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6 Let malice vent her rage aloud,
Let bold blafphemers scoff;
And cut the singers off.
PSA L M XCV. Common Metre.
A psalm before prayer.
ING to the Lord Jehovah's name,
Sladdin his hrength rejoice
When his falvation is our theme,
Exalted be our voice.
And pfalms of honour fing;
The whole creation's king.
How mean their natures seem,
When once compar'd with him.
Lies in his fpacious hand;
And where the hills must land.
Come, kneel before his face:
Be children of his grace!
And waits for your requeft;
4. Ye shall not see my rest."
PSALM XCV. Short Metre.
A psalm before formon.
And hymos of glory sing:
The universal king. 2 He form’d the deeps unknown;
He gave the feas their bound;
And all the solid ground.
Come, bow before the Lord:
He form'd us by his word. 4 To-day attend his voice,
Nor dare provoke his rod; Come, like the people of his choice, And own your gracious God.
your ears refuse
That unbelieving race.
Will lift his hand, and swear,
" Shall have no portion there.
5 But if
PSALM XCV. 1, 2, 3, 6-11. Long Metre,
OME, let our voices join to raise
God is a fov'reign king: rehearse
His honours in exalted verse.
Who fram'd our natures with his word;
His mercy chose, his pastures keep. 3 Come let us hear his voice to day,
The counsels of his love obey;
The fins and plagues that Ifrael koew 4 fra'l, that saw his works of grace,
Yet tempt their Maker to his face;
That tir'd the patience of their God. 5 Thus faith the Lord, " How false they prove!
“ Forget my pow'r; abuse my love;
« Their feet shall never enter there.
And view those antient rebels dead;
Nor lofe the blessing by delay.
And march to Zion's heav'nly gates;
PSALM XCVI 1, 10, &c. Common Metre:
first and second coming. ING to the Lord, ye distant lands,
Ye tribes of ev'ry tongue; His new discover'd
grace demands A new and nobler song,
2 Say to the nations, Jefus reigns,
God's own almighty Son;
And grace furrounds his throne. 3 Let beav'n proclaim the joyful day,
Joy thro' the earth be seen;
And fields in chearful green. 4 Let an unusual joy surprise
The islands of the sea:
Prepare the Lord his way.
The nations as their God;
And send his truth abroad.
And bid the world draw near,
To see their Judge appear?
PSALM XCVI. As the 13th Pfalm.
The God of the Gentiles.
To sing the choicest palm of praise,
And all his faving works proclaim. 2 The heathens know thy glory, Lord; The wond'ring nations read thy word,
lo Britain is Jehovah known;
Our worship shall no more be paid
Our maker is our God alone.
And reigos complete in glory there:
His temple how divinely fair!
And barb'rous nations fear his name !
And in his courts his grace proclaim.
PSALM XCVII. 1-5. First Part.
Christ reigning in heaven, and coming to Judgment, He reise him in evangelic strains:
E reigns; the Lord, the Saviour reigns ! Let the whole earth in fongs rejoice,
And diftant islands join their voice. 2 Deep are his counsels and unknown;
But grace and truth support his throne.
Justice is their eternal ground.
Shakes the wide earth, and cleaves the tombs;
The mountains melt, the teas retire. 4 His enemics with fore dismay,
Fly from the fight, and thus the day;