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we beseech thee, give us that due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and that we may show forth

mon supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in 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. ...lmen.

Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. .1men. T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.

2 Cor. xiii. 14. THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God,

LMIGHTY God, who hast and the sellowship of the Holy given us grace at this time, Ghost, be with us all evermore. with one accord to make our com-l.imen.

Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.



7 The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the so lowing Sentences of Scripture.

THE Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. From the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathem, saith the Lord of hosts. Mal. i. 11. 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

which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. I acknowledge my transgressions; and my sin is ever before me. Psal. li. 3. Iside thy face from my sins; and blot out all mine iniquities. Psal. li. 9. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt 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. To the Lord our God belong

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we have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10. O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. ..Jer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1. Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. I will arise, and go to my father, and will say unto him; Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. St. Luke, xv. 18, 19. Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall mo man living be justified. Psal. cxliii. 2. If we say that we have no sin, vve deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we consess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousmess. 1 St. John, i. 8, 9 T Then the Minister shall say, DEAREY beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in sundry places, to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness, and that we should not dissemble nor cloak them before the face of Almighty God, our heavenly Father, but confess them with an humble, lowly, penitent, 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 before God; yet ought we chiefly so to do, when we assemble and meet together, to render thanks for the great benefits that we have

received at his hands, to set forth his most worthy praise, to hear his most holy word, and to ask those things which are requisite and necessary, as well for the body as the soul. Wherefore, I pray and beseech you, as many as are here present, to accompany me, with a pure heart and humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, saying—

T A general Confession, to be said by the

whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.

ALMIGHTY. and most merciful Father; We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have of. fended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done: And there is no health in us. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable offenders. Spare thou those, O God, who confess their faults. Restore thou those who are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind, in Christ Jesus our Lord, And grant, O most merciful Father, for his sake; That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life; To the glory of thy holy name. Amen.

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and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Absolution and Remission of their sins. He pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us besecch him to grant us true repentance, and his Holy Spirit; that those things may 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 Jesus Christ our Lord.

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ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly 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 sa the Lord's Prayer; the People .# kneeling, and repeating it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it is used in Divine Service. OUR 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; 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.

..?men. T Then likewise he shall say, O Lord, open thou our lips;


./lms. And our mouth shall show forth thy praise. * Herc, all standing up, the Minister shall say, Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; ..ons. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. .Min. Praise ye the Lord. .3ms. The Lord's name be praised. T Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as they are appointed, or one of the Selections, as they are set forth y this Church, with the Dorology, as in the Morning Service. Then shall be *ad 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 ordina course as the Psalms, on the nineteent day of the month. Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. Sing unto the Lord a new song; for he hath done mar. vellous things. With his own right hand, and with his holy arm, hath he gotten himself the victory. The Lord declared his salvation; his righteousness hath he openly showed in the sight of the heathen. He hath remembered his mercy and truth toward the house of Israel; and all the ends of the world have seen the salvation of our God. Show yourselves joyful unto the Lord, all ye lands; sing, rejoice, and give thanks. Praise the Lord upon the harp; sing to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving. With trumpets also and shawms, Q show yourselves joyful before the Lord the King. Let the sea make a noise and

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Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. TT is a good thing to give thanks unto the }. and to sing praises unto thy name, O Most Highest; To tell of thy loving kindness early in the morning, and of thy truth in the night season; Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the lute; upon a loud instrument, and upon the Harp. For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy works; and I will rejoice in giving praise for the operations of thy hands. s' Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it is appointed : And after that, shall be sung or said this Psalm, except on the twilfth day of the month. Deus misercatur. Psal. lxvii. GQB 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. Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee. O let the nations rejoice and be glad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee. Then shall the earth bring forth

her increase; and God, even our own God, shall give us his bless. Ing. God shall bless us; and all the ends of the world shall fear him. Or this. Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. PRAISE the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits; Who forgiveth all thy sin, and healeth all thine infirmities; Who saveth thy life from destruction, and crowned thee with mercy and loving kindness. O praise the Lord, ye Angels of his, ye that excel in strength; ye that fulfil his commandment, and hearken unto the voice of his word. O praise the Lord, all ye his hosts; ye servants of his that do his pleasure. O speak good of the Lord, all ye works of his, in all places of his dominion. Praise thou the Lord, O my soul. T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing : And any Churches and y onit the words, Ile descended into Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went into the place ofdeparted Spirits, which are considered as words of the same meaning ir the Creed. I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth: And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord : Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried : He descended into Hell; The third day he rose from the dead : He as-, cended into Heaven, and sitteth

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Father Almighty; From thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the IIoly Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church; The Communion of Saints; The forgiveness of sins; The resurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen. Ts Or this. I Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible: 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, be

gotten, not made, being of one O

substance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us men, and for our salvation, came down from Heaven, and was incarnate by the Holv Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried, and the third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures, and ascended into Heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; whose kingdom shall have no end. And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who spake by the prophets. And Hoëlieve one Catholic and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins; and I look

and the life of the world to come. .Amen. T And ofter that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minister, first pronouncing, The Lord be with you; ..Ans. And with thy Spirit. T Min. Let us pray. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; .Ans. And grant us thy salvation. ..Min. O God, make clean our hearts within us; Ans. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us. T Then shall be said the Collect for the day, and after that, the Collects and Prayers following. T A Collect for Peace. God, from wo all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed; give unto, thy servants that peace, which the world cannot give; that our hearts may be set to obey thy commandments, and also that by thee, we, being defended from the fear of our enemies, may pass our time in rest and quietmess, through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour. ..]men. 7 A Collect for Aid against Perils. Lord, our heavenly Father, by whose Almighty power we have been preserved this day; by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night, for the love of thy only Son our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen. 7 A Prayer for the President of the United States, and all in Civil Authority. O Lord, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; most heartily

for the resurrection of the dead,

we beseech thee, with thy favour

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