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eing praises unto him with a good! Praise the Lord, U Jerusalem; tourage.

praise thy God, o Sion. For the word of the Lord istrue,For he hath made fast the bars and all his works are faithful. Tof thy gates, and hath blessed thy

He loveth righteousness and children within thee judgment; the earth is full of the He maketh peace in thy bor. goodness of the Lord.

ders, and fiHeth thee with the By the word of the Lord were flour of wheat. . the heavens made,and all the hosts He sendeth forth his comof them by the breath of his mouth. mandment upon earth, and his

He gathereth the waters of the word runneth very swiftly. sea together, as it were upon an He giveth-snow like wool, and heap; and layeth up the deep, as scattereth the hoar-frostlike ashes in a treasure-house.

1 He casteth forth his ice like Let all the earth fear the Lord; morsels; who is able to abide his stand in awe of him, all ye that frost dwell in the world:

| He sendeth out his word, and For he spake, and it was done; melteth them; he bloweth with he commanded, and it stood fast. his wind, and the waters flow.. From Psalm 147. Laudate He showeth his word unto JaDominum.

cob, his statutes and ordinances PRAISE the Lord, for it is unto Israel.

a good thing to sing praises He hath not dealt so with any untó our God; yea, a joyful and nation; neither have the heathen pleasant thing it is to be thankful. knowledge of his laws. The

Seru-From Psalm 57. Miserere mei Deus. salem, and gather together the CET up thyself, O God, above qutcasts of Israel.

the heavens; and thy glory He healeth those that are bro-above all the earth. ken in heart, and giveth medicine My heart is fixed, O God, my to heal their sickness.

heart is fixed; I will sing and He teleth the number of the give praise. stars, and calleth them all by | Awake up, my glory; awake, their names.

lute and harp: I myself will Great is our Lord, and great is awake right early his power; yea, and his wisdom I will give thanks unto thee, O is infinite.

Lord, among the people; and I The Lord setteth up the meek, will sing unto thee among the and bringeth the ungodly down nations. to the ground.

For the greatness of thy merO sing unto the Lord with cy reacheth unto the heavens, thanksgiving ; sing praises upon and thy truth unto the clouds. the harp unto our God;

Set up thyself, O God, above Who covereth the heaven with the heavens; and thy glory abc clouds, and prepareth rain for the all the earth. earth; and maketh the grass to grow upon the mountains, and SELECTION X. the herb for the use of men; From Psalm 96. Cantate Domino.

Who giveth_fodder unto the SING unto the Lord a new cattle, and feedeth the young ra- j U song; sing unto the Lord, vens that call upon him.

all the whole earth. The Lord's delight is in those Sing unto the Lord, and praise who fear him, and put their trust bis name; he telling of his salvais kis mercy,

tion from day to day. O 2

Declare his honour unto the the dance; let them sing praises heathen, and his wonders unto unto him with tabret and harp. all people.

For the Lord hath pleasure in For the Lord is great, and can- his people, and helpeth the meeknot worthily be praised; he is hearted. more to be feared than all gods. | Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. O PRAISE God in his holi

PRAISE the Lord of hea. U ness; praise him in the fir.

ven; praise him in the ment of his power. height."

Praise him in his noble acts; Praise him, all ye angels of praise him according to his excelhis; praise him-all his host. Tlent greatness.

Praise him, sun and moon; Praise him in the sound of the praise him, all ye stars and light. trumpet; praise him upon the · Praise him, all ye heavens, and|lute and harp. ye waters that are above the hea-| Praise him in the cymbals and yens.

J dances; praise him upon the Let them praise the name of strings and pipe. the Lord; for he spake the word,l Praise hinn upon the well,tuned and they were made; he com- cymbals; praise him upon the manded, and they were created. loud.cymbals.

He hath made them fast for Let every thing that hati ever and ever; he hath given breath praise the Lord. them a law which shall not be broken.

T Portions of Psalms, to be sung or sail

at Morning Prayer, on certain Feasts dragons, and all deeps ;

and Fasts, instead of the Venite ErulFire and hail, snow and va.

temus, when any of the foregoing Se pours, wind and storm, fulfilling)

lections are to follow instead of the

Psalıns, as in the Table. his word;

Mountains and all hills; fruit CHRISTMAS-DAY. ful trees and all cedars;

Beasts and all cattle: worms From Psalms 45, 89, 110. and feathered fowls;

THY seat, O God, endureth for Kings of the earth and all peo- I ever; the sceptre of thy kingple; princes and all judges of dom is a right sceptre. the world;

T Thou hast loved righteousness, Young men and maidens, old and hated iniquity, wherefore men and children, praise the God, even thy God, hath anointDame of the Lord; for his name ed thee with the oil of gladuess only is excellent, and his praise above thy fellows. above heaven and earth.

My song shall be alway of the He shall exalt the horn of his loving kindness of the Lord ; with people: all his saints shall praise my mouth will I ever be showing him; even the children of Israel, thy truth, from one generation even the people that serveth him.Ito another.' From Psalm 149. Cantate Domino.! For I have said, Mercy chal n SING unto the Lord a new be set up for ever; thy truth snan

song ; let the congregation thou establish in the heavens. of saints praise him.

The Lord is our defence; the Let Israel rejoice in him that holy One of Israel is our kiug.. made him; and let the children Thou spakest sometime in vi4. Sion be joyful in their King. sions unto thy saints, and saidst

Let them praise bis nanje in I have laid heip upon one that is

mighty, I have exalted one chosen But there is forgiveness with out of the people.

thee, that thou mayest be feared. I will set his dominion in the sea, and his right hand in the

GOOD-FRIDAY. floods.

From Psalms 22, 69, 40. And I will make him my first MY God, my God, look upon born, higher than the kings of the 11 me: why hast thou forsaken earth.

me? and art so far from my The Lord said unto my Lord, health, and from the words of my Sit thou on my right hand, until complaint ? I make thine enemies thy foot linhabitest the praises of Israel. I make thine enemies thy foot. But thou art holy, 0 thou that stool.

The Lord shall send the rod of I am a worm, and no man; a thy power out of Sion; be thou reproach of men, and despised of ruler, even in the midst among the people. thine enemies. ";

* All they that see me laugh me In the day of thy power shall to scorn; they shoot out the lip, the people offer thee free-will they shake the head, saying, offerings with an holy worship :) He trusted in God, that he the dew of thy birth is of the would deliver him; let him de-. vomb of the morning. O liver him, if he will have bim.

The Lord sware, and will not The counsel of the wicked lay. repent, Thou art a priest for ever eth siege against me; they pierAfter the order of Melchizedech..ced my hands and my feet.

They part my garments among ASH-WEDNESDAY. them, and cast lots upon my vesFrom Psalms 32, 38, 130. ture. PLESSED is he whose unrigh. But be not thou far from me,

teousness is forgiven, and O Lord: O my strength, haste whose sin is covered,

thee to help me. Blessed is the iran unto whom Thy rebuke hath broken my the Lord imputeth no sin, and in heart; I am full of heaviness : 1 whose spirit there is no guile. Tlooked for some to have pity oji

Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, me, but there was no man; neiig thine anger; neither chasten ther found I any to comfort me. tue in thy heavy displeasure : 1 They gave me gall to eat; and | For thine arrows stick fast in when I was thirsty, they gave me me, and thine hand presseth me vinegar to drink. sore.

i Sacrifice and meat-offering My wickednesses are gone over thou wouldest not; but mine ear's my head, and are like a sore bur-hast thou opened. den, too heavy for me to bear. Burnt-offerings and sacrifice

I will confess my wickedness, for sin hast thou not required: and be sorry for my sin.* Then said I, Lo, I come ;

Haste thee to help me, O Lord Jn the volume of the book it is God of my salvation.

written of me, that I should fulfil Out of the deep have I called thy will, O my God: I am conupto thee, O Lord; Lord, bear tent to do it; yea, thy law is withmy voice.

in my heart. Let thine ears he attentive to the voice of my snpplications. I ASCENSION-DAY

If thou, Lord, shouldst be ex- From Psalms 24, 47. treme to mark what is done amiss, IT IFT up your heads, Oye O Lord, who shall stand ?

Agates; and be ye lift up, ye

of glor

everlasting doors, and the King). Be wise now, therefore, ye glory shall come in.

kings; be instructed, ye judges Who is the King of glory? the of the earth. Lord strong and mighty; even Serve the Lord with fear, and the Lord mighty in battle. rejoice with trembling.

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, Sing unto God, sing praises to and be ye lift up, ye everlasting his name: extol him that rideth doors, and the King of glory shall upon the heavens by his name come in.

Jah, and rejoice before him. Who is the King of glory? ever Thou, O God, sentest a gra the Lord of hosts, he is the King cious rain upon thine inberitance, of glory.

, and refreshedst it when it was : o clap your hands together, all weary. ye people; shout unto God with The Lord gave the word; great ihe voice of triumph.

was the company of those that For the Lord most high is ter-published it. rible; he is a great King over all Though ye have lain among the the earth.

pots, yet shall ye be as the wings God is gone up with a shout; of a dove covered with silver, and the Lord with the sound of a her feathers with yellow gold. trumpet

Lil Thou hast ascended on high; Sing praises to God, sing thou hast led captivity captive; praises; sing praises unto our thou hast received gifts for men; king, sing praises.

yea, for the rebellious also, that God reigneth over the heathen: the Lord God might dwell among God sitteth upon the throne of them. his holiness.

| Blessed be the Lord, who daily The princes of the people are loadeth us with benefits; even gathered together, even the peo- the God of our salvation. ple of the God of Abraham; for Sing unto God, ye kingdoms the shields of the earth belong of the earth : O sing praises unto | anto God: He is greatly exalted the Lord;

To him that rideth upon the WHITSUNDAY. heaven of heavens, which were From Psalms 2, 68.

of old: Lo, he doth send out his

voice, and that a mighty voice." I WILL declare the decree; the Ascribe the strength unto God; 1 Lord hath said unto me, Thou his excelleney is over Israel, and art my Son, this day have I be his strength is in the clouds. gotten thee.

| O God, thou art terrible out of Desire of me, and I shall give thy holy places; the God of Is thee the heathen for thine inheri- rael is he that giveth strength and tance, and the utmost parts of the power unto his people: Blessed earth possession.

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them in his wrath, and vex them MORNING PRAYER.

in his sore displeasure.

16 Yet have I set my King up Psalm 1. Beatus vir, qui non obiit. Ion my holy hill of Sion. DLESSED is the man that hathy I will preach the law, whereD not walked in the counsel of of the Lord hath said unto me, ne ungodly, nor stood in the I Thou art my Son, this dav havo

the Thou art my Son, this day have i way of sinners, and hath not sat begotten thee. i In the seat of the scornful:

8 Desire of me, and I shall 2 But his delight is in the law give thee the beathen for thine of the Lord, and in his law willTinheritance, and the utmost parts Te exercise himself day and night. lof the earth for thy possession.

3 And he shall be like a tree Thou shalt bruise them with planted by the water-side, that a rod of iron, and break them in will bring forth his fruit in due pieces like a potter's yessel. season:

10 Be wise now, therefore, O. 4 His leaf also shall not with- lye kings; be learned, ye that are er; and look, whatsoever he do-liudges of the earth.. eth, it shall prosper. . pii Serve the Lord in fear, and

5 As for the ungodly, it is not so rejoice unto him with reverence. with them, but they are like the 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be anchaff, which the wind scattereth

Igry, and so 'ye' perish from the away from the face of the earth. I right way: if his wrath be kindled, 6 Therefore the ungodly shall

Hy shall (yea but a little, blessed are all not be able to stand in the judg-lthey that put their trust in him. ment; neither the sinners in the Psalm 3. Domine, quid multiplicati, congregation of the righteous.IT ORD, how are they increased

7 But the Lord knoweth the L that trouble me? many are way of the righteous; and the they that rise against me. way of the ungodly shall perish. 2 Many one there be that say Psalm 2.. Qruare fremuerunt gentes.? of my soul, There is no help for W HY do the heatken so fu-Jhim in his God. W riously rage together? and 3 But thou, O Lord, art my de. why do the people imagine a vain {fender; thou art my worship, and thing?

the lifter up of my head. 2 The kings of the earth stand 14 I did call upon the Lord up, and the rulers take counsel with my voice, and he heard me together against the Lord, and out of his holy hill again

151 laid me down and slept, 3 Let us break their bonds and rose up again, for the Lord asunder, and cast away their sustained me. cords from us.

o I will not be afraid for ten 4 He that dwelleth in heaven thousands of the people, that Shall laugh then to scorn: the have set themselves against me Lord shall have them in derision.round about.

6 Then wal he speak unto 7 Up, Lord, and hely me, O

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