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many as are here present, to accompany me, with a pure heart andhumble voice,unto the throne of the heavenly grace, saying,— \ A general Confession, to be said by the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.
ALMIGHTY and most merer ful Father; We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done And we have done those things which we ought not to have 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 who are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind, in Christ Jesus our 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. T The declaration of Absolution, or Remission of Shis l to be made by the Priest alone, standing; the People still kneeling.
ALMIGHTY God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who desireth 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 par- doneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedlybelievehisholy Gospel. w fore, let us beseech him to grant
|ybelievehisholy Gospel. Whereto era. ns 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. *j The People shall answer here, and at the end of every Prayer, Ainon. "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 true faith, turn unto him; have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all yoursins,confirm and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Hasten, ff 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.
OUR Father, who art in Henven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever and ever. Amen.
1 Then likewise he shall say, O Lord, open thou our lips; Ans. And our mouth shall shoty forth thy praise. •
It 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 without tend. Min. Praise ye the Lord. Ans. The Lord's uume be praised. sj Then shall be Raid or sun:.- the following Anthem; except on those days for which other Anthem" are appointed; and except also, w hen it is used in the course of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of the month.
Venitc, exulleinua Domino.
COME, let us sing unto the Lord, let us heartily rejoice in the strength of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thank-giving, and show ourselves glad in him with psalms.
For the Lord is a great God;
and a great King above all gods.
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.
0 come, let us worship, and fall down; and kneel before the Lord our Maker.
For he is the Lord our God; and w« are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him.
For he cometh, for he comet 1' to judge the earth; and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with his truth. 1 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 Venitc, Benedidte, Jubilate, Benedicts, CatUate Domino, Bonum est confleri, Deux Misereatur, Bentdic Anima mea—MAY be said or sung the Gloria Patri; and at the end of the whole Portion, or Selection of Psalms for the day, SHALL be said or sung the Gloria Patri, or else the Gloria in EUcekii. as followed!:
Gloria in Excetsis.
CALORY be to God on high, T and on earth peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glorv, 0 Lord God, heavenly King,. God the Father Almighty.
0 Lord, the only begotten Son, Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou
that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.
For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the Glory of God the Father. Amen.
\ Then shall be read the first Lesson, according to the Table or Calendar; after which shall be said or sung the following Hymn.
*t Note, That before every Lesson, the Minister si,all say, Here begiiuuth suck a Chapter, or Verse of tuck a Chapter, of such a Book: And utter every Lesson, Here endeth the first, or the second Lesson.
Te Deum laudamus.
WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord.
All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting.
To thee all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein.
To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry,
Holy; Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth.
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.
The holy Church, throughout all the world, doth acknowledge thee.
The Father, of an infinite Majesty;
Thine adorable, true, and only Son;
Also the Holy Ghost, the Comforter.
Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ.
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.
Thousittest 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;
Andwe 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. v V Or this Canticle.
Benedicite, omnia opera Domini.
CALL ye 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.
O ye Heavens, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye waters that are above the Firmament, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O all ye Powers of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye 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.
O ye 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 forever.
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.
O ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Lord; praise him, ami 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 ve 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 lor ever.
O ye 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 magnifyfy him for ever.
O 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.
O ye Wells, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever. i.
O ye Seas and Floods, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Whales, and all that move in the Waters, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him fur ever.
O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless ye the "Lord; praise him, am! magnify him for ever.
O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
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. 1 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
Jubilate Deo. Psalm c.
O 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 hast made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people and the sheep of his pas ture.
O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and speak good of his name.
For the Lord is gracious, his mercy if everlasting; and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
F or this Hymn. Benedicts. St. Luke i. 68.
BLESSED 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; C
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. 1 Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the Minister and the People, standing: And any Churches may omit the words, He descended into 7it//,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
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 dead.
I believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church; The communion of Saints; The forgiveness*of sins; The resurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen. IT Or this
I 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 only begotten Son of God, begotten of his 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 suffer :J and was buried, and the luinl day he rose again, according to the Scriptures, and ascended into Heaven, and sitteth 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 together is worshipped and glorified, who spake by the prophets. And I believe one Catholic and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins; and I look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen. .
| And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minister first pronouncing,
The Lord be with you; Ans. And with thy spirit. If 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. «.
IT 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. 11 A Collect for Peace.
OGOD, who art the author of peace and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternallife, whose service is perfect freedom; defend us, thy humble servants, in all assaults of ourenemies; thatwe, surelytrusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
\ A Collect for Grace.
OLORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning 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 thvgovernance, may be righteous in'thy sight, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 1A Prayer forthe Prctidmtoftkc United States, and all in Civil Authority.
OLORD, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost 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 authority; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thywill,andwalk 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 ioy and felicity, through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen, It The following Prayers are to be omit
ted here, when the Litany is read. S A Prayer for the Clergy and People.
ALMIGHTY and everlasting Godtfromwhomcomethevery good and perfect gift, send down upon our Bishops and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace ; and, that they may truly please thee,
Sour upon them the continual ew of thy blessing: Grant this, 0 Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator Jesus Christ. Amen. 1 A Prayer for all Conditions of Men.
GOD, the Creator and Preserver of all mankind, we humbly beseech thee for all sorts and conditions of men, that thou wouldest be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. More especially we pray for thy holy Church universal; that it may be