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4 Why restless-why cast down, my soul?
Hope still--and thou shalt sing
And heaven's eternal King.
ady ray ;
FIRST PART. L. M. Medway.
Resorting to God in Troubles. (REAT God-our strength-to thee we cry,
Oh let us not forgotten lie; Oppressed with sorrows and with care, To thy protection we repair. 2 Oh let thy light attend our way, Thy truth afford its To Zion's hill direct our feet, l'o worship at thy sacred seat. 3 Thy praise, O God, shall tune the lyre, Thy love our joyful song inspire; To thee our cordial thanks be paid, Our sure defence-our constant aid 4 Why, then, cast down and why distressed? And whence the grief, that fills our breast? In God we'll hope to God we'll raise
Our songs of gratitude and praise. 43 SECOND PART. L. M. Hebron.
GOD of my strength-in thee alone
A refuge from distress I see;
Why hast thou, Lord, forsaken me?
Thy love and truth my spirit fill,
And worship at thy holy hill.
My harp its softest notes shall raise ; < And from my lips to heaven ascend
The song of thankfulness and praise
Why art thou anxious and distressed?
For I shall yet enjoy his rest.
43 THIRD Part. C. M. Bedford. P JUDGE me, O God, and plead my cause
Against a sinful race ;
Secure me by thy grace.
And am I left to mourn?
Implore thy kind return?
And bid thy truth appear;
To taste thy mercies there.
My joyful feet shall rise, f And my triumphant song shall praise
The God that rules the skies.
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Plead for me in my distress :
On thy holy hill I'd rest, mf In thy courts forever blest:
There to God, my hope, my joy,
44 FIRST Part. L. M. Medway.
Divine Aid implored in national Distress.
THY should thy face, where mercies dwell,
Its beains of majesty conceal;
mp 2 Behold ! our soul with sorsow bonds,
And down to dust our life descends;
Prostrate on earth, deserted lies.
Redeem us, and exalt thy name:
Salvation shall attend thy word. 44 SECOND PART. L. M. Danders.
National Deliverances as ribed to God.
And wait for thy salvation, Lord : mf On thee we trust--thy mercies claim,
Whose presence puts all foes to shame.
Triumphant songs of grateful praise. 44 THIRD PART. C. M. Stamford.
O LORD, our fathers oft have told,
In our attentive ears,
And in more ancient years.
To them salvation gave;
That did their country save.
Whose succor they implored ;
Who thy great name adored.
So thou art still our King;
To us deliverapra bring.
[ 5 To theo, the glory we'll ascribe,
From whom salvation came;
45 FIRST PART. L. M. Effingham Victory and Exaltation of Christ.
And every tongue confess thee-Lord. 45 Second Part. C. M. Medford. TII GIRD on thy sword, victorious Prince,
Ride with majestic sway ; 못 Thy terror shall strike through thy foes,
And make the world obey. f" 2 Thy throne, O God, forever stands,
Thy word of grace shall prove P A peaceful sceptre in thy hands,
To rule thy saints by love.
Ride with majestic sway ;
And make the world obey.
THIRD PART. S. M. Southfield.
Thy honors are divine;
And every grace is thine.
2 Thy laws, o God, are right,
Thy throne shall ever stand;
A sceptre in thy hand.
Gird on thy powerful sword,
The conquests of thy word.
Or make their hearts obey ;
Attend thy glorious way.
46 FIRST PART. L. M. Hebron.
God the Refuge and Portion of his people.
When storms of sharp distress invade :
Behold him present with his aid.
In sacred peace our souls abide,
Trembles, and dreads the swelling tide.
3 There is a stream, whose gentle flow
Supplies the city of our God !
And watering our divine abode.
Supports our faith-our fear controls: р Sweet peace thy promises afford,
And give new strength to fainting souls. f 5 Zion enjoys her Monarch's love,
Secure against a threatening hour; ff Nor can her firm foundation move,
Built on his truth-and armed with power. 46 SECOND PART. L. M. Winchester.
LET Zion in her King rejoice,
Though tyrants rage, and kingdoms rise :
The nations melt-the tumult dies.