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10 For one day in thy courts It be
Is better, and more tlest,

Than in the joys of vanity

A thousand days at test. 1 in the temple of my God

Had rather keep a door,
Than dwell in tents, and rid abode.

With sinyor evermore.

11 For God the Lord both sun and shield Gives grace and glory bright,

No good from them shall be withheld
Whose ways are just and right.

IS Lord God of hosts that reign'st on high.
That man is truly blest,

Who only on thee doth rely,
And in thee only rest.

Psalm Lxxxv.

* HY land to favour graciously

Thou hast not Lord been slack, Thou hast from hard captivity

Returned Jacob back.
2 Th' iniquity thou didst forgive

That wrought thy people woe,
And all their sin, that did thee grieve,

Hast hid where none shall know.
Z Thine anger all thou hadst remov'd,

And calmly didst return

From thy + fierce wrath which we had prov'd
Far worse than fire to burn.

+ Heb. The burning heat of thy wrath.

4 God of our saving health and peace,
Turn us, and us restore,

Thine indignation cause to cease
Tow'ard us, and chide no more.

5 Wilt thou be angry without end.
For ever angry thus,

Wilt thou thy frowning ire extend
From age to age on us?

6 Wilt thou not * turn, and hear- our voice,
And us again * revive. * Heb. Turn to quichen ui.

That so thy people may rejoice
By thee preserv'd alive.

7 Cause us to see thy goodness, Lord,
To us thy mercy shew.

Thy saving health to us afford,
And life in us renew.

8 And now what God the Lord will speak,
I will go strait and bear,

For to his people he speaks peace,

And to his saints full dear.
To his dear saints he will speak peace,

But let them never mora
Return to folly, hut surcease

To trespass as before.

9 Surely to such as do him fear Salvation is at hand,

And glory shall ere long appear
To dwell within our land.

10 Mercy and Truth that long were miss'd
Now joyfully are met,

Sweet Peace and Righteousness have kiss'd,
And hand in hand are set.

11 Truth from the earth, lihe to a flower,
Shall bud and blossom then,

And Justice from her heav'nly bow'r
Look down on mortal men.

12 The Lord will also then bestow
Whatever thing is good,

Our land shall forth in plenty throw
Her fruits to he our food,

13 Before him Righteousness shall go
His royal harbinger,

Then* will he come, and not be slow, .
His footsteps cannot err.

*Heb. He will set his steps to the way.

Psalm Lxxxvi.

-I Hy gracious ear, O Lord, incline

O hear me / thee pray.
For I am poor, and almost pine

With need, and sad decay.
2 Preserve my soul, for + I have trod

Thy ways, and love the just, Save thou thy servant, O my God,

Who still in thee doth trust. thing!.]

i Heb. / am good, loving, a doer of good and holy Pity me, Lord, for daily thee

I call; 4. O make rejoice hy servant's soul ; for Lord to thee

I lift my soul and voice.

For thou art good, thou Lord art prone

To pardon, thou to all in full of mercy, thou alone

To them that on thee rail. i Unto my supplication, Lord,

Give ear, and to the cry 3f my incessant pray'rs afford

Thy hearing graciously.
f I in the day of my distress

Will call on thee for aid;
For thou wilt grant me free access,

And answer what' I pray'd.
i Like thee among the gods is none,

O Lord, nor any works
Of all that other gods have done

Like to thy glorious works. i The nations all whom thou hast made

Shall come, and all shall frame
To bow them low before thee, Lord,

And glorify thy name. 10 For great thou art, and wonders great

By thy strong hand are done, Thou in thy everlasting seat Remainest God alone.

11 Teach me, O Lord, thy way most right, I in thy truth will bide,

To fear thy name my heart unite,
So shall it never slide.

12 Thee will I praise, O Lord my God,
Thee honor and adore

With my whole heart, and bla&e abroad
Thy name for evermore.

13 For great thy mercy is tow'ard me,
And thou hast free'd my soul,

Ev'n from the lowest Hell set free,
From deepest darkness foul.

14 O God the proud against me rise,
And violent men are met

To seek my life, and in their eyes
No fear of thee have set.

15 But thou, Lord, art the God most mild, Readiest thy grace ro shew,

Slow to be angty, and art stil'd
Most merciful, most trtie.

16 O turn fo me thy fact at length,
And me have mercy on,

Unto thy servant give thy strength,
And save thy handmaid's son.

17 Some sign of good to me afford,
And let my foes then see,

And be asham'd, because thou Lord
Dost help and comfort me.

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