Psalm 9

“I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.” —Psalm 9:1

The Scottish Psalter was written anonymously in 1635 and published and appointed for use in worship by the Church of Scotland in 1650. Scripture paraphrases were added in 1781. The Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases was the primary hymnal used by the Church of Scotland through the 19th century. The Scottish Psalter was originally contained in one volume. When the Scripture paraphrases were added in the 18th century, its addition expanded the singular volume.

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Jude’s Exhortation

“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” —Jude 1:3

Sung in Common Meter (C.M.), to the tune of “New Britain” or the “El Nathan.” Familiar hymns sung to New Britain and El Nathan are “Amazing Grace” and “I Know Whom I Have Believed” respectively.

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Psalm 7

“I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.” —Psalm 7:17

The Scottish Psalter was written anonymously in 1635 and published and appointed for use in worship by the Church of Scotland in 1650. Scripture paraphrases were added in 1781. The Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases was the primary hymnal used by the Church of Scotland through the 19th century. The Scottish Psalter was originally contained in one volume. When the Scripture paraphrases were added in the 18th century, its addition expanded the singular volume.

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