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The works of the Lord who feareth the Lord, and are great, sought out by who hath great delight in all those who have pleas- his commandments. ure therein.

His posterity shall be His works are worthy to mighty upon earth; the be praised and had in hon- generation of the faithful our; and his righteousness shall be blessed. endureth forever.

Riches and plenteousHe hath made his won ness shall be in his house; derful works to be remem and his righteousness enbered; the Lord is gra- dureth for ever. cious and full of compas Unto the godly there sion.

ariseth up light in the He hath given food unto darkness ; he is merciful, those who fear him ; for he loving, and righteous. will ever be mindful of his A good man is merciful, covenant.

and lendeth ; and will guide He hath shown his peo- his affairs with discretion. ple the power of his works, Surely he shall never be that he may give them the moved ; and the righteous heritage of the heathen. shall be had in everlasting

The works of his hands remembrance. are verity and judgment; He will not be afraid of all his commandments are any evil tidings ; for his true.

heart standeth fast, and They stand fast for ever believeth in the Lord. and ever, and are done in He hath dispersed atruth and equity.

broad, and given to the He sent redemption un- poor ;

poor ; his righteousness reto his people; he hath maineth for ever; his horn confirmed his covenant for shall be exalted with honever; holy and reverend is his name.

Now unto the King eterThe fear of the Lord is nal, &c. the beginning of wisdom; Be honour and glory, &c a good understanding have all they who obey him; his praise endureth forever. EVENING PRAYER. Psalm 112.

Psalm 113. BLESSED is the man PRAISE the Lord, ye

our.

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servants of his; O praise They have mouths, but the name of the Lord.

speak not; eyes have they, Blessed be the name of but see not. the Lord, from this time

They have ears, but hear forth for evermore.

not ; noses have they, but Let the Lord's name be smelt not. praised, from the rising up They have hands, but of the sun unto the going handle not ; feet have they, down of the same.

and walk not ; neither The Lord is high above speak they through their all nations, and his glory throat. above the heavens.

They who make them Who is like unto the are like unto them ; and Lord our God, who hath are all they who put their his dwelling so high, and trust in them. yet humbleth himself to But thou, house of Isbehold the things that are rael, trust thou in the Lord; in heaven and earth ? he is their succour and de

He taketh up the simple fence. out of the dust, and lifteth Thou house of Aaron, the poor out of the mire;

trust thou in the Lord ; he That he may set him is their helper and defender. with the princes, even with Ye who fear the Lord, the princes of his people.

put your trust in the Lord;

he is their helper and dePsalm 115.

fender. NOT unto us, O Lord, The Lord hath been not unto us, but unto thy mindful of us, and he will name give the praise, for bless us ; he will bless the thy loving mercy, and for house of Israel, he will thy truth's sake.

bless the house of Aaron. Wherefore shall the He will bless those who heathen say, Where is now

Where is now fear the Lord, both small their God?

As for our God, he is in The Lord shall increase heaven; he hath done you more and more, you whatsoever pleased him. and your children.

Their idols are silver Ye are the blessed of the and gold, even the work of Lord, who made heaven men's hands.

and earth.

and great.

All the whole heavens The Lord preserveth the are the Lord's ; the earth simple ; I was in misery, hath he given to the chil- and he helped me. dren of men.

Turn again then unto The dead praise not the thy rest, O my soul; for Lord, neither they who go the Lord hath dealt boundown into silence.

tifully with thee. But we will praise the For thou hast delivered Lord, from this time forth my soul from death, mine for evermore. Praise the eyes from tears, and my Lord.

feet from falling. Now unto the King eter I will walk before the nal, &c.

Lord in the land of the Be honour and glory, &c. living.

I believed and therefore will I speak; but I was

sore troubled; I said in my The Twentieth Day. haste, All men are false.

What shall I render unto MORNING PRAYER.

the Lord for all the benePSALM 116.

fits that he hath done unto I LOVE the Lord, be- me ? cause he heard the voice I will pour out the cup of my prayer.

of libation, and call upon He hath inclined his ear the name of the Lord. unto me; therefore will I I will pay my vows now call upon him as long as I in the presence of all his live.

people; right dear in the The snares of death com- sight of the Lord is the passed me round about; death of his saints. and the pains of the grave Behold, O Lord, I am took hold upon me. thy servant; I am thy ser

I found trouble and vant, and the son of thine heaviness; then I called handmaid ; thou hast brokupon the name of the Lord; en my bonds in sunder. O Lord, I beseech thee, I will offer to thee the deliver my soul.

sacrifice of thanksgiving, Gracious is the Lord, and will call upon the name and righteous; yea, our of the Lord. God is merciful.

I will pay my vows unto

ye nations.

the Lord, in the sight of The Lord is on my side; all his people, in the courts I will not fear what man of the Lord's house, even

doeth unto me. in the midst of thee, O Je- It is better to trust in the rusalem. Praise the Lord. Lord, than to put confi

dence in man. PSALM 117.

It is better to trust in the O PRAISE the Lord, all Lord, than to put confiye people; praise him, all dence in princes.

The Lord is my strength For his merciful kind- and my song, and is beness is great toward us ;

come my

salvation. and the truth of the Lord The voice of joy and endureth for ever. Praise salvation is in the dwellthe Lord.

ings of the righteous; the Now unto the King eter- right hand of the Lord nal, &c.

bringeth mighty things to Be honour and glory, &c. pass.

The right hand of the Lord is exalted; the right

hand of the Lord bringeth EVENING PRAYER. mighty things to pass.

I shall not die, but live, PSALM 118.

and declare the works of O GIVE thanks unto the Lord. the Lord, for he is gracious, The Lord hath chastenand his mercy endureth ed and corrected me; but

he hath not given me over Let Israel now confess unto death, that his mercy endureth Open me the gates of

holiness, that I may go inLet the house of Aaron to them, and give thanks now confess that his mercy unto the Lord. endureth for ever.

This is the gate of the Yea, let those now who Lord, into which the rightfear the Lord confess that eous shall enter.. his mercy endureth for ever. I will thank thee, for I called

the Lord thou hast heard me, and in trouble ; and the Lord art become my salvation. heard and delivered me, The same stone which

upon

for ever.

for ever.

the builders refused, is be- and walk in the law of the come the head stone in the Lord. corner.

Blessed are they who This is the Lord's do- keep his testimonies, and ing; and it is marvellous seek him with their whole in our eyes.

heart; This is the day which Who do no wickedness, the Lord hath made; we but walk in his ways. will rejoice and be glad Thou hast charged that in it.

we shall diligently keep Save, naw, O Lord; 0 thy commandments. Lord, send us now pros

O that my ways were perity.

so directed, that I might Blessed be he who com- keep thy statutes ! eth in the name of the So shall I not be conLord! we bless you, ye founded, while I have who are of the house of spect unto all thy comthe Lord.

mandments. Thou art my God, and I will thank thee with an I will thank thee; thou art unfeigned heart, when I my God, and I will praise shall have learned thy thee.

righteous judgments. O give thanks unto the I will keep thy laws; O Lord, for he is gracious, forsake me not utterly, and his mercy endureth for ever.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

WHEREWITHAL shall Be honour and glory, &c.

a young man cleanse his way ? even by ruling himself after thy word.

With my whole heart The Twenty first Day.

have I sought thee; O let

me not go wrong out of MORNING PRAYER.

thy commandments.

Thy words have I hid PSALM 119.

within my heart, that I should not sin against thee.

Blessed art thou, O Lord; BLESSED are they who O teach me thy statutes. are undefiled in the way, With my lips have I been

BETH.

ALEPH.

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