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Answer. As it was in the begin- saved; Mercifully forgive us our ning, is now, and ever shall be : trespasses; receive and comfort world without end. Amen.

us, who are grieved and wearied Lord, have mercy upon us. with the burden of our sins. Thy

Christ, have mercy upon us. property is always to have mercy; Lord, have mercy upon us. to thee only it appertaineth to UR Father, which art in hea forgive sins. Spare us therefore,

ven, Hallowed be thy Name. good Lord, spare thy people, Thy kingdom come. Thy will be whom thou hast redeemed; enter done in earth, As it is in heaven. not into judgement with thy serGive us this day our daily bread. vants, who are vile earth, and And forgive us our trespasses,

miserable sinners; but so turn As we forgive them that trespass thine anger from us, who meekagainst us. And lead us not into

ly acknowledge our vileness, and temptation ; But deliver us from

truly repent us of our faults, and evil. Amen.

so make haste to help us in this Minister. O Lord, save thy ser

world, that we may ever live vants :

with thee in the world to come; Answer. That put their trust in through Jesus Christ our Lord. thee.

Amen. Minister. Send unto them help

Then shall the people say this from above.

that followeth, after the Minister. Answer. And evermore mightily defend them.

TURN thou us, O good Lord, Minister. Help us, O God our

I and so shall we be turned. Be Saviour.

favourable, O Lord, Be favourable Answer. And for the glory of to thy people, Who turn to thee thy Name deliver us; be merciful in weeping, fasting, and praying. to us sinners, for thy Name's sake.

For thou art a merciful God, Full Minister. O Lord, hear our

of compassion, Long-suffering, and prayer.

of great pity. Thou sparest when Answer. And let our cry come

we deserve punishment, And in unto thee.

thy wrath thinkest upon mercy.

Spare thy people good Lord, spare Minister. Let us pray.

them, And let not thine heritage LORD, we beseech thee,

be brought to confusion. Hear us, U mercifully hear our prayers,

1 O Lord, for thy mercy is great, and spare all those who confess

And after the multitude of thy their sins unto thee; that they,

mercies look upon us; Through whose consciences by sin are ac

the merits and mediation of thy cused, by thy merciful pardon may

blessed Son, Jesus Christ our be absolved; through Christ our

Lord. Amen.
Lord. Amen.
MOST mighty God, and

Then the Minister alone shall merciful Father, who hast

say, compassion upon all men, and THE Lord bless us, and keep hatest nothing that thou hast I us; the Lord lift up the light made ; who wouldest not the death of his countenance upon us, and of a sinner, but that he should give us peace, now and for everrather turn from his sin, and be more. Amen.

THE

PSALMS OF DAVID.

Day 1.

Morning Prayer.

PSALM I.

6 Yet have I set iny King :

upon my holy hill of Sion. Beatus vir, qui non abiit &c.

7 I will preach the law, whereDLESSED is the man that of the Lord hath said unto me :

hath not walked in the coun Thou art my Son, this day have sel of the ungodly, nor stood in I begotten thee. the way of sinners : and hath not 8 Desire of me, and I shall give sat in the seat of the scornful. thee the heathen for thine inhe

2 But his delight is in the law | ritance : and the utmost parts of of the Lord : and in his law will the earth for thy possession. he exercise himself day and night. 9 Thou shalt bruise them with

3 And he shall be like a tree | a rod of iron : and break them planted by the water-side : that in pieces like a potter's vessel. will bring forth his fruit in due 10 Be wise now therefore, O season.

ye kings : be learned, ye that 4 His leaf also shall not wi

are judges of the earth. ther : and look, whatsoever he 11 Serve the Lord in fear : and doeth, it shall prosper.

rejoice unto him with reverence. 5 As for the ungodly, it is not so 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be anwith them : but they are like the gry, and so ye perish from the chaff, which the wind scattereth right way : if his wrath be kinaway from the face of the earth. dled, (yea, but a little,) blessed

6 Therefore the ungodly shall are all they that put their trust not be able to stand in the judge in him. ment : neither the sinners in the

PSALM III. congregation of the righteous. 7 But the Lord knoweth the

Domine, quid multiplicati ? way of the righteous : and the IT ORD, how are they increased way of the ungodly shall perish. U that trouble me : many are PSALM II

they that rise against me.

2 Many one there be that say Quare fremuerunt gentes? of my soul : There is no help for W HY do the heathen so fu- | him in his God.

V riously rage together : and 3 But thou, O Lord, art my why do the people imagine a vain defender : thou art my worship, thing?

and the lifter up of my head. 2 The kings of the earth stand 4 I did call upon the Lord with up, and the rulers take counsel my voice : and he heard me out together : against the Lord, and of his holy hill. against his Anointed.

5 I laid me down and slept, and 3 Let us break their bonds a- rose up again : for the Lord sussunder : and cast away their cords tained me. from us.

6 I will not be afraid for ten 4 He that dwelleth in heaven thousands of the people : that shall laugh them to scorn : the have set themselves against me Lord shall have them in derision. round about.

5 Then shall he speak unto 7 Up, Lord, and help me, o them in his wrath : and vex them! my God : for thou smitest all in his sore displeasure.

| mine enemies upon the cheekbone; thou hast broken the teeth! 3 My voice shalt thou hear beof the ungodly.

times, O Lord : early in the morn8 Salvation belongeth unto the ing will I direct my prayer unto Lord : and thy blessing is upon thee, and will look up. thy people.

4 For thou art the God that hast PSALM IV.

no pleasure in wickedness : neither Cum invocarem.

shall any evil dwell with thee. LEAR me when I call, O God

5 Such as be foolish shall not 11 of my righteousness: thou

stand in thy sight : for thou hatest hast set me at liberty when I was

all them that work vanity. in trouble; have mercy upon me,

6 Thou shalt destroy them that and hearken unto my prayer.

speak leasing : the Lord will ab20 ye sons of men, how long

hor both the blood-thirsty and will ye blaspheme mine honour :

deceitful man. and have such pleasure in vanity,

7 But as for me, I will come and seek after leasing?

into thine house, even upon the 3 Know this also, that the Lord

multitude of thy mercy : and in hath chosen to himself the man

thy fear will I worship toward that is godly : when I call upon

thy holy temple. the Lord, he will hear me.

8 Lead me, O Lord, in thy 4 Stand in awe, and sin not :

righteousness, because of mine commune with your own heart,

enemies : make thy way plain and in your chamber, and be still."

before my face. 5 Offer the sacrifice of righte

9 For there is no faithfulness in

his mouth : their in ward parts ousness: and put your trust in the Lord.

are very wickedness. 6 There be many that say :

10 Their throat is an open seWho will shew us any good ?

pulchre : they flatter with their 7 Lord, lift thou up : the light

tongue. of thy countenance upon us.

li Destroy thou them, O God: 8 Thou hast put gladness in my

let them perish through their own heart : since the time that their

imaginations : cast them out in

the multitude of their ungodcorn, and wine, and oil, increased. 9 I will lay me down in peace,

liness; for they have rebelled and take my rest : for it is thou,

against thee. Lord, only, that makest me dwell

12 And let all them that put

their trust in thee rejoice : they in safety.

shall ever be giving of thanks, PSALM V.

because thou defendest them; Verba mea auribus.

they that love thy Name shall DONDER my words, O Lord : | be joyful in thee; I consider my meditation.

13 For thou, Lord, wilt give 2 O hearken thou unto the voice | thy blessing unto the righteous : of my calling, my King, and my i and with thy favourable kindness God : for unto thee will I make wilt thou defend him as with a my prayer.

shield. DAY 1. Evening Prayer.

PSALM VI. 1 4 Turn thee, O Lord, and deDomine, ne in furore. liver my soul : 0 save me for thy LORD, rebuke me not in mercy's sake.

thine indignation : neither 5 For in death no man rememchasten me in thy displeasure, bereth thee : and who will give

2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, thee thanks in the pit? for I am weak : 0 Lord, heal me, 6 I am weary of my groanfor my bones are vexed.

ing; every night wash I my bed : 3 My soul also is sore troubled : and water my couch with my but, Lord, how long wilt thou tears. punish me?

I7 My beauty is gone for very

trouble : and worn away because of all mine enemies.

8 Away from me, all ye that work vanity : for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping.

9 The Lord hath heard my petition : the Lord will receive my prayer. * 10 All mine enemies shall be confounded, and sore vexed : they shall be turned back, and put to shame suddenly.

PSALM VII.
Domine, Deus meus.
LORD my God, in thee have

I put my trust : save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me;

2 Lest he devour my soul, like a lion, and tear it in pieces : while there is none to help.

3 O Lord my God, if I have done any such thing : or if there be any wickedness in my hands;

4 If I have rewarded evil unto him that dealt friendly with me : yea, I have delivered him that without any cause is mine enemy;

5 Then let mine enemy persecute my soul, and take me : yea, let him tread my life down upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust.

6 Stand up, O Lord, in thy wrath, and lift up thyself, because of the indignation of mine enemies : arise up for me in the judgement that thou hast commanded.

7 And so shall the congregation of the people come about thee : for their sakes therefore lift up thyself again.

3 The Lord shall judge the people; give sentence with me, o Lord : according to my righteousness, and according to the innocency that is in me.

90 let the wickedness of the ungodly come to an end : but guide thou the just.

10 For the righteous God : trieth the very hearts and reins.

11 My help cometh of God : who preserveth them that are true of heart.

12 God is a righteous Judge, strong, and patient : and God is provoked every day.

13 If a man will not turn, he will whet his sword : he hath bent his bow, and made it ready,

14 He hath prepared for him the instruments of death : he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors. * 15 Behold, he travaileth with mischief : he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth ungodliness.

16 He hath graven and digged up a pit : and is fallen himself into the destruction that he made for other.

17 For his travail shall come upon his own head : and his wickedness shall fall on his own pate.

18 I will give thanks unto the Lord, according to his righteousness : and I will praise the Name of the Lord most High.

PSALM VIII.
Domine, Dominus noster.
LORD our Governour, how

excellent is thy Name in all the world : thou that hast set thy glory above the heavens!

2 Out of the mouth of very babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength, because of thine enemies : that thou mightest still the enemy, and the avenger.

3 For I will consider thy heavens, even the works of thy fingers: the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained.

4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him : and the son of man, that thou visitest him?

5 Thou madest him lower than the angels : to crown him with glory and worship.

6 Thou makest him to have dominion of the works of thy hands : and thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet;

7 All sheep and oxen : yea, and the beasts of the field;

8 The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea : and whatsoever walketh through the paths of the seas.

9 O Lord our Governour : how excellent is thy Name in all the world!

Whhou hasin and if thy hina

Day 2

Morning Prayer.
PSALM IX.

16 The Lord is known to exeConfitebor tibi.

cute judgement : the ungodly is I WILL give thanks unto thee, trapped in the work of his own 10 Lord, with my whole heart : hands. I will speak of all thy marvellous 17 The wicked shall be turned works.

into hell : and all the people that 2 I will be glad and rejoice in | forget God. thee : yea, my songs will I make of 18 For the poor shall not alway thy Name, o thou most Highest. be forgotten : the patient abiding

3 While mine enemies are driven of the meek shall not perish for back : they shall fall and perish ever. at thy presence.

19 Up, Lord, and let not man 4 For thou hast maintained my | have the upper hand : let the hearight and my cause : thou art set then be judged in thy sight. in the throne that judgest right. 20 Put them in fear, O Lord :

5 Thou hast rebuked the hea that the heathen may know themthen, and destroyed the ungodly : selves to be but men. thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.

PSALM X. 6 0 thou enemy, destructions

Ut quid, Domine? are come to a perpetual end : W HY standest thou so far off, even as the cities which thou hast

O Lord : and hidest thy face destroyed; their memorial is pe- in the needful time of trouble? rished with them.

2 The ungodly for his own lust 7 But the Lord shall endure for doth persecute the poor : let them ever : he hath also prepared his be taken in the crafty wiliness seat for judgement.

that they have imagined. 8 For he shall judge the world 3 For the ungodly hath made in righteousness; and minister | boast of his own heart's desire : true judgement unto the people. and speaketh good of the covet

9 The Lord also will be à de- ous, whom God abhorreth. fence for the oppressed : even a i 4 The ungodly is so proud, that refuge in due time of trouble. he careth not for God : neither is

10 And they that know thy God in all his thoughts. Name will put their trust in thee : 5 His ways are alway grievous : for thou, Lord, hast never failed thy judgements are far above out them that seek thee.

of his sight, and therefore defieth 11 O praise the Lord which he all his enemies. dwelleth in Sion : shew the peo 6 For he hath said in his heart, ple of his doings.

Tush, I shall never be cast down : 12 For, when he maketh inqui- there shall no harm happen unto sition for blood, he remembereth me. them : and forgetteth not the 7 His mouth is full of cursing, decomplaint of the poor.

ceit, and fraud : under his tongue 13 Have mercy upon me, O is ungodliness and vanity. Lord; consider the trouble which 8 He sitteth lurking in the thievI suffer of them that hate me : ish corners of the streets : and thou that liftest me up from the privily in his lurking dens doth gates of death.

he murder the innocent; his eyes 14 That I may shew all thy are set against the poor. praises within the ports of the 9 For he lieth waiting secretly, daughter of Sion : I will rejoice even as a lion lurketh he in his in thy salvation.

den : that he may ravish the poor. 15 The heathen are sunk down 10 He doth ravish the poor : in the pit that they made : in the when he getteth him into his net. same net which they hid privily, 1 11 He falleth down, and humis their foot taken.

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