Изображения страниц

we beseech thee, give us that due mon supplications unto thee; and sense of all thy mercies, that our dost promise that when two or hearts may be unfeignedly thank- three are gathered together in sul, and that we may show forth thy name, thou wilt grant their thy praise, not only with our lips, requests ; fulfil now, O Lord, the but in our lives: by giving up desires and petitions of thy ser ourselves to thiy service, and by vants, as may be most expedient walking before thee in holiness for them; granting us in this and righteousness all our days, world knowledge of thy truth through Jesus Christ our Lord; and in the world to come life to whom, with thee and the Holy everlasting. Amen. Ghost, be all honour and glory,

2 Cor. xiii. 14. world without end. Amen. THE grace of our Lord Jesu:

1 A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. Christ, and the love of God ALMIGHTY God, who hast and the fellowship of the Holy

given us grace at this time, Ghost, be with us all evermore with one accord to make our com- Amen.

Here endeth thic order of Morning Prayer.


1 The Minister shall begin the Evening Prayer, by reading one or more of the fol

lowing Sentences of Scripture. THE

Lord is in his holy tem-which is lawful and right, he shali ple, let all the earth keep save bis soul alive. Ezek. xviii. 27. silenice before him. Hab. ii. 20. I acknowledge my transgres.

From the rising of the sun even sions; and my sin is ever before unto the going down of the same, me. Psal. li. 3. my name shall be great among Hide thy face from my sios the Gentiles; and in every place and blot out all mine iniquities. incense shall be offered unto my Psal. li. 9. name, and a pure offering: for The sacrifices of God are & my name shall be great among broken spirit; a broken and a the heathen, saith the Lord of contrite heart, O God, thou wilt hosts. Mal. i. 11.

not despise. F'sal. li. 17. Let the words of my mouth, Rend your heart and not your and the meditation of my heart, garments, and turn unto the Lord be alway acceptable in thy sight, your God; for he is gracious and O Lord, my strength and iny Re- merciful, slow to anger, and of deemer. Psal. xix. 14. great kindness, and reponteth

When the wicked man turneth him of the evil. Joel, ii. 13. away from his wickedness that To the Lord our God belong he hath committed, anddoeth that! mercics and forgivenesses, bougb we bave rebelled against him; received at his hands, to set forth neither have we obeyed the voice bis most worthy praise, to hear of the Lord our God, to walk in his most holy word, and to ask his laws which he set before us. those things which are requisite Dan. ix. 9, 10.

and necessary, as well for the O Lord, correct me, but with body as the soul. Wherefore, 1 judgment; not in thine anger, pray and beseech you, as many lest thou bring me to nothing. as are here present, to accomJer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1.

pany me, with a pure heart and Repent ye; for the kingdom of humble voice, unto the throne of heaven is at hand. St. Mail: iii. 2. the heavenly grace, saying...

I will arise, and go to my father, " A general Confession, to be said by the and will say unto him; Father, whole Congregation after the Minister, I have sinned against heaven, and

all kneeling. before thee, and am no more

ALMIGHTY and most merciful worthy to be called thy son. St.

Father; We have erred and Luke, xv. 18, 19.

strayed from thy ways like lost Enter not into judgment with much the devices and desires of

sheep. We have followed too thy servant, O Lord, for in thy sight shall no man living be jus- fended against thy holy laws. We

our own hearts. We have of tihed. Psal. cxliii. 2. If we say that we have no sin, which we ought to have done ;

have left undone those things we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we con

And we have done those things fess our sins, God is faithful and which we ought not to have done

and there is no health in us. But just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteous-thou, O Lord, have mercy upon 1 St. John, i. 8, 9.

jus, miserable offenders. Spare 1 Then the Minister shall say,

thou those, O God, who confess DEARLY beloved brethren, their faults

. Restore thou those the Scripture moveth us in who are penitent; According to stindry places, to acknowledge thy promises declared unto manand confess our manifold sins and kind, in Christ Jesus our Lord, wickedness, and that we should And grant, О most merciful Fanot dissemble nor cloak them be-ther, for his sake. That we may fore the face of Almighty God, hereafter live a godly, righteous, our heavenly Father, but confess and sober life; To the glory of them with an humble, lowly, pe- thy holy name. Amen. nitent, and obedient heart; to ihe " The Declaration of Absolution, or Rcend that we may obtain forgive

mission of Sins; to be made by the

Priest alone, standing ; the People still ness of the same by his infinite knecling. goodness and mercy. And al- ALMIGHTY God, the Father though we ought, at all times, of our Lord Jesus Christ, humbly to acknowledge our sins who desireth not the death of a before God; yet ought we chiefly sinner, but rather that he may so to do, when we assemble and turn from his wickedness and live meet together, to render thanks hath given power and commandfor the great benefits that we have ment to his ministers to declare


shall say,

and pronounce to his people, be- Ans. And our mouth shall show ing penitent, the Absolution and forth thy praise. Remission of their sins. He par- Here, all standing up the Minister doneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeigned- Glory be to the Father, and to ly believe his holy Gospel. Where- the Son, and to the Holy Ghost ; fore, let us beseech bim to grant Ans. As it was in the beginus true repentance, and bis Flolyning, is now, and ever shall be, Spirit; that those things may world without end. please him which we do at this Nin. Praise ye the Lord. present, and that the rest of our Ans. The Lord's name be life hereafter may be pure and praised. holy; so that at the last we may T Then shall follow a Portion of the come to his eternal joy, through Psalnis

, as they ure appointed, or one Jesus Christ our Lord.

of the Selections, as they are set forth

by this Church, with the I)oxology, as I The People shall answer here, and at

in the Morning Service. Then shall be the end of tcry Prayer, Amen.

read the first Lesson, according to the Or this.

Table or Calendar; ofter which shail ALMIGHTY God, our heaven. be said or surg thú following Psula,

ly Father, who, of his great ercept when it is read in the ordinary mercy, bath promised forgiveness day of the month.

course of the Psalms, on the nintcendi of sins to all those who, with Cantuie Domino. Psal. scriii. hearty Repentance and true Faith, turn unto him; have mer

O Sing unto the Lord a new song;

for he hath done mar. cy upon you, pardon and deliver

vellous things. you from all your sins, confirm and strengthen you in all good. with his holy arın, hath he goi

With his own right hand, and ness, and bring you to everlasting

ten himself the victory. life, through Jesus Christ our

The Lord declared bis salva Lord. Amen. ? Then the Minister shall kneel, and say

tion; his righteousness bath uc the Lord's Prayer; the people stilt openly showed in the sight of the kneeling, und repeating it with him, heathen, doch here and theresolver else it is

He hath remembered his merused in Divine Service. DUR Father, who art in Healey and truth toward the house ven, Hallowed be thy Name;

of Israel ; and all the ends of the Thy Kingdom coine ; Thy Wil' world have seen the salvation of be done on Earth, as it is in Hea. our God. ven; Give us this day our daily

Show yourselves joyful unto bread; And forgive us our tres- the Lord, all ye lands; sing, repasses, as we forgive those who joice, and give thanks.

Praise the Lord upon the harp; trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver sing to the barp with a psalm of 119 from evil. For thine is the thanksgiving. Kingdom, and the Poirer, and with trumpets also and shawms, the Glory, for ever and crer.

O show yourselves joyful before Anien.

the Lord the King. I Then likerise he shall say,

Let the sea make a noise and O Lord, open thou our lips; lall that thereiy is. the round

Or this.

world and they that dwell there- her increase; and God even rui in.

own God, shall give us his bless. Jet the finods clap their hands, ing: and let the hills be joyful together God shall bless us; and all the before the Lord; for he cometh ends of the world shall fear hini. to judge the earth.

With righteousness shall be Benedic, Anima mea. Psal. ciii. judge the world, and the people PRAISE the Lord, O my soul, with equity.

and all that is within me it Or this.

praise his holy name. Bonum est confiteri

. Psal. xcii. Praise the Lord, O my soul, [T is a good thing to give thanks and forget not all his benefits ;

unto the Lord, and to sing Who forgiveth all thy sin, and praises unto thy name, O Most healeth all thine infirmities; Highest ;

Who saveth thy life from deTo tell of thy loving kindness struction, and crowned thee with early in the morning, and of thy mercy and loving kindness. truth in the night season ; O praise the Lord, ye Angels

Upon an instrument of ten of his. ye that excel in strength; strings, and upon the lute; upon ye thai fulfil his commandmeni, a loud instrument, and upon the and hearken unto the voice of his harp.

word. For thou, Lord. hast made me Opraise the Lord, all ye his glad through thy works; and 1 hosts; ye servants of his that do will rejoice in giving praise for his pleasure. the operations of thy hands. O speak good of the Lord, all

Then a Lesson of the New Testament, ye works of his, in all places of as it is appointed: And after that, shall his dominion. Praise thou the be sung or said this Psalm, except on Lord, O my soul. the twelfth day of the month. Deus misereatur. Psal. Isvii.

T Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed,

by the Minister and the People, stand

and may bless us, and show us the words, He descended into Hell, or Sight of his countenance, and be

may, instead of them, use the words, He merciful unto us.

went into the place of departed Spirits,

which are considered as words of the That thy way may be known same meaning in the Creed. upon earth, thy saving health I Believe in God the Father Alamong all nations.

mighty, Maker of Heaven and Let the people praise thee, O Earth : God; yea, let all the people And in Jesus Christ bis only praise thee.

Son our Lord; Who was con. O let the nations rejoice and ceived by tlie Holy Ghost, Born be glad; for thou shalt judge the of the Virgin Mary, Suffered un. folk righteously, and govern the der Pontius Pilate, was cruci. nations upon earth.

fied, dead, and buried; He de Let the people praise thee, O scended into Hell; The third day God; yea, let all the people praise he rose from the dead; He as. thee.

cended into Heaven, and sitteth Then shall the earth bring forth on the right land of God the


Or this.

Father Almighty ; From thence and the life of the world to come he shall come to judge the quick Amen. and the dead.

1 And after that, these Prayers followI believe in the Holy Ghost ; ing, all devoutly kneeling, the Minis

ter first pronouncing, The Holy Catholic Church;

The The Lord be with you; Communion of Saints; The for- Ans. And with thy Spirit. giveness of sins; The resurrec

| Min. Let us pray. tion of the ody, And the life

O Lord, show thy mercy upon everlasting. Amen.

Ans. And grant us thy salvaI Believe in one God, the Fa

lion. ther Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things hearts within us;

Min. O God, make clean ou visible and invisible: And in one Lord Jesus Christ,

Ans. And take not thy Holy the only begotten Son of God, Spirit from us.

T Then shall be said the Collect for the begotten of his rather before all

day, and after that, the Collects and worlds ; God of God, Light of Prayers following. Light, very God of very God, be- A Collect for Peace, gotten, not made, being of one O God, from whom all holy desubstance with the Father, by sires, all good counsels, and whom all things were made; who all just works do proceed; give for us men, and for our salvation, unto thy servants that peace, came down from Heaven, and which the world cannot give; was incarnate by the Holy Ghost that our hearts may be set to obey of the Virgin Mary, and was thy commandments, and also that made man, and was crucified also by thee, we, being defended from for us under Pontius Pilate. He the fear of our enemies, may suffered and was buried, and the pass our time in rest and quiet. third day he rose again, accord-ness, through the merits of Jesus ing to the Scriptures, and ascend-Christ our Saviour. Amen. ed into Heaven, and sitteth on 1 A Collect for Aid againct Perils. the right hand of the Father; and O Lord, our heavenly Father, he shall come again, with glory,

by whose Almighty power to judge both the quick and the we have been preserved this dead; whose kingdom shall have day; by thy great mercy defend

us from all perils and dangers of And I believe in the Holy this night for the love of thy oniy Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, Son our Saviour, Jesus Chrisi. who proceedeth from the Father Amen. and the Son; who with the Fa.

TT A Prayer for the President of the

United States, and all in Civil Autho. ther and the Son together is wor- rity. shipped and glorified, who spake O Lord, our heavenly Father, by the prophets. And I believe one the high and mighty Ruler Catholic and Apostolic Church. of the universe, who dost from I acknowledge one Baptism for thy throne behold all the dwellthe remission of sins; and I lookers upon earth; most heartily for the resurrection of the dead, Iwe beseech thee, with thy favou

no end.

« ПредыдущаяПродолжить »