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TA Prayer for the Clergy and People. servants, do give thee most
ALMIGHTY and everlast- humble and hearty thanks for ing God, from whom cometh all thy goodness and loving every good and perfect gift, kindness to us, and to all men send down upon our Bishops We bless thee for our creation, and other Clergy, and upon the preservation, and all the blessCongregations committed to ings of this life; but, above all, their charge, the healthful spi- for thine inestimable love in rit of thy grace; and, that they the redemption of the world by may truly please thee, pour our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for upon them the continual dew the means of grace, and for the of thy blessing: Grant this, hope of glory. And, we beO Lord, for the honour of our seech thee, give us that due Advocate and Mediator Jesus sense of all thy mercies, that CHRIST. Amen.
our hearts may be unfeignedly T A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. thankful, and that we may show
O GOD, the Creator and Pre- forth thy praise, not only with server of all mankind, we hum- our lips, but in our lives; by bly beseech thee for all sorts and giving up ourselves to thy serconditions of men, that thou vice, and by walking before wouldest be pleased to make thee in holiness and righteousthy ways known unto them, ness all our days, through Jesus thy saving health unto all na- CHRIST our Lord ; to whom, tions. More especially we pray with thee and the Holy Ghost, for thy holy Church universal; be all honour and glory, world that it may be so guided and without end. Amen. governed by thy good Spirit, TI A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. that all who profess and call ALMIGHTY God, who hast themselves Christians, may be given us grace at this time, led into the way of truth, and with one accord to make our hold the faith in unity of spirit, common supplications unto in the bond of peace, and in thee ; and dost promise that righteousness of life. Finally, when two or three are gathered we commend to thy Fatherly together in thy name, thou wilt goodness, all those who are grant their requests ; any ways afflicted or distressed O Lord, the desires and petiin mind, body, or estate ; that tions of thy servants, as may it may please thee to comfort be most expedient for them; and relieve them, according to granting us in this world knowtheir several necessities; giving ledge of thy truth, and in the them patience under their suf- world to come life everlasting. ferings, and a happy issue out Amen. of all their afflictions : And this
2 Cor. xjii. 14. we beg for JESUS Christ's THE grace of our Lord sake. Amen.
JESUS CHRIST, and the love of 1 A General Thanksgiving. God, and the fellowship of the ALMIGHTY GOD, Father of Holy Ghost, be with us all all mercies, we, thine unworthyl evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the order of Evening Prayer.
OR GENERAL SUPPLICATION, TO BE USED AFTER MORNING SERVICE, ON SUNDAYS, WEDNESDAY,
O God, the FATHER of wrath, and from everlasting
Good Lord, deliver us,
hypocrisy; from envy, hatred,
Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer From all inordinate and sinof the world; have mercy upon ful affections; and from all the us miserable sinners.
deceits of the world, the flesh, O God the Holy Ghost, and the devil; proceeding from the Father Good Lord, deliver us. and the Son; have mercy upon
From lightning and tempest; us miserable sinners.
from plague, pestilence, and fa O God the Holy Ghost, mine; from battle and murder, proceeding from the FATHER and from sudden death; and the Son; have mercy upon
Good LORD, deliver us. us miserable sinners.
From all sedition, privy conO holy, blessed, and glorious spiracy, and rebellion ; from Trinity, three persons and all false doctrine, heresy, and one God; have mercy upon us schism ; from hardness of heart, miserable sinners.
and contempt of thy Word and O holy, blessed, and glorious Commandment; Trinity, three persons and Good LORD, deliver us. one God; have mercy upon us
By the mystery of thy holy miserable sinners.
Incarnation; by thy holy NaRemember not, Lord, our tivity and Circumcision; by offences, nor the offences of our thy Baptism, Fasting, and fore-fathers ; neither take thou Temptation ; vengeance of our sins: spare Good LORD, deliver uş. us, good LORD, spare thy peo- By thine Agony and bloody ple, whom thou hast redeemed Sweat; by thy Cross and Paswith thy most precious blood, sion; by thy precious Death and be not angry with us for and Burial; by thy glorious
Resurrection and Ascension ; Spare us, good Lord. and by the coming of the Holy
From all evil and mischief; GHOST; from sin; from the crafts and Good LORD, deliver us. assaults of the devil; from thy In all time of our tribulation ;
in all time of our prosperity ;| pure affection, and to bring in the hour of death, and in the forth the fruits of the Spirit ; day of judgment;
We beseech thee to hear us, Good LORD, deliver us.
good LORD. We sinners do beseech thee That it may please thee to to hear us, O LORD God; and bring into the way of truth, all that it may please thee to rule such as have erred, and are and govern thy holy Church deceived; universal in the right way;
We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. good LORD.
That it may please thee to That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and bless and preserve all Christian to comfort and help the weakRulers and Magistrates ; giving hearted, and to raise up those them grace to execute justice, who fall, and finally to beat and to maintain truth ;
down Satan under our feet; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.
good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, succour, help, and comfort all and Deacons, with true know-who are in danger, necessity, ledge and understanding of thy and tribulation; Word; and that both by their We beseech thee to hear us, preaching and living they may good LORD. set it forth, and show it accord- That it may please thee to ingly;
preserve all who travel by land We beseech thee to hear us, or by water, all women in the good LORD.
perils of child-birth, all sick That it may please thee persons, and young children, to bless and keep all thy and to show thy pity upon all people;
prisoners and captives ; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.
good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, defend, and provide for, the and concord;
fatherless children, and widows, We beseech thee to hear us, and all who are desolate and good LORD.
oppressed; That it may please thee to We beseech thee to hear us, give us an heart to love and good Lord. fear thee, and diligently to live That it may please thee to after thy Commandments; have mercy upon all men ;
We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.
good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase forgive our enemies, persecuof grace, to hear meekly thy tors, and slanderers, and to Word, and to receive it with turn their hearts ;
Let us pray.
We beseech thee to hear us, daily bread; And forgive us our good LORD.
trespasses, as we forgive those That it may please thee to who trespass against us; And give and preserve to our use lead us not into temptation ; the kindly fruits of the earth, But deliver us from evil. Amen. so that in due time we may
Min. O LORD, deal not with enjoy them;
us according to our sins. We beseech thee to hear us, Ans. Neither reward us acgood LORD.
cording to our iniquities. That it may please thee to give us true repentance, to forgive us all our sins, negli- who despisest not the sighing
O GOD, merciful Father, gences, and ignorances, and
of a contrite heart, nor the to endue us with the
desire of such as are sorrowful; thy holy Spirit, to amend our mercifully assist our prayers lives according to thy holy which we make before thee in Word ; We beseech thee to hear us, whensoever they oppress us ;
| all our troubles and adversities, good LORD. Son of God, we beseech thee those evils which the craft and
and graciously hear us, that to hear us. Son of God, we beseech thee subtilty of the devil or man
worketh against us, may, by to hear us. O Lamb of God, who takest thy good providence, be brought
to naught; that we, thy servants, away the sins of the world; Grant us thy peace.
being hurt by no persecutions,
may evermore give thanks O Lamb of God, who takest
unto thee in thy holy Church, away the sins of the world; Have mercy upon us.
through JESUS Christ our
Lord. The Minister may, at his discretion, omit O LORD, arise, help us, and all that follows, to the Prayer, “We humbly deliver us, for thy name's sake. beseech thee, O Father," &c. [O Christ, hear us.
O GOD, we have heard with O Christ, hear us.
our ears, and our fathers have Lord, have mercy upon us.
declared unto us, the noble LORD, have mercy upon us.
works that thou didst in their CHRIST, have mercy upon us.
days, and in the old time before Christ, have mercy upon us.
them. LORD, have mercy upon us.
O LORD, arise, help us, and LORD, have mercy upon us.
deliver us, for thine honour.
Glory be to the FATHER, and $ Then shall the Minister, and the People to the Son, and to the Holy with him, say the Lord's Prayer.
Ghost; OUR Father, who art in hea- Ans. As it was in the beginven, Hallowed be thy name; ning, is now, and ever shall be, Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Will world without end. Amen. be done on earth, as it is in From our enemies defend us, heaven; Give us this day our)0 Christ.
Let us pray:
Graciously look upon our sings of this life ; but, above all, afflictions.
for thine inestimable love in With pity behold the sor- the redemption of the world by rows of our hearts.
our Lord Jesus CHRIST; for Mercifully forgive the sins the means of grace, and for the of thy people.
hope of glory. And, we beFavourably with mercy hear seech thee, give us that due our prayers.
sense of all thy mercies, that 0 Son of David, have mercy our hearts may be unfeignedly upon us.
thankful, and that we may show Both now and ever, youch- forth thy praise, not only with safe to hear us, O Christ. our lips, but in our lives ; by
Graciously hear us, O CHRIST; giving up ourselves to thy sergraciously hear us, O Lord vice, and by walking before CHRIST.
thee in holiness and righteousMin. O LORD, let thy mer- ness all our days, through Jesus су be showed upon us ;
CHRIST our Lord; to whom, Ans. As we do put our trust with thee and the Holy Ghost, in thee.]
be all honour and glory, world
without end. Amen. WE humbly beseech thee, O
TT A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and, for the
ALMIGHTY God, who hast glory of thy name, turn from given us grace at this time, us all those evils that we most
with one accord to make our justly have deserved; and grant common supplications unto that, in all our troubles, we
thee ; and dost promise that may put our whole trust and when two or three are gathered confidence in thy mercy; and together in thy name, thou wilt evermore serve thee in holiness grant their requests ; fulfil now, and pureness of living, to thy O Lord, the desires and petihonour and glory, through our
tions of thy servants, as may only Mediator and Advocate, be most expedient for them; Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. granting us in this world know
ledge of thy truth, and in the 1 A General Thanksgiving:
world to come life everlasting. ALMIGHTY Gop, Father of Amen, all mercies, we, thine unworthy
2 Cor. xiii. 14. servants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for THE
grace of all thy goodness and loving Jesus Christ, and the love of kindness to us, and to all men. God, and the fellowship of the We bless thee for our creation, Holy Ghost, be with us all preservation, and all the bless-evermore. Amen,
Here endeth the Litany.