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$ At the beginning of Morning Prayer the Minister shall read with u

loud voice some one or more of these Sentences of the Scriptures that follow. And then he shall say that which is written after the said Sentences.


HEN the wicked man in his laws which he set beturneth

away from his fore us. Daniel ix. 9, 10. wickedness that he hath com- O Lord, correct me, but mitted, and doeth that which with judgement; not in thine is lawful and right, he shall anger, lest thou bring me to save his soul alive. Ezekiel nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psalm xviii. 27.

vi. 1. I acknowledge my trans- Repent ye; for the Kinggressions, and my sin is ever dom of Heaven is at hand. before me.

Psalm li. 3. St. Matth. iii. 2. Hide thy face from my I will arise, and go to my sins, and blot out all mine father, and will say unto him, iniquities. Psalm li. 9. Father, I have sinned against

The sacrifices of God are a heaven, and before thee, and broken spirit : a broken and am no more worthy to be a contrite heart, O God, thou called thy son. St. Luke xv. wilt not despise. Psalm li. 17. 18, 19.

Rend your heart, and not Enter not into judgement your garments, and turn unto with thy servant, O Lord; for the Lord your God : for he in thy sight shall no_man is gracious and merciful, slow living be justified. Psalm to anger, and of great kind- cxliii. 2. ness, and repenteth him of the If we say that we have no evil. Joel ii. 13.

sin, we deceive ourselves, and To the Lord our God be the truth is not in us: but, if long mercies and forgive- we confess our sins, he is nesses, though we have re- faithful and just to forgive belled against him : neither us our sins, and to cleanse have we obeyed the voice of us from all unrighteousness. the Lord our God, to walk 1 St. John i. 8, 9.

EARLY beloved bre- devices and desires of our own thren, the Scripture hearts.

lo . We have offended moveth us in sundry places against thy holy laws. We to acknowledge and confess have left undone those things our manifold sins and wicked- which we ought to have done; ness; and that we should not And we have done those dissemble nor cloke them be-things which we ought not fore the face of Almighty God to have done; And there is our heavenly Father; but no health in us.

But thou, confess them with an humble, O Lord, have mercy upon us, lowly, penitent, and obedient miserable offenders. Spare heart; to the end that we thou them, O God, which may obtain forgiveness of the confess their faults. Restore same, by his infinite goodness thou them that are penitent; and mercy. And although According to thy promises we ought at all times humbly declared unto mankind in to acknowledge our sins be- Christ Jesu our Lord. And fore God; yet ought we most grant, О most merciful Father, chiefly so to do, when we as- for his sake; That we inay semble and meet together to hereafter live a godly, righterender thanks for the great ous, and sober life, To the benefits that we have received glory of thy holyName. Amen. at his hands, to set forth his

4 most worthy praise, to hear. The Absolution, or Remission of sins, to be

pronounced by the Priest alone, standing; his most holy Word, and to ask

the people still kneeling.
things which are requi- LMIGHTY ,

for the body as the soul. Where- Christ, who desireth not the fore I pray and beseech you, death of a sinner, but rather as many as are here present, that he may turn from his to accompany me with a pure wickedness, and live; and heart, and humble voice, unto hath given power, and comthe throne of the heavenly mandment, to his Ministers, grace, saying after me; to declare and pronounce to

his people, being penitent, the A general Confession to be said of the whole. Congregation after the Minister, all Absolution and Remission of kneeling.

their sins: He pardoneth and merciful Father; We repent, and unfeignedly behave erred, and strayed from lieve his holy Gospel. Wherethy ways like lost sheep. We fore let us beseech him to have followed too much the grant us true repentance, and

site and necessary, as well to A Father of our Lord Jeshis

the Psalms.

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his holy Spirit, that those shall be : world without end. things may please him, which Amen. we do at this present; and Priest. Praise ye the Lord. . that the rest of our life here- Answer. The Lord's Name after may be pure, and holy; so be praised. that at the last we may come

«Then shall be said or sung this Psalm folto his eternal joy; through

lowing: except on Easter-Day, upon which

another Anthem is appointed; und on the Jesus Christ our Lord.

Nineteenth day of every Month it is not to

be read here, but in the ordinary course of The people shall answer here, and at the end of all other prayers, Amen.

Venite, exultemus Domino. Then the Minister shall kneel, and say the

Psalm xcv. Lord's Prayer with an audible voice; the people also kneeling, and repeating it wrth Come, let us sing unto him, both here, and wheresoever else it is used in Divine Service,

the Lord : let us heartily UR Father, which art rejoice in the strength of our

in heaven, Hallowed be salvation. thy Name. Thy kingdom

Let us come before his precome. Thy will be done in sence with thanksgiving: and earth, As it is in heaven. shew ourselves glad in him Give us this day our daily with Psalms. bread. And forgive us our

For the Lord is a great trespasses, As we forgive God: and a great King above them that trespass against all gods.

And lead us not into In his hand are all the temptation; But deliver us corners of the earth : and from evil: For thine is the the strength of the hills is kingdom, The power, and the his also. glory, For ever and ever. The sea is his, and he made Amen.

it : and his hands prepared 9 Then likewise he shall say, the dry land. O Lord, open thou our lips.

. O come, let us worship, Answer. And our mouth and fall down : and kneel shall shew forth thy praise. before the Lord our Maker.

Priest. O God, make speed For he is the Lord our to save us.

God : and we are the people Answer. O Lord, make of his pasture, and the sheep haste to help us.

of his hand. q Here all standing up, the Priest shall say, To day if ye will hear his

Glory be to the Father, and voice, harden not your hearts : to the Son: and to the Holy as in the provocation, and as Ghost;

in the day of temptation in Answer. As it was in the the wilderness; beginning, is now, and ever When your fathers tempted

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