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drawn again into sin, vouchsafe us, mercies; for our being, our reason, we beseech thee, the direction and and all other endowments and facal assistance of thy Holy Spirit. Re- ties of soul and Hody; for our health, form whatever is amiss in the temper friends, food, and raiment, and ali and disposition of our souls; that no the other comforts and conveniences nnclcan thoughts, unlawful designs, of life. Above all, we adore thy or inordinate desires, may rest there. mercy in sending thy only Son into Purge our hearts from envy, hatred, the world, to redeem ns from sin and and malice; that we may never suf- eternal death, and in giving us the fer the sun to go down upon our knowledge and sense of our duty towrath ; but may always go to our wards thee. We bless thee for thy rest in peace, charity, and good-will, patience with us, notwithstanding with a conscience void of offence to- our many and great provocations; for wards thee, and towards men; that so all the directions, assistances, and We may be preserved pure and blame comforts of thy Holy Spirit ; for thy less, unto the coming of our Lord continual care and watchful proviand Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. dence over us through the whole

course of our lives; and particularly AND accept, O

for the mercies and benefits of tbe A Lord, our in- The Interces- past day; beseeching thee to continue tercessions for all sion.

these thy blessings to us, and to give mankind. Let the

us grace to show our thankfulness light of thy Gospel shine upon all in a sincere obedience to his laws, nations; and may as many as bave through whose merits and intercesreceived it, live as becomes it. Be sion we received them all, thy Son our gracious unto thy Church; and grant Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. that every member of the same, in his vocation and ministry, may serve TN particular, we tbee faithfully. Bless all in authori.

Prayer for ty over us; and so rule their hearts continue thy gra. God's proteeand strengthen their hands, that they cious protection to tion throilgh the may punish wickedness and vice, and us this night. De night following maintain thy true religion and virtue. fend us from all Send down thy blessings, temporal dangers and mischiefs, and from the and spiritual, upon all our relations, fear of them; that we may enjoy friends, and neighbours. Reward all such refreshing sleep as may fit us who have done us good, and pardon for the duties of the following day. all those who have done or wish us Make 11s ever mindful of the time evil, and give them repentance and when we shall lie down in the dust : better minds. Be merciful to all who and grant us grace always to live in are in any trouble; and do thou, the such a state that we may never be God of pity, administer to them ao- Afraid to die; so that, living and cording to their several necessities; dying, we may be thine, through the for his sake who went about doing merits and satisfaction of thy Son good, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ Jesus,in whoseName we offer up Christ. Amen.

these our imperfect prayers. Amen. our prayers,

TAB grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, O Lord, we The Thanksjoin our unfeigned giving.

fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be thanks for all thy

with us all evermore. Amen. On Sundays, and on other days when it may be convenient, it will be proper to begin with a Chapter, or part of a Chapter, from the New Testament.

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THE FIRST DAY.

the way of the righteous :

and the way of the ungodly Morning Praper. shall perish. PSALM 1.

PSALM 2. Beatus vir qui non abiit. Quare fremuerunt gentes

LESSED is the man THY do the heathen so in the counsel of the un- er : and why do the people godly, nor stood in the way imagine a vain thing? of sinners: and hath not sat 2 The kings of the earth in the seat of the scornful. stand up, and the rulers

2 But his delight is in the take counsel together : alaw of the LORD: and in his gainst the LORD, and alaw will he exercise himself gainst his Anointed: day and night.

3 Let us break their bonds 3 And he shall be like a asunder and cast away tree planted by the water- their cords from us. side : that will bring forth 4 He that dwelleth in his fruit in due season. heaven shall laugh them to

4 His leaf also shall not scorn : the Lord shall have wither : and look, whatso- them in derision. ever he doeth, it shall pros

6 Then shall he speak per.

unto them in his wrath : 6 As for the ungodly, it is and vex them in his sore not so with them : but they displeasure: are like the chaff, which the 6 Yet have I set my King: wind scattereth away from upon my holy hill of Sion. the face of the earth.

7 I will preach the law, 6 Therefore the ungodly whereof the LORD hath said shall not be able to stand in unto me: Thou art my Son, the judgment : neither the this day have I begotten sinners in the congregation thee. of the righteous.

8 Desire of me, and I shall 7 But the LORD knoweth give thee the heathen for

thine inheritance : and the O my God : for thou smitutmost parts of the earth est all mine enemies upon for thy possession.

the cheek-bone ; thou hast 9 Thou shalt bruise them broken the teeth of the unwith a rod of iron : and godly. break them in pieces like a 8 Salvation belongeth unpotter's vessel.

to the LORD : and thy bless10 Be wise now therefore, ing is upon thy people. O ye kings : be learned, ye that are judges of the earth.

Psalm 4. 11 Serve the LORD in

Cum invocarem. fear : and rejoice unto him EAR me when I call, O with reverence.

12 Kiss the Son, lest he ness ; thou hast set me be angry, and so ye perish at liberty when I was in from the right way : if his trouble; have mercy upon wrath be kindled, yea but a me, and hearken unto my little. Blessed are all they prayer. that put their trust in him. 20 ye sons of men, how

long will ye blaspheme mine PSALM 3.

honour : and have such Domine, quid multiplicati:

pleasure in vanity, and seek

after falsehood? creased that trouble 3 Know this also, that me : many are they that the LORD hath chosen to rise against me.

himself the man that is 2 Many one there be that godly : when I call upon say of my soul : There is no the LORD he will hear me. help for him in his God. 4 Stand in awe, and sin

3 But thou, O LORD, art not : commune with your my defender : thou art my own heart, and in your worship, and the lifter up chamber, and be still. of my head.

5 Offer the sacrifice of 4 I did call upon the LORD righteousness : and put with my voice: and he heard your trust in the LORD. me out of his holy hill. 6 There be many that say:

6 I laid me down and Who will show us any good ? slept, and rose up again : 7 LORD, lift thou up: the for the LORD sustained me. light of thy countenance 6 I will not be afraid for

upon us. ten thousands of the peo- 8 Thou hast put gladness ple: that have set them- in my heart : since the time selves against me round that their corn and wine abont.

and oil increased. 7 Up, Lord, and help me, 9 I will lay me down in

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peace, and take my rest : 10 Their throat is an open for it is thou, Lord, only, sepulchre: they flatter with that makest me dwell in their tongue. safety.

Destroy thou them,

O God; let them perish PSALM 5.

through their own imaginVerba mea auribus.

ations : cast them out in

the multitude of their unLORD : consider my godliness; for they have remeditation.

belled against thee. 2 O hearken thou unto 12 And let all them that the voice of my calling, my put their trust in thee reKing and

my God : for unto joice : they shall ever be thee

will I make my prayer. giving of thanks, because 3 My voice shalt thou thou defendest them; they hear betimes, O LORD: early that love thy Name shall in the morning will I direct be joyful in thee; my, prayer unto thee, and 13 For thou, LORD, wilt will look up.

give thy blessing unto the 4 For thou art the God righteous : and with thy that hast no pleasure in favourable kindness wilt wickedness : neither shall thou defend him as with a any evil dwell with thee. shield.

6 Such as be foolish shall not stand in thy sight : for thou hatest all them that Ebening Prayer. work vanity. 6 Thou shalt destroy them

PSALM 6. that speak lies : the LORD Domine, ne in furore. will abhor both the blood- LORD, rebuke me not thirsty and deceitful man. in thine indignation :

7 But as for me, I will neither chasten me in thy come into thine house, even displeasure. upon the multitude of thy 2 Have mercy upon me, mercy : and in thy fear will O LORD, for I am weak : I worship toward thy holy LORD, heal me, for my temple.

bones are vexed. 8 Lead me, O LORD, in 3 My soul also is sore thy righteousness, because troubled : but, LORD, how of mine enemies : make thy long wilt thou punish me? way plain before my face. 4 Turn thee, O LORD, and

9 For there is no faithful- deliver my soul : 0 save me, ness in his mouth : their for thy mercy's sake. inward parts are very wick- 6 For in death no man edness.

remembereth thee : and

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