Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord:
in His commandments he shall take great delight.
Mighty on earth shall be his seed:
the generation of the righteous shall be blessed.
Glory and wealth shall be in his house:
and his righteousness endureth for ever and ever.
He is risen in darkness, a light to the upright:
He is merciful, and compassionate, and just.
Acceptable is the man that showeth mercy and lendeth;
he shall order his words with judgment:
and he shall never give way.
The righteous man shall be in eternal remembrance:
he shall not fear an evil report.
His heawrt is ready to hope in the Lord:
his heart is strengthened:
he shall not yield till he despise his enemies.
He hath distributed and given to the poor;
his righteousness remaineth for ever:
his power shall be exalted in glory.
The sinner shall see it, and be enraged;
he shall gnash his teeth and pine away:
the desire of sinners shall perish.
Ant. He that feareth the Lord,
in His commandments shall have great delight.
Ant. Blessed be the Name of the Lord.
O God, Who knowest us to be set in the midst of such great perils, that, by reason of the weakness of our nature, we cannot stand upright, grant us such health of mind and body, that those evils which we suffer for our sins we may overcome through Thine assistance. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. continue reading
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