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heavenly gifts; grant him in health and wealth long to live; strengthen him, that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies; and finally, after this life, he may attain everlafting joy and felicity, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Royal Family.
A Prayer of S. Chryfoftom.
LMIGHTY God, who haft
LMIGHTY God, the foun- A given us grace, at this time,
tain of all goodness, we humbly befeech thee to blefs our gracious Queen Charlotte, their Royal Highneffes George Prince of Wales, the Princess of Wales, and all the Royal Family: Endue them with thy Holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; profper them with all hapFinefs; and bring them to thine everlasting kingdom, through Je, fus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Clergy and
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 servants, 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. xiii. 14. HE grace of our Lord Jesus God,
ALMIGHTY and ever I Chrit, and the love of Goly everlasting work eff
great marvels; Send down upon our Bithops and Curates, and all Congregations committed to
and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore Amen.
Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer.
At the beginning of Evening Prayer, the Minifter Jhall read with a loud voice fome one or more of thefe fentences of the Scriptures that follow; and then he shall fay that which is written after the faid fentences.
HEN the wicked man turneth away from his wickednefs that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he thall fave his foul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27.
I acknowledge my tranfgreffions, and my fin is ever before me. Pfalm li. 3.
Hide thy face from my fins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Pfalm li. 9.
The facrifices of God are a broken fpirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt no: defpifc. Pfalm li. 17.
Rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, flow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel ii. 13.
To the Lord our God belong
mercies and forgiveneffes, though humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, faying after
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. Daniel ix. 9, 10.
O Lord, correct me, but with
A general Confeffion, to be faid of the whole Congregation after the Miniffer, all kneeling.
LMIGHTY and moft mer
judgement: not in thine anger, Aciful Father, we have erred left thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Pfalm vi. 1.
Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Matt. iii. 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 fon. Luke xv. 18, 19.
Enter not into judgement with thy fervant, O Lord: for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfalm exliii. 2.
If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive ourselves, 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 us from all unrighteoufnefs. 1 John i. 8, 9.
them before the face of Almighty
and ftrayed from thy ways like
O God, which confefs their
ALMIGHTY God, the Father of our Lord jefus Chrift, who defireth not the death of a finner, but rather that he may turn from his wickedness and live; and hath given power and commandment to his Minifters, to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Abfolution and Remiffion of their fins: He pardoneth and abfolveth all them that truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gofpel. Wherefore let us be feech him to grant us true repentance, and his holy Spirit; that thofe things may pleafe him which we do at this prefent, and that the rest of our life hereafter may be pure and holy; to that at the laft we may come to his eternal joy, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
Then the Minifter fhall kneel, and Jay the Lord's Prayer; the People alfo kneeling, and repeating it with him.
OUR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy will be done in earth, as it is Name; Thy kingdom come Thy 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: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, For ever and ever. Amen.
Then likewife he shall fay,
O Lord, open thou our lips; Axfw. And our mouth thall thew forth thy praife.
Prieft. O God, make speed to fave us.
Anfu. O Lord, make hafte to help us.
Here all standing up, the Prieft
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghoft; Anfe. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be: world without end. Amen. Priet Praife ye the Lord. Answ. The Lord's Name be praised.
Then Jhall be faid or fung the Pfalms in order, as they are appointed. Then a Legon of the old Teftament, as is appointed; and after that, Magnificat, or the Song of the Bleed Virgin Mary, in English, as followeth. Magnificat. Luke i. 46.
M Lord: and my fpirit hath
Y foul doth magnify the
rejoiced in God my Saviour. For he hath regarded lowlinefs of his handmaiden. For, behold, from henceforth : all generations fhall call me bleffed.
For he that is mighty hath magnified me and holy is his Name.
And his mercy is on them that fear him throughout all geucrations.
He hath put down the mighty from their feat: and hath exalted good things: and the rich he the humble and meek. He hath filled the hungry with hath fent empty away..
He remembering his mercy, hath holpen his fervant Ifrael: as he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his feed, for ever.
Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning, &c. Or elfe this Pfalm; except it be on the Nineteenth Day of the Month, when it is read in the ordinary courfe of the Pfalms.
Cantate Domino. Pfalm xcvii.
SING unto the Lord a new fong: for he hath done marvellous things,
with his holy arm: hath he gotten With his own right hand, and
himself the victory.
The Lord declared his falvation: his righteoufnefs hath he openly thowed in the fight of the heathen.
He hath remembered his mercy and truth toward the house of Ifrael and all the ends of the world have feen the faivation of
Shew yourfelves joyful unto the Lord, all ye lands: fing, rejuice, and give thanks.
Praite the Lord upon the harp: ing to the harp with a pfalm of than giving.
With trumpets alfo and fhawms O fhew yourselves joyful before the Lord the King.
Let the fea make a noise, and all that therein is the round world, and they that dwell therein.
Let the floods clap their hands, and let the hills be joyful together before the Lord : for he cometh to judge the earth.
With righteoufne's fhall he judge the world: and the people with equity.
Glory be to the Father, &c.
Then a Leffon of the New Teftament, as it is appointed; and after that, Nunc dimittis, or the Song of Simeon, in English, as followeth.
Nunc dimittis. Luke ii. 29.
LORD, now letteft thou thy
fervant depart in peace : according to thy word. For mine eyes have feen: thy faivation,
Which thou haft prepared : before the face of all people; To be a light to lighten the Gentiles and to be the glory
of thy people Ifrael.
Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c. Or elfe this Pfalm; except it be on the Twelfth Day of the Month.
Deus mifereatur. Pfalm lxvii.
OD be merciful nnto us, J and bless us and fhew us the light of his countenance, and
be merciful unto us;
That thy way may be known upon earth thy faving health among all nations.
Let the people praife thee, O God: yea, let all the people praise thee.
O let the nations rejoice and be glad for thou that judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth.
Let the people praife thee, O God: yea, let all the people praife thee.
Then thall the earth bring forth her increafe and God, even our own God, thall give us his bleffing.
God fhall blefs us: and all the ends of the world thall fear him. Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c. Then fhall be faid or fung the Apostles' Creed by the Minifter and the People, standing.
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 cru
cified, 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 thall come to judge
the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Ghoft; The Communion of Saints; The The holy Catholic Church; Forgiveness of Sins; The Refurrection of the Body, And the Life everlafting. Amen. And after that, thefe Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minifter frft pronouncing with a loud voice,
The Lord be with you: Anfw. And with thy fpirit. Minifter. Let us pray. Lord, have mercy upon us. Chrift, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Then the Minifter, Clerks, and People, Jhall fay the Lord's Prayer with a loud voice.
UR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trefpafles, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us; And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. Amen.
Then the Priest standing up,
O Lord, thew thy mercy upon
Anfu. And grant us thy falvation.
Prieft. O Lord, fave the King; Anfw. And mercifully hear us, when we call upon thee.
Priest. 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;
Anfw. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.
A Prayer for the King's 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 beseech thee with thy favour to behold our mofi gracious Sovereign Lord, King GEORGE; and to replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he
him, that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies; and finally, after this life, he may attain everlasting joy and feli Lord. Amen. city, through Jefus Chrift our
A Prayer for the Royal Family. AGY God, the fountain of all goodness, we humbly befeech thee to blefs our gracious Queen Charlotte, their Royal Highneffes George Prince of Wales, the Princess of Wales, 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 Jesus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Clergy and
ALMIGHTY and everlafting
2 Cor. xiii. 14.
Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowthip of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore.
HE grace of our Lord Jefus
may alway incline to thy due
Here endeth the Order of Evening Prayer.