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so guided and governed by thy sense of all thy mercies, that our good Spirit, that all who profess hearts may be unfeiguedly thank. and call themselves Christians, ful, and that we may show forth may be led into the way of truth, thy praise, not only with our lips, and hold the faith in unity of Spi- butín our lives; by giving up our: rit, in the bond of peace, and in selves to thy service, and by rigbteousness of life. Finally, we walking before thee in holiness commend to thy Fatherly good- and righteousness all our days, ness, all those who are any ways through Jesus Christ our Lord; atlicted or distressed in mind, to whom, with thee and the Holy body,orestate; that it may please Ghost, be all honour and glory

thee to comfort and relieve them, world without end. Amen. | according to their several necessi 1 A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.

tiseis given them patience under ALMIGHTY God, who hast out of all their aftiictions: And with one accord to make our conthis we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. mon supplications unto thee; and Amen.

dost promise that when two or TA General Thanksgiving. three are gathered together in thy AL

LMIGHTY God, Father of name, thou wilt grant their re

all mercies, we, thine unwor. quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the thy servants, do give thee most desires and petitions of thy ser. humble and hearty thanks for all vants, as may be most expedient thy goodness and loving kindness for them; granting, us in this to us, and to all men. We bless world knowledge of thy truth, thee for our creation, preserva- and in the world to come life tion, and all the blessings of this everlasting. Amen. life; but, above all, for thine in

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in the redemption Theracen of the border Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and the fellowship of the Holy and for the hope of glory; And Ghost, be with us all evermore. we beseech thee, give us that duel Amen.

Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.



1 The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the

following Sentences of Scripture.

ple; let all the earth keep the heathen, saith the Lord of silence before him. Hab. Ü 20. hosts. Mal. i. 11.

From the rising of the sun even Let the words of my mouth, unto the going down of the same, and the meditation of my heart, my name shall be great among be alway acceptable in thy sight, the Gentiles; and in every place O Lord, my strength and my Reincense shall be offered unto my deemer. Psal. xix. 14. Dame, and a pure offering: for When the wicked man turneth

away from his wickedness that sundry places, to acknowledge he hath committed, and doeth and contess our manifold sias that which is lawful and right, he and wickedness, and that we shall save his soul alive. Ezck. should not dissemble nor cloak xviii. 27.

them before the face of Almighty 1 acknowledge my transgres- God, our heavenly Father, but sions; and my sin is ever before confess them with an humble, me. Psal. li. 3.

lowly, penitent, and obedient Hide thy face from my sins; heart; to the end that we may and blot out all mine iniquities. obtain forgiveness of the same, Psal. li. 9.

by his infinite goodness and merThe sacrifices of God are a bro-cy. And although we ought, at ken spirit; a broken and a con- all times, humbly to acknowledge trite heart, O God, thou wilt not our sins before God; yet ought despise. Psal. li. 17.

we chiefly so to do, when we asRend your heart and not your semble and meet together, to garments, and turn unto the Lord render thanks for the great beneyour God; for he is gracious and fits that we have received at his merciful, slow to anger, and of hands, to set forth his most wor great kindness, and repenteth him thy praise, to hear his most holy of the evil. Joel ii. 13.

word, and to ask those things To the Lord our God belong which are requisite and necessamercies and forgivenesses, though ry, as well for the body as the we have rebelled against him ; soul. Wherefore, I pray and be. neither have we obeyed the voice seech you, as many as are here of the Lord our God, to walk in present, to accompany me, with a his laws which he set before us. pure heart and humble voice, Dun. ix. 9, 10.

unto the throne of the heavenly O Lord, correct me, but with grace, sayingjudgment; not in thine anger, 7 A general Confession, to be said by the Jest thou bring me to nothing. whole Congregation after the MinisJer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1.

ter, all kneeling heaven is at hand. Se Of ALMIGHTY and most merci

ciful Father; We have erred I will arise, and go to my father, and strayed from thy ways like and will say unto him; Father, I lost sheep. We have followed have sinned against heaven, and too much the devices and desires before thee, and am no more of our own hearts. We have of. worthy to be called thy son. St. fended against thy holy laws. Luke xv. 18, 19.

We have left undone those things Enter not into judgment with which we ought to have done; thy servant, O Lord, for in thy And we have done those things sight shall no man living be jus- which we ought not to have tihed. Psal. cxliii. 2.

done : And there is no bealth in If we say that we have no sin, us. But thou, O Lord, have merwe deceive ourselves, and the cy upon us, miserable offenders. truth is not in us; but if we con- Spare thou those, O God, who fess our sins, God is faithful and confess their faults. Restore thou just to forgive us our sins, and to those who are penitent; Accordcleanse us from all unrighteous-ing to thy promises declared unto ness. 1 John i.8, 9.

mankind, in Christ Jesus our Then the Minister shall say, Lord. And grant, О most merciEARLY beloved brethren, ful Father, for his sake; That we

leous, and sober life; To the glo- passes, as we forgive those who ry of thy holy name. Amen.

trespass against us; And lead us * The Declaration of Absolution, or Re- not into temptation; But deliver mission of Sins, to be made by the us from evil: For thine is the Priest alone, standing; the People still Kingdom, and the Power, and kneeling.

the Glory, for ever and ever. LMIGHTY God, the Father Amen.

Then likewise he shall say, desireth not the death of a sinner,

O Lord, open thou our lips; but rather that he may turn from his wickedness and live, hath giv-forth thy praise.

Ans. And our mouth shall show en power and commandment to his ministers to declare and pro

1 Here, all standing up, the Minister shall

say, nounce to his people, being peni Glory be to the Father, and to tent, the Absolution and Remis- the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; sion of their sins. He pardoneth Ans. As it was in the beginning, and absolveth all those who truly is now, and ever shall be, world repent, and unfeignedly believe without end. his holy Gospel. Wherefore, let

Min. Praise ye the Lord. us beseech bim to grant us true Ans. The Lord's name be repentance, and his Holy Spirit ; praised. that those things may please him

Then shall follow a Portion of the which we do at this present, and Psalms, as they are appointed, or one that the rest of our life hereafter of the Selections, as they are set forth may be pure and holy; so that at by this Church, with the Doxology, as the last we may come to his eter in the Morning Service. Then shall

be read the first Lesson, according to nal joy, through Jesus Christ our

the Table or Calendar; after which Lord.

shall be said or sung the tollowing The People shall answer bere, and at Psalm, except when it is read in the the end of every Prayer, Amen. ordinary course of the Psalms, on the

nineteenth day of the month. Or this. LMIGHTY God, our heaven Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. mercy, bath promised forgiveness song; for he hath done marof sins to all those who, with vellous things. hearty Repentance and true With his own right hand, and Faith, turn unto him; have mer- with his holy arm, hath he gotten cy upon you, pardon and deliver himself the victory. you from all your sins, confirm

The Lord declared his salvaand strengthen you in all good- tion; his righteousness hath he ness, and bring you to everlast- openly showed in the sight of the ing life, through Jesus Christ our heathen. Lord. Amen.

He hath remembered his mer. ? Then the Minister shall kneel, and say cy and truth toward the house of

the Lord's Prayer; the People still Israel; and all the ends of the kneeling, and repeating it with him, world have seen the salvation of both here, and wheresoever else it is our God. used in Divine Service.

Show yourselves joyful unto UR Father, who art in Hea- the Lord, all ye lands; sing, re

ven, Hallowed be thy Name; joice, and give thanks. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Wili Praise the Lord upon the harr; be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- sing to the harp with a psalm of yen; Give us this day our daily thanksgiving. bread; And forgive us our tres. With trumpets also and shawms,

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O show yourse.ves joyful before own God, shall give us nis blessthe Lord the King.

ing: Let the sea make a noise and all God shall bless us; and all the that therein is, the round world ends of the world shall foar him and they that dwell therein.

Or this. Let the floods clap their hands,

Benedic, Anima mea. Psalm ciii. and let the hills be joyful together before the Lord; for he com- PRAISE the Lord, O my soul;

With righteousness shall he praise his holy name. judge the world, and the people and forget not

all his benefits;

Praise the Lord, O my soul, with equity. Ti Or this.

Who forgiveth all thy sin, and

healeth all thine infirmities; Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii.

Who saveth thy life from deis a good thing to give thanks struction, and crowneth thee with praises unto thy name, O Most O praise the Lord, ye Angels Highest;

of his, ye that excel in strength; To tell of thy loving-kindness ye thať fulfil his commandment, early in the morning, and of thy and hearken unto the voice of his truth in the night season;

word. Upon an instrument of ten O praise the Lord, all ye his strings, and upon the lute; upon hosts; ye servants of his that do a loud instrument, and upon the his pleasure. harp.

O speak good of the Lord, all For thou, Lord, hast made me ye works of his, in all places of glad through thy works; and I his dominion. Praise thou the will rejoice in giving praise for Lord, O my soul. the operations of thy hands.

T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed T Then a Lesson of the New Testament, by the Minister and the People, stand

as it is appointed: And after that, shall ing: and any Churches may omit the he sung or said this Psalın, except on words, He descended into Hell, or may, the twelfth day of the month.

instead of them, use the words, He Deus misereatur. Psal. lxvii.

went into the place of departed Spirits,

which are considered as words of the NOD be merciful unto us and same meaning in the Creed. light of his countenance, and the I BELIEVE in God the Father

Almighty, Maker of Heaven inerciful unto us.

and Earth: That thy way may be known And in Jesus Christ his only upon earth, thy saving health Son our Lord ; Who was con. among all nations.

ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born Let the people praise thee, O of the Virgin Mary, Suffered unGod; yea, let all the people der Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, praise thee.

dead, and buried; He descended O let the nations rejoice and be into Hell; The third day he rose glad ; for thou shalt judge the from the dead; He ascended into folk righteously, and govern the Heaven, and sitteth on the right nations upon earth.

hand of God the Father AlmighLet the people praise thee, O ty; From thence he shall come God; yea, let all the people to judge the quick and the dead. praise thee.

I believe in the Holy Ghost; Then shall the earth bringforth The Holy Catholic Church; The her increase; and God, even our Communion of Saints. The for

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giveness of sins; The resurrec Min. O God, make c ean our tion of the body, And the life hearts within us; everlasting. Amen.

Ans. And take not thy Holy for this.

Spirit from us. I BELIEVE in one God, the Father sta la her said the Collect for the ther Almighty, Maker of Hea

Prayers following: ven and Earth, and of all things SA Collect for Peace. visible and invisible: And in one Lord Jesus Christ

, O CÓD, from whom all holy

desires, all good counsels, the only begotten Son of God, and all just works do proceed; begotten of his Father before give unto thy servants that peace, all worlds; God of God, Light which the world cannot give; of Light, very God of very God, that our hearts may be set to obey begotten, not made, being of one thy commandments, and also substance with the Father, by that by thee, we, being defended whom all things were made; from the fear of our enemies, may who for us men, and for our sal- pass our time in rest and quietvation, came down from Hea-ness, through the merits of Jesus ren, and was incarnate by the Christ our Saviour. Amen. Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was cru

SA Collect for Aid against Perils. pired also for us under Pontius O LORD, our heavenly Father

, Pilate. He suffered and was we have been preserved this day; Luried, and the third day he rose by thy great mercy defendus from again, according to the Scrip- all perils and dangers of this night, tures, and ascended into Hear for the love of thy only Son our ven, and sitteth on the right hand Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both " A Prayer for the President of the Uni

ted States, and all in Civil Authority. the quick and the dead; whose kingdom shall have no end. O

LORD, ourheavenly Father, And I believe in the Holy

the high and mighty Ruler of Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, the universe, who dost from thy who proceedeth from the Father throne behold all the dwellers and the Son; who with the Fa- upon earth; most heartily we bether and the Son together is wor- seech thee, with thy favour to be. snipped and glorified, who spake hold and bless thy servant, The by the prophets. And I believeone President of the United States, and Catholic and Apostolic Church. all others in authority; and so reI acknowledge one Baptism for plenish them with the grace of the remission of sins; and I look thy Holy Spirit, that they may for the resurrection of the dead, always incline to thy will, and and the life of the world to come. walk in thy way: Endue them Amen.

plenteously with heavenly gifts; 5 And after that, these Prayers following, grant them in health and pros. all devoutly kneeling; the Minister perity long to live; and finally, first pronouncing,

after this life, to attain everlasting The Lord be with you.

joy and felicity, through Jesus Ans. And with thy spirit.

Christ our Lord. Amen.
Min. Let us pray.

9 A Prayer for the Clergy and People. O Lord, show thy mercy upon ALMIGHTY andhoeverlastin. Ans. And grant us thv salvation.levery good and perfect gift, send

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