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Is in your power to every one whom you succour in behalf of this thy servant, have wronged or injured; that you may who is now under the sentence of confind mercy at your heavenly Father's

demnation The day of his calamity is hand, for Christ's sake, and not be con.

at hand, and he is accounted as one of demned in the dreadtul day of judgment. those who go down into the pit Blessed Lastly, beloved, submit yourself with Lord, remember thy mercies: look upon Christian resignation .o the just judg. his infirinities; hear the voice of his ment of God, which your own crimes

complaint ; give him, we beseech thee, have brought upon you, and be in chari

patience in this his time of adversity, and ty with all men; being ready sincerely support under ene terrors which encom. to forgive all such as have offended you,

pass hiin; set before his eyes the things not excepting those who have prosecuted he bath done in the body, which have you even unto death: And, though this justly provoked thee to arger; and for. may seem a hard saying, yet know as. asmuch as his continuance appeareth to suredly, that without if your charity is be short amongst us, quicken him se not yet perfect. And fail not earnestly

much the more by thy grace and Holy to ndeavour and pray for this blessed

Spirit that he, being converted and reteinper and composure of mind. So

conciled unto thee, before thy judgments may you cast yourself with an entire have ut him off from the earth, inay at dependence upon the mercies of God, the hour nf his death depart in peace, through the inerits of our Saviour and

and be received into thine everlasting Redeemer Jesus Christ.

kingdom, through Jesus Christ our Here the Minister shall examine him Lord concerning his Faith, and rehearse the

Adding this. Articles of the Creed, Dost thou believe in God. gc And the Criminal shall

SAVIOUR of the world, who by

thy cross and precious blood hast answer.

redeemed us, save us and help us, we All this 1 steadfastly believe. humbly beseech thee. O Lord Then shall the Minister sa amine wheth- Then the Minister, standing, shall say, er he repent him truly of his sins, ex

. N the midst of life we are in death : horting him to a particular Confession

Oi whom may we seek for succour, of the sin for which he is condemned;

but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins end upon Confession, he shall instruct kim what satisfaction ought to be made

art justly displeased ? to those whom he has offended thereby;

Yet, o Lord God most holy, O Lord any he knoweth any combinations in

most mighty, holy and most merciful wickedness, or any eril practices de

Saviour. deliver us not into the bitter signed against others, let him he ad.

pains of eternal death monished to the utmost of his power to

Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our

hearts Shut not thy merciful ears to discorer and prenent them. 7

our prayers; but spre us. Lord most After his Confession, the Minister shall declare to him the purdoning mercy on

holy, O God most mighty, ( holy and

merciful Saviour. thou most worthy Gut, in the Form which is used in the Communion Service.

Judge eternal, suffer is not, at our last

hour, for any pains of death to fall from 1 After which shall be said the Collect

thce follow ing

Then the Minister shall say, O HOLY Jesus, who of thine infinite goodness, didst accept the conver

is sion of a sinner on the cross; open thine

strong tower to all those whr put eye of mercy up n this thy servant, who

their trust in him ; to whom all things desireth pardon and forgiveness, though

in heaven, in earth, and under the earth, in his latest hour he turneth unto thee

do bow and obey; be now and evermore Renew in him whatsoever hath been de thy defence ; and make thee know and cayed by the fraud and malice of the

feel that there is none other name under devil, or by his own carnal will and fril- heaven given to man, in whom and ness Consider his contrition accept

through whom thou mayest receive sal. his repentance : and for asmuch as he vation, but only the name of our Lord pulteth his full trust only in thy mercy,

Jesus Christ Amen impule not unto him his former sins

And after that shall say, but strengthen him with thy blessed Spirit, and when thou are pleased to | UNTO God's gracinus mercy and take him hence, take bin unto thy fa.

Lord bless thee and keep thee

The vour This we beg through thy merits, Lord make his face to shine upon thee, O Lord, our Saviour and our Redeemer

and be gracious into thee The Lord doen

lift up his countenance upon thce, and 1 Then the Minister shall say, give thee peace both now and everinore. 0

FATHER of mercies and God of At the time of Eaecution, besides all, all comfort ; we Ay unto thee for or such parts of the foregoing office ur the Minister shall judge proper, shall eth on him that sent me, hath everlasting xe said the Commendatory Frayer for life, and shall not come into condemna. person at the point of departure, as tion; but is passed from death unto life. it is in the l'isitation of the Sick

A Prayer for imprisoned Debturs. I The Collect the

ecollected for declares thy Almighty | MOSTand compassion upon these Oechslet showing naeropeana pity we beseech thee to have mercy

thine afflicted servants, who are fallen upon this thy servant, who for his trans- under the misery of a close restraint. gressions is appointed to die Grant Give them always a deep sense of their that he may take thy judgments patient

sins, and of thy fatherly love and correc. ly, and repent him truly of his sins; that

tion; and the more their confinement Re recovering thy favour, the fearful re

presseth hard upon them, the more let ward of his actions may end with this

the comforts of thy grace and merey life ; and when soever his soul shall de

abound towards them. Give to their part from the body, it may be without

creditors tenderness and compassion, spot presented unto thee, through Jesus

and to them a meek and forgiving spirit Christ our Lord. Amen.

towards all those who have contined The Epistle

them, and a full purpose to repair all the Heb xi 11

injuries and losses which others have Vo chastening for the present seemeth

sustained by them

Raise them up

. theless, afterwards it yielleth the peace

friends to pity and relieve them; give

them the continued comfort of thy coun. able fruit of righteousness, unto them which are exercised thereby

tenance here, and so sanctify their af.

fictions, that they may work for them The Gospel St. John v. 24 an eternal weight of glory, through the 1

merits and mediation of Jesus Christ thy that heareth my word, and believ. Son our Lord. Amen


TO ALMIGHTY GOD, or the Fruits of the Earth, and all he other Blessings of his merciful Providence; to be used yearly on the first Thursday in Vovember, or on such other Day at shall be appointed by the Civil Authority

The Service shall be as usual, es cept where it is hereby otherwise appotnted. 5 Among the sentences at the beginning PRAISE yo the Lord for us goog

be ing:

it is pleasant, and praise is comely. H Н" PONOUR the Lord with thy sub The Lord doth build up Jerusalem ; he

stance, and with the first fruits of gathereth together the outcasts of Israel

uine increase ; So shall thy barns be He healet those that are broken in filled with plenty, and thy presses shall heart, and bindeth up their wounds burst out with new wine. Pron. iii 9, 10 He covereth the heaven with clouds, and

The Lord by wisdom hath founded the prepareth rain for the earth; he maketh earth : by understanding bath he estab.

the grass to grow upon the mountains. lished the heavens: Bv his knowledge He giveth to the beast his food : andis the depths are broken up, and the clouds the young raverts which cry. drop down the dew

Prur iii 19. 20. Praise the Lord, () Jerusalem : Praise The etemal God is thy refuge, and un- thy God, Sion. derneath are the everlasting arms Deut For he hath strengthened the bars ol xxxiii. 27

thy gates : he hath blessed thy children Israel then shall dwell in safety alone ; within thee the fountain of Jacob shall be upon the He maketh peace in thy borders, and land of com and of wine, also bis heaven filleth thee with the finest of the wheat shall drop down dew Deut xxxiii. 22

Happy art thou, O Israel, who is like Then shall be said ur sung one of the Ainto thee, people saved by the Lord, Selections, or some other portion of the the shield of thy he'p, and who is the

Psalms, at the discretion of the Afin. sword of thy excellency! Deut. xxxiii.

ister. 29

The First Lesson shall be Deut, vitt. 1 Instead of, O come let us sing, 8c and the Second Lesson shall bc 1 Thess the following shull be said or sunga v. 12 to 3




After the General Thanksgiving, shall not the righteousness of God. Where be said this which followeth :

fore lay apart all filthiness and superflusCOST gracious

God, by whose ty of naughtiness, and receive with meekknowiedge the depths are broken

ness the engrafted word, which is able to up, and the clouds drop down the dew ; save your souls Be ye doers of the yield thee unfeigned thanks and

word and not hearers only, deceiving praise, as for all thy mercies, so espe.

your own selves For if any be a hearcially for the returns of Seed-time and

er of the word and not a doer, he is like Harvest, and for crowning the year with

unto a man beholding bis natural face in thy goodness in the increase of the a glass for ne beholdeth himself, and ground, and the gathering in of the fruits goeth his way, and straightway forgetthereof And, we beseech thee, give us

teth what manner of man he was But a just sense of this great mercy; such as

whoso looketh into the perfect law of lib. may appear in our lives, by an humble,

erty, and continueth therein, he being holy, and obedient walking before thee not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the all our days, through Jesus Christ our

work, this man shall be Jessed in his Lord : to whom, with thee and the Holy

If any man among you seem to Ghost, be all glory and honour, world

be religius, and bridleth not his tongue, without end Amen

but deceivelh his own heart, this man's

religion is vain Pure religion and un The Collect to be used instead of that defiled before God and the Father is this: for the day.

to visit the fatherless and widows in their O

affliction, and to keep himself unspotted blessed the labours of the husband. fron the world. man in the returus of the fruits of the

The Gospel. St. Matt. 43. earth; we give thee humble and hearty thanks for this they bounty: beseeching YE

TE have heard that it hath been said, thee to continue thy loving kindness to

'Thou shalt love thy neighbour and us: that our land may still yield her in

hate thine enemy.

But I say unto you, creast, to thy glory and our comfort,

love your eneinies, bless them that curse through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. you, do good to them that hate you, and

pray for them which despitefully use you The Epistle St. James 1. 16.

and persecule you, that ye may be the D. O not err. my beloved brethren:

children of your Father which is in heaevery good gift and every perfect ven for he maketh his sun to rise on the gift is from above ; and cometh down evil and on the good, and sendeth rain from the Father of lights, with whom is on the just and on the unjust. For if yo no variableness, neither shadow of turn. love them which love you, what reward ing Of his own will begat he us of the have ye? do not even the Publicans the word of truth, that we should be a kind saine? Or if ye salute your brethren on. of first fruits of his creatures Where

ly, what do ye more than others ? do not fore, my beloved brethren, let every man even the Publicans so ? Be ye therefore be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to perfect, even as your Father which is in wrath: for the wrath of man worketh heaven is perfect.



MORNING PRAYER 9 The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Family as can con

veniently be present, let one of them, or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling: O

Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven : Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us: Aod lead us not into temp ation : But deliver us from evil For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen A ,

move and have our being we, thy needy creatures, merry and preservation, render thee our humble praises, for thy preservation of us especially through tha from the beginning of our lives to this day, and especially night pust for having delivered us from the dangers of the past night To thy watchful providence we owe it, (1) (that no dis- (1) When disturbances turbance hath come nigh us or our dwelling ; but, that we of any kind befall a Friske

ily, instead of this, say, are brought in safety to the beginning of this day. For that notwithstanding our these thy mercies, we bless and magnify thy glorious dangers, we are brought Name; humbly beseeching thee to accept this our mornin safety to the beginning ing sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving for his sake who of this day.

lay down in the grave, and rose again for us, thy Son our

Sa viour Jesus Christ. Anten Dedication of soul and ND, since it is of thy mercy, O gracious Father, that body to God's service, with another day is added to our lives; we bere dedicate a resolution to be growing both our souls and our bodies to thee and thy service, in daily in goodness a sober, righteous, and godly life: In which resolution,

do thou, o merciful Gorl, confirm and strengthen us; that, as we grow in age, we may grow in grace, and in the

knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Amen. Prayer for grace to RUT, O God, who k nowest the weakness and rorruption enable us to perform that of our nature, and the manifold temptations which

we resolution.

daily meet with; we humbly bescech thee to trave com

passion on our infirmities, and to give us the constant Assistance of thy Holy Spirit ; that we may be effectually restrained from sin, and excited in our duty. Inprint upon ur hearts such a dread of thy judgments, and such a grateful sense of thy goodness to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed to offend thee. And, above all, keep in our minds a lively remembrance of that great Day, in which we must give a strict account of our thoughts, words, and ac. tions; and, according to the works done in the body, be eternally rewarded or punished, by him whom thou hast appointed the Judge of quick and dead, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord Amen For grace to guide and In particular, we implore thy grace and protection for keep us the following day, the ensuing day. Keep us temperate in our meals and and for God's blessing in drinks, and diligent in our several callings. Grant us pa the business of


same. tience under any aftlictions thou shalt see fit to lay on us (1) On Sunday Morn- and minds always contented with our present coudition. insi de steny of ;

this, say, Give us grace to be just and upright in all our dealings; and let thy accompany us to he place good to all men, according to our abilities and opportuniof thy public worship,ma- ties Direct us in all our ways (I) (and prosper the king us serious and auten- works of our hands in the business of our several ste tive, and raising our tions) Defend us from all dangers and adversities; and minds from the thoughts be graciously pleased to take us, and all things belonging of this world to the con- to us, under thy Fatherly care and protection These sideration of the next, things, and whatever else thou shalt ser necessary and that we may fervently convenient to us, we humbly beg, through the merits and join in the prayers and mudiation of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. praises of thy Church, Amen. and listen to our duty with honest hearts, in order to practise it. THE. Tace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of

Holy ,

EVENING PRAYER. The Family being together, a little before Bed T'ime, let the Master of Mistress, or

any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling: UR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name : Thy Kingdom come ;

Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. Ana lead us not into temptation : But deliver us from evil: For chine is the Kingdom and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever Amen

Confession of sins, with a MOST merciful God, who art of purer eyes than to be prayer for contrition and M hold iniquity, and hast promised forgiveness to all pardon

those who confess and forsake their sins; we come before thee in an humble sense of our own unworthiness, ac.

knowledging our manifoid transgressions of thy righteous (1) Here, let him ko laws. (1) But, O gracious Father, who desirest not the reads, make a short pause, death of a sinner, look upon us, we beseech thee, in merey, that every one may secret. and forgive us all our transgressions. Make us deeply Sensible of the great evil of them; and work us an ly confess the one and hearty contrition; that we may obtain forgiveness at thy juilings of that day. hands, who art ever ready to receive humble and penitent sinners ; for the sake of thy Son Jesus Christ, our only Savour and Redeemer. Amen. A , , de

ND lest, through our own frailty, or the temptations Prayer for grace to revouchsafe us, we beseech thee, the direction and assistance of thy Holy Spirit. Reform whatever is amiss in the temper and disposition of our souls; that no unclean thoughts, unlawful designs, or inordinale desires, may rest there

Purge our hearts from envy, hatred, and malice ; that we may never suffer the sun to go down upon our wrath, but may always go to our rest in peace, charity, and good will, with a conscience void of offence towards thee and towards men: That so, we may be preserved pure and blameless, unto the coming of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Amen. A .

The Intercerston Let the light of thy Gospel shine upon all nations ; and may as many as have received it, live as becomes it. Be gracious unto thy Church; and grant that every member of the same, in his vocation and ministry, may serve thee faithfully, Bless all in authority over us; and so rule their hearts and strengthen their hands, that thev may punish wickedness and vice, and maintain thy true religion and virtue. Send down thy blessings, temporal and spiritual, upon all our relations, friends, and neighbours. Reward all whi nave done us good, and pardon all those who have done or wish us e-il, and give them repentance and beller minds. Be merciful to all who are in any trouble, and as thou, the God of pity, administer to them according to their several necessities, for his sake

who went about doing good, thy Sea our Saviour Jesus Christ Amen. () our prayers, O Lord, we join our umfeigned thanks


The Thanksgiving. all other endowments and faculties of soul and body : for our health, friends, food, and raiment, and all the other comforts and conveniences of life. Above all, we adore thy mercy in sending thy only Son into the world,

redeem us from sin and eternal death, and in giving us the knowledge and sense of our duty towards thee. We bless thee for thy patience with us, notwithstanding our many and great provocations ; for all the directions, assistances, and comforts of thy Holy Spirit ; furthy continual care and watchful providence over us through the whole course of our lives ; and particularly for the mercies and benefits of the past day: Beseeching thee to continue these thy blessings to us; and to give us grace to show our thankfulness in a sincere obedience to his laws, through whose merits and intercession we received them all, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen IN IN particular, we beseech thee to continue thy gracious Prayer for God's protec

protection to us this night. Defend us from & I dan tion through the night fol. gers and mischiefs, and from the fear of them; that we lowing may enjoy such refreshing sleep, as may fit us for the duties of the following day. Make us ever mindful of the time when we shall lie down in the dust; and grant us grace always to live in such a state, that we may never be afraid to die: So that living and dying we may be thine, through the merits and satisfaction of thy Son Christ Jesus. in whose name we offer up these our imperfect prayers

Amen THE SITE O hour, berdilaus Christ, mandle the amenor God, and the fellowship of On Sundays and on other days, when it may be convenient, it will be proper to begin

welch« Chapter, or part of a Chapter, from the New Testament

SELECTIONS OF PSALMS, To be used instead of the Psalms for the day, at the Discretion of the Minister. SELECTION I.

There is neither speech nor language ; Psalm 19.

Cali enarrant. but their voices are heard among them. THE THE heavens declare the glory of Their sound is gone out into all lands;

God; and the firmament showeth and their words into the ends of tho his handy work

world. One day telleth another; and one night In them hath he set a tabernacle for the Certifieth another.

sun; which cometh forth as a bridegroom

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