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Who is the King of glory? who?
The Lord, of glorious power possest;
The King of saints and angels too ;
God over all, for ever blest.



S. M. Prayer for mercy. 1 To God, in whom I trust,

I lift my heart and voice;
O let me not be put to shame,

Nor let my foes rejoice.
Thy mercies and thy love,

O Lord, recall to mind;
And graciously continue still,

As Thou wert ever, kind.
Let all my youthful crimes

Be blotted out by Thee;
And, for thy wondrous goodness' sake,

In mercy think on me.
His mercy and his truth

The righteous Lord displays,
In bringing wand'ring sinners home,

And teaching them his ways. 5 Through all the ways of God

Both truth and mercy shine,
To such as with religious hearts

To his blest will incline.





The majesty of God. 1 SING, ye sons of might, O sing

Praise to heaven's eternal King;
Power and strength to Him assign;
Bow before his hallow'd shrine.

2 Hark! his voice in thunder breaks !

Hush'd to silence, when He speaks,
Ocean's waves, from pole to pole,
Hear the awful accents roll.

3 See, as louder yet they rise,

Echoing through the vaulted skies,
See, uprooted from his seat,
Lebanon itself retreat!

4 Now the bursting clouds give

And the vivid lightnings play!
Now the wilds, by man untrod,
Hear dismay'd th' approaching God !

C. M.


Fraise to the Creator. 1 LET all the just to God with joy

Their cheerful voices raise, For well the righteous it becomes

To sing glad songs of praise.

2[By his almighty word at first

The heavenly arch was rear'd,
And all the beauteous hosts of light

At his command appear’d.
3 Let earth and all that dwell therein

Before Him trembling stand ;
For when He spake the word, 'twas made,

'Twas fix'd at his command.]
4 Whate'er the mighty Lord decrees

Shall stand for ever sure;
The settled purpose of his heart

To ages shall endure.
5 How happy then are they, to whom

The Lord for God is known;
Whom He from all the world besides

Has chosen for his own!
6[The riches of thy mercy, Lord,

Do Thou to us extend;
Since we for all we want or wish

On Thee alone depend.]


C. M. Praise for deliverance. 1 TARO' all the changing scenes of life,

In trouble and in joy,
The praises of my God shall still

My heart and tongue employ.

2 Of his deliv'rance I will boast,

Till all that are distrest
From my example comfort take,

And charm their griefs to rest. 3 O magnify the Lord with me,

With me exalt his Name;
When in distress to Him I callid,

He to my rescue came.
4 O make but trial of his love;

Experience will decide,
How bless'd they are, and only they,

Who in his truth confide.
5 Fear Him, ye saints, and you will then

Have nothing else to fear;
Make you his service your delight,

Your wants shall be his care.


C. M. Prayer under the burden of sin. | Thy chast’ning wrath, O Lord, restrain,

Though I deserve it all ;
Nor let at once on me the storm

Of thy displeasure fall.
2 My sins, that to a deluge swell,

My sinking head o'erflow,
And for my feeble strength to bear

Too vast a burden grow.


3 And, with continual grief opprest,

To sink I now begin :
To Thee, O Lord, I will confess,

To Thee bewail my sin.
4 Forsake me not, O Lord my God,

Nor far from me depart;
Make haste to my relief, 0 Thou,

Who my salvation art.


C. M. Thirsting for God. 1 AS PANTS the hart for cooling streams,

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

And thy refreshing grace.
2 For Thee, my God, the living God,

My thirsty soul doth pine :
O when shall I behold thy face,

Thou Majesty divine!
3 Why restless, why cast down, my soul ?

Trust God, who will employ
His aid for thee, and change these sighs

To thankful hymns of joy.
4 God of my strength, how long shall 1,

Like one forgotten, mourn ?
Forlorn, forsaken, and expos'd

To my oppressor's scorn ?

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