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ORD, lift Thou up the Light of Thy countenance upon us.-Ps. iv. 7.

Then the seven Psalms following, or any of them, or one upon each day of the week.

SUNDAY.

PSALM LXVIII.

Exurgat Deus.

ET God arise, and let His enemies be scat

alse hate Him flee be

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fore Him.

Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt Thou drive them away and like as wax melteth at the fire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God.

But let the righteous be glad and rejoice before God let them also be merry and joyful.

O sing unto God, and sing praises unto His Name: magnify Him that rideth upon the heavens, as it were upon an horse; praise Him in His Name JAH, and rejoice before Him.

He is a Father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows: even God in His holy habitation.

He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in an house, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity but letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.

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O God, when Thou wentest forth before the people when Thou wentest through the wilder

ness,

The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God: even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, Who is the God of Israel.

Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon Thine inheritance and refreshedst it when it was weary.

Thy congregation shall dwell therein for Thou, O God, hast of Thy goodness prepared for the poor.

The Lord gave the word: great was the company of the preachers.

Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited and they of the household divided the spoil.

Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove that is covered with silver wings, and her feathers like gold.

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When the Almighty scattered kings for their sake then were they as white as snow in Sal

mon.

As the hill of Basan, so is God's hill: even an high hill, as the hill of Basan.

Why hop ye so, ye high hills? this is God's hill, in the which it pleaseth Him to dwell : yea, the Lord will abide in it for ever.

The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels: and the Lord is among them, as in the holy place of Sinai.

Thou art gone up on high, Thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men : yea, even for Thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

Praised be the Lord daily even the God Who helpeth us, and poureth His benefits upon

us.

He is our God, even the God of Whom cometh salvation: God is the Lord, by Whom we escape death.

God shall wound the head of His enemies : and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickedness.

The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Basan: Mine own will I

bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea.

That Thy foot may be dipped in the blood of Thine enemies and that the tongue of Thy dogs may be red through the same.

It is well seen, O God, how Thou goest : how Thou, my God and King, goest in the sanctuary.

The singers go before, the minstrels follow after in the midst are the damsels playing Iwith the timbrels.

Give thanks, O Israel, unto God the Lord in the congregations from the ground of the

heart.

There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Judah their counsel the princes of Zabulon, and the princes of Nephthali.

Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee : stablish the thing, O God, that Thou hast wrought in us,

For Thy temple's sake at Jerusalem so shall kings bring presents unto Thee.

When the company of the spear-men, and multitude of the mighty are scattered abroad among the beasts of the people, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver and when He hath scattered the people that delight in war;

Then shall the princes come out of Egypt: the Morians' land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.

Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth : O sing praises unto the Lord;

Who sitteth in the heavens over all from the beginning lo, He doth send out His voice, yea, and that a mighty voice.

Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel : His worship, and strength is in the clouds.

O God, wonderful art Thou in Thy holy places : even the God of Israel; He will give strength and power unto His people; blessed be God.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

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MONDAY.

PSALM CXIX.

Legem pone.

EACH me, O Lord, the way of Thy statutes :

Give me understanding, and I shall keep Thy law: yea, I shall keep it with my whole heart.

Make me to go in the path of Thy commandments for therein is my desire.

Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies

not to covetousness.

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O turn away mine eyes, lest they behold vanity and quicken Thou me in Thy way.

O stablish Thy word in Thy servant I may fear Thee.

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Take away the rebuke that I am afraid of: for Thy judgements are good.

Behold, my delight is in Thy commandments: O quicken me in Thy righteousness.

Let Thy loving mercy come also unto me, O Lord even Thy salvation, according unto Thy word.

So shall I make answer unto my blasphemers: for my trust is in Thy word.

O take not the word of Thy truth utterly out of my mouth for my hope is in Thy judgements.

So shall I alway keep Thy law: yea, for ever and ever.

And I will walk at liberty: for I seek Thy commandments.

I will speak of Thy testimonies also, even before kings and will not be ashamed.

And my delight shall be in Thy commandments which I have loved.

My hands also will I lift up unto Thy commandments, which I have loved and my study shall be in Thy statutes.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

TUESDAY.

PSALM CXIX.

Memor esto servi tui.

word wherein Thou hast caused me to put my trust.

The same is my comfort in my trouble for Thy word hath quickened me.

The proud have had me exceedingly in derision yet have I not shrinked from Thy law.

For I remembered Thine everlasting judgements, O Lord and received comfort.

I am horribly afraid for the ungodly that forsake Thy law.

Thy statutes have been my songs: in the house of my pilgrimage.

I have thought upon Thy Name, O Lord, in the night-season: and have kept Thy law.

This I had because I kept Thy commandments.

Thou art my portion, O Lord I have promised to keep Thy law.

I made my humble petition in Thy presence with my whole heart: O be merciful unto me, according to Thy word.

I called mine own ways to remembrance: and turned my feet unto Thy testimonies.

I made haste, and prolonged not the time : to keep Thy commandments.

The congregations of the ungodly have robbed me: but I have not forgotten Thy law.

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