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GENERAL TABLES for finding the Dominical or Sunday Letter, and the Places of the Golden Numbers in the Calendar.
O find the Dominical or Sunday Letter for any given Year
To our Lord, add to the Year its fourth Part, omitting
Fractions, and also the Number, which, in Table 1. standeth at the Top of the Column wherein the Number of Hundreds contained in that given Year is found: Divide the Sum by 7, and if there be no Remainder, then A is the Sunday Letter; but if any Number remain, then the Letter which standeth under that Number at the Top of the Table, is the Sunday Letter.
Years of our Lord.
¡Years of our Lord.
O find the Month and Days of the Month to which the Golden Numbers ought to be prefixed in the Calendar in any given Year of our Lord, consisting of entire Hundred Years, and in all the intermediate Years betwixt that and the next Hundredth Year 5500 17 following, look in the second Co5600 17 lumn of Table II. for the given 5700 18 Year, consisting of entire Hun5800 18 dreds; and note the Number or B 6000 19 Cypher which stands against it in the third Column; then in Table HI. look for the same Number in the Column under any given Golden Number, which when you have found, guide your Eye sideways to the Left Hand, and in the first Column you will find the Month and Day to which that Golden Number ought to be prefixed in the Calendar, during that Period of one Hundred Years.
B 3200 7 B 6800 22
The Letter B prefixed to certain Hundreth Years in Table II. denotes those Years which are still to be accounted Bissextile or 7900 28 Leap Years in the New Calendar; whereas all the other Hundredth Years are to be accounted only common Years.
4400 12 B 8000 27
¶ The Minister shall begin the MORNING PRAYER, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture.
HE Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. From the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same, my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. Mal. i. 11.
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. Psal. xix. 14.
When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27.
I acknowledge my transgressions; and my sin is ever before me. Psal. li. 3.
Hide thy face from my sins; and blot out all mine iniquities. Psal. li. 9.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. li. 17.
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 judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St.Mat. iii. 2. I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him; Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before 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. Psal. cxliii. 2.
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 St. John i. 8, ¶Then the Minister shall say,
EARLY 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 Fa
Rend your heart and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to an- ther, but confess them with sis ger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel
To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the
humble, lowly, penitenty upo obedient heart; to the eaway t we may obtain forgivece c the same by h ness and mercy. we ought, at all t to acknowledge ou..
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.
LMIGHTY and most mer
A ciful Father; We have er
LMIGHTY God, the Fa
ther 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 Gospel. 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
temaljoy, through Jesus Christ
red and strayed from thy ways our Lord. like lost sheep. We have fol
lowed too much the devices and¶The People shall answer here,
desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy Jaws. 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 offenders. Spare thou those, O God, who confess their faults. Restore thou 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 her life; To the glory of thy ame. Amen.
Declaration of Absolu-
and at the end of every Prayer, Amen.
¶ Or this.
ALMIGHTY God, our hea
venly 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 mer. cy 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.
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.
UR Father, who art in Hea, ven, Hallowed be thy name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in