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Let not the wonders he hath wro't,

Be lost in silence and forgot.
3 The vices of the mind he heals,

And cures the pains that nature feels ;
Redeems the soul from guilt, and saves

Our wasting life from threat'ning graves.
4 Our youth decay'd, his power repairs,
His mercy crowns our growing years ;
He satisfies our mouth with good,

And fills our souls with heavenly food.
5 He sees the oppressor and the oppreft,
And often gives the sufferers telt;
But will his justice more display

In the last, great decisive day.
6 His power he show'd by Moses' hands,

And gave to Ifrael his commands;
But made his truth and mercy known
To all the nations by his Son.

WATTS.

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Plalm CIII. Second Part. S. M. [*]

Divine Mercy in the mid of Fudgment.
Y soul, repeat his praise,

Whole mercies fo
Whose anger is so flow to rise,

So ready to abate.
2 God will not always chide;

And when his wrath is felt;
His strokes are fewer than our crimes,

And lighter than our guilt.
3 High as the heavens are rais'd

Above the ground we tread ; So far the riches of his grace

Our highelt thoughts exceedo

4 4. His grace subdues our sins;

And his forgiving love
Far as the east is from the west,

Doth all our guilt remove. 5 The pity of the Lord

To those who fear his name, Is such as tender parents

feel; He knows our feeble frame. 6 Our days are as the grass,

Or like the morning flower; When blasting winds spread o'er the field,

It withers in an hour. 7 But thy compaflion, Lord,

Through ages shall endure ; And children's children ever sind Thy words of promise sure.

WATTS.

Plalm CIII. Third Part. C. M. [b

God's ter der Regard to human Weakness.

proclaim

And make that power our trust; Which rais'd at first this curious frame,

From mean and lifeless dust. 2 By dust supported still it stands,

Prepar’d in various forms ;
And wrought by thy creating hands,

To nourish mortal worns.
3 A while these frail machines endure ;

The fabric of a day !
Then lose their animating power ;

And moulder back to clay. 4 Yet frail and feeble as we are,

This thought is our repose,

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That he who first our frame did rear,

Its various weakness knows. 5 He views us with a pitying eye,

While struggling with our load ; In pains and dangers he is nigh,

Our Father and our God. 6 Gently supported by his love,

We tend to realms of peace; Where ev'ry pain shall far remove, And ev'ry frailty cease.

DODDRIDGE.

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Psalm CIII. Fourth Part. C. M. [x]

Angelic Praife.
HOU,Lord, in heav'n hast plac'd thythroneg

Thy kingdom wide extends ;
Thy vast dominion shall be known

• To earth's remotest ends.
2 Ye angels, who excel in might;

And wait to do his will,
Bless him, whose work is your delight,

Whose pleasure ye fulfil.
3 Ye feraphs, who with joy obey

The orders of your King,
Attend his churches when they pray,

And join the praise they fing.
4 Whilst all his works his praise proclaim,

O let my heart and tongue Join with the universal frame, In this eternal song,

Partly from WATTS N

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Pralı CIV. First Part. L. M. [X]

Divine Majesty and Goodness in Storm and Rain.
WAKE, my foul, to hymns of praise,

To God the song of triumph raise ;
Adorn’d with majesty divine,

What pomp, what glory, Lord, are thine! 2 Light forms his robe, and round his head

The heavens their ample curtain spread;
See on the wind's expanded wings

The chariot of the King of kings ! 3 Around him rang’d in awful state,

Dark silent storms attendant wait;
And thunders ready to fulfil

The mandates of his sovereign will.
4 From earth's low margin to the skies

He bids the dusky vapours rife;
Then from his magazines on high,

Commands th’ imprison’d winds to fly. 5 The lightning's pallid sheet expands,

And showers descend on furrow'd lands;
Whilst down the mountain's channel'd fide,

The torrent rolls in swelling pride. 6 Till spent its wild impetuous force,

And settled in its destin'd course,
It waters all the fruitful plains,

And life in various forms sustains.
7 Thus clouds, and storms, and fires obey

Thy wise and all-controlling sway;
And whilst thy terrors round us stand,
We see a Father's bounteous hand.

MERRICK, with Alteration and Addition

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Palm Civ. Second Part. L. M. [1]

The Scaman's Prager.
LMIGHTY Ruler of the skies,

How various are thy works ! how wise ! Thy power throughout all space extends,

Sinks through all depth, all height transcends ! 2 Not earth alone beholds her shores

Enrich'd by thy exhaustless stores ; Alike, throughout their liquid reign, The spreading seas thy gifts contain. 3 Beneath, unnumber'd fishes swarm, Of diff'rent size, of various form ; Above, the ships incumbent ride,

Borne on the bosom of the tide. 4 Here, huge Leviathan is seen

To sport the mighty waves between ;
There, icy mountains float and roll,

Driv'n from the seas beneath the pole. 5 On high, the concave we behold

In living blue, or sparkling gold;
Whilst waving azure fields around

Spread to th' horizon's utmoit bound. 6 The winds and waves obey thy will;

The needle owns tly power and skill;
And, steer'd by thy directing hand,
Our bark shall gain the wifh'd for land.

MERICK, with Alteration and Addition.

Plalm CIV. Third Part. L. M. [X or b]

Divine Providence tuzvard Man and Brall.
AST are thy works, Almighty Lord,
All nature reits upon thy word;

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