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cious the Lord is : blessed is souls of his servants; and all the man that trusteth in him. they that put their trust in

9 () fear the Lord, ye that bim shall not be destitute. are his Saints , for they that fear him lack nothing.

The Seventh Day. 10 Th. lions do lack, and suffer hunger ; but they who

MORNING PRAYER. seek the Lord shall want no Psalm xxxv. Judica Domine, manner of thing that is good.

11 Come, ye children, and PLEAD thou my cause, O hearken unto me; I will teach Lord, with them that you the fear of the Lord. strive with me, and fight thou

12 What man is he that against them that fight against lusteth to live, and would fain me. see good days?

2 Lay hand upon the shield 13 Keep thy tongue from and buckler, and stand up to evil, and thy lips, that they help me. speak no guile.

3 Bring forth the spear, and 14 Eschew evil, and do good; stop the way against them that seek peace, and ensue it. persecute me : say unto my

15 The eyes of the Lord are soul, I am thy salvation. over the righteous, and his ears 4 Let them be confounded, are open unto their prayers. and put to shame, that seek

16 The countenance of the after my soul ; let them be Lord is against them that do turned back, and brought to evil, to root out the remem-confusion, that imagine misbrance of them from the earth. chief for me.

17 The righteous cry, and 5 Let them be as the dust the Lord beareth them, and before the wind, and the Angel delivereth them out of all of the Lord scattering them. their troubles.

6 Let their way be dark and 18 The Lord is nigh unto slippery, and let the Avgel of them that are of a contrite the Lord persecute them. heart, and will save such as 7 For they have privily laid be of an humble spirit. their net to destroy me with.

19 Great are the troubles of out a cause ; yea, even with. the righteous ; but the Lord out a cause have they made a delivereth him out of all. pit for my soul.

20 He keepeth all his bones, 8 Let a sudden destruction so that not one of them is come upon hii unawares, and broken.

his net that he hath jaid pri21 But misfortune shall sluvily catch himself; that he the ungodly, and they that may fall into his own mischief. hate the righteous shall be de

9. And my soul be joyful in solate.

the Lord; it shall rejoice in 22 The Lord delivereth the his salvation.

his mother.

10 All my bones shall say. 20 And why? their comLord, who is like unto thee, muning is not for peace ; but. who deliverest the poor from they imagine deceitful words him that is too strong for him ; against them that are quiet in yea, the poor, and him that is une land. in misery, from him that spoil- 21 They gaped upon me eth him?

with their mouths, and said, 11 False witness did rise tie on thee, fie on thee, we up: they laid to my charge saw it with our eyes. things that I knew not.

22 This thou hast seen, O 12 They rewarded me evil Lord; hold not thy tonguethen; for good, to the great discom-go not far from me, O Lord. fort of my soul.

23 Awake and stand up to 13 Nevertheless, when they judge my quarrel; avenge thou were sick, I put on sackcloth, my cause, my God and my and humbled my soul with fast-Lord. ing, and my prayer shall turn 24 Judge me, O Lord my into mine own bosom. God, according to thy righte.

14 I behaved myself as ousness, and let them not trithough it had been my friend umph over me. or my brother ; I went hea. 25 Let them not say in their pily, as one that mourneth for hearts, There, there, so would

we have it ; neither let them 15 But in mine ariversity say, We have devoured him. they rejoiced, and gathered 26 Let them be put to conthemselves together ; yea, the fusion and shame together, very abjects came together that rejoice at my table ; let against me unawares, making them be clothed with rebuke mouths at me, and ceased not. and dishonour, that boast

16 With the flatterers were themselves againt me. busy mockers, who gnashed 27 Let them be glad and upon me with their teeth. rejoice, that favour my righ,

17 Lord, how long wilt thou teous dealing; yea, let them look upon this? O deliver my say alway, Blessed be the soul fioin the calamities which Lord, who hath pleasure in

me, and my the prosperity of bis servant. darling from the lions.

28 And as for my tongue, 18 So will I give thee thanks it shall be talking of thy righin the great congregation ; 1 teousness, and of thy praise, will praise thee among much all the day long. 19 O let pot them that are

Psalm xxxvi. Dixit injustus. mine enemies triunph over ungodly ; neither let them

My heart showeth ne the wink with their eyes, that hatecodly, that there is no fear of

God before his eyes.

they bring





me without a cause.

2 For he flattereth himself are cast down and shall not be in his own sight, until his able to stand. abominable sin be found out.

EVENING PRAYER. 3 The words of his mouth are unrighteous and full of de- Psalm xxxvii. Noli æmulari, ceit : he hath left off to be- FRET not thyself because have himself wisely, and to of the ungodly; neither do good.

be thou envious against the 4 He imagined mischief evil doers, upon his bed, and hath set 2 For they shall soon be cut himself in no good way ; nei-down like the grass, and bo ther doth he abhor any thing withered even as the green that is evil.

herb. 5 Thy mercy, O Lord, 3 Put thou thy trust in the reacheth unto the heavens, Lord, and be doing good : and thy faithfulness unto the dwell in the land, and verily clouds.

thou shalt be fed. 6 Thy righteousness stand- 4 Delight thou in the Lord, eth like the strong mountains : and he shall give thee thy thy judgments are like the heart's desire. great deep.

5 Commit thy way unto the 7 Thou, Lord, shalt save Lord, and put thy trust in him, both man and beast : how ex-and he shall bring it to pass. cellent is thy mercy, O God : 6 He shall make thy righand the children of men shall teousness as clear as the light, put their trust under the sha- and thy just dealing as the dow of thy wings.

noon-day. 8 They shall be satisfied 7 Hold thee still in the Lord, with the plenteousness of thy and abide patiently upon him : house; and thou shalt give but grieve not thyself at him them drink of thy pleasures whose way

doth prosper, as out of the river.

againt the man that doeth af9 For with thee is the well ter evil counsels. of life ; and in thy light shall 8 Leave off from wrath, and we see light.

let go displeasure : fret not 10 O continue forth thy lov- thyself, else shalt thou be ing kindness unto them that moved to do evil. know thee, and thy righteous. 9 Wicked doers shall be ness unto them that are truc rooted out ; and they that pa. of heart.

tiently abide the Lord, those 11 let not the foot of pride shall inherit the land. come against me; and let not 10 Yet a little while, and the hand of the ungodly cast the ungodly shall be clean me down.

gone : thou shalt look after his 12 There are they fallen, place, and he shall be away. all that work wickedness; thev

11 But the meek spirited

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shall possess the earth, and 23 The Lord ordereth a shall be refreshed in the mul- good man's going, and maktitude of peace

eth his way acceptable to him| 12 The ungodly seeketh self. counsel against the just, and 24 Though he fall, he shall gnasheth upon him with his not be cast away ; for the teeth.

Lord upholdeth him with his 13 The Lord shall laugh hand. him to scorn ; for he hath seen 25 I have been young, and that his day is coming. now am old, and yet saw I

14 The ungodly have drawn never the righteous forsaken, out the sword, and have bent nor his seed begging their their bow, to cast down the bread. poor and needy, and to slay 26 The righteous is ever such as are of a right conver- merciful, and lendeth; and satiɔn.

his seed is blessed. 15 Their sword shall go 27 rice from evil, and do through their own heart, and the thing that is good, and their bow shall be broken. dwell for evermore.

16 A small thing that the 28 For the Lord loveth the righteous hath, is better than thing that is right; he forsakgreat riches of the ungodly ; eth not his that be godly, but

17 For the arms of the un- they are preserved for ever. godly shall be broken, and the 29 The unrighteous shall be Lord upholdeth the righteous. punished : as for the seed of

18 The Lord knoweth the the ungodly, it shall be rooted days of the godly; and their in-out. heritance shall endure forever. 30 The righteous shall in

19 They shall not be con- herit the land, and dwell therefounded in the perilous time ; in for ever. and in the days of dearth they 31 The mouth of the righshall have enough.

teous is exercised in wisdom, 20 As for the ungodly, they and his tongue will be talking shall perish ; and the enemies of judgment. of the Lord shall consume as 32 The law of his God is the fat of lambs; yea, even in his heart, and his goings as the smoke shall they con- shall not slide. sume away.

33 The ungodly seeth the 21 The ungodly borroweth righteous, and secketh occa. and payeth not again ; but the sion to slay him. righteous is merciful and libe- 34 The Lord will not leave ral.

him in his hand, nor condemn 22 Such as are blessed of him when he is judged. God, shall possess the land ; 35 llope thou in the Lord, and they that are cursed of and keep his way, and he him, shall be rooted out. shall promote thee, that thcu shalt possess the land : when flesh, because of thy displeathe ungodly shall perish, thou sure ; neither is there any rest shalt see it.

in my bones, by reason of my 36 I myself have seen the sin: ungodly in great power, and 4 For my wickednesses are flourishing like a green bay- gone over my head, and are tree.

like a sore burthen, too heavy 37 I went by, and lo, he for me to bear. was gone ; I sought him, but 5 My wounds stink, and his place could no where be are corrupt, through my foolfound.

ishness. 38 Keep innocency, and 6 I am brought into so great take heed unto the thing that trouble and misery, that I go is right; for that shall bring mourning all the day long: a man peace at the last.

7 For my loins are filled 39 As for the transgressors, with a sore disease, and there they shall perish together ; is no whole part in my body. and the end of the ungodly is, 8 I am feeble and sore smit. they shall be rooted out at the ten; I have roared for the very last.

disquietness of my heart. 40 But the salvation of the 9 Lord, thou knowest all righteous cometh of the Lord, my desire; and my groanings who is also their strength in is not hid from thee. the time of trouble.

10 My heart panteth, my
41 And the Lord shall stand strength hath failed me, and
by them, and save them; he the sight of mine eyes is gone
shall deliver them from the from me.
ungodly, and shall save them, 11 My lovers and my neigh-
because they put their trust bours did stand looking upon
in him.

my trouble, and my kinsmen
stood afar off.

12 They also that sought
The Eighth Day.

after my life, laid snares for

me; and they that went about MORNING PRAYER. to do me evil, talked of wickPsalm xxxviii. Domine, ne the day long.

edness, and imagined deceit all in furore.

13 As for me, I was like a PUT

IT me not to rebuke, Odeaf man, and heard not; and

Lord, in thine anger; as one that is dumb, who doth neither chasten me in thy hea- not open his mouth. vy displeasure :

14 I became even as a man 2 For thine arrows stick that heareth not, and in whose fast in me, and thy hand pres- mouth are no reproofs. seth me sore.

15 For in thee, O Lord, 3 There is no health in my have I put my trust; thou shalt

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