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marvellous, worthy to be praised; there is no end of his greatness.
One generation shall praise thy works unto another, and declare thy power.
The memorial of thine abundant kindness shall be shown; and men shall sing of thy righteousness. The Lord is gracious and merciful, long suffering, and of great goodness. The Lord is loving unto every man, and his mercy is over all his works. All thy works praise thee, O Lord, and thy saints give thanks unto thee. They show the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power; That thy power, thy glory, and mightiness of thy kingdom might be known unto men. Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all ages. The Lord upholdeth all such as fall, and listeth up all those who are down. The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord, and thou givest, them their meat in due SeaSCI). Tuou
hand, and fillest all things living with plenteousness. The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works. The Lord is nigh unto all those who call upon him; yea, all such as call upon him faithfully. He will fulfil the desire of those who fear him ; he also will hear their cry, and will help them. The Lord preserveth all those who love him; but scattereth abroad all the ungodly. My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord, and let all flesh give thanks unto his holy name for ever and ever. Almen.
visited and redeemed his people.
And hath raised up a mighty salvation for us, in the house of his servant David ;
Ashespakeby the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began;
That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all who hate liS.
Or this Psalm. PsALM 100.
O BEjoyful in the Lord, all ye lands; serve the Lord with gladness, and come before his presence with a song. Beye sure that the Lord he is God ; it is he who hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful unto him, and speak good of his name. For the Lord isgracious, his mercy is everlasting, and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
ly brought us to the beginning of this day; defend us in the same with thy mighty power; and grant that this day we fallinto no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that which is righteous in thy sight, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Almen.
THE LITANY, OR GENERAL SUPPLICATION.
O GOD, our heavenly Father, have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O God, our heavenly Father, have mercy upon ws miserable sinners. O God, who by thy Son hast redeemed the world, have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O God, who by thy Son hast redeemed the world, have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O God, who by thy holy Spirit dost govern, direct, and sanctify the hearts of thy faithful servants, have mercy upon us miserable SlinnerS. O God, who by thy holy Spirit dost govern, direct, and sanctify the hearts of
thy faithful servants, have mercy upon us miserable sinners. Remember not, Lord, our offences, neither take thou vengeance of our sins; spare us, good Lord, spare thy people whom thou hast redeemed by the most precious blood of thy Son, and be not angry with us for ever. Spare us, good Lord. From all evil and mischief; from sin; from the assaults of temptation, from thy wrath, and from everlasting destruction, Good Lord, deliver us. From all blindness of heart; from pride, vainglory, and hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness; from all inordinate and sinful affections, and from all the deceitful allurements of this transitory world, Good Lord, deliver us. From lightning, and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle, and murder, and from death unprepared for, Good Lord, deliver us. From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion; from all false doctrine, heresy, and schism; from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word and commandment, Good Lord, deliver us. In all time of our tribulation; in all time of our prosperity, in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment, Good Lord, deliver us. We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God, and that it may please thee to rule and govern thy holy church universal in the right way; and to illuminate all ministers of the gospel with true knowledge, and understanding of thy word; and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, * show it accordingy; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to endue the President of these United States, the Governor of this Commonwealth, the Judges and Magistrates, and all others in authority, with wisdom and understanding; giving them grace to execute justice and to maintain truth; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bless all colleges and seminaries of learning; all
instructers of youth, and all means of true knowledge, virtue, and piety; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bless and keep all thy people; to give to all nations, unity, peace, and concord; and to give us a heart to love and fear thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase of grace, to hear meekly thy word, and to receive it with pure affection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Spirit; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bring into the way of truth all such as have erred, and are deceived; to strengthen such as do stand ; to comfort and help the weak hearted; to raise up those who fall; and finally to give us victory over all temptations; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to succour, help, and comfort all who are in danger, necessity, and tribulation;
to preserve all whotravelby land or by water, all sick persons and young children; to show thy pity upon all prisoners and captives; to defend, and provide for, the fatherless children and widows, and all who are desolate and oppressed; We beseech thee to hear ws, good Lord. That it may please thee to have mercy upon all men ; We beseech thee to hear als, good Lord. That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts; % beseech thee to hear tus, good Lord. That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so that in due time we may enjoy them; We beseech thee to hear ood Lord. hat it may please thee to give us true repentance, to forgive us all our sins, negligences, and ignorances, and to endue us with the grace of thy holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy word; We beseech thee to hear ws, good Lord,
O Lord, grant us thy peace. Lord,have mercy upon us. O Lord, deal not with us after our sins; JNeither reward us after our iniquities.
WE humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and for the glory of thy name, turn from us all those evils which we most justly have deserved; and grant that in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of living, to thy honor and glory, through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord. Jälmen.
The three Prayers following are to be read in the JMorning, at those times when the Litany is not said.
A PRAYER FoR RULERs.
O LORD, our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, who dost from thy throne beholdall the dwellers upon the earth; most heartily we beseech thee