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dom come ; Thy will be done on Both now and ever, vouchsafe to earth, as it is in heaven; Give us this hear us, O CHRIST. day our daily bread; And forgive us Graciously hear us, O CHRIST; our trespasses, as we forgive those graciously hear us, O Lord CHRIST. who trespass against us; And lead Min. Ó LORD, let thy mercy be us not into temptation; But deliver showed upon us; us from evil. Amen.

Ans. As we do put our trust in Min. O LORD, deal not with us thee.) according to our sins.

Let us pray Ans. Neither reward us according WE humbly beseech thee, O Fato our iniquities.

ther, mercifully to look upon our in

firmities; and, for the glory of thy I Let us pray.

name, turn from us all those evils that O GOD, merciful Father, who de we most justly have deserved; and spisest not the sighing of a contrite grant that, in all our troubles, we inay heart, nor the desire of such as are put our whole trust and confidence in sorrowful; mercifully assist our pray: thy mercy; and evermore serve thee ers which we make before thee in all in holiness and pureness of living, to our troubles and adversities, whenso- thy honor and glory, through our ever they oppress us; and graciously only Mediator and Advocate, JESUS hear us, that those evils which the CHRIST our Lord. Amen. craft and subtilty of the devil or man

1 A General Thanksgiving. worketh against us, may, by thy good providence, be brought o naught; mercies, we, thine unworthy servants,

ALMIGHTY God, Father of all that we, thy servants

, being hurt by do give thee most humble and hearty no persecutions, may evermore give thanks for all thy goodness and loving thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, kindness to us, and to all men.

We through JESUS CHRIST our Lord.

bless thee for our creation, preserva. O LORD, arise, help us, and de- tion, and all the blessings of this

life ; liver us, for thy name's sake. O GOD, we have heard with our love in the redemption of the world

but, above all, for thine inestimable ears, and our fathers have declared unto us, the noble works that thou by our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for the didst in their days, and in the oid time means of grace, and for the hope of before them.

glory. And, we beseech thee, give us O LORD, arise, help us, and de.

that due sense of all thy mercies, that • lider us, for thine honor.

our hearts inay be unfeignedly thank. Glory, be to the FATHER, and to

ful, and that we may show forth thy the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; praise,

not only
with our

lips, but in Ans. As it was in the beginning, is thy service, and by walking before now, and ever shall be, world without thee in holiness and righteousness all end. Amen. From our enemies defend O

our days, through Jesus CHRIST CHRIST

our Lord; to whom, with thee and Graciously look upon our afflic. glory, world without end. Amen.

the Holy Ghost, be all honor and tions. With pity bebold the sorrows of

TA Prayer of Sl Chrysostom. our hearts.

ALMIGHTY GOD, who hast given Mercifully forgide the sins of thy us grace at this time, with one accord people.

to make our common supplications Favorably with mercy hear our unto thee'; and dost promise that when prayers.

two or three are gathered together in Ó Son of David, have mercy up. thy name, thou wilt grant their re.

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sires and petitions of thy servants, as

2 Cor. xii. 14. may be inost expedient for them; THE grace of our Lord JESUS granting us in this world knowledge CHRIST, and the love of God, and of thy truth, and in the world to come the fellowship of the Holy GHOST, life everlasting. Amen.

be with us all evermore. Amen. Here endeth the Litany,

PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS

UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, TO BE USED BEFORE THE TWO FINAL PRAYERS OF MORNING AXD

EVENING SERVICE.

1 In Time of Dearth and Famine.

PRAYERS. TA Prayer for Congress, to be used during their thy great goodness, to restrain those MOST gracious God, we humbly sins, thou hast afflicted us : And we

immoderate rains, wherewith, for our beseech thee, as for the People of these United States in general, so especially weather, that the earth may, in due

pray thee to send us such seasonable for their Senate and Representatives time, yield her increase, for our use in Congress assembled"; that thou wouldest be pleased to direct and and benefit ; and give os grace, that

we may learn, by thy punishments, prosper all their consultations, to the

to amend our lives, and for thy cleadvancement of thy glory, the good of thy Church, the safety, honor, and mency to give thee thanks and praise, welfare of thy people ; that all things through Jesus CHRIST our Lord.

Amen. may be so ordered and settled by their endeavors, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, O GOD, heavenly Father, whose truth and justice, religion and piety, gift it is that the rain doth fall

, and may be established among us for all the earth bring forth her increase; generations. These, and all other ne- behold, we beseech thee, the afflictions cessaries for thein, for us, and thy of thy people; increase the fruits of whole Church, we humbly beg in the the earth by thy heavenly benedic

and mediation of °JESUS tion; and grant that the scarcity and CHRIST, our most blessed Lord and dearth, which we now most justly Saviour. Amen.

suffer for our sins, may, through thy

goodness, be mercifully turned into O GOD, heavenly Father, who by plenty, for the love of Jesus CHRIST thy Son JESUS CHRIST, hast pro cur Lord; to whom, with thee and mised to all those who seek thy king. the Holy Ghost, be all honor and dom and the righteousnesn thereof, all glory, now and for ever. things necessary to their bodily sustenance; send us, we beseech thee, in

O ALMIGHTY GOD, the supreme this our necessity, such moderate rain Governor of all things, whose power and showers, that we may receive the no creature is able to resist, to whom fruits of the earth to our comfort, and it belongeth justly to punish sinners, to thy honor, through Jesus CHRIST and to be merciful to those who truly our Lord. Amen.

repent; save and deliver us, we bum# For Fair Weather.

bly beseech thee, from the hands of ALMIGHTY and most merciful our enemies; that we, being armed Father, we humbly beseech thee, of with thy defence, may be preserved

name

For Rain.

Amen. 1 In Time of War and Tumulte.

1 Or this.

evermore from all perils, to glorify lence upon us, by leading us to conthee, who art the only giver of all vic- sider how frail and uncertain our life tory, through the merits of thy Son, is; that we may apply our hearts unto JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

that heavenly wisdom, which in the 1 For those who are to he admitted into Holy end will bring us to everlasting life,

Orders, to be used in the Weeks preceding the through Jesus CHRIST our Lord. stated times of Ordination.

Amen. ALMIGHTY GOD, our heavenly

1 For a Sick Person. Father, who hast purchased to thyself an universal Church, by the precious O FATHER of mercies, and GOD blood of thy dear Son; mercifully of all comfort, our only help in time look upon the same, and at this time of need ; look down from heaven, we so guide and govern the minds of thy humbly beseech thee, behold, visit, servants, the Bishops and Pastors of and relieve thy sick servant, for whom thy flock, that they may lay hands our prayers are desired. Look upon suddenly on no man, but faithfully him with the eyes of thy mercy; com. and wisely make choice of fit persons, fort him with a sense of thy goodness ; to serve in the sacred ministry of thy preserve him from the temptations of Church. And, to those who shall be the enemy; give him patience under ordained to any holy function, give his affliction; and, in thy good time, thy grace and heavenly benediction ; restore him to health, and enable him that both by their life and doctrine to lead the residue of his life in thy they may show forth thy glory, and fear, and to thy glory: Or else give set forward the salvation of all men, him grace so to take thy visitation, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. that, after this painful life ended, he Amen.

may dwell with thee in life everlast.

ing, through JESUS CHRIST our ALMIGHTY GOD, the giver of Lord. Amen. all good gifts, who of thy divine providence hast appointed divers orders in thy Church; give thy grace, we

ALMIGHTY GOD, and merciful humbly beseech thee, to all those who Father, to whom alone belong the are to be called to any office and ad- issnes of life and death; look down ministration in the same ; and so re from heaven, we humbly beseech thee, plenish them with the truth of thy with the eyes of mercy, upon the sick doctrine, and endue them with inno- child for whom our prayers are decency of life, that they may faithfully sired. Deliver him, O LORD, in thy serve before thee, to the glory of thy good appointed time, from his bodily great name, and the benefit of thy pain, and visit him with thy salva. holy Church, through JESUS CHRIST tion; that if it should be thy good our Lord. Amen.

pleasure to prolong his days here on

earth, he may live to thee, and be an 1 In Time of great Sickness and Mortality. O ALMIGHTY GOD, the Lord thee faithfully, and doing good in his

instrument of thy glory, by serving of life and death, of sickness and generation : Or else receive him into health ; regard our supplications, we those heavenly habitations, where the humbly beseech thee; and, as thou souls of those who sleep in the Lord hast thought fit to visit us for our sins Jesus enjoy perpetual rest and feliwith great sickness and mortality, in city. Grant this, O LORD, for the the midst of thy judgment, O LORD, love of thy Son, our Saviour, JFbus remember mercy. Have pity, upon CHRIST. Amen. us miserable sinners, and withdraw from us the grievous sickness with

1 For a Person, or Persons, going to Sex. which we are afflicted. May this thy O ETERNAL GOD, who alone fatherly correction have its due influ. Ispreadest out the heavens, and rulest

V For a Sick Child.

Or

be used.

the raging of the sea; we commend through Jesus Christ our Lord. to thy Almighty protection, thy ser. Amen. vant, for whose preservation on the 1 For Malefactors, after Condemnation. great deep our prayers are desired. else the Prayer in the Visitation of Prisoners, Guard him, we beseech thee, from

beginning, *0 Faiher of Mercies," &c. may the dangers of the sea, from sickness, from the violence of enemies, and God, we earnestly beseech thee to

O MOST gracious and merciful from every evil to which he may be have pity and compassion upon ihose exposed. Conduct him in safety to the haven where he would be, with a who now lie under the sentence of

persons recommended to our prayers, grateful sense of thy mercies, through the law, and are appointed to die. JESUS CHRIST our Lord. . Amen.

Visit them, O LORD, with thy mercy For a Person under Affliction. and salvation; convince them of the O MERCIFUL GOD, and hea- miserable condition they are in, by venly Father, who hast taught us, in their sins and wickedness ; and let thy holy Word, that thou dost not thy powerful grace produce in them willingly afflict or grieve the children such a godly sorrow, and sincere reof men; look with pity, we beseech pentance, as thou wilt be pleased to thee, upon the sorrows of thy servant, accept. Give them a strong and for whom our prayers are desired. lively faith in thy Son, our blessed In thy wisdom thon hast seen fit to Saviour, and make it effectual to the visit him with trouble, and to bring salvation of their souls. O LORD, distress upon him. Remember him, in judgment remember mercy; and O LORD, in mercy; sanctify thy fa- whatever sufferings they are to en. therly correction to him ; endue his dure in this world, yet deliver them, soul with patience under his affliction, O God, from the bitter pains of eterand with resignation to thy blessed nal death. Pardon their sins, and will; comfort him with a sense of thy save their souls, for the sake and goodness; lift up thy countenance merits of thy dear Son, our blessed upon him, and give him peace, Saviour and Redeemer. Amen

| For Rain

THANKSGIVINGS. The Thanksgiving of Women after Childbirth; to be said when any Woman, being present in Church, shall have desired to return

O GOD, our heavenly Father, Thanks to Almighty God for her safe deliver- who by thy gracious providence dost

cause the former and the latter rain O ALMIGHTY GOD, we give to descend upon the earth, that it may thee humble thanks, for that thou hast bring forth fruit for the use of man; been graciously pleased to preserve, we give thee humble thanks that it through the great pain and peril of hath pleased thee, in our great neceschild-birth, this woman, thy servant, sity, to send us at the last a joyful who desireth now to offer her praises rain upon thine inheritance, and to and thanksgivings unto thee. Grant, refresh it when it was dry, to the we beseech thee, most merciful Fa great comfort of us thy unworthy ther, that she, through thy help, may servants, and to the glory of thy holy both faithfully live and walk accord. name, through thy mercies in JESUS ing to thy will in this life present, CHRIst our Lord. Amen. and also may be partaker of everlast

ance.

11 For Fair Weather. ing glory in the life to come, through O LORD God, who hast justly JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. humbled us by thy late visitation of

us with immoderate rain and waters, may continually offer unto thee our and in thy mercy hast relieved and sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving comforted our souls by this seasonable for these thy mercies toward Us, and blessed change of weather; we through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. praise and glorify thy holy name, for Amen. this thy mercy, and will always de. clare thy loving kindness from gene

1 For Deliverance from great Sicknen and

Mortality ration to generation, through Jesus O LORD GOD, who hast wounded CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

us for our sins, and consumed us for 1 For Plenty.

our transgressions, by thy late lieavy O MOST merciful Father, who of and dreadful visitation; and now, in thy gracious goodness hast heard the the midst of judgment remembering devout prayers of thy Church, and mercy, hast redeemed our souls from turned our dearth and scarcity into the jaws of death; we offer unto thy plenty; we give thee humble thanks fatherly goodness ourselves, our souls for this thy special bounty ; beseech- and bodies, which thou hast delivered, ing thee to continue thy loving kind. to be a living sacrifice unto thee; ness unto us, that our land may yield always praising and magnifying thy us her fruits of increase, to thy glory mercies in the midst of thy Church, and our comfort, through 'JESUS through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

Amen. 1 For Peace, and Deliverance from our Enemies.

T For a Recovery from Sickness O ALMIGHTY GOD, who art

O GOD, who art the giver of life, a strong tower of defence unto thy of health, and of safety; we bless thy servants against the face of their name, that thou hast been pleased to enemies; we yield thee praise and deliver from his bodily sickness this thanksgiving, for our deliverance thy servant, who now desireih to refrom those great and apparent dan- turn thanks unto thee, in the presence gers wherewith we were compassed; of all thy people. Gracious art thou, we acknowledge it thy goodness that o LORD, and full of compassion to we were not delivered over as a prey

the children of men. May his heart unto them; beseeching thee still to be duly impressed with a sense of thy continue such thy mercies toward merciful goodness, and may he devote vis, that all the world may know that the residue of his days to an humble, thou art our Saviour and mighty De holy, and obediert' walking before liverer, through JESUS CHRIST our thee, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

Lord. Amen. 1 For Restoring Public Peace at Home.

1 For a safe Return from Sea. O ETERNAL God, our heavenly MOST gracious LORD, whose Father, who alone makest men to be mercy is over all thy works; we of one mind in a house, and stillest praise thy holy name that thou hast the outrage of a violent and unruly been pleased to conduct in safety, people; we bless thy holy name, that through the perils of the great deep, it hath pleased thee to appease the this thy seroaht, who now desireik seditious tumults which have been to return his thanks unto thee, in thy lately raised up amongst us; most holy Church: May he be duly sen. humbly beseeching thee to grant to all sible of thy merciful providence to of us grace, that we may henceforth ward him, and ever express his obediently walk in thy holy command thankfulness by a holy trust in thee, ments; and, lcading a quiet and peace and obedience to thy laws, through able life in all godliness and honesty, Jesus CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

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