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of the ungodly is, they shall be maketh much of them that teas rooted out at the last.

the Lord : But the salvation of the righte. He that sweareth unto his ous cometh of the Lord, who is neighbour, and disappointeth him also their strength in the time of not, though it were to his own trouble.

hindrance: And the Lord shall stand by He that hath not given his mo them, and save them; he shall ney upon usury, nor taken re deliver them from the ungodly, ward against the innocent: " and shall save them, because they Whoso doeth these things, shall put their trust in him.

never fall.

Psalm 91. Qui habitat.. SELECTION V.

W HOSO dwelleth under the

IW defence of the Most High, Psalm 1. Beatus vir, qui non abiit. I shall abide under the shadow of DLESSED is the man that hath the Almighty. D not walked in the counsel of I will say unto the Lord, Thou the ungodly, nor stood in the way art my hope, and my strong hold; of sinners, and hath not sat in the my God, in him will I trust. seat of the scornful:

For he shall deliver thee from But his delight is in the law of the snare of the hunter, and from the Lord; and in his law will he the noisome pestilence. exercise himself day and night. He shall defend thee under his

And he shall be like a tree plant- wings, and thou shalt be safe uned by the water-side, that will der his feathers; his faithfulness bring forth his fruit in due season. and truth shall be thy shield and

His leaf also shall not wither; buckler. and look, whatsoever he doeth, it Thou shalt not be afraid of any shall prosper.

terror by night, nor for the arrow As for the ungodly, it is not so that fieth by day; with them, but they are like the For the pestilence that walketli chaff which the wind scattereth in darkness,nor for the sickness that away from the face of the earth. destroyeth in the noon-day..!

Therefore the ungodly shall not A thousand shall fall beside be able to stand in the judgment, thee, and ten thousand at thy neither the sinners in the congre-right hand; but it shall not come gation of the righteous. : nigh thee.

But the Lord knoweth the way! Yea, with thine eyes shalt thou of the righteous; and the way of behold, and see the reward of the the ungodly shall perish. ungodly, Psalm 15. Domine, quis habitabit?! For thou, Lord, art my hope, I ORD, who shall dwell in thy thou hast set thine house of de u tabernacle? or who shall rest|fence very high. upon thy holy hill?

There shall no evil happen i Even he that leadeth an uncor- to thee, neither shall any plague rupt life, and doeth the thing come nigh thy dwelling. which is right, and speaketh the For he shall give his Angels truth from his heart:

charge over thee, to keep thee 10 He that hath used no deceit in all thy ways. his tongue, nor done evil to his! They shall bear thee in their neighbour, and hath not slander-hands; that thou hurt not thy toet ed his neighbour:

against a stone. He that setteth not by himself;} Thou shalt go upon the lion but is lowly in his own eyes, and and adder; the young lion and

the dragon shalt thou tread undert If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme thy feet. ? Because he hath set his love Lord, who may abide it?

Because he hath set his love to mark what is done amiss, o upon me, therefore will I deliver For there is mercy with thee; him, I will set him up, because therefore shalt thou be feared. he hath known my name. ! I look for the Lord ;, my soul

He shall call upon me, and I doth wait for him; in his word is will hear him: yea, I am with my trust. him in trouble; I will deliver. My soul fleeth unto the Lord him, and bring him to honour. before the morning watch; I say,

With long life will I satisfy him, before the morning watch. and show him my salvation. O Israel, trust in the Lord; for

- with the Lord there is mercy, and SELECTION VI.

with him is plenteous redemption. From Psalm 32. Beati, quorum. And he shall redeem Israel RLESSED is he whose un- from all his sins. D righteousness is forgiven, and Psalm 121. Levavi oculos nieos. whose sin is covered.

IT WILL lift up mine eyes unto Blessed is the man unto whom I the hills, from whence cometir the Lord imputetb no sin, and in my help. whose spirit there is no guile. 1 My help cometh even from the

I will acknowledge my sin un- Lord, who hath made heaven and to thee; and mine unrighteous-earth. ness have I not hid.

| He will not suffer thy foot to I said, I will confess my sins be inoved, and he that keepeti into the Lord; and so thou for- thee' will not sleep. gavest the wickedness of my sin. Behold, he that keepeth Israel

For this shall every one that is shall neither slumber nor sleep. godly make his prayer unto thee, The Lord himself is thy keep. in a time when thou mayest beer; the Lord is thy defence upon lound; but in the great water thy right hand : floods they shall not come migh So that the sun shall not burn

thee by day; neither the moont Thou art a place to hide me in;| by night. thou shalt preserve me from trou- The Lord shall preserve thee ble; thou shalt compass me about from all evil; yea, it is even he with songs of deliverance. that shall keep thy soul.

I will inform thee, and teach The Lord shall preserve thy thee in the way wherein thou going out and thy coming in frorn shalt go; and I will guide thee this time forth for evermore. with mine eye.

Great plagués remain for the : SELECTION VII. ungodly; but whoso putteth his Psalm 23. Dominus regit me. trust in the Lord, mercy embra- THE Lord is my shepherd; ceth him on every side. (I therefore can I lack nothing.

Be glad, O ye righteous, and. He shall feed me in å green rejoice in the Lord, and be joy-pastore, and lead me forth beside lul, all ye that are true of heart. the waters of comiort.

Psalm 130. De profundis. ] He shall convert my soul, and OUT of the deep have I called bring me forth in the paths of unto thee, O Lord; Lord, righteousness for his name: e, O Lord; Lordrighteousness for his name's sake.

"Yea, though I walkthrough the Olet thine ears consider well valley of the shadow of death, I The voice of my complahut. • will festin no evil; for tholl art

hear my voice.

with me; thy rod and thy staff | The countenance of the Lord comfort me.

is against them that do evil, to Thou shalt prepare a table be- root out the remembrance of fore me against them that trouble them from the earth. me: thou hast anointed my head. The righteous ery, and the with oil, and my cup shall be full. Lord heareth them, and deliver

But thy loving-kindness and eth them out of all their troubles. mercy shall follow me all the The Lord is nigh unto those days of my life; and I will dwell who are of a contrite heart, and in the house of the Lord for ever. I will save such as are of an bum

Psalm 34. Benedicam Domino. ble spirit. T WELL alway give thanks unto Great are the troubles of the I the Lord; his praise skall ever righteous; but the Lord deliverbe in my mouth.

eth him out of all. ..., My soul shall make her boast He keepeth all his bones, so in the Lord; the humble shall that not one of them is broken. hear thereof, and be glad.

But misfortune shall slay the unO praise the Lord with me; and godly; and they that hate the let us magnify his name together. righteous shall be desolate.

I sought the Lord, and he heard The Lord delivereth the souls me; yea, he delivered me out ot of his servants; and all they that all my fear

put their trust in him shall not They had an eye unto him, and be destitute. were lightened; and their faces Psalm 45. Te decet hymnus. were not ashamed.

M HOU, O God, art praised in Lo, the poor crieth, and the I Sion; and unto thee shall the Lord heareth him; yea, and sav- vow be performed in Jerusalein eth him out of all his troubles. I Thou that hearest the prayer,

The Angel of the Lord tarrieth unto thee shall all flesh come. round about them that fear him, My misdeeds prevail against and delivereth them.

me: O be thou merciful unto our O taste, and see, how gracious sins. the Lord is: blessed is the man Blessed is the man whom thou that trusteth in him.

choosest, and receivest unto thee: O fear the Lord, ye that are his he shall dwell in thy court, and Saints; for they that fear him shall be satisfied with the plea·lack nothing.

sures of thy house, even of thy The lions do lack, and suffer holy temple. hunger; but they who seek the Thou shalt show us wonderful Lord shall want no manuer of things in thy righteousness, o thing that is good.

God of our salvation ; thou that Come, ye children, and heark-art the hope of all the ends of the en unto me; I will teach you the earth, and of them that remain in fear of the Lord.

(the broad sea. What man is he that lasteth to Who in his strength setteth live, and would fain see good fast the mountains, and is girded days?,

Jabout with power. Keep thy tongue from evil, and Who stilleth the raging of the thy lips, that they speak no guile. sea, and the noise of his waves,

Eschew evil, and do good; and the madness of the people. seek peace, and ensue it. 1 They also that dwell in the ut.

The eyes of the Lord are ovor termost parts of the earth shall bat the righteous, and his ears are afraid at thy tokens, thou that ma. open unto their prayers. kest the out-goings of the more

ing and evening to praise thee. I had rather be a dour-keeper

Thou visitest the earth, and in the house of my God, than to blessest it; thou makest it very dwell in the tents of ungodliness. plenteous.

| For the Lord God is a light The river of God is full of wa- and defence; the Lord will give fer: thou preparest their corn, for grace and worship; and no good so thou providest for the earth. {thing shall be withhold from them ( Thou waterest her furrows; that live a godly life. Thou sendest rain into the little Lord God of hosts, blessed is valleys thereof; thou makest it the man that,frutteth his trust in soft with the drops of rain, and thee. blessest the increase of it.? | Psalm 85. Bencdixisti, Domine.

Thou crownest the year with T ORD, thou art become graly goodness, and thy clouds I cious unto thy land; thou krop fatness.

Thast turned away the captivity They shall drop upon the dwell- of Jacob. ngs of the wilderness, and the lit- Thou hast forgiven the offence le hils shall rejoice on every side of thy, people, and covered all

The folds shall be full of sheep; their sins. the valleys also shall stand" so Thou hast taken away all thy thick-with corn, that they shall displeasure, and turned thyself laugh and sing.

Afrom thy wrathful indignation.

1 Turn us then, O God our Sai SELECTION VIII. viour, and let thine anger cease From Psalm 84. Quam dilecta !

HOW amiable are thy dwell- Wit thou be displeased at us Vings, thou Lord of hosts! for ever? and wilt thou stretch

My soul h'ath a desire and long- out thy wrath from one genera' ing to enter into the courts of the tion to another? Lord; my heart and my flesh re- ! Wilt thou not turn again, and nice in the living God.

quicken us, that thy people may Yea, the sparrow hath found her rejoice in thee? m house, and the swallow a nest, Show us thy mercy, O Lord, where she may lay her young; and grant us thy salvation, men thy altars, 0 Lord of hosts, I will hearken what the Lord my King and my God... God will say concerning me; for

Blessed are they that dwell in he shall speak peace unto his peothy house; they will be alway ple, and to his saints, that they praising thee.

turn not again.. Blessed is the man whose For líis salvation is nigh them trength is in thee; in whose that fear him; that glory may Seart are thy ways.

dwell in our land. Who going through the vale of Mercy and truth are met 10 pisery, use for a well; and the gether : righteousness and peace yools are filled with water. Whave kissed each other, :

They will go from strength to Truth shall flourish out of the strength, and unto the God of earth, and righteousness hath rods appeareth every one of looked down from heaven, them in Sion. .

Yea, the Lord shall show loy. O Lord God of hosts, hear myling-kindness; and ourland shali prayer; hearken, O God of give her increase... Jacob:

Righteousness shall go betore For one day in thy courts is him; and he shall direct his go Better than a thousand.

ing in the way


Psalm 93. Dominus regnutrit. I ve hate the thing which is evil:the THE Lord is King, and hath Lord preserveth the souls of his

1 put on glorious apparel; the saints; he shall deliver them from Lord hath put on his apparel, and the hand of the ungodly. girdeth himself with strength. There is sprung up a light for

He hath made the round world the righteous, and joyful gladness $0 sure, that it cannot be moved. |for such as are true-hearted.

Ever since the world began, Rejoice in the Lord, ye rightehath thy seat been prepared: Thou ous, and give thanks for a rememart from everlasting.

Ibrazce of his holiness. The toods are risen, O Lord, the floods have lift up their voice;l SELECTION IX. the foods list up their waves. Psalm 8. Domino, Dominus noster

The waves of the sea are migh- LORD, our Governor, how ty, and rage horribly; but yet the excellent is thy name in all Lord, who dwelleth'on high, is the world; thou that hast set thy mightier.

glory above the heavens! Thy testimonies, O Lord, are 50

ies, v Lord, are out of the mouth of very babes very sure: holiness becometh and sucklings hast thou ordained lbine house for ever..

strength, because of thine enePsalm 97. Dominus regnavit. mies, that thou mightest still the THE Lord is King, the earthi enemy and the avenger.

I may be glad thereof; yea, thel For I will consider thy heavens, multitude of the isles may be glad even the works of thy fingers; the thereof. Clouds and darkness are round hast ordained.

almoon and the stars which thou about him; righteousness and What is man, that thou art judgment are the habitation of mindful of him? and the son of his seat. "

jman, that thou visitest kim? There shall go a fire before him, Thou madest him Jower than and burn up his enemies on every the angels, to crown bim with glory side.

and worship. His lightnings gave shine unto Thou makest him to have do the world; the earth saw it, and minion of the works of thy hands; was afraid.

and thou hast putall things in subThe hills melted like wax atliection under his feet; the presence of the Lord; at the All sheep and exen; yea, ap. presence of the Lord of the whole the beasts of the field; earth,

; The fowls of the air, and the The heavens bave declared his fishes of the sea; and whatsoever righteousness, and all the people walketh through the paths of the have seen his glory. - seas,

Confounded be all they that o Lord, our Governor, how worship carved images, and that excellent is thy name in all the delight'in vain gods: worship him, world! all ye gods.

Sion heard of it, and rejoiced:) From Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. and the daughters of Juda were REJOICE in the Lord, O ye glad, because of thy judgments, o Il righteous; for it becometle Lord.

well the just to be thankful. For thou, Lord, art higher than Praise the Lord with harp; sing all that are in the earth; thou art praises unto him with the lute, exalted far above all gods. and instrument of ten strings.

Oye that love the Lord, see that Sing unto the Lord a new song:

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