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PSALM XLII. SOLO, TREBLE ; AND VERSE,

FIVE VOICES. 428.

As pants the hart for cooling streams,

When heated in the chase,
So longs my soul, O God, for thee,

And thy refreshing grace. .
For thee, my God—the living God-

My thirsty soul doth pine :
Oh ! when shall I behold thy face,
Thou Majesty divine ?

Spohr.

REVELATIONS XIV. VERSE, AND FULL, EIGHT

VOICES. 429.

13. Blest are the departed who in the Lord are sleeping, from henceforth for evermore : they rest from their labours and their works follow them.

Spohr.

VERSE, FOUR VOICES. 430.

Hear us, Lord : we bless the name of our Redeemer : and his great and wondrous mercies now and ever glorify !

FULL, FOUR VOICES.
To him be glory evermore. Amen.

Rossini.

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Through the darkness thou wilt lead me,
In my trouble thou wilt heed me,

And from danger set me free.
Lord thy mercy shall restore me,
And the day spring shed before me;
All salvation comes from thee.

SOLO BASS; AND FULL, SEVEN VOICES. Thou hast tried our hearts towards thee; but if thou wilt not forsake us, our souls shall fear no

ill.

Lord! we pray thee spare thy people ; O save them, make them joyful, and bless thine inheritance.

Rossini.

VERSE AND FULL, TREBLE, COUNTER TENOR,

TENOR, AND BASS. 432.

PSALM XLII., 1.-As the hart pants after the waterbrooks, so panteth my soul for thee, O God.

SOLO TREBLE. 2. For my soul thirsteth for God, yea, for the living God: when shall I come to appear before the presence of God ?

3. My tears have been my meat day and night: while they daily say unto me, Where is now thy God?

SOLO TREBLE; AND FULL, TREBLES, AND

COUNTER TENORS. 4. Now when I think thereupon, I pour out my heart by myself. For I had gone forth most gladly with the people, and to lead them unto Jehovah's Temple in the voice of praise and gladness, as a people keeping holiday.

FULL, FOUR VOICES. 5. Why my soul art thou so vexed, and why art thou cast down in me ? Trust thou in God for I will yet give him great thanks for the help of his good countenance.

SOLO TREBLE. 6. My God within me is my soul cast down : therefore will I remember thee at the mighty noise of the waters.

7. Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts : all thy waves and all thy billows are gone over me.

VERSE, TREBLE, TWO TENORS, AND TWO BASSES.

8. The Lord hath commanded his kindness in the day time : in the night did I sing of him and made my prayer to the God of my life.

9. My God within me is my soul cast down : why hast thou thy servant forgotten ? why go I on thus heavily, while my foe prevails. FULL, TWO TREBLES, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR,

AND BASS. 5. Why my soul, art thou so vexed, and why art thou so cast down in me? Trust thou in God! for I will yet give him great thanks, for the help of his good countenance.

PSALM CXV., 18.-Praised be the Lord God of Israel, from henceforth now and for evermore.

Mendelssohn.

VERSE AND FULL, FOUR VOICES. 433.

Cast thy burden upon the Lord,
And he shall sustain thee.
He never will suffer the righteous to fall.

He is at thy right hand.
Thy mercy Lord is great, and - far above the
heavens.
Let none be made ashamed that wait upon thee.

Mendelssohn.

FULL, FOUR VOICES. 434.

ROMANS X., 15.—How lovely are the Messengers that preach us the gospel of peace.

PSALM XIX., 4.- To all the nations is gone forth the sound of their words throughout all the lands their glad tidings.

Mendelssohn.

A PRAYER. SOLO BASS; AND VERSE, TWO

TREBLES, AND BASS. 435.

Grant us thy peace, Almighty Lord :

The source of ev'ry blessing,
We cannot keep thy saving word,
Unless thy peace possessing.

Thy peace O give,

By which we live.
TREBLE, COUNTER TENOR, TENOR, AND

BASS.
Grant us thy peace, &c. Mendelssohn.

1. JOHN III.

FULL, FOUR VOICES.

436.

1. See what love hath the Father bestowed on us in his goodness, that we should be called God's own children.

Mendelssohn.

FULL, FIVE VOICES. 437.

PSALM LXXXVI., 1.-Bow down thine ear, O Lord : for I am poor and in misery.

VERSE, FIVE VOICES. PSALM XXV., 17.-Look upon my adversity and misery: and forgive me all my sin.

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