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place to visit the wickedness judgment, which shall be of such as dwell upon the pronounced upon
upon them, earth. But who may abide when it shall be said unto the day of his coming? Who them, Go ye cursed into the shall be able to endure when fire everlasting, which is prehe appeareth ? His fan is in pared for the devil and his his hand, and he will purge angels. Therefore, brethren, his floor, and gather his take we heed betime, while wheat into the barn, but he the day of salvation lasteth; will burn the chaff with un- for the night cometh wheri quenchable fire. The day of none can work: but let us, the Lord cometh as a thief in while we have the light, bethe night: and when men lieve in the light, and walk shall say, Peace,and all things as children of the light, that are safe, then shall sudden we be not caft into utter destruction come upon them, darkness, where is weeping as forrow cometh upon a wo- and gnashing of teeth. Let man travelling with child, us not abuse the goodness of and they hall not escape. God, who calleth us merciThen shall appear the wrath fully to amendment, and of of God in the day of venge- his endless pity promiseth us ance, which obftinate sin- forgiveness of that which is ners, through the stubborn- past, if with a perfect and ness of their heart, have heap- true heart we return unto ed unto themselves, which him. For though our fins despised the goodness, pati- be red as scarlet, they shall ence and long-suffering of be made white as wool. Turn God, when he called them ye (faith the Lord) from all continually to repentance. your wickedness, and your Then shall they call upon sin shall not be your destrucme faith the Lord) but I tion. Caft away from you I will not hear ; they shall all your ungodliness that ye seek me early, but they shall have done, make you new not find me; and that be hearts, and a new spirit: cause they hated knowledge, wherefore will
wherefore will ye die, Oye and received not the fear of house of Israel ; seeing that I the Lord; but abhorred my have no pleasure in the death counsel, and despised my cor- of him that dieth, faith the correction. Then shall it be Lord God; Turn ye
then, too late to knock when the and ye shall live. Although door shall be Thut ; and too we have finned, yet have we late to cry for mercy when an Advocate withthe Father, it is the time of justice. O Jesus Christ the righteous, Aerrible voice of most just
and he is the propitiation for our sins. For he was Have mercy upon me, O wounded for our offences, God, after thy great and smitten for our wicked, goodness : according to the nefs. Let us therefore re- multitude of thy mercies, turn unto him, who is the do
mine offences. merciful receiver of all true Walb me throughly from penitent sinners; assuring my Wickedness, and cleanse our selves that he is ready to
me from my fin. receive
For I acknowledge my him with faithful repent- faults, and my fin is ever ance; if we submit our before me. selves unto him, and from
Against thee only have I henceforth walk in his finned, and done this evil in ways; if we will take his thy fight; that thou mightst easy yoke, and light burden be justified in thy saying, upon us, to follow him in and
clear when thou judgeft. lowliness, patience and cha- Behold, I was shapen in rity, and be ordered by the wickedness, and in fin hath governance of his Holy Spi- my mother conceived me, șit; seeking always his glory, But lo, thou requireth and serving him duly in our truth in the inward parts : yocation with thanksgiving. and shalt make me to unThis if we do Christ will derstand wisdom secretly. deliver us from the ex- Thou shalt purge me with treme curse which shall light hyffop, and I shall be clean : upon them that shall be set thou shalt wash me, and I on the left-hand; and he shall be whiter than snow, will set us on his right- Thou lhalt make hand, and give us his graci- hear of joy and gladness:
us blessing of his Father, that the bones which thou pcommanding us to take haft broken may rejoice. possession of his glorious Turn thy face from my kingdom: unto which may fins, and put out all my He vouchsafe to bring us all, misdeeds. for his infinite mercy. Amen. Make me a clean heart, Then shall they all kneel upon O God: and renew a right
their knees, and the Priest firit within me.
O give me the comfort of
Let us pray.
thy help again: and stablish O Lord, fave thy ferme with thy free Spirit.
vants; Then Thall I teach thy That put their trust in ways unto the wicked : and thee. finners shall be converted Send unto them help from unto thee.
above ; Deliver me from blood- And evermore mightily guiltiness, OGod, thou that defend them. art the God of
Help us, O God our Sa. and my tongue fhall fing of viour. thy righteousness.
And for the glory of thy Thou shalt open my lips, Name deliver us; be mere O Lord: and my mouth ciful to us finners, for thy shall thew thy praise. Name's sake.
For thou desirest no fa- O Lord, hear our praycrifice, else would I give it ers. thee, but thou delightest not And let our cry come un: in burnt-offerings.
to thee. The sacrifice of God is a troubled spirit: a broken and Almighty God, Father contrite heart, O God, thalt of our Lord Jesus thou not despise.
Christ, Maker of all things, O be favourable and gra- Judge of all men ; We accious unto Sion : build thou knowledge and bewail our the walls of Jerusalem. manifold fins and wicked
Then shalt thou be pleased ness, wbich we from time with the sacrifice of righteto time moft grievously have ousness, with the burnt- committed, by thought, offerings and oblations: then word, and deed, against thy shall they offer young bulo Divine Majesty, provoking locks upon thine altar. moft juftly thy wrath and O God, whose nature and indignation against us. Grant
property is ever to have that we may earnestly remercy, and to forgive all pent, and be heartily sorry that are truly penitent; Re- for all our sins, and provoceive our humble petitions ; cations : that the remem, and seeing we are tied and brance of them may be bound with the chain of our grievous unto us; as the burfins, let the pititulness of den of them is intolerable, thy great mercy loose us, Have mercy upon us, have for the honour of Jesús mercy upon us, most merChrist our Mediator and Ad- ciful Father ; for thy Son vocate. Amen.
our Lord Jesus Christ's
fake, forgive us all that is vileness, and desire truly to paft ; and grant that we repent us of our faults; and may ever hereafter serve and so make hafte to help us in please thee in newness of life, this world, that we may ever to the honour and glory of live with thee in the world thy Name, through Jesus to come, thro' Jesus Chrift Christ our Lord. Amen. our Lord. Amen. O
Lord, we beseech thee Then Mall the People say this
mercifully hear that followeth, after the prayers, and spare all those Priet. who confess their fins unto
URN thou us, O good thee; that they whose con- Lord, and so snall we fciences by sin are accused, be turned. Be favourable, by thy merciful pardon may O Lord, be favourable to be absolved, through Christ thy people, who turn to our Lord. Amen.
thee by contrition, fafting O
Most mighty God, and and prayer. For thou art a
merciful Father, who merciful God, full of comhaft compaffion upon all passion, Long-suffering, and men, and hatest nothing that of great pity, Thou sparest thou hast made, who wouldst when we deserve punishnot the death of a sinner, ment, And in thy wrath but that he should rather thinkest of mercy: spare thy turn from his sin, and be people, good Lord, spare saved ; Mercifully forgive us them, and let not thine heour trespasses ; receive and ritage be brought to confucomfort us, who are grieved fion. Hear us, O Lord, for and wearied with the burden thy mercy is great, and afof our sins. Thy property is ter the multitude of thy always to have mercy ; to mercies look upon us. Thro? thee only it appertaineth to the merits and mediation of forgive sins. Spare us there. thy bleised Son, Jesus Chrille fore, good Lord, spare thy our Lord. Amen. people whom thou hast re- Then the Priest alone shall say, deemed ; enter
not into THE Lord bless us, and judgment with thy servants, keep us ; the Lord lift who are vile earth and mi- up the light of his counteferable finners ; but so turn nance upon us, and give us thine anger from us, who, peace, now and for evera. meekly acknowledge our more. Amen.
T A B L E
Of the Psalms before the Collect for the Day, in
King Edward VI. first Liturgy.
St. Philip and St. James
St. John Baptist
St. James the Apofle