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7 Let thy Almighty Work appear,
With Pow'r and Evidence divine;
Continued to their Children fine. 8 Thy glorious Image fair imprest,
Let all our Hearts and Lives declare ;
PSA L M XCI.
I OW bleft the Man, how safe from
Who to his SAVIOur flies! [Harm, And on his Truth and mighty Arm
Alone for Help relies ! 2 He from the Fowler's fecret Snare
Thy trembling Feet shall guide ; And shield from Plagues that walk the Air
With Death's gigantic Stride. 3. His overspreading Wings of Love
Shall sure Protection yield; While his eternal Truth shall prove
Thine adamantine Shield. 4 What though strange Terrors fill the Night?
Death's Shafts obscure the Day?
Shall chafe each Fear away. 5 What though fierce Plagues, through horrid
With wild Destruction reign? (Gloom, Though Thousands round Thee crowd the Ten Thousand press the Plain? [Tomb,
6 Thine Eyes shall see his vengeful Rod,
And not one Fear inoleft;
Supremely safe and blest.
7 YE Sons of Men, a feeble Race,
Expos'd to ev'ry Snare, [place, Come, make the LORD your Dwelling
And try, and trust his Care. 8 No III shall enter where
'Twill raise the Saints on high.
Your Feet in all their Ways ;
And guard your happy Days. 10 Their Hands shall bear you left you fall
And dash against the Stones :
And sent t'attend his Sons ? 11 Adders and Lions
Puts him beneath your Feet.
“I'll save them, (faith the LORD)
“Destruction, and the Sword.
13 « My Grace shall answer when they call;
« In Trouble I'll be nigh :
« And raise them when they die.
“ I'll honour them in Heav'n; [known, « There
Salvation shall be shown, " And endless Life be giv’n.”
E that hath made his Refuge God,
Shall find a most secure Abode Shall walk all Day beneath his Shade,
And there at Night shall rest his Head. 2 Then will I say, “ My God, thy Pow'r
" Shall be my Fortress and my Tow'r; “ I, that am forri'd of feeble Dust,
“ Make thine Almighty Arm my Trust.” 3 Thrice happy Man! Thy Maker's Care
Shall keep thee from the Fowler's Snarc,
Unguarded Souls a thousand Ways. 4. Just as a Hen protects her Brood'
From Birds of Prey that seek their Blood
Makes his own Arm his People's Guard. 5 If burning Beams of Noon conspire
To dart a pestilential Fire,
6 If Vapours with malignant Breath
Rise thick, and scatter Midnight-Death,
pure, if Ifrael's God be there.
PART II. 7 THOUGH Thousands by thy Side are slain,
And Myriads round Thee press the Plain,
Nor wound whom God has bid to spare. 8 And since thy Heart (to God resign'd)
In Him its Refuge boasts to find;
Nor enter thy protected Gate. 9 While round thee plac'd, th’Angelic-Train
Thy Steps with tend'rest Care sustain,
Norstrike thy Footagainst a Stone. [known, 10 Go, fearless on the Dragon tread,
And press the proftrate Lion's Head :
Lodge half the Poison of the Plains. 11 Thus faith the LORD, « Thy filial Love
“I mark, and all thy Acts approve :
« Bow to thy Fray'r my willing Ear. 12 « Thy Fears avert, thy Griefs attend, “(Thy God; thy GUARDIAN, and thy
FRIEND) " Thy Years prolong; and to thy Heart «. My health-dispensing Grace impart.
PSA L M XCII. Metre i.
Thou by whom we live and move ;
And give Thanks in grateful Verse.
When Devotion fills the Breast;
3. From thy Works our Joys arises,
O Thou only good and wise !
PSA L M XCII.
To praise thy Name, give Thanks and To thew thiy Love lyy Morning-Lighty [ling;. And talk of all thy Truth at Night.