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Govern them, and lift them up for 'LORD; praise him, and magnify him
ye Ice and Snow, bless the ye LORD; praise him, and magnify him
O ye Nights and Days, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Day by day we inagnify thee; And we worship thy name ever, world without end.
Vouchsafe, O LORD, to keep us this day without sin.
O LORD, have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us. O LORD, let thy mercy be upon us, as cur trust is in thee.
O LORD, in thee have I trusted; let me never be confounded.
0 ye Lightnings and Clouds, blees ye the LORD; praise him, and mag. nify him for ever.
Ŏ let the Earth bless the LORD; yea, let it praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O all ye green Things upon earth, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
ye Wells, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever. O ye Seas and Floods, bless the ye LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Waters that be above the Firmament, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Whales, and all that move in the waters, bless ye the LORD; praise
O all ye Powers of the LORD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and mag-kim, and magnify him for ever. nify him for ever.
O all ye Fowls of the air, bless ye O ye Sun and Moon, bless ye the the LORD; praise him, and magnify LORD; praise him, and magnify him him for ever. for ever.
O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Children of Men, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O let Israel bless the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Or this Canticle.
Benedicite, omnia opera Domini. O ALL ye Works of the LORD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Ö ye Angels of the LORD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
ye Light and Darkness, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Heavens, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for
0 ye Stars of heaven, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever. 0 ye Showers and Dew, bless ye the LORD: praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Winds of GOD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Fire and Heat, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Winter and Summer, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Priests of the LORD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Servants of the LORD, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Oye Spirits and Souls of the Righteous, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye holy and humble Men of heart, bless ye the LORD; praise him.
ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the LORD; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Frost and Cold, bless ye the and magnify him for ever.
Then shall be read, in like manner, the second
cording to the Table or Calendar; aud after
Psalm c. O BE joyful in the LORD, all lands; serve the LORD with glad. ness, and come before his presence with a song.
Be ye sure that the LORD he is GOD, it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and speak good of his name.
For the LORD is gracious, his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began;
That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us
And in one Lord JESUS CHRIST, the only-begotten Son of GOD, begot ten of his Father before all worlds; GoD of GOD, Light of Light, very GOD of very GOD, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the FATHER, by whom all things our salvation, came down from heawere made; who for us men, and for ven, and was incarnate by the HOLY GHOST of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified also for
T Or this Hymn. Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68. BLESSED be the LORD GOD of us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered Israel; for he hath visited and re-and was buried, and the third day he deemed his people;
And hath raised up a mighty vation for us, in the house of his servant David;
rose again, according to the Scripsal-tures, and ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; whose kingdom shall have no
Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing: And any Churches may omit the words, He descended into hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went into the place of departed spirits, which are considered as words of the
same meaning in the Creed.
I believe in the HOLY GHOST; The holy catholic Church; The communion of saints; The forgiveness of sins; The resurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen. ¶ Or this.
I BELIEVE in GOD the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and
And in JESUS CHRIST his only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the HOLY GHOST, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; The third day he rose from the dead; He ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I BELIEVE in one GOD, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible:
And I believe in the HOLY GHOST, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the FATHER and the SON; who with the FATHER and the SON together is worshipped and glori fied, who spake by the prophets. And I believe one catholic and apostolic Church. I acknowledge one bap tism for the remission of sins; and I look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.
Ans. And take not thy holy Spirit and perfect gift, send down upon our Bishops and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace; and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the con
TA Collect for Peace.
O GOD, who art the author of tinual dew of thy blessing: Grant peace and lover of concord, in know this, O LORD, for the honor of ledge of whom standeth our eternal our Advocate and Mediator JESUS CHRIST. Amen. life, whose service is perfect freedom; defend us, thy humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
Then shall follow the Collect for the day, ex-
A Collect for Grace.
O LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting GOD, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day; defend us in the same with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings, being ordered by thy governance, may be righteous in thy sight, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the President of the United
O LORD, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favor to behold and bless thy TA General Thanksgiving. servant, The President of the United ALMIGHTY GOD, Father of all States, and all others in authority; mercies, we, thine unworthy servants, and so replenish them with the grace do give thee most humble and hearty of thy holy Spirit, that they may al- thanks for all thy goodness and loving incline to thy will, and walk in kindness to us, and to all men. thy way: Endue them plenteously bless thee for our creation, preservawith heavenly gifts; grant them in tion, and all the blessings of this life; health and prosperity long to live; but, above all, for thine inestimable and finally, after this life, to attain love in the redemption of the world everlasting joy and felicity, through by our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for the JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, give us that due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and that we may show forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but
The following Prayers are to be omitted here,
A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. server of all mankind, we humbly O GOD, the Creator and Prebeseech thee for all sorts and condi.. tions of men, that thou wouldest be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. More especially we pray for thy holy Church universal; that it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians, may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life. Finally, we commend to thy Fatherly goodness, all those who are any ways afflicted or distressed in mind, body, or estate; that it may please thee to comfort and relieve them, according them patience under their sufferings, to their several necessities, giving and a happy issue out of all their af flictions: And this we beg for JESUS CHRIST's sake. Amen.
A Prayer for the Clergy and People. ALMIGHTY and everlasting GOD, from whom cometh every good
in our lives; by giving up ourselves that when two or three are gathered to thy service, and by walking before together in thy name, thou wilt grant thee in holiness and righteousness all their requests; fulfil now, O LORD, our days, through JESUS CHRIST the desires and petitions of thy ser our Lord; to whom, with thee and vants, as may be most expedient for the HOLY GHOST, be all honor and them; granting us in this world glory, world without end. Amen. knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen. 2 Cor. xiii. 14.
TA Prayer of St. Chrysostom.
ALMIGHTY GOD, who hast given us grace at this time, with one accord to make our common suppli
THE grace of our Lord JESUS CHRIST, and the love of GOD, and the fellowship of the HOLY GHOST, cations unto thee; and dost promise be with us all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.
DAILY EVENING PRAYER.
The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture
THE LORD is in his holy temple; O GOD, thou wilt not despise. Ps. let all the earth keep silence before li. 17. him. Hab. ii. 20.
Rend your heart and not your garFrom the rising of the sun even ments, and turn unto the LORD unto the going down of the same, my GOD; for he is gracious and merci name shall be great among the Gen-ful, slow to anger, and of great kindtiles; and in every place incense shall ness, and repenteth him of the evil. be offered unto my name, and a pure Joel ii. 13. offering: for my name shall be great To the LORD our GOD belong mer. among the Heathen, saith the LORD of cies and forgivenesses, though we hosts. Mal. i. 11. have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our GOD, to walk in his laws which he set before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.
O LORD, correct me, but with judg. ment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Ps. vi. 1.
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my Redeemer. Ps. xix. 14.
When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, be shall save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. I will arise, and go to my father, and will say unto him; Father, İ have sinned against heaven, and be. fore thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son. St. Luke xv. 18, 19.
Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O LORD; for in thy sight
shall no man living be justified. Pathon those who are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind, in CHRIST JESUS our Lord. And grant, O most merciful Father, for his sake; That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life; To the glory of thy holy
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, GOD is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John i. 8, 9.
Then the Minister shall say,
DEARLY beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in sundry places, to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness, and that we should not dissemble nor cloak them before the face of ALMIGHTY GOD, our heavenly Father, but confess them with an humble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the same, by his infinite goodness and mercy. And although we ought, at all times, humbly to acknowledge our sins before GOD; yet ought we chiefly so to do, when we assemble and meet together, to render thanks for the great benefits that we have received at his hands, to set forth his most worthy praise, to hear his most holy word, and to ask those things which are requisite and necessary, as well for the body as the soul. Wherefore,
I pray and beseech you, as many as are here present, to accompany me, with a pure heart and humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, saying
A General Confession, to be said by the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.
The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, standing; the People still kneeling.
ALMIGHTY GOD, the Father of our Lord JESUS CHRIST, who desireth not the death of a sinner, but rather that he may turn from his wickedness and live, hath given power and commandment to his ministers to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Absolution and Remission of their sins. He pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gos pel. Wherefore, let us beseech him to grant us true repentance, and his Holy Spirit; that those things may please him which we do at this present, and that the rest of our life hereafter may be pure and holy; so that at the last we may come to his eternal joy, through JESUS CHRIST Our Lord."
The People shall answer here, and at the end of every Prayer, Amen.
T Or this.
ALMIGHTY GOD, our heavenly Father, who, of his great mercy, hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who, with hearty repentance and true faith, turn unto him; have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
ALMIGHTY and most merciful Father; We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We
have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done: And there is no health in us. But thou, O LORD, have mercy upon us, miserable of fenders. Spare thou those, O GOD, who confess their faults. Restore
Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the
Lord's Prayer; the People still kneeling, and repeating it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it is used in Divine Service.
OUR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those