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11. For God the Lord, both sun and shield,

Gives grace and glory bright;
No good from them shall be witheld

Whose ways are just and right.

12. Lord God of Hosts, that reign'st on high;

That man is truly blest, Who only on thee doth rely,

And in thee only rest,

PSALM LXXXV.

1. Tay land to favour graciously

Thou hast not Lord been slack; Thou hast from hard captivity

Returned Jacob back.

2. The iniquity thou didst forgive

That wrought thy people woe; And as their sin, that did thee grieve,

Hast hid, where none shall know.

3. Thine anger all thou hadst remov’d,

And calmly didst return From thy fierce wrath which we had prov'd

Far worse than fire to burn.

4. God of our saving health and peace,

Turn us, and us restore ; Thine indignation cause to cease Towards

us,

and chide no more.

5. Wilt thou be angry without end,

For ever angry thus?

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Wilt thou thy frowning ire extend

From age to age on us?

6. Wilt thou not turn and hear our voice,

And us again revive,
That so thy people may rejoice

By thee preserv'd alive?

7. Cause us to see thy goodness, Lord,

To us thy mercy shew;
Thy saving health to us afford,

And life in us renew.

8. And now, what God the Lord will speak,

I will go straight and hear,
For to his people he speaks peace,

And to his saints full dear,
To his dear saints he will speak peace;

But let them never more
Return to folly, but surccase

To trespass as before.

9. Surely, to such as do him fear

Salvation is at hand;
And glory shall ere long appear

To dwell within our land.

10. Mercy and Truth, that long were miss'd

Now joyfully are met; Sweet Peace and Righteousness have kiss’d,

And hand in hand are set.

11. Truth from the earth, like to a flower,

Shall bud and blossom then ;
And Justice, from her heavenly bower,

Look down on mortal men.

12. The Lord will also then bestow

Whatever thing is good;
Our land shall forth in plenty throw

Her fruits to be our food.

13. Before him Righteousness shall go;

His royal Harbinger :
Then will he come, and not be slow,

His footsteps cannot err.

PSALM LXXXVI.

1. The gracious ear, O Lord, incline,

O hear me, I thee pray ;
For I am poor, and almost pine

With need, and sad decay.

2. Preserve my soul; for I have trod

Thy ways, and love the just; Save thou thy servant, O my God,

Who still in thee doth trust.

3. Pity me, Lord, for daily thee

I call; 4. O make rejoice
Thy servant's soul; for Lord, to thee

I lift my soul and voice,

5. For thou art good, thou, Lord, are prone

To pardon, thou to all
Art full of mercy, thou alone

To them that on thee call.

6. Unto my supplication, Lord,

Give ear, and to the cry
Of my incessant prayers afford

Thy hearing graciously.

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