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Offer unto God thanksgiving, and pay thy vows unto the Most High.

And call upon me in the time of trouble; so will I hear thee, and thou shalt praise me.

But unto the ungodly said God, Why dost thou preach my laws, and takest my covenant in thy mouth;

Whereas thou hatest to be reformed, and hast cast my words behind thee?

When thou sawest a thief, thou consentedst unto him, and hast been partaker with the adulterers.

Thou hast let thy mouth speak wickedness, and with thy tongue thou hast set forth deceit.

Thou didst sit, and speak against thy brother; yea, and hast slandered thine own mother's son.

These things hast thou done, and because I was silent thou thoughtest wickedly, that I am even such a one as thyself; but I will reprove thee, and set before thee the things that thou hast done.

oureth me; and to him who ordereth his conversation right will I show the salvation of God.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.

O consider this, ye who forget God; lest I pluck you away, and there be none to deliver you.

Whoso offereth me thanks and praise, he hon

EVENING PRAYER.

PSALM 51.

HAVE mercy upon me, O God, after thy great goodness; according to the multitude of thy mercies do away mine offen

ces.

Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness; and cleanse me from my sin.

For I acknowledge my faults, and my sin is ever before me.

Against thee especially have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight; that thou mightest be justified in thy sentence, and be clear when thou judgest.

Thou requirest truth in the inward parts, and shalt make me to understand wisdom secretly.

Thou shalt purge me as with hyssop, and I shall be clean; thou shalt wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

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O set me up upon the rock that is higher than I; for thou hast been my hope, and a strong tower for me against the enemy.

I will dwell in thy tabernacle for ever, and my trust shall be under the covering of thy wings.

For thou, O Lord, hast heard my desires and hast given an heritage unto those who fear thy name.

Thou shalt grant the king a long life, that his

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art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of those who are afar off upon the sea;

Thou shalt show us wonderful things in thy righteousness, Ŏ God of our salvation; thou who

Who in thy strength settest fast the mountains, and art girded about with power;

Who stillest the raging of the sea, and the noise of its waves, and the madness of the people.

They also who dwell in the uttermost parts of the earth, shall be afraid at thy tokens; thou who makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to praise thee.

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