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hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,
Good Lord, deliver us. 8 From fornication, and all other deadly sin; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil,
Good Lord, deliver us. 9 From lightning and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battel and murder, and from sudden death,
Good Lord, deliver us. 10 Froin all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion; from all false doctrine, heresy, and schism ; from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy Word and Commandment,
Good Lord, deliver us. 11 By the mystery of thy holy Incarnation; by thy hcly Nativity and Circumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, and Temptation,
Good Lord, deliver us. 12 By thine Agony and bloody Sweat; by thy Cross and Passion; hy thy precious Death and Burial; by thy glorious Resurrection and Ascension; and by the coming of the Holy Ghost,
Paraphrafe on the Litany. 7 Preserve us also, gracious God, from wilful ig- ty ; from impenitent hardness of Heart, and a connorance, haughty arrogance, self-conceit, and disimu- temptuous disregard to thy holy Commandments. lation ; from repining at another's welfare, hatred of ii Gracious Lord hear these our fupplications, their Persons, malicious designs against them, and un- for the sake of that great mystery of Religion, God charitable judgement upon them.
manifest in the flesh; for the sake of Jesus Christ's 8 Keep us we beseech thee O Lord from Fornica- humble Birth, and patient Circumcifion ; for the tion and all other abominable Uncleanncís; and from fake of his submission to Baptism, in order to fulfil all all the deceitful allurements of the wicked World of Righteousnessto Fafting, that we might learn to mordisorderly Affection, or of Satan the great Adverfary of tify our sensual desires ;--and to Temptation, that we Mankind.
might be instructed by his example how to overcome 9 And as we have implored thy merciful preservati- the Tempter. on O Lord from such Things as may hurt the Soul, so 12 But hear us more especially we beseech thee O we beseech thee to grant us thy protection against Lord for the sake of those bitter sorrows which the whatsoever may injure the Body, such as deftructive Son of God endured in the Garden, and upon the storms by Sca and Land, peftilential Diseases, and Cross, for our Salvation ; for the sake of his death Dearth of Food; War, Murder, and unprepared sud- and burial, by which he overcame Death; for the den Death.
fake of his triumphant Resurrection and Ascension 10 Defend us also, good God, from the woeful Dif into Heaven, by which he hath opened unto us the orders of Faction and Licentiousness, from fecret Plots Gate of everlasting Life ; and for the sake of that and open Rebellion; from Doctrines which are not ac- blessed Spirit which he sent upon his Apostles at first, cording to thy Truth, from divisions and separations in and which he hath promised thall be with his Church, the Church which are inconsistent with Christian Uni- as a Comforter and Advocate for ever.
Good Lord, deliver us. 13 In all time of our tribulation; in all time of our wealth; in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment,
Good Lord, deliver us. 14 We finners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God, and that it may please thee to rule and govern thy holy Church universal in the right way;
We befeech thee to bear us, good Lord. 15 That it may please thee to keep and strengthen in the true worshipping of thee, in righteousness and holiness of life, thy servant GEORGE, our most gracious King and Governor;
We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord. 16. That it may please thee to rule his heart in thy faith, fear, and love; and that he may evermore have affiance in thee, and ever seek thy honour and glory;
We beseech - thee to hear us, good Lord. 17 That it may please thee to be his defender and keeper, giving him the victory over all his enemies ;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 18 That it may please thee to bless and preserve our Gracious
Paraphrase on the Litany. 13 For the sake of these wonderful Things, which volent Sovereign King George in the true worship Chrift Jesus hath wrought for us, be thou our Protector and service of thee according
to Godliness. and Deliverer in Adversity and Profperity, at the Time 16 Inspire his Heart, gracious God, with firm of our departure out of this world, and at the Day Faith, filial Fear, and ardent Love towards thee. Give when an eternal sentence shall be passed upon us. him a steady reliance on thee, and teach him to make
14 As we have implored thy deliverance, O merciful thy Glory the general aim of all his actions. God, from the spiritual and temporal Evils of this Life: 17 Grant hith Almighty Father, thy defence and so we now offer up our petitions to thee for such protection, and enable him to triumph over all his AdThings as are needful for us and our fellow Crea- verfaries.
And first, we thy unworthy Servants, be- 18 O God of all goodness send down thy choiceft feech thee to protect the universal Church of Chrift, blessings upon our amiable Queen Charlotte, their and guide it into all Truth.
Royal Highnesses George Prince of Wales, the Princess 15 Direct and support thy Servant our mof bene. Dowager of Wales, and all the Royal Family.
Queen Charlotte, their Royal Highnesses George Prince of Wales, the Princess Dowager of Wales, and all the Royal Family ;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 19 That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, . with true knowledge and understanding of thy Word, and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, and fhew it accordingly;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 20 That it may please thee to endue the Lords of the Council, and all the Nobility, with grace, wisdom, and understanding;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 21. That it may please thee to bless and keep the Magistrates, giving them grace to execute justice, and to maintain truth;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 22 That it may please thee to bless and keep all thy people;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 23 That it may please thee to give to all nations, unity, peace, and concord;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 24 That it may please thee to give us an heart to love and dread thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments ;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 25 That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase
Paraphrase on the Litany. 19 Grant O Lord, we beseech thee, all orders of and faithfully to support the cause of Truth and the Clergy a right understanding of thy Word; and Virtue. give them Grace to prove the perfection of their know- * 22 O save our Country, gracious God! ledge by the excellency of their Doctrines, and the 23 Let peace, harmony, and unity prevail through purity of their Lives.
the World. 20 Endue the Lords of the King's Privy Council, 24 Create in us, O'Lord, such an ardent Love, and and all the Nobility of this Realm, with judgement filial Fear of thee as will excite us to keep thy Comto discern the true interests of their Country ; with mandments diligently. Wisdom to form such measures as are mot for its 25 Give all Christians Grace, we beseech thee, O advantage ; and with religion and integrity, steadily God, to pay an humble and steady attention to thy to pursue them.
Word, to embrace its instructions with fincere affec21 We besecch thee good Lord, to afford thy bles- tion, and to thew forth its influence upon their Hearts fing and protection to all who are put in truft for the by producing the Fruits of the Spirit, viz. Love, Joy, execution of the Laws of this Kingdom, and give them Peace, Long-suffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith, Grace to administer Justice impartially to all Men; Meekness, Temperance, Gal. v. 22. 23 * O fave my Country, Heavenl fall be thy laft
of grace, to hear meekly thy Word, and to receive it with pure affection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Spirit;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 26 That it may please thee to bring into the way of rut all such as have erred, and are deceived ;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 27 That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and to comfort and help the weak-hearted, and to raise up them that fall, and finally beat down Satan under our feet;
We beseech thee. to hear us, good Lord. 28 That it may please thee to succour, help, and comfort all that are in danger neceflity, and tribulation;
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. 29 That it may please thee to preserve all that travel by 'and or by water, all women labouring or child, all fick persons and young children, and to shew thy pity upon all prisoners and captives;
We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord. 30 That it may please thee to defend and provide for the fatherless children and widows, and all that are desolate and oppressed;
We beseech thee to rear us, good Lord. 31 That it may please thee to have mercy upon
all We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Paraphrase on the Litany. 26 Grant the light of thy Truth to all such, as being all Travellers, all Women in Child-birth ; all' that are deceived by false Doctrines, have erred from the Faith. in the helpless condition of Sickness or Infancy; and
27 Conárm, O Lord, all Christians in their holy comfort all such as are deprived of liberty through profession, comfort and allist all such as labour under War or any other Calamity: religious doubts and despondencies, restore the Sinner, 30 Be thou, O Lord, a father to the Fatherless, and finally make Virtue triumphant over all its and defend the cause of the Widow; be a friend to the
deftitute, and an helper of the oppreffed. 28 Gracious God, deliver, aflift, and relieve all 31 All bounteous God, extend thy mercy and good. that-are in peril, want,or affliction.
ness towards all Mankind, 29 Let thy good Providence watch over and support
32 That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, perfecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts; 95:
We beseech thee to bear zs, good Lord. 33 That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy
We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord. 34 That it may please thee to give us true repentance, to forgive us all our sins, negligences, and ignorances, and to endue us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy Word;
We beseech' thee to bear us, good Lord. Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us. Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us. O Lamb of God : thres 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 Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Christ, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Paraphrase on the Litany. 32. As we sincerely forgive (according to Chrift 34 Inspire us O Lord, with such a godly forrow for Jelus' Commandment and Example) all that have. Sin, as will work in us a Repentance not to be repented injured, or wished us evil, either with respect to our of; pardon and forgive all our paft Transgressions of Persons, Fortunes, or Reputation; so we humbly be- thy Law, whether owing to perverseness, inconfideratiseech thee, O Lord, to pardon and forgive them also. on, or want of inftruction ; afford-us fuch help by
33 O giver of all good gifts send down thy Blessing thy Holy Spirit, as will enable us to reform our lives upon the Fruits of the Earth, that they may grow up afíer the rule of thy Commandments. to perfection; and that we may receive them in due Jesus, Son of God intercede for us that our fealon to our nourishment, and thy glory.
Prayers may be accepted.