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PSALM Xxiv. 1. The earth is the LORD's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
2. For He hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.
3. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD, or who shall stand in His holy place?
4. He that hath clean hands and a pure heart, [who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.]
5. He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the GOD of his salvation.
[6. This is the generation of them that seek Him, that seek thy face, O Jacob.
7. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in.
8. Who is the King of Glory? The LORD mighty in battle.
9. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; lift them up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in.
10. Who is the King of Glory? The LORD of Hosts, He is the King of Glory.]
1188 SPOHR, VV. I–IO.
PSALM XCVii. 1. The LORD is King, the earth may be glad thereof yea, the multitude of the isles may be glad thereof.
2. Clouds and darkness are round about Him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of His seat.
10. O ye that love the LORD, see that ye hate the thing which is evil.
12. Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous, and give thanks. TRIMNELL.
*PSALM CXXXIV. 1. Behold now, praise ye the LORD, ye servants of the LORD;
2. Ye that by night stand in the house of the LORD, even in the house of the LORD our GOD.*
Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.
3. Lift up your hands in His holy Temple and praise the LORD.
4. The LORD, that made heaven and earth, give thee blessing out of Sion.
9. Blessed is He that cometh in Hosanna in the highest !
ST. MATTHEW xxi. the Name of the LORD. O Lamb of GOD, that takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy upon us.
O Lamb of GOD, that takest away the sins of the world, Grant us Thy peace.
PSALM XXXIV. 1. I will alway give thanks unto the LORD: His praise shall ever be in my mouth.
2. My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
3. O praise the LORD with me, and let us magnify His Name together.
4. I sought the LORD, and He heard me: yea, He delivered me out of all my fear.
5. They had an eye unto Him, and were lightened, and their faces were not ashamed.
6. Lo, the poor crieth, and the LORD heareth him: yea, and saveth him out of all his troubles. Amen.
[7. The angel of the LORD tarrieth round about them. that fear Him, and delivereth them.
8. O taste, and see, how gracious the LORD is: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.
9. O fear the LORD, ye that are His saints: for they that fear Him lack nothing.
10. The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the LORD shall want no manner of thing that is good.
11. Come, ye children, and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
19. Great are the troubles of the righteous; but the LORD delivereth him out of all.
22. The LORD delivereth the souls of His servants, and all they that put their trust in Him shall not be destitute. 21. Let Thy merciful kindness, O LORD, be upon us; like as we do put our trust in Thee.]
1193 J. C. BECKWITH, KING, WHITFELD, VV. I-3. [Hallelujah.] 1194 BLOW, HUMPHREYS, and TURNER (conjointly), vv. 1–4, 6; Psalm xxxiii. v. 21.
1195 BOYCE, vv. 1-3, 6, 9. Hallelujah. 1196 CROFT, vv. 1-4, 7, 8, I. Hallelujah. 1197 Goss, A. H. MANN, vv. 8-10.
1198 R. JACKSON, VV. 1-5, I.
This verse is sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.
PSALM li. (Paraphrase.) O GOD, have mercy upon me, according to Thy loving-kindness, and wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse, O cleanse me from my sin. For I confess mine iniquity, my grievous sin is ever before me. Against Thee only have I transgressed and done so evilly. Behold, in sin I was created, and in iniquity I was conceived. But Thou desirest truth in the inmost heart, and wisdom Thou wilt give to me. With hyssop purge me, I shall be clean; wash me, and then I shall be whiter than snow. And from Thy presence O cast me not away; Thy Holy Spirit take not from me. Restore to me the joy of Thy salvation, and with Thy Spirit free, do Thou uphold me evermore. And then, transgressors shall learn of me Thy righteous ways, and sinners thus shall be converted, LORD, unto Thee. My lips, O LORD, do Thou open, and my mouth shall shew forth Thy praise. Sacrifice Thou desirest not, else would I offer it. The sacrifices of GOD are a broken spirit; a broken spirit and a contrite heart, O GOD, Thou will not despise. My lips, O LORD, do Thou open, and my mouth shall shew forth Thy praise. CALKIN.
PSALM Xcvii. 12. Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous. 8. Zion heard and rejoiced, and the daughters of Judah were glad.
I. The LORD is King, let the earth be glad thereof, yea, let the multitude of the isles be glad thereof.
PSALM XXXIV. 22.
The LORD redeemeth the soul of
His servants, and none of them that trust in Him shall be desolate.
PSALM lxv. 9. Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it: Thou makest it very plenteous.
10. The river of GOD is full of water: Thou preparest their corn, for so Thou providest for the earth.
II. Thou waterest her furrows, Thou sendest rain into the little valleys thereof: Thou makest it soft with the drops of rain, Thou blessest the increase thereof.
12. Thou crownest the year with Thy goodness, and Thy clouds drop fatness.
13. They shall drop upon the dwellings of the wilderness, and the little hills shall rejoice on every side.
14. The folds shall be full of sheep, the valleys shall stand so thick with corn, they shall laugh and sing.
DANIEL ix. 9. To the LORD our GOD belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against Him;
10. Neither have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our GOD, to walk in His laws which He set before us.
CALKIN, HARRIS, OUSELEY.
WISDOM iii. 1. The souls of the righteous are in the hand of GOD.
2, 3. In the sight of the unwise they seem to die: their departure is taken for misery, their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
v. 14. The hope of the ungodly is like the dust which is blown away with the wind, like a thin froth that is driven away with the storm; like the smoke which is dispersed with the tempest, and passeth away as the remembrance of a guest that tarrieth but a day.
15. But the righteous live for evermore; their reward is with the LORD, and the care of them is with the Most High. 16. With His right hand shall He cover them, and with His arm shall He protect them. They shall receive a glorious kingdom, and a beautiful crown from the LORD'S hand.
ISAIAH ix. 2. The light hath shined upon us.
6. For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given, and of His Kingdom there shall be no end.
PSALM Xcviii. 1. Sing unto the LORD a new song, for He hath done marvellous things. Alleluia. Amen. SILAS, VERRINDER.
PSALM xliii. 4. I will go to the Altar of GOD, even unto the GOD of my joy and gladness: and upon the harp will I give thanks unto Thee, O GOD, my GOD.
PSALM xliv. 23. O LORD, why sleepest Thou? awake, and be not absent from us for ever.
24. Wherefore hidest Thou Thy face?
26. Arise, and help us, and deliver us for Thy mercy's
1. We have heard with our ears, O LORD, our fathers have declared unto us, what Thou hast done in their time of old.