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206 PSALM cxxxiv. 1. Behold now, praise the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD;
2. Ye that by night do stand in the house of the LORD, [even in the courts of the house of our God.]
3. Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and praise the LORD.
4. The LORD that made heaven and earth, give thee blessing out of Zion. Hallelujah. Amen.
ALDRICH, Blow, CREYGHTON, OAKELEY,
B. Rogers, WHITFELD.
210 PSALM cvii. 1. O give thanks unto the LORD, for He is gracious, and His mercy endureth for ever.
2. Let them give thanks whom the LORD hath redeemed, and delivered from the hand of the enemy:
3. And gathered them out of the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south.
4. They went astray in the wilderness out of the way, and found no city to dwell in.
5. Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.
6. So they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and He delivered them out of their distress.
8. O that men would therefore praise the LORD for His goodness, and declare the wonders that He doeth for the children of men.
211 Psalm liii. 7. O that the salvation were given unto Israel out of Sion : 0 that the LORD would deliver His people out of captivity!
8. Then should Jacob rejoice, and Israel should be right glad. Glory be to the Father, &c.
213 I wrestle and pray, O Jesu, my Saviour, till blessed by Thee.
(Sung at the same time as the above.)
Thine is a Father's heart.
For Thy redeeming grace;
And while I hail Thy love divine,
The blessings Jesu bought.
J. C. Bach.
214 Gracious LORD GOD, rouse us to watch, that we be prepared, when Thy Son comes, with rejoicing to welcome Him; and Thee, with guileless spirit, to worship; through our Saviour, Thy beloved Son, Thine Anointed. Amen.
J. C. Bach.
215 PSALM xviii. 1. I will love Thee, O Lord, my strength; the LORD is my strong rock, and my defence, my Saviour, my God, and my might, in Whom I will trust, my buckler, the horn also of my salvation, and my refuge.
2. I will call upon the LORD, Which is worthy to bę praised; so shall I be safe from mine enemies.
3. The sorrows of death compassed me, and the overflowings of ungodliness made me afraid.
4. The pains of hell came about me; the shares of death overtook me,
5. In my trouble I will call upon the LORD, and com, plain unto my God.
6. So shall He hear my voice out of His Holy Temple; and my complaint shall come before Him, it shall enter eyen into His ears.
7. The earth trembled and quaked, the very foundations also of the hills shook, and were removed, because He was wroth.
13. The LORD also thundered out of heaven, and the Highest gave His thunder, hail-stones, and coals of fire,
16. He shall send down from on high to fetch me, and shall take me out of many waters,
21. Because I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not forsaken
God. [50. For this cause will I give thanks unto Thee, O LORD, among the Gentiles, and sing praises unto Thy Name.]
J. CLARK, 216 MACFARREN, V. I. 217 OUSELEY, vv. I, 2, 50, Amen.
218 PSALM cxviii. 14. The LORD is my strength and my song, and is become my salvation.
15. The voice of joy and health is in the dwellings of the righteous: [the right hand of the LORD bringeth mighty things to pass.]
16. The right hand of the LORD hath the pre-eminence; the right hand of the LORD bringeth mighty things to pass.
[17. I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
18. The Lord hath chastened and corrected me; but He hath not given me over unto death.
19. Open me the gates of righteousness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the LORD.
20. This is the gate of the LORD, the righteous shall enter into it.
21. I will thank Thee for Thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.
22. The same stone which the builders refused is become the head-stone in the corner.]
23. This is the LORD's doing: and it is marvellous in our eyes.
24. This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
25. [Help me now, O LORD;] O LORD, send us now prosperity.
26. Blessed be He that cometh in the Name of the LORD; (we have wished you good luck, ye that are of the house of the LORD.
28. Thou art my God, and I will thank Thee; Thou art my God, and I will praise Thee.]
29. O give thanks unto the LORD, (for He is gracious, and His mercy endureth for ever.] Hallelujah.
J. CLARK. 219 CROFT, vv. 14, 15, 24-26, 29. 220 Goss, vv. 14-21, 28. Hallelujah. Amen. 221 W. H. MONK, Vv. 14, 19, 22, 24. Hallelujah. Amen. 222 LONGHURST, vv. 14, 28, 29. Hallelujah. 229 Novello, vv. 14, 15, 24. 224 OAKELEY, vv. 24-26, 28, 29. 225 REAY, vv. 24, 28. 226 H. SMART, vv. 14, 17, 29.
227 PSALM cxlvii. 12. Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem, praise thy God, O Sion.
ÍSAIAH xlix. 23. For kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and queens thy nursing mothers.
PSALM xlviii. 7. As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of our God: God upholdeth the same for ever.
xxi. 13. Be thou exalted, LORD, in Thine own strength : so we will sing and praise Thy power. Hallelujah.
J. CLARK, PURCELL. 228 GREENE, Psalm cxlvii. 12. 229 PURCELL, Psalm cxlvii. 12; Isaiah xlix. 23.
230 Psalm xlvi. I. 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 thereof rage and swell, and though the mountains shake at the tempest of the same.
[4. The rivers of the flood thereof shall make glad the city of GOD.)
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 of the earth are moved: but God hath shewed His voice, and the earth shall melt away.]
Blow. 231 ALDRICH, vv. 1-6, 1.
232 PSALM lxxiv. 1. O GOD, wherefore art Thou absent from us so long? why is Thy wrath so hot against the sheep of Thy pasture ?
2. O think upon Thy congregation, whom Thou hast purchased and redeemed of old.
3. Think upon the tribe of Thine inheritance, and mount Sion wherein Thou hast dwelt. I. O GOD, wherefore art Thou absent from us so long?
Blow. 233 OUSELEY, vv. 1, 2.