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TA Collect for Grace. again, with glory, to judge both O LORD, our heavenly Fathe quick and the dead; whose ther, Almighty and everlasting kingdom shall have no end. God, who hast safely brought
And I believe in the Hoưy us to the beginning of this day; Ghost, the Lord and giver of defend us in the same with thy life, who proceedeth from the mighty power, and grant that FATHER and the Son; who this day we fall into no sin, neiwith the FATHER and the Sonther run into any kind of dantogether is worshipped and ger; but that all our doings, glorified, who spake by the being ordered by thy governprophets. And I believe one ance, may be righteous in thy catholic and apostolic Church. sight, through JESUS CHRIST I acknowledge one baptism for our Lord. Amen. the remission of sins; and I
T A Prayer for the President of the United look for the resurrection of the
States, and all in Civil Authority. dead, and the life of the world
O LORD, our heavenly Fato come. Amen.
ther, the high and mighty Ruler 5 And after that, these prayers following, all of the universe, who dost from
devoutly kneeling; the Minister first nouncing,
thy throne behold all the dwellThe LORD be with you ; ers upon earth; most heartily we Ans. And with thy spirit.
beseech thee, with thy favour to Min. Let us pray.
behold and bless thy servant, O LORD, show thy mercy The President of the Unitea upon us ;
States, and all others in authori. Ans. And grant us thy sal- ty; and so replenish them with vation.
the grace of thy holy Spirit, Min. O God, make clean our that they may always incline to hearts within us ;
thy will, and walk in thy way: Ans. And take not thy holy Endue them plenteously with Spirit from us.
heavenly gifts; grant them in Then shall follow the Collect for the day, health and prosperity long to except when the Communion Service is live; and finally, after this life, read and then the Collect for the day to attain everlasting joy and shall be omitted here. TA Collect for Peace.
felicity, through Jesus Christ O GOD, who art the author our Lord. Amen. of peace and lover of concord, 7 The following Prayers are to be omitted in knowledge of whom stand- here, when the Litany is read. eth our eternal life, whose ser
TA Prayer for the Clergy and People. vice is perfect freedom ; defend ALMIGHTY and everlastus, thy humble servants, in all ing God, from whom cometh assaults of our enemies ; that every good and perfect gift, we, surely trusting in thy de- send down upon our Bishops fence, may not fear the power and other Clergy, and upon the of any adversaries, through the Congregations committed to might of JESUS CHRIST our their charge, the healthful spiLord. Amen.
rit of thy grace; and, that they
may truly please thee, pour We bless thee for our creation, upon them the continual dew preservation, and all the blessof thy blessing: Grant this, ings of this life ; but, above all, O LORD, for the honour of our for thine inestimable love in Advocate and Mediator Jesus the redemption of the world by CHRIST. Amen.
our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for
the means of grace, and for the TT A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. O GOD, the Creator and Pre- seech thee, give us that due
hope of glory. And, we beserver of all mankind, we hum
sense of all thy mercies, that bly beseech thee for all sorts and
may conditions of men, that thou thankful, and that we may show
be unfeignedly wouldest be' pleased to make forth thy praise, not only with thy ways known unto them,
our lips, but in our lives; by thy saving health unto all nations. More especially we pray vice, and by walking before
giving up ourselves to thy serfor thy holy Church universal; thee in holiness and righteousthat it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, Christ our Lord ; to whom,
ness all our days, through Jesus, that all who profess and call with thee and the Holy Ghost, themselves Christians,
be all honour and glory, world led into the way of truth, and
without end. Amen. hold the faith in unity of spi
T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. rit, in the bond of peace, and
ALMIGHTY God, who hast in righteousness of life. Finally, we commend to thy Father- given us grace at this time,
with one accord to make our ly goodness, all those who are
common supplications unto any ways afflicted or distressed in mind, body, or estate ; that when two or three are gathered
thee ; and dost promise that it may please thee to comfort and relieve them, according to grant their requests; fulfil now,
together in thy name, thou wilt their several necessities, giving LORD, the desires and petithem patience under their sufferings, and a happy issue out be most expedient for them ;
tions of thy servants, as may of all their afflictions: And this we beg for Jesus Christ's ledge of thy truth, and in the
granting us in this world knowsake. Amen.
world to come life everlasting. T A General Thanksgiving. Amen. ALMIGHTY God, Father of
2 Cor. xiii. 14. all mercies, we, thine unworthy THE grace of our Lord servants, do give thee most Jesus Christ, and the love of humble and hearty thanks for God, and the fellowship of the all thy goodness and loving Holy Ghost, be with us all kindness to us, and to all men. evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.
T The Minister shall begin the EVENING PRAYER, by reading one or more of the following
Sentences of Scripture.
THE LORD is in his holy the LORD your God; for he is temple ; let all the earth keep gracious and merciful, slow to silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. anger, and of great kindness,
From the rising of the sun and repenteth him of the evil. even unto the going down of Joel ii. 13, the same, my name shall be To the LORD our God be. great among the Gentiles; and long mercies and forgivenesses, in every place incense shall be though we have rebelled against offered unto my name, and a him ; neither have we obeyed pure offering : for my name the voice of the Lord our GOD, shall be great among the Hea- to walk in his laws which he then, saith the LORD of hosts. set before us. Dan, ix. 9, 10. Mal. i. 11.
O LORD, correct me, but with Let the words of my mouth, judgment; not in thine anger, and the meditation of my heart, lest thou bring me to nothing. be alway acceptable in thy sight, Jer. x. 24. Ps. vi. 1. O Lord, my strength and my Repent ye; for the kingdom Redeemer. Ps. xix. 14.
of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. When the wicked man turn-iii. 2, eth away from his wickedness I will arise, and go to my that he hath committed, and father, and will say unto him ; doeth that which is lawful and Father, I have sinned against right, he shall save his soul heaven, and before thee, and am alive. Ezek. xviii. 27.
no more worthy to be called I acknowledge my transgres- thy son. St. Luke xv. 18, 19. sions; and my sin is ever be- Enter not into judgment with fore me. Ps. li. 3.
thy servant, o LORD; for in Hide thy face from my sins; thy sight shall no man living and blot out all mine iniquities. be justified. Ps. cxliii. 2. Ps. li. 9.
If we say that we have no sin, The sacrifices of God are a we deceive ourselves, and the broken spirit; a broken and a truth is not in us; but if we contrite heart, O God, thou wilt confess our sins, God is faithnot despise. Ps. li. 17. ful and just to forgive us our
Rend your heart and not sins, and to cleanse us from all your garments, and turn unto lunrighteousness, 1 John i. 8, 9. Then the Minister shall say, no health in us. But thou, o DEARLY beloved brethren, LORD, have mercy upon us, the Scripture moveth us, in miserable offenders. Spare thou sundry places, to acknowledge those, O God, who confess their and confess our manifold sins faults. Restore thou those who and wickedness, and that we are penitent; According to thy should not dissemble nor cloak promises declared unto manthem before the face of Al- kind, in CHRIST JEsus our mighty God, our heavenly Fa- Lord. And grant, О most merther, but confess them with an ciful Father, for his sake; That humble, lowly, penitent, and we may hereafter live a godly, obedient heart; to the end that righteous, and sober life; To we may obtain forgiveness of the glory of thy holy name. the same, by his infinite good- Amen. ness and mercy. And although I The Declaration of Absolution, or Remiswe ought, at all times, humbly sion of Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, to acknowledge our sins before
standing; the People still kneeling. God; yet ought we chiefly so ALMIGHTY God, the Fato do, when we assemble and ther of our Lord Jesus Christ, meet together, to render thanks who desireth not the death of a for the great benefits that we sinner, but rather that he may have received at his hands, to turn from his wickedness and set forth his most worthy praise, live, hath given power and comto hear his most holy word, mandment to his ministers to and to ask those things which declare and pronounce to his are requisite and necessary, as people, being penitent, the Abwell for the
body as the soul. solution and Remission of their Wherefore, I pray and beseech sins. He pardoneth and abyou, as many as are here pre- solveth all those who truly resent, to accompany me, with a pent, and unfeignedly believe pure heart and humble voice, his holy Gospel. Wherefore, unto the throne of the heavenly let us beseech him to grant us grace, saying
true repentance, and his Holy 1 A general Confession, to be said by the Spirit ; that those things may
whole Congregation after the Minister, all please him which we do at kneeling.
this present, and that the rest ALMIGHTY and most mer- of our life hereafter may be ciful Father ; We have erred pure and holy; so that at the and strayed from thy ways like last we may come to his eternal lost sheep. We have followed joy, through Jesus Christ our too much the devices and de- Lord. sires of our own hearts. We Ti The People shall answer here, and at the have offended against thy holy
end of every Prayer, Amen. laws. We have left undone
1 Or this. those things which we ought to ALMIGHTY God, our heahave done; And we have done venly Father, who, of his great those things which we ought mercy, hath promised forgivenot to have done : And there is ness of sins to all those who
with hearty repentance and Cantate Domino. Ps. xcviii. true faith, turn unto him; have O SING unto the LORD a mercy upon you, pardon and new song ; for he hath done deliver you from all your sins, marvellous things. confirm and strengthen you in With his own right hand, all goodness, and bring you to and with his holy arm, hath he everlasting life, through JESUS gotten himself the victory. Christ our Lord. Amen.
The LORD declared his salva . I Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the
tion, his righteousness hath h Lord's Prayer; the People still kneeling, openly showed in the sight o and repeating it with him, both here, and the Heathen. wheresoever else it is used in Divine Ser.
He hath remembered his mer vice.
OUR Father, who art in hea- cy and truth toward the house ven, Hallowed be thy Name; the world have seen the salva
of Israel; and all the ends of Thy kingdom come; Thy will
tion of our God. be done on earth, as it is in heaven ; Give us this day our the LORD, all ye lands; sing,
Show yourselves joyful unto daily
bread; And forgive us our rejoice, and give thanks. trespasses, as we forgive those
Praise the Lord upon the who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But harp; sing to the harp with a
psalm of thanksgiving. deliver us from evil: for thine is the Kingdom, and the Power; shawms, o show yourselves
With trumpets also and and the Glory, for ever and
joyful before the LORD the ever. Amen.
Let the sea make a noise and O LORD, open thou our lips; all that therein is, the round
Ans. And our mouth shall world and they that dwell show forth thy praise.
therein. I Here, all standing up, the Minister shall say,
Let the floods clap their Glory be to the FATHER, and hands, and let the hills be joyful to the Son, and to the Holy together before the LORD ; for Ghost;
he cometh to judge the earth. Ans. As it was in the begin- judge the world, and the peo
With righteousness shall he ning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
ple with equity.
T Or this.
Bonum est confiteri. Ps. xcii. praised.
IT is a good thing to give
thanks unto the Lord, and to 9 Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, sing praises unto thy name, O as they are appointed, or one of the Selections, as they are set forth by this Church, Most Highest ; with the Doxology, as in the Morning Ser. To tell of thy loving kindvice. Then shall be read the first Lesson, according to the Table or Calendar; after ness early in the morning, and which shall be said or sung the following of thy truth in the night season, Psalm, except when it is read in the ordi.
Upon an instrument of ten nary course of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of the month.
strings, and upon the lute ;