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wrong; 6. The man that does my prophets harm,

“ Shall know their God is strong.” & Then let the world forbear its rage,

Nor put the church in fear: Isra'l must live thro' ev'ry age,

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9 When Pharaoh dar'd to vex the saints,

And thus provok'd their God, Moses was sent at their complaints,

Arm’d with his dreadful rod.
10 He call'd for darkness, darkness came

Like an o'erwhelming flood;
He turn'd each lake and ev'ry Atream

To lakes and Itreams of blood.
11 He gave the siga, and noisome flies

Thro' the whole country spread;
And frogs, in croaking armies, rise

About the monarch's bed.
12 Thro' fields, and towns, and palaces,

The ten-fold veng'ance few :
Locults in swarms devour'd their trees,

And hail their cattle New.
13 Then by an angel's midnight stroke,

The flower of Egypt dy'd;
The strength of ev'ry house was broke,

Their glory and their pride.
14 Now let the world forbear its rage,
Nor put the church in fear.

Isra'l must live thro' ev'ry age,
And be thAlmighty's care.

PAUSE JI. 15 Thus were the tribes from bondage brought,

And left the hated ground;
Each fome Egyptian spoils had got,

And not one feeble fouad.
16 The Lord himself chose out their way,

And mark'd their jouroies right, Gave them a leading cloud by day,

A fiery guide by night.
17 They thirst; and waters from the rock

In rich abundance flow,
And following still the courfe they took

Ran all the defart thro'.
18 O wondrous stream! O bleffed type-

Of ever flowing grace!
So Christ our rock maintains our life

Thro' all this wilderness.
19 Thus guarded by th’Almighty's hand,

The chosen tribes poffe ft
Canaan the rich, the promis'd-land,

And there enjoy'd their rest.
20 Then let the world forbear its rage,

The church renounce her fear : Ifra'l must live thro' ev'ry age,

And be th Almighty's care.

PSALM CVI. 1-5. First part:

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Praise to God; or, Cornmunion with Saints.

O God the great, the ever blest,

Let longs of honour be addrest:

His mercy firm for ever stands;

Give him the thanks his love demands. 2 Who knows the wonders of thy ways?

Who shall fulfil thy boundless praise?
Blest are the fouls that fear thee ftill,

And pay their duty to thy will. 3 Remember what'thy mercy did

For Jacob's race, thy chosen feed;
And with the fame salvation bless

The meanest fippliaat of thy grace, 4 O may I see thy tribes rejoice,

And aid their triumphs with my voice!
This is my glory, Lord, to be
Join’d to thy faiats, and near to thee.

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G How fickle are our ways!

PSALM CVI. Second Part. 7,8,12-14,43-48. Israel punished and pardoned; or, God's unchangeable

love. OD of eternal love,

How fickle are our ways!
And yet how oft did Ifra'l prove

Thy constancy of grace!
2 They faw thy wonders wrought,

And then thy praise they fupg;
But soon thy works of pow'r forgot,
And murmur'd with their.

tongue. 3 Now they believe his word,

While rocks with rivers flow;
Now with their luft provoke the Lord,

And he reduc'd them low.
4 Yet when they mourn'd their faults,

He hearkeo'd to their groans,

Brought his own cov’nant to his thoughts,

And call'd them still his fons. 5 Their names were in his book,

He fav'd them from their foes: Oft he chastis'd, but ne'er forsook

The people that he chose. 6 Let Isra'l bless the Lord,

Who lov'd their antient race; And Christians join the folemn word

Amen to all the praise.

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PSALM CVII. First Part. Ifrael led to Cannan, and Christians to heaven.

IVE thanks to God; he reigos above,

Kind are his thoughts, his name is love; His mercy ages past have known,

And ages long to come, shall own. 2 Let the redeemed of the Lord

The wonders of his grace record;
Isra'l the nation whom he chose,

And rescu'd from their mighty foes.
3 [When God's almighty arm had broke

Their fetters and th' Egyptian yoke,
They trac'd the defart, wand'ring round

A wild and folitary ground.
4 There they could find do leading road,

Nor city for a fix'd abode; • Nor food por fountain to assuage

Their burning thirst, or hungers rage.] s In their distress to God they. cry'd,

God was their Saviour and their guide;
He led their march far wand'ring round,
'Twas the right path to Canaan's ground,

6 Thus when our first release we gaia

From fin's old yoke, and Satan's chain,
We have this desart' world to pass,

A dang’rous and a tiresome place,
7 He feeds and clothes us all the way,

He guides our footsteps left we stray,
He guards us with a pow'rful hand,

And brings us to the heav'nly land. 8 O let the faints with joy record !

The truth and goodness of the Lord !
How
great

his works! how kind his ways !! Let ev'ry tongue pronounce his praise.

PSALM CVII. Second Part.
Correction for fin, and release by prayer.
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age to his

name,
God and his grace are still the same;
He fills the hungry soul with food,

And feeds the poor with ev'ry good. 2 But if their hearts rebel and rife

Against the God that rules the skies,
If they reject kis heav'nly word,

And Night the counsels of the Lord.
3 He'll bring their spirits to the ground,

And no deliv'rer shall be found;
Laden with grief

chey waste their breath In darkness and the shades of death. 4 Then to the Lord they raise their cries,

He makes the dawning light arise,
And scatters all that dismal shade,

That hung so heavy round their head, 5 He cuts the bars of brass in two,

And lets the smiling pris’ner thro',

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