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yea, I exercise myself in the works, 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and of thy hands.

tear them;

shoot out thine arrows, 6 I stretch forth my hands unto and consume them. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 7 Send down thine hand from as a thirsty land.

above; deliver me, and take me out 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that of the great waters, from the houd soon; for my spirit waxeth faint : of strange children; hiile not thy face from me, lest 1 8 Whose mouth talketh of vanity, be like unto them that go down and their right hand is å right hand into the pit.

of wickedness. 8 O let me hear thy loving-kind 9 I will sing a new song unto ness betimes in the morning; for thee, O God; and sing praises unto in thee is my trust : show thou me thee upon a ten-stringed lute. the way that I should walk in; for 10 Thou hast given victory unto 1 lift up my soul unto thee. kings, and hast delivered David,

9 Deliver me, O Lord, from mine thy servant, from the peril of the enemies; for I flee unto thee to sword. hide me.

11 Save me, and deliver me fmm 10 T'each me to do the thing that the land of strange children, whose pleaseth thee; for thou art my God: mouth talketh of vanity, and their let thy loving Spirit lead me forth right hand is a right land of iniquity; into the land of righteousness.

12 That our sons may grow up 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy as the young plants, and that our name's sake ; and for thy righteous- daughters may be as the polished ness' sake bring my soul out of corners of the temple; trouble.

13 That our garners may be full 12 And of thiy goodness slay mine and plenteous with all manner of enemies, and destroy all them that store; that our sheep may bring vex my soul; for I am thy servant. forth thousands, and ten thousands

in our streets; The thirtieth Day.

14 That our oxen may MORNING PRAYER.

io labour; that there be no decay, Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. complaining in our streets.

no leading into captivity, and vo BLESSED. be the Lord, my 15 Happy are the people that

strength, who teacheth my are in such a case; yea, blessed are hands to war, and my fingers to the people who have the Lord for fight.

their God. 2 My hope and my fortress, my Psalm 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. castle and deliverer, my defender; I Will magnify thee, o Goel

, my I

thy name people that is under me.

for ever and ever. 3 Lord, what is man, that thou 2 Every day will I give thanks hast such respect unto him? or the unto thee, and praise thy name for son of man, that thou so regardest ever and ever. Lim?

3 Great is the Lord, and marvel. 4 Man is like a thing of naught;lous, worthy to be praised; there his time passeth away like a shadow. is no end of his greatness.

5 Buw thy heavens, O Lord, and 4 One generation shall praise thy come down; touch the mountains, works unto another, and declare aul they shall smoke.

Ithy power.

be strong

5 As for me, I will be talking of Psalm 146. Lauda, anima mean thy worship, thy glory, thy praise, PRAISE the Lord, O my soul:

I , I 6 So that men shall speak of the Lord; yea, as long as I have any might of thy marvellous acts ; and being, I will sing praises unto my I will also tell of thy greatness. God.

7 The memorial of thine abun 20 put not your trust in princes, dant kindness shall be showed; and nor in any child of man; for there men shall sing of thy righteousness. is no help in them. 8 The Lord is gracious and mer

3 For when the breath of man ciful; long-suffering, and of great goeth forth, he shall turn again to goolness.

his earth, and then all his thoughits 9 The Lord is loving unto every perish. man, and his mercy is over all lais Blessed is he that hath the God works.

of Jacob for his licip; and wliose 10 All thy works praise thee, hope is in the Lord luis Goul; O Lord; and thy saints give thanks 5 Who marle heaven and earth, unto thee.

the sea and all that therein is; who 11 They show the glory of thy keepetl lis promise for ever; kingilom, and talk of thy power ; 6 Who beipeth them to right

12 That thy power, thy glory, that suffer wrong; who feedeth the and migliliness of thy kingdom, hungry. might be known unto inen.

7 The Lord looseth men out ot 13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting prison; the Lord giveth sight to kingilon, and thy dominion endu- the blind. retli throughout all ages.

8 The Lord helpeth them that 14 The Lord opholdeth all such are fallen ; the Lord careth for the as fall, and lifteth up all those that frighteous. are clown.

9 The Lori careth for the stran. 15 The eyes of all wait upon ger; he defendeth the fatherless thee, O Lord; and thou givest them and willow : as for the way of the their meat in due season.

ungodly, he turneth it upside down. 16 Thou openest thine hand, and 10 The Lord thy God, O Sion, filicst all things living with plente- shall be king for evermore, and ousness.

throughout all generations. 17 The Lord is rightecris in all

EVENING PRAYER. his ways, and holy in all his works.

18 The Lord is nigh unto all them Psalm 147. Laudate Dominum, that call upon him, yen, all such as O Praise the Lord; for it is a

19 He will fulfil the desire of our God; yea, a joyful and pleathem that fear him; he also will sant thing it is to be thankful. hear their cry, and will help them. • 2 The Lord doth built up Je.

20 The Lord preserveth all them rusaiem, and gather together the that love him; but scattereth abroad outcasts of Israel. all the ungolly.

3 He healeth those that are bro. 21. My mouth shall speak the ken in heart, and giveth medicine praise of the Lord; and let all flesh to heal their sickness. give thanks unto his holy name for

4 He telleth the number of the ever and ever.

stars, and calleth them all by their paines.

5 Great is our Lord, and great is ( 2 Praise him, all ye angels of his; his power; yea, and his wisdom is praise him, all his host. infinite.

3 Praise nim, sun and moon ; 6 The Lord setteth up the meek, praise him, all ye stairs and light. and bringeth the ungoly down to 4 Praise him, all ye lieavens, and the ground.

ye waters that are above the hea. i o Sing unto the Lord with vens. ahanksgiving; sing praises upsi the 5 Let them praise the name of Aarp unw our Gou;

the Lord; for he spake the worl, 8 Who coveretli the heaven with and they were made; he com. clouds, and prepareth rain for the mandel, and they were created. earth; and maketh the grass 10 6 He hath made them fast for grow upon the mountains, and herb erer and ever; he hath given them for the use of men.

a law, which shall not be broken. 9 Who giveth fuliler unto the 7 Praise the Lord upon tartli, callke, and feedeth the young ravens ye dragons, and all deeps; that call upon him.

8 Fire and hail, suow and va. 10 He: liath no pleasure in the pours, wind and storin, fulfilling strength of an horse ; neither de his word; ligliteth he in any man's legs. 9 Mountains and all lills; fruit.

'11 But the Lord's delight is in ful trees and all cedai's ; then that fi-ar him, and put their 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms trust in his mercy.

and feathered fow!s; 12 Praise the Lorrl, o Jerusa 11 Kings of the earth and all peoleni; praise thy Gol, O Sion; ple; princes and all judges of the

13 For he hath mule fast the world; bars of thy gates, and liath blessed 12 young men and maidens, old thy children within thee. men and chikiren, praise the name

14 tle maketh peace in thy bor- ot the Lord; for his name only is ders, and filleth thee with flour of excellent, and his praise abovc lica. wlat.

ven and earth. 15 He senileth forth his com 13 He shall exalt the horn of his mandment upou earth, and his people: all his saints shall praise word runneth very swiftly. phim; even the children of Israel,

16 He giveth snow like wool, and even the people that serveth him. scatter:ili the hoar frost like ashes. Psalm 149. Cantate Domino. 17. He castet fort bis ice like O Sing unto the

Lord ons op ; is to abide his ; let of fjvst?

saints praise hini. 18 He sendeth out his word, and 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that mellethi them; he bloweth with made him, and let the children of his wind, and the waters flow. Sion be joyful in their Kinig.

19 He showeth lues woird unto 3 Let them praise his name in Jacob, his statutes and ordinances the dance; let them sing praises unto Israel.

Junto him with tabret and hai'p. 0 He hath not lealt so with any 4 For the Lord lath pleasiire in nation; neither have the heathen his pecple, and helpeth the raeck. knowleilge of his laws.

hearted. Psalm 148. Lurulute Dominum. 5 Let the saints he joyful with

Pruise the Lord of heaven, glory; let them rejoice in their beids. praise him in the height 6 Let the praises of God be in

their mouth, and a two-edged) 2 Praise him in his noble acts , sword in their hands.

praise him according to his excel 7 To be avenged of the heathen, lent greatness. and tu rebuke the people;

3 Praise him in the sound of the 8 To bind their kings in chains, trumpet; praise him upon the lute and their nobles with links of iron. and harji.

9 That they may be avenged et 4 Praise him in the cymbals and them; as it is written, Such ho- dances; praise 'him upon the nour have all his saints.

strings and pipe. Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. ed cymbals ; praise him upon the

5 Praise him upon the well-tunO

Praise God in his holiness; loud cymbals.

praise him in the firmament 6 Let every thing that hath of his power.

breath praise the Lord.

The end of the Psalter.

As established by the Bishops, the Clergy, and Laity of the Protestant Episcopal

Church in the United States of America, in Convention, on the twelfu Iry of September, in the Year of our Lord 1801.

Art. I. of Frith in the Holy Trinity., I of the Names and Number of the MERE is hut one living and true God,

Canonical Bouks.

, passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and Deuteronomium, Joshue, Juriges, Rutton

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numeri, geo:lness; the Maker and Prezerver of all The First Book of Samuel, The Second things both visible and invisible. And in Book of Samuel, The First Buokuf Kings, unity of this Godhead, there be three per- The Second Book of Kings, The First sons, of one substance, power, anilelernity: Book of Chronicles, The Second Book of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Gloss Chronicles, The First Book of Esedrus, All 11. Of the Word, or Son of God, The Second Book of Esdras, The Book

which was made very man. of Hester, The Book of Job, The The Son, which is the Word of the Fa- Psalms, T'he Proverbs, Ecclesiastes or ther

, begotten from everlasting of the Fa- Preacher, Cientica'or Songs of Solomon, sher, the very, and eternal lied, of one Four Prophets the greater, Twelve Prosubstance with the Father, took Man's ua- phets the less. ture in the womb of the blessed Virgin, of And the other Bouks (as Hierome saith) her substance: so that two whole and per- the Church doth read for exa inple of life fert Natures, that is to say, the Godliead and instruction of manners; but yet cotha aud Manhood, were joined together in one it not apply them to esta!»lish any doctrine ; Person, never to be divided, whereof is such are these following: ore Christ, very Gol, and very Man; whol The Third Book of Eselras, 7'he Fourth truly suffered, wa: crucified, dead, and Book of Esdras, The Book of Tobias, buricd, to reconcile his Father to us, and The Book of Judith, T'he rest of the to be a sacrifice, not only for original guide, Book of Hester, The Book of Wisloni, but also for actual sins of inen.

Jesus the Son of Sirach, Baruch

the ProArl . ILL. Of the going down of Christ phet, The Song of the three Children, into Hell.

The Story of Susanna, Of Bel and the As Christ died for us, and was buried; so Dragon, 1'he Prayer of Nanasses

, The alsc is it to be believed that he went down First Book of Maccabees, The Second into hell. Art. IV. Of the Resurrection of Christ.

Bruk of Maccabees.

All the Books of the New Testament, as Christ did truly rise again from death, they are commonly received, we do reand took again his body, with flesh, hones, ceive and account them Canonical. and all things appertaining to the perfectiu: of Man's nature, wherewith he ascended

Art. VII. Of the Old Testament. into Ileaven, and there sitteth, until he re The Old Testament is not contrary to lucu to judge all inen at the last day. the New; for both in the Old and New

Art. V. Of the Holy Ghost. Testameni everlasting life is offered to manThe Holy Ghost, proceeding from the kind hy Christ, who is the only Medictor Father and the Son, is of o:ie Substance, between God and Man, being hoth Ged Majesty, and Glory, with the Father and and Man. Wherefore ihey are not to he thie Son, very and eternal God.

heard, which feign, that the Old Fathers Art. VI. of the Sufficiency of the Holy did look only for transitory Promises. Al

Scriptures for Salvation. hough the Law given from God by MoJoly Scripture containeth ail things ne ses, as louching Ceremonies and Riles, do cessary to Salvation: so that whatsoever is not bind Christian men, nor the Civil Prenot read therein, nor may be proved there. repts thereof ought of necessity to be reby, is not to be required of any man, in any Commonwealtb'; yet not. it should be believed as an article of the withstanding, no Christian man whatsoever Faith, or he thought requisite or necessary is froin the obcdicnce of the Com to Salvation. In the name of the Holy mandmeols which are called moral. Scripture we do understand those Canroi Art. VIII. Of the Creeds. cal Books of the Old and New Testament, The Nicene Creed, and that which is of whose Authority was never any doubt in commonly called the Apostle's Creed, the Courch

ought Loronghly to be received and be


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