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MORNING PRAYER,
Daily throughout the Year.

At the beginning of Morning Prayer, the Minifter fhall read with a loud voice fome one or more of thefe Sentences of the Scriptures that follow; and then he shall say that which is written after the faid Sentences. WHEN the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he fhall fave his foul alive. Ezek. 18. 27.

I acknowledge my tranfgreffions; and my fin is ever before me. Pfal. 51. 3.

Hide thy face from my fins, and blot out all mine iniquities. Pfal. 51.9.

The facrifices of God are a broken fpirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not defpife. Pfal. 51. 17.

Rend your heart, and. not your garments; and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, flow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil Joel 2. 13.

To the Lord our God be long mercies and forgiveneffes, though we have rebelled againft him neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he fet before us. Dan. 9. 9, 10..

O Lord, correct me, but with judgement; net in thine anger, left thou bring me to nothing. Jer. 10. 24. Pfal. 6. 1.

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. S. Matth.

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Enter not into judgement with thy fervant, O Lord: for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfal. 143. 2.

If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us: But if we confefs our fins, he is faithful and juft to forgive us our fins, and to cleanfe us from all unrighteoufnefs. 1 S. John 1. 8, 9.

Early beloved brethren, the Scripture moveth us in fundry places to acknowledge and confefs our manifold fins and wickednefs; and that we fhould not diffemble nor cloke them before the face of Almighty God our heavenly Father; but confefs them with an hum ble, lowly, penitent, and obedient heart; to the end that we may obtain forgiveness of the fame by his infinite goodness and mercy. And although we ought at all times humbly to acknowledge our fins before God; yet ought we moft chiefly fo to do, when we affemble and meet together, to render thanks for the great benefits that we have received at his hands, to fet forth his moft worthy praife, to hear his moft holy Word, and to afk thofe things which are requifite and neceffary, as well for the body as the foul. Wherefore I pray and befeech you, as many as are here prefent, to accompany me with a pure. heart, and humble voice, unto the throne of the heavenly grace, faying after me: B

A general Confeffion to be faid of the whole Congregation after the Minifter, all kneeling.

fo that at the last we may come to his eternal joy, through Lefus Chrift our Lord.

Almighty and moft merciful. The people shall answer bere,

Father; We have erred and ftrayed from thy ways like loft fheep: We have followed too much the devices and defires of our own hearts; We have offended against thy holy laws : We have left undone. thofe things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us, miferable offenders. Spare thou them, O God, which confefs their faults: Reftore thou them that are penitent; According to thy promises declared unto mankind in Chrift Jefu our Lord. And grant, O most merciful Father, for his fake, That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and fober life, To the glory of thy holy Name. Amen.

The Abfolution or Remiffion of fins, to be pronounced by the Prieft alone, ftanding; the People ftill kneeling. ALmighty God, the Father of our Lord Jefus Chrift, who defireth not the death of a finner, but rather that he may turn from his wickedness, and live; and hath given power and commandment to his Minifters, to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Abfolution and Remiffion of their fins: He pardoneth and absolveth all them that truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel. Wherefore let us befeech him to grant us true repentance, and his holy Spirit; that thofe things may please him which we do at this prefent, and that the reft of our life hereafter may be and holy; pure

and at the end of all other Prayers, Amen.

Then the Minifter shall kneel, and fay the Lord's Prayer with an audible voice; the People allo kneeling, and repeating it with bim, both here, and wherefoever elfe it is ufed in Divine Service.

UR Father which art in Name; Thy kingdom come; heaven, Hallowed be thy Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us; And lead us not into evil: For thine is the kingdom, temptation, but deliver us from and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

Then likewife he shall fay,
O Lord, open thou our lips;
Anfw. And our_mouth fhall
fhew forth thy praise.

Prieft. O God, make speed to fave us:

Anfw. O Lord, make haste to

help us.
Here all standing up, the Priest
fball fay,
to the Son: And to the Holy
Glory be to the Father, and
Ghost;

Anfw. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Prieft. Praife ye the Lord.. Anfw. The Lord's Name be praised.

Then fhall be faid or fung this Pfalm following : except on Eafter-Day, upon which ano ther Anthem is appointed; and on the Nineteenth day of every Month it is not to be read here, but in the ordinary course of th Pfalms.

Venit,

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The fea is his, and he made it and his hands prepared the dry land.

O come, let us worship, and fall down and kneel before the Lord our Maker;

For he is the Lord our God: and we are the people of his pafture, and the fheep of his hand. To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts: as in the provocation, and as

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pall be read diftinctly an audible voice the First I fon, taken out of the Old Teament, as is appointed in the Calendar, (except there be proper Leons affigned for that, day :) "be that readeth, fo ftanding, and turning himself, as be may best be heard of all fuch as are prefent. And after that, fhall be faid or fung in English the Hymn called Te Deum laudamus, daily throughout the year.

Note, That before every Lefon the Minifter fall fay, Here beginneth fuch a Chapter, or Verse of fuch a Chapter of fuch a book: And after every Leon, Here endeth the First, or the Second Leffon.

Te Deum laudamds.

in the day of temptation in the W praife thee, O God: we

wilderness;

When your fathers tempted me proved me, and faw my works.

Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and faid: It is a people that do err in their hearts, for they have not known my ways.

Unto whom I fware in my wrath that they fhould not enter into my rest.

Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning,&c. Then fall follow the Pfalms in order as they are appointed. And at the end of every Pfalm throughout the Year, and likewife at the end of Benedicite, Benedictus, Magnificat, and Nunc dimittis,fhall be repeated, Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghost; Anfw. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be world without end. Amen.

acknowledge thee to be

the Lord.

All the earth doth worship thee the Father everlasting.

To thee all Angels cry aloud: the Heavens and all the Powers therein.

To thee. Cherubin and Seraphin continually do cry..

Holy, Holy, Holy: Lord God of Sabaoth;

Heaven and earth are full of the majefty of thy glory.

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The glorious company of the Apoftles: praife thee.

Prophets : praife thee.

The goodly fellowship of the

The noble army of Martyrs : praife thee.

The holy Church throughout all the world: doth acknowledge thee;

The Father of an infinite Majefty;

Thine honourable, true: and only Son;

Álfo the Holy Ghoft: the Comforter.

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Make them to be numbered with thy faints: in glory everlafting.

O Lord, fave thy people and blefs thine heritage.

Govern them and lift them up for ever.

Day by day we magnify thee;

And, we worship thy Name : ever world without end. Vouchfafe, O Lord: to keep us this day without fin.

O Lord, have mercy upon us : have mercy upon us.

O Lord, let thy mercy lighten upon us as our truft is in thee, O Lord, in thee have I trusted: let me never be confounded.

Or this Canticle, Benedicite,
omnia opera Domini.

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Lord,

Ale Works of the Fraile him, and magnify him for ever. O ye Angels of the Lord, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Heavens, bless ye the Lord praise him, and magnify

him for ever.

O ye Waters that be above the firmament, blefs ye the

Lord: praise him, and magnify

him for ever.

O all ye Powers of the Lord, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Sun and Moon, blefs ye the Lord: praife him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Stars of Heaven, bless ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Ö ye Showers and Dew, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Winds of God, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Fire and Heat, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Winter and Summer, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Dews and Frofts, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Froft and Cold, blefs ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Ö ye Nights and Days, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Light and Darkness,bless ye the Lord: praise him, ́ and magnify him for ever.

O ye Lightnings and Clouds, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O let the Earth blefs the Lord:

yea, let it praise him, and mag nify him for ever.

ye Mountains and Hills, blefs ye the Lord: praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Green Things upon the earth, blefs ye the Lord : praife him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Wells, bless ye the Lord:

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praise him, and magnify him for

ever.

Oye Seas and Floods, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Whales, and all that move in the waters, blefs ye the Lord: praife him, and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Fowls of the air, blefs ye the Lord praise him, and magnify him for ever.

O all ye Beafts and Cattle, blefs ye the Lord: praife him, and magnify him for ever.

O ye Children of men, blefs ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever.

let Ifrael blefs the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Priests of the Lord, blefs ye the Lord praife him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye fervants of the Lord, blefs ye the Lord: praife him, and magnify him for ever.

Oye Spirits and Souls of the righteous, blefs ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him

for ever.

O ye Holy and Humble men of heart, blefs ye the Lord: praife him, and magnify him for ever.

O Ananias, Azarias, and Mifael, blefs ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning,&c.

Then fhall be read in like manner the Second Lefon, taken out of the New Teftament: and after that the Hymn following; except when that fhall happen to be read in the Chapter for the Day, or for the Gospel on S. John Baptift's Day.

Benedictus. S. Luke 1. 68. Leffed be the Lord God of Ifrael: for he hath vifited and redeemed his people;

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And hath raised up a mighty

falvation for us: in the house of his fervant David;

As he fpake by the mouth of his holy prophets which have been fince the world began;

That we should be faved from our enemies and from the hand of all that hate us;

To perform the mercy pro mifed to our forefathers: and to remember his holy covenant

To perform the oath which he fware to our forefather Abraham: that he would give us;

That we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies : might ferve him without fear,

In holiness and righteoufnefs before him all the days of our life.

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And thou, Child, fhalt be called the Prophet of the Highest : for thou fhalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

To give knowledge of falvation unto his people for the remiffion of their fins,

Through the tender mercy of our God whereby the Dayspring from on high hath visited

us;

To give light to them that fit in darkness, and in the fhadow of death and to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning,.
Or this Pfalm.

Jubilate Deo. Pfal. 100. Be joyful in the Lord, all with gladness, and come before ye lands ferve the Lord his prefence with a fong.

is God; it is he that hath made Be ye fure that the Lord he us, and not we ourselves: we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praife: be thankful unto him, and speak good of his Name;

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