Psalm 85 - Book of Praise for the Guitar

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Psalm 85----- "Book of Praise" Anglo Genevan Psalter -------for Guitar

 
 
1.) 

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Thou hast shown favour to Thy land, O LORD, 

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And Jacob’s fortunes were by Thee restored, 

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Thy people Thou hast from their guilt set free; 

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Thou didst for-give all their iniquity. 

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Thy fury and displeasure have now passed; 

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The flames of anger Thou hast quenched at last, 

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O God our Saviour, hear us as we pray; 

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Restore us now and take Thy wrath away..

2.) 

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LORD, will Thy blazing anger never cease 

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And will Thy wrath for evermore increase? 

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Wilt Thou not give new life and set us free, 

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That all Thy people may rejoice in Thee? 

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O LORD, Thy steadfast love and mercy show 

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And Thy salvation on us now bestow. 

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To us Thy lasting faithfulness unfold, 

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Thy lovingkindness as in days of old.

 
3.) 

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Let me now hear what God the LORD will speak, 

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For to His saints who in their hearts Him seek 

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He will proclaim His steadfast words of peace. 

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From chains of bondage He will grant release. 

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For surely His salvation is at hand, 

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Prepared for those who honour His command. 

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Then in our land may radiant glory dwell, 

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which in the earth shall have no parallel.

4.) 

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Then faithfulness and steadfast love will meet; 

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Then righteousness and peace each other greet. 

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Then faithfulness will spring up from the ground, 

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And from the sky will righteousness abound. 

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The LORD our God will add prosperity; 

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Our land will yield its crops abundantly. 

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Before Him justice will its banners sway 

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And make the footsteps of the LORD a way.