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M. She is more beautiful than the sun, and above all the stars. c

In all ages entering into holy souls, she makes them

friends of God.
Therefore buy the truth and sell it not,

For he that speaketh truth showeth forth righteousness.
In nowise speak against the truth,
And refrain not to speak when there is occasion to do

good.
In every good work trust thine own soul,

For this is the keeping of the commandment.
Let the counsel of thine own heart stand,

For there is no man more faithful to thee than it.
Wherefore speak every man truth with his neighbor.
And we shall know of the truth and the truth shall

make us free.
For this cause are we born and sent into the world

That we may bear witness to the truth.
O Lord, who has made me and fashioned me,

Teach me to keep Thy law, for Thy law is truth,
Let Thy word be a lamp unto my feet, a light upon my path.
Set a watch before my mouth, guard the door of iny

lips.
Quicken me in Thy righteousness,

And lead me in Thy truth.
All. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.

Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation. Deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the

power and the glory forever and ever. Choir. Amen.

XXI,

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Cast thy bread upon the waters

And thou shalt find it after many days.
In the morning sow thy seed,

And in the evening withhold not thine hand,
For thou knowest not which shall prosper,

Or whether both shall be alike good.
The liberal deviseth liberal things,

And by liberal things shall he stand.
There is that scattereth and yet increaseth,

There is that with holdeth more than is meet, yet cometh

to want.

The liberal soul shall be made fat,

He who watereth shall be watered also himself.
There is who maketh himself rich yet hath nothing,

There is who maketh himself poor yet hath great riches.
He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly,

He that soweth bouutifully shall reap also bountifully,
Every man according as he purposeth in his heart.

For God loveth a cheerful giver.
Whoso hath this world's goods

And seeth his brother have need,
And shutteth up his heart from his brother,

How dwelleth the love of God in him?

M. For he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen,
C.

How can he love God whom he hath not seen?
It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Whoso gives a cup of cold water only shall not lose his

reward.
Remember those in bonds as bound with them;

And forget not to do good and to communicate.
Bear ye one another's burdens;

Be kindly affectioned one to another, with brotherly love.
Look not every man on his own.things,

But every man also on the things of others;
Rejoice with them that do rejoice,

And weep with them that weep.
Be eyes to the blind and feet to the lame;

Love not in word only, but in deed and truth.
Be ye doers of the word and not hearers only.

And whatsoever ye do do it heartily as unto God.
Let us not be weary in well doing,

For in due season we shall reap if we faint not.
All. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.

Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation. Deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the

power and the glory forever and ever. Choir. Amen.

OR

All. Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart

be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.

Choir. Amen.

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Oh, that man would praise the Lord for His goodness,

And for His wonderful works to the children of men. For Thou satisfiest the empty soul,

And fillest the hungry soul with good. Thou art the hope of all the ends of the earth; Thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening

to rejoice.
Lo, the winter is over and gone,

The flowers appear again on the earth,
The time of the singing of the birds has come,

And the voice of the dove is heard in our land;
The orchards put forth their green fruit,

And the vines are fragrant with tender grapes. The cold came out of the North,

By the breath of God the frost was given, The dust grew into hardness,

And the clods cleaved fast together,
The waters were hid as with a stone,

And the face of the deep was frozen.
Thou sendest out Thy word and meltest them;

Thou causest Thy wind to blow and the waters flow.
Thou visitest the earth and waterest it;

Thou waterest the hills thereof abundantly;

M. Thou sendest rain into the little valleys thereof;
c. Thou makest it soft with showers ;
Thou providest corn when Thou hast prepared for it;

Thou blessest the up-springing thereof.
Thou satisfiest the desolate ground,

And causest the tender plants to sprout forth.
Thou makest grass to grow for cattle,

And green herb for the service of man.
The pastures are clothed with flocks,

The valleys also are covered with corn.
Thou crownest the year with Thy goodness,

And Thy paths drop fatness ;
The little hills rejoice on every side,

They shout for joy, they also sing.
Wherefore if God so clothe the grass of the field,

Will He not much more care for His children.
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth,

But the word of our God shall stand forever.
All. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.

Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation. Deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the

power and the glory forever and ever. Choir. Amen.

OR

AU. Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart

be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.

Choir. Amen.

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