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to behold and bless thy servant, please thee to comfort and reThe President of the United Stales, lieve them, according to their and all others in authority; and several necessities; giving them so replenish them with the grace patience under their sufferings, of thy Holy Spirit, that they may and a happy issue out of all their always incline to thy will, and afflictions: And this we beg for walk in thy way: Endue them Jesus Christ's sake. Amen. plenteously with heavenly gifts ; T A General Thanksgiving. grant thein in health and pros- ALMIGHTY God, Father of perity long to live; and finally,

all mercies, we, thine unworafter this life, to attain everlasting thy servants, do give thee most joy and felicity, through Jesus humble and hearty thanks for all Christ our Lord. Amen. thy goodness and loving kindness T A Prayer for the Clergy and people. Thee for our creation, preserva

Ito us, and to all men. We bless ALMIGHTY, and everlanteri tion, and all the blessings of this every good and perfect gift, send life; but, above all, for thine indown upon our Bishops and other estimable love in the redemption Clergy, and upon the Congrega. Christ; for the means of grace,

of the world by our Lord Jesus tions committed to their charge, and for the hope of glory. And, the healthful spirit of thy grace ;

we beseech thee, give us that due and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the conti- sense of all thy mercies, that our

hearts may be unfeignedly thanknual dew of thy blessing : Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of ful, and that we may show forth our Advocate and Mediator Je-lthy praise, not only with our lips,

but in our lives; by giving up sus Christ. Amen.

ourselves to thy service, and by I A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. walking before thee in holiness

God, the Creator and Pre- and righteousness all our days,

server of all mankind, we through Jesus Christ our Lord; humbly beseech thee for all sorts to whom, witb thee and the Holy and conditions of men, that thou Ghost, be all honour and glory, wouldest be pleased to make thy world without end. Amen. ways known unto them, thy sav T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. ing health unto all nations. More ALMIGHTY GOD, who bast especially we pray for thy holy given us grace at this time, Church universal; that it may with one accord to make our be so guided and governed by thy common supplicationsunto thee; good Spirit, that all who profess and dost promise that when two and call themselves Christians, or three are gathered together in may be led into the way of truth, thy name, thou wilt grant their and hold the faith in unity of Spi- requests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the rit, in the bond of peace, and in desires and petitions of thy serrighteousness of life. Finally, we vants, as may be most expedient commend to thy Fatherly good- for them; granting us in this ness, all those who are any ways world knowledge of thy truth, afflicted or distressed in mind, and in the world to come life body, or estate; that it mayleverlasting. Amen.

2 Cor. xiii. 14. and the fellowship of tbe Holy THE grace of our Lord Jesus Ghost, be with us all evermore: Christ, and the love of God, Amen.

Here endeth the order of the Evening Prayer.

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THE LITANY, ? Or General Supplication to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wed

nesdays, and Fridays. O God, the Father of Heaven; from sin; from the crafts and as

have mercy upon us misera- saults of the devil; from thy wrath, ble sinners.

and from everlasting damnation; O God, the Father of Heaven; hare Good Lord, deliver us. mercy upon us miserable sinners.

From all blindness of heart; o God, the Son, Redeemer of from pride, vain-glory, and hypothe world; have mercy upon us crisy; from envy, hatred, and miserable sinners.

malice, and all uncharitableness; O God, the Son, Redeemer of Good Lord, deliver us. {he world ; have mercy upon us

From all inordinate and sinful miserable sinners.

affections; and from all the deO God, the Holy Ghost, pro- ceits of the world, the flesh, and ceeding from the Father and the the devil; Son; have mercy upon us mise Good Lord, deliver us. rable sinners.

From lightning and tempest; O God, the Holy Ghost, pro- from plague, pestilence, and faceeding from the Father and the mine; from battle and murder, Son; have mercy upon us mise- and from sudden death; rable sinners,

Good Lord, deliver us. ( holy, blessed, and glorious From all sedition, privy con. Trinity, three persons and one spiracy, and rebellion; from all God; have mercy upon us mise- false doctrine, lieresy, and schism; rable sinners.

from hardness of heart, and conO holy, blessed, and glorious tempt of thy Word and Com. Trinity, three persons and one mandment; God; have mercy upon us misera Good Lord, deliver us. ble sinners.

By the mystery of thy holy InRemember not, Lord, our of- carnation; by thy holy Nativity fences, nor the offences of our and Circumcision; by thy Bap. fore-fathers; neither take thoutism, Fasting, and Temptation; vengeance of our sins: spare us, Good Lord, deliver us. good Lord, spare thy people, By thine Agony and bloody whom thou hast redeemed with Sweat; by thy Cross and Passion; thy most precious blood, and be by thy precious Death and Bunot angry with us for ever. rial; by thy glorious ResurrecSpare us, good Lord.

tion and Ascension ; and by the From all evil and mischief; coming of the Holy Ghost;

Good Lord, deliver us. tion, and to bring forth the fruits

In all time of our tribulation ; of the Spirit; in all time of our prosperity ; in We beseech thee to hear us, goud the hour of death, and in the day Lord. of judgment;

That it may please thee to bring Good Lord, deliver us. into the way of truth, all such as

We sinners do beseech thee to have erred, and are deceived; bear us, O Lord God; and that We beseech thee to hear us, good it may please thee to rule and Lord. govern thy holy Church univer That it may please thee lo sal in the right way;

strengthen such as do stand, and We beseech thee to hear us, good to comfort and help the weak. Lord.

hearted, and to raise up those That it may please thee to bless who fall, and finally to beat down and preserve all Christian Rulers Satan under our feet; and Magistrates; giving them We beseech thee to hear us, good grace to execute justice, and to Lord. maintain truth;

That it may please thee to sucWe beseech thee to hear us, good cour, help, and comfort all who Lord.

are in danger, necessity, and triThat it may please thee to illu-bulation; minate all Bishops, Priests, and We beseech thee to hear us, good Deacons, with true knowledge Lord. and understanding of thy word ; That it may please thee to preand that both by their preaching serve all who travel by land or by and living they may set it forth, water, all women in the perils of and show it accordingly; child-birth, all sick persons, and

We beseech thee to hear us, good young children, and to show thy Lord.

pity upon all prisoners and capThat it may please thee to tives; bless and keep all thy people ;

beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Lord.

That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give defend, and provide for, the fa. to all nations unity, peace, and therless children, and widow's, concord;

and all who are desolate and opWe beseech thee to hear us, good pressed; Lord.

We beseech Thee to hear us, good That it may please thee to give Lord. us an heart to love and fear thee, That it may please thee to have and diligently to live after thy mercy upon all men; Commandments;

we beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Lord.

Thatit may please thee to forgive That it may please thee to give our enemies, persecutors, and to all thy people increase of slanderers, and to turn their hearts; grace, to hear meekly thy Word, We beseech thec to hear us, good, and to receive it with pure affec- Lord.

T Let us pray.

That it may please thee to give Min. O Lord, deal not with us and preserve to our use the kind- according to our sins. ly fruits of the earth, so that in Ans. Neither reward us accords due time we may enjoy them; ing to our iniquities.

We beseech thee to hcur us, good Lord.

O God, merciful Father, who That it may please thee to give despiseth not the sighing of us true repentance, to forgive us a contrite heart, nor the desire of all our sins, negligences, and ig- such as are sorrowful; mercifully norances, and to endue us with assist our prayers which we make the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to before thee in all our troubles amend our lives according to thy and adversities, whensoever they Holy Word;

oppress us; and graciously hear We beseech thee to hear us, good us, that those evils which the Lord.

craft and subtilty of the devil or Son of God, we beseech thee man worketh against us, may, by to hear us.

thy good providence, be brought Son of God, we beseech thee 10 to nought; that we, thy servants, hear us.

being hurt by no persecutions, O Lamb of God, who takes may evermore give thanks unto away the sins of the world; thec in thy holy Church, through Grant us thy peace.

Jesus Christ our Lord, O Lamb of God, who takest O Lord, arisc, hclp 18, and deliaway the sins of the world; Per us, for thy name's sake.

Have mercy upon 1. O God, we have heard with our T The Minister may, at his discretion, ears, and our fathers have de.

omit all that follous, to the Prayers clared unto us, the noble works “We humbly beseech thee, O Father, that thou didst in their days, and &c. TO Christ, hear 11s.

in tlie old time before them. O Christ, hear us.

O Lord, crise, help us, and deliLord, have mercy upon us.

per us, for thine honour. Lord, have mercy upon is.

Glory be to the Father, and to Christ, have mercy upon 113.

tlie Son, and to the Holy Ghost; Christ, have mercy upon us.

Ans. As it was in the beginLord, have mercy upon us.

ning, is now, and ever shall be, Lord, have mercy upon us.

world without end. Anien: T Then shall the Minister, and the Peo

From our cnenies defend us, ple with him, say the Loril's Prayer. O Christ. OUR Father, who art in Hea Graciously look upon our af

ven, Hallowed be thy Name; Niclions. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will With pity behold the sorrows be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- of our hearts. ven; Give us this day our daily Mercifully forgive the sins of thy' bread;

And forgive us our tres-people. passes, as we forgive those who favourably with mercy hear trespass against us; And lead us our prayers. not into temptation ; But deliver 0 Son of David, have mercy us from evil. Amen.

upon us,

Both now and ever, vouchsafe and for the hope of glory. And, to hear us, o Christ.

we beseech thee, give us that due Graciously hear us, O Christ; sense of all thy mercies, that our graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. hearts may be unfeignedly thank

Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be ful, and that we may show forth showed upon us;

thy praise, not only with our lips, Ans. As we do put our trust in but in our lives; by giving up thee.]

ourselves to thy service, and by I Let us pray.

walking before thee in holiness WE humbly beseech, thee, and righteousness all our days,

Father, mercifally to look through Jesus Christ our Lord; upon our infirmities; and, for the to whom, with thee and the Holy glory of thy name, turn from us Ghost, be all honour and glory, all those evils that we most justly world without end. Amen. have deserved ; and grant that,

T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. in all our troubles, we may put our whole trust and confidence in ALMIGHTY God, who hast thy mercy; and evermore serve

given us grace at this time, thee in holiness and pureness of with one accord to make our living, to thy honour and glory,

common supplications unto thee; through our only Mediator and and dost promise that when two Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord. or three are gathered together in Amen.

thy name, thou wilt grant their TA General Thanksgiving.

requests; fulfil now, O Lord, the ALMIGHTY God, Father of desires and petitions of thy ser.

all mercies, we, thine unwor- vants, as may be most expedient thy servants, do give thee most for them ; granting us in this humble and hearty thanks for all world knowledge of thy truth, thy goodness and loving kindness and in the world to coine life to us, and to all men.

We bless everlasting. Amen. thee for our creation, preserva

2 Cor. xjü. 14. tion, and all the blessings of this THE grace of our Lord Jesus life; but, above all, for thine in Christ, and the love of God, estimable love in the redemption and the fellowship of the Holy of the world by our Lord Jesus Ghost, be with us all evermore. Christ; for the means of grace, Amen.

llere endeth the Litany.

PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS

UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, To be used before the two final Prayers of Morning and Evening Service.

PRAYERS. * A Prayer for Congress, to be used People of these United States in during their Session.

general, so especially for their MOST gracions God, we hum-Senate and Representatives in

bly beseech thee, as for the Congress assembled; that thou

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