No glory, Lord, we claim

No glory, Lord, we claim

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1 No Glory, LORD, we claim;
But to thy sacred Name
Be all the Praise addressed;
Thou, who dost ever prove
The GOD of Truth an dLOVE,
Hath us in Mercy blessed.

2 Why should the Heathen say,
"Where doth their GOD delay?
"Why are they not released?"
Our GOD, who dwells on high,
The Sov'reign of the Sky,
Hath done whate'er him pleased.

3 Their golden Idol stands,
The Work of mortal Hands,
It's Mouth no Words expressing;
It hath both Eyes and Ears,
Yet neither sees nor hears;
It's Nose no Smell possessing.

4 Its Hands but useless prove,
It's Feet can never move,
To one fix'd Place confined;
Though Idols senseless are,
As stupid they appear,
Who them for Gods designed.

5 Israel, on GOD depend,
Who only can defend,
And succour the Distressed;
Priests, Levites, him alone
Your GOD and Saviour own;
To him be Praise addressed.

6 All ye that fear the LORD,
Trust in his holy Word,
On him with Faith relying:
'Tis he doth Comfort yield,
He is your Help and Shield,
Your Wants he's still supplying.

7 We have his Goodness seen,
And GOD hath mindful been,
Of Israel; he hath blessed
Priest, Levites, great and small,
His Proselytes, ev'n all,
Who hath his Name confessed.

8 For you, and for your Heirs,
His Blessing he prepares,
Who made both Earth and Heaven;
The Skies are all his own,
This World he fran'd alone,
Which he to us hath given.

9 The Dead, O righteous LORD!
To thee no Praise afford,
In silent Shades confined:
But we will evermore,
Thy glorious Name adore,
With Hearts to thee resigned.

Source: The Psalms of David: with the Ten Commandments, Creed, Lord's Prayer, &c. in metre...for the use of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church of the city of New York #CXV

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