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Then only shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

I will keep thy statutes : O forsake me not utterly.

Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Blessed art thou, O Lord : teach me thy statutes.

With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

I will delight myself in thy statutes : I will not forget thy word.

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

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 64.

O DEAL kindly with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.

Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

I am a stranger in the earth : hide not thy commandments

from me.

My soul trembles with the fervent desire that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.

Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy precepts.

Thy testimonies also are my delight, and my counsellors.

My soul is bowed unto the dust : 0 quicken thou me according to thy word.

I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me : 0) teach me thy statutes.

Make me to understand the way of thy precepts : so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

My soul melteth for heaviness : strengthen thou me according unto thy word.

Remove from me the deceitful way: and grant me thy law graciously.

I have chosen the way of truth : thy judgments have 1 laid before me.

I have kept close unto thy testimonies: O Lord, let me not be put to shame.

I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

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

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 65.

Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end.

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Make me to go in the path of thy commandments ; for therein do I delight.

Incline

my

heart to thine ordinances, and not to covetous

ness.

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vain things; and quicken thou me in thy way.

Fulfil thy promise unto thy servant ; to him who revereth thee. Turn

away the reproach which I fear : for thy judgments are good.

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts : quicken me in thy righteousness.

Let thy mercies come also unto me, O Lord, even thy salvation, according to thy word.

So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.

And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth : for I have hoped in thy judgments.

So shall I keep thy law continually forever and ever.
And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved ; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

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

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 66.

REMEMBER thy promise to thy servant, with which thou hast caused me to hope.

This is my comfort in my affliction : for thy word hath quickened me.

The proud have had me greatıy in derision : yet have I not declined from thy law.

I remembered thy judgments of old, O Lord ; and have comforted myself.

Grief hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

Thy statutes have been my song in the house of my pilgrimage.

I have remembered thy name, O Lord, in the night, and have kept thy law.

This is my wealth, that I kept thy precepts.

Thou art my portion, O Lord : I have resolved that I will keep thy words.

I entreat thy favor with my whole heart : be merciful unto me according to thy word.

I think on my ways, and turn my feet unto thy testimonies.

I make haste, and delay not to keep thy commandments.

The earth, O Lord, is full of thy mercy : teach me thy statutes.

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

AMEN.

ever.

SELECTION 67.

Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O Lord, according unto thy word.

Teach me good judgment and knowledge : for I have believed thy commandments.

Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.

Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

It is good for me that I have been afflicted ; that I might learn thy statutes.

The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

Give me understanding, that I may learn thy command

Inents.

live :

They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

O let thy goodness be my consolation, according to thy word unto thy servant. Let thy tender mercies come unto me,

that I

may for thy law is my delight.

Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

My soul fainteth for thy salvation : but I hope in thy word.

Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, “ When wilt thou comfort me?”

Quicken me after thy loving-kindness ; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

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

AMEN.

ever.

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