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sake, turn not away the en Sion; he hath desired face of thine anointed. it for his habitation.

The Lord hath made a This shall be my rest for faithful oath unto David, ever; here will I dwell, and he shall not shrink for I have a delight therein. from it;

I will bless her provision Of the fruit of thy body with increase; and will satshall I set upon thy throne. isfy her poor with bread.

If thy children will keep I will clothe her priests my covenant, and my tes- with salvation ; and her timonies that I shall teach saints shall rejoice and them, their children also sing. shall sit upon thy throne Now unto the king eterfor evermore.

nal, &c. For the Lord hath chos Be honour and glory, &c.




For the sins of the peo

ple, and the iniquity of the THE people stood up, priests, they shed the blood and the rulers took coun- of the just, in the midst of sel together against the Jerusalem. Lord, and against his an He was oppressed, and ointed.

he was afflicted, yet he They cast their heads opened not his mouth; he together with one consent, was led as a lamb to the and

confederate slaughter, and as a sheep against him.

before her shearers is dumb, They spake against him so he opened not his with false tongues, and en- mouth. compassed him about with But thou, Lord, hast words of hatred, and fought highly exalted him, and against him without a given him a name that is

above every name. False witnesses also did That in the name of rise up against him; they Jesus every knee should laid to his charge things bow, and every tongue that he knew not.

confess that Christ Jesus


my birth.


is Lord, to the glory of he would deliver him; let God the Father.

him deliver him, if he will have him.

But thou art he who PROPER PSALMS.

brought me into being;

thou wast my hope when MORNING PRAYER. I hanged yet upon my PSALM 22.

mother's breasts.

I have been left unto MY God, my God, look thee ever since I was born; upon me; why hast thou thou art my God even from forsaken me, and art so far from my health, and O go not from me, for from the words of my com- trouble is hard at hand, plaint ?

and there is none to help O my God, I cry in the day time, but My strength is dried up thou hearest not; and in like a potsherd, and my the night season also I tongue cleaveth to my take no rest.

jaws; and thou hast But thou continuest ho- brought me into the dust ly, O thou worship of Is- of death. rael.

For the hunters are come Our fathers trusted in about me; and the counthee; they trusted in thee, sel of the wicked layeth and thou

didst deliver siege against me. them.

They pierced my hands They called upon thee, and my feet ; I may tell all and were delivered; they my bones; they look and put their trust in thee, and stare upon me. were not confounded.

They part my garments But as for me,

among them, and cast lots worm and no man ; a very upon my vesture.

and the

But be not thou far from outcast of the people.

O Lord; thou art All they who see me, my succour; haste thee to laugh me to scorn; they help me. shoot out their lips, and Deliver my life from the shake their heads, saying, sword; my soul from the

He trusted in God, that power of the hunter.

I am



of men,




I will declare thy name him; and he who cannot unto my brethren ; in the keep alive his own soul. midst of the congregation A seed shall will I praise thee. him; they shall be count

O praise the Lord, ye ed unto the Lord for a who fear him; magnify generation. him, all ye of the seed of They shall come, and Jacob, and fear him, all shall declare his righteousye seed of Israel.

unto a people who For he hath not despised shall be born; for he hath nor abhorred the low es- done this. tate of the poor; he hath

Psalm 54. not hid his face from him, but when he cried unto

SAVE me, O God, for him, he heard him.

thy name's sake, and deMy praise shall be of fend me in thy strength. thee in the great congre

Hear my prayer, O God,

and hearken unto the gation; my vows will I perform in the sight of

words of my mouth. those who fear him.

For the proud are risen The poor shall eat, and up against me ; and tybe satisfied; they who rants, who have not God seek after the Lord, shall before their eyes, seek af

ter soul.

my praise him; your heart shall live for ever.

But God is my helper ; All the ends of the world the Lord is with those who shall remember themselves, and be turned unto the

The offerings of a free Lord; and all the kindreds heart will I give thee; and of the nations shall wor

will praise thy name, O ship before thee.

Lord, for it is good. For the kingdom is the

Now unto the King eterLord's; and he is the nal, &c. governor among the peo

Be honour and glory, &c. ple.

All the wealthy on earth, have eaten and worship


PSALM 64. All those who are miserable, shall kneel before HEAR my voice, O God,

uphold my




my prayer; preserve my waters are come in, even life from fear of the enemy.

unto my soul. Hide me from the gath- I sink in the deep mire, ering together of the fro- where no ground is ; I am ward, and from the insur- come into deep waters, rection of wicked doers; where the floods rush over

Who have whet their me. tongue like a sword, and I am weary of crying; have fitted their arrows, my throat is dried; my even bitter words; sight faileth me, for waitThat they may privily ing so long upon my

God. shoot at him who is per- They who hate fect ; suddenly do they hit without a cause, are more him, and fear not.

than the hairs of my head ; They encourage them- they who are mine enemies, selves in mischief, and com- and would destroy me mune among themselves, guiltless, are mighty how they may lay snares;

Let not those who trust and say, Who shall see in thee, O Lord God of them?

hosts, be ashamed for my But God shall strike cause ; let not those who them with a swift arrow, seek thee be confounded and they shall be suddenly through me, O God of Iswounded.

rael. Yea, their own tongues Because for thy sake shall make them fall; and have I suffered reproach; whoso seeth them shall fly shame hath covered my from them.

face. And all men who see it, I am become a stranger shall say,

This hath God unto my brethren, even an done ; for they shall per- alien unto my mother's ceive that it is his word. children,

The righteous shall re- For the zeal of thine joice in the Lord, and put house hath eaten me up; his trust in him ; and all and the rebukes of those they who are true of heart who rebuked thee, are fallshall be glad.

en upon me.

I wept and chastened PSALM 69. myself with fasting and that SAVE me, O God, for the was turned to my reproof. I put on sackcloth also; heaviness; I looked' for and they jested upon some to have pity on me, me.

but there was no man, But, Lord, I make my neither found I any to prayer unto thee in an ac- comfort me. ceptable time.

They gave me gall to Hear me, O God, in the eat; and when I was thirsty, multitude of thy mercy, they gave me vinegar to even in the truth of thy drink. salvation.

As for me, when I am Take me out of the poor and in heaviness, thy mire, that I sink not; O help, O God, shall lift me let me be delivered from up. those who hate me, and I will praise the name out of the deep waters. of God with a song, and

Let not the water flood magnify it with thanksdrown me, neither let the giving. deep swallow me up, and The humble shall conlet not the pit shut her sider this, and be glad; mouth upon me.

seek ye after God, and Hear me, O Lord, for your soul shall live. thy loving kindness is For the Lord heareth good ; turn thee unto me, the poor, and despiseth according to the multitude not his prisoners. of thy mercies.

Let heaven and earth And hide not thy face praise him, the sea and all from thy servant, for I am that moveth therein. in trouble ; 0 haste thee, For God will save Sion, and hear me.

and build the cities of JuDraw nigh unto my soul, dah, that men may dwell and save it; O deliver me, there, and have it in posbecause of mine enemies. session.

Thou hast known my The posterity also of reproach, my shame, and his servants shall inherit my dishonour; mine ad- it; and they who love his versaries

all in thy name shall dwell therein. sight.

Now unto the King eterReproach hath broken nal, &c. my heart; I am full of Be honour and glory, &c.


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