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OPENING SERVICES AND ANNI-
Psalms and Hymns.
PERFECTIONS OF GOD.
8.7 1 stand up and bless the Lord your God
for ever and ever.-Neh. 9, 5. 1 PRAISE to Thee, Thou great Creator,
Praise be Thine from every tongue : Join, my soul, with every creature,
Join the universal song. 2 Father, source of all compassion,
Pure unbounded grace is Thine; Hail, the God of our salvation,
Praise Him for His love divine. & For ten thousand blessings given,
For the hope of future joy; [heaven, Sound His praise through earth and Sound
Jehovah's praise on high. 4 Joyfully on earth adore Him,
Till in heaven our song we raise; There, enraptured, fall before Him, Lost in wonder, love, and praise.
L.M. 2 Great is our Lord, and of great power.
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Our hearts and voices in His praise: His nature and His works invite To make this duty our delight. The Lord builds up Jerusalem, And gathers nations to His name: His mercy melts the stubborn soul, And makes the broken spirit whole.
3 He formed the stars, those heavenly
flames, He counts their numbers, calls their
names; His wisdom's vast, and knows no bound; A deep where all our thoughts are .
drowned. 4 Great is our Lord, and great His might;
And all His glories infinite;
But treads the wicked to the dust. 5 His saints are lovely in His sight;
He views His children with delight:
C.M. 3 Canst thou by searching find out God?
-Job 11, 7. 1 HOM
OW shall I praise the Eternal God,
The infinite Unknown?
Or venture near His throne? 2 The great Invisible! He dwells
Concealed in dazzling light;
The secrets of the night.
Nor alters His decrees;
To guard His promises.
Maintains the rights of God;
Bought with a Saviour's blood. 5 Now to my soul, immortal King!
Speak some forgiving word ;
L.M. 4 The Lord looketh from heaven ; He be
holdeth all the sons of men.-Ps.33, 13. 1 Up ,
And views the nations from afar,