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PSALMS

(For Responsive or Concert Reading.)

No. 158.

No. 160.
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PSALM 15 I Blessed is the man that walketh I Lord, who shall abide in Thy tab. not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor ernacle? who shall dwell in Thy holy standeth in the way of sinners, nor bill? sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 He that walketh uprightly, and

2. But his delight is in the law of the worketh righteousness, and speaketh Lord; and in His law doth he meditate the truth in his heart. day and night.

3 He that backbiteth not with his 3 And he sliall be like a tree planted tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, by the rivers, of water, that bringeth nor taketh up a reproach against his forth his fruit in his season; his leaf neighbour. also shall not wither;, and whatsoever 4 In whose eyes a vise person is con. be doeth shall, prosper.

temned; but lie honoureth them that 4 The ungodly are not so: but are fear the Lord. He that sweareth to like the chaff which the wind driveth his own hurt, and changeth not. away:

5 He that putteth not out his nioney 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not to usury, nor taketh reward against stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the innocent. He that doeth these the congregation of the righteous. things shall never be moved. 6 For the Lord knoweth the way

of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

No. 161.

PSALM 17.

I Hear the right, O Lord, attend un. No. 159.

to my cry; give ear unto my prayer, PSALM 8.

that goeth not out of feigned lips. I O Lord, our Lord, how excellent 2 Let my sentence come forth from is Thy name in all the earth! who hast Thy presence; let Thine eyes behold set Thy glory above the heaven's. the things that are equal.

2 Out of the mouth of babes and 3 Thou hast proved mine heart; sucklings bast Thou ordained strength Thou hast visited me in the night; because of Thine enemies, That Thou Thou hast tried me, and shalt find mightest still the enemy and the aven-nothing: I am purposed that my mouth

shall not transgress. ger,

3 When I consider Thy heavens, the 4 Concerning the works of men, by. work of Thy fingers, the moon and the the word of Thy lips I have kept me stars, which Thou hast ordained;

from the paths of the destroyer. 4 What is man, that Thou art mind- 5 Hold up my goings in Thy paths, ful of him? and the son of man, that that my footsteps slip not. Thou visitest him?

6 I have called upon Thee, for Thou 5 For Thou hast made him a little wilt hear me, O Ĝod: incline Thine lower than the angels, and hast crown-ear unto me, and hear my speech, ed him with glory and honour.

6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of Thy hands; Thou No. 162.

PSALM 19, hast put all things under his feet: 7. All sheep and oxen, yea, and the

I The heavens declare the glory of beasts of the field;

God; and the firmament sheweth His 8 The fowl of the air, and the fish handywork. of the sea, and whatsoever passeth

2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and through the paths of the seas. night into night sheweth knowledge.

O Lord our Lord, how excellent 3 There is no speech nor language, is Thy name in all the earth! where their voice is not beard. (over;

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4 Their line is gone out through follow me all the days of my life: and all the earth, and their words to the I will dwell in the house of the Lord end of the world. In them hath He for ever. set a tabernacle for the sun, 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming No. 164.

PSALM 24. out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong mian to run a race.

1 The earth is the Lord's, and the 6 His going forth is from the end of fulness thereof; the world, and they the heaven, and His circuit unto the that dwell therein. ends of it: and there is nothing hid 2 For He hath founded it upon the from the heat thereof.

seas, and established it upon the floods. 7 The law of the Lord is perfect, 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of converting the soul: the testimony of the Lord? or who shall stand in His the Lord is sure, making wise the hoiy place? simple.

4 He that hath clean hands, and a 8 The statutes of the Lord are right, pure lieart; who haih not lifted up his rejoicing the heart: the commandnient soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitof the Lord is pure, enlightening the fully. eyes.

5 He shall receive the blessing from 9 The fear of the Lord is clean, en- the Lord, and righteousness from the during for ever: the judgments of the God of his salvation. Lord are true and righteous altcgether. 6 This is the generation of them

10 More to be desired are they than that seek Him, that seek thy face, O gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweet- Jacob. Selah. er also than honey and the honey- 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; comb.

and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting 11 Moreover by them is tlıy serv- doors; ar.d the King of glory.shali ant warned: and in keeping of them come in. there is great reward.

8 Who is the King of glory? The 12 Who can understand his errors? Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord cleanse Thou me from secret faults. mighty in battle.

13 Keep back Thy servant also from 9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; presumptuous sins; let them not have even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; dominion over me: then shall I be and the King of glory shall come in. upright, and I shall be innocent from 10 Who is this King of glory? The the great transgression.

Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. 14. Let the words of iny mouth, and Selah. the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in Thy sight, o Lord, my strength, No. 165. and my Redeemer.

PSALM 27.

i The Lord is my light and my salNo. 163.

vation; whom shall I fear? the Lord PSALM 23.

is the strength of my life; of whom 1 The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall shall I be afraid ? not want.

2 When the wicked, even mine ene. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green mies and my foes, came upon me to pastures: He leadeth me beside the eat up my fesh, they stumbled and still waters.

fell. 3 He restoreth my soul: He leadeth 3 Though a host should encamp a. me in the paths of righteousness for gainst me, my heart shall not fear: His name's sake.

though war should rise against me, in 4 Yea, though I walk through the this will I be confident. valley of the sliadow of death, I will 4 One thing have I desired of the fear no evil: for Thou art with me; Lord, that will I seek after; that I Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort inay dwell in the house of the Lord all

the days of my life, to behold the 5. Thou preparest a table before me beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in in the presence of mine enemies: Thou | His temple. anointest my head with oil; my cup 5 For in the time of trouble He shall runneth over.

hide me in His pavilion: in the secret 6 Surely goodness and mercy. shall lof His tabernacle shall He hide mė;

me.

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