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Then shall the Priest, and the People with him, say the Lords Prayer.

UR Father, which art in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy

Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation ; But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Priest. O Lord, deal not with us after our fins.
Answ. Neither reward us after our iniquities.

Let us Pray.
God merciful Father, that despisest not the fighing of a con-

trite heart, nor the desire of such as be sorrowful ; mercifully assist our prayers that we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whenfoever they oppress us; and graciously

that thofe evils, which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought, and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed, that we thy fervants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for thy Names fake.


O God

hear us,

Let us pray.

Paraphrase on the Litany. O pure and spotless Redeemer grant us that peace Nor punish us according to the number and heinoufof mind which thou promisedft to thy Difciples. ness of our Tranfgreffions.

O Saviour of Mankind have compassion upon us, and help us. O thou who art our anointed Prophet, Priest, and

O most merciful God, who always giveft car to the King, mercifully hear our Prayers.

forrowful O Father of the Spirits of all Flesh, accept our Pe- tions graciously enable us to offer up our petitions to

prayers of the penitent. Under our afflictitions.

thec acceptably; and grant us. fuch alistance, that all O Chrift, the beloved Son of the Father graciously the malicious designs of Man or Satan against us may plead for us.

be defeated ; that we being delivered from our Enemies, O Holy Spirit, help our Infirmities.

may ever continually express our Thankfulness to thee For the Paraphrafe on the Lords Prayer, fee Morning both in publick and private, through Jesus Chrift. Service.

O Lord let thy power be magnified in our deliLord treat us not as our Sins have justly deserved verance.

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God, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have de

clared unto us the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.

O Lord, arise, help, and deliver us for thine Honour.
Glory be to the Father, &C..

Answ. As it was in the beginning, &c.
From our enemies defend us, o Christ.
Graciously look upon our afflictions.
Pitifully behold the sorrows of our hearts.
Mercifully forgive the fińs of thy people.
Favourably with mercy hear our prayers.
O Son of David, have mercy upon us.
Both now and ever vouchsafe to hear us, o Christ.
Graciously pear us, o Chrifti graciously bear us, O Lord Christ.
Priest. O Lord, let thy mercy be shewed upon us,
Anfw. As we do put our trust in thee.

Let us Pray.
humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon

our infirmities; and for the glory of thy Name, turn from us all those cvils that we most righteously have deserved; and grant, that in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of

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Paraphrase on the Litany. Our Forefathers have informed us, o God, of the Hear us, o Christ, both now and in all our neMiracles which thou wroughtest in their favour as well ceflities. as in antient Times long before them.

O Christ, the Lord of Life, mercifully hear our Raise up, therefore, thy strength, we beseech thee, Prayers. and come and help us for the sake of thy glory. : Lord grant us thy protection--for thou art our only All glory and praile, &c.

hope and dependence. O Saviour of the World protect us from our Ene

Let us pray. Inies.

O merciful Father, we meekly beseech thee to have Relieve our distresses.

pity upon our Infirmities ; and for the sake of that Pity our complaints.

glory which is fo juftly thy due, fave us from that puPardon the Transgresions of those who turn to thee nishment which our Sins have deserved; and teach us, penitently.

under all our AMictions, to rely firmly on thy goodLend á gracious Ear to our petitions.

ness, and to dedicate our lives to thy service in all We address thee in the language of blind Bartimeus godliness, to the praise of thy Name, through the ingerO Son of David have mercy upon us.

ceflion of Jefus Christ our Lord.

living, to thy honour and glory, through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. .

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom.
Lmighty God, who hast given us grace at this time with

one acco:d, to make our common supplications 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 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. 13. 14. HE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of ihe Holy Ghost, be with us all


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Occasions, to be used before the two final Prayers of the Litany
or Morning and Evening Prayer.

For Rain.
God heavenly Father, who by thy Son Jesus Christ hast

promised to all them that seek thy kingdom, and the righteousness thereof, all things necessary to their bodily sustenance; Send us we beseech thee, in this our necessity, such moderate

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Paraphrase on the Prayer of St. Chryfoftom.

Father which he has shewed to us in our creation, preMoft mighty God, who hast disposed us at this Time fervation, and redemption--and the comfortable affirpublickly to offer up our united petitions to thee, and tance of the Holy Spirit by which we are fanctified, be haft promised by thy Son that even when a few are with us all for ever. assembled together for thy Worship, thou wilt look

Paraphrafe on the Prayer for Rain. favourably upon them; graciously perform our requests, O God, our father in Heaven, who haft promised O Lord, we beseech thee as thou shalt see beit for by Jesus Christ that they who, by doing their duty, U5; giving us a firm Faith in, and submission to thy pursue the Happiness of another life, thall have all neWord in this world, and eternal Happiness in that cessary provision for this; we beseech thee to send us, in which is to come.

our present need such kindly Rain that the Earth may Paraphrase on the Blessing:

yield her Fruits for our support, and thereby increase. The inestimable benefits which Christ Jesus has pur- in us a thankful obedience to thee our Benefastor, chased for us and the unspeakable love of God the through Jefus Christ.

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rain and showers, that we may receive the fruits of the earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

Thanksgiving for Rain.
God our heavenly Father, who by thy gracious Providence

doft cause the former and latter Rain, to descend upon the earth, that it may bring forth fruit for the use of man ; We give thee humble thanks that it hath pleased thee in our great necessity to send us at the last a joyful rain upon thine inheritance, and to refresh it when it was dry, to the great comfort of us thy unworthy servants, and to the glory of thy holy Name, through thy mercies in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For fair Weather.
Almighty Lord God, who for the sin of man didst once

drown all the World, except eight Persons, and afterwards of thy great mercy didst promise never to destroy it so again ; We humbly beseech thee, that although we for our iniquities have worthily deserved a plague of rain, and waters, yet upon our true repentance thou wilt send us such weather, as that we may receive the fruits of the earth in due season, and learn both by thy punishment to amend our lives, and for thy clemency to give thee praise and glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

In the Time of War and Tumults.
Almighty God, King of all Kings, and Governor of all
Things, whose power no Creature is able to resist, to whom



Paraphrafe on the Thanksgiving for Rain. all mankind by a Flood, except the Family of Noah, O gracious God, who, by thy Providence givest Rain and didft promise never again to infia the fame punishfrom Heaven, and fruitful seasons ; with grateful Hearts ment; though we confefs our Iniquities have juftly we bless thee for the needful fupply which thou haft provoked thee to send upon us the same Judgment; lately afforded us ; whereby the Earth is refreshed, yet we befeech thee mercifully to regard our penitence, and enabled to bring forth Food for our Nourishment, and grant us such favourable Weather, that the Earth and to excite in us a lively sense of thy goodness to may reasonably afford us her Fruits; and that thy chai: ward us through Jesus Chrift.

tisement may inspire us with obedience, and thy mercy Paraphrase on the Prayer for fair Weather. with thankfulnefs, through Jefus Chrift. O most mighty God, who for Sin didft once destroy

to whom it belongeth justly to punish Sinners, and to be merciful to them that truly repent: Save and deliver us, we humbly befeech thee, from the hands of our Enemies ; abate their pride, afswage their malice, and confound their devices, that we being armed with thy defence, may be preserved evermore from all perils, to glorify thee, who art the only giver of all victory, through the merits of thy only Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. In the Ember-Weeks, to be said every Day, for those that are to be admitted into Holy Orders. Lmighty God, our heavenly Father, who hast purchased

to thyself an, universal Church, by the precious blood of thy dear Son; Mercifully look upon the same, and at this time so guide and govern the minds of thy Servants, the Bishops and Pastors of thy Flock, that they may lay hands suddenly on no Man, but faithily and wisely make choice of fit Persons to serve in the facred Misiltry of thy Church.” And to those which shall be ordained to any huly function, give thy Grace and heavenly Benediction, that both by their life and doctrine they may set forth thy glory, and set. forward the salvation of all Men, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. A Prayer for the High Court of Parliament, to be read during


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Paraphrase on the Prayer in the Time of Wars and Paraphrase on the Prayer for those that are to be adTumults.

mitted into Hoy Orders.

O mot mighty and gracious God, who through O moft mighty God, who ruleft over all the King- Jesus Christ haft procured to thyself an universal doms of the World with irresistible power, punihing Church ; thew favour towards it, and at this time so the wicked and shewing Mercy to the Penitent; pre- influence its governors, that they may act with striet ferve us we beseech thee from the assaults of our Ene- caution, discretion and integrity, in their appointment mies, humble their insolente, calm their ill will, and of Perfons to the facred Ministry. And give thy affifdefeat their injurious designs against us; that being , tance and bleffing, we befeech thee, to all who shall be fafe under thy protection from all dangers, we may chosen to this Oce, that both by their Doctrine and ever give thee praise; and this we beg for the Merits Example they may advance thy Glory, and promote the of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Salvation of all Mankind, through Jesus Christ.

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