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And that Thou shouldst visit him every morning, and try him every momente ?
O let me hear Thy loving-kindness betimes in the morning; for in Thee is my trust: shew Thou me the way that I should walk in ; for I lift up my soul unto Thee'.
Thou, O God, hast taught me from my youth up until now: therefore will I tell of Thy wondrous works 5.
I will go forth in the strength of the Lord God; and will make mention of Thy righteousness, even of Thine only* ..
I will patiently abide alway: and will praise Thee more and more +:
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost : as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen.
It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed; because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is Thy faithfulness. The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him ".
I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for
e Job vii. 17, 18.
f Psalm cxliii. 8.
Lam. ïïi. 22, 23, 24.
the God of my salvation: my God will hear me'
Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel; and after that receive me with glory.
Whom have I in heaven but Thee! And there is none upon earth that I desire in comparison of Thee!
My flesh and my heart faileth; but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for
· Through Thee have I been holden up ever since I was born; Thou art He that took me out of my mother's womb; my praise shall be always of Thee'.
I will thank Thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart, and will praise thy Name for evermore". Glory be to the Father &c.
III. Be merciful unto me, O Lord; for I will call daily upon Thee.
Comfort the soul of Thy servant; for unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
For Thou, Lord, art good and gracious, and
of great mercy unto all them that call upon Thee.
Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer, and ponder the voice of my humble desires ".
O hearken Thou unto the voice of my calling, my King, and my God; for unto Thee will I make my prayer.
My voice shalt Thou hear betimes, O Lord, early in the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee, and will look up'.
I will sing of Thy power, and will praise Thy mercy betimes in the morning; for Thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
Unto Thee, O my Strength, will I sing, for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy P.
Hear my prayer, O Lord, give ear to my supplications : in Thy faithfulness answer me, and in Thy righteousness.
And enter not into judgment with Thy servant; for in Thy sight shall no man living be justified
Glory be to the Father &c.
" I must work the work of Him That sent me while it is day; the night cometh, when no man can work ".
But, Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh, to direct his stepss.
For Thou hast said, I will instruct thee, and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with Mine Eye
He shall give His Angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways".
The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord; and He delighteth in his way*
Order my steps in Thy word, and let not any iniquity have dominion over me'.
Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth ; and keep the door of my lips ".
Thou shalt hide me privily by Thine own presence, from the provoking of all men : Thou shalt keep me secretly in Thy tabernacle from the strife of tongues.
Teach me Thy way, O Lord, and I will
r Job ix. 4.
Jer. x. 23. * Psal. xxxii. 8. ' Psal. xci. 11. * Psal. xxxvii. 23. y Psal. cxix. 133. ? Psal, cxli. 3. 2. Psal. xxxi. 22.
walk in Thy truth: O knit my heart unto Thee, that I may fear Thy name.
Behold, O Lord, how that I am Thy servant; I am Thy servant, and the son of Thine handmaid: Thou hast broken my bonds in sunder.
I will offer to Thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the Name of the Lord ..
My tongue shall speak of Thy righteousness and of Thy praise, all the day long “.
Glory be to the Father &c.
A devout Oblation of ourselves to God, and humble supplication for the protection and guidance of His Spirit and Providence.
To Thee, my most merciful Creator and Preserver! I humbly offer up myself, my soul and body, my thoughts and purposes, my words and actions, my hopes and desires, my interests and concerns, to be governed, guided, and sanctified by Thee this day and evermore.
O that this day, and all my days may be
Psal. lxxxvi. 11. Psal. cxvi. 14, 15.
* Psal. xxxv. 28.