let us sing the praise of the LORD,

Loud anthems combine, his goodness record ; Our Rock of salvation, in Him we rejoice,

In psalms of thanksgiving, exalt your glad voice. 2 O LORD our great God, O great King on high,

Thy praises supreme replenish the sky;
The angelic choirs Thy goodness record,
The earth, seas, and heav'ns, sustain’d by Thy

word. 3 Iis presence approach, and shew forth His praise,

While prostrate ye fall, his bonour to raise;
The Lord is our Shepherd, His mercies behold,

And we are His people, the sheep of His fold. 4 hear His voice, submit to His word, Nor tempt ye

His power, acknowledge your LORD : Believe and obey Him-His saints shall be blesta Thro’ Him they shall triumph, and enter Ilis rest.

PSALM 95. II. Metre. (L. M.) 10 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. 2 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.

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