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lasting, and prayer; For thou art a merciful God,5 Full of compassion, Long-suffering, and of great pity. Thou sparest when we deserve punishment, and in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord,- spare them, and let not thine heritage be brought to confusion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy mercy is great, and after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us, through the merits and mediation of thy blessed Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Then jhall the Priejl say this Prayer.
f\ God, whose nature and property is ever to have ^~* mercy and to forgive: Receive our humble petitions; and seeing we are tied and bound withthe chain of our fins,- O let the pitifulnefs of thy great mercy loose us, for the honour of Jesus Christ our Mediatoiir and Advocate. Amen.
Then flail the Priest fay,
Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us.
Answ. Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us. .
Pr. O Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world j
Answ. Grant us thy peace.
Pr. O Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world;
Answ. Have mercy upon us,
Pr. O Christ, hear U9.
Answ. O Christ, hear us.
Pr. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Answ. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Pr. Christ, have mercy upon us.
Answ. Christ, have mercy upon us;
Pr. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Aftsw. Lord, have mercy upon us.
then Jhall the Priest, and the Congregation with him, say the Lord's prayer.
AUR Father, who art in heaven; Hallowed be *-J 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 them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; -But deliver us from the evil one. Amen.
Pr. O Lord, deal not with us after our fins.
OGod, merciful Father, who despisest not the sighing of a contrite heart, nor the desire of such as are sorrowful: Mercifully assist our prayers, which we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whensoever they oppress- us; and graciously hear us, that those evils which the craft and subtiky of the devil or man worketh against us, may be brought to nought, and by the providence of thy goodness may be dispersed, that we thy servants being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy church, through Jesuys Christ our Lord. Amen.
Pr. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thy name's fake.
Answ. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thine honour.
Pr. From our enemies defend us, O Christ.
Anfw. Graciously look upon our afflictions.
Pr. Pitifully behold the sorrows of our hearts.
Anfw. Mercifully forgive the sins of thy people.
Pr. FaPr. Favourably with mercy hear our prayers.
Anfw, O Son of David, have mercy upon us.
Pr. Both now and ever vouchsafe to hear us, O Christ.
Anfw. Graciously hear us, O Christ, graciously hear us, O Lord Christ.
Pr. O Lord, let thy mercy be shewed upon us;
Anfw. As we do put our trust in thee.
WE humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and for the glory of thy name^ turn from us all those evils that we most righteously have deserved; and grant, that in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and tbnfidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of living, to thy honour and glory, through our blessed mediatour and advocate Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
'Then Jhall follow the ColleEl, Confession, and Absolution.
The ColleSi, to be used on Wednesdays, and on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday in Holy-week and the week before.
Lmighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to surfer death upon the cross, who now liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God world without end. Amen.
¥be Consejjion and Absolution, to be used on Wednesdays (except in Holy-week) and on Monday\ Tuesday, and Thursday, in the Week before Holy-week*
The Consespon, to be said by the Pries and all the Congregation.
f~\ Most- mighty God and merciful Father, who ^S hast compassion upon all men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made; who wouldest not the death of a sinner, but that he should rather turn from his sin and be saved: Mercifully forgive us our trespasses; receive and comfort us, who are grieved and wearied with the burden of our sins: Thy property is always to have mercy j to thee only it appertained to forgive sins. Spare us therefore, good Lord, spare thy people, Whom thou hast redeemed with thy dear Son's most precious blood j enter not into judgment with thy servants, who are vile earth and miserable sinners ; but graciously turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repent us of our faults j and so make haste to help us in this world, that we may ever live with thee in the world to come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Here the Deacon Jhall sand up, and turning to the Penitents shall say, Depart ye Penitents; and when they are gone out, he so all kneel down again.
Then the Priest jhall stand up and say the following prayer of Absolution, the People reverently bowing their heads. **f~\ Lord, we beseech thee, mercifully hear ou1" ^^ prayers, and spare these thy servants who confess their sins unto thee; that as their consciences ~" F by by sin are accused, so by thy merciful pardon they may be absolved, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Col/efi, to be used on Fridays and on Easier Eve.
A Lmighty and everlasting God, who of thy ten'*.*- der love towards mankind hast sent thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant, that vge may both follow the example of his patience, and also be made partakers of his resurrection, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Consession and Absolution, to be used on Fridays, except in Holy-week.
The Confession, to be said by the Priesl and all the Congregation.
A Lmighty and most merciful Father, We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us miserable offenders. Spare thou them, O God, who confess their faults. Restore thou them that are penitent, according to thy promises declared unto mankind in Christ Jesu our Lord. And grant, O most merciful Father, for his sake j That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life, To he glory of thy holy name. Amen,