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1162 1 Kings viii. 28. O LORD my God, hear Thou the prayer Thy servant prayeth; have Thou respect unto his prayer.

30. [Hear Thou in heaven, Thy dwelling-place :) and when Thou hearest, LORD, forgive.

STEWART. 1163 COULDREY, Malan, S. S. WESLEY, vv. 28, 30.

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Psalm xxi. 1. The king shall rejoice in Thy strength, O Lord; exceeding glad shall he be of Thy salvation.

3. Thou hast prevented him with the blessings of goodness, and set a crown of pure gold upon his head.

lxi. 7. O prepare Thy loving mercy and faithfulness that they may preserve him.

1 Kings i. 39. And they blew the trumpet : and all the people said, GOD save the King. Long live the King. Hallelujah. Amen.

STEWART.

1165 Psalm lxv. 1. Thou, O GOD, art praised in Sion: and unto Thee shall the vow be performed in Jerusalem.

2. Thou that hearest the prayer, unto Thee shall all flesh come.

3. My misdeeds prevail against me: Thou that hearest the prayer, be merciful unto our sins.

4. Blessed is the man whom Thou choosest, and receivest unto Thee: he shall dwell in Thy courts, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of Thy house, even of Thy holy temple.

Ixviii. 19. Praised be the LORD daily, Who poureth His benefits upon us.

Amen. Ixv. 5. Thou shalt shew us wonderful things in Thy righteousness, O God of our salvation. Amen.

[9. Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it: Thou makest it very plenteous.]

Stewart. 1166 CoRFE, vv. 1, 3, 4, 9. 1167 S. WESLEY, vv. 1, 2.

1168 St. MATTHEW v. 7. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

3. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

8. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see GOD.

HILES, KEARTON. 1169 MACFARREN, v. 8.

· 1170 Psalm xlvi. 1. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

2. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved.

3. And though the waters rage and swell, though the mountains shake with the tempest.

4. The river of the flood shall make glad the city of God.

1. GOD is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

4, 2. The river of the flood shall make glad the city of God; therefore will we not fear.

9. He maketh wars to cease in all the world; He knappeth the spear in sunder, He breaketh the bow, and burneth the chariot in the fire.

10. Be still then, and know that He is God; He will be exalted among the heathen, He will be exalted in all the world.

11. The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.

Hiles.

1171 O God, how wonderful art Thou in Thy judgments. Psalm cxlv. 9. Thy mercies are over all Thy works.

9. O Israel, trust Thou in the LORD: He is our help and shield.

Hiles.

CXV.

1172 PSALM cxxii. 1. I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

lxxxiv. 1. How lovely are Thy courts, LORD, my King and my God!

2. My heart and my flesh cry out for Thee, the living God!

xlii. 2. My soul thirsteth for God, yea, for the living God. When shall I come before His presence, before the presence of God?

3. My tears have been my meat day and night, while they said: “Where is now Thy God?”

*xliii. 3, 4. Send out Thy light and truth, O LORD, that they may lead me to Thy holy hill: even to Thine altar, O my God.*

xxvii. 4. One thing have I desired of the LORD, to dwell in the house of the LORD for ever, that I may see the fair beauty of the LORD.

Hiles. Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

1173 PSALM cxviii. 1. O give thanks to the LORD, for He is gracious and merciful.

6. The LORD is on my side, therefore I will not fear what man may do unto me.

5. I called on the LORD in my trouble, and the LORD heard me at large.

8. It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put any confidence in man.

9. It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put any confidence in princes.

10-12. The wicked compassed me around, they kept me in on every side, they came about me like bees: but in the Name of the LORD will I overcome them.

14. The Lord is my strength and my song, and is become my salvation.

18. He hath chastened and corrected me: but He hath not given me over unto death.

28, 21. Thou art my God, I will thank Thee. I will exalt Thee, and praise Thy Name : for Thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

Hiles.

1174 PSALM xxvii. 1. The LORD is my light; whom then shall I fear? the LORD is my strength; of whom then shall I be afraid ?

16. O wait thou still upon the LORD, and He shall comfort thine heart.

5. For in the time of my trouble He shall hide me in His secret place, and set me up on a rock of stone.

7. Therefore will I offer in His dwelling an oblation; yea, I will sing, and speak praises to the LORD.

Hiles.

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ISAIAH li. 3. The LORD will comfort Zion, even her waste places. He will make her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found there; thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

REVELATION xxi. 4. The LORD will wipe away tears from off every eye, and there shall be no more death, neither shall there be any pain.

ISAIAH xxv. 8. And the rebuke of His people shall He take away.

lii. 8. Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice ; together shall they sing, when the LORD shall bring again Zion.

9. Break forth into singing, for the LORD hath redeemed His people.

Hiles.

1176 Psalm cxix. 9, 11. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way, that he should not sin against Thee ?

10. With my whole heart have I sought Thee : 0 let me not go wrong out of Thy commandments.

9. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? even by ruling himself after Thy word.

Hiles.

1177 HABAKKUK iii. 3. GOD came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of His praise.

6. He stood, and measured the earth; He beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: His ways are everlasting. Hallelujah. Amen.

STEGGALL,

1178 JEREMIAH xiii. 15. Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud : for the LORD hath spoken.

16. Give glory to the LORD your God, before He cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, He turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

STEGGALL.

1179 ECCLESIASTES xii. 1. Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

2. While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain :

3. In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,

4. And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall be brought low.

7. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall return unto God Who gave it.

8. Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher, all is vanity. 1. Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.

[13. Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.]

SteggALL. 1180 W. S. BENNETT, vv. I, 13.

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