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PSALM 2. I ATTEND, O earth, whilst I declare

A God's uncontrould decree ; 6. Thou art my son, this day my heir

“ Have I begotten thee. 2 - Ask and receive thy full demands ;

66 Thine shall the heathen be ; 66 The utmost limits of the land

“ Shall be possess'd by thee." 3 Appease the Son with due respect,

Your timely homage pay ; Lest he revenge the bold neglect,

Incens'd by your delay.
4 If but in part his anger rise,

Who can endure the flame?
Then blest are they whose hope relies
On his most holy name.

Psalm 4. 1 STAND ye in awe of God's commands,

Flee ev'ry thing that's ill; Commune in private with your hearts,

And bend them to his will. 2 The place of other sacrifice

Let righteousness supply ;
And let your hope, securely fix'd,

On God alone rely.
3 While worldly minds impatient grow

More prosp'rous times to see,

Still let the glories of thy face

Shine brightly, Lord, on me. 4 To Father, Son, and Holy-Ghost,

The God whom we adore, Be glory; as it was, is now, And shall be evermore.

Psalm 5. 1 I ORD, hear the voice of my complaint,

Accept my secret pray'r ; To thee alone, my King, my God,

Will I for help repair. 2 Thou in the morn my voice shalt hear,

And with the dawning day To thee devoutly I'll look up,

To thee devoutly pray.
3 O let all those who trust in thee

With shouts their joy proclaim ;
Let them rejoice whom tħou preserv’st,

And all that love thy name.
4 To righteous men the righteous Lord

His blessings will extend,
And with his favour all his saints,
As with a shield defend.

PSALM 8.
10 Thou, to whom all creatures bow

Within this earthly frame, Through all the world how great art thou ! How glorious is thy name!

2 When heav'n, thy beauteous work on high,

Employs my wand'ring sight ;
The moon that nightly rules the sky,

With stars of feebler light; 3 What's man, (say I,) that, Lord, thou loy'st

To keep him in thy mind ?
Or what his offspring, that thou prov'st

To them so wond'rous kind ?
4 Him next in pow'r thou didst create

To thy celestial train ; Ordaind with dignity and state

O’er all thy works to reign. 5 They jointly own his pow'rful sway;

The beasts that prey or graze; The bird that wings its airy way;

The fish that cuts the seas.
6 O thou, to whom all creatures bow

Within this earthly frame,
Thro' all the world how great art thou ! -
How glorious is thy name !

Psalm 8. OLD VERSION. 10 God our Lord, how wonderful

Are thy works ev'ry where! Thy fame surmounts in dignity

The highest heav'ns that are.
2 Ev'n by the mouth of sucking babes

Thou wilt confound thy foes;
For in those babes thy might is seen,

Thy graces they disclose.

3 And when I see the heav'ns above,

The work of thine own hand,
The sun, the moon, and all the stars,

In order as they stand;
4 Lord, what is man, that thou of him

Tak’st such abundant care !
Or what the Son of Man, whom thou
To visit dost not spare !

Psalm 9.
1 TO celebrate thy praise, O Lord,

1 I will my heart prepare; To all the listning world thy works,

Thy wond'rous works, declare. 2 The thought of them shall to my soul

Exalted pleasure bring; Whilst to 'thy name, 0 thou most high,.;

Triumphant praise I sing. 3 All those who have his goodness prov'd,

Will in his truth confide;
Whose mercy ne'er forsook the man

That on his help rely’d. 4 Sing praises, therefore, to the Lord is

From Sion, his abode; Proclaim his deeds, till all the world . ; Confess no other God.

PSALM 15. 1 I ORD, who's the happy man that may To thy blest courts repair?

Not, stranger-like, to visit them, . .

But to inhabit there?
2 'Tis he, whose ev'ry thought and deed

By rules of virtue moves ;
Whose gen'rous tongue disdains to speak

The thing his heart disproves. 3 Who never did a slander forge

His neighbour's fame to wound; Nor hearken to a false report

Nor malice whisper'd round.
4 Who to his plighted vows and trust

Hath ever firmly stood;
And, though he promise to his loss,

He makes his promise good.
5 The man, who by this steady course

Has happiness insur'd, When earth's foundation shakes, shall stand, By Providence secur'd.

: PSALM 16. 1 M Y soul shall ever bless the Lord,

Whose precepts give me light, And private counsel still afford

In sorrow's dismal night.
2 I strive each action to approve

To his all-seeing eye;
No dangers shall my hopes remove,

Because he still is nigh.

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