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By thy glorious resurrection and ascension,
By thy sitting at the right hand of God,

By thy prevailing intercession,

By the holy sacraments,

By thy divine presence,

(Matth. xxviii. 20.)

Bless and comfort us, gracious Lord and God!

Cong. We humbly pray with one accord,

Remember us, most gracious Lord!

Think on thy suff'rings, wounds, and cross,

And how by death thou savedst us:

For this is all our hope and plea

In time and in eternity.

We poor sinners pray,

Hear us, gracious Lord and God!

Rule and lead thy holy christian church;

Increase the knowledge of the mystery of Christ, and diminish misapprehensions;

Make the word of the cross universal among those who are called by thy name;

Unite all the children of God in one spirit; (John xi. 52.) Abide their only Shepherd, High-Priest and Saviour; Send faithful laborers into thy harvest;

Give spirit and power to preach thy word;

Preserve unto us the word of reconciliation till the end of days,

And through the Holy Ghost, daily glorify the merits of thy life, sufferings and death;

Prevent, or destroy, all designs and schemes of

Satan, and defend us against his accusation;

For the sake of that peace which we have with thee, may we, as much as lieth' in us, live peaceably with all men;


(Rom. xii. 18.)

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; Hinder all schisms and scandals;

(Acts vii. 60.)

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 and of power; (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 Hear us, gracious Lord and God!


MIN. 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.)

That they may feed thy church, which thou hast purchased with thine own blood;

(Acts xx. 28.)

Hear us, gracious Lord and God! Watch graciously over all kings, princes and governments, 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 blessings 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, and protect thy true religion in these nations; Guide and protect the magistrates of the land, wherein 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 counsel, 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; 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 manner, that we provide things honest, not only before 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.) all our labor of body and mind be hallow

life; But may ed 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 sufferings, 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 art over 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


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 ;

Let our children be brought up in the nurture and admonition of thee;

(Eph. vi. 4.)

(Acts ii. 18.)

Pour out thy Holy Spirit on all thy servants and handmaids; 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!

O thou Lamb of God, which the world,

Have mercy upon us!

takest away the sin of

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

Leave thy peace with us!

the world,

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