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the diseases of our souls may be healed; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Saint Simon and Saint Judo, Apostles.
0 ALMIGHTY God, who hast built thy Church upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the Head Corner-stone; Grant us so to be joined together in Unity of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an Holy Temple, acceptable to thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
ALMIGHTY God, Who hast knit together thine elect in 0ne communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of thy Son Christ our Lord; grant us grace so to follow thy Blessed Saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those unspeakable joys, which thou hast prepared for them that unfeignedly love thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
SEW YEAR'S DAY.
0 ALMIGHTY God, we thank thee for having brought us safely to the beginning of a new year. Forgive our negligence in the year that is past, our misuse of thy mercies, and our misspent time. Give us grace to begin this year with renewed desires to serve thee, and to work out our salvation with increased diligence, that remembering how uncertain our time is, we may live prepared for our last change, and may finally be thine, through the mediation of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
UPON THE BIETH OF A CHILD.
0 ALMIGHTY God, we give thee humble thanks for that thou hast vouchsafed to deliver thy servant (the mistress of this family) from the great pain and peril of child-birth; Grant, we beseech thee, most merciful Father, that she, through thy help, may both faithfully live, and walk according to thy will, in this life present; and also may be partaker of everlasting glory in the life to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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FOi: A SICK PERSON.
0 ALMIGHTY God, and merciful Father, to |
i RECOVERY FROM SICKNESS.
ALMIGHTY and Everlasting God, to whom belong the issues of life and death; We bless thy great goodness towards thy servant lately raised from the bed of sickness. Grant, O Lord, to him and to us such a sense of thy goodness, as may lead us to dedicate ourselves, souls and bodies, to thy service all the rest of our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
BLESSED is the man that hath not walked in > the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners : and hath not sat in the seat of the scornful.
2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord: and in his law will he exercise himself day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the water-side : that will bring forth his fruit in due season.
4 His leaf also shall not wither : and look, whatsoever he doeth, it shall prosper.
5 As for the ungodly, it is not so with them: but they are like the chaff, which the wind scattereth away from the face of the earth.
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FOR A SICK PERSON. ALMIGHTY God, and merciful J whom alone belong the issues oi death; Look down from heaven, we hu seech thee, with the eyes of mercy upon vant now lying upon the bed of sicknes him, 0 Lord, with thy salvation; delivti thy good appointed time from his bodii and save his soul for thy mercies' sake: it shall be thy pleasure to prolong his da on earth, he may live to thee, and be an ment of thy glory, by serving thee faithful i doing good in his generation; or else receh into those heavenly habitations, where the ^ of them that sleep in the Lord Jesus enj\ petual rest and felicity. Grant this, 0 Lori thy mercies' sake, in the same thy Son our Jesus Christ; who liveth and reigneth with and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world \ out end. Amen.
RECOVERY FROM SICKNESS.
ALMIGHTY and Everlasting God, to wli belong the issues of life and death; bless thy great goodness towards thy sen lately raised from the bed of sickness. Grantj Lord, to him and to us such a sense of thy | ness, as may lead us to dedicate ourselves, and bodies, to thy service all the rest of ov~ through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.