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universal ; that it may be so due sense of all thy mercies, guided and governed by thy that our hearts may be unseigngood Spirit, that all who pro-edly thankful, and that we may fess and call themselves Chris-show forth thy praise, not only tians, may be led into the way with our lips, but in our lives; of truth, and hold the faith in by giving up ourselves to thy unity of Spirit, in the bond of service, and by walking before peace, and in righteousness of thee in holiness and righteouslife. Finally, we commend trness all our days, thro' Jesus thy Fatherly goodness, all Christ our Lord; to whom, those who are any ways afflict. with thee and the Holy Ghost, ed or distressed in mind, body, be all honour and glory, world or estate; that it may please without end. Amen. thee to comfort and level them, according to their seve- 1 A Prayer of St Chrysostom patience under their sufferings A hast given us grace’at this and a happy issue out of all time, with one accord to make their afflictions : And this we our common supplications unbeg for Jesus Christ's sake. to thee ; and dost promise that Amen.

when two or three are gatherSA General Thanksgiving. ed together in thy Name, thou

LMIGHTY God, Father wilt grant their requests ; fulfil unworthy servants, do give he most expedient for them

petitions of thy servants as may thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness granting us in this world and loving kindness to us, and knowledge of thy truth, and in to all men. We bless thee for

the world to come life everour creation, preservation, and lasting. Amen. all the blessings of this life ; but, above all, for thine inesti

2 Cor. xiii. 14. mable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus THE..grace of our Lord

Jesus Christ, and the love Christ; for the means of grace, of God, and the fellowship of and for the hope of glory. And, the Holy Ghost, be with us all we beseech thee, give us that evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the order of MORNING PRAYER.


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q The MINISTER shall begin the Evening Prarer, by read

ing one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture. "HE Lord is in his holy ind repenteth him of the evil.

temple ; let all the earth Toel ii. 13. keep silence before him. Hab. To the Lord our God belong ii. 20.

mercies and forgivenesses, From the rising of the sun tho' we have rebelled against even unto the going down of him ; neither have we obeyed the same, my name shall be the voice of the Lord our God, great among the Gentiles; and to walk in his laws which he in every place incense shall be set before us. Dan ix. 9. 10. offered unto my name, and a O Lord, correct me, but pure offering : for my name with judgment; not in thine shall be great among the hea- inger, lestthou bring me to nothen, saith the Lord of hosts. thing. Jer. X. 24. Psal. vi. l. Mal. i. 11.

Repent ye; for the kingLet the words of my mouth, from of heaven is at hand. St. and the meditation of my Mat. iii. 2. heart, be always acceptable in I will arise and go to my fathy sight,O,Lord, my strength ther, and will say unto him; and my Redeemer. Ps.xix. 14. Father, I have sinned against

When the wicked man turn-heaven, and before thee, and eth away from his wickedness ain no more worthy to be callthat he hath committed, anded thy son. St. Luke xv. 18, 19. doeth that which is lawful and Enter not into judgment right, he shall save his soul with thy servant, O Lord ; for alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. in thy sight shall no man liv

I acknowledge my trans-ing be justified.Psal. cxliii. 2. gressions ; and my sin is ever If we say that we have no before me.

Psal. li. 3. sin, we deceive ourselves, and Hide thy face from my sins; the truth is not in us; but if and blot out all mine iniqui-we confess our sins, God is ties. Psal, li. 9.

faithful and just to forgive us The sacrifies of God are a our sins, and to cleanse us broken spirit; a broken and a from all unrighteousness. 1. contrite heart, O God, thou St. John i. 8,9. wilt not despise. Psal. li. 17.

Rend your heart and not. Then the Minister shall say, your ,

gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, in sundry places, to acknow.

worthy praise, to hear it ALMIGHTY God, the Fa

ledge and confess our mani, And there is no health in us. fold sins and wickedness, and But thou, O Lord, have mercy that we should not dissem-upon us, miserable offenders. ble nor cloak them before the Spare thou those, O God, who face of Almighiy God, our confess their faults. Restore lieavenly Father, but confess thou those who are penitent ; them with an humble, lowly, According to thy promises depenitent, and obedient heart;clared unto mankind,in Christ to the end that we may ob-Jesus our Lord. And grant, tain forgiveness of the same o most merciful Father, for by his infinite goodness and his sake ; That we may heremercy. And although we after live a godly, righteous, ought, at all times, humbly to and sober life ; To the glory acknowledge our sins before of thy holy name. Amen. God; yet ought we chiefly so The Declaration of Absoluto do, when we assemble and tion, or Remission of Sins ; meet together, to render to be made by the Priest thanks for the great benefits alone, standing ; the People that we have received at his still kneeling. hands, to set forth his most

ther of our Lord Jesus most holy word, and to ask Christ, who desireth not the those things which are requi- death of a sinner, but rather site and necessary, as well for that he may turn from his the body as the soul. Where-wickedness and live, hath give fore, I pray and beseech you, en power and commandas many as are here present, ment to his Ministers to deto accompany me, with a clare and pronounce to his pure heart and humble voice, people, being penitent, the unto the throne of the hea- Absolution and Remission of venly grace, saying- their sins. He pardoneth and Ti General Confession, to be absolveth all those who truly

said by the whole Congre-repent, and unfeignedly begation after the Minister, lieve his holy Gospel. Where all kneeling

fore, let us beseech him to ciful Father; We have his Holy Spirit ; that those

e erred and strayed from thy things may please him which ways like lost sheep. We have we do at this present, and that followed too much the devices the rest of our life hereafter and desires of our own hearts. may be pure and holy; so We have offended against thy that at the last we may come holy laws. We have left un-to his eternal joy, through done those things which we Jesus Christ our Lord ought to have done ; And we 9 The People shall answer have done those things which here, and at the end of ewe ought not to have done :

very Prayer, Amen.


! Or this.

| Ans. As it was in the bar LMighty God, our hea-ginning, is now, and ever

venly Father, who, of shall be, world without end. his great mercy, hath pro

Min. Praise ye the Lord. mised Forgiveness of Sins to

Ans. The Lord's name be all those who, with hearty praised. Repentance and true Faith, turn unto him ; have mercy 9 Then shall follow a Portion of upon you, pardon and deliver the Psalms, as they are apyou from all your sins, con- pointed or one of the Sec firm and strengthen you in all by this Church with the Dor

tions, as they are set forth goodness, and bring you to ology, as in the Morning Sereverlasting life, through Je- vice Then shall be read the sus Christ our Lord. Amen. first Lesson, according to the

Table 9 Then the Minister shall which shall be suid or sung,

or 'Calendar ; ufier kneel, and say the Lurd's the following Psalm, except Prayer ; the people still when it is rend in the ordin. kneeling, and repeating it ary course of the Psalms, on with him, both here and the nineteenth day of the wheresoever e se it is used in month. Divine service.

Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. UR Father, who art in

Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name ; l'hy Kingdom comeO SING unto the Lord a

new song ; for he hath Thy Will be done on Earth. done marvellous things. as it is in Heaven ; Give us With his own right hand, this day our daily bread ; And and with his holy arm, hath forgive us our trespasses, as he gotten himself the victory. we forgive those who trespass The Lord declared his salagainst us; And lead us not vation : his righteousness into temptation ; But deliver hath he openly showed in the us from evil: For thine is the sight of the heathen. Kingdom, and the Power,

He hath remembered his and the Glory, for ever and mercy and truth toward the ever. Amen.

house of Israel ; and all the Then likewise he shall say,

ends of the world have seen O Lord, open thou our lips; the salvation of our God.

Ans And our mouth shall Show vourselves joyful un. show forth thy praise.

to the Lord, all ye lands;

sing, rejoice, and give thanks. Here, all standing us, the Praise the Lord upon the Minister shall say,

harp ; sing to the harp with Glory be to the Father, a psalm of thanksgiving. and to the Son, and to the With trumpets aiso and Holy Ghost;

shawms, o show yourselves

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joyful before the Lord the upon earth, thy saving health King

among all nations. Let the sea make a noise Let the people praise thee, and all that therein is, the God; yea, let all the people round world and they that praise thee. dwell therein.

O let the nations rejoice and Let the foods clap their be glad ; for thou shalt judge hands, and let the hills be joy- the folk righteously, and goful together before the Lord: vern the nations upon earth. for he corneth to judge the Let the people praise thee, earth.

O Gorl; yea, let all the people With righteousness shall praise thee. he judge the world, and the Then shall the earth bring people with equity.

forth her increase ; and God, Or this.

even our own God, shall give Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii us his blessing.

God shall bless us ; and all IT is a good thing to give

the ends of the world shall thanks unto the Lord, and

fear him. to sing praises unto thy name, O Most Highest ;

Or this. To tell of thy loving kind. Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciji. ness early in the morning. and of thy truth in the night PRAISE the Lord, O my

soul ; and all that is within Upon an instrument of ten ne, praise his holy Name. strings, and upon the lute;

Praise the Lord, O my soul, upon a loud instrument, and and forget not all bis benefits; upon the harp.

Who forgiveth all thy sin, For thou, Lord, hast made and healeth all thine infirmi. me glad through thy works ; and I will rejoice in giving). Who saveth thy life front praise for the operations of lestruction, and crowneth thee

with mercy and loving kind1 Then a Lesson of the New

O praise the Lord, ye A.Testament, as it is appoint- gels oi his, ye that excel in ed: And after that, shall be strength; ye that fulfil his sung or said this Psalm, ex-commandment, and hearken cept on the twelfth day of the unto the voice of his word. month.

O praise the Lord, all ye Deus misereatur. Psal. Ixvii. lis hosts; ye servants of his God be merciful unto us that do his pleasure.

() speak good of the Lord, us the light of his countenance all ye works of his, in all places and be merciful unto us. of his dominion. Praise thou That thy way may be known the Lord, O my soul.




thy hands.


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