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less children, and widows, and all Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be who are desolate and oppressed; done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; We beseech thee to hear us, Give us this day our daily bread; good Lord. And forgive us our trespasses, as That it may please thee to have we forgive those who trespass mercy upon all men; against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts; We beseech thee to hear us, cording to our iniquities. good Lord.

Min. O Lord, deal not with us according to our sins.

Ans. Neither reward us ac

That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so that in due time we may enjoy them;

We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Let us pray.

GOD, merciful Father, who despisest not the sighing of a contrite heart, nor the desire of such as are sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers which we make before thee in all our troubles and That it may please thee to give adversities, whensoever they opus true repentance, to forgive us press us; and graciously hear us, all our sins, negligences, and igno- that those evils which the craft rances, and to endue us with the and subtilty of the devil or man grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend worketh against us, may, by thy our lives according to thy Holy good providence, be brought to Word;

nought; that we, thy servants, be

We beseech thee to hear us, ing hurt by no persecutions, may good Lord.

Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us.

Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us.

O Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world;

Grant us thy peace.

O Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world; Have mercy upon us.

evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, for thy name's sake.

GOD, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us, the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

O Lord, arise, help us, and de

The Minister may, at his discretion, omit all liver us, for thine honour.

that follows, to the Prayer, "We humbly beseech
thee, O Father," &c.

[O Christ, hear us.
O Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.

¶ Then shall the Minister, and the People with
him, say the Lord's Prayer.

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Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

Ans. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

From our enemies defend us, O Christ.

Graciously look upon our afflictions.

With pity behold the sorrows of our hearts.

UR Father, who art in Hea- Mercifully forgive the sins of ven, Hallowed be thy Name; thy People.

Favourably with mercy

our prayers.

O Son of David, have

upon us.


¶ Let us pray.

hear world by our Lord Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for mercy the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, give us that due sense

Both now and ever, vouchsafe of all thy mercies, that our hearts to hear us, O Christ. may be unfeignedly thankful, and Graciously hear us, O Christ; that we may show forth thy praise, graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. not only with our lips, but in our Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be lives; by giving up ourselves to showed upon us; thy service, and by walking beAns.As we do put our trust in thee.] fore thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Jesus E humbly beseech thee, O Christ our Lord; to whom, with Father, mercifully to look thee and the Holy Ghost, be all upon our infirmities; and, for the honour and glory, world without glory of thy name, turn from us end. Amen. all those evils that we most justly have deserved; and grant that, in ALMIGHTY God, who hast all our troubles, we may put our given us grace at this time, whole trust and confidence in thy with one accord to make our commercy; and evermore serve thee mon supplications unto thee; and in holiness and pureness of living, dost promise that when two or to thy honour and glory, through three are gathered together in thy our only Mediator and Advocate, name, thou wilt grant their reJesus Christ our Lord. Amen. quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy ser

¶ A General Thanksgiving.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.

ALMIGHTY God, Father of vants, as may be most expedient

all mercies, we, thine unwor- for them; granting us in this world thy servants, do give thee most knowledge of thy truth, and in the humble and hearty thanks for all world to come life everlasting. thy goodness and loving kindness Amen. to us, and to all men. We bless

2 Cor. xiii. 14.

thee for our creation, preservation, HE THE and all the blessings of servation grace of our Lord Jesus this life e; Christ, and the love of God,and but, above all, for thine inestima- the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, ble love in the redemption of the be with us all evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the Litany.



To be used before the two final Prayers of Morning and Evening Service.



↑ A Prayer for Congress, to be used during their nate and Representatives in Congress assembled; that thou wouldOST gracious God, we hum- est be pleased to direct and prosbly beseech thee, as for the per all their consultations, to the People of these United States in advancement of thy Glory, the general, so especially for their Se-good of thy Church, the safety,

honour, and welfare of thy peo- for our sins, may, through thy ple; that all things may be so or- goodness, be mercifully turned indered and settled by their endea- to plenty, for the love of Jesus vours, upon the best and surest Christ our Lord; to whom, with foundations, that peace and hap- thee and the Holy Ghost, be all piness, truth and justice, religion honour and glory, now and for and piety, may be established ever. Amen. among us for all generations. These, and all other necessaries


¶ For Rain.

¶ In Time of War and Tumults.

ALMIGHTY God, the sufor them, for us, and thy whole preme Governor of all things, Church, we humbly beg in the whose power no creature is able to name and mediation of Jesus resist, to whom it belongeth justChrist, our most blessed Lord and ly to punish sinners, and to be Saviour. merciful to those who truly repent; save and deliver us, we humbly O GOD, heavenly Father, who beseech thee, from the hands of by thy Son Jesus Christ, hast our enemies; that we, being armed promised to all those who seek thy with thy defence, may be preservkingdom and the righteousness ed evermore from all perils, to glothereof, all things necessary to rify thee, who art the only giver of their bodily sustenance; send us, all victory, through the merits of we beseech thee, in this our ne- thy Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. cessity, such moderate rain and Amen. showers, that we may receive the fruits of the earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

¶ For Fair Weather.

For those who are to be admitted into Holy Orders, to be used in the Weeks preceding the stated Times of Ordination.

LMIGHTY God,our heavenly Father, who hast purchasLMIGHTY and most merci-led to thyself an universal Church, ful Father, we humbly be- by the precious blood of thy dear seech thee, of thy great goodness, Son; mercifully look upon the to restrain those immoderate rains, same, and at this time so guide wherewith, for our sins, thou hast and govern the minds of thy serafflicted us: And we pray thee to vants, the Bishops and Pastors of send us such seasonable weather, thy flock, that they may lay hands that the earth may, in due time, suddenly on no man, but faithfully yield her increase, for our use and and wisely make choice of fit perbenefit; and give us grace, that sons, to serve in the sacred miniswe may learn, by thy punishments, try of thy Church. And, to those to amend our lives, and for thy who shall be ordained to any holy clemency to give thee thanks and function, give thy grace and heapraise, through Jesus Christ our venly benediction; that both by Lord. Amen. their life and doctrine they may show forth thy glory, and set GOD, heavenly Father, whose forward the salvation of all men, gift it is that the rain doth through Jesus Christ our Lord. fall, and the earth bring forth Amen. her increase; behold, we beseech

¶ In Time of Dearth and Famine.

¶ Or this.

thee, the afflictions of thy people; all good gifts, who of thy diALMIGHTY God, the giver of increase the fruits of the earth by

thy heavenly benediction; and vine providence hast appointed grant that the scarcity and dearth, divers orders in thy Church; give which we now most justly suffer thy grace, we humbly beseech

thee, to all those who are to be

Christ our Lord. Amen.

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For a Sick Child.

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called to any office and adminis- ALMIGHTY God, and merciadminis-Al to whom alone tration in the same; and so replenish them with the truth of thy belong the issues of life and death; doctrine, and endue them with in look down from heaven, we humnocency of life, that they may faith-bly beseech thee, with the eyes of fully serve before thee, to the glory mercy, upon the sick child for of thy great name, and the benefit whom our prayers are desired. of thy holy Church, through Jesus Deliver him, O Lord, in thy good appointed time, from his bodily ¶ In Time of great Sickness and Mortality. pain, and visit him with thy salvaALMIGHTY God, the Lord tion; that if it should be thy good of life and death, of sickness pleasure to prolong his days here and health; regard our supplica-on earth, he may live to thee, and tions, we humbly beseech thee; be an instrument of thy glory, by and, as thou hast thought fit to serving thee faithfully, and doing visit us for our sins with great good in his generation: Or else sickness and mortality, in the receive him into those heavenly midst of thy judgment, O Lord, habitations, where the souls of remember mercy. Have pity up- those who sleep in the Lord Jesus, on us miserable sinners, and with- enjoy perpetual rest and felicity. draw from us the grievous sickness Grant this, O Lord, for the love of with which we are afflicted. May thy Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. this thy fatherly correction have its Amen. due influence upon us, by leading us to consider how frail and un

For a Sick Person.

For a Person, or Persons, going to Sea. ETERNAL God, who alone spreadest out the heavens, certain our life is; that we may and rulest the raging of the sea; apply our hearts unto that heaven- we commend to thy Almighty ly wisdom, which in the end will protection, thy servant, for whose bring us to everlasting life, through preservation on the great deep Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. our prayers are desired. Guard him, we beseech thee, from the Of of comfort, our only the violence of enemies, and FATHER of mercies, and dangers of the sea, from sickness, help in time of need; look down from every evil to which he may from heaven, we humbly beseech be exposed. Conduct him in safethee, behold, visit, and relieve thy ty to the haven where he would sick servant, for whom our prayers be, with a grateful sense of thy are desired. Look upon him with mercies, through Jesus Christ our the eyes of thy mercy; comfort him Lord. Amen. with a sense of thy goodness; pre

For a Person under Affliction.

MERCIFUL God, and Hea

serve him from the temptations of Ovenly Father, who hast taught

the enemy; give him patience un

der his affliction; and, in thy good us, in thy holy Word, that thou dost time, restore him to health, and not willingly afflict or grieve the enable him to lead the residue of children of men; look with pity, his life in thy fear, and to thy glo- we beseech thee, upon the sorry: Or else give him grace so to rows of thy servant, for whom our take thy visitation, that, after this prayers are desired. In thy wis→ painful life ended, he may dwell dom thou hast seen fit to visit him with thee in life everlasting,through with trouble, and to bring distress Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Jupon him. Remember him, Ó


Lord, in mercy; sanctify thy fa- tion; convince them of the misetherly correction to him; endue his rable condition they are in, by soul with patience under his af- their sins and wickedness; and let fliction, and with resignation to thy thy powerful grace produce in them blessed will; comfort him with a such a godly sorrow, and sincere sense of thy goodness; lift up thy repentance, as thou wilt be pleascountenance upon him, and give led to accept. Give them a strong him peace, through Jesus Christ and lively faith in thy Son, our our Lord. Amen. blessed Saviour, and make it effec7 For Malefactors, after Condemnation. Or else tual to the salvation of their souls. the Prayer in the Visitation of Prisoners, beginning, "O Father of Mercies," &c. may be used. O Lord, in judgment remember MOST gracious and merci- mercy; and whatever sufferings ful God, we earnestly beseech they are to endure in this world, thee to have pity and compassion yet deliver them, O God, from the upon those persons recommended bitter pains of eternal death. Parto our prayers, who now lie under don their sins, and save their souls, the sentence of the law, and are for the sake and merits of thy dear appointed to die. Visit them, O Son, our blessed Saviour and ReLord, with thy mercy and salva-deemer. Amen..

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The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-birth; thine inheritance, and to refresh it to be said when any Woman, being present in Church, shall have desired to return Thanks to when it was dry, to the great comAlmighty God for her safe deliverance. fort of us thy unworthy servants, and to the glory of thy holy name, through thy mercies in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, we give O thee humble thanks, for that thou hast been graciously pleased to preserve, through the great pain and peril of Child-birth, this woman, thy servant, who desires now

¶ For Fair Weather.

LORD God, who hast just

to offer her praises and thanksgiv- ly humbled us by thy late ings unto thee. Grant, we be-visitation of us with immoderate seech thee, most merciful Father, rain and waters, and in thy mercy that she, through thy help, may souls by this seasonable and blesshast relieved and comforted our both faithfully live and walk according to thy will in this life ed change of weather; we praise present, and also may be partaker and glorify thy holy name, for this of everlasting glory in the life to thy mercy, and will always decome, through Jesus Christ our clare thy loving kindness from generation to generation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.



¶ For Rain.

¶ For Plenty. MOST merciful Father, who

GOD, our heavenly Father,
who by thy gracious provi- of thy gracious goodness hast

dence dost cause the former and
the latter rain to descend upon the heard the devout prayers of thy
earth, that it may bring forth fruit Church, and turned our dearth
for the use of man; we give thee and scarcity into plenty; we give
humble thanks that it hath pleased thee humble thanks for this thy
thee, in our great necessity, to send special bounty; beseeching thee
us at the last, a joyful rain upon to continue thy loving kindness

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