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thofe evils that we moft juftly have deserved; and grant that, in all our troubles, we may put our whole truft and confidence in thy mercy; and evermore ferve thee in holinefs and pureness of living, to thy honour and glory, through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

vice, and by walking before thee in holinefs and righteoufnefs all our days, through Jefus Chrift, our Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chryfoftom.

Lmighty God, who haft

¶ A General Thanksgiving. A given us grace at this


Lmighty God, Father of all mercies, we, thine unworthy fervants, do give thee moft humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving kindness to us, and to all men. We blefs thee for our creation, preservation, and all the bleffings of this life; but, above all, for thine ineftimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jefus Chrift; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory. And, we beseech thee, give us that due fenfe of all thy mercies, that our hearts

time, with one accord to make our common fupplications unto thee; and doft promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests; fulfil now, O Lord, the defires and petitions of thy fervants, as may be moft expedient for them; granting us in this world knowledge of thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.

2 Cor. xiii. 14.

HE grace of our Lord

may be unfeignedly thankful, Jefus Chrift, and the

and that we may show forth thy praife, not only with our lips, but in our lives; by giving up ourselves to thy fer

love of God, and the fellowfhip of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

Here endeth the LITANY.


Upon feveral Occafions, to be used before the two final Prayers of MORNING and EVENING SERVICE.

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Reprefentatives in Congress Amighty and, most merΑ

affembled; thou would

with, for our fins, thou haft
afflicted us: And we pray
thee to fend us fuch feafona
ble weather, that the earth
may, in due time, yield her
increase, for our ufe and be-
nefit; and give us grace, that
we may learn, by thy punish+
ments, to amend our lives,
and for thy clemency to give
thee thanks
and praife,
through Jefus Chrift our
Lord. Amen.

ciful Father, we humeft be pleased to direct and bly befeech thee, of thy great profper all their confultati- goodness, to reftrain thofe ons, to the advancement of immoderate rains, wherethy Glory, the good of thy Church, the fafety, honour, and welfare of thy people; that all things may be fo ordered and fettled by their endeavours, upon the best and fureft foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and juftice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations. These and all other neceffaries for them, for us, and thy whole Church, we humbly beg in the name and mediation of Jefus Chrift, our moft bleffed Lord and Saviour. Amen. For Rain.

God, heavenly Father, who by thy Son Jefus Christ haft promised to all those who seek thy kingdom and the righteousness thereof, all things neceffary to their bodily fuftenance; fend us, we beseech thee, in this our

¶ In Time of Dearth and Famine.

God, heavenly Father, whofe gift it is that the rain doth fall, and the earth bring forth her increafe; be hold, We befeech thee, the afflictions of thy people; increase the fruits of the earth by thy heavenly benediction ; and grant that the scarcity and dearth, which we now most justly suffer for our fins,


may, through thy goodnefs, be mercifully turned into plenty, for the love of Jefus Chrift our Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory, now and for ever. Amen.

In Time of War and Tumults. Almighty God, the preme governor of all things, whofe power no creature is able to refift, to whom it belongeth juftly to punish finners, and to be merciful to

those who truly repent; fave and deliver us, we humbly befeech thee, from the hands of our enemies; that we, being armed with thy defence, may be preferved evermore from all perils, to glorify thee, who art the only giver of all victory, through the merits of thy Son, Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

For those who are to be admitted into holy Orders, to be used in the weeks preceding the ftated times of Ordination. Lmighty God, our heavenly Father, who haft purchased to thyself an univerfal Church, by the preci


ous blood of thy dear Son; mercifully look upon the fame, and at this time fo guide and govern the minds of thy fervants, the Bishops and Paftors of thy flock, that they may lay hands fuddenly on no man, but faithfully and

wifely make choice of fit perfons, to ferve in the facred miniftry of thy Church. And, to thofe who fhall be ordained to any holy function, give thy grace and heavenly benediction; that both by their life and doctrine they may forth and forward the falvation of all men, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

¶Or this.

mighty God, the giver

of all good gifts, who of thy divine providence haft appointed divers orders in thy Church; give thy grace, we humbly befeech thee, to all those who are to be called to any office and administration in the fame; and fo replenish them with the truth of thy doctrine, and endue them with innocency of life, that they may faithfully ferve before thee, to the glory of thy great Name, and the benefit of thy holy Church, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen. In Time of great Sickness and Mortality. of life and death, of Almighty God, the Lord


fick nefs and health; regard our fupplications, we humbly befeech thee; and, as thou haft thought fit to vifit us for our fins with great fickness and mortality, in the midft of thy judgment, O Lord, re


member mercy. Have pity upon us miferable finners, and

For a fick Child.

withdraw from us the griev- Amighty God, and merAL

ous fickness with which we are, afflicted. May this thy fatherly correction have its due influence upon us, by leading us to confider how frail and uncertain our life is; that we may apply our hearts unto that heavenly wifdom, which in the end will bring us to everlasting life, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

For a fick Perfon.

Father of mercies, and God of all comfort, our only help in time of need; look down from heaven, we humbly beseech thee, behold, vifit, and relieve thy fick fervant, for whom our prayers are defired. Look upon him with the eyes of thy mercy; comfort him with a fenfe of thy goodness; preferve him from the temptations of the enemy; give him patience under bis affiction, and, in thy good time, restore him to health, and enable him to lead the refidue of his life in thy fear, and to thy glory: Or elfe give him grace fo to take thy vifitation, that, after this painful life ended, he may dwell with thee in life everlafting, through Jefus Chrift

our Lord. Amen.

ciful Father, to whom alone belong the iffues of life and death; look down from heaven, we humbly befeech thee, with the eyes of mercy, upon the fick child for whom our prayers are defired. Deliver him, O Lord, in thy good appointed time, from his bodily pain, and vifit him with thy falvation; that if it should be thy good pleasure to prolong his days here on earth, be may live to thee, and be an inftrument of thy glory, by ferving thee faithfully, and doing good in his generation: Or elfe receive him into thofe heavenly habitations, where the fouls of those who fleep in the Lord Jefus enjoy perpetual reft and felicity. Grant this, O Lord, for the love of thy Son, our Saviour, Jefus Chrift. Amen. ¶ For

a Perfon, or Perfons, going to Sea.

Eternal God, alone pradeft out the hea vens, and ruleft the raging of the fea; we commend to thy Almighty protection, thy fervant, for whofe preservation on the great deep our prayers are defired. Guard him, we beseech thee, from the dangers of the fea, from fickness, from the violence of enemies, and from every evil to which




tence of the law, and are appointed to die. Vifit them, O Lord, with thy mercy and falvation; convince them of the miferable condition they are in, by their fins and wickedness; and let thy powerful grace produce in them fuch a godly forrow, and fincere re pentance, as thou wilt be pleased to accept. Give them a ftrong and lively faith in thy Son our bleffed Saviour, and make it effectual to the salvation of their fouls. O Lord, in judgment remember mercy; and whatever fufferings they are to endure in this world, yet deliver them, O God, from the bitter pains of eternal death. Pardon their fins, and fave their fouls, for the fake and merits of thy dear Son, our bleffed Saviour and Redeemer. Amen.

be expofed. Conduct bim in fafety to the haven where he would be, with a grateful fenfe of thy mercies, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen. ¶For a Perfon under Affliction. Merciful God, and heavenly Father, who haft taught us, in thy holy Word, that thou doft not willingly afflict or grieve the children of men; look with pity, we beseech thee, upon the forrows of thy fervant, for whom our prayers are defired. In thy wisdom thou haft feen fit to vifit bim with trouble, and to bring diftrefs upon him. Remember him, O Lord, in mercy; fanctify thy fatherly correction to him; endue his foul with patience under bis affliction, and with refignation to thy bleffed will; comfort him with a sense of thy goodness; lift up thy counte-¶ nance upon him, and give him peace, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

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The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-birth; to be faid when any Woman, being prefent in Church, fhall have defired to return Thanks to Almighty God for her fafe Deliverance.

God, we

thee humble thanks, for that thou hast been gracioufly pleased to preferve, through the great pain and peril of Child-birth, this woman, thy fervant, who defires now to offer her praises and thanksgivings

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