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Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Sion.

shall be my refuge, until this calamity be overpast.

I will declare the decree; the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.

Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession ;

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron, and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings; be learned, ye who are judges of the earth.

Serve the Lord in fear; and rejoice before him with reverence.

Submit to the Son, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way, if his wrath be kindled, yea, but a little. Blessed are all they who put their trust in him.

PSALM 57.

BE merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me, for my soul trusteth in thee, and under the shadow of thy wings

I will call unto the most high God, even unto the God who will perform all things for me.

He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him who would swallow me up.

Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens, and let thy glory be above all the earth.

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EVENING PRAYER.

cious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

PSALM 113.

PRAISE the Lord, ye servants of his; O praise the name of the Lord.

Blessed be the name of the Lord, from this time forth for ever

more.

Let the Lord's name be praised, from the rising up of the sun unto the going down of the same.

The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, who hath his dwelling so high, and yet humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven and earth?

He taketh up the simple out of the dust, and lifteth the poor out of the mire ;

That he may set him with the princes, even with the princes of his people.

PSALM 118.

O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he is gra

Let Israel now confess that his mercy endureth for ever.

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I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

The Lord hath chastened and corrected me; but he hath not given me over unto death.

Open me the gates of holiness, that I may go into them, and give thanks unto the Lord.

This is the gate of the Lord, into which the righteous shall enter.

I will thank thee, for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

The same stone which the builders refused, is become the head stone in the corner.

This is the Lord's doing; and it is marvellous in our eyes.

ANTHEM.

O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, and call upon his name; tell the people what things he hath done.

Save, now, O Lord; O Lord, send us now prosperity.

FOR WHITSUNDAY.

O let your songs be of

Blessed be he who cometh in the name of the Lord; we bless you, ye who are of the house of the Lord.

Thou art my God, and I will thank thee; thou art my God, and I will praise thee.

O Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honor and glory, &c.

him, and praise him; and let your talking be of all his wondrous works.

Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face for

evermore.

The Lord gave the word, and great was the

His salvation is nigh unto those who fear him, that glory may dwell in the land.

company of those who let those also who hate published it. him flee before him. Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and like as wax melteth at the fire, so shall the ungodly perish at the presence of God.

But let the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.

Mercy and truth are met together, righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Truth shall flourish on the earth, and righteousness hath looked down from heaven.

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O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his name; magnify him who rideth upon the heavens ; praise him in his name JEHOVAH, and rejoice before him.

He is a Father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation.

God restoreth the solitary to their families, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity; but letteth the rebellious continue in a dry land.

O God, when thou wentest forth before the people, when thou didst march through the wilderness;

The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at

the
presence of God;
even Sinai itself was
moved at the presence of
God, the God of Israel.

He is our God, even the God of whom cometh salvation; God is the Lord, by whom we escape death.

Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.

They dwelt in the midst of thy food; for thou, O God, didst of thy goodness prepare for the poor.

The Lord gave the word; great was the company of those who published it.

Kings with their armies did flee and were discomfited, and she who staid at home divided the spoil.

The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels, and the Lord is among them, as in the holy place of Sinai.

Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts among men; yea, even from thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

Praised be the Lord daily; even the God who helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us.

The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again as I did from Bashan; mine own will I bring again as I did once from the deep of the sea.

Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord;

Who sitteth in the heavens over all, from the beginning; lo, he doth send out his voice, yea, and that a mighty voice.

Ascribe ye the power to God; his excellency is over Israel; his strength is in the clouds.

O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places; the God of Israel will give strength and power unto his people; blessed be God.

PSALM 78.

HEAR my law, O my people; incline your ears unto the words of my mouth.

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