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THE LITANY,

OR GENERAL SUPPLICATION, TO BE USED AFTER MORNING SERVICE, ON SUNDAYS, WEDNESDAYS,

AND FRIDAYS.

O God, the FATHER of wrath, and from everlasting Heaven; have mercy upon us damnation; miserable sinners.

| Good Lord, deliver us. O God, the FATHER of From all blindness of heart; Heaven; have mercy upon us from pride, vạin-glory, and miserable sinners,

hypocrisy ; from envy, hatred, O God the Son, Redeemer and malice, and all uncharitaof the world; have mercy upon bleness ; us miserable sinners.

Good LORD, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer From all inordinate and sinof the world; have mercy upon ful affections; and from all the us miserable sinners,

deceits of the world, the flesh, O God the Holy Ghost, and the devil; proceeding from the FATHER Good LORD, deliver us. and the Son; have mercy upon From lightning and tempest; us miserable sinners.

from plague, pestilence, and fa O God the Holy Ghost, miné; from battle and murder, proceeding from the FATHER and from sudden death ; and the Son; have mercy upon Good LORD, deliver us. US miserable sinners.

From all sedition, privy conO holy, blessed, and glorious spiracy, and rebellion ; from Trinity, three persons and all false doctrine, hereøy, and one God; have mercy upon us schism ; from hardness of heart, miserable sinners.

and contempt of thy Word and O holy, blessed, and glorious Commandment; TRINITY, three persons and Good LORD, deliver us. one God; have mercy upon us! By the mystery of thy holy miserable sinners.

Incarnation; by thy holy NaRemember not, LORD, or tivity and Circumcision; by offences, nor the offences of our thy Baptism, Fasting, and fore-fathers ; neither take thou Temptation ; vengeance of our sins: spare Good Lord, deliver us. us, good LORD, spare thy peo- By thine Agony and bloody ple, whom thou hast redeemed Sweat; by thy Cross and Paswith thy most precious blood, sion; by thy precious Death and be not angry with us for and Bụrial; by thy glorious ever :

Resurrection and Ascension ; Spare us, good LORD. and by the coming of the Holy

From all evil and mischief; Ghost; from sin ; from the crafts and Good Lord, deliver us. assaults of the devil; from thy! In all time of our tribulation, in all time of our prosperity; pure affection, and to bring in the hour of death, and in the forth the fruits of the Spirit; day of judgment;

| We beseech thee to hear us, Good LORD, deliver us. good LORD.

We sinners do beseech thee That it may please thee to to hear us, O LORD God; and bring into the way of truth, all that it may please thee to rule such as have erred, and are and govern thy holy Church | deceived; universal in the right way; L We beseech thee to hear us,

We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD. good LORD.

That it may please thee to That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and bless and preserve all Christian to comfort and help the weakRulers and Magistrates ; giving hearted, and to raise up those them grace to execute justice, who fall, and finally to beat and to maintain truth;

down Satan under our feet; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, succour, help, and comfort all and Deacons, with true know- who are in danger, necessity, ledge and understanding of thy and tribulation; Word; and that both by their We beseech thee to hear us, preaching and living they may good LORD. set it forth, and show it accord- That it may please thee to ingly;

preserve all who travel by land We beseech thee to hear us, or by water, all women in the good LORD.

perils of child-birth, all sick That it may please thee persons, and young children, to bless and keep all thy and to show thy pity upon all people;

prisoners and captives ; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.

good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, defend, and provide for, the and concord;

fatherless children, and widows, We beseech thee to hear us, and all who are desolate and good LORD.

oppressed; That it may please thee to We beseech thee to hear us, give us an heart to love and good LORD. fear thee, and diligently to live That it may please thee to after thy Commandments; have mercy upon all men ;

We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase forgive our enemies, persecuof grace, to hear meekly thy tors, and slanderers, and to Word, and to receive it with turn their hearts;

We beseech thee to hear us, daily bread ; And forgive us our good LORD.

| trespasses, as we forgive those That it may please thee to who trespass against us; And give and preserve to our use lead us not into temptation ; the kindly fruits of the earth, But deliver us from evil. Amen. so that in due time we may Min. O LORD, deal not with enjoy them; .

us according to our sins. We beseech thee to hear us, Ans. Neither reward us acgood Lord.

cording to our iniquities. That it may please thee to

| Let us pray. give us true repentance, to

O GOD, merciful Father, forgive us all our sins, negli:who despisest not the sighing gences, and ignorances, and

of a contrite heart, nor the to endue us with the grace of

| desire of such as are sorrowful; thy holy Spirit, to amend our I mercifully assist our prayers lives according to thy holy | which we make before thee in Word;

all our troubles and adversities, We beseech thee to hear us,

whensoever they oppress us ; good Lord.

and graciously hear us, that Son of God, we beseech thee

those evils which the craft and to hear us.

subtilty of the devil or man Son of God, we beseech thee

worketh against us, may, by to hear us.

thy good providence, be brought O Lamb of God, who takest

to naught; that we, thy servants, away the sins of the world ;

being hurt by no persecutions, Grant us thy peace.

may evermore give thanks O Lamb of God, who takest |

unto thee in thy holy Church, away the sins of the world;

through JESUS CHRIST our Have mercy upon us. Lord. I The Minister may, at his discretion, omit O LORD, arise, help us, and

all that follows, to the Prayer, “We humbly I deliver us, for thy name's sake. beseech thee, O Father," &c.

O GOD, we have heard with TO Christ, hear us. O Christ, hear us.

jour ears, and our fathers have LORD, have mercy upon us.

declared unto us, the noble LORD, have mercy upon us.

works that thou didst in their CHRIST, have mercy upon us.

days, and in the old time before Christ, have mercy upon us.

them.

O LORD, arise, help us, and LORD, have mercy upon us. La LORD, have mercy upon US.

.. | deliver us, for thine honour.

Glory be to the FATHER, and I Then shall the Minister, and the People to the Son, and to the Holy

with him, say the Lord's Prayer. Ghost; OUR Father, who art in hea- Ans. As it was in the begin, ven, Hallowed be thy name; ning, is now, and ever shall be, Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Will world without end. Amen. be done on earth, as it is in From our enemies defend us, heaven; Give us this day our O CHRIST.

Graciously look upon our |ings of this life ; but, above all, afflictions.

| for thine inestimable love in With pity behold the sor- the redemption of the world by rows of our hearts,

our Lord JESUS CHRIST; for · Mercifully forgive the sins the means of grace, and for the of thy people.

hope of glory. And, we be. Favourably with mercy hear seech thee, give us that due our prayers.

sense of all thy mercies, that O Son of David, have mercy our hearts may be unfeignedly upon us.

thankful, and that we may show Both now and ever, vouch forth thy praise, not only with safe to hear us, O CHRIST. our lips, but in our lives ; by

Graciously hear us, o CHRIST; I giving up ourselves to thy sera graciously hear us, O Lord vice, and by walking before CHRIST.

thee in holiness and righteous, Min. O LORD, let thy mer ness all our days, through Jesus cy be showed upon us ; Christ our Lord ; to whom,

Ans. As we do put our trust with thee and the Holy Ghost, in thee.]

be all honour and glory, world I Let us pray.

without end. Amen. WE humbly beseech thee, o

s A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities ; and, for the . ALMIGHT

for the ALMIGHTY GOD, who hast glory of thy name, turn from given us grace at this time, us all those evils that we most with one accord to make our justly have deserved; and grant common supplications unto *that, in all our troubles, we thee; and dost promise that may put our whole trust and when two or three are gathered confidence in thy mercy: and together in thy name, thou wilt evermore serve thee in holiness grant their requests ; fulfil now, and pureness of living, to thy O LORD, the desires and petihonour and glory, through our

tions of thy servants, as may only Mediator and Advocate,

be most expedient for them ; JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. granting us in this world know

ledge of thy truth, and in the I A General Thanksgiving, world to come life everlasting. ALMIGHTY God, Father of Amen. all mercies, we, thine unworthy servants, do give thee most

2 Cor. xiii. 14. humble and hearty thanks for THE grace of our Lor all thy goodness and loving Jesus Christ, and the love of kindness to us, and to all men. God, and the fellowship of the We bless thee for our creation, Holy Ghost, be with us all preservation, and all the bless-evermore. Amen.

Hero endeth the Litany,

UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, TO BE USED BEFORE THE TWO FINAL PRAYERS OF MORNING AND EVENING SERVICE.

Session.

PRAYERS ( A Prayer for Congress, to be used during their hast afflicted us : And we pray MOST gracious God, we thee to

thee to send us such seasonable humbly beseech thee, as for the

& weather, that the earth may, in People of these United States in

| due time, yield her increase, for general, so especially for their

our use and benefit; and give Senate and Representatives in

us grace, that we may learn, by Congress assembled ; that thou

thy punishments, to amend our wouldest be pleased to direct and

lives, and for thy clemency to prosper all their consultations, I give thee thanks and praise. to the advancement of thy glory,

through Jesus Christ our Lord. the good of thy Church, the

Amen.

T In Time of Dearth and Famine. safety, honour, and welfare of

O GOD, heavenly Father, thy people; that all things may l.

may whose gift it is that the rain be so ordered and settled by

| doth fall, and the earth bring their endeavours, upon the best!

| forth her increase ; behold, we and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and

beseech thee, the afflictions of justice, religion and piety, may|

thy people ; increase the fruits

of the earth by thy heavenly be established among us for all generations These, and all other

benediction; and grant that the necessaries for them, for us, and

scarcity and dearth, which we

now most justly suffer for our thy whole Church, we humbly

sins, may, through thy goodbag in the name and mediation of Jesus CHRIST, our most bless

ness, be mercifully turned into

| plenty, for the love of Jesus ed Lord and Saviour. Amen.

Christ our Lord; to whom, | For Rain.

with thee and the Holy Ghost, O GOD, heavenly Father, who be all honour and glory, now by thy Son Jesus CHRIST, hast land for ever. Amen. promised to all those who seek

1 In Tiine of War and Tumults, ihy kingdom and the righteous- O ALMIGHTY God, the suness thereof, all things necessary | preme Governor of all things, to their bodily sustenance; send whose power no creature is able us, we beseech thee, in this our to resist, to whom it belongeth necessity, such moderate rain justly to punish sinners, and to and showers, that we may receive be merciful to those who truly the fruits of the earth to our com- repent; save and deliver us, we fort, and to thy honour, through humbly beseech thee, from the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. hands of our enemies; that we, | For Fair Weather.

being armed with thy defence, ALMIGHTY and most mer- may be preserved evermore from ciful Father, we humbly beseech | all perils, to glorify thee, who thee, of thy- great goodness, to art the only giver of all victory, restrain those immoderate rains, through the merits of thy Son, wherewith, for our sins, thou Jesus CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

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