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To Thee all angels loudly cry,
The heavens and all the powers on high ;
The apostles' glorious company,
The prophets fellowship praise Thee.

The noble and victorious host
Of martyrs make of thee their boast;
The holy church in every place
Throughout the earth exalts thy praise.

From day to day, O Lord, do we
Highly exalt and honour Thee;
Thy name we worship and adore,
World without end for evermore.

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Vouchsafe, O Lord, we humbly pray,
To keep us safe from sin this day :
O Lord, have mercy on us all ;
Have mercy on us when we call !

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Arise, O God, judge the earth.

GOD in the great assembly stands,

Of kings and lordly states; Among the gods, on both his hands,

He judges and debates.

How long will ye pervert the right

With judgment false and wrong, Favoring the wicked by your might,

Who thence grow bold and strong ?

Regard the weak and fatherless;

Despatch the poor man's cause; And raise the man in deep distress,

By just and equal laws.

Defend the poor and desolate ;

And rescue from the hands Of wicked men the low estate

Of him that help demands.

They know not, nor will understand,

In darkness they walk on:
The earth's foundations all are moved,

And out of order gone.

I said that ye were gods, yea, all

The sons of God Most High; But ye

shall die like men, and fall As other princes die.

Rise, God; judge thou the earth in might,

This wicked earth redress;
For thou art he who shall by right

The nations all possess.

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For His mercy endureth for ever.

LET us with a gladsome mind,
Praise the Lord, for he is kind :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Let us blaze his name abroad,
For of gods he is the God :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful ever sure.

O let us his praises tell,
Who doth wrathful tyrants quell:
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Who, by wisdom, did create
Painted heavens so full of state :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Who, by all-commanding might,
Fill’d the new-made world with light:
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Caused the golden-tressed sun,
All day long his course to run :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

The horned moon to shine by night, ’Mid her spangled sisters bright: For his mercies aye endure, Ever faithful, ever sure.

He his chosen ones did bless,
In the wasteful wilderness :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

He hath with a piteous eye
Looked upon our misery;
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

All things living he doth feed,
With full hand supplies their need :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Let us therefore warble forth
His great majesty and worth :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

That his mansion hath on high,
Past the reach of mortal eye :
For his mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

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We wait for thee, O Lord.

CAUSE us to see thy goodness, Lord;

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

Ănd life in us renew.

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 surcease

To trespass as before.
Surely, to such as do him fear,

Salvation is at hand;
And glory shall ere long appear

To dwell within our land.

Mercy and Truth that long were missed,

Now joyfully are met; Sweet Peace and Righteousness have kissed,

And hand in hand are set.

Truth from the earth, like to a flower,

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

Look down on mortal me

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