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I The Minister shall begm the Morning Prayer, by reading one or more of the
following Sentences of Scripture. TH WE Lord is in his holy temple; judgment; not in thine anger, lest let all the earth keep silence thou bring me to nothing.
Jer. x. before him. Hab. i. 20.
24. Psal. vi. 1. From the rising of the sun even Repent ye; for the kingdom of unto the going down of the same, heaven is at hand. St. Mat. iii. 2. my name shall be great among the I will arise, and go to my father, Gentiles; and in every place in- and will say unto him; Father, cense shall be offered unto my have sinned against heaven, and name, and a pure offering : for my before thee, and am no more worpame shall be great arnong the thy to be called thy son. St. Luke heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. xv: 18, 19. Mal. i. 11.
Enter not into judgment with Let the words of my mouth, and thy servant, O Lord, for in thy the meditation of my heart, be al- sight shall no man living be justifi. way acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, ed. Psal. cxliii. 2. my strength and my Redeemer. If we say that we have no sin, we Psal. xix. 14.
deceive ourselves, and the truth is When the wicked man turneth not in us, but if we confess our away from his wickedness that he sins, God is faithful and just to hath committed, and doeth that forgive us our sins, and to cleanse which is lawful and right, he shall us from all unrighteousness. 1 save his soul alive. Ezek. xvüi. 27. John i. 8, 9.
I acknowledge my transgres- 9 Then the Minister shall say, sions; and my sin is ever before
EARLY beloved brethren, the Psal. li. 3.
scripture moveth us, in sundry Hide thy face from my sins; and places, to acknowledge and confess blotoutall mine iniquities. Psal. li.9. our manifold sins and wickedness,
The sacrifices of God are a bro- and that we should not dissemble ken spirit; a broken and a contrite nor cloak them before the face of heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Almighty God,our heavenly Father, Psal. li. 17.
but confess them with an humble, Rend your heart and not your lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; garments, and turn unto the Lord to the end that we may obtain for. your God; for he is gracious and giveness of the same, by his infinite merciful, slow to anger, and of goodness and mercy.
And algreat kindness, and repenteth him though we ought, at all times, of the evil. Joel ii. 13.
humbly to acknowledge our sins To the Lord our God belong before God; yet ought we chiefly mercies and forgivenesses, though so to do, when we assemble and we have rebelled against him ; nei- meet together, to render thanks ther have we obeyed the voice of for the great benefits that we have the Lord our God, to walk in his received at his hands, to set forth laws which he set before us. Dan. his most worthy praise, to hear his ur. 9, 10.
most holy word, and to ask those o'Lord, correct me, but with things which are requisite and ne
cessary, as well for the body as the, Holy Spirit; that those things may soul. Wherefore, I pray and be-please him which we do at this seech you, as many as are here pre-sent, and that the rest of our life sent, to accompany me, with a hereafter may be pure and holy; pure heart and humble voice, unto so that at the last we may come the throne of the heavenly grace, to his eternal joy, through Jesus sayingChrist our Lord.
A general Confession, to be said by the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.
The People shall answer here, and at the end of every Prayer, Amen.
¶ Or this.
Father, who, of his great mer
ALMIGHTY and most merciful ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father; We have erred and cy, hath promised forgiveness of strayed from thy ways like lost sins to all those who, with hearty sheep. We have followed too much repentance and true faith, turn unto the devices and desires of our own him; have mercy upon you, par hearts. We have offended against don and deliver you from all your thy holy laws. We have left undone sins, confirm and strengthen you in those things which we ought to have all goodness, and bring you to ever done; And we have done those lasting life, through Jesus Christ things which we ought not to have our Lord. Amen. 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
T Then the Minister shall kneel, and say kneeling, and repeating it with him, the Lord's Prayer; the People still both here, and wheresoever else it is used in Divine Service.
who are penitent; According to UR Father, who art in Hea thy promises declared unto man- ven, Hallowed be thy Name; kind, in Christ Jesus our Lord. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be And grant, O most merciful Fa-done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; ther, for his sake; That we may Give us this day our daily bread; hereafter live a godly, righteous, And forgive us our trespasses, as we and sober life; To the glory of thy forgive those who trespass against holy name. Amen. us; And lead us not into temptaThe Declaration of Absolution, or Re-tion; But deliver us from evil: mission of Sins; to be made by the Priest For thine is the Kingdom, and the alone, standing; the People still kneeling. Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
ALMIGHTY God, the Father
Then likewise he shall say,
of our Lord Jesus Christ, who
Here, all standing up, the Minister shall
Glory be to the Father, and to
Absolution and Remission of their the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; sins. He pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and un-is feignedly believe his holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us beseech him to grant us true repentance, and his
Ans. As it was in the beginning, now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Min. Praise ye the Lord.
Then shall be said or sung the following O Lord, the only begotten Son, Anthem; except on those days for which Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb other Anthems are appointed; and ex- of God, Son of the Father, that cept. also, when it is used in the course
of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that Venite, exultemus Domino. takest away the sins of the world, Come, let ussing unto the Lord, have mercy upon us. Thou that let us heartily rejoice in the takest away the sins of the world, strength of our salvation. receive our prayer. Thou that sitLet us come before his presence test at the right hand of God the with thanksgiving, and show our-Father, have mercy upon us. selves glad in him with psalms. For thou only art holy; thou For the Lord is a great God; and only art the Lord; thou only, O a great King above all gods. Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
In his hand are all the corners of the earth; and the strength of the hills is his also.
The sea is his, and he made it ; and his hands prepared the dry land. O come, let us worship, and fall down; and kneel before the Lord our Maker.
For he is the Lord our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.
Then shall be read the first Lesson, ac-
Note, That before every Lesson, the
Te Deum laudamus.
O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth WE praise thee, O God; we
stand in awe of him.
For he cometh, for he cometh Lord.
acknowledge thee to be the
to judge the earth; and with right- All the earth doth worship thee, eousness to judge the world, and the Father everlasting. the people with his truth.
Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as they are appointed, or one of the Selections of Psalms set forth by this
Church: and at the end of every Psalm,
and likewise at the end of the Venite,
To thee all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein.
phim continually do ery,
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of
Heaven and Earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
The glorious company of the Apostles praise thee.
The goodly fellowship of the Prophets praise thee.
The noble army of Martyrs praise thee.
men. We praise thee, we bless The holy Church, throughout thee, we worship thee, we glorify all the world, doth acknowledge thee, we give thanks to thee for thy thee,
great glory, O Lord God, heavenly The Father, of an infinite MaKing, God the Father Almighty. Ljesty;
Thine adorable, true, and only,Firmament, bless ye the Lord; Son; praise him, and magnify him for
Also the Holy Ghost, the Com-ever. forter.
O all ye Powers of the Lord, bless
Thou art the King of Glory, Oye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Thou art the everlasting Son of the Father.
When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, thou didst humble thyself to be born of a Virgin.
When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Thou sittest at the right hand of God, in the glory of the Father. We believe that thou shalt come, to be our Judge.
We therefore pray thee, help thy servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.
Make them to be numbered with thy saints, in glory everlasting. O Lord, save thy people, and bless thine heritage.
Govern them, and lift them up for ever.
Day by day we magnify thee; And we worship thy name ever, world without end. Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day without sin.
O Lord, have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us.
O Lord, let thy mercy be upon us, as our trust is in thee.
O Lord, in thee have I trusted; let me never be confounded. Or this Canticle.
Benedicite, omnia opera Domini. All ye O Works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Angels of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Oye Heavens, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for
O ve Waters that be above the
Oye Sun and Moon, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye 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.
ye Winds of God, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Fire and Heat, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Winter and Summer, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Oye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye 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 for ever.
O ye Nights and Days, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
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 magnify him for ever.
O let the Earth bless the Lord; yea, let it praise him, and magnify him for ever.
0 ye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O all ye green Things upon Earth, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever
For the Lord is gracious, his
Oye Wells, bless ye the Lord;, with praise; be thankful unto him, praise him, and magnify him for and speak good of his name.
Oye Seas and Floods, bless ye mercy is everlasting; and his truth the Lord; praise him, and magnify endureth from generation to genehim for ever. ration.
O ye Whales, and all that move in the Waters, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for
O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
0 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
Oye 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.
ye Spirits and Souls of the righteous, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for
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
Jubilate Deo. Psalm c.
Be joyful in the Lord, all ye O 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.
O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts C
T Or this Hymn.
Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68. LESSED be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his People;
And hath raised up a mighty salvation for us, in the house of his servant 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.
T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing: And any Churches may omit the words, He descended into Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went into the place of departed Spirits which are considered as words of the same meaning in the Creed.
Believe in God the Father AlEarth: mighty, Maker of Heaven and
And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pithe Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin late, 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 and the dead. he shall come to judge the quick
Holy Catholic Church; The com-
Believe in one God, the Father