O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn My glory into shame? How long will ye love vanity and seek after lies?@Psalm 4:2

William H. Bathurst, Psalms and Hymns 1831, page 7.

Deus Tuorum Militum Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753 (πŸ”Š pdf nwc).

William H. Bathurst (1796–1877)

How long will ye despise My name?
’Tis thus the God of mercy pleads;
And turn My glory into shame,
And triumph in your evil deeds?

Search out your heart, and mend your ways,
That you may dwell with Me above;
Obedient faith, and thankful praise,
Such is the sacrifice I love.

O Lord, while others in despair
Cry, Where is comfort to be found?
I know that Thou wilt hear my prayer,
And let my soul with peace be crowned.

Thy blessings are of lasting worth,
Through endless years Thy goodness flows;
Vain are the riches of the earth
Compared with what Thy hand bestows.

I will lie down, and calmly sleep,
For on Thy succor I depend;
My soul in safety Thou wilt keep,
And be my never failing friend.