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Now unto the King eter- in thy commandments; 0 nal, &c.

quicken me in thy rightBe honour and glory, &c.





The Twentysecond Day.

LET thy loving mercy

come unto me, O Lord, MORNING PRAYER, even thy salvation, accord

ing unto thy word. Psalm 119.

So shall I make answer unto those who reproach

me; far my trust is in thy TEACH me, O Lord, wo d. the way of thy statutes • O take not the word of and I shall keep it unto the thy truth utterly out of my end.

mouth; for my hope is in Give me understanding, thy judgments. and I shall keep thy law;

So shall I alway keep yea I shall keep it with thy law; yea for ever and my whole heart. Make me to go in the

And I will walk at libpath of thy command- erty; for I seek thy comments; for therein is mandments. desire,

I will speak of thy testiIncline my heart unto monies also, even before thy testimonies, and not to kings, and will covetousness.

ashamed. O turn away mine eyes,

And my delight shall lest they behold vanity; be in thy commandments, and quicken thou me in which I have loved.

My hands also will I lift O establish thy word in up unto thy commandthy servant, that I may ments, which I have loved'; fear thee.

and my study shall be in Take away the reproach thy statutes. that I am afraid of; for Now unto the King eterthy judgments are good. nal, &c.

Behold, my delight is Be honour and glory, &c.


not be

thy way.



upon thy

EVENING PRAYER. be merciful unto me

cording to thy word. PSALM 119.

I called my ways to re

membrance, and turned 0 THINK

my feet unto thy testimo

nies. word of promise to thy ser

I made haste, and devant, wherein thou hast

layed not to keep thy comcaused me to put my trust. mandments. The same


The bands of the unin my trouble; for thy

godly have robbed me; but word hath quickened me.

I have not forgotten thy The proud have had me

law. exceedingly in derision;

At midnight I will rise to yet have I not shrunk from

give thanks unto thee, bethy law.

For I remembered thy cause of thy righteous judgments of old, O Lord,

judgments. and received comfort.

I am a companion of all

those who fear thee and Horror hath taken hold upon me, because of the keep thy commandments. wicked who forsake thy full of thy mercy; 0 teach

The earth, O Lord, is law.

me thy statutes. Thy statutes have been

Now unto the King etermy songs in the house of

nal, &c. my pilgrimage. 'I have thought upon thy

Be honour and glory, &c. name, O Lord, in the night season; and have kept thy law. I esteemed myself rich,

The Twentythird Day. in that I kept thy com

MORNING PRAYER. mandments.

PSALM 119.



THOU art my portion, O Lord; I have promised

O Lord,

thou hast to keep thy law.

dealt graciously with thy I entreated thy favour servant according unto thy with my whole heart; O word.


O teach me true under O let thy loving mercies standing and knowledge; come unto me, that I may for I have believed thy live; for thy law is my


light. Before I was afflicted, I Let such as fear thee, went astray; but now have and have known thy testiI kept thy word.

monies be turned unto me. Thou art good and doest O let my heart be sound good; O teach me thy stat- in thy statutes, that I be utes.

not ashamed. The proud have forged a lie against me; but I will

MY soul hath longed for keep thy commandments with my whole heart. thy salvation; and I have

It is good for me that I a good hope because of thy have been in trouble, that word. I may learn thy statutes.

Mine eyes languish for The law of thy mouth is thy word, saying, O when dearer unto me than thou- wilt thou comfort me? sands of gold and silver.

O quicken me after thy loving kindness; and so shall I keep the testimo

nies of thy mouth. THY hands have made

Now unto the King eterme, and fashioned me; O nal, &c. give me

me understanding, Be honour and glory, &c. that I may learn thy commandments.

They who fear thee, will be glad when they see me, EVENING PRAYER. because I have put my trust in thy word.

PSALM 119. I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou of very faith O LORD, thy word enfulness hast caused me to dureth for ever in heaven. be troubled.

Thy truth also remainO let thy merciful kind- eth from one generation to ness be my comfort, ac- another; thou hast laid the cording to thy word unto foundation of the earth, thy servant.

and it abideth.




They continue this day from every evil way, beaccording to thine ordi- cause I keep thy word. nance; for all things serve I have not shrunk from thee.

thy judgments; for thou If my delight had not teachest me. been in thy law, I should How sweet are thy words have perished in my mis- unto my taste, yea, sweetery.

er than horey unto my I will never forget thy mouth. commandments; for with Through thy commandthem thou hast quickened ments I get understanding“;

therefore I hate all evil I am thine; O save me; ways. for I have sought thy com Now unto the King etermandments.

nal, &c. The ungodly laid wait Be honour and glory, &c. for me, to destroy me; but I will consider thy testimonies. I see that all things come

The Twentyfourth Day. to an end; but thy com

MORNING PRAYER, mandment is eternal.

PSALM 119.

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O HOW I love thy law ! THY word is a lamp unall the day long is my study to my feet, and a light unin it!

to my paths. Thou through thy com I have sworn, and am mandments hast made me steadfastly purposed to wiser than mine enemies; keep thy righteous judgfor they are ever with me. I have more understand

troubled above ing than my teachers; for measure ;

0 thy testimonies are my Lord, according to thy study.

word. I am wiser than the Let the free will offeraged; because I keep thy ings of my mouth please commandments.

thee, O Lord; and teach I have refrained my feet thou me thy judgments.

I am

revive me,



My life is in constantlike dross; therefore I love peril; yet do I not forget thy testimonies. thy law.

My flesh trembleth for The ungodly have laid a fear of thee, and I am snare for me; but yet I afraid of thy judgments. swerved not from thy commandments.

Thy testimonies have 1 claimed as mine heritage

I HAVE done judgment for ever; and why ? they and justice; O give me not are the very joy of my

over unto mine oppressors. heart.

O lead thy servant in I have applied my heart safety, that the proud do to fulfil thy statutes, which me no wrong. are an everlasting reward. Mine eyes are wasted

away with looking for thy

health, and, for the word of I HATE wicked imagj- thy righteousness. nations; but thy law do I O deal with thy servant love.

according unto thy loving Thou art my defence mercy, and teach me thy and shie d; and my

trust is statutes. in thy word.

I am thy servant; 0 Depart from me, ye grant me understanding, wicked; I will keep the that I may know thy testicommandments of my God. monies.

O stablish me according It is time for thee, Lord, to thy word, that I may to execute judgment; for live; and let me not be they have set at nought disappointed of my hope. thy law.

Hold thou me up, and I For I love thy commandshall be safe; yea, my de- ments above gold and prelight shall be ever in thy cious stones. statutes.

Therefore I direct my Thou hast trodden down way according to all thy all those who depart from commandments; and all thy statutes ; for they im- false ways I utterly abhor. agine but deceit.

Now unto the King eterThou puttest away all nal, &c. the ungodly of the earth Be honour and glory, &c.

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