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To give knowledge of salvation unto his people : for the remission of their sins,

Through the tender mercy of our God: whereby the day-spring from on high hath visited us;

To give light to them that sit in darkness, and in the shadow of death : and to guide our feet into the way of peace.

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Jubilate Deo. Psalm c. O

the LORD with gladness, and come before his presence with a song.

Be ye sure that the LORD he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves : we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise : be thankful unto him, and speak good of his Name.

For the LORD is gracious, his mercy is everlasting : and his truth endureth from generation to generation.

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Then shall be said the Apostles' Creed by the Minister and the People, standing. And any Churches muy, instead of the words, He descended into hell, use the words, He went into the place of departed spirits, which are considered as words of the same mean. ing in the Creed.

BELIEVE in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth:. And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord: Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary: Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried: He descended into hell; The third day he rose again from the dead: He ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty: From thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Ghost: The holy Catholic Church; The Communion of Saints: The Forgiveness of sins: The Resurrection of the body: And the Life everlasting. Amen.

Or this.

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Maker of heaven and earth, And of all things visible and invisible:

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God; Begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God; Begotten, not made; Being of one substance with the Father; By whom all things were made: Who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven, And was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, And was made man: And was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate; He suffered and was buried: And the third day he rose again according to the Scriptures: And ascended into heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of the Father: And he shall come again, with glory, to judge both the quick and the dead; Whose kingdom shall have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghost, The Lord, and Giver of Life, Who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; Who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified Who spake

by the Prophets: And I believe one Catholic and Apostolic Church: I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins: And I look for the Resurrection of the dead: And the Life of the world to come. Amen.

T And after that, these Prayers following, all devoutly kneeling;

the Minister first pronouncing,

The Lord be with you. Answer. And with thy spirit.

Minister. Let us pray.

O Lord, show thy mercy upon us. Answer. And grant us thy salvation. Minister, O God, make clean our hearts

within us. Answer. And take not thy Holy Spirit from

us.

1 Then shall follow the COLLECT FOR TILE DAY, except when the

Communion Service is read; and then the Collect for the day shall be omitted here.

A Collect for Peace. 0

GOD, who art the author of peace and

lover of concord, in knowledge of whom, standeth our eternal life, whose service is per fect 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 Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Collect for Grace. 0

LORD, our heavenly Father, Almighty and

everlasting God, who hast 'safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy mighty power; and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings, being ordered by thy governance, may be righteous in thy sight; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A Prayer for The President of the United

States, and all in Civil Authority. LORD, our heavenly Father, the high and

mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, and all others in authority; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way. Endue them plenteously with heav. enly gifts; grant them in health and prosperity long to live; and finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy and felicity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. I The following Prayers shall be omittel here when the LITANY IS

said, and miy be omitted when the Holy Communion is immedi. ately to follow.

A Prayer for the Clergy and People. AL LMIGHTY and everlasting God, from whom

cometh every good and perfect gift; Send down upon our Bishops, and other Clergy, and upon the Congregations committed to their charge, the healthful Spirit of thy grace; and, that they may truly please thee, pour upon them the continual dew of thy blessing: Grant this, O Lord, for the honour of our Advocate and Mediator, Jesus Christ. Amzn.

A Prayer for all Conditions of Men.

GOD, the Creator and Preserver of all manand conditions of men; that thou wouldest be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. More ese pecially we pray for thy holy Church universal; that it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life. Finally, we commend to thy fatherly goodness all those who are any ways afflicted, or distressed, in mind, body, or estate; [* especially those for whom our prayers are desired;} that it desire the pray. may please thee to comfort and

gregation. relieve them, according to their several necessities; giving them patience under

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their sufferings, and a happy issue out of all their afflictions. And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. Amen.

This may be said when any

A General Thanksgiving.

, thine unworthy servants, do give thee most humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us, and to all men; (*particu- desire to retura larly to those who desire now to

thanks for mer:

cies vouchsafed offer up their praises and thanks to them. givings for thy late mercies vouchsafed unto them.) We bless 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 that due sense of all thy mercies, that our hearts may be unfeignedly thankful; and that we show forth thy praise, not only with our lips, but in cur lives, by giving up ourselves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all ourdays; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. LMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace mon supplications unto thee; and dost promise that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name thou wilt grant their requests; Fulfil now, O Lord, the 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.

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