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and bring me forth in the ing from the Lord, and righpaths of righteousness for his teousness from the God of his Name's sake.

salvation. 4 Yea, though I walk

6 This is the generation of through the valley of the sha- them that seek him ; even of dow of death, I will fear no them that seek thy face, o evil; for thou art with me, Jacob. thy rod and thy staff comfort 7 Lift up your heads, O ye

gates; and be


up, ye 5 Thou shalt

prepare a ta- everlasting doors; and the ble before me against them King of glory shall come in. that trouble me; thou hast 8 Who is the King of gloanointed my head with oil, ry! it is the Lord strong and and my cup shall be full. mighty, even the Lord migh

6 But thy loving kindness ty in battle. and mercy shall follow me all 9 Lift up your heads, O ye the days of my life ; and I gates; and be ye lift up, ye will dwell in the house of the everlasting doors; and the Lord for ever.

King of glory shall come in.

10 Who is the King of glo

ry? even the Lords of hosts, The Fifth Day. he is the King of glory. MORNING PRAYER.

Psalm xxv. Ad te, Domine, Psalm xxiv. Domini eft terra.


, NTO thee, O Lord, and all that therein is ; will I lift up my soul ; the compass of the world, and my God, I have put my trust they that dwell therein.

in thee: O let me not be ź For he hath founded it confounded, neither let mine upon the seas, and prepared it enemies triumph over me. upon the floods.

2 For all they that hope in 3

Who shall ascend into the thee shall not be ashamed; hill of the Lord? or who shall but such as transgress without rise up in his holy place? a cause, shall be put to con4

Èven he that hath clean fusion. hands, and a pure heart; and


Show me thy ways, O that hath not lift up his mind Lord, and teach me thy paths. unto vanity, nor sworn to de


Lead me forth in thy ceive his neighbour. truth, and learn me ; for thou

He Mall receive the bless- art the God of my salvation :


in thee hath been my hope have mercy upon me ; for I all the day long.

am defolate, and in mifery. 5

Call to remembrance, o 16 The sorrows of my heart Lord, thy tender mercies, and are enlarged : O bring thou thy loving kindnesses, which me out of my troubles. have been ever of old.

17 Look upon my adversity 6 O remember not the and misery, and forgive me sins and offences of my youth; all my sin. but according to thy mercy 18 Consider mine enemies think thou upon me, O Lord, how many they are ; and they for thy goodness.

bear a tyrannous hate against 7 Gracious and righteous me. is the Lord; therefore will he

19 O keep my soul, and teach finners in the way. deliver me : let me not be

8 Them that are meek confounded, for I have put fhall he guide in judgment; my trust in thee. and such as are gentle, them 20 Let perfectness and Ihall he learn his way. righteous dealing wait upon

9 All the paths of the Lord me ; for my hope hath been are mercy and truth unto in thee. such as keep his covenant, 21 Deliver Israel, O God, and his teftimonies.

out of all his troubles. 10 For thy Name's fake, O Lord, be merciful unto

Plalm xxvi.

Judica me, my fin; for it is great.

Domine. 11 What man is he that

my , O feareth the Lord ? him shall Lord, for I have walked he teach in the way that he innocently : my trust hath shall choose.

been also in the Lord, there 12 His foul shall dwell at fore shall I not fall. ease, and his feed shall inherit 2 Examine me, O Lord, the land.

and prove me ; try out my 13 The secret of the Lord reins and my heart. is

among them that fear him, 3 For thy loving-kindness and he will show them his is ever before mine eyes; and covenant.

I will walk in the truth. 14 Mine eyes are ever look


I have not dwelt with ing unto the Lord; for he vain persons ; neither will I shall pluck my. feet out of have fellowship with the de

ceitful. 15 Turn thee unto me, and 5 I have hated the con


B Lord,

forty have walked

the net.

gregation of the wicked ; and though there rose up war will not fit among the un- against me, yet will I put my godly.

trust in thee. 6 I will wash my hands in 4 One thing have I desired innocency, O Lord ; and fo of the Lord, which I will rewill I go to thine altar. quire ; even that I may dwell

7 That I may show the in the house of the Lord all voice of thanksgiving, and the days of my life, to behold tell of all thy wondrous works. . the fair beauty of the Lord,

8 Lord,' I have loved the and to visit his temple. habitation of thy house, and 5 For in the time of trouthe place where thine honour ble he shall hide me in his dwelleth.

tabernacle ; yea, in the secret 90 shut not up my soul place of his dwelling shall he with the finners, nor my life hide me, and set me up upon with the blood-thirsty; a rock of stone.

10 In whose hands is wick- 6 And now shall he lift up edness, and their right hand mine head above mine eneis full of gifts.

mies round about me. 11 But as for me, I will 7 Therefore will I offer in walk innocently: O deliver his dwelling an oblation, with me, and be merciful unto me. great gladness: I will fing

12 My foot standeth right: and speak praises unto the I will praise the Lord in the Lord. congregations.

8 Hearken unto my voice, EVENING PRAYER.

O Lord, when I cry unto

thee; have mercy upon me, Plalm xxvii. Dominus

and hear me. illuminatio.

9 My heart hath talked of "HE Lord is my light thee, Seek ye my face : thy and

my salvation, whom face, Lord, will I seek. then shall I fear ? the Lord 10 O hide not thou thy is the strength of my life, of face from me, nor cast thy whom then shall I be afraid? servant away in displeasure.

2 When the wicked, even II Thou hast been my mine enemies and my foes, succour ; leave me not, neicame upon me to cat up myther forfake me, O God of flesh, they stumbled and fell. salvation.

3 Though an host of men 12 When my father and were laid against me, yet shall my mother forsake me, the not my heart be afraid ; and Lord taketh me up.


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· 13 Teach me thy way, O 5 Recompense them after Lord, and lead me in the the work of their hands ; pay right way, because of mine them that they have deserved. enemies.

6 For they regard not in 14 Deliver me not over their mind the works of the into the will of mine adver- Lord, nor the operation of faries : for there are false wit- his hands; therefore shall he nesses risen up against me, and break thein down, and not such as speak wrong.

build them up. 15 I should utterly have 7. Praised be the Lord ; for fainted, but that I believe ve- he hath heard the voice of rily to see the goodness of the my humble petitions. Lord in the land of the living.

8 The Lord is my strength, 16 O tarry thou the Lord's and my shield; my heart leisure ; be strong, and he hath trusted in him, and I am Ihall comfort thine heart; helped ; therefore my heart and put thou thy trust in the danceth for joy, and in my Lord.

song will I praise him.

9 The Lord is my strength, Psalm xxviii. Ad te, Domine. and he is the wholesome de

NTO thee will I cry, O fence of his Anointed.

Lord, my strength : 10 O save thy people, and think no scorn of me ; left if give thy blessing unto thinc thou make as though thou inheritance : feed them, and bearest not, I become like set them up for ever. them that


down into the Psalm xxix. Afferte Domino. pit.

RING unto the Lord, o 2 Hear the voice of my

, humble petitions, when I cry rams unto the Lord; ascribe unto thee ; when I hold up unto the Lord worship and my hands towards the mercy- strength. seat of thy holy temple.

2 Give the Lord the ho3 Opluck me not away, nei- nour due unto his Name; ther destroy me with the worship the Lord with holy ungodly and wicked doers, worship. which speak friendly to their 3

It is the Lord that comneighbours, but imagine mis- mandeth the waters; it is the chief in their hearts. glorious God that maketh

4 Reward them according the thunder. to their deeds, and according 4 It is the Lord that ruleth to the wickedness of their the sea ; the voice of the Lord own inventions.

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voice of the Lord is a glorious 3 Thou, Lord, hast brought voice.

my soul out of hell : thou haft 5 The voice of the Lord kept my life from them that breaketh the cedar trees; yea, go down to the pit. the Lord breaketh the cedars 4 Sing praises unto the of Libanus.

Lord, Oye faints of his; and 6 He maketh them also to give thanks unto him, for a skip like a calf ; Libanus also remembrance of his holiness. and Sirion like a young uni- 5 For his wrath endureth

but the twinkling of an eye, 7 The voice of the Lord and in his pleasure is life ; divideth the fames of fire ; heaviness may endure for a the voice of the Lord Thaketh night, but joy cometh in the the wilderness; yea, the Lord morning. Taketh the wilderness of Ca- 6 And in my prosperity I des.

said, I shall never be removed

i 8 The voice of the Lord thou, Lord, of thy goodness, , maketh the hinds to bring hadft made my hill so strong. : forth young, and discovereth


Thou didst turn thy face the thick bushes : in his tem- from me, and I was troubled. ple doth every man speak of 8 Then cried I unto thee, his honour.

O Lord ; and gat me to my ; 9. The Lord sitteth above Lord right humbly. the water flood, and the Lord 9 What profit is there in remaineth a King for ever.

my blood, when I 10 The Lord shall give to the pit? strength unto his people ; the 10 Shall the dust give Lord shall give his people the thanks unto thee? or shall it blessing of peace.

declare thy truth?

11 Hear, O Lord, and
The Sixth Day. have mercy upon me; Lord,
MORNING PRAYER. be thou my helper.
Psalm xxx.
Exaltabo te,

12 Thou hast turned my

heaviness into joy ; thou hast Will magnify thee, O Lord; put off my fackcloth, and gir- ,

for thou hast set me up, ded me with gladness: and not made my foes to tri- 13 Therefore shall every umph over me.

good man sing of thy praise ż O Lord, my God, I cri- without ceasing : O my God, ed unto thee, and thou hast I will give thanks unto thee healed me.

for ever.


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