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* After his Confession, the Ministershall declare to him thesiardoning mercy of God, in the Form which is used in the Communion Service.
* After which shall be said the Collect following.
() HOLY Jesus,who of thine infinite goodness, didstaccept the conversion of a sinner on the cross; open thine eye ofmercy upon thisthyservant. who desireth pardon and forgiveness, though in his latest hour he turneth unto thee. Renewin bim whatsoeverhath been decayed by the fraud and malice of the devil, or by his own carnal will and frailness. Consider his contrition ; accept his repentance; and forasmuch as he putteth his full trustonly in thy mercy,impute not unto him his former sins, but strength.cn him with thy blessed Spirit; and when thou art pleased to take him hence, take him unto thy favour : This we beg through thy merits, O Lord, our Saviour and our Redeemer. Amen.
* Then the Minister shall say, () FATHER of mercies and
God of all comfort ; we fly unto thee for succourinbe
complaint ; give him, we beseech thee, patience in this his time of adversity, and support under the terrors which encompass him; set before his eyes the things he hath done in the body, which have justly provoked thee to anger; and forasmuch as his continuance appeareth to be short amongst us, quicken him so much the more by thy grace and holy Spirit; that he, being converted and reconciled unto thee, before thy judgments have cut him off from the earth, may at the hour of his death depart in peace, and be received into thine everlasting kingdom, through Jesus Christ our Lord. .Amen.
N the midst of life we are in death : Of whom may we scek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased. Yet, O Lord God most holy,
half of this thy servant, who O Lord most mighty, O holy is now under the sentence of and most merciful Saviour,
O holy and merciful Saviour,
thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death to fall from thee. " Then the Minister shall say, HE Almighty God, who is a most strong tower to all those who put their trust in him ; to whom all things in heaven, in earth, and under the earth, do bow and obey ; be now and evermore thy defence ; and make thee know and feel that there is none other name under heaven given to man, in whom and through whom thou mayest receive salvation, but only the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. * ...And after that shall say,
NTO God's gracious mercy and protection we commit thee: The Lord bless thee and keep thee: The Lord make his face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord list up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace, both now and eyctinlol'C. * At the time of Execution, besides all, or such farts of the foregoing Office as the Minister shall judge frofier, shall be said the Commendatory Prayer for a Person at the point of Departure, as it is in the Visitation of the Sick. * The Collect for the Communion Service. O GOD, who declarest thy Almighty powerchiefly in showing mercy and pity; we
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comforts of thy grace, and them up friends to pity and mercy abound towards them. relieve them ; give them the Give to their creditors tender-continued comfort ofthy counness and compassion, and to tenance here; and so sanctify them a meek and forgiving their afflictions, that they may spirit towards all those who work for them an eternal have confined them, and a full weight of glory, through the Wurpose to repair all the inju-merits and mediation of Jesus
ries and losses which others
Christ thy Son our Lord.
have sustained by them. Raisel.Amen.
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To Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all the other Blessings of his merciful Providence; to be used yearly on the First Thursday in November, or on such other Day as shall be appointed by the Civil Authority.
* The Service shall be as usual, exce/it where is is hereby otherwise aspointed.
* Among the Sentences at the beginning of Morning Prayer shall be the following:
ONOUR the Lord with of corn and of wine, also his
thy substance and with
heaven shall drop down dew. Deut. xxxiii. 28.
Happy art thou, O Israel; who is like unto thee, O peo. ple saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! Deut. xxxiii. 29.
* Instead of O come let us
Jacob shall be upon the land
He healeth those that are
broken in heart, and bindeth give us a just sense of this up their wounds. great mercy; such as may apHe covereth the heavcn.pearin our lives, by an humble, with clouds, and prepareth holy, end obedient walking berain for the earth ; he maketh'sore thee all our days, through the grass to grow upon the Jesus Christ our Lord; to mountains. whom, with thee and the Holy He giveth to the beast his Ghost be all glory and honour, food; and to the youngravens world without end. Amen. which cry. * The Collect to be used frzPraise the Lord, O Jerusa- lem : Praise thy God, O Sion. stead wor * *. For he hath strengthened MOST merciful Father the bars of thy gates; he hath who hast blessed the lablessed thy children within bours of the husbandman 111 thee. the returns of the fruits of the He maketh peace in thy earth ; we give thee humble borders, and filleth thee with and hearty thanks for this thy the finest of the wheat. bounty ; beseeching thee to - continue thy loving kindness to us; that our land may still yield her increase, tothy glory and our comfort, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Efistle. St. James i. 16.
* Then shall be said or sung one of the Selections, or some other fortion of the Psalms, at the discretion of the Mi7118ter.
* The First Lesson shall be Deut. viii. and the Second O not err, my beloved Lesson shall be 1 Thess. v. brethren : every good 12 to 24. gift and every perfect gift is * After the General Thanks- from above ; and cometh down
- - - from the Father of Lights, o:s: said * whom is no variableness,
neither shadow of turning. OST gracious God, by Of his own will begat he us of whose knowledge the the word of truth, that we depths are broken up and the should be a kind of firstsruits clouds dropdown the dew; we of his creatures. Wherefore yield thee unseigned thanks my beloved brethren, et every and praise, as for all thy mer-man be swift to hear, slow to cies, so especially for the re-speak, slow to wrath: for the turns of Seed-time and Har-wrath of man worketh not the vest, and for crowning the righteousness of God. Whereyear with thy goodness, in the fore lay apart all filthiness and increase of the ground and the superfluity of naughtiness,and gatheringin of the fruits there- receive with meekness the enof And we beseech use gased word, which is able to save your souls. Beye doers of The Gosfiel. St. Matt. v. 43. the word; and not hearers on- Y; have heard that it hath ly, deceiving your own selves. been said, Thou shalt love For if any be a hearer of the hy neighbour and hate thine word and not a doer, he is like enemy. But I say unto you, unto a man beholding his natu-love your enemies, bless them ral face in a glass; for he be-that curse you, do good to boldeth himself and goeth his them that hate you, and pray way, and straightway forget-for them which despitefullyusc teth what manner of man helyou and persecute you: that was. But whoso looketh intoye may be the children of your the perfect law of liberty, and Father which is in heaven; for continueth therein, he being]he maketh his sun to rise on not a forgetful hearer, but althe evil and on the good, and doer of the work, this mansendeth rain on the just and shall be blessed in his deed. If on the unjust. For if ye love any man among you seem to them which love you, what rebe religious, and bridieth notward have ye? do not even the his tongue, but deceiveth his Publicans the same? Or if ye ownheart, this man's religion salute yourbrethren only,what is vain. Pure religion and un-do ye more than others : do defiled before God and the Fa-'not even the Publicans so? Be ther is this: to visit the father-ye therefore persect, even as less and widows in their afflic-your Father which is in hea tion, and to keep himself un-ven is perfect. spotted from the world.
FORMS OF P R A YER
* The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Family as can conveniently be firesent; let one of them, or any other whom they shall think frosier, say as follows, all kneeling : UR Father, who art in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom come ; Thy will be done on Earth, as it is in heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into Temptation ; But deliver us from Evil; For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Mmen.