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sake, turn not away the face of thine anointed.

en Sion; he hath desired it for his habitation.

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is Lord, to the glory of he would deliver him; let God the Father. him deliver him, if he will have him.

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him; and he who cannot keep alive his own soul.

I will declare thy name unto my brethren; in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

O praise the Lord, ye who fear him; magnify him, all ye of the seed of Jacob, and fear him, all ye seed of Israel.

For he hath not despised nor abhorred the low estate of the poor; he hath not hid his face from him, but when he cried unto him, he heard him.

My praise shall be of thee in the great congre gation; my vows will I perform in the sight of those who fear him.

The poor shall eat, and be satisfied; they who seek after the Lord, shall praise him; your heart shall live for ever.

All the ends of the world shall remember themselves,

and be turned unto the

Lord; and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.

For the kingdom is the Lord's; and he is the governor among the people. All the wealthy on earth, have eaten and worshipped.

All those who are miserable, shall kneel before

A seed shall serve him; they shall be count-. ed unto the Lord for a generation.

They shall come, and shall declare his righteousunto a people who shall be born; for he hath, done this.

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PSALM 54.

SAVE me, O God, for thy name's sake, and defend me in thy strength. and hearken Hear my prayer, O God, words of my mouth.

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For the proud are risen up against me; and tyrants, who have not God before their eyes, seek after my soul.

But God is my helper; the Lord is with those who uphold my soul.

The offerings of a free heart will I give thee; and will praise thy name, O Lord, for it is good.

Now unto the King eternal, &c.

Be honour and glory, &c.

EVENING PRAYER.

PSALM 64.

HEAR my voice, O God,

in my prayer; preserve my waters are come in, even life from fear of the enemy. unto my soul. Hide me from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection of wicked doers;

I sink in the deep mire, where no ground is; I am come into deep waters, where the floods rush over me.

Who have whet their tongue like a sword, and have fitted their arrows, even bitter words;

That they may privily shoot at him who is perfect; suddenly do they hit him, and fear not.

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The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord, and put his trust in him; and all they who are true of heart shall be glad.

I am weary of crying; my throat is dried; my sight faileth me, for waiting so long upon my God.

They who hate me without a cause, are more than the hairs of my head; they who are mine enemies, and would destroy me guiltless, are mighty.

Let not those who trust in thee, O Lord God of hosts, be ashamed for my cause; let not those who seek thee be confounded through me, O God of Israel.

Because for thy sake: have I suffered reproach; shame hath covered my face.

I am become a stranger unto my brethren, even an alien unto my mother's children.

For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the rebukes of those who rebuked thee, are fall

en upon me.

I wept and chastened myself with fasting and that SAVE me, O God, for the was turned to my reproof.

PSALM 69.

heaviness; I looked for some to have pity on me, but there was no man, neither found I any to comfort me.

I put on sackcloth also; and they jested upon

me.

But, Lord, I make my prayer unto thee in an acceptable time.

Hear me, O God, in the multitude of thy mercy, even in the truth of thy salvation.

Take me out of the mire, that I sink not; O let me be delivered from those who hate me, and out of the deep waters.

Let not the water flood drown me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

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Hear me, O Lord, thy loving kindness is good; turn thee unto me, according to the multitude of thy mercies.

And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble; O haste thee, and hear me.

Draw nigh unto my soul, and save it; O deliver me, because of mine enemies.

Thou hast known my reproach, my shame, and my dishonour; mine adversaries are all in thy sight. Reproach hath broken my heart; I am full

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They gave me gall to eat; and when I was thirsty, they gave me vinegar to drink.

As for me, when I am poor and in heaviness, thy help, O God, shall lift me up.

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