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3 For God the LORD, enthron'd in state,
Is with unrivall'd glory great;
A King superior far to all
Whom gods the heathens falsely call.

4 O let us to His courts repair,

And bow with adoration there;
Down on our knees devoutly all
Before the LORD our Maker fall.

PSALM 95. III. Metre. (s m.) 1 Come, sound His praise abroad,

And hymns of glory sing; JEHOVAH is the sov’reign God,

The universal King.

2 He form’d the deeps unknown;

He gave the seas their bound ; The wat'ry worlds are all His own,

And all the solid ground.
3 Come, worship at His throne,

Come, bow before the LORD;
We are His work, and not our own,

He form'd us by His word.

4 With humble souls adore,

Come, kneel before His face: O may the creatures of His power

Be children of His grace,

An exhortation to sing the praises of Messiah, and

to publish the glad tidings of his kingdom. This Psalm was composed by King David on the occasion of bringing the ark of God to Jerusalem,

1 Chron, xyi.
1 O SING unto the LORD;

New songs of glory raise ;
Let all the earth His grace record,

In one great act of praise. 2 His great salvation shew,

Exalt His sacred name;
From day to day the theme renew,

His mighty deeds proclaim. 3 Glorious is His abode;

The heav'ns and earth He made;
Declare the glory of our God,

'Midst heathen lands display'd, 4 His throne is righteousness;

Your sacred off'rings bring;
In beauteous robes of holiness,

Worship the LORD your King.
Proclaim MESSIAH, King;

All pow'r to Him is giv'n;
Earth, seas, and fields, rejoice and sing,

Adore the LORD of heav'n. 6 To judge the world he comes,

In righteousness divine :
His foes shall hear their awful dooms,

His saints in bliss shall shine,

This Psalm again celebrates the reign of ME$8IAH,

and the nations are again called upon to rejoice

and give thanks in his triumphs. I THE LORD JEHOVAH reigns,

Proclaim Him Lord alone;
Peace dwells in His domains,

And mercy is his throne :
Ye distant islands, lift your voice,

Let the whole earth in God rejoice. 2 Before the mighty LORD

The hills and mountains melt;
Earth trembles at His word,

His awful power is felt.
Zion, be glad, lift up thy voice,

In presence of thy LORD rejoice, 3 Glorious He reigns on high,

His judgments wide proclaim;
Above the earth and sky,

Exalted is His name;
He guards His saints ; in Him rejoice;

Resound His praise with joyful voice, 4 His truth and grace make known,

Ne'er from His ways depart; For you His light is sown,

In peace and joy of heart: { Ye righteous, in your LORD rejoice, Give thanks and praise with grateful voice.

ooooo PSALM 97. II. Metre. (1 m.) 1 HE reigns; the LORD, the Saviour reigns !

Praise Him in high exalted strains;

Let the whole earth in songs rejoice,

Let distant islands lift their voice,
2 Deep are His counsels and unknown;

But grace and truth support His throne:
Tho' gloomy clouds His way surround,

Justice is their eternal ground.
3 In robes of judgment, lo! He comes,

Shakes the wide earth, and cleaves the tombs ;
Before Him burns devouring fire,

The mountains melt, the seas retire, 4 His enemies with sore dismay,

Fly from the sight, and shun the day!
Then lift your heads, ye saints, on high,

And sing, for your redemption's nigh. 5 Immortal light and joys unknown,

Are for God's saints in darkness sown;
Those glorious seeds shall spring and rise,

And the bright harvest bless our eyes. 6 Rejoice, ye righteous, and record

The sacred honours of the LORD:
Proclaim the triumphs of his grace,
His justice, truth, and holiness.

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PSALM 98. (7, 7.) The prophet extols the victory and triumphs of JEHOVAH, and calls upon man, and the whole

creation, to rejoice and give thanks. 1 PRAISE JEHOVAH, on His throne,

Sing the wonders He hath done:

His right hand, and holy arm,

Zion guards from ev'ry harm. 2 Now salvation is made known,

Righteousness and truth are shewn;
Israel now proclaims abroad

The salvation of our God.
3 Heathen lands, your songs employ,

Raise the theme of holy joy;
All the earth His grace record,

Hail the glory of the LORD.
4 Raise your joyful anthems high,

With hosannahs fill the sky;
Trumpets, cornets, harps combine,

Melody of psalms divine.
5 Let the sea's majestic roar

Sound His praise from shore to shore;
Hills exult, and floods proclaim

Great Jehovah's glorious name.
6 Lo, from heav'n behold Him come,

Hear, 0 earth, the solemn doom:
Lo, He comes the world to bless,
Full of peace and righteousness.

PSALM 98. II. Metre. (c.m.) 1 SING to the Lord a new-made song,

Who wondrous things hath done: With His right hand, and holy arm,

The conquest he hath won. 2 The LORD, has thro' th' astonish'd world

Display'd His saving might;

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