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15 All the ends of the world 28 We will bless the Lord shall remember and turn unto from this time forth, and for the Lord : and all the kindreds evermore : praise the Lord. of the nations shall worship before thee.

LESSON CXXV. 16 For the kingdom is the Lord's; and he is the governor I will praise thee, O Lord, among the nations.

with my whole heart; I will 17 Let the people praise shew forth all thy marvellous thee, O God: let all the people works. praise thee.

2 I will be glad and rejoice 18 Then shall the earth yield in thee: I will sing praise to her increase; and God, even thy name, O thou Most High. our own God, shall bless us. 3 I will praise the name of

19 God shall bless us; and God with a song, and will magall the ends of the earth shall nify him with thanksgiving: I fear him.

will greatly praise the Lord with 20 For thou, Lord, art high my mouth; yea, I will praise above all the earth: thou art ex- him among the multitude. alted far above all gods.

4 I will sing unto the Lord, T21 Rejoice in the Lord, ye because he hath dealt bountirighteous; and give thanks at fully with me. the remembrance of his holi- 5 For thou, Lord, hast made

me glad through thy work : I 22 Be glad in the Lord, and will triumph in the works of thy rejoice, ye righteous: and shout hands. for joy, all ye that are upright 6 I will praise the Lord acin heart.

cording to his righteousness : 23 Sing unto the Lord, O and will sing praise to the name ye saints of his, and give thanks of the Lord most high. at the remembrance of his holi- 7. And my tongue shall speak

of thy righteousness and of thy 24 Praise ye the Lord. Praise praise all the day long. the Lord, O my soul.

8 I will sing of thy power ; 25 While I live, will I praise yea, I will sing aloud of thy the Lord : I will sing praises mercy in the morning ; for thou unto my God while I have any hast been my defence and re

fuge in the day of my trouble. 26 My meditation of him 9 Unto thee, O my Strength, shall be sweet: I will be glad will I sing : for God in the Lord.

fence, and the God of my 27 The Lord was ready to mercy. save me: therefore we will sing 10 Thou art my God, and I my songs to the stringed instru- will praise thee: thou art my ments all the days of our life in God, I will exalt thee. the house of the Lord.

11 I will praise thee, O





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Lord my God, with all my which are to us-ward : they heart : and I will glorify thy cannot be reckoned up in order name for evermore.

unto thee : if I would declare 12 For thy mercy is great and speak of them, they are unto the heavens, and thy truth more than can be numbered. unto the clouds.

25 Sacrifice and offering thou 13 Come and hear, all


didst not desire; mine ears that fear God, and I will de- hast thou opened: burnt-offerclare what he hath done for my ing and sin-offering hast thou soul.

not required. 14 I cried unto him with my

26 Then said I, Lo, I come : mouth, and he was extolled with in the volume of the book it is my tongue.

written of me; 15 Blessed be God, which 27 I delight to do thy will, hath not turned away myprayer, O my God: yea, thy law is nor his mercy from me.

within my heart. 16 O God, my heart is 28 I have preached rightefixed, I will sing and give praise, ousness in the great congregaeven with my glory.

tion : lo, I have not restrained 17 Awake, psaltery and harp: my lips, O Lord, thou knowI myself will awake early. est.

18 I will praise thee, O Lord, 29 I have not hid thy righteamong the people: and I will ousness within my heart; I sing praises unto thee among have declared thy faithfulness the nations.

and thy salvation: I have not 19 Give ear to my words, concealed thy loving-kindness O Lord; consider my medita- and thy truth from the great tion.

congregation. 20 Hearken unto the voice 30 And my soul shall be of my cry, my King and my joyful in the Lord : it shall reGod : for unto thee will I pray. joice in his salvation.

21 My voice shalt thou hear T31 The heavens shall praise in the morning, O Lord; in thy wonders, O Lord: thy faiththe morning will I direct my fulness also in the congregation prayer unto thee, and will look of the saints. up.

32 Let all those that seek 22 I will sing of mercy and thee rejoice, and be glad in thee: judgement : unto thee, O Lord, and let such as love thy salvawill I sing.

tion say continually, Let God 23 I will come into thy house be magnified. in the multitude of thy mercy : 33 So we thy people and and in thy fear will I worship sheep of thy pasture will give toward thy holy temple.

thee thanks for ever : we will 24 Many, O Lord my God, shew forth thy praise to all are thy wonderful works which generations. thou hast done, and thy thoughts 34 Blessed be the Lord, who



praise thee.

daily loadeth us with benefits, had rather be a door-keeper in even the God of our salva- the house of my God, than to tion.

dwell in the tents of wicked35 He that is our God, is the God of salvation; and unto 8 For the Lord God is a sun God the Lord belong the issues and shield : the Lord will give from death.

grace and glory: no good thing 36 God be merciful unto us, will he withhold from them that and bless us, and cause his face walk uprightly. to shine upon us.

9 O Lord of hosts, blessed is : 37 That thy way may be the man that trusteth in thee. known upon earth, thy saving 10 One thing have I dehealth among all nations. sired of the Lord; that will I

38 Let the people praise seek after, that I may dwell in thee, O God : let all the people the house of the Lord all the

days of my life, to behold the 39 Blessed be the Lord God, beauty of the Lord, and to inthe God of Israel, who only quire in his temple. doeth wondrous things.

11 I was glad when they 40 And blessed be his glo- said unto me, Let us go into rious name for ever: and let the house of the Lord. the whole earth be filled with 12 Our feet shall stand withhis glory. Amen, and Amen. in thy gates, 0 Jerusalem.

13 We took sweet counsel LESSON CXXVI.

together, and walked into the

house of God in company. How amiable are thy taberna- 14 We will go into his tabercles, O Lord of hosts !

nacles : we will worship at his 2 My soul longeth, yea, even footstool. fainteth for the courts of the 15 Let us go speedily to pray Lord: my heart and my flesh before the Lord, and to seek crieth out for the living God. the Lord of hosts.

3 Blessed are they that dwell 16 Great is the Lord, and in thy house: they will be still greatly to be praised in the praising thee.

city of our God, in the moun4 They go from strength to tain of his holiness. strength; every one of them in 17 Beautiful for situation, Zion appeareth before God. the joy of the whole earth, is

5 O Lord God of hosts, hear mount Zion, on the sides of the my prayer : give ear, O God of north, the city of the great Jacob.

king. 6 Behold, O God our shield, 18 God is known in her and look upon the face of thine palaces for a refuge. anointed.

19 Sanctify the Lord of hosts 7 For a day in thy courts himself; and let him be your is better than a thousand : I fear, and let him be your dread.


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20 Lift up your hands in the 3 His work is honourable sanctuary; and bless the Lord. and glorious : and his righte

21 We have thought of thy ousness endureth for ever. loving-kindness, O God, in the 4 He hath made his wondermidst of thy temple.

ful works to be remembered : 22 The Lord our God will the Lord is gracious and full of we serve, and his voice will we compassion. obey.

5 He hath given meat unto 23 O bless our God, ye peo- them that fear him: he will ple, and make the voice of his ever be mindful of his covenant. praise to be heard;

6 He hath shewed his people 24 Which holdeth our soul the power of his works, that in life, and suffereth not our he may give them the heritage feet to be moved.

of the heathen: all the ends 25 Sing praises to the Lord, of the earth have seen the salwhich dwelleth in Zion: declare vation of our God. among the people his doings. 7 Make a joyful noise unto

26 And in that day shall ye the Lord, all the earth : make a say, Praise the Lord, call upon loud noise, and rejoice, and sing his name, declare his doings praise. among the people, make men- 8 Sing unto the Lord with tion that his name is exalted. the harp; with the harp, and the

27 Sing unto the Lord; for voice of a psalm. he hath done excellent things: 9 With trumpets and sound this is known in all the earth. of cornet make a joyful noise

28 Cry out and shout, thou before the Lord the King. inhabitant of Zion : for great is | 10 O come let us sing unto the Holy One of Israel in the the Lord : let us make a joyful midst of thee.

noise to the rock of our salva29 He sent redemption unto tion. his people: he hath commanded 11 Let us come before his his covenant for ever: holy and presence with thanksgiving, and reverend is his name.

make a joyful noise unto him 30 Blessed be the Lord God with psalms. of Israel, from everlasting and to 12 Make a joyful noise unto everlasting. Amen, and amen. the Lord, all

13 Serve the Lord with gladLESSON CXXVII.

ness : come before his presence

with singing Praise ye the Lord. I will praise PRAISE

14 Know ye that the Lord the Lord with my whole heart, he is God : it is he that hath in the assembly of the upright, made us, and not we ourselves: and in the congregation. we are his people, and the sheep

2 The works of the Lord are of his pasture. great, sought out of all them 15 Enter into his gates with that have pleasure therein. thanksgiving, and into his courts

ye lands.




with praise ; be thankful unto 29 Let them praise the name him, and bless his name. of the Lord : for he commanded,

16 For the Lord is good: his and they were created. mercy is everlasting; and his 30 He hath also stablished truth endureth to all genera- them for ever and ever : he hath tions.

made a decree which shall not 917 Opraise the Lord, all ye pass. nations : praise him, all ye peo

31 Praise the Lord from the ple.

earth, ye dragons, and all deeps; 18 For his merciful kindness 32 Fire, and hail ; snow, and is great towards us: and the vapour ; stormy wind fulfilling truth of the Lord endureth for his word: mountains, and all

Praise ye the Lord. hills ; fruitful trees, and all ce. 19 Rejoice in the Lord, O ye dars; righteous : for praise is comely 33 Beasts, and all cattle ; for the upright.

creeping things, and flying 20 Seek ye the Lord, all ye fowl ; meek of the earth, which have 34 Kings of the earth, and wrought his judgement, seek all people; princes, and all righteousness, seek meekness. judges of the earth;

21 Let the righteous be 35 Both young men and glad : let them rejoice before maidens; old men and children: God; yea, let them exceedingly 36 Let them praise the name rejoice.

of the Lord : for his name alone 22 O sing unto the Lord a is excellent; his glory is above new song: for he hath done the earth and heaven. marvellous things :

37 Praise ye the Lord, 23 Sing unto the Lord, praise praise God in his sanctuary : ye the Lord: for he hath de- praise him in the firmament of livered the soul of the


from his power. the hand of evil-doers.

38 Praise him for his mighty 24 Praise ye the Lord : for acts : praise him according to it is good to sing praises unto his excellent greatness. our God; for it is pleasant, and 39 Praise him with the sound praise is comely.

of the trumpet : praise him with 25 Praise ye the Lord. the psaltery and harp. Praise yethe Lord from the heav- 40 Praise him with the timens : praise him in the heights. brel and dance: praise him with

26 Praise ye him, all his an- stringed instruments and orgels: praise ye him, all his hosts. gans.

27 Praise ye him, sun and 41 Praise him upon the loud moon : praise him, all ye stars cymbals ; praise him upon the of light.

high-sounding cymbals. 28 Praise him, ye heavens of 42 Let every thing that hath heavens, and ye waters that be breath praise the Lord. Praise above the heavens.

ye the Lord.

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