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My long shall be alway of ASH WEDNESDAY. the loving-kindness of the Lord ; with my mouth will I From Psalms xxxii. xxxviii. ever be fhowing thy truth,

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righteousnessis torgiven, be set up for ever ; thy truth and whose fin is covered. shalt thou establish in the hea Blefled is the man unto

whom the Lord imputeth no The Lord is our defence; the fin, and in whose fpirit there holy One of Israel is our king. is no guile.

Thou spakest some time in Put me not to rebuke, O visions unto thy saints, and Lord, in thine anger ; neither faidst, I have laid help upon chasten me in thy heavy disone that is mighty, I have ex- pleasure: alted one chosen out of the For thine arrows stick fast people.

in me, and thine hand prefseth I will fet his dominion in me fore. the sea, and his right hand in My wickednesses are gone the floods.

over my head, and are like a And I will make him my fore burden, too heavy for me first-born, higher than the to bear. kings of the earth.

I will confess my wickedThe Lord said unto my ness, and be sorry for my Lord, Sit thou on my right fin. hand, until I make thine ene Haste thee to help me, O mies thy footstool.

Lord God of my salvation. The Lord shall send the Out of the deep have I calrod of thy power out of Sion ; led unto thee, O Lord; Lord, be thou ruler, even in the hear my voice.

thine enemies. Let thine ears be attentive In the day of thy power to the voice of my supplicafhall the people offer thee free- tions. will offerings with an holy Ifthou, Lord, shouldest be worship: the dew of thy birth extreme to mark what is done is of the womb of the morning. amiss, O Lord, who shall

The Lord sware, and will stand ? not repent, Thou art a priest But there is forgiveness for ever, after the order of with thee, that thou mayelt Melchizedech.

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ears haft thou opened., From Psalms xxii. lxix. xl.

Burnt-offerings and facris Y God, my God, look fice for fin halt thou not res

upon me ; why haft quired : Then said I, Lo, i thou forsaken me ? and art so come ; far from my bealth, and from In the volume of the book the words of my complaint ? it is written of me, that I

But thou art holy, O thou should fulfil thy will, O my that inhabitest the praises of God: I am content to do it; Ifrael.

yea, thy law is within my I am a worm, and no man; heart. a reproach of men, and defpised of the people. All they that see me laugh

ASCENSION-DAY. me to scorn; they shoot out

From Psalms xxiv. xlvii. the lip, they shake the head, saying,

IFT up your heads, Oye He trusted in God, that he gates; and be ye lift up, would deliver him ; let him ye everlasting doors, and the deliver him, if he will have King of glory Ihall come:in.. him.

Who is the King of glory ? The counsel of the wicked the Lord strong and mighty; layeth fege against me ; they even the Lord mighty in pierced my hands and my feet. battle.'

They part my garments , Lift up your heads, O yé among them, and cast lots gates; and be ye lift up, ye upon my vesture.

everlasting doors, and the But be not thou far from King of glory shall come in. me, O Lord : O my strength, Who is the King of glory? haste thee to help me. even the Lord of hofts, he is

Thy rebuke hath broken my the King of glory.. heart; I am full of heaviness; O clap your hands together, I looked for some to have pity all ye people ; shout anto God on me, but there was no man, with the voice of triumph.« neither found I any to com

For the Lord most high is

terrible; he is a great King They gave me gall to eat's over all the earth... and when I was thirsty, they God is gone up with a gave me vinegar to drink. fhout; the Lord with the Sacrifice and meat-offering sound of a trumpet.smM

fort me.

Sing praises to God, fing heritance, and refreshedst it praises; sing praises unto our when it was weary. King, sing praises.

que "The Lord gave the word; God reigneth over the hea- great was the company of then: God fitteth upon the those that published it. throne of his holiness.

Though ye among The princes of the people the pots, yet Hall ye be as are gathered together, even the wings of a dove, covered the people of the God of with Tilver, and her feathers Abraham ; for the shields of with yellow gold. the earth belong unto God: Thou hast ascended on He is greatly exalted. by high ; thou haft led captivity

captive; thou haft received

gifts for men ; yea, for the WHITŠUNDAY. rebellious also, that the Lord

God might dwell among From Psalms ïi. Ixviii,

them. Wil declare the decree ; Blessed be the Lord, who

the Lord hath said unto daily loadeth us with beneme, Thou art my son, this fits; even the God of our day have I begotten thee. salvation.

1ua : Defire of me, and I fhall Sing unto God, ye kinggive thee the heathen for doms of the earth: O fing ihrine inheritance, and the praises unto the Lord; utmost parts of the earth • To him that rideth upor for thy poffeffion.

the heaven of heavens, which : Be wife now, therefore, were of old: Lo, he doth ye kings; be instructed, ye send out his voice, and that: judges of the earth.

a mighty voice.

HA Serve the Lord with fear, Alcribe the strength unto and rejoice withstrembling: God ; his excellency is over

Sing unto God, fing praises Ifrael, and his strength is in to bis Name : extol him that the clouds. ridet b upon the heavens by O God thou art terrible his name Jah, and rejoice be- out of thy holy places; the fone him.

God of Israel is he that giveth .Thou, O God, fenteft a strength and power unto his gracious rain upon thine in- people : Bleftéd be God. '

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7 But the Lord knoweth MORNING PRAYER.

the way of the righteous ;

and the way of the ungodly Psalm i. Beatus vir, qui non shall perish. abiit.

Psalm ii. Quare fremuerunt LESSED is the man that hath not walked in

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HY do the heathen foo nor stood in the way of fin. ners, and hath not sat in the ther? and why do the people seat of the scornful :

imagine a vain thing? 2 But his delight is in the 2 The kings of the earth law of the Lord, and in his stand up, and the rulers take law will he exercise himself counsel' together against the day and night.

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And he shall be like a ed : tree planted by the water-lide,

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Let us break their bonds that will bring forth his fruit asunder, and cast away their in due season :

cords from us. 4. His leaf also shall not 4 He that dwelleth in hea. wither; and look, whatso- ven shall laugh them to scorn: ever he doeth, it shall prosper. the Lord fhall have them in

5 As for the ungodly, it derision. is not so with them, but 5 Then shall he fpeak unthey are like the chaff, which to them in his wrath, and vext the wind scattereth away from them in his fore displeasure. the face of the earth.

6 Yet have I set my King 6 Therefore the ungodly upon my holy hill ofusion. shall not be able to stand in

7 I will preach the law, the judgment ; neither the whereof the Lord hath said finners in the congregation of unto me, Thou art my Son, the righteous.

this day have I begotten thee.

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8 Desire of me, and I shall 6 I will not be afraid for give thee the heathen for ten thousands of the people, thine inheritance, and the that have set themselves autmost parts of the earth gainst me round about. for thy poffeffion.

7 Up, Lord, and help me, 9 Thou shalt bruise-them O my God; for thou smitest with a rod of iron, and break all mine enemies upon the them in pieces like a potter's cheek-bone : thou hast brovefsel.

ken the teeth of the ungodly. 19 Be wise now therefore, 8 Salvation belongeth unO ye kings; be learned, ye to the Lord ; and thy blessing that are judges of the earth. is upon thy people.

11 Serve the Lord in fear, and rejoice unto him with Psalm iv.. Cum invocarem. reverence.

12 Kiss the Son, left he be TEAR me, when I call, angry, and so ye perish from O God of my rightethe right way : if his wrath ousness : thou hast let me be kindled, yea but a little, at liberty, when I was in blessed are all they, that put trouble ; have mercy upon their trust in him.

me, and hearken unto mý

prayer. Psalm iii. Domine, quid mul 2 Oye fons of men, how tiplicati?

long will ye blafpheme mine ORD, how are they in- honour, and have fuch plea

creased that trouble me? sure in vanity, and seek after many are they that rise against falfhood?

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Know this also that the 2 Many one there be that Lord hath chosen to himself fay of my soul, There is no the man that is godly : when help for him in his God, I call upon the Lord he will

3 But thou, O Lord, art hear me. my defender; thou art my 4 Stand in awe, and fin worship, and the lifter up of not; commune with your own

heart, and in your chamber, 4 I did call upon the Lord and be still. with my voice, and he heard 5 Offer the sacrifice of me out of his holy hill. righteousness, and put your

5 Ilaid me down and Nept, trust in the Lord, and rose up again ; for the 6 There be many that say,, Lord sustained me.

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