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5. Thou shalt not be afraid for any terror by night: nor for the arrow that flieth by day.

7. A thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand : but it shall not come nigh thee.

lxxxiv. 18. O LORD God of hosts : blessed is the man that putteth his trust in thee.

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PSALM xxiv. 10. Who is the King of glory : even the LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory.

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2 SAMUEL V. 2. WHEN Saul was king over us, thou wast he that leddest out and broughtest in Israel. The LORD then said unto thee, Thou shalt be captain over Israel.

LEVIT, xxvi. 7. And thou shalt chase thine enemies : and they shall fall before thee by the sword,

2 Sam. i. 27. How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished !

LAM. i, 1. How doth the city solitary sit: she that was great among the nations, and princess of the provinces !

2. All the night long she weepeth sore, and her tears are on her cheeks.

ZECH. xi. 2. Howl, O ye fir-trees, for the cedar is fallen.

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Acts ii. 1. When the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.

2. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

3. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire.

4. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.

17. In the last days, saith God, I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh:

19. And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath ; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke.

21. Whosoever shall call on the Name of the LORD shall be saved.

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PSALM evị. 2. Who can express the noble acts of the LORD : or shew forth all his praise ?

4. Remember me, 0 LORD, according to the favour that thou bearest unto thy people : 0 visit me with thy salvation;

5. That I may see the felicity of thy chosen : and rejoice in the gladness of thy people, and give thanks with thine inheritance.

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PSALM xli. 14. Why art thou so vexed, O my soul : and why art thou so disquieted within me?

cxliii. 7. Hear me, O LORD, for my spirit waxeth faint : hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

cxlvi. 8. The LORD helpeth them that are fallen : 9. He defendeth the fatherless and widow.

cxlvii. 3. He healeth those that are broken in heart : and giveth medicine to heal their sickness.

5. Great is the LORD, and great is his power : yea, and his wisdom is infinite.

cl. 6. Let every thing that hath breath : praise the LORD.

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PSALM cxlvi. 1. While I live will I praise the LORD : yea, as long as I have any being I will sing praises unto my GOD. 2. Oput not your trust in princes : nor in any

child of man : for there is no help in them.

4. Blessed is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help : and whose hope is in the LORD his God. Hallelujah

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PSALM cxiv. 1. WHEN Israel came out of Egypt: and the house of Jacob from among the strange people,

2. Judah was his sanctuary : and Israel his dominion.

3. The sea saw that, and fled : Jordan was driven back.

4. The mountains skipped like rams: and the little hills like young

sheep. 5. What aileth thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest : and thou, Jordan, that thou wast driven back?

6. Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams : and ye

little hills like young sheep?

7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the LORD : at the presence of the God of Jacob. Hallelujah.

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PSALM cxxvi. 1. When the LORD turned again the captivity of Sion : then were we like unto them that dream.

2. Then was our mouth filled with laughter : and our tongue with joy.

8. Then said they among the heathen : The LORD hath done great things for them.

4. Yea, the LORD hath done great things for us already : whereof we rejoice. [BATTEN, NARES.

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PSALM xl. 14. WITHDRAW not thou thy mercy from me, O LORD : let thy loving-kindness and thy truth alway preserve me.

15. For innumerable troubles are come about me; my sins have taken such hold upon me that I am not able to look up : yea, they are more in number than the hairs of my head, and my heart hath failed me.

16. O LORD, let it be thy pleasure to deliver me : make haste, O LORD, to help me.

19. Let all those that seek thee be joyful and glad in thee : and let such as love thy salvation say alway, The LORD be praised.

lxiv. 23. Up, LORD, why sleepest thou ? awake, and be not absent from us for ever.

14. Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our misery and trouble?

26. Arise, and help us, and deliver us for thy mercy's sake.

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With angels and archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, LORD God of hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O LORD most high. Amen.

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WORTHY art thou, O LORD, of all our time; worthy the praises of all thy creatures. Every moment of our lives is bound to bless thee, since every moment subsists by thy goodness.

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1 KINGS i. 38. ZADOK the priest and Nathan the prophet anointed Solomon King, and all the people rejoiced and said, God save the King! Long live the King! May the King live for ever! Hallelujah. Amen.

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God that madest earth and heaven,

Darkness and night!
Who the day for toil hath given,

For rest the night.
May thine angel guards defend us,
Slumber sweet thy mercy send us,
Holy dreams and hopes attend us,
This livelong night.

(MATTHEWS from Hummel.

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How still and peaceful is the grave!

There, life's vain tumults past,
Th' appointed house, by heav'n's decree,

Receives us all at last.
The wicked there from troubling cease,

Their passions rage no more;
And there the weary pilgrim rests

From all the toils he bore.
There rests the pris'ners, now releas'd

From slav'ry's sad abode ;
No more they hear the oppressor's voice,

Or dread the tyrant's rod.
There servants, masters, small and great,

Partake the same repose ;
And there in peace the ashes mix

Of those who once were foes.
All, levell’d by the hand of death,

Lie sleeping in the tomb,
Till God in judgment calls them forth
To meet their final doom.

(EBDON.

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