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8 I will hearken what the Lord God will fay concernng me: for he shall speak peace unto his people, and to his faints, that they turn not again.

9 For his falvation is nigh them that fear him: that glory may dwell in our land.

10 Mercy and truth are met together: righteoufnefs and peace have kiffed each other.

11 Truth fhall flourish out of the earth: and righteoufhefs hath looked down from heaven.

12 Yea, the Lord fhall fhew loving kindness: and our and fhall give her increase.

13 Righteoufnefs fhall go before him: and he shall diect his going in the way.

Morning Prayer.

Inclina, Domine. Pfal.86.

BOwe down thine ear, O Lord,and hear me: for I am

poor and in mifery.

2 Preferve thou my foul, for I am holy: my God, fave thy fervant that putteth his truft in thee.

3 Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I will call daily pon thee.


Comfort the foul of thy fervant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my foul.

5 For thou, Lord, art good and gracious: and of great mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

6 Give ear,Lord,unto my prayer:and ponder the voice of my humble defires.

7 In the time of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou heareft me.

8 Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord: there is not one that can do as thou doest.

9 All nations whom thou haft made, fhall come and worship thee, O Lord: and fhall glorifie thy Name. 10 For thou art great,and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.

11 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.

12 I will thank thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and will praise thy name for evermore.

13 For great is thy mercy towards me: and thou haft delivered my foul from the nethermost hell.

14 O God, the proud are rifen against me: and the congregations of naughty men have fought after my foul,and have not fet thee before their eyes.

15 But thou, O Lord God, art full of compaffion and mercy: long-fuffering,plenteous in goodness and truth.. 16 Oturn thee then unto nie, and have mercy upon me: give thy ftrength unto thy fervant, and help the fon of thine hand-maid.

17 Shew fome token upon me for good,that they who hate me may fee it and be ashamed: because thou,Lord, haft holpen me, and comforted me.

Fundamenta ejus. Pfal.87.

Er foundations are upon the holy hills: the Lord loveth the gates of Sion, more then all the dwellings of Jacob.

2 Very excellent things are spoken of thee: thou city of God.

3 I will think upon Rahab and Babylon: with them that know me.

4 Behold ye the Philiftines alfo:and they of Tyre,with the Morians, lo, there was he born.

5 And of Sion it fhall be reported that he was born in her and the most High fhall stablish her.

6 The Lord fhall rehearse it when he writeth up the people that he was born there,

7 The fingers alfo and trumpeters fhall he rehearse: all my fresh fprings fhall be in thee.

Domine Deus. Pfal. 88.

Lord God of my falvation, I have cryed day and night before thee: Olet my prayer enter into thy efence, incline thine ear unto my calling.

2 For my foul is full of trouble: and my life draweth nigh unto hell. aq

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bam counted as one of them that go down into the pit and I have been even as a man that hath no ftrength. 4 Free among the dead, like unto them that are wounded, and lie in the grave: who are out of remembrance, and are cut away from thy hand."

5 Thou haft laid me in the lowest pit: in a place of darkness, and in the deep.

6 Thine indignation lieth hard upon me : and thou haft vexed me with all thy ftormsons of Koj. ́... 193 3.

7 Thou haft put away mine acquaintance far from me : and made me to be abhorred of them,

8 I am fo faft in prifon: that I cannot get forth.

9 My fight faileth for very trouble: Lord, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched forth my hands unto thee.

10 Doft thour fhew wonders among the dead:or fhall the dead rife up again, and praife thee?

11 Shall thy loving kindnefs be fhewed in the grave: or thy faithfulness in deftruction?,: '

12 Shall thy wondrous works be known in the dark: and thy righteoufhefs in the land where all things are forgotten?

13 unto thee have I cried, O Lord: and early fhall my prayer come before thee..

14 Lord, why abhorrest thou my foul and hideft thou thy face from me?

15I am in mifery,and like unto him that is at the point to die: even from my youth up thy terrours have I fuffered with a troubled mind.

16 Thy wrathful difpleafure goeth over me: and the fear of thee hath undone me.

17 They came round about me daily like water and compaffed me together on every fide.

18 My lovers and friends haft thou put away from me : and hid mine acquaintance out of my fight.a fait.

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Evening Prayer.

Mifericordias Domini. Pfal. 89.

Y fong shall be alway of the loving kindness of the Lord: with my mouth will I ever be fhewing thy truth from one generation to anothé 2 For I have faid, Mercy fhall be fet up for ever: thy truth fhalt thou ftablifh in the heavens. iv.

3 I have made a covenant with my chofen, I have swor unto David my fervant,

4 Thy feed will I stablish for ever: and fet up thy throne from one generation to another.

5 O Lord, the very heavens fhall praife thy wondrou works: and thy truth in the congregation of the faints. 6 For who is he among the clouds: that fhall be compa red unto the Lord?:

7And what is he among the gods: that fhall be like un to the Lord?

8 God is very greatly to be feared in the councel of the faints and to be had in reverence of all them that are round about him.

9 O Lord God of hosts, who is like unto thee: thy truth moft mighty Lord, is on every fide..

10 Thou ruleft the raging of the fea: thou ftilleft th waves thereof when they arife.

11 Thou haft fubdued Egypt, and deftroyed it: tho haft fcattered thine enemies abroad with thy might


12 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: the haft laid the foundation of the round world, and all tha therein is.

13 Thoù haft made the north and the fouth:Tabor an Hermon fhall rejoyce in thy Name.

14 Thou haft a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.

15 Righteoufnefs and equity are the habitation of th feat: mercy and truth fhall go before thy face.

16 Blessed is the people, O Lord, that can rejoyce

thee: they fhall walk in the light of thy countenance. 17 Their delight fhall be daily in thy Name: and in thy righteoufnefs fhall they make their boast.

18 For thou art the glory of their ftrength and in thy loving kindness thou shalt lift up our horns.

19 For the Lord is our defence: the holy one of Ifrael is our King.

20 Thou spakest fometime in vifions unto thy faints,and faidft: I have laid help upon one that is mighty, I have exalted one chofen out of the people.

21 I have found David my fervant: with my holy oy! have I anointed him.

22 My hand shall hold him fast:and my arm shall strengthen him.

23 The enemy fhall not be able to do him violence: the fon of wickedness fhall not hurt him.

24 I will fmite down his foes before his face: and plague them that hate him.

25 My truth alfo and my mercy fhall be with him: and in my name fhall his horn be exalted.

26 I will fet his dominion alfo in the fea: and his right hand in the floods.

27 He shall call me, Thou art my father: my God, and my ftrong falvation.

28 And I will make him my first-born: higher then the kings of the earth.

29 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore:and my Covenant shall stand faft with him.

30 His feed alfo will I make to endure for ever: and his throne as the days of heaven.

31 But if his children forfake my law:and walk not in my judgments;

32 If they break my ftatutes, and keep not my commandments: I will visit their offences with the rod, and their fin with fcourges.

33 Nevertheless, my loving kindness will I not utterly take from him: nor fuffer my truth to fail.

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