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That it may pleafe thee to bring into the way of truth all fuch as have erred, and are deceived;

We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to ftrengthen fuch as do ftand, and to comfort and help the weakhearted, and to raise up them that fall, and finally to beat down Satan under our feet;

We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to fuccour, help, and comfort all that are in danger, neceffity, and tribulation;

We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to preferve all that travel by land or by water, all women labouring of child, all fick perfons and young children, and to fhew thy pity upon all prifoners and captives;

We beseech thee to bear Lord.

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That it may please thee to de

fend and provide for the fatherlefs children, and widows, and all that are defolate and oppreffed;

We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to have mercy upon all men ; We befeech thee to bear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, perfecutors, and flanderers, and to turn, their hearts;

We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to give and preferve to our ufe the kindly fruits of the earth, fo as in due time we may enjoy them We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

That it may please thee to give us true repentance, to forgive us all our fins, negligences, and ignorances, and to endue us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy Word;

We befeech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us.

Son of God: we beseech thee to

bear us.

O Lamb of God: that takest away the fins of the world;

Grant us thy peace.

O Lamb of God: that takest away the fins of the world; Have mercy upon us.

O Chrift, hear us. O Chrift, bear us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Chrift, have mercy upon us. Chrift, bave mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Then fall the Prieft, and the People with him, Jay the Lord's Prayer. OUR Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy

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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 temptation, But deliver us from evil. Amen. Frieft. O Lord, deal not with us after our fins; Anf. Neither reward us after our iniquities.

Let us pray. God, merciful Father, that defpifeft not the fighing of a contrite heart, nor the defire of fuch as be forrowful; Mercifully affift our prayers that we make before thee in all our troubles and adverfities, whenfoever they opprefs us; and graciously hear us, that thofe evils, which the craft and fubtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought, and by the providence of thy goodness they may be difperfed; that we thy fervants, being hurt by no perfecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jefus Christ our Lord. O Lord, arife, help us, and deliver us for thyame's fake. God, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

O Lord, arife, belp us, and deliver

us for thine Honcur. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghoft; Anfw. As it was in the begin ning, is now, and ever shall be:

world without end. Amen.

From our enemies defend us, O Chrift.

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Let us pray.

WE humbly befeech thee, O

Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and for the glory of thy Name, turn from us all thofe evils that we most righteously have deserved; and grant, that in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore ferve thee in holinefs and pureness of living, to thy honour and glory, through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer of S. Chryfoftom.

Almighty God, who haft giv

en us grace at this time with one accord to make our common fupplications unto the, 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 petitions 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 everlafting.

Amen.

2 Cor. 13. 14.

Graciously look upon our afflic- THE grace of our Lord Jefus

tions.

Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy

Pitifully behold the forrows Ghoft, be with us all evermore.

of our hearts.

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

For Rain.

PRAYER S.

God, heavenly Father, who by thy Son Jefus Chrift haft promised to all them that feek thy kingdom and the righteoufnefs thereof, all things neceffary to their bodily fuftenance; Send us, we beseech thee, in this our neceffity, fuch moderate rain and fhowers, that we may receive the fruits of the earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

For Fair Weather. Almighty Lord God, who

once drown all the world, except eight perfons, and afterward of thy great mercy didft promise never to deftroy it fo again; We humbly befeech thee, that although we for our iniquities have worthily deferved a plague of rain and waters, yet upon our true repentance, thou wilt fend us fuch weather as that we may receive the fruits of the earth in due feafon, and learn both by thy punishment to a mend our lives, and for thy clemency to give thee praife and glory, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

In the time of Dearth and
Famine.

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God, merciful Father, who in the time of Elisha the prophet didft fuddenly in Samaria turn great scarcity and dearth into plenty and cheapnefs; Have mercy upon us, that we who are now for our fins punifhed with like adverfity, may likewife find a feasonable relief: Increase the fruits of the earth by thy heavenly benediction; and grant that we, receiving thy bountiful liberality, may use the

thofe that are needy, and eur own comfort, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

In the time of War and Tumults.

Almighty God, King of all kings, and Governor of all things, whofe power no creature is able to refift, to whom it belongeth justly to punish finners, and to be merciful to them that truly repent; Save and deliver us, we humbly befeech thee, from the hands of our enemies; abate their pride, affwage their malice, and confound their devices; that we being armed with thy defence, may be preferved evermore from all perils, to glorify thee, who art the only giver of all victory, through the merits of thy only Son Jefus Christ our Lord. men.

In the time of any common Plagne or Sickness.

GOD, heavenly Father, whofe gift it is, that the rain doth fall, the earth is fruitful, beafts incrcafe, and fifles do multiply; Behold, we beseech thee, the affictions of thy peo-Almighty God, who in thy ple, and grant that the fcarcity and dearth, which we do now moft justly fuffer for our iniquity, may through thy goodness be mercifully turned into cheapnefs and plenty, for the love of Jefus Chrift our Lord; to whom with thee, and the Holy Ghoft,

wrath didft fend a plague upon thine own people in the wilderness, for their obftinate rebellion against Mofes and Aaron; and alfo, in the time of King David, didft flay with the plague of peftilence threefcore and ten thousand; and yet re

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membering thy mercy didft fave the 'reft; Have pity upon us miferable finners, who now are vifited with great fickness and mortality; that like as thou didst then accept of an atonement, and didft command the destroy ing angel to ceafe from punishing; fo it may now please thee to withdraw from us this plague and grievous fickness, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen. In the Ember-weeks, to be faid every day, for thofe that are to be admitted into boly Orders. Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who haft purchafed to thyfelf an univerfal Church by the precious blood of thy dear Son; Mercifully look upon the fame, and at this tie fo guide and govern the minds of thy fervants the Bishops and Paftors of thy flock, that they may lay hands fuddenly on no man, but faithfully and wifely make choice of fit perfons to ferve in the facred Ministry of thy Church. And to thofe which fhall be ordained to any holy function, give thy grace and heavenly benediction; that both by their life and doctrine they may fet forth thy glory, and fet forward the falvation of all men, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Or this:

Almighty God, the giver of all good gifts, who of thy divine providence haft appoint ed divers Orders in thy Church; Give thy grace, we humbly be feech thee, to all those who are to be called to any office and administration in the fame; and fo replenish them with the truth of thy doctrine, and endue them with innocency of life, that they may faithfully ferve before thee, to the glory of thy great Name, and the benefit of thy holy Church, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the bigh Court of Parliament, to be read during their Seffion.

M

OST gracious God, we humbly befeech thee, as for this Kingdom in general, fo especially for the High Court of Parliament, under our most religious and gracious King at this time affembled: That thou wouldeft be pleased to direct and profper all their confultations to the advancement of thy glory, the good of thy Church, the fafety, honour, and welfare of our

Sovereign and his Kingdoms;

that all things may be fo ordered and fettled by their endeavours, upon the best and fureft foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety may be eftablished among us for all generations. Thefe and all other neceffaries for them, for us, and thy whole Church, we humbly beg in the Name and mediation of Jefus Chrift our most bleffed Lord and Saviour. Amen. ¶A Collect or Prayer for all Conditions of men, to be used at fuch times when the Litany is not appointed to be faid.

God, the Creator and Pre

ferver of all mankind, we humbly beseech thee for all forts and conditions of men, that

thou wouldst be pleased to

make thy ways known unto them, thy faving health unto all Nations. More efpecially we pray for the good eftate of the Catholick Church; that it may be fo guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profefs and call themfelves Chriftians, may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of fpirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteoufnefs of life. Finally we commend to thy fatherly goodness, all thofe who

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faid when any

are any ways afflicted or diftreffed in mind,body,or eftate; [ef. This to be pecially thefe for defire the Praywhom our prayers ers of the Conare defired:] that it gregation. may please thee to

comfort and relieve them according to their feveral neceffities, giving them patience under their fufferings, and a happy iffue out of all their afflictions. And this we beg for Jefus Chrift his fake. Amen.

A Prayer that may be faid after any of the former.

God, whofe nature and

property is ever to have mercy and to forgive, receive our humble petitions; and though we be tied and bound with the chain of our fins, yet let the pitifulness of thy great mercy loofe us, for the honour of Jefus Christ our Mediator and Advocate. Amen.

THANKSGIVING S.

A general Thanksgiving. Almighty God, Father of all mercies, we thine unworthy fervants do give thee moft humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and lovingkindness to us and to all men: [* particularly to

*This to be

those who defire faid when any now to offer up their that have been praifes and thankf- prayed for degivings for thy late fire to return mercies vouchsafed

praise.

unto them.] we blefs thee for our creation, prefervation, and all the bleffings of this life; but above all for thine ineflimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jefus Chrift; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And we befeech thee give us that due fenfe of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful; and that we may fhew forth thy praife, not only with our lips but in our lives, by giving up ourselves to thy fervice, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Jefus Chrift our Lord; to whom with thee and the Holy Ghoit be all hon. our and glory, world without end. Amen.

For rain.

God, our heavenly Father, who by thy gracious providence doft caufe the former and the latter rain to descend upon the earth, that it may bring forth fruit for the ufe of man; We give thee humble thanks that it hath pleased thee in our great neceffity to fend us at the laft a joyful rain upon thine inheritance, and to refresh it when it was dry, to the great comfort of us thy unworthy fervants, and to the glory of thy holy Name, through thy mercies in Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

For Fair Weather.

Lord God, who haft just

ly humbled us by thy late plague of immoderate rain and waters, and in thy mercy hait relieved and comforted our fouls by this feasonable and blessed change of weather; We praise and glorify thy holy Name for this thy mercy, and will always declare thy loving kindness from generation to generation, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For Plenty.

Moft merciful Father, who of thy gracious goodness haft heard the devout prayers

of

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