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Graft in our Hearts the Love of thy Name, increase in us true Religion, nourish us with all Goodness, and of thy great Mercy keep us in the same; and Thou, O God, whose never-failing Providence ordereth all
Things both in Heaven and Earth, put from us, we beseech Thee, all hurtful Things, and give us those Things which are profitable for us. And fince it is Thou alone canst order the unruly Wills and Affections of finful Men, grant that we may love' the Things which Thou commandest, and desire that which Thou dost promise, that so among the fundry and manifold Changes of the World, our Hearts may surely there be fixed where true Joys are to be found. Dispose us, by all the Means of Grace we enjoy, to attain that everlafting Salvation Thou haft promised, that we may buth perceive and know those Things which we ought to do, and may have Grace and Power faithfully to fulfil the same.
Teach us, O Lord, fo to number our Days, that we may apply our Hearts unto Wisdom; and grant that neither the Splendor whicowy Python hentando of any Thing that is Great, nor the Conceit. of any Thing that is Good in us, may any Way withdraw our Eyes from looking upon: ourselves as finful Dust and Ashes; but that we may press forward towards the Prize of the High Calling that is before us, with Faith and Patience, with Humility and Meekness, with Mortification and Self-denial, with Cha
rity, and constant Perseverance unto the End; that fo when we shall depart this Life, we may seep in the Lord; and at the general Resurrection in the last Day, may be found acceptable in thy Sight, and receive that Bleffing which thy beloved Son shall then bestow upon all those that truly love and fear Thee. , Charge thy holy Providence, 0 Almighty God, we beseech Thee, with us this Day ; and vouchsafe to direct, fanctify, and govern both our Hearts and Bodies, in the Ways of thy Laws, and in the Works of thy Commandments, that through thy most mighty Protection, both here and ever, we may be preserved in Body and Soul, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Chrifta
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“ ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose “ only Gift it cometh that thy faithful Peo“ ple do unto Thee true and laudable Ser
vice; grant, we beseech Thee, that we. " may so Ipend this thy holy Day in the Ex
ercifes of Piety and Devotion, that we « may hear thy Word with so much Atten" tion, and pray with so much Fervour, that " we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly " Promises, through the Merits of Jesus ♡ Christ our Lord.”
We make our Prayers and Supplications to Thee, O everlasting God, in behalf of all Mankind. We humbly beseech Thee to inspire continually the universal Church, with the Spirit of Truth, Unity, and Concord; and grant that all they that do confess thy holy Name, may agree in the Truth of thy holy Word, and live in Unity and godly Love. We beseech Thee also to save and defend all Christian Kings, Princes, and Governors; especially thy Servant our Sove. reign.' Grant that all inferior Magistrates may truly and indifferently minister Jultice, to the Punishment of Wickedness and Vice, and to the Maintenance of thy true Religion and Virtue. Give Grace, o heavenly Father, to all Bishops and Curates, that they may both by their Life and Doctrine, set forth thy true and lively Word, and rightly and duly administer thy holy Sacraments. And of thy great Goodness, O Lord, comfort and fuccour all them, who, in this transitory Life, are in Trouble, Sorrow, Need, Sickness, or any other Adversity. Look upon them with the Eyes of thy Mercy, give them sure Trust and Confidence in Thee, and in thy due Time a happy Ifflue out of all their Afflictions. Affift all those who draw near the Time of their Diffolution ; fo fit and prepare them for the Hour of Death, that after their Departure in Peace, and in thy Favour, they may be received into thy everlasting Kingdom, through
he Merits and Mediation of thy only Son Jesus Christ our Lord; in whose blessed Name and Words, we conclude our imperfect Prayers, saying,
Our Father, &c.
The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Love of God, and the Fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us this Day, henceforth, and for evermoré. Amen.
An Evening Prayer for a Family.
ALMIGHTY God, Father of our Lord Jesus
Christ, Maker of all Things, Judge of all u Men, we acknowledge and bewail our mani
fold Sins and Wickednesses which we from Time to Time most grievously have commit¿ted, by Thought, Word, and Deed, against *thy divine Majesty ; provoking most justly if thy Wrath and Indignation against us : We
do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry i for these our Misdoings; and the Remembrance of them is grievous unto us.
Have mercy upon us, O Lord, after thy great Goodness, according to the Multitude Ds of thy Mercies do away our Offences; wash nous thoroughly from our Wickedness, and
cleanse us from our Sins. Spare all those who confess their Sins unto Thee, that they whose Consciences by Sin are accused, by thy merciful Pardon may be abfolved; and grant that we may ever hereafter serve and please Thee in Newness of Life, to the Honour and Glory of thy Name..
And Thou, O God, who art the Protector of all that trust in Thee, without whom no• thing is strong, nothing is holy, increase and multiply upon us thy Mercy, that Thou being our Ruler and Guide, we may fo pass through Things Temporal, that we finally lose not the Things Eternal: And because through the Weakness of our mortal Nature we can do no good Thing without Thee, grant us the Help of thy Grace, that we may withttand the Temptations of the World, the Flesh, and the Devil, and with pure Hearts and Minds follow Thee, the only God; and that in keeping thy Commandments, we may please Thee both in Will and Deed.
O Lord, who haft prepared for them that love Thee such good Things as pass Man's Understanding, pour into our Hearts such Love towards Thee, that we loving Thee above all Things may obtain thy Promises, which exceed all that we can desire. And Thou, who haft taught us that all our Doings without Charity are nothing worth, send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our Hearts that most excellent Gift, the very Bondy of Peace