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THE LITANY AND SUFFRAGES. O Gede ythe Fatherisefable vene bave framonthy wrath, and from everlasting dama
O God, the Father of heaven; have Good Lord, deliver us. mercy upon us miserable sinners. From all blindness of heart; from prido,
O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; vain-glory, and hypocrisy; from envy, hahave mercy upon us miserable sinners. tred, and malice, and all uncharitableness,
O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; Good Lord, deliver us. have mercy upon us miserable sinners. From all inordinate and sinful affections;
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from and from all the deceits of the world, the the Father and the Son; have mercy upon flesh, and the devil, us miserable sinners.
Good Lord, deliver us. O God ipe Holy Ghost, proceeding From lightning and tempest; from from the Father and the Son; have mer- plague, pestilence, and famine; from balcy upon us miserable sinners.
ile, and murder, and from sudden death, O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, Good Lord, deliver us. three Persons, ope God; have mercy From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and upon us miserable sinners.
rebellion; from all false doctrine, heresy O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, and schism; from hardness of heart, and three Persons, and one God; have mer- contempt of thy word and commandment, cy upon us miserable sinnera.
Good Lord, deliver us. Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor By the mystery of thy holy incarnation; the offences of one forefathers; reither by thy holy nativity and circumcision; by take thou vengeance of our sins: Spare thy baptism, fasting, and temptation, us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom Good Lord, deliver us. thou hast redeeined with thy most precious By thine agony and bloody sweat; by blood, and be pot angry with us for ever ; thy cross and passion; by thy precious Spare us, good Lord.
death and burial; by thy glorious resurrec. From all evil and mischief; from sin ; tion and ascension ; aut by the coming of from the crafts and assaults of the de,il;' the Holy Ghosh
Good Lord, deliver us.
and young children, and to show thy pity In all time of our tribulation; in all time upon all prisoners and captives; of our prosperity; in the hour of death, We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. and in the day of judgment,
That it may please thee to defend and Good Lord, deliver us.
provide for the fatherless children, and We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, widows, and all who are desolate and opO Lord God; and that it may please the pressed; to rule an: govern thy holy Church uni We beseech thee to hear us, good Lorch versal in the right way;
That it may please thee to have mercy We beseech thce to hear us, good Lord. upon all men;
That it may please thee to bless and We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord preserve all Christian rulers and magi That it may please thee to forgive our strales, giving them grace to execute jus- enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and tice, and to maintain truth;
to turn their hearts; We bescech thee to hear us, good Lord. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to illuminate That it may please thee to give and preall Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with serve to our use the kindly fruits of the true knowledge and understanding of thy earth, so that in due time we may enjoy word; and that both by their preaching them; and living they may set it forth, and show Wé beseech thee to hear us, good Lorch * accordingly;
That it may please thee to give us true Webeseech ihee to hear us, good Lord. repentance; to forgive us all our sins, seg
That st may please thee to bless these ligences, and ignorances; and to endue us thy servants, now to be admitted to the with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, te amend order of Deacons (or Priests), and to pour our lives according to thy holy word; thy grace upon them; that they may duly We beseech thee
to hear us, good Lord. execute their office, to the edifying of inyl Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us. Church, and the glory of thy holy name; Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us. We bescech thee to hear us, good Lord. O Lamb of God, who takest away the
That it may please thee to bless and sins of the world, keep all thy people;
Grant us thy peace. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. O Lamb of God, who takest away the
That it may please thee to give to ali sins of the world, nations unity, peace, and concord;
Have mercy upon us. We bescech thee to hear us, good Lord." The Bishop may, at his discretion,
That it may please thee to give us an omit all that follows, to the Prayer, heart to love and fear thee, and diligently We buinbly beseech thee, 0 Father, kes to live after thy commandments ;
O Christ, hear us. We bescech thee to hear us, good Lord. O Christ, hear us.
That it may please thee to give to all thy Lord, have mercy upon 13. people increase of grace, to hear ineekly Lord, have mercy upon us. ihy word, and to receive it with pure af Christ, have mercy upon us. fection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Christ, have mercy upon ul. Spirit,
Lord, have mercy upon us. We'bescech thee to hear us, good Lord. Lord, have mercy upons,
That it may please thee to bring into the " Then shall the Bishop, and the People way of truth, all such as have erred and with him, say the Lord's Prayer. are deceived; We besech thee to hear us, good Lord. OoEather, who art in Heaven, Hal
Chy Kingdom That it may please thee to strengthen come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it such as do stand, and to comfort and help us in Heaven; Give us this day our daily the weak-hearted, and to raise up those bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as who fall, and finally to beat down satan we forgive those who trespass against us; under our feet;
And lead us not into temptation; But deWe beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. liver us from evil. Amen.
I at it may please thee to succour, help, Bishop. O Lord, deal not with us acand comfort, all who are in danger, neces- cording to our sins ; sity, and tribulation;
Answer. Neither reward us according We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. to our iniquities.
That it may please thee 'to preserve all Bishop. Let us pray: who travel by land or by water, all women in the perils of child-birth, all sick persoas,
not the sighing of a contrite heart,
aor the desire of such as are sorrowiul; Graciously look upon nur afflictions. mercifully assist our prayers which we With pity behold the sorrows of our make before thee in all our troubles and hearts. adversities, whersoever they oppress us ; Mercifully forgive the sins of thy und graciously hear us, that those evils people. which the craft ard subtilty of the devil Favourably with mercy hear our pray. or man worketh against us, may, by thyers. good providence, be brought to nought; O Son of David, have mercy upon us, that we thy servants, being hurt by no per Both now and ever, vouchsafe to bear secutions, may evermore give thanks unto us, Christ. · thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Graciously hear us, Christ; grab Christ our Lord.
ciously hear us, O Lord Christ. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, O Lord, let thy mercy be showed uponu ; for thy name's sake.
As we do put our trust in thee. O , , Bishop. Let us pray. ys, the nobie works that thou didst in their WE humbly beseech thee, *Father
mercifully to look upon our infirmidays, and in the old time before them. ties; and, for the glory of thy name, tura
O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, from us all those evils that we most justly for thine honour.
have deserved; and grant that, in all our Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, troubles, we may put our whole trust and and to the Holy Ghost;
confidence in thy mercy, and evermore As it was in the beginning, is now, serve thee in holiness and pureness of livand ever shall be, world without ending, to thy honour and glory, through our Amen.
only Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ From our enemies defend us, o Christ. Iuur Lord. Amen.
Here endeth the Litany.
THE ORDER FOR THE
Bishop. OTR Fatherwho are in Heaven, Halal come why why be done on Earth,
as n G the palce these han shall have is in Heaven ; Give us this day our daily none other Gods but me. bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and we forgive those who trespass against us; incline our hearts to keep this law. And lead us not into temptation ; But de Bishop. Thou shalt not make to thyself liver us from evil; For thine is the King- any graven image, nor the likeness of any dom, and the Power, and the Glory, for thing that is in heaven above, or in the ever and ever. Amen.
earth beneath, or in the water under the The Collect.
earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them ALMIGHTY.God,,unto whom al God worship them for the Lord thy hearts are open,
all desires known, of the fathers upon the children, unto the and from whom no secrets are hid;cleanse third and fourth generation of them that the thoughts of our hearts by the inspira- nate me; and show mercy unto thousands tion of thy Holy Spirit ; that we may per- in them that love me, and keep my comfectly love thee,and worthily magnify thy holy name,through Christ our Lord. Anen.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and 1 Then shall the Bishop, terning to the incline our hearts to keep this law. People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Com Bishop. Thou shalt not take the name mandments; and the People, still kneeling, lof the Lord thy God in vain : For the Lord shall, after every commandment, ask God will not hold him guiltless, that taketh his mercy for their transgressions for the time name in vain. past, and grace to keep the law for the time People. Lord have mercy upon us, and 5o come, as followeth.
lincline our hearts to knep ihis law.
Bishop. Remember that thou keep holy j? Then shall be read the Collect, Epistle, the Sabbath-day. Six days shalt thou la and Gospe, as they are appointed. bour, and do all that thou hast to do; but " Then shall be read the Apostles of the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord Nicene Creed; unless one of them have thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner been read immediately before, in the of work; thou, and thy son, and thy daugh Morning Service. ter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, * Then shall the Bishop begin the Offer. thy caitle, and the stranger that is within tory, saying one or more
of these ser thy gates. For in six days the Lord made tences following, as he thinketh mosl heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in convenient. hem is, and rested the seventh day; where: Liha they may see your good works
ET , fore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it.
and glorify your Father which is in heaven. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and St. Matt. v. 16. incline our hearts to keep this law. Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon
Bishop. Honour thy father and thy mo- earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, ther ; that thy days may be long in the land and where thieves break through and steal which the Lord thy God giveth thee. But lay up for yourselves treasures in hea
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and ven, where neither moth nor rust doth incline cur hearts to keep this law. corrups, and where thieves do not breaks
Bishop. Thou shalt do no murder. through nor steal. St. Matr. vi. 19, 20.
People Lord, have mercy upon us, Whatsoever ye would that men should incline our hearts to keep this law. do to you, even so do to them: for this is the
Bishop. Thou shalt noi commit adultery, law and the prophets. St. Matt vii. 12.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and Not every one that saith unto nie, Lord, mcline our hearts to keep this law. Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaBishop. Thou shalt not steal.
ven; but he that doeth the will of my Fa. People. Lord, have mercy on.
us, aad ther which is in heaven. St. Matt. vii. 21. Incline our hearts to keep this
Zaccheus stood forth, and said unto the Bishop. Thou shalt not bear false wit- Lord, Behold, Lord, the ball of my goods Dess against thy neighbour.
I give to the poor; and if I have dono People Lord, have mercy upon us, and any wrong to any man, I restore four-fold. incline our hearts to keep this law. St. Luke xix. 8.
Bishop. Thou shall not covet thy neigh Who goeth a warfare at any time at his hour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neigh- own cost? Who planteth a vineyard, and bour's wife, por his servant, nor his maid, eateth not of the fruit thereoi? or who nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that seedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk is his.
of the flock? 1 Cor. ix. 7. People. Loril, have mercy upon us, and If we have sown unto you spiritual things write all these thy laws in our hearts, we is it a great matter if we shall reap your beseech thee.
woridly things ? 1 Cor. is. 11. I Then the Bishop may say,
Do ye not know, that they who minister Hear ako what our Lord Jesus Christ about holy things, live of the sacrifice; and saith:
they who wait at the altar, are partakers all thy heart, and with all thy soul, ordained, that they who preach the Gose and with all thy mind: This is the first and pel, should live of ihe Gospel. I Cor. ix. great commandment. And the second is
He that soweth little, shall reap little as thysell. On these two commandments and he that soweth plenteously: shall reap bang all the law and the prophets.
plenteous.y. Let every man do according as he is disposed in his heart, not grudging
ly, or of necessity; for God loveth a cheer vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to direct,
om de cor. IX.6; ?
Let him that is caught in the word, misanctify, and govern, both our hearts and nister unto him that ieacheth, in all good bodies, in the ways of thy laws, and in the things. Be not deceived, God is not mockworks of thy cominandments; that, through ed: For whatscever a inan scweth, that thy most mighty protection, both here and shall be reap. Gal. vi. 6, 7. ever, we may be preserved in budy and While we have time, let us do good unló soul
, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus' all inen: and chooc:ally unto them that are Christ. Amer.
Tof the household of faith, Gol. vi. 10.
1 Let us pray.
Godliness is great riches, if a man be beroech thee most mercifully [*lo accept content with that he hath: For we brought our alms and oblations, and) to receive Dothing into this world, neither may we these our prayers, which we offer unto thy carry any thing out. 1 Tim. vi. 6,7. divine Majesty ; beseeching thee to inspire
Charge them who are rich in this world, continually the universal Church with the that they be ready to give, and glad to spirit of truth, unity, and concord; and distribute; laying up in store for themselves grant that all those whu do confess thy holy a good foundation against the time to coine, name may agree in the truth of thy holy that they may attaiu eternal life. i Tim. word, and live in unity and godly love. vi. 17, 18, 19.
We beseech thee also, so to direct and God is not ünrighteous, that he will for- dispose the hearts of all Christian ruiers, get your works, and ia bour that proceedeth that they inay truly and impartially adof love, which love ye have showed for minister justice, to the punishment of wickhis name's sake, who have ministered unto edness and vice, and to the maintenance of the saints, and yet do minister. Heb. vi. 10. thy true religion and virtue. Give grace,
To do good and to distribute, forget pot; O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and for with such sacrifices God is well pleas- other Ministers; that they may, both by ed. Heb. xiii. 16.
their life and doctrine, set forth thy true Whoso hath this world's good, and seeth and lively Word, and rightly and duly his brother haye need, and shutteth up luis administer thy holy sacraments. compassion from him, how dwelleth' the all thy people give thy heavenly grace; love of God in him? 1 John iri. 17. and especially to this congregation here
Give alms of thy goods, and never turn present; that with meek heart, and dire thy fuce from any poor man; and then the reverence, they may hear and receive thy face of the Lord shall not be turned away buly Word; truly serving thee in holiness from thee. Tobit iv. 7.
and righieousness all the days of their life. Be mercitul after thy power. If thou And we most humbly beseech thee, of thy hast inuch, give plenteously; if thou hast soodness, O Lord, to comfort and succour little, do thy diligence gladly to give of all those who, in this transitory life, are in that little: for so gatherest thou thyself a trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any good reward in the day of necessity. Tobit other adversity. And we also bless thing jv. 8, 9.
holy name, for all thy servants departed He that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth this life in thy faith and fear; besceching unto the Lord, and look, what he layeth thee to give us grace so to follow their out, it shall be paid luim again. Prov. good examples, that with them we may xix. 17.
be partakers of thy heavenly kingdom : Blessed be the man that provideth for Grant this, O Father, for Jesus Christ's the sick and needy: the Lord shall deliver sake, our only Mediator and Advocate, him in the time of trouble. Psalm xli. 1. Amén. ( Whilst these sentences are in reading, q The Bishop shall then say this Exthe Deacons, Church-wardens, or other
hortation. DEARLY beloved in the Lord,
ye shall receive the alms for the Poor, and mind to come to the Holy Commu. other devotions of the People, in a de- nion of the Body and Blood of our Sacent Bason to be provided bythe Parish viour Christ, must consider how St. Pau!
for that purpose; and reverently bring exhorteth all persons diligently to try and it to the Bishop, who shall kumbly examine themselves, before they presuma present and place it upon the Holy to eat of that Bread, and drink of that Cup. Table.
For as the benefit is great, if with a true I And the Bishop shall then place upon penitent heart and lively faith we receive
the Table so much Bread and Wine lihat holy Sacrament; so is the danger as he shall think suifficient; after great, if we receive the same unworthily, which he shall say,
Judge therefore yourselves, brethren, that Let us pray for the whole state of Christ's ye be not judged of the Lord; repent yo Church militant.
truly for your sins past; have a lively and LMIGHTY and everlasting God, steadfast faith in Christ our Saviour ;
who, by thy holy Apostle, hast taught amend your lives, and be in perfect chas us to make prayers and supplications, and rily with all men; so shall ye be meet to give thanks, for all men: We humbly partakers of those holy Mysteries. Aucha
* If there be no alms or oblations, then shall the words, lo accept our alnas and ablations, and, be left wsuid.