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nity, and their right hand is a night of thy marvellous acts; and right land of wickedness,
I will also fell of thy greatness. 9 1 will sing a new song unto
7 The memorial of thine abun. thee, O God; and sing praises dant kindness shall be showed unto thee upon a ten-stringed lute. and men shall sing of thy righte.
10 Thou hast given victory in-ousness. to kings, and bast delivered Da. 9 The Lord is gracious and vid, ily servant, from the peril merciful ; long-suffering, and of of the sword.
great gondness. 11 Save me, and deliver me 9 The Lord is loving unto eve. from the hand of strange chil. ry man; and his mercy is overall dren, whose mouih Lalketh of his works. vanity, and their right hand is a 10 All thy works praise thee, riglit hand of iniquity;
O Lord; and thy saiuts give thanks 12 That our sons may grow upjunto thee. as the young plants, and that our 11 They show the glory of thy daughiers may be as the polished kingdom, and laik of thy power: corners of the temple ;
12 That thy power, thy glory, 13 Thai our garner's may bejand mightiness of thy kingdoin, full and plenteous with all man- might be known into men. ner of store ; that our sleep inay 13 Thy kingdom is an everlastbring forth thousands, and ten ing kingdom, and thy dominion thousands in our streets ; erdure!h throughout all ages.
'14 That ouroxeni iny be strong 14 The Lord upholdeth all such to labour; that there be no de las fall, and listeth up all those that cay, no leading into captivity.jare down. and no complaining in ourstreeis. 15 The eyes of all wait upon
15 Happy are the people that thee, O Lord; and thou givest are in such a case; yea, blessed them their meat in due season. are the people who have the Lord 16 Thou openest thine hand, for their God.
and fillest all things living with Psalın 145. Exaltabo te, Deus. plenteousness. I Will magnify thee, O God, my
17 The Lord is righteous in King; and I will poraise thy all liis ways, and holy in all his dame for ever and ever.
works. 2 Every day will I give thanks 18 The Lord is nigh unlo all unto thee, and praise thy name then that call upon hiin; yea, all for ever and ever.
such as call upon him faithfully. 3 Great is the Lord, and inar 19 He will fulfil the desire of vellons, wortly to be praised ; them that fear him ; he also will there is no end of bis greatness.shear theircry, and will help them.
4 One generation shall praise 20 The Lord preservelh all ihy works into another, and de-them that love him ; but scalier. clare thy power.
eth abroad all the ungodly. 5 As for me, I will he talking 21 My mouib shall speak the of thy worship, thy glory, thy praise of the Lord; and let all praire, and wondrouis works ; Besh give inanks unto his boly G So that men shall speak of the name for ever and ever.
Psalm 146. Lauda, anima mea 4 He telleth the numlver of the PRAISE the Lord. Ons sout: stars, and calleth them all by
while I live, will praise the their names. Lord; yra, as long as I have any 5 Great is our Lord, and great being, I will sing praises untu iny is his power; yea, and his wise God.
dom is infinite. Oput not your trust in prin. 6 The Lord setterh up the ces, nor in any child of man; for meek, and bringeth the ur:godly there is no help in thein. cown to the ground.
3 For when the breath of man 70 sing unto the Lord isith goeth foorth, he shall turn again to thanksgiving; sing praises upon his earth, and then all his thoughuis the harp unto our God; perish.
8. Who covereth the learen 4 Blessed je Ire that hath the'with clouds, and prepareth rain God of Jncolfor his heip; and for the earth; and inaketh the whose bope is in the Lord his God; grass to grow opon the mountains,
5 Whoinade leaven and earth, and herb for the use of men. the sea and all that therein is; 9 Who giveth fodder unto the who keepeil his promisesor ever; cattle, and feedeth the young ra.
6 Who helpe!li them ww rightsvens that call upon him. that suffer wrong; who feedeth 10 fe hath no pleasure in the the lungry.
strength of an horse ; neither de 7 The Lord looseth men out lighteili he in any man's legs: of prison; the Lord giveth sight II But the Lord's deliglit is in to the blind.
them that fear him, and put their 8 The Lord helpethi them that trust in his mercy. are fallen; the Lord careth for 19 Praise the Lord, O Jerusa the righteous.
lem ; praise thy God, O Sion : 9 The Lord careth for the 13 For he hath made fast the stranger; lie defendeth the fa- bars of thy gates, and bath bless therless and widow: as for the ed thy children within thee. way of the ungodly, he turneth 14 He maketli peace in thy bor. it upside down.
ders, and Gilleth thee with four 10 The Lord thy God, O Sion, of wheal. shall be King for evermore, and 15 He sendeth forth his comthroughout all generations. mandment upon carth, and bis
EVENIXG PRAYER. word runneth very swiftly. Psalm 14%. Laudate Dominant. 16 He giveth snow like woot, O Praise, the Lord: for it is a and scaliereth the broar frost like
good thing to sing praises ashes. unto our God; yea, a joyful and 17 He casteth forth bis ice liko pleasant thing it is to be thankful. morsels; who is able to abide bis
? The Lord doth build up Je- frost : risalem, and gather together il: 18 He sendeth out his word outcasts of Israel.
and melleth them; he blowetla 3 He healeth those that ure will his wind, and the water broken in heart, und giveth me. Bow. dicine su heal their sickness. '19 He showeth his word wato
Jacob, his statutes and ordinances Psalm 143. Cantate Domino. anto Israel,
O Sing unto the Lord a new 20 He hath not dealt so with song ; let the congregation of any nation; neither have the liea- suinis praise him. then knowledge of his laws.
2 Ler Israel rejoice in lini that Psalm 148. Laudate Dominiem.
made him, and iet the children O Praise the lord of heaven; of Sion be joyful iu tleir King. praise him in the height.
3 Let them praise his name in 2 Praise him, all ye angels of the dance ; let thein sing jornises his; praise hirn, all his lost. unto himn with tabret and harjo. 3 Praise him, sun and moon;
4 For the Lord bath pleasure praise him, all ye stars and light in his people, and helped the
4 Praise him, all ye heavens, meek-liearted. and ye waters that are above the 5 Lel the saints he joyful with heavens.
glory; let then rejoice in their 5 Lat them praise the name of beds. thr Lord; for he spake the word. 6 Let the praises of God be and they were made; be com- in their mouthi
, and a two-edged manded, and they were created, sword in their hands.
He hath made them fast for 7 To be avenge:l of the hcathen, ever and ever; he hath givenjand to rebuke the people ; skem a law, which shall not be 8 To bind their kings in chairs, roken
and their nobles with links of 7 Praise the Lord upon earth, iron. ye dragons, and all deeps ; 9 That they may he avenged
8 Fire and hail, snow and va. Jof them, as it is written, Suche pours, wind and storm, fulfilling honour have all his saints. his word;
Psalms 150. Laudate Dominum. 9 Mountains and all hills; fruit. O Praise God in his holiness; full trees, and all cedars;
praise him in the firmament 10 Beasts and all cattle; worms of bis power. and feathered fowls;
2 Praise him in his noble acts ; 11 Kings of the earth and all praise him according to his excelpeo;le; princes and all judges of fient greatness. the world;
3 Praise him in the sound of 12 Young men and maidens, the trumpet; praise him upon old men and children, praise the the lute and harp. naine of the Lord; for his name 4 Praise him in the cymbals only is excellent, and his praise and dances; praise him upon the above heaven and earth. strings and pipe.
13 He shall exall the horn of 5 Praise him upon the wel!. his people: all his saints shall tuned cymbals; praise him upon praise him; even the children of the loud cymbals. Israel, even the people that serv. 6 Let every thing that balls etk kim.
breath praise ihe Lord.
The end of the Paoulder
As established by the Bishops, the Clergy, and Luity of the Protestant
Episcopal Church in the United States of America, in Conrention, on the twelfth Day of September, in the Yeur of our Lord 1801
Art. I. Of Faith in the Holy Trinity. understand those Canonical Book of THERE is but one living and true the Old and New Testanıeni, of whose
God, everlasting, without body, authority was never any cube in the Barts, or passions; of intinite power, Church. wisdom, and goodness; the Maker and 1 Of the Names and Number of the Preserver of all things both visible and
Canonical Books. invisible. And in unity of this (iodhead, Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus Numeri, there be three persons, of one substance, Deuteronomiuin, Joshue', Judges, Ruth, power, and eternity; the Father, the The First Book of Samuel, The Second Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Book of Samuel, The First Book of Art. II. Of the Word, or Son of God, Kings, the Second Book of Kings. The
which was made very Mun. First Book of Chronicles, The Second The Son, which is the Word of the Book of Chronicles, The First Book of Father, begotten from everlasting of the Esdras, The Second Book of Esdras, Father, the very and eternal Gud, of The Book of llester, The Book of Job, one substance with the Fatlıer. took 'The Psalms, The Proverbs, Ecclesiastes Man's nature in the womb of the blessed or Preacher, Cantica or Songs of Solu. Virgin, of her substance: on that two mon, Four Prophets the greater, Twelve whole and perfect Natures, That is to Prophets the less. say, the Godhead and Manhoorl, were Anithe other Books (as Hieronc saith) joined together in one Person, never to the Church doth read for example of be divided. Whereni is one Christ, very nie ant instruction of manners; but yet Gosi, and very M:n; who truly suffered, doth it not apply them to establish any was crucified, dead, and buried, to re-docuine; such are these following: concil, his Father to us, and to be a The Third Book of Esdras, The Fourile Encrifice, not only for original guilt, but Book of Esıras, The Book of Tobias, also for actun. Hins of men.
The Book of Judith, The rest of the Art. III. Of the going down of Christ Book of Hester, The Book of Wisdom, into Hiu.
Jesus the Son of Sirach, Baruch the As Christ died for us, and was buried; Prophet, The Song of the three Chil. 80 also is it to be believed, that he went stren. The Story of Susanna, Of Bel and down into hell.
the Dragon, The Prayer of Manasses, Art. IV. Of the Resurrection of Christ. The first Book of Maccabees, The See
Christ did truly rise again from death, cond Book of Maccabees. and took again his body, with fiesh, All the Books of the New Testament, bones, and all things appertaining to the as they are commonly received, we do perfection of Man's nature, wherewith receive and account them Canonical. he ascended into lleaven, and there Art. VII. Of the Old Testament. sitteth, until he return to judge all men
The Old Testainiert is not contrary to at the last day.
the New; for both in the Old and New Ari. V. of the Holy Ghost. Testament everlasting life is offered to The Holy Glost, proceeding from the mankind by Christ, who is the only MleFather and the Son, is of one Substance, diator between God and Man, being Majesty, and Glory, with the fater both God and Man. Wherefore they and the Son, very and eternal God. are not to be heard, which feign, that Art. Vl. Of the Suficiency of the Holy the Old Fathers did look only for transi
Scriptures for Salvation. Lory Promises. Although the Law given Holy Scripture containeth all things from God by Moses, as touching Cerenecessary to salvation : so that whatso- monies and Rites, do not bind Christian ever is not read therein, nor may be men, nor the Civil Precepts thereof proved thereby, is not to be required of ought of necessity to he received in any any man, that it should be believed as Commonwealth ; yet notwitistanıling, an Article of the Faith, or be thought no Christian nan whatsoever is frie requisite or necessary to Salvation. In from the obedience of the Commande the name of the Holy Scripture wc dolmenks which are called morale
Art. VIII. Of the Creeds. Art. XII. Of Works before JustiThn Nicene Creed, and that which is
fiation. commonly called the Apostle's Creed, Works done before the grace of augbt thoroughly to be received and be- Christ, anul the inspiration of his Spirit, lieved: for they may be proved by most are not pleasant to Gud, forasmuch as certain warrants of holy Scripture. they spring mot of faith in Jesus Christ, Art. 1X. Of Original or Billl-Sin. neither do they make pien meet w re
Original Sin standeth not in the fo!-clive grace, or (as the School-Authors lowing of eldam (as the Pelaginens du say) (leserve grace oi congruity: yea vainly talk;) but it is the fault and cor- rather, for that they are not done as ruption of the nature of every man, thar God hath willed and commanded them naturally is engendered of the offspring to be done, we doubt not but they have of Idum, whereby man is very far gone ibe nature of sin. from original righteousress, and is of art. XIV. Of Works of Supererogation. his own nature inclined to evil, so that Voluntary Works, besides over and the flesh lusteth always contrary to the above God's Commandments, which Spirit; and therefore in every person they call Works of Supererogation, canborn into this world, it desei veth God's not be taught without arrogancy and wrath and damnation. And this infec- impiety. For by them men do declare, tion of nature doth remain, vea, in them that they do not only render unto God that are regenerated; whereby the lust as nuuch as they are bound tn ilo, but of the flesh, called in Greek, ogórnues that they dr more for his sake than or cr.gxes, which some do expound the bounden duty is required: Whereas Wiod om, some Sensuality, soine the Af Christ saitis plainly, When ve bave done section, some the Desire of the Flesti, all that are commanded to you, say, We is not subject to the Law of God. And are unprofitable servants. although there is no condemnation for Art. XV. Of Christ alone without Sin. them that believe and are baj:lized;
Christ in ihe truth our nature, was yet the Apostle doth confess, that confmade like unto us in áil uiles, sin only cupiscerce and lust hath of itself the exce!!!, from which he was.c'early void, nature of ea.
both iu lis flesh, and in his spuit. He Art. X. Of Free-Will. came to be a Lanılı without spot, who The condition of man, aiter the fall of by sacrifice of himself once made, should Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and take away the sins of the world; and prepare himself, by his own patural sin (as St. John saith) was not in him. strength and good works, to faith, and But all we the rest (although haptized calling upon God: wherefore we have and born again in Christ) ve? offend in nu power to do good works pleasant many things; and if we say we bave no and acceptable to God, without the gracesiu, we deceive ourselves, and the truth of God by Christ preventing us, that we is not in us. may have a good will, anii working with Art. XVI. Of Sin after Baptism. us, when we have that good will. Not every deadly sin, wiilingly comArt. XI. Of the Justifi «tion of Man. mitled attor Baptism, is sin against the
We are accounted righteous before Holy Ghosi, and unpardonable. WhereGord, only for the Merit of our Lord for the grant of repentance is not to be and Saviour Jesus Christ by Faith; and ienied to such as fall into sin arter Bap. not for our own Works or Deservinys. lism. After we have received the lloly Wherefore, that we are justified by Glost, we may depart írom grace givFaith only, is a most wholesome doc-len, and fall into sin, ani by the grace trine, and very full of comfort, as more of God (we may) arise agairi, and largely is expressed in the llomily of amend our lives. And therefore they Justification.
are to be condemned, which say, they Art. XII. Of Good Works. can no nore sin as long as they live Albeit dat good Works, which are licre, or deny the place of forgiveness the Fruits of Faith, and follow after to such as truly repent. Justification, cannot pui away our sins, Art. XVII. 08 Predestination and and endure the severity of Gori's Judg
Election, ment; yet are they pleasing anul ac Prelestination to lite is the everlastceprable to God Christ, anel do spring ing purpose of God, whereby (before our necessarily ot a true and lively Faith the soundations of the worl:l were laica) insomuch that by them a lively Faith he hath constantly decreed, by his coun
ray be as evidently kuowlly as a tree sel, secret to us, to deliver froni curse discerned by the irrit
land damnation, those whom he balb