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PSALM lxviii. 32. Sing unto GOD, O ye kingdoms of the earth: O sing praises unto the LORD;

33. Who sitteth in the heavens over all [from the beginning]: lo, He doth send out His voice, yea, and that a mighty voice.

34. Ascribe ye the power to GOD over Israel: His worship, and strength is in the clouds.

[32. O sing praises unto the LORD.]

35. O GOD, wonderful art Thou in Thy holy places: even the GOD of Israel; He will give strength and power unto His people; blessed be GOD. Amen.

CROFT, KELWAY, J. PRING, PURcell.

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PSALM Xcvi. 1. O sing unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD all the whole earth.

2. Sing unto the LORD, and praise His Name: be telling of His salvation from day to day.

3. Declare His honour unto the heathen, and His wonders unto all people.

4. For the LORD is great, and cannot worthily be praised; He is more to be feared than all gods.

5. As for the gods of the heathen, they are but idols: but it is the LORD that made the heavens.

6. Glory and worship are before Him, power and honour are in His sanctuary.

7. Ascribe unto the LORD, O ye kindreds of the people, ascribe unto the LORD worship and power.

8. Ascribe unto the LORD the honour due unto His Name; bring presents, and come into His courts.

9. O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: let the whole earth stand in awe of Him.

*10. Tell it out among the heathen that the LORD is King, and that it is He Who hath made the round world so fast that it cannot be moved, and how that He shall judge the people righteously.

[II. Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad : let the sea make a noise, and all that therein is.

12. Let the field be joyful, and all that is in it; then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice before the Lord.

13. For He cometh, He cometh to judge the earth, and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with His truth.

xciii. 5. The waves of the sea are mighty, and rage horribly, but yet the LORD, Who dwelleth on high, is mightier.]

CROFT.

297 EBDON, Vv. I, 2, 6, 2.
298 GREENE, vv. 1–4, 6.

Amen.

299 HANDEL, vv. 1-4, 6, 9, 11; xciii. 5.

300 W. HAYES, vv. 9, *10, II.

301 PURCELL, v. I. Hallelujah. vv. 2, 3, 6, 4, 5,
9, 10. Hallelujah. Amen.
302 Swift, vv. 1-3, 1. Amen.

303 THORNE, v. 9.

304 TRAVERS, vv. 7-13.

Amen.

* This verse is sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

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PSALM XXX. 4. Sing praises to the LORD, O ye saints of His, and give thanks unto Him for a remembrance of His holiness.

5. For His wrath endures but for a moment, and in His favour is life; heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

CROFT.

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PSALM Xcvi. 2. Sing unto the LORD, and praise His Name: be telling of His salvation from day to day.

xcii. 4. Thou, LORD, hast made me glad through Thy works: and I will rejoice in giving praise, for the operations of Thy hands.

10. Thou, O GOD, hast shewed us Thy goodness plenteously, and hast let us see our desire upon our enemies. xxvii. II. Thou hast been our succour; leave us not, neither forsake us, O GOD of our salvation.

14. So we that are Thy people and sheep of Thy pasture will give Thee thanks for ever; and will alway be shewing forth Thy praise from generation to generation.

CROFT.

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PSALM XXIV. 1. The earth is the LORD's, and all that therein is the compass of the world, and they that dwell therein.

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2. For He hath founded it upon the seas, and prepared it upon the floods.

3. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall rise up in His holy place?

4. Even he that hath clean hands, and a pure heart: and that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn to deceive his neighbour.

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, even of them that seek Thy face, O Jacob.

7. Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in.

8. Who is the King of Glory? It is the LORD strong and mighty, even the LORD mighty in battle.

9. Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of Glory shall come in.

10. Who is the King of Glory? Even the Lord of Hosts, He is the King of Glory.

CROFT.

308 HEAP, KEARTON, T. F. WALMISLEY, vv. 1–5.
309 J. F. BRIDGE, OUSELEY, vv. 3-5.

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PSALM CİV. 1. Praise the LORD, O my soul: O LORD my GOD, Thou art become exceeding glorious, Thou art clothed with majesty and honour.

2. Thou deckest Thyself with light as it were with a garment, and spreadest out the heavens like a curtain.

3. Who layeth the beams of His chambers in the waters, and maketh the clouds His chariot, and walketh upon the wings of the wind.

4. He maketh His angels spirits, and His ministers a flaming fire.

5. He laid the foundations of the earth, that it never should move at any time.

6. Thou coveredst it with the deep, like as with a garment the waters stand in the hills.

7. At Thy rebuke they flee: at the voice of Thy thunder they are afraid.

8. They go up as high as the hills, and down to the valleys beneath: [even unto the place which Thou hast appointed for them.]

13. Thou waterest the hills from above: the earth is filled with the fruit of Thy works.

14. Thou bringest forth grass for the cattle, and green herb for the service of men.

24. O LORD, how manifold are Thy works: in wisdom hast Thou made them all; the earth is full of Thy riches. [31. The glorious Majesty of the LORD shall endure for ever and ever: the LORD shall rejoice in His works.]

33. I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live; I will praise my GOD while I have my being. Hallelujah.

[34. And so shall my words please Him: my joy shall be in the LORD.

35. As for sinners, they shall be consumed out of the earth, and the ungodly shall come to an end, but *praise thou the LORD, O my soul, praise the LORD. Hallelujah. Amen.]

CREYGHTON.

*(Praise thou the LORD.)

312 Croft, vv. 1-5, 24, 31. Hallelujah.
313 CROFT, GOLDWIN, J. PRING, PURCELL,
vv. 33-35. [Gloria Patri.]
314 MACFARREN, VV. 24, 13, 14. Amen.
315 A. H. MANN, 33, 34, 33.

316 T. F. Walmisley, vv. 24, 33-35.

311 BLOW, v. 35.
Hallelujah.

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PSALM Xxxi. 1. In Thee, O LORD, have I put my trust; let me never be put to confusion, deliver me in Thy righteousness.

2. Bow down Thine ear to me; make haste to deliver

me.

3. And be Thou my strong rock, and house of my defence, that Thou mayest save me.

4. [For Thou art my strong rock, and my castle :] be Thou also my guide, and lead me for Thy Name's sake. 5. Draw me out of the net that they have laid privily for me, for Thou art my God.

6. Into Thy hands I commend my spirit, for Thou hast redeemed me, O LORD, Thou GOD of truth.

Weldon.

318 TOURS, vv. 1-4. Amen.

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PSALM CXlvii. 1. O praise the LORD, for it is a good thing to sing praises unto our GOD: yea, a joyful and pleasant thing it is to be thankful.

5. Great is our LORD, and great is His power: yea, and His wisdom is infinite.

6. The LORD setteth up the meek, and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground.

II. But the LORD'S delight is in them that fear Him, and put their trust in His mercy.

[cxlviii. 12. Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise the Name of the LORD: for His Name only is excellent, and His praise above heaven and earth.] WELDON.

320 W. S. Bennett, vv. 5, 6, 11, 5.
321 CHAMPNEYS V. I; cxlviii. 12.

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REVELATION iv. 8. Holy, Holy, Holy, LORD GOD ALMIGHTY, Which was, and is, and is to come.

II. Thou art worthy, O LORD, to receive glory, honour and power: for Thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and were created.

BISHOP.

323 F. E. GLADSTONE, V. II.

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PSALM XXXI. 10. O LORD, have mercy upon me, for I am in trouble.

12, 16. My strength faileth me, but my hope hath been in Thee: I have said, Thou art my GoD.

PERGOLESI.

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