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All this I steadfastly believe.
1 Adding this. Then shall the Minister eramine whe-10 Scorious nof the world, who by tby horting him to a particular Confcs- deemed us, save us and help us, we humsion of the sin for which he is con- bly beseech thee, O Lord. demned; and upon Confession, he 1 Then the Minister, standing, shall shall instruct him what satisfaction omended be made to those when he has I the handstof life we are in death: any combinations in wickedness, or of thee, O Lord, who for our sius art justly any evil practices designed against displeased? others, let him he admonished to the Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord utmost of his power to discover and most mighty, O holy and most merciful prevent them.
Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter T after his Confession, the Minister pains of eternal death. shall declare io him the pardoning
Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our mercy of God, in the Form which is hearts: Shut not thy merciful ears to our used in the Communion Service. prayers;
spare us, Lord most holy, 1 After which shall be said the Collect Saviour, thou most wortby Judge eternal,
O God most mighly, 0 holy and merciful following:
suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains Holy Trees who of thiee iofiveite o di of death to fall from thee, ness,
I Then the Minister shall say, mercy upon this thy servant, who desireth TIF Almighty God whose who mpoule
strong tower to all those put pardon and forgiveness, though in his latest their trust in him ; to whom all things in hour he turneth unto thee. Renew in him heaven, in earth, and under the earth, do whatsvever hath been decayed by the fraud bow and obey; be now and ever more and malice of the devil, or hy his own carnal thy defence; and make thee know and feel will and frailness. Consider his contrition; that there is none other name under heae accept his repentance; and foras much as ven given to man, in whom and through he putteth his full trust only in thy mercy; whom thou mayest receive salvation, but impute not unto him his former sins, but only the vame of our Lord Jesus Christ. strengthen him with thy blessed Spirit; and Amen. when thou art pleased to take him herice, 11 And after that shall say, take him unto thy favour: This we beg
prothrough thy meríts, O Lord. our Savious UNICO God's gracious mercy and
tection we commit thee: The Lord and our Redeemer. Amen.
bless thee and keep thee: The Lord make q Then the Minister shall say, his face to shine upon thee, and he gracious O
Father of mercies and God of all unto thee: The Lord lift up his counte
comfort; we fly unto thee for succour nance upon thee, and give thee peace both in behalf of this thy servant, who is now now and evermore. under the sentence of condemnation. The 1 At the time of Execution, besides all, day of his calamity is at hand, and he is ac or such parts of the foregoing office counted as one of those who go down into as the Minister shall judge proper, the pit. Blessed Lord, remember thy mer shall be said the Commendatory Praye cies; look upon his infirmities; hear the er for a person at the point of Deparvoice of his complaint; give him, we be ture, as it is in the Visitation of the seech thee, patience in this his time of ad Sick. versity, and support under the terrors 1 The Collect for the Communion Service. že things he hath done in the body, which O God, who declarest thy Almighty
power chiefly in showing mercy and have justly provoked thee to anger; and pity; we beseech thee to have mercy upon forasmuch as his continuance appeareth to this thy servant, who for his transgressions be short amongst us, quicken him so much is appointed to die. Grant that he may the more by thy grace and holy Spirit; take thy judgments patiently, and repent that he, being converted and reconciled him truly of his sins ; that he recovering thy unto thee, before thy judgments have cut favour, the fearful reward of his actions him off from the earth, may at the hour of may end with this life; and whensover bis death depart in peace, and be received his soul shall depart from the hody, it may Into thine everlasting kingdom, through be withoutspot resented unto thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Epistle. Heb. xii. 11. jalways a deep sense of their sins, and of
to be joyous, but grievous; neverthe-more their confinement presseth hard upon less, afterwards it yieldeth the peaceable them, the more let the comforts of thy fruit of righteousness, unto them which are grace and mercy abound towards them. exercised thereby:
Give to their creditors tenderness and comThe Gospel. St. John v. 24. passion, and to them a meek and forgiving
that heareth my word, and believeth thein, and a full purpose to repair all the on him that sent me, bath everlasting life, injuries and losses which others have susand shall not come into condemnation ; but tained by them. Raise them up friends to passed from death unto life.
pity and relicve them; give them the con f A Prayer for imprisoned Debtors. tinued confort of thy countenance bere;
OST gracious Göd, look down in pity and so sanctify their afflictions, that they afflicted servanis, whr are fallen under the glory, through the merits and mediulion of misery of a close restraint. Give them Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord. Amen.
A FORM OF PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING To Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all the other Blessings of his mere
ciful Providence; to be used yearly on the first Thursday in November, or on such other Day as shall be appointed by the Civil Authority.
The Service shall be as usual, except where it is hereby otherwise appointech Among the Sentences at the beginning, He covereth the heaven with clouds, of Morning Prayer shall be the fol- and prepareth rain for the earth; he maketh lowing:
the grass to grow upon the mountains. Н" TONOUR the Lord with thy substance, He giveth to the beast his fuod ; and to
and with the first fruits of all thine! the young ravens which cry. increase: So shall thy barns be filled with Praise the Lord, o Jerusalem: Praise plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with thy God, o Sion. new wine. Prov. iii. 9, 10.
For he hath strengthened the bars of thy The Lord hy wisdom hath founded the gates; he hath blessed thy children within earth; hy understanding hath he established thee. the heavens: By his knowledge the depths He niaketh peace in thy borders, and are broken up, and the clouds drop down filleth thee with the forest of the wheat. the dew. Prov. iii. 19, 20.
1 Then shall be sail or sung one of the The eternal God is thy refuge, and un Selections, or some other portion of derneath are the everlasting arms. Deut. the Psalms, at the discretion of the Xxxiii. 27.
Minister. Israel then shall dwell in safety alone; " The First Lesson shall be Deut. viii. the fountain of Jacob shall be upon the and the Second Lesson shall be 1 Thess. land of corn and of wine, also his heaven v. 12 to 24. shall drop down dew. Deut. xxxiii. 28. 1 After the General Thanksgiving, shall
Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like bc said this which followeth: the shield of thy help, and whore the stored MOST gracious
, by whose know
ledge the depths are breken up, and of thy excellency! Deut. xxxiii. 29. the clouds drop down the dew; we yield ( Instead of, o come let us sing, g-c. the thee unfeigned thanks and praise, as for all following shall be said or sung: thy mercies, so especially for the returns sing praises unto our God; for it is ing the year with thy goodness, in the in
is pleasant, and praise is comely. crease of the ground, and the gathering in
The Lord doth build up Jerusalem; he of the fruits thereof. And, we beseech gathereth together the out-casts of Israel. thee, give us a just sense of this great mer.
He healeth those that are broken in cy; such as may appear in our lives, by an beart, and bindeth up their wounds. bumble, holy, and obedient walking before
diree all our days, through Jesus Christ our holding his natural face in a glass : for he Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy beholdeth laimseif, and goeth his way, and Ghosh, be all glory and honour, world straightway forgetieth what manner of man without end. Amen.
he was. But whoso looketh into the perT The Collect to be used instcad of that fect law of liberty, and continueth therein, for the day.
he being not a forgetful hearer, hut a doer O , , in
ed the labours of the husbandman in his deed. If any man among you seem the returns of the fruits of the earth; we to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, give thee humble and hearty thanks for but deceiveth his own heart, this man's reThis thy, bounty; beseeching thee to con- ligion is rain. Pure religion and unde. tinue ihy loving kindness to us ; that our filed before God and the Father is this : land may still yield her increase, to thy to visit the fatherless and widows in their glory and our comfort, through Jesus affliction, and to keep himself unspoiled Christ our Lord. Amen.
froin the world. The Epistle. St. James i. 16. The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 43. not err, my beloved brethren: erery E have heard that it hath been said,
YE how shalar Tove thy neighbour and from above; and cometh down from the hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Father of Lights, with whom no varia-love your enemies, bless them that curse bleness, neither shadow of turning of his you, do good to them that bate you, and own will begat he us of the word of truth, pray for them which despitefully use you that we should be a kind of first fruits of and persecute you: that ye may be the his creatures. Wherefore, my beloved children of your Father wbich is in heavea. brethren, let every inan be swift io hear, for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil slow to speak, slow to wrath: for the wrath and on the good, and serdeth rain on the of man worketh not the righteousness of just and on the unjust. For if ye love God. Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and ihem which love you, what reward have superfluity of naughtiness, and receive witb se do not even the Publicans the same? meekness the engrafted word, which is abis or if ye
your brethren only, what to save your souls. Be ye doers of the word; do ye more than others do not even the and noi liearers only, deceiving your own Publicans so: Be ye therefore perfect, selves. For if any he a hearer olibe word even as your Father which is in heaven is wid not a doer, he is like unto a man be-l perfect.
FORMS OF PRAYER
TO BE USED IN FAMILIES.
MORNING PRAYER. The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Family as can conveniently be present; let one of them, or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling:
, art . dom 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 who trespass 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.
LMIGHTY and everlasting God, in whom we Acknowledgment
live and move and have our being; we, thy of God's mercy and needy creatures, render thee our humble praises, for preservation, espa thy preservation of us from the beginning of our livescially through the
night to this day, and especially for having delivered us from the dangers of the past night. To thy watchful
* When disturb, providence we owe it, * (that no disturbance hath ances of any kind come nigh us or our dwelling; but, that we are befall a Family, in- brought in safety to the beginning of this day.) For that potwithstanding these thy mercies, we bless and magnify thy gloricus ou dangers, we are Name; humbly beseeching thee to accept this our brought in safety, to morning sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; for his the beginning of this sake who lay down in the grave, and rose again for day.
us, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
of soul and body to God's AND, since it is of thy mercy, O gracious Father,
that another day is added to our lives; we here luiion to be growing dedicate both our souls and our bodies to thee and daily in goodness. thy service, in a sober, righteous, and godiy life : In
which resolution, do thou, O merciful God, confirm and strengthen us; that, as we grow in age, we may grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and
Saviour' Jesus Christ. Amen. to enable us to pers BUT, O God, who knowest the weakness and corform that resolu.
ruption of our nature, and the manifold temptations which we daily meet with ; we humbly beseech
thee to have compassion on our infirmities, and to give us the cor stant assistance of thy Holy Spirit ; that we may be effectually restrained from sin, and excited to our duty. Imprint upon our hearts such a dread of thy judgments, and such a grateful sense of thy goodness to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed to offend thee. And, above all, keep in our minds a lively remembrance of that great Day, in which we must give a strict account of our thoughts, words, and actions; and according to the works done in the body, be eternally rewarded or punished, by him whom thou hast appointed the Judge of quick and dead, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. keeper som en prodowings I particular, we implore thy grace and pro
tection for the ensuing day. Keep us tempe. sing on the business of rate in our meats and drinks, and diligent in our
several callings. Grant us patience under any aMictions thou shalt see fit to lay on us, and minds always contented with our present condition,
Give us grace to be just and upright in ail our * On Sunday Morning dealings; quiet and peaceable; full of compaslet thy Holy Spirit accom- sion; and ready to do good to all men; acu pany us to the place of thy to our abilities and opportunities. Direct us in public worship, making us all our ways *(and prosper the works of our serious and attentive, and hands in the business of our several stations.) raising our minds from the thoughts of this world to Defend us from all dangers and adversities; anú the consideration of the be graciously pleased to take us, and all things next, that we may fervent- belonging to us, under thy Fatherly care and proly join in the prayers and tection. These things, and whatever else thou praises of thy Church, and shalt sec necessary and convenient to us, we humhonest hearts
, in order to bly beg, through the merits and mediation of thy practise it.
Son Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amen. fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amento,
EVENING PRAYER. I The Family being together, a little before Bed Time, let the Master or Mistress, or
any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling: Ou ,
dom 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 who trespass against us; And lead us not into templation ; But deliver us from evil : For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. [OST merciful God, who art of purer eyes than Confession of sins,
contrition and par.. uess to all those who confess and forsake their sins ; don. we come before thee in an humble sense of our own unworthiness, acknowledging our manifold transgressions of thy righteous laws.* But, O gracious Fa * Here, let him ther, who desirest not the death of a sinner, look who reads make upon us, we beseech thee, in mercy, and forgive us
short pause, that coall our transgressions. Make us deeply sensible of cry one may secretly the great evil of them; and work in us an hearty con- failings of that day. trition ; that we may obtain forgivenoss at thy hands, who art ever ready to receive humble and penitent sinners; for the sake of thy Son Jesus Christ, our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen. ND lest, through our own frailty, or the tempta Prayer for grace
to reform and grow
betler into sin, vouchsafe us, we beseech thee, the direction and assistance of thy Holy Spirit. Reform whatever is amiss in the temper and disposition of our souls; that no unclean thoughts, unlawful designs, or inordinate desires, may rest there. Purge our hearts from envy, hatred, and malice; that we may never suffer the sun to go down upon our wrath; but may always go to our rest in peace, charity, and good-will, with a conscience void of offence towards thee and towards men: That so, we may be preserved pure and blameless, unto the coming of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
The Intercessione kind. Let the light of thy Gospel shine upon all nations; and may as many as have received it, live as becomes it. Be gracious unto thy Church ; and grant that every member of the same, in his vocation and ministry, may serve thee faithfully. Bless all in authority over us; amml so rule their hearts and strengthen their hands, that they may punish wickedness and vice, and maintain thy true religion and virtue. Send down thy blessings temporal and spirit. ual, upon all our relations, friends, and neighbours. Reward all who have done us good, and paidon all those who have done or wish us evil, and give them repentance and better minds. Be merciful to all who are in any trouble ; and do thou, the God of pity, administer to them ac. cording to their several necessities, for his sake who went about doing good, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.