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proceedeth from the Father and upon earth ; most heartily we bethe Son; who with the Father and seech thee, with thy favour to bethe Son together is worshipped hold and bless thy servant, The and glorified, who spake by the President of the United States, and prophets. And I believe one Ca- all others in authority; and so retholic and Apostolic Church. I plenish them with the grace of thy acknowledge one Baptism for the Holy Spirit, that they may always remission of sins; and I look for incline to thy will, and walk in thy the resurrection of the dead, and way: Endue them plenteously the life of the world to come. Amen. wth heavenly gifts; grant them in And after that
, these Prayers following, all de-health and prosperity long to live; voutly kneeling the Minister first pronouncing, and finally, after this life, to attain The Lord be with you; Ans. And with thy Spirit.
everlasting joy and felicity, through 1 Min. Let us pray.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us;
T The following Prayers are to be omitted here,
when the Litany is read. Ans. And grant us thy salvation. 1 A Prayer for the Clergy and People.
Min. O God, make clean our LMIGHTY and everlasting hearts within us;
God, from whom cometh Ans. And take not thy Holy every good and perfect gift, send Spirit from us.
down upon our Bishops and other Then shall follow the Collect for the day, except Clergy, and upon the Congregawhen the Communion Service is read; and then
tions committed to their charge, the Collect for the day shall be omitted here. | A Collect for Peace.
the healthful spirit of thy grace; 0
GOD, who art the author of and, that they may truly please
peace and lover of concord, thee, pour upon them the conin knowledge of whom standeth tinual dew of thy blessing : Grant our eternal life, whose service is this, O Lord, for the honour of perfect freedom ; defend us, thy our Advocate and Mediator Jesus humble servants, in all assaults of Christ. Amen. our enemies; that we, surely trust
| A Prayer for all Conditions of Men.
power of any adversaries, through server all mankindwe the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. humbly beseech thee for all sorts Amen.
and conditions of men, that thou TA Collect for Grace.
wouldest be pleased to make thy 0 LORD, our heavenly Fa
ways known unto them, thy sather, Almighty and everlast
ving health unto all nations. More ing God, who hast safely brought especially we pray for thy holy us to the beginning of this day : Church universal ; that it may be defend us in the same with thy so guided and governed by thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run and call themselves Christians,
good Spirit, that all who profess into any kind of danger; but that may be led into the way of truth, all our doings, being ordered by thy and hold the faith in unity of Spigovernance, may be righteous in rit, in the bond of peace, and in thy sight, through Jesus Christ our righteousness of life. Finally, we Lord. Amen. 1 A Prayer for the President of the United States, commend to thy Fatherly good.
ness, all those who are any ways O
LORD, our heavenly Father, afflicted or distressed in mind,
the high and mighty Ruler body, or estate; that it may please of the universe, who dost from thee to comfort and relieve them, thy throne behold all the dwellers according to their several neces
and all in Civil Authority.
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 TA General Thanksgiving. glory, world without end. Amen.
I A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. ALAM Mercies, we, thine unwor?
, thy 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 deble love in the redemption of the sires 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 TT HE 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.
THE ORDER FOR DAILY
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
before him. Hab. ii. 20.
which is lawful and right, he shall From the rising of the sun even save his soul alive. Ezek. xvii. 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 of
great kindness, and repenteth him to set forth his most worthy praise, of the evil. Joel ji. 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, saying--judgment; 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.
LMIGHTY and most merci
Al Repent ye; for the kingdom of ful Father; We have erred heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 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- have mercy upon us, miserable of
But thou, O Lord, fied. Psal. cxliii. 2.
If we say that we have no sin, fenders. Spare thou those, O God, we deceie 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 may I Then the Minister shall say,
hereafter live a godly, righteous, EARLY beloved brethren, and sober life; To the glory of
Amen. sundry places, to acknowledge * The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of and confess our manifold sins and
Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, standing ;
the People still kneeling. wickedness, should LMIGHTY God, the Father
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 sing 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 ;
that the rest of our life here aimed O SING unto the Lord a new
that those things may please him Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. which we do at this present, and
song; for he hath done marmay 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 Lord. with his holy arm, hath he gotten T The People shall answer here, and at the end himself
The Lord declared his salvation;
He hath remembered his mercy great mercy, hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who, and truth toward the house of with hearty Repentance and true Israel; and all the ends of the Faith, turn unto him; have mer- world have seen the salvation of cy upon you, pardon and deliver our God. you from all your sins, confirm and Show yourselves joyful unto the strengthen you in all goodness, and Lord, all ye lands; sing, rejoice, bring you to everlasting life, through and give thanks. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Praise the Lord upon the harp ; I Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the Lord's sing to the harp with a psalm of
Prayer; the People still kneeling, and repeating thanksgiving.
With trumpets also and shawms, OVE
UR Father, who art in Hea- O show yourselves joyful before the
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; Lord the King. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be Let the sea make a noise and done on Earth, as it is in Heaven : all that therein is, the round world Give us this day our daily bread; and they that dwell therein. And forgive us our trespasses, as
Let the floods clap their hands, we forgive those who trespass and let the hills be joyful together against us; And lead us not into before the Lord; for he cometh to temptation ; But deliver us from judge the earth. . evil: For thine is the Kingdom, With righteousness shall be and the Power, and the Glory, for judge the world, and the people ever and ever. Amen.
with equity. I Then likewise he shall say,
1 Or this. , open thou our lips; Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii.
T is a good thing to forth thy praise. 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-learly 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. sloud instrument, and upon the harp. | Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as For thou, Lord, hast made me they are appointed, or one of the Sclections, as they are set forth by this Church, with the Dox glad through thy works; and I ology, as in the Morning Service. Then shall will rejoice in giving praise for be read the first Lesson, according to the Table the operations of thy hands. or Calendar; after which shall be said or sung the following Psalm, except when it is read in 1 Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it is apthe ordinary course of the Psalms, on the nine pointed: And after that, shall be sung or said this teenth day of the month.
Psalm, except on the twelfth day of the months.
, and to sing
? Or this.
1 Or this.
Deus misereatur. Psal. lxvii. And in Jesus Christ his only YOD 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; .
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.
God shall bless us; and all the BELIEVE in one God, the ends of the world shall fear him.
Father Almighty, Maker of
Heaven and Earth, and of all Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. things visible and invisible :
RAISE the Lord, O my soul ; 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, yethat fulfil his commandment, and and was crucified also for us under hearken unto the voice of his word. Pontius Pilate. He suffered and
O praise the Lord, all ye his was buried, and the third day he hosts; ye servants of his that do rose again, according to the Scriphis pleasure.
tures, and ascended into Heaven, O speak good of the Lord, all and sitteth on the right hand of ye works of his, in all places of the Father; and he shall come his dominion. Praise thou the again, with glory, to judge both the Lord, O my soul.
quick and the dead; whose king? Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the dom shall have no end. Minister and the People, standing: And any
And I believe in the Holy Ghost Churches may omit the words, He descended into Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, the Lord and giver of life, who are considered as words of the same meaning in proceedeth from the Father and
the Son; who with the Father and I
BELIEVE in God the Father the Son together is worshipped and
Almighty, Maker of Heaven glorified, who spake by the proand Earth:
phets. And I believe one Catho