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ther, high and mighty Alasting God, who alone
9 Then these five Prayers following are to be to thine everlasting kingdom; read here, except when the Litany is reud; and then only the tico last are to be real, as throughJesus Christ our Lord.
, they are there placed.
A Prayer for the Clergy and
people. Lord, our heavenly FaO , ,
LMIGHTY and everKing of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who workest great marvels; Send, dost from thy throne behold down upon our Bishops, and all the dwellers upon earth; Curates, and all CongregaMost heartily we beseech tions
tions committed their thee with thy favour to be charge, the healthful Spirit hold our most gracious Sove- of thy grace; and that they reign Lord, King GEORGE; may truly please thee, pour and so replenish him with the upon them the continual dew grace of thy Holy Spirit, that of thy blessing: Grant this,
, may alway incline to thy O Lord, for the honour of will
, and walk in thy way: our Advocate and Mediator, Endue him plenteously with Jesus Christ. Amen. heavenly gifts; grant him in A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. health and wealth long to live;
LMIGHTY God, who strengthen him that he may hast given us grace at vanquish and overcome all his this time with one accord to enemies; and finally, after this make our common supplicalife, he may attain everlasting tions unto thee; and dost projoy and felicity; throughJesus mise, that when two or three Christ our Lord. Amen. are gathered together in thy A Prayer for the Royal Name thou wilt grant their Family.
requests : Fulfil now, O Lord, Ah
LMIGHTY God, the the desires and petitions of
fountain of all goodness, thy servants, as may be most we humbly beseech thee to expedient for them; granting bless our gracious Queen us in this world knowledge of Charlotte, their Royal High- thy truth, and in the world to nesses George Prince of Wales, come life everlasting. Amen. the Princess of Wales, and all
2 Cor. xiii.
HE grace of our Lord them with thy holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly love of God, and the fellowgrace; prosper them with all ship of the Holy Ghost, be happiness; and bring them with us all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer throughout the Year,
the Royal Family: Endue T Jesusta Christ, and the
DAILY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
At the beginning of Evening Prayer the Minister shall read with a loud voice some one or more of these Sentences of the Scriptures that follow. And then he shall say that which is written after the said Sentences.
HEN the wicked man in his laws which he set beturneth
away from his fore us. Daniel ix. 9, 10. wickedness that he hath com- O Lord, correct me, but mitted, and doeth that which with judgement; not in thine is lawful and right, he shall anger, lest thou bring me to save his soul alive. Ezekiel nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psalm xviii. 27.
vi. 1. I acknowledge my trans- Repent ye; for the Kinggressions, and my sin is ever dom of Heaven is at hand. before me. Psalm li. 3. St. Matth. iii. 2. Hide thy face from my
I will arise, and go to my sins, and blot out all mine father, and will say unto him, iniquities. Psalm li. 9. Father, I have sinned against
The sacrifices of God are a heaven, and before thee, and broken spirit : a broken and am no more worthy to be a contrite heart, () God, thou called thy son. St. Luke xv. wilt not despise. Psalm li. 17. 18, 19.
Rend your heart, and not Enter not into judgement your garments, and turn unto with thy servant, O Lord; for the Lord your God : for he in thy sight shall no_man is gracious and merciful, slow living be justified. Psalm to anger, and of great kind-cxliii. 2.
and repenteth bim of the If we say that we have no evil. Joel ii. 13.
sin, we deceive ourselves, and To the Lord our God be the truth is not in us: but, if long mercies and forgive we confess our sins, he is nesses, though we have re- faithful and just to forgive belled against him : neither us our sins, and to cleanse have we obeyed the voice of us from all unrighteousness. the Lord our God, to walk 1 St. John i. 8, 9.
EARLY beloved bre- devices and desires of our own
thren, the Scripture hearts. We have offended moveth us in sundry places against thy holy laws. . We to acknowledge and confess have left undone those things our manifold sins and wicked which we ought to have done; ness; and that we should not And we have done those dissemble nor cloke them be- things which we ought not fore the face of Almighty God to have done; And there is our heavenly Father; but no health in us. But thou, confess them with an humble, O Lord, have mercy upon us, lowly, penitent, and obedient miserable offenders. . Spare heart; to the end that we thou them, O God, which may obtain forgiveness of the confess their faults. Restore same, by his infinite goodness thou them that are penitent; and mercy. And although According to thy promises we ought at all times humbly declared unto mankind in to acknowledge our sins be- Christ Jesu our Lord. And fore God; yet ought we most grant, О most merciful Father, chiefly so to do, when we as- for his sake; That we may semble and meet together to hereafter live a godly, righterender thanks for the great ous, and sober life, To the benefits that we have received glory of thy holyName. Amen. at his hands, to set forth his
The Absolution, or Remission of sins, to be most worthy praise, to hear pronounced by the Priest alone, standing ; his most holy Word, and to ask
the people still kneeling. those things which are requi
, site and necessary, as well for the body as the soul. Where- Christ, who desireth not the fore I pray and beseech you, death of a sinner, but rather as many as are here present, that he may turn from his to accompany me with a pure wickedness, and live; and heart, and humble voice, unto hath given power, and comthe throne of the heavenly mandment, to his Ministers, grace, saying after me; to declare and pronounce to
his people, being penitent, the IA general Confession to be said of the schole Congregation after the Minister, all Absolution and Remission of kneeling.
their sins: He pardoneth and LMIGHTY and most absolveth all them that truly
merciful Father; We repent, and unfeignedly behave erred, and strayed from lieve his holy Gospel. Wherethy ways like lost sheep. We fore let us beseech him to have followed too much the grant us true repentance, and
A Father of our Lord Jesus
O in heasen, "Hallowed be
his holy Spirit, that those Priest. Praise ye the Lord. things may please him, which Answer. The Lord's Name we do at this present; and be praised. that the rest of our life here. Then shall be said or sung the Psalms in after may be pure, and holy;
order as they are appointed. Then a Les
son of the Old Testament, as is appointed. so that at the last we may
And after that, Magnificat (or the Song of
the blessed Virgin Mary) in English, us come to his eternal joy ; folloveth. through Jesus Christ our Magnificat. St. Luke i. Lord. Amen.
Y soul doth magnify Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the
the Lord : and my spiLord's Prayer; the people also knečling, rit hath rejoiced in God my and repeating it with him. UR Father,
For he hath regarded : the thy Name. Thy kingdom lowliness of his handmaiden. come. Thy will be done in
For behold, from henceearth, As it is in heaven. forth : all generations shall Give us this day our daily call me blessed. bread. And forgive us our
For he that is mighty hath trespasses, As we forgive magnified me : and holy is them that trespass against
his Name. And lead us not into
And his mercy is on them temptation; But deliver us that fear him : throughout all from evil: For thine is the generations. kingdom, The power, and the
He hath shewed strength glory, For ever and ever.
with his arm : he hath scatAmen.
tered the proud in the imagiThen likewise he shall say,
nation of their hearts. O Lord, open thou our lips. He hath put down the
Answer. And our mouth mighty from their seat : and shall shew forth thy praise.
hath exalted the humble and Priest. O God, make speed meek. to save us.
He hath filled the hungry Answer. O
O Lord, make with good things : and the haste to help us.
rich he hath sent empty away: Here all standing up, the Priest shall say, He remembering his mer
Glory be to the Father, and cy hath holpen his servant to the Son : and to the Holy Israel : as he promised to our Ghost;
forefathers, Abraham and his Answer. As it was in the seed, for ever. beginning, is now, and ever Glory be to the Father, and shall be : world without end to the Son : and to the Holy Amen.
As it was in the beginning, he judge the world : and the is now, and ever shall be : people with equity. world without end. Amen. Glory be to the Father,
Nineteenth Day of the Month, when it is Holy Ghost; Or else this Psalm; except it be on the and to the Son : and to the read in the ordinary course of the Psalms. Cantate Domino. Psalm xcviii. is now, and ever shall be :
As it was in the beginning, O
Sing unto the Lord a world without end. Amen.
new song : for he hath Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it done marvellous things.
is appointed. And after that, Nunc di
mittis or the Song of Symeon) in English, With his own right hand,
as followeth. and with his holy arm : hath Nunc dimittis. St. Luke ii. 29. . he gotten himself the victory: LORD, now lettest thou
thy servant depart in vation : his righteousness hath peace : according to thy
word. he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.
For mine eyes have seen :He hath remembered his thy salvation,
Which thou hast prepared : mercy and truth toward the house of Israel : and all the before the face of all people;
: ends of the world have seen
To be a light to lighten the salvation of our God.
the Gentiles : and to be the Shew yourselves joyful un- glory of thy people Israel. to the Lord, all lands
Glory be to the Father,
ye sing, rejoice, and give thanks. and to the Son : and to the
Praise the Lord upon the Holy Ghost; harp : sing to the harp with a
As it was in the beginning, psalm of thanksgiving.
is now, and ever shall be : With trumpets also and world without end. Amen.
& Or else this Psalm ; ercept it be on the shawms : 0 shew yourselves Twelfth Day of the Month. joyful before the Lord the Deus misereatur. Psalm lxvii.
OD unto us
GO and all that therein is : the us the light of his counteround world, and they that nance, and be merciful unto dwell therein. Let the floods clap their That thy way may
be hands, and let the hills be known upon earth : thy savjoyful together before the ing health among all nations. Lord : for he cometh to Let the people praise thee, judge the earth.
O God : yea, let all the peoWith righteousness shall ple praise thee.