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VI.
Yes, and before we rise !

To tliat immortal state,
The thoughts of fuch amazing bliss is
Should constant joys create.

VII.
The men of grace have found

Glory begun below :
Celestial fruits, on earthly ground,
From faith and hope may grow.

VIII.
Then let our songs abound,

And ev'ry tear be dry;
We're marching thro' Immanuels, ground

To fairer worlds on high.

PSALM CXXXXIX. * Men called upon to worship GOD.

i Short Metre.

1.
OME, found his praise abroad,
W And hymns of glory sing:
JE Hovah is the sov?reign GOD,
The universal King.

- II.
He form'd the deeps unknown;

He gave the seas their bound; The wat'ry worlds are all his own,

And all the folid ground.

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III.

Come, worship at his throne,

Come bow before the LORD; We are his works, and not our own, He form'd us by his word.

IV.
To day attend his voice,

Nor dare provoke his rod;
Come, like the people of his choice,

And own your gracious GOD.

AL M

Psalm CXL. Blefjed are the Dead, who die in the LORD.

Common Metre.

1. L ARK! from on high a chearing voice,

M1 Lend all a list’ning ear: 'Twill make each pious heart rejoice, And vanquish ev'ry fear,

11. Write hence forth, blessed are the dead

• Who in the LORD shall die: " Their weary flesh, as on a bed,... « Soft in a grave shall lie,

III. • Whilst their glad fouls, at last releas'd,

« To heav'n shall take their flight! • There to enjoy eternal rest,

" And infinite delight.

IV. « They'll drop each load as they afcend,

" And bid farewell to woe: “ Their labours with their lives shall end,

" Their rest no period know.

V.

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" They'll drudge no more for daily bread,

“ Nomore of sin complain; * No more be pinch'd with any necd, “Nor griev'd with any pain. .

VI. " Their conflicts then with busy foes,

- For evermore shall cease: « None shall their pleasing work oppose, “ Or once disturb their peace.

VII. • But vast rewards shall recompence

• Their hearty service here: * And perfect love shall banish thence,

* All diffidence and fear.

PSALM CXLI.
New Year's Day.
Common Metre.

A ND now, my soul, another year, m Of my short life is past : I cannot long continue here,

And this may be my last,

II.
Much of my dubious life is done,

Nor will return again :
And swift my passing inc:nents run,
The few that yer remain.

III.
Awake, my soul, with utmost care

Dy true condition learn ::
What are thy bones, how fure, low fair?
And wear thy chief concern?

IV.
Now a new scene of time begins, ..* :

Set out therewith for heav'n:
Repeiat of all thy former sins,
Reform, and be forgiv’n.

V.
Devoutly yield thyself to GOD,

And to his care commend:
Widt zeal pursue the heav'nly road,

Nor Joubt an happy end.

PALM CXLII.
The LORD is our Shepherd.
As the 113 PSALM.

I. "THE LORD my pasture shall prepare,

1* And feed me with a shepherd's care:
His presence shall my wants fupply,
And guard me with a watchful eye;
My noon-day walks he shall attend,
And all my midnight hours defend.

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II.
When in the sultry glebe I faint,
Or on the thirsty mountain pant;
To fertile yales and dewy meads
My weary wand'ring steps he leads;
Where peaceful rivers soft and slow
Amid the yerdant landscape flow.

III.
Tho' in the paths of death I tread,
With gloomy horrors over-spread,
My stedfast heart shall fear no ill,
For thou, O. LORD, art with me still ;
Thy friendly hand shall give me aid,
And guide me thro’ the dreadful shade.

i IV. Tho’in a bare and rugged way, Thro’ devious lonely wilds I stray, Thy bounty shall my pains beguile, The barren wilderness shall smile, With sudden greens and herbage crown'd; And streams shall murmur all around.

PSALM CXLIII.
The LORD's Prayer imitated.

Common Metre.
mon Metre.

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TATHER of all! eternal Mind!

Immensely good and great ! Thy children form’d and bless’d by thee,

Approach thy heav'nly feat.

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