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Judge Me, O Lord My God, according to Thy righteousness : and let them not triumph over Me.

Let them not say in their hearts, There, there, 80 would we have it : neither let them say, We have devoured Him.

Let them be put to confusion and shame together, that rejoice at My trouble : let them be clothed with rebuke and dishonour, that boast themselves against Me.

Let them be glad and rejoice, that favour My righteous dealing : yea, let them say alway, Blessed be the Lord, who hath pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.

And as for My tongue, it shall be talking of Thy righteousness : and of Thy praise all the day long.

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.

MONDAY.

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PSALM CXIX.

Mirabilia, MHY testimonies are wonderful : therefore doth

my soul keep them. When Thy word goeth forth : it giveth light and understanding unto the simple.

I opened my mouth, and drew in my breath : for my delight was in Thy commandments.

O look Thou upon me, and be merciful unto me : as Thou usest to do unto those that love Thy Name.

Order my steps in Thy word : and so shall no wickedness have dominion over me.

O deliver me from the wrongful dealings of men : and so shall I keep Thy commandments.

Show the light of Thy countenance upon Thy servant : and teach me Thy statutes.

Mine eyes gush out with water : because men keep not Thy law.

Righteous art Thou, O Lord : and true is Thy judgement.

The testimonies that Thou hast commanded : are exceeding righteous and true.

My zeal hath even consumed me : because mine enemies have forgotten Thy words.

Thy word is tried to the uttermost : and Thy servant loveth it.

I am small, and of no reputation : yet do I not forget Thy commandments.

Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness : and Thy law is the truth.

Trouble and heaviness have taken hold upon me : yet is my delight in Thy commandments.

The righteousness of Thy testimonies is everlasting : 0 grant me understanding, and I shall live.

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.

Clamavi in toto corde meo.
CALL with my whole heart : hear me, O Lord,

Yea, even unto Theo do I call : help me, and I shall keep Thy testimonies.

Early in the morning do I cry unto Thee : for in Thy word is my trust.

Mine eyes prevent the night-watches : that I might be occupied in Thy words.

Hear my voice, O Lord, according unto Thy loving-kindness : quicken me, according as Thou art wont.

They draw nigh that of malice persecute me : and are far from Thy law.

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Be Thou nigh at hand, O Lord : for all Thy commandments are true.

As concerning Thy testimonies, I have known long since : that Thou hast grounded them for ever.

O consider mine adversity, and deliver me : for I do not forget Thy law.

Avenge Thou my cause, and deliver me : quicken me, according to Thy word.

Health is far from the ungodly : for they regard not Thy statutes.

Great is Thy mercy, O Lord : quicken me, as Thou art wont.

Many there are that trouble me, and persecute me : yet do I not swerve from Thy testimonies.

It grieveth me when I see the transgressors : because they keep not Thy law.

Consider, O Lord, how I love Thy commandments : 0 quicken me, according to Thy lovingkindness.

Thy word is true from everlasting : all the judgements of Thy righteousness endure for ever

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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WEDNESDAY.

PSALM CXIX.

Principes persecuti sunt. RINCES have persecuted me without a cause :

I am as glad of Thy word : as one that findeth great spoils.

As for lies, I hate and abhor them : but Thy law do I love.

Seven times a day do I praise Thee : because of Thy righteous judgements.

Great is the peace that they have who love Thy law : and they are not offended at it.

Lord, I have looked for Thy saving health : and done after Thy commandments.

My soul hath kept Thy testimonies : and loved them exceedingly,

I have kept Thy commandments and testimonies : for all my ways are before Thee.

Let my complaint come before Thee, O Lord : give me understanding, according to Thy word.

Let my supplication come before Thee : deliver me, according to Thy word.

My lips shall speak of Thy praise : when Thou hast taught me Thy statutes.

Yea, my tongue shall sing of Thy word : for all Thy commandments are righteous.

Let Thine hand help me : for I have chosen Thy commandments.

I have longed for Thy saving health, O Lord : and in Thy law is my delight.

O let my soul live, and it shall praise Thee : and Thy judgements shall help me.

I have gone astray like a sheep that is lost : O seek Thy servant, for I do not forget Thy commandments.

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.

THURSDAY.

BLESSE

PSALM XXXII.

Beati, quorum. LESSED is he whose unrighteousness is for

given : and whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin : and in whose spirit there is no guile.

For while I held my tongue, my bones consumed away through my daily complaining.

For Thy hand is heavy upon me day and night : and my moisture is like the drought in summer.

I will acknowledge my sin unto Thee : and mine unrighteousness have I not hid.

I said, I will confess my sins unto the Lord : and so Thou forgavest the wickedness of my sin.

For this shall every one that is godly make his prayer unto Thee, in a time when Thou mayest be found : but in the great water-floods they shall not come nigh him.

Thou art a place to hide me in, Thou shalt preserve me from trouble : Thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.

I will inform thee, and teach thee in the way wherein thou shalt go : and I will guide thee with Mine eye.

Be ye not like to horse and mule, which have no understanding : whose mouths must be held with bit and bridle, lest they fall upon thee.

Great plagues remain for the ungodly : but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord, mercy embraceth him on every side.

Be glad, O ye righteous, and rejoice in the Lord : and be joyful, all ye that are true of heart.

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.

FRIDAY.

PSALM XXII.

Deus, Deus meus. My

God, My God, look upon Me; why hast health, and from the words of My complaint ?

0 My God, I cry in the day-time, but Thou

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