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For the Lord is gracious, his mercy is everlafting and his truth endureth from generation to generation.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning, &c.
Then fhall be fung or faid the
Apofiles Creed by the Minifter
and the People, ftanding
cept only fuck days as the Creed
of Saint Athanafius is appointed

to be read.

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Believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:

And in Jefus Chrift his only Son our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghoft, Bern of the Virgin Mary, Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He defcended into hell; The third day he rofe again from the dead; He afcended into heaven, And fitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From thence he fhall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghoft; The holy catholick Church; The communion of Saints; The forgiveness of ins; The refurrection of the body; And the life everlasting. Amen.

And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minister first pronouncing with a loud voice, The Lord be with you: Anfw. And with thy fpirit.

Minifter. Let us pray. Lord, have mercy upon us. Chrift, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Then the Minifter, Clerks, and People, fhall fay the Lord's Prayer, with a loud voice.

UR Father which art in

Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy

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Prieft. Give peace in our time, O Lord;

Anfw. Becaufe there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.

Prieft. O God, make clean our hearts within, us;

Anfu. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us.

Then fall follow three Collects; the first of the Day which shall be the fame that is appointed at the Communion; the second for Peace; the third for Grace to live well. And the tavo laft Collets fhall never alter, but daily be faid at Morning Prayer throughout all the year, as fol leaveib; all kneeling.

The fecond Collect, for Peace. God, who art the author of peace, and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom ftandeth our eternal life, whofe fervice is perfect freedom; Defend us thy humble fervants in

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Then these five Prayers following are to be read bere, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two laft are to be read, as they are there placed.

A Prayer for the King's Majefty. O Lord our heavenly Father,

high and mighty, King of 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 fo 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; ftrenghten him that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies; and finally after this life he may attain everlasting joy and felicity,

through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the Royal Family. Almighty God, the fountain

of all goodness, we humbly befeech thee to blefs our gracious Queen Charlotte, their Royal Highneffes George Prince of Wales, the Princefs Dowager of Wales, and all the Royal Family: endue them with thy Holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; profper them with all happinefs; and bring them to thine everlasting kingdom, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the Clergy and

Almighty and everlasting

who alone workest great marvels; Send down upand all Congregations commiton our Bishops and Curates, ted to their charge, the healththat they may truly pleafe thee, ful Spirit of thy grace; and pour upon them the continual O Lord, for the honour of our dew of thy bleffing. Grant this Advocate and Mediator Jefus Chrift. Amen.


A Prayer of S. Chryfoftom. Almighty God, who haft given us grace at this time with one accord to make our coma on fupplications thee; and doft promife, that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests; Fulfil now, O Lord, the defires and petiti ons of thy fervants, as may be moft expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen. 2 Cor. 13. 14. grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. Amen.


Here endeth the Order of Morning

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Daily throughout the Year.

At the beginning of Evening Prayer, the Minifter frall read with a loud voice fome one or more of thefe Sentences of the Scriptures that follow; and then be fhall fay 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 kindnefs, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel 2. 13.

To the Lord our God belong 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; not in thine anger, Jeft thou bring me to nothing. Jer. 10. 24. Pfal. 6. 1.

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. S. Mattb. 3.2.

I will arife, and go to my father, and will fay unto him, Father, I have finned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy fon, S. Luke 15. 18, 19.

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 ourfelves, 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 wickedness; and that we should not diffemble nor cloke them before the face of Almighty God our heavenly Father; but confefs them with an humble, 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 most holy Word, and to ask 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 af

ter me: .

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


Lmighty and moft merciful 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 thofe things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us. But thor, 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 promifes declared unto mankind in Chrift Jefu our Lord. And grant, O moft 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.

fo that at the last we may come to his eternal joy, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then the Minifter shall kneef and fay the Lord's Prayer; the' People alfo, kneeling, and repeating it with him.


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

Then likewife be fall 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 hafte to

help us.

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Glory be to the Father, and

Almighty God, the Fhrift, to the Son and to the Holy

of our Lord Jefus Chrift, who defireth not the death of a finner, but rather that he may turn from his wickednefs, 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 abfolv. eth 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 pre

fent, and that the rest of our life hereafter may be pure and holy;


ning, is now, and ever shall be: Anfw. As it was in the beginworld without end. Amen. Prieft. Praise ye the Lord. Anfw. The Lord's Name be


Then fhall be faid or fung the Pja'ms in order as they are at. pointed. Then a Leffon of the Old Teftament, as is appointed: and after that, Magnificat, (or the Song of the bleed Virgin Mary) in English, as followerh. Magnificat. S. LUKE 1. 46. MY fout doth magnify the

Lord and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour;

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For he hath regarded the lowlinefs of his handmaiden. For behold, from henceforth: all generations fhall cali me bleffed;

For he that is mighty hath magnified me and holy is his Name.

And his mercy is on them that fear him throughout all generations.

He hath fhewed ftrength with his arm he hath fcattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

He hath put down the mighty from their feat and hath exalted the humble and meek.


He hath filled the hungry and the rich he hath fent empty away.

with good things

He remembering his mercy hath holpen his fervant Ifrael: as he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his feed for ever.

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

Or elle this Pfalm; except it be
on the Nineteenth Day of the
Month, when it is read in the
ordinary course of the Pfalms.

Pfal. 98. Cantate Domino. Sing unto the Lord a new fong for he hath done marvellous things.


With his own right hand, and with his holy arm: hath he gotten himself the victory.

The Lord declared his falvation his righteoufnefs hath he

Praife the Lord upon the harp fing to the harp with a pfalm of thanksgiving;


With trumpets alfo fhawms: O fhew yourfelves joyful before the Lord the King.

Let the fea make a noife, and all that therein is the round world, and they that dwell therein.

Let the floods clap their hands, and let the hills be joyful together before the Lord; for he cometh to judge the earth.

With righteousness shall he judge the world: and the peo-" ple with equity.

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

Then a Leffon of the New Teftament, as it is appointed: and after that, Nunc dimittis (or the Song of Simeon) in English, as followeth.

Nunc dimittis. S. Luke 2.29.

LORD, now letteft thou thy

fervant depart in peace: according to thy word.

For mine eyes have feen: thy falvation,

Which thou haft prepared : before the face of all people;

To be a light to lighten the Gentiles and to be the Glory of thy people Ifrael.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the beginning, &c.
Or elfe this Pfalm; except it be
on the Twelfth Day of the


openly thewed in the fight of Go

the heathen.

He hath remembered his mercy and truth toward the house of Ifrael and all the ends of the world have feen the falvation of

our God.

Shew yourfelves joyful unto the Lord, all ye lands: fing, rejoice, and give thanks.

Pfal. 67. Deus mifereatur. OD be merciful unto us, and blefs us and fhew us the light of his countenance, and be merciful unto us.

That thy way may be known upon earth: thy faving health among all nations.

Let the people praise thee, O God: yea, let all the people praise thee.

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