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and bring us to seek Thee early, for Thy glory, and for Thy service.
:0 Thou who art the hope of all the ends of the earth, remember Thy whole creation for good, visit the world in Thy compassion.
O God of grace and truth, establish all who stand in truth and grace; restore all who are sick with here. sies and sins.
( wholesome defence of Thine anointed, remember Thy Church which Thou hast purchased and redeemed of old; O grant to all believers one heart and
O Thou by whom are ordained the powers that be, grant to those who are chief in authority over us, to pe chief in virtue and Thy fear; grant to the National Congress Thy holy wisdom; and to our great men to do nothing against, but for the truth.
O Helper of the helpless, seasonable aid in affliction, remember all who are in necessity, and need Thy succor. Have mercy on them, as on us also, when in extremities. Remember, Lord, infants and children, orphans and widows, foreigners, travellers and voyagers, the sick in soul or body, all in extreme age and weakness, all in prison and chains, all in bitter servi. tude, or in loneliness. Thou, Lord, preservest both man and beast; how excellent is Thy loving-kindness, O God; therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Thy wings.
The Lord bless us, and keep us, and show the light of His countenance upon us, and be merciful unto us; the Lord lift up His countenance upon us, and give us peace. Amen.
PSALMS AND ANCIENT HYMNS,
POINTED FOR CHANTING.
The Nicene Creed.
1 We believe in one God, the I Father Allmighty, || Maker of
heaven and earth, and of all things | visi- ble | and in-visi
ble: & And in one Lord Jesus Christ, || the only begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father be-/fore | all
| worlds. 3 God of God, Light of Light, very God of | ve ry | God;ll be
gotten | not = | made; 4 Of one substance with the Father, || by whom all things
were | made; 5. Tho, for us men, and for our salvation came | down from !
heaven, || and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost I of the /
Virgin | Mary, 6. And was made | man: || who was also crucified for '18 |
under Pontius Pilate, 7. And suffered, and was buried; and the third day | rose a- gain ||
according to the Scriptures: and as- cended into heaven, 8. And sitteth at the right hand of the Father; || and shall
come again with glory to judge the quick and the dead; of whose | kingdoin there shall be no I end.
4. And we believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord, the Giver of
life, || who proceedeth from the Father | and the Son, 10. Who, with the Father and the Son together, is worshipped
and glo-ri-fied, // who I spake = | by the prophets; 11. In one holy catholic and apos-/ tolic Church. || We confess
one baptism | for the re- mission of sins. 12. We look for the resurrection of the dead, || and the | life of
the | world to come. || Amen.
The Advent Canticle.
1. Sing unto the Lord a new song; and His praise from the end
of the earth, Il ye that go down to the sea, and all that !
is there-in. 2. Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift | up their | voice; ||
let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout | from
the tops of the mountains. 3. Let them give glory unto the Lord, and declare His praise !
among the heathen. || The Lord hath | com-forted | His=1
people; 4. He hath made bare His holy arm in the eyes of all = | na
tions: || and all the ends of the earth shall see the sal
vation of our God. 5. Say to the Daughter of Zion, behold, thy sal-/ vation | cometh; ||
behold, His reward is with Him, I and His work before
Him. 6. Fear thou not; for I am with thee; || be not dismayed; for
I am thy = | God: 7. I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help = | thee. || Unto you
that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with |
healing | in His | wings! 8. The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and | all flesh shall |
see it. || Death shall be swallowed up in victory, and God
will wipe away | all tears from our | eyes. 9. And it shall be said in that day, Lo! | this is our | God; li we
have waited for Him, / and | He will | save us:
10. This is the Lord; we have i zaited for | Him, || we will be glad
and re-Ijoice in | His sal- vation. 11. Sanctify and prepare yourselves to look upon the glory of our
God; for the Lord = cometh. || Prepare ye the way of
the Lord and make His paths = | straight. 12. Let us serve Him with gladness, and come before His presence with | singing! || Blessed is He that cometh in the nane=
= 1 of the Lord ! Qlory be to the Father, I and to the Son, || and I to the | Holy |
Ghost: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall I be, || world
without end. = A= | men.
The Christmas Canticle.
1. Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy; || for un
to you is born this day a Saviour, / which is Christ the
Lord! 2. Glory to God in the highest, || and on earth, peace, I good = 1
will toward | men! 3. The Lord hath remembered His | cov-e-Inant || and sent sal
vation to His people. $ Israel is saved | by the Lord || with an ever-lasting sal
vation. 5. This is the Lord's doing, and marvellous | in our | eyes. || This
is the day the Lord hath made; we will rejoice / aud be
glad in it. 6. Let the voice of rejoicing and sal-/vation be heard, !| in the
taber-na-cles of the righteous. 7. Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord! ||
Blessed be the kingdom of our Father David! H0-sanna |
in the highest! 8. Open to me the gates of righteous-sness, || I will enter in and I
praize = | the = | Lord.
9 Say among the heathen, that the Lord = | reigneth || Let
the multitudes of the isles be glad thereof: let the heavens
rejoice, and let the earth be glad. 10. He shall judge the world with righteous- ness; || and the
people | with His | truth. 11. Blessed be His glorious Name for ever and I ever: || and let
the whole earth be filled with His glory. Glory be to the Father, I and to the Son, || and I to the Holy |
Ghost: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall | be, || world
without | end. = A= | men.
The Good Friday Canticle.
1. Christ our Passover was offered for us / on this | day. || He was
delivered for | our of-| fen | ces. 2. He bore our sins in His own body | on the | tree, II and the
Lord hath laid on Him the in-; iquity of | us = 3. He hath trodden the wine-/ press a-| lone, || and of the people |
there was none with | Him. 4. He was taken from prison | and from | judgment; || He was
cut off out of the land of the living. 5. Thou wast slain, and hast re-l deemed | us || out of every
kindred, and tongue, and people, and = | nation; 6. Thou hast loved us, and washed us from our sins in Thine
own blood; || and hast made us unto our God, kings = 1
and = priests. 7. Worthy is the Lamb / that was / slain !' to receive power, and
riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, for
ever and ev = - 1 er. 8 Now is come sal | vation and strength, || and the kingdom of
our God, and the power of His | Christ. 9. Death shall be swallowed | up in | victory, || and God shall wipe away all | tears
:| from our | eyes. Glory be to the. Father, I and to the Son, II and I to the Holy |