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servants in all assaults of our enemies ; that we, surely trusting in Thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our LORD. Amen.


864 Acts viii. 2. Devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.

*Psalm cvi. 13. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.

Ixix. 31. Therefore let us praise the Name of God with a song, and magnify Him with thanksgiving. Hallelujah. Amen.*

CHAWNER. Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

O saving Victim, opening wide

Access to heaven for man below,
Foemen urge us from ev'ry side,
Give succour, and Thy strength bestow.


866 When Thou comest to the judgment, LORD, remember Thou Thy servants ; none else can deliver us. Save and bring us to Thy Kingdom, there to worship with the faithful, and for ever dwell with Thee.


867 Psalm lxxi. 1. In Thee, O LORD, have I put my trust, let me never be put to confusion; but rid me, and deliver me, in Thy righteousness; incline Thine ear unto me, and save me.

4. For Thou, O GOD, art the thing that I long for: Thou art my hope, even from my youth.

7. O let my mouth be filled with Thy praise, that I may sing of Thy glory and honour all the day long.

say, Amen.

cxiii. 3. The LORD's Name is praised, from the rising up of the sun to the going down of the same.

cvi. 46. Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and world without end : and let all the people


868 1 ST. JOHN i. 8, 9. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us: but, if we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.


869 JEREMIAH X. 24. O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in Thine anger, lest Thou bring me to nothing.


870 St. MARK xi. 9. Hosanna! Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord.

10. Blessed be the Kingdom of our father David : Hosanna in the highest.

LUCAS. 871


For the Fourth Sunday in Lent. Grant, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of Thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

R. Mann.

872 PSALM lxix. 1. Save me, O God, for the waters are come in, even unto my soul.

19. Draw nigh unto my soul. O deliver me, because of mine enemies.

liv. 1. O save me, for Thy Name's sake.

2. Hear my prayer, O GOD, and hearken unto the words of my mouth.

Ixi. 1. Hear my crying, O God, give ear unto my prayer.

cii. 2. Hide not Thy face from me, O God, in the time of my trouble: O hear me, and that right soon. xviii

. 1. I will love Thee, O Lord, my strength; the LORD is my stony rock, and my defence : my Saviour, my God, in Whom I will trust.

4. The pains of hell came about me, the snares of the wicked overtook me.

6. I did call upon the LORD, and He heard my voice.

2. I will call upon the LORD, Which is worthy to be praised.

Balfe. 873 JEREMIAH v. 7. How shall I pardon thee for this, Jerusalem! thy children have forsaken Me, and sworn by them that are no gods.

(From " Jerusalem," No. 6.) PIERSON.

874 Daniel ix. 16. O LORD, according to Thy righteousness, we beseech Thee, let Thine anger and Thy fury be turned away from Thy city Jerusalem, Thy holy mountain.

19. O LORD, hear; O LORD, forgive, according to Thy righteousness, we beseech Thee.

(From " Jerusalem," No. 16.) Pierson.

875 REVELATION vii. 13. What are these that are arrayed in white robes ? Whence came they ?

14. These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the Blood of the Lamb.

15. Therefore are they before the Throne of God and serve Him day and night in His temple, and He that sitteth on the Throne shall dwell among them. 17. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

(From " Jerusalem,” No. 39.) Pierson.

876 Psalm xxiv. 7. Lift up your heads, O ye gates, and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors : and the King of Glory shall come in.

8. Who is the King of Glory? the LORD strong and mighty, mighty in battle. 10. The Lord of Hosts, He is the King of Glory.


877 St. Matthew ii. 1. When JESUS was born in Bethlehem in the days of Herod the King, behold, there came wise men from the East unto Jerusalem,

2. Saying, “Where is He that is born King of the Jews ? For we have seen His star in the East, and are come to worship Him."

7-9. Then Herod sent them to Bethlehem, and they departed; and lo, the star, which they saw in the East, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was.

II. When they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.

REVELATION XV. 3. Great and marvellous are Thy works, LORD God Almighty! Just and true are Thy ways, Thou King of Saints !

4. Who shall not fear Thee, O LORD, and glorify Thy Name ? for Thou only art holy; for all nations shall come and worship before Thee.


878 Job xxiii. 3. O that I knew where I might find Him, that I might come even to His seat.

8. Behold, I go forward, but He is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive Him;

9. On the left hand, where He doth work, but I cannot behold Him ; He hideth Himself on the right hand.

ST. JOHN xx. 29. Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

W. S. BenneTT

LORD, to Thee our song we raise,
Fill our hearts with grateful praise,
Thine Almighty power we own,
Glory give to Thee alone.
Ever, LORD, vouchsafe to bless
The widow and the fatherless.
May this day most happy prove,
Favoured by Thy gracious love,
And Thy richest blessings come
Unto every orphan home.


880 PSALM Xv.

1. LORD, who shall dwell in Thy tabernacle? or who shall rest upon Thy holy hill ?

2. Even he that leadeth an uncorrupt life, and doeth the thing which is right, and speaketh the truth from his heart.

*1. LORD, who shall dwell in Thy tabernacle? or who shall rest upon Thy holy hill ?

3. He that hath used no deceit in his tongue, nor done evil to his neighbour, and hath not slandered his neighbour.

4. He that setteth not by himself, but is lowly in his own eyes, and maketh much of them that fear the LORD.

LORD, who shall rest on that bright hill
Of holiness divine,
Within the tabernacle's gate,

Where Thou dost dwell with Thine ? 5. He that sweareth unto his neighbour, and disappointeth him not, though it were to his own hindrance.

6. He that hath not given his money upon usury, nor taken reward against the innocent. 7. Whoso doeth these things, shall never fall.

To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God Whom we adore,
Be glory as


is now,
And shall be evermore.


W. S. BENNETT. * These words are sometimes omitted.


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