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thou shalt preserve me from trou- So that the sun shall not burn ble; thou shalt compass me about thee by day; neither the moon by with songs of deliverance. night.

1 will inform thee, and teach The Lord shall preserve thee thee in the way wherein thou shalt from all evil; yea, it is even he go; and I will guide thee with mine that shall keep thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy


Great plagues remain for the un-going out and thy coming in, from godly; but whoso putteth his trust this time forth for evermore. in the Lord, mercy embraceth him on every side.

Be glad, O ye righteous, and rejoice in the Lord; and be joyful, all ye that are true of heart.

Psalm 130. De profundis.
UT of the deep have I called

Out I

my voice.

O let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint.

If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss, Lord, who may abide it?



Psalm 23. Dominus regit me. HE Lord is my shepherd; there. fore can I lack nothing. He shall feed me in a green pasture, and lead me forth beside the

He shall convert my soul, and bring me forth in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Yea, though I walk through the Ovalley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evii; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff comfort

For there is mercy with thee; therefore shalt thou be feared.

I look for the Lord; my soul doth wait for him; in his word is my trust.

My soul fleeth unto the Lord before the morning watch; I say, before the morning watch.

O Israel, trust in the Lord; for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. And he shall redeem Israel from all his sins.

Psalm 121. Levavi oculos meo's. lift up I hills, from wien eyes unth thy help.

My help cometh even from the Lord, who hath made heaven and arth.

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved, and he that keepeth thee will not sleep.

Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord himself is thy keeper; the Lord is thy defence upon thy right hand:


Thou shalt prepare a table before me against them that trouble me; thou hast anointed my head with oil, and my cup shall be full.

But thy loving kindness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino. Will alway give thanks unto the Lord; his praise shall ever be in my mouth.

the Lord; the humble chall hear My soul shall make her boast in thereof, and be glad.

O praise the Lord with me; and let us magnify his name together.

1 sought the Lord, and he heard me; yea, he delivered me out of all my fear.

They had an eye unto him, and were lightened; and their faces

were not ashamed.

Lo, the poor crieth, and the Lord [heareth him; yea, and saveth him out of all his troubles,

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and receivest unto thee: he shall dwell in thy court, and shall be satisfied with the pleasures of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

Thou shalt show us wonderful things in thy righteousness, O God of our salvation; thou that art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of them that remain in the broad sea.

Who in his strength setteth fast the mountains, and is girded about with power.

Who stilleth the raging of the sea, and the noise of his waves, and the madness of the people.

They also that dwell in the ut. termost parts of the earth shall be afraid at thy tokens, thou that ma kest the out-goings of the morning and evening to praise thee.

Thou visitest the earth, and blessest it; thou makest it very plen.

The river of God is full of water· thou preparest their corn, for so thou providest for the earth.

Thou waterest her furrows; thou

Thou crownest the year with thy goodness, and thy clouds drop fat

The Angel of the Lord tarrieth Thou that hearest the prayer, round about them that fear him, unto thee shall all flesh comic. and delivereth them. My misdeeds prevail against me: O be thou merciful unto our sins

O taste, and see, how gracious the Lord is blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

O fear the Lord, ye that are his Saints; for they that fear him lack nothing.

The lions do lack, and suffer hunger; but they who seek the Lord shall want no manner of thing that is good.

Come, ye children, and hearken unto me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

What man is he that lusteth to Live, and would fain see good days? Keep thy tongue froni evil, and thy lips, that they speak no guile. Eschew evil, and do good; seek peace, and ensue it.

The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his cars are open unto their prayers.

The countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out the remembrance of them from teous. the earth.

The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth them, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

The Lord is nigh unto those who sendest rain into the little vallies are of a contrite heart, and will thereof; thou makest it soft with save such as are of an humble spirit. the drops of rain, and blessest the Great are the troubles of the increase of it. righteous; but the Lord delivereth him out of all.

He keepeth all his bones, so that ness. not one of them is broken.

They shall drop upon the dwellBut misfortune shall slay the un-ings of the wilderness, and the lit godly; and they that hate the righ-tle hills shall rejoice on every side. teous shall be desolate. The folds shall be full of sheep; The Lord delivereth the souls of the yallies also shall stand so thick his servants; and all they that put with corn, that they shall laugh and their trust in him shall not be des-sing.


Psalm 65. Te decet hymns. THOU, O God, art praised in Sion; and unto thee shall the wow be performed in Jerusalem.


From Psalm 84. Quam dilecta! How amiable are thy dwellings, thou Lord of hosts!

My soul hath a desire and long-quicken us, the thy people may ing to enter into the courts of the rejoice in thee? Lord; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.

Show us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant us thy salvation.

Yea, the sparrow hath found her I will hearken what the Lord. an house, and the swallow a nest, God will say concerning me; for where she may lay her young; even he shail speak peace unto his peothy altars, O Lord of hosts, my ple, and to his saints, that they turn King and my God. not again.

Blessed are they that dwell in thy house; they will be alway praising thee.

For his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.

Blessed is the man whose strength Mercy and truth are met togethis in thee; in whose heart are thyer: righteousness and peace have


Who going through the vale of misery, use it for a well; and the pools are filled with water.

They will go from strength to strength, and unto the God of gods appeareth every one of them in Sion.

kissed each other.

Truth shall flourish out of the earth, and righteousness nath looked down from heaven.

Yea, the Lord shall show loving. kindness; and our land shall give her increase.

O Lord God of hosts, hear my Righteousness shall go before him; prayer; hearken, O God of Jacob. and he shall direct his going in the For one day in thy courts is bet-way.

ter than a thousand.

I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of ungodliness.

Psalm 93. Dominus regnavit. THE Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel; the Lord hath put on his apparel, and gird ed himself with strength.

For the Lord God is a light and lefence; the Lord will give grace He hath made the round world and worship and no good thing so shall he withhold from them that live a godly life.

sure, that it cannot be moved. Ever since the world began, bath thy seat been prepared: Thou art O Lord God of hosts, blessed is the from everlasting.

man that putteth his trust in thee. The floods are risen, O Lord, Psalm 85. Benedixisti, Domine. the floods have lift up their voice ;

LORD, thou art become gracious the floods lift Sup their waves. unto thy land; thou hast turn- The waves of the sea are mighty,

ed away the captivity of Jacob.

Thou hast forgiven the offence of thy people, and covered all their sins. Thou hast taken away all thy displeasure, and turned thy self from thy wrathful indignation.

Turn us then, O God our Saviour, and let thine anger cease from us. Wilt thou be displeased at us for ever? and wilt thou stretch out thy wrath from one generation to another?

Wilt thou not turn again, and

and rage horribly; but yet the Lord, who dwelleth on high, is mightier.

Thy testimonies, O Lord, are very sure: holiness becometh thine house for ever.

may be glad thereof; yea, the HE Lord is King, the earth multitude of the isles may be glad thereof.

Psalm 97. Dominus regnavit.

Clouds and darkness are round about him; righteousness and judg ment are the habitation of his seat.

There shall go a fire before him, What is man, that thou art mindand burn up his enemies on every ful of him? and the son of man, side. that thou visitest him?

His lightnings gave shine unto Thou madest him lower than the the world; the earth saw it, and angels, to crown him with glory was afraid. and worship.

All sheep and oxen; yea, and the beasts of the field;

The fowls of the air, and the fishes

The hills melted like wax at the Thou makest him to have do presence of the Lord; at the pre-minion of the works of thy hands; sence of the Lord of the whole earth. and thou hast put all things in sub The heavens have declared his jection under his feet; righteousness, and all the people have seen his glory. Confounded be all they that wor ship carved images, and that de-of the sea; and whatsoever walk. light in vain gods: worship him, eth through the paths of the seas. all ye gods. O Lord, our Governor, how ex Sion heard of it, and rejoiced;cellent is thy name in all the world! and the daughters of Juda were From Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. giad, because of thy judgments, O Lord.

For thou, Lord, art higher than all that are in the earth; thou art exalted far above all gods.

Oye that love the Lord, see that ye hate the thing which is evil: the Lord preserveth the souls of his saints; he shall deliver them from the hand of the ungodly.

There is sprung up a light for the righteous, and joyful gladness for such as are true-hearted.

Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous, and give thanks for a remembrance of his holiness.

SELECTION IX. Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster.

REJOICE in the Lord, O ye righteous; for it becometh well the just to be thankful.

Praise the Lord with harp; sing praises unto him with the lute, and instrument of ten strings.

Sing unto the Lord a new song; sing praises unto him with a good


For the word of the Lord is true, and all his works are faithful.

He loveth righteousness and judg ment; the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

By the word of the Lord were the heavens made, and all the hosts of them by the breath of his mouth,

He gathereth the waters of the sea together, as it were upon an heap; and layeth up the deep, as

Lord, our Governor, how ex-in a treasure-house.
cellent is thy name in all the
world; thou that hast set thy glo-
ry above the heavens!

stand in awe of him, all
Let all the earth fear the Lord
ye that
dwell in the world:

For he spake, and it was done;

Out of the mouth of very babes and sucklings hast thou ordained he commanded, and it stood fast. strength, because of thine enemies, From Psalm 147. Laudate Do that thou mightest still the enemy

and the avenger.

For I will consider thy heavens, even the works of thy fingers; the

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Praise the Lord, for it is a good thing to sing praises unto

moon and the stars which thou hast our God; yea, a joyful and pleas


thing it is to be thankful.

The Lord doth build up Jerusa- nation; neither have the heathen lem, and gather together the out- knowledge of his laws.

casts of Israel..

He healeth those that are bro

From Psalm 57. Miserere mei,


ken in heart, and giveth medicine SET up thyself, O God, above

to heal their sickness.

He tel'eth the number of the stars, and calleth them all by their


Great is our Lord, and great is his power; yea, and his wisdom is infinite.

The Lord setteth up the meek, and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground.

the heavens; and thy glory above all the earth.

My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise.

Awake up, my glory; awake, lute and harp: I myself will awake right early.

I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the people and I will Osing unto the Lord with thanks-sing unto thee among the nations. giving; sing praises upon the harp unto our God;

Who covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the

For the greatness of thy meroy reacheth unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

Set up thyself, O God, above the

earth; and maketh the grass to heavens; and thy glory above all grow upon the mountains, and the the earth. herb for the use of men;

Who giveth fodder unto the cattle, and feedeth the young ravens that call upon him.

The Lord's delight is in those who fear him, and put their trust in his mercy.

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Sion.

For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates, and hath blessed thy children within thee.

He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the flour of wheat.

SELECTION X. From Psalm 96. Cantate Domino.

Singunto the Lord a new song; sing unto the Lord, all the whole earth.

Sing unto the Lord, and praise his name; be telling of his salvation from day to day.

Declare his honour unto the heathen, and his wonders unto all people.

For the Lord is great, and cannot worthily be praised; he is more to

He sendeth forth his command-be feared than all gods.

ment upon earth, and his word Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. runneth very swiftly.

He giveth snow like wool, and Ecattereth the hoar-frost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice like morsels; who is able to abide his frost? He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he bloweth with his wind, and the waters flow.

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Praise the Lord of heaven; praise him in the height. Praise him, all ye angels of his; praise him, all his host.

Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars and light.

Praise him, all ye heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens.

He showeth his word unto Jacob, Let them praise the name of the his statutes and ordinances unto Lord; for he spake the word, and Israel. they were made; he commanded, Ale hath not dealt so with anyland they were created,

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