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TA Prayer for all Conditions of Men.
lic and Apostolic Church. I ac-them plenteously with heavenly knowledge one Baptism for the gifts; grant them in health and remission of sins, and I look for prosperity long to live; and finalthe resurrection of the dead, and ly, after this life, to attain everlastthe life of the world to come. ing joy and felicity, through Jesus Amen.
Christ our Lord. Amen. | And, after that, these Prayers following, all de- LA Prayer for the Clergy and People. voutly kneeling; the Minister first pronouncing, LMIGHTY and everlasting
A' The Lord be with you;
God, from whom cometh Ans. And with thy Spirit. 1 Min. Let us pray.
every good and perfect gift, send
down upon our Bishops and other O Lord, show thy mercy upon us; Clergy, and upon the CongregaAns. And grant us thy salvation. tions committed to their charge,
Min. O God, make clean our the healthful spirit of thy grace ; hearts within us ;
and, that they may truly please Ans. And take not thy Holy thee, pour upon thein the continual Spirit from us.
dew of thy blessing : Grant this, o $ Then shall be said the Collect for the day, and af. Lord, for the honour of our Advoler that, the Collects and Prayers following. LA Collect for Peace.
cate and Mediator Jesus Christ. O GOD, from whom all holy Amen. and all just works do proceed O GOD, the Creator and Pre
server of all mankind, we which the world cannot give ; that humbly beseech thee for all sorts our hearts may be set to obey thy and conditions of men, that thou commandments, and also that by wouldest be pleased to make thy thee, we, being defended from the ways known unto them, thy safear of our enemies, may pass our ving health unto all nations. More time in rest and quietness, through especially we pray for thy holy the merits of Jesus Christ our Sa- Church universal, that it may be viour. Amen. .
so guided and governed by thy good F A Collect for Aid against Perils.
Spirit, that all who profess and call O LORD, our heavenly Father, themselves Christians, may be led have been preserved this day; by faith in unity of Spirit, in the bond thy great mercy defend us from all of peace, and in righteousness of perils and dangers of this night, for life. Finally, we commend to thy the love of thy only Son our Sa- Fatherly goodness, all those who viour Jesus Christ. Amen. are any ways afflicted or distressed I A Prayer for the Presilent of the United States, in mind, body, or estate; that it O
may please thee to comfort and LORD, our heavenly Father, relieve them, according to their
the high and mighty Ruler of several necessities; giving them the universe, who dost from thy patience under their sufferings, and throne behold all the dwellers upon a happy issue out of all their afflicearth; most heartily we beseech tions : And this we beg for Jesus thee, with thy favour to behold and Christ's sake. Amen. bless thy servant, The President of authority; and so replenish erein ALMIGHTY God, Father of
all mercies, we, with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, thy servants, do give thee most that they may always incline to thy humble and hearty thanks for all will, and walk in thy way: Endue thy goodness and loving kindness
to us, and to all men. We bless | A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. tion, and all the blessingstesteris ALMIGHTY God, who hast
given us grace at this time, life ; but, above all, for thine in- with one accord to make our estimable love in the redemption common supplications unto thee; of the world by our Lord Jesus and dost promise that when two Christ; for the means of grace, or three are gathered together in and for the hope of glory. And, thy name, thou wilt grant their we beseech thee, give us that due requests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the sense of all thy mercies, that our desires and petitions of thy serhearts may be unfeignedly thank- vants, as may be most expedient ful, and that we may show forth for them; granting us in this world thy praise, not only with our lips, knowledge of thy truth, and in the but in our lives; by giving up our world to come life everlasting. selves to thy service, and by walk-Amen. ing before thee in holiness and righ
2 Cor. xiii. 14. teousness all our days, through Je- THE grace of our Lord Jesus sus Christ our Lord; to whom, Christ, and the love of God, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be and the fellowship of the Holy all honour and glory, world with- Ghost, be with us all evermore. out end. Amen.
THE LITANY, 1 Or General Supplication, to be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. O
GOD, the Father of Heaven;| Trinity, three persons and one
have mercy upon us misera-| God; have mercy upon us miseble sinners.
rable sinners. O God, the Father of Heaven ; Remember not, Lord, our ofhave mercy upon us miserable fences, nor the offences of our sinners.
fore-fathers; neither take thou O God the Son, Redeemer of vengeance of our sins: spare us, the world ; have mercy upon us good Lord, spare thy people, miserable sinners.
whom thou hast redeemed with O God the Son, Redeemer of thy most precious blood, and be the world ; have mercy upon us not angry with us for ever : miserable sinners.
Spare us, good Lord. O God the Holy Ghost, pro
From all evil and mischief; from ceeding from the Father and the sin; from the crafts and assaults Son; have mercy upon us misera- of the devil; from thy wrath, and ble sinners.
from everlasting damnation ; O God the Holy Ghost, pro
Good Lord, deliver us. ceeding from the Father and the From all blindness of heart; Son; have mercy upon us misera- from pride, vain-glory, and hypoble sinners.
crisy , from envy, hatred, and maO holy, blessed, and glorious lice, and all uncharitableness; Trinity, three persons and one
Good Lord, deliver us. God; have mercy upon us mise- From all inordinate and sinfulafrable sinners.
fections; and from all the deceits of O holy, blessed, and glorious the world, the flesh, and the devil;
Good Lord, deliver us.
That it may please thee to bless From lightning and tempest; and keep all thy people ; from plague, pestilence, and fa
We beseech thee to hear us, mine ; from battle and murder, good Lord. and from sudden death;
That it may please thee to give Good Lord, deliver us. to all nations unity, peace, and
From all sedition, privy conspi- concord; racy, and rebellion ; from all false We beseech thee to hear us, doctrine, heresy, and schism; from good Lord. hardness of heart, and contempt That it may please thee to give of thy Word and Commandment; us an heart to love and fear thee,
Good Lord, deliver us. and diligently to live after thy
By the mystery of thy holy In-Commandments; carnation ; by thy holy Nativity
We beseech thee to hear us, and Circumcision ; by thy Bap- good Lord. tism, Fasting, and Temptation ; That it may please thee to give
Good Lord, deliver us. to all thy people increase of grace,
By thine Agony and blooty 10 hear meekly thy Word, and to Sweat; by thy Cross and Passion ; receive it with pure affection, and by thy precious Death and Burial: to bring forth the fruits of the by thy glorious Resurrection and Spirit; Ascension ; and by the coming of
We' beseech thce to hear us, the Holy Ghost;
good Lord. Good Lord, deliver us.
That it may please thee to bring In all time of our tribulation; into the way of truth, all such as in all time of our prosperity ; in have erred, and are deceived ; the hour of death, and in the day
We beseech thee to hear us, good of judgment,
Lord. Good Lord, deliver us.
That it may please thee to We sinners da beseech thee to strengthen such as do stand, and hear us, O Lord God; and that to comfort and help the weakit may please thee to rule and hearted, and to raise up those who govern thy holy Church universal fall, and finally to beat down Sain the right way;
tan under our feet ; We beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, Lord.
good Lord. That it may please thee to bless That it may please thee to sucand preserve all Christian Rulers cour, help, and comfort all who and Magistrates ; giving them are in danger, necessity, and trigrace to execute justice, and to bulation; maintain truth;
We beseech thee to hear us, We beseech thee to hear us, good good Lord. Lord.
That it may please thee to preThat it may please thee to illu- serve all who travel by land or by minate all Bishops, Priests, and water, all women in the perils of Deacons, with true knowledge child-birth, all sick persons, and and understanding of thy Word ; young children, and to show thy piand that both by their preaching ty upon all prisoners and captives ; and living they may set it forth, We beseech thee to hear us, and show it accordingly;
good Lord. We beseech thee to hear us, That it may please thee to degood Lord.
fend, and provide for, the father
Let us pray
That it may please thee to give O cespisest not the sighing of
less children, and widows, and all Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be who are desolate and oppressed ; done on Earth, as it is in Heaven ;
We beseech thee to hear us, Give us this day our daily bread; good Lord.
And forgive us our trespasses, as That it may please thee to have we forgive those who trespass mercy upon all men;
against us; And lead us not into We beseech thee to hear us, temptation; But deliver us from good Lord.
evil. Amen. That it may please thee to for- Min. O Lord, deal not with us give our enemies, persecutors, and according to our sins. slanderers, and to turn their hearts; Ans. Neither reward us ac
We beseech thee to hear us, cording to our iniquities. good Lord.
GOD, merciful Father, who and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so that in a contrite heart, nor the desire of due time we may enjoy them; such as are sorrowful; mercifully
We beseech ihee to hear us, assist our prayers which we make good Lord.
before thee in all our troubles and That it may please thee to give adversities, whensoever they opus true repentance, to forgive us press us; and graciously hear us, all our sins, negligences, and igno- that those evils which the craft rances, and to endue us with the and subtilty of the devil or man grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend worketh against us, may, by thy our lives according to thy Holy good providence, be brought to
nought; that we, thy servants, beWe' beseech thee to hear us, ing hurt by no persecutions, may good Lord.
evermore give thanks unto thee in Son of God, we beseech thee thy holy Church, through Jesus to hear us.
Christ our Lord. Son of God, we beseech thee to O Lord, arise, help us, and de
liver us, for thy name's sake. o Lamb of God, who takest O GOD, we have heard with away of ;
, Grant us thy peace.
declared unto us, the noble works O Lamb of God, who takest that thou didst in their days, and away the sins of the world ; in the old time before them. Have mercy upon us.
O Lord, arise, help us, and deThe Minister may, at his discretion, omit all liver us, for thine honour. that follows, to the Prayer, “ le luumbly beseech
Glory be to the Father, and to thee, O Father," &c. TO Christ, hear us.
the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; O Christ, hear us.
Ans. As it was in the beginLord, have mercy upon us.
ning, is now, and ever shall be, Lord, have mercy upon us.
world without end. Amen. Christ, have mercy upon us.
From our enemies defend us, Christ, have mercy upon us.
O Christ. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Graciously look upon our afLord, have mercy upon us.
flictions. 1 Then shall the Minister, and the People with
With pity behold the sorrows him, say the Lord's Prayer.
of our hearts. UR Father, who art in Hea- Mercifully forgive the sins of ven, Hallowed be thy Name;lthy People.
Let us pray.
Favourably with mercy hear world by our Lord Jesus Christ; our prayers.
for the means of grace, and for O Son of David, have mercy the hope of glory. And, we beupon us.
seech thee, give us that due sense Both now and ever, vouchsafe of all thy mercies, that our hearts to hear us, O Christ.
may be unfeignedly thankful, and Graciously hear us, O Christ ; that we may show forth thy praise, graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. not only with our lips, but in our
Min. O Lord, let thy mercy be lives; by giving up ourselves to showed upon us;
thy service, and by walking beAns.As wedo put our trust in thee.] fore thee in holiness and righteous
ness all our days, through Jesus WE
E humbly beseech thee, O Christ our Lord ; to whom, with
Father, mercifully to look thee and the Holy Ghost, be all upon our infirmities; and, for the honour and glory, world without glory of thy name, turn from us end. Amen. all those evils that we most justly 1 A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.
, all our troubles, we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy with one accord to make our commercy; and evermore serve thee mon supplications unto thee; and in holiness and pureness of living, dost promise that when two or to thy honour and glory, through three are gathered together in thy our only Mediator and Advocate, name, thou wilt grant their reJesus Christ our Lord. Amen. quests; fulfil now, O Lord, the
1 A General Thanksgiving. desires and petitions of thy ser
all mercies, we, thine unwor- for them; granting us in this world thy servants, do give thee most knowledge of thy truth, and in the humble and hearty thanks for all world to come life everlasting. thy goodness and loving kindness Amen. to us, and to all men. We bless
2 Cor. xiii. 14. thee for our creation, preservation TUE srace ofe qure Lord Jesus but, above all, for thine inestima- the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, ble love in the redemption of the be with us all evermore. Amen.
Here endeth the Litany.
PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS
UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS,
PRAYERS. 1 A Prayer for Congress, to be used during their nate and Representatives in ConSession.
gress assembled; that thou wouldCOST gracious God, we hum-est be pleased to direct and pros
bly beseech thee, as for the per all their consultations, to the People of these United States in advancement of thy Glory, the general, so especially for their Se-Igond of thy Church, the safety,