1 In Zion praise awaits you, LORD;
to you our vows we'll pay.
2 To you all people will come near;
you hear us when we pray.
3 When we were overwhelmed by sins,
and guilt upon us lay,
You pardoned all our trespasses
and washed our guilt away.
4 How blessed are those you choose, and bring
without your courts of grace!
We're filled with blessings in your house,
in your most holy place.
5 With awesome deeds of righteousness
you answer us, O God,
Our Saviour, hope of farthest seas
and all the earth abroad.
6 By strength and power you formed the hills.
7 You hushed the oceans' voice;
You calmed the tumult of their waves
and still the peoples' noise.
8 Those who inhabit distant lands
with awe regard your ways;
where morning dawns and evening fades,
you call forth songs of praise
9 You tend the land and water it;
you make it rich and good.
As you ordained, your streams are full
to give the people food.
10 You drench the furrows of the land;
you level off the ground.
You soften it with showers of rain
and make its crops abound.
11 You crown the year with fruitfulness;
your harvests overflow.
12 The grassland flourishes again;
the hills with gladness glow.
13 The pastures green with flocks are clothed,
the meadows covering.
The valleys deck themselves with corn;
they shout for joy and sing.
Lyrics from 'Sing Psalms'. Copyright Free Church of Scotland.