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ed, dead, and buried; He descended obey thy commandments, and also that Into Hell; The Third day he rose from by thee, we, being defended from the the dead He ascended into Heaven, fear of our enemies, may pass our time and sitteth on the right hand of God the in rest and quietness, through the merits Father Almighty; From thence he shall of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen. come to judge the quick and the dead.
1 A Collect for Aid against Perils. 1 believe in the Holy Ghost; The Holy Catholic Church ; the Communion of O LORD, our heavenly Father, by
whose Almighty power we have Saints; The forgivenes. of sins; The
been preserved this day; by thy great resurrection of the body And the life everlasting
defend us from all perils and darr Amen.
gers of this night, for the love of thy on. Or this.
Ty Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. BELIEVE in one Gog the Father A Prayer for the President of the
Almighty. Maker of Heaven and United States, And all in Civil Au. Earth, and of all things visible and in- thority visible :
, our heavenly Father, the begollen Son of God, begollen of his
verse, who dost from thy throne behold Father before all worlds, God of God,
all the dwellers upon earth ; most heartLight of Light, very God of very God,
ily we beseech thee, with thy favour to begotten, not made, being of one sub behold and bless thy servant, The Prestance with the Father, by whom all sident of the United States, and all things were made ; who for us men, and
others in authority; and so replenish for our salvation, came aown from Hea.
them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, Ven, and was incamale by the Holy that they may always incline to thy will, Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was and walk in thy way: Endue them made man, and was crucified also for us plenteously with heavenly gifts ; grant under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and them in health and prosperity long to was buried, and the third day he rose
live; and finally, after this life, to attain again, according to the Scriptures, and
everlasting joy and felicity, through Jeascended into Heaven, and sitteth on the
sus Christ our Lord. Amen. right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both 1 A Prayer for the Clergy and People. the quick and the dead; whose king dom shall have no end.
from whom cometh every good And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the and perfect gift, send down upon our Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth Bishops and other Clergy, and upon from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is wor
the Congregations committed to their
charge, the healthful spirit of thy grace ; shipped and glorified, who spake by the
and, that they may truly please thee, prophets. And I believe one Catholic
pour upon them the continual dew of thy and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge blessing: Grant this, O Lord, for the one Baptism for the remission of sins;
honour of our Advocate and Mediator and I look for the resurrection of the
Jesus Christ. Amen. dead, and the life of the world to come.
1 A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. And after that, these Prayers follow O GOD,
the Creator and Preserver ing, all devoutly kneeling, the Minister first pronouncing,
thee for all sorts and conditions of men, The Lord be with you ;
that thou wouldest be pleased to make Ans. And with thy spirit.
thy ways known unto them, thy saving
health unto all nations. More especial Min. Let us pray. O Lord, show thy mercy upon us;
ly we pray for thy holy Church univer.
sal; that it may be so guided and go Ans. And grant us thy salvation. Mlin. O God, make clean our hearts
verned by thy good Spirit, that all who within us;
profess and call themselves Christians, Ans. And take 'not thy Holy Spirit hold the faith in unity of Spirit, in the
may be led into the way of truth, and from us.
bond of peace, and in righteousness of Then shall be said the Collect for the life. Finally, we commend to thy Fa. doy, and after that, the Collects and therly goodness, all those who are any Prayers following
ways afflicted or distressed in mind,
body, or estate that it may please thee 1 A Collect for Peace.
to comfort and relieve them, according 0
GOD, from whom all holy desires, to their several necessities; giving them
all good counsels, and all just patience under their sufferings, and a works do proceed; give unto thy ser. happy issue out of all their afflictions: vants that peace, which the world can- And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. not give; that our liearts may be set to 1 Amen.
A General Thanksgiving thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
. !! and glory, world without end. Amen. mercies, we, thine unworthy ser
T A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. vants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and ALMIGHTY God, who has given
. We bless thee for our creation, preser
cord to make our common supplications vation, and all the blessings of this life ;
unto thee; and dost promise that when but, above all, for thine inestimable love
wo or three are gathered together in in the redemption of the world by our uriy name, thou wilt grant their reLord Jesus Christ ; for the means of quests fulfil now, O Lord, the desires grace, and for the hope of glory. And,
and petitions of thy servants, as may we beesech thee, give us that due sense
be most expedient for them; granting of all thy mercies, that our hearts may
us in this world knowledge of thy truth, be unfeignedly thankful, and that we
and in the world to come life everlastmay show forth thy praise, not only
ing. Amen. with our lips, but in our lives; by giv.
2 Cor. xiii. 14. ing up ourselves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and
THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the love of God, and the fel. righteousness all our days, through Je-lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us sus Christ our Lord; to whom, with all everinore. Amen
Here endeth the order of Evening Prayer.
THE LITANY, I Or General Supplication, to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednes.
days, and Fridays. 0
GOD, the Father of Heaven; have From all inordinate and sinful affec.
mercy upon us miserable sinners. tions; and from all the deceits of the O God, the Father of Heaven: have world, the flesh, and the devil; mercy upon us miserable sinners.
Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer of the From lightning and tempest; from world; have mercy upon tis miserable
plague, pestilence, and famine; from balsingers.
ile and murder, and from sudden death; O God the Son, Redeemer of the world ; Good Lord, deliver us. lave mercy upon us miserable sinners From all sedition, privy conspiracy,
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding and rebellion ; from all false doctrine, from the Father and the Son ; have beresy, and schism ; from hardness of Enercy upon us miserable sinners heart, and contempt of thy Word and
o God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from Commandment;
By the mystery of thy holy IncamaO holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, tion; by thy holy Nativity and Cir. three persons and one God; have mercy cumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, upon us miserable
and Templation; O holy, blessed, and glorious 7'rinity, Good Lord, deliver us. three persons and one God; have mercy By thine Agony and bloody Sweat; upon us miserable sinners.
by thy Cross and Passion; by thy pre Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor cious Death and Burial; by thy glorithe offences of our forefathers; neither ous Resurrection and Ascension; and take thou vengeance of our sins: spare by the coming of the Holy Ghostí us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom Good Lord, deliver us. thou hast redeemed with thy most pre- In all time of our tribulation ; in all cious blood, and be not angry with us time of our prosperity in the hour of for ever:
death, and in the day of judgment; Spare us, good Lord.
Good Lord, deliver us. From all evil and mischief; from sin ; We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, from the crafts and assaults of the devil O Lord God; and that it may please from thy wrath, and from everlasting thee to rule and govern thy holy Church damnation ;
universal in the right way; Good Lord, deliver us.
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. From all blindness of heart; from That it may please thee to bless and pride, vain-glory, and hypocrisy; from preserve all Christian Rulers and Maenvy, hatred, and malice, and all uncha
gistrales ; giving them grace to execute Titableness;
justice, and to maintain truth ; Good Lord, deliver us.
We besescà thee to hear us, good Lord.
That it may please thee to illuminate Son of God, we beseech thee to hear un all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with O Lamb of God, who takest away the true knowledge and understanding of sins of the world; thy Word; and that both by their Grant us thy peace. preaching and living they may set it () Lamb of God, who la kest away the forth, and show accordingly;
sins of the world; We beseech thre to hear us, good Lord. Have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to bless and
The Minister may, at his discretion, keep all thy people ;
omit all that follows, to the Prayer, We beseech Chce to hear us, good Lord. * We humbly beseech thee, OF That it may please thee to give to all
ther," &c. nations unity, peace, and concord; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
(0 Christ, hear us.
Christ, hear us. That it may please thee to give us an heart to love and fear thee, and diligent
Lord, have mercy upon us ly to live after thy Cominandments;
Lord, have mercy upon us. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord
Christ, have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to give to all
Christ, have mercy upon us. thy people increase of grace, to hear
Lord, have mercy upon us. meekly thy Word, and to receive it with
Lord, have mercy upon us. pure affection, and to bring forth the Then shall the Minister, and the Peofruits of the Spirit ;
ple with him, say the Lord's Prayer. We beseeck chce to hear us, good Lord.
That it may please thee to bring into OUR Father, who are in Heaven, the way of truth, all such as have erred,
Kingdom come: Thy Will be done oa and are deceived ;
Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. day our daily bread; And forgive tis our That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and to comfort and
trespasses, as we forgive those who
trespass against us ; And lead us not help the weak-hearted, and to raise up into templation; But deliver us from those who fall, and finally to beat down evil. Amen. Satan under our feet;
Min O Lord, deal not with us ac. We besceck thee to hear us, good Lord.
cording to our sins. That it may please thee to succour, Ans Neither reward us according to help, and comfort all who are in danger,
our iniquities. necessity, and tribulation; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Let us pray. That it may please thee to preserve ali O GOD, merciful Father, who de. men in the perils of child-birth, all sick trite heart, nor the desire of such as are de sons, and young children, and to
sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers thy pity upon all prisoners and which we make before thee in all our captives:
troubles and adversities, whensoever We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. they oppress us; and graciously hear That it may please thee to defend, and us,' that those evils which the craft and provide for, the fatherless children, and subtilty of the devil or man worketh widows, and all who are desolate and against us, may, by thy good provi. oppressed;
dence, be brought to nought ; that we, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. thy servants, being hurt by no persecuThat it may please thee to have mercy tions, may evermore give thanks unto tipon all men ;
thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Christ our Lord.
That it may please thee to forgive our O Lord, arise, help us, and delirer us, enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, for thy name's sake. and to turn their hearts; We deseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
ears, and our fathers have declared That it may please thee to give and unto us, the noble works that thou didst preserve to our use the kindly fruits of in their days, and in the old time before the earth. so that in due time we may them. enjoy them;
O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. for thine honour.
That it may please thee to give us true Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, repentance, to forgive all our sins, and to the Holy Ghost; negligences, and ignorances, and to en- Ans. As it was in the beginnng, is due us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, now, and ever shall be, world without to amend our lives according to thy end. Amen. Holy Word;
From our enemies defend us, o Christ. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. Gruciously look upon our aflictions. Son of God, we bescech thce to hear With pity behold the sorrows of our
Mercifully forgive the sins of thy Peo- above all, for thine inestimable love in
the redemption of the world by our Favourably with merey hear Lord Jesus Christ; for the means or prayers.
grace, and for the hope of glory And, O Son of David, have mercy upon us. we beseech thee, give us that due sense Both now and ever, vouchsafe to hear of all thy mercies, that our hearts may Es, O Christ.
be unfeígnedly thankful, and that we Gruciously hear us, Christ; gra- may slow forth thy praise, not only siously hear us, O Lord Christ.
with our hips, but in our lives; by giv Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be show. ing up ourselves to thy service, and by ed upon us;
walking before thee in holiness and Ans. As we do put our trust in thee.) righteousness all our days, through Je. Let us pray.
sus Christ our Lord; to whom, with
thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour VE humbly beseech thee, O Father,
and glory, world without ena. Amen. firmities; and, for the glory of thy
A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. name, turn from us all those evils that LMIGHTY God, who hast given te most justly have deserved ; and us grace at this time, with one ac. grant that, in all our troubles, we may cord to make our common supplications put our whole trust and confidence in unto thee; and dost promise that when thy mercy; and evermore serve thee in two or three are gathered together in holiness and pureness of living, to thy thy name, thou wilt grant their rehonour and glory, through our only quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the desires Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ and petitions of thy servants, as may be uur Lord. Amen.
most expedient for them ; granting us A General Thanksgiving.
in this world knowledge of thy truth,
and in the world to come life everlast
of ing. Amen. cies, we, thine unworthy servants,
2 Cor. xiii, 14. do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodnese and loving T
THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the love of God, and the fel. bless thee for our creation, preservation, lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us and all the blessings of this life; but,
all evermore. Amen. Here endeth the Litany.
PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS
UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS,
PRAYERS yer for Congress, to be used
For Rain. during their Session. O ?
thy Son Jesus Christ, hast promis. seech thee, as for the People of
ed w all those who seek thy kingdom the United States in general, so espe
and the righteousness thereof, all things cially for their Senate and Representa
necessary to their bodily sustenance ; Lives in Congress assembled; that thou
send us, we beseech thee, in this our wouldest be pleased to direct and pros
necessity, such moderate rain and showper all their consultations, to the ad. ers, that we may receive the fruits of the
earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, vancement of thy Clory, the good of thy Church, the safety, hunour, and welfare through Jesus Christ our Lord! Amen. of thy people that all things may be
For Fair Weather. so ordered and breated by their condeaALMIGHTY.und, moet merciful For tions, that peace and happiness, truth thy great goodness, to restrain those and
justice, religion and piety, may be immoderate rains, wherewith, for our established among us for all generations sins, thou hast afflicted us; And we These, and all other necessaries for pray thee to send us such seasonable them, for us, and thy whole Church, we weather, that the earth may, in due kumbly beg in the name and mediation time, yield
her increase, for our use and of Jesus Christ, our most blessed Lord benefit; and give us grace, that we may and Saviour. Anon.
learn, by thy punishments, to amend
our lives, and for thy clemency to give In Time of great sickness and for thee thanks and praise, through Jesus
tality. Christ our Lord." Amen.
O , ,
health regard our supplications, we it is that the rain doth fall, and the
us for our with earth bring forth her increase; behold, we beseech thee, the afflictions of thy
great sickness and mortality, in the midst
of thy judgment, O Lord, remember people; increase the fruits of the earth
mercy. by thy heavenly benediction, and grant
Have pity upon us miserable
sinners, and withdraw from us the griev. that the scarcity and dearth, which we
ous sickness with which we are afflicted. now most justly suffer for our sins,
May this thy fatherly correction have its may, through thy goodness, be merci
due influence upon us, by leading us to fully turned into plenty, for the love of
consider how frail and uncertain our life Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, with chee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
is ; that we may apply our hearts unto
Amen. and glory, now and for ever.
that heavenly wisdom, which in the end
will bring us to everlasting life, througte In Time War and Tumults.
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amer O
For a Sick Person. Governor of all things, whose power no creature is able to resist, to O
all comfort, our only help in time of whom it belongeth justly to punish sin
need ; look down from heaven, we humners, and to be merciful to those who bly beseech thee, behold, visit, and retruly repent; save and deliver us, we
lieve thy sick seruant, for whom our humbly beseech thee, from the hands of
prayers are desired. Look upon him our enemies; that we, being armed with
with the eyes of thy mercy i comfort hy defence, may be preserved evermore kim with a sense of thy goodness; prefrom all perils, to glorify thee, who art
serve him from the temptations of the he only giver of all victory, through the
enemy; give him patience under his af. merits of thy Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
fliction; and, in thy good time, restore Amen.
him to health, and enable him to lead the For those who are to be admitted into
residue of his life in thy fear, and tu thy "Holy Orders, to be used in the Weeks glory: Or else give him grace so to take preceding the stated Times of Ordina. thy visitation, that, after this painfu.
life ended, he may dwell with thee in LMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fa
life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our
Lord. Amen. an universal Church, by the precious
For a Sick Child.
relaciole upon the same, and at this time so
ther, to whom alone belong the is. and govern the minds of thy servants, sues of life and death; look down from the Bishops and Pastors of thy flock, heaven, we humbly beseech thee, with faat they may lay bands suddenly on no the eyes of mercy, upon the sick child man, but faithfully and wisely make for whom our prayers are desired Dechoice of fit persons, to serve in the sa- liver him, O Lord,
in thy good appointed cred ministry of thy Church. And, to time, from his bodily pain, and visit him teose
who shall be ordained to any holy with thy salvation; that if it should be function, give thy grace and heavenly thy good pleasure to prolong his days benediction; that both by their life and here on earth, he may live to thee, and be doctrine they may show forth thy glory, an instrument of thy glory, by serving and set forward the salvation of all men, thee faithfully, and doing good in his through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
generation : Or else receive him into 1 Or this.
those heavenly habitations, where the
souls of those who sleep in the Lord Je. AL ek !
sus enjoy perpetual rest and felicity. good gifte, who of thy divine pro- Grant this, o Lord, for the love of thy vidence has appointed divers orders in Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen. thy Church; give thy grace, we humbly beseech thee, to all those who are to
For a Person, or Persons going to Sea. tion in the same, and so replenish them. O ETERNAL God, who alone spreadwith the truth of thy doctrine, and en- raging of the sea į we commend to the due them with innocency of life, that Almighly protection, thy Servant, for they may faithfully serve before thee, to whose preservation on the great deep our the glory of thy great name, and the be- prayers are desired. Guard him, we benefit of thy holy Church, through Jesus seech thee, from the dangers of the sea Curist our Lord. Amen.
from sickness, from the violence of enda