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6 The men that love and fear Thy name
Shall see their hopes fulfillid;
With favour as a shield.
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wr Ilded, howe Fondrous great
Is exalted name
Let men and babes proclaim.
The moon that rules the night, And stars that well adorn the sky,
Those moving worlds of light; 3 Lord, what is man, or all his race,
Who dwells so far below, That Thou shouldst visit him with grace,
And love his nature so !-
To take a mortal form;
To save a dying worm.
Who bowed His head to death; And be His honours sounded high,
By all things that have breath.
Is Thine exalted name!
Let the whole earth proclaim.
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PSALM VIIL. L. M. WATTS. LMIGHTY Ruler of the skies,
And Thine eternal glories rise
2 To Thee the voices of the young
A monument of honour raise ;
Declare the wonders of Thy praise. 3 Children amidst Thy temple throng,
To see their great Redeemer's face ;
And young Hosannas fill the place.
Thy wonders to proclaim :
Wilt put Thy foes to shame.
My God prepares His throne,
And make His justice known.
For all the poor oppress'd ;
And give the weary rest. 4 The men that know Thy name will trust
In Thine abundant grace;
Who humbly seek Thy face.
Who dwells on Zion's hill;
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C. M. 10 salnts,
Our hope in time of ill;
And seek Thy presence still.
2 Why should the men of pride and sin
Thy truth and power defy; And boast, as if their evil way
Were hidden from Thine eye! 3 Lord, Thou hast seen; arise and save;
To Thee our cause we bring ; Reign Thou in righteousness and power,
For Thou alone art King.
4 All our desires to Thee are known;
Thy help is ever near;
And then accept our prayer.
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Which spurn, O God, at Thee. 2 But, Lord, to Thee we cry,,
And we have heard Thy voice;
Ånd bid the poor rejoice.
Thy words, O Lord, are pure:
Thy promises endure.
PSALM XV. L. M. C. WESLEY. IMHE earth and all her fulness owns
The countless myriads of her sons
2 His word did out of nothing call
The world, and founded all that is ;
And fix'd it in the floating seas.
Who shall ascend the heavenly place,
And see his Maker face to face ? 4 The man whose hands and heart are clean
That blessed portion shall receive ;
Hereafter shall in glory live.
And, number'd with the saints above,
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WATTS. 1 need;
For succour to Thy throne I flee, But have no merits there to plead :
My goodness cannot reach to Thee.
How empty and how poor I am;
Nor add new glories to Thy name. 3 When Thou art nigh, my faith is strong ;
Thine arm is my almighty prop:
My dying flesh shall rest in hope. 4 My flesh shall Thy first call obey,
Shake off the dust, and rise on high ; Then shalt Thou lead the wondrous way Up to Thy throne above the sky.
5 There streams of endless pleasure flow;
And full discoveries of Thy grace,
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My faith, my patience, and my love: When men of strife against me join,
They are the sword, the hand is Thine. 2 What sinners value I resign;
Lord, 'tis enough that Thou art mine:
And stand complete in righteousness. 3 This life's a dream, an empty show;
But the bright world to which I go
When shall I wake and find me there? 4 O glorious hour! O blest abode!
I shall be near and like my God;
The sacred pleasures of the soul.
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C. M. STERNHOLD.* 1 GOD, my strength and fortitude,
Of force I must love Thee;
In my necessity.