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MORNING PRAYER,

DAILY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

At the beginning of Morning Prayer the Minister shall read with a lorld voice some one or more of these Sentences of the Scriptures that follow.

And then he shall say that which is written after the said Sentences. WHEN the wicked man turn- is not in us; but, if we confess our

eth away from his wicked- sins, he is faithful and just tu forness that he hath committed, and give us our sins, and to cleanse us doeth that which is lawful and from all unrighteousness. 1 St. right, he shall save his soul alive. John i. 8, 9. Ezek. xviii. 27.

DEARLY beloved brethren, I acknowledge my transgres- the Scripture moveth us in sions, and my sin is ever before sundry places to acknowledge and me. Psalm li. 3.

confess our manifold sins and Hide thy face from my sins, wickedness; and that we should and blot out all mine iniquities. not dissemble nor cloke them be. Psalm li.9.

fore the face of Almighty God The sacrifices of God are a bro- our heavenly Father ; but confess ken spirit: a broken and a con- them with an humble, lowly, petrite heart, O God, thou wilt not nitent, and obedient heart, to the despise. Psalm li. 17:

end that we may obtain forgive. Rend your heart, and not your ness of the same, by his infinite garments, and turn unto the Lord. goodness and mercy. And alyour God: for he is gracious and though we vught at all times hummerciful, slow to anger, and of bly to acknowledge our sins before great kindness, and repenteth him God; yet ought we most chiefly of the evil. Joelii. 13.

so to do, when we assemble and To the Lord our God belong meet together to render thanks for mercies and forgivenesses, though the great benefits that we haverewe have rebelled against him : ceived at his hands, to set forth his neither have we obeyed the voice most worthy praise, to hear his of the Lord our God, to walk in most holy Word, and to ask those his laws which he set before us. things which are requisite and neDaniel ix. 9, 10.

cessary, as well for the body as the O Lord, correct me, but with soul. Wherefore I pray and bejudgment; not in thine anger, seech you, as many as are here lest thou bring me to nothing. present, to accompany me with Jer. x. 24. Psalm vi. l.

a pure heart, and humble voice, Repent ye; for the Kingdom of unto the throne of the heavenly heaven is at hand. St. Matth. iii. 2. grace, saying after me;

I will arise, and go to my father, T A general Confession to be said and will say unto him, Father, I

of the whole Congregation after have sinned against heaven, and the Minister, all kneeling. before thee, and am no more wor

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herci thy to be called thy son. St. Luke ful Father; We have erred, xv. 18, 19.

and strayed from thy ways like Enter not into judgment with lost sheep. We have followed too thy servant, O Lord; for in thy much the devices and desires of sight shall no man living be jus- our own hearts. We have offended tified. Psalm cxliii. 2.

against thy holy laws. We have If we say that we have no sin, left undone those things which we we deceive ourselves,and the truth ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought | The power, and the glory, For not to have done; And there is no ever and ever. Amen. health in us. But thou, O Lord, Then likewise he shall say, have mercy upon us, miserable of O Lord, open thou our lips. fenders. Spare thou them, O God, Answer. And our mouth shall which confess their faults. Re- shew forth thy praise. store thou them that are penitent;

Priest. O God, make speed to According to thy promises declar- save us. ed unto mankind in ChristJesu our Answer. O Lord, make haste Lord. And grant, most merciful to help us. Father, for his sake; That we may I Here all standing up, the Priest hereafter live a godly, righteous,

shall say, and sober life, To the glory of thy Glory be to the Father, and to holy Name. Amen.

the Son : and to the Holy Ghost ; The Absolution, or Remission of Answer. As it was in the beginsins, to be pronounced by the ning, is now, and ever shall be : Priest alone, standing; the peo- world without end. Amen. ple still kneeling.

Priest. Praise ye the Lord. A LMIGHTY God, the Father Answer. The Lord's Name be

of our Lord Jesus Christ, praised. who desireth not the death of a Then shall be said or sung this sinner, but rather that he may turn from his wickedness, and live;

Psalm following: except on Eas

ter-Day, upon which another Anand hath given power, and com- them is appointed ; and on the mandment, to his Ministers, to de- Nineteenth day of every Month it clare and pronounce to his people, is not to be read here, but in the being penitent, the Absolution ordinary course of the Psalms. and Remission of their sins : He

Venite, exultemus Domino. pardoneth and absolveth all them

Psalm xcv. that truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel. Where O Come, let us sing unto the

Lord : let us heartily rejoice

: fore let us beseech him to grant in the strength of our salvation. us true repentance, and his Holy Let us come before his presence Spirit, that those things may please with thanksgiving: and shew ourhim, which we do at this present; selves glad in him with Psalms. and that the rest of our life here- For the Lord is a great God : after may be pure, and holy; so and a great King above all gods. that at the last we may come to his In his hand are all the corners eternal joy; through Jesus Christ of the earth : and the strength of our Lord.

the hills is his also. The people shall answer here,

The sea is his, and he made it and at the end of all other pray- and his hands prepared the dry ers, Amen.

land. 1 Then the Minister shall kneel, O come, let us worship, and fall

and say the Lord's Prayer with down : and kneel before the Lord an audible voice; the people also our Maker. kneeling, and repeating it with For he is the Lord our God; and him, both here, and wheresoever we are the people of his pasture, else it is used in Divine Service.

and the sheep of his hand. OUR Father, which art in hea- To day if ye will hear his voice,

ven, Hallowed be thy Name. harden not your hearts : as in the Thy kingdom come. Thy will be provocation, and as in the day of done in earth, As it is in heaven. temptation in the wilderness; Give us this day our daily bread. When your fathers tempted me: And forgive us our trespasses, As proved me, and saw my works. we forgive them that trespass Forty years long was I grieved against us. And lead us not into with this generation,and said : It is temptation ; But deliver us from a people that do err in their hearts, vil: For thine is the kingdom, for they have not known my ways.

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Unto whom I sware in my The holy Church throughout all wrath : that they should not en- the world: doth acknowledge thee; ter into my rest.

The Father : of an infinite Glory be to the Father, and to Majesty; the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; Thine honourable, true : and

As it was in the beginning, is only Son; now, and ever shall be : world Also the Holy Ghost : the without end. Amen.

Comforter. Then shall follow the Psalms in

Thou art the King of Glory: order as they are appointed. And

O Christ. at the end of every Psalm through

Thou art the everlasting Son : out the Year, and likewise at of the Father. the end of Benedicite, Benedictus, When thou tookest upon thee Magnificat, and Nunc dimittis, to deliver man : thou didst not shall be repeated,

abhor the Virgin's womb. Glory be to the Father, and to When thou hadst overcome the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; the sharpness of death : thou

Answer. As it was in the begin- didst open the Kingdom of Heaning, is now, and ever shall be :

ven to all believers. world without end. Amen.

Thou sittest at the right hand Then shall be read distinctly with of God: in theGlory of the Father. an audible voice the First Lesson, We believe that thou shalt taken out of the Old Testament, come : to be our Judge. as is appointed in the Calendar, We therefore pray thee, help except there be Proper Lessons thy servants : whom thou hast reassigned for that day: He that deemed with thy precious blood. readeth 80 standing and turning himself, as he may best be heard

Make them to be numbered with of all such as are present. And thy Saints : in glory everlasting. after that, shall be said or sung,

O Lord, save thy people : and in English, the Hymn called T'e bless thine heritage. Deum Laudamus, daily through- Govern them and lift them out the Year.

up for ever. Note, That before every Lesson Day by day : we magnify thee; the Minister shall say, Here be- And we worship thy Name : ginneth such a Chapter, or Verse ever world without end. of such a Chapter, of such a Book: Vouchsafe, O Lord : to keep And after every Lesson, Here end- us this day without sin. eth the First, or the Second Lesson, O Lord, have mercy upon us :

Te Deum Laudamus. have mercy upon us. E praise thee, O God : we O Lord, let thy mercy lighten

acknowledge thee to be upon us : as our trust is in thee. the Lord.

O Lord, in thee have I trusted : All the earth doth worship let me never be confounded. thee : the Father everlasting. To thee all Angels cry aloud :

1 Or this Canticle, the Heavens, and all the Powers Benedicite, omnia Opera. therein.

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Works of the Lord, To thee Cherubin, and Sera- bless ye the Lord : praise phin : continually do cry,

him, and magnify him for ever. Holy, Holy, Holy : Lord God O ye Angels of the Lord, bless of Sabaoth;

ye the Lord : praise him, and Heaven and earth are full of magnify him for ever. the Majesty : of thy Glory.

0 ye Heavens, bless ye the The glorious company of the Lord : praise him, and magnify Apostles : praise thee.

him for ever. The goodly fellowship of the Oye Waters that be above Prophets : praise thee.

the Firmament, bless ye the Lord: The noble army of Martyrs : praise him, and magnify him for praise thee.

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nify him for ever.

O all ye powers of the Lord, / ye the Lord: praise him, and bless ye the Lord : praise him, magnify him for ever. and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless O ye Sun and Moon, bless ye ye the Lord : praise him, and the Lord : praise him, and mag- magnify him for ever. nify him for ever.

Oye children of Men, bless ye O ye Stars of Heaven, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and mag. the Lord : praise him, and mag

nify him for ever.

nify nify him for ever.

let Israel bless the Lord : Oye Showers and Dew, bless ye praise him, and magnify him for the Lord: praise him, and mag- ever. nify him for ever.

Oye Priests of the Lord, bless Oye Winds of God, bless ye ye the Lord : praise him, and the Lord : praise him, and mag- magnify him for ever. nify him for ever.

Oye Servants of the Lord, bless Oye Fire and Heat, bless ye the ye the Lord : praise him, and Lord : praise him, and magnify magnify him for ever. him for ever.

Oye Spirits and Souls of the O ye Winter and Summer, Righteous, bless ye the Lord : bless ye the Lord : praise him, praise him, and magnify him for and magnify him for ever.

ever. O ye Dews and Frosts, bless Oye holy and humble Men of ye the Lord : praise him, and heart, bless ye the Lord: praise magnify him for ever.

him, and magnify him for ever. Oye Frost and Cold, bless ye O Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, the Lord : praise him, and mag

bless ye the Lord : praise him,

and magnify him for ever. ye Ice and Snow, bless ye Glory be to the Father, and to the Lord : praise him, and mag- the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; nify him for ever.

As it was in the beginning, is O ye Nights and Days, bless now, and ever shall be: world ye the Lord : praise him, and without end.. Amen. magnify him for ever.

Then shall be read in like manner Oye Light and Darkness, bless the Second Lesson, taken out of ye the Lord : praise him, and the New Testament. And after magnify him for ever.

that, the Hymn following ; erO ye Lightnings and Clouds, cept when that shall happen to be bless ye the Lord : praise him,

read in the Chapter for the Day, and magnify_him for ever.

or for the Gospel on St. John Baplet the Earth bless the Lord :

tist's Day. yea, let it praise him, and mag- Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68. nify him for ever. Oye Mountains and Hills, bless BLESSED

be the Lord God of

Israel: for he hath visited, ye the Lord : praise him, and and redeemed his people ; magnify him for ever.

And hath raised up a mighty O all ye Green Things upon the salvation for us: in the house of Earth, bless ye the Lord : praise his servant David ; him, and magnify him for ever. As he spake by the mouth of his

Oye Wells, bless ye the Lord: holy Prophets : which have been praise him, and magnify him for since the world began; ever

That we should be saved from Oye Seas and Floods, bless ye

our enemies : and from the hands the Lord : praise him, and mag- of all that hate us; nify him for ever, o ye Whales, and all that to our forefathers: and to remem

To perform the mercy promised move in the Waters, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify

ber his holy Covenant; him for ever.

To perform the oath which he. O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless that he would give us ;

sware to our forefather Abraham:

That we being delivered out of our Lord, Who was conceived by the hand of our enemies : might the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virserve him without fear;

gin Mary, Suffered under Pontius In holiness and righteousness be- Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and fore him : all the days of our life. buried, He descended into hell;

And thou, Child, shalt be called The third day he rose again from the Prophet of the Highest : for the dead, He ascended into heathou shalt go before the face of ven, And sitteth on the right hand the Lord to prepare his ways;

of God the Father Almighty ; To give knowledge of salvation From thence he shall come to unto his people : for the remission judge the quick and the dead. of their sins,

I believe in the Holy Ghost; Through the tender mercy of The holy Catholick Church ; The our God: whereby the day-spring Communion of Saints; The Forfrom on high hath visited us; giveness of sins; The Resurrec

To give light to them that sit in tion of the body, And the life darkness, and in the shadow of everlasting. Amen. death : and to guide our feet into 1 And after that, these Prayers folthe way of peace.

lowing, all devoutly kneeling ; Glory be to the Father, and to the Minister first pronouncing the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; with a loud voice, As it was in the beginning, is

The Lord be with you. now, and ever shall be : world Answer. And with thy spirit. without end. Amen.

Minister. Let us pray.
Or this Psalm,

Lord, have mercy upon us.
Jubilate Deo. Psalm c.

Christ, have mercy upon us. O Bejoyful in the Lord, all ye Lord, have mercy upon us.

lands : serve the Lord with a Then the Minister, Clerks, and gladness, and come before his people, shall say the Lord's Praypresence with a song.

er with a loud voice. Be ye sure that the Lord he is OUR Father, which art in hea: it is he

ven, Hallowed be thy Name. and not we ourselves; we are his Thy kingdom come. will be people, and the sheep of his pas- done in earth, As it is in heaven. ture.

Give us this day our daily bread. O go your way into his gates And forgive us our trespasses, As with thanksgiving, and into his we forgive them that trespass courts with praise : be thankful against us.

And lead us not into unto him, and speak good of his temptation; But deliver us from Name.

evil. Amen. For the Lord is gracious, his I Then the Priest standing up shall mercy is everlasting: and his truth

say, endurech from generation to ge

O Lord,shew thy mercyupon us. neration.

Ans. And grant us thysalvation. Glory be to the Father, and to Priest. O Lord, save the Queen. the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; Answer. And mercifully hear

As it was in the beginning, is us when we call upon thee. now, and ever shall be : world Priest. Endue thy Ministers without end. Amen.

with righteousness. Then all be sung or said the

Answer. And make thy chosen Apostles' Creed by the Minister people joyful. and the people, standing: ercept

Priest. O Lord, save thy people. only such days as the Creed of Answer. And bless thine inheSt. Athanasius is appointed to be ritance. read.

Priest. Give peace in our time, I

O Lord. Almighty, Maker of heaven

Answer. Because there is nore and earth :

other that fighteth for us, but only And in Jesus Christ his only Son thou, O God.

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