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9. O grve THANKS unto the Lord, for He is gracious; and his Mercy endureth for ever. (Ps. cxxxvi.)

10. O give Thanks unto the God of all Gods, for his Mercy endureth for ever.

11. O thank the Lord of all Lords, who only doeth great Wonders; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

12. Who by his excellent Wisdom made the Heavens; for his Mercy endureth for ever,

13. Who laid out the Earth above the Waters; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

14. Who hath made great Lights; the Sun to rule the Day; the Moon and the Stars to govern the Night; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

15. Who (mote Egypt with their first-born, and brought out Ifrael from among them, with a mighty Hand and stretched out Arm ; for his Mercy endureth for

16. Who divided the red Sea in two Parts, and made Ifrael to pass through the Midst of it; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

17. But overthrew Pharaoh and his Hoft in the red Sea; for his Mercy endureth for ever,

18. Who led his People through the Wilderness; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

19. Who smote great Kings, yea and flew mighty Kings, Sikon King of the Āmorites, and Og the King of Bafan; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

20. And gave away their Land for an Heritage, even for an Heritage unto Israel his Servant; for his Merey endureth for ever.

21. Who remembered Us when we were in Trouble, and hath delivered us from our Enemies; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

22. Who giveth Food to all Flesh; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

23 O give Thanks unto the God of Heaven, and to the Lord of Lords; for his Mercy endureth for ever.

24. GREAT and marvelous are thy Works, Lord God Almighty; juft and true are thy Ways, o Thou King of Saints. (Rev. xv. 3.)

25. Who shall not fear Thee, O Lord, and glorifie thy Name? for Thou only art holy: all Nations shall come and worship before Thee, for thy Judgements are made manifelt, SALVATION. to our God, which fitteth upon the Throne, and unto the Lamb. (vii. 10.) 26. Amen.


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

Twenty ninth HYMN LVII. Morning " TEAR MY PRAYER, O Lord, and consider

my Supplications; hearken unto me for thy Truth and Righteousness-fake; and enter not into Judgement with thy Servant, for in thy Sight shall no Man living be justified. (Pf. cxliii.)

2. Yet do I remember the Time past, I meditate upon all thy Works, yea, I exercise myself in the Works of thy Hands.

3. I tretch forth my Hands unto There my Soul gaspeth unto Thee as a thirsty Land.

4. Hear me, O Lord, and that soon, for my Spirit waxeth faint; hide not thy Face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the Pit.

5. O let me hear thy loving Kindness betimes in the Morning, for in Thee is my Truft; fhew Thou me the Way that I should walk in, for I lift up my Soul unto Thee.

6. Teach me to do the Thing that pleaseth Thee, for Thou art my God; let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the Land of Righteousness,

7. Quicken me, O Lord, for thy Name's-sake ; and for thy Righteousness-sake bring my Soul out of Trouble; and of thy Mercy cut off them that' vex my Soul, for I am thy Servant.

8. I SAID UNTO the Lord, Thou art my God, hear the Voice of my Supplications, O Lord. (Pj. cxl.)

9. O Lord God, Thou Strength of my Salvation, Thou halt covered my Head in the Day of Battle.

10. Let not the Ungodly have his Desire, O Lord; let not his mischievous Imagination prosper, left they be too proud.

11. A Man full of evil Words fhall not prosper upon the Earth; Evil fhall hunt the wicked Person to overthrow him.

12. Sure I am, that the Lord will avenge the poor, and maintain the Caufe of the helpless.


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13. The Righteous also shall give. Thanks. unto thy Name, and the Juft fhall continue in thy Presence.

14. O LORD, Thou haft searched me out, and known me; Thou knoweft my down-fitting and mine up-rising ; Thou underftandeft my Thoughts long before. (Pf.cxxxix.)

15. Thou art about my Path, and about my Bed, and art acquainted with all my Ways: for lo, there is not a Word in my Tongue, but Thou, O Lord, knowest it altogether.

16. Thou hast fashioned me behind and before, and laid thine Hand upon me.

17. Such Knowledge is too wonderful and excellent for me, I cannot attain unto it.

18. Whither shall I go then from thy Spirit, or whither shall I flee from thy Presence?

19, If I climb up into Heaven, Thou art there; If I go down to Hell, Thou art there also:

20. If I take the Wings of the Morning, and remain in the uttermoft Parts of the Sea; even there also shall thy Hand lead me, and thy right Hand shall hold me.

21. If I say, peradventure the Darkness shall cover me; then thatl my Night be Light about me.

22. Yea, the Darkness is no Darkness with Thee, but the Night shineth as clear as the Day; the Darkness and . Light to Thee are both alike.

23: For my Reins are thine; Thou hast covered me in my Mother's Womb. I will give Thanks unto Thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made ; marvelous' are thy Works, and that my Soul knoweth right well

. 24. My Bones are not hid from Thee, though I be made secretly, and fashioned beneath in the Earth.

25. Thine Eyes did see my Substance, yet being imperfect; and in thy Book all my Members were written, which Day by Day were falhioned, when as yet there was None of them.

26. How precious are thy Counsels unto me, O God! O how great is the Sum of them!

27. If I should tell them, they are more in Number than the Sand: when I awake up, I am still with Thee.

28. Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate Thee, and am not I grieved with those that rise up against Thee? Yea, I hate them right fore, even as though they were mine Enemies.

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29. Try me, O God, and seek the Grounds of my Heart; prove me, and examine my Thoughts...

30. Look well if there be any Way of Wickedness in me, and lead me in the Way everlasting.

31. Now to Him, who is the blested and only Potentate, the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords, who only hath Immortality, dwelling in the Light, which no Man can approach unto, whom no Man hath seen, nor can see; to Him be Honor and Power everlasting, (isim. vi. 15.)

32. Amen.

Twenty ninth

HYMN LVIII. Evening. L , ,

and consider my Voice when I cry unto Thee: let my Prayer be set forth in thy Sight as the Incense, and let the lifting up of my Hands be an Evening-Sacrifice. (PS; cxli.)

2. Set a Watch, O Lord, before my Mouth, and keep the Door of my Lips.

3. O let not mine Heart be inclined to any evil Thing; let me not he occupied in ungodly Works, with the Men that work. Wickedness, left I eat of such Things as please them,

4. Let the Righteous rather smite me, it shall be a Kind. ness; and let him reprove me, it shall be as precious Balm, which shall not break my Head, yea, I will pray yet against their Wickedness.

5. When their Judges are overthrown in ftony Places, they shall hear my Words, for they are sweet.

6. But mine Eyes look unto Thee, O Lord God; in Thee is my 'Trust, О cast not out my Soul.

7. I CRIED UNTo the Lord with my Voice, yea, even unto the Lord did I make my Supplications. (PJ. cxlii.)

8. I poured out my Complaints before Him, and shewed before him my Trouble.

9. When my Spirit was in Heaviness, Thou knewest my Path; in the Way wherein I walked, have they privily laid a Snare for me.

10. I looked also upon my right Hand, and there was no Man that would know me. 11. I had no place to fee unto, and no Man cared for

12. I cried

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12. I cried unto Thee, O Lord, and said, Thou art my Hope and my Portion in the Land of the Living.

13. Consider my Complaint, for I am brought very low: O deliver me from my Persecutors, for they are too strong for me.

14. Bring my Soul out of Prison, that I may give Thanks unto thy Name; which Thing if Thou wilt grant me, then shall the Righteous resort unto my Company.

15. LORD, I AM not high-minded, I have no proud Looks, I do not exercise myself in great Matters, which are too high for me. (Pf. cxxxi.)

16. But I refrain my Soul, and keep it low, like as a Child that is weaned from his Mother, yea, my Soul is even as a weaned Child.

17. O Ifrael, trust in the Lord, from this Time forth for evermore.

18. OUT OF The Deep have I called unto Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my Voice.' (Ps. cxxx.)

19. O let thine Ears be attentive to the Voice of my Supplications.

20. If Thou, Lord, wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss, O Lord, who may abide it?

21. But there is. Mercy with Thee, therefore shalt Thou be feared.

22. I look for the Lord, my Soul doth wait for Him; in his Word is my Trust.

23. My Soul fleeth unto the Lord, before the MorningWatch, I say, before the Morning-Watch,

24, O Israels trust in the Lord, for with the Lord there is Mercy, and with Him is plenteous Redemption;

25. And He shall redeem Ifrael from all his Sins.

26. Now Unto Him that is able to keep Us from fall, ing, and to present us faultless before the Presence of his Glory with exceeding Joy; (Jude 24.)

27. Tothe only wise God our Savior, be Glory and Majelty,

Dominion and Power, both now and ever. Amen.


Thirtieth HYMN LIX. Morning

LESSED Be The Lord my Strength, who teacheth

my Hands to war, and my Fingers to fight: my Hope and my Fortress, my Cafle and Deliverer, in


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