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There shall go a fire before him, What is man, that thou art minat and burn up his enemies on every ful of him? and the son of man, side.

that thou visitest hinn? His lightnings gave shine unto Thou madest him lower than the the world; the earth saw it, and angels, to crown him with glory was afraid.

and worship. The hills melted like wax at the Thou makest him to have do presence of the Lord, at the pre- minion of the works of thy hands; kence of the Lord of the whole earth. and thou hast put all things in subo

The heavens have declared his jection under his feet; righteousness, and all the people All sheep and oxen; yea, and have sen his glory.

the beasts of the field; Confounded be all they that wo:-) The fowls of the air, and the fishes ship carved images, and that de- of the sea; and whatsoever walk. light in vain gods : worship him, eth through the paths of the seas. all ye gods.

O Lord, our Governor, how cx Sion heard of it, and rejoiced ; cellent is thy name in all the world! and the daughters of Juda were From Psalm 33. Exultate, justi. glal, because of thy judgments, 0 Lowl.

REJOICE in the

for it becometh For thou, Lord, art higher than well the just to be thankful. all that are in the earth; thou art exalted far above all gods.

Praise the Lord with harp; sing Oye that love the Lord, see that praises unto him with the lule, and

instrument of ten strings. ye hate the thing which is evil : the

Sing unto the Lord a new song: Lord preserveth the souls of his saints, he shall deliver them from sing

praises unto him with a good the hand of the ungodly.


For the word of the Lord is true, There is sprung up a light for

and all his works are faithful. the righteous, and joyful gladness

He loveth righteousness and judg. for such as are tale-hearted.

ment; the earth is full of the goal. Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous, and give thanks for a remembrance ness of the Lord.

By the word of the Lord were of his holiness.

the heavens made, and all the hosts SELECTION IX.

of them by the breath of his mouth,

He gathereth the waters of the Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus

sea together, as it were upon an noster. Lord, our Governor, how ex

(heap; and layeth up the deep, as 0 cellent is thy name in all the

in a treasure-louse. world ; thou that hast set thy glo- stand in awe of him, all

Let all the earth fear the Lord, ry above the leavens!



dwell in the world: Out of the mouth of very babes and sucklings hast thou ordained he commanded, and it stood fast.

For he spake, and it was done ; strength, because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy

From Psalm 147. Laudute De. and the avenger.

minuin. For I will consider thy heavens, Praise the Lord, for it is a eren the works of thy fingers ; the good thing to sing praises unto snoon and the stars winch thou bast nur Godd; yea, a joyful and pleus srcaineid

thing A is to be chunkful.

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The Lord doth build up Jerusa- nation ; neither have the heathen lem, and gather Logether the out- knowledge of his laws. casts of Israel.

From Psalm 57. Miserere mei, He healeth those that are bro

Deue. . ken in humanity, and giveth medicine SET up thyself, o God, above

and glory He tel'eth the number nf the above all the earth. star's, and callcth then all by their). My heart is fixed, O God, my haines.

heart is fixed; I will sing and give Great is our Lord, and great is praise. his power; yea, and his wisdom is

Awake up, my glory; awake, lute intinite.

and harp: I myself will awake right The Lord setteth up the meek, early. and bringeth the ungodly down to I will give thanks unto thee, O the ground.

Lord, among the people and I will O singunto the Lord with thanks- sing unto thee ainong the nations. giving; sing praises upon the harp For the greatness of thy merug wit our God;

reacheth unto the heavens, and thy Who covereth the heaven with truth unto the clouds. clouds, and prepareth rain for the Set up thyself, O God, above the earth; and maketh the grass to heavens; and thy glory above all grow upon the mountains, and the the earth. herbs for the use of men ;

Who giveth fulder unto the cat- SELECTION X. ile, and feedeth the youg ravens I'rom l'salm 96. Cantate Dethat call upon him.

mnino. The Lord's delight is in those Singunto the Lord a new song: who fear him, and put their trust

all in his mercy.

whole earth. Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem ; Sing unto the Lord, and praise praist thy (ind, o Sion.

This name; be telling of his salyution For he hath made fast the bars from day to day. of thy gates, and hath blessed thy Declare his honour unto the hea crirea withu: thee.

then, and his wonders unto all peoHe makech peace in thy borders, ple. and flieth thee with the flour of For the Lord is great, and cannot wheat.

worthily be praised; he is more to He sendeth forth his command-be feared than all gods. mont upon earth, and his woru Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum. runneth very swiftly.


Praise the Lord of heaven: He giveth snow like wool, and praise him in the height. scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes. Praise him, all ye angels of his;

lle casteth forth bis ice like mor- praise him, all his host. sels; who is able to abide his fiost? Praise him, sun and moon; praise 1 He sendeth out bis woul, and him, all ye stars and light. melueth them: hc bloweth with his! Praise him, all ye heavens, and ye wind, and the waters flow. waters that are above the heavens.

He showeth his word unto Jacob, Let them praise the name of the his statutes and ordinances unto Lord; for he spake ihe word, and Israel.

they were made; he commandede lle hath not dealt w with any and they were created.

He hath made them fast for everjoymials, praise him opon the load and ever ; he hath given them a law cymbals. which shall not be broken.

Let every thing that hath brenth Praise the Lord upon earth, ye praise the Lord. dragons, and all deeps ;

Fire and hail, snow and vapours, Portions of Pealons, to be sung or said, wind and storm, fulfilling his word;

at Morning Prayer, on certain Feasts

and Fasts, instead of the Venite Erul. Mountains and all hills; fruitful

temus, when any of the foregoing Se. trees and all cedars;

lections are to follow instead of the Beasts and all catile; worms and Psalms, as in the Table. feathered fowls;

Kings of the earth and all people; CHRISTMAS-DAY. princes and all judges of the world; From Psalms 45, 89, 110.

Young childrean dramaidens, and TV seatGod, enduret for of the Lord; for his name only is dom is a right sceptre. excellent, and his praise above hea. Thou hast loved righteousness, ven and earth.

and hated iniquity; wherefore God, He shall exalt the horn of his even thy God, hath anointed thee people: all his saints shall praise with the oil of gladness above thy him ; even the children of Israel, fellows. even the people that serveth him. My song shall be alway of the From Psalm 149. Cantate Do. loving-kindness of the Lord; with mino.

my mouth will I ever be showing Sing unto the Lor a new song: the truth, from one generation to

let the congregation of saints another. praise him.

For I have said, Mercy shall be Let Israel' rejoice in him that set up for ever; thy truth shall niadle him; and let the children of thou establish in the heavens. Şion be joyful in their King.

The Lord is our defence; the Let them praise his name in the holy One of Israel is our king dance; let them sing praises unta

Thou spakest some time in vi. hin with Labret and harp.

sions into thy saints, and saidst, I For the Lord hath pleasure in have laid heip úpon one that is his people, and helpeth the meek-mighty, I have exalted one chosen bearted.

out of the people. Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. and his right hand in the flools.

I will set his dominion in the sea, 0

Praise God in his holiness; And I will make him my first praise him in the firmament börn, higher than the kings of the

earth. Praise him in his noble acts; The Lord said unto my Lord, praise him according to his excel-Sit thou on my right hand, until lent greatness.

make thine enemies thy footstool. Praise him in the sound of the The Lord shali send the rol of trumpet ; praise him upon the lute thy power out of Sion; be thou ru. and harp.

ler, even in the midst among tline Praise him in the cymbals and enemies. dances; praise him upon the strings In the day of thy power shall the

people offer thee free-will offer. Praise luiin lipovi' the well tunellings with simi holy worship. the dew

of his power.

and pipe.

of thy birth is of the tomb of the All they that see me laugh mo morsag

to scorn; they shoot out the lip, The Lord sware, and will not re- they shake the head,

saying, pent, Thou art a priest for ever, He trusted in God, that he After the order of Melchizedic. would deliver him; let him deliver

him, if he will have him.

The counsel of the wicked lay. ASH-WEDNESDAY. Fron Psalms 32, 33, 130.

eth siege against me; they pierced

my hands and my feet. BLE LESSED is he whose unrigh- 'They part my garments ainong

teousness forgiven, and them, and cast lots upon my vesure. whose sin is covered.

But be not thou far from ine, Blessed is the man unto whom Lord: O my strength, haste thee the Lord imputeth no sin, and in to help ine. whose spirit there is no guile. Thy rebuke hath broken my

Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, Iheart; I am full of heaviness : 1 in thine anger; neither chasten looked for some to have pity on me in thy heavy displeasure : me, but there was no man; nei.

For thine arrows stick fast in me, ther forud I any to comfort me. and thine hand presseth me sore. They gave me gall to eat; and

My wickednesses are gone over when I was thirsty, they gave me my head, and are like a sore bur- vinegar to drink. den, too heavy for me to bear. Sacrifice and meat-offering thou

ľ will confess my wickedness, wouldest not; but mine ears hast and be sorry for my sin.

thou opened. Haste thee to help me, O Lord Burnt-offerings and sacrifice for God of my salvation.

sin hast thou not required : Then Out of the deep haye I called said I, LO, I come; unto thee, O Lord; Lord, hear In the volume of the book it is

written of me, that I should fulfil Let thine ears, be attentive to thy will, O my God: I am content the voice of my supplications. to do it; yea, thy law is within my

If thou, Lord, shouldest be ex-lheart:
treme to mark what is done amiss,
O Lord, who shall stand ?
But there is forgiveness with

ASCENSION-DAY. thee, that thou mayest be feared. From Psalms 24, 47.


and be ye lift up, ye everlast

ing doors, and the King of glory Fmm Psalms 22, 69, 40. shall come in. My God, my God, look upon Who is the King of glory ? the

me: why hast thou forsaken Lord strong and mighty; even the me? and art so far from my Lorel mighty in battle. health, and from the words of my Lift up your heads, O ye gates ; complaint ?

and be ye lift up, ye everlasting But thou art holy, O thon that doors, and the King of glory shall inhabitest the praises of Israel.

come in. I ain a worm, and no man; a Who is the King of glory? even reproach of men, and (lespised of the Lord of hosts, he is the Ring the people.

of glory.

my voice.

() clar your hands together, all, his name: extol hien that rilletha Je people; shout unto God with upon the heavens by his name Jah, the voice of triumph.

and rejoice before him. for the Lord most high is ter- Thou, () God, sentest a grarible; he is a great King over all cious rain upon thine inheritance, the earth.

and retresnedst it when it was God is gone up with a shout; the weary. Lord with the sound of a trumpet.

Tlic Lord gave tne word; great Sing praises to God, sing was the company of those that praises; sing praises unto our King, published it. sing praises.

Though ye have in among the God reigneth over the hcathen : pots, yet shall ye be as the wings God sitteth upon the throne of of a dove covered with silver, and his holiness.

her feathers with yellow gold.
The princes of the people arc Thou hast ascended on lugh; thou
gathered together, even the peo- hast led captivity captive; thou
ple of the God of Abraham ; tor hast received gifts for men; yea, for
the shields of the earth belong un- the rebellious also, that the Lord
to God : He is greatly exalted. God might dwell among them.

Blessed be the Lord, who daily

loadeth us with benefits; even the

God et our salvation.
From Psalms 2, 68.

Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of

Will declare the decree; the the earth: O sing praises unto the

Lord hath said unto me, Thou Lord; art my Son, this day have I be.. To him that rideth upon the goiten thee.

heaven of heavens, which were of Desire of me, and I shall give old: Lo, he doth send out his voice, thee the heathen for thine inherit- and that a mighty voice. ance, and the utmost parts of the Ascribe the strength unto Gol; earth for thy possession.

liis excellency is over Israel, and Be wise now, therefore, O ye his strength is in the clomis. kings; be instructed, ye judges of. O. Gul, thou art terrible ont of the earth.

thy holy places; the Gol of Ismice) Serve the Lord with fear, and is he that giveth strength and rejoice with trembling:

power unto luis people: Blessed Sung unto God, sing praises to be God

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