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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 Lord, save the State. Answer. And mercifully hear us when we

call upon thee. Minister. Endue thy Ministers with rightAnswer, And make thy chosen people joy.

ful. Minister. O Lord, save thy people. Answer. And bless thine inheritance. Minister. Give peace in our time, O Lord. Answer. For it is thou, Lord, only, that

makest us dwell in safety. Minister. O God, make clean our hearts

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


T Then shall be said the COLLECT FOR THE DAY, and after that the

Coliects and Prayers following.

A Collect for Peace. 0

GOD, from whom all holy desires, all good

counsels, and all just works do proceed; Give unto thy servants that peace which the world cannot give; that our hearts may be set to obey thy commandments, and also that by thee, we, being defended from the fear of our enemies, may pass our time in rest and quietness; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.

A Collect for Aid against Perils. TIGHTEN our darkness, we beseech thee, O

Lord; and by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night; for the love of thy only Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.

1 In places where it may be convenient, here followeth the Anthem. 1 The Minister may here end the Evening Prayer with such Prayer,

or Prayers, taken out of this Book, as he shall think fit, A Prayer for The President of the United

States, and all in Civil Authority. ALMIGHTY God, whose kingdom is ever


upon this whole land; and so rule the hearts of thy servants THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, The Governor of this State, and all others in authority, that they, knowing whose ministers they are, may above all things seek thy honour and glory; and that we and all the People, duly considering whose authority they bear, may faithfully and obediently honour them, in thee, and for thee, according to thy blessed Word and ordinance; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with thee and the Holy

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Ghost liveth and reigneth ever, one God, world without end. Amen.

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

A Prayer for all Conditions of Men. 0

GOD, the Creator and Preserver of aul

mankind, we humbly beseech thee for all sorts and conditions of men; that thou wouldest be pleased to make thy ways known unto them, thy saving health unto all nations. More especially 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 may desire the pray please thee to comfort and relieve erect the con

gregation. them, according to their several necessities; giving them patience under their sufferings, and a happy issue out of all their afflictions. And this we beg for Jesus Christ's sake. Amen.

A General Thanksgiving. LMIGHTY God, Father of all mercies, we,


* This may be said when any to them.

humble and hearty thanks for all thy goodness and loving-kindness to us, and to

* This may be all men; I* particularly to those said when any who desire now to offer up their desire to return praises and thanksgivings

for thy cies pouchsafed 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 our lives, by giving up our selves 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 Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom. LMIGHTY God, who hast given us grace at

this time with one accord to make our common 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.

2 Cor. xiii. 14.

HE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the

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Ghost, be with us all evermore.


Bere endeth the Order of Evening Prayer.


To be used after Morning Service, on Sundays, Wednesdaye, and



GOD the Father of Heaven; have mercy

upon us miserable sinners. O God the Father of Heaven; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons and one God; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons and one God; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.

Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers; neither take_thou vengeance of our sins: Spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever. Spare us, good Lord.

From all evil and mischief; from sin; from the crafts and assaults of the devil; from thy wrath, and from everlasting damnation,

Good Lord, deliver us.
From all blindness of heart: from pride, vain-

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