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mf 4 Thou wilt display that sovereign grace,
Whence all my comforts spring;
And thy salvation sing.
PSALM 13, 7s. 13
Pleading for Mercy.
Wilt thou ne'er my guilt forgive ?
In thy kind remembrance, live?
Tempt my harassed soul to sin,
Fears without and guilt within ?
Bending to the prayer of faith; mf Cheer my eyes with light divine len Lest I sleep the sleep of death.
PSALM 14, C. M. 14
All Men, Sinners.
That all religion 's vain;
Or minds th' affairs of men.
Looked down on things below,
Or did his justice know.
Their practice all the same;
There's none that loves his name.
Their slanders never cease:
Nor know the paths of peace.
In every heart are found;
Till grace refine the ground.
PSALM 14, 7s and 6s.
The Salvation of Israel.
To heal his ancient nation,
To lead his outcasts home.
Shall heathen feet profane?
Rebuild her walls again.
Thy saving grace impart;
Release the fettered heart;
Their lost Messiah see;
PSALM 15, L. M. 15
The Citizen of Zion.
Great God! and dwell before thy face?
And humbly walks with God below:
Whose lips still speak the thing they mean;
He hates to do his neighbor wrong.
For those that curse him to his face;
That he would hope, or wish, from them.
His soul depends on grace alone: mf
This is the man thy face shall see,
And dwell for ever, Lord! with thee. 15
PSALM 15, 78.
The Heir of Heaven, aft 1
WHO O Lord! when life is o'er,
Shall to heaven's blest mansions soar ?
mp 2 This life's a dream-an empty show; mj But the bright world, to which I go,
Hath joys substantial and sincere ; f When shall I wake, and find me there?
3 Oh! glorious hour!-Oh! blest abode! mf I shall be near and like my God;
And flesh and sin no more control
The sacred pleasures of the soul.
Till the last trumpet's joyful sound:
PSALM 17, S. M.
The Prospects of the Saint and Sinner. mf 1
A RISE, my gracious God!
And make the wicked flee;
To drive thy saints to thee.
His haughty words are vain ;
And all beyond is pain.
And boast of all his store; mf
The Lord is my inheritance,
My soul can wish no more.
Of my forgiving God;
Washed in my Saviour's blood.
When I awake from death,
And draw immortal breath.
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PSALM 18, First Part, L. M.
For I have found salvation thenco.
2 Death, and the terrors of the grave,
Stood round me with their dismal shade; While floods of high temptation rose,
And made my sinking soul afraid. aff 3 I saw the opening gates of hell,
With endless pains and sorrows there, Which none, but they that feel, can tell, —
While I was hurried to despair. 4 In my distress, I called my God,
When I could scarce believe him mine;
He bowed his ear to my complaint; mf Then did his grace appear divine. 5 My song for ever shall record
That terrible, that joyful hour;
Due to his mercy and his power.
PSALM 18, Second Part, L. M.
The Reward of Sincerity.
Before mine eyes I set thy laws,
And thou hast owned my righteous cause. mp 2 What sore temptations broke my rest!
What wars and strugglings in my breast!
I guard against my darling sin.
That works and strives against my will, —
Destroy it, that it rise no more?
Deals out to mortals their reward:
mf 1 JUSTO
PSALM 18, Third Part, L. M.
Rejoicing in God. 1
ST are thy ways, and true thy word,
Great Rock of my socure abode !
Or where 's a refuge like our God?
f" 2 'T is he that girds me with his might,
Gives me his holy sword to wield;
Spreads his salvation for my shield. f" 3 He lives, and blessed be my Rock,
The God of my salvation lives :
The dark designs of hell are broke: P
Sweet is the peace my Father gives.
PSALM 18, First Part, C. M. 18
Victory over temporal Enemies.
Now is thine arm revealed;
Our bulwark and our shield.
And find a sure defence;
And draw salvation thence.
What mortal heart can bear f"
The thunder of his loud alarms, –
The lightning of his spear ?
And angels in array,
And swift as flames obey.
Whole armies are dismayed;
Strike all their courage dead.
For his own children's sake;
Shall of his care partake. 18
PSALM 18, Second Part, C. M.
Jehovah coming to reign.
And bowed the heavens most high,
The darkness of the sky.