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O Son of David, have mercy only Mediator and. Advocate, upon us.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Both now and ever vouchsafe 1 A Prayer of S. Chryfoftom. to hear us. O Chrift. Graciously hear us , o Chrif; ALMIGHTY God, who haft

given us grace at this time graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. with one accord to make our

Priejt. O Lord, let thy mercy common supplications unto thee; be thewed upon us;

and doft promise, that when two Answ. As we do put our truft or three are gathered together in thee.

in thy Name, thou wilt grant Let us pray.

their requests : Fulfil now, O E humbly befeech thee, O Lord, the desires and petitions

as upon our infirmities; and for expedient for them; granting us the glory of thy Name, turn in this world knowledge of thy from us all those evils that we truth, and in the world to come moft righteously have deserved; everlasting. Amen. and grant that in all our troubles

2 Cor. 13. 14 we may put our whole truft and T Christ, and the love of God, confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and the fellowship of the Holy and pureness of living, to thy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. honour and glory, through our Amen.

Here endeth the Litany.


Occasions, to be used before the two final Prayers of the Litany, or of Morning and Evening Prayer.


For Rain,

true repentance thou wilt fend O

GOD heavenly Father, who us such weather, as that we may

by thy Son Jesus Chrift hath receive the fruits of the earth in promised to all them that seek due season, and learn both by thy thy kingdom and the righteouf- punithment to amend our lives, ness thereof, all things neceffary and for thy clemency to give to their bodily fuftenance ; Send thee praise and glory, through us, we beseech thee, in this our Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. necesity, such moderate rain 1 In the time of Dearth and Fa. and thowers, that we may re.

mine. ceive the fruits of the earth to


GODheavenly Father, whose our comfort, and to thy honour, gift it is that the rain doth through Jesus Chrift our Lord. fall, the earth is fruitful, beatts Amen.

increase, and fishes do multiply;

Behold, we beseech thee, 'the For fair Weather.

afflictions of thy people, and for the fin of man didft dearth, which we do now most once drown all the world except juftly suffer for our iniquity, eight perfons, and afterward of may through thy goodness be thy great mercy didft promise mercifully turned into cheap. never to destroy it so again; We ness and blenty, for the love of humbly beseech thee, that al: Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom though we for our iniquiries with thee, and the Holy Ghoft, have worthily deserved a plague be all honour and glory, now rain and waters, yet upon our and for ever. Ameri,



Or this:

fickness, through Jesus Chrift O

GOD, merciful Father, who our Lord. Amen.

in the time of Elitha the prophet didit suddenly, in Sama

In the Ember Weeks to be faid ria, turn great scarcityand dearth

every day, for those that are to inio plenty and cheapness; Have

be admitied'into holy Orders. are now for our fins, punished up

Father, wło haft purchased with like adversity, may likewise to thyself an universal Church find a seasonable relief: Increase by the precious blood of thy dear the fruits of the earth by thy son; Mercifully look upon the heavenly benediction, and grant fame, and at this time fo guide that we receiving thy bountiful and govern the minds of thy liberality, may use the same to servants the Bishops and Pastor's thy glory, the relief of those that of thy flock, that they may lay are needy, and our own comfort, hands suddenly on no man, but through Jefus Christ our Lord. faithfuily and wisely makechoice Amen.

of fit persons to serve in the In the time of war and

facred miniftry of thy Church.

And to those which thall be Tumults.

ordained to any holy function, ALMIGHTY God, King of 0 all kings, and Governor of benedi&ion, that both by their

give thy grace and heavenly all things, whose power no crea: life and doctrine they may fet ture is able to refif, to whom it forth thy glory, and let forward belongeth justly to punish finners, the salvation of all men, through and to be merciful to them that Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. truly repent: save and deliver us, we humbly befeech thee,

1 Or this: brom the hands of our enemies ALMIGHTY Gifted the other malice, and confound their de- divine providence haft appointed vices; that we being armed with divers Orders in thy Church; thy defence, may he preserved Give thy grace, we hunbly beevermore from all perils, to seech thee, to all those who are glorify thee, who art' the only to be called to any office and giver of all vi&ory, through the adminiftration in the same; and merits of thy only Son Jesus fo replenith them with the tru h Chrift our Lord. Amen.

of thy doctrine, and endue them 1 In the time of any common

with innocency of life, that they Plague or Sicknefs.

may fai'hfully serve before thee,

to the glory of thy great Name, thy wrath didit send a plague Church, through Jesus Chrift upen thine own people in the our Lord. Amen. wilderness, for their obftinate re. bellion against Moses and Aaron; 1 A Prayer for the High Court of and also, in the time of king Parliament, to be read during David, didft Ilay with the plague their Seffion. of

gracious God, we thy mercy didit save the reft; for this kingdom in general, lo Hive pity upon us miserable tin- especially for the high court of 1 ers, who now are vitited with Parliament, under our most re. great fickness and mortality; that ligious and gracious King, at like as chou didst then accept of this time assembled; That thou an atonement, and didit com. wouldett be pleased to direct and mand the dettroying Angel to profper all their Consultations to cease from punithing; so it may the advancement of thy glory, now please thee to withdraw the good of thy Church; the safefrom us this plague and grievous ty, honour, and welfare of our



Sovereign and his kingdoms; bę led into the way of truth, and that all things may be so ordered hold the faith in unity of fpirit, and settled by their endeavours, in the bond of peace, and in upon the best and surest founda- righteousness of lite. Finally, tions, that peace and happinels, we commend to thy fatherly truth and justice, religion and goodness, all those who are any piety, may be established among ways afflicted or diftrefled in us for all generations. Theic mind, body, or and all other necessaries for estate, (* efpecial when any defire

*This to be said them, for us, and thy whole ly those for whom the Prayers of the Church, we humbly beg in the our prayers are Congregation. Name and Mediation of Jesus desired:1 that it Christ our most blessed Lord and may please thee to comfort and Saviour. Amen.

relieve them according to their 1 A Colle&t or Prayer for all several necetlities, giving them

Conditions of Men, to be used patience under their sufferings, at such times when the Litany and a happy iffue out of all their t is not appointed to be said. afflictions: And this we beg for O ,

server of all mankind, we A Prayer that may be said after humbly beseech thee for all sorts any of the former. and conditions of men, thakthony certy is ever to have merways known unto them, thy cy and to forgive, receive our saving health unto all nations. humble petitions, and though More especially we pray for the we be tied and bound with the gcod estate of the Catholick chain of our sins, yet let the piChurch; that it may be so guid- tfulness of thy, grea: mercy ed and governed by thy good loose us, for the honour of Jesus Spirit, that all who profess and Chrift our Mediator and Advocall themselves Chriftians, may cate. Amen.


SA General Thanksgiving, thankful, and that we may thew
LMIGHTY God, Father of all forth thy praise, not only with

mercies, we thine unworthy our lips, but in our lives; by servants do give thee moit giving up ourselves to thy ser: humble and hearty thanks for vice, and by walking before all thy goodness and loving. thee in holiness and righteous. kindness to us and to all mea: nels all cur days, tlirough Jesus

[ * particularly to Christ our Lord; to whom, with * This to be those who defire thee and the Holy Ghoít, he all ng what have now to offer up, honour and glory, world without been prayed

for, their praises and end. Amen. desire to return thanksgivings for

1 For Rain. praise.

thy late mercies

GOD our heavenly Father,

unto who by thy gracious prothem.) We bless thee for our vidence doft cause the former creation, preservation, and all and the latter rain to defcend the bleflings of this life; but upon the earth, that it may. above all, for thine ineftiinable bring forth fruit for the use of love in the redemption of the man : We give thee humble world by our Lord Jesus Chrift; thanks that it hath pleased thee for the means of graće, and for in our great neceflty to send us the hope of glory. And we be at the lait a joyful rain upon feech thee, give us that due thine inheritance, and to refreth fense of all thy mercies, that it when it was dry, to the great our hearts may be unfeignedly comfort of us thy unworthy,


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fervants, and to the glory of a violent and unruly people: We thy holy Name, through thy bless thy holy Name, that it hath mercies in Jesus Chrift our Lord. pleased thee co appcase the fedi. Amen.

tious tumults which have been

lately raised up amongft us : 1 For Fair Weather.

moft humbly beleeching thee to humbled us by thy late may henceforth obediently walk plague of immoderate rain and in thy holy commandmenis, and waters, and in thy mercy haft leading a quiet and peaceable relicved and comforted our souls life in all godliness and honesty, by this seasonable and bleffed may continually offer unto thee change of weather; We praise our facrifice of praise and thankfand glorify thy holy Name for giving for there thy mercies tothis thy mercy, and will al-wards us, through Jélus Chritt ways declare thy lovingkindness our Lord. Amen. from generation to generation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. T For Deliverance from the Annen.

Plague, or other common Sick| For Plenty.


LORD God, who haft wound. of thy gracious goodness haft heard the devout prayers

sumed us tor our tranfgreffions of thy Church, and turned our by thy late heavy and dreadful dearth and scarcity into cheap.

vifitation, and now in the midst ness and plenty: we give thee of judgement remembering merhumble thanks for this thy fpe sy haft redeemned our fouls from cial bounty, beseeching thee the jaws of death; We offer un. to continue thy lovingkindness selver, our fouls and bodies,

to thy fatherly goodness our. unto us, that our land may yield which thou haft delivered, to be Us her fruits of increase, to thy glory and our comfort, through ways praising and magnifying

a living sacrifice unto thee, alJesus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

thy mercies in the midft of thy 1 For Peace and Deliverance from Church, through Jesus Christ our our Enemies.

Lord, amen,
ALMIGHTY God, who art

1 Or this:
a trong tower of defence
unto thy fervants

against the face W before thee, o moit merof their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanksgiving for our ciful Father, that all the punithdeliverance from those great and ments which are threatened in apparent dangers wherewith we thy law, might juftiy have fallen were compalled. We acknow. upon us by reason of our mani. ledge it thy goodness that we fold tranfgresions and hardnefs were not delivered over as a of heart. Yet seeing it hath prey unto them ; befeeching the pleased thee of thy tender mercy, Rill co continue such thy mer. upon our weak and unworthy cies towards us, that all the humiliation, to asswage the conworld may know that thou art tagious fickness, wherewith we our Saviour and mighty Deli: lately have been fore affiliated, verer, through Jesus Christ our and to reftore the voice of joy Lord. Amen.

and health into our dwellings; We offer

unto thy Divine Majesty I for restoring publick Peace at the sacrifice of praise and thankf. Home.

giving; lauding and magnifying O

ETERNAL God our hea.' thy glorious Name for such thy

venly Father, who alone preservation and providence makelt men to be of one mind in

over us, through Jesus Chrift our a house, and filleft the outrageof Lord. Amen,


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To be used throughout the Year.
I Nate, That the collect appointed for every Sunday,, or for any

Haly-day that hath a Vigil or Eve, mall be faid at the Evening
Service next before.
The first Sunday in Advent. and make not provision for the
The Collect.

feth, to fulfil the lusts thereuf. A LMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away

The Gospel. S. Matth. 21. 1. the works of darkness and

put W HE Nethey drew nighun. in the time of this mortal life, come to Bethplage unto the in which tủy Son Jesus Chrift mount of Olives, then sent Jecame to visit us in great humi- fus 'two difciples, saying unto lity; that in the last day, when them, Go into the village over he thall come again in his glo- against you, and straightway ye rious Majesty, to judge both the thall find an afs tied, and a culc quick and dead, we may rise to

with her: loose them, and bring the life immortal, through him them unto me. And if any man who liveth and reigneth with fay ought unto you. ye thall say, thee and the Holy Ghoft, now The Lord hath need of them, and ever. Amen.

and straightway he will send

them. All this was done, that 9 This Collect is to be repeated spoken by the Prophet, saying,

it might be fulfilled which was every day with the other Collects Tell ye the daughter of Sion, in Advent, until Christmas Behold, thy King cometh unm Eve.

thee, meek, and fitting upon an The Epifle. Rom. 13. 8.

als, and a colt the foal of an ass.

And the disciples went, and did WE no man any thing, but as Jesus commanded them.; and he that loveth another hath ful. and put on them their clothes, filled the law. For this, Thou and tliey set him thereon.

Ang fhalt not cominit adultery, Tiiou a very great multitude spread thalt not kill, Thou thalt not their garments in the way; steal, Thou thalt not hear falle others cut down branches from witness, Thou thalt not covet ; the trees, and trawed them in and if there be any other com- the way. And the multitudes mandment, it is briefly compre- that went before and that toj. hended in this saying, namely, lowed, cried, laying, Hosanna Thou thalt love thy neighbour to the Son of David : Blefied is as thyself. Love worketh no ill he that cometh in the Name of to his neighbour : therefore love the Lord ; Hosanna in the highis the fullilling of the law. And est. And when he was come that knowing the time, that into Jerufalein all the city was now it is high time to awake moved, saying, Who is this? out of necp; for now is our (al. And the multitude laid, This vation nearer than when we is Jefus the Prophet of Nazareth believed. The night is far spent, of Galilee. And Jesus went into the day is at hand: let us there the temple of God, and caft out fore catt off the works of dark all then that fold and bought ness, and let us put on the armour of light. Let us walk ho. the tables of the moneychang.

in the temple, and overthrew nettly as in the day, not in rior- ers, and the seats of them that ing and drunkenness, not in cold doves, and said unto them, chambering and wantonness, It is written, My house thall be not in ftrite and envying: But called the house of prayer; but put ye on the Lord Jesus Chrift, ye have made it a dea of thieves.


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