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The Lord reigneth; he is clothed with majesty;

1 The Lord is clothed with strength,

Wherewith he hath | girded..him- self;

2 The world also is established, that it |



Thy throne is established of old
Thou art from | ev-er- lasting.

The floods have lifted up, O LORD,
4 The floods have lifted up their voice;
The floods lift | up their | waves.

The Lord on high is mightier

5 Than the noise of many waters,


Yea, than the mighty | waves..of the | sea.

Thy testimonies are very sure;

I moved.

Holiness becometh thine | house, O Lord, for- ever.

SELECTION 63. [Ps. xxxii. 1, 2, 5, 10 & 11.]

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2 Unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, And in whose spirit..there is no guile.


I acknowledged my sin unto thee,

And mine iniquity | have I..not | hid.

I said, "I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD:
And thou forgavest the in-liqui ty | of my sin. (SYM.)
Many sorrows shall be to the wicked;

5 But he that trusteth in the LORD,


Mercy shall encompass | him a- bout.

Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous;:
And shout for joy, all | ye..that are | heart.

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SELECTION 64. [Ps. xxxiv. 15-22.]

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous,

{And his ears are open un- to their | cry.

The face of the LORD is against them that do evil

To cut off the re-❘ membrance..of them..from the earth.

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth,

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And delivereth them out of all their | troubles.

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart,
And saveth such as | are..of a | contrite | spirit.

S Many are the afflictions of the righteous,

{But ye Lone delivereth of

But the LORD delivereth him

He keepeth all his bones;

{Not one of them

Not one of them is broken.

out..of them all.

{And they that hate the righteous | shall be | desolate.

The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants,

And none of them that | trust in | him..shall be | desolate.

CHANT No. 39.




[Ps. ciii. 8-14.]

S The LORD is merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger, and a- | mercy.
He will not always chide;

Neither will he keep his anger..for- ever.







He hath not dealt with us after our sins,

Nor rewarded us according to | our in- iquities.

For as the heaven is high above the earth,

So great is his mercy toward | them that | fear- | him.

As far as the east is from the west,

So far hath he removed our trans- gressions | from us.
Like as a father pitieth his children,

{So the LORD pitieth I them that fear | him.


For he knoweth our frame;

He remembereth that we are | dust.

He knoweth our frame;

{He rememberth, that we, that we are dust.

CHANT No. 40.





[Is. xxvi. 1-4.]

In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah;

We have a strong city;

Salvation will God appoint for | walls and | bulwarks. (Open ye the gates,

2 That the righteous nation which keepeth the | truth, may | enter | in.

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,

3 Whose mind is stayed on thee;


Because he | thee.

Trust in the LORD forever;

For in the LORD JEHOVAH is ever- lasting | strength.

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SELECTION 67. [Ps. cxxxix. 1-12, 23-24.]

O Lord, thou hast searched me, and | known- | me.
Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine up-rising;
Thou understandest my thought a- far-off.

Thou compassest my path, and my lying down,
And art acquainted with all my ways.

For there is not a word on my tongue,

But lo, O LORD, thou | | al-to-| gether.

{Thou hast beset me behind and before, And laid thine | hand up-| on me.


Such knowledge is too wonderful for me;
It is high, I tain un- to it.

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Whither shall I go from thy spirit?

Or whither shall I flee from | thy-presence?

If I ascend into heaven, thou art there;

If I make my bed in | hell, be- hold..thou art | there.

If I take the wings of the morning,

And dwell in the uttermost | parts..of the | sea;
Even there shall thy hand lead me,

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And thy right..hand shall hold


If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; {Even the night shall be light a- bout me.

Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee;

12 But the night shineth as the day;

The darkness and the light are | both a- like to | thee.

Search me, O God, and know my heart;


Try me, and I know my | thoughts;


And see if there be any wicked way in me,

And lead me in the way, the | way..ever- lasting.

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Return, O LORD, how long?

And let it repent thee con- cerning..thy | servants.
O satisfy us early with thy mercy;

That we may rejoice and be | glad all | our— | days.

Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us,

And the years wherein we have | seen

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Let thy work appear unto thy servants,
And thy glory..un- to their children.

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us; And establish thou the work of our | hands up- on us; 6 Yea, the work of our hands, es- tablish | thou — | it.

CHANT No. 42.

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SELECTION 69. [Ps. xxxvii. 35-39.]

I have seen the wicked in great power,

And spreading himself like a green-bay-tree.

S Yet he passed away, and lo he was not;

Yea, I sought him, but he could not be | found.






Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright;
For the end of that | man is | peace.

But the transgressors shall be destroyed together,
The end of the | wicked..shall | be cut off.

S But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord:
He is their strength in | time of trouble.

And the Lord will help them, and deliver them;

6 He will deliver them from the wicked,

And save them, be- cause they trust in | him.

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