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EASTER - MOND A Y.

EVENING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon, if

present) says: . Turn Thou us, O God our Saviour. Ry. And let Thine anger cease from us. Ť. O God, make speed to save us. RY. O Lord, make haste to help us. ¥. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c.

Then he says the following Psalm : Part of Psalm 118, v. 14. ' The same stone which the buildTHE Lord is my strength, anders refused : is become the headstone

I my song : and is become my in the corner. salvation.

This is the Lord's doing : and it The voice of joy and health is in is marvellous in our eyes. the dwellings of the righteous : the This is the day which the Lord right hand of the Lord bringeth hath made : we will rejoice and be mighty things to pass.

glad in it. The right hand of the Lord hath Help me now, O Lord : O Lord, the pre-eminence : the right hand send us now prosperity. of the Lord bringeth mighty things Blessed be he that cometh in the to pass.

name of the Lord : we have wished I shall not die, but live : and de- you good luck, ye that are of the clare the works of the Lord. house of the Lord.

The Lord hath chastened and God is the Lord who hath shewed corrected me : but He hath not us light : bind the sacrifice with given me over unto death.

cords, yea, eren unto the horns of Open me the gates of righteous- the altar. ness : that I may go into them, and Thou art my God, and I will give thanks unto the Lord. thank Thee : Thou art my God,

This is the gate of the Lord : the and I will praise Thee. righteous shall enter into it. LO give thanks unto the Lord, for

I will thank Thee, for Thou hast | He is gracious : and His mercy enheard me : and art become my sal- | dureth for ever. vation.

Then all say, T BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says, MAY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads the short chapter following : From St. Paul's Epistle to the grace ye are saved;) and hath raised Ephesians.

| us up together, and made us sit toIDRETHREN, God, who is rich gether in heavenly places in Christ

D in mercy, for His great love Jesus: that in the ages to come He wherewith He loved us, even when might shew the exceeding riches of we were dead in sins, hath quick His grace in His kindness toward ened us together with Christ, (by us through Christ Jesus.

Then he says,
Ď. Let us bless and praise the Lord.

R?. Thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Ť. O Lord, keep us this night without sin.
Ry. And evermore mightily defend us.

Then all kneeling, say the following Confession : ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, graciously vouchsafe to A hear the prayers of Thy servants, who confess and bewail the innumerable offences which we have most grievously committed against Thee, by thought, word, and deed ; and as by Thy only Son Thou hast opened unto us the gate of eternal life, through His victory over sin and death, we beseech Thee to forgive us our sins, and so to confirm us by Thy grace, that we may walk like those who have been redeemed from sin; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then continue with the usual Monday Evening Litany, begin

ning, O God, the Father of heaven” (page 72), to the end of the Monday Evening Prayers.

1 Ephes. ii. 4.

EASTER- TUESD A Y.

MORNING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon,

if present) says: . O Lord, open Thou our lips. Ry. And our mouth shall shew forth Thy praise. Y. O God, make speed to save us. RY. O Lord, make haste to help us. Ý. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c.

Then he says the following Psalm:

1 I will preach the law, whereof Psalm 2.

the Lord hath said unto me : Thou W HY do the heathen so fu- art My Son, this day have I begot

V riously rage together : and ten Thee. why do the people imagine a vain Desire of Me, and I shall give thing?

Thee the heathen for Thine inhe. The kings of the earth stand up, ritance : and the utmost parts of and the rulers take counsel toge- the earth for Thy possession. ther : against the Lord, and against Thou shalt bruise them with a His Anointed.

rod of iron : and break them in Let us break their bonds asun-pieces like a potter's vessel. der : and cast away their cords. Be wise now therefore, Oye from us.

kings : be learned, ye that are He that dwelleth in heaven shall judges of the earth. laugh them to scorn : the Lord Serve the Lord in fear : and reshall have them in derision. :joice unto Him with reverence.

Then shall He speak unto them Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, in His wrath : and vex them in His and so ye perish from the right sore displeasure.

way : if His wrath be kindled, Yet have I set up my king : up (yea, but a little,) blessed are all on my holy hill of Sion.

| they that put their trust in Him.

Then all say, [ BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says,
M AY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be

unto us salvation and protection. Amen.
Then he reads the short chapter following :

circumcision made without hands, From St. Paul's Epistle to the

in putting off the body of the sins Colossians.

of the flesh by the circumcision of IDRETHREN, in Christ dwell- Christ. Buried with Him in bap

D eth all the fulness of the tism, wherein also ye are risen with Godhead bodily. And ye are com- Him through the faith of the opeplete in Him, which is the head of ration of God, who hath raised all principality and power: in whom Him from the dead. also ye are circumcised with the

Then he says,
. Let us bless and praise the Lord.

Ry. Thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

V. O Lord, keep us this day without sin ;
Ry. And evermore mightily defend us.

Then all kneeling, say the following Confession : ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, graciously vouchsafe to A hear the prayers of Thy servants, who confess and bewail the innumerable offences which we have most grievously committed against Thee, by thought, word, and deed ; and as by Thy only Son Thou hast opened unto us the gate of eternal life, through His victory over sin and death, we beseech Thee to forgive us our sins, and so to confirm us by Thy grace, that we may walk like those who have been redeemed from sin; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Then continue with the usual Tuesday Morning Litany, begin

ning, “ O God, the Father of heaven” (page 47), to the end of the Tuesday Morning Prayers.

i Colos, ii. 9.

EASTER-TUESD A Y.

EVENING PRAYER.

All standing, the head of the family (or the priest or deacon,

if present) says: ř. Turn Thou us, O God our Saviour. Ry. And let Thine anger cease from us. Ť. O God, make speed to save us. RY. O Lord, make haste to help us. ¥. Glory be to the Father, &c. Ry. As it was, &c. . Then he says the following Psalm :

| What aileth thee, O thou sea, Psalm 114.

that thou fleddest : and thou JorW HEN Israel came out of dan, that thou wast driven back ?

W Egypt : and the house of Ja-l Ye mountains, that ye skipped cob from among the strange people, like rams : and ye little hills, like

Judah was His sanctuary : and young sheep ? Israel His dominion.

Tremble, thou earth, at the preThe sea saw that, and fled : Jor- sence of the Lord : at the presence dan was driven back.

of the God of Jacob; The mountains skipped like Who turned the hard rock into rams : and the little hills like a standing water : and the fintyoung sheep.

stone into a springing well.

Then all say, [ BELIEVE in God, &c.

Then he says, TAY the reading of the Holy Word (or Holy Gospel) be 1 unto us salvation and protection. Amen.

Then he reads the short chapter following : From the First General Epistle of just for the unjust, that He might St. Peter.

bring us to God, being put to death ID RETHREN, Christ also hath in the flesh, but quickened by the D once suffered for sins, the Spirit: by which also He went and

11 St. Pet, iii. 18.

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