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6 I stretch forth my hands 4 Man is like a thing of unto thee; my soul gaspeth naught; his time passeth away unto thee as a thirsty land. like a shadow.

7 Hear me, O LORD, and that 5 Bow thy heavens, O LORD, soon; for my spirit waxeth and come down; touch the faint: hide not thy face from mountains, and they shall me, lest I be like unto them smoke. that go down into the pit.

6 Cast forth thy lightning, 8 0 let me hear thy loving and tear them; shoot out thine kindness betimes in the morn- | arrows, and consume them. ing; for in thee is my trust: Send down thine hand from show thou me the way that I above; deliver me, and take should walk in; for I lift my me out of the great waters, from soul unto thee.

the hand of strange children ; 9 Deliver me, O LORD, from 8 Whose mouth talketh of mine enemies; for I fee unto vanity, and their right hand is thee to hide me.

| a right hand of wickedness. 10 Teach me to do the thing 9 I will sing a new song unto that pleaseth thee; for thou art thee, O God; and sing praises my God: let thy loving Spirit unto thee upon a ten-stringed lead me forth into the land of Ilute. righteousness.

10 Thou hast given victory 11 Quicken me, O LORD, for unto kings, and hast delivered thy name's sake ; and for thy David, thy servant, from the righteousness' sake bring my peril of the sword. soul out of trouble.

11 Save me, and deliver me 12 And of thy goodness, slay from the hand of strange childmine enemies, and destroy all ren, whose mouth talketh of them that vex my soul; for I vanity, and their right hand is a am thy servant.

right hand of iniquity ;

12 That our sons may grow up THE THIRTIETH DAY.

as the young plants, and that our

daughters may be as the polished MORNING PRAYER.

corners of the temple; Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. 13 That our garners may

BLESSED be the Lord, my be full and plenteous with all strength, who teacheth my manner of store; that our sheep hands to war, and my fingers may bring forth thousands, and to fight.

ten thousands in our streets; 2 My hope and my fortress, 14 That our oxen may be my castle and deliverer, my strong to labour; that there be defender, in whom I trust; who no decay, no leading into capsubdueth my people that is tivity, and no complaining in under me.

our streets. 3 LORD, what is man, that 15 Happy are the people that thou hast such respect unto are in such a case; yea, blessed him? or the son of man, that are the people who have the thou so regardest him? | LORD for their God.

Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. ¡thee, O LORD; and thou givest

I WILL magnify thee, O them their meat in due season. God, my King; and I will praise 16 Thou openest thine hand, thy name for ever and ever, and fillest all things living with

2 Every day will I give thanks plenteousness. unto thee, and praise thy name 17 The Lord is righteous in for ever and ever

all his ways, and holy in all his 3 Great is the LORD, and works. marvellous, worthy to be prais- 18 The LORD is nigh unto ed; there is no end of his all them that call upon him; greatness.

yea, all such as call upon him 4 One generation shall praise faithfully. thy works unto another, and 19 He will fulfil the desire declare thy power

of them that fear him; he also 5 As for me, I will be talking will hear their cry, and will of thy worship, thy glory, thy help them. praise, and wondrous works ; | 20 The Lord preserveth all

6 So that men shall speak of them that love him ; but scat. the might of thy marvellous tereth abroad all the ungodly. acts; and I will also tell of thy 21 My mouth shall speak the greatness.

praise of the LORD; and let all *.7 The memorial of thine flesh give thanks unto his holy abundant kindness shall be name for ever and ever. showed ; and men shall sing of thy righteousness.

Psalm 146, Ląuda, anima mea. 8 The LORD is gracious and PRAISE the Lord, O my merciful; long suffering, and soul: while I live, will I praise of great goodness.

the LORD; yea, as long as I 9 The LORD is loving unto have any being, I will sing every man, and his mercy is praises unto my Gop. over all his works.

2 0 put not your trust in 10 All thy works praise thee, princes, nor in any child of man; O LORD ; and thy saints give for there is no help in them. thanks unto thee.

| 3 For when the breath of 11 They show the glory of man goeth forth, he shall turn thy kingdom, and talk of thy again to his earth, and then all power;

his thoughts perish. 12 That thy power, thy glory, 4 Blessed is he that hath the and mightiness of thy kingdom, God of Jacob for his help; an might be known unto men whose hope is in the Lord his

13 Thy kingdom is an ever- God; lasting kingdom, and thy đo 5 Who made heaven and minion endureth throughout all earth, the sea and all that ages.

therein is; who keepeth his 14 The LORD upholdeth all promise for ever; such as fall, and lifteth up all 6 Who helpeth them to right those that are down.

that suffer wrong; who feedeth 15 The eyes of all wait upon the hungry.

7 The LORD looseth men out|cattle, and feedeth the young of prison; the LORD giveth sight ravens that call upon him. to ihe blind.

1 10 He hath no pleasure in 8 The LORD helpeth them the strength of an horse: nei. that are fallen; the LORD careth ther delighteth he in any man's for the righteous.

legs. 9 The LORD careth for the 11 But the LORD's delight is stranger; he defendeth the in them that fear him, and put fatherless and widow: as for their trust in his mercy. the way of the ungodly, he 12 Praise the LORD, O Jeru. turneth it upside down.

salem; praise thy God, O Sion; 10 The LORD thy God, o 13 For he hath made fast the Sion, shall be King for ever- bars of thy gates, and hath more, and throughout all gene- blessed thy children within thee. rations.

14 He maketh peace in thy

borders, and filleth thee with EVENING PRAYER.

the flour of wheat. PSALM 147. Laudate Dominum. 15 He sendeth forth his com.

O PRAISE the Lord, for it mandment upon earth, and his is a good thing to sing praises word runneth very swiftly. unto our God; yea, a joyful 16 He giveth snow like wool, and pleasant thing it is to be and scattereth the hoar-frost thankful.

like ashes. 2 The LORD doth build up 17 He casteth forth his ice Jerusalem, and gather together like morsels ; who is able to the outcasts of Israel.

abide his frost ? 3 He healeth those that are 18 He sendeth out his word, broken in heart, and giveth and melteth them; he bloweth medicine to heal their sickness. with his wind, and the waters

4 He telleth the number of flow. the stars, and calleth them all 19 He showeth his word unto by their names.

Jacob, his statutes and ordi. 5 Great is our LORD, and nances unto Israel. great is his power; yea, and his 20 He hath not dealt so with wisdom is infinite.

any nation; neither have the 6 The Lord setteth up the heathen knowledge of his laws. meek, and bringeth the ungodly

| Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. down to the ground.

ng O sing unto the LORD with O PRAISE the Lord of thanksgiving ; sing praises upon heaven; praise him in the the harp unto our God; height.

8 Who covereth the heaven 2 Praise him, all ye angels of with clouds, and prepareth rain his; praise him, all his hosts. for the earth; and maketh the 3 Praise him, sun and moon; grass to grow upon the moun- praise him, all ye stars and light. tains, and herb for the use of 4 Praise him, all ye heavens, men ;

and ye waters that are above 9 Who giveth fodder unto thel the heavens.

5 Let them praise the name 3 Let them praise his name of the LORD; for he spake the in the dance; let them sing word, and they were made; he praises unto him with tabret commanded, and they were and harp. created.

1 4 For the Lord hath pleasure 6 He hath made them fast for in his people, and helpeth the ever and ever; he hath given meek-hearted. them a law which shall not be 5 Let the saints be joyful broken.

with glory; let them rejoice in 7 Praise the LORD upon earth, their beds. ye dragons, and all deeps; 6 Let the praises of God be

8 Fire and hail, snow and in their mouth, and a two-edged vapours, wind and storm, fùl-sword in their hands. filling his word;

hogy To be avenged of the hea9 Mountains and all hills ; then, and to rebuke the people; fruitful trees and all cedars; 1 8 To bind their kings in

10 Beasts and all cattle ; chains, and their nobles with .worms and feathered fowls; links of iron.

11 Kings of the earth, and 9 That they may be avenged all people; princes and all of them; as it is written, Such judges of the world;

honour have all his saints. 12 Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise

Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. the name of the LORD ; for his O PRAISE God in his holiname only is excellent, and his ness; praise him in the firma praise above heaven and earth. ment of his power.

13 He shall exalt the horn 2 Praise him in his noble of his people: all his saints acts; praise him according to shall praise him; even the his excellent greatness. children of Israel, even the 3 Praise him in the sound of people that serveth him. the trumpet; praise him upon

the lute and harp. Psalm 149. Cantate Domino.

nino.

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4 Praise him in the cymbals O SING unto the LORD a and dances ; praise him upon new song ; let the congregation the strings and pipe. of saints praise him.

15 Praise him upon the well2 Let Israel rejoice in him tuned cymbals; praise him upon that made him, and let the the loud cymbals. children of Sion be joyful in 6 Let every thing that hath their King,

| breath praise the LORD

THE END OF THE PSALTER.

AS ESTABLISHED BY THE BISHOPS, THE CLERGY, AND LAITY OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL

CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN CONVENTION, ON THE TWELFTH DAY OP SEPTEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1801.

the blessed virgin man's nature imbstance with

ART. I. of Faith in the Holy Trinity. First Book of Samuel, The Second Book of THERE is but one living and true God, ever-|

Samuel, The First Book of Kings, The

Second Book of Kings, The First Book of lasting, without body, parts, or passions ; of

Chronicles, The Second Book of Chronicles, infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the

| The first Book of Esdras, The Second Book maker and preserver of all things both visible

of Esdras, The Book of Hester, The Book and invisible. And in unity of this GODHEAD,

of Job, The Psalms, The Proverbs, Eccle. there be three persons, of one substance, power,

siastes or Preacher, Cantica or Songs of and eternity ; the FATHER, the Son, and the

Solomon, Four Prophets the greater, T'welve HOLY GHOST.

Prophets the less. ART. II. Of the Word, or SON OF GOD, which | And the other books, (as Hierome saith) the was made very man.

Church doth read for example of life and The Son, which is the WORD of the FATHER, instruction of manners; but yet doth it not begotten from everlasting of the FATHER, the apply them to establish any doctrine ; such are very aud eternal God, of one substance with

eternal Gon. Of one substance with these following: the FATHER, took man's nature in the womb of

The Third Book of Esdras, The Fourth the blessed virgin, of her substance : so that | Book of Esdras, The Book of Tobias. The two whole and persect natures, that is to say, I Book of Judith, The rest of the Book of the GODHEAD and manhood, were joined Hester, The Book of Wisdom. Jesus the Son together in one person, never to be divided,

of Sirach, Baruch the Prophet, The Song of whereof is one CHRIST, very God, and very | the three Children, The Story of Susanna, man ; who truly suffered, was crucified, dead,

of Bel and the Dragon, The Prayer of and buried, to reconcile his FATHER to us, and

Manasses, The First Book of Maccabees, to be a sacrifice, not only for original guilt,

The Second Book of Maccabees. also for actual sins of men.

All the books of the New Testament, as they ART. III. Of the going down of CHRIST into are commonly received, we do receive and Hell.

account them canonical. As CHRIST died for us, and was buried; so ART. VII. Of the Old Testament. also is it to be believed, that he went down into The Old Testament is not contrary to the hell.

New ; for both in the Old and New Testament ART. IV. Of the Resurrection of CHRIST.

everlasting life is offered to mankind by CHRIST,

who is the only mediator between God and CHRIST did truly rise again from death, and man, being both God and man. Wherefore took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all they are not to be heard, which feign, that the things appertaining to the perfection of man's old fathers did look only for transitory promises. nature, wherewith he ascended into heaven, Although the

| Although the law given from God by Moses, as and there sitteth, until he return to judge all touching ceremonies and rites, do not bind men at the last day.

Christian men, nor the civil precepts thereof ART. V. Of the Holy Ghost.

ought of necessity to be received in any com

monwealth ; yet notwithstanding, no Christian The HOLY GHOST, proceeding from the man whatsoever is free from the obedience of FÅTHER and the Son, is of one substance, the commandments which are called moral. majesty, and glory, with the FATHER and the Son, very and eternal God.

ART. VIII. Of the Creeds. ART. VI. of the Sufficiency of the Holy

The Nicene Creed, and that which is com.

monly called the Apostles' Creed, ought Scriptures for salvation.

thoroughly to be received and believed : for Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary they may be proved by most certain warrants to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read of Holy Scripture. therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it shouid be believed

ART. IX. Of Original or Birth-Sin. as an article of faith, or be thought requisite or Original sin standeth not in the following of necessary to salvation. In the name of the | Adam (as the Pelagians do vainly talk ; )but it Holy Scripture we do understand those canon- is the fault and corruption of the nature of every ical books of the Old and New. ustament, of man, that naturally is engendered of the offwhose authority was never any doubt in the spring of Adam, whereby man is very far gone Church.

from original righteousness, and is of his own

nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh 9 of the names and number of the

lusteth always contrary 10 the Spirit ; and Canonical Books.

therefore in every person born into this world, Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numeri, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation. And Deuteronomium, Joshue, Judges, Ruth, The this infection of nature doth remain, yea, in

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