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upon a loud instrument, and of his, ye that excel in strength; upon the harp.
ye that fulfil his commandment, For thou, LORD, hast made and hearken unto the voice of me glad through thy works; and his word. I will rejoice in giving praise O praise the LORD, all ye his for the operations of thy hands. hosts ; ye servants of his that I Then a Lesson of the New Testament, as it
do his pleasure. is appointed : And after that, shall be sung O speak good of the LORD, or said this Psalm, except on the twelfth all ye works of his, in all places day of the month. Deus misereatur. Ps. lxvii. the LORD, O my soul.
of his dominion. Praise thou GOD be merciful unto us
1 Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by and bless us, and show us the the Minister and the People, standing : And light of his countenance, and any Churches may omit the words, He be merciful unto us.
descended into hell, or may, instead of
them, use the words, He went into the place That thy way may be known of departed spirits, which are considered
as words of the same meaning in the Creed. upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
I BELIEVE in GOD the Let the people praise thee, Father Almighty, Maker of O God; yea, let all the people heaven and earth : praise thee.
And in JESUS CHRIST his O let the nations rejoice and only Son our Lord; Who was be glad ; for thou shalt judge conceived by the Holy Ghost, the folk righteously, and go- Born of the Virgin Mary, Sufvern the nations upon earth.
fered under Pontius Pilate, Was Let the people praise thee, crucified, dead, and buried ; O God; yea, let all the people He descended into hell; Thé praise thee.
third day he rose from the dead; Then shall the earth bring He ascended into heaven, And forth her increase; and God, sitteth on the right hand of God even our own God, shall give the Father Almighty ; From us his blessing:
thence he shall come to judge God shall bless us; and all the quick and the dead. the ends of the world shall fear I believe in the Holy Ghost; him.
The holy catholic Church ; T Or this.
The communion of saints; The Benedic Anima mea. Ps. ciii. forgiveness of sins; The resur
PRAISE the LORD, O my rection of the body, And the life soul; and all that is within me, everlasting. Amen. praise his holy name.
Or this. Praise the LORD, O my soul, I BELIEVE in one God, the and forget not all his benefits; Father Almighty, Maker of
Who forgiveth all thy sin, heaven and earth, and of all and healeth all thine infirmities; things visible and invisible :
Who saveth thy life from And in one Lord JESUS destruction, and crowneth thee Christ, the only begotten Son with mercy and loving kindness. of God, begotten of his Father
O praise the LORD, ye Angels before all worlds ; God of God,
Light of Light, very God of|| Then shall be said the Collect for the day,
and after that, the Collects and Prayers very God, begotten, not made,
following being of one substance with the
IT A Collect for Peace. FATHER, by whom all things
O GOD, from whom all holy were made; who for us men, desires, all good counsels, and and for our salvation, came all just works do proceed; give down from heaven, and was unto thy servants that peace, incarnate by the Holy Ghost which the world cannot give; of the Virgin Mary, and was that our hearts may be set to made man, and was crucified obey thy commandments, and also for us under Pontius Pilate. also that by thee, we, being deHe suffered and was buried, fended from the fear of our and the third day he rose again, enemies, may pass our time in according to the Scriptures, and rest and quietness, through the ascended into heaven, and sit- merits of Jesus Christ our teth on the right hand of the Saviour. Amen. Father; and he shall come
T A Collect for Aid against Perils. again, with glory, to judge both
O LORD, our heavenly Fathe quick and the dead ; whose ther, by whose Almighty power kingdom shall have no end. And I believe in the Holy day; by thy great mercy de
we have been preserved this Ghost, the Lord and giver of fend us from all perils and danlife, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who of thy only Son our Saviour
gers of this night, for the love with the FATHER and the Son
JESUS CHRIST. Amen. together is worshipped and glorified, who spake by the T A Prayer for the President of the United
States, and all in Civil Authority, prophets. And I believe one catholic and apostolic Church. O LORD, our heavenly FaI acknowledge one baptism for ther, the high and mighty Ruler the remission of sins; and I of the universe, who dost from look for the resurrection of the thy throne behold all the dwelldead, and the life of the world ers upon earth; most heartily we to come. Amen.
beseech thee, with thy favour to
behold and bless thy servant, T And after that, these prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minister first
The President of the United nouncing,
States, and all others in authori. The Lord be with you ;
ty; and so replenish them with Ans. And with thy spirit. the grace of thy holy Spirit, Min. Let us pray.
that they may always incline to O LORD, show thy mercy thy will, and walk in thy way: upon us ;
Endue them plenteously with Ans. And grant us thy sal- heavenly gifts ; grant them in vation.
health and prosperity long to Min. O God, make clean our live ; and finally, after this life, hearts within us ;
to attain everlasting joy and Ans. And take not thy holy felicity, through Jesus CHRIST Spirit from us.
our Lord. Amen.
TA Prayer for the Clergy and People. servants, do give thee most
ALMIGHTY and everlast- humble and hearty thanks for ing God, from whom cometh all thy goodness and loving every good and perfect gift, kindness to us, and to all men send down upon our Bishops We bless thee for our creation, and other Clergy, and upon the preservation, and all the blessCongregations committed
to ings of this life; but, above all, their charge, the healthful spi- for thine inestimable love in rit of thy grace; and, that they the redemption of the world by may truly please thee, pour our Lord Jesus Christ; for upon them the continual dew the means of grace, and for the of thy blessing: Grant this, hope of glory. And, we beO Lord, for the honour of our seech thee, give us that due Advocate and Mediator JESUS sense of all thy mercies, that CHRIST. Amen.
our hearts may be unfeignedly IT A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. thankful, and that we may show
O GOD, the Creator and Pre-forth thy praise, not only with server of all mankind, we hum- our lips, but in our lives ; by bly beseech thee for all sorts and giving up ourselves to thy serconditions of men, that thou vice, and by walking before wouldest be pleased to make thee in holiness and righteousthy ways known unto them, ness all our days, through Jesus thy saving health unto all na- Christ our Lord ; to whom, tions. More especially we pray with thee and the Holy Ghost, for thy holy Church universal ; be all honour and glory, world that it may be so guided and without end. Amen. governed by thy good Spirit, f A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. that all who profess and call ALMIGHTY God, who hast themselves Christians, may be given us grace at this time, led into the way of truth, and with one accord to make our hold the faith in unity of spirit, common supplications unto in the bond of peace, and in thee ; and dost promise that righteousness of life. Finally, when two or three are gathered we commend to thy Fatherly together in thy name, thou wilt goodness, all those who are grant their requests ; fulfil now, any ways afflicted or distressed O LORD, the desires and petiin mind, body, or estate ; that tions of thy servants, as may it may please thee to comfort be most expedient for them; and relieve them, according to granting us in this world knowtheir several necessities; giving ledge of thy truth, and in the them patience under their suf- world to come life everlasting. ferings, and a happy issue out Amen. of all their afflictions : And this
2 Cor. xiii. 14. we beg for JESUS Christ's THE grace of our Lord sake. Amen.
Jesus Christ, and the love of 1 A General Thanksgiving. God, and the fellowship of the ALMIGHTY God, Father of Holy Ghost, be with us all all mercies, we, thine unworthy evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the order of Evening Prayer.
OR GENERAL SUPPLICATION, TO BE USED AFTER MORNING SERVICE, ON SUNDAYS, WEDNESDAYS,
O God, the Father of wrath, and from everlasting Heaven; have mercy upon us damnation; miserable sinners.
Good Lord, deliver us. Q God, the Father of From all blindness of heart; Heaven; have mercy upon us from pride, vain-glory, and miserable sinners.
hypocrisy ; from envy, hatred, O God the Son, Redeemer and malice, and all uncharitaof the world; have mercy upon bleness ; us miserable sinners.
Good LORD, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer From all inordinate and sinof the world; have mercy upon ful affections; and from all the us miserable sinners,
deceits of the world, the flesh, O GOD the Holy Ghost, and the devil; proceeding from the FATHER Good LORD, deliver us. and the Son; have mercy upon From lightning and tempest; us miserable sinners.
from plague, pestilence, and fa O God the Holy Ghost, mine; from battle and murder, proceeding from the FATHER and from sudden death; and the Son; have mercy upon
Good LORD, deliver us. US miserable sinners.
From all sedition, privy conO holy, blessed, and glorious spiracy, and rebellion ; from Trinity, three persons and all false doctrine, heresy, and one God; have mercy upon us schism; from hardness of heart, miserable sinners.
and contempt of thy Word and O holy, blessed, and glorious Commandment; Trinity, three persons and Good LORD, deliver us. one God; have mercy upon us By the mystery of thy holy miserable sinners.
Incarnation; by thy holy NaRemember not, LORD, our tivity and Circumcision; by offences, nor the offences of our thy Baptism, Fasting, and fore-fathers ; neither take thou Temptation ; vengeance of our sins: spare Good LORD, deliver us. us, good LORD, spare thy peo, By thine Agony and bloody ple, whom thou hast redeemed Sweat; by thy Cross and Paswith thy most precious blood, sion; by thy precious Death and be not angry with us for and Burial; by thy glorious ever:
Resurrection and Ascension; Spare us, good LORD. and by the coming of the Holy
From all evil and mischief; Ghost; from sin ; from the crafts and Good LORD, deliver us. assaults of the devil; from thy In all time of our tribulation i
in all time of our prosperity; pure affection, and to bring in the hour of death, and in the forth the fruits of the Spirit; day of judgment;
We beseech thee to hear us, Good LORD, deliver us.
good LORD. We sinners do beseech thee That it may please thee to to hear us, O LORD God; and bring into the way of truth, all that it may please thee to rule such as have erred, and are and govern thy holy Church deceived ; universal in the right way ;
We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD. good LORD.
That it may please thee to That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and bless and preserve all Christian to comfort and help the weakRulers and Magistrates ; giving hearted, and to raise up those them grace to execute justice, who fall, and finally to beat and to maintain truth;
down Satan under our feet; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
good Lord. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, succour, help, and comfort all and Deacons, with true know who are in danger, necessity, ledge and understanding of thy and tribulation; Word; and that both by their We beseech thee to hear us, preaching and living they may good LORD. set it forth, and show it accord- That it may please thee to ingly;
preserve all who travel by land We beseech thee to hear us, or by water, all women in the good Lord.
perils of child-birth, all sick That it may please thee persons, and young children, to bless and keep all thy and to show thy pity upon all people;
prisoners and captives; We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.
good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, defend, and provide for, the and concord;
fatherless children, and widows, We beseech thee to hear us, and all who are desolate and good LORD.
oppressed; That it may please thee to We beseech thee to hear us, give us an heart to love and good LORD. fear thee, and diligently to live That it may please thee to after thy Commandments ; have mercy upon all men ;
We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good LORD.
good LORD. That it may please thee to That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase forgive our enemies, persecuof grace, to hear meekly thy tors, and slanderers, and to Word, and to receive it with turn their hearts;