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He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered : the Lord is gracious and full of compassion.

The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.

They stand firm forever and ever, being founded in truth and justice.

He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant forever : holy and reverend is his name.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom : a good understanding have all they that do his commandments : his praise endureth forever.

SELECTION 59.

PRAISE ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness : he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

A good man showeth favor, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Surely he shall not be moved forever : the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.

His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, he hath given to the poor : his righteousness endureth forever.

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, Be honor and glory, through Jesus Christ, forever and AMEN.

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SELECTION 60.

PRAISE

ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord.

Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and for evermore.

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, the Lord's name is to be praised.

The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

Who is like unto the Lord our God, who dwelleth on high,

Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth?

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the ground;

That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.

Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

Wherefore should the wicked say, 6. Where is now their God?'

Our God is in the heavens; he hath done whatsoever he pleased.

Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord; he is your help and your shield.

The Lord hath been mindful of us : he will bless us; he will bless them that fear the Lord, both small and great. The Lord will multiply blessings upon you and

your

children.

Ye are blessed of the Lord who made heaven and

The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord's : but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

We will bless the Lord from this time forth and forevermore! Praise ye the Lord !

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, Be honor and glory, through Jesus Christ, forever and

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 61.

I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call

upon him as long as I live. The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of the grave seized upon me :

I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.

The Lord preserveth the single-minded : I was brought low, and he helped me.

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.

For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?

I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.

I will pay my vows unto the Lord, now in the presence of all his people.

I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call

upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows unto the Lord, now in the presence of all his people.

In the courts of the Lord's house, praise ye the Lord.

For his merciful kindness is great towards us : and the truth of the Lord endureth forever. Praise ye the Lord.

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, Be honor and glory, through Jesus Christ, forever and

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 62.

O GIVE thanks unto the Lord; for he is good : because his mercy endureth forever.

Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth forever.

I called upon the Lord in distress : the Lord answered me, and gave me deliverance.

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.
It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in

man.

It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.

The Lord is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.

The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the homes of the righteous.

The right hand of the Lord is exalted ; the right hand of the Lord doeth wonderfully.

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the

Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the Lord.

This is the gate of the Lord, into which the righteous shall enter.

I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

The stone which the builders rejected is become the head stone of the corner.

This is the Lord's doing ; it is marvellous in our eyes.

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Save, now, I beseech thee, O Lord : 0 Lord, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.

Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord : we have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.

Thou art my God, and I will praise thee : thou art my God, I will exalt thee.

O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good : for his mercy endureth forever.

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, Be honor and glory, through Jesus Christ, forever and

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 63.

BLESSED are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.

Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

They also do no iniquity : they walk in his ways. Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently. () that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes !

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