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God will say concerning me; for him, and burn up his enemies on be shall speak peace unto his every side. people, and to his saints; that His lightnings gave shine unto tbey turn not again. . the world; the earth saw it, and

For his salvation is nigh them was afraid. that fear him; that glory may! The hills melted like wax at dwell in our land.

Ithe presence of the Lord; at the Mercy and truth are met to-presence of the Lord of the whole gether: righteousness and peace earth. have kissed each other.

The heavens have declared bis Truth shall flourish out of the righteousness, and all the people earth, and righteousness hath have seen his glory. looked down from heaven. Confounded be all they that

Yea, the Lord shall show lov- worship carved innages, and that ing-kindness; and our land shall delight in vain gods: worship give ber increase.

him, all ye gods. Righteousness shall go before Sion heard of it, and rejoiced; him ; and he shall direct his go- and the daughters of Juda were ing in the way.

Iglad, because of thy judgmenis, Psalm 93. Dominus regnavit. O Lord. THE Lord is King, and hath For thou, Lord, art higher than

put on glorious apparel; the all that are in the earth; thou Lord hath put on bis apparel, ard art exalted far above all gods. girded himself with strength. 'Oye that love the Lord, see that'

He hath made the round world ye 'hate the thing which is evil: so sure, that it cannot be moved. the Lord preserveth the souls of

Ever since the world began, his saints; he shall deliver them hath thy seat been prepared : from the hand of the ungodly. Thou art from everlasting.

There is sprung up a light for. The floods are rise

ds are risen, O Lord, the righteous, and joyful gladness the floods have lift up their voice ; for such as are true-hearted. the foods iift up their waves. Rejoice in the Lord, ye righ

The waves of the sea are mighty, teous, and give thanks for a re. and rage horribly; but yet the Lord, membrance of his holiness. who dwelleth on high, is mightier. Thy testimonies, O Lord, are

SELECTION IX. very sure: holiness becometh Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster. thine house for ever.

TO Lord, our Governor, how exPsalm 97. Dominus regnavit. 1 cellent is thy name in all the THE Lord is King, the earth world; thou that hast set thy glo. * may be glad thereof; yea,fry above the heaveps! the multitude of the isles may be out of the mouth of very babes glad thereof.

land sucklings hast thou ordained Clouds and darkness are round strength, because of thine eneabout him; righteousness and mies, that thou mightest still the judgment are the habitation of enemy and the avenger. his seat.

| For I will consider thy heaThere shall go a fire before vens, even the works of thy fin.

gers; the moon and the stars' For he spake, and it was done; which thou hast ordained. The commanded, and it stood fast.

What is man, that thou art From Psalm 147. Laudate Dominum. mindful of him ? and the son of Praise the Lord, for' it is a man, that thou visitest him ? n good thing to sing praises an.

Thou madest him lower than to our God; yea, a joyful and the angels, to crown him with pleasant thing it is to be thankful. glory and worship.

The Lord doth build up Jeru. Thou makest him to have do-salem, and gather together the minion of the works of thy hands, loutcasts of Israel. and thou hast put all things in He healeth those wbo are bro. subjection under his feet; Jken in heart, and giveth medi.

All sheep and oxen; yea, and cine to heal their sickness the beasts of the field;

He telleth the number of the The fowls of the air, and the stars, and calleth them all by fishes of the sea ; and whatsoever their names. walketh through the paths of the Great is our Lord, and great is seas.

his power; yea, and his wisdom O Lord, our Governor, howlis infinite. excellent is thy name in all the The Lord setteth up the meek, world!

and bringeth the ungodly down From Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. to the ground. REJOICE' in the Lord, o yel Osing unto the Lord with Il righteous; for it becometh thanksgiving ; sing praises upon well the just to be thankful. the harp unto our God;

Praise the Lord with harp; sing. Who covereth the heaven with praises unto him with the lute, clouds, and prepareth rain for the and instrument of ten strings. earth; and maketh the grass to

Sing unto the Lord a new song; grow upon the mountains, and the sing praises unto him with a good herb for the use of men ; courage.

| Who giveth fodder unto the For the word of the Lord is cattle, and feedeth the young true, and all his works are faith-ravens that call upon him." ful.

The Lord's delight is in those He loveth righteousness and who fear him, and put their trust judgment; the earth is full of the in his mercy. goodness of the Lord.

Praise the Lord, O JerusaBy the word of the Lord werelem ; praise thy God, O Sion. the heavens made, and all the For he hath made fast the bar hosts of them by the breath of of thy gates, and hath blessed thy bis mouth.

children within thee. He gathereth the waters of the He maketh peace in thy borsea together, as it were upon anders, and filleth thee with thre heap; and layeth up the deep, as four of wheat. in a treasure-house. -' He sendeth forth his command

Let all the earth fear the Lord ; ment upon the earth, and his stand in awe of him, all ye that word runneth very swiftly dwell in the world: :: He giveth snow like wool, and

scattereth the hoar-frost likel Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. ashes.

O Praise the Lord of heaven; He casteth forth his ice likel praise him in the height. morsels; who is able to abide his Praise him, all ye angels of his; frost ?

praise him, all his host. He sendeth out his word, and! Praise him, sun and moon; melteth them: be bloweth with praise him, all ye stars and light. bis wind, and the waters flow. | Praise him, all ye heavens, and

He showeth his word unto Ja-ye’ waters that are above the dob, his statutes and ordinances beavens. anto Israel.

| Let them praise the name of He hath not dealt so with any the Lord; for he spake the word, Aation; neither have the heathen and they were made; he comknowledge of his laws.. manded, and they were created. From Psalm 57. Miserere mei, Deus. He hati made them fast for SET up thyself, O God, above ever and ever; he hath given them w the heavens; and thy glory a law which shall not be broken. above all the earth.

| Praise the Lord upon earth, My heart is fixed, O God, my ye dragons, and all deeps ; heart is fixed; I will sing and Fire and hail, snow and vagive praise.

pours, wind and storm, fulfilling Awake up, my glory; awake, his word; lute and harp: I myself will al Mountains and all hills; fruitwake right early.

|ful trees and all cedars; I will give thanks unto thee, O Beasts and all cattle; worms Lord, among the people, and I and feathered fowls ; will sing unto thee among the Kings of the earth and all people; nations.

princes and all judges of the world, For the greatness of thy mercy Young men and maidens, old reacheth unto the heavens, and men and children, praise the thy truth unto the clouds. name of the Lord; for his name

Set up thyself, O God, above only is excellent, and his praise the heavens; and thy glory above heaven and earth. above all the earth.

| . He shall exalt the horn of his

people: all his saints shall praise SELECTION X From Psalm 98. Cantate Domino.

Thim; even the children of Israel, Sing unto the Lord a new leven the people that serveth him.

song; sing unto the Lord, all From Psalm 149. Cantate Domino. the whole earth.

To Sing unto the Lord a new Sing unto the Lord, and.praise song; let the congregation of his name; be telling of his salva- saints praise him. tion from day to day.

Let Israel rejoice in him that Declare his honour unto the made him; and let the children heathen, and his wonders unto of Sion be joyful in their King. all people.

| Let them praise his name in For the Lord is great, and can-fthe dance ; let them sing praises not worthily be praised; he is unto him with tabret and harp. more to be feared than all gods. 1 For the Lord hath pleasure in

his people, and helpeth the meek-lmighty. I have exalted one chosen hearted.

out of the people. Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. I will set his dominion in the sea, Praise God in his holiness, and his right hand in the floods.

praise him in the firmament And I will make him my first of bis power.

born, higher than the kings of the Praise him in his noble acts; earth. praise him according to his excell The Lord said unto my Lord, Jent greatness.

| Sit thou on my right hand, unil I Praise him in the sound of the make thine enemies thy footstool. trumpet; praise him upon the lute! The Lord shall send the rod of and harp.

thy power out of Sion; be thou Praise him in the cymbals and ruler, even in the midst among dances; praise him upon thelthine enemies. strings and pipe. .

| In the day of thỹ power shall Praise him upon the well-tuned the people offer thee free-will cymbals ; praise him upon the offerings with an holy worship: loud cymbals.

the dew of thy birth is of the Let every thing that hath breath womb of the morning. praise the Lord.

| The Lord sware, and will not Portions of Psalms, to be sung or said, at Morning Prayer, on certain Feasts repent, Thou art a priest for ever, and Fasts, instead of the Venite Exul-after the order of Melchizedech. temus, when any of the foregoing SeLections are to follow instead of the ASH WEDNESDAY. Psalms, as in the Table.

From Psalm 32, 38, 130. CHRISTMAS-DAY. BLESSED is he whose urzigh

From Psalms 45, 89, 110. |D teousness is forgiven, and THY seat, O God, endureth for whose sin is covered.

ever; the sceptre of thy king. Blessed is the man unto whom dom is a right sceptre

the Lord imputeth no sin, and in Thou hast loved righteousness, whose spirit there is no guile. and hated iniquiiy; wherefore Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, God, even thy God. bath anointed in thine anger; neither chasten thee with the oil of gladness above me in thy heavy displeasure : thy fellows.

| For tbine arrow's stick fast in My song shall he alway of the me, and thine band presseth me loving-kindness of the Lord; with sore. my mouth will I ever be showing My wickedness are gone over thy truth, from one generation to my head, and are like a sore buranother.

den, too heavy for me to bear. For I have said, Mercy shall be I will confess my wickednesu set up for ever; thy truth shalt and be sorry for my sin. thou establish in the heavens. Haste thee to help me, O Lord

The Lord is our defence; the God of my salvation. holy One of Israel is our king. Out of the deep have I called

Thou spakest some time in vi- unto thee, O Lord; Lord, bear siops unto thy saints, and saidst, 1 my voice. have laid help upon one that is! Let thine ears be attentive to

the voice of my supplications. In the volume of the book it

If thou, Lord, shouldest be ex- is written of me, that I should treme to mark whatis done amiss, fulfil thy will, O my God: I am O Lord, who shall stand ? content to do it; yea, thy law is

But there is forgiveness with within my heart. thee, that thou mayest be feared.

ASCENSION-DAY.
GOOD FRIDAY.

From Psalms 24, 47, From Psalms 22, 69, 10. IT IFT up your heads, O ye gates; M Y God, my God, look upon and be ye lift up, ye everlastA mne: why hast thou forsaken ing doors, and the King of glory me?, and art so far from my shall come in. health, and from the words of my! Who is the King of glory ? the complaint ?

JLord strong and mighty; even But thon art holy, O thou that the Lord mighty in battle.' inhabitest the praises of Israel. Lift up your beads, O ye gates;

I am a worm, and no man; a and be ye lift up, ye everlasting reproach of men, and despised of doors, and the King of glory shali the people.

come in. All they that see ise laugh mel Who is the King of glory? even to scorn; they shoot out the lip, the Lord of hosts, he is the King they shake the head, saying, ; Jof glory.

He trusted in God, that he o clap your hands together, all would deliver him; let him deliv- ye people; shout unto God with er him, if he will have him the voice of triumph.

The counsel of the wicked lay. For the Lord most high'is tereth siege against me; they pierced rible; he is a great King over all my hands and my feet,

the earth. They part my garments among) God is gone up with a shout; the them, and cast lots upon my ves. Lord with the sound of a trumpet. ture.

I Sing praises to God, sing praisBut be not thou far from me, Oles; sing praises unto our King, Lord: 0 my strength, haste thee sing praises. to help me.

il God reigneth over the heathen: Thy rebuke hath broken my God sitteth upon the throne of heart; I am full of heaviness : This holiness. looked for some to have pity on The princes of the people are me, but there was no man; nei-gathered together, even the peother found I any to comfort me. ple of the God of Abraham ; for

They gave me gall to eat; and the shields of the earth belong unwben I was thirsty, they gave me to God: He is greatly exalted. vinegar to drink.. Sacrifice and meat-offering thou

WHITSUNDAY. wouldest not; but mine ears hast From Psalms 2. 68. thou opened.

IT Will declare the decree; the Burnt-offerings and sacrifice Lord hath said unto me thou for sin hast thou not required : art my Son, this day have I be Then said I, LO, I come;'. gotten thee.

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