Imatges de pÓgina

lick Church; 15. The Communion of Saints; 16. The forgiveness of fins ; 17. The resurrection of the body; 18. And the life everlasting. Amen.

. And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling ; the Minister

first pronouncing with a loud voice. 1. The Lord be with you. Antw. 2. And with thy Spirit. Minister 3. Let us pray. 4. Lord, have mercy upon us. 5. Christ, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us.

PA RA PHRASE. 15. I believe that there is a communion of the faincs and chosen people of God, with God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghoft, and with all the saints in all the churches, now established in different parts of the earth; as also with all the saints departed this life.

16. I believe moreover, that, whereas we have by our fins incurred the displeasure of the Almighty, we may, by the blood of Chrift, by which they are expiated, obtain the remission of them, not only in baptism, but afterwards if our repentance be unfeigned. 17.

I believe likewise the resurrection of the body, not only as a thing which may be effected by an omnipotent Being, to whom all things are posible, but as a thing which was generally expected by the Jews : 1 Job, žix. 25. Dan. xii. 2.) that this is clearly promised under the Gospel, (Rom. xiv. 9.) and moreover, that the same identical body shall rise again. And finally, that the refurrection shall be common, both to bad and good men, 1 Cor. xv. 23.

18. I moreover acknowledge, that bad men shall exist to all eternity in torments ; (Matt. xxv. 41, 46.) and that good men thall enjoy a state of glory exempt from all sorrow and inquietude ; (Rev. xxi. 4.) that they hall be blessed with the beatific vision, (1 Cor. xiii. 12.) and enjoy ineffable pleasures, which surpass the conceptions of mankind. (1 Cor. ii. 9.) Amen.

1. I now commend you, iny good people, to the blessing of the Almighty, in a form of salutation customary among devout people under the old law, Ruth ij. 4.

2. And we, O sacred Paftor, pray in the words of St Paul, that the Lord Jesus may be with your fpirit.' 2 Tim. iv. 22.

. 3. Í now advertise you, that after having listened to the several parts of God's word, which have been repeated to you, and having made an open confession of your faith, you should with fervour, betake yourselves to devotion.

4. Lord be merciful to us in the remission of our fins, s. Chrift be merciful to us, &c.


I ben ibe Minister, Clerks; and People, fall say the Lord's Prayer with a

loud voice. UR Father, which art in Heaven ; Hallowed be thy

Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done in Earth, As it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation ; but deliver us from evil. Amen.

... See the Paraphrafe on the Lord's Prayer, Page 8, 9.

Then the Priest fanding up, fall say, 1. O Lord, shew thy mercy upon us: Answ. 2. And grant us thy falvation. Priest. 3. O Lord, save the King. Answ. 4. And mercifully hear us when we call upon thee. Prieft. 5. Endue thy ministers with righteousness. Answ. 6. And make thy chosen people joyful. Prieft. 7. O Lord, save thy people. Answ. 3. And bless thine inheritance. Prieft. g. Give peace in our time, O Lord.

Antw. 1o. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.

PA RA PHRASE. Mar. 1. We implore thee, O God; in the words of the Pfalmift, to faew thy mercy upon us.

People. 2. And grant us thy salvation, that our fouls may enjoy everlasting happiness in heaven.

Prieft. 3. O Lord, preserve the life of our sovereign Lord the Kitig.

Prople. 4. And hear us favourably, when we call upon thy name, and iatreat thee to afford him thy protection.

Mor. 5. Let thy priests be clothed with the garment of righteousness. : Cbron. vi. 41:

6. And let thy priests exult with joy, and sing praises to thy honous, ibid.

Min. 7. O Lord, be gracious to the laity who are here assembled to pay thee adoration,

People. 8. And bless the clergy, the lot of thine inheritance.

Min. 9. We apply to thee, o God, after the example of the virtuous princes of the paft ages, Solomon, Hezekiah, Jofiah, to give us peace and tranquillity, during our existence upon earth. Peazke. io. For we are unable to procure it for ourselves ; it is a bles

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Priest. 11. O God, make clean our hearts within us.

Answ. 12. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us. Then fall follow Three Colle&ts; the First of the Day, which fall be the Jame that is appointed at the Communion ; the Second for Peace; the Third for Grace to live well. And the two las Colle&t's shall never alter, but daily be said at Morning Prayer throughout all the Year, as followetb; all kneeling.

The second Colle&t for Peace.
God, who art the author of peace, and lover of con-

cord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whole service is perfect freedom; Defend us thy humble fervants in all assaults of our enemies; that we surely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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The third ColleEt for Grace.
Lord our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting

God, who haft safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power, and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into

P A R A P H R AS E. fing which we can hope from thee alone, whose protecting arm supports us through all the changes and chances of this mortal life.

Min. u. Let us, with the royal Psalmist, pray to the Almighty, to cleanse our hearts from the pollution of fin. Psalm li.

12. And to render us regenerate by the influence of his Holy Spirit. ibid.

On the COLLECT for Peace. O God, from whom alone we can expect the blessings of peace, (Isaiah xlv. 7.) and who dost exhort thy fervants, in the most serious and pathetic terms, to unity and concord; (Rom. xv, 5.) the knowledge of whom constitutes the ineffable bliss of the beacific vision, (John xvii. 3. 1.) and whose service is a state of perfect liberty, as the oppreßlion from our adversaries is a Itate of the most uneasy fervitude: we humbly beleech thee, to defend us, thy servants, who cast all our cares upon thee, from all the attacks of our temporal and spiritual adversaries : that we, relying entirely upon thy aid, may be free from all apprehensions of the power and malice of demons or men, being under the protection of Jesus Chrift, who hath spoiled the powers of darkness, (Col. ii. 15.) and is endued with power to deliver us from every evil work, unto his heavenly king. dom. (2 Tim. iv, 18.) Amen.

any kind of danger; but that all our doings may be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy fight, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

In Chairs and places where they fing, bere followeth the Anthem. Then these five Prayers following are to be read bere, except when the Litany is read; and then only the two last are to be read, as they are there placea.

A Prayer for the Kings Majesty. O ,

kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who doft from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Moft heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our moft gracious Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, and so replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may. alway incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: Endue him plenteously with heavenly gifts, grant him in health and wealth long to live, strengthen him, that he may vanquish and overcome all his enemies ; and finally after this life, he may attain everlasting joy and felicity, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


On the COLLECT for Grace. O heavenly Father, whose paternal tenderness disposes thee, and whose infinite power enables thee to aflift us ; who, over and above the favours, alseady conferred apon us, haft given us a new instance of thy mercy, in preserving us from the dangers of the past night, and brought us in safety to this morning, we implore the continuance of thy favour, during this day, that we may be impowered to refft all the temptations which a fault es, and be secured from all the unhappy accidents to which we are exposed, by the frailty of our nature ; humbly imploring thee to direct all our actions by thy infinite foresight and wisdom, that whatever we do, may prove agreeable in thy fight, and be approved by thy unerring judgment: these blellings we hope for, on account of the merits of our blefied Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

Paraphrafe on the Prayer for the King's Majifty. O Lord, who doft condescend to permit us to call thee Father, tho' thy abode is in the Heaven of heavens; thou who art King of kings, and Lord of lerds, (1 Tim. vi. 15.) whose providence extends to all the dwellers upon earth, (Luke xii. 7.) but takest a more particular care of those whom thou hatt raised to that great and weighty office of the royal dignity;


A Prayer for the Royal Family.

bly beseech thee to bless our gracious Queen CHARLOTTE, his Royal Highness GEORGE Prince of Wales, and all the Royal Family : Endue them with thy Holy Spirit; enrich them with thy heavenly grace; prosper them with all happiness; and bring them to thine everlasting Kingdom, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer for the Clergy and People.
Lmighty and everlasting God, who alone workest

great marvels ; Send down upon our Bifhops and Curates, and all Congregations committed to their charge,


PA RA P H R A Ş E. (Eccl.) we earnestly implore of thee, that thou wouldit, in a more particular manner, afford thy protection to George our king, which blessing we are bound in duty to pray for, tho' our sovereign should be of a severe and persecuting temper ; but we ought to be more prompt and earneft to implore thy blefling upon fo good and gracious a fovereign. We intreat thee to impart to him thy Holy Spirit, (Epb. v. 18.) that his heart, being in thy hand, thou mayest direct him during the whole course of his life : endow him with wisdom and intelligence, counsel and might, and all other gifts and graces which are necessary for him, either as a monarch or a christian, grant him a long life, (P). xix,) with conftant health of body and worldly prosperity, be thou a laving tirength to thy anointed, and enable him to vanquith his foreign enemies by victorious arms, and to quell the rebellious attempts of his adversaries at home : and finally, that after spending a religious and happy life in this world, he may enjoy eternal bliss in the life to come. And this we beg for the sake of Christ Jesus our Lord. Amen.

Paraphrafe on the PRAYER for tbe Royal Family. Omnipotent Being, who art the true source of life, and the inexhauftible fountain of goodness, from whence all the blessings of human life do proceed, we humbly intreat thee, to bless our gracious queen Chardotte, his royal highness George prince of Wales, and all the royal family, who, by the laws of the land, have a claim to the right of luccellion in their turns : sanctify them with thy Holy Spirit, (i Thef, v. 23.) grant. ing them the riches of thy grace; (Eph. i: 7.) and be pleased to confer upon them thy choicest bleflings, that they may enjoy as great a portion of felicity a. this world can afford, and when thou judgelt fit to remove them from this world to the next, let thein receive a crown of glory (1 Pet. V. 4.) in the everlasting kingdom of God. Amen.


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