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PSALM XXV. 15--22. Third part. Distress of foul: or, Backsliding and defertion,

INE eyes and my desire

Are ever to the Lord;
I love to plead his promises,

And rest upon his word.
2 Turn, turn thee to my soul,

Bring thy salvation near;
When will thy hand release my feet

Out of the deadly soare?
3 When shall the sov'reigo grace

Of my forgiving God,
Restore me from those dangerous ways.

My wand'ring feet have trud! 4 The tumult of my thoughts

Doth but enlarge my woe; My spirit languishes, my heart

Is desolate and low. 5 With every morning light

My sorrow new begins; Look on my anguish and my pain;

And pardon all my sins.

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PAUSE. 6 Behold the hosts of hell,

How cruel is their hate? Against my life they rise and join

Their fury with deceit. 7 O keep my soul from death,

Nor put my hope to fame.

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For I have plac'd my only trust

In my Redeemer's name.
8 With humble faith I wait

To see thy face again;
Of Ifra'l it shall ne'er be said,
He fought the Lord in vain.

PSALM XXVI.
Self examination : or, Evidences of grace.
ÚDGE me, O Lord, and prove my ways,

And try my reins, and try my heart;
My faith upon thy promile stays,
Nor from thy law my feet depart.
2 I hate to walk, I hate to fit
With men of vanity and lies :
The scoffer and the hypocrite

Are the abhorrence of mine eyes. 3 Amongst thy faints will I appear,

With hands well wash'd in innocence;
But when I stand before thy bar,
The blood of Christ is my

defence. 4 I love thy habitation, Lord,

The temple where thine honours dweil;
There shall I hear thy holy word,

And there thy works of wonders tell.. 5 Let not my soul be join'd at last

With men of treachery and blood,
Since I my days on earth have past
Among the saints, and near my God.
PSALM XXVII. 1-6. First part.

The church is our delight and safety.
HE Lord of glory is my light,
And my salvation too;

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God is my strength; nór will I fear

What all my foes can do.
2 One privilege my heart desires;

O grant me an abode
Among the churches of thy faints,

The temples of my God!
3 There shall I offer my requests,

And lee thy beauty fill; Shall hear thy messages of love,

And there enquire thy will. 4 When troubles rise, and storms appear,

There may his children hide; God has a fuong pavilion, where

He makes my foul abide. 5 Now shall my head be lifted high

Above my foes around, And Songs of joy and victory

Within thy temple found.

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PSALM XXVII. 8, 9, 13, 14. Second part,

Prayer and hope.
"OON as I heard my Father say,

“ Ye children, seek my grace," My heart reply'd without delay,

“ I'll seek my Father's face.” 2 Let not thy face be hid from me,

Nor frown my soul away; God of my life, I fly to thee

In a distressing day.
3 Should friends and kindred near and dear

Leave me to want or die,
My God would make my life his care;

And all my need supply.

4 My fainting flesh had dy'd with grief,

Had not my soul believ'd,
To see thy grace provide relief,

Nor was my hope deceiv'd.
5 Wait on the Lord, ye trembling saints,

And keep your courage up;
He'll raile your spirit when it faiats,

And far exceed your hope.

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PSA L M XXIX.

Storm and thunder.
IVE to the Lord, ye fons of fame,

Give to the Lord renown and pow'r, Ascribe due honours to his name,

And his eternal might adore. 2 The Lord proclaims his pow'r aloud.

Over the ocean and the land; * His voice divides the wat'ry cloud,

And lightnings blaze at his command.
3 He speaks, and tempeft, hail and wind,

Lay the wide forest bare around;
The fearful hart, and frighted hind,

Leap at the terror of the sound, 4 To Lebanon he turns his voice,

And lo, the stately cedars break;
The mountains tremble at the noise,
The vallies roar, the defarts quake.
5 The Lord fits fov'reign on the food,
The Thund'rer reigns for ever king;
But makes his church his blest abode,

Where we his awful glories sing.
6 In gentler language there the Lord

The counfels of his grace iinparts:

Amidst the raging storm his word
Speaks peace and courage to our hearts,

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PSALM XXX. First part.
Sickness healed, and forrow removed.
WILL extol thee, Lord, on high,

At thy command diseales fly;
Who but a God cao speak and save

From the dark borders of the grave?
2 Sing to the Lord, ye faints of his,

And tell how large his goodness is;
Let all your pow'rs rejoice and bless,

While you record his holiness.
3 His anger but a moment stays;

His love is life and length of days:
Tho' grief and tears the night employ,
The morning ítar restores the joy.
PSALM XXX. Ver. 6. Second part:

Health, sickness, and recovery.
VIRM was my health, my day was bright,

And I presum'd 'twould ne'er be night;
Fondly I said within my heart,

“ Pleasure and peace shall ne'er depart.”
2 But I forgot thine arm was strong,

Which made my mountain stand lo long;
Soon as thy face began to hide,

My health was gone, my comforts dy'd.
3 I cry'd aloud to thee, my God;
“ What canst thou profit by my blood?

Deep in the dust can I declare
“ Thý truth, or sing thy goodness there?

« Hear me, O God of grace, I said,
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“And bring me from among the dead:

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