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1551 REVELATION xiv. 13. Blessed are the dead that die in the LORD, [from henceforth and for ever :) for they rest from their labours and their works follow them.
1552 PSALM xlvi. 1. God is our hope and strength, a very present help in trouble.
2. Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved, and though the hills be carried into the midst of the sea.
3. Though the waters rage and swell, and the mountains shake at the tempest of the same.
1. God is our hope and strength, a very present help in trouble.
4. The rivers of the flood thereof shall make glad the city of God, the Holy Place of the Most Highest.
5. God is in the midst of her, therefore shall she not be removed : GOD shall help her, and that right early.
6. The heathen make much ado, and the kingdoms are moved: but God hath shewed His voice, and the earth shall melt away.
7. The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.
8. O come hither, and see the works of the LORD, what destruction He hath brought upon the earth.
9. He maketh wars to cease in all the world; He breaketh the bow, and knappeth the spear in sunder, and burneth the chariots in the fire.
10. Be still, then, and know that I am GOD: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
1. God is our hope and strength, a very present help in time of trouble. Hallelujah.
11. The LORD of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.
1553 ISAIAH XXV. 1. O LORD, Thou art my God; I will exalt Thee, I will praise Thy Name; for Thou hast done wonderful things; Thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
[9. Lo, This is our God; we have waited for Him, and He will save us : This is the LORD; we have waited for Him, we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.]
Psalm cxviii. 28. Thou art my God, and I will praise Thee : Thou art my God, I will exalt Thee.
29. O give thanks unto the LORD, for He is gracious: His mercy endureth for ever. Amen.
C. F. LLOYD. 1554 BUNNETT, Vv, I, 9.
1555 WISDOM iii. 1. The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them.
2, 3. In the sight of the unwise they seem to die, and their departure is taken for misery, but they are in peace.
4. For though they be punished in the sight of men, yet is their hope full of immortality,
5, 6. For God hath proved them, and found them worthy for Himself. As gold in the furnace hath He tried them, and found them worthy for Himself.
5. They are numbered among the children of God, and their lot is among the Saints.
[Job iii. 17. There the wicked cease from troubling, and the weary be at rest.]
Psalm cxvii. (Old Version).
Eternal are Thy mercies, LORD,
SELBY. 1559 T. A. WALMISLEY, Psalm cxvii.
1560 PSALM cvii. 8. O that men would praise the LORD for His goodness, and declare the wonders that He doeth for the children of men.
civ. 13. He watereth the hills from above: the earth is filled with the fruit of Thy works.
14. He bringeth forth grass for the cattle, and green herb for the service of men.
ZECHARIAH ix. 17. For how great is His goodness and how great is His beauty! Corn shall make the young men cheerful. Hallelujah! Amen.
J. C. BRIDGE.
1561 HABAKKUK iï. 17. Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls :
18. Yet will I rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the GOD of my salvation.
19. The LORD God is my strength, and He will make my
feet like hind's feet, and He will make me to walk upon mine high places.
(From “ The Widow of Zarephath," Pt. 1, No. 7.) GRAY.
1562 ISAIAH xliii. 1, 25. Thus saith the LORD that created thee, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by name; thou art Mine. Thus saith the Lord Who created thee, Fear not: for I, even I, am He that blotteth out thy transgressions for Mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.
2. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
25. Thus saith the LORD Who created thee, Fear not: For I, even I, am He that blotteth out thy transgressions for Mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins. I am thy helper.
(From "The Widow of Zarephath,” Pt. 2, No. 3.) Gray.
1563 PSALM XXX. 12. Thou hast turned my heaviness into joy: Thou hast put off my sackcloth and girded me with gladness.
13. Therefore shall every good man sing of Thy praise without ceasing: 0 my God, I will give thanks unto Thee for ever.
ISAIAH xxvi. 19. Awake, and sing, ye that dwell in dust : for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead. Awake, and sing, ye that dwell in the dust.
1 CORINTHIANS XV. 57. Thanks be to God, Which giveth us the victory through our LORD Jesus CHRIST. Amen. (From "The Widow of Zarephath,” Pt. 2, No. 7.) GRAY.
1564 Psalm xxiv. 3. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall rise up in His holy place ?
4. He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart: that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive his neighbour. 5. He shall receive the blessing from the LORD.
Hail the day that sees Him rise Alleluia !
For rest the night;
This livelong night.
And, when we die,
All peaceful lie :
DAVIES, FISHER, LÖHR, C. L. NAYLOR. 1566 Hummel, v. i. (God that madest.)
1567 ISAIAH li. 9. Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD ; awake!
10. Art Thou not it that hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over ?
11. Therefore the redeemed of the LORD shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
1568 Psalm 1xxxv. 7. Shew us Thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us Thy salvation.
8. I will hearken what the LORD God will say concerning me : for He shall speak peace unto His people, and to His saints, that they turn not again.
9. For His salvation is nigh them that fear Him, that glory may dwell in our land.
Swift. 1569 Blow, v. 7.