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Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried; He defcended into Hell; The Third day he rofe 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 Catholic Church; The communion of Saints; The forgiveness of fins; The refurrection of the body, And the life everlasting. Amen. Or this.


Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible :

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, begotten of his Father before all worlds; God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one fubftance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us men, and for our falvation, came down from heaven, and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, and was made man, and was crucified alfo for us under Pontius Pilate. He fuffered and was buried, and the third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures, and

afcended into Heaven, and fitteth on the right hand of the Father; and he shall come a gain, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; whofe kingdom shall have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who fpake by the Prophets. And I believe one Catholic and Apoftolic Church. I acknowledge one Baptifm for the remiffion of fins; and I look for the refurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.

¶ And after that, thefe Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling; the Minifter first pro-· nouncing, The Lord be with you; Anfw. And with thy spirit.

Minifter. Let us pray. Ö Lord, fhow thy mercy upon us;

Anfw. And grant us thy falvation.

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

Anfw. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us.

Then shall follow the Collect
for the day, except when the
Communion Service is read;
and then the Collect for the
day fhall be omitted here.
A Collect

the United States, and all others
in authority; and fo replenish


A Collect for Peace. God, who art the author cord, in knowledge of whom ftandeth our eternal life, whofe fervice is perfect freedonf; defend us, thy humble fervants, in all affaults of our enemies; that we, furely trufting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adverfaries, through the might of Jefus Christ our Lord, Amen.

A Collect for Grace.

The following Prayers are to be omitted here, when the Litany is read.

Lord, our heavenly Fa

Other, Oughty and ever- 4 Prayer for the Clergy and


lafting God, who haft fafely brought us to the beginning of this day; defend us in the fame with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no fin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings, being ordered by thy governance, may be righteous in thy fight, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue them plenteoufly with heavenly gifts ; grant them in health and profperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the PRESIDENT
of the United States, and all
in Civil Authority.


Lmighty and everlasting God, from whom cometh every good and perfect gift, fend down upon our Bishops and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful fpirit of thy grace; and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy bleffing: Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator Jefus Chrift. Amen,


Lord, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the Universe, who doft from thy throne behold all the

dwellers upon earth; moft God, the Creator and

heartily we beseech thee, with
thy favour to behold and bless
thy fervant, The PRESIDENT of

Preferver of all mankind, we humbly befeech thee for all forts and conditions of men, that thou wouldest be pleased


¶ A Prayer for all Conditions of Men.

to make thy ways known unto them, thy faving health unto all nations. More especially we pray for thy holy Church univerfal; 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 Spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteoufnefs of life. Finally, we commend to thy Fatherly goodness, all those who are any ways afflicted or diftreffed in mind, body, or eftate; that it 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's fake. Amen.

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 praife, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up ourselves to thy fervice, and by walking before thee in holinefs and righteoufnefs all our days, through Jefus Chrift, 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


HE grace ofour Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghoft, be with us all evermore. Amen.

A General Thanksgiving.

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 blefs 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

of of 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. xiii. 14.

Here endeth the Order of MORNING PRAYER.


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The MINISTER fhall begin the EVENING PRAYER, by reading one or more of the following Sentences of Scripture.

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The facrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not defpife. Pfal. li. 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 ii. 13.

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

O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, left thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Pfal. vi. 1.

Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. St. Mat. iii. 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. St. Luke xv. 18, 19. Enter

Enter not into judgment with thy fervant, O Lord; for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfal. cxliii. 2.

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

If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive ourfelves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our fins, God is faithful and juft to forgive us

Ageneral Confeffion, to be faid
by the whole congregation after
the Minifter, all kneeling.


our fins, and to cleanfe us from
all unrighteoufnefs. 1 St. John
i. 8, 9.

and moft mer


Then the Minifter fhall fay, 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 cloak 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 goodnefs and mercy. And although we ought, at all times, humbly to acknowledge our fins before God; yet ought we 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 set forth his moft worthy praise, to hear his most holy word, and to ask those things which are requifite and neceffary, as well for the body

ciful 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 those 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 thofe, O God, who confefs their faults. Reftore thou those who are penitent; According to thy promifes declared unto mankind, in Christ Jefus our Lord. And grant, Omoft 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 Declaration of Abfolution, or Remiffion of fins; to be made by the PRIEST alone, ftanding; the People ftill kneeling.

as the foul. Wherefore, I pray Amighty God, the Fa

ther of our Lord Jefus Christ,

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