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A General Thanksgiving. with thee and the Holy Ghost,

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without end. all worthy servants, do give thee q A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. most huinbleand hearty thanks

Lmighty God, who hast for all thy goodness and loving

given us grace at this kindness to us, and to all men. time, with one accord to make We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the bles- to thee; and doft promise that

our common supplications unsings of this life; but, above all, when twoor three are gathered for thine inestimable love in

together in thy Name, thou the redemption of the world by wilt grant their

requests; fulfil our Lord Jesus Christ; for the

now, O Lord, the desires and means of grace, and for the

petitions of thy servants, as hope of glory. And, we befeech thee, give us that due may be most expedient for sense of all thy mercies, that knowledge of thy truth, and in

them; granting us in this world our hearts may be unfeignedly the world to come life everthankful, and that we may lafting. Amen. show forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives;

2 Cor. xiii. 14. by giving up ourselves to thy HE graceofour Lord Jeservice, and by walking before sus Christ, and the love thee in holiness and righteous- of God, and the fellowship of ness all our days, through Jesus the Holy Ghost, be with us Christ, our Lord; to whom, all evermore. Amen.

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LITAN Y. The LITANY or GENERAL SUPPLICATION, 10 be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

God, the Father of hea- deemed with thy most preci

ven; have mercy upon ous blood, and be not angry us miserable finners.

with us for ever : O God, the Father of beaven; Spare us, good! Lord. bave mercy upon us miserable From all evil and mischief; finners.

from fin; from the crafts and O God the Son, Redeemer afsaults of the devil ; from of the world ; have mercy up- thy wrath, and from everlaston us miserable finners. ing damnation ;

O God the Son, Redeemer of Good Lord, deliver us. the world, have mercy upon us

From all blindness of heart; miferable finners.

from pride, vain glory, and O God the Holy Ghost, hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, proceeding from the Father and malice, and all unchariand the Son; have mercy up- tableness ; on us miserable finners.

Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Holy Ghost, pro- From all inordinate and ceeding from the Father and tbe finful affections; and from all Son; bave mercy upon us mise- the deceits of the world, the rable finners.

flesh, and the devil ; O holy, blessed, and glori- Good Lord, deliver us. ous Trinity, three persons and · From lightning and temone God, have mercy upon pest; from plague, pestilence, us miserable lipners.

and famine; from battle, and O holy, blessed, and glorious murder, and from sudden Trinity, three persons and one death ; God; have mercy upon us mife

Good Lord, deliver us. rable finners.

From all sedition, privy Remember not, Lord, our conspiracy, and rebellion ; offences, nor the offences of from all false doctrine, heresy, our fore-fathers; neither take and fchism; from hardness of thou vengeance of our fins : heart, and contempt of thy {pare us, good Lord, spare thy Word and Commandment'; people, whom thou haft re- Good Lord, deliver 145.

By

good Lord.

By the mystery of thy holy they may fet it forth, and Incarnation ; by thy holy Na- show it accordingly ; tivity and Circumcifion ; by . We beseec tbee to bear is, thy Baptism, Fasting, and good Lord. In Temptation ;

That it may please thee to Good Lord, deliver us. bless and keep all thy people ; By thine agony and bloody We beseech thee to bear as, Sweat; by thy Cross and Paifion; by thy precious Death That it may please thee to and Burial ; by thy glorious give to all Nations, unity, Resurrection and Ascension ; peace, and concord ; 1 and by the coming of the We befeech thee to bear us, Holy Ghost;

good Lord...!! Good Lord, deliver us. That it may please thee to In all time of our tribula- give us an heart to love and tion ; in all time of our prof- fear thee, and diligently to live perity ; in the hour of death, after thy Commandments ; and in the day of judgment; We beseech thee to bear us, Good Lord, deliver us.

good Lord. , We finners do beseech thee That it may please thee to to hear us, O Lord God; and give to all thy people increase that it may please thee to of grace, to hear meekly thy rule and govern thy holy Word, and to receive it with Church universal in the right pure affection, and to bring way ;

forth the fruits of the Spirit; We beseech thee to bear us, We befeech thee to heat us,

good Lord. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to bless and preserve all Chrifti- bring into the way of truth, an Rulers and Magistrates ; all such as have erred, and are giving them grace to execute deceived ; justice, and to maintain truth; We beseech thee to bear us, We beseecb thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to That it may please thee to strengthen fuch as do ftand, illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and to comfort and help the and Deacons, with true know- weak-hearted, and to raise up ledge and understanding of those who fall, and finally to thy Word; and that both by beat down Satan under our their preaching and living feet ;

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We befeech thee to bear w, We beseech thee to boar us,

good Lord. That it may pleafe thee to That it may please thee to fuccour, help, and comfort give us true repentance, to forcall who are in danger, necefli- give us all our fins, negligenty, and tribulation;

ces, and ignorances, and to enWe beseecb thee to bear us, due us with the grace of thy good Lord.

Holy Spirit, to amend our That it may please thee to lives according to thy holy preserve all who travel by Word; land or by water, all women We beseech thee to hear us, in the perils of child-birth, all fick persons, and young Son of God, we beseech children, and to show thy pity thee to hear us. upon all prisoners and cap- Son of God, we befeech thee

to bear us. We befeech thee 10 bear us, O Lamb of God, who takgood Lord.

eft away the sins of the world; That it may please thee to

Grant us tby peace. defend, and provide for, the O Lamb of God, who takfatherless children, and wi- eft away the fins of the world; dows, and all who are defo

Have mercy upon us. late and oppreffed ;

The Minister may, at bis dif"We befeech thee to bear us, cretion, omit all that follows, good Lord.

to the Prayer, “We humThat it may please thee to bly beseech thee, O Fahave mercy upon all men; ther," &c. We befeech thee to bear us, [O Chrift, hear us. good Lord.

O Cbrift, bear us. That it may please thee to Lord, have mercy upon us. forgive our enemies, perfecu- Lord, have mercy upon us. tors, and flanderers, and to Chrift, have mercy upon us. turn their hearts;

Christ, have mercy upon us. We befeech thee to hear us, Lord, have mercy upon us. good Lord.

Lord, have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to Then fall the Minister, and give and preserve to our use the People with him, say the the kindly fruits of the earth, Lord's Prayer.

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thy Name; Thy Kingdom noble works that thou didst come ; Thy Will be done &n in their days, and in the old Earth, as it is in Heaven ; time before them. ll. 1 Give us this day our daily 1, O Lord, arise, help us, and bread ; And forgive us our deliver us, for thine bonours trespasies, as we forgive those Glory be to the Father, who trespass against us ; And and to the Son, and to the lead us not into temptation; Holy Ghost ; But deliver us from evil. Answ. As it was in the Amen.

beginning, is now, and ever Minifter. O Lord, deal not shall be, world without end. with us according to our sins.

Amen. Answer. Neither reward us From our enemies defend according to our iniquities. uś, O Chrift. Let us pray.

Graciously look upon our af

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who despisest not the With pity behold the forsighing of a contrite heart, rows of our hearts. nor the desire of such as are Mercifully forgive the fins of forrowful; mercifully affiftour thy People. prayers which we make before Favourably with mercy thee in all our troubles and hear our prayers. adversities, whenfoever they O Son of David, have mercy oppress us; and graciously upon us. hear us, that those evils which Both now and ever, vouchthe craft and subtilty of the safe to hear us, O Christ. devil or man worketh against Graciously hear us, O Chrift; us, may, by thy good provi- graciously hear us, o Lord dence, be brought to nought; Christ. that we, thy servants, being Minister. O Lord, let thy hurt by no persecutions, may mercy be showed upon us ; evermore give thanks unto Answ. As we do put our thee in thy holy Church, trust in thee.] through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Let us pray. O Lord, arise, help us, and E humbly beseech deliver us, for thy Name's sake.

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