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ties: ;, giving them patience un- Christ our Lord; to whom, with
11 A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. 1 A General Thanksgiving.
A MIGHTY God, Father ALMIGHTY God, who hast unworthy servants, do give thee with one accord to make our most humble and hearty thanks
common , supplications unto fora i thy goodness and loving thee; and dost promise that kint Jess to us, and to all men. ed together in thy name, thou
when two or three ere gatherWo bless thee for our creation, wilt grant their requests; fulfil prest rvation, and all the blessings of this life ; but, above all, now, O Lord, the desires and for it ine inestimable love in the petitions of thy
servants, as redes nption of the world by them; granting us in this world
may be most expedient for our Lord Jesus Christ; for the knowledge of thy truth, and in means of grace, and for the the world to come life everhope of glory. And, we beneed h thee, give us that due lasting. Amen. sense of all thy mercies, that 2 Cor. xiii. 14. then ketara naay be unfieis gedly THE Elementhe Order
sus Christ, and the love of forth, thy praise, not only with God, and the fellowship of the our lips, but in our lives; by Holy Ghost, be with us all givu ig up, ourselves to thy ser- evermore. Amen. vice, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteous- Here endeth the order of Mornness all our days, through Jesus
THE ORDER FOR DAILY EVENING PRAYER. 1 I 'he Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one
or more of the following Sentences of Scripture. T
HE Lord is in his holy tem-sight, O Lord, my strength and
let all the earth keep my Redeemer. Psalm xix. 14. siler ice before him. Hab. ii. 20. When the wicked man turn
rom the rising of the sun eth away from his wickedness evo a unto the going down of the that he hath committed, and sain e, my name shall be great doeth that which is lawful and aming the Gentiles; and in eve- I right, he shall save his soul &ry place incense shall
be offered live. Ezek. xviii. 27. uit my name, and a pure offer- I acknowledge my transgresins: for my name shall be great sions; and my sin is ever beamong the heathen, saith the fore me. Psalm li. 3. Lord of hosts. Mal. i. 11. Hide thy face from my sins ;
Let the words of my mouth, and blot out all mine iniquities. and the meditation of my heart, | Psalm li. 9. be alway acceptable in tby
The sacrifices of God are s
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 wa 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 have received at ii. 13.
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 T A general Confession, to be heaven is at hand. St. Mat.iii.2.
said by the whole 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 aguinst hea- ALMIGHTY and most mer more worthy to be called thy erred and strayed from thy son. St. Luke, xv. 18, 19.
ways like lost sheep. We have Enter not into judgment with and desires
of our own heariş.
followed too much the devices thy servant, O Lord; for in thy We have offended against thy sight shall no man living be jus- holy laws. We have left untihed. Psalm cxliii. 2. If we say that we have no sin, ought to have done; Anrl we
done those things which we we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in ns; but if we con
have done those things which fess 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 sins Lord. And grant, О most mer. and wickedness, and that we should not dissemble nor cloak ciful Father, for his sake: That them before the face of Al we may hereafter live a godly, mnighty 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 knecling,
it is in Heaven; Give us this ther of our Lord Jesus give us our trespasses, as we for
the : Christ, 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 T 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 truly repent, and show forth thy praise. unfeignedly believe his holy 1 Here, all standing up, the Gospel. Wherefore, let us be- Minister shall say, secch 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 Ghost; him which we do at this
present, and that the rest of our ning, is now, and ever shall be,
Ans. As it was in the beginlite hereafter may be pure and
world without end. holy; so that at the last we may
Min. Praise ye the Lord. come to his eternal joy, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Ans. The Lord's name be
praised. 11 The people shall answer here, and at the end of every T Then shall follow a Portion
of the Psalms, as they are
appointed, or one of the Se-
by this Church, with the Dox-
ology, as in the Morning
Service. Then shall be read giveness of sins to all those who,
the first Lesson, according with hearty repentance and true faith, turn unto him; have mer
to the Table or Calendar
i 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. TT Then the Minister shall Cantate Domino. Psal. xcviii. kemeler anden say
the Lordin O SING unto the harsh e meno kneeling, and repeating it magvellous 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 Father, who art in The Lord declared his salvaHeaven, Hallowed be thyl tionhis righteousness hath ho
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 cy 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, 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 harp with a vern the nations upon earth. psalm of thanksgiving.
Let the people praise thee, O With trumpets also and God; yea, let all the people shawms, showyourselves 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 to
TT Or this. gether before the Lord; for he Benedic Anima mea. Psal. cüii. cometh to judge the earth. judge the world, and the peo-me, praise his holy name,
With righteousness shall he PRAISE the Lord, o my ple with equity: 1
Praise the Lord, O my soul, Bonum est confiteri. Psal. xcii. and forget not all his benefits
Who forgiveth all thy sin, and I Thanks to the
ind, and the healeth all thine infirmations sing praises unto thy name, o
thy life from deMost Highest;
struction, and crowneth thee To tell of thý loving kindness
with morcy and loving kind
ness. early in the morning, and of thy truth in the night season;
O praise the Lord, ye Angels
of his, ye that excel in strength; Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the lute; up- and hearken unto the voice of
ye that fulfil his commandment, on a loud instrument, and upon his word. the harp. For thou, Lord, hast made hosts ; ye servants of his that do
O praise the Lord, all ye his me glad through
thy works; and his pleasure. I will rejoice in giving praise for the operations of thy hands.
O speak good of the Lord, all I Then a Lesson of the New ye works of his, in all places of
bis dominion. Praise thou the Testament, as it is appoint: Lord, O my soul. ed: And after that, shall be sung or said this Psalm, ez T Then shall be said the Apos: cept 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
the words, He descended inbless us, and show us tho 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.
And I believe in the Holy BELIEVE in God the Fa: Ghost, the Lord and giver of I ther Almighty, Maker of life, who proceedeth
from the Heaven and Earth: And in Jesus Christ his only the Father and the Son toge
Father and the Son; who with Son our Lord; Who was con- ther
is worshipped and glorificeived by the Holy Ghost, Born ed, who spake by the prophets, of the Virgin Mary, Suffered And I believe ono Catholic and under Pontius Pilate, Wascru. Apostolic Charch. I acknowcified, dead, and buried ;, He ledge one Baptism for the rethird day he rose from the mission of sins; and I look for dead; He ascended into Hea: and the life of the world to
the resurrection of the dead, ven, and sítteth on the right hand of God the Father Al
come. Amen. mighty; From thence he shall 11 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 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 salI BELIEVE 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, 1 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 Prayof Light, very God of very ers following God, begotten, not made, being 11 A Collect for Peace. ther, by whom all things were
desires, all good counse) 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 Baviour. Amen.