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Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praifed in the City of our God, in the Mountain of his Holinefs.
We have thought of thy loving Kindness, O God, in the midst of thy Temple.
For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our Guide even unto Death.
My Heart P is fixed, O God, my Heart is fixed; I will fing, and give Praise.
Awake up my Glory, awake Pfaltery and Harp; I my felf will awake early.
I will praife thee, O Lord, among the People: I will fing unto thee among the Nations.
For thy Mercy is great unto the Heavens, and thy Truth unto the Clouds.
Be thou exalted, O God, above the Heavens: Let thy Glory be above all the Earth.
But I will fing of thy Power; yea, I will fing aloud of thy Mercy in the Morning: For thou hast been my Defence and Refuge in the Day of my Trouble.
Unto thee, O my Strength, will I fing: For God is my Defence, and the God of my Mercy.
God, thou art my God, early will I feek thee: My Soul thirfteth for thee, my Flefh longeth for thee, in a dry and thirfty Land, where no Water is:
To fee thy Power and thy Glory, fo as I have feen thee in the Sanctuary.
Because thy loving Kindness is better than Life; my Lips fhall praife thee.
Thus will I blefs thee, while I live: I will lift up my Hands in thy Name.
My Soul fhall be fatisfied, as with Marrow and Fatness; and my Mouth fhall praife thee with joyful Lips: When I remember thee upon my Bed, and meditate on thee in the Night-Watches.
Make a joyful Noife unto God all ye Lands.
• Pf. XLVIII. 1,9, 14. * Pf. LXIII. 1, to 6.
PPS. LVII. 7, to 11. 9 Pf. LIX. 16, 17.
Sing forth the Honour of his Name, and make his Praife glorious.
Say unto God, how terrible art thou in thy Works? Through the Greatnefs of thy Power, fhall thine Enemies fubmit themfelves unto thee.
All the Earth fhall worship thee, and fhall fing unto thee, they fhall fing to thy Name. Selah.
Come, and fee the Works of God; he is terrible in his Doing towards the Children of Men :
He ruleth by his Power for ever; his Eyes behold the Nations: Let not the Rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
O blefs our God, ye People, and make the Voice of his Praife to be heard:
Which holdeth our Soul in Life, and fuffereth not our Feet to be moved.
Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my Soul.
I cried unto him with my Mouth, and he was extolled with my Tongue.
Bleffed be God, which hath not turned away my Prayer, nor his Mercy from me.
GOD be merciful unto us, and blefs us, and cause his
Face to fhine upon us. Selah.
That thy Way may be known upon Earth, thy faving Health among all Nations.
Let the People praise thee, O God; let all the People praise thee.
O Let the Nations be glad, and fing for Joy: For thou halt judge the People righteously, and govern the Nations upon Earth. Selah.
Let the People praise thee, O God; let all the People praife thee.
Pf. LXVII. I, to 7.
Then fhall the Earth yield her Increase; and God, even our own God, fhall blefs us:
God fhall blefs us, and all the Ends of the Earth fhall fear him.
LET God arife, let his Enemies be scattered; let
alfo him, flee before him:
As Smoke is driven away, fo drive them away; as Wax melteth before the Fire, fo let the Wicked perish at the Prefence of God.
But let the Righteous be glad ; let them rejoice before God, yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
Sing unto God, fing Praifes to his Name: Extol him that rideth upon the Heavens, by his Name JAH, and rejoice before him.
A Father of the Fatherlefs, and a Judge of the Widows, is God in his holy Habitation.
O God, when thou wenteft forth before thy People; when thou didst march through the Wildernèfs. Selah.
The Earth fhook, the Heavens alfo dropped at the Prefence of God; even Sinai itfelf was moved at the Prefence of God, the God of Ifrael.
The Chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thoufands of Angels: The Lord is among them as in Sinai, in the holy Place.
Thou haft afcended on high, thou haft led Captivity captive: Thou haft received Gifts for Men, yea, for the Rebellious alfo, that the Lord God might dwell among them.
Bleffed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with Benefits, even the God of our Salvation. Selah.
He that is our God, is the God of Salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the Iffues from Death.
They have feen thy Goings, O God, even the Goings of my God, my King in the Sanctuary.
The Singers went before, the Players on Inftruments followed after; amongst them were the Damfels playing with Timbrels.
Blefs ye God in the Congregations, even the Lord, from the Fountain of Ifrael.
Sing unto God, ye Kingdoms of the Earth: O fing Praifes unto the Lord. Selah.
Afcribe ye Strength unto God: His Excellency is over Ifrael, and his Strength is in the Clouds.
" Pfalm LXVIII. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, to 20,24,25, 26, 32, 34, 35.
O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy Places; the God of Ifrael is he that giveth Strength and Power unto his People Bleffed be God.
The Humble fhall fee this, and be glad: And your Heart fhall live that feek God.
For the Lord heareth the Poor, and defpifeth not his Prifoners.
Let the Heaven and Earth praife him, the Seas, and every thing that moveth therein.
I will alfo praife thee with the Pfaltery, even thy Truth, O my God: Unto thee will I fing with the Harp, O thou holy One of Ifrael.
My Lips fhall greatly rejoice when I fing unto thee; and my Soul, which thou haft redeemed.
My Tongue alfo fhall talk of thy Righteoufnefs all the Day long For they are confounded, for they are brought unto Shame that feek my Hurt.
Take a Pfalm, and bring hither the Timbrel, the pleafant Harp with the Pfaltery.
Among the Gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord, neither are there any Works like unto thy Works.
All Nations whom thou haft made fhall come and worfhip before thee, O Lord; and fhall glorify thy Name. For thou art great, and doeit wondrous things; thou art God alone.
I will praife thee, O Lord my God, with all my Heart; and I will glorify thy Name for evermore:
For great is thy Mercy towards me; and thou haft delivered my Soul from the lowest Hell.
w Pf. LXIX. 32, 33, 34. y Pf. LXXXI. 1, 2.
x Pf. LXXI. 22, 23, 24. * Pf. LXXXVI. 8, 9, 10, 12, 13.
Will fing of the * Mercies of the Lord for ever: With my Mouth will I make known thy Faithfulness to all Generations.
For I have faid, Mercy fhall be built up for ever: Thy Faithfulness fhalt thou establish in the very Heavens.
I have made a Covenant with my Chofen, I have fworn unto David my Servant :
Thy Seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy Throne to all Generations. Selah.
And the Heavens fhall praife thy Wonders, O Lord; thy Faithfulness alfo in the Congregation of the Saints.
For who in the Heaven can be compared unto the Lord? Who among the Sons of the Mighty can be likened unto the Lord?
God is greatly to be feared in the Affembly of the Saints, and to be had in Reverence of all them that are about him. O Lord God of Hofts, who is a ftrong Lord like unto thee? or to thy Faithfulness round about thee?
Thou ruleft the raging of the Sea; when the Waves thereof arife, thou ftilleft them.
The Heavens are thine, the Earth alfo is thine: As for the World and the Fulnefs thereof, thou haft founded them. Thou haft a mighty Arm; ftrong is thy Hand, and high is thy right Hand.
Juftice and Judgment are the Habitation of thy Throne; Mercy and Truth fhall go before thy Face.
Bleffed is the People that know the joyful Sound: They fhall walk, O Lord, in the Light of thy Countenance.
In thy Name fhall they rejoice all the Day, and in thy Righteoufnefs fhall they be exalted.
For thou art the Glory of their Strength, and in thy Favour our Horn fhall be exalted.
For the Lord is our Defence, and the Holy One of Ifrael is our King.
• Pfalm LXXXIX. 1,to 9, 11, 13, to 21, and 52.
In this Pfalm is contained many Prophecies and Representations which relate to the MESSIAH, and his glorious Kingdom; and can no way be referred to the Magnificence of the Kingdom of David, or Solemon, but as they were Types of the MESSIAH.