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I Northhe amly Ghost. Father, and of the Son, and

of the Holy . O come let us sing unto the Lord. Answer. Let us heartily rejoice in the

strength of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanks

giving. Answer. And show ourselves glad in Him

with psalms.

O the height.

PSALM CXLVIII.

Laudate Dominum.
PRAISE the Lord of heaven : praise Him in

. Praise Him, all ye angels of His : praise Him, all His host.

Praise Him, sun and moon : praise Him, all ye stars and light.

Praise Him, all ye heavens : and ye waters that are above the heavens.

Let them praise the Name of the Lord : for He spake the word, and they were made; He commanded, and they were created.

He hath made them fast for ever and ever : He hath given them a law which shall not be broken.

Praise the Lord upon earth : ye dragons, and all deeps;

Fire and hail, snow and vapours : wind and storm, fulfilling His word ;

Mountains and all hills : fruitful trees and all cedars;

Beasts and all cattle : worms and feathered fowls;

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Kings of the earth and all people : princes and all judges of the world;

Young men and maidens, old men and children, praise the Name of the Lord : for His Name only is excellent, and His praise above heaven and earth.

He shall exalt the horn of His people ; all His saints shall praise Him: even the children of Israel, even the people that serveth Him.

PSALM CXLIX.

Cantate Domino. SING unto the Lord a new song : let the congregation of saints praise Him. Let Israel rejoice in Him that made Him : and let the children of Sion be joyful in their King.

Let them praise His Name in the dance : let them sing praises unto Him with tabret and harp.

For the Lord hath pleasure in His people : and helpeth the meek-hearted.

Let the saints be joyful with glory : let them rejoice in their beds.

Let the praises of God be in their mouth : and a two-edged sword in their hands;

To be avenged of the heathen : and to rebuke the people;

To bind their kings in chains : and their nobles with links of iron.

That they may be avenged of them, as it is written : Such honour have all His saints.

PSALM CL.

Laudate Dominum.
PRAISE God in His holiness : praise Him

O .

Praise Him in His noble acts : praise Him according to His excellent greatness.

Praise Him in the sound of the trumpet : praise Him upon the lute and harp.

Praise Him in the cymbals and dances : praise Him upon the strings and pipe.

Praise Him upon the well-tuned cymbals : praise Him upon the loud cymbals.

Let every thing that hath breath : praise the Lord. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son : and the Holy Ghost; As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen. After which may be read a lesson of Holy

Scripture.
And then may be sung a Hymn, or this

Canticle.
BENEDICTUS.

S. Luke i. 68.
LESSED be the Lord God of Israel : for He

hath And hath raised up a mighty salvation for us : in the house of His servant David ;

As He spake by the mouth of His holy Prophets : which have been since the world began;

That we should be saved from our enemies : and from the hands of all that hate us ;

To perform the mercy promised to our forefathers : and to remember His holy Covenant;

To perform the oath which He sware to our forefather Abraham : that He would give us ;

That we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies : might serve Him without fear;

In holiness and righteousness before Him : all the days of our life.

And thou, Child, shalt be called the Prophet of the Highest : for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare

His

ways;

, ;

To give knowledge of salvation unto His people : for the remission of their sins,

Through the tender mercy of our God : whereby the day-spring from on high hath visited us;

To give light to them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death : and to guide our feet into the way of peace.

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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llere may be said the Apostles' Creed. BELIEVE in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth: And in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary; Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell, The third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick and the dead :

I believe in the Holy Ghost; The holy Catholic Church, The Communion of Saints; The Forgiveness of sins; The Resurrection of the body; And the life everlasting. Amen.

Let us pray. All kneeling.

Lord, have mercy upon us.

Christ, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us. UR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be

be done in earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass
against us. And lead us not into temptation ;
But deliver us from evil : For Thine is the king-
dom, The power, and the glory, For ever and ever.
Amen.

Hear us when we call, O God of our righteous-

ness.

Answer. Have mercy upon us, and hearken

unto our prayer.
O think upon Thy congregation.
Answer. Whom Thou hast purchased and re-

deemed of old.
Show Thy servants Thy work.

Answer. And their children Thy glory.
Send them help from Thy holy place.

Answer. And evermore mightily defend them.
O Lord, hear our prayer.

Answer. And let our cry come unto Thee.
Then may be said one or more of the Prayers fol-

lowing, taking care to substitute we, our, us, for

I, my,

me.

Sunday. 55 (page 53), 70 (page 74), 73 (page 75).
Monday. 80 (page 79), 43 (page 48), 11 (page 23),

30 (page 32), 141 (page 141), 38 (page 46).
Tuesday. 45 (page 49), 33 (page 33), 58 (page 54),

32 (page 32), 40 (page 47).
Wednesday. 8 (page 9), 68 (page 73), 45 (page 49),

42 (page 48), 86 (page 81).
Thursday. 37 (page 46), 5 (page 9), 44 (page 49),

96 (page 102), 65 (page 71).
Friday, 143 (page 141), 6 (page 9), 122 (page 130),

101 (page 104).
Saturday. 52 (page 52), 62 (page 70), 47 (page 50),
46 (page 49), 22 (page 28).

The Blessing.
THE glorious Majesty of the Lord our God be

upon us; prosper Thou the works of our hands
upon us, 0 prosper Thou our handiwork. Amen.

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