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Whate'er he pleas'd in earth or sea,

Or heav'n, or hell, his hand hath done. 2 At his command the vapours rise,

The lightnings flash, the thunders roar;
He pours the rain ; he brings the wind,

And tempest from his airy store.
3 'Twas he, those dreadful tokens sent,

O Egypt, thro’ thy stubborn land !
When all thy first born, beasts and men,

Fell dead by his avenging hand.
4 What mighty nations, mighty kings

He slew, and their whole country gave
To Israel, whom his hand redeem'd,

No more to be proud Pharaoh's slave,
5 His pow'r the same, the same his grace,

That saves us from the hosts of hell :
And heav'n he gives us to possess,
Whence those apostate angels fell.
PSALM 135. Third Part.

Third Part. C. M.

Praise due to God alone. * A WAKE, ye saints, to praise your King,

Your
Your pious pleasure, while you sing,

Increasing with the praise.
2 Great is the Lord; and works unknown

Are his divine employ ;
But still his saints are near his throne,

His treasure and his joy.
3 Heav'n, earth, and sea confess his hand;

He bids the vapours rise : Lightning and storms at his command

Sweep thro’ the sounding skies. 4 All pow'r, that gods or kings have claim'd,

Is found with him alone;

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But heathen gods should ne'er be nam'd

Where our Jehovah's known.
5 O Zion trust the living God,

Serve him with faith and fear;
He makes thy courts his blest abode,
And claims his honours there.

PSALM 136. First Part. P. M.
The wonders of Creation, Providence, and Redemption.
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IVE thanks to God most high,

The universal Lord;
The sov’reign King of kings;

And be his grace ador'd.
“His pow'r and grace are still the same;
" And let his name have endless praise.”
2 How mighty is his hand!

What wonders hath he done!
He form'd the earth and seas,
And spread the heav'ns alone.

Thy mercy, Lord, shall still endure ;
" And ever sure abides thy word.”
3 His wisdom fram'd the sun,

To crown the day with light;
The moon and twinkling stars,

To cheer the darksome night.
“ His pow'r and grace are still the same;
“And let his name have endless praise."
4 He smote the first born sons,

The flow'r of Egypt, dead ;
And thence his chosen tribes

With joy and glory led.
“Thy mercy, Lord, shall still endure ;
“ And ever sure abides thy word.”
5 His pow'r and lifted rod

Cleft the Red Sea in two;

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And for his people made
A wondrous passage through.

A “ His pow'r and grace are still the same; And let his name have endless praise.' 6 But cruel Pharaoh there,

With ail his host he drown'd,
And brought his Israel safe

Thro' a long desert ground.
Thy mercy, Lord, shall still endure;
“ And ever sure abides thy word.”
7 The kings of Canaan fell

Beneath his dreadful hand;
While his own servants took

Possession of their land. “ His pow'r and grace are still the same; “ And let his name have endless praise.” 8 He saw the nations lie

All perishing in sin
And pitied the sad state

The ruin'd world was in.
“ Thy mercy, Lord, shall still endure ;
“ And ever sure abides thy word.”
9 He sent his only Son

To save us from our woe,
From Satan, sin, and death,

And ev'ry hurtful foe. “ His pow'r and grace are still the same; “ And let his name have endless praise.” 10 Give thanks aloud to God,

To God the heav'nly king ;
And let the spacious earth

His works and glories sing.
“ Thy mercy, Lord, shall still endure;
“ And ever sure abides thy word.”

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PSALM 136. Second Part. L. M.

Praise ye the Lord.
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LIVE to our God immortal praise ;

Mercy and truth are all his ways:
Give to the Lord of lords renown,

The King of kings with glory crown. 2 He built the earth, he spread the sky,

And fix'd the starry lights on high :
He fills the sun with morning light,

He bids the moon direct the night.
3 The Jews he freed from Pharaoh's hand,
And brought them to the promis'd land :
He saw the Gentiles dead in sin,

And felt his pity work within. 4 He sent his Son with pow'r to save

From guilt, and darkness, and the grave : “Wonders of grace to God belong,

Repeat his mercies in your song.' 5 Thro’ this vain world he guides our feet,

And leads us to his heav'nly seat : “ His mercies ever shall endure, " When this vain world shall be no more." PSALM 137. First Part. L, M.

The sorrows of Israel in captivity.

Y ?B Babel's stream the captives sate,

And wept for Zion's hapless fate : Useless, their harps on willows hung,

While foes requir'd a sacred song. 2 With taunting voice, and scornful eye,

“Sing us a song of heav'n,” they cry: “ While foes deride our God, and King,

“ How can we tune our harps or sing ?” 3 “ If Zion's woes our hearts forget,

“Or cease to mourn for Israel's fate,

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« Let useful skill our hands forsake ;

“ Our hearts with hopeless sorrow break." 4 “ Thou, ruin'd Salem, to our eyes

“ Each day, in sad remembrance rise ! “ Should we e'er cease to feel thy wrongs,

“Lost be our joys, and mute our tongues. 5 “ Remember, Lord, proud Edom's sons, “ Who cried, exulting at our groans,

While Salem trembled at her base, “Rase them : her deep foundations rase.” 6 While thus they sung, the mourners view'd

Their foes by Cyrus' arm subdu’d,
And saw his glory rise, who spread

Their streets, and fields, with hosts of dead. 7 Pleas'd, they foresaw, the blest decree,

That set their tribes from bondage free ;
Renew'd the temple, and restor'd
The sacred worship of the Lord.
PSALM 137. Second Part. L. M.

The church's complaint.
1 ORD in those dark and dismal days,

We mourn the hidings of thy face; Proud enemies our path surround,

To level Zion with the ground. 2 Her sons, her worship, they deride,

And hiss thy word with tongues of pride; And cry, t insult our humble prayer,

“ Where is your God, ye Christians, where?" 3 Errors, and sins, and follies grow ;

Thy saints bow down in deepest woe :
Their love decays, their zeal is o'er ;

And thousands walk with Christ no more. 4 To happier days our bosoms turn;

Those days but teach us how to mourn:

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