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may find the benefit of it in our souls, in the par

don of our sins.

Christ, &c.

Through the same Lord Jesus

¶ For Easter.

P. LET us sing Allelujahs to the King of Glory, because having laid down his life for our redemption, he is now risen to a life immortal.

A. Come, let us rejoice in God our Saviour, because he has redeemed his people, and is risen triumphant over the powers of hell.

P. Praise our Lord, for he is good; for his mercy continues for ever.

A. Let those speak who have been redeemed by our Lord; who have been delivered by him out of the hands of the enemy.

P. That sat in darkness and in the shade of death, straitened with poverty, and bound in


A. And in their tribulation they cried to our Lord, and he relieved them from their calamities.

P. And he brought them out of darkness, and out of the shade of death, and broke asunder their chains.

A. Let them praise our Lord for his wonderful deeds to the sons of men.

P. For he has made the brazen gates fly in pieces, and has broken the iron bars.

A. My soul bless our Lord: O Lord my God, thou hast made thy greatness wonderfully to appear,

P. Thou hast put on majesty and glory: thou art clothed with light as with a garment.

A. By the strength of thy arm thou hast dispersed thy enemies; and thy youth is renewed as that of an eagle.

P. A voice of joy and salvation is heard in the tents of the just.

A. The stone which the builders rejected is made the corner stone.

P. This is the work of our Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes.

A. This is the day which our Lord has made, let us triumph and rejoice therein.

P. Make this a day of solemnity, because our Lord is exalted above his enemies.

A. Sing to our Lord a new canticle, let his praise be celebrated in the assembly of the saints.

P. Come, let us rejoice in God our Saviour, because he has redeemed his people, and is risen triumphant over the powers of hell.


P. Jesus, Redeemer of mankind.

A. Have mercy on us.

P. Jesus, who has cleansed us by thy blood.
A. Have mercy on us.

P. Jesus, the conqueror of sin and death.

A. Have mercy on us.

P. We sinners,

A. Beseech thee, hear us.

P. That we may put off the old man with his

A. We beseech thee, hear us.

P. That we may not be conformed to this world.

A. We beseech thee, hear us.

P. That we may deny all ungodliness and worldly desires.

A. We beseech thee hear us.

P. That we may live soberly, justly, and piously.

A. We beseech thee, hear us.

P. That being dead to sin we may live to justice.

A. We beseech thee, hear us.

P. That arising with thee, our Redeemer, we may die no more.

A. We beseech thee, hear us.

P. Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world.

A. Spare us, O Lord, &c.

¶ Prayer.

O GOD, who by thy only Son hast, this day, opened the passage to eternity, through his victory over death; vouchsafe, we beseech thee, so to confirm us by thy grace, that we may walk in all our ways, like those who have been redeemed from sin. Amen.

For Whitsuntide.

P. COME, Holy Spirit, send down from hea ven the rays of thy divine light.

A. Come thou, who art the Father of the poor, the author of all good gifts, and the light of our hearts.

P. Come thou, the best of comforters, the sweet guest, and sweetest refreshment of our souls.

A. The rest of our labours, the ruler of our passions, the comfort of our tears.

P. O blessed light, come, penetrate the very centre of the hearts of the faithful.

A. Without thy grace what can man do? how can he be guiltless?

P. Wash, therefore, O Lord, our polluted souls, water our barren clay, and heal our wounds. A. Soften our stubborn wills, inflame our tepid hearts, and guide our wandering steps.

P. Grant to thy faithful, who trust in thee, the treasure of thy sevenfold gifts.

A. Grant us a virtuous life, a happy death, and a happy eternity. Amen.

P. Send then, O God, we beseech thee, the Holy Ghost, into our hearts; and by his sacred presence and almighty power may he banish

from thence the spirit of the world and of a disorderly life. A. Amen.

P. The spirit of intemperance and impurity.
A. Amen.

P. The spirit of hatred and contention.
A. Amen.

P. The spirit of revenge, passion, and impatience. A. Amen.

P. The spirit of detraction, calumny, and all kind of uncharitableness. A. Amen. P. The spirit of tepidity, profaneness, and indevotion. . A. Amen.

P. And may he give us the spirit of universal charity, by which we may love God above all things, and our neighbour as ourselves.

A. Amen.

¶ Prayer.

WE beseech thee, O Lord, that thy Holy Spirit, which proceeds from thee, may enlighten and regenerate our hearts, and guide us into all truth, according to the promise of thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Holy Ghost, &c.


¶ Te Deum.

P. Raise up your hearts on high.

A. We have raised them up to the Lord.
P. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
A. It is meet and just.

P. It is truly meet and just, right and available to salvation, that we always, and in all places, should give thanks to thee, O holy Lord, Father almighty, eternal God, through Christ our Lord.

A. Therefore together with the quires above -We praise thee, O God, we acknowledge thee to be our Lord.

P. All the earth worships thee the Father everlasting.

A. To thee all the angels cry aloud; the heavens, and the heavenly powers.

P. To thee the cherubim and seraphim continually do cry: Holy,

A. Holy,

P. Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth.

A. Heaven and earth are full of the majesty of thy glory.

P. The glorious quire of the Apostles praise


A. The admirable company of the Prophets praise thee.

P. The white-robed army of Martyrs praise thee.

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A. The holy Church throughout the world doth confess thee.

P. The Father of infinite majesty.

A. Thy adorable, true, and only Son. P. Also the Holy Ghost the Comforter. A. Thou, O Christ, art the King of glory. P. Thou art the everlasting Son of the Father.

A. When thou tookest upon thee to deliver man, thou didst not disdain the virgin's womb. P. Having overcome the sting of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers. A. Thou sittest at the right hand of God, in the glory of the Father.

P. We believe thou shalt come to be our judge.

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A. We beseech thee, therefore, to help thy servants, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.

P. Make them to be numbered with thy saints in glory everlasting.

A. Save thy people, O Lord, and bless thy inheritance.

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