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32 That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts ;
We beseech thee to bear as good Lord... 33. That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy
We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord, 34 That it may please thee to give us true repentance, to forgive us all our sins, negligences, and ignorances, and to endue us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy Word;
We beseech thee to bear us, good Lord. Son of God: we beseech thee to hear us. Son of God; we beseech thee to hear us. O Lamb of God: thres takest away the sins of the world ; Grant us thy peace, O Lamb of God: that takest away the finis of the world;
Have mercy upon us.
O Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Chrift, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us.
Lord, have mercy upon us.
Paraphrase on the Litany. 32. As we fincerely forgive (according to Chrift 34 Inspire us O Lord with such a godly forrow for Jesus' Commandment and Example) all that have sin, as will work in ys a Repentance not to be repented injured, or wilhed us evil, either with respect to our of; pardon and forgive all our paft Transgressions of Persons, Fortunes, or Reputation; so we humbly be thy Law, whether owing to perverseness, inconsideratiseech thee, O Lord, to pardon and forgive them also. on, or want of instruction ; afford.us fuch help by
33 giver of all good gifts send down thy Bleffing thy Holy Spirit, as will enable us to reform our lives upon the Fruits of the Earth, that they may grow up afier the rule of thy Commandments. to perfection ; and that we may receive them in due o Jesus, Son of God intercede for us that our feaion to our nourishment, and thy glory.
Prayers may be accepted.
Then fall the Priest, and the People with him, say the Lords Prayer.
U R Father, which art in Heaven; Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy kingdom come. 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 sins.
Let us Pray.
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 hear us, that those evils, which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against uś, be brought to nought, and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed, that we thy servants, 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.
Let us pray.
Paraphrase on the Litany. O pure and spotless Redeemer grant us that peace Nor punish as according to the number and heinoufof mind which thou promisedft to thy Difciples.
ness of our Tranfgressions. 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 ear to the King, mercifully hear our Prayers. O Father of the Spirits of all Flesh, accept our Pe forrowful prayers of the penitent. Under all our afflic
thee acceptably; and grant us, fuch abftance, that all O Christ, 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 Por the Paraphrafe on the Lords Prayer, fee Morning both in publick and private, through Jesus Christ. Service.
O Lord let thy power be magnified in our deli. Lord treat us not as our Sins have justly deserved verance.
God, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have de
clared unto us the noble works that thou didit in their days, and in the old time before them.
O Lord, arise, help, and deliver us for thine Honour.
Let us Pray.
our infirmities; and for the glory of thy Name, turn from us all those cvils that we most righteously have deserved; and grant,
in all our troubles we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy mercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of
Let us pray:
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 Timco 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 praise, &c.
hope and dependence. O Saviour of the World protect us from our Eneinies.
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 so justly thy due, fave us from that puPardon the Transgregions of those who turn to thee nifhinent which our Sins have deserved ; and teach us, penitently.
under all our Adictions, 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 interSon of David have mercy upon us.
ceffion 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.
one acco: d, 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 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 the Holy Ghost, be with us all
PRAYERS and THANKSGIVINGS upon several
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 U 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 Paraphrafe on the Prayer of St. Chryfoftom.
Father which he has shewed to us in our creation, preMost mighty God, who hast disposed us at this Time fervation, and redemption—and the comfortable alifpublickly 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 Worlhip, 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 Chriit that they who, by doing their duty, us ; 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 ceffary provizion for this; we beseech thee to send us, in
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 Chrift Jesus has pur- in us a thankful obedience to thee our Benefactor, chased for use and the unspeakable love of God the through Jesus Christ.
which is to come.
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.
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.
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.
Paraphrase 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 didst promise never again to infli&t the same punishfrom Heaven, and fruitful seasons ; with grateful Hearts ment; though we confefs our Iniquities have justly we bless thee for the needful supply which thou haft provoked thee to send upon us the same Judgment ; lately afforded us ; whereby the Earth is refreshed, yet we beseech 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 chaiward us through Jesus Chrift.
tisement may inspire us with obedience, and thy mercy Paraphrafe on the Prayer for fair Weather. with thankfulness, through Jefus Chrift, O moft mighty God, who for Sin didft once deltroy