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260 ISAIAH xlii. 1. Behold My Servant, Whom I uphold, Mine Elect, in Whom My soul delighteth, I have put My Spirit upon Him, and He shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

lxii. 11. Say to the daughter of Sion, Behold thy salvation cometh; behold His reward is with Him, and His work before Him.

St. Luke i. 68. Blessed be the LORD God of Israel: for He hath visited and redeemed His people.

69. And hath raised up a mighty salvation for us in the house of His servant David.

74, 75. That we, being delivered out of the hands of our enemies, might serve Him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before Him all the days of our life.

Sr. MATTHEW xxi. 9. Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the LORD: Hosanna in the highest. Hallelujah.


261 PSALM xvi. 9. I have set God always before me : for He is on my right hand, therefore I shall not fall.

10. Wherefore my heart was glad, and my glory rejoiced: my flesh also shall rest in hope.

11. For why ? Thou shall not leave my soul in hell: neither shalt Thou suffer Thy Holy One to see corruption.

*12. Thou shalt shew me the path of life; in Thy presence is the fulness of joy: and at Thy right hand there is pleasure for evermore.* Amen. Blake, Boyce, H. CLARKE,* GOLDWIN, W. HAYES.

Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem. 262 J. W. CALLCOTT, v. 12.

263 PSALM ix. 1. I will give thanks unto Thee, O LORD, with my whole heart: I will speak of all Thy marvellous works.

2. I will be glad and rejoice in Thee: yea, my songs will I make of Thy Name, o Thou most Highest.

3. While mine enemies are driven back, they shall fall and perish at Thy presence.

4. For Thou hast maintained my right and my cause: Thou art set in the throne that judgest right.

11. O praise the LORD Which dwelleth in Sion: shew the people of His doings. Hallelujah.


264 Psalm lxxxviii. 1. O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before Thee: O let my prayer enter into Thy presence, incline Thine ear unto my calling.

2. For my soul is full of trouble, and my life draweth nigh unto hell.

(3. I am counted as one of them that go down into the pit; and I have been even as a man that hath no strength.

4. Free among the dead, like unto them that are wounded, and lie in the grave, and are cut away from Thy hand.]

5. Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

6. Thine indignation lieth hard upon me, and Thou hast vexed me with all Thy storms.

9. My sight faileth me for very trouble: LORD, I have called daily upon Thee, I have stretched forth my hands unto Thee.

10. Dost Thou shew wonders among the dead, or shall the dead rise up again, and praise Thee?

13. Unto Thee have I cried, O LORD, and early shall my prayer come before Thee.

Amen. [lxxxvi. 15. But Thou, O LORD God, art full of compassion and mercy; long-suffering, plenteous in goodness and truth.]

16. O turn Thee then unto me, and have mercy upon me; give Thy strength unto Thy servant, and help the son of Thine handmaid.

CROFT. 265 J. Clark, vv. 1-4, 13. 266 CROFT, vv. I, 2, 13. 267 WHITFELD, vv. 1, 2, 6; lxxxvi, I5, 16. 268 YOUNG, vv. 1, 2; 1xxxvi. 15.


From the Burial Service.

(1.) St. John. xi. 25, 26. I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the LORD: he that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth in Me shall never die.

(2.) JOB xix. 25-27. I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see GOD: Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another.

(3.) Job i. 21. We brought nothing into this world, it is certain we can carry nothing out.

(4.) 1 Timothy vi. 7. The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the Name of the LORD.

(5.) JOB xiv. 1, 2. Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.

(6.) In the midst of life we are in death: of whom may we seek for succour, but of Thee, O Lord, Who for our sins art justly displeased? Yet, O LORD God most Holy, O LORD most Mighty, O Holy and most Merciful SAVIOUR, deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death. Amen.

(7.) Thou knowest, LORD, the secrets of our hearts; shut not Thy merciful ears to our prayer; but spare us, LORD most Holy, O God most Mighty, O Holy and Merciful SAVIOUR, Thou most worthy Judge Eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from Thee.

(8.) REVELATION xiv. 13. I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the LORD : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours. Amen.

Boyce, CROFT, Goss. 270 GARRETT, Goss, GRAY, $ 8. 271 Mackenzie, 4. 272 PURCELL, $ 7. 273 S. S. WESLEY, $ 5, 6.

274 Psalm Ixxii. 1. Give the king Thy judgments, O GOD, and Thy righteousness unto the king's son.

2. Then shall he judge Thy people according unto right, and defend the poor.

3. The mountains also shall bring peace, and the little hills righteousness unto the people.

5. They shall fear Thee as long as the sun and moon endureth, from one generation to another.

7. In his time shall the righteous flourish, yea, and abundance of peace, so long as the moon endureth.

8. His dominion shall be also from the one sea to the other, and from the flood unto the world's end.

*[11. All kings shall fall down before Him: all nations shall do Him service.]

18. Blessed be the LORD God, even the God of Israel, Which only doeth wondrous things;

19. And blessed be the Name of His Majesty for ever : and all the earth shall be filled with His Majesty, Amen, Amen.

CROFT. 275 Boyce, vv. 1-3, 5, 7, 8, *11. Amen, Amen. 276 GOLDWIN, Kelway, Nares, vv, 18, 19. * This verse is sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

277 PSALM cxvii. 1. O praise the LORD, all ye heathen: praise Him, all ye nations.

2. For His merciful kindness is ever more and more towards us : and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever.* Praise the Lord. (Amen.]



278 ALDRICH, vv. 1, 2*. Hallelujah,
279 BATTEN, Wilton, vy. 1, 2. Amen.
280 Purcell, Yv. 1, 2. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri.

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281 PSALM cxxi. 1. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help,

2. My help cometh even from the LORD, Who hath made heaven and earth.

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

4. Behold, He that keepeth Israel, shall neither slumber nor sleep.

5. The LORD Himself is thy keeper, the LORD is thy defence upon thy right hand;

6. So that the sun shall not burn thee by day, neither the moon by night.

7. The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil, yea, it is even He that shall keep thy soul.

8. The LORD shall preserve thy going out, and thy coming in, from this time forth for evercome. Hallelujah. Amen.

CROFT, G. SMART. 282 WELDON, vv. 1–7. 283 WHITFELD, vv. 1, 2, 5-8. Hallelujah. Amen.

284 ISAIAH xii. 1. O LORD, I will praise Thee: though Thou wast angry with me, Thine anger is turned away, and Thou hast restored me.

2. Behold God is my salvation: I will trust and not be afraid : for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song, and He also is become my salvation.

4. Praise the LORD, and call upon His Name, declare His doings among the people, make mention that His Name is exalted.

5. Sing unto the LORD, for He hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth,

*6. Cry aloud and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion : for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.*

CROFT, GREENE. * Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

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