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O all ye Powers of the Lord, bless the Lord; praise him, and inagnify ye the Lord; praise him, and mag-him for ever.

nify him for ever.

O ail ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye Oye Sun and Moon, bless ye the the Lord; praise him, and magnify Lord; praise him, and magnify himjhim for ever. for ever.

0 Oye Stars of Heaven, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye 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.

Oye Fire and Heat, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Winter and Summer, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Frost and Cold, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him

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O ye Light and Darkness, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Lightnings and Clouds, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnity him for ever.

O 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 hi for ever. Call ye green Things upon Earth, bless at the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Wells, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for

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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. 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.

O ye 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, and magnify him for ever.

Then shall be read, in like manner, the second Lesson, taken out of the New Testament, according to the Table or Calendar; and after that, the following Psalm.

Jubilate Deo. Psalm c.

Be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands; serve the Lord with gladness, 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.

go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courta 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. Or this Hymn. Benedictus. St. Luke i. 65.

BLESSED be the Lord God of Israel: for he hath visited and redeemed his People;

And hath raised up a mighty salva. tion for us, in the house of his ser vaut David;

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.

Then shall be said the Apostles'

Creed, by the Minister and the believe one Catholic and Apostolic People standing: And any Churches Church. I acknowledge one Bap may omit the words, He descended tism for the remission of sins; and into Hell, or may, instead of them, look for the resurrection of the dead, use the words, He went into the and the life of the world to come. place of departed Spirits, which Amen. are considered as words of the same meaning in the Creed.

Believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth:

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 dend.

I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church; The communion of Saints; the forgiveness of 'ns; The resurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen. Or this.

Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible:

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the unly begotten Son of God, begotten of kis 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 were made; who for us men, and for our salvation, came down from Heaven, and was Incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried, and the third day he rose again, according to the Scripturea, and ascended into Heaven, and sit teth 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 end.

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 fogether is worshipped and glorified, alio spake by the prophets. And

And after that, these Pravers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minister first pronouncing, The Lord be with you; Ans. And with thy Spirit.

Min. Let us pray. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; Ans. And grant us thy salvation. Min. O God, make clean our hearts within us;

Ans. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us.

Then shall follow the Collect for the day, except when the Communion Service is read; and then the Collect for the day shall be omitted here.

A Collect for Peace.

God, who art the author of peace and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom; defend us, thy humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies that we, surely trusting in thy de fence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Collect for Grace.

Lord, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the begin ning 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 States, and all in Civil Authority.

Lord, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who doat from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant, The President of the United States, and all others in autho rity; and so replenish them with the grace of thy holy Spirit, that they

may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue them plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant them in health and prosperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The following Prayers are to be oinitted here, when the Litany is read.

ferings, and a happy issue out of all their afflictions: And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. Amen.

A General Thanksgiving. ALMIGHTY God, Father of al

mercies, we, thine unworthy ser vants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodnes and loving kindness to us, and to al men. We bless thee for our crea tion, preservation, and all the bluz A Prayer for the Clergy and ings of this life: but, above all, for People. thine inestimable love in the redemp ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, tion of the world by our Lord Jesus from whom cometh every good Christ; for the means of grace, and and perfect gift, send down upon our for the hope of glory. And, we beBishops and other Clergy, and upon seech thee, give us that due sense of the Congregations committed to their all thy mercies, that our hearts may charge, the healthful spirit of thy be unfeignedly thankful, and that we grace; and, that they may truly please may show forth thy praise, not only thee, pour upon them the continual with our lips, but in our lives; by dew of thy blessing: Grant this, O giving up ourselves to thy service, Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and by walking before thee in holi and Mediator Jesus Christ. Amen. ness and righteousness all our days, A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. through Jesus Christ our Lord; God, the Creator and Preserver whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, of all mankind, we humbly be- be all honour and glory, world with seech thee for all sorts and conditions out end. Amen. of men, that thou wouldest be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. us grace at this time, with one More especially we pray for thy holy accord to make our common suppli Church universal; that it may be so cations unto thee; and dost promise guided and governed by thy good that when two or three are gathered Spirit, that all who profess and call together in thy name, thou wilt grant themselves Christians, may be led their requests; fulfil now, O Lord, into the way of truth, and hold the the desires and petitions of thy ser faith in unity of Spirit, in the bond of vants, as may be most expedient for peace, and in righteousness of life. them; granting us in this word Finally, we commend to thy Father- knowledge of thy truth, and in the ly goodness, all those who are any world to come life everlasting. Ame ways afflicted or distressed in mind, 2 Cor. xiii. 14. body, or estate; that it may please THEgrace of our Lord JesusChrist, thee to comfort and relieve them, ac-1 and the love of God, and the fei cording to their several necessities, lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with giving them patieace under their suf-Jus all evermore. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. ALMIGHTY God, who hast giver

Here endeth the order of Morning Prayer.


The Minister shall begin the Erening Prayer, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture.

HE Lord is in his holy temple; thee, and am no more worthy to be let all the earth keep silence be- called thy sor. St. Luke xv. 18, 13. fore him. Hab. ii. 10. Enter not into judgment with thy From the rising of the sun even unto servant, O Lord; for thy sight sha!! the going down of the same, my no man living be justified. sal. name shall be great among the Gen-cxliii. 2. tiles; 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.

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 inercy. And although we ought, at all times, humbly to acknowledge our sins before God; yet ought we The sacrifices of God are a broken chiefly so to do, when we assemble spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, and mee: together, to render thanks O God, thou wilt not despise. Peal. for the great benefits that we have reli. 17. ceived at his hands, to set forth his Rend your heart and not your gar-most worthy praise, to hear his most ments, and turn unto the Lord your holy word, and to ask those things. God; for he is gracious and merci- which are requisite and necessary, ful, slow to anger, and of great kind- as well for the body as the soul. ness, and repenteth him of the evil. Wherefore, I pray and beseech you, Joelii. 13. as many as are here present, to acTo the Lord our God belong mer-company me, with a pure heart, and cies and forgivenesses, though we humble voice, unto the throne of the have rebelled against him; neither heavenly grace, sayinghave 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 judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24.

Psal. vi. 1.

A general Confession, to be said by the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.

ALMIGHTY and most merciful

Father; We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the des Repent ye; for the kingdom of vices and desires of our own hearts. heaven is at hand. St. Mat. iii. 2. We have offended against thy holy I will arise, and go to my father, laws. We have left undone those and will say unto him; Father, I have things which we ought to have done; sinned against heaven, and before And we have done those things which

we ought not to have done: Andjon Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give there is no health in us. But thou, us this day our daily bread; Ani O Lord, have mercy upon us, mise-forgive us our trespasses, as we forreble offenders. Spare thou those, O give those who trespass against us; God, who confess their faults. Re- And lead us not into temptation; But store thou those who are penitent; deliver us from ev: For thine is the According to thy promises declared Kingdom, and the Power, and the unto mankind, in Christ Jesus our Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. 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 name. Amen

Then likewise he shall say,
O Lord, open thou our lips;
Ans. And our mouth shall show
forth thy praise.

Here, all standing up, the Minister
shall say,

Glory be to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
Ans. As it was in the beginning, is
now, and ever shall be, world with

The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of Sins; to be made by he Priest alone, standing; the People still kneeling. ALMIGHTY God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who de-out end. sireth 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 tis holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us Deseech 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. 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 trus 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.

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. Οι UR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done

Min. Praise ye the Lord.
Ans. The Lord's name be praised.
Then shall follow a Por ion of the
Psalms, as they are appointed, or
one of the Selections, as they are
set forth by this Church, with the
Doxology, as in the Morning Ser-
vice. Then shall be read the first
Lesson, according to the Table or
Calendar; after which shall be said
or sung the following Psalm, except
when it is read in the ordinary
course of the Psalms, on the nine.
teenth day of the month.

Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. Sing unto the Lord a new song, for he hath done marvellous things.

With his own right hand, and with his holy arm, hath he gotten himself the victory.

The Lord declared his salvation; his righteousness hath he openl showed in the sight of the heathen. He hath remembered his mercy and truth toward the house of Israel; and all the ends of the world have seen the salvation of our God. Show yourselves joyful to the Lord, all ye lands; sing, rejoice, and give thanks.

Praise the Lord upon the harp; sing to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving.

With trumpets also and shawms, O show yourselves joyful before the Lord the King.

Let the sea make a noise and all that therein is, the round world and they that dwell therein.

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