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broken spirit; a broken and a ness of the same, by his infinite contrite heart, O God, thou wilt goodness and mercy. And alnot despise. Psalm li, 17. though we ought, at all times,
Rend your heart and not your humbly to acknowledge our garments, and turn unto the sins before God; yet ought wo Lord your God; for he is gra- chiefly so to do, when we ascious and merciful, slow to an- semble and meet together, to ger, and of great kindness, and render thanks
for the great berepenteth him of the evil. Joel nefits that we bave received at
his hands, to set forth his most To the Lord our God be worthy praise, to hear his most long mercies and forgivenesses, holy word, and to ask those thoughwe have rebelled against things which are requisite and him; neither have we obeyed necessary, as well for the body the voice of the Lord our God, as the soul. Wherefore, to walk in his laws which he set pray and beseech you, as many before us.
Dan. ix. 9, 10, as are here present, to accom: O Lord, correct me, but with pany me, with a pure heart, and judgment; not in thine anger, humble voice, unto the throne lest thou bring me to nothing of the heavenly grace, saying: Jer. x. 24. Psalm vi. 1.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of TA general Confession, to be heaven is at hand. St. Mut.iii.2.
said by the whol CongregaI will arise, and go to my fa
tion after the Minister, all ther, and will say unto him, Fa
kneeling ther , I have sinned against hea- ALMIGHTY and
most mer ven, and before thee, and am.no erred and strayed from thy more worthy to be called thy ways like lost sheep. We bave son. St. Luke, xv. 18, 19.
Enter not into judgment with followed too much the devices thy servant, O Lord; for in thy and desires of our own heartg. sight shall no man living be jus- (We have offended against thy tihed. Psalm cxliii. 2.
holy laws. We have left unIf we say that we have no sin, ought to have done ; An we
done those things which we we deceive ourselves, and the have done those things which truth is not in ns; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and we ought not to have done: And just to forgive us our sins, and there is no health in us. But to cleanse us from all unrighte- thou, O Lord, have mercy upon ousness. 1 John i. 8, 9.
us, miserable offenders. Spare 1 Then the Minister shall say, their faults. Restore thou those
thou those, O God, who confess the scripture moveth us in sundry places, to acknowledge to thy promises declared unto and confess our manifold sinsi mankind, in Christ Jesus
our and wickedness, and that we
Lord. And grant, О most mershould not dissemble nor cloak ciful Father, for his sake: That them before the face of Al- we may hereafter live a godly, mighty God, our heavenly fa- righteous, and sober life To ther, but confess them with an the glory of thy holy Name. humble, lowly, penitent, and Amen. obedient heart; to the end I The Declaration of Absolutthat we may obtain forgive- tion, or Remission of Sins
to be made by the Priest name; Thy Kingdom come: alone, standing; the People Thy will be done on earth, as still kneeling,
it is in Heaven; Give us this A :
ther of our Lord Jesus give us our trespasses, as we forChrist, who desireth not the give those who trespass against death of a sinner, but rather us; And lead us not into tempthat he may turn from his tation; But deliver us from wickedness and live, hath giv-evil: For thine is the King. en power and commandment dom, and the Power, and the to his Ministers to declare and Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. pronounce to his people, being 1 Then likewise he shall say, penitent, the Absolution and Remission of their sins. He
O Lord, open thou our lips; pardoneth and absolveth all
Ans. And our mouth shall those who traly repent, and show forth thy praise. unfeignedly believe his holy T Here all standing
up, the seech him to grant us true repentance, and his Holy Spirit; to the Son,
and to the Holy
Glory be to the Father, and that those things may please him which we do at this
present, and that the rest of
Ans. As it was in the beginlifo hereafter may be pure and ning, is now, and ever shall be, holy; so that at the last we may
world without end. come to his eternal joy, through
Min. Praise ye the Lord.
Ans. The Lord's name be Jesus Christ our Lord.
praised. T The people shall answer | Then shall follow a Portion here, and at the end of every
of the Psalms, as they are prayer, Amen. TT Or this.
appointed, or one of the Se
lections, as they are set forth A venly Father, who, of his
by this Church,with the Dozgreat mercy, bath promised for
ology, as in the Morning giveness of sins to all those who,
Service. Then shall be read with hearty repentance and true
the first Lesson, according faith, turn unto him; have mer
to the Table or Calendar cy upon you, pardon and deli
after which shall be said or ver you from all your sins, con
sung the following Psalm, firm and strengthen you in all
except when it is read in goodness, and bring you to
the ordinary course of the everlasting life, through Jesus
Psalms, on the nineteenth Christ our Lord. Amen.
day of the month. Then the Minister shall Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. kreelre, and say
the Lordů O SING unto the Lord a new kneeling, and repeating it mafvellous things. with him, both here, and With his own right hand, and wheresoever else it is used with his holy arm, hath he gotin Divine Service.
ten himself the victory. UR Fatherwho art in The
Lord declared his salva
openly showed in the sight of light of his countenance, and the heathen,
be merciful unto us. He hath remembered his mer- That thy way may be known ey and truth toward the house upon earth, thy saving health of Israel; and all the ends of among all nations. the world have seen the salva- Let the people praise thee, O tion of our God.
God; yea, let all the people Show yourselves joyful unto praise thee. the Lord, all ye lands; sing, O let the nations rejoice and rejoice, and give thanks. be glad; for thou shalt judge
Praise the Lord upon the the folk righteously, and goharp; sing to the hard with a vern the nations upon earth. Psalm of thanksgiving. Let the people praise thee,
With trumpets also and God; yea, let all the people shawms, O show yourselves joy- praise thee. ful before the Lord the King. Then shall the earth bring
Let the sea make a noise and forth her increase; and God, all that therein is, the round even our own God, shall give world and they that dwell us his blessing. therein.
God shall bless us; and all the Let the floods clap their hands, ends of the world shall
fear him. and let the hills be joyful together before the Lord; for he Benedic Anima mea. Psal. cii.
1 Or this. cometh to judge the earth. judge the world, and the peo-me, praise his holy name.
and all that is within ple with equity. ir Or this.
Praise the Lord, O my soul, Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. and forget not all
his benefits IT is a good thing to give healeth all thine infirmities;
all thy sin, and thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, Ostruction, and crowneth thee
Who saveth thy life from deMost Highest ;
To tell of thy loving kindness with mercy and loving kindearly in the morning, and of ness.
O praise the Lord, ye Angels thy truth in the night season; Upon an instrument of ten ye that fulfil his commandment,
of his, ye that excel in strength; strings, and upon the lute; up- and hearken unto the voice of on a loud instrument, and upon his word. the harp. For thon, Lord, hast made hosts ; ye servants of his that do
O praise the Lord, all ye his meglad through thy works; and I will rejoice in giving praise
his pleasure. for the operations of thy hands.
O speak good of the Lord, all 1 Then a Lesson of the New ye works of his, in all places of Testament, as it is appoint: Lord, O my soul.
his dominion.'Praise thou the ed: And after that, shall be sung or said this Psalm, er-| Then shall be said the Aposcept on the twelfth day of the tles' Creed, by the Minister month.
and the People, standing : Deus misereatur. Psal. lxvii. And any Churches may omit COD be merciful unto us and the words, He descended in
bless us, and show us the to Hell, or may, instead of them, use the words, He went right hand of the Father, and into the place of departed he shall come again, with glory, Spirits, which are considered to judge both the quick and the as words of the sume mean- dead; whose kingdom shall ing in the Creed.
have no end. BELIEVE in God the Fa. Ghost, the Lord and giver of
And I believe in the Holy I
ther Almighty, Maker of life, who proceedeth from the Heaven and Earth:
And in Jesus Christ his only the Father and the Son togeSon our Lord; Who was con- ther is worshipped and glorificeived by the Holy Ghost, Borned, who spake by the prophets. of the Virgin Mary, Suffered And
I believe one Catholic and cified, dead, and buried; He Apostolic Church. I acknowdescended into Hell; The ledge one Baptism for the rethird day he rose from the mission of sins; and I look for
the resurrection of the dead, dead; He ascended into Heayen, and sitteth on the right and the life of the world to hand of God the Father Al come. Amen. mighty; From thence he shall And after that, these Praycome to judge the quick and ers following, all devoutly the dead.
kneeling; the Minister first I believe in the Holy
Ghost; pronouncing, The Holy Catholic Church; The Lord be with you; The Communion of Saints Ans. And with thy Spirit. The forgiveness of sins; The 1 Min. Let us pray. resurrection of the body, And O Lord, show thy mercy upthe life everlasting. Amen. on us; T Or this,
Ans. And grant us thy salBELIEVE in one God, the vation.
Min. O God, make clean Heaven and Earth, and of all our hearts within us; things visible and invisible :
Ans. And take not thy Holy And in one Lord Jesus Christ, Spirit from us. the only begotten Son of God, Then shall be said the Colbegotten of his Father before lect for the day, and after all worlds; God of God, Light that, the Collects and Praze of Light, very God of very
ers followingects and God, begotten, not made, being 1 A Collect for Peace. of one substance with the Fa- GOD, from whom all holy ther, by whom all things were desires, all good counsel made; who for us men,
and for and all just works do proceed; our salvation, came down from give unto thy servants that Heaven, and was incarnate by peace, which the world cannot the Holy Ghost of the Virgin give; that our hearts may be Mary, and was made man, and set to obey thy commandments, was crucified also for us under and also that by thee, we, be Pontius Pilate. He suffered ing defended from the fear of and was buried, and the third our enemies, may pass our time day he rose again, according to in rest and quietness, through the Scriptures, and ascended the merits of Jesus Christ our into Heaven, and sitteth on the Saviour. Amen.