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Respousive Scripture Readings.
Verses in Roman type are to be read by the Leader, those in Italics by the People,
and those in Heavy Faced type by all. Selection 1.
The fear of the LORD is clean, PSALM 1.
enduring for ever : the judgments of BLESSED is the man that walketh the LORD are true and righteous alnot in the counsel of the ungodly, nor together. standeth in the way of sinners, nor sit More to be desired are they than teth in the seat of the scornful.
gold, yea, than inuch fine gold : sweetBut his delight is in the law of er also than honey and the honeycomb. the LORD; and in his law doth he Moreover by them is thy servant meditate day and night.
warned: and in keeping of thera And he shall be like a tree planted
there is great reward. by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season ; his leaf
Selection 3. also shall not wither; and whatsoever
PSALM 23. he doeth shall prosper.
THE LORD is my shepherd; I shall The ungodly are not s0; but are not w like the chaff which the wind driveth
He maketh me to lie down in green away.
pastures: he leadeth one beside the still Therefore the ungodly shall not
waters. stand in the judgment, nor sinners in
He restoreth my soul : he leadeth the congregation of the righteous.
me in the paths of righteousness for For the LORD knoweth the way his name's sake. of the righteous; but the way of
Yra, though I walk through the the ungodly shall perish.
valley of the shadow of death, I will
fear in evil: for thou art with ine; Selection 2.
thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. PSALM 19 (1-11).
Thou preparest a table before me in THE heavens declare the glory of the presence of mine enemies : thou God; and the firmament sheweth his anointest my head with oil; my cup handiwork.
runneth over. Dry unto day uttereth speech, and Surely goodness and mercy shall nighi unto night sheweth knowledge, follow me all the days of my life:
There is no speech nor language, and I will dwell in the house of the where their voice is not heard.
LORD for ever. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of
Selection 4. the world. In them hath he set a tab
PSALM 41. ernacle for the sun,
BLESSED is he that considereth the Which is as a bridegroom coming
poor : the LORD will deliver him in out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as time of trouble. a strong man to run a race.
The LORD will preserve him, and His going forth is froin the end keep him alive, and he shall be blessed of the heaven, and his circuit unto the upon the earth : and thou wilt not deends of it: and there is nothing hid liver him unto the will of his enemies. from the heat thereof.
The LORD will strengthen him upon The law of the LORD is perfect,
ORD is perfect. the bed of languishing: thou wilt make converting the soul : the testimony of all his bed in his sickness. the LORD is sure, making wise the I saiil, LORD, be merciful unto mne: simple.
heal my soul, for I have sinned The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart : the command Mine enemies speak evil of me, ment of the LORD is pure, enlighten- When shall he die, and his name ing the eyes.
Besponsive Scripture Beadings.
And if he come to see me, he speaketh Create in me a clean heart, O God; vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity and renew a right spirit within me. to itself; when he goeth abroad, he Cast me not away from thy prestelleth it.
ence; and take not thy Holy Spirit All that hate me whisper together from me. against me : against me do they devise Restore unto me the joy of thy my hurt.
salvation; and uphold me with thy An evil disease, say they, cleaveth free Spirit. fast unto him: and now that he lieth
Then will I teach transgressors he shall rise up 110 more.
thy ways; and sinners shall be Yea, mine own familiar friend, in converted unto thee. whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against
Selection 6. me. But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto
PSALM 63. me, and raise me up, that I may re O God, thou art my God; early will quite thein.
I seek thee : my soul thirsteth for By this I know that thou favourest
thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry me, because mine enemy doth not
and thirsty land, where no water is ; triumph over me,
To see thy power and thy glory, so And as for me, thou upholdest me as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. in mine integrity, and settest mne be Because thy lovingkindness is better fore thy face for ever.
than life, my lips shall praise thee. Blessed be the LORD God of Israel Thus will I bless thee while I live : from everlasting, and to everlast I will lift up my harids in thy name. ing. Amen, and Amen.
My soul shall be satisfied as with Selection 5.
marrow and fatness; and my mouth
shall praise thee with joyful lips : PSALM 51 (1-13).
• When I remember thee upon my HAVE mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: accord
to bed, and meditate on thee in the night ing unto the multitude of thy tender
der watches. mercies blot out my transgressions.
Because thou hast been my help, Wash me thoroughly from mine
therefore in the shadow of thy wings iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
will I rejoice.
My soul followeth hard after thee: For I acknowledge my transgressions : and my sin is ever before me.
thy right hand upholdeth me. Against thee, thee only, have I.
But those that seek my soul, to desinned, and done this evil in thy sight:
ht: stroy it, shall go into the lower parts that thou mightest be justified when
of the earth. thou speakest, and be clear when thou They shall fall by the sword : they judgest.
shall be a portion for foxes. Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; But the king shall rejoice in God; and in sin did my mother conceive me. every one that sweareth by him
Behold, thou desirest truth in the shall glory; but the mouth of them inward parts: and in the hidden part that speak lies shall be stopped. thou shalt make me to know wisdom. Purge me with hyssop, and I shall
Selection 7. be clean: wash me, and I shall be
PSALM 67. whiter than snow.
God be merciful unto us, and bless Make me to hear joy and glad- us; and cause his face to shine upon ness; that the bones which thou hast us; broken may rejoice.
That thy way may be known upon Hide thy face from my sins, and earth, thy saving health among all blot out all mine iniquities.
Besponsive Scripture Readings.
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.
Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.
Then shall the earth yield her increase; and God, even our own God, shall bless us.
God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved : he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil : he shall preserve thy soul.
The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
PSALM 91 (1-10). He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust : his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day ;
Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation;
There shall be no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling
Proverbs 3 (1-12). My son, forget not my law ; but let thine heart keep my commandments :
For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart :
So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart ; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Be not wise in thine own eyes : fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase :
So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD ; neither be weary of his correction.
For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth ; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
PSALM 121. I WILL lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.