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Praise him with strings and pipe, Praise him with clanging cymbals, Praise him with clashing cymbals. Let all that breathes praise the Lord!
MAN'S PLACE IN GOD'S WORLD
O Lord, our God, how glorious Is thy name in all the earth!
Thou hast spread thy splendor over the heavens; At the cry of babes and infants
Thou hast set up a bulwark, because of thine enemies, To silence the foe and avenger.
When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, The moon and stars which thou hast made; What is man that thou art mindful of him; Or the son of man that thou visitest him?
Yet thou hast made him little less than divine, And hast crowned him with glory and honor, Making him lord of creation, So that all things are subject to him.
The sheep and the oxen, all of them, Yes, and the beasts of the field, The birds of the air and the fish, That dart through the paths of the sea.
O Lord, our God, how glorious Is thy name in all the earth!
THE REWARD OF DOING RIGHT
Happy is the man
Who follows not the counsel of the wicked,
Nor takes his stand with sinners,
Nor sits among the scoffers,
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