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thanks for the help of his countenance. dieverg The Lord hath granted his loving kindness in the day time; and in the night season did I sing unto him, and made my prayer unto the God of my life.

boxe I will say unto the God of my strength, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go thus heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?


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ON LORD, rebuke me not in thine indignation; neither chasten me in thy heavy displeasure.


Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am weak; O Lord, heal me, for my


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My soub also is sore troubled; but Lord, how long wilt thou punish me? Turn thee, O Lord, and deliver my soul; O save me for thy mercies' sake.

Depart from me, all ye who work vanity; for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping. The Lord hath heard my petition; the Lord will receive my prayer.

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Thou feedest them with the bread of tears, and givest them plenteousness of tears to drink.

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And so will not we go back from thee; let its live, and we shall call upon it; and when it had taken thy namem moй n6090 root, it filled the land.



The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedar


D She stretched out her branches unto the sea, and her boughs unto the river.

Why hast thou then broken down her hedge, that all those who go by pluck off her grapes?

The wild boar out of the wood doth root it up, and the wild beast of the field devour it.


Turn us again, thou God of hosts, show the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole.

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Then may follow an anthem or a Voluntary on the Organ; and then the Minister shall read the FIRST LESSON, which may be either of the following portions from the Old Testament. Isaiah Iviii. Hosea. xiv. Joel ii. And at the end of the Lesson he shall say, Here endeth the First Lesson. Then shall be said, or sung, the following portion of the 103d Psalm.


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PSALM 103.



THE Lord is full of compassion and mercy, long suffering, and of great goodness. Ford) {,、,、} He will not always be chiding; neither keepeth he his anger for ever.) He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us, according to our wickednesses. bot For as the heaven is



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great is his mercy toward those who fear him ben As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us. avesomni) Yea, like as a father pitieth his own children; even so the Lord pitieth those who fear him.




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For knoweth our he remembereth that we are but dust.


The days of man are but as grass; he flourisheth as a flower of the field.

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29 Let theo people praise thee, O God; yea,blet all the people praise, thee.


Olet the nations rejoice and be glad for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.

Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.



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tions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. 2 O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thy name's sake!

O God, we have heard. with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thine honour.

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COLLECT FOR FAST DAY. bor ALMIGHTY and most merciful God, who lovest righteousness and hatest iniquity, and art a compas sionate Father to those who repent and turn unto thee; we would come before thee this day, humbly confessing our sins, and beseeching thee to impress upon our minds every motive to sincere repentance and a holy life.


O thou Supreme Director of the affairs of human society; we thank thee for the advantages of our condition; that we enjoy liberty, safety and plenty; that the lines are fallen to us in pleasant places, and that we have a goodly heritage. Yet we have made unworthy returns for thy loving kindness; we have shown ourselves undeserving of thy mercy. We lament that plenty has been abused by luxury, and liberty by licentiousness; our peace and safety, by strife, envyings, and divisions; that so little of the power of godliness is manifested; that so many restrain prayer before thee, and notwithstanding the expressions of thy will, do


yet despise or neglect thy laws Surely it is of thy mercy that we are not con sumed, and because thy compassions fail not. bis We beseech thee to grant thy mercy unto us who have corrupted our manners, who have been indifferent to thy worship indulged too much a spirit of pride and uncharitables ness, and have become too strongly attached to the world and the things of the world. Awaken us to a sense of our unworthiness; pardon the sins of our nation; forgive all those who humble themselves this day before thee, and spare thy people; animate us to unite with one heart in promoting the honour of thy name, the interests of religion, and the prosperity and happiness of our country. May we keep the fast which thou hast chosen; and loosing every band of wickedness, become a peculiar people zealous of good works, that thy displeasure may be turned away from us, and that thou mayest delight to build us up and not destroy us.

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