The majesty and grace of Christ's Kingdom.
Psalms 45:1 My hert is dytinge of a good matter, I speake of that, which I haue made of the kynge: Psalms 45:2 My tonge is ye penne of a ready wryter. Psalms 45:3 Thou art the fayrest amonge the children of me, full of grace are thy lippes, therfore God blesseth the for euer. Psalms 45:4 Gyrde the with thy swerde vpon thy thee (o thou mightie) with worshipe and renowne. Psalms 45:5 Good lucke haue thou with thine honoure, ryde on with the treuth, mekenesse & rightuousnes: & thy right hode shal teach ye woderfull thinges. Psalms 45:6 Thy arowes are sharpe, the people shalbe subdued vnto the, euen in the myddest amonge the kynges enemies. Psalms 45:7 Thy seate (o God) endureth for euer: the cepter of thy kyngdome is a right cepter. Psalms 45:8 Thou hast loued rightuousnesse, & hated iniquite: wherfore God (which is thy God) hath anoynted the with the oyle of gladnes aboue thy felowes. Psalms 45:9 All thy garmentes are like myrre, Aloes & Cassia, when thou comest out of thine yuerie palaces in thy beutifull glory.
The duty of the Church, and the benefits thereof.
Psalms 45:10 Kynges doughters go in thy goodly araye, & vpon thy right honde stondeth the quene in a vesture of the most fyne golde. Psalms 45:11 Herken (o doughter) considre, & enclyne thine eare: forget thine owne people, & thy fathers house. Psalms 45:12 So shal the kynge haue pleasure in thy beutie, for he is thy LORDE, & thou shalt worshipe him. Psalms 45:13 The doughters of Tyre shal be there with giftes, the riche amonge the people shal make their supplicacion before the. Psalms 45:14 The kynges doughter is all glorious within, hir clothinge is of wrought golde. Psalms 45:15 She shalbe brought vnto the kynge in rayment of nedle worke, and maydens after her: soch as be next her shalbe brought vnto the. Psalms 45:16 With ioye and gladnesse shal they be brought, and go in to the kynges palace. Psalms 45:17 In steade of thy fathers thou hast gotten children, whom thou shalt make prynces in all londes. I wil remembre thy name from one generacio to another: therfore shal the people geue thankes vnto the, worlde without ende.