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Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty, holy and most merciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death,

Thou knoweit, Lord, the secrets of our hearts ; fhut not thy merciful ears to our prayers; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not at our last hour for any pains of death to fall from thee. Then wbile the carib joall be caft upon tbe Body by some standing by, the

Prieft jhall say,
Orasmuch as it hach pleased Almighty God of his great

mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore coinmit bis body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, duft co dust, in fure and certain kope of the resurrection to eternal life, through our Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile body, that it may be like unto his glorious body, according to the mighty working, whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself

Then fall be faid or fung,
Heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write ;

From henceforth bleffed are the dead which die in the Lord : even fo faith the Spirit; for they rest from theię laboprs. Rev. 14. 13.

Then tbe Prieft fall say,
Lord, have mercy upon us.

Christ, bave mercy upon us.

Lorii, have mercy upon us.
UR Father, which art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy

Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, As it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation : But deliver us from eyil. Amen.

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that depart hence in the Lord, and with whom the

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fouls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the bur. den of the flesh, are in joy and felicity; We give the hearty thanks, for that it hath pleased thee to deliver this our brother out of the miseries of this sinful world; beseeching thee that it may please thee of thy gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to haften thy kingdom; that we with all those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy Name, may have our perfect consummation and bless, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Colleft.
Merciful God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

who is the resurrection and the life; in whom whosoever believeth, shall live, though he die ; and whosoever liveth and believeth in him, shall not die eternally; who also hath taught us (by his holy Apoftle Saint Paul) not to be forry as men without hope, for them that Ncep in him ; We meekly beseech thee, O Father, to raise us from the death of fin unto the life of righteousness; that when we snall depart this life, we may rest in him, as our hope is this our brother doth, and that at the general resurrection in the last day we may be found acceptable in thy sight, and receive that blessing which thy well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all that love and fear thee, saying, Come, ye blessed children of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world. Grant this, we beseech thee, o merciful Father, through Jesus Christ our Mediator and redeemer. Amen. THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of

God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore,'. Amen.

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The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-birth, ,

commonly called, The Churching of Women.

The Women at tbe xsual time after her Delivery, Mall come into the Churcb

decently apparelled, and there all kneel down in some convenient place, as barb been accustomed, or as ibe Ordinary shall direct : And i ben ibe Prieff fhall say unto ber,

Orasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God of his good

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you in the great danger of Child-birth, you Ihall therefore give hearty thanks unto God, and say,

(Then all the Prief say the 116 Pfal.) Dilexi, quoniam. Am well pleased : that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer.

That he hath inclined his ear unto me: therefore will call upon him as long as I live.

The snares of death compassed me round about : and the pains of hell gat hold upon me.

I found trouble and heaviness, and I called upon the Name of the Lord : O Lord, I befeech thee, deliver my soul.

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous : yea, our God is merciful.

The Lord preserveth the simple : I was in misery, and he helped me.

Turn again then unto thy rest, Oiny soul: for the Lord hath rewarded thee.

And why ? thou hast delivered my soul from death : mine eyes from tears, and my feet fro:n falling.

I will walk before the Lord: in the land of the living,

I believed, and therefore will I speak, but I was fore troubled : I said in my hafte, All men are liars.

What reward shall í give unto the Lord: for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?

I will receive the cup of salvation : and call upon the Nan e of the Lord.

I will pay my vows now in the presence of all his people: in the courts of the Lord's house, even in the midlt of ghee, O Jerufalem. Praise the Lord.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the, &c.

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Or. Pfal. 127. Nift Dominus.

Ek het buited tied build the house : their labour is bự loft

that build it." Except the Lord keep the city: the watchmen wakech but in vain.

It is but loft labour that ye hafte to rise up early, and fo late take rest, and eat the bread of carefulness: for so he giveth his beloved Neep.

Lo, children and the fruit of the womb : are an heritage and gift that cometh of the Lord.

Like as the arrows in the hand of the giant: even so are the young

children.
Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them :
they shall not be ashamed when they ipak .with their ene-
mies in the gate.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the, &c.

Tben fall sbe Priest jay's

Let us pray.
Lord, have mercy upon us.

Cbrist, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us.
UR Father, which art in heaven ; Hallowed be thy

Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in carth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespaffes, as we forgive them that trefpass against us. And lead us not into temptation ; but deliver us from evil : For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

Minister. O Lord, save this woman thy fervant ?
Answ. Who putteth her trust in thee.
Minister. Be thou to her a strong tower,

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Answ. From the face of her enemy.
Minister. Lord, hear our prayer.
Answ. And let our cry come unto thee.

Minister. Let us pray.
Almighty God, we give thee humble thanks for that

thou haft vouchsared to deliver this woman thy servant from the great pain and peril of Child-birth; Grant, we beseech thee, most merciful Father that she through thy help may both faithfully live, and walk according to thy will in this life present, and also may be partaker of everJasting glory in the life to come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The woman that cometh to give ber Thanks, muft offer accuf

toined Offerings ; and if there be a Communion, it is convenient that she receive the holy Communion.

A COMMINATION, or denouncing of God's

Anger and Judgments against Sinners, with certain Prayers to be used on the First day of Lent,

and at other times as the Ordinary shall appoint. After Morning Prayer, the Lilany ended according to the accustomed manners

ibe Priel hall in the Reading-pew or Pulpit, Jay,

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discipline, that at the beginning of Lent, such persons as stood convicted of notorious fin, were put to open penance, and punished in this world, that their souls might be saved in the day of the Lord; and that others, admonish, ed by their example, might be the more afraid to offend.

Instead whereof (until the said discipline may be restored again, which is much to be wished) it is thought good, that at this time (in the prefence of you all) should be read the general fentences of Gods cursing against impenitene finners, gathered out of the seven and twentieth Chapter of Deuteronomy, and other places of Scripture; and that ye should answer to every sentence, Amen : To the intent that being

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