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5 Proclaim him King, pronounce him blest;
He's your defence, your joy, your rest;
Tate & BRADY.
1 LET all the just to God, with joy,
Their cheerful voices raise;
To sing glad songs of praise ; 2 For faithful is the word of God;
His works with truth abound;
Is with his goodness crowned. 3 By his almighty word, at first,
Heaven's glorious arch was reared ;
At his command appeared.
He makes in heaps to lie,
The watery treasure by,
Before him trembling stand;
'Twas fixed at his command.
Shall stand forever sure ;
To ages shall endure.
SEWALL's Coi. 55 8, 8, 6 M.
From the German.
For ye are all his own;—
Confess him Lord alone.
He wields the balanced earth; He makes the seasons duly yield; His dews refresh the grassy field,
And give its treasures birth. 3 'Tis God who swells the tender seeds, And man with strengthening bread provides,
And heart-rejoicing wine ;
Confess his power divine.
Which never shall abate;
That God is good and great ; -
The light, the fountains sweet ; Great God, if thus thy praises be, Make this devoted heart for thee A sanctuary meet.
WATTS. Works of Creation and Providence. Ps. 33. 1 REJOICE, ye righteous, in the Lord ;
This work belongs to you;
How holy, just, and true.
Let heaven and earth proclaim ;
Reveal his wondrous name.
The heavenly arches spread,
Their shining hosts were made. 4 He bade the liquid waters flow
To their appointed deep;
And their own station keep.
With fear before him stand;
And rests on his command.
Great is your theme, your songs be new; Sing of his name, his word, his ways, His works of nature and of grace,
How wise and holy, just and true.
2 Justice and truth he ever loves,
His word the heavenly arches spread ;
Were all the starry armies made.
In the vast storehouse of the deep;
His everlasting orders keep.
TATE & BRADY. Perfections and Prooidence of God. Ps. 36. 1 0 LORD, thy mercy, my sure hope,
The highest orb of heaven transcends; Thy sacred truth's unmeasured scope
Beyond the sparkling skies extends. 2 Thy justice like the hills remains;
Unfathomed depths thy judgments are ; Thy providence the world sustains;
The whole creation is thy care. 3 Since of thy goodness all partake,
With what assurance should the just Thy sheltering wings their refuge make,
And saints to thy protection trust! 4 Such guests shall to thy courts be led,
To banquet on thy love's repast, And drink, as from a fountain's head,
Of joys that shall forever last,
The Perfections and Providence of God. Ps. 36.
1 HIGH in the heavens, eternal God,
Thy goodness in full glory shines;
I'hat veils and darkens thy designs. 2 Forever firm thy justice stands,
As mountains their foundations keep;
Thy judgments are a mighty deep. 3 Thy providence is kind and large ;
Both man and beast thy bounty share ;
But saints are thy peculiar care. 4 My God, how excellent thy grace!
Whence all our hope and comfort springs; The sons of Adam, in distress,
Fly to the shadow of thy wings. 5 From the provisions of thy house
We shall be fed with sweet repast ;
And brings salvation to our taste. 6 Life, like a fountain rich and free,
Springs from the presence of my Lord, And in thy light our souls shall see
The glories promised in thy word.