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When floods of huge temptations roll,

There shall they find a blest retreat. 4 How fafe beneath thy wings I lye,

When days grow dark, and storms appear:
And when I walk, thy watchful eye
Shall guide me safe from ev'ry soare.


PSALM XXXIII. First Part. Com. Metre

Works of Creation and Providence,

Rejoice, we righteous in the Lord,

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Sing of his name, his ways, his word,

How holy, just and true!
2 His mercy and his righteousnefs

Let heav'n and earth proclaim; His works of nature and of grace

Reveal his wond'rous name.
His wisdom and almighty word

The heav'nly arches spread;
And by the Spirit of the Lord

Their shining hosts were made. 4 Hè bid the liquid waters flow

To their appointed deep;
The flowing feas their limits know,

And their own station keep.
5 Ye tenants of the spacious earth,

With fear before him stand;
He spake, and nature took its birth,

And rests on his command,
6 He scorns the angry nations rage,

And breaks their vain designs;
His counsels stand thro' ev'ry age,

Aad in full glory shines.

PSALM XXXIII. Second Part. Com. Metre.

Creatures vain, and God all sufficient.
LEST is the nation where the Lord


Where he reveals his heav'nly word,

And calls their tribes his own; 2 His eye with infinite survey

Does the whole world behold; He form'd us all of equal clay,

And knows our feeble mould. • 3 Kings are not rescu'd by the force Of armies from the

grave: Nor speed nor courage of an horse

Can the bold rider save. 4 Vain is the strength of beasts or men,

To hope for safety thence; But holy fouls from God obtain

A strong and fure defence. 5 God is their fear, and God their trust,

When plagues or famine spread; His watchful eye secures the just

Among ten thousand dead.
6 Lord, let our hearts in thee rejoice,

And bless us from thy throne;
For we have made thy word our choice,

And trust thy grace alone.

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PSALM XXXIII. As the 113th Pfal. First Parts

Works of Creation and Providence.
E holy fouls, in God rejoice,

Your Maker's praife becomes your voice, Great is your theme, your songs be new; Siog of his name, his word, his ways,


His works of nature and of grace,

How wise and holy, just and true ! 2 Justice and truth he ever loves, And the whole earth his goodness proves,

His word the heav'nly arches spread; How wide they shine from north to south! And by the spirit of his mouth

Were all the starry armies made.
3 He gathers the wide flowing feas,
Those watry treasures know their place,

In the vart lore-house of the deep:
He spake, and gave all nature birth,
And fires, and seas, and heav'n, and earth,

His everlasting orders keep. 4 Let mortals tremble and adore A God of such refiftless pow'r,

Nor dare iodulge their feeble rage:
Vain are your thoughts, and weak your hands,
But his eternal counsel stands,

And rules the world from age to age. PSALMXXXIII. Asthe 113th Pfal. Second Part.

Creatures vain, and God all suficient.


O Heppy nation where the Lord

Reveals the treasure of his word,
And builds his church, his earthly chrone !
His eye the heathen world surveys
He form'd their hearts, he knows their ways,

But God their Maker is unknown.
2 Let Kings rely upon their hoft,
And of his strength the champion boast;

In vain they boast, in vaio rely;
In vain we trust the brutal force,
Or speed, or courage of a horse,

To guard his rider or to fly.

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3 The eye of thy compassion, Lord,
Doth more fecure defence afford

When death or dangers threatoing stand:
Thy watchful eye preserves the just,
Who make thy name their fear and trust,

When wars or famive waste the land,
4 In sickness or the bloody field,
Thou our Physician, thou our Shield.

Send us falvation from thy throne; We wait to see thy goodnefs shine; Let us rejoice in help divine,

For all our hope is God alone.

PSALM XXXIV. First Part. Long Metre.
God's Care of the Saints : or, Deliverance by Prayer.


'L Thy praise Thall

dwell upon my tongue :

My soul shall glory in thy grace,

While faints rejoice to hear the song. 2 Come, magnify the Lord with me,

Come, let us all exalt his name;
I sought th' eternal God, and he

Has not expos'd my hope to shame.
3 I told him all my secret grief,
My secret groaning reach'd his ears ;

gave my inward pains relief,
And calm’d the tumult of my fears.
4 To him the poor lift up their eyes,
Their faces feel the heav'nly shine;
A beam of mercy from the skies
Fills them with light and joy divine.
$ His holy angels pitch their tents
Around the men that serve the Lord;

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O fear and love him, all his faiats,

Taste of his grace, and trust his word.
6 The wild young lions pinch’d with paix

And hunger roar, thro' all the wood;
But none shall seek the Lord in vain,
Nor want supplies of real good.

PSALM XXXIV. 11, -22. Second Part.

Long Metre.

Religious Education ; or, Instructions of Piety. I

(Hildren in years and knowlege young,

Your parents hope, your parents joy,
Attend the counsels of my tongue,

Let pious thoughts your minds employ. 2 If you desire a length of days,

And peace to crown your mortal state
Restrain your feet from impious ways,

Your lips from Nander and deceit. 3 The eyes of God regard his faints,

His ears are open to their cries;
He sees his frowning face against

The fons of violence and lies.
4 To humble fouls and broken hearts

God with his grace is ever nigh;
Pardon and hope his love imparts

When men in deep contrition lye.
5 He tells their tears, he counts their groans,

His Son redeems their souls from death;
His Spirit heals their broken bones,
They in his praise employ their breath,

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