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grant me, then shall the righteous 2 My hope and uy fortress, my resort unto my company..

castle and delivere, my defender, Psalm 143. Domine, exaudi. in whom I trust; w io subdueth my (EAR my prayer, O Lord, and people that is under me.

consider my desire ; hearken 3 Lord, what is nan, that thou unto me 'for thy truth and righte-hast such respect u to him? or the ousness' sake.

son of man, that tb v so regardesi 2 And enter not into judgment him ? with thy servant; for in thy sight.4 Man is like a t ing of naught; shall no man living be justified. his tinie passeth awa like a shadow.

3 For the enemy hath persecuted 5 Bow thy heave 6, O Lord, and my soul; he hath smitten my life come down; touch the moun. down to the ground; he hath laid cains, and they shall smoke. me in the darkness, as the men that 6 Cast forth thy lightning, and have been long dead.

tear them; shoot ou thine arrows, 4 Therefore is my spirit vexed and consume them. within me, and my heart within me 7 Send down the hand from is desolate.

above; delivér me, nd take me out ý Yet do t remember the time of the great waters, from the hand past: I muse upon all thy works ; of strange children; yea, I exercise myself in the works 8 Whose mouth i lketh of vaniof thy hands.

ty, and their right land is a right 6 stretch forth my hands unto hand of wickedness. thee; my soul gaspeth unto thee 9 I will sing a ! ?w song unto as a thirsty land.

thee, O God; and si g praises unto 7 Hear me, O Lord, and that thee upon a ten-stri ged lute. soon ; for my spirit, waxeth faint: 10 Thou hast give a victory unto hide not thy face from me, lest I be kings, and hast de vered Darid, like unto them that go down into thy servant, from t' e peril of the the pit.

sword. 8 O let me hear thy loving-kind- 11 Save me, and d liver me from ness betimes in the morning; for the hand of strangec aildren, whose in thee is my trust: show thou me mouth talketh of ra ity, and their the way that I should walk in ; for right hand is a righ hand of iniI lift up my soul unto thee. quity;

9 Deliver me, O Lord, from 12 That our sons may grow up mine enemies; for I flee unto thee as the young plants, and that our to hide me.

daughters may be as the polished 10 Teach me to do the thing that corners of the temple ; pleaseth thee; for thou art my God: 13. That our garne s may be full let thy loving Spirit lead me forth and plenteous with all manner of into the land of righteousness. store ; that our sher p may bring

11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy forth thousands, and ten thousands name's sake; and for thy righte- in our streets; ousness' sake bring my soul out of 14 That our ogen inay be strorg trouble.

to labour; that there be no decay, 12 And of thy goodness slay mine no leading into capt vity, and no eremies, and destroy all them that complaining in our st eets. vex my sovi; for I am thy servant. 15 Happy are the people that are The thirtieth

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Ineople who have the ord for their Psalm 144. Benedictus Dominus. God. BLESSED be the Lord, myl, Psalm 245. Exultabó te, Deus. lands to war, and my fingers to strength, who teacheth in I WILL magnify tliee, O God

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2 Every day r al I give thanks praise of the Lord; and let all flesh ontu thee, and p Lise thy name for give thanks unto his holy name for ever and ever.

ever and ever. 3 Great is the Lord, and mar- Psalm 146. Lauda, anima mea. vellous, worthy u be praised; there PRAISE the Lord, O my soul. is no end of his g eatness.

while I live, will I praise the 4 One generati in shall praise thy Lord; ea, as long as I have any works unto ano her, and declare being, I will sing praises unto my ihy power.

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is no help in them. 6 So that men shall speak of the 3 For when the breath of man mnight of thy marvellous acts; and goeth forth, he shall turn again to I will also tell of iny greatness. his earth, and then all his thoughts

7 The memorial of thine abun- perish. Jant kindness shall be showed; and 4 Blessed is he that hath the God inen shall sing of tay righteousness. of Jacob for his help; and whose

8 The Lord is gracious and mer- hope is in the Lord his God;" ciful; long-suffering, and of great 5 Who made heaven and earth, goodness.

the sea and all that therein is; who 9 The Lord is wing unto every keepeth his promise for ever ; man, and his mer :y is over all his 6 Who helpeth them to right works.

that suffer wrong; who feedeth the 10 All thy works praise thee, Ohungry. Lord; and thy, saints give thanks 7 The Lord looseth men out of unto thee.

prison; the Lord giveth sight to the Il They show he glory of thy blind. kingdom, and talk of thy power. 8 The Lord helpeth' them that'

12 Tnat thy power, thy glory, are fallen; the Lord careth for the and mightiness oi thy kingdom, righteous. might be known uito men.

9 The Lord careth for the stran13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting ger; he defendeth the fatherless kingdom, and th dominion en- and widow: as for the way of the dureth throughout all ages. ungodly, he turneth it upside down.

14 The Lord up joideth all such io The Lord thy God, o Sion, es fall, and lifteth up all those that shall be King for evermore, and ure down.

throughout all generations. 15 The eyes of all wait upon EVENING PRAYER. thee, O Lord;

andi liou givest them Psalm 147. Laudate Dominum. their meat in due scason. O PRAISE the Lord; for it is a

16 Thou openest thine hand, and good thing to sing praises unto fillest all things liv og with plente- our God; yea, a joyful and plea

sant thing it is to be thankful. 17 The Lord is righteous in all 2 The Lord doth build up Jeruhis ways, and holy in all his works. salem, and gather together the out

19 The Lord is nigh unto all casts of Israel. them that call upor him in ea, al ken in heart, and giveth medicine

3 He healeth those that are brosuch as call upon hin faithfully.

13 He will fulfil the desire of to heal their sickness. them that fear hipı; he also will 4 He telleth the number of the hear their cry, and svill help them. stars, and calleth them all by their

20 The Lord preserveth all them names. that love him; but scattereth 5 Great is our Lord, and great abroad all the ungodly.

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5 Let them praise the name of 70 Sing unto the Lord with the Lord; for 'he spake the word, thanksgiving ; sing praises upon the and they were made; he commandharp unto our God;

ed, and they werc created. 8 Who covereth the heaven with 6 He hath made them fast for clouds, and prepareth rain for the ever and ever, he hath given them earth; and maketh the grass to a law, which shall not be broken. grow upon the mountains, and herb

7 Praise the Lord upon earth, ye for the use of men:

dragons, and all deeps; 9 W no giveth fodder unto the 8 Fire and hail, snow and va. cattle, and feedeth the young ravens pours, wind and storm, fulfilling that call upon him.

his word; 10 He hath no pleasure in the 9 Mountains and all hills; fruitstrength of an horse; neither de- ful trees and all cedars; lighteth he in any man's legs. 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms

11 But the Lord's delight is in and feathered fowls; them that fear him, and put their 11 Kings of the earth and all trust in his mercy,

people; princes and all judges of 12 Praise the Lord, o Jerusa- the world ; lem; praise thy God, O Sion; 12 Young men and maidens, old

13 For he hath made fast the men and children, praise the name bars of thy gates, and hath blessed of the Lord; for his name only is thy children within thee.

excellent, and his praise above hea14 He maketh peace in thy bor- ven and earth. "ders, and filleth thee with the four 13 He shall exalt the horn of his of wheat.

people: all his saints shall praise 15 He sendeth forth his com- him ; even the children of Israel, mandment upon earth, and his even the people that serveth him. word runneth very swiftly.

Psalm 149. Cantate Domino. 16 He giveth snow, like wool

, O SING unto the Lord a new and scattereth the hoar frost like song; let the congregation of ashes.

saints praise him. 17 He casteth forth his ice like 2 Let Israel rejoice in him that morsels; who is able to abide his made him, and let the children of frost?

Sion be joyful in their King. 18 He sendeth out his word, and 3 Let them praise his name in melteth them; he bloweth with his the dance; let them sing praises wind, and the waters flow. unto him with tabret and harp.

19 'He showeth his word unto 4 For the Lord hath pleasure in Jacob, his statutes and ordinances his people, and helpeth the meekunto Israel.

hearted. 20. He hath not dealt so with any 5 Let the saints be joyful with nation; neither have the heathen glory; let them rejoice in their beds. knowledge of his laws.

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praise him in the height. and to rebuke the people; 2 Praise him, all ye angels of 8 To bind their kings in chains, his; praise him, all his host. and their nobles with links of iron

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258 ARTICLES OF RELIGION, As established by the Bishops, the Clergy, and Laity of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, ir. Convention, on the twelfth Day of September, in the Year of our Lord 1801.

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Art. I. Of faith in the Holy Trinity. stand those Canonical Books of the Old
THERE is' but one living and true and New

Testament, of whose AuthoriGod, everlasting, without body, ty was never any doubt in the Church. parts, or passions; of infinite power, of the Names and Number of the wisdom, and goodness; the Maker and

Canonical Books. Preserver of all things both visible and Genesis, Etodus, Leviticus, Numeri, Invisible. And in unity of this Godhead, Deuteronomiui, Joshue, Judges, Ruth, there be three persons, of one substance, The First Book of Samuel, The Second power and eternity; the Father, the Son, Book of Samuel, The First Book of and the Holy Ghost.

Kings, The Second Book of Kings, The Art. II. Of the Word, or Son of God, First Book of Chronicles, The Second which was made very man.

Book of Chronicles, The First Book of

Esdrus, The Second Book of Esdras, The Son, which is the Word of the Fa- The Book of Hester, The Book of Job, ther, begotted from everlasting of the The Psalms, The Proverbs, Ecclesiastes Father, the very and eternal God, of one

or Preacher, Cantica or Songs of Solo substance with the Father, took Man's Aature in the womb of the blessed Vir- Prophets the less.

mon, Four Prophets the greater, Tweldo gin, of her substance: so that two whole

And the other Books (as Hieromo and perfect Natures, tnat is to say, the saith) The Church doth read for example Godhead and Manhood, were joined to- of life and instruetion of manners; but gether in one Person, never to be dividend,

yet doth it not apply them to establish whereof is one Christ, very God, and

any doctrine ; such are these following: very Man; who truly suffered, was cru- The Third Book of Esdras, The cified, dead, and buried, to reconcile his Fourth Book of Esdras, The Book of Father to us, and to be a sacrifice, not Tobias, The Book of Judith, The rest only for original guilt, but also for ac- of the Book of Hester, The Book of tual sins of men.

Wisdom, Jesus the Son of Sirach, BaArt. III. Of the going down of Christ ruch the Prophet, The Song of the threo into Hell.

Children, The Story of Susanna, Of Ba As Christ died for us, and was buried; and the Drugon, Tre Prayer of Ma 50 also is it to be believed, that he went nasses, the First Book of Maccabees, down into Hell.

The Second Book of Maccabees.

All the Books of the New Testament, Art. IV. Of the Resurrection of Christ as they are commonly received, we do

Christ did truly rise again from death, receive and account them Canonical. and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining to the

Art. VII. Of the Old Testament.

The Old Testament is not contrary to perfection of Man's nature, wherewith be ascended into Heaven, and there, sit, Testament everlasting life is offered to

the New; for both in the Old and New teth, until he return to judge all men at, the last day.

mankind by Christ, who is the only Me

diator between God and Man, being both Art. V. Of the Holy Ghost. God and Man. Wherefore they are noi The Holy Ghost, proceeding from the to be heard, which feign that the Old Fa Father and the Son, is of one Substance, thers did look only for transitory PreMajesty and Glory with the Father and mises. Although the Law given from the Son, very and eternal God.

God by Moses, as touching Ceremonies Ant. VI. Of the Sufficiency of the Holy and Rites, do not bind Christian men,

Scriptures for Salvation. nor the Civil Precepts thereof ought of Holy Scripture containeth all things necessity to be received in any Common necessary to Salvation so that whatso-wealth; yet notwithstanding, no Chris ever is not read therein, nor may be tian man whatsoever is free from the proved thereby, is not to be required of obedience of the Commandments which any man, that it should be believed as are called moral. an article of the Faith, or be thought re-i Art. VIII. of the Creeds. quisite or necessary to Salvation. In the

The Nicene Creed, and that which b. najno of the Holy Seripture we do under-Icommonly called the Apostle's Creed

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