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And let their thankful offerings prove
How they adore their Maker's love.

PSALM 107.--4th Part. L. M. [*] Deliverance from storms and shipwreck ; or,

the seaman's song. 1 COULD you behold the works of God,

His wonders in the world abroad, Go with the mariners, and trace

The unknown regions of the seas.
2 They leave their native shores behind,

And seize the favour of the wind,
Till God commands, and tempests rise,

That heave the ocean to the skies. 3 Now to the heavens they mount amain ;

Now sink to dreadful deeps again:
What strange affrights young sailors feel,

And like a staggering drunkard reel ! 4 When land is far, and death is nigh,

Lost to all hope, to God they cry:
His mercy hears their loud address,

And sends salvation in distress.
5 He bids the winds their wrath assuage;

The furious waves forget their rage: i 'Tis calm; and sailors smile to see

The haven where they wisb'd to be. 6 O may the sons of men record

The wondrous goodness of the Lord !
Let them their private offerings bring,
And in the church his glory sing.

PSALM 107.-C. M. [*]

The mariner's psalm.
JHY works of glory, mighty Lord,

Thy wonders in the deeps,

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The sons of courage shall record, ,

Who trade in floating ships 2. At thy command the winds arise,

And swell the towering waves ; The men, astonish’d, mount the skies,

And sink in gaping graves.
3 [Again they climb the watery hills,

And plunge in deeps again:
Each like a tottering drunkard reels,

And finds his courage vain.
& Frighted to hear the tempest roar,

They pant with fluttering breath;
And, hopeless of the distant shore,

Expect immediate death.] 5 Then to the Lord they raise their cries ;

He hears their loud request,
And orders silence through the skies,

And lays the floods to rest.
6 Sailors rejoice to lose their fears,

And see the storm allay'd :
Now to their eyes the port appears ;

There let their vows be paid. 7 'Tis God that brings them safe to land;

Let stupid mortals know
That waves are under his command,

And all the winds that blow.
8 O that the sons of men would praise

The goodness of the Lord !
And those that see thy wondrous ways,

Thy wondrous love record.

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PSALM 107.-Last Part. L. M. [*] Colonies planted ; or, nations blessed & punished.

A Psalm for New England.
THEN God, provok'd with daring crimes,

Scourges the madness of the times
He turns their fields to barren sand,

And dries the rivers from the land.
2 His word can raise the springs again,

And make the wither'd mountains green,
Send showery blessings from the skies,

And harvests in the desert rise. 3 (Where nothing dwelt but beasts of prey,

Or men as fierce and wild as they,
He bid's th' oppress'd and poor repair,
And builds them towns and cities there.
They sow the fields, and trees they plant,
Whose yearly fruits supply their want :
-Their race grows up from fruitful stocks,

Their wealth increases with their flocks. 5 Thus they are blest : but if they sin,

He lets the heathen nations in ;
A savage crew invades their lands,

Their children die by barbarous hands. 6 Their captive sons, expos'd to scorn,.

Wander unpitied and forlorn ;
The country lies unfenc'd, untill’d,
And desolation spreads the field.
Yet if the buinbled nation mourns,
Again his dreadful hand he turns ;
Again he makes their cities thrive,

And bids the dying churches live.] 8 The righteous, with a joyful sepse, Admire the works of providesot,

And tongues of atheists shall no more

Blaspheme the God that saints adore. 9 How few with pious care record

These wondrous dealings of the Lord !
But wise observers still shall find
The Lord is holy, just and kind.

PSALM 109.-C. M. [b]
Ver. 1-5, 31. Love to enemies from the exam

ample of Christ.
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VOD of my mercy and my praise,

Thy glory is my song,
Though sinners speak against thy grace

With a blaspheming tongue.
2 When in the form of mortal man

Thy Son on earth was found,
With cruel slanders, false and vain,

They compass'd him around.
% Their miseries his compassion move,

Their peace he still pursu'd; They render hatred for his love,

And evil for his good.
& Their malice rag'd without a cause ;

Yet with his dying breath
He pray'd for murderers on his cross,

And bless'd his foes in death.
5 Lord, shall thy bright example shine

In vain before mine eyes ? Give me a soul a-kin to thine,

To love mine enemies.
6 The Lord shall on my side engage,

And in my Saviour's name
I shall defeat their pride and ragen
Who slander and condemne,

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PSALM 110.–1st Part. L. M. [*] Christ exalted, and multitudes converted;

the success of the gospel. THUS the eternal Father spake " At my right hand, till I shall make

“Thy foes submissive at thy feet. 2 “From Zion shall thy word proceed ;

“ Thy word, the sceptre in thy hand, .

" Shall make the hearts of rebels bleed,

“ And bow their wills to thy command. 3 “That day shall shew thy power is great, “When saints shall flock with willing

minds, “ And sinners crowd thy temple gate.

" Where holiness in beauty shines." 4 O blessed power ! O glorious day!

What a large victory shall ensue!
: And converts, who thy grace obey,
Exceed the drops of morning dlew.
PSALM 110.–2d Part. L. M. (*)

The kingdom and priesthood of Christ. 1 YHUS the great Lord of earth and sea

Spake to his Son, and thus he swore. “ Eternal shall thy priesthood be, " And change from hand to hand no morei " Aaron and all his sons must die, “ But everlasting life is thine, “ 'To save forever those that iy For refuge from the wrath divine. “ By me Melchizedek was made “On earth a king and priest at once; "And thou, my heavenly priest, shall plead, "And thou, my king, shalt rule my sons."

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