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is among those who fear Lord, for I have walked him; and he will show innocently ; my trust hath them his covenant.

been also in the Lord; Mine eyes are ever look- therefore shall I not fall. ing unto the Lord, for he Examine me, O Lord, shall pluck my feet out of and prove me; try my reins the net.

and my heart. Turn thee unto me, and For thy loving kindness have mercy upon me; for is ever before mine eyes, I am desolate and in mise- and I will walk in thy ry.

truth. The sorrows of my heart I have not dwelt with are enlarged; O bring vain persons ; neither will thou me out of my trou- I have fellowship with the bles.

all my

deceitful. Look upon my adversity

I have hated the conand misery, and forgive me gregation of the wicked ; sin.

and will not sit among the o keep my soul, and ungodly. deliver me; let me not be

I will wash my hands in confounded; for I have put innocency, O Lord, and my trust in thee.

so will I go to thine altar; Let perfectness and That I may show the righteous dealing preserve voice of thanksgiving, and me; for my hope hath tell of all thy wondrous been in thee.

works. Deliver Israel, O God, Lord, I have loved the out of all his troubles. habitation of thy house,

Now unto the King eter- and the place where thine nal, &c.

honour dwelleth. Be honour and glory, &c. O shut not up my soul

with the sinners, nor my

life with the blood thirsty; The Fifth Day.

In whose hands is wickedness, and their right

hand is full of bribes. MORNING PRAYER.

But as for me, I will PSALM 26.

walk innocently; O deliv

er me, and be merciful unBE thou my judge, 0 to me.

My foot standeth right; When thou saidst, Seek I will praise the Lord in ye my face; my heart said the congregations.

unto thee, Thy face, Lord,

will I seek. PSALM 27.

O hide thou not thy face THE Lord is my light from me, nor cast thy serand my salvation; whom vant away in displeasure. then shall I fear? The Thou hast been my sucLord is the strength of my cour; leave me not, neithlife ; of whom then shall I er forsake me, O God of be afraid ?

my salvation. Though an host of men Though my father and encamp against me, yet my mother forsake ine, shall not my heart be yet the Lord taketh me afraid ; and though there up: rise up war against me,

Teach me thy way, O yet will I put my trust in Lord, and lead me in the him.

right way, because of mine One thing have I desired enemies. of the Lord, which I will I should utterly have seek after ; even that I may fainted, but that I believe dwell in the house of the verily to see the goodness Lord all the days of my of the Lord in the land of life, to behold the fair the living. beauty of the Lord, and O tarry thou the Lord's to visit his temple.

leisure ; be strong and he For in the time of trou- shall comfort thine heart; ble he shall hide me in his and put thou thy trust in tabernacle; yea, in the se- the Lord. cret place of his dwelling Now unto the King etershall he hide me, and set nal, &c. me upon a rock of stone. Be honour and glory, &c.

Therefore will I offer in his dwelling an oblation with great gladness; I will sing and speak praises un

EVENING PRAYER. to the Lord.

Psalm 28.
Hearken unto my voice,
O Lord, when I cry unto

UNTO thee will I cry, thee; have mercy upon O Lord my strength; be me, and hear me,

not silent to me ; lest if

thou make as though thou Give the Lord the honhearest not, I become like our due unto his name; those who go down into worship the Lord with the pit.

holy worship. Hear the voice of


The voice of the Lord humble petitions when I is upon the waters, the cry unto thee, when I hold voice of the glorious God; up my hands toward the the Lord thundereth over mercy seat of thy holy tem- the great waters. ple.

The voice of the Lord O pluck me not away, is mighty ; the voice of neither destroy me with the Lord is a glorious the ungodly and wicked voice. doers, who speak friendly The voice of the Lord to their neighbours, but im- breaketh the cedar trees; agine mischief in their yea, the Lord breaketh the hearts.

cedars of Lebanon. Praised be the Lord, for The voice of the Lord he hath heard the voice of divideth the flames of fire

i my humble petitions. the voice of the Lord shak

The Lord is my strength eth the wilderness; yea, and my shield; my heart the Lord shaketh the wiltrusted in him, and I am derness of Kadesh. helped; therefore my heart The voice of the Lord danceth for joy, and in causeth the oaks to quake, my song will I praise and layeth bare the forests ; him.

in his temple doth every The Lord is my strength, man speak of his honour. and he is the wholesome The Lord sitteth above defence of his anointed. the water food; and the

O save thy people and Lord remaineth a king for give thy blessing unto thine ever. inheritance; feed them, and The Lord will give set them up

strength unto his people;

the Lord will give his peoPSALM 29.

ple the blessing of peace.

Now unto the King eterGIVE unto the Lord, Onal, &c. ye mighty, give unto the Be honour and glory, Lord glory and strength. &c.

for ever.

The Sixth Day.

my blood, when I go down

to the pit ? MORNING PRAYER. Shall the dust give

thanks unto thee? or shall PSALM 30.

it declare thy truth? I WILL magnify thee,

Hear, O Lord, and have O Lord; for thou hast set mercy upon me; Lord, be me up, and not made my thou my helper. foes to triumph over me.

Thou hast turned my O Lord my God, I cried heaviness into joy ; thou unto thee, and thou hast hast put off my sackcloth, healed me.

and girded me with gladThou, Lord, hast brought ness. my soul from the grave;

Therefore shall every thou hast kept my life from good man sing thy praise those who go down to the without ceasing; O my pit.

God, I will give thanks unSing praises unto the to thee for ever. Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks unto him

Psalm 31. for a remembrance of his IN thee, O Lord, do I holiness.

put my trust ; let me never For his wrath endureth be put to confusion; debut the twinkling of an liver me in thy righteouseye; and in his favour is life; heaviness may endure Bow down thine ear to for a night, but joy cometh me; make haste to deliver in the morning.

And in my prosperity I And be thou my strong said, I shall never be re- rock, and house of defence, moved; thou, Lord, of that thou mayst save thy goodness hast made my For thou art my strong hill so strong

rock and my castle; be Thou didst turn thy face thou also my guide, and

and I was trou- lead me for thy name's bled.

sake. Then I cried unto thee, Into thy hands I comO Lord, and besought the mend my spirit; for thou Lord right humbly, hast redeemed me, O Lord,

What profit is there in thou God of truth.




from me,


I have hated those who establish your heart, all ye regard superstitious vani- who put your trust in the ties, and my trust hath Lord. been in the Lord.

Now unto the King eterI will be glad and re- nal, &c. joice in thy mercy; for thou Be honour and glory, &c. hast considered my trouble, and hast known my soul in adversities.

EVENING PRAYER. O how plentiful is thy goodness which thou hast

PSALM 32. laid up for those who fear thee, and that thou hast BLESSED is he whose prepared for those who unrighteousness is forgivput their trust in thee, en, and whose sin is coveven before the sons of ered.

Blessed is the man unto Thou shalt hide them whom the Lord imputeth in the place of thine own no sin, and in whose spirit presence from the insults there is no guile. of men ; thou shalt keep

For while I held my them secretly in thy taber- tongue, my bones consumnacle from the strife of ed away through my daily tongues.

complaining Thanks be to the Lord; For thy hand was heavy for he hath shown me his upon me day and night; marvellous kindness in a and my moisture was turnstrong city.

ed into the drought in For I had said in my summer. haste, I am cast out of the I will acknowledge my sight of thine eyes. sin unto thee, and mine

Nevertheless, thou heard- unrighteousness have I not est the voice of my prayer, hid. when I cried unto thee. I said, I will confess my

O love the Lord, all ye sins unto the Lord; and so his saints; for the Lord thou forgavest the wickedpreserveth those who are ness of faithful, and plenteously For this shall rewardeth the proud doer. who is godly make his

Be strong, and he shall prayer unto thee, in a

my sin.

every one

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