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for ever and ever.

Amen.

Salvation to our GOD, which sitteth upon the throne, and to the Lamb.

Amen: the blessing and the glory and the wisdom, and the thanksgiving and the honour, and the power and the strength,

be unto our GOD,

for ever and ever,

Amen.

Introduction.

THE SEVENTH DAY.

O LORD, be gracious unto us,
we have waited for Thee;
be Thou our arm every morning,

our salvation also in the time of trouble.

Blessed art Thou, O LORD,

who restedst on the seventh day
from all Thy works,

and blessedst and sanctifiedst it:

[concerning the Sabbath,

concerning the Christian rest instead of it,
concerning the funeral rites of CHRIST,
and the resting from sin,

concerning those who are already gone to rest.}

(1) Confession. I am ashamed, and blush, O my GOD,
to lift up my face to Thee,

for mine iniquities are increased
over my head,

and my trespass is grown up unto the heavens;
since the days of youth

have I been in a great trespass

unto this day;

I cannot stand before Thee because of this.

My sins are more in number than the sand of the sea,

my iniquities are multiplied,
and I not worthy to look up

and see the height of heaven,

from the number of my unrighteousnesses;

and I have no relief,

because I have provoked Thine anger,

and done evil in Thy sight;
not doing Thy will,

not keeping Thy commandments.
And now my heart kneels to Thee,
beseeching Thy goodness.

I have sinned, O LORD, I have sinned,
and I know mine iniquities;

and I ask and beseech,

remit to me, O LORD, remit to me, and destroy me not in mine iniquities; nor be Thou angry for ever,

nor reserve evil for me;

nor condemn me

in the lowest parts of the earth.

Because Thou art GOD, the GOD of penitents,

and Thou shalt show in me all Thy loving-kindness;

for Thou shalt save me unworthy,

according to Thy much pity,

and I will praise Thee alway.

LORD, if Thou wilt, Thou canst cleanse me;

LORD, only say the word, and I shall be healed.

LORD, save me;

Carest Thou not that we perish?

Say to me, Be of good cheer, thy sins are remitted to thee.

JESU, Master, have mercy on me ;

Thou Son of David, JESU, have mercy on me;
JESU, Son of David, Son of David.
LORD, say to me, Ephphatha.

LORD, I have no man1;

LORD, say to me, be loosed from thine infirmity.
Say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.
Say unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee.
LORD, how long wilt Thou be angry?
shall Thy jealousy burn like fire for ever?

1 John v. 7.

(2) Prayer for grace.

O, remember not our old sins;
but have mercy on us and that soon,
for we are come to great misery;
Help us, O GOD of our salvation;

for the glory of Thy Name.
O deliver us and be merciful unto our sins,
for Thy Name's sake.

[O LORD, remit]

all my failings, shortcomings, falls,
offences, trespasses, scandals,
transgressions, debts, sins,
faults, ignorances, iniquities,
impieties, unrighteousnesses, pollutions.

The guilt of them,

remit,

take off,

abolish,

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to faith,

to virtue,

to knowledge,

to continence,

spare;

charge not, remember not.

heal,

remove,

annul,

that they be not found, that they exist not.

Supply

to patience,

to godliness,

to brotherly love,

pass over;

overlook ;
wash away;
cleanse.

The hurt,

remedy;

away with ;

disperse, annihilate ;

virtue ;

knowledge;

continence ;

patience;

godliness;

brotherly love;

charity.

That I forget not my cleansing from my former sins, but give diligence to make my calling and election sure through good works.

I believe in Thee the FATHER;

Behold then, if Thou a Father and we sons,
as a father pitieth sons,

be Thou of tender mercy towards us. O LORD.
I believe in Thee, the LORD;

behold Then, if Thou art LORD and we servants,
our eyes are upon Thee our LORD,
until Thou have mercy upon us.

(3) Profession.

I believe, that though we be neither sons nor servants,

but dogs only,

yet we have leave to eat of the crumbs

that fall from Thy Table.

I believe that CHRIST is the Lamb of GOD;

O Lamb of GOD that takest away the sins of the world,

take Thou away mine.

I believe that JESUS CHRIST came into the world
to save sinners;

Thou who camest to save sinners

save Thou me, of sinners

chief and greatest.

I believe that CHRIST came to save what was lost;
Thou who camest to save the lost,

never suffer, O LORD, that to be lost which Thou hast saved. I believe that the SPIRIT is the Lord and Giver of life; Thou who gavest me a living soul,

give me that I receive not my soul in vain.

I believe that the SPIRIT gives grace
in His sacred things;

give me that I receive not His grace in vain,
nor hope of His sacred things.
I believe that the SPIRIT intercedes for us
with plaints unutterable;
grant me of His intercession and those plaints
to partake, O Lord.

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