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thou shalt keep them secretly 7 For this shall every one in thy tabernacle from the that is godly make his prayer strife of tongues.

unto thee, in a time when thou 23 Thanks be to the Lord ; mayest be found ; but in the for he hath showed me mar- great water floods they shall vellous great kindness in a not come nigh him. strong city.

8 Thou art a place to hide 24 And when I made haste, me in; thou shalt preserve me I said, I am cast out of the from trouble ; thou shalt comsight of thine eyes.

pass me about with songs of 25 Nevertheless, thou heard- deliverance. est the voice of my prayer, 9 I will inform thee, and when I cried unto thee. teach thee in the way wherein

26 () love the Lord, all yesthou shalt go; and I will guide his saints ; for the Lord pre-thcc with mine eye. serveth them tbat are faithful, 10 Be ye not like to horse and plenteously rewardeth the and mule, which have no unproud doer.

derstanding, whose mouths 27 Be strong, and he shall must be held with bit and brie establish your heart, all ye that dle, lest they fall upon thre. put your trust in the Lord. 11 Great plagues remain for EVENING PRAYER. the ungodly; but whoso pulieth

his trust in the Lord, mercy Psalm xxxii. Beati quorum. Jembraceth him on every side.

12 Be glad, O ye righteous, righteousness is forgiven, and rejoice in the Lord; and and whose sin is covered. be joyful, all ye that are true

2 Blessed is the man unto of heart. whom the Lord imputeth no Psalm xxxiii. Exultate, justi. șin, and in whose spirit there RF

EJOICE in the Lord, O is no .

ye righteous; for it be3 For whilst I held my cometh well the just to be tongue, my bones consumed thankful. away through my daily com- 2 Praise the Lord with harp; plaining

sing praises unto him with the 4 For thy hand is heavy lute, and instrument of ten upon me day and night, and strings. my moisture is like the drought 3 Sing unto the Lord a new in summer.

song ; sing praises lustily un5 I will acknowledge my to him with a good courage; sin unto thee, and mine unrigh. 4 For the word of the Lord teousness have I not hid. is true, and all his works are

6 I said, I will confess my faithful. sins unto the Lord ; and so 5 He loveth righteousness thou forgavest the wickedness od judgment; the earth is full of my sin.

of the goodness of the Lord.

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6 By the word of the Lord ther shall he deliver any man were the heavens made, and by his great strength. all the hosts of them by the 17 Behold, the eye of the breath of his mouth. Lord is upon them that fear

7 He gathereth the waters him, and upon them that put of the sea together, as it were their trust in his mercy ; upon an heap; and layeth up 18 To deliver their soul the deep, as in a treasure- from death, and to feed them house.

in the time of dearth. 8 Let all the earth fear the .9 Our soul hath patiently Lord : stand in awe of him, all tarried for the Lord; for he is ye that dwell in the world ; our help and our shield.

9 For he spake, and it was 20 For our heart shall redone ; he commanded, and it joice in him; because we have stood fast.

hoped in his holy Name. 10 The Lord bringeth the 21 Let thy merciful kindcounsel of the heathen to ness, O Lord, be upon us, nought, and maketh the devi-like as we do put our trust in ces of the people to be of none thee. effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

Psalm xxxiv. Benedicam Do.

mino. 11 The counsel of the Lord shall endure for ever, and the WILL alway give thanks thoughts of his heart from ge- unto the Lord ; his praise neration to generation. shall ever be in my mouth.

12 Blessed are the people 2 My soul shall make her whose God is the l ord Jeho- boast in the Lord ; the humble vah; and blessed art the folk shall hear thereof, and be glad. that he hath chosen to him, 10 3 O praise the Lord with be his inheritance.

me, and let us magnify his 13 The Lord looked down Name together. from heaven, and beheld all 4. I sought the Lord, and he the children of men ; from the heard me ; yea, he delivered habitation of his dwelling, he me out of all my fear. considereth all them that dwell 5 They had an eye unto oil the earth

him, and were lightened ; and 14 He fashioneth all the their faces were not ashamed. hearts of them, and under- 6 Lo, the poor crieth, and standeth all their works. the Lord heareth him; yea,

15 There is no king that can and saveth him out of all bis be saved by the multitude of 'roubles. an host; neither is any migh-7 The angel of the Lord ty man delivererl by much turrieth round about il em strength,

that fear him, and delivereth 16 A horse is counted but a them. vain thin to save a man; nei- 8 O taste, and see how gra.


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cious the Lord is : blessed is souls of his servants; and all the man that trusteth in him. they that put their trust in

9 O fear the Lord, ye that bim shall not be destitute. are his Saints, for they that fear him lack nothing.

The Seventh Day. 10 Th lions do lack, and suffer hunger ; but they who

MORNING PRAYER. seek the Lord shall want no Psalm xxxv. Judica Domine, manner of thing that is good.

11. Come, ye children, and PLEAD, thou my cause, o hearken unto me; I will teach

with you the fear of the Lord. strive with me, and fight thou

12 What man is he that against them that fight against lusteth to live, and would fainme. see good days?

2 Lay hand upon the shield 13 Keep thy tongue from and buckler, and stand up to evil, and thy lips, that they help me. speak no guile.

3 Bring forth the spear, and 14 Eschew evil, and do good; stop the way against them that seek peace, and ensue it. persecute me: say unto my

15 The eyes of the Lord are soul, I am thy salvation. over the righteous, and his ears 4 Let them be confounded, are open unto their prayers. and put to shame, that seek

16 The countenance of the after my soul ; let them be Lord is against them that do turned back, and brought to evil, to root out the remem- confusion, that imagine misbrance of them from the earth. chief for me.

17 The righteous cry, and 5 Let them be as the dust the Lord heareth them, and before the wind, and the Angel delivereth them out of all of the Lord scattering them. their troubles.

6 Let their way be dark and 18 The Lord is nigh unto slippery, and let the Angel of them that are of a contrite the Lord persecute them. heart, and will save such as 7 For they have privily laid be of an humble spirit. their net to destroy me with

19 Great are the troubles of out a cause ; yea, even withthe righteous; but the Lord out a cause have they made a delivereth him out of all. pit for my soul.

20 He keepeth all his bones, 8 Let a sudden destruction so that not one of them is come upon hii unawares, and broken.

is net that he hath laid pri21 But misfortune shall sl, vily catch himself; that he the ungodly, and they that may fall into his own mischief. hate the righteous shall be de- 9 And my soul be joyful in solate.

the Lord; it shall rejoice in 22 The Lord delivereth the his salvation,


O Lord my

10 All my bones shall say. 20 And why? their comLord, who is like unto thee, muning is not for peace; but who deliverest the poor from they imagine deceitful words him that is too strong for him ; against them that are quiet in yea, the poor, and bim that is une land. in misery, from him that spoil- 21 They gaped upon me eth him?

with their mouths, and said, 11 False witness did rise tie on thee, fie on thee, we up: they laid to my charge saw it with our eyes. things that I knew not.

22 This thou hast seen, O 12 They rewarded me evil Lord; hold not thy tongue then; for good, to the great discom-go not far from me, O Lord. fort of my soul.

23 Awake and stand up to 13 Nevertheless, when they judge my quarrel; avenge thou were sick, 1 put on sackcloth, my cause, my God and my and humbled my soul with fast-Lord. ing, and my prayer shall turn

24 Judge me, into mine own bosom. God, according to thy righte.

14 I behaved myself as ousness, and let them not trithough it had been my friend umph over me. or my brother ; I went hea. 25 Let them not say in their vily, as one that mourneth for hearts, There, there, so would his mother

we have it ; neither let them 15 But in mine a'lversity say, We have devoured him. they rejoiced, and gathered 26 Let them be put to conthemselves together; yea, the fusion and shame together, very abjects came together that rejoice at my table; let against me unawares, making them be clothed with rebuke niouths at me, and ceased not. and dishonour, that boast

16 With the flatterers were themselves againt me. busy mockers, who gnashed 27 Let them be glad and upon me with their teeth. rejoice, that favour my righ,

17 Lord, how long wilt thou teous dealing; yea, let them look upon this ? O deliver my say alway, Blessed be the soul fioin the calamities which Lord, who hath pleasure in they bring on me, and my the prosperity of his servant. darling from the lions.

28 And as for my tongue, 18 So will I give thee thanks it shall be talking of thy righin the great congregation ; 1 tevusness, and oi thy praise, will praise thee among much all the day long. people.

Psalm xxxvi. Dixit injustus. 19 O let not them that are mine enemies triumph over

Y heart showetli nie the me ungodly ; neither let them wickedness of the unwink with their eyes, that hatecodly, that there is no fear of me without a cause.

God before his eyes.


de it he hath left off to be- FREf chet ungodly ; neither

2 For he flattereth himself are cast down and shall not be in his own sight, until his able to stand. abominable sin be found out.

EVENING PRAYER. 3 The words of his mouth are unrighteous and full of de- Psalm xxxvii. Noli æmulari,

TRET not thyself have himself wisely, and to do good.

be thou envious against the 4 He imagined mischief evil doers, upon his bed, and hath set 2 For they shall soon be cut himself in no good way ; nei-down like the grass, and be ther doth he abhor any thing withered even as the green that is evil.

herb. 5 Thy mercy, O Lord, 3 Put thou thy trust in the reacheth unto the heavens, Lord, and be doing good : and thy faithfulness unto the dwell in the land, and verily clouds.

thou shalt be fed. 6 Thy righteousness stand- 4 Delight thou in the Lord, eth like the strong mountains : and he shall give thee thy thy judgments are like the heart's desire. great deep.

5 Commit thy way unto the 7 Thou, Lord, shalt save Lord, and put thy trust in him, both man and beast : how ex- and he shall bring it to pass. cellent is thy mercy, O God : 6 He shall make thy righand the children of men shall teousness as clear as the light, put their trust under the sha- and thy just dealing as the dow of thy wings.

noon-day. 8 They shall be satisfied 7 Hold thee still in the Lord, with the plenteousness of thy and abide patiently upon him ; house; and thou shalt give but grieve not thyself at him them drink of thy pleasures whose way

doth prosper, as out of the river.

againt the man that doeth af9 For with thee is the well ter evil counsels. of life ; and in thy light shall 8 Leave off from wrath, and we see light.

let go displeasure : fret not 10 O continue forth thy lov- thyself, else shalt thou be ing kindness unto them that moved to do evil. know thee, and thy righteous. 9 Wicked doers shall be ness unto them that are true rooted out ; and they that paof heart.

tiently abide the Lord, those 11 let not the foot of pride shall inherit the land. come against me; and let not 10 Yet a little while, and the hand of the ungodly cast the ungodly shall be clean me down.

gone : thou shalt look after his 12 There are they fallen, place, and he shall be away. all that work wickedness; ther

11 But the meek spirited

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