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sinners; for the sake of thy Son Jesus Christ, our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen. AND lest, through our own frailty, or the tempta- to Prayer for grace into sin, vouchsafe us, we beseech thee, the direc- grow better. tion and assistance of thy lloly Spirit. Reform whatsoever is anniss in the temper and disposition of our souls; that no unclean thoughts, unlawful designs, or inordinate desires, may rest there. Purge our hearts from envy,

hatred, and malice; that we may never suffer the sun to go down upon our wrath ; but may always go to our rest in peace, charity, and good-will, with a conscience void of offence iowards thee and towards inen: That so, we may be preserved pure and blameless, into the coming of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. AND accept, O Lord, our intercessions for all The Intercession.

mankind. Let the light of thy Gospel shine upon all nations; and may as many as have received it, live as becomes it. Be gracious unto thy Church; and grant that every member of the same, in his vocaiion and ministry, may serve thee faithfully. Bless all in authority over us; and so rule their hearts and strengthen their hands, that they may punish wickedness and vice, and maintain thy true religion and virtue. Send down thy blessings, temporal and spiritual, upon allour relations, friends, and neiglıbours. Reward all who have done us good, and pardon all those who have done or wish us evil, and give them repentance and better minds. Be merciful to all who are in any trouble ; and do thou, the God of pity, administer to them according to their several necessities, for his sake who went about doing good, tlıy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. To our prayers, O Lord, we join our unfeigned The Thanksgiv:

Thanks for all thy mercies; for our being, our ing. reason, and all other endowinents and faculties of soul and body; for our health, friends, food, and raiment, and all the other comforts and conveniencies of life. Above all, we adore thy mercy in sending thy only Son into the world to redeem us from sin and eternal death, and in giving us the knowledge and sense of our duty towards thee. We bless thee for thy patience with us, notwithstanding our many and great provocations ; for all the directions, assistances, and comforts of thy Holy Spirit; for thy continual care and watchful pro. vidence over us through the whole course of our lives; and parti. cularly for the mercies and benefits of the past day: Beseeching thee Eo continue these thy blessings to us; and to give us grace to show our thankfulness in a sincere obedience to his laws through whose merits and intercession we received them all, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. IN particular, we beseech thee to continue thy gra. Prayer for God's cious protection to us this night. Defend us from protection through

the night followall dangers and mischiefs, and from thie fear of them; ing.

that we may enjoy such refreshing sleep, as may fit as for the duties of the following day. viake us ever mindful of the time when we shall lie down in the dust; and grant us grace always to live in such a state, that we may never be afraid to vie : So that living and dy. ing we may be thine, through the merits and satisfaction of thy Son Christ Jesus, in whose name we offer up these our imperfect pray.

7:11). THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the

fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen. "O Su days and on other days, when it may be onvenient, it will be properto

wegin with a Chapter, or purt of a Chaptır, from the New Testament.

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SELECTIONS OF PSALMS, To be used instead of the Psalms for the Day, at the Discretion of

the Minister. SELECTION I.

The rear of the Lord is clean, Psalm 19. Calienarrant. and endureth for ever; the judg; TUE heavens declare the gloryments of the Lord are true

, and of God; and the firmament righteous altogether. showeth his handy work.

More to be desired are they One day telletli another; and than gold, yea, than much fine one night certilieth another. There is neither speech nor and the honey-comb.

gold; sweeter also than boney, language; but their voices are

Moreover, by them is thy ser heard among them. Their sound is gone out into all them there is great reward.

vant taught; and in keeping of and their words into the

Who can tell how oft he offende ends of the world.

eth? () cleanse thou me from my lo them bath he set a taberna

secret faults. cle for the sun ; which cometh

Keep thy servant also from pre: forth as a bridegroom out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant dominion over me.

sumptuous sins, lest they get the to run his course.

Let the words of It goeth forth from the utter and the meditation of my heart

my most part of the heaven, and run. be alway acceptable in thy sight reth abont unto the end of it

O Lord, my strength, and my again ; and there is nothing hid

Redeemer. from the heat thereof. The law of the Lord is an unde

[salm 24. Domini est terra. filed law, converting the soul ; the THE earth is the Lord's, and

all that therein is ; the com giveth wisdom unto the simple. pass of the world, and they that

The statutes of the Lord are liwell therein. right, and rejoice the heart; the For he hath founded it upon commandment of the Lord is the seas, and prepared it upon the pure, and giveth light unto the foods. eyes.

Who shall ascend into the bil

mouth,

of the Lord ? or who shall rise He will not always be chiding; upin his holy place?

neither keepeth he his anger for Even he that liath clean hands ever, and a pure heart; and that hath He hath not dealt wiib us after not lift up his mind unto vanity, nor our sins; nor rewarded us accordsworn to deceive his neighbour. ing to our wickednesses.

He shall receive the blessings For look how high the heaven from the Lord; and righteousness is in comparison of the earth; so from the God of his suivation. great is his inercy also toward

This is the generation of those those who fear bin ! who seek him ; eveu of those Look how wide also the east who seek thy face, O Jacob. is from the wrest; so far hath be

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, set our sins from us ! and be ye lift up ye everlasting Yea, like as a father pitieth his doors, and the King of glory shall own children;cven so is the Lord come in.

merciful unto them that fear him. Who is the King of glory? it is For he kroveth whereof we the Lord strong and Inighty, even are made ; he remembereth that the Lord mighty in battle. we are but dust. Lift up your heads, Oye gates, and Tlie days of man are hit as be

ye lift up ye everlasting doors, grass ; for he flourisheth as a and the King of glory shall come in. flower of the field.

Who is the King of glory? even For as soon as the wind goeth the Lord of hosts, he is the king over it, it is gone; and the place of glory.

thereof shall know it no more. PSALM 103. Benedic, anima meu. But the merciful goodness of PRAISE the Lord, O my soul; the Lord endureth for ever and

and all that is within me, ever upon those who fear him ; praise his holy name.

and his righteousness upon chilPraise the Lord, O my soul; dren's children; and forget not all his benefits; Even upon such as keep his co

Who forgiveth all thy sin, and venant, and think upon his compealeth all thine infirmities; mandments to do them.

Who saveth thy life from de The Lord bath prepared his truction, and crowneth thee seat in heaven, and bis kingdom vith mercy and loving kindness; ruleth over all.

Who satisfieth thy mouth with O praise the Lord, ye Angels ood things, making thee young of his, ye that excel in strength ; as an eagle.

ye that fulfil his commandment, The Lord executeth righteous and hearken unto the voice of. ess and judgment, for all them his words. hat are oppressed with wrong: O praise the Lord, all ye his

He showed his ways unto Mo-hosts; ye servants of his, that do Es, his works unto the children of his pleasure. rael.

O speak good of the Lord, all The Lord is full of compassion ye works of his, in all places of d mercy, long-suffering, and of his dominion : Praise thou the ceat goodness.

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6 LECTIO II.

Thine eves did see my subfrom P:a'ın i.. l'omowe, prubasti. stance, yet being imperfect; and LA O Lord, thou hast searched me in thy book were all my members out, am known me; thou written

TE snowest my down-sitting, and Which day by day were fake mine uprising ; thon under-shioned, when as yet there iras stande-t my thoughts long before. none of them.

Thou art about my path, and How dear are thy counselsunto about my bed, and spriest ont alline, O God; O how great is the My ways.

sum of them! For lo, there is not a word in If I tell them, they are more in my tongue, but thoni, O Lord, number than the sand; T kijowest it altogether.

wake up, I am present with thee. Thou hast fashioned me behind Try me, O God, and seek the and besure, and laid thine hand round of my heart; prove me, upon me.

and examine my thoughts. OL Suclı knowledge is too wonder Look well if there be any way ful and excellent for me; I can- of wickedness in me; and lead not attain unto it.

me in the way everlasting. Whither shall I go then from Psalm 1.15. Ezalonko te, Deus. thy Spirit? or whither shall I go I will magnify thee, O God, on then from thy presence ?

king, and I will praise the If I cliinb up into heaven, thou name for ever and ever. art there; if I go down to liell, Every day will I give thanks thou art there also.

into thee, and praise thy I l take the wings of the morn- for ever and ever. ing, and remain in the uitermost Great is the Lord, and marvel jarts of the sea ;

lous, worthy to be praised; Even there also shall thy hand is no end of his greatness. land me, and thy right hand shall One generation shall praise thy me

works into another, and declare If I say, Peradventure the dark- thy power. ness shall cover me; then shal!

As for me, I will be talking of my night be turned to day. thy worship, thy glory, thy praise,

Tea, the darkness is no dark- and wondrous works; mess with thee, but the niglit is

So that men shall speak of the as clear as the day; the darkness miglot of thy marvellous acts; and and liglit to thee are both alike. I will also tell of thy greatnes

Formy reins are thrine; thou hast The memorial of ibine alucovered mein my mother's womb. dant kindness shall be slowed,

I will give thanks unto thee, for and men shall sing of thy righters I am fearfully and wonderfully ousness, inade: Marvellous are thy works. The Lord is gracious and me

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All thy works praise thee, O and done this evil in thy sight, Lord; and thy saints give thanks that thou mightest be justified in unto thee.

thy saying, and clear when thou They show the glory of thy art judged. kingdoin, and talk of thy power; Behold, I was shapen in wick.

That thy power, thy glory, and edness, and in sin haih ny mother mightiness of thy kingdom, might conceived me. be known unto mei).

But lo, thou requirest truth in Thy kingdoin is an everlasting the inward parts, and shalt make kingdom, and thy dominion en-me to understand wisdom secretly. dureth throughout all ages.

Thou shalt purge me with hysThe Lord upholdeth all such as sop, and I shall be clean; thou fall, and lifteth up all those who sbalt wash me, and I shall be are down.

whiter than snow. The eyes of all wait upon thee, Thou shalt make me bear of O Lord, and thou givest them joy and gladness, that the bones their meat in due season.

ishich thou hast broken may reThou openest thine hand, and!jcice. fillest all things living with plente. Turn thy face from my sins,

and put out all my misdeeds. The Lord is righteous in all l.is

Make me a clean heart, O God, ways, and holy in all his works and renew a right spirit within mc.

The Lord is nigh unto all them Cast me not away from thy that call upon him; yea, all such presence, and take not thy Holy as call upon him faithfully. Spirit from me.

Ile will fulil the desire of those O give me the comfort of thy who fear him; he also will hear help again, and stablish me with their

and will help them. thy free Spirit. The Lord preserveth all those

Then shall I teach thy ways who love him; but scattereth unto the wicked, and sinners abroad all the ingodly.

shall be converted unto thee. My mouth shallspeak the praise

Deliver me from blood-guiltiof the Lord: and let all flesh giveness, O God, thou that art the God thanks unto his holy name for of my health; and my tongue ever and ever.

shall sing of thy righteousness.

Thou shalt open my lips, o

Lord, and my mouth shall show From Psalm 51. Miserere mei, Deus. thy praise. HAVE mercy upon me, O God, For tho:1 desirest 'no sacrifice,

after thy great goodness; ac- else would I give it thee; but thou cording to the multitude of thy delightest not in burnt-offerings. mercies, do away nine offences. The sacrifice of God is a trou

Wash me thoroughly from my bled spirit: a broken and contrite wickedness, and clearise me from heart, O God, shalt thou not despisc. my sin :

From Psalm 42. Quemadmodum. For I acknowledge my faults

, LIKE as the hart desireth the and my sin is ever before me.

water-brooks, 30 longeih my Against thee only have I sinned, soul after thee, O God,

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SELECTION III.

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