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We worship Thee, we glorify Thee, we give thanks to Thee for Thy great glory, 0 Lurd God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.

O Lord, the only begotten Son, Jesus Christ; 0 Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sin of the world, receive our prayer.

Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon


For Thou only art holy; Thou only art the Lord; Thou only, 0 Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Then shall the Minister read the proper Gospel and Epistle for the day; adding, so far as he may see fit, other portions of Scripture.

After the reading, the service shall proceed thus, the Congregation rising:

M. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost:

C. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

M. The Lord be with you.
C. And with thy spirit.

M. Let us pray.

Then shall be offered the Coliect for the day, and after this the fol. lowing General Prayer; except that, on Festival days, the first two Col. lects of the same shall be omitted and the proper Festival Prayor used in their stead.

ĮDuring Lent, or in other seasons of humiliation, the Litany may lake the place of the General Prayer.]

ALMIGHTY GOD, Father of all mercies, we, Thine unworthy servants, do give Thee most humble and liearty thanks for all Thy goodness and loving kindness to us, and to all men. We praise Thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all, for Thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech Thee, give us such due sense of all Thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful, and that we may show forth Thy praise, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up ourselves to Thy service, and by walking before Thee in holiness and righteousness all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with Thee and the Holy Glost, be all honor and glory, world without end. Amen.

God of all power and glory, who hast not appointed us unto wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, perfect and fulfill in us, we beseech Thee, the work of Thy redeeming mercy; that, being delivered more and more from our sins, we may be able to serve Thee in newness of life. Sanctify us in body, Boul, and spirit; and guide us evermore in the way peace. Help us to overcome the world. Beat down Satan under our feet. Give us courage to confess Christ always; and patience to endure in His service unto the end; that having finished our course with joy, we may rest in hope, and attain finally to the re


surrection of the just, through the infinite merits of our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

O Thor God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, cause Thy blessing, we beseech Thee, to rest upon the Church, which He has purchased with His most precious blood. Illuminate her ministers with true knowledge and understanding of Thy word Send down the healthful dew of Thy grace upon

all her congregations. Deliver her from false doctrine, heresy and schism; and clothe her with the beauty of holiness and peace. Establish and reveal Thy glory among all nations. By the tranquil working of Thy perpetual Providence, confound and destroy all wicked devices formed against Thy holy Word, and bring in speedily the full victory of Thine everlasting kingdom, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, King of kings and Lord of lords, from whom proceedeth all power and dominion in heaven and on earth, most heartily we beseech Thee to look with favor upon Thy servants, the President of the United States, the Governor of this Cominon. wealth, and all others in authority. Imbue them with the spirit of wisdom, goodness, and truth; and 80 rule their hearts, and bless their endeavors, that law and orler, justice and peace may every where prevail. Preserve us from public calamities; from pestilence and famine; from war, privy conspiracy, and rebellion; but especially from national sins and corruption. Make us strong and great in the fear of

God, and in the love of righteousness; so that being blessed of Thee, we may become a blessing to all nations, to the praise of the glory of Thy grace through Jesus Christ. Amen.

O God, The Creator and Preserver of all mankind, we implore Thy mercy in behalf of all classes and conditions of men; that it may please Thee to visit them with Thy most compassionate help, according to their manifold necessities and wants. Especially do we beseech Thee to show pity upon all widows and orphans; upon all prisoners and captives; upon all sick and dying persons; upon those who are desolate or sore afflicted in any way; and upon all such as are persecuted for righteousness' sake. Enable them to look unto Thee, O most merciful Father, and to call upon Thy name, that they may find Thee a present Saviour in their affliction and distress. And let it please Thee to deliver them, and raise them up in due time, giving them patience under all their sufferings, the rich comfort of Thy grace here below, and eternal rest with Thee in heaven, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Here may be introduced any special Collect or Collects suitable to the occasion.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplications unto Thee, and dost promise that where two or three are gathered together in Thy name, Thou wilt grant their requests; fulfil now, O Lord, he desires and petitions of Thy servants, as may be most expedient for them, granting us in this world knowledge

of Thy truth, and in the world to come, life everlasting. Amen.

A suitable Psalm or Hymn shall now be sung.

Then ihe Minister, ving taken his place in the pulpit, shall įra ceed to deliver the Sermon. This should be in harmony with the general order of the Church Year.

After the Sermon, the service shall be continued as follows:

M. Let us pray.

ALMIGHTY God, Fountain of all goodness and truth, noceive our thanks for the lively oracles of Thy grace, which are able to make us wise unto everlasting life; and mercifully grant, we beseech Thee, that the words, which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may through Thy blessing be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living; to the honor and praise of Thy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

O God, who art the author of peace and lover of concord, in knowledge of whom standeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom; defend us, Thy humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in Thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of our glorious Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

Here let the People join aloud in the Lord's Prayer.

OUR Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in

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