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[Oft bave our fathers told, ti.
bave often seep,
Where his own sheep have been.] 51' In ev'ry new distress
We'll to his house repair;
And seek deliv'rance there. 6 The God we worship now,
Will guide us till we die;
And ours above the sky.
443. The Excellency of Public Worship.
7s. To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in
the sanctuary.- Psalm 1xüi. 2.
Much of hear'n, and much of thee. 2 From thy gracious presence flow,
Peace and joy to heal our woe;
Warms our hearts with pure desire. . 3 Here we supplicate thy throne,
Here thou mak'st thy glories known; Here we learn thy righteous ways, Taste thy love and sing thy praise.
4 Thus with songs of sacred joy,
We our bappy lives employ;
444. Excellency of Prayer. L.M.
Ye have not, because ye ask pot. JAM. iv.
But wishes to be often there? 2 Pray'r makes the dark’ned cloud with
Brings ev'ry blessing from above. 3 Restraining pray'r, we cease to fight; Pray'r makes the Christian's, armour
The weakest saint upon his knees. 4 Have you no words? Ah! think again,
Words flow apace when you complain,
care. 5 Were half the breath thus vaialy spent,
To beav'n in supplication sent,
445. Supplies in the Wilderness. C.M. He made his own people to go forth like sheep, and
fuided them in the wilderness like a flock. PSALM WHEN Israel, by divine command,
The pathless desert trod, They found, though 'twas a barren land, 29. A sure resource in God. 2 A cloudy pillar mark'd their road,
Aud screen'd them from the beat; Froin the hard rocks the water flow'd,
And manna was their meat.
Secure from adverse pow'rs;
He is to us the same
As once he was to them. I
tá By which our way, we see;
from harm preserves us free. 16. Jesus himself becomes our food,
Our living wine and bread; ,90 And, blest with every needful good,
70 llis joy anoints our head,
7 LORD, 'tis enough, I ask no more,
These blessings are divine;
Longing for the House of God.
How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LOBD of Hosts ! &c.
PSALM lxxxiv. 1, &c.
LORD of the worlds above,
Thine earthly temples are!
God. 2 O happy souls that prayi Din
Where God appoints to hear!
Their constant service there :
That love the way to Zion's hill! 3 They go from strength to strength,
Thro this dark vale of tears,
Till each in heav'nı appears :
4 God is our sun and shield,
Our light and our defence;
We draw our blessings thence;
447. Prayer and Praise. L.M. Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion, &c.PSALÝ
Ixv. 1, &
And there perform their public vows. 2 O thou, whose mercy bends the skies
To save when humble sinners pray;
And islands of the utmost sea,
But grace shall purge away their stain;
To wash my garments white again. 4 Blest is the man whom thou shalt choose,
And give him kind access to thee,
To taste thy love divinely free. mur YO (611:46 Piese 1491mliin 4** 1738 1780