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OF CATECHISM, COMPENDIUM, CONFESSION OF FAITH,
Form of Infant Baptism,
Ordination of the Ministers of God's Word,
Form of Confirmation of Marriage,
The Athanasian Creed,
PSA L M S.
PSALM 1. S. M.
HE man is ever blest
Who shuns the sinner's ways, Amidst their councils never stands,
Nor takes the scorner's place. 2 But makes the law of God
His study and delight, Throughout the labours of the day,
And watches of the night. 3 He like a tree shall thrive,
With waters near the root :
His works are heavenly fruit. 4 Not so the ungodly race,
They no such blessings find ; Their hopes shall flee like empty chaff
Before the driving wind. 5 How will they bear to stand
Before that judgment-seat, Where all the saints at Christ's right hand
In full assembly meet ?
The way the righteous go :
PSALM 2. First Part. L. M.
God the Father vindicates his Messiah. 1 WHY did the heathen madly rage,
And why the Jews conspire in vain ? Why kings and rulers all engage,
T'oppose Messiah's gracious reign? 2 “ Come, let us break his bands,” they say,
“We'll ne'er be govern’d by his laws :' And thus they cast his yoke away,
And nail'd Messiah to the cross.
Laughs at their pride, their rage controls ;
And speak in thunder to their souls. 4. “I'll vindicate the King I made,
“ On Zion's everlasting hill ;
PSALM 2. Second Part. L. M.
God the Son reveals the divine decree. I TH
H' eternal Son with power array'd,
Declares th' unchangeable decree : “ Thou art my Son,” the Father said,
“ This day have I begotten thee. 2 « For sin thou'st offer'd up thy soul, “ And thou'st a right to intercede ; Thy life shall last while
roll, " And thou shalt see a num'rous seed. 3 “Ask then, my Son, and I will give
“ The heathen for thy vast domain ; “ The utmost ends of earth receive,
“ And boundless be thy blessed reign. 4 “But nations, that resist thy grace,
“ Shall fall beneath thine iron stroke;
Thy rod shall crush thy foes with ease, “ As potters' earthen work is broke."
PSALM 2. Third Part. L. M. God the Holy Ghost invites and warns persecutors and
infidels. 1 " "NO
OW,” saith the spirit of the Lord,
“ To those who sit on earthly thrones; Rejoice with trembling at his word, - And at his feet submit your crowns. 26 With faith and love address the Son,
“ Lest he grow angry, and ye die; « His wrath will burn to worlds unknown,
“If ye provoke his jealousy. 3 “ His frowns shall drive you quick to hell, “ For he is God, and ye but dust;
Happy the souls that know him well, “And make his grace their only trust.” PSALM 3. First Part. L. M.
A Morning Psalm. 1 O
LORD, how many are my foes,
In this weak state of flesh and blood!
But my defence and hope is God.
And thine almighty help was nigh. 3 Supported by thy heavenly aid,
I laid me down and slept secure;
Tho' I should wake and rise no more. 4 But God sustain'd me all the night :
Salvation doth to God belong :