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men; Grant unto Thy people that they may love the thing which Thou commandest, and desire that which Thou dost promise: that so, among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

R. Amen.

URIFY our reins and our hearts, O God, by

PURIFY

the fire of Thy Holy Spirit; that we may henceforth serve Thee with chaste bodies, and please Thee with pure minds, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

R. Amen.

LORD our God, who hast shewn great

mercy to us Thy sinful and unworthy servants, upon whom Thy holy Name is called; Put us not to shame for our hope in Thy mercy ; but grant us, Lord, all these our petitions for salvation, and count us worthy to love and fear Thee with all our hearts, and to do in all things Thy most holy Will. For Thou, O God, art good, and lovest all mankind. And to Thee we ascribe all glory, to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost, now and for evermore. R. Amen.

Any other appropriate Prayers in this book may be used in addition to or instead of the above Five Prayers, or any of them. The Service always concluding with the following:

LMIGHTY GOD, who hast given us grace

at this time with one accord to make our common supplications unto Thee; and dost promise that, when two or three are gathered together in Thy Name, Thou wilt grant their requests: Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of Thy servants, as may be most expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of Thy truth, and in the world to come, life everlasting.

R Amen.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore.

R. Amen.

[Note: On the Lord's Day the Service shall be at Ten o' Clock. It shall be the same as set forth for MORNING PRAYER down to the PSALMS inclusive; after which shall follow the Prayers as above, and the Service shall conclude with the GLORIA PATRI and BENEDICTION.

FORENOON SERVICE,

ON

WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY.

THE COLLECT.

PREVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings, with

Thy most gracious favour, and further us with Thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in Thee, we may glorify Thy holy Name, and finally by Thy mercy attain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

R. Amen.

Then shall follow the PSALMS appointed for the day.
After which the LESSON.

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Then shall follow this LITANY.

GOD the Father, of Heaven: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

R. O God the Father, of Heaven: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Son, Redeemer of the world: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

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R. O God the Son, Redeemer of the world: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

R. O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers; neither take Thou vengeance of our sins: spare us, good Lord; spare Thy people, whom Thou hast redeemed with Thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.

R. Spare us, good Lord.

From all evil and mischief; from sin, from the crafts and assaults of the devil; from Thy wrath, and from everlasting damnation,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

From all blindness of heart; from pride, vainglory, and hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

From fornication, and all other deadly sin; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

From lightning, tempest, and earthquake; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle and murder, and from sudden death,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion; from all false doctrine, heresy, and schism; from hardness of heart, and contempt of Thy Word and Commandments,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

By the mystery of Thy holy Incarnation; by Thy holy Nativity and Circumcision; by Thy Baptism, Fasting, and Temptation,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

By Thine Agony and Bloody Sweat; by Thy Cross and Passion; by Thy precious Death and Burial; by Thy glorious Resurrection and Ascension; and by the coming of the Holy Ghost, R. Good Lord, deliver us.

In all time of our tribulation; in all time of our wealth; in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment,

R. Good Lord, deliver us.

We sinners do beseech Thee to hear us, O Lord God; and that it may please Thee to rule and govern Thy Holy Church universal, in the right way;

R. We beseech Thee to hear us, good Lord.

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