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Ps.2. Psalm 1

The man is ever blessed
Who shuns the sinners' ways,
Among their counsels never stands,
Nor takes the scorner's place;

But makes the law of God
His study and delight,
Amidst the labors of the day,
And watches of the night.

He like a tree shall thrive,
With waters near the root;
Fresh as the leaf his name shall live;
His works are heav'nly fruit.

Not so th' ungodly race,
They no such blessings find;
Their hopes shall flee, like empty chaff
Before the driving wind.

How will they bear to stand
Before that judgment-seat,
Where all the saints at Christ's right hand
In full assembly meet?

He knows, and he approves,
The way the righteous go;
But sinners and their works shall meet
A dreadful overthrow.

Text Information
First Line: The man is ever blessed
Title: Psalm 1
Author: Isaac Watts
Publication Date: 1806
Meter: S. M.
Scripture: Psalm 1
Topic: Blessings: of a person; End: of the righteous and wicked; Happy saint: and cursed sinner (9 more...)
Language: English
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