Deus Misereatur





Ps. lxvii., styled by Dr Kay The Spiritual Harvest-Home Song of Israel,

is to be applied by us to the Harvesting of Missionaries, when set

before our minds in the Second Lesson. It especially refers to the

gathering-in of the Gentiles ('all nations'), and extends the threefold

blessing of Num. vi. 24-26 to them; see vv. 1, 6, 7. Cf. the

description which is placed at the head of this Psalm in the Bible, A

prayer for the enlargement of God's kingdom--to the joy of the

people--and the increase of God's blessings.



In the Sarum Use it was a special Sunday Psalm at Lauds (see p. 44);

together with Psalm 63, it followed Jubilate Deo and preceded

Benedicite.







[1] Novum Testamentum in Vetere latet,

Vetus Testamentum in Novo patet.



[2] Bishop Barry.





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