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To Twill my heart prepare;

10 celebrate thy praise, O Lord,
I will


To all the listning world thy works
Thy wond'rous

works declare.
2 The thought of them shall to my soul

Exalted pleasures bring;
Whilft to thy' name, O thou most high!

Triumphant praise I sing.

3 All those who have his goodness prov'd

Will in his truth confide;
Whofe mercy ne'er forsook the man,

That on his help relied.
4 Sing praises therefore to the Lord,

From Sion his abode;
Proclaim his deeds, till all the world

Confess no other God.

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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;
Or hearken to a false report,

By malice whisper'd round.
4 Who vice, in all its pomp and power,

Can treat with just neglect:
And piety though cloth'd in rags,

Religioufly respect
5 Who to his plighted vows and trust

Has ever firmly stood;
And though he promise to his loss,

He makes his promise good.

6 The man who by his steady course

Has happiness insur'd,
When earth's foundation shakes, shall stand,

By Providence secur’d.

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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;
My trust is in thy mighty power:
Thou art my shield from foes abroad,

At home my fafe-guard and my tower.


Let the eternal Lord be prais'd,

The rock, on whose defence I rest:
O’er highest heav'ns his name be rais’d,

Who me with his falvation bleit!

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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.
3 Yea, though I walk in vale of death,

Yet will I fear no ill;
Thy rod and staff do comfort me,

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.

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RECT your heads, eternal gates:

Unfold, to entertain
The King of glory: see! He comes

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

3 Erect your heads, ye gates, unfold,,

In state to entertain
The King of glory: see! He comes

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.

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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:
And, for thy wond'rous goodness fake,


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
Both truth and

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;
And new-made songs of loud applause

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;
Then, Lord, let ftill our hearts rejoice,

Because we trust in thee.

5 The riches of thy mercy, Lord,

Do thou to us extend;
Since we, for all we want or wish,

On thee alone depend.

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HROUGH all the various scenes of life,

In trouble and in joy; The praises of my God shall still My heart and tongųe employ.

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