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had laid many stripes upon them, i this way unto the death, binding when Jeholakim the king, with thoy cast them into prison, charg and delivering into prisons both all his mighty men, and all the ing the Jaller to keep them safely. men and women. As also the princes, heard his words, the king 2 Cor. xl, 23, 25. Are they minis
high priest doth bear me witness, I sought to put him to death; but ters of Christ? (I speak as a fool.) I
and all the estate of the elders: when Urijah heard it, be wuB am more: in labours more abundant,
from whom also I received letters | afraid, and fied, and went into In stripes above measure, in pri
unto the brethren, and went to Egypt; And Jehoiakim the king Bons more frequent, in deaths oft. Damascus, to bring them which sent men into Egypt, namely,
Elnathan the son of Achbor, and or the Jews five times received I were there bound unto Jerusaforty stripes save one. Thrice Ilem, for to be punished.
certain men with him, into Egypt: was I beaten with rods, onco was ) Acts xxvi, 10. Which thing I And they fetched forth Urljah out I stoned, thrice I suffered ship- also did in Jerusalem: and many
of Egypt, and brought him unto wreck, a night and a day I have of the saints did I shut up in Jehoiakim the king; who slew been in the deep. prison, having received authority
him with the sword, and cast his from the chief priests; and when
dead body into the graves of tho EXCOMMUNICATION. they were put to death, I gave my
common people. Nevertheless
the hand of Ahikam the son of John ix, 84. They answered and voice against them.
Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that said unto him, Thou wast alto 1 Rom. viii. 36. As it is written,
they should not give him into the gether born in sins, and dost thou For thy sake we are killed all the
| hand of the people to put him to teach us? And they cast him out. day long, we are accounted as a
death. sheep for the slaughter.
Jolen xv, 21. Bat all these things BANISHMENT. 2 Cor. iv, 11, 12. For we which
will they do unto yod for my Acts xill, 50. But the Jews stir-llve are alway delivered unto
name's sake, because they know red up the devout and honourable | death for Jesus' sake. ..... So
not him that sent me. women, and the chief men of the then death worketh in us, but life
John xvi, 2, 3. They shall put city, and raised persecution in you.
you out of the synagogues; yea, against Paul and Barnabas, and Rev. xiii, 7. And it was given
| the time coineth, that whosoever expelled them out of their coasts. unto him to make war with the
killeth you will think that ho Rev. 1. 9. I John, who also am saints, and to overcome them: and
doeth God service. And the e your brother, and companion in power was given him over all
things will they do unto you, betribulation, and in the kingdoin kindreds, and tongues, and na
cause they have not known tho and patience of Jesus Christ, was tions.
Father, nur me. in the isle that is called Patmos,
Rev. xvil, 6. And I saw the
Acts xii, 3. And because be saw for the word of God, and for the woman drunken with the blood of
it pleased the Jews, he proceeded testimony of Jesus Christ. the saints, and with the blood of
further to take Peior also. (Then the martyrs of Jesus: and when I
were the days of unleavened PUT TO THE SWORD. saw her, I wondered with great
bread.) 1 Kings xix, 10. And he (Elijah)/ admiration.
Acts XVI, 19-21. And when her said, I have been very jealous for
DISSECTED ALIVE. the LORD God of hosts: for the
masters saw that the hope of their
Heb. xl, 37. They were stoned, gains was gone, they caught Paul children of Israel have forsaken
they were sawn asunder. ... and Silas, and drew them into the thy covenant, thrown down thino altars, and slain thy prophets with
market place unto the rulers, And
PERSECUTORS AND THEIR brought them to the magistrates, the sword; and I, eren I only, am
PLEAS. left; and they seek my life, to take
saying. These men, being Jews,
do exceedingly trouble our city.
Esther ill, 8. And Haman said it away.
And teach customs which are not Acts xii, 1, 2. Now about that unto king Ahasuerus, There is a time Herod the king stretched retched certain people scattered abroad,
lawful for us to receive, neither to forth his hands to vex certain of and a and dispersed among the people
observe, being Romans. the church. And he killed James
in all the provinces of thy king- Acts xxvi, 9. I verily thought the brother of John with the
dom; and their laws are diverse with myself, that I ought to do Bword.
from all people, neither keep they many things contrary to the namo
the king's laws: therefore it is not of Jesus of Nazareth. STONED TO DEATH.
for the king's profit to suffer / PERSECUTION DEFEATS 2 Chron. xxiv, 19-21. Yet he sent | them,
ITSELF. prophets to them, to bring them Ps. xiv. 4. Have all the workers Acts V, 24, 25, 41, 42. Now, again unto the LORD; and they of iniquity no kuowledge? who | when the high priest, and tho testined against them: but they eat up my people as they eat captain of the temple and the chief would not give ear. And the bread, and call not upon the priests, heard these things, they Spirit of God came upon Zechariah | LORD.
doubted of them whereunto this the son of Jehoiada the priest,
Did Hezekiah would grow. Then came one and which stood above tho people. I being of Judah and all Judnh ont. I told toew, Buying, Benoia, CHO and said unto them, Thus saith him at all to death? did he not
17 men whom yo put in prison are
fear the LORD, and begought the standing in the temple, and mandments of the LORD, that yo
LORD, and the LORD repented him
| teaching the people. And they cannot prosper? Because ye have of the evil which he had pro
departed from the presence of the forsaken the LORD, he hath also Di ne nam also nounced against them? Thus
council, rejoicing that they were forsaken you. And they conmight we procure great evil
counted worthy to suffer sharne spired against him, and stoned against our souls. And there was
for his name. And daily in tho him with stones at the commandalso a man that prophesied in the
temple, and in every house, they ment of the king, in the court of pame of the LORD, Urijah the son
ceased not to teach and preach the house of the LORD. of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim,
Jesus Christ, wbo prophesied against this city, Acts vill, 4. Therefore they that SLAIN IN VARIOUS WAYS.
and against this land, according to were scattered abroad went every Acts xxii. 4. 5. And I persecuted I all the words of Jeremiah: And where preaching the word.
Acts x1, 19, 20. Now they which were disobedient, and rebelled, my sake and the gospel's, tho were scattered abroad upon the against thoe, and cast thy law be- same shall ve it. persecution that arose about hind their backs, and slew thy | Mark x. 29. 30. And Jesus angStepben travelled as far as prophets, which testified against
wered and said, Verily I say unto Phenice, and Cyprus, and An them to turn them to thee; and
you, There is no man that hath tioch, preaching the word to nono they wrought great provocations.
left house, or brethren, or sisters, but unto the Jews only. And Therefore thou deliveredst them or father, or mother, or wife, or some of them were men of Cyprus | into the hand of their enemies, children Orlando for
children, or lands, for my bake, and Cyrene, which, when they who vexed them; and in the time
the time and the gospels, But he shall were come to Antioch, spake unto I of their trouble, when they cried
receive an hundred-fold now in the Grecians, preaching tho Lord unto thee, thou heardest them
this time, houses, and brethren, Jesus.
from heaven; and, according to and sisters, and mothers, and Acts xiv. 4-7. But the multitude
children, and lands, with persoof the city was divided; and part them saviours, who saved them
cutions; and in the world to como held with the Jews, and part with out of the hand of their enemies.
eternal life. the apostles. And when there But after they had rest, they did
Luke vi, 22, 23. Blessed aro ye evil again before thee: therefore was an assault made both of the leftest thou them in the hand of
when men shall hate you, and Gentiles, and also of the Jews, their enemies, so that they had
when they shall separate you from with their rulers, to use them dethe dominion over them: yet when
their company, and shall reproach spitefully, and to stone them,
you, and cast out your namo They were ware of it, and fled
they returned, and cried unto you,
thee, thou heardest them unto Lystra and Derbe, cities of
as evil, for the Son of man's sake. from
Rejoice ye in that day, and leap heaven; and many times didst Lycaonia, and unto the region
for joy; for, behold, your reward 18 that lieth round about:
thou deliver them, according to
great in heaven: for in the like there they preached the gospel. ,
manner did their fathers unto the Gal. i, 23, 24. But they had
Luke xi, 50, 51. That the blood
prophets. heard only, that he which perof all the prophets, whlch was
Luke ix, 24. For whosoever will secuted us in times past, now
shed from the foundation of the
world, may be required of this preacheth the faith which once he
save his life shall lose it: but whodestroyed.
soever will lose his life for my generation; From the blood of And they glorified
Abel, unto the blood of Zacharias, God in me.
sake, the same shall save it. which perished between the altar Luke xii, 11. And when they Phu. i, 12-14. But I would ye
apd the temple: verily I say unto bring you unto the synagogues,and should understand, brethren, that
you, It shall be required of this unto magistrates, and powers, the things which happened unto generation.
take yo no thought how or what me have fallen out rather unto the
thing yo shull answer, or what yo fartherance of the gospel; So that
Matth. xxiii, 35, 36. That upon
you may come all the righteous | my bonds in Christ are manifest
shall say. in all the palace, and in all other
blood shed upon the earth, from Luke xxi, 14, 16. Settle it there
the blood of righteoua Abel unto fore in your hearts, not to meditate places; And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident
the blood of Zacharias, son of before what ye sball answer: For by my bonds, are much more bold
Barachias, whom ye slew between I will give you a mouth and wisto speak the word without fear.
the temple and the altar. Verily dom, which all your adversaries
I say unto you, All these things shall not be able to gainsay nor 2 Tim. il, 9. Wherein I suffer:
sball come upon this generation resist. trouble, as an evil-doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not Rev. xvi. 6-7. And I heard the 1 John xvi, 1. These things have bonad.
ance of the waters av Thon art I spoken unto you, that ye should righteous, O Lord, which art, and
not be offended. FORBIDDEN BY GOD. wast, and shalt be, because thon Acts xx, 24. But none of these Prov. xxiv, 15. Lay not wait, o hast judged thus: For they have things move me: neither count I wicked man, against the dwelling shed the blood of saints and pro my life dear unto myself, so that of the righteous; spoil not his phets, and thou hast given them I might finish m resting-place.
blood to drink; for they are joy, and the ministry which I Matth, xxill, 30-32. And say. I worthy. And I heard another bave received of the Lord Jesus, we had been in the days of our out of the altar say, Even so, Lord to testify the gospel of the grace fathers, we would not have been
God Almighty, true and righteous of God. partakers with them in the blood are thy judgments,
Acts xxl, 12, 13. And when we of the prophets. Wherefore ye
heard these things, both we, and
SUFFERERS SUPPORTED BY HIM. they of that place, besought him ye are the children of them which
Matth. v, 10, 11. Blessed are
not to go up to Jerusalem. Then killed the prophets. Fill ye up to prophets. Five ye up they which are persecuted for
Paul answered, What mean yo to then the measure of your fathers. righteousness' sake: for theirs is weey
weep and to break mino heart? the kingdom of heaven. Bless, for I am ready not to be bound the ground, and heard a voice ed are yo, when men shall revilo only, but also to die at Jerusalem saying unto me. Saul, Saul, why I you, and persecute vou, and shall for the name of the Lord Jesus. persecutest thon me? And I ani- say all manner of evil against you Rom. v, 3, 4. And not only 80, swered, Who art thou, Lord? And falsely, for my sake.
but we glory in tribulations also: he said unto me, I am Jesus of
Matth. X, 38, 39. And he that
knowing that tribulation worketh Nazareth, whom thou persecutest. taketh not his cross, and follow
patience; And patience, experi. eth after me, is not worthy of mo. ence; and experience, hope. PUNISIIED BY GOD.
He that findeth his life shall lose Rom. viii, 18. For I reckon, that Deut. xxx, 7. And the LORD thy it; and be that loseth his life for the sufferings of this present time God will put all these curses upon my sake shall find it.
are not worthy to be compared thine enemies, and on them that Marle vilt 35 Tor who0AVAT / with the glory which suul be rebute thee, which persecuted thee. I will save his life shall lose
vo. will save his life shall lose it: but vealed in us. Neh. ix, 26-28. Nevertheless ihoy I whosoever shall lose his life for 2 Cor. 1, 8-7. Blessed bo God,
of the pros unto yoursem which
Matthnich are persecutheirs is for I am ready die gi J
even the father of our Lord Jesus of sin for a season; Esteeming deliver you up to the councils, Christ, the father of mercies, and the reproach of Christ greater and they will scourse un in their and the God of all comfort. Who riches than the treasures in synagogues: But when they per. comforteth us in all our tribula- Egypt; for he had respect unto secute you in this city, fleo ye into tion, that we may be able to com- the recompence of the reward. another: for verily I say unto you, fort them which are in any trouble, 1 Peter i. 6. 7. Wherein ye great
Ye shall not have gone over the by the comfort wherewith wel lv rejoice, though now for a season cities of Israel, u the son of man ourselves are comforted of God. (if need be) ye are in heaviness
be come. For as the sufferings of Christ thronch manifold
through manifold temptations: Acts xiii, 51, 52. But they shook abound in us, 80 our consolation
That the trial of your faith, being off the dust of their feet against also aboundeth by Christ. And much more precious than of gold them, and came unto Icouium. whether we be afflicted, it is for that perisheth, though it be tried And the disciples were filled with your consolation and salvation, with fire, might be found unto joy, and with the Holy Ghost. which is effectual in the enduring praise and honour and glory at of the same sufferings which wel the appearing of Jesus Christ,
2 Cor. xi, 32. In Damascus the also suffer: or whether we be
1 governor under Aretas the king
1 Peter iii. 14-17. But and if ye kept the city of the Damascenes comforted, it is for your consola
suffer for righteousness sake, tion and salvation. And our hope
with a garrison, desirous to aphappy are ye: and be not afraid of you is stedfast, knowing, that
prehend me; And through a winof their terror, neither be troubled;
dow in a basket was I let down by as yo are partakers of the sufferBut sanctify the Lord God in
the wall, and escaped his hands. Ings, 80 shall ye be also of the
your hearts: and be ready always consolation.
to give an answer to every man 2 Cor. iv, 8. 9. We are troubled that asketh you a reason of the
DELIVERANCES. on every side, yet not distressed; hope that is in you with meek Ps. lxxii, 14. He shall redeem we are perplexed, but not in des Iness and fear: Having a good their soul fromdeceitand violence: pair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; conscience; that, whereas they and precious shall their blood be cast down, but not destroyed. speak evil of you, as of evildoers, ( in his sight.
they may be ashamed that falsely Phil. i. 7. 28-30. Even as it is
Jer. xxvi, 16--19, 24. Then said accuse your good conversation in meet for me to think this of you
the princes and all the people Christ. For it is better, if the all, because I have you in my
unto the priests, and to the prowill of God be so, that ye suffer heart; inasmuch as both in my
phets, This man is not worthy to
for well-doing, than for evil-doing. I die: for he hath spoken to us in bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all
1 Peter iv, 12-14, 16-19. Beloved, the name of the LORD our God. are partakers of my grace. And
think it not strange concerning Then rose up certain of the in nothiug terrified
the flory trial which is to try you, elders of the land, and spake to all
by your adversaries: which is to them an
as though some strange thing the assembly of the people, sayevident token of perdition, but to
happened unto you: But rejoice, ing. Micah the Morasthite proyou of salvation, and that of God.
inasmuch as ye are partakers of phesied in the days of Hezekiah For unto you it is given in the
Christ's sufferings; that, when bis king of Judah, and spake to all behalf of Christ, not only. to be
glory shall be revealed, ye may be the people of Judah, saying, Thus lieva on him, but also to suffer
glad also with exceeding joy. If saith the LORD of hosts, Zion shall for his sake; Having the same
ye be reproached for the name of be plowed like a field, and Jeruconflict which ye saw in me, and
Christ, happy are ye; for the salem shall become heaps, and now hear to be in me.
Spirit of glory and of God resteth the mountain of the house as the
upon you: on their part he is evil | high places of a forest. Phil. ii, 17, 18, Yea, and if I be
Did epoken of, bnt on your part he is Hezekiah king of Judah and all offered upon the sacrifice and ser
glorified. Yet if any man sufer Judah put him at all to death? did vice of your faith, 1 joy, and re
as a Christian, let him not be he not fear the LORD,and besought joice with you all. For the same
ashamed: but let him glorify God the LORD, and the LORD repented cause also do yo joy, and rejvice on this behalf. For the time is him of the evil which he had pro with me.
come that judgment must begin at nounced against them? Thus 2 Thess. I, 4, 5. So that we our
4 TROSS. ,, O. O OU Wo Outre nous 01 700: Una uu NISL OC- I might we procure great evu selves glory in you in the churches Iain at us, what shall the end be of I acainst our souls. Nevertheless of God, for your patience and them that obey not the gospel of the hand of Ahikam the son of faith in all your persecutions and God? And if the righteous scarcely Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that tribulations that ye endure; be saved, where shall the ungodly they should not give him into the Which is a manifest token of the and the sinner appear? Wherefore hand of the people to put him to righteous judgment of God, that let them that suffer according to | death. ye may be counted worthy of the the will of God commit the keepkingdom of God, for which yo ing of their souls to him in well
2 Cor. 1, 9, 10. But we had the also suffer. doing, as into a faithful Creator.
sentence of death in ourselves,
that we should not trust in our2 Tim. il, 10-13. Therefore I en Rev. vil, 14. These are they which dure all things for the elect's
Bulves, but in God wbich raiseth came out of great tribulation. ...
the dead; Who delivered us from sakes, that they may also obtain
PERSECUTION TO BE so great a death and doth deliver: the salvation which is in Christ
in whom we trust that he will yet
AVOIDED. Jesus with eternal glory. It is a faithful saying: For if we bel 1 Kings xix, 3. And when he | deliver us. dead with him, we shall also live saw that, he arose, and went for 2 Tim with him: If we suffer, we shall his life, and came to Beersheba. Im
eraneba, fully known my doctrine, manner also reign with him: if we deuy which belongeth to Judah, and left
of life, porpose, faith, long-sufferhim, he also will deny us: If we his servant there.
ing, charity patience, Persecubeliere not, yet he abideth faith- Matth. x, 16, 17, 23. Behold, I send tions, afflictions, which came unto ful: he cannot deny himself.
you forth as sheep in the midst of mo at Antioch, at Iconlum, at Heb. xi. 25. 26. Choosing rather wolves: be ye therefore wise as Lystra; what persecutions I ento suffer athletivn with the people serpents and harmless as doves. dured: but out of them all the 1 God, than w enjoy the pleasures But beware of men; for they will I Lord delivered me.
PRAISE AND PRAYER.
I. GOD ALONE TO BE PRAISED., P8. xlviii, 1. Great is the LORD, I saying, Blessed be the glory of the 1 Chron. xvi, 7-9, 23, 24, 28, 29. and greatly to be praised
Lo 02 01 99 99 ) and greatly to be praised in the LORD from his place Then on that day David delivered
city of our God, in the mountain Luke ii. 13. And suddenly thero first this psalm, to thank the of his holiness.
was with the angel a multitude of LORD. into the hand of Asaph and Ps. Ivii, 5, 11. Be thou exalted, the heavenly host praising God, his brethren, Give thanks uuto O God, above the heavens; let thy and saying. the LORD, call upon his name, glory be above all the earth. Be make known his deeds among the thou exalted, O God, above the
BY SAINTS. people. Sing unto him, sing
Ps. xxii, 23. Ye that fear the psalms unto him, talk.ye of all bis all the earth.
LORD, praise him: all ye the seed wondrous works. Sing unto the
Ps. lxvi, 1, 2. Make a joyful of Jacob, glorify him; and fear LORD, all the earth, shew forth
noise unto God, all ye lands. him, all ye the seed of Israel. from day to day his salvation,
Sing forth the honour of his name; Declare his glory among the
1 P3, xxx, 4. Sing unto the LORD, make his praise glorious.
O ye saints of his; and give thanks beathen; his marvellous works
Ps. Ixviii, 32. Sing unto God, ye at the remembrance of his holiamong all nations. Give unto
kingdoms of the earth; O sing ness. the LORD, ye kindreds of the peo
praises unto the LORD, Selah. ple, give unto the LORD glory and
Ps. cxill, 1. Praise ye the LORD, strength. Give unto the LORD
Ps. Ixxii, 19. And blessed be his Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, the glory due unto his name: glorious name for ever: and let the l praise the name of the LORD. bring an vifering, and come before
whole earth be filled with his P8. cxviii. 2-4. Let Israel now him; worship the LORD in the glory. Amen, and Amen.
say, that his mercy endureth for beauty of holiness.
P3. Ixxxix, 52. Blessed be the ever. Let the house of Aaron 1 Chron. xxix. 10, 18. Where- LORD for evermore. Amen, and now say, that his mercy endureth fore David blessed the LORD be Amen.
for ever. Let them now that fear fore all the congregation; and Ps. xcvi, 7. Give unto the LORD,
the LORD say, that his mercy enDavid said, Blessed be thou, LORD O ye kindreds of the people, give
dureth for ever. God of Israel our father, for everunto the LORD glory and | Ps. CXXXV, 19--21. Bless the and ever. Now therefore, our strength.
LORD, O house of Israel: bless the God, we thank thee, and praise P3. ci, 1. I will sing of mercy
LORD, ( house of Aaron: Bless tly glorious name. and judgment: unto thee, O LORD,
the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that Neh. ix, 5. Then the Levites, will I sing.
fear the Lord, bless the LORD. Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hash
Ps. ciii, 1, 22. Bless the LORD, O
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, abniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, She
which dwelleth at Jerusalem. my soul; and all that is within me, baniah, and Pethabiah, said, bless his holy name. Bless the
Praise ye the LORD.
Ps. cxl, 13. Surely the righteous your God for ever and ever; and of his dominion: bless the LORD, O
shall give thanks unto thy name; blessed be thy glorious name, , my soul.
the upright shall dwell in thy which is exalted above all bless
Ps. cv, 1. O give thanks unto
| presence. ing and praise. the LORD; call upon his name:
P3. cxlvii, 12. Praise the LORD, Ps. viii, 9. O LORD our LORD, make known his deeds among the
0 Jerusalem; praise thy God, o how excellent is thy name in all people.
Judges v, 3. Hear, o ye kings; LORD, which dwelleth in Zion; glory above all the earth.
give ear, o ye princes: I, even I, declare among the people his
will sing unto the LORD; I wili doings.
Eph. v, 20. Giving thanks always for all things unto God and
sing praise to the LORD God of Ps. xxi, 13. Be thou exalted, the Father in the name of our
Ps. vii, 17. I will praise the will we sing and praise thy
LORD according to his righteouspower. GOD PRAISED BY ANGELS.
ness; and will sing praise to the P3, xxix, 1, 2. Give unto the
Ts. cili, 20. 21. Bless the Lord.
name of the LORD most high. LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the ye his angels, that excel in
P8. 1x, 1,2. I will praise, thee, O LORD glory and strength. Give
strength, that do his command. | LORD, with my whole heart; I will unto the LORD the glory due unto
ments, hearkening unto the voice shew forth all thy marvellons his name; worship the LORD in of his word. Bless yo the LORD,
works. I will be glad and rejoice the beauty of holiness.
all ye his hosts; ve ministers of his in thee::I will sing praise to thy P3. xll, 13. Blessed be the LORD that do bis pleasure.
name, O thou most High. God of Israel from everlasting, Ps. cxlvili, 1, 2. Praise ye the
P8. xxxiv, 2. My soul sball mako and to everlasting. Amen, and Lorv. Praise ye the LORD from her boast in the LORD: the humble Amen.
the heavens: praise him in the shall hear thereof, and be glad. Ps. xlvii, 1. 6. O clap your beigots.
heights. Praise ye him, all his! Ps. II, 15. O LORD, open thou my hands, all ye people; shout unto angels: praise ye him, all his lips; and my mouth shall shew God with the voice of triumph. hosts.
firth thy praise. Sing prais s to Goil, sing praises: Ezek, lil, 12. Then the spirit Ps. Ivi, 10. Iu God will I praiso sing praises unto our king, sing took me up, and I heard behind his wori : in the LORD will I praise praises
mo a voice of a great rushing, I his word,
Ps. loll, 7. 8. My heart is ased, among the heathen, his wonders P8. cxllx, 1. Pralse ye the LORD. O God, my heart is fixed; I will among all people.
Sing unto the LORD & new song, sing and give praise. Awake up,
Ps. cxxxviii, 1. I will praise thee
and his praise in the congregation my glory; awake, psaltery and with my whole heart: before the
of saints. harp: I myself will awake early.
gods will I sing praise unto tbee. Neh. xl, 17. And Mattaniah the Ps. lix, 17. Unto theo, o my
Ps. cxlvi, 1, 2. Praise ye the
son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the strength, will I sing: for God is LORD. Praise the LORD, O my
son of Asaph, was the principal to my defence, and the God of my soul. While I live will I praise
begin the thanksgiving in prayer: mercy, the LORD: I will sing praises unto
and Bakbukiah the second among Ps. lxvi. 4. All the earth shall my God while I have any being
his brethren, and Abda the son of
Shammua, the son of Galal, the son worship thee, and shall sing unto
Isa. xlii, 10-12. Sing unto the of Jeduthun. thee; they shall sing to thy name.
LORD a new song, and his praise Selah. from the end of the earth, yo that
AND IN HEAVEX. P3. Ixix, 34. Let the heaven and go down to the sea, and all that is
Ps. cl. 1. Praise ye the LORD. earth praise him, the seas, and therein; the Isles, and the inhabi
Praise God in his sanctuary: praise every thing that moveth therein. tants thereof. Let the wilderness
him in the firmament of his power. Ps. Ixxi, 14. But I will hope con and the cities thereof lift up their
Rev. vil, 11, 12. And all the angels tinually, and will yet praise thee voice, the villages that Kedar doth more and more. inhabit; let the inhabitants of the
stood round about the throne, and Ps. xcvi, 1. O sing unto the rock sing, let them shout from the about the elders and the four LORD a new song; sing unto the top of the mountains. Let them
beasts, and fell before the throno LORD, all the earth. give glory unto the LORD, and de
on their faces, and worshipped clare his praise in the islands. God, saying, Amen: Blessing, and Ps. cviil, 1-3. O God, my heart is
glory, and wisdom, and thanksgivfixed; I will sing and give praise,
Jer. 11, 10. The LORD hath
ing, and honour, and power, and even with my glory. Awake, brought forth our righteousness:
might, be unto our God for ever pealtery and harp; I myself will come, and let us declare in Zion
and ever. Amen. awake early. I will praise thee, the work of the LORD our God.
Rev. xls, 1. And after these O LORD, among the people; and I
things I heard & great voice of will sing praises unto thee among
IN PUBLIC WORSHIP.
much people in heaven, saying, the nations.
P3. ix, 14. That I may show forth
Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and Ps. cxvil, 1. O praise the LORD. all ye nationis: praise him, all ye
Tall thy praise in the cates of the honour, and power, unto the Lord daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in
our God. people.
thy salvation. Ps. cxviii, 28. Thou art my God,
REASONS OF PRAISE. and I will praise thee; thou art my
P3. xxvi, 12. My foot standeth in an even place: in the congrega
Ps. v, 11. But let all those that God, I will exalt thee. tions will I bless the LORD.
put their trust in thee rejoice: let Ps. cxlx, 7, 171. I will praise thee
them ever shout for joy, because
Ps. XXXV, 18. I will give thee | thou defendest them; let them with uprightness of heart, when I
thanks in the great congregation: also that love thy name be joyful shall have learned thy righteous
I will praise thee among much judgments. My lips shall utter
WoW6 mucd in theo. praise, when thou hast taught me people.
Ps. xxxiil, 1. Rejoice in the thy statutes.
Ps. Ixvill, 26. Bless ye God in the LORD, O ye righteous; for praise is Ps. cxxxvill, 4. All the kings of
congregations, even the LORD, from comely for the upright. the earth shall praise thee, () the fountain of Israel.
Ps.1, 23. Whoso offereth praise LORD, when they hear the words Ps. Ixxxix, 6. And the heavens glorifleth me: and to him that of thy mouth.
shall praise thy wonders, O LORD; ordereth his conversation aright
I thy faithfulness also in the congrePs. cxlv, 5, 6. I will speak of the
will I shew the salvation of God glorious honour of thy majesty, gation of the saints.
Ps. liv, 6. I will freely sacrifice and of thy wondrous works. And Ps. cvii, 32. Let them exalt him unto thee: I will praise thy namo, men shall speak of the might of also in the congregation of the lo LORD, for it is good. thy terrible acte: and I will de- / people, and praise him in the as- / Ps. Ixili. 3. Because thy lovingclare thy greatness. sembly of the elders.
kindness is better than life, my P3, cl, 6. Let every thing that Ps. cix, 30. I will greatly praise | lips shall praise thee. hath breath praise the LORD. the LORD with my mouth; yea, IL P3. lxvii. 3-7. Let all the people Praiso ye the LORD. will praise him among the multi
praise thee, O God; let all the tude.
people praise thee. O let the ON EARTH.
PS. cxxxiv, 1-3. Behold, bless yenations be glad, and sing for joy: 2 Sam. wil 60. Therefore I win the LORD, all ye servants of the for thou shalt judge the people give thanks unto thee, O LORD,
LORD, which by night stand in the righteously, and govern the naamong the heathen, and I will house of the LORD. Lift up your tions upon earth. Selah. Let the sing praises unto thy name.
hands in the sanctuary, and bless people praise thee, O God; let all P3. xxxiv, 3. O magnify the
the LORD. The LORD that made the people praise thee. Then LORD with me, and let us exalt his
Leaven and earth, bless theo out shall the earth, yield her increase;
of Zion. name together.
and God, even our own God, shall P3. Ivii, 9. I will praise theo, O
Ps. cxxxv, 1-3. Praise yo the
bless us. God shall bless us; and LORD, among the people; I will
LORD. Praise ye the name of the all the ends of the earth shall fear sing unto thee among the nations. LORD; praise him, 0 ye servants of
him. the LORD. Ye that stand in the l Ps. lxxi, 16. My mouth shall P3. xcv, 2. Let us come before
house of the LORD. in the courts of shew forth thy righteousness and bis presence with thanksgiving. the house of our'God praise thel thy salvation all the day; for I and make a joyful noise unto him LORD; for the LORD is good; sing
know not the numbers thereof. with psalms.
praises unto his name ; for it is Ps. Ixxxix, 1, 2. I will sing of the Ps. xcvi, 8. Declare his glory pleasant.
mercies of the LORD for ever: witb