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3 “Behold the man who did pretend

“ God was his father and his friend ; “If God the blessed lov'd him so,

" Why doth he fail to help him now may 4 O harden'd people ! cruel priests !

How they stood round like savage beasts ! Like lions gaping to devour,

When God had put him in their power ! 5 They wound his heal, his hands, his feet,

Till streams of blood each other meet;
By lot his garments they divide,

And mock the pangs in which he dy'd. 6 But God his Father heard his

cry;
Rais'd from the dead, he reigns on high;
The nations learn his righteousness,
And humble finners taite his

grace.

WATT

Palm XXII. Third Part. C. M. [or

Obedience to God due from all Men,
ET all the various tribes of men

To God their homage pay
And distant nations of the earth,

One sov'reign Lord obcy. 2 'T'is his prerogative supreme

O'er subject kings to reign,
'Tis just that he should rule the world,

Who does the world sustain.
3 The rich, whom he with plenty feeds,

His goodness shall confess;
The sons of wart, whom he relieves,

Their bounteous patron bless. 4 With humble confidence to God

Let all for aid repair ;

For he who first their beings gave,

Will make them still his care.
5 Bleft time ! when all of human birth

Devoted to his name,
Shall to their heirs, his facred truth
And glorious acts proclaim.

TATE, varied. Plalm XXIII.

Common Metre. [X] God's tender Care of bis People. Tils pleased to be my guide;

HE Lord himself, the mighty Lord, The Shepherd by whose constant care

My wants are all supply'd.
2 In tender grass he makes me feed,

And gently there repose ;
Then leads me to cool thades, and where

Refrefhing water flows.
He does my wand'ring feet reclaim,

And, to his endless praise,
Instruct with humble zeal to walk

In his most righteous ways.
I'll pass the gloomy vale of death,

From fear and danger free ;
For there his aiding rod and staff

Defend and comfort me.
s With liberal and unceasing care,

He does my table spread ;
He crowns my cup with cheerful wine;

With oil anoints my head.
Since God doth thus his wond'rous love

Through all my life extend,
That life to him I will devote,
And in his temple fpend:

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Pralm XXIII. Short Metre. *

Gou's tender Care of bis People.. TH Lord my thepherd is,

I fjall be well supply'd ; Since he is mine, and I am his,

What can I want beside ? 2. He leads me to the place

Where heavenly pasture grows, Where liviog waters gently pass,

And full falvation flows. 3 If e'er I go aitray,

He doth my soul reclaim;
And guides me in his own right way,

For bis most holy name. 4 Whilst he affords his aid,

I camot yield to fear ; Tho' I thould walk through death's dark shade,

My God is with me there. 5 In sight of all my focs,

He does my table spread ;
My cup with bleflings overflows,

And joy exalts my head. 6 The bounties of his love

Shall crown my future days ; Nor from his house will I remove, Nor ceafe to speak his praife.

WA778, Pfalm XXIII. Six Line Long Metre. [X]

God our Shepherd.
"HE Lord my pasture thall prepare,

And feed me with a shepherd's care ;
His presence thall my wants fupply,
And guard me with a watchful eye :

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My noon day walks he shall attend,

And all my midnight hours defend, 2 When in the sultry glebe I faint,

Or on the thirsty mountain pant ;
To fertile vales, and dewy meads,
My weary, wandering steps he leads;
Where peaceful rivers, soft and flow,

Amid the verdant landskips fiow.
3 Though in a base and rugged way,

Through devious, lonely wilds i stray,
His bounty ihall my pains beguile,
The barren wilderness shall smile ;
With lively greens and herbage crown'd,

And streams shall murmur all around. 4 Though in the paths of death I tread,

With gloomy horrors overspread,
My ftedfast heart shall fear no ill,
For thou, O Lord, art with me still
Thy friendly staff shall give me aid,
And guide me through the dismal fhade.

Apprsou. Plaim XXIV. Common Metre. [X]

The Man whom God approves.
HIS spacious earth is all the Lord's,

The Lord's her fulness is ;
The world, and they who dwell therein,

By sovereign right are his. 2 He fix'd the land, and spread the seas,

With all which they contain; Then man in his own image formid,

O'er all these works to reign, 3 But for himself, this Lord of all

One chosen feat design'd. :

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O who shall to that facred hill

Defir'd admittance find? 4 The man whose hands and heart are pure,

Whose thoughts from pride are free' ; Who honest poverty prefers

To gainful perjury. $ This is the man on whom the Lord

Shall shower his bletings down; Whom God his Saviour thall be pleas'd

With righteousness to crown. 6 Such is the character of those

Who seek the face of God; Whose happy feet shall stand within The place of his abode.

Tate, yaricd

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Psalm XXIV, Long Metre. [X] Heaven tbe Rifidence of Saints, and the Ascenson of Chrift. THIS spacious earth is all the Lord's,

And men and worms and beasts and birds; He rais’d the building on the seas,

And gave it for their dwelling place.
. But there's a brighter world on high,

Thy palace, Lord, above the sky;
Who thall ascend that bleft abode,

And dwell fo near his Maker, God ? 3 He who abhors and fears to sin,

Whose heart is pure, whose hands are clean,
Him shall the Lord, the Saviour bless,

And clothe his soul with righteousness.
A These are the men, the pious race

Who seek the God of Jacob's face
These shall enjoy the blissful sight,
Aid dwell in everlasting light.

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