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We beseech thee to hear us, good before thee in all our troubles and Lord.
adversities, whensoever they opThat it may please thee to give press us ; and graciously hear us, us true repentance, to forgive us that those evils which the craft and all our sins, negligences, and ig- subtilty of the devil or man worketh norances, and to endue us with against us, may, by thy good prothe grace of thy Holy Spirit, to vidence, be brought to nought; that amend our lives according to thy wc, thy servants, being hurt by no Holy Word;
persecutions, may evermore give Wie beseech thee to hear us, good thanks unto tree in thy holy Lord.
Church, through Jesus Christ our Son of God, we beseech thee to Lord. hear us. Son of God, we beseech thee to liver us, for thy name's sake.
O Lord, arise, help us, and de. hear us. O Lamb of God, who takest away O GOD, we have heard with our
ears, and our fathers have dethe sins of the world; Grant us thy peace.
clared unto us, the noble works that O Lamb of God, who takest away old time before them.
thou didst in their days, and in the the sins of the world; Have mercy upon us.
O Lord, arise, help us, and des
liver us, for thine honour. ? The Minister may, at his discretion, Glory be to the Father, and to
omit all that follows, to the Prayer; the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; "We humbly beseech thee, O Father,"
Ans. As it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world [O Christ, hear us.
without end. Amen. Christ, hear us.
From our enemics defend us, 0 Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ. Lord, have mercy upon us. Graciously look upon our afflicChrist, have mercy upon us. tions. Christ, have mercy upon us. With pity behold the sorrows of Lord, have mercy upon us, our hearts,
Lord, have mercy upon us.] Mercifully forgive the sins of the 1 Then shall the Minister, and the people.
People with him, say the Lord's' Favourably with mercy hear our Prayer.
UR Father, who art in Heaven, O Son of David, have mercy upon
Hallowed be thy Name ; Thy us. Kingdom come; Thy Will e done Both now and ever, vouchsafe to on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give hear us, 0 Christ. S this day our daily bread'; And Graciously hear us, o Christ, fessgive us our trespasses, as we for- graciously hear us, O Lord Christ, give those who trespass against us; Min. 0 Lord, let thy mercy be And lead us not into temptation; showed upon us ; But deliver us from evil. Amen. Ans. As we do put our trust in
Min, O Lord, deal not with us thee.) according to our sins.
1 Let us pray. Ans. Neither reward us according to our iniquities.
WE humby beseech thee, O Fa
ther, mercifully to look upon Let us pray
our infirmitics; and, for the glory O GOD, merciful Father, who of thy name, turn from is all those
despisest not the sighing of evils that we most justly have de à contrite heart, nor the desire of served ; and grant that, in all our such as are sorrowful; mercifully troubles, we may put our while aasist our prayers which we makeltrust and confidence in thy mercy ;
ana evermore serve thee in holiness righteousness all our days, through and pureness of living, to thy ho- Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, nour and glory, through our only with thee and the Holy Ghost, he Mediator and Advocate, Jesus all honour and glory, world with Christ our Lord. Ainen.
out end. Amen. TA General Thanksgiving. 11. A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. 18 ALMIGHTY God Fatlier of all ALMIGHTY Godwho hast ,
given us grace at this tine, servants, do give thee most humble with one accord to make our comand hearty thanks for all thy good- mon supplications unto thee; and ness and loving-kindness to us, and dost promise that when two or three to all men. We bless thee for our are gathered together in thy name, creation, preservation, and all the thou wilt grant their requests; fulblessings of this life; but, above fil now, O Lord, the desires and peall, for thine inestimable love in the titions of thy servants, as may be redemption of the world by our most expedient for them; granting Lord Jesus Christ; for the means us in this world knowledge of thy of grace, and for the hope of glory. truth, and in the world to come life And, we beseech thee, give us that everlasting. Amen. due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly
2 Cor. xiii. 14. thankful
, and that we may show THÉ grace of our Lord Jesus forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up and the fellowship of the Holy ourselves to thy service, and by Ghost, be with us all evermore. walking before thee in holiness and Amen.
Here endeth the Litany.
PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS
UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS,
PRAYERS. T A Prayer for Congress, to be used tice, religion and piety, may bo during their session.
established among us for all geno. MOST gracious God, we humbly rations. These, and all other ne
beseech thee, as for the Peo- cessaries for them, for us, and thy ple of these United States in gene the name and mediation of Jesus
whole Church, we humbly beg in ral, so especially for their Senate and Representatives in Congress
Christ, our most blessed Lord and assembled ; that thou wouldozt be Saviour. Amen. pieased to direct and prosper all
* For Rain. their consultations, to the advance- O GOD, heavenly Father, wha; mout of thy Glory, the good of thy Church, the saty, honour, and promised to all thuse who seek thy welfare of thy People; that all kingdom, and the righteousness things may be so ordered and set- thereof, all things necessary lo their tied by their endeavours, upon the bodily sustenance; send us, we bo best and surest foundatinis, that seech thee, in this our necessity. Deace and happiness, truth and jus- sush muvarate rain and she wesen
that we may receive the fruits of
LMIGHTY God, our heavenly the earth to our comfort, and to thy Father, who hast purchased to horlour, through Jesus Christ our thyself an universal Church, by tie Lord. Amen.
precious blood of thy dear Son; For Fair Weather. mercifully look upon the same, and ALMIGHTY and most merciful at this time so guide and governo
Father, we humbly bestech the minds of thy servants, the Bi thee, of thy great goodness, to re- shops and Pastors of thy flock, that a strain those immoderate' rains, they may lay hands suddenly on no * wherewith, for our sins, thou hast man, but faithfully and wisely make a aflicted us: And we pray thee to choice of fit persons, to serve in the send us such seasonable weather, sacred ministry of thy Church. that the earth may, in due time, And, to those who shall be ordair yield her increase, for our use and ed to any holy furction, give thy benefit; and give us grace, that grace and heavenly benediction; we may learn, by thy punishments, that both by their life and doctrine to amend our lives, and for thy they may show forth thy glory, and be clemency to give thée thanks and set forward the salvation of all men, praise, through Jesus Christ our through Jesus Christ our Lord. Lord. Amen.
1 Or this. O GOD: heavenly Father, whose ALMIGHTY God, the giver op
all good gifts, who of thy diind the earth bring forth her in-vine providence last appointed dicrease; behold, we beseech thee, vers orders in thy Church; give the afflictions of thy people; in- thy grace, we humbly beseech by crease the fruits of the earth by thy thee, to all those who are to be me heavenly benediction; and grant called to any office and adininistras that the scarcity and dearth which tion in the same; and so repiemish we now most justly suffer for our them witu the truth of thy doctrine sins, may, through thy goodness, be and endue them with innocency of mercifiulý turned into plenty, for life, that they may faithfully serve the love of Jesus Christ our Lord, before thee, to the glory of thy to whom, with thee and the Holy great name, and the benefit of thy Ghost, be all honour and glory, holy Church, through Jesus Christ now and for ever. Amen. our Lord. Amen. 1 In time of War and Tumults. T In Time of great Sickness and Mar
tality. O ALMIGHTY God, the su
preme Governor of all things, O ALMIGHTY God, the Lord whose power no creature is able to of life and death, of sickness resist, to whom it belongeth justly and health regard our supplicato punish sinners, and to be merci- tions, we humbly beseech thes; ful to those who truly repent; save and, as thou hast thought fit to and deliver us, we humbly beseech visit us for our sins with great sickthee, from the hands of our ene-ness and mortality, in the midst of mies; that we, being armed with thy judgment, O Lord, remember thy defence, may be preserved mercy: Have pity upon us miser. evermore from all perils, to glorify able sinners, and withdraw from thee, who art the only giver of all us the grievous sickness with which victory, through the merits of thy we are amicted. May this thy fa. Son, Jesus Christ our Lord., Amen, therly correction have its due in. !! For those who are to be admitted fluence upon us, by leading us to
into tloly Oiders, lo he used in the consider how frail and uncertain Weeks preceding the scaled times of our life is; that we may apply car Ordligion.
Thearts unté that heavenly wisdom.
aeroport which in the end will bring us to tion, thy servant, for whose preser
everlasting life, through Jesus vation on the great deep our prayers Christ our Lord. Amen. are desired. Guard him, we be
seech tliee, from the dangers of the For a Sick Person.
sea, from sickness, from the vio0
FATHER of mercies, and lence of enemies, and from every
God of all comfort, our only evil to which he may be exposcd. help in time of need; look down Conduet him in safety to the hafrom heaven, we humbly, beseech ven where he would be, with a thee, behold, visit, and relieve thy grateful sense of thy mercies, sick servant, for whom our prayers through Jesus Christ' our Lord. are desired.' Look upon him with Amen. the eyes of thy mercy; comfort him with a sense of thy goodness; preo
For a Person under Affliction. Eike the enemy; give him patience unserve him from the temptations of O MERCIFUL God, and hea
venly Father, who hast taught der his affliction; and, in thy goodus, in thy holy Word, that thou time, restore him to health, and en- dost not willingly afflict or grievo
able' him to lead the residue of his the children of men; look with ile kife in thy fear, and to thy glory: pity, we beseech thee, upon the
Or else give him grace so to take sorrows of thy servant, for whom thy visitation, that, after this pain- our prayers are desired. In thy ful life ended, he 'may dwell with wisdom thou hast seen fit to visit thee in life everlasting, through Je-him with trouble, and to bring dissu Christ our Lord. Amen. tress upon him. Remember hin,
O Lord, in mercy; sanctify thy fao 1 For a Sick Child.
therly correction to him; endue his ALMIGHTY
God, and merciful soul with patience under his afilicFather, to whom alone belong tion, and with resignation to thy the issues of life and death; look blessed will; comfort him with a down from heaven, we humbly sense of thy goodness; lift up thy beseech thee, with the eyes of countenance upon him, and give miercy, upon the sick child for him peace, rough Jesus Christ whom our prayers are desired our Lord. Amen. Deliver him, o 'Lord, in thy, good e For Malefactors, after Condemna appointed time from his bodily
tion. Or else the Prayer in the Vistpain, and visit him with thy salva
tation of Prisoners, beginning, “O that if it should be thy good Father of Mercies," &c. may be pleasure to prolong his days here be an instrument of thy glory,
by O MOST gracious and merciful serving thee faithfully, and doing to have pity and compassion upon
God, we earnestly beseech theo rood in his generation: Or elee re those persons recommended to our ceive him into those heavenly habi- prayers, who now lie under the sentations, where the souls of those sence of the law, and are appointed who sleep in the Lord Jesus enjoy to die. Visit them, O Lord, with perpetual rest and felicity. Grant this, O Lord, for the love of thy them of the miserable condition irey
thy mercy and salvation; convince Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. are in, by their sins and wicked
ness; and let thy powerful g sce *For a Person, or Persons going to produce in them such a godiy sore Sea.
row, and sincere repentance, as O ETERNAL God, who alone thou will be pleased to accept
spreadest out the heavens, and Give them a strong az I lively faith nilest the raging of the ses; we in thy Son nur blessed Savinur, anu obramend to thy Almighty protec- make it effectunl to the salvarsani
ihelr souls. O Lord, in judgment death. Pardon their sins, and sane remember mercy; and whatever their souls, for the sake and merito sufferings they are to endure in this of thy dear Son, our blessed Sao world, yet deliver thera, O God, viour and Redeemer. Amen. from the bitter pains of eternall
THANKSGIVINGS. * The Thanksgiving of Wonien after
1 For Plenty. Maild be ruke police sa link heranshio O MOST merciful Father, who have desired to return Thaliks to Al-heard the devout prayers of thy
of thy hast 12 mighty God for her safe deliverance. Church, and turned our dearth and O
thee humble thanks, for that humble thanks for this thy special 17 thou hast been graciously pleased bounty; beseeching thee to con to preserve, through the great paintinue thy loving kindness unto us, and peril of Child-birth, this wo- that our land may yield us her! man, thy servant, who desires now fruits of increase, tí thy glory and to offer her praises and thanksgiv- our comfort, through Jesus Christ ings unto thee. Grant, we beseech our Lord. Amen. thee, most merciful Father, that
11 For Peace, and Deliverance from ou she, through thy help, may both faithfully live and walk according O) ALMIGHTY God, who arte also may be partaker of everlasting thy servants against the face of their glory in the life to come, through enemies; we yield thce praise and Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
thanksgiving, for our deliverance 1 For Rain.
from those great and apparent dan. O GOD, our heavenly Father: gers wherewith we were compass dence dost cause the former and the ness that we were not delivered
, latter rain to descend upon the lover as a prey unto them,
beseech earth, that it may bring forth fruit ing thee still to continue such thy for the use of man; we give thee mercies towards us, that all tie hun ble thanks that it hath pleased world may know that thou art our thee, in our great necessity, to send Saviour and mighty Deliverer, us at the last, a joyful rain upon through Jesus Christ our Lord. thire inheritance, and to refresh it
Amen. when it was dry, to the great coinfort of us thy unworthy servants,
't For Restoring Public Peace at Home and to the glory of thy holy name O ETERNAL God, our heaven through thy mercies in Jesus Christ ly Father, who alone makest our Lord. Amen.
men to be of one mind in a house, 11 For Fair Weather. and stillest the outrage of a violent O LORD God, who hast justly sand unruly people; we Lless thy
humbled us by thy late visita- holy name, that it hath pleased thee tion of us with immoderate rain to appease the seditious tumults and waters, and in thy mercy hast which have been lately raised up relieved and comforted our souls amongst us; most humbly beseechby this seasonable and blessed ing thee to grant to all of us grace, change of weather; we praise and that we may henceforth obediently glorify thy holy name, for this thy walk in thy holy commandments; mercy, and will always declare thy and, leading a quiet and peaceable loving kindness from generation to life in all godliness and honesty, generation, through Jesus Christmay continually offer unto thee our our L.ord. Amon.
Isacrifice of praise and thanksgiving