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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 unseignedly thank-three are gathered together in ful, and that we may slow 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. Imen. Ghost, be all honour and glory,

2 Cor. xiii. 14. world without end. Amen.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.

Christ, and the love of God, 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.


I The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the fola

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 bis soul alive. Ecek.xviji. 27. silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. I acknowledge my transgres

From the rising of the sun evensions; and my sin is ever before unto the going down of the same, me. Psal. li. 3. my name shall be great among Ilide 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 heather, saith the Lord of contrite heart, O God, thou wilt hiosts. Mal. i. 11.

not despise. Psal. li. 17. Let the words of my mouth, Rend your heart and not your and the meditation of my heart, garments, and turn unto the Lord be alway acceptable in thy sight, your God; for he is gracious and O Lord, my strength and iny Re- merciful, slow to anger, and of deemer. ' Psal. xix. 1-1.

great kindness, and repenteth When the wicked man turneth him of the evil. Joel, ii. 13. away from his wickedness that

To the Lord our God belong be háthcommitted, and doeth that/mercies and forgivenesses, though

we have rebelled against him ; received at bis hands, to set forth neither have we obeyed the voice his most worthy praise, to hear of the Lord our God, to walk in his most holy word, and to ask his laws which he set before us. those things which are requisite Dan. ix. 9, 10,

and necessary, as well for the O Lord, correct me, but with body as the soul. Wherefore, I judgment; not in thine anger, pray and beseech you, as many iest thou bring me to nothing. as are here present, to accomJer. s. 24. Psal. vi. 1.

pany me, with a pure heart and Repent ye; for the kingdom of humble voice, unto the throne of heaven is at hand. St. Mait. iii. 2. the heavenly grace, saying

I will arise, and go to my father, T A general Confession, to be said by the and will say unto him; Father, whole Congregation after the Minister,

all kneeling I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more

ALMIGHTY and most merciful

Father; We have erred and worthy to be called thy son. St.

strayed from thy ways like lost Luke, xv. 18, 19. Enter not into judgment with sheep. We have followed too

much the devices and desires of thy servant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall no man living be jus- fended against thy holy laws. We

our own hearts. We have of. tified. Psal. cxliii. 2. 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 thou, O Lord, have mercy upon cleanse us from all unrighteous

us, miserable offenders. Spare 1 St. John, i. 8, 9

thou those, O God, who confess Then the Minister shall say, DEARLY beloved brethiren, 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, О 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 ihe" The Declaration of Absolution, or Rc.

mission of Sins; to be made by the end that we may obtain forgive

Priest alone, standing; the People still ness of the same by his infinite knceling. goodness and mercy. And al- AI

LMIGHTY God, the Father though we ought, at all times, of our Lord Jesus Christ, 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 havement to his ministers to declare

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and pronounce to his people, hel Ans. And our mouth shall show ing penitent, the Absolution and forth thy praise. Remission of their sins. He par. Herc, all standing up, the Minister doneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeigned Glory be to the l'ather, and to ly believe his holy Gospel. Where-thc Son, and to the Holy Ghost; fore, let us besecch 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 Min. Praise ye the Lord. present, and that the rest of our Ans. The Lord's name be life hereafter may be pure and praised. holy; so that at the last we may T Then shall follow a Portion of the come to his eternal joy, through Psalms, as they are appointed, or one Jesus Christ our Lord.

of the Selections, as they are set forth

by this Church, with the Dorology, as I The People shall ansacr here, and at the end of every Prayer, Amen.

in the Morning Service. Then shall be

read the first Lesson, according to the 1 Or this.

Table or Calendar; after which shall ALMIGHTY God, our heaven. be said or sung the follouring Psalm,

ly Father, who, of his great except when it is read in the ordinary mercy, hath promised forgiveness

course of the Psalms, on the nineicen ih of sins to all those who, with Cantute Domino. Psal. scviii.

day of the month. hearty Repentance and true Faith, turn unto him ; have mer

O Sing unto the Lord a new

song; for he hath done mar. cy upon you, pardon and deliver

vellous things. you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all good with his holy arm, hath he got

With his own right hand, and ness, and bring you to everlasting

ten himself the victory. life, through Jesus Christ our

The Lord declared his salva. Lord. Amen. 11 Then the Minister shall kneel, and say

tion; his righteousness hath be the Lord's Prayer ; the People still openly showed in the sight of the kneeling, and repeating it with him, heathen. both here, and wheresoever else it is

He hath remembered his merused in Divine Service. 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 thanksgiving Kingdom. and the Power, and. With trumpets also and shawms, the Glory, for ever and ever. o show yourselves joyful before Amen.

the Lord the King. T Then likewise he shall say,

Let the sea make a noise and O Lord, open thou our lips; all that therein is, the round,

Vorld and they that dwell there-lher increase; and God, even our in.

own God, shall give us his blessLet the floods clap their hands, ling. 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.

T Or this. With righteousness shall be Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. Judge the world, and the people PRAISE the Lord, O my soul with equity.

and all that is within me It Or this.

praise his holy name. Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. Praise the Lord, O my soul, IT is a good thing to give thanks and forget not all his benefits;

unto the Lord, and to sing Who forgiveth all thy sin, and praises unto thy name, O Most healeth all thine infirmities; Highest;

Who saveth thy life from de. To 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 Ti 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 Lord, O my soul. the twelfth day of the month. Deus miscrcatur. Psal. Ixvii.

T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed,

by the Minister and the People, standGod be merciful unto us and ing :;And any Churches muy amit the

bless us, and show us the words, lle descended into Hell, or light of his countenance, and be may, instead of them, use the zords, He

went into the placeofdeparted Spirits, merciful unto us.

which are considered as zords of the That thy way may be known same meaning ir the Cread. upon earth, thy saving health I Believe in God the Father Al; among all nations.

mighty, Maker of Heaven and Let the people praise thee, O Earth : God; yea, let all the people And in Jesus Christ his only praise ihee.

Son our Lord; Who was cono let the nations rejoice and ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born he glad; for thou shalt judge the of the Virgin Mary, Suffered unfolk righteously, and govern the der Pontius Pilate, Was crucipations upon earth.

fied, 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 as-, thee.

cended into Heaven, and sitteth Then shall the earth bring forth on the right hand of God the

Or this.

Father Almighty ; From thence and the life of the world to come. he shall come to judge the quick Amen. and the dead.

1 And after that, these Prayers followI believe in the lIoly Ghost;

ing, ali devoutlý knecling; the Minis.

ter first pronouncing, The Holy Catholic Church; The The Lord be with you; Communion of Saints; The for

Ans. And with thy Spirit. giveness of sins; The resurrec

| Min. Let us pray. tion of the body, And the life O Lord, show thy mercy upon everlasting. Amen.


Ans. And grant us thy salvaI Believe in one God, the Fa

tion. ther Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things hearts within us;

Min. O God, make clean our visible and invisible: And in one Lord Jesus Christ,

Ans. And take not thy Holy the only begotten Son of God: Spirit from us.

Then shall be said the Collect for the begotten of his Father before all

day, and after that, the Collects and worlds; God of God, Light of Prayers follouing. Light, very God of very God, be T A Collect for Peace. gotten, not made, being of one O 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 1 A Collect for Aid against Perils. the right hand of the Father; and O 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 no end.

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 Amen. and the Son; who with the Fa

T A Prayer for the President of the ther and the Son together is wor

United States, and all in Civil Autho

rity. shipped and glorified, who spake O Lord, our heavenly Father, by the prophets. And I believe 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 dwell. the remission of sins; and I look ers upon earth; most heartily for the resurrection of the dead, we beseech thee, with thy favour

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