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For thou alone dost wond'rous things.

For thou art God alone.
3 Lord, I would walk with holy feet;

Teach me thine heav'nly ways,
And my poor scatter'd thoughts unite

In God my Father's praise.
4 Great is thy mercy, and my tongue

Shall those sweet wonders tell,
How by thy grace my licking soul

Rose from the deeps of hell.

PSALM LXXXVII.

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The church the birth-place of the faints; or, Jews and Gentiles united in the Chriftian church.

OD in his earthly temple lays

Foundations for his heav'nly praife:
He likes the tents of Jacob well,

But still in Zion loves to dwell." 2 His mercy visits ev'ry house

That pay their night and morning vows;
But makes a more delightful stay

Where churches meet to praise and pray. 3 What glories were describ'd of old?

What wonders are of Zion told?
Thou city of our God below,

Thy fame shall Tyre and Egypt know 4 Egypt and Tyre, and Greek and Jew,

Shall there begin their lives anew:
Angels and med fhall join to sing

The hill where living waters spring.
5 When God makes up his last account

Of natives in his holy mount,

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Twill be an honour to appear
As one gew-born or pourish'd there!

PSALM LXXXIX. First Part, Long Metre.

The covenant made with Chrift: or, The true

David.

OR ever shall my long record

The truth and mercy of the Lord,
Mercy and truth for ever stand

Like heav'n establish'd by his hand, 2 Thus to his Son he sware, and said,

• With thee my cov'nant first is made;
“ In thee shall dying finners live,

" Glory and grace are thine to give.
3“ Be thou my prophet, thou my prielt;

“ Thy children shall be ever blest;
" Thou art my chosen King; thy throne

6. Shall Itand eterpal like my own, 4

“ There's none of all my sons above
• So much my image or my love;
« Celestial pow'rs thy subjects are,

66 Then what can earth to thee compare? 5

" David, my servant, whom I chose
“ Te guard my flock, to crush my foes,
as And rais'd him to the Jewish throne,

• Was but a shadow of my Son." 6. Now let the church rejoice and fing,

Jesus her Saviour and her King;
Angels his heav'nly wonders show,
And saints declare his works below:

My the mercies of the Lord;

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PSALM LXXXIX. First part. Common Metre.

The faithfulness of God. I

Dever-ceasing songs shall show

The mercies
And make succeeding ages know

How faithful is his word.
2 The facred truths his lips pronounce

Shall firm as heav'n endure;
And if he speak a promise once, ;

Th' eternal grace is sure.
3
How long the race of David held

The promis'd Jewich throne !
But there's a nobler cov'nant seal'd

To David's greater Son,
4 His feed for ever shall possess

A throne above the skies;
The meanest subject of his grace

Shall to that glory rife.
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Lord God of hosts, thy wondrous ways

Are fung by faints above;
And faints on earth their honours raise

To thy unchanging love.

PSALM LXXXIX. 7, &c. Second part,
The power and majesty of God; or, Reverential

worship
ITH rev'rence let the faints appear,

And bow before the Lord,
His high commands with rev'rence hear,

And tremble at his word. 2 How terrible thy glories be!

How bright thine armies shine !

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Where is the pow'r that vies with thee?

Or truth compar'd with thine?
3 The Northern pole and Southern rest

On thy fupporting hand;
Darkness and day from East to Welt

Move round at thy command.
4 Thy words the raging wind controul,

And rule the boist'rous deep;
Thou mak'st the Neeping billows roll,

The rolling billows sleep.
5 Heav'n, earth, and air, and sea are thine,

And the dark world of hell;
How did thine arm in veng’ance shine

When Egypt durst rebel!
6 Juftice and judgment are thy throne,

Yet wondrous is thy grace:
While truth and mercy join'd in one,

Invite us near thy face.

PSALM LXXXIX. 15, &c. Third Part.

A blessed gospel.
Lest are the souls that hear and know

B-thergofpel's joyful found :

Peace shall attend the path they go,

And light their steps furround. 2 Their joy shall bear their spirits up

Thro their Redeemer's name; His righteousness exalts their hope,

Nor Satan dares condemn. 3 The Lord our glory and defence

Strength and falvation gives! Ifra'l, thy King for ever reigas,

Thy God for ever lives.

PSALM LXXXIX, 19, &c. Fourth Pari.

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Christ's mediatorial kingdom; or, His divine and

human nature.
EAR what the Lord in vision said
And inade his

mercy knowo:
“ Sinners, behold, your help is laid

“ On my almighty Son."
2 Behold the man my wisdom chose

Among your mortal race;
His head my holy oil o'er flows,

The Spirit of my grace.
3 High shall he reign on David's throne,

My people's better King;
My arm shall beat his rivals down,

And still new subjects bring.
4 My truth shall guard him in his way

With mercy by his fide,
While in my name thro' earth and sea

He shall in triumph ride.
5 Me for his father and his God

He shall for ever own,
Call me his Rock, his high abode,

And I'll support my Son.
6 My firft born Son array'd in grace

At my right hand shall fit;
Beneath him angels koow their place,

And monarchs at his feet.
7 My cov'nant stands for ever fast,

My promises are strong;
Firm as the heav'ns his throne shall last,

His seed endure as long.

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