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meditation of my heart, be alway ac- fore, 1 pray and beseech you, as many as ceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my are here present, to accompany me, with strength and my Redeemer. Psal. a pure heart, and humble voice, unto the xin l.
throne of the heavenly grace, saying -When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath com
1. A general Confession, to be said lig
The whole Congregution after the Minmitted, and doeth that which is lawful
ister, all kneeling and right, he shall save his soul alive.
: Ezek. xviii. 27
ther; We have erred and strayed I acknowledge my transgressions ; and my sin is ever before me.
Psal. li. 3.
from thy ways like lost sheep. We have
followed too much the devices and de. Hide thy face from my sins; and blot sires of our own hearts We have of out all mine iniquities. Psal. li. 9 fended against thy holy laws. We have The sacrifices of God are a broken
left undone those things which we ought spirit ; a broken and a contrite heart, to have done ; And we have done those God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. li. 17. things which we ought not to have done:
Rend your heart and not your gar- And there is no health in us. But thou, iments, and turn unto the Lord your
O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable God; for he is gracious and merciful,
offenders Spare thou those, () God, slow to anger, and of great kindness,
who confess their faults. Restore thou and repenteth him of the evil. Joel ii. 13.
those who are penitent; According to To the Lord our God belong mercies thy promises declared unto mankind, in and forgivenesses, though we have re. Christ Jesus our Lord. And grant, o belled against him ; neither have we most merciful Father, for his sake; obeyed the voice of the Lord our God,
That we may hereafter live a godly, to walk in his laws which he set before
righteous, and sober life ; To the glory us. Dun. ix. 9, 10.
of thy holy name. Amen. O Lord, correct me, but with judg: The Declaration of Absolution, er ment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psal.
Remission of Sins; to be made by the vi. P.
Priest uloné, standing ; the People still
kneeling Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. I will arise, and go to my father, and
Lord Jesus Christ, who desireth not
tbe deat' of a sinner, but rather that he will say unto him ; Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and may turn from his wickedness and live, am no more worthy to be called thy
hath given power and commandment to St. Luke xv. 18, 19.
his ministers to declare and pronounce Enter not into judgment with thy ser.
to his people, being penitent, the Abso.
lution and Remission of their sins. Ho vant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. Psal. cxliii. 2.
pardoneth and absolveth all those who If we say that we have no sin, we de
Truly repent, and unfeignediy believe his ceive ourselves, and the truth is not in
holy Gospel Wherefore, let us beseech us; but if we confess our sins, God is
him to grant us true repentance, and his faithful and just to forgive us our sins,
Holy Spirit ; that those things may and to cleanse us from all unrighteous please kim which we do at this present, ness. 1 John i. 8,9
and that the rest of our life hereafter
may be pure and holy; so that at the Then the Minister shall say, last we may come to his eternal joy, DEARLY beloved brethren, the scrips
through Jesus Christ our Lord
The People skall answer here, and et ces, to acknowledge and confess our the end of ery y Prayer, Amen. manifold sins and wickedness, and that
Or this we should not dissemble nor cloak them LMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fabefore the face of Almighty God, our heavenly Father, but confess them with promised forgiveness of sins to all those an huible, lowly, penitent, and obe- who, with hearty repentance and true dient heart; to the end that we may faith, turu unto him ; have mercy upon obtain forgiveness of the same, by his you, pardon and deliver ycu from all infinite goodness and mercy
And al. your sins, confirm and strengthen you though we ought, at all times, humbly in all goodness, and bring you to ever. to acknowledge our sins before God; lasting life, through Jesus Christ our yet ought we chiefly to do, when we
Amen. assemble and meet together, to render Then the Minister shall kneel, and say tbanks for the great benefits that we the Lord's Pruyer; the People sti! have received at his hands, to set forth kneeling, and repeating it with him his most worthy praise, to hear his both here, and theresoever else it is used mont holy word, and to ask those things in Divin. Service. which are requisite and necessary, as OURare , well for the body as the soul. Where.
Hallowed both Name; Thy
Kingdom come ; Thy Will be done on the morning, and of thy truth in the Eartb, as it is in Heaven ; Give us this
night season ; day our daily bread; And forgive us Upon an instrument of ten strings, and eur trespasses, as we forgive those who upon the lute; upon a loud instrument, trespass against us; And lead us not
and upon the harp. into temptation : But deliver us from For thou, Lord, hast made me glad evi! : for thine is the kingdom, and the through thy works; and I will rejoice Power, and the Glory, for ever and in giving praise for the operations of cver. Amen
thy hands. Then likewise ke shall say,
Then a Lesson of the New Testament, O Lord, open thou our lips;
as it is appointed: And after that, Ans. And our mouth shall show forth
shall be sung or said this Psalm, et thy praise.
cept on the twelfth day of the month. Here, all standing up, the Minister Deus misereatur Psal. Ixvii.
LOD be merciful unto us and bless Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, us, and show us the light of his and to the Holy Ghost;
countenance, and be merciful unto us. Ans. As it was in the beginning, is now, That thy way may be known upon and ever shall be, world without end.
earth, thy saving health among all na. Alir Praise ye the Lord
tions. Ans. The Lord's name be praised. Let the people praise thee, O God;
Then shall follow a Portion of the yea, let all the people praise thee. Psalms, as they are appointed, or one
o let the nations rejoice and be glad ; of the Selections, as they are set forth
for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, by this Church, with the Dozology, as
And govern the nations upon earth. in the Morning Service. Then shall be Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, read the first Lesson, arcording to the
let all the people praise thee Table of Calendar : after which shall Then shall the earth bring forth her de said or sung the following Psalm,
increase ; and God, even our own God, Escept when it is read in the ordinary
shall give us his blessing course of the Psalms, on the nineteenih God shall bless us ; and all the ends of
the world shall fear him.
Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. 0 for he hath done marvellous things
O With his own right hand, and with his all that is within me, praise his holy arm, hath he gotten himself the
holy name. Victory
Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget The Lord declared his salvation ; his not all his benefits ; righteousness hath he openly showed in Who forgiveth all thy sin, and healeth the sight of the beathen
all thine infirmities; He hath remembered his mercy and Who saveth thy life from destruction, truth toward the house of Israel; and and crowneth thee with mercy and loving all the ends of the world have seen the kindness. salvation of our God.
O praise the Lord, ye Angels o. nis, se Show yourselves joyful unto the Lord, that excei in strength; ye that fulfil bis all ye lands; singrejoice, and give commandment, and hearken unto the thanks
voice of his word. Praise the Lord upon the harp; sing O praise the Lord, all ye his hosts; to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving ye servants of his that do his pleasure.
With trumpets also and shawms, o O speak good of the Lord, all ye worka show yourselves joyful before the Lord of his, in all places of his dominion.
Praise thou the Lord, O my soul Let the sea make a noise and all that the rein is, the round world and they that
Then shall be said the Apostles' Creerl, dwell therein.
by the Minister and the People, standLet the floode clap their hands, and let
ing : And any Churches may omit the the hills be joyful together before the
words, He descended into Hell, or may, Lord; for he cometh to judge the earth.
instead of them, use the words, He With righteousness shall be judge the
went into the place of departed Spirits, world, and the people with equity.
which are considered as words of the Or this.
sume meaning in the Creed.
BELIEVE in God the Father Al. Benum est confiteri. Peal. xcii.
mighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth: IT is a good thing to give thauks unto And in Jesus Christ his only Son our
the Lord, and to sing praises unto Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy thy name, O Most Highest;
Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary, SulTo tell of thy losing kindness carly In fered under Pontius Pilate, Was cracit
ed, dead, and buried; He descended obey thy commandments, and also that into Hell; The Third day he rose from by thee, we, being defended from the the dead; He ascended into Heaven, fear of our enemies, may pass our time and sitteth on the right hand of God the in rest and quietness, through the merits Father Almighty; From thence he shall of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Anen. come to judge the quick and the dead.
1 A Collect for did against Perils. I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church ; l'he Communion of O ,
whose Almighty power we have Saints; The forgivenes of sins; The
been preserved this day; by thy great resurrection of the body And the life
mercy defend us from all perils and dan everlasting. Amen.
gers of this night, for the love of thy one Or this.
ly Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. BELIEVE in one God the Father A Prayer for the President of the
Almighty. Maker of Heaven and United States, And all in Civil Au. Earth, and of all things visible and in
thority visible : And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only
high and mighty Ruler of the uni.
, begotten Son of God, bevollen of his verse, who dost from thy throne behold Father before all worlds, God of God,
all the dwellers upon earth; most heart. Light of Light, very God of very God,
ily we beseech thee, with thy favour to begotten, not made, being of one sub.
behuld and bless thy servant, The Pre. stance with the Father, by whom all
sident of the United States, and all things were made; who for us men, and
others in authority; and so replenish for our salvation, came aown from Hea
them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, ven, and was incarnate by the Holy that they may always incline to thy will, Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was and walk in thy way: Endue' them made man, and was crucified also for us
plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and
them in health and prosperity long to was buried, and the third day he rose live; and finally, after this life, to aitain again, according to the Scriptures, and
everlasting joy and felicity, through Jeascended into Heaven, and sitteth on the
sus Christ our Lord.
LMIGHTY and everlasting God,
from whom cometh every good
and perfect gift, send down upon our
Bishops and other Clergy, and upon from the Father and the Son, who with
the Congregations committed to their the Father and the Son together is wor- charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace; shipped and glorified, who spake by the and, that they may truly please thee, prophets. And I believe one Catholic
pour upon them the continual dew of thy and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge blessing: Grant this, O Lord, for the one Baptism for the remission of sins;
honour of our Advocate and Mediator and I look for the resurrection of the
Jesus Christ, Amen. dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
1 A Prayer for all Conditions of Men.
GOD, the Creator and Preserver And after that, these Prayers follow
of all mankind, we humbly beseech ing, all derontly knecling, the Minis
thee for all sorts and conditions of meo, ter first pronouncing,
that thou wouldest be pleased to make The Lord be with you
thy ways known unto them, thy saving Ans. And with thy spirit. Min. Let us pray.
health unto all nations.
More especial O Lord, show thy mercy upon us;
ly we pray for thy holy Church univer.
sal; that it may be so guided and go Ans. And grant us thy salvation.
verned by thy good Spirit, that all who Alin. O God, make clean our hearts
profess and call themselves Christians, within us ;
may be led into the way of truth, and Ans. And take not thy Holy Spirit hold the faith in unity of Spirit, in the from 115
bond of peace, and in righteousness of 1 Then shall be said the Collect for the life. Finally, we commend to thy Fa. day, and after that, the Collects and therly goodness, all those who are any Prayers following
ways afflicted or distressed in mind, TA Collect for Peace.
body, or estate; that it may please thee
to comfort and relieve them, according O GOP, from whom all holy desires, to their several necessities; giving then
patience under their sufferings, and a works do proceed: give unto thy ser. happy issue out of all their afflictious: vants wat peace, which the world can. And ihis we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. not give; that our learts may be set to Amen.
A General Thanksgiving. thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
all and glory, world without end. Amen. mercies, we, thine unworthy ser
T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. vants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and ALMIGHTY God, who hast given
. We bless thee for our creation, preser
cord to make our common supplications vation, and all the blessings of this life ; unto thee; and dost promise that when but, above all, for thine inestimable love
wo or three are gathered together in in the redemption of the world by our uy name, thou wilt grant their reLord Jesus Christ; for the means of quests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires grace, and for the hope of glory. And,
and petitions of thy servants, as may we beesech thee, give us that due sense
be most expedient for them; granting of all thy mercies, that our hearts may
us in this world knowledge of thy truth, be unfeignedly thankful, and that we
and in the world to come life everlast. may show forth thy praise, not only ing. Amen. with our lips, but in our lives; by giv.
2 Cor. xiii. 14. ing up ourselves to thy service, and by Tan the love of God, and the fel.
THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Je- lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us sus Christ our Lord; to whom, with all everinore. Amen.
Here er deth the order of Evening Prayer.
Or General Supplication, to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednes
days, and Fridays. 0
GOD, the Father of Heaven; have From all inordinate and sinful affec.
mercy upon us miserable sinners. tions; and from all the deceits of the O God, the Father of Heaven : have world, the flesh, and the devil; mercy upon us miserable sinners.
Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer of the From
lightning and tempest; from world: have mercy upon us miserable plague, pestilence, and famine ; from batsinners
ile and murder, and from sudden death; O God the Son, Redeemer of the soorld: Good Lord, delirer us lave mercy upon us miserable sinners
From all sedition, privy conspiracy, O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding and rebellion ; from all false doctrine, from the Father and the Son ; have heresy, and schism ; from hardness of inercy upon us miserable sinners heart, and contempt of thy Word and
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from Commandinent ;
Good Lord, deliver us. upon us miserable sinners.
By the mystery of thy holy Incarna6 boly, blessed, and glorious Trinity, tion; by thy holy Nativity and Cir. three persons and one God; have mercy cumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, upon us miserable sinners.
and Templation; O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, Good Lord, deliver us. three persons and one God: have mercy By thine Agony and bloody Sweat; upon is miserable sinners.
by thy Cross and Passion; by thy pre. Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor cious Death and Burial; by thy glori. the offences of our forefathers; neither ous Resurrection and Ascension; and take thou vengeance of our sins: spare by the coming of the Holy Ghostí us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom Good Lord, deliver us. thou hast redeemed with thy most pre- In all time of our tribulation ; in all cious blood, and be not angry with us time of our prosperity ; in the hour of for ever:
death, and in the day of judgment; Spare us, good Lord.
Good Lord, delirer us From all evil and mischief; from sin; We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, from the crafts and assaults of the devil; O Lord God; and that it may please from thy wrath, and from everlasting thee to rule and govern thy holy Church damnation ;
universal in the right way; Good Lord, deliver us.
We beseech thee io hear us, good Lord, From all blindness of heart; from That it may please thee to bless and pride. vain-glory, and hypocrisy; from preserve all Christian Rulers and Maenvy, hatred, and malice, and all uncha- gistrates ; giving them grace to execute ritableness;
justice, and to maintain truth Good Lord, deliver us.
We besceci thee to kear us, good Lord.
That it may please thee to illuminate Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with O Lainb of God, who lakest away the frue knowledge and understanding of sins of the world; thy Word; and that both by their Grant us thy peace. preaching and living they may set it O Lamb o God, who takest away the forth, and show it accordingly;
sins of the world i We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Huve mercy upon us. That it may please thee to bless and
The Minister may, ut his discretion, keep all thy people ;
omit all that follows, to the Prayer, We beseech thce to hear us, good Lord. We humbly beseech thee, o Fa: That it may please thee to give to all
ther," &c. nations unity, peace, and concord; We beseech thee to hear us, goud Lord
[0 Christ, hear us.
Christ, hear us. That it may please thee to give us an heart to love and fear thee, and diligent.
Lord, have mercy upon us
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Christ, hare mercy upon us. thy people increase of grace, to hear
Lord, have mercy upon us. meekly thy Word, and to receive it with
Lord, have mercy upon us. pure affection, and to bring forth the 1 Then shall the Minister, and the Peofruits of the Spirit;
ple with him, say the Lord's Prayer. We beseech thce to hear us, good Lord. UR Father, who art in
Heaven, That it may please thee to bring into Hallowed be thy Name; Thy the way of truth, all such as have erred,
Kingdom come : Thy Will be done on and are deceived:
Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
day our daily bread; And forgive us our That it may please thee to strengthen
trespasses, as we forgive those wbo such as do stand, and to comfort and
trespass against us; And lead us not help the weak-hearted, and to raise up
into temptation; But deliver us froin those who fall, and finally to beat down
Amen. Satan under our feet;
Min O Lord, deal not with us
ac. We bescech thee to hear us, good Lord.
cording to our sins. That it may please thee to succour, Ans Neither reward us according to help, and comfort all who are in danger, our iniquities. necessity, and tribulation ; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Let us pray. That it may please thee to preserve all O GOD, merciful Father, who demen in the perils of child birth, all sick trite beart, nor the desire of such as are persons, and young children, and to sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers show thy pity upon all prisoners and
which we make before thee in all our captives;
troubles and adversities, whensoever We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. they oppress us ; and graciously hear That it may please thee to defend, and
us, that those evils which the craft and provide for, the fatherless children, and subtilty of the devil or man worketh widows, and all who are desolate and against us. may, by thy good provi. oppressed;
dence, be brought to nought that we, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. thy servants, being hurt by no persecu. That it may please thee to have mercy Lions, may evermore give thanks unto upon all men ;
thee in thy holy Church, througb Jesus We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Christ our Lord. may please thee to forgive our
O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, for thy name s sake. and to turn their hearts;
GOD, we have heard with our We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. ears, and our fathers have declared That it may please thee to give and unto us, the noble works that thou didst preserve to our use the kindly fruits of in their days, and in the old time before the earth. so that in due time we may them enjoy them ;
Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, We heseech thee to hear us, good Lord. for thine honour That it may please thee to give us true Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, repentance and ignorances, and to en. to forgive us all our sins, and to the Holy Ghost;
Ans. As it was in the beginnng, is due us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit. now, and ever shall be, world without to amend our lives according to thy end.
Amen. Holy Word;
From our enemies defend us Christ. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Gracinsly look upon our afflictions. Son of God, we beseech thee to hear With pity behold' the sorrows of our Ws