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ways that which is righteous in thy fight, thro' Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen. Here a Pfalm or Hymn may

be fung.

all the Royal Family: En-
due them with thy Holy
Spirit; enrich them with
thy heavenly grace; prof-
per them with all happi-
nefs; and bring them to
thine everlafting kingdom,
through Jefus Chrift our
Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the Clergy and
People.
ALmighty and everlaft-

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Then thefe five prayers following are to be read here, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two laft are to be read, as they are there placed. A Prayer for his Majefly King GEORGE. Lord our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who doft from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; most heartily we be feech thee with thy favour to behold our moft gracious Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, and fo replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may alator, Jesus Christ. Amen. ways incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue him plenteoufly with heavenly gifts, grant him in health and wealth long to live, ftrengthen him that he may vanquifh and overcome all his and thy enemies; and finally after this life he may attain everlafting joy and felicity, thro' Jefus Chrift our Lord.

ing God, who art the giver of every good and perfect gift, Send down upon our Bifhops, Priefts, and Deacons, and all Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful Spirit of thy grace; and that they may truly pleafe thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy bleffing. Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Medi

Amen.

A Prayer for the Royal Family.

Almighty God, the fountain of all goodnefs, we humbly befeech thee to blefs

A concluding Prayer. ALmighty God, who haft

given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common fupplications unto thee; and by thy beloved Son doft promise, that when two or three are gathered together in his Name, thou wilt grant their requefts: Fulfil now, O Lord, the defires and petitions of thy fervants, as may be most expedient for them;

granting us in this world, knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come, life everlasting. Amen.

2 Cor.

2 Cor. 13. 14.

THe grace of our Lord
Jefus Chrift, and the

love of God, and the fellow

fhip of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. Amex.

Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer, throughout the Year.

The ORDER for

EVENING PRAYER,

Daily throughout the Year.

The Service may begin with fome of thefe Sentences.

W

HEN the to the Lord your God: for wicked Man he is gracious and merciful,

turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doth that which is lawful and right, he fhall fave his foul alive. Ezek. 18. 27.

I acknowledge my tranfgreffions, and my fin is ever fin is ever before me. Pfal. 51. 3. Hide thy face from my fins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Pfal. 51. 9.

The facrifices of God are a broken fpirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not defpile. Pfal.

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flow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him. of the evil. Joel 2. 13.

To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgiveneffes, though we have rebelled against him neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his Laws, which he fet before us. Dar, 9. 9, 10.

O Lord, correct us, but with Judgment; not in thine anger, left thou bring us to nothing. Jer. 10. 24. Pfal. 6. 1.

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. S. Matth. 3. 2.

I will arife and go to my

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father, and will fay unto him; Father, I have finned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy fon. S. Luke 15. 18, 19. Enter not into judgment with thy fervants, O Lord; for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfal. 143. 2.

If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive our felves, and the truth is not in us. But if we confess our Sins, God is faithful and juft to forgive us our fins, and to

cleanse us from all unrighteoufnefs. 1 S. John 1. 8, 9. DEarly beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in fundry places to acknowledge and confefs our manifold fins and wickedness; and that we fhould not diffemble nor cloke them before the face of Almighty God, our heavenly Father; but confefs them with an humble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgivenefs of the fame, by his infinite goodness and mercy. And as we ought at all times humbly to acknowledge our fins before God, fo ought we particularly fo to do, when we affemble and meet together, to render thanks for the great benefits that we have received at his

hands, to fet forth his moft worthy praife, to hear his moft holy word, and to ask those things which are requifite and neceffary, as well for the body as the foul. Wherefore I pray and befeech you, as many as are here prefent, to accompany me with a pure heart, and humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, faying after me.

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general Confeffion to be faid of the whole Congregation, after the Minifter, all kneel ing.

ALmighty and moft mer

ciful Father; we have

erred and ftrayed from thy ways like loft fheep. We have followed too much the devices and defires 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, miferable offenders. Spare thou them, O God, which confefs their faults: Reftore thou them that are penitent: According to thy promifes declared unto manind in Chrift Jefus our Lord. And grant, O moft merciful Father, for his fake; That we may hereafter live

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a godly, righteous, and fober life, To the glory of thy holy Name. Amen. The Abfolution or Remiffion of fins, to be pronounced by the Bishop or Prieft alone, ftanding; the People Still kneeling.

Almighty God, the Fa

ther of our Lord Jefus Chrift, who defireth not the death of a finner, but rather that he may turn from hiswickedness and live; and hath given power and commandment to his Minifters, to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the abfolution and remiffion of their fins: He pardoneth and absolveth all them that truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel. Wherefore we befeech him to grant us true repentance, and his Holy Spirit, that those things may please him which we do at this prefent, and that the reft of our life hereafter may be pure and holy, fo that at the last we may come to his eternal joy, through Jefus Christ our Lord.

Then the Minister fhall kneel, and fay the Lord's Prayer ; the People alfo kneeling, and repeating it with him. OUR Father, which art

in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be

done on Earth, As it is in Heaven. Give us this day

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Anfw. And our mouth fhall fhew forth thy praise. Prieft. O God, make fpeed to fave us.

Anfw. O Lord, make hafte to help us. Here all standing up, the Prieft fhall fay. Glory be to the Father, through the Son, in the Holy Ghost;

Anfw. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be, world without end. Amen.

Prieft. Praise ye the Lord. Anfw, The Lord's Name be praised.

Then shall be said or fung the Pfalms in order as they are appointed. Then a Leffon of the Old Testament, as is appointed: And after that, on Sundays and Holidays, the Song of the blessed Virgin Mary, as followeth.

S. Luke 1, 46.

MY foul doth magnify the Lord, and my fpi

rit

rit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

For he hath regarded the lowlinefs of his hand-maid

en.

For behold, from henceforth all generations fhall call me bleffed.

For he that is mighty hath magnified me, and ho ly is his Name.

And his mercy is on them that fear him, throughout all generations.

He hath fhewed ftrength with his arm: he hath fcattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts

He hath put down the mighty from their feat, and hath exalted the humble and meek.

He hath filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he hath fent empty aaway.

He remembring his mercy, hath holpen his fervant Ifrael, as he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his feed for ever.

Glory be to the Father, through the Son, in the Holy Ghoft;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. A

men.

On Saturdays this Pfalm fhall be used instead of the other. Pfalm 98. Sing unto the Lord a new fong, for he hath done marvellous things.

With his own right hand, and with his holy arm, hath he gotten himself the victory.

The Lord declared his falvation, his righteousness hath he openly fhewed in the fight of the heathen.

He hath remembred his mercy and truth toward the houfe of Ifrael: and all the ends of the world have feen the falvation of our God.

Shew yourselves joyful unto the Lord, all ye lands; fing, rejoice, and give thanks.

Praise the Lord upon the harp, fing to the harp with a pfalm of thanksgiving.

With trumpets alfo and fhawms: O fhew your felves joyful before the Lord the King.

Let the fea make a noise, and all that therein is, the round world, and they that dwell therein.

Let the floods clap their hands, and let the hills be joyful together before the Lord, for he cometh to judge the earth.

With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the, &c. Then a Leffon of the new Teftament, as it is appointed: And after that, on Sundays and Holidays, the Song of Simeon, as followeth.

S. Luke

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