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himself for ever : and will he 19 Thy way is in the sea, be no more intreated? and thy paths in the great

8 Is his mercy clean gone waters : and thy footsteps for ever : and is his promise are not known. come utterly to an end for 20 Thou leddest thy people evermore?

like sheep : by the hand of 9 Hath God forgotten to Moses and Aaron. be gracious : and will he shut up his loving-kindness in dis- EVENING PRAYER. pleasure?

Psalm 78. Attendite, popule. ,


EAR my law, () my peo

ple : incline your ears member the years of the right unto the words of my mouth. hand of the most Highest. 2 I will open my mouth in

11 I will remember the a parable : I will declare hard works of the Lord : and call to sentences of old; mind thy wonders of old time. 3 Which we have heard

12 I will think also of all and known : and such as our thy works : and my talking fathers have told us ; shall be of thy doings.

4 That we should not hide 13 Thy way, O God, is them from the children of holy : who is so great a God the generations to come : but as our God?

to shew the honour of the 14 Thou art the God that Lord, his mighty and wonderdoeth wonders : and hast de- ful works that he hath done. clared thy power among the

5 He made a covenant with people.

Jacob, and gave Israel a law : 15 Thou hast mightily de- which he commanded our livered thy people : even the forefathers to teach their chilsons of Jacob and Joseph.

16 The waters saw thee, O 6 That their posterity God, the waters saw thee, might know it : and the chiland were afraid : the depths dren which were yet unborn; also were troubled.

7 To the intent that when 17 The clouds poured out they came up : they might water, the air thundered : and shew their children the same; thine arrows went abroad. 8 That they might put

18 The voice of thy thun their trust in God : and not der was heard round about : to forget the works of God, the lightnings shone upon but to keep his commandthe ground; the earth was ments; moved, and shook withal. 9 And not to be as their


forefathers, a faithless and their hearts: and required stubborn generation : a ge- meat for their lust. neration that set not their 20 They spake against God heart aright, and whose spirit also, saying : Shall God precleaveth not stedfastly unto pare a table in the wilderGod;

ness? 10 Like as the children of 21. He smote the stony Ephraim : who being harness- rock indeed, that the water, ed, and carrying bows, turned gushed out, and the streams themselves back in the day of flowed withal : but can he battle.

give bread also, or provide 11 They kept not the co- flesh for his people? venant of God : and would 22 When the Lord heard not walk in his law;

this, he was wroth : so the 12 But forgat what he fire was kindled in Jacob, had done : and the wonderful and there came up heavy disworks that he had shewed pleasure against Israel; for them,

23 Because they believed 13 Marvellous things did not in God : and put not he in the sight of our forefa- their trust in his help. thers, in the land of Egypt : 24 So he commanded the even in the field of Zoan. clouds above : and opened

14 He divided the sea, and the doors of heaven. let them go through : he 25 He rained down manna made the waters to stand on also upon them for to eat : an heap.

and gave them food from 15 În the day-time also heaven. he led them with a cloud : 26 So man did eat angels' and all the night through food : for he sent them meat with a light of fire.

enough. 16 He clave the hard rocks 27 He caused the east-wind in the wilderness : and gave to blow under heaven : and them drink thereof, as it had through his power he brought been out of the great depth. in the south-west-wind.

17 He brought waters out 28 He rained flesh upon of the stony rock : so that it them as thick as dust : and gushed out like the rivers. feathered fowls like as the

18 Yet for all this they sand of the sea. sinned more against him : 29 He let it fall among and provoked the most High- their tents : even round about est in the wilderness.

their habitation. 19 They tempted God in 30 So they did eat, and were

well filled; for he gave them that they were even a wind their own desire : they were that passeth away, and comnot disappointed of their lust. eth not again.

31 But while the meat was 41 Many a time did they yet in their mouths, the hea-provoke him in the wildervy wrath of God came upon ness : and grieved him in the them, and slew the wealthiest desert. of them: yea, and smote down 42 They turned back, and the chosen men that were in tempted God : and moved Israel.

the Holy One in Israel. 32 But for all this they 43 They thought not of sinned yet more : and believ- his hand : and of the day ed not his wondrous works. when he delivered them from

33 Therefore their days the hand of the enemy; did he consume in vanity : 44 How he had wrought and their years in trouble. his miracles in Egypt : and

34 When he slew them, his wonders in the field of they sought him : and turn- Zoan. ed them early, and enquired 45 He turned their waters after God.

into blood : so that they 35 And they remembered might not drink of the rivers. that God was their strength :

46 He sent lice among and that the high God was them, and devoured them up: their redeemer.

and frogs to destroy them. : 36 Nevertheless, they did 47 He gave their fruit un: but flatter him with their to the caterpillar : and their mouth : and dissembled with labour unto the grasshopper. him in their tongue.

48 He destroyed their 37 For their heart was not vines with hail-stones ; and whole with him : neither their mulberry-trees with the continued they stedfast in his frost. covenant.

49 He smote their cattle 38 But he was so merciful, also with hail-stones : and that he forgave their mis- their flocks with hot thunderdeeds : and destroyed them bolts. not.

50 He cast upon them 39 Yea, many a time turn- the furiousness of his wrath, ed he his wrath away : and anger, displeasure, and trouwould not suffer his whole ble : and sent evil angels displeasure to arise.

40 For he considered that 51 He made a way to his they were but flesh: and indignation, and spared not

among them.

their soul from death : but | tabernacle in Silo : even the gave their life over to the tent that he had pitched pestilence;

among men. 52 And smote all the first- 62 He delivered their powborn in Egypt : the most er into captivity : and their principal and mightiest in the beauty into the enemy's hand. dwellings of Ham.

63 He gave his people 53 But as for his own peo- over also unto the sword : ple, he led them forth like and was wroth with his insheep : and carried them in heritance. the wilderness like a flock. 64 The fire consumed their

54 He brought them out young men : and their maidsafely, that they should not ens were not given to marfear : and overwhelmed their riage. enemies with the sea.

65 Their priests were slain 55 And brought them with the sword : and there within the borders of his were no widows to make sanctuary : even to his moun- lamentation. tain which he purchased with 66 So the Lord awaked as his right hand.

one out of sleep : and like a 56 He cast out the hea- I giant refreshed with wine. then also before them : caus- 67 He smote, his enemies ed their land to be divided in the hinder parts : and put among them for an heritage, them to a perpetual shame. and made the tribes of Israel 68 He refused the tabernato dwell in their tents. cle of Joseph : and chose not

57 So they teinpted, and the tribe of Ephraim; displeased the most high 69 But chose the tribe of God : and kept not his testi Judah : even the hill of Sion monies;

which he loved. 58 But turned their backs, 70 And there he built his and fell away like their fore- temple on high : and laid the fathers : starting aside like a foundation of it like the broken bow.

ground which he hath made 59 For they grieved him continually. with their hill-altars : and 71 He chose David also provoked him to displeasure his servant : and took him with their images.

away from the sheep-folds. 60 When God heard this, 72 As he was following he was wroth : and took sore the ewes great with young displeasure at Israel.

ones he took him : that 61 So that he forsook the he might feed Jacob his


all his power.

people, and Israel his inherit-sins, but have mercy upon

us, and that soon : for we are 73 So he fed them with a come to great misery. faithful and true heart : and 9 Help us, O God of our ruled them prudently with salvation, for the glory of thy

Name : () deliver us, and be

merciful unto our sins, for MORNING PRAYER.

thy Name's sake. Psalm 79. Deus, venerunt. 10 Wherefore do the hea

God, the heathen are then say : Where is now O

come into thine inherit their God? ance : thy holy temple have

11 O let the vengeance of they defiled, and made Jeru- thy servants' blood that is salem an heap of stones. shed : be openly shewed up

2 The dead bodies of thy on the heathen in our sight. servants have they given to 12 O let the sorrowful be meat unto the fowls of the sighing of the prisoners come air : and the flesh of thy before thee : according to the saints unto the beasts of the greatness of thy power, preland.

serve thou those that are ap3 Their blood have they pointed to die. shed like water on every side 13 And for the blasphemy of Jerusalem : and there was wherewith our neighbours no man to bury them. have blasphemed thee : re

4 We are become an open ward thou them, O Lord, shame to our enemies a seven-fold into their bosom. very scorn and derision unto 14 So we, that are thy them that are round about people, and sheep of thy

pasture, shall give thee thanks 5 Lord, how long wilt for ever : and will alway be thou be angry : shall thy shewing forth thy praise from jealousy burn like fire for generation to generation. ever?

PSALM 80. Qui regis Israel. 6

EAR, O thou Shepherd tion upon the heathen that of have not known thee : and leadest Joseph like a sheep : upon the kingdoms that have shew thyself also, thou that not called upon thy Name. sittest


the cherubims. 7 For they have devoured 2 Before Ephraim, BenjaJacob : and laid waste his min, and Manasses : stir up dwelling-place.

thy strength, and come, and .8 O remember not our old help us.


Pour out thine indigna: HP Of Israel, thou that

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