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glorious Majesty, to judge both the quick and dead, we may rise to the life immortal, through Him who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, now and ever.
ASCENSION DAY. MOST merciful Father, whose Son Jesus Christ, having risen from the dead, and ascended into heaven, ever liveth at the right hand of God, and there maketh intercession for us ; give us grace that we may seek those things which are above, and evermore have our conversation in heaven, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord.
WHIT SUNDAY. MOST gracious God, who, as at this time, didst pour out thy Holy
Spirit upon the apostles and other disciples of our blessed Lord; grant us, we beseech thee, the instruction, guidance, and consolation of the same Spirit; that having our hearts directed into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ, we may evermore rejoice in the blessed hope of everlasting life, through the merits of thy beloved Son our only Mediator and Redeemer.
HOLY, holy, holy Lord of Hosts, give us grace, we humbly pray thee, in the steadfastness of an unshaken faith, evermore to worship the Trinity of Persons, in the Unity of the
undivided Godhead, to the comfort of our souls, and the glory of thy name, who livest and reignest ever one God, world without end.
IN CASE OF SICKNESS.
LOOK with mercy, we pray thee, O Lord, on that member of our family, on whom thou hast laid thy afflicting hand. If it be thy good pleasure, restore [him] to health and strength; and fill our hearts with gratitude, and our lips with thy praises. But if it be thy will that it should be otherwise with [him], prepare [him] for whatever thou mayest appoint, and grant us all an entire resignation to thy will, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
WE thank thee, O Lord, for thy gracious goodness to [him] whom thou hast raised from sickness; and we pray that [his] spared life may be devoted to thy service, and that we may all be unfeignedly thankful to thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
LET it please thee, O Lord, graciously to remove from us, in due time, the afflictive dispensation with which thou hast visited us; in the mean time give us patience under our suffering, and grant that it may be sanctified to our real and ever
lasting good, for the sake of Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord.
WHEN ANY REMARKABLE BLESS
ING HAS BEEN CONFERRED.
WE thank thee, O Lord, for all thy goodness and mercy to us, but especially for what thou hast recently done for us. Preserve us, we pray thee, from abusing thy mercies, or sinning against thee; and sanctify us wholly through Jesus Christ our Lord.
BEFORE A JOURNEY.
PRESERVE us, we pray thee, O Lord, from the dangers to which we may be exposed in travelling; bring us in safety to the end of our jour