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God will say concerning me; for him, and burn up his enemies on he shall speak peace unto his every side people, and to his saints, that His lightnings gave shine unto they turn not again.

the world; the earth saw it, and For his salvation is nigh them was afraid. that fear him; that glory may

The hills melted like wax at dwell in our land.

the presence of the Lord ; at the Mercy and truth are met to presence of the Lord of the whole gether: righteousness and peace earth. bave kissed each other.

The heavens have declared bis Truth shall flourish out of the righteousness, and all the people earti, and righteousness hath have seen bis glory. looked down from heaven. Confounded be all they that

Yea, the Lord shall show lov- worship carved images, and that ing-kindness; and our land shall delight in vain gods: worship give her increase.

bim, all ye gods. Righteousness shall go before Sion heard of it, and rejoiced; him, and he shall direct his go- and the daughters of Juda were ing in the way.

glad, because of thy judgments, Psalm 93. Dominus reznarit.

O Lord. THE Lord is King, and hath For thou, Lord, art higher than

put on glorious apparel; the all that are in the earth; thou Lord hath put on nis apparel, and art exalted far above all gods. girded himself with strength. Oye that love the Lord, see that

He hath made the round world ye bate the thing which is evil: 80 sure,

that it cannot be moved.ihe Lord preserveth the souls of Ever since the world began, his saints; he shall deliver them hath thy seat been prepared: froni the hand of the ungodly. Thou art from everlasting. There is sprurg up a light for

The foods are risen, O Lord, the righteous, and joyful gladness the foods have lift up their voice; for such as are true-bearted. the foods lift up their waves. Rejoice in the Lord, ye righ

The waves oftbe sea are mighty, teous, an i give thanks for a re and rage horribly; but yetthe Lord, membrance of his holiness. who dwelleth on high, is mightier. Thy testimonies, O Lord, are

SELECTION IX. very sure: holiness becometli Psalm 8. Domine, Dominus noster, thine house for ever.

O Lord, our Governor, how exPsalın 97. Domnus regnarit.

cellent is thy name in all the THE Lord is King, ihe earth world; thou that hast set thy glo

may be glad thereof; yea, ry above the heavens ! the multitude of the isles may be Out of the mouth of very babes glad therent.

and sucklings hast thou ordained Clouds and darkness are round strengt!, because of thine entabout hin; righteousness and mies, that thou miglitest still the judgment are the habitation of enemy and the avenger. bis seat.

For I will consider thy hoaThere shall go a fire beforekvens, even the works of thy fin

seas.

From l'salm 33.

gers; the moon and the stars. For he spake, and it was done, which thou hast ordained. The commanded, and it stood fast

What is man, that thou art From Psalm 147. Laudate Dominummindful of himn ? and the son of Praise the Lord, for it is a man, that thou visitest him?

good thing to sing praises.unThou madest him lower than to our God; yea, a joyful and the angels, to crown him with pleasant thing it is to be thankful. glory and worship.

The Lord duch build up Jeru. Thou makeot him te have do-salem, and gather together the minion of the works of thy bands, outcasts of Israel. and thou hast put all things in He healeth those who are bro. subjection under his feet; ken in heart, and giveth medi. • All sheep and exen; yea, and cine to heal their sickness. the beasts of the field;

He telleth the number of the The fowls of the air, and the stars, and calleth them all by fishes of the sea; and whatsoever their names. walketin through the paths of the Great is our Lord, and great is

his power; yea, and his wisdom O Lord, our Governor, how is infinite. excellent is thy name in all the The Lord setteth up the meek, world!

and bringeth the ungodly down Ezultate, justi.

to the ground. REJOICE in the Lord, O ye O sing unto the Lord with

righteous; for it becometh thanksgiving ; sing praises upon well the just to be thankful. the harp unto our God;

Praise the Lord with barp; sing Who covereth the heaven with praises unto him with the lute, clouds, and prepareth rain for the and instrument of ten strings. earth; and maketh the grass to

Sing unto the Lord a new song; grow upon the mountains, and the sing praises unto him with a good berb for the use of men; courage.

Who giveth fodder unto the For the word of the Lord is cattle, and feedeth the young true, and all his works are faith- ravens that call upon him. fui.

The Lord's delight is in those He loveth righteousness and who fear him, and put their trust judgment; the earth is full of the in bis mercy. goodness of the Lord.

Praise the Lord, o JerusaBy the word of the Lord werelem; praise thy God, o Sion. the heavens made, and all the For he hath made fast the bars hosts of them by the breath of of thy gates, and hath blessed thy his mouth.

children within thee. He gathereth the waters of the He maketh peace in thy bor. sca together, as it were upon an ders, and filleth thee with the heap; and layeth up the deep, as four of wheat. in a treasure-house.

He sendeth forth bis command. Let all the earth fear the Lord; went upon the earth, and his stand in awe of him, all ye that word runneth very swiftly. dwell in the world.

He giveth snow like wool, and

scattereth the boar-frost like Psalm 148. Laudate Dominum asbes.

O Praise the Lord of heaven He casteth forth his ice like praise him in the height. morsfls; who is able to abide his Praise him, all ye angels of his frost ?

praise him, all his bost He sendeth out his word, and

Praise him, sun and moon melteth them: be bloweth with praise him, all ye stars and light his wind, and the waters flow. Praise him, all ye heavens, and

He showeth his word unto Ja- ye waters that are above the cob, his statutes and ordinances heavens. unto Israel.

Let them praise the name of He hath not dealt so with any the Lord; for he spake the word, nation; neither have the heathen and they were made ; he com knowledge of his laws. manded, and they were created. From Psalm 57. Miserere mei, Deus.

He hath made thein fast for SET up thyself

, O God, above everandever; he hath given them the heavens; and thy glory a law which shall not be broken. above all the earth.

Praise the Lord upon earth, My heart is fixed, O God, my ye dragons, and all deeps; heart is fixed; I will sing and

Fire and hail, snow and vagive praise.

pours, wind and storm, fulâlling Awake up, my glory; awake, bis word; lute and harp: I myself will a

Mountains and all hills; fruitwake right early.

sul trees and all cedars; I will give thanks unto thee, O

Beasts and all callle; worms Lord, amon, the people, and 1 and Loathered fowls ; will sing uio thee among the Kings of the earth and all people; pations.

princes and all judges ofthe world; For the greatness of thy mercy Young men and maidens, old reacheth unto the heavens, and men and children, praise the thy truth unto the clouds. name of the Lord; for his name

Set up thyself, O God, above only is excellent, and his praise the heavens; and thy glory above heaven and earth. above all the earth.

He shall exalt the horn of his

people : all his saints shall praise From Psalm 96. Cantate Domino.

him ; even the children of Israel, O Sing unto the Lord a new

even the people that serveth hin. song; sing unto the Lord, all From Psalm 149. Cantate Domino. 1 the whole earth.

O Sing unto the Lord a new Sing unto the Lord, and praise song ; let the congregation of his name; be telling of his salva- saints praise him. tion from day to day.

Let Israel rejoice in him that Declare his honour unto the made him; and let the children heathen, and his wonders unto of Sion be joyful in their King. all people.

Let them praise his name in For the Lord is great, and can the dance ; let them sing praises not worthily be praised; he is unto him with tabret and harp. wore to be feared than all gods. For the Lord bath pleasure is

SELECTION X.

mis people, and helpeth the meek-lmighty, I have exaited one chosen hearted.

out of the people. Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum. I will set his dominion in the sea Praise God in his holiness, and his right hand in the floods.

praise him in the firmament And I will make him my first of his power.

born, higher than the kings of the Praise him in his ncble acts; earth. praise him according to his excel

The Lord said unto my Lord, lent greatness.

Sit thou on my right hand, until I Praise him in the sound of the make thine enemies thy footstool trumpet; praise him upon the lute The Lord shall send the rod of and harp. Praise him in the cymbals and ruler, even in the midst among

thy power out of Sion ; be thou dances; praise bim upon the thine enemies. strings and pipe.

In the day of thy power shall Praise him upon the well-tuned the people offer thee i frec-wil cymbals; praise him upon the offerings with an holy worship: toud cymbals.

the dew of thy birth is of the Let every thing that hath breath womb of the morning. praise the Lord.

The Lord sware, and will not Portions of Psalms, to be sung or said, at Morning Prayer, on certain Feast: repent, Thou art a priest for ever, and Fasts, instead of the Venite Exul-after the order of Melchizedecb temus, when any of the foregoing Selections are to follow instead of the ASH WEDNESDAY. Psalms, as in the Treble.

From Psalm 82, 38, 130.
CHRISTMAS-DAY.

BLESSED is he whose uprigh-
From Psalms 45, 89, 110.

teousness is forgiven, and THY seat, O God, endureth for whose sin is covered.

ever; the sceptre of thy king Blessed is the man unto whom dom is a right sceptre.

the Lord imputeth no sin, and in Thou bast loved righteousness, whose spirit there is no guile. and hated iniquity; wherefore Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, God, even thy God, hath anointed in thine anger; neither chasten thee with the oil of gladness above me in thy heavy displeasure : thy fellows.

For thine arrows stick fast in My song shall be alway of the me, and thine hand presseth me foving-kindness of the Lord ; with sore. my mouth will I ever be showing My wickedness are gone over thy truth, from one generation to my bead, and are like a sore bur another.

den, too heavy for me to bear. For I have said, Mercy shall be! I will confess my wickedness, set up för ever; thy truth shalt and be sorry for my sin. thou establish in the heavens. Haste thee to belp me, 0 Lord

The Lord is our defence; the God of my salvation. holy One of Israel is our king. Out of the deep have I called

Thou spakest some time in vi- unto thee, O Lord Lord, hear sione unto thy saints, and saidst, 1 my voice. trave laid help upon one that is: Let thine ears be attentive >

of glory

the voice of my, supplications. In the volume of the book it

If thou, Lord, shouldest be ex- is written of me, that I should treme to mark what is done amiss, fulfil thy will, O my God: I am O Lord, who shall stand ? content to do it; yea, thy law is

But there is forgiveness with within my heart. thee, that thou mayest be feared.

ASCENSION-DAY.
GOOD FRIDAY.

From Psalms 24, 47. rom Psalms 22, 69, 40. L IFT up your heads, Oyegates; My God, my God, look upon and be ye lift up, ye everlast.

me: why hast thou forsaken ing doors, and the King of glory me? and art sy far from my shall come in. health, and from the words of my Who is the King of glory? the complaint ?

Lord strong and mighty, even But thou art holy, O thou that the Lord mighty in battle. inhabitest the praises of Israel. Lift up your heads, O ye gates,

I am a worm, and no man; a and be ye lift up, ye everlasting reproach of men, and despised of doors, and the King of glory shali the people.

come in. All they that see me laugh me Who is the King of glory? even to scorn; they shoot out the lip, the Lord of hosts, he is the King they shake the head, saying,

He trusted in God, that he O clap your hands together, all would deliver him; let him deliv- ye people; shout unto God with er him, if he will bave him.

the voice of triumph. The counsel of the wicked lay For the Lord most high is ter. eth siege against me; they pierced rible; he is a great King over all my hands and my feet. the earth.

Thiey part my garments among God is gone up with a shout; the them, and cast lots upon my ves- Lord with the sound of a trumpet. ture.

Sing praises to God, sing praisBut be not thou far from me, Oles; sing praises unto our King Lord: O my strength, haste thee sing praises. to help me.

God reigneth over the heathen Thy rebuke hath broken my God sitteth upon the throne of heart; I am full of heaviness: I his holiness. looked for some to have pity on The princes of the people are me, but there was no man; nei gathered together, even the peo. tier found I any to comlurt me. ple of the God of Abraham ; tor

They gave me gall to eat; and ihe shields of the earth belong un when I was thirsly, they gave me to God: He is greatly exalted. vinegar to drink. Sacrifice and meat-offering thou

WHITSUNDAY. wouldest not; but mine ears hast

From Psalms 2. 68. thua opened.

I Will declare the decree; tao Burnt-offerings and sacrifice Lord hath said unto me, Thous for sin bast thou not required : art my Son, this day have I be Then said I, LO, I come;

gotten thee

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