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Through the tender mercy of our God: whereby the Day-fpring from on high hath visited us;
To give light to them that fit in darknefs,&in the fhadow of death: & to guide our feet into the way of peace. Glory be to the Father and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghoft ;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen.
Or this Pfalm, Jubilate Deo.
Be joyful in the Lord,all ye lands: ferve the Lord with gladnes, and come before his prefence with
Be ye fure that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we our felves, we are his people, and the fheep of his pasture...
O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praife: be thankful unto him, and fpeak good of his Name
For the Lord is gracious, his mercy is everlasting: and his truth endureth from generation to generation. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghoft.
As it was in the beginning,is now,and ever shall be: world without end. Amen."
Then fhall be fung or faid the Apostles Creed by the Minifter, and the Peopls ftanding, Except only fuch days, as the Creed of S. Athanafius, is appointed to be read.
Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:
And in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Ghoft, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried, He defcended into hell, The third day he rofe again from the dead, He afcended into heaven,and fitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, From thence he fhall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghoft; the holy Cathol
Church; the Communion of Saints; the forgiveness of fins, the refurrection of the body, And the life everlafting. Amén.
And after that,thefe Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling, the Minister first pronouncing with a loud voice, The Lord be with you.
Anfwer. And with thy fpirit.
g Minifter. Let us pray.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Then the Minifter, Clerks, and people fhall fay the Lords Prayer with a loud voice.
Othy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done
Ur Father, which art in heaven: Hallowed be
in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trefpaffes, As we forgive them that trefpafs against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.
Then the Prieft ftanding up, fhall fay,
O Lord, fhew thy mercy upon us.
Anfw. And grant us thy falvation.
Prieft. O Lord, fave the king.
Anfw. And mercifully hear us when we call upon
Prieft. Endue thy minifters with righteoufnefs.
Anfw. And make thy chofen people joyful.
Prieft. O Lord, fave thy people.
Anfw. And blefs thine inheritance.
Prieft. Give peace in our time, O Lord.
Anfm. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.
Prieft. O God, make clean our hearts within us.
Then fhall follow three Collects; The first of the day, which fall be the fame that is appointed at the Communion; The fecond for Peace The third for Grace to live well. And the two laft Collects shall never alter, but daily be faid at Morning Prayer throughout all the year
as followeth, all kneeling
The fecond Collect for Peace.
God, who art the authour of peace and lover of Concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whofe fervice is perfect freedom: Defend us thy humble fervants in all affaults of our enemies, that we furely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adverfaries, through the might of Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.
g The third Collect for Grace.
Lord our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast fafely, brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the fame with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no fin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy fight, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
¶ In Quires and places where they fing, here followeth the Anthem. Then these five Prayers following are to be read here, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two last are to be read, as they are there placed.
JA Prayer for the Kings Majefty.
Lord our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, the only ruler of Princes, who doft from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Moft heartily we befeech thee with thy favor to behold our moft gracious Sovereign Lord King CHARLES, and fo replenish him with the grace of thy holy Spirit, that he may alway incline to thy will and walk in thy way: Endue him plenteously with heavenly gifts, grant him in health and wealth long to live, ftrengthen him that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies; and finally after this life he may attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Royal Family. Almighty God the fountain of all goodness, we humbly beseech thee to bless our gracious Queen
THERINE,James Duke of York, and all the Royal Family: Endue them with thy holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; profper them with all happiness; and bring them to thine everlafting kingdom, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Clergy, and People.
Almighty and everlafting God, who alone workest
great marvels; Send down upon our Bishops and Curates, and all congregations committed to their charge, the healthful Spirit of thy grace; and that they may truly pleafe thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy bleffing. Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediatour, Jefus Christ. Amen.
A Prayer of S. Chryfoftom. ALmighty God, who hast given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common fupplications unto thee,and doft promife,that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests; Fulfil now,O Lord, the defires and petitions of thy fervants,as may be most expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.
2 Cor. 13. 14.
He grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer throughout
The order för
At the beginning of Evening Prayer, the Minifter fall read with a loud voice fome one or more of these fentences of the Scriptures that follow. And then he shall fay that which is writ
Hen the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he fhall fave his foul alive. Ezek. 18. 27.
I acknowledge my tranfgreffions, and my fin is ever before me. Pfal. 51.3.
Hide thy face from my fins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Pfal. 51.9.
The facrifices of God are a broken fpirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not defpife. Pfal. 51. 17.
Rent your heart, and not your garments, and turn funto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful,flow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel. 2. 13.
To theLord ourGod belong mercies and forgivenef fes, though we have rebelled against him: neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he fet before us. Dan. 2.9, 10.
ti O Lord correct me, but with Judgment; not in thine anger, left thou bring me to nothing. Jer. 10. 24.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. S. Matth, 3. 2.
I will arife and go to my Father, and will fay unto him, Father, I have finned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy Son. S. Luke. 15. 18, 19.
Enter not into judgment with thy fervant, O Lord; for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfal.
If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive our felves, and the truth is not in us... But if we confefs our fins, he is faithful and juft to forgive us our fins, and to cleanfe as from all unrighteoufnefs. 1 S. John 1.8, 9.
Early beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us
Dia lundry places to acknowledge and confefs our
manifold fins and wickedness, and that we should not