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consent thou not. Rom. xiv. 13. Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother's way. 1 Tim. v. 22. Lay bands suddenly on no man, neither be partakers of other men's sins : keep thyself pure.
Gen. ix. 6. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man. Numb. xxxv. 31. 33. Moreover, ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death. So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are ; for blood, it defileth the land : and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it. Psal. v. 6. Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing; the Lord shall abhor the bloody and deceitful man. Prov, vi. 16, 17. These six things doth the Lord hate ; yea, seven are an abomj. nation unto him; A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood. Ezek. xxxv. 6. Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee: sith, thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee. Matt, v. 17. 21, 22, Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets : I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill ; and whosoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment; but I say unto you, tbat whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. 1 John iii. 15. Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer ; and ye know that no murderer, hath eternal life abiding in him. Rev. xxi. 8. But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their portion in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death. Rom. xii. 19. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is-mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Rom. xiii. 3-5. (See above.) Luke iii. 14. And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falseiy, and be content with your wages. Ephes. iv. 26. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath. Mark iii. 4, 5. And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath day, or to do evil ? to save life, or to kill ? But they held their peace. And when he had looked round about upon them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it forth; and his hand was restored whole as the other. 2 Cor. xi. 2. For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy ; for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. Gal. iv. 18. But it is good to be zealously uff'ected always in a good cause ; and not only when I am present with you. Rom. x. 2. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. Phil. iii. 6. Concerning zeal, persecuting the church: touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless,
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MORNING PRAYER. The Lord's Prayer. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us ;......
Second Collect, for Peace. O God, who art the author of peace, and 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 trnsting in thy defence, inay not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord.
EVENING PRAYER. Third Collect, for Aid against Perils. Lighten our darkness, we beseech thee, O Lord; and by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night, for the love of thy only Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ.
LITANY....... From envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,
Good Lord, deliver us.
...... From battle, and murder, and from sudden death,
Good Lord, deliver us.
From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and re. bellion ;....
Good Lord, deliver us.
That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts ;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
PRAYER for all Conditions of Men. More especially we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church ; 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.
THANKSGIVING for restoring public Peace at Home. O eternal God, our heavenly Father, who alone makest men to be of one mind in a house, and stillest the outrage of a violent and unruly people; We bless thy holy name, that it hath pleased thee to appease the seditious tumults which have been lately raised up amongst us ;....
COLLECT for St. Stephen's Day.......and being filled with the Holy Ghost, may learn to love and bless our persecutors, by the example of thy first martyr, St. Stephen, who prayed for his murderers to thee, O blessed Jesus, who standest at the right hand of God to succour all those that suffer for thee, our only Mediator and Advocate.
For Quinquagesima Sunday. O Lord, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity
are nothing worth ; Send thy Holy Ghost, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of Red charity, the very bond of peace, and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee; Grant this for thine only Son, Jesus Christ's sake.
For the first Sunday after Easter. Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth, ......
For the fourteenth Sunday after Trinity.lar Almighty and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity ;......
COMMUNION. Prayer for the Church Militant....... beseeching 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.
Exhortation. And if ye shall perceive your offences to be such, as are not only against God, but also against your neighbours ; then ye shall reconcile yourselves unto them, being ready to make restitution and satisfaction, according to the uttermost of your power for all injuries and wrongs, done by you to any other; and being likewise ready to forgive others that have offended you, as ye would have forgiveness of your offences at God's hand : for otherwise the re. ceiving of the holy Communion doth nothing else but increase your damnation.