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The Minister shall begin the MORNING PRAYER by reading one or more of the following Sentences
of Scripture. HE Lord is in his holy temple; judgment; not in thine anger, lest
before him. Hab. ii. 20.
24. Psal. vi. 1. From the rising of the sun even Repent ye; for the kingdom of unto the going down of the same, heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. my name shall be great among the I will arise, and go to my father, Gentiles; and in every place in- and will say unto him ; Father, I cense shall be offered unto my have sinned against heaven, and name, and a pure offering : for my before thee, and am no more worname shall be great among the thy to be called thy son. St. Luke heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. xv. 18, 19. Mal. i. 11.
Enter not into judgment with Let the words of my mouth, thy servant, O Lord ; for in thy and the meditation of my heart, be sight shall no man living be justıalway acceptable in thy sight, О fied. Psal. cxliii. 2. Lord, my strength and my Re If we say that we have no sin, deemer. Psal. xix. 14.
we deceive ourselves, and the truth When the wicked man turneth is not in us; but if we confess our away from his wickedness that he sins, God is faithful and just to hath committed, and doeth that forgive us our sins, and to cleanse which is lawful and right, he shall us from all unrighteousness. 1 save his soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. John i. 8, 9. I acknowledge my transgres
Then the Minister shall say, sions ; and my sin is ever before
EARLY beloved brethren, me. Psal. li. 3.
the scripture moveth us, in Hide thy face from my sins ; sundry places, to acknowledge and blot out all mine iniquities. and confess our manifold sins and Psal. li. 9.
wickedness, and that we should The sacrifices of God are a bro- not dissemble nor cloak them beken spirit ; a broken and a contrite fore the face of Almighty God, our heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. heavenly Father, but confess them Psal. li. 17.
with an humble, lowly, penitent, Rend your heart and not your and obedient heart ; to the end garments, and turn unto the Lord that we may obtain forgiveness of your God; for he is gracious and the same, by his infinite goodness merciful, slow to anger, and of and mercy. And although we great kindness, and repenteth him ought, at all times, humbly to acof the evil. Joel ii. 13.
knowledge our sins before God; To the Lord our God belong yet ought we chiefly so to do, when mercies and forgivenesses, though we assemble and meet together, to we have rebelled against him; nei- render thanks for the great benefits ther have we obeyed the voice of that we have received at his hands, the Lord our God, to walk in his to set forth his most worthy praise, laws which he set before us. Dan. to hear his most holy word, and to ix. 9, 10.
ask those things which are requiO Lord, correct me, but with site and necessary, as well for the
A father, we haste wereld
is used in Divine Service.
body as the soul. Wherefore, I may be pure and holy; so that at pray and beseech you, as many as the last we may come to his eterare here present, to accompany me, nal joy, through Jesus Christ our with a pure heart and humble Lord. voice, unto the throne of the hea-) The People shall answer here, and at the end
of every Prayer, Amen. venly grace, saying--
i Or this. 1 A general Confession, to be said by the whole LMIGHTY God, our heaCongregation, after the Minister, all kneeling.
venly Father, who, of his ful Father; We have erred great mercy, hath promised forgiveand strayed from thy ways like lost /ness of sins to all those who, with
hearty repentance and true faith, sheep. We have followed too
turn unto him; have mercy upon much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offend- you, pardon and deliver you from
all your sins, confirm and strength ed against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things en you in all goodness, and bring which we ought to have done : you to everlasting life, through Je
Amen. And we have done those things 1 Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the Lord's
sus Christ our Lord. which we ought not to have done : Prayer; the People still kneeling, and repeating And there is no health in us. But
it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it thou, O Lord, have mercy upon UR Father, who art.in Heaus, miserable offenders. Spare
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; thou those, O God, who confess Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be their faults. Restore thou those done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; who are penitent; According to Give us this day our daily bread; thy promises declared unto man- And forgive us our trespasses, as kind, in Christ Jesus our Lord. we forgive those who trespass And grant, 0 most merciful Fa- against us; And lead us not into ther, for his sake; That we may temptation ; But deliver us from hereafter live a godly, righteous, evil: for thine is the Kingdom, and sober life ; To the glory of and the Power, and the Glory, for thy holy name. Amen.
ever and ever. Amen. & The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of
1 Then likewise he shall say, Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, standing ; O Lord, open thou our lips; the People still kneeling. LMIGHTY God, the Fa-forth thy praise.
Ans. And our mouth shall show therof our Lord Jesus Christ,
. Here, all standing up, the Minister shall say, who desireth not the death of a
Glory be to the Father, and to sinner, but rather that he may turn the Son, and to the Holy Ghost ; from his wickedness and live, hath
Ans. As it was in the begingiven power and commandment toning, is now, and ever shall be, his ministers to declare and pro- world without end. nounce to his people, being peni
Min. Praise ye the Lord. tent, the Absolution and Remission
Lord's name be of their sins. He pardoneth and
praised. absolveth all those who truly re- * Then shall be said or sung, the following An. pent, and unfeignedly believe his
them; except on those days for which other holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us
Anthems are appointed; and except also, when
it is used in the course of the Psalms, on the beseech him to grant us true re
Venite, Domino. that those things may please him
Lord, let us heartily rejoice that the rest of our life hereafter in the strength of our salvation.
pentance, and his Holy Spirit; ningemi teda y of the month. which we do at this present, ana O COME,
let us sing unto the
Let us come before his presence For thou only art holy; thou with thanksgiving, and show our-only art the Lord; thou only, O selves glad in him with psalms. Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art
For the Lord is a great God; most high in the Glory of God the and a great King above all gods. Father. Amen. In his hand are all the corners 1 Then shall be read the first Lesson, according
to the Table or Calendar; after which shall be of the earth; and the strength of
said or sung the following Hymn. the hills is his also.
1 Note, That before every Lesson, the Minister shall The sea is his, and he made it; say, Here beginneth such a Chapter, or Verse of
such a Chapter, of such a Book: And afterevery and his hands prepared the dry Lesson, Here endeth the first, or the second Lesson. land.
Te Deum laudamus. O come, let us worship, and WE praise thee, O God; we fall down; and kneel before the acknowledge thee to be the Lord our Maker.
Lord. For he is the Lord our God; and All the earth doth worship thee, we are the people of his pasture, the Father everlasting. and the sheep of his hand.
To thee all Angels cry aloud; O worship the Lord in the beau- the Heavens, and all the Powers ty of holiness; let the whole earth therein. stand in awe of him.
To thee, Cherubim and SeraFor he cometh, for he cometh phim continually do cry, to judge the earth; and with right Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God eousness to judge the world, and of Sabaoth. the people with his truth.
Heaven and Earth are full of I Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as the Majesty of thy Glory. they are ppointed, or one of the Selections of
The glorious company of the Psalms set forth by this Church : and at the end of every Psalm, and likewise at the end of the Apostles praise thee. Venite, Benedicite, Jubilate, Benedictus, Can
The goodly fellowship of the tate Domino, Bonum est confiteri, Deus misereatur, Benedic Anima mea—MAY be said or sung
thee. the Gloria Patri; and at the end of the whole The noble army of Martyrs Portion or Se:ection of Psalms for the day, SHALL be said or sung the Gloria Patri, or
praise thee. else the Gloria in Excelsis, as followeth: The holy Church, throughout all
Gloria in Excelsis. the world, doth acknowledge thee, (LORY be to God on high, The Father, of an infinite Ma
and on earth peace, good will jesty; towards men.
We praise thee, Thine adorable, true, and only we bless thee, we worship thee, Son ; we glorify thee, we give thanks to Also the Holy Ghost, the Comthee for thy great glory, O Lord forter.. God, heavenly King, God the Fa Thou art the King of Glory, O ther Almighty.
Christ. O Lord, the only begotten Son, Thou art the everlasting Son of Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb the Father. of God, Son of the Father, that When thou tookest upon thee takest away the sins of the world, to deliver man, thou didst humble have mercy upon us.
Thou that thyself to be born of a Virgin. takest away the sins of the world, When thou hadst overcome the have mercy upon us.
Thou that sharpness of death, thou didst open takest away the sins of the world, the kingdom of heaven to all bereceive our prayer. Thou that sit- lievers. test at the right hand of God the Thou sittest at the right hand of Father, have mercy upon us. God, in the Glory of the Father.
We believe that thou shalt come, O ye Fire and Heat, bless ye to be our Judge.
the Lord : praise him, and magniWe therefore pray thee, help fy him for ever. thy servants, whom thou hast re- Oye Winter and Summer, bless deemed with thy precious blood. ve the Lord; praise him, and
Make them to be numbered with magnify him for ever. thy saints, in glory everlasting. Oye Dews and Frosts, bless ye
O Lord, save thy people, and the Lord; praise him, and magnify bless thine heritage.
him for ever. Govern them, and lift them up O ye Frost and Cold, bless ye for ever.
the Lord , praise him, and magDay by day we magnify thee; nify him for ever. And we worship thy name ever,
O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye world without end.
the Lord ; praise him, and magVouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us nify him for ever. this day without sin.
O ye Nights and Days, bless ye O Lord, have mercy upon us, the Lord; praise him, and maghave mercy upon us.
nify him for ever. O Lord, let thy mercy be upon ye Light and Darkness, bless us, as our trust is in thee. ve the Lord; praise him, and mag
Lord, in thee have I trusted ; nify him for ever. let me never be confounded. Oye Lightnings and Clouds, 1 Or this Canticle.
bless ye the Lord; praise him, and Benedicite, omnia opera Domini, magnify him for ever.
O let the Earth bless the Lord
l; bless ye the Lord; praise yea, let it praise him, and magnihim, and magnify him for ever. fy him for ever.
Oye Angels of the Lord, bless Oye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and ve the Lord; praise him, and magmagnify him for ever.
nify him for ever. Oye Heavens, bless ye the Lord; o all ye green Things upon praise him, and magnify him for Earth, bless ye the Lord ; praise
him, and magnify him for ever. Oye Waters that be above the Oye Wells, bless ye the Lord; Firmament, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ve Seas and Floods, bless ye O all ye Powers of the Lord, the Lord; praise him, and magbless ye the Lord; praise him, and nify him for ever. magnify him for ever.
O ve Whales, and all that move Oye Sun and Moon, bless ye in the Waters, bless ye the Lord; the Lord; praise him, and mag-praise him, and magnify him for nify him for ever.
ever. Oye Stars of Heaven, bless ye O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless the Lord; praise him, and mag- ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
nify him for ever. Oye Showers and Dew, bless o all ye Beasts and Cattle, bless ve the Lord; praise him, and mag- ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
nify him for ever. O ye Winds of God, bless ye O ye Children of Men, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify the Lord; praise him, and maghim for ever.
nify him for ever.
Olet Israel bless the Lord ; He went into the place of departed Spirits, which
are considered as words of the same meaning in praise him, and magnify him for the Creed. ever. O ye Priests of the Lord, bless I BELIEVE in God the Father
Almighty, Maker of Heaven ye the Lord; praise him, and mag- and Earth: nify him for ever.
And in Jesus Christ his only Oye Servants of the Lord, bless Son our Lord; Who was conye the Lord; praise him, and mag-ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born nify him for ever.
of the Virgin Mary, Sufiered uno ye Spirits and Souls of the der Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, Righteous, bless yethe Lord; praise dead, and buried; He descended him, and magnify him for ever. into Hell; The third day he rose
Oye holy and humble Men of from the dead; He ascended into heart, bless ye the Lord; praise Heaven, And sitteth on the right him, and magnify him for ever. hand of God the Father Almigh
Then shall be read, in like manner, the second Lesson, taken out of the New Testament, ac- ty; From thence he shall come to cording to the Table or Calendar; and after judge the quick and the dead. that, the following Psalm.
I believe in the Holy Ghost; Jubilate Deo. Psal. c. O
The Holy Catholic Church; The BE joyful in the Lord, all ye
lands; serve the Lord with communion of Saints; The forgladness, and come before his pre- tion of the body, and the life ever
giveness of sins; The resurrecsence with a song. Be
lasting. Amen. ye sure that the Lord he is God, it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves ; we are his I BELIEVE in one God, the people and the sheep of his pasture. Heaven and Earth, and of all
O go your way into his gates things visible and invisible : with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise ; be thankful the only begotten Son of God, be
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, unto him, and speak good of his
gotten of his Father before all For the Lord is gracious, his Light, very God of very God, be
worlds; God of God, Light of mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth from generation to gene- stance with the Father, by whom
gotten, not made, being of one subration. I Or this Hymn.
all things were made; who for us Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68. men, and for our salvation, came
LESSED be the Lord God down from Heaven, and was inand redeemed his people;
Virgin Mary, and was made man, And hath raised up a mighty and was crucified also for us unsalvation for us, in the house of his der Pontius Pilate. He suffered servant David;
and was buried, and the third day As he spake by the mouth of his he rose again, according to the holy Prophets, which have been Scriptures, and ascended into Heasince the world began;
ven, and sitteth on the right hand That we should be saved from of the Father; and he shall come our enemies, and from the hand again, with glory, to judge boty of all that hate us.
the quick and the dead; whợse. Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the kingdom shall have no end. Minister and the People, standing : And any And I believe in the Holy Ghost,
omit the words, He descended into Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, the Lord and giver of life, who