« PreviousContinue »
All the earth doth worship thee, the Oye Sun and Moon, bless ye the Father everlasting
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for To thee all Angels ery aloud ; the Hea- ever vens, and all the Powers therein.
Oye Stars of Heaven, bless ye the To chee, Cherubim and Seraphim cun- Lord; praise him, and magnify him for tinually do cry,
ever Holy. Holy. Holy, Lord God of Sa. O ye Showers and Dew, bless ye the baoth
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for Heaven and Earth are full of the Ma.
ever jesty of thy Glory
o ye Winds of God, bless ye the The glorious company of the Apostles Lord': praise him, and magnify him for praise thee
ever The goodly fellowship of the Prophets Oye Fire and Heat, bless ye the
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for The noble army of Martyrs praise thee. ever
The holy Church, throughout all the () ye Winter and Summer, bless ye the world, doth acknowledge thee,
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for The Father, of an infinite Majesty i Thine adorable, true, and only Son; O ye Dews and Frosts, bless ye the Also the Holy Ghost, the Coruforter. Lord; praise him, and magnify him for Thou art the King of Glory, O Christ. ever. 'Thou art the everlasting Son of the 0 ye Frost and Cold, bless ye the Father
Lord'; praise him, and magnify him for When thou tookcst tipon thee to deliver man, thou dirlst humble thyseli to be Oye Ice and Snow, bless ye the Lord; born of a Virgin
praise him, and magnify him for ever. When thou hadst overcome the sharp. O ye Nights and Days, bless ye the ness of death, thon didst open the Ling. Lord; praise him, and magnify him for dom of hea ven to all believers.
ever Thou sittest at the right hand of God, Oye Light and Darkness, bless ye the in the Glory of the Father
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for We believe that thou shalt come, to be ever. our Judge
Oye Lighinings and Clouds, bless yo We therefore pray thee, help thy ser
the Lord praise him, and magnify him vants, whom thou hast redeemed with
for ever thy precious blood.
O let the Earth bless the Lord; yea, Make them to be numbered with thy let it praise him, and magnify him for saints in glory everlasting. O Lord, save thy people, and bless 0 ye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the thine heritage.
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for Govern them, and list them up for ever
O all ye green Things upon Earth, Day by day we magnify thee;
bless ye iby Lord ; praise him, and mag And we worship thy name ever, world nify him for ever. without end.
Oye Wells, bless ye t'e Lord; praise Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this day him, and magnify him for ever without sin
0 ye Seas and Floods. bless ye tlie O Lord, have mercy upon us, have Lord, praise him, and magnify him for mercy upon us
ever O Lori, let thy mercy be upon us, as
Oye Whales, and all that move in the our trust is in thee.
Waters, bless ye the Lord ; praise him, O Lord, in thee have I trusted ; let me and magnify him for ever never be confcumded.
O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless ve the 9 Or this Canticle.
Lord; praise him, and magnify him for
ever. Benedicite, omnia opera Domint.
O all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ye the O . , Lord : praise him, and magnify hím for
ye the Lord; praise him, and mag- ever nify him for ever
O ye Children of Men, bless ye the Oye Angels of the Lord, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for Lord: praise him, and magnify hím for ever ever.
O let Israel bless the Lord : praise him, Oye Heavens, bless' ye the Lord; and magnify him for ever. praise him, and magnify hin for ever Oye Priests of the Lord, bless ye tha Oye Waters that be above the Firma Lord : praise him, and magnify him for meni, bless ye the Lord; praise him, ind magnity him for ever.
Oye Servants of the Lord, bless ye the O all ye Powers of the Lord, bless ye Lord; praise him, and magnify him for the Lord ; praise him, and magrity hím ever. for ever.
Oye Spirits and Souls of the Right
of his pasture
eous, bless ye the Lord; praise him. Earth, and of all things visible and in and magnify him for ever.
visible Oye holy and humble Men of heart, And in one Lurd Jesus Christ, the only bless ye the Lord; praise him, and begotten Son of God, begotten of his magnify him for ever
Father before all worlds, God of God, When shall be read, in like manner, Light of Light, very God of very God, the second Lesson, taken out of the begotten, not made, being of one subNew Testament, uccurding to the Table stance with the Father, by whom all or Calendar, and after that, the follow- thugs were made; who for us men, and ing Psalm
for our salvation, cane down from HeaJubilate Deo Psal. c.
Ven. and was incarnate by the Holy
Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was O
made man, and was crucified also for us lands; serve the Lord with glad. under Pontius Pilate He suffered and ness, and come before his presence with
was buried, and the third day he rose Be ye sure that the Lord he is God, it
again, according to the Scriptures, and
ascended into Heaven, and sitteth on the Is he that hath made us, and not we our selves; we are his people and the sheep
right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both
the quick and the dead; whose king O go your way into his gates with
dom shall have no end. thanksgiving, and into his courts with
And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the praise ; be thankful unto him, and
Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth speak good of his name
from the Father and the Son who with For the Lord is gracious. his mercy as the Father and the Son together is wor. everlasting ; and his truth endureth from
shipped and glorified, who spake by the generation to generation
And I believe one Catholic 9 Or this Hymn
and Apostolic Church I acknowledge Benedictus St. Luke 1. 68. one Baptism for the remission of sins; D
and I look for the resurrection of the for he hath visited and redeemed his
dead, and the life of the world to come people;
Amen And hath raised up a mighty salvation And after that, these Prayers folios for us, in the house of his servant Da. ing, all devoutly kneeling : the Alinis. vid
ter first pronouncing, As he spake by the mouth of his holy The Lord be with you Prophets, which have been since the
Ans. And with thy spirit. world began;
Min. Let us pray That we should be saved from our O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; enemies, and from the hand of all that
Ans. And grant us thy salvation. hate us
Min. O God, make clean our hearts T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, within us; by the Minister and the People, stand- Ans. And take not thy Holy Spirit ing: And any Churches may omit the
from us words, He descended into Hell, or may,
1 Then skall follow the Collect for the instead of them, use the foords, He went into the place of departed Spirits,
day, except then the Communion Ser
vice is read, and then the Collect for tohich are considered as words of the
the day shall be omitted here. same meaning in the Creed. I BELIEVE in God the Father Al
T A Collect for Peace. a mighty. Maker of Heaven and
Earth: O GOD, who are the author of peace Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy of whom standeth our eternal life, whuse Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suf. service is perfect freedom; defend us, fered under Pontius Pilate was crucifi. thy humble servants, in all assaults of ed, dead, and buried; He descended our enemies; that we, surely trusting into Hell; The third day he rose from in thy defence, may not fear the power the dead; He ascended into Heaven, of any adversaries, througu the might of And sitteth on the right hand of God the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Father Almighty; From thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
A Collect for Grace. believe in the Holy Ghost in the Holy O LORD, our beavenly Father. Als Saints; The forgiveness of sios; The hast safely brought us to the beginning resurrectio of the body, and the life of this day i defend us in the same with everlasting. Amen.
thy mighty power, and grant that this Or this.
day we fall into no sin, neither run into BELIEVE in one God, the Father any kind of danger; but that all our Almighty, Maker of Heaven and doings, being ordered by thy governe
Inte, may be righteous in thy sight, any ways afflicted or distressed in mind, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. body, or estate ; that it may please thee 14 Prayer for the President of the Uni. to comfort and relieve them, according ted States, and all in Civil Authority.
to their several necessities : giving them LORD, our heavenly Father, the
patience under their sufferings, and a high and mighty Ruler of the uni
happy issue out of all their afflictions : verse, who dost from thy throne be
And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake
Amen. hold all the dwellers upon earth ; most beartily we beseech thee, with thy fa
T A General Thanksgiving. tour to behold and bless thy servant, The President of the United States
, and ALMIGHTY God, Father of all mer.
cies, we, thine unworthy servants, all others in authority; and so replenish do give thee most humble and hearty them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, thanks for all thy goodness and loving that they may always incline to ihy will, kindness to us, and to all inen. We and walk in thy way, Endue them plen- bless thee for our creation, preservation, leonsly with heavenly gifts; grant them and all the blessings of this life; but, in health and prosperity long to live ; above all, for thine inestimable love in and finally, after this life, to attain ever- the redemption of the world by our Lord lasting joy and felicity, through Jesus Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, Christ our Lord. Amen.
and for the hope of glory. And, we be. The folloring Prayers are to be omit. scech thee, give us that due sense of all ted here, then the Litany is rend.
that our hearts may be unA Prayer for the Clergy and People.
seignedly thankful, and that we may LMIGHTY and everlasting God,
show forth thy praise, not only with A
lips, but in our lives ; by giving up our. and perfect gift, send down upon our
selves to thy service, and by walking
before thee in holiness and righteousness Bishops and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their
all our days, through Jesus Christ our
Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace; and, that they may inuly please thee,
Ghost, be all honour and glory, worlu
without end. Amen. pour upon them the continuai dew of ihy Liessing : Grant this, O Lord, for TA Prayer of St. Chrysostom. the honour of our Advocate and Mediator Jesus Christ. Amen.
grace at this time, with one accord ( A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. to make our common supplications unto 0
GOD, the Creator and Preserver thee; and dost promise that when two
of all mankind, we humbly be. or three are gathered together in thy stech thee for all sorts and conditions of name, thou wilt grant their requests inen, that thou wouldest be pleased to fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and make thy ways known unto them, thy petitions of thy servants, as may be saving health unto all nations. More most expedient for them ; granting us especially we pray for thy holy Church in this world knowledge of thy truth, universal; that it may be so guided and and in the world to come life everlastgoverned by thy good Spirit, that all ing. Amen. who profess and call themselves Christians, may be led into the way of truth,
2 Cor. xiii. 14. and hold the faith in unity
of Spirit, in THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: of life. Finally, we commend to thy lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us Fatherly goodness, all those who are all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the order or Morning Prayer.
THE ORDER FOR DAILY
The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more v the
following Sentences of Scripture. THE Lord is in his holy temple ; let THE
in every place incense shall be offered all the carth keep silence before unto my name, and e pure offering for him. Hab. ii. 20.
my name shall be great among the heaFrom the rising of the sun even unto then, saith the Lord of hosts. Alal. i. the going down of the same, my name
11. shall be grea' among the Gentiles; and Let the words of my mouth, and the
meditation of my heart, be alway ac- fore, I pray and beseech you, as many as ceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my are here present, to accompany me, with strength and my "Redeemer. Psal. a pure heart, and humble voice, unto the xix 14.
throne of the heavenly grace, saying -When the wicked man turneth away A general Confession, to be said ly from his wickedness that he hath com- the whole Congregation after the Minmitted, and doeth that which is lawful
ister, all kneeling and right, he shall save his soul alive. Esek. xviii. 27.
ther; We have erred and strayed I acknowledge my transgressions; and
from thy ways like lost sheep. We have Iny sin is ever before me. Psal.li. 3.
followed too much the devices and de Hide thy face from my sins; and blot sires of our own hearts We have of out all mine iniquities. Psal. li. 9 fended against thy holy laws. We have The sacrifices of God are a broken
left undone those things which we ought spirit ; a broken and a contrite heart, O
to have done ; And we have done those God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. li. 17. things which we ought not to have done: Rend your heart and not your gar- And there is no health in us. But thou, ments, and turn unto the Lord your
O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable God; for he is gracious and merciful, offenders. Spare thou those, O God, slow to anger, and of great kindness, who confess their faults. Restore thou and repenteth him of the evil. Joel ii. 13.
those who are penitent ; According to To the Lord our God belong mercies thy promises declared unto mankind, in and forgivenesses, though we have re- Christ Jesus our Lord. And grant, o belled against him ; neither have we most merciful Father, for his sake; obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set before righteous, and sober life ; To the glory
That we may hereafter hve a godly, us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.
of thy holy name. Amen. O Lord, correct me, but with judg: The Declaration of Absolution, er ment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Jer 1. 24. Psal. Remission of Sins ; to be made by the vi. P.
Priest alone, standing : the People still Repent ye ; for the kingdom of heaven
kneeling. is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2.
A Lord Jesus Christ, who desireth not
our I will arise, and go to my father, and will
tbe deat' of a sinner, but rather that he say unto him ; Father, I have sin. used against heaven, and before thee, and may turn from his wickedness and live, am no more worthy to be called thy
hath given power and commandment to son. St. Luke xv. 18, 19.
his ministers to declare and propounce Enter not into judgment with thy ser
to his people, being penitent, the Abso vant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall no
lution and Remission of their sins. He man living be justified. Psal. cxliii. 2.
pardoneth and absolveth all those who If we say that we have no sin, we de.
iruly repent, and unfeignedly believe his ceive ourselves, and the truth is not in
holy Gospel Wherefore, let us beseech us; but if we confess our sins, God is
him to grant us true repentance, and his faithful and just to forgive us our sins,
Holy Spirit ; that those things may and to cleanse us from all unrighteous please
tim, which we do at this present, ness. 1 John i. 8,9
and that the rest of our life hereafter
may be pure and holy; so that at the Then the Minister shall say, last we may come to his eternal joy, DEARLY beloved brethren, the scrip through Jesus Christ our Lord
ture moveth us, in sundry pla- The People shall answer here, and a ces, to acknowledge and confess our the end of ev y Prayer, Amen. manifold sins and wickedness, and that
Or this we should not dissemite nor cloak them ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly
LMIGHT heavenly Father, but confess them with promised forgiveness of sins to all those an humble, lowly, penitent, and obe- who, with hearty repentance and true dient heart; to the end that we may
faith, turn unto him ; have mercy upon obtain forgiversess of the same, by his you, pardon and deliver you from all infinite goodness and mercy
And al. your sins, confirm and strengthen you though we ought, at all times, humbly in all goodness, and bring you to ever. to acknowledge our sins before God; lasting life, through Jesus Christ our yet ought we chiefly so to do, when we Lord. Amen. assemble and meet together, to render Then the Minister shall kneel, and say tbanks for the great benefits that we the Lord's Prayer; the People stil have received at his hands, to set forth kneeling, and repeating it with him his most worthy praise, to hear his both here, and theresoever else it is used most holy word, and lo ask those things in Diving Service. which are requisite and necessary, as OUR; well for the body as the soul. Where. Hallowed be thv Name; Thy
Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on
the morning, and of thy truth in the Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us this
night season ; day our daily bread; And forgive us Upon an instrument of ten strings, and eur trespasses, as we forgive those who upon the lute; upon a loud instrument, trespass against us; And lead us not
and upon the harp. into temptation : But deliver us from
For thou, Lord, hast made me glad evil: for thine is the kingdom, and the through thy works; and I will rejoice Power. and the Glory, for ever and in giving praise for the operatious of Amen
thy hands. Then likewise he shall say,
Then a Lesson of the New Testament, O Lord, open thou our lips;
as it is appointed: And after that, Ans. And our mouth shall show forth shall sung or said this Psalm, ethy praise.
cept on the twelfth day of the month. Here, all standing up, the Minister Deus misereatur Psal. xvii.
shall say, Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
MOD be merciful unto us and bless G
us, and show us the light of his and to the Holy Ghost;
countenance, and be merciful unto us. Ans. As it was in the beginning, is now, That thy way may be known upon and ever shall be, world without end. earth, thy saving health among all na. Min Praise ye the Lord
tions. Ans. The Lord's name be praised. Let the people praise thee, O God;
Ther shall follow a Portion of the yea, let all the people praise thee. Psalms, as they are uppointed, or one
o let the nations rejoice and be glad; of the Selections, as they are set forth
for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, by this Church, with the Doxology, as And govern the nations upon earth. in the Morning Service. Then shall be Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, read the Arst Lesson, arcording to the
let all the people praise thee Tuble or Calendar ; after which shall Then shall the earth bring forth her be said or sung the following Psalm,
increase ; and God, even our own God, ar cept when it is read in the ordinary shall give us bis blessing: course of the Psalms, on the nineteenth God shall bless us ; and all the ends of
the world shall fear him. day of the month. Cantate Domino. Psal. xviii.
1 Or this.
Benedic, Anima mea.
Psal. ciii. O for he hath done marrellows things PRAISE the Lord, my soul, and
all that is his huoly arın, hath he gotten himself the holy name. Victory
Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget The Lord declared his salvation ; his not all his benefits; righteousness hath he openly showed in Who forgiveth all thy sin, and healeth the sight of the heathen.
all thine infirmities; He hath remembered his mercy and Who saveth thy life from destruction, truth toward the house of Israel; and and crowneth thee with mercy and loving all the ends of the world have seen the kindness. salvation of our God.
O praise the Lord, ye Angels on his, ye Show yourselves joyful unto the Lord, that excel in strength; ye that fulfil bis
ye lands; sing. rejoice, and give commandment, and hearken unto the thanks
voice of his word. Praise the Lord upon the harp; sing O praise the Lord, all ye his hosts ; to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving ye servants of his that do his pleasure.
With trumpets also and shawms, o O speak good of the Lord, all ye works show yourselves joyful before the Lord of his, in all places of his dominion. the King
Praise thou the Lord, O my soul Let the sea make a noise and all that the rein is, the round world and they that Then shall be said the Apostles' Creerd; dwell therein.
by the Minister and the People, standLet the foods clap their hands, and let
ing : And any Churches may omit the the hills be joyful together before the
words, He descended into Hell, or may, Lord; for he cometh to judge the earth.
instead of them, use the words, He With righteousness shall he judge the
went into the place of departed Spirits world, and the people with equity.
which are considered as words of the
sume meaning in the Creed. for this.
BELIEVE in God the Father Al. Bonum est confiteri. Peal. xcii.
mighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth : IT. IT is a good thing to give thanks unto And In Jesus Christ his only Son our
the Lord, and to sing praises unto Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy thy name, O Most Highest;
Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary, Suf 'To tell of thy loving kindness early in fered under Pontius Pilate, Was cracik