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2 Be ye sure that the Lord land : that they may dwell he is God : it is he that with me. hath made us, and not we 9 Whoso leadeth a godly ourselves; we are his peo- life : he shall be my serple, and the sheep of his pas- vant. . ture.

10 There shall no deceit3 O go your way into bis ful person dwell in my house : gates with thanksgiving, and he that telleth lies shall not into his courts with praise : tarry in my sight. be thankful unto him, and 11 I shall soon destroy all speak good of his Name.

the ungodly that are in the 4 For the Lord is graci- land : that I may root out ous, his mercy is everlasting : all wicked doers from the and his truth endureth from city of the Lord. generation to generation. Psalm 101. Misericordiam et MORNING PRAYER. judicium.

Psalm 102. Domine, exaudi. Y

(EAR my prayer, O Lord : and judgement : unto and let my crying come thee, O Lord, will I sing. unto thee.

20 let me have under- 2 Hide not thy face from standing : in the way of god- me in the time of my trouliness.

ble : incline thine ear unto 3 When wilt thou come me when I call; O hear me, unto me : I will walk in my and that right soon. house with a perfect heart. 3 For my days are con

4 I will take no wicked sumed away like smoke : and thing in hand; I hate the my bones are burnt up as it sins of unfaithfulness : there were a fire-brand. shall no such cleave unto 4 My heart is smitten me.

down, and withered like 5 A froward heart shall grass : so that I forget to eat depart from me : I will not my bread. know a wicked person.

5 For the voice of my 6 Whoso privily slandereth groaning: my bones will his neighbour : him will I de- scarce cleave to my flesh. stroy

6 I am become like a peli7 Whoso hath also a proud can in the wilderness : and look and high stomach : I like an owl that is in the dewill not suffer him.

sert. 8 Mine eyes look upon 7 I have watched, and am such as are faithful in the even as it were

sparrow :

ed like grass.

that sitteth alone upon the for those that come after : house-top:

and the people which shall 8 Mine enemies revile me be born shall praise the all the day long : and they Lord. that are mad upon me are 19 For he hath looked sworn together against ine. down from his sanctuary :

9 For I have eaten ashes out of the heaven did the as it were bread : and min- Lord behold the earth; gled my drink with weep- 20 That he might hear the ing;

mournings of such as are in 10 And that because of captivity: and deliver the chilthine indignation and wrath : dren appointed unto death; for thou hast taken me up, 21 That they may declare and cast me down.

the Name of the Lord in 11 My days are gone like Sion : and his worship at a shadow : and I am wither- Jerusalem;

22 When the people are 12 But, thou, O Lord, gathered together : and the shalt endure for ever : and kingdoms also, to serve the thy remembrance through- Lord. out all generations.

23 He brought down my 13 Thou shalt arise, and strength in my journey : and have mercy upon Sion : for it shortened my days. is time that thou have mercy 24 But I said, O my God, upon her, yea, the time is take me not away in the 'come.

midst of mine age : as for thy 14 And why? thy servants years, they endure through

out all . the dust.

ginning hast laid the found15 The heathen shall fearation of the earth : and the thy Name, O Lord : and all heavens are the work of thy the kings of the earth thy hands. Majesty;

26 They shall perish, but 16 When the Lord shall thou shalt endure : they all build


Sion : and when his shall wax old as doth a garglory shall appear;

ment; 17 When he turneth him 27 And as a vesture shalt unto the prayer of the poor thou change them, and they destitute : and despiseth not shall be changed : but thou their desire.

art the same, and thy years 18 This shall be written shall not fail.

it pitieth them to see her in. 25 Thou, Lord, in the be


28 The children of thy heaven is in comparison of servants shall continue : and the earth : so great is his their seed shall stand fast in mercy also toward them that thy sight.

fear him. Psal. 103. Benedic, anima mea. 12 Look how wide also the RAISE the Lord, O my east is from the west : so far

soul : and all that is hath he set our sins from us. within me praise his holy 13 Yea, like as a father Name.

pitieth his own children : 2 Praise the Lord, O my even so is the Lord merciful soul : and forget not all his unto them that fear him. benefits;

14 For he knoweth where3 Who forgiveth all thy of we are made : he rememsin : and healeth all thine bereth that we are but dust. infirmities;

15 The days of man are 4 Who saveth thy life from but as grass : for he flourishdestruction : and crowneth eth as a flower of the field. thee with mercy and loving- 16 For as soon as the wind kindness;

goeth over it, it is gone : and 5 Who satisfieth thy mouth the place thereof shall know with good things : making it no more. thee young and lusty as an 17 But the merciful good eagle.

ness of the Lord endureth & The Lord executeth right- for ever and ever upon them eousness and judgement : for that fear him : and his rightall them that are oppressed cousness upon children's chil

dren; 7 He shewed his ways un- 18 Even upon such as keep to Moses : his works unto his covenant : and think upthe children of Israel.

on his commandments to do 8 The Lord is full of com-them. passion and mercy : long

19 The Lord hath preparsuffering, and of great good ed his seat in heaven : and

his kingdom ruleth over all. 9 He will not alway be 20 O praise the Lord, ye chiding : neither keepeth he angels of his, ye that excel his anger for ever.

in strength : ye that fulfil his 10 He hath not dealt with commandment, and hearken us after our sins : nor re- unto the voice of his words. warded us according to our 21 O praise the Lord, all wickednesses.

ye his hosts : ye servants of 11 For look how high the his that do his pleasure,

with wrong.


PRAISE the Lord, O my

22 O speak good of the pass : neither turn again to Lord, all ye works of his, in cover the earth. all places of his dominion : 10 He sendeth the springs praise thou the Lord, O my into the rivers : which run soul.

among the hills.

11 All beasts of the field EVENING PRAYER. drink thereof : and the wild PsAL.104. Benedic, anima mea. asses quench their thirst.

12 Beside them shall the soul : O Lord my God, fowls of the air have their thou art become exceeding habitation : and sing among glorious; thou art clothed the branches. with majesty and honour. 13 He watereth the hills

2 Thou deckest thyself from above :. the earth is with light as it were with a filled with the fruit of thy garment : and spreadest out works. the heavens like a curtain. 14 He bringeth forth grass

3 Who layeth the beams for the cattle : and green of his chambers in the wa-herb for the service of men; ters : and maketh the clouds 15 That he may bring food his chariot, and walketh up- out of the earth, and wine on the wings of the wind. that maketh glad the heart

4 He maketh his angels of man : and oil to make him spirits : and his ministers a a cheerful countenance, and flaming fire.

bread to strengthen man's 5 He laid the foundations heart. of the earth : that it never 16 The trees of the Lord should move at any time. also are full of sap : even the

6 Thou coveredst it with cedars of Libanus which he the deep like as with a gar- hath planted; ment : the waters stand in 17 Wherein the birds make the hills.

their nests : and the fir7 At thy rebuke they flee : trees are a dwelling for the at the voice of thy thunder stork. they are afraid.

18 The high hills are a re28. They go up as high as fuge for the wild goats : and the hills, and down to the so are the stony rocks for the valleys beneath : even unto conies. the place which thou hast 19 He appointed the moon appointed for them.

for certain seasons : and the 9 Thou hast set them their sun knoweth his going down. bounds which they shall not 20. Thou makest darkness that it may be night : where the Lord shall endure for in all the beasts of the forest ever : the Lord shall rejoice do move.

in his works. 21 The lions roaring after 39 The earth shall tremble their prey : do seek their at the look of him : if he do meat from God.

but touch the hills, they shall 22 The sun ariseth, and smoke. they get them away toge- 33 I will sing unto the ther : and lay them down in Lord as long as I live : I will their dens.

praise my God while I have 23 Man goeth forth to his my being. work, and to his labour : un- 34 And so shall my words til the evening.

please him : my joy shall be 24 O Lord, how manifold in the Lord. are thy works : in wisdom 35 As for sinners, they hast thou made them all; the shall be consumed out of the earth is full of thy riches. earth, and the ungodly shall

25 So is the great and come to an end : praise thou wide sea also : wherein are the Lord, O my soul, praise things creeping innumerable, the Lord. both sinall and great beasts. 26 There go the ships,

MORNING PRAYER. and there is that Leviathan : Psal. 105. Confitemini Domino. whom thou hast made to Give thanks unto the take his pastime therein.

Lord, and call upon his 27 These wait all upon Name : tell the people what thee : that thou mayest give things he hath done. them meat in due season. 20 let your songs be of

28 When thou givest it him, and praise him : and let them they gather it : and your talking be of all his when thou openest thy hand wondrous works. they are filled with good. 3 Rejoice in his holy Name:

29 When thou hidest thy let the heart of them rejoice face they are troubled : when that seek the Lord. thou takest away their breath 4 Seek the Lord and his they die, and are turned again strength : seek his face everto their dust.

30 When thou lettest thy 5 Remember the marvelbreath

go forth they shall be lous works that he hath done : made : and thou shalt renew his wonders, and the judgethe face of the earth.

ments of his mouth, 31 The glorious Majesty of 6 ( ye seed of Abraham



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