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feech Thee, let now thine Ear be attentive to the Prayer of thy Servant, and to the Prayers of thy Servants, who dcfire to fear thy Name; and prosper, I pray Thee, thy Servants this Day. (Nehem. i. 5.)

2. :THE LORD hear thee in the Day of Trouble; the Name of the God of. Jacob defend thee: send thee Help from the Sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Sion: Grant thee thy Heart's Desire, and fulfill all thy Mind. (Pf. xx.)

3. We will rejoice in thy Salvation, and triumph in the Name of the Lord our God: The Lord perform all your Petitions.

4. Now know I, that the Lord helpeth his Anointed, and will hear him from his holy Heaven, even with the saving Strength of his right Hand.

5. Some put their Trust in Chariots, and fome in Horses: but we will remember the Name of the Lord our sod: They are brought down and fallen; but We are risen, and stand upright. 6. Save, Lord, and hear us, O King of Heaven, when upon

Thee. 7. PRESERVE Me, O God, for in Thee do I put my Strength; (PS. xvi.)

8. O my Soul, thou haft said unto the Lord, Thou art my God, my Goodness extendeth not unto Thee.

9. All my Delight is upon the Saints, that are in the Earth, and upon such as excel in Virtue.

'10. But They, that run after another God, shall have great Trouble: their Drink-Offerings of Blood will I not offer, neither make mention of them within my Lips.

11. The Lord himself is the Portion of mine Inheritance and of my Cup; Thou shalt maintain my Lot.

12. The Lot is fallen to me in a fair Ground, yea, I have a goodly Heritage.

13. I will bless the Lord for giving me Counsel; my Reins also instruct me in the Night-Season.

14. I have fet God always before me; because He is on my right Hand I shall not be moved.

15. Wherefore my Heart is glad, and my Glory rejoiceth; my Flesh also Thall rex in Hope: for Thou wilt not leave my Soul in Hell, neither shalt Thou suffer thine holy One to fee Corruption.

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V. s Morning. 16. Thou wilt shew me the Path of Life; in thy Prefence is Fulness of Joy, and at thy right Hand there is Pleafure for evermore.

17. Hear the right, O Lord, confider my Complaint, and hearken unto my Prayer, that goeth not out of feigned Lips. (Pf. xvii.)

18. Let my Sentence come forth from thy Presence; and let thine Eyes look upon the Thing that is equal.

19. Thou hast proved and visited mine Heart in the Night-Season; Thou hast tried me, and thalt find not Wickedness in me, for I am utterly purposed, that my Mouth shall not offend.

20. O hold Thou up my Goings in thy Paths, that my Footsteps flip not.

21. I have called upon Thee, O God, for Thou wilt hear me; incline thine Ear to me, and hearken unto my Words.

22. Shew thy marvelous loving Kindness, O Thou that art the Savior of them, who put their Truft in Thee; from Sach as rise up against Thee.

23. Keep, me as the Apple of thine Eye ; hide me under the Shadow of thy Wings, from the ungodly, that trouble me.

24. Then will I behold thy Presence in Righteousness; and when I awake up after thy Likeness, I shall be satisfied with it.

25. Now The God of Peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, that great Shepherd of the Sheep, through the Blood of the everlasting Covenant ; make You perfect in every good Work to do bis Will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his Sight, through Jesus Chrift; (Heb. xiji. 20.)

26. To whom be Glory for ever and ever Amen.

27. By Him therefore let us offer the Sacrifice of Praise to God continually, that is, the Fruit of our Lips, giving Thanks to his Name.

28. TO THE LORD our God belong Mercies and Forgivenesses, though We have rebelled against Him. (Dan. ix. 9.)

29. Now therefore, our God, hear the Prayers of thy Servants, and their Supplications, and cause thy Face to thine upon thy Sanctuary, for the Lord's. Sake.

30. O our God, incline thine Ear, and hear; open thing Eyes, and behold thy Servants: for We do not present our Supplications before Thee for our own Righteousnelles, but for thy great Mercies.

31. O Lord hear, O Lord forgive, O Lord hearken and do, defer not for thine, own Sake, O my God.

32. WHO IS a God like unto Thee, that pardoneth Iniquity, and pafleth by the Transgression of the Remnant of his Heritage? He retaineth not his Anger for ever, bens cause he delighteth in Mercy. (Micah vii. 18.)

33. Thus saith the Lord, let not the wise Man glory in his Wisdom, neither let the Mighty Man glory in his Might, let not the rich Man glory in his Riches; but let him that glorieth, glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth Me, that I am the Lord, which exercise loving Kindness, Judgement and Righteousness in the Earth ; for in these Things I delight, faith the Lord. (Jerem. ix, 23.)

34. It is of the Lord's Mercies that We are not confumed, because his Compaffions fail not; they are new es very Morning; great is thy Faithfulness. (Lament. iii. 22.)

35. The Lord is my Portion, faith my Soul, therefore will I hope in Him: the Lord is good unto them that wait for Him, to the Soul that seeketh Him.

36. It is good that a Man fhould both hope and wait quietly for the Salvation of the Lord: for the Lord will not cast off for ever.

37. But though He cause Grief; yet will He have Compassion, according to the Multitude of his Mercies: for He doth not affilict willingly, nor grieve the Children of Men.

38. Let us search and try our Ways, and turn again to the Lord.

39. Let us lift up our Heart with our Hands unto God in the Heavens.

40. BLESSED. BE Thou, O Lord God of our Fathers, for ever and ever, (1 Chron, xxii. 10.)

41. Thine, O Lord, is the Greatness and the Power, and the Glory, and the Victory, and the Majesty;

for All that is in the Heaven and in the Earth is thine; Thine is the Kingdom, O Lord, and Thou art exalted as Head above Ali.

42. Both Riches and Honor come of Thee, and Thou reignelt over All; and in thine Hand is Power and Might,

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and in thine Hand it is to make great, and to give Strength unto all.

43. Now therefore, our God, we thank Thee, and praise thy glorious Name.

44. SALVATION, to our God, which sitteth upon the Throne, and unto the Lamb. (Rev. vii. 10.)

45. Amen. Blessing and Glory, and Wisdom and Thanksgiving, and Honor, and Power and Might be unto our God for ever and ever.

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2. I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; fo fhall I be safe from mine Enemies.

3. In my Trouble I will call upon the Lord, and complain unto my God.

4. So Thall He hear my Voice out of his holy Temple, and my Complaint fhall come before Him, it shall enter even into his Ears.

5. FORASMUCH as there is None like unto Thee, O Lord; Thou art great, and thy Name is great in Might.", Who would not fear Thee, OʻKing of Nations, for to Thee doth it appertain. (Jerem. x. 6.)

6. Forafmuch as among all the Wise-Men of the Nations and in all their Kingdoms, there is None like unto Thee.

7. But the Lord is the true God, He is the living God, and an everlasting King; at his Wrath the Earth thall tremble, and the Nations shall not be able to abide his Indignation.

8. ARE THERE any among the Vanities of the Gentiles, that can cause Rain? or can the Heavens give Showers? Art not Thou He, O Lord our God ? therefore We will wait upon Thee : for Thou haft made all these things. (ib. xiv. 22.;

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9. THUS 'SHALL YE say unto them, the Gods that have not made the Heavens, and the Earth, even they fhall perish from the Earth, and from under these Heavens.

10. He hath made the Earth by his Power, He hath established the World by his Wisdom, and hath stretched out the Heavens by his Discretion. (ib. x. ir.)

II. When He uttereth his Voice, there is a Multitude of Waters in the Heavens, and He causeth the Vapors to ascend from the Ends of the Earth ; He maketh Lightenings, with Rain, and bringeth forth the Wind out of his Treasures.

"12. Every Man is brutish in his Knowledge, every Founder is confounded by the Graven Image ; for his molten Image is Falsehood, and there is no Breath in them.

13. They are Vanity and the Work of Errors ; in the time of their Vifitation they shall perish.

14. The Portion of Jacob is not like them ; for He is the Former of all things, and Israel is the Rod of his Inheritance: the LORD OF Hosts is his Name.

15. The EARTH trembled and quaked, and the very Foundations also of the Hills shook, and were removed because He was wroth. (Pl. xviii. 7.)

16. Tbere went up a Smoke out in his presence ; and a consuming Fire out of his Mouth, so that Coals were kindled at it.

17. He bowed the Heavens also and came down, and Darkness was under his Feet.

18. He rode upon the Cherubims, and did Ay; yea, He. came flying upon the Wings of ihe Wind.

19. He made Darkness his fecret Place ; his Pavilion round about him were dark Waters and thick Clouds of the Skies.

20. At the Brightness of his presence his thick Clouds removed, Hailftones and Coals of Fire.

21. The Lord also thundered out of Heaven, and the Highest gave his Voice, Hailstones and Coals of Fire.

22. Yea, He sent out his Arrows and scattered them; He cast forth Lightenings and discomfited them.

23. Then the Springs of Waters were seen, and the Foundations of the round World were discovered at thy L

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