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On Easter-day, and seven days after. But chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glorious resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord : for he is the very paschal lamb which was offered for us, and hath taken away the sins of the world; who by his death hath destroyed death, and, by his rising to life again, hath restored us to ever: lasting life : therefore, &c.
0a Ascension-day, and seven days after. THROUGH thy most dearly beloved Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who, after his most glorious resurrection, manifestly appeared to all his apostles, and in their sight ascended up into heaven to prepare a place for us ; that where he is, thither we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory : therefore, &c.
On Whitsunday, and six days after.. 1 Through Jesus Christ our Lord, according to
whose most true promise the Holy Ghost came E down as at this time from heaven, with a sudden
great sound, as it had been a mighty wind, in the 3 likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon the apos
tles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth, giving them both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness with fervent zeal constantly to preach the gospel unto all nations, whereby we have been brought out of darkness and error into the clear light and true knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ. Therefore, &c.
On the feast of Trinity only. WAo art one God, one Lord; not one only Person, but three Persons in one substance. For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the same we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, without any difference or inequality. Therefore, &c.
After each of which prefaces, shall immediately be sung or said: $ THEREFORE with angels and archangels, and poil with all the company of heaven, we laud and magMET mify thy glorious name, evermore praising thee.
and saying ; Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts!
heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be hip to thee, O Lord most high. Amen,
fully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; moet humbly beseeching thee to grant, that by the merits and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and through faith in his blood, we and all thy whole church may obtain remission of our sins, and all other benefits of his passion. And here we offer and present unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto thee; humbly beseeching thee, that all we who are partakers of this holy communion may be filled with thy grace and heavenly benediction. And although we be unworthy, through our manifold sins, to offer unto thee any sacrifice; yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and service; not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, through Jesus Christ our Lord; by whom, and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world with. out end. Amen.
Or this : ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, we most heartily thank thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed us, who have duly received these holy mysteries with the spiritual food of the most precious body and blood of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ; and dost assure us thereby of thy favour and goodness towards us; and that we are very members incor. porate in the mystical body of thy Son, which is the blessed company of all faithful people ; and are also heirs through hope of thy everlasting king. dom, by the merits of the most precious death and passion of thy dear Son. And we most humbly beseech thee, heavenly Father, so to assist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all such good works as thou hast prepared for us to walk in, through Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.
Then shall be said or sung: GLORY be to God on high, and in earth peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee,
i we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks
to thee, for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly
King, God the Father Almighty.. * O Lord, the only-begotten Son Jesus Christ; O O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that
takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon El us: thou that takest away the sins of the world, They have mercy upon us : thou that takest away the e sins of the world, receive our prayer: thou that
21 sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have Et mercy upon us : up For thou only art holy, thou only art the Lord; 18#* thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost,
Rost, art most in Lit high in the glory of God the Father. Amen. Then the priest, or bishop, (if he be present,) shall let them depart
with his blessing : DE THE peace of God, which passeth all underbis standing, keep your hearts and minds in the know
ledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord; and the blessing of God Almighty, the
Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be among to you, and remain with you always. Amen.
FS THAT MAY BE USED WITH ANY OF THE PRAYERS
FOR THE SICK.
MORS Let thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the mely prayers of thy humble servants; and that we may 200 g obtain our petitions, make us to ask such things je 17 as shall please thee, through Jesus Christ our Forks Lord. mit In the midst of life, we are in death : of whom may here there we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for
our sins art justly displeased? Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty, O holy and most
merciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter mogle pains of eternal death. Thou knowest, Lord, the la secrets of our heart; shut not tliy merciful ears to
our prayers; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy judge Eternal, suffer us not at the last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from thee. Amen.
O MERCIFUL God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is the resurrection and the life, we beseech thee to raise us from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that, at the general resurrection in the last day, we may be found acceptable in thy sight, and may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mer cifully be relieved, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
O most mighty God, and merciful Father, whe hast compassion upon all men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made, who wouldest not the death o a sinner, but that he should rather turn from his sin, and be saved; mercifully forgive our tres. passes; relieve and comfort us, who are grieved and wearied with the burden of our sins. Thy property is always to have mercy; to thee only it ap pertaineth to forgive sins: Spare us therefore, good Lord, spare us, whom thou hast redeemed. Enter not into judgment with thy servants, who are vile earth, and miserable sinners; but so turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repent us of our faults, and so make haste to help us in this world, that we may ever live with thee in the world to come; through Jesu Christ our Lord. .
O God, the Creator and Preserver of all mar kind, we humbly beseech thee for all sorts and con ditions of men, that thou wouldest be pleased to anake thy ways known unto them, thy saving health among all nations. More especially we pray for the good estate of the catholic church, that it may we so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, thai 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 in mind, body, or estate (especially him for whom our prayers are desired ;) that it may please thee to comfort and relieve 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 Christ his sake.
ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve ; pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy, forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are not worthy to ask, but through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ our Lord.
O God, merciful Father, that despisest not the sighing of a contrite heart, nor the desire of such as be sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers that we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities whensoever they oppress us; and graciously hear us, that those evils which the craft and subtility 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 ser. vants, being hurt by no persecution, (or afflictions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy church; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
We beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities, and for the glory of thy name turn from us all those evils 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 living, to thy honour and glory ; through our only mediator and advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord.
ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who of thy tender love to mankind hast sent thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to