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For he is the Lord our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.

O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him.

For he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth; and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with his truth.

GLO

Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as they are appointed, or one of the Selections of Psalms set forth by this Church. And at the end of every Psalm, and likewise at the end of the Venite, Benedicite, Jubilate, Benedictus, Cantate Domino, Bonum est confiteri, Deus misereatur, Benedic, Anima meaMay be said or sung the Gloria Patri; and at the end of the whole Portion, or Selection of Psalms for the day, SHALL be said or sung the Gloria Patri, or else the Gloria in excelsis, as followeth.

Gloria in excelsis.
LORY be to God on high, and on earth

peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty

O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest

away

the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.

Thou that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.

For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord; thou only, o Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

I Then shall be read the first Lesson, according to the Table

or Calendar. 1 After which shall be said or sung the following Hymn. Note, That before every Lesson, the Minister shall say, Here beginneth such a Chapter, or Verse of such a Chapter, of such a Book: And after every Lesson, Here endeth the first, or the second Lesson.

Te Deum laudamus.
E praise thee, O God; we acknowledge

thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting.

To thee all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein.

To thee Cherubim, and Seraphim continually

WE

do cry,

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth;

Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy glory:

The glorious company of the Apostles praise thee.

The goodly fellowship of the Prophets praise thee.

The noble army of Martyrs praise thee.

The holy Church throughout all the world doth acknowledge thee;

The Father, of an infinite majesty;
Thine adorable, true, and only Son;
Also the Holy Ghost, the Comforter.
Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ.
Thou art the everlasting Son of the Father.

When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, thou didst humble thyself to be born of a Virgin.

When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers.

Thou sittest at the right hand of God, in the Glory of the Father.

We believe that thou shalt come to be our Judge.

We therefore pray thee, help thy servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.

Make them to be numbered with thy Saints, in glory everlasting.

O Lord, save thy people, and bless thine heritage.

Govern them, and lift them up for ever.
Day by day we magnify thee;

And we worship thy Name ever, world without end.

Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day without sin.

O Lord, have mercy upon us, have mercy

upon us.

O Lord, let thy mercy be upon us, as our trust is in thee.

O Lord, in thee have I trusted ; let me never be confounded.

1 Or this Canticle. Benedicite, omnia opera Domini. O ALL, ye Works

of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for Oye Angels of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Heavens, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

0 ye Waters that be above the firmament, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him

ever.

for ever.

O all ye Powers of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Sun and Moon, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Stars of Heaven, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

0.ye Showers and Dew, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Winds of God, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Fire and Heat, bless ye the Lord ; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Winter and Summer, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Frost and Cold, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Nights and Days, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Light and Darkness, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Lightnings and Clouds, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

o let the Earth bless the Lord; yea, let it praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Green Things upon the earth, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for

ever.

Oye Wells, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Seas and Floods, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

0 ye Whales, and all that move in the waters, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever. O all

ye

Fowls of the Air, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Children of Men, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O let Israel bless the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

0 ye Priests of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Servants of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Spirits and Souls of the Righteous, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for

O ye holy and humble Men of heart, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for

ever.

ever.

O

I Then shall be read, in like manner, the second Lesson, taken

out of the New Testament, according to the Table or Calendar. And after that, the following Psalm.

Jubilate Deo. Psalm c.
BE joyful in the LORD, all ye lands: serve

the LORD with gladness, and come before his

presence

Be ye sure that the LORD he is God; is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves ; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be

with a song:

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