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2 Praise him in his noble acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him in the sound os the trumpet: praise him upon the lute and harp. /

4 Praise him in the cymbals and dances: praise him upon the strings and pipe.

5 Praise him upon the well tuned cymbals: praise him upon the loud cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath: praise the Lord.

transport, and seems to have been f enn'd on purpose to design of them all, that is to afliit us in praising God* be a conclusion of the sacred Songs, to shew what is the in which let us all unite now and for ever more.

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NATURE and NECESSITY

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Sacramental Preparation,

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Wherein those FEARS and SCRUPLES

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Incurring our own DAMNATION thereby,

Are proved Groundless and Unwarrantable*
• Whereunto are added

PRAYERS and MEDITATIONS

Freparotary to a Sacramental Preparation,

Agreeable to what

The Church os England requires from her Communicants.

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14 He maketh peace in thy borders: and silleth thee with the flour of wheat.

15 He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: and his word runneth very swiftly.

16 He giveth.fnow like wool: and fcattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

17 He easteth forth his ice like morsels: who is able to abide his frost?

18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he bloweth with his wind, and the waters flow. »

19 Hefhewcth his word unto Jacob: his statutes and ordinances un to Israel.

20 % He hath not dealt so with any nation: neither have the heathen knowledge os his laws.

•f Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum.

OPraise the Lord of heaven: praise him in the height. 2 Praise him, all ye angels of his: praise him, all his host.

3 Praise him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars and light.

4 Praise him, all ye heavens: and ye waters that are above the heavens.

5 Let them praise the Name of the Lord: for he spake the word, and they were made, he commanded, and they were created.

6 He hath made them fast for ever and ever: he hath given them a law which shall not be broken.

7 Praise the Lord upon earth: ye dragons and all deeps;

8 Fire and hail, snow and vapours: wind and storm fulfilling his word:

9 Mountains and all hills: fruitful trees and all cedars;

10 Beasts and all cattle: worms and feathered fowls;

% He hath mt dealt so with any Nalion, &c. It in our esteem, and engage Us to possess them With thanfcp

the privileges which the Jews enjoyed under the fulness, and use them to the glory of God, and our own

Mosaic Dispensation were so strong a motive to gra Salvation.

timde^ how much more ft on Id the b'e i'ngs of the t This may be justly termed the universal Hymn.

Gospel be so to Christians: which as they are not For herein all Creatures arc called upon to cclebiate

vouchsafed to all People, should heighten their value the power, wisdom, and goodness of God.

11 Kings of the earth and all people: princes and all judges of the world;

12 Young men and maidens, old men and childrei, praise the Name of the Lord: for his Name only is excellent and his' praise above heaven and earth.

13 He shall exalt the horn os his people, all his flints mall praise him: even the children os.Israel, even the people^ that

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*f- Psalm 149* Cant ate Domino.

OSing unto the Lord a new song: let the congregation os saints praise him. "s. .

2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: and let the children os Sion be joyful in their King*

3 Let them praise his Name in the dance: let them ring praises unto him with tabret and harp.

4 For the Lord hath pleasure in his people: and helpeth the meek-hearted.

5 Let the saints be joyful with glory: let them rejoice in their beds.

6 Let the praises of God be in their mouth: and a two-edged sword in their hands;

7 To be avenged of the heathen: and to rebuke the people;

8 To bind their kings in chains: and their nobles with links of iron.

9 That they may be avenged of them, as it is written: Such honour have all his saints.

* Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum.

OPraise God in his holiness: praise him in the firmament os his power. 4

t This Psalm is a Song upon some signal Victory, ' they made the greatest figure, and gained the most conand some great Exploits done by the Jews, and there- siderable Victories.

fore it probably relates to the Davidkal Times, when • This Psalm, which is the last, is all rapture and

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2 Praise him in his noble acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.

3 Praise him in the sound of the trumpet : praise him upon the lute and harp.

4 Praise him in the cymbals and dances : praise him upon the strings and pipe.

5 Praise him upon the well-tuned cymbals: praise him upon the loud cymbals.

6 Let every thing that hath breath : praise the Lord.

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