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1 The Minister shall begin the MORNING PRAYER, by reading one or more of the following Sentences
of Scripture. THE Lord is in his holy temple; judgment; not in thine anger, lest
let all the earth keep silence thou bring me to nothing. Jer. x. before him. Hab. ii. 20.
24. Psal. vi. 1. From the rising of the sun even Repent ye; for the kingdom of unto the going down of the same, heaven is at hand. St. Matt. iii. 2. my name shall be great among the I will arise, and go to my father, Gentiles; and in every place in- and will say unto him; Father, I cense shall be offered unto my have sinned against heaven, and name, and a pure offering: for my before thee, and am no more worname shall be great among the thy to be called thy son. St. Luke heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. xv. 18, 19. Mal. i. 11.
Enter not into judgment with Let the words of my mouth, thy servant, O Lord; for in thy and the meditation of my heart, be sight shall no man living be justialway acceptable in thy sight, o fied. Psal. cxliii. 2. Lord, my strength and my Re- If we say that we have no sin, deemer. Psal. xix. 14.
we deceive ourselves, and the truth When the wicked man turneth is not in us; but if we confess our away from his wickedness that he sins, God is faithful and just to hath committed, and doeth that forgive us our sins, and to cleanse which is lawful and right, he shall us from all unrighteousness. 1 save his soul alive. Ezek. xvii. 27. John i. 8, 9. I acknowledge my transgres
| Then the Minister shall say,
, me. Psal. li. 3.
Hide thy face from my sins; sundry places, to acknowledge and blot out all mine iniquities. and confess our manifold sins and Psal. li. 9.
wickedness, and that we should The sacrifices of God are a bro- not dissemble nor cloak them beken spirit; a broken and a contrite fore the face of Almighty God, our heart, O God, thou wilt not des- heavenly Father, but confess them pise. Psal. li. 17.
with an humble, lowly, penitent, Rend your heart and not your and obedient heart; to the end garments, and turn unto the Lord that we may obtain forgiveness of your God; for he is gracious and the same, by his infinite goodness merciful, slow to anger, and of and mercy. And although we great kindness, and repenteth him ought, at all times, humbly to acof the evil. Joel ii. 13.
knowledge our sins before God; To the Lord our God belong yet ought we chiefly so to do, when mercies and forgivenesses, though we assemble and meet together, to we have rebelled against him; nei- render thanks for the great benefits ther have we obeyed the voice of that we have received at his hands, the Lord our God, to walk in his to set forth his most worthy praise, laws which he set before us. to hear his most holy word, and to Dan. ix. 9, 10.
ask those things which are requiO Lord, correct me, but with site and necessary, as well for the
scripture moveth us, in
1 Or this.
body as the soul. Wherefore, I may be pure and holy; so that at pray and beseech you, as many as the last we may come to his eterare here present, to accompany me, nal joy, through Jesus Christ our with a pure heart and humble Lord. voice, unto the throne of the hea- 1 The People shall answer bere, and at the end of
every Prayer, Amen. venly grace, saying, 1 A general Confession, to be said by the whole Congregation after the Minister, all kneeling.
venly Father, who, of his LMIGHTY and merciful Father ; We have erred ness of sins to all those who, with
mercy, hath promised and strayed from thy ways like lost hearty repentance and true faith, sheep.
We have followed too turn unto him ; have mercy upon much the devices and desires of you, pardon and deliver you from our own hearts. We have offend- all your sins, confirm and strengthed against thy holy laws. We en you in all goodness, and bring have left undone those things you to everlasting life, through Jewhich we ought to have done; sus Christ our Lord. Amen. And we have done those things I Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the Lord's which we ought not to have done : Prayer ; the People still kneeling, and repeating And there is no health in us. But
it with him, both here, and wheresoever else it
is used in Divine Service. thou, ipe Lord, bave mercy upom OUR Father, who art in Heathou those, O God, who confess Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be their faults. Restore thou those done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; who are penitent; According to Give us this day our daily bread; thy promises declared unto man- And forgive us our trespasses, as kind, in Christ Jesus our Lord. we forgive those who trespass And grant, О most merciful Fa- against us; And lead us not into ther, for his sake; That we may temptation; But deliver us from hereafter live a godly, righteous, evil: for thine is the Kingdom, and sober life; To the glory of and the Power, and the Glory, for thy holy name. Amen.
ever and ever. Amen. | The Declaration of Absolution, or Remission of
[ Then likewise be shall say, Sins; to be made by the Priest alone, standing ;
O Lord, open thou our lips; the People still kneeling.
Ans. And our mouth shall
show forth thy praise. who desireth not the death of a
1 Here, all standing up, the Minister shall say, sinner, but rather that he may turn the Son, and to the Holy Ghost ;
Glory be to the Father, and to from his wickedness and live, hath
Ans. As it was in the begingiven power and commandment toning, is now, and ever shall be, his ministers to declare and pro- world without end. nounce to his people, being peni
Min. Praise ye the Lord. tent, the Absolution and Remission
Ans. The Lord's name be of their sins. He pardoneth and
praised. absolveth all those who truly re
I Then shall he said or sung the following Anthem; pent, and unfeignedly believe his
except on those days for which other Anthems are holy Gospel. Wherefore, let us appointed ; and except also, when it is used in the
course of the Psalms, on the nineteenth day of beseech him to grant us true repentance, and his Holy Spirit ; Venite, exultemus Domino. that those things may please him O COME, let us sing unto the that the rest of our life hereafterlin the strength of our salvation.
A ther of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Let us come before his presence For thou only art holy; thou with thanksgiving, and show our-only art the Lord; thou only, O selves glad in him with psalms. Christ, with the Holy
Ghost, art For the Lord is a great God; most high in the Glory of God the and a great King above all gods. Father. Amen.
In his hand are all the corners 1 Then shall be read the first Lesson, according to of the earth; and the strength of the Table or Calendar, after which shall be said the hills is his also.
Note, That before every Lesson, the Minister shall The sea is his, and he made it ;
Here beginneth such a Chapter, or Verse of
such a Chapter, of such a Book : And after every and his hands prepared the dry Lesson,
Here endelke the first, or the second Lesson. land.
Te Deum laudamus. 0 come, let us worship, and we acknowledge thee to be the Lord our Maker.
Lord. For he is the Lord our God; All the earth doth worship thee, and we are the people of his pas-the Father everlasting. ture, and the sheep of his hand.
aloud ; 0 worship the Lord in the the Heavens, and all the Powers beauty of holiness ; let the whole therein. earth stand in awe of him.
To thee, Cherubim and SeraFor he cometh, for he cometh phim continually do cry, to judge the earth; and with righ- Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God teousness to judge the world, and of Sabaoth. the people with his truth.
Heaven and Earth are full of 1 Then shall follow a Portion of the Psalms, as the Majesty of thy Glory. they are appointed, or one of the Selections of
The glorious company of the Psalms set forth by this Church : and at the end of every Psalm, and likewise at the end of the Apostles
praise thee. Venite, Benedicite, Jubilate, Benedictus, Cantate
The goodly fellowship of the Domino, Bonum est confiteri, Deus misereatur, Benedic Anima mea-MAY be said or sung the Prophets praise thee. Gloria Patri ; and at the end of the whole Por- The noble army of Martyrs tion, or Selection of Psalms for the day, SHALL be said or sung the Gloria Patri, or else the Glo- praise thee. ria in Excelsis, as followeth :
The holy Church, throughout all Gloria in Excelsis. the world, doth acknowledge thee, G.
LORY be to God on high, The Father, of an infinite Maand on earth peace, good will jesty.;
. towards men. We praise thee, Thine adorable, true, and only we bless thee, we worship thee, Son; we glorify thee, we give thanks to Also the Holy Ghost, the Comthee for thy great glory, O Lord forter. God, heavenly King, God the Fa- Thou art the King of Glory, O ther Almighty.
Christ. O Lord, the only begotten Son, Thou art the everlasting Son of Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb the Father. of God, Son of the Father, that When thou tookest upon thee takest away the sins of the world, to deliver man, thou didst humble have mercy upon us. Thou that thyself to be born of a Virgin. takest away the sins of the world, When thou hadst overcome the have mercy upon us. Thou that sharpness of death, thou didst open takest away the sins of the world, the kingdom of heaven to all bereceive our prayer. Thou that sit- lievers. test at the right hand of God the Thou sittest at the right hand Father, have mercy upon us.
lof God, in the Glory of the Father.
We believe that thou shalt come, O ye Fire and Heat, bless ye to be our Judge.
the Lord; praise him, and magWe therefore pray thee, help nify him for ever. thy servants, whom thou hast re- O ye Winter and Summer, bless deemed with thy precious blood. ye the Lord; praise him, and
Make them to be numbered magnify him for ever. with thy saints, in glory everlasting, Oye Dews and Frosts, bless ye
O Lord, save thy people, and the Lord; praise him, and magbless thine heritage.
nify him for ever. Govern them, and lift them up o
Frost and Cold, bless ye
the Lord; praise him, and mag Day by day we magnify thee ; nify him for ever.
And we worship thy name O ye Ice and Snow, bless ye ever, world without end. the Lord; praise him, and mag
Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us nify him for ever. this day without sin.
O ye Nights and Days, bless ye O Lord, have mercy upon us, the Lord ; praise him, and maghave mercy upon us.
nify him for ever. O Lord, let thy mercy be upon
O ye Light and Darkness, bless us, as our trust is in thee.
ye the Lord; praise him, and O Lord, in thee have I trusted ; magnify him for ever. let me never be confounded. O ye Lightnings and Clouds, | Or this Canticle.
bless ye the Lord ; praise him, Benedicite, omnia opera Domini. and magnify him for ever.
Works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord; praise yea, let it praise him, and magnihim, and magnify him for ever. fy him for ever.
O ye Angels of the Lord, bless Oye Mountains and Hills, bless ye the Lord; praise him, and ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
magnify him for ever. 0 ye Heavens, bless ye the O all ye green Things upon Lord; praise him, and magnify Earth, bless ye the Lord; praise him for ever.
him, and magnify him for ever. O ye Waters that be above the O ye Wells, bless ye the Lord; Firmament, bless ye the Lord ; praise him, and magnify him for praise him, and magnify him for ever.
O ye Seas and Floods, bless ye O all ye Powers of the Lord, the Lord ; praise him, and magbless ye the Lord; praise him, nify him for ever. and magnify him for ever.
Oye Whales, and all that move O ye Sun and Moon, bless ye in the Waters, bless ye the Lord ; the Lord; praise him, and mag-praise him, and magnify him for nify him for ever.
0 ye Stars of Heaven, bless ye O all ye Fowls of the Air, bless the Lord; praise him, and mag-ye the Lord; praise him, and nify him for ever.
magnify him for ever. O ye Showers and Dew, bless o all ye Beasts and Cattle, ye the Lord; praise him, and bless ye the Lord; praise him, and magnify him for ever.
magnify him for ever. O ye Winds of God, bless ye O ye Children of Men, bless ye the Lord ; praise him, and magni- the Lord; praise him, and magfy him for ever.
nify him for ever.
Priests of the Lord, bless I BELIEVE in God the Father
O let Israel bless the Lord ; went into the place of departed Spirits, which are
considered as words of the same meaning in the praise him, and magnify him for
Creed. ever. 0 ye
Almighty, Maker of Heaven ye the Lord; praise him, and and Earth : magnify him for ever.
And in Jesus Christ his only O ye Servants of the Lord, bless Son our Lord; Who was conye the Lord ; praise him, and ceived by the Holy Ghost, Born magnify him for ever.
of the Virgin Mary, Suffered unO ye Spirits and Souls of the der Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, Righteous, bless ye the Lord; praise dead, and buried; He descended him, and magnify him for ever. into Hell; The third day he rose
O ye holy and humble Men of from the dead; He ascended into heart, bless ye the Lord ; praise Heaven, And sitteth on the right him, and magnify him for ever. hand of God the Father Almigh1 Then shall be read, in like manner: the second ty ; From thence he shall come to ing to the Table or Calendar; and alter that, the judge the quick and the dead. following Psalm
I believe in the Holy Ghost :
The Holy Catholic Church ; The lands; serve the Lord with giveness of sins ; The resurrecgladness, and come before his pre- tion of the body, and the life eversence with a song.
lasting. Amen. Be ye sure that the Lord he is God, it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves ; we are his I BELIEVE in one God, the
Father Almighty, Maker of people and the sheep, of his pasture. Heaven and Earth, and of all
go your way into his gates things visible and invisible : with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise; be thankful the only begotten Son of God, be
And in one Lord Jesus Christ, unto him, and speak good of his gotten of his Father before all For the Lord is gracious, his Light, very God of very God, be
worlds ; God of God, Light of mercy is everlasting ; and his truth gotten, not made, being of one subendureth from generation to gene- stance with the Father, by whom ration.
all things were made ; who for us Benedictus. St. Luke i. 68.
men, and for our salvation, came
, of Israel; for he hath visited carnate by the Holy Ghost of the and redeemed his people ;
Virgin Mary, and was made man, And hath raised up a mighty and was crucified also for us unsalvation for us, in the house of der Pontius Pilate. He suffered his servant David ;
and was buried, and the third day As he spake by the mouth of his he rose again, according to the holy Prophets, which have been Scriptures, and ascended into Heasince the world began;
ven, and sitteth on the right hand That we should be saved from of the Father; and he shall come our enemies, and from the hand again, with glory, to judge both of all that hate us.
the quick and the dead ; whose 1 Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed, by the kingdom shall have no end. Minister and the People, standing : And any And I believe in the Holy Ghost, Churches may omit the words, He descended into Hell, or inay, instead of them, use the words, He the Lord and giver of life, who
[ Or this Hymn.