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Those Gods on high, and Gods below,
When once compar'd with him. 4 Earth with its Caverns dark and deep
Lies in his spacious Hand;
Come, kneel before his Face;
Be Children of his Grace !
PSALM XCV. Fourth Verfion. WATTS.
God to be honour'd and obey'da
And Hymns of Glory sing:
The universal King.
the Seas their Bound; The wat’ry Worlds are all his own,
And all the folid Ground.
Come, bow before the Lord:
He form'd us by his Word. 4 To-day attend his voice,
Accept the proffer'd Grace;
And bow before his Face.
PSALM XCV. Fifth Version. WATTS.
A Warning to delaying Sinners.
A facred Song of folemn Praise ;
His Honors in exalted Verse. 2 Come, let our Souls address the Lord, Who fram'd our Natures with his Word;
He is our Shepherd; we the Sheep
His Mercy chose, his Pastures keep. 3 Come, let us hear his Voice To-day,
The Counsels of his Love obey;
The Sins and Plagues which Ifrael knew. #
Let us look back with holy Dread,
Nor lose the Blessing by Delay.
And march to Zion's heav'nly Gates;
PSALM XCVI. Firft Verfion. First Part. MERRICK
Praise ye the Lord.
Earth, to his Praise the Note prolong,
And Man's whole Race his Wonders own. 2 Great is the Lord, and great his Praise:
What God like him our Fear can raise?
Created first, and then ador'd. 3
Creation him its Lord avow'd,
With fadeless Splendor grace his Shrine. 4 Let ev'ry People, ev'ry Tribe,
Pow'r, Glory, Strength, to him ascribe :
Bless, bless his Name; from Day to Day 5
Let his Salvation prompt the Lay,
6 Before the Beauty of his Shrine,
Ye Saints, in low Proftration join :
PSALM XCVI. Firft Version. Second Part.
God the supreme Judge. '07
Tell to all whom Earth sustains,
O tell them, that Jehovah reigns,
Shall hear from him th' unerring Doom.
And, Partner in the sacred Mirth,
And thunder to the distant Skies.
While in his Praise the Woods their Voice
The Presence of th' approaching God. 4 He comes, in awful Pomp array'd,
He comes, to judge the World' he made.
God the fovereign Ruler and Judge.
Let Earth in one affembled Throng,
Who hath the World with Blessings crown’d:
His Wonders to the Universe.
To him alone let Anthems rise:
In vain pretend to fou'reign Pow'r:
He only rules who made the Skies : With Majefty and Honor crown'd,
Beauty and Strength his Throne furround. 3 Proclaim aloud, “ Jehovah reigns, “ Whofe Pow'r the Universe sustains,
“ And banish'd Justice will restore ;" Let therefore Heav'n new Joys confefs, And heav'nly Mirth let Earth express;
Its loud Applause the Ocean roar. Its mute Inhabitants rejoice,
And for this Triumph find a Voice. 4 For Joy let fertile Valleys fing, And chearful Groves their Tribute bring:
Let ev'ry human Voice awake, The Lord's Approach to celebrate, Who will appear in awful State,
And thro' the Earth His Circuit take; From Heav'n to judge the World will come, With Justice to reward or doom.
PSALM XCVI. Third Version. WATTS.
Chrift's first and fecond. Appearante.
Ye Tribes of ev'ry Tongue;
A new and nobler Song.
God's best beloved Sön;
And Grace furrounds his Throne. 3 Let Heav'n proclaim the joyful Day,
Joy thro' the Earth be seen ; Let Cities 'fhine in bright Array,
And Fields in chearful Green. 4 Let an unusual Joy surprise
The Islands of the Sea :
Prepare the Lord his Way,
5 Behold he comes, he comes to bless
The Nations from their God;
And send his Truth abroad.
And bid the World draw near, How will the guilty Nations dread
To see their Judge appear!]
PSALM XCVI. Fourth Version. Watts.
Univerfal Praise to God.
the choicest Psalm of Praisex
And all his saving Works proclaim.
Repeat his Mercies in your Song. }
In Britain is Jehovah known:
Our Maķer is our God alone.
Mercy and Truth are all his Ways. ]
And reigns complete in Glory there :
His Temple, how divinely fair !
Repeat his Mercies in your Song.]
And barb'rous Nations fear his Name;