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His right hand, and his holy SELECTION 2
arm, hath gotten him the vicTHANKSGIVING
The Lord hath made known his O give thanks unto the Lord, call salvation: upon his name:
His righteousness hath he Make known his deeds among
openly shewed in the sight of the people.
the heathen. Sing unto him, sing praises unto
He hath remembered his mercy him;
and his truth toward the house of Talk ye of all his wondrous
All the ends of the earth have
seen the salvation of our God. Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, Serve the Lord with gladness: all the earth: Come before his presence with
Make a loud noise, and rejoice, singing.
and sing praise. Know ye that the Lord he is Sing praises unto the Lord with God:
the harp; It is he that hath made us, and not With the harp and the voice of we ourselves;
melody. We are his people, and the With trumpets and sound of corsheep of his pasture.
net make a joyful noise before the Enter into his gates with thanks
Lord, the King giving, and into his courts with
Let the sea roar, and the fulness praise;
thereof; Be thankful unto him, and bless
The world, and they that dwell his name.
therein, For the Lord is good; his mercy
Let the floods clap their hands; is everlasting;
Let the hills sing for joy together And his truth endureth unto all
before the Lord; for he cometh to generations.
judge the earth: Ps. 98. O sing unto the Lord a new song;
With righteousness shall he for he hath done marvellous judge the world, and the people things:
The works of the Lord are great, SELECTION 3
sought out of all them that have
pleasure therein. PRAISE
His work is honour and majPs. 67. God be merciful unto us, and
esty; and his righteousness en
dureth for ever.
He hath made his wonderful works And cause his face to shine
to be remembered: upon us;
The Lord is gracious and full That thy way may be known upon
of compassion. earth, Thy saving health among all
He hath given meat unto them
that fear him: he will ever be nations.
mindful of his covenant. Let the people praise thee, O
He hath showed his people the God;
power of his works, that he may Let all the people praise thee.
give them the heritage of the O let the nations be glad and sing heathen. for joy:
The works of his hands are truth For thou shalt judge the people and justice; all his precepts are righteously, and govern the na
sure. tions upon earth.
They are established for ever Let the people praise thee, O
and ever, they are done in truth God;
and uprightness. Let all the people praise thee.
He hath sent redemption unto his Then shall the earth yield her in- people; he hath commanded his crease:
covenant for ever: And God, even our own God,
Holy and reverend is his name. shall bless us.
The fear of the Lord is the beginGod shall bless us;
And all the ends of the earth ning of wisdom: shall fear him.
A good understanding have all
they that do his commandments: Praise ye the Lord. I will give Ps. 106. thanks unto the Lord with my
Blessed be the Lord God of Israel whole heart,
from everlasting to everlasting; In the assembly of the upright,
and let all the people say, Amen. and in the congregation.
Praise ye the Lord.
shield: the Lord will give grace SELECTION 4
and glory: no good thing will he
withhold from them that walk upTHE HOUSE OF GOD
O Lord of hosts, blessed is the How amiable are thy tabernacles,
man that trusteth in thee. O Lord of hosts! My soul longeth, yea, even
The earth is the Lord's and the fainteth for the courts of the
fulness thereof; the world and Lord;
they that dwell therein. My heart and my flesh cry out For he hath founded it upon unto the living God.
the seas, and established it upon Yea, the sparrow hath found
the floods. her an house, and the swallow a
Who shall ascend into the hill of nest for herself, where she may
the Lord ? And who shall stand lay her young,
in his holy place? Even thine altars, O Lord of hosts, He that hath clean hands, and my King, and my God.
a pure heart; who hath not Blessed are they that dwell in lifted up his soul unto vanity, thy house: they will be still
nor sworn deceitfully. praising thee.
He shall receive a blessing from Blessed is the man whose strength the Lord, and righteousness from is in thee; in whose heart are the the God of his salvation. ways of them.
This is the generation of them Who passing through the valley that seek after him, that seek of Baca make it a well;
thy face, O God of Jacob. The rain also filleth the pools. Lift up your heads, O ye gates; They go
go from strength to and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting strength, every one of them ap- doors: peareth before God in Zion.
And the King of glory shall O Lord God of hosts, hear my
come in. prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob. Who is the King of glory?
Behold, O God our shield, and The Lord strong and mighty, look upon the face of thine
the Lord mighty in battle. anointed.
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; For a day in thy courts is better yea, lift them up, ye everlasting than a thousand.
doors : I had rather be a doorkeeper And the King of glory shall in the house of my God, than to come in. dwell in the tents of wicked- Who is this King of glory? ness.
The Lord of hosts, he is the For the Lord God is a sun and a King of glory.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem : SELECTION 5
they shall prosper that love thee.
Peace be within thy walls, and WORSHIP
prosperity within thy palaces, Hab. 2.
For my brethren and companions' The Lord is in his holy temple: let sakes, I will now say, Peace be all the earth keep silence before within thee. him.
For the sake of the house of the I Chron. 16.
Lord our God I will seek thy Glory and honor are in his pres
good. ence; strength and gladness are
Micah 6. in his place.
Wherewith shall I come before the Give unto the Lord, ye kindreds of Lord, and bow myself before the the people, give unto the Lord high God? glory and strength.
Shall I come before him with Give unto the Lord the glory
burnt-offerings, with calves a due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: Will the Lord be pleased with thou
sands of rams, or with ten thouWorship the Lord in the beauty
sands of rivers of oil? of holiness.
Shall I give my first-born for my Fear before him, all the earth.
transgression, the fruit of my
body for the sin of my soul? I was glad when they said unto
He hath shewed thee, O man, what me, Let us go unto the house of the
is good; and what doth the Lord Lord.
require of thee. Our feet are standing within thy But to do justly, and to love gates, o Jerusalem,
mercy, and to walk humbly with Jerusalem, that art builded as a
thy God? city that is compact together;
For the hour cometh, and now is, Whither the tribes go up, the
when the true worshippers shall tribes of the Lord, unto the tes
worship the Father in spirit and in timony of Israel,
truth; To give thanks unto the name of For such doth the Father seek the Lord.
to be his worshippers. For there are set thrones for God is a Spirit: judgment, the thrones of the And they that worship him must house of David.
worship in spirit and truth.
he is a hireling and careth not for SELECTION 6
I am the good shepherd; and I THE GOOD SHEPHERD
know my sheep, and am known The Lord is my Shepherd: I shall
of mine. not want.
As the Father knoweth me, even so He maketh me to lie down in know I the Father: and I lay down green pastures:
my life for the sheep. He leadeth me beside the still wa- And other sheep I have, which ters. He restoreth my soul:
are not of this fold: them also He leadeth me in the paths of I must bring. righteousness for his name's
And they shall hear my voice; sake.
And there shall be one fold, and Yea, though I walk through the
one shepherd. valley of the shadow of death, I
Therefore doth my Father love me, will fear no evil:
because I lay down my life, that I For thou art with me: thy rod
might take it again. and thy staff they comfort me.
No man taketh it from me, but I Thou preparest a table before me
lay it down myself. in the presence of mine enemies :
I have power to lay it down, and I Thou anointest my head with
have power to take it again. oil; my cup runneth over.
This commandment have I reSurely goodness and mercy shall
ceived from my Father. follow me all the days of my life: And I will dwell in the house of
Now the God of peace, who the Lord for ever.
brought again from the dead our John 1o.
Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of Jesus said unto them, I am the
the sheep through the blood of the good shepherd; the good shepherd
everlasting covenant, giveth his life for the sheep.
Make you perfect in every good But he that is a hireling, and not
work to do his will, a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, Working in us that which is welland leaveth the sheep, and pleasing in his sight, fleeth.
Through Jesus Christ; to whom And the wolf catcheth them, and be the glory for ever and ever. scattereth them: he fleeth because Amen.