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Priest. 11. O God, make clean our hearts within us.
Answ. 12. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us. Then fall follow Three Colle&ts; the First of the Day, which fall be the Jame that is appointed at the Communion ; the Second for Peace; the Third for Grace to live well. And the two las Colle&t's shall never alter, but daily be said at Morning Prayer throughout all the Year, as followetb; all kneeling.
The second Colle&t for Peace.
cord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whole service is perfect freedom; Defend us thy humble fervants in all assaults of our enemies; that we surely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The third ColleEt for Grace.
God, who haft safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into
P A R A P H R AS E. fing which we can hope from thee alone, whose protecting arm supports us through all the changes and chances of this mortal life.
Min. u. Let us, with the royal Psalmist, pray to the Almighty, to cleanse our hearts from the pollution of fin. Psalm li.
12. And to render us regenerate by the influence of his Holy Spirit. ibid.
On the COLLECT for Peace. O God, from whom alone we can expect the blessings of peace, (Isaiah xlv. 7.) and who dost exhort thy fervants, in the most serious and pathetic terms, to unity and concord; (Rom. xv, 5.) the knowledge of whom constitutes the ineffable bliss of the beacific vision, (John xvii. 3. 1.) and whose service is a state of perfect liberty, as the oppreßlion from our adversaries is a Itate of the most uneasy fervitude: we humbly beleech thee, to defend us, thy servants, who cast all our cares upon thee, from all the attacks of our temporal and spiritual adversaries : that we, relying entirely upon thy aid, may be free from all apprehensions of the power and malice of demons or men, being under the protection of Jesus Chrift, who hath spoiled the powers of darkness, (Col. ii. 15.) and is endued with power to deliver us from every evil work, unto his heavenly king. dom. (2 Tim. iv, 18.) Amen.
any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy fight, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
In Chairs and places where they fing, bere followeth the Anthem. Then these five Prayers following are to be read bere, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two last are to be read, as they are there placea.
A Prayer for the Kings Majesty. O ,
kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who doft from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Moft heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our moft gracious Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, and so replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may. alway incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue him plenteously with heavenly gifts, grant him in health and wealth long to live, strengthen him, that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies ; and finally after this life, he may attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
PA RA PHRASE.
On the COLLECT for Grace. O heavenly Father, whose paternal tenderness disposes thee, and whose infinite power enables thee to aflift us ; who, over and above the favours, alseady conferred apon us, haft given us a new instance of thy mercy, in preserving us from the dangers of the past night, and brought us in safety to this morning, we implore the continuance of thy favour, during this day, that we may be impowered to refft all the temptations which a fault es, and be secured from all the unhappy accidents to which we are exposed, by the frailty of our nature ; humbly imploring thee to direct all our actions by thy infinite foresight and wisdom, that whatever we do, may prove agreeable in thy fight, and be approved by thy unerring judgment: these blellings we hope for, on account of the merits of our blefied Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
Paraphrafe on the Prayer for the King's Majifty. O Lord, who doft condescend to permit us to call thee Father, tho' thy abode is in the Heaven of heavens; thou who art King of kings, and Lord of lerds, (1 Tim. vi. 15.) whose providence extends to all the dwellers upon earth, (Luke xii. 7.) but takest a more particular care of those whom thou hatt raised to that great and weighty office of the royal dignity;
A Prayer for the Royal Family.
bly beseech thee to bless our gracious Queen CHARLOTTE, his Royal Highness GEORGE Prince of Wales, and all the Royal Family : Endue them with thy Holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; prosper them with all happiness; and bring them to thine everlasting Kingdom, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for the Clergy and People.
great marvels ; Send down upon our Bifhops and Curates, and all Congregations committed to their charge,
PA RA P H R A Ş E. (Eccl.) we earnestly implore of thee, that thou wouldit, in a more particular manner, afford thy protection to George our king, which blessing we are bound in duty to pray for, tho' our sovereign should be of a severe and persecuting temper ; but we ought to be more prompt and earneft to implore thy blefling upon fo good and gracious a fovereign. We intreat thee to impart to him thy Holy Spirit, (Epb. v. 18.) that his heart, being in thy hand, thou mayest direct him during the whole course of his life : endow him with wisdom and intelligence, counsel and might, and all other gifts and graces which are necessary for him, either as a monarch or a christian, grant him a long life, (P). xix,) with conftant health of body and worldly prosperity, be thou a laving tirength to thy anointed, and enable him to vanquith his foreign enemies by victorious arms, and to quell the rebellious attempts of his adversaries at home : and finally, that after spending a religious and happy life in this world, he may enjoy eternal bliss in the life to come. And this we beg for the sake of Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.
Paraphrafe on the PRAYER for tbe Royal Family. Omnipotent Being, who art the true source of life, and the inexhauftible fountain of goodness, from whence all the blessings of human life do proceed, we humbly intreat thee, to bless our gracious queen Chardotte, his royal highness George prince of Wales, and all the royal family, who, by the laws of the land, have a claim to the right of luccellion in their turns : sanctify them with thy Holy Spirit, (i Thef, v. 23.) grant. ing them the riches of thy grace; (Eph. i: 7.) and be pleased to confer upon them thy choicest bleflings, that they may enjoy as great a portion of felicity a. this world can afford, and when thou judgelt fit to remove them from this world to the next, let thein receive a crown of glory (1 Pet. V. 4.) in the everlasting kingdom of God. Amen.
the healthful Spirit of thy grace ; and that they may truly please chee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy blel. fing. Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator Jesus Christ. Amen.
A Prayer of St. Chryfoftom. A
with one accord, to make our common supplicacions unto thee, and doft promise, that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests; Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, as may be moft expedient for them; granțing us in this world knowledge of thy cruth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.
P A R A P H R A Ş E. Paraphrase on the PRAYER for the Clergy and Peoplo. Omnipotent and everlafting God, who alone art able to produce those marvelloas effects upon the souls of men, which are often discoverable in the ministry of the preachers of thy gospel, thro' the affiftance of thy grace confpiring with their endeavours; we humbly intreat thee, to beítow thy grace, which bringeth salvation, (Tit. ii. 11.) upon all the bishops and paftors of thy church, and likewise upon all the different congregations whole fouls are committed to their care, and that their efforts may
procađive of fruits pleasing in thy fight; we beg of thee that thy blefling, like the continual dropping of a benign dew upon the grass, ( Prov. xix. !2.) may give an increase to what they plant and water, (1 Cor. iii. 56.) ia promulgating the word of God, and discharging all the other duties of the ministerial office. And this favour we implore for the honour of Jesus Chritt, whose honour is greatly promoted by the increase of his church and the salvation of souls. Amen.
Paraphrafe on the PRAYER of St Chryfoftom. Omnipotent Being, to whose grace and favour we are indebted for this cpportunity of addresling thee, according to the established forms of our Teligious worship, and who halt promised in thy holy golpel, that where two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou art in the midit of them, (Matt, xviii. 20.) and that what th y agree on thall be done for them in heaven; (ibid. ver. 19 ) depending therefore upon that gracious promise which thou haft made to thy church, we humbly implore thee.co grant as all the blessings which we have prayed for, whether fpiritual or temporal ; bor, with regard to the latter, we desire them only in such proportion as thou, in thy infinite wisdom, fhall judge expedient : intreating thee however, of thy goodness, to afford ys all neceffury knowledge
2 Cor. 13. 14.
God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be wit us all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the Order of Morning Prayer tbroughout the Year
PA RA PHRASE. in the truths of religion, during the time of our residence in this world and when we are removed to the other, beltow upon us everlasting life. Amen.
Paraphrafe on the Blefling My christian brethren, I here conclude this part of the service with the benediction used by St Paul. (2 Cor. xiii. 14.) committing both you and myself to the protecting care of the ever-blessed trinity, beseeching the great God, in whose nature there is both triplicity and unity, that the grace procared for us by our blessed Lord Jesus Christ, by the glorious work of the redemption, may absolve us : that the love of the Father, which we have recovered by the shedding of his blood, may justify us ; and finally, that we may be fanctified by participating of the communion of the Holy Ghost. Amen.