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Chrift, who defireth not the death of a finner, but rather that he may turn from his wickednefs and live, hath given power and commandinent to his Minifters to declare and pronounce to his People, be

¶ Then the Minifter fhall kneel, and fay the Lord's Prayer; the People ftill kneeling, and repeating it with him, both here, and wherefoever else it is ufed in Divine Service.

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and Remiffion of their fins. He pardoneth and abfolveth all thofe who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gofpel. Wherefore, let us 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; so that at the laft, we may come to his eternal joy, through Jefus Chrift our Lord.

The People fhall answer here, and at the end of every Prayer,



¶ Or this.

UR Father, who 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 our daily bread; And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive those who trefpafs a gainft us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, For ever and ever. Amen.

Then likewife he fhall fay,
O Lord, open thou our lips;
Anfw. And our mouth fhall
fhow forth thy praise.
Here, all standing up, the
Minifter fhall fay,
Glory be to the Father,


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

Almighty God, our Hea- Hd to the Son, and to the venly Father, who, of Holy Ghoft; his great mercy, hath promifed Forgivenefs of Sins to all thofe, who, with hearty Repentance and true Faith, turn unto him; have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all from all your fins, confirm and ftrengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Minift. Praife ye the Lord. Anfw. The Lord's name be praifed.

Then fhall follow a Partion of the Pfalms, as they are appointed, or one of the Selections, as they are fet forth by

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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 righteoufnefs hath he openly showed in the fight of the heathen.

He hath remembered his mercy and truth toward the houfe of Ifrael; and all the ends of the world have feen

the falvation of our God.

Show yourselves joyfulunto the Lord, all ye lands; fing, rejoice, and give thanks.

Praife the Lord upon the harp; fing to the harp with a pfalm of thanksgiving.

With trumpets also and fhawms, O fhow yourfelves joyful before the Lord the King.

Let the fea make a noife 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 fhall he judge the world, and the people with equity.


Or this.

Bonum eft confiteri. Pfal. xcii. T is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to fing praises unto thy Name, O Moft Higheft;

To tell of thy loving kindnefs early in the morning, and of thy truth in the nightfeafon;

Upon an inftrument of ten ftrings, and upon the lute; upon a loud inftrument, and upon the harp.

For thou, Lord, haft made me glad through thy works; and I will rejoice in giving praife for the operations of thy hands.

¶ Then a Leffon of the New Teftament, as it is appointed: And after that, shall be fung or faid this Pfalm, except on the twelfth day of the month. Deus mifereatur. Pfal. lxvii. OD be merciful unto us. and blefs us, and show us the light of his countenance, and be merciful unto us.




That thy way may be known upon earth, thy faving health among all nations. Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.

Olet the nations rejoice and be glad; for thou shalt judge the folk righteously,and govern the nations upon earth.

Let the people praise thee, O God; yea, let all the people praise thee.

Then fhall the earth bring forth her increase; and God, even our own God, shall give us his bleffing.

God fhall blefs us; and all the ends of the world fhall fear him.

Or this.

Benedic, Anima mea. Pfal. ciii.
RAISE the Lord, O my

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hofts; ye fervants of his that do his pleature.

O fpeak good of the Lord all ye works of his, in all places of his dominion. Praife thou the Lord, O my foul. ¶ Then fhall be faid the Apoftles Creed by the Minifter and the People, ftanding: And any Churches may omit the words, He defcended into Hell, or may, instead of them, ufe the words, He went into the place of departed Spirits, which are confidered as words of the fame meaning in the Creed.


Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:

And in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost,

Proul, and all that is within Born of the Virgin Mary,

me, praife his holy Name. Praise the Lord, O my foul, and forget not all his benefits; Who forgiveth all thy fin, and healeth all thine infirmities;

Who faveth thy life from deftruction, and crowneth thee with mercy and loving kindnefs.

O praife the Lord, ye Angels of his, ye that excel in ftrength; ye that fulfil his commandment, and hearken unto

the voice of his word.

O praise the Lord, all ye his

Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He defcended into Hell; The Third day he rofe from the dead; He afcended into Heaven, And fitteth on the right Hand of God the FatherAlmighty; From thence he fhall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghoft; The Holy Catholic Church; The communion of Saints; The forgiveness of fins; The refurrection of the body, And the life everlafting. Amen. D 2 ¶ Or

Or this.

Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things vifible and invifible:

And in one Lord Jefus Chrift, the only begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one fubftance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us men, and for our falvation, came down from heaven, and was incarnate by the Holy Ghoft of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified alfo for us under Pontius Pilate. He fuffered and was buried, and the third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures, and afcended into Heaven, and fitteth on the right hand of the Father; and he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the whofe Kinquock and leaveads who kingdom fhall no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghoft, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who fpake by the Prophets. And I believe one Catholic and Apoftolic Church. I acknowledge one Baptifm for the remiffion of fins; and I


look for the refurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.

And after that, thefe Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minifter first pronouncing,

The Lord be with you;
Anfw. And with thy fpirit.

Minifer. Let us pray. Ö Lord, fhow thy mercy upon us;

Anfw. And grant us thy falvation.

Minifter. O God, make clean our hearts within us;

Anfw. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us.

Then fhall be faid the Collect for the day, and, after that, the Collects and Prayers following.

¶A Collect for Peace.

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Lord, our heavenly Father, by whofe almighty power we have been preferved this day; by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night, for the love of thy only Son our Saviour, Jefus Chrift. Amen. A Prayer for the PRESIDENT of the United States, and all in Civil Authority.

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Lord, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the Univerfe, who doft from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; moft heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy fervant, The PRESIDENT of the United States, and all others in authority; and fo replenish them with the grace of thy holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue them plenteoufly with heavenly gifts; grant them in health and profperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen. A Prayer for the Clergy and People.

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Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful fpirit of thy grace; and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy bleffing: Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediátor Jefus Chrift. Amen. TA Prayer for all Conditions of Men.

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God, the Creator and Preferver of all mankind, we humbly befeech thee for all forts and conditions of men, that thou wouldeft be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy faving health unto all nations. More especially we pray for thy holy Church univerfal; that it may be fo guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profefs and call themselves Chriftians, may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of Spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life. Finally, we commend to thy Fatherly goodness, all thofe who are any ways afflicted or diftreffed in mind, body, or eftate; that it may please thee to comfort and relieve them, according to their several neceffities; giving them patience under their fufferings, and a happy iffue out of all their afflictions: And this we beg for Jefus Chrift's fake. Amen.

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