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O LORD of hosts, my King and thyself from thy wrathful inmy God.

dignation. 4 Blessed are they that dwell! 4 Turn us then, O God our in thy house; they will be Saviour, and let thine anger alway praising thee.

cease from us. 5 Blessed is the man whose 5 Wilt thou be displeased strength is in thee; in whose at us for ever? and wilt thou heart are thy ways.

stretch out thy wrath from one 6 Who, going through the generation to another? vale of misery, use it for a well; 6 Wilt thou not turn again, and the pools are filled with and quickeñ ús, that thy people water.

may rejoice in thee? 7 They will go from strength Ý Show us thy mercy, o to strength, and unto the God LORD, and grant us thy salvaof gods appeareth every one tion. of them in Sion.

18 I will hearken what the 80 Lord God of hosts, hear LORD God will say concerning my prayer; hearken, O God me; for he shall speak peace of Jacob :

unto his people, and to his 9 Behold, O God, our de- saints, that they turn not again. sender, and look upon the face 9 For his salvation is nigh of thine anointed.

them that fear him; that glory 10 For one day in thy courts may dwell in our land. is better than a thousand. | 10 Mercy and truth are met

11 I had rather be a door-together : righteousness and keeper in the house of my God, peace have kissed each other. than to dwell in the tents of 11 Truth shall flourish out ungodliness.

| of the earth, and righteousness 12 For the LORD God is a hath looked down from heaven. light and defence; the LORD will 12 Yea, the LORD shall show give grace and worship; and no loving kindness; and our land good thing shall he withhold shall give her increase. from them that live a godly 13 Righteousness shall go life.

before him; and he shall direct 13 O LORD God of hosts, his going in the way. blessed is the man that putteth his trust in thee.

| THE SEVENTEENTH DAY. Psalm 85. Benedixisti, Domine.

LORD, thou art become

PSALM 86. Inclina, Domine. gracious unto thy land; thou hast turned away the captivity BOW down thine ear, O of Jacob.

Lord, and hear me, for I am 2 Thou hast forgiven the poor, and in misery offence of thy people, and 2 Preserve thou my soul ; covered all their sins.

| for I am holy: my God, save 3 Thou hast taken away all thy servant that putteth his thy displeasure, and turned trust in thee.


3 Be merciful unto me, 01 16 O turn thee then unto me, LORD ; for I will call daily and have mercy upon me; give upon thee.

thy strength unto thy servant, 4 Comfort the soul of thy and help the son of thine hand servant; for unto thee, O LORD, maid. do I lift up my soul.

17 Show some token upon 5 For thou, LORD, art good me for good ; that they who and gracious, and of great hate me may see it, and be mercy unto all them that call ashamed, because thou, LORD, upon thee.

hast holpen me, and comforted 6 Give ear, LORD, unto my me. prayer, and ponder the voice of

Psalm 87. Fundamenta ejus. my humble desires.

7 In the time of my trouble HER foundations are upon I will call upon thee ; for thou the holy hills: the LORD loveth hearest me.

the gates of Sion more than all 8 Among the gods there is the dwellings of Jacob. none like unto thee, O LORD; 2 Very excellent things are there is not one that can do as spoken of thee, thou city of thou doest.

God. 9 All nations whom thou hast 3 I will think upon Rahab made, shall come and worship and Babylon, with them that thee, O LORD; and shall glorify know me. thy name.

14 Behold ye the Philistines 10 For thou art great, and also, and they of Tyre, with doest wondrous things : thou the Morians ; lo there was he art God alone.

born. 11 Teach me thy way, 0 5 And of Sion it shall be LORD, and I will walk in thy reported, that he was born in truth: O knit my heart unto her; and the Most High shall thee, that I may fear thy name. stablish her.

12 I will thank thee, O LORD 6 The LORD shall rehearse my God, with all my heart; and it, when he writeth up the will praise thy name for ever-people, that he was born there. more.

7 The singers also and trum13 For great is thy mercy peters shall he rehearse : All toward me; and thou hast my fresh springs shall be in delivered my soul from the thee. nethermost hell. 14 O God, the proud are

| Psalm 88. Domine, Deus. risen against me; and the con- ' O LORD, God of my salvagregations of naughty men have tion, I have cried day and night sought after my soul, and have before thee: O let my prayer not set thee before their eyes. enter into thy presence ; incline

15 But thou, O LORD God, thine ear unto my calling; art full of compassion and 2 For my soul is full of mercy, long-suffering, plenteous | trouble, and my life draweth in goodness and truth.

nigh unto hell.

3 I am counted as one of goeth over me, and the fear of them that go down into the pit, 1 thee hath undone me and I have been even as a man 17 They came round about that hath no strength.

Ime daily like water, and com. 4 Free among the dead, like passed me together on every unto them that are wounded, side. and lie in the grave, who are 18 My lovers and friends hast out of remembrance, and are thou put away from me, and cut away from thy hand. hid mine acquaintance out of

5 Thou hast laid me in the my sight. lowest pit, in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

EVENING PRAYER. 6 Thine indignation lieth! Psalm 89. Misericordias Domini. hard upon me, and thou hast MY song shall be alway of vexed me with all thy storms. the loving kindness of the

7 Thou hast put away mine LORD ; with my mouth will I acquaintance far frɔm me, and ever be showing thy truth, made me to be abhorred of from one generation to another. them.

2 For I have said, Mercy 8 I am so fast in prison, that shall be set up for ever, thy I cannot get forth.

truth shalt thou stablish in the 9 My sight faileth for very heavens. trouble; LORD, I have called 3 I have made a covenant daily upon thee, I have stretched with my chosen; I have sworn forth my hands unto thee. unto David my servant.

10 Dost thou show wonders 4 Thy seed will I stablish among the dead? or shall the for ever, and set up thy throne dead rise up again and praise from one generation to another. thee?

5 O LORD, the very heavens 11 Shall thy loving kindness shall praise thy wondrous be showed in the grave ? or thy works; and thy truth in the faithfulness in destruction ? congregation of the saints.

12 Shall thy wondrous works! 6 For who is he among the be known in the dark ? and thy clouds, that shall be compared righteousness in the land where unto the LORD ? all things are forgotten?

7 And what is he among the 13 Unto thee have I cried, gods, that shall be like unto O Lord; and early shall my the LORD ? prayer come before thee.

8 God is very greatly to be 14 LORD, why abhorrest thou feared in the council of the my soul, and hidest thou thy saints, and to be had in reve. face from me?

rence of all them that are round 15 I am in misery, and like about him.. unto him that is at the point to 9 O LORD God of hosts, who die; even from my youth up, is like unto thee? thy truth, thy terrors have I suffered with most mighty LORD, is on every a troubled mind.

side. 16 Thy wrathful displeasurel 10 Thou rulest the raging of the sea; thou stillest the waves] - 23 The enemy shall not be thereof when they arise. able to do him violence ; the

11 Thou hast subdued Egypt, son of wickedness shall not hurt and destroyed it; thou hast him. scattered thine enemies abroad 24 I will smite down his foes with thy mighty arm.

before his face, and plague them 12 The heavens are thine, that hate him. the earth also is thine; thou 25 My truth also and my hast laid the foundation of the mercy shall be with him; and round world, and all that there- in my name shall his horn be in is.

exalted. 13 Thou hast made the north 26 I will set his dominion and the south; Tabor and Her- also in the sea, and his right mon shall rejoice in thy name. hand in the floods.

14 Thou hast a mighty arm; 27 He shall call me, Thou strong is thy hand, and high is art my Father, my God, and thy right hand.

my strong salvation. 15 Righteousness and equity 28 And I will make him my are the habitation of thy seat ; first-born, higher than the kings mercy and truth shall go before of the earth. thy face.

29 My mercy will I keep 16 Blessed is the people, O for him for evermore, and my LORD, that can rejoice in thee; covenant shall stand fast with they shall walk in the light of him. thy countenance.

30 His seed also will I make 17 Their delight shall be to endure for ever, and his daily in thy name; and in thy throne as the days of heaven. righteousness shall they make 31 But if his children forsake their boast.

my law, and walk not in my 18 For thou art the glory of judgments; their strength, and in thy loving 32 If they break my statutes, kindness thou shalt lift up our and keep not my commandhorns :

ments; I will visit their offences 19 For the LORD is our de- with the rod, and their sin with fence; the holy One of Israel scourges. is our King.

| 33 Nevertheless, my loving ! 20 Thou spakest sometime kindness will I not utterly take in visions unto thy saints, and from him, nor suffer my truth saidst, I have laid help upon to fail. one that is mighty, I have 34 My covenant will I not exalted one chosen out of the break, nor alter the thing that people.

is gone out of my lips : I have 21 I have found David my sworn once by my holiness, that servant; with my holy oil have I will not fail David. I anointed him.

35 His seed shall endure for 22 My hand shall hold him ever, and his seat is like as the fast, and my arm shall strength-sun before me. en him

36 He shall stand fast for

evermore as the moon, and as THE EIGHTEENTH DAY the faithful witness in heaven.

MORNING PRAYER. 37 But thou hast abhorred and forsaken thine anointed,

anointed.' Psalm 90. Domine, refugium. and art displeased at him.", LORD, thou hast been our

38 Thou hast broken the refuge, from one generation to covenant of thy servant, and another.' :, cast his crown to the ground. I 2 Before the mountains were

39 Thou hast overthrown all brought forth, or ever the earth his hedges, and broken down and the world were made, thou his strong holds. ' 74015 art Gop from everlasting, and * 40 All they that go by spoil world without end."48:} him, and he is become a re- 3 Thou túrnest man to de proach to his neighbours.!!! struction ; again thou sayest,

41 Thou hast set up the right Come again, ye children of men. hand of his enemies, and made 4 For a thousand years in all his adversaries to rejoice. thy sight are but as yesterday;

42 Thou hast taken away the seeing that is past as a watch in edge of his sword, and givest the him not vietory in the battle. 5 As soon as thou scatterest 143 Thou hast put out his them, they are even as a sleep, glory, and cast his throne down and fade away suddenly like the to the ground.

El grass." 44 The days of his youth | 6 In the morning it is green, hast thou shortened, and cover- and groweth up; but in the ed him with dishonour. 3.10 evening it is cut down, dried

* 45 LORD, how long wilt thou up, and withered. hide thyself? for ever ? and 7 For we consume away in shall thy wrath burn like fire ? thy displeasure, and are afraid

46 O remember how short my at thy wrathful indignation. time is ; wherefore hast thou 8 Thou hast set our misdeeds made all men for naught? before thee, and our secret

47 What man is he that sins in the light of thy counteliveth, and shall not see death?|nance. Pitti and shall he deliver his soul 9 For when thou art angry, from the hand of hell ? ?!!! all our days are gone; we bring ** 48 LORD, where are thy old our years to an end, as it were loving kindnesses, which thou a tale that is told... swarest unto David in thy truth?! 10 The days of our age are

49 Remember, Lord, the threescore years and ten; and rebuke that thy servants have, though men be so strong tliat and how I do bear in my bosom they come to fourscore years, the rebukes of many people; yet is their strength then but

50 Wherewith thine enemies | labour and sorrow; so soon have blasphemed thee, and passeth it away, and we are slandered the footsteps of thine gone." anointed. Praised be the LORD 11 But who regardeth the for evermore. Amen and Amen. / power of thy wràth? for even

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