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with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; Whose kingdom shall have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghost, 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 spake by the Prophets: And I believe one Catholic and Apostolic Church: I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins: And I look for the Resurrection of the dead: And the Life of the world to come. Amen.

| And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the

Minister first pronouncing,

The Lord be with you. Answer. And with thy spirit.

Minister. Let us pray.

O Lord, show thy mercy upon us. Answer. And grant us thy salvation. Minister. O God, make clean our hearts

within us. Answer. And take not thy Holy Spirit from

us.

1 Then shall follow the COLLECT FOR THE DAY, except when the

Communion Service is read; and then the Collect for the day shall be omitted here.

A Collect for Peace.

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lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom; Defend us thy humble servants in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Collect for Grace. O

LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and

everlasting God, who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power; and grant

that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings, being ordered by thy governance, may be righteous in thy sight; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for The President of the United

States, and all in Civil Authority. O

LORD, our heavenly Father, the high and

mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, and all others in authority; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way. Endue them plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant them in health and prosperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

1 The following Prayers shall be omitted here when the LITANY is

said, and may be omitted when the Holy Communion is immediately to follow.

A Prayer for the Clergy and People. LMIGHTY and everlasting God, from

whom cometh every good and perfect gift; Send down upon our Bishops, and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful Spirit of thy grace; and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy blessing: Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator, Jesus Christ. Amen.

A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. O

GOD, the Creator and Preserver of all man

kind, we humbly beseech thee for all sorts and conditions of men; that thou wouldest be

said when any desire the prayers of the Con

pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. More especially we pray for thy holy Church universal; that it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians 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 those who are any ways afflicted, or distressed, in mind, body, or estate;

* This may be [*especially those for whom our prayers are desired;] that it may please thee to comfort and relieve

gregation. them, according to their several necessities; giving them patience under their sufferings, and a happy issue out of all their afflictions. And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. Amen.

A General Thanksgiving. LMIGHTY God, Father of all mercies, we, humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness

* This may be to us, and to all men; (*particularly desire to return to those who desire now to offer up

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vouchsafed their praises and thanksgivings for to them. thy late mercies vouchsafed unto them.] We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, give us that due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful; and that we show forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives, by giving up our selves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

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this time with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name thou wilt grant their requests; Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, 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. xiii. 14. NHE

, love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

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THE ORDER FOR

DAILY EVENING PRAYER.

The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture; and then he shall say that which is written after them. But on days other than the Lord's Day, he may, at his discretion, pass at once from the Sen'tences to the Lord's

Prayer.

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THE LORD is in his holy temple: let all the

earth keep silence before him. Hab. ii. 20. LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth. Psalm xxvi. 8.

Let my prayer be set forth in thy sight as the incense; and let the lifting up of my hands be an evening sacrifice. Psalm cxli. 2.

O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him. Psalm xcvi. 9.

Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm xix. 14, 15.

Advent.

Watch ye, for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cock-crowing, or in the morning: lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. St. Mark xiii. 35, 36.

Repent ye; for the Kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2.

Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. Rev. xxi. 3.

Christmas.

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