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breaketh and heweth wood upon the earth. 9 But mine eyes look unto thee, O Lord God; in thee is my trust; O cast not out my Soul. 10 Keep me from the snare that they have laid for me, and from the traps of the wicked doers. 11 Let the ungodly fall into their own nets together, and let me ever escape them.
EvENING PRAYER. Psalm czlii. Voce mea ad Do
minum. I Cried unto the Lord with my voice; yea, even unto the Lord did I make my supplica
2 I poured out my comlaints before him, and showed
É. of my trouble. 3 When my spirit was in heaviness, thou knowest my
path; in the way wherein I
walked, have they privily laid a snare for me. 4 I looked also upon my right hand, and saw there was no man that would know me. 5 I had no place to flee unto, and no man cared for my soul. 6 I cried unto thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art, my hope, and my portion in the land of the living. 7 Consider my complaint; for I am brought very low. 8 O deliver me from my persecutors, for they are too strong for me. 9 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may give thanks unto thy name; which thing if thou wilt grant me, then shall the righteous resort unto my company.
Psalm cyliii. Domine, eacaud. Ho my prayer, O Lord, and consider my desire; hearken unto me for thy truth and righteousness’ sake. 2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. 3 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath laid me in the darkness, as the men that have been long dead. 4 Therefore is my spirit vexed within me, and my heart within me is desolate. 5 Yet do I remember the time past : muse upon all thy works; yea, I exercise myself in the works of thy hands. 6 I stretch forth my hands unto thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee as a thirsty land. 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that soon; for my spirit waxeth faint: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit. 8 O let me hear thy lovingkindness betimes in the morning; for in thee is my trust: show thou me the way that I should walk in; for I lift up my soul unto thee. 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from mine enemies; for I flee unto thee to hide me. 10 Teach me to do the thing that pleaseth thee; for thou art my God: let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness. 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy name’s sake; and for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble. 12 And of thy goodness slay mine enemies, and destroy all them that vex my soul; for I am thy servant.
The thirtieth Day.’ MORNING PRAYER. Psalm crliv. Benedictus Do
LESSED be the Lord, my strength, who teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight. 2 My hope and my fortress, my castle and deliverer, my defender, in whom I trust; who subdueth my people that is under me. 3 Lord, what is man, that thou hast such respect unto him 2 or the son of man, that thou so regardest him 2 4 Man is like a thing of nought; his time passeth away like a shadow. 5 Bow thy heavens, O Lord, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke. 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and tear them: shoot out thine arrows, and consume them. 7 Send down thine hand from above; deliver me, and take me out of the great waters, from the hand of strange children; 8 Whose mouth talketh of vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of wickedness. 9 I will sing a new song unto thee, O God; and sing praises unto thee upon a ten-stringed lute. 10 Thou hast given victory unto kings, and hast delivered TXavid, thy servant, from the peril of the sword. 11 Save me, and deliver me from the hand of strange chil
dren, whose mouth talketh of vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity; 12 That our sons may grow up as the young plants, and that our daughters may be as the polished corners of the temple; 13 That our garners may be full and plenteous with all manner of store; that our sheep may bring forth thousands, and ten thousands in our streets; 14 That our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no decay, no leading into captivity, and no complaining in Our StreetS. 15 Happy are the people that are in j, a case; yea, blessed are the people who have the Lord for their God.
every man, and his mercy is over all his works. 10 All thy works praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints give thanks unto thee. 11 They show the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy Wer: 12 That thy power, thy glory, and mightiness of thy kingdom, might be known unto men. 13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all
ages. 14 The Lord upholdeth all such as fall, and lifteth up all those that are down. 15 The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord; and thou givest them their meat in due season. 16 Thou openest thine hand, and fillest all things living with plenteousness. 17 The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works. 18 The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him; yea, all such as call upon him faithfully. ... 19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him; he also will hear their cry, and will help them. 20 The Lord preserveth all them that love him; but scattereth abroad all the ungodly. 21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord; and let all flesh give thanks unto his holy name for ever and ever.
2 O put not your trust in princes, nor in any child of man; for there is no help in them.
3 For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth, and then all his thoughts perish.
4 Blessed is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help; and whose hope is in the Lord his
5 Who made heaven and earth, the sea and all that therein is; who keepeth his promise for ever;
6 Who helpeth them to right that suffer wrong; who feedeth the hungry.
7 The Lord looseth men out of prison; the Lord giveth sight to the blind.
8 The Lord helpeth them that are fallen; the Lord careth for the righteous.
9 The Lord careth for the stranger; he defendeth the fatherless and widow: as for the way of the ungodly, he turneth it upside down.
10 The Lord thy God, O Sion, shall be King for evermore; and throughout all generations.
EVENING PRAYER. . Psalm cylvii. Laudate Do
-> minum.” Praise the Lord; for it is a good thing to sing praises unto Our and pleasant thing it is to be
2 The Lord doth build up Jerusalem, and gather together the outcasts of Israel.
3. He healeth those that are broken in heart, and giveth medicine to heal their sickness.
4 He telleth the number of
the stars, and calleth them all by their names. 5 Great is our Lord, and great is his power; yea, and his wisdom is infinite. 6 The Lord setteth up the meek, and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. 7 O sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praises upon the harp unto our God; 8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, and prepareth rain for the earth; and maketh the grass to grow upon the mountains, and herb for the use of Imen : 9 Who giveth fodder unto the cattle, and feedeth the young ravens that call upon him. 10 He hath no pleasure in the strength of an horse; neither delighteth he in any man’s legs. 11 But the Lord’s delight is in them that fear him, and put their trust in his mercy. 12 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Sion; 13 For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates, and hath blessed thy children within thee. 14 He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with flour of wheat. 15 He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth, and his word runneth very swiftly. 16 He giveth snow like wool, and scattereth the hoar frost like ashes. 17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels; who is able to abide his frost? 18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them; he bloweth with his wind, and the waters flow. 19 He showeth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and ordinances unto Israel.
20 He hath not dealt so with any nation: neither have the heathen knowledge of his laws. Psalm czlviii. Laudate Dominum. Praise the Lord of heaven; praise him in the height. 2 Praise him, all ye angels of his; praise him, all his host. 3 E. him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars and light. 4 Praise him, all ye heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens. 5 Let them praise the name of the Lord; for he spake the word, and they were made; he commanded, and they were created. 6 He hath made them fast for ever and ever; he hath given them a law, which shall not be broken. 7 Praise the Lord upon earth, ye dragons, and all deeps; 8 Fire and hail, snow and vaurs, wind and storm, fulfiling his word; 9 Mountains and all hills; fruitful trees and all cedars; 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms and feathered fowls; 11 Kings of the earth and all people; princes and all judges of the world; 12 Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise the name of the Lord; for his name only is excellent, and his praise above heaven and earth. 13 He shall exalt the horn of his people: all his saints shall praise him; even the children of Israel, even the people that serveth him. Psalm czlix. Cantate Domino. Sing unto the Lord a new song; let the congregation of Saints praise him.