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Bless the Lord of heaven and earth, praise and magnify his name, celebrate his power and glory! raise his fame and honour high, praise ye the LORD for evermore.
Bless the LORD, give him thanks : praise ye the LORD, O praise him evermore. Amen. [HAYDN.
MATTHEW xxi. 9. BLESSED is he that cometh in the name of the LORD, Hosanna in the highest.
O Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Glory be to the Father, &c.
[WALMISLEY, from Hummel.
PSALM cxix. 12. BLESSED art thou, O LORD : 0 teach me thy statutes.
9. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way: even by ruling himself after thy word.
10. With my whole heart have I sought thee : 0 let me not go wrong out of thy commandments.
13. With my lips have I been telling : of all the judgments of thy mouth.
16. My delight shall be in thy statutes : and I will not forget thy word. Hallelujah. Amen.
JOEL ii. 1, 2. Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain. Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble; for the day of the LORD comethit is nigh at hand-a day of darkness and gloominess -a day of clouds and thick darkness, as the morning is spread upon the mountains.
1. Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain. A great people-great and strong; there hath not been ever the like, nor shall be any more after it, even to the years
3. A fire devoureth before them, and behind them a flame burneth. The land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness. The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble; the sun and the moon shall be dark; and the stars withdraw their shining.
11. The LORD shall utter his voice.
12. Turn ye to me with all your hearts; with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.
18. Then shall the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.
As used at the Royal Chapel. 1. Bow thine ear, O LORD, and hear me : for I am poor and in misery.
3, 6. O LORD, be merciful unto me : give ear unto my prayer, and ponder the voice of my humble desires.
8, 9. Among the gods there is none like thee : all nations shall come and worship thee, O LORD, and glorify thy Name.
10. For thou art great, and dost wondrous things : thou art God alone.
As used at St. Paul's and Westminster Abbey. 1. Bow thine ear, O LORD, and hear : and let thine anger cease from us.
1s. lxiv. 10. Zion, thy Zion is wasted and brought low : Jerusalem is wasted quite ; desolate and void.
Psalm lxxxvi. 1. Bow down thine ear, O LORD : for I am poor and in misery.
cxl. 12. Sure I am that the LORD will avenge the poor : and maintain the cause of the helpless.
Lam. xxxiii. 33. For he doth not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men: this I recall to mind, therefore have I hope.
32. For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his mercy.
Ps. xxxiv. 8. O taste and see how gracious the LORD is : blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
WISD. iii. 9. They that put their trust in him shall understand the truth, and such as be faithful in love shall abide with him. For grace and mercy is to his saints, and he hath care for his elect.
Therefore with angels and archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name, evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, LORD God of Sabaoth. Heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O LORD most high.
Psalm lxxxvi. 1. Bow down thine ear, O LORD, and hear me : for I am poor, and in misery.
2. Preserve thou my soul, for I am holy : my God, save thy servant that putteth his trust in thee.
3. Be merciful unto me, O LORD : for I will call daily upon thee.
4. Comfort the soul of thy servant : for unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.
5. For thou, LORD, art good and gracious : and of great mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
6. Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer : and ponder the voice of my humble desires.
7. In the time of my trouble I will call upon thee : for thou hearest 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 hast made shall come and worship thee, O LORD : and shall glorify 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 : 0 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 : for thy great mercy toward me.
15. For thou, O LORD, art full of compassion and mercy : longsuffering, plenteous in goodness and truth.
16. O turn thee then unto me, and have mercy
xcvi. 1. Sing unto the LORD a new song : sing unto the LORD, all the whole earth.
4. The LORD is great, his praise shall last for ever. Utter thanks.
xiii. 5. But my trust is in thy mercy : and my heart is joyful in thy salvation.
6. I will sing of the LORD, because he hath dealt so lovingly with me : yea, I will praise the name of the LORD most high. Hallelujah. Amen.
[BISHOP, GREENE, W. HAYES, DUPUIS, AYRTON,
HAYDN, BECKWITH, sen., MATTHEWS, STE-
PSALM xxix, 1. Bring unto the LORD, O ye mighty, bring young rams unto the LORD : ascribe unto the LORD worship and strength.
2. Give the LORD the honour due unto his name : worship the LORD with holy worship.
3. It is the LORD, that commandeth the waters ; it is the glorious God, that maketh the thunder,
4. It is the LORD that ruleth the sea : the voice of the Lord is mighty in operation; the voice of the LORD is a glorious voice.
9. The LORD sitteth above the water-flood : and the LORD remaineth a King for ever.
10. The LORD shall give strength unto his people : the LORD shall give his people the blessing of peace.
PSALM cxxxvii. 1. By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept : when we remembered thee, O Zion.
2. As for our harps, we hanged them up : upon the trees that are therein.
3. For they that led us away captive required of us a song, and melody in our heaviness : sing us one of the songs of Zion.
4. How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?
5. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
6. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth : yea, if I prefer not Jerusalem in my mirth.
7. Remember the children of Edom, 0 LORD, in the day of Jerusalem : how they said, Down with it, down with it, even to the ground.
8. O daughter of Babylon, wasted with misery : yea, happy shall he be that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
[HUMPHRIES, Hall, ALDRICH, Finch from STEFFANI, TURNER, BOYCE, NARES, MARSH.
PSALM XXV. 5. Call to remembrance, O LORD, thy tender mercies : and thy loving-kindnesses, which have been ever of old. 6. O remember not the sins and offences of