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God the Father of heaven : have mercy upon us mise
rable finners. O God the Father of heaven: have mercy upon us miserable sinners.
20 God the Son, Redeemer of the world: have mercy upon us miserable finners.
O God the Son, Redeemer of the world: have mercy upon us miserable finners.
3 O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father, and the Son : have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O God the Holy Ghost
, proceeding from the Father, and the Son: have mercy upon us miserable finners.
4 O Holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons, and one God: have mercy upon us miserable finners.
O Holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons, and one God: have mercy upon us miserable finners.
5 Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers, neither take thou vengeance of our fins: spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Spare us, good Lord. 6 From all evil and mischief, from sin, from the crafts and assaults of the devil, from thy wrath, and from everlasting damnation,
Good Lord, deliver us. 7 From all blindness of heart; from pride, vain glory, and hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,
Paraphrase on the Litany. 10 God our heavenly father pardon and forgive us visit upon us the iniquities of our fathers, neither inpenitent Sinners.
flict that punishment upon us which our fins have de2 O God the Son, who art the Saviour of mankind, ferved: but pardon and have mercy upon us for the intercede for the remission of our Sins.
fake of that precious Blood, which was shed for our 30 God the Holy Ghost who proceedeft from the Redemption. Father and the Son, help our infirmities, and enable 6 Gracious Lord preserve us, we beseech thee, from us to pray as we ought, and fanctify us unto all Obe- all things that may injure us, particularly from Sin the dience.
greatest of Evils, from the devices and temptations of 4 O holy, holy, holy Lord God of Hofts, be merciful Satan, 'from thy displeasure, and its consequences, unto thy people that prayeth, and pardon our Sins. eternal punishment. $ Remember not againit us our old Sins, O Lord, nor
Good Lord, deliver us. 8 From fornication, and all other deadly fin; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil,
Good Lord, deliver us. 9 From lightning and tempeft; 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. 1r By the mystery of thy holy Incarnation; by thy hcly Nativity and Circumcision; by thy Baptism, Fasting, and Temptation,
Good Lord, deliver us. 1 2 By thine Agony and bloody Sweat; by thy Cross and Pafsion; hy thy precious Death and Burial; by thy glorious Resur
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 supplications, 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 Circumcision ; for the tion and all other abominable Uncleanncís; and from sake of his submission to Baptism, in order to fulfil all all the deceitful allurements of the wicked World of Righteousness—to Fafting, that we might learn to mordisorderly Affection, or of Satan the great Adversary of tify our sensual defires ;--and to Temptation, that we Mankind.
might be instructed by his example how to overcome 9 And as we have implored thy merciful prefervati- 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 destructive Son of God endured in the Garden, and upon the storms by Sea 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 Afcenfion 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 secret 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 ftuall be with his Church, the Church which are inconsistent with Chritian Uni- as a Comforter and Advocate for ever.
rection and Ascension; and by the coming of the Holy Ghost,
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 hear us, good Lord. 15 That it may please thee to keep and strengthen in the true worshipping of thee, in righteousness and holinefs of life, thy servant GEORGE, our most gracious King and Governor;
Wi 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 bear 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 Christ Jesus hath wrought for us, be thou our Protector and service of thee according to Godliness. and Deliverer in Adversity and Prosperity, 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 Gránt 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- versaries. cures. And first, we thy unworthy Servants, be- 18 O God of all goodness fend down thy choices feech thee to protect the universal Church of Christ, bieflings 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 most 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 if 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 blef- tion, and to thew forth its influence upon their Hearts fing and protection to all who are put in trutt 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
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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 ruts, 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 raife 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 hear 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 men;
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 Confirm, O Lord, all Christians in their holy comfort all such as are deprived of liberty through profeffion, comfort and assist all such as labour under War or any other Calamity. religious doubts and despondencies, restore the Sinner, 30 Be thou, O Lord, á 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, afint, and relieve all 31 All bounteous God, extend thy mercy and good. that-are in peril, want,or affliction.
nefs towards all Mankind, 29 Let thy good Providence watch over and support