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Nor from bis house will I remove,

Nor cease to speak bis praise.

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HYMN 64. S. M.
Seeking Divine Forgiveness and Direction. Ps. xxv.
TGod I lift my eyes,

My trust is in his name ;
And they whose hope on him relies,

Shall never suffer shame. 2 From the first dawning light

Till the dark evening's shade, For thy salvation, Lord, I wait,

And ask thy heav'nly aid. 3 Remember all thy grace,

And lead me in thy truth ; Forgive the sins of riper age,

Aod follies of my youth.
4 Thro' all the ways of God,

Both truth and mercy shine,
To those who with religious hearts

To his blest will incline.
5 He those in safety guides

Who bis direction seek,
And in his sacred paths will lead

The huinhle and the meek.
6 For thy own goodness' sake,

Save thou my soul from shame;
And pardon all my sins, though great,
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HYMN 65. C. M.
The Church is our Safety and Delight. Ps. xxvii.
THE Lord of glory is my light,

And my salvation too ;
God is my strength, nor will I fear

W bat mortal flesh can do.

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% One privilege my beart desires;

O grant me an abode
Among the churches of thy saints,

The temples of my God!
3 There shall I offer my requests,

And see thy glory still;
Shall bear thy messages of love,

And learn thy holy will.
4 When troubles rise and storms appear,

his children hide; God has a strong pavilion, where

He makes my soul abide.
5 Should friends and kindred, near and dear,

Leave me to want or die,
My God would make my life his care,

And all my peed supply.
6 Wait on the Lord, ye trembling saints,

And keep your courage up ;
He'll raise your spirit when it faints,

And elevate your hope.

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HYMN 66. C. M.

Love to Enemies. Ps. xxxv. 12--14.
EHOLD the love, the gen'rous love,

Which holy David shows !
Hark, how bis tender pity moves

To his afflicted foes !
2 When they are sick, his soul complaios,

And seems to feel the smart;
The spirit of the gospel reigas,

And melts his pious heart.
3 How did his flowing tears condole,

As for a brother dead !
And, fasting, mortify'd his soul,

Wbilst for their life be pray'd !
4 They groan, and curse bim on their bed,

Yet still he pleads and mourns ;

And double blessings on his head

The righteous God returns.
5 O glorious Type of heav'nly grace!

Thus Christ the Lord appears ;
Whilst sinners curse, the Saviour prays,

And pities them with tears.
8 He, the true David, Israel's King,

Bless'd and belov'd of God,
To save our souls from death and sio,

Shed his own precious blood.

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HYMN 67. L. M.
The Divine Being and Perfections. Ps. xxxvi.
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IGH in the heav'ns, eternal God,

Thy goodness in full glory shines;
Thy truth shall break thro' ev'ry cloud,

Which veils and darkens thy designs. 2 For ever firm thy juscice stands,

As mountains their foundations keep ;
Wise are the wonders of thy bands,

Thy judgments are a mighty deep, 3 Thy providence is kind and large,

Both men and beasts thy bounty share ;
The whole creation is thy charge,

But saints are thy peculiar care. 4 O God, how excellent tby grace,

Whence all our hope and comfort springs!
The sons of Adain, in distress,

Fly to the shadow of thy wings. 5 From the provisions of thy house

We shall be fed with rich repast;
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like a river flows, Aod brings salvation to our taste. 6 Life, like a fountain full and free,

Springs from the presence of the Lord;
And in thy light, our souls shall see
The glories promis'd in thy word.

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HYMN 68. C.M.

Man's Mortality. Ps. XXXX.
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EACH me the measure of my days,

Thou Maker of my frame;
I would survey life's narrow space,

And learn how frail I am.
9 A span is all that we can boast,

How short the fleeting time!
Mao is but vanity and dust,

In all his flow'r and prime.
3 See the vain race of mortals move

Like shadows o'er the plain ;
They rage and strive, desire and love,

But all their noise is vain.
4 Some walk in honour's gaudy show,

Some dig for golden ore ;
They toil for heirs, they know not who,

Aod straight are seen no more.
5 What should I wish or wait for then

From creatures, earth and dust?
They make our expectations vain,

And disappoiot our trust.
6 This fruitless search no more be mine,

Such hopes I now recal ;
My earthly prospects I resign,
And make my

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HYMN 69. L. M.

Charity rewarded. Ps. xli.
LEST is the map, whose tender care

Relieves the poor in their distress;
Whose pity wipes the widow's tear,

Whose band supports the fatherless. % His heart contrives for their relief

More good than his own hand can do;
He, in the time of gen’ral grief,
Shall find the Lord has pity too.

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3 His soul shall live secure on earth,

With secret blessings on his head ;
When drought, and pestilence, and dearth

Around him multiply their dead. 4 Or if he languish on his couch,

God will pronounce his sins forgiv'n
Will save him with a healing touch,
Or take his willing soul to heav'n.

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HYMN 70. “C. M.

In Time of War. Ps. xliv.
O LORD, our fathers oft have told,

lo our attentive ears,
Thy wonders in their days performid

And in more ancient years.
2 'Twas not their courage, nor their sword,

To them salvation gave ;
'Twas not their number, nor their strength,

That did their country save.
3 By thy right hand, thy pow'rful arm,

Whose succour they implor’d,
Thy providence protected them,

Who thy great name ador’d.
4 As thee, their God, our fathers own'd,

So thou art still our King ;
Otherefore, as thou didst to them,

To us deliv'rance bring.
5 We will not trust our sword nor bow,

When we in war engage ;
But thee, who canst subdue our foe,

And calm their haughty rage. 6 To thee the glory we'll ascribe,

From whom salvation came ;
Io God our shield we will rejoice,

And ever bless thy name, Tate varied.

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