FROM THE LIBRARY OF

REV. LOUIS FITZGERALD BENSON, D. D.

BEQUEATHED BY HIM TO

THE LIBRARY OF

PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

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THE

BOOK OF WORSHIP:

PREPARED FOR THE USE OF

THE ]STEW OHUECH,

BY ORDER OF THE GENERAL CONVENTION.

-NEW YORK EDITION.

PUBLISHED BY

THE NEW CHURCH BOARD OF PUBLICATIONS, No. 20 Cooper Union, New York.

1876.

Entered according to Act op Congress, in the tear 1876, by the New Church Board op Publications, in the Office of the Libra- rian op Congress at Washington.

second edition.

New York : Press of J. J. Little & Co.

Electrotyped by Smith & McDougal, 82 Beekman St., New York.

PEEFAOE.

npHE Book of Worship now offered to the New Church, has

been prepared, under the direction of the Executive Com- mittee of the General Convention, by a commitee of nine, repre- senting the views and practices of the several parts of the Church.

As the Committee believed the commonly accepted version of the Word to be, on the whole, better adapted to the uses of worship in the New Church than any other translation at pres- ent attainable, it has been adopted as the basis of the present work, such corrections only having been made as were obvi- ously necessary.

The Morning and Evening Services have been arranged with a view to their use in a variety of ways conforming with the various usages in the Church. The rubrics are therefore mostly optional, leaving the choice of matter and the order of the several parts to be determined by the wants of the different congregations.

These services are followed by the variable portions referred to in the rubrics, of which a liberal provision is made in order to meet as far as practicable the various requirements of different congregations. They consist of music for the Sanctus and Doxologies ; seventeen Eesponsive Services ; pas- sages from the Word to be read when desired in the place of

IV PREFACE.

those inserted in the services ; Prayers ; Selections from the Psalms, arranged for responsive reading ; Selections with Chants ; Anthems, and Hymns. Nothing has been omitted which is known to be wanted ; and nothing inserted which is not desired by some.

Three editions of the book are published. The first, desig- nated, for convenience, the "Boston Edition," preserves the name Jehovah in its original forms, wherever it occurs in pas- sages from The Word ; in the second, to be known as the " New York Edition," the name Lord is used for Jehovah, as in the English Bible; the third, called the "Psalter Edition," is like the New York Edition, but contains a fuller collection of Prayers, including the Litany, also the entire book of Psalms, divided into portions for daily morning and evening readings, and arranged to be read in alternate verses. The other editions con- tain twenty-one selections from the Psalms, arranged to be read by alternate lines. The first thirteen of these selections may be used for the Morning Service on the thirteen Sundays of each quarter ; leaving the next three for occasional Evening Ser- vices. The seventeenth lesson is suitable for Thanksgiving Day, the eighteenth for Christmas, the nineteenth for Good Friday, the twentieth for Easter. The use of the lessons is not limited, however, to this arrangement.

Those who prefer to have the reading of the Commandments preceded by a short introductory lesson, will find the following selections useful for that purpose. Thirteen lessons are recom- mended, to correspond to the number of Sundays in each quar- ter. These may be abbreviated, if shorter lessons are preferred, by omitting some of the verses. They are all from the Book of Deuteronomy, (1) iv. 1-14, 40 ; (2) iv. 23-40 ; (3) v. 22-33 ; (4) vi. 1-13, 17 ; (J) vi. 17-25 ; (G) vii. 1-11 ; (7) vii. 11— viii. 1 ; (8)

PREFACE. V

viii ; (9) x. 12— xi. 1 ; (10) xi. 8-21 ; (11) xi. 22-32 ; (12) xxx. 1-10 ; (13) xxx. 11-20.

The Selections include all that were in general use in the Liturgy, with a few additions. The Chants also are in great part from the Liturgy ; but they have been thoroughly revised, and many excellent chants, new and old, have been added, by Prof. George J. Webb, to whom the Church has been indebted almost from the beginning tor guidance in the appro- priate singing of sacred words

The Selections and Chants are followed by a number of Chant Anthems by Mr. Webb, which offer a new and promising musical form for the words of Scripture songs ; also by a small collection of good Anthems, selected with special reference to congregational use.

A carefully chosen collection of Hymns, the most suitable for the New Church that could be found, is printed with appro- priate music, which also has been revised and approved by Mr. WTebb.

John Worcester, J. C. Ager, Frank Sewall,

James Reed, C. H. Mann, Willard G. Day,

S. F. Dike, Chauncey Giles, Edwin Gould.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

Order for Morning Service 1

Order for Evening Service 5

The Sanctus and Doxologies - 7

Responsive Services:

i. The Commandments from Exodus and Mark 11

ii. The Commandments from Deuteronomy and Matthew 13

iii. The Ten Commandments from Exodus 15

iv. The Ten Commandments from Deuteronomy 17

v. Response to the Commandments 20

vi. The Blessings 22

vii. The Blessings, with Responses 23

viii. The Two Great Commandments 25

ix. The New Jerusalem ... . . 27

x. The Law of Love 30

xi. Psalm of Thanksgiving , 31

xii. The Holy Supper 34

xiii. The Incarnation of the Lord 36

xiv. Penitence 37

xv. The Resurrection of the Lord 39

xvi. The Ascension and Glorification of the Lord 40

xvii. The Holy Spirit or the Divine Proceeding of the Lord 41

Introductory Sentences and Praters:

Introductory Sentences 43

Introductory Prayers 44

Sentences introductory to Prayer 45

Prayers from the Word 47

The Lord's Prayer 48

Confessions 48

Prayers and Thanksgivings 49

Lessons prom the Psalms— For Responsive Reading 57

Selections and Chants:

Introductory 1

Penitential 19

Praise and Thanksgiving 52

Prophecy and Promise 85

Descriptive 113

CONTENTS. Vii

Anthems : page

Chant Anthems 129

Anthems 154

The Faith of the New Church 192

Te Dominum 197

Hymns:

Praise and Adoration * 199

Supplication 224

Penitential 238

Faith and Trust 243

Divine Providence 258

The Word '. 273

The Church 278

Heaven 282

The Lord's Day 289

Morning 292

Evening , 295

Close of Worship 304

Baptism 312

Holy Supper 314

Ordination 319

Dedication 320

Anniversaries 321

Thanksgiving 324

National Hymn. 328

Christmas— Incarnation and Redemption 329

Easter— The Resurrection 346

Ascension 349

The Holy Spirit 350

The Holy City 352

The Second Coming 354

Doxologies 355

Indexes :

First Lines of the Selections 357

Authors of the Chants 360

Anthems with Names of Authors 361

First Lines of the Hymns, and Authors 362

Tunes with Names of Composers 365

Numerical Index of Tunes 366

Lessons for Festival Services 368

LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honor dwelleth.

How lovely are thy tabernacles, O Lord of Hosts.

Blessed are they that dwell in thy house, they are contin- ually praising Thee.

I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy : in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, 0 Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.

LET thy mercies come also unto me, O Lord, even thy sal- vation according to thy Word.

O send out thy light and thy truth : let them lead me ; let them bring me into thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

Peace be within thy walls ; prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

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WOKSHIP USED IIS" THIS SOCIETY.

i.

![ Voluntary upon the Organ, and when convenient, an Anthcyn may be sung by the Choir.

II.

*[ The Minister alone rising, and opening the Word, repeats one or more of the folloioiny sentences :

THE LORD is in his holy temple ; let all the earth keep silence before Him.

ElSrTER into his gates with thanksgiving, into his courts with praise : be thankful unto Him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good ; his mercy is everlasting ; and his truth endureth to all generations.

SEEK ye the Lord while He may be found. Call ye upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts ; and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him ; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.

EXALT ye the Lord our God, and worship at his footstool, for He is holy.

11 ORDER OF WORSHIP USED IN THIS SOCIETY.

III.

I" All kneeling, the Minister will say one or more of the follotving, or other introductory Prayers :

SEARCH me, O God, and know my heart ; try me and know my thoughts ; and see if there be any wicked way in me; and lead me in the way everlasting.

CAUSE me to hear thy loving kindness in the morn- ing, for in Thee do I trust ; cause me to know the way wherein I should walk, for I lift up my soul unto Thee.

LET the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.

IV.

^ All rising, the Minister will say :

THOU art worthy, O Lord, To receive glory and honor and power : For Thou hast created all things : And for thy pleasure they are and were created. TTho shall not fear, Thee, O Lord : And glorify thy name; for Thou alone art holy!

fl All will sing a Sanctus, pp. 7-9, and the Minister and People tvill read responsively the following Psalm, or one from the Selection, pp. 57-90.

GIVE ear to my words, O Lord : Consider my meditation.

Hearken to the voice of my cry, my King and my God : For unto Thee will I pray.

My voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord :

In the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee, and will look up.

ORDER OF WORSHIP USED IN THIS SOCIETY. Ill

For Thou art not a GrOD that hath pleasure in wicked- ness : Neither shall evil dwell with Thee.

The vainglorious shall not stand in thy sight : Thou ha test all workers of iniquity.

Thou wilt destroy them that speak falsehood :

The Lord will abhor the man of blood and deceit.

But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multi- tude of thy mercy : In thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness, because of my enemies : Make thy way straight before my face.

^ All will sing a Selection or Hymn, to be announced by the Minister.

V.

^j The Minister will then say :

0

COME, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.

^ All kneeling, such Prayers as may be desired from the Collection or other sources may be said, always closing with the Lord's Prayer.

OUR Father, who art in the heavens : Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also upon the earth. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts as we also forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation : but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever. Amen.

VI.

*|[ The People sitting, the Minister will read the first Lesson from the Word. .

IV ORDER OF WORSHIP USED IN THIS SOCIETY.

VII.

^ All rising. Die Minister xcill say:

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0 Jesus Christ the Lord be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

\ And the People will sing a Doxology from p]). 9, 10.

^[ The Minister and Peoj)le may then read responsively a Lesson from the Psalms, pp. 57-90.

VIII.

1[ At the close of the Responsive Service the Minister will announce and- all will sing a Selection or Hymn. Or the whole of Part VII. being omitted, a Selection, Hymn, or Anthem may be sung.

IX.

^[ The Second Lesson from the Word.

X.

^[ All rising, here xcill follow the Commandments ^ or some otticr Responsive Service from the Collection, or an Anthem or Hymn may be stntg.

XI. r The Sermon.

XII.

1[ Prayer.

XIII.

*T All will sing a Selection, Anthem, or Hymn.

r The Benediction.

THE grace of out Lord Jesus Christ be with yon all. Amen.

^ When the Service is read by a Layman, he will say :

rilHE Lord keep onr going out and our coming in, i- from this time forth and forever more. Amen.

ORDER

FOR

MORNING SERVICE

Tf All standing, the Minister may read one or more of the following sen- tences, or from those in the Collection :

THE LORD is in his holy temple : let all the earth keep silence before Him.

ENTER, into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise : be thankful unto Him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good ; his mercy is ever- lasting ; and his truth endureth to all generations.

SEEK ye the Lord while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts ; and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him ; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.

EXALT ye the Lord our God, and worship at his footstool, for He is holy.

U Or, the Minister only may rise, and after the opening sentence or sen- tences all may kneel, and the Minister say one or more of the following introductory Prayers, or from those in the Collection :

2 MORNING STCRVICE.

SEARCH me, O God, and know my heart ; try me, and know my thoughts ; and see if there be any wicked way in me ; and lead me in the way everlasting.

CAUSE me to hear thy loving kindness in the morn- ing ; for in Thee do I trust ; cause me to know the way wTherein I should walk ; for I lift up my soul unto Thee.

LET the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.

T[ All standing, the Minister and People may read the following ; or, in place of this or following it, one of the responsive lessons from the Psalms :

GIVE ear to my words, O Lord : Consider my meditation.

Hearken to the voice of my cry, my King and my God : For unto Thee will I pray.

My voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord : In the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee, and will look up.

For Thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wicked- ness : Neither shall evil dwell with Thee.

The vainglorious shall not stand in thy sight : Thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

Thou wilt destroy them that speak falsehood :

The Lord will abhor the man of blood and deceit.

But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multi- tude of thy mercy : In thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

MORNING SERVICE. 3

Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness, because of mine enemies. Make thy way straight before my face.

If Here may follow the Sanctus [pp. 7-9], or one of the supplicatory Selections [pp. 20 53.J

U Then may be read the lesson introductory to the Commandments, or tJie Lesson from the Old Testament, followed by the Commandments or other Responsive Service from the Collection.

If The Minister will then say :

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COME, let us worship and bow down ; let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.

If All kneeling, such Prayers as may be desired from t7ie Collection may be said, always closing with the Lord's Prayer; or, preceding the Prayers, the following may be said :

HAVE mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lov- ing-kindness : according to the multitude of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.

OUR Father, who art in the heavens : Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also upon the earth. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts as we also forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation ; but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever. Amen.

If Here, all standing, the following may be sung : [Music, pp. 7 and 8.]

HOLY, holy, holy, Jehovah of Hosts : All the earth is full of his glory. Amen.

TI The responsive lesson from the Psalms may here follow ; and at the end may be sung one of the Doxologies on pp. 9 and 10, or a Selection.

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11 The Minister may read, the People sitting, a lesson introductory to the Commandments, or the Lesson from the Old Testament / after which may be sung, all standing: [For music, see pp. 8 and 9.]

TJOLY, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty : J-l Who was, and who is, and who is to come.

If Here may follow the Commandments or other Responsive Service from the Collection, or the Te Dominum or a Selection.

If At the close of the Responsive Service a Selection may be sung.

If Here may follow the Lessons from the Word, or the Lesson from the New Testament, when the Lesson from the Old Testament has been read as above.

1 Then, all standing, the Benedictus on page 58 {of the Selections) may be sung, or some other Selection, or an Anthem or a Hymn.

Tf The Sermon.

H The Sermon may be followed by an Ascription or Prayer, after which may be read or chanted, by the Minister and People, the Declaration of Faith on pages 192 or 196.

If Here may be sung a Selection, Anthem or Hymn, which may be fol- lowed by the closing Prayers.

If The Benediction.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

If When the service is read by a layman, in place of the Benediction, he

mil say :

THE Lord keep our going out and our coming in, from this time forth and forevermore. Amen.

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If All standing, the Minister may read one or more of the following sen- tences, or from those in the Collection.

THE Lord is in his holy temple ; let all the earth keep silence before Him.

HOLINESS becometh thine house, O Lord, forever.

BLESS ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord, who by night stand in the house of the Lord : lift up your hands in the sanctuary and bless the Lord. The Lord that made heaven and earth, bless thee out of Zion.

THUS saith the Lord, that created the heavens ; God Himself, that formed the earth and made it. I am the Lord ; and there is none else ; a just God and a Saviour, there is none besides Me.

LOOK unto Me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth ; for I am God, and there is none else.

COME unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of Me ; for I am meek, and lowly in heart ; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

\^I£ere one of supplicatory Selections on pages 20-53 may be sung, or read responsively.

If Then may follow one or more of the introductions to prayer from the Collection, or the following :

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COME, let us worship and bow down ; let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.

U All kneeling, the Lord's Prayer tcill be said, preceded by such of the Confessio?is and Prayers, from the Collection, as may be desired.

OUR Father, who art in the heavens : Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also upon the earth. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts as we also forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation ; but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever. Amen.

T[ All standing, the Sanctus may be sung : [See pages 7-9.J

TI TJien may be read by the 3finister and People one of the responsive lessons from the Psalms, followed by one of the Doxologies on pages 9 and 19, or by a Selection. Or, in place of the responsive reading, a Selection may be sung, followed by a Doxology.

T[ Here shall follow, the People sitting, the reading from the Word'. If there be two lessons, at the end of the first, the following, or a Selection, or both, may be sung : [For musk, see pp. 8 and 9.J

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OLY, holy, holy Lord God Almighty, Who was, and who is, and who is to come.

1 At the end of the reading from the Word, the Magnificat on page 57, or some other suitable Selection, may be sung.

H Then may follow the Sermon or other instruction.

TI Then may be sung a Selection, Anthem, or Hymn, which may be fol- lowed by the Declaration of Faith, the closing Prayers, and the Bene- diction.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you alL Amen.

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RESPONSIVE SERVICES.

i. THE COMMANDMENTS. Exodus xx. Mark xii. NT) God spake all these words, saying :

I am the Lord thy God, who have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them : for I, the Lord thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me ; and showing mercy unto the thousandth genera- tion of them that love Me and keep my commandments.

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work ; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God ; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates : for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the

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sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day : wherefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.

Honor thy father and thy mother ; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Thou shalt not kill.

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Thou shalt not steal.

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor's.

1 Then may follow the Two Great Commandments, the Minister first saying, " Remember also the Two Great Commandments of our Lord Jesus Christ."

HEAR, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord. And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength : this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other command- ment greater than these.

IF The People will answer :

ALL that the Lord hath spoken, We will do and hear.

If Then the Minister may say :

BLESSED are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

1[ Then may follow Selection 49, on page 36, or some other suitable Selec- tion.

RESPONSIVE SERVICES. 13

II.

THE COMMANDMENTS. Deut. v. Matt. xxii.

THE Loed talked with you face to face in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, saying :

I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have none other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth : thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them : for I, the Lord thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the in- iquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me ; and show- ing mercy unto the thousandth generation of them that love Me and keep my commandments.

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Keep the Sabbath day to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work ; but the seventh day is the Sab- bath of the Lord thy God : in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy man- servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates ; that thy man-servant and thy maid- servant may rest as well as thou. And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the Lord thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm : therefore

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the Lord thy God commanded thee to keep the Sab- bath day.

Honor thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee ; that thy days may be pro- longed, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Thou shalt not kill.

Neither shalt thou commit adultery.

Neither shalt thou steal.

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbor.

Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbor's wife.

Neither shalt thou covet thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or anything that is thy neighbor's.

1[ Then may follow the Two Great Commandments, the Minister first saying, "Remember also the Two Great Commandments of our Lord Jesus Christ."

THOU shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great Commandment. And the second is like unto it. Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thy- self. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

1 The People may answer :

ALL that the Lord hath spoken, We will do and hear.

IF Then the Minister may say :

BLESSED are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

H Then may follow Selection 53, on page 39, or some other suitable Selec- tion.

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I am the Lord thy God, who have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them : for I, the Lord thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me ; and showing mercy unto the thousandth genera- tion of them that love Me and keep my commandments.

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Honor thy father and thy mother ; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Thy hands have made me, and | fashioned | me : Make me to understand, that I may | learn | thy com|mand- ments.

Thou shalt not kill.

With the merciful Thou wilt | show thyself | merciful: With an upright man Thou wilt | show thy | self | upright.

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

With the pure Thou wilt | show thyself | pure :

And with the fro ward Thou wilt | show thy | self | fro ward.

Thou shalt not steal.

Order my | steps in thy | Word :

And let not any iniquity have do | minion | over | me.

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Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.

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Thy judgments | have I | laid be | fore me.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house.

Incline my heart to thy | testimonies : And | not to | cove'tousjness.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor's.

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS.

Deut. v.

THE Lord talked with you face to face in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, saying :

I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have none other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make thee any graven