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26 “ Nevertheless, my loving-Kindness will I not ut« terly take from him, nor suffer my Faithfulness to fail.
27. « My Covenant will I not break, nor alter the “ Thing that is gone out of my Lips ; I have sworn once « by my Holiness, that I will not fail David.
28. His Seed shall endure for ever, and his Throne is 6 like as the Sun before me. 29.
" He shall stand faft for evermore as the Moon, and as the faithful Witness in Heaven."
30. What Man is he that liveth, and shall not see Death? and shall He deliver his Soul from the Hand of the Grave?
31.. Lord, where are thy former loving Kindneffes, which Thou.fwarest unto David in thy Truth?
32. Remember, Lord, the Rebuke that thy Servants bave: and praifed be the Lord for evermore. Amen and Amen.
Eighteenth HYMN XXXV. Morning. O
LORD God of my Salvation, I have cried day and
night before Thee ; O let my Prayer enter into thy Presence, incline thine Ear unto my Cry. (PS.Ixxxviii)
2. Doft Thou shew Wonders among the dead ? or shall the dead rise up again and praise Thee?
3. Shall thy loving-Kindness be known in the Grave, or thy Faithfulness in Destruction?
4. Shall thy wond'rous Works be thewed in the dark, and thy Righteousness be declared in the Land, where all Things are forgotten?
5. Unto Thee have I cried, O Lord; and early fhall my Prayer come before Thee. Bow Down thine Ear, O Lord, and hear me, for I am poor and in Misery. PS. lxxxvi.)
6. Preserve Thou my Soul, O my God; save thy Servant, that putteth his Trust in Thce: be merciful unto me, Lord, for I will call daily upon Thee. .
7. Comfort the Soul of thy Servant, for unta Thee, o Lord, do I lift up my Soul : for Thou, Lord, art good and
gracious, and plenteous in Mercy, unto All them that call
upon 'Thee. 37,
8. Give Ear, Lord, unto my Prayer, and attend to the Voice of my Supplications.
9. In the time of my Trouble I will call upon Thee, for Thou hearést me.
10. Among the Gods there is None like unto Thee, O Lord; there is not One that can do as Thou doelt.
11. All Nation's whom Thou hast made fhall come and worship Thee, O Lord, and shall glorifie thy Name ; for Thou art great, and doest wond'rous Things; Thou art God alone.
12. Teach me thy Way, O Lord, and I will walk in thy Truth ; O knit my Heart unto Thee, that I may fear thy Name.
13. I will praise Thee, O Lord my God, with all my Heart, and will glorifie thy Name for evermore; for great is thy Mercy toward me :
14. For Thou, O Lord God, art full of Compassion and Mercy; long-suffering, plenteous in Goodness and Truth. 15.
O turn' Thee then unto me, and have Mercy upon me; give thy Strength unto thy Servant, and help the Son of thine Handmaid.
16. Shew fome Token upon me for good, that they, who haté me, may fee it and be alhamed, because Thou, Lord, haft holpen me and comforted me.
17. LORD, Thou haft been our Refuge, from one Generation to another : before the Mountains were brought forth, or ever Thou hadft formed the Earth and the World, even from everlasting to everlasting Thou art God. (Pl. xc.)
18. Thou turnest Man to Destruction ; again, Thou sayest, “Return, ye Children of Men."
19. For a thousand Years in thy Sight are but as Yester day, when that is past, and as a Watch in the Night.
20. As soon as Thou scattereft them, they are even as á Sleep, and fade away suddenly like the Grass :
21. In the Morning it is green and groweth up; but in the Evening it is cut down, dried up and withered.
22. For we consume away in thy Displeasure ; and at thy wrathful Indignation we are troubled.
23. Thou halt set our Iniquities before Thee, and our fecret Sins in the Light of thy Countenance.
24. For when Thou art angry, all our Days are gone ; we bring our Years to an End, as it were a Tale that is told.
25. The Days of our Age are threescore Years and ten, and though Men be so strong, that they come to fourfore Years, yet is their Strength but Labor and Sorrow; for it fuon paileth away, and we are gone.
26. But who regardeth the Power of thine Anger? for eren according as a Man feareth, so is thy Displeasure.
27. So teach us to number our Days, that we may apply our Hearts unto Wisdom.
28. Turn Thee again, O Lord, at the lalt, and be gracious unto thy Servants.
29. O fatisfie us with thy Mercy, and that soon; fo thall we rejoice, and be glad all the Days of our Life.
30. Comfort us again now after the time that Thou hast afflicted us, and for the Years wherein we have suffered Adverfity.
31. Shew unto thy Servants thy Work, and unto their Children thy Glory.
32. And let the glorious -Majesty of the Lord our God be upon us : prosper Thou the Work of our Hands upon us, yea, our handy-Work establish Thou it. *. 33. Now To Him that is of Power to stablish Us according to his Gospel, and the Preaching of Jesus Christ; to God only wise, be Glory, through Jesus Christ for ever. (Rom. xvi. 25.)
Eighteenth HYMN XXXVI. Evening.
HE LORD reigneth, He is cloathed with Majesty ; "T
the Lord hath put on his Apparel, and girded himfelf with Strength. (Pf. xciii.)
2. He hath made the round World so sure, that it cannot be moved. *. 3. Ever since the World began, hath thy Throne been eft iblished ; Thou art from everlasting.
4. The Floods are risen, O Lord, the Floods have lift up their Voice; the Floods lift up their Waves.
5: The Waves of the Sea are mighty, and rage horribly; but yet the Lord, who dwelleth on high, is mightier.
6. Thy Testimonies, O Lord, are very sure : Holiness becometh thine House for ever. *.. 7. GOD STANDETH in the Congregation of Princcs ; He judgeth among the Gods. (PS. Ixxxii.)
8. How long will Ye give wrong Judgement, and accept the Persons of the ungodly?
9. Defend the poor and fatherless ; see that such as are in Amiction and Neceffity have right : deliver the poor and needy ; save them from the Hand of the wicked.
10. They will not be learned nor understand, but walk on still in Darkness : all the Foundations of the Earth are out of courfe.
11. I have faid, Ye are Gods, and Ye are all the Children of the most High ; but Ye shall die like Men, and fall like one of the Princes.
12. Arise, O God, and judge Thou the Earth; for Thou shalt take all Nations to thine inheritance.
13. The Lord reigneth, let the Earth be glad thereof; yea, the Multitude of the Ines may be glad thereof. (P/. xcvii.)
14. Clouds and Darkness are round about Him ; Righteousness and Judgement are the Habitation of his Throne. . 15. There shall go a Fire before Him, and burn up bis Enemies on every Side.
16. His Lightnings enlightened the World; the Earth faw it and trembled.
17. The Hills 'melted like Wax at the Presence of the Lord; at the Presence of the Lord of the whole Earth.
18. The Heavens declare his Righteousness, and all the People have seen his Glory.
19. Confounded be all they that worship carved Images, and that delight in vain Idols: worship Him, all ye Gods.
20. Sion heard of it, and rejoiced ; and the Daughters of Judah were glad, because of thy Judgments, O Lord.
21. For Thou, Lord, art high above all that are in the Earth ; Thou art exalted far above all Gods.
22. O Ye, that love the Lord, see that ye hate the Thing which is evil.
23. The Lord preserveth the Souls of his Saints, he hail deliver them from the Hand of the wicked.
24. There is sprung up a Light for the righteous, and joyful Gladness for such as are upright in Heart.
25. Rejoice in the Lord, ye righteous; and give Thanks at the Remembrance of his Holiness.
26. Let God in all Things be glorified, through Jesus Christ, to whom be Praise and Dominion for ever and ever. Amen. (1 Pet. iv. 11.)
Nineteenth HY MN XXXVII. Morning
COME, Let us fing unto the Lord, let us heartily
rejoice in the Rock of our Salvation. (Ps. xcv.) 2.
Let us come before his Presence with Thanksgiving ; and thew ourselves glad in Him with Psalms.
3. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King, above all Gods.
4. In his Hands are all the Corners of the Earth; and the Strength of the Hills is bis also.
5. The Sea is his, and He made it; and his Hands prepared the dry Land.
6. O come, let us worship and fall down; let us kneel before the Lord our Maker ; for He is the Lord our God, and we are the People of his Pafture, and the Sheep of his Hand.
7. sw To Day if Ye will hear his Voice, harden not your
Hearts, as in the Provocation, and as in the Day “ of Temptation in the Wilderness, when your Fathers " tempted me, proved me, and saw my Works;
8. “ Forty Years long was I grieved with this Genera6. tion, and said, it is a People that dò err in their Hearts, " for they have not known my Ways : 9.
“ Unto whom I sware in my Wrath, that they should « not enter into my
Rest." 10. O SING UNTO the Lord a new Song; fing unto the Lord, all the whole Earth. (Ps. xcvi.)
11. Sing unto the Lord, and praise his Name; be telling of his Salvation from Day to Day: declare his Glory among the Heathen, and his Wonders unto all People.
'12. For the Lord is great, and cannos worthily be praited; He is more to be feared than all Gods,