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We beseech thee to hear us, good
Lord. · That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and flanderers, and to turn their hearts. We beseech thee to hear us, good
Lord. That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy them. We beseech thee to hear us, good
Lord. That it may please thee to accept our sincere repentance, to forgive us all our fins, negligences, and ignorances; and to endue us with the grace of thy holy Spirit to amend our lives according to thy holy word. We beseech thee to hear us, good
Then shall be read the first lesson,
taken out of the Old Testament; which mall be Exodus xx. or Deuteronomy v. at the Discretion of the Minister. And after that shall be said one of the following portions of Psalm cxix.
Psalm CXIX. DLESSED are they that are
D undefiled in the way, and walk in the law of the Lord.
Blessed are they that keep his testimonies; and seek him with their whole heart.
For they do ng wickedness: they walk in his ways.
Thou hast charged that we fall diligently keep thy commandments.
O that my ways were made fo direct, that I might keep thy ftatutes !
. So shall I not be confounded,
I will keep thy statutes: 0 forsake me not utterly. .
for ever in heaven.
If my delight had not been in thy law, I should have perished i in my trouble.
· I will never forget thy commandments; for with them thou hast quickned me. · I am thine; O save me: for I have sought thy commandments.
The ungodly laid wait for me to destroy me: but I will confider thy testimonies. · I have seen an end of all perfection; but thy commandment is exceeding broad. . .
Then shall follow the second lesson
out of the New Testament; and after that hall be faid Psalm
Psalm XIX. THE heavens declare the
I glory of God, and the firmament sheweth his handy work, ; One day telleth another, and one night certifieth another.
· There is neither speech nor language; but their voices are heard among thein.
Their sound is gone out into all lands; and their words into the end of the world.
In them hath he fet a tabernacle for the fun, which cometh forth as a bridegrooom out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant to run his course.
It goeth forth from the uttermost part of the heaven, and runneth about unto the end of it again; and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
The law of the Lord is an undefiled law, converting the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure and giveth wisdom unto the fimple,
The statutes of the Lord are right, and rejoice the heart: the