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power : Thy right hand, O Lord, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
Who is like unto Thee, O Lord, among the gods : who is like unto Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders ?
Thou in Thy mercy hast led forth the people which Thou hast redeemed : Thou hast guided them in Thy strength unto Thy holy habitation.
Thou shalt bring them in : and plant them in the mountain of Thine inheritance;
In the place, O Lord, which Thou hast made for Thee to dwell in : in the sanctuary, Lord, which Thy hands have established.
The Lord shall reign for ever and ever : Alleluia.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son : and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen.
Here may be said the Apostles' Creed, p. 1.
And let my crying come unto Thee.
Then the Prayers following, or any of them, or one
for each day of the week.
death, and triumphed over all the powers of hell, darkness, sin, and the grave; manifesting the truth of Thy promises, the power of Thy divinity, and the majesty of Thy person, by Thy glorious and powerful resurrection: Preserve my soul from eternal death, and make me to rise from the death of sin, and to live the life of grace; loving Thy perfections, a loring Thy mercy, pursuing the interest of Thy kingdom; being united to the Church under Thee, our Heal; conforming to Thy holy laws; established in faith, confirmed with hope,
and sanctified by charity; that I, engraving Thee in my heart, and submitting to Thee in my spirit, and imitating Thee in Thy glorious example, may be partaker of Thy resurrection; which is my hope and my desire, the support of my faith, the object of my joy, and the strength of my confidence. In Thee, holy Jesus, do I trust: I confess Thy faith, I believe all that Thou hast taught; I desire to perform all Thy commandments; my soul is in Thy hand; do Thou support and guide it, and pity my infirmities; and, when Thou shalt reveal Thy great day, show to me the mercies and the effects of Thy advocacy, and intercession, and redemption. Thou shalt answer for me, O Lord my God; for in Thee have I trusted, let me never be confounded. Thou art just, Thou art merciful, Thou art gracious and compassionate; Thou hast done miracles of loving kindness to me and all the world. Let not those great actions and sufferings be ineffective; but make me capable of Thy mercies, and grant that I may receive them. I am Thine, O save me! Thou art mine, O holy Jesus! Odwell with me for ever, and let me dwell with Thee, adoring and praising the eternal glories of God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
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sojourn in the grave, didst rise again, and shed Thy glorious beams on the benighted world ; Grant, I beseech Thee, that, being illumined by Thy blessed presence, I may evermore walk as a child of the light and of the day; to Thy glory, Who, with the Father and the Holy Ghost, livest and reignest, one God, world without end. A
receive me Thy servant, baptized with water
and the Holy Ghost, into Thy Church; accept,
my weakness, vouchsafe me this day a holy, peaceful, and sinless course. Send the angel of peace to encamp around me; grant to my soul Thy Holy Spirit, to my body Thy blessed protection. Show me the way that leads to Thee, for unto Thee, O God, do I lift up my soul. Deliver me from all my enemies, and teach me to do the things that please Thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
TOST holy and eternal God, Lord and Sove
reign of all the creatures, I humbly present to Thy divine majesty myself, my soul and body, my thoughts and my words, my actions and intentions, my passions and my sufferings, to be disposed by Thee to Thy glory, to be blessed by Thy providence, to be guided by Thy counsel, to be sanctified by Thy Spirit, and afterwards that my body and soul may be received into glory; for nothing can perish which is under Thy custody, and the enemy of souls cannot take out of
Thy hands what is Thy portion. This day, O Lord, and all the days of my life, I dedicate to Thy honour, and the actions of my calling to the uses of grace, and the religion of all my days to my holy Saviour and Redeemer, Jesus Christ; that in Him and for Him I may be accepted. Amen.
(38) Or this.
and Father of all, receive Thy servant, approaching to the throne of grace in the Name of Jesus Christ; give unto me what is best for me, cast out all evil from within me, work in me a fulness of holiness, of wisdom, and spiritual understanding, that I, increasing in the knowledge of Thee, may be fruitful in every good work, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
man can approach, in Thy presence there is no night, in the light of Thy countenance there is perpetual day; I, Thy servant, whom Thou hast preserved this night, who bless and glorify Thee this day, who live by Thy power, who desire to walk by Thy laws, to be blessed by Thy providence, to be defended by Thy Almighty hand, humbly pray unto Thee that this day and all the days of my life may be holy and peaceable ; send Thy Holy Spirit, the Spirit of peace, to be the guide of my way, the guard of my soul and body. Grant that all the chances and accidents of this day may be healthful to my body and profitable to my soul, and that I may spend the remaining portion of my life in blessing and peace and holiness. Make Thou the latter end of my days to be Christian, without shame and without torment: and, when I shall appear before Thy dreadful seat of judgement, grant that I may not be confounded, but may stand upright in the congregation of the saints, acquitted by the death of Christ, justified by His resurrection, pardoned by His sentence, saved by His mercy, that I may rejoice in His salvation, and sing Thy praises for ever and ever. Amen.
of Righteousness, evermore arising and never going down, giving life, and food, and gladness unto all; Mercifully vouchsafe to shine upon me and cast Thy blessed beams upon the dulness of my understanding and the dark mists of my sins and errors, for Thine only merits, Who art alone my Saviour Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (41)
CHRIST, my God, at every season, at every
hour, worshipped and glorified in heaven and earth, long suffering, full of compassion and mercy; Who lovest the righteous and pitiest sinners; Who callest all men to salvation with the promise of future blessing; Do Thou, O Lord, at this hour receive my supplications. Guide my life aright in the way of Thy Commandments. Sanctify my soul, purify my body, direct my thoughts, cleanse my imaginations, and defend me from all affliction, evil, and suffering. Protect me with Thy Holy Angels, so that, guarded and guided by them, I may attain to the unity of the faith and the knowledge of Thine unapproachable glory; Who art blessed for ever and ever. Amen.
(42) Or this. VEND forth, () Lord, I pray Thee, Thy light
of Thy commandments, and, walking in Thy way,