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The Seventh Penitential Psalm

The Seventh Penitential Psalm is psalm 142 (143) Domine, exaudi. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and consider my desire; hearken unto me for thy truth and righteousness’ sake. And enter not into judgement with thy servant; for in thy sight … Continue reading

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The Sixth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 129(130) De profundis. (note- if you’ve seen the movie “the Sixth Scense” this is the latin phrase the kid says to the Bruce  Willis character “De profundis clamavi ad te Domine” the opening line of this psalm.)   … Continue reading

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The Fifth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 101(102) Domine, exaudi. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my crying come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the time of my trouble; incline thine ear unto me when I call. O hear me, … Continue reading

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The Fourth Penitential Psalm

Is Psalm 50(51) Miserere mei, Deus. Everything’s been Anglican Chant so far… I had intended on more variety but it’s been hard to find other musical forms, at least in English. Have mercy upon me, O God, after thy great … Continue reading

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The Third Penitential Psalm

The Third Penitential Psalm is Psalm 37(38) Domine, ne in furore. Put me not to rebuke, O Lord, in thine anger; neither chasten me in thy heavy displeasure, for thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me … Continue reading

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The Second Penitential Psalm

The Second Penitential Psalm is Psalm 31 (32) Beati, quorum.   Blessed is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, & whos sin is covered. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth no sin, and in whose spirit there is … Continue reading

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