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“ And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in season; his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth it shall prosper.
“ The ungodly are not so; but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
“ Therefore the 'ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
“ For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous ; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.”--Ps. i.
O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
“ Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength, because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
“ When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained;
“ What is man that thou art mindful of him ? and the son of man that thou visitest him?
“ For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and ho
Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet.
“ All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field :
“ The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
“ O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth.”---Ps. viii.
“ The heavens declare the glory of God: and the firmament showeth his handy-work.
Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.
“ There is no speech nor language where their voice is not heard.
“ T'heir line is gone out through all the earth ; and their words to the end of the world :
“ In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,
“ Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a
“ His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the end of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
“ The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.
“ The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart : the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
“ The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring for ever ; the judgments of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether.
“ More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold ; sweeter also than honey, and the honeycomb.
“ Moreover, by them is thy servant warned : and in keeping of them there is great reward.
“ Who can understand his errors ? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins, let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.
“ Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my
redeemer."---Ps. xix. “ The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
“ He maketh me to lie down in green pastures, he leadeth me beside the still waters.
“ He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me, thy rod and thy staff' they comfort me.
“ Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil, my cup runneth over,
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the
days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever."---Ps. xxiii.
Glory be to the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, one God, world without end. Amen.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all evermore. Amen.
TUESDAY MORNING. “ The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. “ For he hath founded it upon
seas, and established it upon the floods.
“ Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord, or who shall stand in his holy place ?
“ He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not listed up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
“ He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
“ This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob.
“ Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in.
“ Who is the King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle.
“Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in.
“ Who is this King of Glory? The Lord of Hosts, he is the King of Glory.”---Ps. xxiv.
“ Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul, O my God, I trust in thee; let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
“ Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.
“ Shew me thy ways, O Lord ; teach me thy paths.
“ Lead me in thy truth, and teach me ; for thou art the God of my salvation: on thee do I wait all the day.
“ Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy loving kindnesses; for they have been ever of old.
“ Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions : according to thy mercy, remember thou me for thy goodness sake, O Lord.
“ Good and upright is the Lord, therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
66 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
“ All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth, unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
“ For thy name's sake, O Lord, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.