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we beseech thee, give us that due mon supplications unto thee; and sense of all thy mercies, that our dost promise that when two or hearts may be unfeignedly thank-three are gathered together in ful, and that we may show forth thy name, thou wilt grant their thy praise, not only with our lips, requests; fulfil now, O Lord, the but in our lives; by giving up desires and petitions of thy serourselves to thy service, and by vants, as may be most expedient walking before thee in holiness for them; granting us in this and righteousness all our days, world knowledge of thy truth, through Jesus Christ our Lord; and in the world to come life to whom, with thee and the Holy everlasting. Amen. Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.
TA Prayer of St. Chrysostom.
ALMIGHTY God, who hast and the fellowship of the Holy given us grace at this time, Ghost, be with us all evermore. with one accord to make our com- Amen.
Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.
2 Cor. xiii. 14.
THE grace of our Lord Jesus
THE ORDER FOR DAILY
The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the fol lowing Sentences of Scripture.
THE Lord is in his holy tem- which is lawful and right, he shall ple; let all the earth keep save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. I acknowledge my transgresFrom the rising of the sun even sions; and my sin is ever before unto the going down of the same, me. Psal. li. 3. my name shall be great among Hide thy face from my sins; the Gentiles; and in every place and blot out all mine iniquities. incense shall be offered unto my Psal. li. 9.
name, and a pure offering: for The sacrifices of God are a my name shall be great among broken spirit; a broken and a the heathen, saith the Lord of contrite heart, O God, thou wilt hosts. Mal. i. 11. not despise. Psal. li. 17.
Rend your heart and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel, ii. 13.
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Psal. xix. 14.
When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that
To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though
we have rebelled against him; received at his hands, to set forth
I will arise, and go to my father, T
Enter not into judgment with
1 St. John, i. 8, 9.
thou those, O God, who confess
ALMIGHTY and most merciful St. Father; We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost much the devices and desires of sheep. We have followed too our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We If we say that we have no sin, which we ought to have done; have left undone those things we deceive ourselves, and the And we have done those things truth is not in us; but if we con- which we ought not to have done: fess our sins, God is faithful and And there is no health in us. But just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteous-thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable offenders. Spare DEARLY beloved brethren, their faults. Restore thou those the Scripture moveth us in who are penitent; According to sundry places, to acknowledge thy promises declared unto manand confess our manifold sins and kind, in Christ Jesus our Lord, wickedness, and that we should And grant, O most merciful Fanot dissemble nor cloak them be-ther, for his sake; That we may fore the face of Almighty God, bereafter live a godly, righteous, our heavenly Father, but confess and sober life; To the glory of them with an humble, lowly, pe- thy holy name. Amen. nitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the same by his infinite goodness and mercy. And although we ought, at all times, humbly to acknowledge our sins who desireth not the death of a before God; yet ought we chiefly sinner, but rather that he may so to do, when we assemble and turn from his wickedness and live, meet together, to render thanks hath given power and commandfor the great benefits that we have ment to his ministers to declare
ALMIGHTY God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
The Declaration of Absolution, or Rc. Priest alone, standing ; the People still mission of Sins; to be made by the kneeling.
and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Absolution and Remission of their sins. He pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeigned- Glory be to the Father, and to ly believe his holy Gospel. Where- the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; fore, let us beseech him to grant Ans. As it was in the beginus true repentance, and his Holy ning, is now, and ever shall be, Spirit; that those things may world without end.
please him which we do at this present, and that the rest of our life hereafter may be pure and holy; so that at the last we may come to his eternal joy, through
Min. Praise ye the Lord. Ans. The Lord's name be praised.
Jesus Christ our Lord.
Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as they are appointed, or one of the Selections, as they are set forth by this Church, with the Doxology, as in the Morning Service. Then shall be read the first Lesson, according to the Table or Calendar; after which shall be said or sung the following Psalm, except when it is read in the ordinary course of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of the month.
The People shall answer here, and at
ALMIGHTY God, our heaven
ly Father, who, of his great mercy, hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who, with hearty Repentance and true Faith, turn unto him ; have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
T Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the Lord's Prayer; the People still kneeling, and repeating it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it is used in Divine Service.
Ans. And our mouth shall show forth thy praise.
T Then likewise he shall say,
Herc, all standing up, the Minister shall say,
The Lord declared his salvation; his righteousness hath he openly showed in the sight of the heathen.
He hath remembered his mer
OUR Father, who art in Hea-cy and truth toward the house ven, Hallowed be thy Name; of Israel; and all the ends of the Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will world have seen the salvation of be done on Earth, as it is in Hea-our God.
ven; Give us this day our daily Show yourselves joyful unto bread; And forgive us our tres- the Lord, all ye lands; sing, repasses, as we forgive those who joice, and give thanks. trespass against us; And lead us Praise the Lord upon the harp; not into temptation; But deliver sing to the harp with a psalm of us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
With trumpets also and shawms, O show yourselves joyful before the Lord the King.
Let the sea make a noise and all that therein is, the round
world and they that dwell there- her increase; and God, even our in. own God, shall give us his bless
Let the floods clap their hands, ing. and let the hills be joyful together God shall bless us; and all the before the Lord; for he cometh ends of the world shall fear him. to judge the earth. Or this.
With righteousness shall he Judge the world, and the people with equity.
Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. PRAISE the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, praise his holy name.
Or this. I Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. IT is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O Most healeth all thine infirmities; Highest ;
Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits; Who forgiveth all thy sin, and
Who saveth thy life from deTo tell of thy loving kindness struction, and crowned thee with early in the morning, and of thy mercy and loving kindness. truth in the night season; O praise the Lord, ye Angels
Upon an instrument of ten of his, ye that excel in strength; strings, and upon the lute; upon ye that fulfil his commandment, a loud instrument, and upon the and hearken unto the voice of his harp. word.
For thou, Lord, hast made me O praise the Lord, all ye his glad through thy works; and I hosts; ye servants of his that do will rejoice in giving praise for his pleasure. the operations of thy hands. O speak good of the Lord, all Then a Lesson of the New Testament, ye works of his, in all places of as it is appointed: And after that, shall his dominion. Praise thou the be sung or said this Psalm, except on the twelfth day of the month. Deus misercatur. Psal. lxvii.
GOD be merciful unto us and bless us, and show us the light of his countenance, and be merciful unto us.
That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
Lord, O my soul.
T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing And any Churches may omit the words, He descended into IIell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went into the place of departed Spirits, which are considered as words of the same meaning in the Creed.
Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth:
Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.
And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; Who was conO let the nations rejoice and ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born be glad; for thou shalt judge the of the Virgin Mary, Suffered unfolk righteously, and govern the der Pontius Pilate, Was crucinations upon earth. ñed, dead, and buried; He deLet the people praise thee, O scended into Hell; The third day God; yea, let all the people praise he rose from the dead; He asthee. cended into Heaven, and sitteth Then shall the earth bring forth on the right hand of God the
Father Almighty; From thence and the life of the world to come..
he shall come to judge the quick Amen. and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church; The Communion of Saints; The forgiveness of sins; The resurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen.
¶ Or this.
And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minis ter first pronouncing, The Lord be with you; Ans. And with thy Spirit. T Min. Let us pray.
O Lord, show thy mercy upon
Ans. And grant us thy salvation.
Min. O God, make clean our hearts within us;
Spirit from us.
I Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible:
TA Collect for Peace.
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one God, from whom all holy desubstance with the Father, by sires, all good counsels, and whom all things were made; who all just works do proceed; give for us men, and for our salvation, unto thy servants that peace, came down from Heaven, and which the world cannot give; was incarnate by the Holy Ghost that our hearts may be set to obey of the Virgin Mary, and was thy commandments, and also that made man, and was crucified also by thee, we, being defended from for us under Pontius Pilate. He the fear of our enemies, may suffered and was buried, and the pass our time in rest and quietthird day he rose again, accord-ness, through the merits of Jesus ing to the Scriptures, and ascend-Christ our Saviour. Amen. ed into Heaven, and sitteth on TA Collect for Aid against Perils. the right hand of the Father; and Lord, our heavenly Father, he shall come again, with glory, by whose Almighty power to judge both the quick and the we have been preserved this dead; whose kingdom shall have day; by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of And I believe in the Holy this night, for the love of thy only Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, Son our Saviour, Jesus Christ. who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who spake Lord, our heavenly Father, by the prophets. AndLelieve one the high and mighty Ruler Catholic and Apostolic Church. of the universe, who dost from I acknowledge one Baptism for thy throne behold all the dwellthe remission of sins; and I look ers upon earth; most heartily for the resurrection of the dead, we beseech thee, with thy favour
A Prayer for the President of the United States, and all in Civil Authority.
Then shall be said the Collect for the day, and after that, the Collects and Prayers following.