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And earth, and seas, with all their train ; His truth for ever stands secure; He saves the opprest, He feeds the poor.
And none shall find His promise vain. 3 The Lord pours eye-sight on the blind; The Lord supports the fainting mind;
He sends the labouring conscience peace; He helps the stranger in distress, The widow, and the fatherless,
And grants the prisoner sweet release. 4 I'll praise Him while He lends me breath; And when my voice is lost in death,
Praise shall employ my nobler powers; My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last,
Or immortality endures,
WATTS PRAUSE ye the Lord! 'tis good to raise
Your hearts and voices in His praise; His nature and His works invite
To make this duty our delight. 2 He formed the stars, those heavenly flames;
He counts their numbers, calls their names; His wisdom's vast, and knows no bound,
A deep where all our thoughts are drowned. 3 Sing to the Lord; exalt Him high, Who spreads His clouds around the sky: There He prepares the fruitful rain, Nor lets the drops descend in vain. 4. He makes the grass the hills adorn, And clothes the smiling fields with corn; The beasts with food His hands supply,
And the young rávens when they cry. 5 What is the creature's skill or force ?
The sprightly man, or warlike horse?
2 By His mighty fiat made,
Heaven confessed the sovereign Lord;
Sprang from nothing at His word.
Drawn into a hanging heap;
Treasures up the boundless deep. 3 HIM let all the nations fear,
Him let all the world obey,
Humbly own His awful sway.
He the earth's foundations laid,
God sustains the world He made. 4 Lo! the Lord's all-seeing eye
Watches over them for good,
Trust Him both for life and food:
He in death sustains His owi,
Hangs for help on Him alone. 96
Our Father, God, and King! Thy sovereign goodness we record,
Thy glorious power we sing. 2 By Thee the victory is given; The majesty divine,
[heaven, And strength, and might, and earth, and
And all therein, are l'hine. 3 The kingdom, Lord, is Thine alone,
Who dost Thy right maintain, And, high on Thine eternal throne,
O'er men and angels reign. .
J. WE ZLEY.
Thee to perfection who can know?
Thy countless attributes to show ? 2 Unfathomable depths Thou art !
O plunge me in Thy mercy's sea;
By faith before my ravished eye,
O'erpowered I sink, I faint, I die.)
Greatness, whose undiminished ray,
When earth and heaven are fled away 6 Unchangeable, all-perfect Lord,
Essential life's unbounded sea,
It lives, and moves, and is from Thee! 7 Thy parent-hand, Thy forming skill,
Firm fixed this universal chain;
Had held his unmolested reign.
Or shuns or meets the wandering thought,
By Thee was to perfection brought!