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FOR THE :: WORKING D A Y S.
"When there is a SERMON.
UR Help is in the Naine of the Lord; who hath made
Heaven and Earth Amen. : ;* *My dear Brethren, !". ... .. ... in :: Cince we are come hither to present our Adorations, our Praises D and our Prayers to the Lord our God, and to hear his Holy Word, let every one of us. lift up his Heart. to Him, and make a linçere, Confeflion, of His Sins, saying ::
Hay18 is 117. iyilligi Lord God, heavenly Father, we acknowledge all of us in general,
and each of us in particular, that we are not worthy to appear in thy Presence, nor to ask any Favour of Thee. We have not obeyed thy Commandments, but have transgress’dthem in divers Manners. ; Lord; we bewail the. Greatness and the Number of our. Offences. Pardon us, O God of Mercy, pardón, for the sake of Jesus Christ, all those who repent, and who ask Thee Forgiveness. San&tifie us, and make us New Creatures ; to the end that the Glory of thy Mercy may be celebrated for ever, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen, 7.. . ?
Let us adore onr. Gods, and give Him Thanks TT is just and reasonable that we adore Thee, O Lord God At
I mighty, who has created Heaven and Earth, and all Things that are therein; and that we render Thee continual Thanksgivings for all the Favours that we every Day receive from thy bountiful Hand. We bless Thee for our Preservation to this time, for having protected us the last Night, and happily brought us to the Beginning of this Day, and for allowing us to appear at this Time, and in this Holy Place before Thee. Lord we praise Thee, we desire to serve Thee this Day and all our Life: We devote our selves to Thee, and ve submit our selves entirely to ehy holy and gracious Pleasure ; vouchsafe, O Lord, to protect and keep us this Day, to the end that we may fpend it and our whole Life, in thy Peace, in thy Joy, and in thy Fear, through Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with Thee, O God, blessed for ever. Amen.
For the WOR-KING-DAY $. 3 After this Prayer, a Pfalm is to be fungs and after the Pfalm, the follow- i
"cit i ng Prayer is to be faide ; ' . LORD, since we are here met in thy Name * to hear thy'
Word, which Thou hast given us to be a Lamp to our Feet, and a Light to our Paths : We beseech Thee with all our Hearts, and for the Love of Jesus Christ, who is the light of the World, to enlighten our Understanding, and to give us thy Holy Spirit, which inay lead us into the Knowledge of the Truth, and fan&ife us. Give us. Grace to hear attentively thy Word, to understand well the Meaning of it, and to conform our Lives to the Instructions therein given us ; tă the end that what we shalt hear, may turn to the Glory of thy Name, to our Advancement in Piety, to the Comfort and Salvation of our Souls, through Jesus Christ our Lord. In whose Name we call upon Thee,', Our. Father, doc. After the Sermon.
No: ..ī 1 ;." Eternal and Almighty God, we present our felves before Thee, U after having heard thy Holy Word, to offer to thy Divine Mach. jeity our Prayers and our Supplications, both for our selves and for all! Men. We beseech Thee 'to enlighten all the People of the Earth, with the Light of the Gofpel, to the end that they may come to the Knowledge of the Truth and be saved: We pray to Thec for all the 'Wants of the Catholick Church : Behold in Mercy, all thy Peo-' ple, and all thy Flocks, particnlarly this here. Preserve them, keep the Candlestick of thy Word among them. Remove from them Şcandals and Hypocrisie, and make Piety, Charity, and all fort of Vertues, to reign among them.
Bless the Ministers of thy Church, and particularly those to whom Thou bast intrufted' the Care of our Souls: Grant that they may always difpenfe thy Word in Purity, and labour with Zeal and Fidelity in the Edification of their Flock'sol. We pray Thee also for the higher Powers, and in particular for the sacred Perfon of our Sovereign Lord the King, the Queen, for the Prince Royal, and for the Princess his Confort, and for the Prince and Princess their Children, for all the Royal Family ; for the Count of Wartemberg, Hereditary Governor General of this Principality, and for all those that are in Authority over us..Guide them by thy Spirit, allist them in the Exercise of their offices; to the end that Religion, Justice, and peace máy flourish unter their Government and Authority. -3.2", " wheewietli. Al
* Here must be added, according to the circumstances, that which follows :
In Sacramenr-Time, the Prayer above in the Service of Sunday Morning, Page 3 And fince, O God, &r.
Din the Time of Fasting, add: To dispose our selves to be extraordinarily humbled in thy Prefence whilft we celebrate this public's Fast ,
I ÜMİGHTY and most merciful God, we recommend to thy Fa
vour, those Persons that are in Affli&ion: Grant to such as are fick, and especially to those that are Members of this Church, the Succour, Patience, and Repentance, of which they, Itand in need. Convert the Şinners, and strengthen those that walk in thy Ways.. 0 God, bless the Just, and all such as are of an upright Heart. Proteet the Weak and the Innocent: Give Ease to the poor : Çomfort the afflicted Souls Deliver those that are perfecuted for Righteousness; and afist all those that are in any Danger, or in prçsing Necellity. Bless our Country, this City, and all its Inhabitants Give Peace in our Days, O Lord, turn from us thy Judgments, and we will bless thy, Holy Name. . And since we are about to return to the Works of our Calling, vouchsafe, O Lord, to bless the Labour of our Hands, and so to. guide us, that we may always set thy Will before our Eyes, to conform our felves thereto, and that whilst we are pursuing Things Temporal, we may not neglect the Things Eternal, but that we may first and chiefly seek thy Kingdom and thy Righteousness.
Suffer not the Temptations and Cares of this Life, to draw away our Hearts, nor to take out of them the Seed of thy Word, which has now been sown in them. O God, make us to understand, that the World palies away with the Lufts thereof, that our Lifo wastes, and that we must soon leave every Thing; to the end that the Confideration of the Vanity of this Life, may induce us to live in thy Fear, that sowe, may die in thy Favour, and partake of the Resurrection of the Righteous: O Lord our good God, vouchsafe to give us whatsoever is necer, sary for us towards the happy finishing of our Cause : Take us into thy, Protection, supply all our Wants, and be Thou our Guide even to the lalt, Hour, through Jesus Christ thy Son. L' ingi liris' A UR. Father which art in Heaven: Hallowed be thy Name. Thy
O Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, as it is in Heac ven. Give us this Day, our daily Bread. And forgive us our Trers, pales, as we forgive them that trefpals against us. And lead us, not inte Temptation, but deliver us from Evil: For Thine is the King dom, the Power, and the Glory, for ever and evet. Amen n
i11.) nei vien irony The Blefing. ..:: THE Blesing of God our Father; the Grace and the Peace of our
1 Lord Jefus Christ, be given and multiplied to you, through the Communication of the Holy Ghost. Amen. À
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.! That are to be read after SER MON
SATUR DAY EVENING. p rinter
!:,: 9:0) 1111!!) pois 0%! ,' After the Sermon for the Preparation to the Lord's-Supper;
Qur God and our Saviour, we humble our felves before Thee,
to render Thee Thanks for all thy Mercies, and particularly Comes At Christmas that which follows, 'is to be added. , .. Prviw i : ',*') :1:1.7
?: ppm 1:1. r'e Forasmuch as in these Festivals of Christmas, we have the Comfort of meditating upon the Mystery of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ our Lord, thy Eternal Son, and to celebrate the blesed Remembrance of His Birth., vd !!?' 'iis seell
". !:)!9; } ! & At Easter. ; p uin bir ,
Forasmuch as in this Festival of Eafter, (Holly Week of the Pallion we : may meditate upon the History of the Sufferings of the Death and glorious Resurre&ion of our Lord Jefus Christ, by which Thou hast releas'd us from everlafting Death, to bring, ús into Life. Eternal.
Forasmuch as in these Festivals of the Pentecoft we have the Happiness to meditate upon the miraculous and precious Gift of thy Spirit, which Thou didst as at this Time pour out upon the Apostles, and which Thou doft still ined upon all those who believe in Thee by their Mimistry.
At the Communion in September. Foralinuch as at this Time, we may celebrate the blessed Remembrance of the Sufferings of thy Son Jesus Christ, and meditate upon the Wonders of our Redemption.
Ir con After which, the Minister goes.omg. and says,
IVe bless Thee also for the Favour Thou Chewedst to us miserable Sinners, in calling us to thy Holy Table, to the end that we may partake of the Benefits that Jesus Christ has purchased for us by his Death and Resurrection. Lord we praise Thee, we bless Thee, and we give Thee Thanks, with all the Gratitude we are capable of ; and we beseech Thee at the same time, that Thou would it be pleas’d, by thy Spirit; to sanctifie us, who of our selves are unworthy to appear at this Holy Table. Lord. Jesus. give us Grace, that having well understood what is represented to us by this holy and venerable Sacrament, and especially the Greatness of the Love which Thou hast hereby shewn us, we may come to thy Table with such Dispositions as are necessary for Worthy Communicants. Give us, O God, a true Knowledge and lively Sorrow for our Sins, and humble Recourse to thy Mercy, a perfeet Trust in thy Merit, which is our only Comfort, and all our Refuge both in Life and Death.' Imprint in us a deep Sense of thy infinite Charity, and a firm Resolution of serving Thee our God, according to thy Will, and of ordering the rest of our Life as becomes those Persons that are renewing the Vows of their Baptism, and engaging themselves again in thy Service. Grant us also the Grace to love one another as Thou hast loved us, and to pardon one another as Thou hast pardoned us. Lord Jesus, put into our Hearts what is wanting to our Préparation, preserve us from the Danger of Eating this Bread, and of Drinking this Cup unworthily, by which means we should render our selyes guilty of thy Body and of thy Blood. O Lord God, grant that in this Feast, [of the Birth of Jesus Christ] [of Easter] [of Pentecost] and at all Times, we and all thy Church, may shew forth, as we ought, the Remembrance [of the Birth} [of the
Sufferings and Death of Thy Son] that Jesus Christ may live in us, and we in Him, that we may dię and rise again with Him, and that we may walk in Newness of Life, even to the End of our Days; and all to the Glory of thy Holy Name, and our Eternal Salvation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Ater the Lord's-Prayer, the People like a Pfalm, and then the Miss fter gives the Blessing.