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dure throughout all generations. so great is his mercy also toward

25 Thou, Lord, in the begin-them that fear him! ning hast laid the foundation of 12 Look how wide also the the earth, and the heavens are the east is from the west ; so far hath work of thy bands.

he set our sins from us. 26 They shall perish, but thoa 13 Yea, like as a father pitieth shalt endure; they all shall wax his own children; even so is the old as doth a garmest

Lörd merciful unto them that 27 And as a vestun shalt thou fear him. change them, and they shall be 14. For he knoweth whereof changed; but thou art he same, we are made; he remembereth and thy years shall not fail. that we are but dust.

28 The children of thy servants 15 The days of man are but as shall continue, and their seed grass; for be fourisheth as a shall stand fast in thy sight.

lower of the field.

16 For as soon as the wind Psalm 103. Benedic, anima mea.

goeth over it, it is gone; and the PRAISE the Lord, O my soul; place thereof shali kuow it no

and all that is within me, more. praise his holy name.

17 But the merciful goodness 2 Praise the Lord, O my soul; of the Lord endureth for ever and and forget not all his benefits; ever upon them that fear him;

3 Who forgiveth all thy sin, and his righteousness upon chil. and healeth all thine infirmities; dren's children;

4 Who saveth thy life from de 18 Even upon such as keep his struction, and crowneth thee with covenant, and think upon his mercy and loving-kindness; commandments, to do them.

5 Who satisfieth thy mouth 19 The Lord hath prepared his with good things, making the seat in heaven, and his kingdom young and lusty as an eagle. ruleth over all.

6 The Lord executeth righte 20 O praise the Lord, ye angels ousness and judgment, for all of his, ye that excel in strength; them that are oppressed with ye that full his commandment, wrong

and hearken unto the voice of his 7 Åe showed his ways unto words. Moses, his works unto the chil. 21 O praise the Lord, all ye his dren of Israel.

hosts; ye servants of his that do 8 The Lord is full of compas- his pleasure. sion and mercy, long-suffering, 22 O speak good of the Lord, and of great goodness.

all ye works of his, in all places 9 He will not alway be chid- of his dominion: Praise thou the ing; neither keepeth be his anger Lord, O my soul. for ever.

EVENING PRAYER, 10 He hath not dealt with us Psalm 104. Benedic, anima mea. after our sins; nor rewarded us PRAISE the Lord, o my soul; according to our wickednesses. O Lord my God, thou art be

11 For look how high the hea- come exceeding glorious, thou art ven is in comparison of the earth ;'clothed with majesty and honour.

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2 Thou deckest thyself with 16 The trees of the Lord also light as it were with a garment, are full of sap; even the cedars of and spreadest out the heavens Libands, which he bath planted; like a curtain.

17 Wherein the birds inake 3 Who layeth the beams of his their nests; and the fir-trees are, chambers in the waters, and mak- a dwelling for the stork. eth the clouds his chariot, and 18 The high hills are a refuge walketh upon the wings of the for the wild goats; and so are the wind.

stony rocks for the conies. 4 He maketh his angels spirits, 19 He appointed the moon for and his ministers a flaming fire. certain seasons, and the sun

5 He laid the foundations of knoweth his going down. the earth, that it never should 20 Thou maketh darkness, that move at any time.

it may be night; wherein all the 6 Thou coveredst it with the beasts of the forest do move. deep like as with a garment; the 21 The lions roaring after their waters stand in the bills.

prey, do seek their meat from 7 At thy rebuke they flee; at God. the voice of thy thunder they are 22 The sun ariseth, and they afraid.

get them away together, and lay 8 They go up as high as the them down in their dens. hills, and down to the vallies be 23 Man goeth forth to his work, neath; even unto the place which and to his labour, until the eventhou hast appointed for them.

ling. 9 Thou hast set them their 24 O Lord, how manifold are bounds, which they shall not pass, thy works; in wisdom hast thou neither turn again to cover the made them all; the earth is full earth.

of thy riches. 10 He sendeth the springs into 25 So is the great and wide sea the rivers, wbich run among the also; wherein are things creeping bills.

innumerable, both small and great 11 All the beasts of the field beasts. drink thereof, and the wild asses 26 There go the ships, and quench their thirst.

there is that Leviathan, whom 12 Beside them shall the fowls thou hast made to take his pas of the air have their habitation, time therein. and sing among the branches. 27 These wait all upon thee,

13 He watereth the hills from that thou mayest give them meat above; the earth is filled with the in due season. fruit of thy works.

28 When thou givest it them, 14 He bringeth forth grass for they gather it; and when thou the cattle, and green herb for openest thy hand, they are filled the service of men.

with good. 15 That he may bring food out 29 When thou hidest thy face, of the earth, and wine that mak- they are troubled: when thou eth glad the heart of man; and takest away their breath, they die oil to make him a cheerful coun- and are turned again to their tenance, and bread to strengthen dust man's heart.

30 When thou lettest thy breathjoath that he sware unto Isaac; go forth, they shall be made ; and 10 And appointed the same thou shalt renew the face of the unto Jacob for a law, and to earth.

Israel foran everlasting testament, 31 The glorious majesty of the 11 Saying, Unto thee will i Lord shall endure for ever; the give the land of Canaan, the lot Lord shall rejoice in his works. of your inheritance.

32 The earth shall tremble at 12 When they were yet but a the look of bin; if he do but few of them, and they strangers touch the hills, they shall smoke. in the land;

33 I will sing unto the Lord as 13. What time as they went long as I live; I will praise my from one nation to another, from God while I have my being; one kingdom to another people;

34 And so shall my words please 14 He suffered no man to do him: my joy shall be in the Lord. them wrong, but reproved eveu

35 As for siuners, they shall be kings for their sakes: consumed out of the earth, and 15 Touch not mine Anointed, the ungodly shall come to an end : ani do my prophets no harm. Praise thou the Lord, O my soul, 16 Moreover, he called for a praise the Lord.

dearth upon the land, and destroy. T'he twenty-first Day.

ed all the provision of bread.

17 But he had sent a man beMORNING PRAYER. Psalın 105. Confitemi.si Domino. fore them, even Joseph, who was O Give thanks to the Lord, sold to be a bond-servant,

and call upon bisuame; tell the 18 Whose feet they burt in the people what things he hath done. stocks; the iron entered into his

20 let your songs be of him, soul; and praise him; and let your talk 19 Until the time came that ing be of all his wondrous works. his cause was known: the word

3 Rejoice in his holy name; of the Lord tried him. let the heart of them rejoice, that 20 The king sent, and deliver. seek the Lord.

ed him ; tbe prince of the people 4 Seek the Lord and his let him go free. strengih; seek bis face evermore. 21 He made him lord also of

5 Peinember the marvellous his hcuse, and ruler of all his sabworks that he hath done; his/stance; wouders, and the judgments of 22 That he might inform his his mouth;

princes after his will, and teach 60 ye seed of Abraham, his his senators wisdom. servant; ye children of Jacob 23 Israel also came into Egypt, his chosen.

and Jacob was a stranger in the 7 He is the Lord our God; his land of Ham. judgments are in all the world. 24 And he increased his peo

8 He hath been alway mindful ple exceedingly, and made them of his covenant and promise, that stronger than their enemies; hernadeto a thousand generations. 25 Whose heart turned so,

9 Even the covenant that he that they hated his people, and made with Abraham; and the dealt untruly with his servants.

26 Then sent he Moses his ser- his holy promise; and Abraham vant, and Aaron whom he had his servant. chosen ;

42 And he brought forth his 27 And these showed his to-people with joy, and his chosen kens among them, and wonders with gladness; in the land of Ham.

43 And gave them the lands of 28 He sent darkness, and it was the heathen: and they took the dark; and they were not obe- labours of ihe people in possesdient unto his word.

sion; 29 He turned their waters into 44 That they might keep his blood, and slew their fish. statutes, and observe his laws.

30 Their land brought forth EVENING PRAYER. frogs ; yea, even in their king's Psalm 106. Confitemini Domino. chambers.

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Give thanks unto the Lord; 31 He spake the word, and for he is gracious, and his there came all manner of flies, mercy endureth for ever. and lice in all their quarters. 2 Who can express the noble

32 He gave them hail-stones acts of the Lord, or show forth for rain ; and flames of fire in all his praise ? their land.

3 Blessed are they that alway 33 He smote their vines also keep judgment, and do righteand fig-trees; and destroyed the ousness. trees that were in their coasts. 4 Remember me. O Lord, ac

34 He spake the word, and the cording to the favour that thou grasshoppers came, and caterpil. bearest unto thy people ; 0 visit Jars innumerable, and did eat up me with thy salvation, all the grass in their land, and de 5 That I may see the felicity voured the fruit of their ground. of thy chosen, and rejoice in the

35 He smote all the first-born gladness of thy people, and give in their land; even the chief of thanks with thine inheritance all their strength.

6 We have sinned with our * 36 He brought them forth also fathers; we have done amiss, with silver and gold; there was and dealt wickedly. not one feeble person among their 7 Our fathers regarded not thy tribes.

wonders in Egypt, neither kept 37 Egypt was glad at their de- they thy great goodness in reparting; for they were afraid of mernbrance; but were disobedithem.

ent at the sea, even at the Red 38 He spread out a cloud to be Sea. a covering; and fire to give light 8 Nevertheless, he helped thema in the night season.

for his name's sake, that he might 39 At their desire he brought make his power to be known. quails ; and he filled them with 9 He rebuked the Red Sea the bread of heaven.

also, and it was dried up; so he 40 He opened the rock of stone, led them through the deep, as and the waters flowed out, so that through a wilderness. the rivers ran in the dry places. 10 And he saved them from 41 For why? he remembered (the adversaries' hand and dele

vered them from the hand of the 26 Then lift he up his hand enemy.

against them, to overthrow them 11 As for those that troubled in the wilderness; them, the waters overwhelmed 27 To cast out their seed them; there was not one of them among the nations, and to scatter left.

them in the lands. 12 Then believed they his 28 They joined themselves unwords, and sang praise unto him. to Baal-peor, and ate the offerings

13 But within a while they for- of the dead. gat his works, and would not 29 Thus they provoked bim to abide his counsel.

anger with their own inventions; 14 But lust came upon them and the plague was great among in the wilderness, and they tempt-tbem. ed God in the desert.

30 Then stood up Phinees, and 15 And he gave them their de- prayed ; and so the plague sire, and sent leanness withal in- ceased. to their soul.

31 And that was counted unto 16 They angered Moses also him for righteousness, among all in their tents, and Aaron the posterities for evermore. saint of the Lord.

32 They angered bim also at 17 So the earth opened, and the waters of strife, so that he swallowed up Dathan, and cover-jpunished Moses for their sakes; ed the congregation of Abiram. 33 Because they provoked his

18 And the fire was kindled in spirit, so that he spake unadvised. their company; the dame burnt ly with his lips. odly.

34 Neither destroyed they the 19 They made a calf in Horeb, beathen, as the Lord commanded and worshipped the molten image. them :

20 Thus they turned their glo- 35 But were mingled among ry into the similitude of a calf the heathen, and learned their that eateth hay.

wcrks. 21 And they forgat God their 36 Insomuch that they worSaviour, who had done so great shipped their idols, which turned things in Egypt;

to iheir own decay; yea, they of22 Wondrous works in the land fered their sons and their daugh. of Ham; and fearful things by ters unto devils; the Red Sea.

37 And shed innocent blood, 23 So he said he would have de-even the blood of their sons and of stroyed thern, had not Moses his their daughters, whom they offer. chosen stood before himn in the gap, ed unto the idols of Canaan; and to turn away his wrathful indigna- the land was defiled with blood. tion, lest he should destroy them. 38 Thus were they stained with

24 Yea, they thought scord of theirown works, and went a whorthat pleasant land, and gave no ing with their own inventions. credence unto his word;

39 Tberefore was the wrath of 25 But murmured in their the Lord kindled against bis peotents, and hearkened not onto the ple, insomuch that he abhorred voice of the Lord.

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