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the grave : thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit."
“ Sing unto the Lord, 0 ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.”
“ For his anger endureth but a moment, in his favour is life : weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”
“ And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.”
Lord, by thy favour thou has made my mountain to stand strong : thou didst hide thy face and I was troubled.” “I cried to thee, O Lord, and unto the Lord I made my supplication.”
“ Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing ; thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness."
“ To the end that my glory may sing unto thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.”---Ps. XXX.
“ Biess the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me, bless his holy name.”
“ Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits :
“ Who forgiveth all thine iniquities : who healeth all thy diseases."
“ Who redeemeth thy life from destruction : who crowneth thee with loving-kindness and ten. der mercies :
" Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things ; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.”
“ The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy."
“ He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.”
“ He hath not dealt with us after our sins ; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities."
“ For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him."
“ As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.”
“ Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him."
" For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust."
" As for man, his days are as grass ; as a flower of the field so he flourisheth :"
" For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone ; and the place thereof shall know it no more.”
“ But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children :">
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" The Lord hath prepared his throne in the heavens ; and his kingdom ruleth over all."
“ Bless the Lord, ye his angels, that excel in
strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.”
“ Bless ye the Lord, all ye his hosts ; ye ministers of his that do his pleasure.”
“ Bless the Lord, all his works, in all places of his dominion : bless the Lord, O my soul.”--Ps. ciii.
“I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. ' Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live."
“The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me : I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the Lord ; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.”
“ Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea our God is merciful."
“ The Lord preserveth the simple : I was brought low, and he helped me :
“ Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.”
" For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling."
“I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living."
“ What shall I render unto the Lord for all bis benefits toward me ?"
“ I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord. I will pay my vows unto the Lord now in the presence of all his people.”
“ Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”
“ O Lord, truly I am thy servant, I am thy servant, and the son of thine bandmaid : thou hast loosed my bonds."
“I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.”
“I will pay my vows upto the Lord now, in the presence of all his people. In the courts of the Lord's house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem, Praise ye the Lord.”---Ps, cxvi.
“ It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man." • It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in princes.” Lord is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.” “ I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord." “ The Lord hath chastened me sore, but he hath not given me over unto death." • Open to me the gates of righteousness ; I will go into them, and I will praise the Lord.” “ I will praise thee, for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation."
I beseech thee, O Lord ; O Lord I beseech thee send now prosperity.” “ Thou art my God, and I will praise
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thee; thou art my God, I will exalt thee.” “ O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good, and his mercy endureth for ever.”-.-Ps. cxviii.
“ Thou hast dealt with thy servant, O Lord, according unto thy word.” “ Before I was afllicted I went astray, but now I have kept my word.” It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes.” “ The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.” “ Thy hands have made me and fashioned me, give me understanding that I may learn thy commandments.” “ They that fear thee will be glad when they see me : because I have boped in thy word.” “I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, that thou in faithfulness bast afflicted me.” “ Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.” “ Unless thy law had been my delight, I should have perished in my aflliction." “ Hold thou me up and I shall be safe, and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.Ps. cxix.
“O Lord I will praise thee; though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.” Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid ; for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation." --- Isaiah xii.