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sities; giving them patience under service, and by walking before their sufferings, and a happy issue thee in holiness and righteousness out of all their afflictions: And all our days, through Jesus Christ this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. our Lord; to whom, with thee and Amen.

the Holy Ghost, be all honour and 1 A General Thanksgiving, glory, world without end. Amen.

| A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. all mercies, we, thine unworthy servants, do give thee most given us grace at this time, humble and hearty thanks for all with one accord to make our comthy goodness and loving kindness mon supplications unto thee; and to us, and to all men. We bless dost promise that when two or thee for our creation, preservation, three are gathered together in thy and all the blessings of this life; name, thou wilt grant their rebut, above all, for thine inestima-quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the ble love in the redemption of the desires and petitions of thy servants, world by our Lord Jesus Christ; as may be most expedient for them; for the means of grace, and for granting us in this world knowthe hope of glory. And, we be- ledge of thy truth, and in the world seech thee, give us that due sense to come life everlasting. Amen. of all thy mercies, that our hearts

2 Cor. xiii. 14. may be unfeignedly thankful, and THE grace of our Lord Jesus that we may show forth thy praise, Christ, and the love of God,and not only with our lips, but in our the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, lives; by giving up ourselves to thy be with us all evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.


I The Minister shall begin the EVENING PRAYER, by reading one or more of the following Sentences

of Scripture. HE Lord is in his holy temple; away from his wickedness that he

let all the earth keep silence hath committed, and doeth that before him. Hab. ii. 20.

which is lawful and right, he shall From the rising of the sun even save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. unto the going down of the same, I acknowledge my transgresmy name shall be great among the sions; and my sin is ever before Gentiles; and in every place in-me. Psal. li. 3. cense shall be offered unto my Hide thy face from my sins ; name, and a pure offering : for my and blot out all mine iniquities. name shall be great among the Psal. li. 9. heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. The sacrifices of God are a broMal. i. 11.

ken spirit; a broken and a contrite Let the words of my mouth, heart, o God, thou wilt not desand the meditation of my heart, be pise. Psal. li. 17. alway acceptable in thy sight, o Rend your heart and not your Lord, my strength and my Re- garments, and turn unto the Lord deemer. Psal. xix. 14.

your God; for he is gracious and When the wicked man turneth! merciful, slow to anger, and af

great kindness, and repenteth him to set forth his most worthy praise, of the evil. Joel ü. 13.


to hear his most holy word, and to To the Lord our God belong ask those things which are requimercies and forgivenesses, though site and necessary, as well for the we have rebelled against him; nei-body as the soul. Wherefore, I ther have we obeyed the voice of pray and beseech you, as many as the Lord our God, to walk in his are here present, to accompany laws which he set before us. me, with a pure heart, and humble Dan. ix. 9, 10.

voice, unto the throne of the heaO Lord, correct me, but with venly grace, sayingjudgment; not in thine anger, lest 1 A general Confession, to be said by the whole thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x.

Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling. 24. Psal. vi. 1.

Repent ye; for the kingdom of ful Father ; We have erred heaven is at hand. St. Mait. ü. 2. and strayed from thy ways like

I will arise, and go to my father, lost sheep. We have followed too and will say unto him ; Father, I much the devices and desires of have sinned against heaven, and our own hearts. We have offended before thee, and am no more wor-against thy holy laws. We have thy to be called thy son. St. Luke left undone those things which we xv. 18, 19.

ought to have done; And we have Enter not into judgment with done those things which we ought thy servant, O Lord; for in thy not to have done: And there is no sight shall no man living be justi- health in us. But thou, O Lord, fied.' Psal. cxliii. 2.

have mercy upon us, miserable of If we say that we have no sin, fenders. Spare thou those, O God, we deceive ourselves, and the truth who confess their faults. "Restore is not in us; but if we confess our thou those who are penitent; Acsins, God is faithful and just to cording to thy promises declared forgive us our sins, and to cleanse unto mankind, in Christ Jesus our us from all unrighteousness. 1 Lord, And grant, О most merciful John i. 8, 9.

Father, for his sake; That we | Then the Minister shall say,

may hereafter live a godly, righEARLY beloved brethren, teous, and sober life ; To the glo

the scripture moveth us in ry of thy holy name. Amen. sundry places, to acknowledge " The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of

Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, standing ; and confess our manifold sins and the People sull kneeling. wickedness, and that we should not dissemble nor cloak the

moned A LMIGHTY God, the Father

of our Lord Jesus Christ, fore the face of Almighty God, our who desireth not the death of a heavenly Father, but confess them sinner, but rather that he may turn with an humble, lowly, penitent, from his wickedness and live, hath and obedient heart; to the end given power and commandment to that we may obtain forgiveness of his ministers to declare and prothe same, by his infinite goodness nounce to his people, being peni

And although we tent, the Absolution and Remission ought, at all times, humbly to ac- of their sins. He pardoneth and knowledge our sins before God ; absolveth all those who truly reyet ought we chiefly so to do, when pent, and unfeignedly believe his we assemble and meet together, to holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us render thanks for the great benefits beseech him to grant us true rethat we have received at his hands, pentance, and his Holy Spirit ;

and mercy;

f Or this.

that those things may please him Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. which we

do at this present, and O SING unto the Lord a new that the of

for he hath may be pure and holy; so that at vellous things. the last we may come to his eternal With his own right hand, and joy, through Jesus Christ our with his holy arm, hath he gotten Lord.

himself the victory. 1 The People shall answer here, and at the end of The Lord declared his salvation, every Prayer, Amen.

his righteousness hath he openly ALMIGHTY God, our

hea showed in the sight of the heathen. venly Fatherwho, of his He great mercy, hath promised for-cy and truth toward the house of giveness of sins to all those who, Israel; and all the ends of the with hearty Repentance and true world have seen the salvation of Faith, turn unto him; have mer- our God. cy upon you, pardon and deliver Show yourselves joyful unto the you from all your sins, confirm and Lord, all ye lands; sing, rejoice, strengthen you in all goodness, and and give thanks. bring you to everlasting life,through Praise the Lord upon the harp: Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. sing to the harp with a psalm of 1 Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the Lord's thanksgiving.

Prayer; the People still kneeling, and repeating it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it is With trumpets also and shawms, used in Divine Service. 0 UR Father, who art in Hea- Lord the King.

O show yourselves joyful before the ven, Hallowed be thy Name;

Let the sea make a noise and all Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be that therein is, the round world done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; and they that dwell therein. Give us this day our daily bread;

Let the floods clap their hands, And forgive us our trespasses, as and let the hills be joyful together we forgive those who trespass before the Lord ; for he cometh to against us; And lead us not into judge the earth. temptation But deliver us from

With righteousness shall he evil: For thine is the Kingdom, judge the world, and the people and the Power, and the Glory, for with equity. ever and ever. Amen.

1 Or this. I Then likewise he shall say, O Lord, open thou our lips;

Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. Ans. And our mouth shall show IT is a good thing to give thanks forth thy praise.

unto the Lord, and to sing 1 Here, all standing up, the Minister shall say,

praises unto thy name, O Most Glory be to the Father, and to Highest; the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

To tell of thy loving kindness Ans. As it was in the begin- early in the morning, and of thy ning, is now, and ever shall be, truth in the night season ; world without end.

Upon an instrument of ten Min. Praise ye the Lord. strings, and upon the lute; upon a

Ans. The Lord's name be praised. loud instrument, and upon the harp. 1 Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as they For thou, Lord, hast made me are appointed, or one of the Selections as they glad through thy works; and 1

, as in the Morning Service. Then shall be read will rejoice in giving praise for the first Lesson, according to the Table me Gülen the operations of thy hands.

following Psalm, except when it is read in the ordinary Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it is apcourse of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of the pointed : And after that, shall be sung or said this

Psalm, except on the twelfth day of the month.


1 Or this.

Deus misereatur. Psal. lxvii. And in Jesus Christ his only OD be merciful unto us and Son our Lord ; Who was con

bless us, and show us the ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born light of his countenance, and be of the Virgin Mary, Suffered unmerciful unto us.

der Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, That thy way may be known dead, and buried; He descended upon earth, thy saving health into Hell; The third day he rose among all nations.

from the dead ; He ascended into Let the people praise thee, O God; Heaven, and sitteth on the right yea, let all the people praise thee. hand of God the Father Almighty;

O let the nations rejoice and be From thence he shall come to judge glad; for thou shalt judge the folk the quick and the dead. righteously, and govern the nations I believe in the Holy Ghost; upon earth.

The Holy Catholic Church; The Let the people praise thee, O God; Communion of Saints; The foryea, let all the people praise thee. 'giveness of sins; The resurrection

Then shall the earth bring forth of the body, And the life everlasther increase ; and God, even our ing. Amen. own God, shall give us his blessing.

Or this. God shall

bless us and all the I BELIEVE in one God, the shall fear


Heaven and Earth, and of all Benedic Anima mea. Psal. cii. things visible and invisible : P , ; ,

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, and all that is within me, the only begotten Son of God, praise his holy name.

begotten of his father before ali Praise the Lord, O my soul, worlds; God of God, Light of and forget not all his benefits ; Light, very God of very God,

Who forgiveth all thy sin, and begotten, not made, being of one healeth all thine infirmities; substance with the Father, by

Who saveth thy life from de-whom all things were made ; who struction, and crowneth thee with for us men, and for our salvation, mercy and loving kindness.

came down from Heaven, and was O praise the Lord, ye Angels incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the of his, ye that excel in strength; Virgin Mary, and was made man, ye that fulfil his commandment, and was crucified also for us under and hearken unto the voice of his Pontius Pilate. He suffered and word.

was buried, and the third day he O praise the Lord, all ye his rose again, according to the Scriphosts ; ye servants of his that do tures, and ascended into Heaven, his pleasure.

and sitteth on the right hand of O speak good of the Lord, all the Father; and he shall come ye works of his, in all places of again, with glory, to judge both the his dominion. Praise thou the quick and the dead; whose kingLord, O my soul.

dom shall have no end. f Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, hy the And I believe in the Holy Ghost, Minister and the People, standing : And any Churches may omit the words, He descended into the Lord and giver of life, who Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He proceedeth from the Father and went into the place of departed Spirits, which are considered as words of the same meaning in the Creed. the Son; who with the Father and

Almighty, Maker of Heaven glorified, who spake by the proand Earth:

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lic and Apostolic Church. I ac-them plenteously with heavenly knowledge one Baptism for the gifts ; grant them in health and remission of sins; and I look for prosperity long to live ; and finalthe resurrection of the dead, and ly, after this life, to attain everlastthe life of the world to come. ing joy and felicity, through Jesus Amen.

Christ our Lord. Amen.
1 And, after that, these Prayers following, all de- ( A Prayer for the Clergy and People.
voutly kneeling; the Minister first pronouncing,
The Lord be with you;

God, from whom cometh
Ans. And with thy Spirit.
I Min. Let us pray.

every good and perfect gift, send

down upon our Bishops and other O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; Clergy, and upon the CongregaAns. And grant us thy salvation. tions committed to their charge,

Min. O God, make clean our the healthful spirit of thy grace ; hearts within us;

and, that they may truly please Ans. And take not thy Holy thee, pour upon them the continual Spirit from us.

dew of thy blessing: Grant this, O Then shall be said the Collect for the day, and as- Lord, for the honour of our Advoter that, the Collects and Prayers following. A Collect for Peace.

cate and Mediator Jesus Christ. O Amen. desires, all good counsels,

TA Prayer for all Conditions of Men. and all just works do proceed O Gob, the Creator and Pregive unto thy servants that peace,

server , which the world cannot give that humbly beseech thee for all sorts

; our hearts may be set to obey thy and conditions of men, that thou commandments, and also that by wouldest be pleased to make thy thee, we, being defended from the ways known unto them, thy safear of our enemies, may pass our ving health unto all nations. More time in rest and quietness, through especially we pray for thy holy the merits of Jesus Christ our Sa- Church universal; that it may be viour. Amen.

so guided and governed by thy good 1 A Collect for Aid against Perils.

Spirit, that all who profess and call O LORD, our heavenly Father, themselves Christians, may be led

by whose Almighty power we into the way of truth, and hold the have been preserved this day; by faith in unity of Spirit, in the bond thy great mercy defend us from all of peace, and in righteousness of perils and dangers of this night, for life. Finally, we commend to thy the love of thy only Son our Sa- Fatherly goodness, all those who viour Jesus Christ. Amen. are any ways afflicted or distressed I A Prayer for the President of the United States, in mind, body, or estate ; that it and all in Civil Authority.

may please thee to comfort and O

the high and mighty Ruler of several necessities; giving them the universe, who dost from thy patience under their sufferings, and throne behold all the dwellers upon a happy issue out of all their afflicearth; most heartily we beseech tions: And this we beg for Jesus thee, with thy favour to behold and Christ's sake. Amen. bless thy servant, The President of | A General Thanksgiving. the United States, and all others in ALMIGHTYG.od Father of

all mercies, we, unworwith the grace of thy Holy Spirit, thy servants, do give thee most that they may always incline to thy humble and hearty thanks for all will, and walk in thy way: Endue lthy goodness and loving kindness

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