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INTRODUCTORY ANTHEMS.

I. The Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.

II. SALVATION belongeth unto the Lord, and thy blessing is among thy people.

III. LORD of all power and might, thou that art the Author, thou that art the Giver of all good things, graft in our hearts the love of thy name, increase in us true religion, nourish us in all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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TEACH me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes ; make me to walk in the way of thy commandments for evermore.

V. GRANT, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy faithful people, pardon and peace : that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve thee with a quiet mind, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

INTRODUCTORY SENTENCES.

O That men would praise the Lord for his goodness, for his wonderful works to the children of men. That they would exalt him in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Our voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; we will direct our prayer unto thee. We will worship in thy holy temple. Let all those who put their trust in thee rejoice. Let those who love thy name, rejoice in thee.

May the words of our mouths, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Who can understand his errors ? Cleanse thou us from secret faults. Keep back thy servants from presumptuous sins ; let them not have dominion over us. Then shall we be upright, and innocent from the great transgression.

HOLINESS becometh thine house, O Lord, forever. We will praise thee, O Lord, with our whole hearts. In the assembly of the upright and in the congregation, we will pay our vows unto thee, O Lord.

This is the day which the Lord hath made ; we will re

joice and be glad in it. Open unto us the gates of righteousness; we will go in and praise the Lord. We will praise the Lord in his house, for he has become our salvation.

Lord God of Israel, there is no other God like thee, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants. Hear thou in heaven, thy dwelling-place, and when thou hearest, forgive. Have respect unto our prayers, O Lord, and give ear unto our supplications.

PRAISE ye the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary. Praise him in the firmament of his power. Praise him for his mighty acts. Praise him according to his excellent greatness. Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.

Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name. Bring a sincere offering unto his court. Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad, for he judgeth the world with equity, and the people with truth.

WHEREWITI shall we come before the Lord, and bow ourselves before the high God? Let us lift up our hearts with our hands : While we draw nigh unto him with our mouths, and honor him with our lips, let not our hearts be far from him. Let us have grace whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. Let us worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

We will think of thy. loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple : Because thy loving-kindness is better than life, our lips shall praise thee. Surely goodness and mercy have followed us all the days of our lives, and we will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, forever.

Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts, and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

We will come to thy house, O God, with the voice of joy and praise, with the multitude that keep holy day. We love the habitation of thy house, the place where thine honor dwelleth. How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of Hosts! Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion. We will worship in thy holy temple.

SURELY, the Lord is in this place, and is not far from any one of us. The Lord is a God of knowledge; no thought escapeth him, neither from him can any word be hidden. There is nothing covered that shall not be revealed. God shall bring every work into judgment, and every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil. The Lord seeth not as man seeth ; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.

The Lord is in his holy temple, let all the earth keep silence before him. Where two or three are gathered together in his name, there is he in the midst of them. It is good for us that we should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.

O COME, let us worship and bow down. Let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker. For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. From the rising of the sun, unto the going down of the same, the Lord's name is to be praised. Let our prayers be set forth before thee as incense, and the lifting up of our hands as the evening sacrifice.

God, who in former times, and in divers manners, spake unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son. Behold, the day-spring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide our feet in the way of peace. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but the word of the Lord abideth forever.

Come unto me, said Jesus, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your

souls.

God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He who hath the Son hath life, and he who hath not the Son, hath not life. Whosoever is born of God, overcometh the world, and who is he who overcometh the world, but he who believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

If ye he risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God. May our life be hid with Christ in God; and when Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall we also appear with him in . glory.

INTRODUCTORY PRAYERS.

What can we render unto thee, O God, for thy countless benefits. Another Sabbath has brought with it tokens of thine infinite love. May this sacred day prove unto us day of holy thought, of faithful self-communion and of fervent prayer. Let not the world have power to intrude upon.

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