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Grant us to bless them that curse us, and to do good

to them that hate us ; Have mercy upon our slanderers and persecutors,

and lay not this sin to their charge ; (Acts vii, 60.) Hinder all schisms and scandals; Put far from thy people all deceivers and seducers; Bring back all that have erred, or have been seduced ; Grant love and unity to all our congregations ;

Hear us, gracious Lord and God ! Thou Light and Desire of all nations! (Mat. iv. 16. Hag. ii. 7.) Watch over thy messengers both by land and sea; Prosper the endeavors of all thy servants to spread

thy gospel among heathen nations ; Accompany the word of their testimony concerning thy atonement, with demonstration of the Spirit

(1 Cor. ii. 4.) Bless our congregations gathered from the Negros,

Greenlanders, Indians, Hottentots and Esquimaux; Keep them as the apple of thine eye; (Deut. xxxii. 10.) Deliver the people of Israel from their blindness; And bring all nations to the saving knowledge of thee;

Hear us, gracious Lord and God!

O praise the Lord, all ye heathen!

CONG. Praise him, all ye nations! Give to thy people open doors to preach thy gospel,

and set them to thy praise on earth; Grant all ministers of the church soundness of doctrine

and holiness of life, and preserve them therein; Sprinkle all thy servants with thy blood; Keep our episcopacy precious before thee; Help all elders to rule well, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine ;

(1 Tim. v. 17.)

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That they may feed thy church, which thou hast

purchased with thine own blood; (Acts xx. 28.) 5.

Hear ús, gracious. Lord and God! Watch graciously over all kings, princes and govern

ments, and hear our intercessions for them all; Grant and preserve unto them thoughts of peace and

concord; We beseech thee especially to pour down thy bless

ings in a plentiful manner upon our gracious Sovereign King George, the Queen, the Prince and

Princess of Wales, and upon all the Royal Family ; Grant that our King may enjoy a long and happy reign over us; preserve him in thy faith, fear and

love, that he may walk before thee as thy servant, t and protect thy true religion in these nations ; * - Guide and protect the magistrates of the land, where

in we dwell, and all that are put in authority; and grant us to lead under them a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty ;

Hear us, gracious Lord and God! Bless both Houses of Parliament, at this time assembled, and direct their councils.

To be prayed in times of war, directly after the petitions for the King. Grant, O Lord, unto our King, in these times of danger, thy gracious coun.

sel, that in all things he may approve himself the father of his people. Be thou the gracious protector of these nations, and of our fellow subjects

in all parts of the world. Turn the hearts of our enemies ; defeat every evil design against us, and

continue to show thy tender mercy unto this united kingdom, as thou hast done in the days past. Cause us to bow down before thee, to confess our sins, and to acknowledge

with contrite hearts, that it is of thy mercy that we are not consumed; Stop, in thy tender mercy, the effusion of human blood, and make discord

and wars to cease ; To this end, put into the hearts of the rulers of the nations, thoughts of peace, that we may see it soon established, to the glory of thy name; b 2

Hear us, gracious Lord and God!


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Supply O Lord, all the wants of thy church;
Let all things be conducted among us in such a man-

ner, that we provide things honest, not only be

fore God, but also before men ; (2 Cor. viii, 21. Rom. xii. 17.) Bless the sweat of the brow, and the faithfulness in

handicraft business ; Let none entangle himself with the affairs of this

(2 Tim. ii. 4.) But may all our labor of body and mind be hallowed unto thee;

Hear us, gracious Lord and God! O thou Preserver of men! Send help to all that are in distress or danger; Strengthen and uphold those who suffer bonds and

persecution for the sake of the gospel ; Defend, and provide for the fatherless children, and

widows, and all who are desolate and oppressed; Be the support of the aged; Make the bed of the sick, and, amidst all their suffer

ings, let them feel that thou lovest them; (Ps. xli. 3.) And when thou takest away men's breath, that they

die, then remember, that thou hast died, not for our

sins only, but also for the sins of the whole world; (1 John ii. 2. Rom. v, 18.)

Hear us gracious Lord and God! Now, Lord,thou who artover all, God blessed forever! Be the Saviour of all men;

(1 Tim. iv. 10.) Yea, have mercy on thy whole creation ; (Rom. viii. 19, 22.) For thou camest, by thyself to reconcile all things unto

God, whether things on earth, or things in heaven; (Col, i. 20. Eph. ii. 16.)

Hear us, gracious Lord and God!



Thou Saviour of thy body!

(Eph. v. 23.) Bless, sanctify, and preserve every member of thy

church; Grant that each, in every age and station, may enjoy the powerful and sanctifying merits of thy holy humanity; and make us chaste before thee

in soul and body; Lèt our children be brought up in the nurture and admonition of thee;

(Eph. vi. 4.) Pour out thy Holy Spirit on all thy servants and handmaids;

(Acts ii. 18.) Purify our souls, in obeying the truth, through the Spirit, unto unfeigned love of the brethren;(1 Pet.i.22.)

Hear us, gracious Lord and God! Keep us in everlasting fellowship with the church

triumphant, and let us once rest together in thy presence from all our labor!

Hear us, gracious Lord and God! O Christ, Almighty God! Have

mercy upon us! O thou Lamb of God, which takest away the sin of the world,

Own us to be thine! O thou Lamb of God, which takest away the sin of the world,

Be joyful over us! O thou Lamb of God, which takest away the sin of the world,

Leave thy peace with us!
O Christ,

Hear us!

Have mercy upon us !

Have mercy upon us !

Have mercy upon us !

To be used after the CHURCH.LITANY on solemn occasions.

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the Lamb that was slain,

(Rev. v. 12) And hath redeemed us out of all nations of the earth;

(Rev. v. 9.) Unto the Lord who purchased oursouls for himself;(Acts xx.28.) Unto that Friend who loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood;

(Rev. i. 5.) Who died for us once,

(Rom. vi. 10, 11, 2 Cor. v. 15.) That we might die unto sin ;

(1 Pet. ii. 24.) Who rose for us, That we also might rise ;

(1 Cor. xv.) Who ascended for us in heaven, To prepare a place for us ;

(John xiv, 2, 3.) Choir.' And to whom are subjected the angels, and powers, and dominions;

(1 Pet. iii. 22.) To him be glory at all times, In the church that waiteth for him, and in that which is

around him, CHOIR. From everlasting to everlasting, Amen! Little children, abide in him ; that, when he shall appear,

we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming,

(1 John ii. 28.) Cong. In none but him alone I trust for ever,

In him, my Saviour. The Lord bless thee, and keep thee ! The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious

unto thee! The Lord lift


his countenance upon thee, and give thee

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CHOIR. In the name of Jesus,

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