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5 Again thou send'st thy spirit forth,
Inspiring vital energies;
Joyous, her new creation sees.
Firm fix'd thy providential care;
PSALM 84. II. 3.
From the civ. Psalm of David. 1 HOW manifold thy works, O LORD,
In'wisdom, power, and goodness wrought! The earth is with thy riches stored,
And ocean with thy wonders fraught: Unfathom'd caves beneath the deep
For thee their hidden treasures keep. 2 By thee alone the living live,
Hide but thy face, their comforts fly;
Take thou away their breath, they die;
And life renews the gladden'd earth. 3 Joy in his works Jehovah takes,
Yet to destruction they return;
Touches the mountains, and they burn:
PSALM 85. C. M. .
From the cv. Psalm of David.
Invoke his sacred Name;
His matchless deeds proclaim.
His wondrous works rehearse;
And subject of your verse.
Alone to be adored;
That humbly seek the LORD.
Devoutly still implore;
His face for ever more. 5 The wonders that his hands have wrought
Keep thankfully in mind;
PSALM 86. L. M. .
From the cvi. Psalm of David. -
The fountain of eternal love;
Has stood, and shall for ever last.
Not only vast, but numberless ?
His tribute of immortal praise ? 3 Happy are they, and only they,
Who from thy judgments never stray ;
But always practise what they know. 4 Extend to me that favor, LORD,
Thou to thy chosen dost afford; When thou return'st to set them free,
Let thy salvation visit me.
Thy saints in full prosperity ;
And count thy people's triumph mine. 6 Let Israel's God be ever bless'd,
His Name eternally confess'd ;
PART 1. III. l. i 1 MAGNIFY JEHOVAH's Name;
For his mercies ever sure, From eternity the same,
To eternity endure. 2 Let his ransom'd flock rejoice,
Gather'd out of every land, As the people of his choice,
Pluck'd from the destroyer's hand. 3 In the wilderness astray,
In the lonely waste, they roam, Hungry, fainting by the way,
Far from refuge, shelter, home: 4 To the Lord their God they cry;
He inclines a gracious ear, Sends deliv'rance from on high,
Rescues them from all their fear: ' 5 Them to pleasant lands he brings,
Where the vine and olive grow; Where, from verdant hills, the springs
Through luxuriant vallies flow.
6 O that men would praise the LORD,
For his goodness to their race;
PART II. c. M. 1 Thy wondrous power, Almighty LORD,
That rules the boist'rous sea,
Who tempt that dang’rous way, 2 At thy command the winds arise,
And swell the tow’ring waves; While they astonish'd mount the skies,
And sink in gaping graves.
Dismay'd they plunge again;
And finds his courage vain. 4 Then to the Lord they raise their cries,
He hears their loud request, He calms the fierce tempestuous skies,
And lays the floods to rest.
They see the storm allay'd:
There, let their vows be paid !
The goodness of the LORD!
His wondrous love record !
PSALM 88. c. M.
From the cvič. Psalm of David i O GOD, my heart is fully bent
To magnify thy Name; My tongue with cheerful songs of praise
Shall celebrate thy fame. 2 Awake, my lute; nor thou, my harp,
Thy warbling notes delay; Whilst I with early hymns of joy
Prevent the dawning day.
Thy wonders I will tell,
That round about us dwell;
The highest heaven transcends,
Thy faithful truth extends.
5 Be thou, O God, exalted high
Above the starry frame;
PSALM 89. II. 2.
From the cx. Psalm of David.
Sit thou in state at my right hand:
Subjected to thy just command. 2 “Thee, in thy power's triumphant day, The willing people shall obey ;
And, when thy rising beams they view, Shall all, (redeem'd from error's night) Appear more numerous and bright
Than crystal drops of morning dew." 3 The Lord hath sworn, nor sworn in vain, That, like Melchisedec's, thy reign
And priesthood shall no period see: Anointed Prince! thou, bending low, Shalt drink where darkest torrents flow, Then raise thy head in victory !
PSALM 90. L. M.
From the cxi. Psalm of David. I PRAISE ye the LORD! our God to praise My soul her utmost power shall raise ; With private friends, and in the throng
Of saints, his praise shall be my song. 2 His works, for greatness though renown'd,
His wondrous works with ease are found By those who seek for them aright,
And in the pious search delight.
And universal glory claim;
Shall to eternal ages last.
To keep his wondrous works in mind;
That good and gracious is our LORD. ' 5 His bounty, like a flowing tide,
Has all his servants' wants supplied ;
His cov'nant with our fathers sign'd. 6 Just are the dealings of his hands,
Immutable are his commands,
7 He set his saints from bondage free,
And then establish'd his decree,
Holy and rev'rend is his Name.
PSALM 91. L. M.
From the cxii. Psalm of David. 1 THAT man is bless'd who stands in awe
Of God, and loves his sacred law;
And with successive honors crown'd.
Shines brightest in affliction's night;
To some he gives, to others lends;
He saves by prudence in affairs.
PSALM 92. II. 2,
From the cxiii. Psalm of David.
His sacred Name for ever bless :
Due praise to his great Name address. 2 God through the world extends his sway; The regions of eternal day
But shadows of his glory are:
Let no created power compare.
Yet he to earth vouchsafes his care;
Companion of the greatest there.