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PALM SUNDA Y.

EVENING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says:
. Turn Thou us, O God our Saviour.
Ry. And let Thine anger cease from us.

. O God, make speed to save us.
RY. O Lord, make haste to help us.
. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c.

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Then he says the following Psalm :
PSALM 86.

made shall come and worship Thee, down Thine ear, O Lord, O Lord : and shall glorify Thy

and hear me : for I am poor, and in misery

For Thou art great, and doest Preserve Thou my soul, for I am wondrous things : Thou art God holy : my God, save Thy servant alone. that putteth his trust in Thee. Teach me Thy way, O Lord, and

Be merciful unto me, O Lord : I will walk in Thy truth : O knit for I will call daily upon Thee. my heart unto Thee, that I may

Comfort the soul of Thy servant ; fear Thy name. for unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift

I will thank Thee, O Lord my

God, with all my heart : and will For Thou, Lord, art good and praise thy Name for evermore. gracious : and of great mercy unto For great is Thy mercy toward all them that call upon Thee. me : and Thou hast delivered my

Give ear, Lord, unto my prayer : soul from the nethermost hell. and ponder the voice of my humble O God, the proud are risen desires.

against me : and the congregations In the time of my trouble I will of naughty men have sought after call upon Thee : for Thou hearest my soul, and have not set Thee

before their eyes. Among the gods there is none But Thou, O Lord God, art full like unto Thee, O Lord : there is of compassion and mercy : longnot one that can do as Thou doest. suffering, plenteous in goodness

All nations whom Thou hast and truth.

up my soul.

me.

O turn Thee then unto me, and good, that they who hate me may have mercy upon me : give Thy see it, and be ashamed : because strength unto Thy servant, and Thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and help the son of Thine handmaid. comforted me.

Shew some token upon me for

Then all say, I BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says: MAY the reading

of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads the short chapter following :

mercy,

that in me first Jesus Christ From St. Paul's First Epistle to

might shew forth all longsuffering, Timothy.

for a pattern to them which should "THIS THIS is a faithful saying, and hereafter believe on Him to life

worthy of all acceptation that everlasting. Now unto the King Christ Jesus came into the world eternal, immortal, invisible, the to save sinners ; of whom I am chief. only wise God, be honour and glory Howbeit for this cause I obtained for ever and ever. Amen.

Then he says the usual Sentences, Confession, Litany, &c.

(page 21), to the end of the Sunday Evening Prayers ; adding after the Lord's Prayer the following Collect :

Collect for Palm Sunday. GRANT, O Lord, we beseech Thee

, that as on this day the Jews went forth to meet Christ with palm branches in their hands, so we and all Thy faithful people may go forth to meet Him with good works, and by Him enter into eternal joy, who liveth and reigneth with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

1 Tim. i. 15.

HOLY MOND A Y.

MORNING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says: Ť. O Lord, open Thou our lips. Ry. And our mouth shall shew forth Thý praise. Ť. O God, make speed to save us. Rz. O Lord, make haste to help us. ¥. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c. Then he says the following Psalm:

my health : Thou hast covered my Psalm 140.

head in the day of battle. ELIVER me, D

O Lord, from Let not the ungodly have his dethe evil man : and preserve sire, O Lord : let not his mischievme from the wicked man.

ous imagination prosper, lest they Who imagine mischief in their be too proud. hearts : and stir up strife all the Let the mischief of their own day long.

lips fall upon the head of them : They have sharpened their that compass me about. tongues like a serpent : adder's Let hot burning coals fall upon poison is under their lips.

them : let them be cast into the Keep me, O Lord, from the fire, and into the pit, that they hands of the ungodly : preserve me never rise up again. from the wicked men who are pur- A man full of words shall not posed to overthrow my goings.

prosper upon the earth : evil shall The proud have laid a snare for hunt the wicked person to overme, and spread a net abroad with throw him. cords : yea, and set traps in my

Sure I am that the Lord will way.

avenge the poor : and maintain the I said unto the Lord, Thou art cause of the helpless. my God : hear the voice of my The righteous also shall give prayers, O Lord.

thanks unto Thy Name : and the O Lord God, Thou strength of | just shall continue in Thy sight.

Then all say, I BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says,

MAY
CAY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads the short chapter following: From the Holy Gospel according saying, How soon is the fig-tree to St. Matthew.

withered away!

Jesus answered TOW in the morning as Jesus and said unto them, Verily I say

hungered. And when He saw a doubt not, ye shall not only do this fig-tree in the way, He came to it, which is done to the fig-tree, but and found nothing thereon, but also if ye shall say unto this moun. leaves only, and said unto it, Let tain, Be thou removed, and be thou no fruit grow on thee hencefor-cast into the sea ; it shall be done. ward for ever. And presently the And all things, whatsoever ye shall fig-tree withered away. And when ask in prayer believing, ye shall rethe disciples saw it, they marvelled, I ceive. Then he says the usual Sentences, Confession, Litany, gc.

(page 46), to the end of the Monday Morning Prayers ; adding after the Lord's Prayer the following Collect :

Collect for Holy Monday. O ALMIGHTY and eternal God, who wouldst have our Sa

viour to take flesh and undergo the cross, that man might imitate the example of His humility ; grant, we beseech Thee, that we may both be worthy of the instruction of His patience and the fellowship of His resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

i St. Matthew xxi. 18.

HOLY MOND A Y.

EVENING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says : . Turn Thou us, O God our Saviour. Ry. And let Thine anger cease from us. ¥. O God, make speed to save us. RY. O Lord, make haste to help us. Ñ. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c.

Then he says the following Psalm :
Psalm 141.
But let not their precious balms

pray Thee unto me : and consider yet against their wickedness. my voice when I cry unto Thee. Let their judges be overthrown

Let my prayer be set forth in in stony places : that they may Thy sight as the incense : and let hear my words, for they are sweet. the lifting up of my hands be an Our bones lie scattered before evening sacrifice.

the pit : like as when one breaketh Set a watch, O Lord, before my and heweth wood upon the earth. mouth : and keep the door of my But mine eyes look unto Thee, lips.

O Lord God : in Thee is my trust, O let not mine heart be inclined O cast not out my soul. to any evil thing : let me not be Keep me from the snare that occupied in ungodly works with the they have laid for me : and from men that work wickedness, lest I the traps of the wicked doers. eat of such things as please them. Let the ungodly fall into their

Let the righteous rather smite own nets together : and let me ever me friendly : and reprove me.

escape them.

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Then he says,

MAY
AY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

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