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for thine infinite mercy's world to come life eversake in Jesus Christ our lasting. Amen. Lord. Amen.
THE Lord bless
and CONCLUDING PRAYER. keep us; may he be gra
cious unto us, and give us ALMIGHTY God, who peace, now and for everhast given us grace at this more. time with one accord to make our common suppli
Or this. cations unto thee, and hast promised by thy beloved NOW unto him who is Son, that where two or able to keep us from fallthree are gathered togeth- ing, and to
to present us er in his name, thou wilt faultless before the presgrant their requests; fulfil ence of his glory with exnow, O Lord, the desires ceeding joy, to the only and petitions of thy ser- wise God our Saviour, be vants, as may be most ex- glory and majesty, dominpedient for them, granting ion and power, through us in this world knowledge Jesus Christ, for ever and of thy truth, and in the
END OF SERVICE FOR DAYS OF THANKSGIVING.
FOR DAYS OF FASTING AND HUMILIATION.
The Minister may use the common Service for Morning
or Evening Prayer, till he comes to the Psalm beginning O come let us sing, &c., instead of which, shall be said or sung, the following Anthem, from the fiftyfifth Psalm.
remain in the wilder
ness. HEAR my prayer, O I would make haste to God, and hide not thyself escape, from the stormy from my petition.
wind and tempest. Take heed unto me,
But yet I will call upon hear me; how I mourn in God, and the Lord shall my prayer, and am trou
In the evening, and My heart is disquieted morning, and at noonday within me, and the fear will I pray, and that inof death is fallen upon stantly; and he shall hear
Fearfulness and trem O cast thy burden upon bling are come upon me, the Lord, and he shall and an horrible dread hath nourish thee, and shall not overwhelmed me.
suffer the righteous to fall And I said, O that I had for ever. wings like a dove; for then would I flee away, And then, instead of the and be at rest.
Psalms for the Day ofthe Lo, then would I get
Month, shall be said the me away far off, and
following Psalms. 20
thanks for the help of his O LORD, rebuke me
countenance. not in thine indignation ;
The Lord hath granted neither chasten me in thy
his loving kindness in the heavy displeasure.
day time; and in the night Have mercy upon me,
season did I sing unto him, O Lord, for I am weak;
and made my prayer unto O Lord, heal me, for my the God of my life. bones tremble.
I will say unto the God My soul also is sore of my strength, Why hast troubled; but Lord, how thou forgotten me? why long wilt thou punish me?
go I thus heavily, while Tum thee, O Lord, and the enemy oppresseth me? deliver my soul; O save
As with a sword in my me for thy mercies sake. bones, mine enemies re
Depart from me, all ye proach me; while they who work vanity; for the say daily unto me, Where Lord hath heard the voice is now thy God? of my weeping
Why art thou so cast The Lord hath heard down, O my soul; and my petition; the Lord why art thou so disquieted will receive my prayer.
within me ?
O put thy trust in God; PSALM 42.
for I will yet thank him,
who is the help of AS the hart panteth af
my countenance, and
God. ter the water brooks, so longeth my soul after thee,
PSALM 80. O God.
My soul is athirst for HEAR, O thou ShepGod, yea, even for the herd of Israel, thou that living God; when shall I leadest Joseph like a flock; come to appear before the shine forth, thou that sit
test upon the Cherubim. Why art thou so full of Turn us again, O God, heaviness, O my soul; and show the light of thy counwhy art thou so disquieted tenance, and we shall be
whole. Put thy trust in God; O Lord God of hosts, for I will yet give him how long wilt thou be an
presence of God?
gry with thy people who hand hath planted, and the prayeth?
branch that thou madest Thou feedest them with so strong for thyself. the bread of tears, and It is burnt with fire and givest them plenteousness cut down ; they perish at of tears to drink.
the rebuke of thy counteTurn us again, thou God of hosts, show the Let thy hand be upon light of thy countenance, the man of thy right hand, and we shall be whole. and
the son of man, Thou hast brought a whom thou madest so vine out of Egypt; thou strong for thyself. hast cast out the heathen, And so will not we go and planted it.
back from thee; O let us Thou madest room for live, and we shall call upon it; and when it had taken thy name. root, it filled the land.
Turn us again, O Lord The hills were covered God of hosts, show the with the shadow of it, and light of thy countenance the boughs thereof were and we shall be whole, like the goodly cedar Now unto the King etertrees.
nal, &c. She stretched out her Be honour and glory, &c. branches unto the
sea, and her boughs unto the river. Then may follow an anthem
Why hast thou then or a Voluntary on the broken down her hedge, Organ; and then the that all those who go by Minister shall read the pluck off her grapes ? FIRST LESSON, which
The wild boar out of may be either of the folthe wood doth root it up,
lowing portions from the and the wild beast of the Old Testament. Isaiah field devour it.
lviv. Hosea. xiv. Joel ij. Turn thee again, thou And at the end of the LesGod of hosts, look down son he shall say, Here from heaven; behold, and endeth the First Lesson, visit this vine;
Then shall be said, or sung, And the place of the the following portion of vineyard that thy right the 103d Psalm,
Even upon such as keep THE Lord is full of his covenants, and think compassion and mercy, upon his commandments long suffering, and of great to do them. goodness.
Then shall the Minister He will not alway be read the SECOND LESchiding ; neither keepeth
may be either he his anger for ever.
of the following portions He hath not dealt with
from the New Testaus after our sins; nor re
ment: Matt. vi., to 19. warded us according to Mark ii. 15 to 21. our wickednesses.
And at the end of the LesFor as the heaven is
son he shall
say, Here high above the earth, so endeth the Second Lesgreat is his mercy toward those who fear him.
As far as the east is from Then shall be said or sung the west, so far hath he the following Psalm. removed our transgressions
PSALM 67. Yea, like as
like as a father GOD be merciful unto pitieth his own children; us, and bless us; and even so the Lord pitieth show us the light of his those who fear him.
countenance, and be merFor he knoweth our ciful unto us. frame; he remembereth That thy way may be that we are but dust. known upon earth, thy sav
The days of man are buting health among all naas grass; he flourisheth as tions. a flower of the field.
Let the people praise For the wind passeth thee, O God; yea, let all over it, and it is gone; and the people praise thee. the place thereof shall O let the nations rejoice know it no more.
and be glad; for thou But the merciful good- shalt judge the folk rightness of the Lord endureth eously, and govern the nafor ever and ever upon tions upon earth. those who fear him, and Let the people praise his righteousness upon thee, O God; yea, let all children's children ; the people praise thee.