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O, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him.
For he cometh, for he cometh, to judge the earth, and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with his truth.
Or this: 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 hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
0, 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 is everlasting; and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
Or this Hymn:
Help us to praise !
Ancient of days!
Come, thou all-gracious Lord !
Our prayer attend !
Come, and thy children bless;
On us descend !
Never from us depart !
· Hence, evermore !
Love and adore.
Then shall be read a portion of the sacred Scriptures,
from the Old Testament ; at the close of which, the Minister may say, (the Congregation rising,)
Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth, and forevermore. Praise ye the Lord.
Then shall be sung the following Anthem :
Glory be to God on high, 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 glory; O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.
O Lord, through thy only-begotten Son Jesus Christ, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, who taketh away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us ! Through him that taketh away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Through him that taketh away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Through him that sitteth at thy right hand, O God, our Father, have mercy upon us. For thou only art holy, thou only art the Lord. Thou only, O Christ, by the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
Or this : 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 great glory.
And humbly bow before his face:
Let all within us seek his grace.
2. Lo, God is here! him day and night
United choirs of angels sing :
Heaven's host their noblest homage bring.
3. Being of beings! may our praise
Thy courts with grateful fragrance fill :
Still hear and do thy sovereign will.
Then shall be read a portion of the sacred Scriptures
from the New Testament ; at the close of which the Minister may say,
Now, unto the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only wise God, be all honor and glory, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
LET Us Pray.
The following Prayers may then be offered, or extem
poraneous Prayer, at the option of the Minister.
LORD of all power and might, who art the author and the giver of all good things, graft in our hearts the love of thy name. Increase in us true religion. Nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
We give thanks unto thee, merciful Father, that thou hast been continually with us, to do us good. Thou hast upheld our souls in life, and made us to dwell in safety. Thou hast been our refuge and our strength, a present help in time of trouble. Thou hast fed us with food convenient for us, and hast given us richly all things to enjoy. When we sie down to rest, thou art our defence; and when we awake, we are still with thee. We rejoice in thy universal providence. We thank thee for all thy mercies. We desire at all times to live in thy fear, and to obey thy will. May thy love restrain us from all wickedness, in thought, word, or in deed. Cleanse thou us from secret faults; keep back thy servants also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over us. Establish our hearts in thy love, and lead us in the way to life everlasting, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Almighty and most merciful God, we thank thee that, when the fulness of time was come, thou didst send thy only-begotten Son, to seek and to save that which was lost. We believe that thou wast in him reconciling the world to thyself, and that to him thy Spirit was given without measure. We thank thee that we are permitted to call him our Lord and Master; and we pray that thou wilt give us grace so to follow him, that our hearts may become truly regenerate, and that by him we may be freed from the law of sin and death. Hasten the time, O God, when at the name of Jesus every knee shall bow, and every tongue confess that Jesus
for the other Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.
O God, the Father of mercies, the Maker and Judge of all men, we acknowledge before thee our manifold transgressions. Thou hast nourished and