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Lord will speak ; for he Lord, for I will call daily will. speak peace to his upon thee. people and his saints; only Comfort the soul of thy let them not return to servant; for unto thee, O their folly again.

Lord, do I lift up my soul. For his salvation is nigh For thou, Lord, art good those who fear him, that and gracious, and of great glory may dwell in our mercy unto all those who land.

call upon thee. Mercy and truth are met Give

ear, Lord, unto my together ; righteousness prayer, and ponder the and peace have kissed voice of my humble deeach other.

sires. Truth shall flourish out In the time of my trouof the earth ; and right- ble I will call upon thee ; eousness hath looked down for thou hearest me. from heaven.

Among the gods there is Yea, the Lord shall show none like unto thee, O his loving kindness; and Lord; there is not one our land shall yield her in- who can do as thou doest.

All nations whom thou Righteousness shall go hast made, shall come and before him, and shall keep worship thee, O Lord, and his path continually. shall glorify thy name. Now unto the King eter

For thou art great, and nal, &c.

doest wondrous things ; Be honour and glory, &c. thou art God alone.

Teach me thy way, O

Lord, and I will walk in EVENING PRAYER.

thy truth; O knit my heart

unto thee, that I may fear PSALM 86,

thy name. BOW down thine ear, I will thank thee, O O Lord, and hear me, for I Lord my God, with all my am poor and in misery. heart, and will praise thy

Preserve thou my soul, name for evermore. for thou art my hope ; my

For great is thy mercy God, save thy servant who toward me; and thou hast putteth his trust in thee. delivered my soul from the

Bę merciful unto me, O terrors of death.

crease.

O God, the proud are heavens, that shall he comrisen against me, and the pared unto the Lord ? congregations of violent

And who is he among men have sought after my the gods, that shall be likensoul, and have not set thee ed unto the Lord ? before their eyes.

God is very greatly to be But thou, O Lord God, feared in the assembly of art full of compassion and the saints, and to be had mercy, long suffering, plen- in reverence of all those teous in goodness and who are round about him. truth.

O Lord God of hosts, O turn thee then unto who is like unto thee ? thy me, and have mercy upon truth, most mighty Lord, me; give thy strength unto is on every side. thy servant, and help the Thou rulest the raging son of thine handmaid. of the sea ; thou stillest Show some token

upon

the waves thereof, when me for good, that they who they rise. hate me may see it, and be

Thou hast subdued ashamed; because thou, Egypt, and destroyed it ; Lord, hast holden me, and thou hast scattered thine comforted me.

enemies abroad with thy mighty arm.

The heavens are thine, PSALM 89.

the earth also is thine ; MY song shall be alway thou hast laid the foundaof the loving kindness of tion of the round world, the Lord ; with my mouth and all that therein is. will I ever be showing thy Thou hast made the truth from one generation north and the south; Tato another.

bor and Hermon shall reFor I have said, Mercy joice in thy name. shall be set up for ever ; Thou hast a mighty thy truth shalt thou estab- arm ; strong is thy hand, lish in the heavens.

and high is thy right hand. O Lord, the very heav- Righteousness and equiens shall praise thy won- ty are the habitation of thy drous works, and thy truth throne ; mercy and truth in the congregation of the shall go before thy face. saints.

Blessed is the people, O For who is he in the Lord, who know the joyful

nance.

sound ; they shall walk in est them, they are even as the light of thy counte- a sleep, and fade away

suddenly like the grass. Their delight shall be

In the morning it is green, daily in thy name ; and in and groweth up; but in the thy righteousness shall they evening it is cut down, make their boast.

dried

up,

and withered. For thou art the glory

For we consume away of their strength; and in in thy displeasure, and are thy loving kindness we afraid at thy wrathful inshall greatly prosper.

dignation. For the Lord is our de- Thou hast set our misfence; the Holy One of deeds before thee, and our Israel is our King. secret sins in the light of

Now unto the King eter- thy countenance. nal, &c.

For when thou art anBe honour and glory, &c. gry, all our days are gone;

we bring our years to an end, as it were a tale that

is told. The Fifteenth Day. The days of our age are MORNING PRAYER.

threescore years and ten ;

and though men be so PSALM 90.

strong that they come to LORD, thou hast been fourscore years, yet is their our refuge from one gen- strength then but labour eration to another.

and sorrow ; so soon passBefore the mountains eth it away, and we are were brought forth, or ev- gone. er thou hadst formed the But who regardeth the earth and the world, even power of thy wrath ? or from everlasting to ever- feareth thy displeasure as lasting thou art God.

he ought? Thou turnest man to de- So teach us to number struction ; and sayest, Re- our days, that we may apturn, ye children of men. ply our hearts unto wisFor a thousand

years

in dom. thy sight are but as yes

Turn thee again, O terday when it is past, or Lord, at the last, and be a watch in the night. gracious unto thy ser

As soon as thou scatter

vants.

nor

years wherein

we

us ;

O satisfy us with thy for any terror by night; mercy, and that soon; so for the arrow that shall we rejoice and be fieth by day ; glad all the days of our For the pestilence that life.

walketh in darkness ; nor Comfort us again, now for the sickness that deafter the time that thou stroyeth in the noonday. hast afflicted us, and for the A thousand shall fall be

have side thee, and ten thoussuffered adversity. and at thy right hand ; but

Show thy servants thy it shall not come nigh work, and their children thee. thy glory.

But with thine eyes shalt And the glorious majes- thou behold, and see the ty of the Lord our God be reward of the ungodly. upon us ; prosper thou the

For thou, Lord, art my work of our hands upon hope ; thou hast set thine

O
prosper

thou our house of defence very handy work.

high.

There shall no evil hapPSALM 90.

pen

unto thee, neither WHOSO dwelleth under shall any plague come nigh the defence of the Most thy dwelling. High, shall abide under the For he shall give bis anshadow of the Almighty. gels charge over thee, to

I will say unto the Lord, keep thee in all thy ways. Thou art my hope, and my They shall bear thee in stronghold ; my God, in their hands, that thou hurt whom I will trust.

not thy foot against a stone. For he shall deliver thee

Thou shalt go upon

the from the snare of the hun- lion and adder ; the young ter, and from the noisome lion and the dragon shalt pestilence.

thou tread under thy feet. He shall defend thee Because he hath set his under his wings, and thou love upon me, therefore shalt be safe under his will I deliver him ; I will feathers ; his faithfulness set him up, because he hath and truth shall be thy known my name. shield and buckler.

He shall call upon me, Thou shalt not be afraid and I will hear himn ; yea,

more.

I am with him in trouble; ed for ever; but thou, Lord, I will deliver him, and art the Most High for everbring him to honour.

With long life will I sat- For lo, thine enemies, isfy him, and show him my O Lord, lo, thine enemies salvation,

shall perish; and all the Now unto the King eter- workers of wickedness nal, &c.

shall be destroyed. Be honour and glory, &c. The righteous shall flour

ish like a palm tree; and shall spread abroad like a cedar in Lebanon.

Such as are planted in EVENING PRAYER. the house of the Lord,

shall flourish in the courts PSALM 92.

of the house of our God. IT is a good thing to

They shall bring forth give thanks unto the Lord, fruit even in their age ; and to sing praises untó and shall be full of sap and thy name, O Most High; flourishing.

. To tell of thy loving

show how kindness early in the morn

true the Lord my strength ing, and of thy truth in the is, and that there is no unnight season.

righteousness in him. For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy

PSALM 93. works; and I will rejoice THE Lord is king, and in giving praise for the hath put on glorious apparoperations of thy hands.

el; the Lord hath put on O Lord, how glorious his apparel, and girded are thy works ! thy thoughts himself with strength. are very deep!

He hath made the world An unwise man doth not so sure, that it cannot be consider this; and a fool moved. doth not understand it, Ever since the world beWhen the ungodly are

gan, hath thy throne been green as the grass, and prepared ; thou art from when all the workers of everlasting. wickedness do flourish, The floods have lifted, then shall they be destroy- O Lord, the floods have

That they may

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