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II. . , His goodness leads us to the place

Where heav'nly pasture grows :
Where living waters gently pass,
And full salvation flows.

III.
Tho' we too often go aftray,

He doth us still reftore;
And guides us in his own right way;
O may we sin no more. !

IV.

. While thus our GOD affords his aid,

We cannot yield to fear : Tho’ we should walk through death's dark shade,

Our shepherd's with us there.

Psalm XIX. T. GOD our Preserver.

Long Metre.

To heaven my grateful foul afcends,

1 On GOD alone for help depends :
His presence my continual guard;-
His grace the source of my reward.

II.
The spreading skies by power divine,
In all their radiant glories shine:
From his command, the solid earth
And all it's stores, deriv'd their birth.

III.
Inspected by all-piercing eyes,
No threat’ning fnares my soul surprise:
My trembling feet he safely keeps ;
My faithful shepherd never sleeps.

IV.
My soul, thy keeper is the LORD;
How great his pow'r! how sure his word!
He spreads a shade on my right hand,
And will a safe retreat command.

V.
Protected by his guardian arm,
Should dreadful scenes our souls alarm;
Our lives are safe : his heav'nly care
Defends us still from ev'ry snare.

VI.
He guides our feet, he guards our way;
His morning smiles bless all the day:
By him our mortal lives are blest;
His favour crowns with endless rest.

77 PSALM XX. Dependance on GOD and hope in his

. Goodness.
Common Metre.

I.
M Y GOD, my everlasting hope,
IV I live upon thy truth:
Thine hands have held my childhood up,

And strength’n’d all my youth.

II.
My flesh was fashion'd by thy pow's

With all these limbs of mine:
And from my mother's painful hour,
I've been entirely thine.

III.
Still has my life new wonders seen

With each returning year :
Behold my days which yet remain,
I trust them to thy care.

IV.
Cast me not off when strength declines,

When hoary hairs arise:
And round me let thy goodness shine,
When e'er thy servant dies.

v.
Then in the hist’ry of my age,

When men review my days; They'll read thy love in ev'ry page, In ev'ry line thy praise.

Psalm XXI.. 33
GOD our all-Jufficient dependance.
As the 113 PSALM.

1.
HAPPY nation, where the LORD
Reveals the treasure of his word,

And builds his church, his earthly throne.
His eye the heathen world surveys,
He form’d their hearts, he knows their ways,

But GOD their maker is unknown.

II.
Let kings rely upon their: host;
And of his strength the champion boaft;

In vain they boast, in vain rely:
In vain we trust the brutal force,
The speed or courage of a horfe,
To guard his rider, or to fly.

III.
Thy providence, almighty LORD,
Doth more fecure defence afford

When death, or dangers threat’ning stand:
Thy watchful eye preserves the just,
Who make thy name their fear and trust,
When wars, or famine waste the land.

i IV.
In sickness, or the bloody field, .
Thou our physician, thou our shield ;

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

O GOD, in thee we hope alone.

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PSALM XXII.
Preservation of Life from GOD.

Common Metre.

I ORD, unto thee we lift our eyes, .
L On thee our hopes are laid :
Thou who didst build the earth and skies,

Art our sufficient aid:

GOD guides our feet, and guards our way,

· With an almighty arm: Preserves us safe, both night and day, From all destructive harm.

.: III. What tho' thy providence should call

· Where death displays it's pow'r; Short of our lives the shafts shall fall,

Till GOD appoints the hour.

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1. TTE who has GOD his guardian made 11 Shall under his almighty shade

Secure and undisturb'd abide : This man with joy divine may fay, He is my fortress and my stay ; Who always hath my wants supply'd.

II. For all whose well-plac'd confidence Have made the LORD their fure defence,

May rest upon his promises : Either no ill shall them o'ertake; Or else their very suff'rings make

Their hearts and lives prepard for bliss.

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