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and provide for, the fatherless child- earth, as it is in heaven; Give us ren, and widows, and all who are this day our daily bread; And for. desolate and oppressed;

give us our trespasses, as we forgive We beseech thee to hear us, good those who trespass against us; And LORD,

lead us not into temptation; But deThat it may please thee” to have liver us from evil. Amen. mercy upon all men;

Bishop. O LORD, deal not with us We beseech thee to hear us, good according to our sins. LORD.

Answer. Neither reward us ac. That it may please thee to forgive cording to our iniquities. our enemies, persecutors, and slander.

Bishop. Let us pray. ers, and to turn their hearts;

O GOD, merciful Father, who We beseech thee to hear us, good despisest not the sighing of a contrite LORD.

heart, nor the desire of such as are sor. That it may please thee to give and rowful; mercifully assist our prayers preserve to our use the kindly fruits which we make before thee in all our of the earth, so that in due time we troubles and adversities, whensoerer may enjoy them ;

they oppress us; and graciously hear We beseech thee to hear us, good us, that those evils which the craft LORD.

and subtlety of the devil or man That it may please thee to give us worketh against us, may, by thy good true repentance, to forgive nas all our providence, be brought to naught; sins, negligences, and ignorances, and that we, thy servants, being hurt by to endue us with the grace of thy holy no persecutions, may evermore give Spirit, to amend our lives according thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, to thy holy word;

through Jesus Christ our Lord. We beseech thee to hear us, good O LORD, arise, help us, and de. LORD.

lider us, for thy name's sake. Son of God, we beseech thee to O GOD, we have heard with our hear us.

ears, and our fathers have declared Son of God, we beseech thee to unto us, the noble works that thou hear us.

didst in their days, and in the old O Lamb of God, who takest away time before them. the sins of the world;

O LORD, arise, help us, and deGrant us thy peace.

lider us, for thine honor. O Lamb of God, who takest away Glory be to the FATHER, and to the sins of the world ;

the Son, and to the Holy GHOST; Have mercy upon us.


As it was in the beginning, is 1 The Bishop may, at his discretion, omit all now, and ever shall be, world without that follows, to the Prayer, We humbly beseechend. Amen. thes, O Father, &c.

From our enemies defend us, O CHRIST, hear us.

O CHRIST, hear us."
LORD, have mercy upon us.

Graciously look upon our afflic.

tions. LORD, hade mercy upon us. With pity behold the sorrows of CHRIST, have mercy upon us.

our hearts. CHRIST, have mercy upon us. LORD, have mercy upon us.

Mercifully forgive the sins of lky

people, LORD, have mercy upon us.

Favorably with mercy hear our y Then shall the Bishop, and the people with prayers. him, say the Lord's Prayer.

Ó Son of David, have mercy OUR Father who art in heaven, upon us. Hallowed be thy Name; Thy king. Both now and ever, vouchsafe to dom come; Thy will be done on hear us, O CHRIST.

Graciously hear us, O CHRIST ;) name, turn from us all those evils graciously hear us, O Lord CHRIST. that we most justly bave deserved;

O LORD, let thy mercy be showed and grant that, in all our troubles upon us ;

we may put our whole trust and con As we do put our trust in thee. fidence in thy mercy, and evermore Bishop. Let us pray:

serve thee in boliness and pureness of WE humbly beseech thee, O Fa- living, to thy honor and glory, through ther, mercifully to look upon our in. our only Mediator and Advocate, Jz. firmities; and for the glory of thy sus CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

Here endeth the Litany.




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OUR Father, who art in heaven, Bishop. Thou shalt not make to Hallowed be thy Name; Thy king. thyself any graven image, nor the dom come; Thy will be done on likeness of any thing that is in hea. earth, as it is in heaven; Give us ven above, or in the earth beneath, or this day our daily bread; And for in the water under the earth. Thou give us our trespasses, as we forgive shalt not bow down to them nor wor. those who trespass against us; And ship them: For I the LORD thy God lead us not into temptation; But de- am a jealous God; and visit the sins liver us from evil: For thine is the of the fathers upon the children, unto Kingdom, and the Power, and the the third and fourth generation of Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. them that hate me; and show mercy

unto thousands in them that love me, The Collect.

and keep my commandments. ALMIGHTY GOD, unto whom

People. LORD, have mercy upon all hearts are open, all desires known,

us, and incline our hearts to keep and from whom no secrets are hid: this law. cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by

Bishop. Thou shalt not take the the inspiration of thy HOLY SPIRIT ; name of the LORD thy God in vain : that we may perfectly love thee, and for the LORD will not hold him worthily maguify thy holy name, guiltless, that taketh his name in vain. through CHRIST our Lord. Amen.

People. LORD, have mercy upor 1 Then shall the Bishop, turning to the People, us, and incline our hearts to keep

rehearse distinctly the Ten Commandments; this law. and the People still kneeling, shall, after every commandment, ask God merey for their trans- Bishop. Remember that thou keep gressions for the time past, and grace to keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six days shalı the law for the time to come, as followeth.

thou labor, and do all that thou hast Bishop.

to do; but the scventh day is the GOD spake these words, and said, Sabbath of the LORD thy GOD. In I am the LORD thy God, thou shalt it thou shalt do no manner of work ; have none other gods but me. · thou, and thy son, and thy daughter,

People. LORD, have mercy upon thy man-servant, and thy maid-serv: us, and incline our hearts to keep ant, thy caule, and the stranger that this law.

lis within thy gates. For in six dava

the LORD made heaven and earth,

1 Low pray. the sea, and all that in them is, and O ALMIGHTY LORD, and ever. rested the seventh day; wherefore lasting God, vouchsafe, we beseech the Lord blessed the seventh day, thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern, and hallowed it.

both our hearts and bodies, in the People. LORD, have mercy upon ways of thy laws, and in the works us, and incline our heačts to keep of thy commandments ; that, through this law.

thy most mighty protection, both here Bishop. Honor thy father and thy and ever, we may be preserved in mother; that thy days may be long body and soul, through our Lord and in the lana which the LORD thy God Saviour JESUS CHRist. Amen. giveth thee.

1 Then shall be read the Collect, Epistle, and People. LORD, have mercy upon Then shall be read the Apostles' or Nicene

Gospel, as they are appointed. us, and incline our hearts to keep Creed ; unlese one of them have been read im this law.

mediately before, in the Morning Service. Bishop. Thou shalt do no murder.

# Then shall the Bishop begin the offertory,

saying one or more of these sentences follow People. LORD, have mercy upon

ing, as he thinketh most convenient us, and incline our hearts to keep LET your light so shine before this law.

men, that they may see your good Bishop. Thou shalt not commit works, and glorify your Father which adultery

is in heaven. St. Matt. v. 16. People. LORD, have mercy upon Lay not up for yourselves treasures us, and incline our hearts to keep upon earth, where moth and rust this law.

doth corrupt, and where thieves Bishop. Thou shalt not steal. break through and steal: but lay up

People. LORD, have mercy upon for yourselves treasures in heaven, us, and incline our hearts to keep where neither moth nor rust doth this law.

corrupt, and where thieves not Bishop. Thou shalt not bear false break through nor steal. St. Matt. witness against thy neighbor. vi. 19, 20.

People. LORD, have mercy upon Whatsoever ye would that men us, and incliné our hearts to keep should do to you, even so do to them: this law.

for this is the law and the prophets. Bishop. Thou shalt not covet thy St. Matt. vii. 12. reighbor's house, thou shalt not covet Not every one that saith unto mo, thy

neighbor's wife, nor his servant, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the king nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, dom of heaven; but he that doeth the nor any thing that is his.

will of my Father which is in heaven, People. LORD, have mercy upon St. Matt. vii. 21. us, and write all these thy laws in Zaccheus stood forth, and said unto our hearts, we beseech thee. the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of 1 Then the Bishop may say, my goods I give to the poor ;

and if

I have done any wrong to any man, Hear also what our Lord JESUS

restore fourfold. St. Luke xix. 8. CHRIST saith :

Who goeth a warfare at any time THOU shalt love the LORD thy at his own cost? Who planteth a GOD with all thy heart, and with vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit all thy soul, and with all thy mind: thereof? or who feedeth a flock, and This is the first and great command eateth not of the milk of the flock ? ment. And the second is like unto 1 Cor. ix. 7. it; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as If we have sown unto you spiritual thyself. On these two comrand- things, is it a great matter if we shall menis hang all the law and the reap your worldly things ? i Cor. prophets.

lix, 11.

Do ye not know, that they who not be turned away from thee. Tobit minister about holy things, live of iv. 7. the sacrifice; and they who wait at Be merciful after thy power.

If the altar, are partakers with the thou hast much, give plenteously; if altar ? Even so hath the LORD also thou hast little, do thy diligence ordained, that they who preach the gladly to give of that little: for so Gospel, should live of the Gospel. gatherest thou thyself a good reward I Cor. ix. 13, 14.

in the day of necessity. Tobit iv. He that soweth little, shall reap 8, 9. little; and he that soweth plenteous. He that hath pity upon the poor, ly, shall reap plenteously. Let every lendeth unto the LORD: and look, man do according as he is disposed what he layeth out, it shall be paid in his heart, not grudgingly, or of him again. Proo. xix. 17. necessity; for God loveth a cheerful Blessed be the man that provideth giver. 2 Cor. ix. 6, 7.

for the sick and needy: the LORD Let him that is taught in the word, shall deliver him in the time of troue minister unto him that teacheth, in ble. Psalm xli. 1. all good things. Be not deceived, 1 Whilst these Sentences are in reading, the God is not mocked: For whatsoever Deacons, Church-wardens, or other fit pera man soweth, that shall be reap.

sons appointed for that purpose, shall receive

the alms for the poor, and other devotions of Gal. vi. 6, 7.

the people, in a deceni basin to be provided by While we have time, let us do

the parish for that purpose; and reverently

bring it to the Bishop, who shall humbly pre good unto all men : and especially sent and place it upon the Holy Table. unto them that are of the household and the Bishoj,

ahall then place upon the table

so much bread and wine as he shall think suf of faith. Gal. vi. 10.

ficient After which, he shall say, Godliness is great riches, if a man Let us pray for the whole state of be content with that he hath: for we Christ's Church militant. brought nothing into this world, neither may we carry any thing out.

ALMIGHTY and everliving God, 1Tim. vi. 6, 7.

who, by thy holy Apostle, hast taught Charge them who are rich in this us to inake prayers and supplications, world that they be ready to give, and and to give thanks, for all men : We glad to distribute ; laying up in store humbly beseech thee most mercifully for theinselves a good foundation ('to accept our alms and oblations, against the time to come, that they and, to receive these our prayers, may attain eternal life. 1 7m. vi.

wbich we offer unto thy divine ma. 17, 18, 19.

jesty; beseeching thee to inspire God is not unrighteous, that he continually the universal Church will forget your works, and labor that with the spirit of truth, unity, and proceedeth of love, which love ye who do confess thy holy name may

concord; and grant that all those have showed for his name's sake, who have ministered unto the saints, agree in the truth of thy holy word, and yet do minister. Heb. vi. 10.

and live in unity and godly love. To do good and to distribute, forget We beseech thee also, so to direct not; for with such sacrifices GOD is and dispose the hearts of all Christian well pleased. Heb. xiii. 16.

rulers, that they may truly and in Whoso hath this world's good, partially administer justice, to the and seeth his brother have need, and punishment of wickedness and vice, shutteth up his compassion from him, and to the maintenance of thy true how dwelleth the love of God in religion and virtue. Give grace, O him? 1 John iji. 17.

heavenly Father, to all Bishops and Give alms of thy goods, and never turn thy face from any poor man; the words, (to uccept our alons and oblatione

• If there be no alms or oblations, then shaA and then the face of the LORD shallland) be left unsaid.

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other Ministers ; that they may, both both God and man; who did hum,
by their life and doctrine, set forth ble himself, even to the death upon
thy true and lively word, and rightly the cross, for us miserable sinners,
and duly administer thy holy sacra- who lay in darkness and the shadow
ments. "And to all thy people give of death ; that he might make us the
thy heavenly grace; and especially children of God, and exalt us to
to this congregation here present; everlasting life. And to the end that
that with meek heart, and due rever we should always remember the ex-
ence, they may hear and receive thy ceeding great love of our Master and
holy word ; truly serving thee in ho- only Saviour JESUS CHRIST, thus
liness and righteousness all the days dying for us, and the innumerable
of their life. And we most humbly benefits which by his precious blood.
beseech thee, of thy goodness, Oshedding he hath obtained for us, he
LORD, to comfort and succor all those hath instituted and ordained holy
who, in this transitory life, are in mysteries, as pledges of his love, and
trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or for a continual remembrance of his
any other adversity. And we also death, to our great and endless com.
bless thy holy name, for all thy serv. fort. To him, therefore, with the
ants departed this life in thy faith Father, and the Holy Ghost, let
and fear; beseeching thee to give us us give, as we are most bounden,
grace so to follow their good exam continual thanks ; submitting our
ples, that with them we may be selves wholly to his holy will and
partakers of thy heavenly kingdom : pleasure, and studying to serve him
Grant this, Ó Father, for Jesus in true holiness and righteousness,
CHRIST'S sake, our only Mediator all the days of our life. Amen.
and Advocate. Amen.

Then shall the Bishop say to those who come

to receive the Communion, 4 The Bishop shall then say this Exhortation. YE who do truly and earnestly

DEARLY beloved in the LORD, repent you of your sins, and are in ye who mind to come to the Holy love and charity with your neigh Communion of the body and blood of bors, and intend to lead a new life, our Saviour Christ, must consider following the commandments of God how St. Paul exhorteth all persons and walking from henceforth in his diligently to try and examine them holy ways; draw near with faith, and selves, before they presume to eat of take this holy sacrament to your com. that Bread, and drink of that Cup. fort; and make your humble con. For as the benefit is great, if with

fession to ALMIGHTY GOD, devoutly true penitent heart and lively faith

kneeling we receive that holy sacrament; so

Then shall this General Confession be made by is the danger great, if we receive the ceive the Holy Communion, humbly kneeling. same unworthily. Judge therefore ALMIGHTY God, Father of our yourselves, brethren, that ye be not | Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all judged of the LORD; repent ye truly things, Judge of all men; we acfor your sins past; have a lively and knowledge and bewail our manifold steadfast faith in Christ our Sav-sins and wickedness, which we from jour; amend your lives, and be in time to time most grievously have perfect charity with all men ; so shall committed, by thought, word, and ye be meet partakers of those holy deed, against thy divine majesty ; mysteries. And, above all things, ye provoking most justly thy wrath and must give most humble and hearty indignation against us. We do earnthanks to God the FATHER, the estly repent, and are heartily sorry Son, and the Holy Ghost, for the for these our misdoings; the remem redemption of the world by the death brance of them isgrievous unto us; the and passion of our Saviour CHRIST, I burthen of them is intolerable. Have

the Bishop and all those who are minded to re



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