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S. L. A Prayer to be said in the Ember Ireka, for those which are then to be admittir into Holy Orders: and is to be read arcry day of the week, beginning on the Sunday before the duy of Ordination.

LMIGHTY God, the giver,

&c. [S. L.] 1 Prayer of Saint Chrysostont.

1 Prayer of Chrysostom. LMIGHTY God, ? who hast given us grace at this time with one

accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests: Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, as may be most expedient for them, granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.

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2 Corrir.

; (orinth. 13. THE Grace of our Lord Jesus THE

grace

of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy and the fellowship of the holy Ghost, be with us all evermoré. Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

Amen.
Icreenith the Lituny.

PRAYERS und THANKSGIVINGS

upon seapral OCCASIONS, to be used before the tun final Prayers of the LITANY, 07 of Morning and Erening Prayer.

PRAYERS.

For Rain

For Rain, v the timt reglure. 'O

GOD, heavenly Father, 'who by thy Son Jesus Christ hast pro

mised to all them that seek thy kingdom and the righteousness thereof, all things necessary to their bodily sustenance; Send us, we beseech thee, in this our necessity, such moderate rain and showers, that

As in (1662] infra. ? which (1604, S. L.] 3 be (1604, S. L.] * of us thy servants, as may be most expedient for us, granting, &c. [S. L.] 5 2 Corinth. 13. 13. [S. L.]

• O God, heavenly Father, whose gift it is that the rain doth fall, the earth is fruitful, beasts increase, and fishies do multiply; Send us, &c. [S. L.]

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A Prayer of Chrysostom
LMIGHTY God, which hast LMIGHTY God, which hast
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given us grace

at this time with one accord to make our com- with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and mon supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three dost promise that when two or three be gathered together in thy name, be gathered in thy name, thou wilt thou wilt grant their

grant their requests ; fulfil now, 0 fil now, O Lord, the desires and Lord, the desires and petitions of petitions of thy servants, as may be thy servants, as may be most expemost expedient for them, granting dient for them : granting us in this us in this world knowledge of thy world knowledge of thy truth, and truth, and in the world to come in the world to come life everlasting, life everlasting. Amen.

Amen.to 2 Curin, 15. HE grace of our Lord Jesus

Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

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For Ruin, if the time require.

!! For Ruin. GOD, heavenly Father, which by thy Son " Jesus Christ hast pro

mised to all them that seek thy kingdom and the righteousness thereof, all things necessary 13 to their bodily sustenance; Send us, we beseech thee, in this our necessity, such moderate rain and showers, that

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* This Prayer does not occur here in (1552], but after the Prayers for Rain, &c.

gathered in thy name, &c. [1552] 10 flere ends the Litany in [1549.)

" This Prayer does not appear at the end of the Litany in (1549), but at the end of the Communion, and is brought to this place for comparison. 11 Jesu (1552. 1549]

to the bodily sustenance (1549]

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For Fair Weather.
ALMIGHTY Lord God, who for the sin of man didst once drown

all the world, except eight persons, and afterward of thy great mercy didst promise never to destroy it so again ; We humbly beseech thee, that although we for our iniquities have worthily deserved a plague of rain and waters, yet upon our true repentance thou wilt send us such weather, ' as that we may receive the fruits of the earth in due season; and learn both by thy punishment to amend our lives, and for thy clemency to give thee praise and glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. ‘Amen.

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in the time of dearth and fumine. GOD, heavenly Father, whose gift it is, that the rain doth fall, the

earth is fruitful, beasts increase, and fishes do multiply; Behold, we beseech thee, the afflictions of thy people; and grant that the scarcity and dearth, which we do now most justly suffer for our iniquity, may, through thy goodness, be mercifully turned into cheapness and plenty, for the love of Jesus Christ our for the love of Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom with thee, and the Lord, to whom with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and holy Ghost, be Sall honour, &c. glory now and for ever. Amen.

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GOD, merciful Father, who

in the time of Elisha the prophet, didst suddenly in Samaria turn great scarcity and dearth into plenty and cheapness; Have mercy upon us; that we, who are now for our sins punished with like adversity, may likewise find a seasonable relief: Increase the fruits of the earth by thy heavenly benediction; and grant that we, receiving thy bountiful liberality, may use the same to thy glory, the relief of those

! O Lord God, which for, &c. [1604, S. L.] ? this plague (1604, S. L.] 3 whereby we may receive, &c. [1604, S. L.]

* O God, heavenly Father, which by thy Son Jesus Christ hast promised to all them that seek thy kingdom, and thy righteousness, all things necessary to their bodily sustenance; Behold, &c. (S. L.]

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world, except eight persons, and afterward of thy great mercy didst promise never to destroy it so again ; We humbly beseech thee, that although we for our iniquities have worthily deserved this plague of rain and waters, yet upon our true repentance thou wilt send us such weather, whereby we may receive the fruits of the earth in due season ; and learn both by thy punishment to amend | both by thy punishment to amend our lives; and for thy clemency to our lives; and by the granting of give thee praise and glory, through our petition, to give thee praise Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and glory, through Jesu Christ our

Lord.

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In the time of dearth and famine.
GOD, heavenly Father, whose

gift it is that the rain doth fall, the earth is fruitful, beasts increase, and fishes do multiply; Behold, we beseech thee, the afflictions of thy people ; and grant that the scarcity and dearth, (which we do now most justly suffer for our iniquity) may, through thy goodness, be mercifully turned into cheapness and plenty, for the love of Jesu Christ our Lord, to whom with thee and the Holy Ghost be praise for ever. Amen.

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Or thus.
GOD, merciful father, which

in the time of Heliseus the Prophet, didst suddenly turn in Samaria, great scarcity and dearth into plenty and cheapness, and extreme famine into abundance of victual: have pity upon us, that now be punished for our sins with like adversity, increase the fruits of the earth by thy heavenly benediction : And grant, that we receiving thy bountiful liberality, may use the same to thy glory, our comfort, and

. all honour and glory, world without end. Amen. (S. L.] 6 Anen omitted (1549]

* This Prayer also does not appear at the end of the Litany in [1549), but after the Communion.

• holy Ghost, &c. (1552

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In the time of War anil Tumults.

In the time of Har. O

ALMIGHTY God, King of all kings, and Governor of all things,

whose power no creature is able to resist, to whom it belongeth justly to punish sinners, and to be merciful 'to them that truly repent; Save and deliver us, we humbly beseech thee, from the hands of our enemies; abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices; that we, being armed with thy defence, may be preserved evermore from all perils, to glorify thee, ? who art the only giver of all victory, through the merits of thy only Son Jesus Christ our Lord. 3 Amen.

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In the lime of any common Plague or Sickness.
ALMIGHTY God, who in ALMIGHTY God, which

thy wrath didst send a plague in thy wrath in the time of upon thine own people in the wil. King David, didst slay with the derness, for their obstinate rebellion plague of pestilence threescore and against Moses and Aaron; and also, ten thousand, and yet remembering in the time of King David, didst thy Mercy didst save the rest ; have slay with the plague of Pestilence pity upon us miserable sinners, that threescore and ten thousand, and now are visited with great sickness yet remembering thy mercy, didst and mortality, that like as thou save the rest; Have pity upon us didst then command thine Angel to miserable sinners, who now cease from punishing; so it may visited with great sickness and mor now please thee to withdraw from tality; that like as thou didst then us this plague and grievous sickaccept of an atonement, and didst ness, through Jesus Christ our command the destroying Angel to Lord. Amen. cease from punishing; so it may now please thee to withdraw from us this plague and grievous sickness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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