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People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six days fhalt thou labour, and do all that thou haft to do; but the feventh day is the fabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work, thou, and thy fon, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the ftranger that is within thy gates. For in fix days the Lord made heaven and earth, the fea, and all that in them is, and refted the feventh day: wherefore the Lord bleffed the feventh day, and hallowed it. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep

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Minifter. Honour thy Father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Thou fhalt do no murder.

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Thou shalt not commit adultery.

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Thou shalt not fteal.

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Thou fhalt not covet thy neighbours house, thou fhalt not covet thy neighbours wife, nor his fervant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his afs, nor any thing that is his.

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and write all these thy laws in our hearts, we beseech thee.

Let us pray.


I mighty God, whofe kingdom is everlasting, and power infinite; Have mercy upon the whole Church, and fo rule the heart of thy chofen fervant GEORGE, our King and Governor, that he (knowing whofe Minifter he is) may above all things feek thy honour and glory; and that we and all his fubjects (duly confidering whofe authority he hath) may faithfully ferve, honour and humbly obey him, in thee, and for thee, according to: thy blessed word and ordinance, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with thee, and the Holy Ghoft, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Collect of the Day.

The Epiftle.

The Gospel.


Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and of all things vifible and invifible :

And in one Lord Jefus Chrift, the only begotten Son of God, Begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God, Begotten, not made, Being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made: Who for us men, and for our falvation came down from heaven, And was incarnate by the Holy Ghoft of the Virgin Mary, And was made Man, And was crucified alfo for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried, And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures, and afcended into heaven, And fitteth on the right hand of the Father. And he fhall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead: Whose kingdom fhall have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghoft, The Lord and giver of life, Who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; Who with the Father and the Son together, is worshipped and glorified, Who fpake by the prophets. And I believe one Catholick and Apoftolick Church. I acknowledge one Baptifm for the remiffion of fins,

I believe in God, &c. This Creed is defigned of Christ, whose death we are about to commemorates here as a publick profeflion of our Faith in the Gospel

And I look for the refurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.


ET your light fo fhine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. S.



5. 16.

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. S. Matt. 6. 19, 20.

What foever ye would that men fhould do unto you, even fo do unto them; for this is the law and the prophets. S. Matt. 7. 12. Not every one that faith unto me, Lord, Lord, fhall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. S. Matt. 7. 21.

Zaccheus food forth, and faid unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have done any wrong to any man, I reftore four-fold. S. Luke 19. 8.

Who goeth a warfare at any time of his own coft? Who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock? 1 Car. 9.7.

If we have fown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your wordly things? 1 Cor. 9. 11.

Do ye not know that they who minifter about holy things, live of the facrifice? and they who wait at the altar, are partakers with the altar? Even fo hath the Lord alfo ordained, that they who preach the Gofpel, fhould live of the Gospel. I Cor. 9. 13, 14.

He that foweth little, fhall reap little: and he that foweth plenteously, fhall reap plenteoufly. Let every man do according as he is difpofed in his heart, not grudgingly, or of neceffity; for God loveth a cheerful giver. 2 Cor. 9. 6, 7.

Let him that is taught in the Word, minifter unto him that

teacheth, in all good things. Be not deceived, God is not mocked: for whatfoever a man foweth, that fhall he reap. Gal. 6. 6, 7.

While we have time, let us do good unto all men, and fpecially unto them that are of the houfhold of faith. Gal. 6. 10.

Godliness is great riches, if a man be content with that he hath: for we brought nothing into the world, neither may we carry any thing out. I Tim. 6. 6, 7.

Charge them who are rich in this world that they be ready to give, and glad to diftribute, laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may attain eternal life. 1 Tim. 6. 17, 18, 19.

God is not unrighteous, that he will forget your works and labour that proceedeth of love; which love ye have fhewed for his Names fake, who have miniftered unto the faints, and yet do minifter. Hebr. 6. 10.

To do good, and to diftribute, forget not, for with fuch facrifices God is well pleased. Hebr. 13. 16.

Whofo hath this worlds good, and feeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his compaffion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? 1 S. John 3. 17.

Give alms of thy goods, and never turn thy face from any poor man, and then the face of the Lord shall not be turned away from thee. Zob. 4. 7.

Be merciful after thy power. If thou haft much, give plenteously. If thou haft little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little for fo gathereft thou thyfelf a good reward in the day of neceffity. Tob. 4. 8, 9.

He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the Lord: and look, what he layeth out, it fhall be paid him again. Prov. 19. 17.

Bleffed be the man that provideth for the fick and needy: the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble. Pfal. 41. 1.

A Prayer to be faid in private upon giving our Alms.

Accept, gracious God, of this Small Contribution to the re

lief of my neceffitous Brethren; as an humble Acknowledgment of thy Right to all I poffefs; and in grateful Remembrance of him, who for my fake became poor, that I might be rich, even Jefus Chrift our Lord.

Let us pray for the whole ftate of Chrifts Church militant here in earth.


If there be no alms, or oblations, then shall

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Lmighty and everliving God, who by thy holy Apostle hast taught us to make prayers and fupplications, and to give thanks for all men; we humbly befeech thee moft mercifully [to accept our alms and oblations, and] to receive thefe our prayers, which we offer unto thy divine Majefly, befecching thee to infpire continually the lations] be left out ununiverfal Church with the fpirit of truth, unity, and concord: and grant that all they that do confefs thy holy Name, may agree in the truth of thy holy Word, and live in unity and godly love. We befeech thee alfo to fave and defend all Chriftian Kings, Princes, and Governors; and especially thy fervant GEORGE our King, that under him we may be godly and quietly governed: and grant unto his whole Council, and to all that are put in authority under him, that they may truly and indifferently minifter justice, to the punishment of wickedness and vice, and to the maintenance of thy true Religion and Virtue. Give grace, O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and Curates, that they may both by their life and doctrine fet forth thy true and lively word, and rightly and duly adminifter thy holy Sacraments: And to all thy people give thy heavenly grace; and especially to this Congregation here present, that with meek heart and due reverence they may hear and receive thy holy Word, truly ferving thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of their life. And we moft humbly befeech thee of thy goodness, O Lord, to comfort and fuccour all them who in this tranfitory life are in trouble, forrow, need, sickness, or any other adverfity. And

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