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-" Call upon me in the time of trouble, so I will “ hear thee, and thou shalt glorify me,” May he: get himself glory from us this day.
1. strength that does our foes withstand, 1 O Lord, doth come from thee, Thou art, O God, my help at hand an high tow'r unto me.
shall me with good prevent, My God on those who envy me fhall shew me his intent.
at morn thy mercy praise,
fing praises unto thee, . For God is my defence, a God
of mercy unto me.
This is a prayer made in faith. It was heard, and an
swered. In every distress we should take the same method. We thould flee to God for refuge, and we should always find him a very present help. His promises in Christ cannot fail. What he hath fpoken in his holiness, he will infallibly fulfill : And we put honor upon his word, when we so rely upon it as to triumph, because of its truth. May we fing in this faith, not doubting but it shall be done unto us according to what our God hath promised.
.I. TO such, O Lord, as fear thy name,
a banner thou dost shew,
deliver'd be from thrall,
from them who us disdain,
to take great chings in hand ;
all those who us withstand.
This psalm treats of the sufferings of Christ, and of the
glory which should follow, by the spreading of his gospel, and by the setting up of his kingdom in the hearts of his willing people. Every circumstance here mentioned has had its accomplishment in the person of Christ, as the new testament has infallibly proved, and the rest is receiving its accomplishment in the preaching of the gospel, and thereby bringing
finners to believe in a crucified Jesus. Whoever has found redemption in the blood of the
lamb will this day adore and bless him. Here is the subject of the day indited by the holy Spirit in proper words, Faith in Jesus will enable us to apply them, and lead us to adore, with all his redeemed in earth and heaven, him that loved us and washed us from our fins in his own blood, and hath made us kings and priefts to God and the Father: to him be glory for ever and ever. Amen-let every creature fay, Amen.
yet am not heard by thee, And in the season of the night I cannot silent be.
shoot out the lip do they,
would free him by his might,
in this my present grief,
my succor and relief.
Y garments they divided have
in parts among them all,
from me at my great need,
to help me, Lord, make speed,
Then shall I to my brethren all
thy majesty record, And in the church shall praise the name
of thee the living Lord.
W ITHIN the congregation great
my praise shall be of thee, My vows before them who him fear shall be perform’d by me.
i II. The meek shall eat and shall be fill'de
they also praise shall give
the Lord, and feek, his grace; The heathen folk shall worship all
before his glorious face.
The kingdom of the heathen folk
the Lord fhall have therefore, And he shall be their governor
and king for evermore