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power, O Lord, and will praise thy mercy betimes in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and my refuge in the day of my trouble.
M. Early in the morning do I cry unto thee: for in thy word is my trust.—A. My voice shalt thou hear betimes, O Lord: early in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
M. O let me hear thy loving kindness betimes in the morning: for in thee is my trust.—A. Shew thou me the way that I should walk in: for I lift up my soul unto thee.
M. O let my mouth be filled with thy praise: that I may sing of thy glory and honour all the day long.—A. And the glorious majesty of the Lord our God be upon us: prosper thou the work of our hands upon us, O prosper thou our handy work.
M. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;—A. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.
First Lesson.—Then all fay the Hymn.
HOLY, Holy, Holy Lord God Almighty; who was, and is, and is to come: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power; for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty: Just and true are thy ways, thou King of Saints. Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing; for he hath redeemed us to God by his blood, out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation. Therefore blessing, honour, glory, and power be unto him that sitteth on the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever. Amen.
M. Let us fervently and intensely pray to God through his Christ.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Here kneel down.
M. O thou, who formest the light, and bringest back the morning, causing thy fun to rife on the evil and on the good: scatter the darkness of our ignorance by the knowledge of thy truth, that in thy light we may fee light; and lift up the
light Ugfct of thy countenance upon us.—A. The light of grace here, and the light of glory hereafter.
As. Q thou, who for us men and for our salvation, didst vouchsafe to be bom, .while shepherds were watching their flocks by night; grant us to be born again by the daily renewing of the Holy Ghost, till.thyself art formed in us unto a perfect man \t—a. And save us.
M. O thou, who hast foretold, that thou wilt return to judgment in an hour that we are not aware of; grant us grace to watch and pray always; that whether thou flialt come at even, or at midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning, thou mayestiind us in the number of those servants, who shall be blessed for watching for their Lord t -~A. And save us, . •'. •
As. O thou, who very early in the morning, about the rising of the sun, wast pleased to leave thy empty tomb, and return again from the dead; raise us, we pray thee, 4o walk in newness of life, by such daily exercises of repentance and virtue, as may keep us dead indeed unto fin, but alive unto God through thee.—A. And save us.
Second Lesson.—Then the lnttrcejfion*
M. O Lord, who hast commanded us to make prayeri and intercessions for all others as well as for ourselves; we beseech thee to Mess the whole creation, and to have mercy tjpon all men.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. "•
As. More'especially we pray for the holy, catholick, and apostolick church, from one end of the earth to the other; €w all the clergy, and'for every Christian soul.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
As. O thou king of kings and lord of lords, the only ruler of princes, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; bless and preserve the king, bless the royal family and all in authority, the nobility, gentry, and all the people of this realm.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
As. We most humbly beseech thee of thy goodness, O Lord, to support and deliver those who are persecuted for truth and righteousness fake, and to comfort and succour all them who in this transitory life are in trouble, sorrow, need, sicknessj or any other adversity.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
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As. And we also bless thy holy name for all thy faithful servants, whom thou hast delivered out of the miseries of this sinful world; beseeching thee, that it may please thee of thy gracious goodness shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to hasten thy kingdom, that we, with all those who are departed in the true faith of thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss both in body and foul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
M. O merciful God, forgive our enemies, persecutors, slanderers, and all that hate us; and bring into the way of truth all such as have erred and'are deceived.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
M. Bless, OLord, all the infants of the church: bless, we beseech thee, all our relations, acquaintance, friends, and benefactors: those who pray for us, and all who desire or stand in need of our prayers; grant them all health, protection, and remission of sins, and all such other favours, mercies, and blessings, spiritual and temporal, as thou in thy wife providence knowest to be best for them.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
M. We pray lastly for our unworthy selves: O gracious God, grant us forgiveness of all our sins, and bestow on us •11 those graces and blessings, which thou knowest to be most necessary for us, especially in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting.—A. Lord, have mercy: we beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
M. Finally, O Lord, bless us in our temporal concerns, as thou scest best for us: give us food and raiment, and grant that we may be therewith content, and that we may always be able to fay with sincerity of heart, Not our, but thy blessed will be done.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
M. Hear these our intercessions, O gracious Lord, and accept them for the fake of thy dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ, our blessed Lord and Saviour.—A. Lord, have mercy: We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Then the following prayers.
M. We return thee our humble and hearty thanks, O Lord God, for thy preservation of us the night past, and for all the blessings of our whole lives.—A, All love, all praise be to thee.
As. Lord, - M. Lord, have mercy upon us.—A. Lord, have mercy upon us.
M. Christ, have mercy upon us.—A. Christ, have mercy upon us.
M. Lord, have mercy upon us.—A. Lord, have mercy upon us.
As. Father, forgive us the fins of the night past, and of all the rest"of our lives: give us grace to repent of them, and resolution to forsake them, for the merits of Jesus thy beloved: —A. Amen.
As. O merciful God, preserve us from all sin and danger this day, prosper us in the works of our callings, and bless us in whatever lawful affair we set our hands unto, for the fake of Jesus our Saviour. A.—Amen.
M. Lord, as thou hast awakened our bodies from deep, so by thy grace awaken our fouls from sin; and make us so to walk before thee this day and all the rest of our lives, that wher the last trumpet (hall awake us out of our graves, we may rife to the life immortal, through Jesus Christ our Lord. —A. Amen.
M. Visit, we beseech thee, O Lord, this habitation, and drive far away all snares of the enemy: Let thy holy angels dwell therein to preserve us in peace, and thy blessing be "upon us for ever, through our Lord Jesus Christ thy Son; by whom and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honour and glory be unto Thee, O Father Almighty, world without end.—A. Amen.
(Here must follow on the refpttlive days the collet!for Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays.J
M. O heavenly Father, we offer thee all our prayers, praises, and thanksgivings, petitions, supplications, and intercessions in the name and through the merits and mediation of thy dearly beloved Son, our powerful advocate and Saviour, Jesus Christ our Lord ; who taught his disciples the perfect prayer, which we unworthy sirmers presume to offer to thy adorable Majesty, beseeching thee to receive it for the sake of its divine author, in whose holy words we sum up
all our wants, and the wants of all for whom we pray. •
As therefore our Lord Christ hath taught us, we are bold to fay,
Then let all fay the Lord's prayer, *
OUR Father, which art in heaven; &q. M. Q Lord, hear our prayers;—A. And let our cry come unto thee.
As. We bless thee, O Lord;—/. And render thanks to thee, our God.
As. May the divine assistance remain with us for ever. .—A. Amen.
As. O God, unto thy gracious mercy and almighty protection we humbly commit ourselves. O Lord, bless us, and keep us: O Lord, make thy face to shine upon us, and be gracious unto us: O Lord, lift up thy countenance upon us, and give us peace, both now and evermore.—A. Amen.
Then rise, and conclude with
As. Blessed be the Holy and Undivided Trinity now and for evermore.—A. Amen.
The Collect for Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays..
O God, who hast glorified our victorious Saviour with a visible triumphant resurrection from the dead and ascension into heaven, where he sitteth at thy right hand the world's supreme governor and final judge: grant, we beseech thee, that Tiis triumphs and glories may ever shine in our eyes, to make -us more clearly fee through his sufferings, and more couragioufly wade through our own; being assured by his example, that if we endeavour to live and die like him, for the advancement of thy love in ourselves and others, thou wilt raise again our dead bodies too, and conforming them to his glorious body, call us up above the clouds, and give us possession of thine everlasting kingdom; through the same Lord Jesus Christ thy Son, who with Thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth one God, world without end. Amen.
O Lord God Almighty, who to redeem lost mankind didst deliver up thine only Son to be sold by one of his familiar friends; grant us by the help of thy Spirit always to detest and abhor our own (ins, which were no less the occasion of bis death, than the wicked Judas: And O thou, who didst permit thine own disciple to betray thee to thine enemies, and wast content to be apprehended by them; enable us to imitate, under all injuries and oppressions, that meekness which admitted the tiaitor's kiss, and surrendered thy person