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Since he is mine, and I am his,

What can I want beside ? dol 2 He leads me to the place,

Where heavenly pasture grows,
Where living waters gently pass,

And full salvation Hows.
3 If e'er I go astray,,

He doth my soul reclaim;
And guides me in his own right-way,

For his most holy name.
4 While he affords his aid,

I cannot yield to fear ;
Tho' I should walk thro' death's dark shade,

My shepherd's with me there.
5 Amid surrounding foes,

Thou dost my table spread;
My cup with blessings overflows,

And joy exalts my head.
6 The bounties of thy love

Shall crown my foll'wing days;
Nor from thy house will I remove,

Nor cease to speak thy praise. 23

PSALM 23, Second Part, s. M.

The Presence of Christ.
1

My shepherd, and my guide,
I bid farewell to every fear;

My wants are all supplied. dot 2 To ever-fragrant meads,

Where rich abundance grows,
His gracious hand indulgent leads,

And guards my sweet repose. aft 3 Dear Shepherd ! if I stray,

My wandering feet restore;
And guard me with thy watchful eye,

And let me rove no more.

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dol Where tender herbage grows,

And peaceful water flows,
He gently leads, he kindly feeds,

And lulls me then to sweet repose.
2 If e'er I heedless stray,

He shows my feet the way;
Yea, though through dreary glades,

I walk in dismal shades,
No harm I fear, for thou art near,

Thy faithful staff my progress aids.
3 When raging foes surround,

My comforts still abound;
I breathe a fragrant air,
And feed on sweetest fare:
Thus in thy fold, when worn and old,
I'll dwell secure beneath thy care.

PSALM 23, 11s. 23

The Care of the good Shepherd.
1
THE
HE Lord is my shepherd, no want shall I know;

I feed in green pastures, sate-folded I rest;

He leadeth my soul where the still waters flow, mf Restores me when wandering, redeems when

oppressed. P 2 Through the valley and shadow of death, though

Since thou art my guardian, no evil I fear; Thy rod shall defend me, thy staff be my stay;

No harm can befall, with my comforter near. 3 In the midst of affliction my table is spread; With blessings unmeasured my cup runneth

o'er; With perfume and oil thou anointest my head;

Oh! what shall I ask of thy providence more? mp4 Let goodness and mercy, my bountiful God!

Still follow my steps, till I meet thee above; I seek—by the path which my forefathers trod, Through the land of their sojourn-thy kingdom of love.

PSALM 23, 78. 23

The heavenly Shepherd. 1 Im 1 To thy pastures, fair and large, dol Heavenly Shepherd ! lead thy charge;

I stray,

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And my couch, with tenderest care,

Midst the springing grass prepare.
2 When I faint with summer's heat,

Thou shalt guide my weary feet,
To the streams, that, still and slow,

Through the verdant meadows flow. mf 3 Safe the dreary vale I tread,

By the shades of death o'erspread;
With thy rod and staff supplied,

This my guard-and that my guide.
4 Constant, to my latest end,

Thou my footsteps shalt attend;
And shalt bid thy hallowed dome
Yield me an eternal home.

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PSALM 24, First Part, L. M. 24

Saints dwell in Heaven.
1
THIS spacious earth is all the

Lord's,
And men and worms, and beasts and birds ;
He raised the building on the seas,

And gave it for their dwelling-place.
f 2 But there's a brighter world on high, -

Thy palace, Lord! above the sky:
Who shall ascend that blest abode,

And dwell so near his Maker, God ? mp 3 He, who abhors, and fears to sin,

Whose heart is pure, whose hands are clean; mf Him shall the Lord, the Saviour, bless,

And clothe his soul with righteousness.
4 These are the men, the pious race,

Who seek the God of Jacob's face;
They shall enjoy the blissful sight,

And dwell in everlasting light. 24

PSALM 24, Second Part, L. M.

Christ's Ascension. f

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REJOICE, ye shining worlds on high !

Behold the
Who can this King of glory be?-

The mighty Lord, the Saviour, 's he.
2 Ye heavenly gates ! your leaves display,

To make the Lord, the Saviour, way;
Laden with spoils from earth and hell,
The Conqueror comes with God to dwell.

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3 Raised from the dead, he goes before,

He opens heaven's eternal door,
To give his saints a blest abode,
Near their Redeemer and their God.

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PSALM 24, Third Part, L. M. 24

Christ's Glorification.
J" 1 OUR Lord is risen from the dead,

Our
The powers of hell are captive led,

Dragged to the portals of the sky.
2 There his triumphal chariot waits,

And angels chant the solemn lay :f" “Lift up your heads, ye heavenly gates!

Ye everlasting doors ! give way,
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3 Loose all your bars of massy light,

And wide unfold the radiant scene;
He claims those mansions as his right;

Receive the King of glory in.
4 "Who is the King of glory, who?”_

The Lord, that all our foes o'ercame;
That sin, and death, and hell o'erthrew;

And Jesus is the conqueror's name. 5 Lo! his triumphal chariot waits,

And angels chant the solemn lay:-
“Lift up your heads, ye heavenly gates !

Ye everlasting doors ! give way.'
6 “Who is the King of glory, who?"

The Lord, of boundless power possessed;
The King of saints and angels too;
God over all, for ever blessed.

PSALM 24, C. M. 24

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'HE earth for ever is the Lord's,

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He raised its arches o'er the floods,

And built it on the seas.
2 But who, among the sons of men,

May visit thine abode?
He that has hands from mischief clean,

Whose heart is right with God.
3 This is the man may rise, and take

The blessings of his grace;

Lift up

This is the lot of those, that seek

The God of Jacob's face.
4 Now let our souls' immortal powers
To meet the Lord prepare,

their everlasting doors;
The King of glory 's near.
5 The King of glory! who can tell

The wonders of his might?
He rules the nations; but to dwell

With saints is his delight.

Christ exalted to the Throne.

PSALM 24, H. M. 24 1 QOD is gone up on high,

With a triumphant noise;

Proclaim th' angelic joys: f Join, all on earth! rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to glory's King. f 2 God seen in flesh below,

For us he reigns above;
Let all the nations know

The Saviour's conquering love: f Join, all on earth! rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to glory's King. f 3 All power to our great Lord

Is by the Father given;
By angel-hosts adored,

He reigns supreme in heaven: 1. Join, all on earth! rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to glory's King. 4 High on his holy seat,

He bears the righteous sway; mp

His foes beneath his feet

Shall sink, and die away;
Join, all on earth! rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to glory's King. f 5 Then all the earth, renewed

In righteousness divine,
With all the hosts of God,

In one great chorus join: of Join, all on earth! rejoice and sing,

Glory ascribe to glory's King.

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