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I believe, that thou, O God the Holy Ghost, hast sanctificd me by the laver of regeneration ; reject not then the soul, which thou hast graciously admitted to be partaker of thy holiness.

I believe that thou hast grafted me into the good olive-tree ; cut not off the branch which thou hast thus

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O THINK upon thy servant, as concerning thy word, wherein thou hast caused me to put my trust.

My soul hatli longed for thy salvation, and I have a good hope because of thy word.

Mayest thou ever be with me, O Lord, by thy power, to protect me:

By By thy mercy in Christ, to save me: By thy truth and Holy Scripture, to instruct and comfort me: By the Grace of thy Holy Spirit, to renew and quicken me, now, and for ever

and ever.

O DEAREST Saviour, iinpart to me thy whole self; and let every part and act of thine have it's saving influence over me:

Sanctify me by thy Spirit; feed and strengthen me by thy body; l'ansom: me by thy blood; wash me in thy water; heal me by thy stripes; refresh me by thy sweat; hide me in thy wounds.

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep my heart and mind, in the knowledge and love of God.

An Act of INTERCESSION from

the antient LITURGY of the Church of JERUSALEM.

And now, O Lord Jesus Christ, in full faith and trust in thy lifegiving passion, salutary cross, death, burial, and resurrection from the dead on the third day, thy ascension into Heaven, and sitting at the right hand of the Father, and looking for thy second glorious and terrible Advent, when thou shalt come again with glory to judge the quick and the dead, and shall render to every one according to his works, we wretched and miserable sinners do beseech thee, that thou wouldest

not

not deal with us after our sins, nor reward us after our iniquities; but according to thy clemency and ineffable love to mankind, overlooking and blotting out the hand-writing that is against us thy servants, wouldest grant us thy heavenly and eternal good things; for thy people and thine inheritance make their supplications unto thee; have mercy upon us, O Lord God, Almighty Father, have mercy upon us, according to thy great mercy, and send down thy holy Spirit upon us all, through the appointed means and channels of grace in thy Church, for the sanctification of soul and body, for bringing forth - the fruit of good works, for remission of sins, and for life everlasting

We supplicate and intreat thee, O Lord, for thy Hely Catholic and Apostolic Church throughout the wliole world: Do thou now also, O Lord, plentifully furnish her with the rich gifts of thy Holy Spirit. Look down upon her in her captivity; O visit her once more with thy salvation; and bring her out to serve thee in the beauty of holiness.

Remember, O Lord, the holy Bishops in thy Church, (especially thy servant our Bishop) endow them with wisdom, and fill them with the Holy Ghost, that they may rightly divide and uprightly walk in the word of truth.

Remember, O Lord, according to the multitude of thy mercies and compassings, all the Presbyters and 5

Deacons

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