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A General Thanksgiving. Lmighty God, Father of all mercies, we, thine unworthy fervants, do give thee moft humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving kindness to us, and to all men. We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the bleffings of this life; but, above all, for thine ineftimable 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 fhow forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up ourfelves to thy fervice, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteoufnefs all our days, through Jefus Christ, our Lord; to whom,
with thee and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.
A Prayer of St. Chryfoftom. Lmighty God, who hast given us grace at this time, with one accord to make our common fupplications unto thee; and doft promise 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 most expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlafting. Amen.
2 Cor. xiii. 14.
fus Chrift, and the love HE ofour Lord Jeof God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us Amen. all evermore.
Here endeth the Order of EVENING PRAYER.
The LITANY or GENERAL SUPPLICATION, to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
O God, the hea- des
ven; have mercy upon
us miferable finners.
O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; bave mercy upon us miferable finners.
O God the Holy Ghoft, proceeding from the Father and the Son; have mercy upon us miferable finners.
O boly, bleffed, and glorious Trinity, three perfons and one God; have mercy upon us miferable finners.
Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our fore-fathers; neither take thou vengeance of our fins: fpare us, good Lord, fpare thy people, whom thou hast re
ous blood, and be not angry with us for ever:
Spare us, good Lord.
From all evil and mifchief; from fin; from the crafts and affaults of the devil; from thy wrath, and from everlasting damnation;
Good Lord, deliver us. From all blindness of heart; from pride, vain glory, and hypocrify; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness;
Good Lord, deliver us. From all inordinate and finful affections; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil;
Good Lord, deliver us. From lightning and tempeft; from plague, peftilence, and famine; from battle, and murder, and from fudden death;
Good Lord, deliver us. From all fedition, privy confpiracy, and rebellion; from all falfe doctrine, herefy, and fchifm; from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy Word and Commandment;
Good Lord, deliver us.
By the mystery of thy holy Incarnation; by thy holy Nativity and Circumcifion; by thy Baptifm, Fafting, and Temptation;
Good Lord, deliver us. By thine agony and bloody Sweat; by thy Cross and Paffion; by thy precious Death and Burial; by thy glorious Refurrection and Afcenfion; and by the coming of the Holy Ghoft;
Good Lord, deliver us. In all time of our tribulation; in all time of our profperity; in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment;
Good Lord, deliver us. We finners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God; and that it may please thee to rule and govern thy holy Church univerfal in the right
We beseech thee to bear us,
That it may please thee to blefs and preserve all Chriftian Rulers and Magiftrates; giving them grace to execute justice, and to maintain truth; We befeech thee to hear us,
That it may pleafe thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priefts, and Deacons, with true knowledge and understanding of thy Word; and that both by their preaching and living
thy Name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily. bread; And forgive us our trefpafles, as we forgive those who trefpafs against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. Amen.
fighing of a contrite heart, nor the defire of fuch as are forrowful; mercifully affift our prayers which 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, may, by thy good providence, be brought to nought; that we, thy fervants, being hurt by no perfecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jefus Chrift our Lord.
noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them. [i. 1
O Lord, arife, help us, and deliver us, for thy Name's fake. God, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have declared unto us, the
O Lord, arife, help us, and deliver us, for thine bonour. 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.
From our enemies defend us, O Chrift.
Graciously look upon our af flictions.
With pity behold the forrows of our hearts. Mercifully forgive the fins of thy People.
Favourably with mercy hear our prayers. O Son of David, have mercy upon us.
Both now and ever, vouchfafe to hear us, O Chrift.
Graciously hear us, O Chrift; graciously hear us, O Lord Chrift.
Minifter. O Lord, let thy mercy be showed upon us; Anfw. As we do put our truft in thee.]
Let us pray.
E humbly befeech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infir+ mities; and, for the glory of thy Name, turn from us all thofe