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Aorting him to a partbular Confession; his time of adversity, and support of the sin for which he is condemned; under the terrors which encomand upon Confession, he shall instruct hin what satisfaction ought to be made pass him; set before his eyes tho to those whom he has offended thereby; things he hath done in the body, and if he kenoweth wickedness, or anyAny combinations in which have justly provoked thee

practices designed against others, let him be admonished to anger; and forasmuch as his to the utmost of his power to discover continuance appeareth to be short and prevent them. After hie Confession, the Minister shall the more by thy grace and holy

amongst us, quicken him so much declare to him the pardoning mercy of God, in the Form which is used in the Spirit; that he, being converted

and reconciled unto thee, before After which shall be said the Collect thy judgments have cut him off following.

from the earth, may at the hour Holy Jesus, who of thine in. of his death depart in peace, and

finite goodness, didst accept be received into thine everlastthe conversion of a sinner on the ing kingdom, through Jesus Christ cross; open thine eye of mercy our Lord. Amen. upon this thy servant, who de

1 Adding this: sireth pardon and forgiveness, O Saviour of the world, who by though in his latest hour he turn- thy cross and precious blood . eth unto thee. Renew in him hast redeemed us, save us and help

whatsoever hath been decayed by jus, we humbly beseech thee, O
the fraud and malice of the devil, Lord.
or by his own carnal will and frail- 1 Then the Minister standing, shall say,
ness. Consider his contrition; ac- In the mi lst of life we are in
cept his repentance; and foras- death: Of wbom may we seek
much as he putteth his full trust for succour, but of thee, O Lord,
only in thy mercy, impute not who for our sins art justly dis-
unto bim his former sins, but pleased ?
strengthen him with thy blessed Yet, O Lord God most holy, O
Spirit; and when thou art pleased Lord most mighty, O holy and
to take him hence, take him unto most merciful Saviour, deliver us
thy favour: This we beg through not into the bitter pains of eter-
thy merits, O Lord, our Saviour nal death.
and our Redeemer. Amen. Thou knowest, Lord, the se-

I Then the Minister shall say, crets of our hearts : Shut not thy
Father of mercies and God of merciful ears to our prayers; but

all comfort; we fly unto thee spare us, Lord, most holy, O God for succour in behalf of this thy most mighty, O holy and merci. servant, who is now under the ful Saviour, thou most worthy sentence of condemnation. The Judge eternal, suffer us not, at day of his calamily is at hand, and our last hour, for any pains of he is accounted as one of those death to fall from thee. who go down into the pit. Blessed 1 Then the Minister shall say, Lord, remember thy mercies : THE Almighty God, who is a look upon his infirmities; hearthe most strong tower to all those yoice of his complaint; give him, who put their trust in him; to

e beseech thce, patience in this whom all things in heaven, in earth, and under the earth, do The Epistle. Heb. xii. 11. how and obey; be now and ever. No chastening for the present more thy defence; and make seemeth to be joyous, but thee know and feel that there is grievous; nevertheless, afterwards none other name under heaven it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of given to man, in whom and righteousness, unto them which through whom thou mayest re- are exercised thereby. ceive salvation, but only the

The Gospel. St. John, v. 24. name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

VERILY, verily, I say unto you

He that heareth my word, And after that shall say, and believeth on him that sent UNTO God's gracious mercy me, hath everlasting life, and shall

and protection we commit not come into condemnation; but thee: The Lord bless thee and is passed from death unto life. keep thee: The Lord make his

T_4 Prayer for imprisoned Debtors.' face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord Most gracious God, look down

in pity and compassion upon lift up his countenance upon thee, these thine afflicted servants, who and give thee peace, both now are fallen under the misery of a and evermore.

close restraint. Give them al. # At the time of Execution, besides all, or ways a deep sense of their sins,

such parts of the foregoing office as the and of thy fatherly love and corMinister shall judge proper, shall be said the Commendatory Prayer for a

and the more their con

rection; person at the point of Departure, as it finement presseth hard upon is in the Visitation of the Sick. them, the more let the comforts, I The Collect for the Communion Service. of thy grace and mercy abound O God, who declarest thy Al- towards them. Give to their credi

mighty powerchiefly in show-tors tenderness and compassion, ing mercy and pity; we beseech and to them a meek and forgiv thee to have inercy upon thising spirit towards all those who thy servant, who for his trans- have confined them, and a full gressions is appointed to die. purpose to repair all the injuries Grant that he may take thy judg- and losses which others have susments patiently, and repent him tained by them. Raise them up truly of his sins; that he reco-friends to pity and relieve them: vering thý favour, the fearful re- give them the continued comfort ward of his actions may end with of thy countenance here; and so this life; and whensoever his sanctify their afflictions, that they soul shall depart from the body, may work for them an eternal it may be without spot present- weight of glory, through the meed unto thee, through Jesus rits and mediation of Jesus Christ Christ our Lord. Amen. thy Son our Loril. Amen.

A FORM OF

PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING

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To Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all the other Blessings of his merciful Providence; to be used vearly on the first Thursday in November, Ur on such other Day as shall be appointed by the Civil Authority. 1 The Service shall be as usual, except where it is hereby otherwise appointech Among the Sentences at the beginning ken in heart, and bindeth up their of Morning Prayer shall be the follow wounds, ing :

He covereth the heaven with HONOUR the Lord with thy clouds, and prepareth rain for the substance

earth;

he maketh the grass, to fruits of all thine increase : So shall thy barns be filled with plen. He giveth to the beast his food;

grow upon the mountains. ly, and thy presses shall burst out and io the young ravens which with new wine. Prov. iii. 9, 10. The Lord hy wisdom bath found-cry:

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem ed the earth; by understanding Praise thy God, o Sion. bath he established the heavens :

For he hath strengthened the By his knowledge the depths are bars of thy gates; he hath blessed broken up, and thu clouds drop thy children within thee. down the dew. Prov. iii. 19, 20.

He maketh peace in thy borThe eternal God is thy refuge. ders, and filleth thee with the and underneath are the everlast- finest of the wheat. ing arms. Deut. xxxiii. 27.

1 Then shall be said or sung one of the Se. Israel then shall dwell in safety

lections, or some other portion of tho alone; the fountain of Jacob shall Psalms, at the discretion of the Minister. be upon the land of corn and of. The First Lesson shall be Deut. viii. wine, also his heaven shall drop and the Second Lesson shall be 1 Thess. down dew. Deut. xxxiii. 28.

v. 12 to 24. Happy art thou, O Israel ; who" After the general Thanksgiving, shall

be said tris which followeth: is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy MOST gracious God, by whose belp, and who is the sword of thy

knowledge the depths are excellency! Deut. xxxiii. 29. broken up and the clouds drop

down the dew; we yield thee un. 1 Instead of, o come let us sing, &c. th feigned thanks and praise, as forall following shull be said or sung:

thy mercies, so especially for the PRAISE ye the Lord; for it is returns of Seed-time and Harvest,

good to sing praises unto our and forcrowning the year with thy God; for it is pleasant, and praise goodness, in the increase of the is comely.

ground and the gathering in of the The Lord doth build up Jeru. fruits thereof. And we beseech malem ; he gathereth together the thce, give us a just sense of this out-casts of Israel.

great inercy; such as may appear He bealeth those thar ara bro. in our lirer, by an lumable, boly

and obedient walking before thee if any be a hearer of the word and all our days, through Jesus Christinot a doer, he is like unto a man our Lord; to whom, with thee and, beholding his natural face in a the Holy Ghost, be all glory and glass : for he behuldeth himself, honour,' world without end. and goeth his way, and straightAmen.

way forgetteth what manner of 8 The Collect to be used insteaa of that man he was. But whoso looketh for the day.

into the perfect law of liberty, and O Most merciful Father, who continueth therein, be being not a

hast blessed the labours of the forgetful hearer, but a doer of the husbandman in the returns of the work, this man shall be blessed in fruits

of the earth; we give thee his deed. If any man among you humble and hearty thanks for this seem to be religious, and bridleth thy bounty ; beseeching thee to not bis tongue, but deceiveth his continue thy loving-kindness to own heart, this man's religion is us; that our land may still yield yain. Pure religion and undefiled her increase, to thy glory and our

before God and the Father is this

to visit the fatherless and widows comfort, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

in their affliction, and tu keep him

self unspotted from the world. The Epistle. St. James, i. 16.

The Gospel

St. Matt. v. 43. Do not err, my beloved breth. YE have heard that it hath been

ren: every good gift and eve- said, Thou shalt love thy ry perfect gift is from above; and neighbour and hate thine enemy. cometh down from the Father But I say unto you, love your of Lights, with whom is no vari- enemies, bless them that cargo ableness, neither shadow of turn- you, do good to them that hate ing. Of his own will begat he us you, and pray for them which deof the word of truth, that we spitefully use you and persecute should be a kind of first fruits of you ; that ye may be the children his creatures. Wherefore, my be for your Father which is in heaven: loved brethren, let every man be for he maketh his sun to rise on swist to hear, slow to speak, slow the evil and on the good, and send. to wrath : lor the wrath of man eth rain on the just and on the unworketh not the righteousness of just. For if ye love them which God. Wherefore lay apart allslove you, what reward have ye? do filthiness and superfuity of naugh- not even the Publicans the same. tiness, and receive with meekness Or if ye salate your brethren only. the ingrafted word, which is able what do ye more than others ? do to save your souls. Be ye doers not even tbe Publicans so ? Be ye of the word; and not hearers only, therefore perfect, even as your fa. deceiving your own selves. For ther which is in heaven is perfect

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MORNING PRAYER. The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Family, a com conveniently be present ; let one of them, or any other whom they shall think pra per, say as follows, all kneeling : OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy

Kingdom come; Thy will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us ; And lead us not into temptation ; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. A!

LMIGHTY and everlasting God, in whom we Acknowledg. live and move and have our being; we, thy

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mercy and preser. needy creatures, render thee our humble praises, for vation, especialiğ thy preservation of usfrom the beginning of our lives through the night to this day, and especially for having delivered us past. from the dangers of the past night. To thy watchful providence we owe it, *(that no disturbance hath * When disturo come nigh us or our dwelling; but, that we are ances of any kind

befall a Family brought in safety to the beginning of this day.) For

instead of this, say these thy mercies, we bless and magnify thy glorious ?hat notwithstand. Name; humbly beseeching thee to accept this our ing our daugers morning sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; for his we are brought in

safety to the begin sake who lay down in the grave, and rose again for ning of this day. us, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. AND, since it is of thy mercy, Ogracious Father, Dedication of soul that another day is added to our lives; we here and body to God's

service, with a rededicate both our souls and our bodies to thee and solution thy service, in a sober, righteous, and godly life: In growing daily in which resolution, do thou, C merciful God, confirm goodness. and strengthen us ; that, as we grow in age, we may grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. BUT, O God, who knowest the weakness and cor- Prayer for grace

to -ruption of our nature, ar.d the manifold tempta. form that resolu. tions which we daily meet with; we humbly beseech tion. thee to have compassion on our infirmities, and to give us the constant assistance of thy Holy Spirit ; that we may be effectually restrained from sin, and excited to our duty. Imprint upon our hearts such a dread of thy judgments, and such a grateful sense of thy goodness to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed to offend thee. And, above all, keep in our minds a lively remem brance of that great Day, in which we must give a strict account of our ihoughts, words, and actions and according to the works done

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