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I Then shall the Minister, and the Peo- l With pity behold the sorrows
ple with him, say the Lord's Prayer. l of our hearts. OUR Father, who art in Hea- Mercifully forgive the sins of thoj U ven, Hallowed be thy Name; I people. Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will Favourably with mercy hear be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- our prayers. ven; Give us this day our daily o Son of David, have mercy upbread; And forgive us our tres- on us. passes, as we forgive those who Both now and ever, vouchsafe trespass against us; And lead us to hear us, o Christ. not into temptation ; But deliver Graciously hear us, O Christ; us from evil. Amen. :, graciously hear us, O Lord Christ.
Min. O Lord, deal not with us. Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be according to our sins.
showed upon us; Ans. Neither reward us accord Ans. As we do put our trust in ing to our iniquities.
thee.) 4 Let us pray.
1 Let us pray. GOD, merciful Father, who. W E humbly beseech thee, O
despisest not the sighing oft VV Father, mercifully to look a contrite heart, nor the desire of upon our infirmities; and, for the such as are sorrowful; merciful- glory of thy name, turn from us ly assist our prayers which we all those evils that we most justmake before thee in all our trou-lly have deserved; and grant bles and adversities, whensoever that, in all our troubles, we may they oppress us ; and graciously put our whole trust and confihear us, that those evils which dence in thy mercy; and everthe craft and subtilty of the devillmore serve thee in holiness and or man worketh against us, may, I pureness of living, to thy honour by thy good providence, be and glory, through our only Me. brought to nought; that we, thy diator and Advocate,Jesus Christ servants, being hurt by no per- our Lord. Amen. secutions, may'evermore give q A General Thanksgiving. thanks unto thee in thy holy ALMIGHTY God, Father of all Church, through Jesus Christ our A mercies, we, thine unworthy Lord.
servants, do give thee most humO Lord, arise, help us, and de- ble and hearty thanks for all thy liver us, for thy name's sake.
sake. goodness and loving-kindness to GOD, we have heard with us, and to all men. We bless thee
our ears, and our fathers for our creation, preservation, have declared unto us, the noble and all the blessings of this life; works that thou didst in their days, but, above all, for thine inestimaand in the old time before them. I ble love in the redemption of the
O Lord, arise, help us, and de- world by our Lord Jesus Christ; liver us, for thine honour.
for the means of grace, and for Glory be to the Father, and to the hope of glory. And, we bethe Son, and to the Holy Ghost; seech thee, give us that due sense
Ans. As it was in the beginning of all thy mercies, that our hearts is now, and ever shall be, world may be unfeignedly thankful, and withont end. Amen.
that we may show forth thy From our enemies defend us, praise, not only with our lips, O Christ.
but in our lives; by giving up Graciously look upon our afflic ourselves to thy service, and by tions.
I walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, I quests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the through Jesus Christ our Lord; desires and petitions of thy serto whom, with thee and the Ho- vants, as may be most expedient ly Ghost, be all honour and glory, for them; granting us in this world without end. Amen. world knowledge of thy truth,
TA Prayer of $t. Chrysostom. and in the world to come life ALMIGHTY God, who hast everlasting. Amen. H1 given us grace at this time,
2 Cor. xiii. 14. with one accord to make our com- THE grace of our Lord Jesus mon supplications unto thee; and 1 Christ, and the love of God, dost promise that when two or and the fellowship of the Holy three are gathered together in thy Ghost, be with us all evermore. name, thou wilt grant their res Amen.
Here endeth the Litany.
PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS
UPON. SEVERAL OCCASIONS, To be used before the two final Prayers of Morning and Evening Service.
PRAYERS. À q A Prayer for Congress, to be used promised to all those who seek during their Session.
thy kingdom, and the righteousM OST gracious God, we hum-ness thereof, all things necessary MI bly beseech thee, as for the to their bodily sustenance; send People of these United States in us, we beseech thee, in this our general, so especially for their necessity, such moderate rain and Senate and Representatives in showers, that we may receive the Congress assembled ; that thou fruits of the earth to our comfort, wouldest be pleased to direct and and to thy honour, through Je prosper all their consultations, to sus Christ our Lord. Amen. the advancement of thy Glory, the good of thy Church, the
| For Fair Weather. safety, honour, and welfare of thy People; that all things may be so A LMIGHTY and most merci. ordered and settled by their en- A ful Father, we humbly bedeavours, upon the best and seech thee, of thy great goodness, surest foundations, that peace and to restrain those immoderate happiness, truth and justice, reli- rains, wherewith, for our sins, gion and piety, may be estab- thou hast afflicted us: And we lished among us for all genera-pray thee to send us such seasontions: These, and all other ne-able weather, that the earth may, cessaries for them, for us, and thy sin due time, yield her increase, whole Church, we humbly beg in for our use and benefit; and give the name and mediation of Jesus us grace, that we may learn, by Christ, our most blessed Lord and thy punishments, to amend our Saviour. Amen.
lives, and for thy clemency to 1 For Rain.
give thee thanks and praise, GOD, heavenly Father, who, through Jesus Christ our Lord by thy Son Jesus Christ, hast | Amen
$ In Time of Dearth and Famine. | both by their life and doctrine O GOD, heavenly Father,whose they may show forth thy glory,
gift it is that the rain doth fall, and set forward the salvation of and the earth bring forth her in- all men, through Jesus Christ our crease; behold, we beseech thee, Lord. Amen. the aflictions of thy people; in
9 Or this. crease the fruits of the earth by A LMIGHTY God, the giver of thy heavenly benediction; and A all good gifts, who of thy digrant that the scarcity and dearth vine providence hast appointed which we now most justly suffer divers orders in thy Church; give for our sins, may, through thy) thy grace, we humbly beseech goodness, be mercifully turned thee, to all those who are to be into plenty, for the love of Jesus called to any office and adminis. Christ our Lord; to whom, with tration in the same; and so rethee and the Holy Ghost, be all| plenish them with the truth of thry honour and glory, now and for doctrine, and endue them with ever. Anuen.
innocency of life, that they may 1 In Time of War and Tumults. faithfully serve before thee, to the
ALMIGHTY God, the su-glory of thy great name, and the U preme Governor of all things, I benefitof thyholy Church, through whose power no creature is able Pesus Christ our Lord. Amen. to resist, to whom it belongeth 1 In Time of great Sickness and More justly to punish sinners, and to
tality. be merciful to those who truly re
ALMIGHTY God, the Lord pent; save and deliver us, we
of life and death, of sickness humbly beseech thee, from the and health ; regard our supplicahands of our enemies; that we, tions, we humbly beseech thee; weing armed with thy defence, and, as thou hast thought fit tó may be preserved evermore from visit us for our sins with great all perils, to glorify thee, who sickness and mortality, in the art the only giver of all victory, midst of thy judgment, O Lord, through the merits of thy Son, remember mercy. Have pity Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. upon us miserable sinners, and 1 For those who are to be adanitted into
withdraw from us the grievous Holy Orders, to be used in the Weeks sickness with which we are afpreceding the stated times of Ordifiation.
rection have its due influenoe up ALMIGHTY God, our heaven
on us, by leading us to consider A ly Father, who hast purchas-how frail and uncertain our life ed to thyself an universal Church, is; that we may apply our hearts by the precious blood of thy dear unto that heavenly wisdom, Son; mercifully look upon the which in the end will bring us to same, and at this time so guide everlasting life, through Jesus and govern the minds of thy ser-1 Christ our Lord. Amen. vants, the Bishops and Pastors of
For a Sick Person. thy flock, that they may lay hands n FATHER of mercies, and suddenly on no man, but faithful. U God of all comfort, our only ly and wisely make choice of fit help in time of need; look down persons, to serve in the sacred from heaven, we humbly beseech ministryof thy Church. . And, to thee, behold, visit, and relieve thy those who shall be ordained to sick serrant, for whom our prayers any holy function, give thy grace are desired. Look upon him with and heavenly benediction; that the eyes of thy mercy; comfort liiin
with a sense of thy goodness; pre-l For a Person under Affliction. serve him from the temptations of| MERCIFUL God, and hea the enemy; give him patience un- venly Father, who hast taugh der his affliction; and, in thy good us, in thy holy Word, that thou time, restore him to health, and dost not willingly atliet or grieve enable him to lead the residue of the children of men ; look with his life in thy fear, and to thy glo- pity, we beseech thee, upon the ry: Or else give him grace so to sorrows of thy servomt, for whom take thy visitation, that, after this our prayers are desired. In thy painful life enderl, he may dwell wisdom thou hast seen fit to visit with thee in life everlasting, him with trouble, and to bring disthrough Jesus Christ our Lord. tress upon him. Remember him, Amen.
O Lord, in mercy; sanctify thy faó ( For a Sick Chikt.
therly correction to him, endue A LMIGHTY God, and merciful his soul with patience under his f1 Father to whom alonebelong affliction, and with resignation to the issues of life and death; look (thy, blessed will; comfort him down from heaven, we húmbly with a sense of thy goodness; lift beseech thec, with the eyes of up thy countenance upon him, mercy, upon the sick child for and give him peace, through Jesus whom our prayers are desired. Christ our Lord. Amen. Deliver him, O Lord, in thy good ( For Malefaetor's, after Condemnation. appointed time, from his bodily or else the Prayer in the Visitation of pain, and visit him with thy sal Prisoners, beginning, “ O Father of vation hat if it should bethy good Mercies," '&c. may be used. pleasure to prolong his days here
MOST gracious and merci. on earth, he may live to thee, and
fu} God, we earnestly be. be an instrument of thy glory, by seech thee to have pity and comserving thee faithfully, and doing good in his generation: Orelse re-mended to our prayers, who now
ng passion upon those persons recomceive him into those heavenly habitations, where the souls of those
lap flie under the sentence of the law, who sleep in the Lord Jesus enjoy them, O Lord, with thy mercy and
of those and are appointed to die. Visit perpetual rest and felicity. Grantsak This, O Lord, for the love of thySon, miserable condition they are in,
salvation; convince them of the our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.
len. by their sins and wickedness; and 1 Foi a Person, or Persons going to Sea. let thy powerful grace produce ETERNAL God, who alone in them such a godly sorrow, and
est out the heavens, sincere repentance, as thou wilt and rulest the raging of the sea; be pleased to accept. Give we commend to thy Almighty them a strong and lively faith in protection, thy servant, for whose thy Son our blessed Saviour, and preservation on the great deep our make it effectual to the salvation prayers are desired. Guard him, of their souls. O Lord, i we beseech thee, from the dan- ment remember mercy; and gers of the sea, from sickness, whatever sufferings they are to from the violence of enemies, and endure in this world, yet deliver from every evil to which he may them, O God, from the bitter pains be exposed. Conduct him in safe- of eternal death. Pardon their ty to the haven where he would sins, and save their souls, for the be, with a grateful sense of thy sake and merits of thy dear Son, mercies, through Jesus Christ our our blessed Saviour and RedeemLord. Amen.
THANKSGIVINGS. The Thanksgiving of Women after
a For Plenty, Child-Hirth; to be said when any MOST merciful Father, who Woman, being present in Church, shall
ss hast have desired to return Thanks to Al-IL mighty God for her safe deliverance. 1
|heard the devout prayers of thy D ALMIGHTY God, we give scarcity into plenty; we give thee
Church,and turned our dearth and U thee humble thanks, for that humble thanks for this thy special thou hast been graciously pleased bounty ; beseeching thee to conto preserve, through the great pain tinue thy loving kindness unto us, and peril of Child-birth, this wo- that our land may yield us her man, thy servant, who desires now fruits of increase, to thy glory and to offer her praises and thanks-10: givings unto thee. Grant, we be-lour Lord. Amen.
our comfort, through Jesus Christ seech thee, most merciful Father, that she, through thy help, may
WCF, For Peace, and Deliverance from our
Enemies. both faithfully live and walk ac- ALMIGHTY God, who art a cording to thy will in this life O
strong tower of defence unpresent, and also may be partaker to the servants against the face of of everlasting glory in the life to their enemies; we yield thee come, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
praise and thanksgiving, for our Amen.
deliverance from those great and For Rain.
apparent dangers wherewith we GOD, our heavenly Father,
were compassed; we acknowU who by thy gracious provi-1
viledge it thy goodness that we dence dost cause the former and,
were not delivered over as a prey we latter rain to descend upon thel unto them, beseeching thee still earth, that it may bring forth fruit to continue such thy mercies tofor the use of man; we give theel
Jwards us, that all the world may kumble thanks that it hath pleas.
I know that thou art our Saviour ed thee, in our great necessity, to
to] and mighty Deliverer, through send us at the last, a joyful rain
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. upon thine inberitance, and to
to] For Restoring Public Peace at Home. refresh it when it was dry, to thet a
I ETERNAL God, our heavengreat comfort of us thy unworthy|
Uly Father, who alone makest servants, and to the glory of thy lue
fthymen to be of one mind in a house, holy name, through thy mercies in
nercies and stillest the outrage of a vio. in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
| lent and unruly people; we bless
thy holy name, that it liath pleasI For Fair Weather. - ed thee to appease the seditious N LORD God, who hast justly tumults which have been lately U humbled us by thy late visita- raised up amongst us; most humtion of us with immoderate rain bly beseeching thee to grant to all and waters, and in thy mercy bast] of us grace, that we may hence. relieved and comforted our souls) forth obediently walk in thy holy Dy this seasonable and blessedl commandments: and. change of weather; we praise and quiet and peaceable life in all godglorify thy holy name, for this thy|liness and honesty, may continumercy, and will always declare ally offer unto thee our sacrifice thy loving kindness from genera- of praise and thanksgiving for fion to generation, through Jesus these thy mercies towards is, Christ our Lord. Amen.
through Jesus Christ our Lord