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again, as I did once from He made a covenant the deep of the sea. with Jacob, and gave Is

Sing unto God, O ye rael a law, which he comkingdoms of the earth ; O manded our forefathers to sing praises unto the Lord; teach their children ;

Who sitteth in the heav- That their posterity ens over all, from the be- might know it, and the ginning; lo, he doth send children who were yet unout his voice, yea, and that born; a mighty voice.

To the intent that when Ascribe ye the power to they came up, they might God; his excellency is show their children the over Israel ; his strength same; is in the clouds.

That they might put O God, wonderful art their trust in God, and not thou in thy holy places; to forget the works of God, the God of Israel will give but to keep his commandstrength and power unto ments. his people; blessed be Now unto the King eterGod.

nal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c. PSALM 78.

HEAR my law, O my people; incline your ears


the words of my mouth.

PSALM 44. I will open my mouth in WE have heard with a parable; I will declare our ears, O God, our fahard sentences of old; thers have told us, what

Which we have heard thou hast done in their and known, and such as time of old; our fathers have told us; How thou hast driven

That we should not hide out the heathen with thy them from the children of hand, and planted them in ; the generations to come, how thou hast destroyed but to show the honour of the nations, and cast them the Lord, his mighty and out. wonderful works that he For they gat not the hath done.

land in possession through

their own sword, neither lous works that he hath was it their own arm that done, his wonders, and the helped them ;

judgment of his mouth; But thy right hand, and O ye seed of Abraham thine arm, and the light of his servant, ye children of thy countenance, because Jacob his chosen. thou hadst a favour unto He is the Lord our God; them.

his judgments are in all the Thou art my King, O world. God; send help unto Ja He hath been alway cob.

mindful of his covenant For I will not trust in and promise, that he made my bow; it is not my to a

thousand generasword that shall help me.

tions ; But it is thou who sav

Even the covenant that est us from our enemies, he made with Abraham, and puttest them to con

and the oath that he sware fusion who hate us.

unto Isaac; We make our boast of And appointed the same God all day long, and will unto Jacob for a law, and praise thy name for ever. to Israel for an everlasting

testament; PSALM 105.

Saying, Unto thee will I

give the land of Canaan, O GIVE thanks unto the lot of your inheritance. the Lord, and call upon his

When there were yet name ; tell the people but a few of them, and what things he hath done. they strangers in the land ;

O let your songs be of What time as they went him, and praise him; and from one nation to another, let your talking be of all from one kingdom to anhis wondrous works. other people ; Rejoice in in his holy

He suffered no man to name; let the heart of do them wrong, but reprovthose rejoice who seek the ed even kings for their Lord.

sakes; Seek the Lord and his Touch not mine anointstrength; seek his face ed, and do my prophets efermore. Remember the marvel And he brought forth

no harm.

his people with joy, and That they might keep his chosen with gladness; his statutes, and observe

And gave them the lands his laws. of the heathen ; and they Now unto the King etertook the labours of the nal, &c. people in possession ; Be honour and glory, &c.




The Minister may use the common Service for Morning

or Evening Prayer, till he comes to the Psalms for the Day of the Month ; instead of which, the following Psalms are to be said.


sing praises, sing praises O CLAP your hands to- unto our king. gether all ye people; O

For God is the King of sing unto 'God with the all the earth ; sing oye voice of melody

praises with understandFor the Lord is high, ing. and to be feared ; he is God reigneth over the the great King over all the heathen; God sitteth upon earth.

his holy throne. He shall subdue the peo

The princes of the people under us, and the na- ple are joined unto the tions under our feet. people of the God of Abra

He shall choose out an ham; for God, who is very heritage for us, even the high exalted, doth defend excellency of Jacob whom the earth as it were with a he loved.

shield. God is gone up with a shout, and the Lord with

PSALM 147. the sound of the trumpet.

PRAISE ye the Lord; O sing praises, sing for it is a good thing to praises unto our God; O sing praises unto our God;


yea, a joyful and pleasant rusalem ; praise thy God, thing it is to be thankful. O Sion.

The Lord doth build up For he hath made fast Jerusalem, and gather to- the bars of thy gates ; and gether the outcasts of Is- hath blessed thy children rael.

within thee. He healeth those who He maketh peace in thy are broken in heart, and borders; and filleth thee bindeth


their wounds. with the finest of the He telleth the number wheat. of the stars ; and calleth He sendeth forth his them all by their names. commandment upon earth;

Great is our Lord, and and his word is instantly great is his power; yea, obeyed. and his wisdom is infinite. He giveth snow like

The Lord lifteth up the wool; he scattereth the meek ; and bringeth the hoarfrost like ashes. ungodly down to the

He casteth forth his ice ground.

like morsels; who O sing unto the Lord stand before his cold? with thanksgiving ; sing He sendeth out his word praises upon the harp un- and melteth them; he to our God;

bloweth with his wind, and Who covereth the heav- the waters flow. en with clouds, and pre He showeth his word pareth rain for the earth, unto Jacob, his statutes and maketh the grass to and ordinances unto Israel. grow upon the mountains ; He hath not dealt so

Who giveth fodder unto with any nation ; neither the cattle, and feedeth the have the heathen knowyoung ravens who cry. ledge of his laws. Praise

He hath no pleasure in ye the Lord. the strength of the horse ;

PSALM 150. neither delighteth he in the force of man.


ye the Lord. But the Lord's delight Praise God for his holiis in those who fear him, ness. Praise him in the and put

their trust in his firmament of his power. mercy.

Praise him for his noble Praise the Lord, O Je- acts ; praise him according

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