Preserve me, O God: for in Thee do I put my trust.@Psalm 16:1

William Wrangham (1784–1832). Delight in God and His people.

Hilkiah Lowell Mason, The Modern Psalmist (Boston, Massachusetts: John H. Wilkins & Richard B. Carter, 1839), page 61 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason (1792–1872)

Preserve Thy faithful servant, Lord,
Who art the refuge of the just;
To me Thy sheltering aid afford,
For in Thine arm alone I trust.

The saints, who dwell the earth around,
I view with pleasure and delight;
But they who other gods have found,
I cast with horror from my sight.

I will not mingle with the throng
Whose guilt their sorrow multiplies;
I will not name them with my tongue,
Nor join their bloody sacrifice.

God is my portion here below:
’Tis He who shall my lot maintain;
His bounty makes my cup o’erflow,
And frees my anxious soul from pain.

Thou shalt unto my longing eyes
The path of endless life display:
Where, in Thy presence, joys arise
Which neither languish nor decay.