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The first Day. them in his wrath, and vex them MORNING PRAYER.

in bis sore displeasure. Psalm 1. Beatus vir, qui non

6 Yet lave I set ny King upon abiit.

my holy hill of Sion.

7 I will preach the law, where. BLESSED is the man that hath

not walked in the counsel of of the Lord hath said unto me, the ungodly, nor stood in the way Thou art my Son, this day have i of sinners, and hath not sat in the begotten thee. seat of the scornful:

8 Desire of me, and I shall give 2 But his delight is in the law of thee the heathen for thine inherithe Lord, and in his law will he tance, and the utmost parts of the exercise himself day and night.

earth for thy possession. 3 And he shall be like a tree

9 Thou shalt bruise them with planteat oy the water-side, that will a rod of iron, and break them in bring forth his fruit in due season : pieces like a potter's vessel. llis leat also shall not wither;

10 Be wise now, therefore, O and look, whatsoever he doeth, it ye kings: be learned, ye that are shall prosper:

judges of the earth. 5 As for the ungodly, it is not so

11 Serve the Lord in fear, and with them; but they are like the rejoice unto him with reverence. chaft, which the wind scattereth

12 Kiss the Son, lest he be an. away from the face of the earth. sty, and so ye perish from the

6' Therefore the ungodly shall right way: if his wrath be kindlet, not be able to stand in the judgment; yea but a little, blessed are all they neither the sinners in the congre

that put their trust in him. gation of the righteous.

Psalm 3. Domine, quid multi7 Bnt the Lord knoweth the

plicati? way of the righteous and the way LORD, how are they increased of the shall perish.

that Psalm 2. Quare

fremierunt gentes? they that rise against me. WHY do the heathen so furious 2 Many one there be that say

ly rage together? and why of my soul. There is no help for du the people imagine a vain thing? him in his God.

2 The kings of the earth stand 3 But thou, O Lord, art my de. up, and the rulers take counsel to- fender; thou art my worship, and gether against the Lord, and against the lifter up of my liead. his Anointed :

4 I did cali upon the Lord with 3 Let us brcak their bonds my voice, and he heard me out of astipder, and cast away their cords his holy hill. from us.

5 I laid me down and slept, and 4 tle that dwelleth in heaven rose up again ; for the Lord sustain. shall laugh them to scorn: the ed me. ford shall have them in derision. 6 I will not be afraid for ten thouse

s Then shall be pendo wsto'sands of the people, that have set

themselves against me inund about., 5 Such as be foolish, shall not

7 Up, Lord, and help me, O my stand in thy sight; for thou hatest God; for thou smitest all mine ene- all them that work vanity. mies upon the cheekbone: thou hast 6 Thou shalt destroy them that broken the teeth of the ungodly. speak lies: The Lord will abhor

8 Salvation belongeth unto the both the blood-thirsty and deceit. Lord; and thy blessing is upon thy ful man. people.

7 But as for me, I will come Psalm 4. Cum invocarem. into thine house, cven upon the

EAR me, when I call, O God multitude of thy mercy, and in thy set me at liberty, when I was in Lemple. trouble; have mercy upon me, and 8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy righ. hearken unto my prayer.

teousness, because of mine enemies; 20 ye sous of men, how long make thy way plain before my face. will ye blaspheme mine honour, 9 For there is no faithfulness in and have such pleasure in vanity: his mouth ; their inward parts are and seek after falsehood?

very wickedness. 3 Know this also, that the Lord 10 Their throat is an open sepubhath chosen to himself the man that chre; they fiatter with their tongue. is goly: when I call upon the Lord 11 Destroy thou them, O God; he will hear me.

let them perish through their own À Sland in awe, and sin not; com- imaginations; cast them out in the mune with your own heart, and in multitude of their ungodliness ; fior your chamber, and be still. they have rebelled against thee.

5 Offer the sacrifice of righteous 19 And let all them that put their ness, and put your trust in the Lord. trust in thee rejoice : they shal!

6 There be many that say, W1:0 ever be giving of thanks, because will show us any good ?

thou defendest them; they that inve 7 Lord, lift thou up the light of thy name shall be joyful in thee: thy countenance upon us.

13 For thou, Lord, wilt give thy 8 Thou hast put gladness in my blessing unto the righteous, and hacart, since the time that their with thy favourable kindness will corn, and wine, and oil increased. thou defend him, as with a shield.

9 I will lay me down in peace, and EVENING PRAYER. take my rest; for it is thou Lord Psalm 6. Domine, ne in furore. Oples that makest me dwellin safety. IO Lail; ribuke me, notist chine PONER my words, O Lord, in thy; displeasure.

Have mercy upon me, O Lord, . () hearken thou unlo the voice for I am weak: O Lord, heal me, of my calling, my king, and my for my bones are vexed. Gol: for unto tliee will I make 3 My soul also is sore troubled : my prayer.

but, Lord, how long wilt thou pun. 3 My voice shalt thou hear be- ish me? times, () Lord; early in the morn 4 Turn thee, O Lord, and deliing will I direct my prayer unto ver my soul; O save me, for thy thee, and will look up.

mercie:s' sake: 4 For thou art the Gorl that hast 5 For in death no man remem. no pleasure in wickedness; neither izreth thee; and who will give thee sluilly evil dwell with thes. luunks in the pit?

my tears.

6 I am weary of iny groaning: ungodly come to an end; bu, you'le every night wash I my bed, and thou the just. water my couch with

10 For the righteous God niech * 7 My beauty is gone for very the very hearts and reins. trouble, and worn away because of 11 My belp cometh of G's, who all niine enemies.

preserveth them that aru icue of 8 Away from me, all ye that heart. work vanity; for the Lord hath 12 God is a righteor3 judge, beard the voice of my weeping. strong, and patient;, ad God is

9 The Lord hath heard my pe- provoked every day. tition; the Lord will receive my 13 If a man willi nnt turn, he prayer.

will whet his sword ;-hie hath bent 10 All mine enemics shall be his bow, and made it ready, co::ounderl, and sore vexed; they 14 He hath prepared for him the shall be turned back, and put to instruments of death; he ordaineth whame suddenly.

his arrows against the persecutors. Psalın 7. Domine, Deus meus. 15 Beholil, he travaileth with O Lord, my God, in the leave I mischief; he last conceivedl sorrow,

put nay trust: save me from and brought forth ungolliness. all them that persecute me, and

16 He hath graven and tigged up deliver me;

la pit, and is fallen himself into the 2 Lest he devour my soul like destruction that he made for uther. a lion, and tear it in pieces, while 17 För his travail shall come there is none to help.'

upon his own head, and his wick. 3 O Lord my God, if I have done edness shall fall on his own prate. any such thing; or if there be any 18 I will give thanks unto the wickedness in my hands; Lord, according to lis righteous,

4 11 I have rewarded evil unto ness; and I will praise the wame him tivat dealt friendly with me; of the Lord most high. yea, I have delivered bin that with. Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster. out any cause is mine enery; 5 Then let mine enemy perst

Lord, our Governor, low ex: O

cellent is thy name in all the cute my soul, and take me; yea, world ; thou that last set thy glo. let liim tread my life down upon ry above the learens ! Die earth, and lay mine honour in 2 Out of the mouth of very babes the dust.

and sucklings last thou ordained 6 Stand up, O Lord, in thy wrath, strength, because of thine enemies, and lift up yself, because of the that thou mightest still the enemy indignation of nine enemies; arise and the avenger. up for me in the judgment that thou 3 For I will consider thy heavens, bast commanded :

even the works of thy fingers; the 7 And so sliall the congregation moon and the stars which thou hast of the people come about iliee: for orilaineid. their sakes tiverciore lift up thyself 4 What is man, that thou art again.

mindful of him? and the son of 8 The Lord shall judge the man, that thou visitest kiin? people: give sentence with me, o 5 Thou maleut bia lower than Lor, accouling to may righteous the angels, to crown him with glory ness, and according to the innocen- and worship. cy that is in me.

6 Thou makest him to have do90 let the wickedness of the minion of die works of thy hands :

and thou hast put all things in sub-.fdwelleth in Slon; show the people jection under his feet;

of his doings : 7 All sheep and oxen; yea, and 12 For when he maketh inqui the beasts of the field;

sition for blood, he remembereth & The fowls of the air, and the them, and forgetteth not the com fishes of the sea; and whatsoever plaint of the poor. walketh through the paths of the 13 Have mercy upon me, O Lord; seas

consider the trouble which I suffer 90 Loru, our Governor, how ex- of them that hate me, thou that cellent is thy name in all the world ! listest me up from the gates of death;

14 That I may show all thy praises The second Duy.

within the ports of the daughter of MORNING PRAYER.

Sion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.

15 The heathen are sunk down Psalm 9. Confitebor tibi..

in the pit that they made; in the I they hid privily is

Lord, with my wliole heart; 1 their foot taken. will speak of all thy marvellous 16 The Lorel is known to execute works.

judgment; the ungodly is trapped 2 I will be glail and rejoice in in the work of his own hands. thee; yea, my songs will I make 17 The wicked shall be turned of thy nanie, 0 tlou Most flighest. into hell, and all the people that

3 While mine enemies are dri- forget Guil. ven back, they shall fall and perish 18 For the poor shall not alway at thy presence :

be forgotten; the patient aviding of 4 For thou hast maintained my the meek shall not perish for ever. right and my cause; thou art set in 19 Up, Lord, and let' not man the throne that judgest right. have the upper hand ; let tire hea.

5 Thou hast rebuked the hca- then be judged in thy sight. then, and destroyed thu ungodly; 20 Put them in fear, o Lorri, thou hast put out their name for that the heathen may know them. ever and ever.

selves to be but men. 6 O thou enemy, destructions Psalm 10. Ut quid, Domine? as the cities which thou hast es WHY standest thou so far off,

O Lord, and hidest thy face stroyed, their mernorial is perished in the needful time of trouble? with them.

2 The ungodly, for his own liist, 7 But the Lord shall endure for doth persecute the poor: let them ever; be hath also prepared his seat be taken in the crafty wiliness that for ju·lgment.

they have imagined. 8 For he shall judge the world 3 For the ungodly hath made in righteousness, and minister true boast of his own heart's desire, judgroent unto the people. and speaketh good of the covetous,

9 The Lord also will be a de- whom God abhorreth. fenice for the oppressed, even a re 4 The ungolly is so proud, that fuge in due time of trouble. he careth not for Gort, neither is

10 And they that know thy name God in all his thoughts. will put their trust in thee; for 5 His ways are alway grievnus; thou, Lord, hast never failed them thy judgments are far abore cut of that seek thee.

his sight, and therefore defieth ho 11 O praise the Lord which all his enemies.

me.

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6 For he hath said in his heart, of the farth be no more exalted Tush, I shall never be cast down, ayainst them. there shall no harm happen unto Psalm 11. In Domino confido.

the Lord put I my trust; how 7 His mouth is full of cursing, say ye then to my soul, that she deceit, and fraud; under his tongue should fee as a bird unto the hill? is ungodliness and vanity.

2 For lo, the ungoully bend their 8 He sitteth lurking in the bow, and make ready their arrows thievish corners of the streets, and within the quiver, that they may privily in his lurking dens doth he privily shoot at them which are murder the innocent; his eyes are true of heart. set against the poor.

3 For the foundations will be cast 9 For he lieth waiting secretly: down; and what hath the righteous even as a lion lurketh he in his den, done? that he may ravish the poor. 4 The Loril is in his holy tem,

10 He doth ravish the poor, ple; the Lord's sest is in heaven. when he getteth him into his net 5 His eyes consider the

poor, and 11 He falleth down and huinbleth his eye-lids try the children of men. himself, that the congregation of 6 The Lord alloweth the righthe poor may fall into the hands of tevus; but the ungolly, and tim his captains.

that delighteth in wickedness, doth 12 He hath said in his heart, his soul abhor. Tush, God hath forgotten; he 7 Upon the ungodly he shall hideth away his face, and he will rain snares, fire and brimstone, never see it.

storm and tempest: this shall be 13 Arise, O Lord God, and lift their portion to drink. up thine hand; forget not the poor. 8 For the righteous Loud loveth

14 Wherefore should the wick- righteousness: his countenance ed blaspheme Gol, while he doth will behold the thing that is just. say in his heart, Tush, thou God EVENING PRAYER. carest not for it?

Psalm 12. Salınım me fui: for thou beholdest ungodliness and not one godly man left; for wrong,

the faithful are minished from s16 That thou mayest take the mong the children of men. matter into thy hand: the poor 2 They talk of vanity every one committeth himself unto thee; for with leis neighbour; they do hut thou art the helper of the friendless. flatter with their lips, and dissem.

17 Break thou the power of the ble in their double heart. ungoilly and malicious; take away 3 The Lord shall root out all his ungodliness, and thou shalt find deceitful lips, and the tongue that

speaketh proud things : 18 The Lord is King for ever 4 Which have said, With our and ever, and the heathen are pe- tongue will we prevail; we are rished out of the land.

they that ought to speak : who is 19 Lord, thou hast heart the Lord over us? desire of the poor; thou preparest 5 Now, for the comfortless tmmu. their heart, and thine ear hearken-bles sake of the needy, and hecause eth thereto.

of the deep sighing of the poor, 20 To help the fatherless and 6 I will up, saith the Lord, and poor unto their right, thut the man' will help every one tiom him that

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