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To Twill my heart prepare;
10 celebrate thy praise, O Lord,
Exalted pleasures bring;
Triumphant praise I sing.
3 All those who have his goodness prov'd
Will in his truth confide;
That on his help relied.
From Sion his abode;
Confess no other God.
ORD, who's the happy man that may
To thy blest courts repair? Not, stranger-like, to visit them,
But to inhabit there?
2 'Tis he whose ev'ry thought and deed
By rules of virtue moves; Whose gen'rous tongue disdains to speak
The thing his heart disproves.
3 Who never did a Nander forge,
His neighbour's fame to wound;
By malice whisper'd round.
Can treat with just neglect:
Has ever firmly stood;
He makes his promise good.
6 The man who by his steady course
Has happiness insur'd,
By Providence secur’d.
change of times should ever shock
For thou hast always been a rock, .
A fortress and defence to me.
my deliv’rer art, my God;
At home my fafe-guard and my tower.
Let the eternal Lord be prais'd,
The rock, on whose defence I rest:
Who me with his falvation bleit!
My Shepherd is the living Lord,
In pastures fair, near pleasant streams,
He fetteth me to feed.
2 He shall convert and glad my soul,
And bring my mind in frame; To walk in paths of righteousness,
For his most holy name.
Yet will I fear no ill;
And thou art with me still.
4 Through all my life thy favour is
So frankly shew'd to me, That in thy house for evermore
My dwelling place shall be.
RECT your heads, eternal gates:
Unfold, to entertain
With his celestial train.
2 Who is the King of glory! who?
The Lord for strength renown'd, In battle mighty, o'er his foes
Eternal Victor crown'd.
3 Erect your heads, ye gates, unfold,,
In state to entertain
With all his shining train.
4 Who is the King of glory? who?
The Lord of Hosts renown'd: Of glory he alone is King,
Who is with glory crown'd.
HY mercies and thy love,
O Lord, recall to mind; And graciously continue still,
As thou wert ever, kind.
Let all my youthful crimes
Be blotted out by thee:
think on me. 3
mercy and his truth The righteous Lord displays, In bringing wand'ring finners home,
And teaching them his ways. 4
He those in justice guides,
Who his direction seek; And in his sacred paths shall lead
The humble and the meek.
Through all the ways of God
mercy shine, To such as with religious hearts,
To his bleft will incline,
ET all the just to God with joy
For well the righteous it becomes
To fing glad fongs of praise.
2 Let harps, and pfalteries, and lutes,
In joyful concert meet;
The harmony complete.
3 For faithful is the word of God,
His works with truth abound; He justice loves; and all the earth
Is with his goodness crown’d.
4 Our souls on God with patience wait;
Our help and fhield is he;
Because we trust in thee.
5 The riches of thy mercy, Lord,
Do thou to us extend;
On thee alone depend.
HROUGH all the various scenes of life,
In trouble and in joy; The praises of my God shall still My heart and tongųe employ.