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thee, and give thee peace, both now and evermore. Amen.
4. At the time of Execution, the
Minister shall rise such devotions
a he shall think proper. Notice. It is judged best that the
Criminal should not make any public profession or declaration.
Adding this. O the
thy Cross and precious Blood bast redeemed us ; Save us, and help us, we bumbly beseech thee, O Lord. Then the Minister, standing, shall
say, IN the midst of life we are in death ;
of whom may 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 mer. ciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter paids of eternal death.
Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer;
spare us, Lord most holy, o God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains of death, to fall from tbee.
Then the Minister shall say, MHE Almighty God, who is a most
strong tower to all those who put their trust in him, to wbom all things in heaven, in earth, and under the earth, do bow and obey, Be now and evermore thy defence; and make thee know and feel that there is none other Name under heaven given to man, in whom, and through whom, thou mayest receive salvation, but only the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
And after that shall say, USTO TNTO God's gracions mercy and
protection we commit thee. The Lund bless thee, and keep thee. The LORD make his face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee. The Lond lift up his countenance upon
The Collect for the Communion
GOD, who declarest thy al
mighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity : We beseech thee to have mercy upon this thy servant, who for his transgressions is appointed to die. Grant that he may take thy judgments patiently, and repent hem truly of his sins that he recovering thy favour, the fearful re. ward of his actions may end with this life; and whensoever his soul shall depart from the body, it may be without spot presented into thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. dmen.
The Epistle. Heb. xii. 11.
seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
The Gospel. St. John v. 24. TERILY, verily, I say unto you: believeth on him that sent me, bath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto lite.
PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING
TO ALMIGHTY GOD, For the fruits of the earth, and all the other blessings of his merciful
Providence; to be resed yearly on the first Thursday in November, or on such other day as shall be appointed by the Civil Authority.
The service shall be as usual, ercept where it is hereby otherwise
appointed. 1. Among the Sentences at the beginning of Morning Prayer shall be the
following. HSE TONOUR the LORD with thy sub- giving : sing praises upon the harp
stance, and with the firstfruits unto our God : of all thine increase : 80 shall thy Who covereth the heaven with barns be filled with plenty, and thy clouds, and prepareth rain for the presses shall burst out with new wine. earth and maketh the grass to grow Prov. iii. 9, 10.
upon the mountains, and herb for The Loro by wisdom hath founded the use of men ; the earth; by understanding bath he Who giveth fodder unto the cattle : established the heavens.
and feedeth the young ravens that knowledge the depths are broken up, call upon him. and the clouds drop down the dew. Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem : Prov. iii. 19, 20.
praise thy God, o Sion. The eternal God is thy refuge, and For he hath made fast the bars of underneath are the everlasting arms. thy gates : and hath blessed tby Deut. xxxiii. 27.
children within thee. Israel then shall dwell in enfety He maketh peace in thy borders : alone : the fountain of Jacob shall and filleth thee with the four of be upon a land of corn and wine; wheat. also his heavens shall drop down dew.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Deut. xxxiii. 28.
Son : and to the Holy Ghost; Happy art thou, O Israel: who is
As it was in tho beginning, is like unto thee, O people saved by now, and ever shall be : world withthe Lord, the shield of thy help, and
out end. Amen. who is the sword of thy excellency ! Dout. xxxiii. 29.
Then shall be said or sung one of
the Selections, or some other portion & Instead of 0 come, let us sing, ete., of the Psalms, at the discretion of the following shall be said or sung. the Minister, PRAISE the LORD, for it is a
The First Lesson shall be Deut. 8, good thing to sing praises unto and the Second Lesson shall be our God : yea, a joyful and pleasant 1 Thess. 5, v. 12 to v. 24. thing it is to be thankful. The Lorn doth build up Jerusalem:
After the General Thanksgiving, and gather together the outcasts of
shall be said this which followeth Lsrael.
Tost gracious God, by whose He healeth those that are broken knowledge the depths are broken in heart : and giveth medicine to up, and the
clouds drop down the heal their sickness.
dew; We yield thee unfeigned tbanks () sing unto the LORD with thanks- and praise for the return of seed-time
and barvest, for the increase of the ground and the gathering in of the fruits thereof, and for all the other blessings of thy merciful providence bestowed upon this nation and people. And, we beseech thee, give us a just rense of these great mercies ; such as may appear in our lives by an humble, holy, and obedient walking before thee all our days; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all glory and honour, world without end. Amen.
The Collect to be used instead of that
for the day. 0
MOST merciful Father, who hast
blessed the labours of the husbandman in the returns of the fruits of the earth; We give thee humble and hearty thanks for this thy bonnty; beseeching thee to continue thy loving-kindness to us, that our land may still yield ber increase, to thy glory and our comfort ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. - St. James i. 16.
O pot err, my beloved brethren. fect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Or his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we sbould be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. Wherefore lay apart all Althiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive
with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man bebolding his natural face in a glass : for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. But whoso looketh into the perfect law of Mberty, and continueth tberein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed. If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 43.
said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you ; that ye may be the children of your Father wbich is in heaven: for he maketh his son to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. For if ye love them which love you, what reward have yer do not even the publicans the same? And if yo salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans go? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
PRAYER TO BE USED IN FAMILIES.
MORNING PRAYER. S The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Family as
can conveniently be present, let one of them, or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling. UR Father, who art in heaven, AND since it is of
A thy mercy, o
Dedication of kingdom come. Thy will be done gracious Father, soul and body on earth, As it is in heaven. Give that another day to God's service, nis this day our daily bread. And is added to our with a resoluforgive us our trespasses, As we for- lives; We here tion to be growgive those who trespass against us. dedicate both our ing daily in And lead us not into temptation ; souls and our bo- goodnes. But deliver us from evil: For thine dies to thee and is the kingdom, and the power, and thy service, in a kober, righteons, the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. and godly life: in which resolution,
do thou, o merciful God, confirm ALMIGHTY
and strengthen us; that, as we grow A and everlast- Acknowledg. in age, we may grow in grace, and in ing God, in wbomment of God's the knowledge of our Lord and St we live and move mercy and pre- viour Jesus Christ. Amen. and have our be- servation, espeing: We, thy
needy cially through BUT, O God, who creatures, render the night past.
Prayer for thee our humble
weakness and cor. grace to enable praises, for thy preservation of us ruption of our na- 14 to perform from the beginning of our lives to ture, and the mani. that resolution, this day, and especially for having fold temptations delivered us from the dangers of the which we daily meet with ; We humpast night. To thy watchful provi- bly beseech thee to have compassion denoe we owe it,
on our infirmities, and to give us the that no disturb . When die constant assistance of thy Holy ance bath come turbances of any Spirit; that we may be effectually nigh us or our kind befalla restrained from sin, and excited to dwelling: but that family, instead our duty. Imprint upon our bearts we are brought in of this, say, that such a dread of thy judgments, and safety to the begin- notwithstanding such a grateful sense of thy goodness ning of this day.) our dangers, we to us, as may make us both afraid For these thy mer. are brought in and ashamed to offend thee. And, cies, we bless and safety to the be. above all, keep in our minds a lively magnify thy glori- ginning of this remembrance of that great day, in ous Name; humbly day.
which we must give a strict account of boneeching thee to
our thoughts, words, and actions; and accept this our morning sacrifice of according to the works done in the praise and thanksgiving: for his body, be eternally rewarded or punsake who lay down in the grave, and islied, by him whom thou hast ap rose again for us, thy Son our Saviour pointed the Judge of quick and dead, Josus Christ. Amen
thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
In particular, we
For grace to implore thy guide and keep grace and protec-w the following tion for the ensu- day and for ing day. Keep us God's Blessing temperate in our meats and drinks, on the business and diligent in our
of the same. several callings. Grant us patience under any afflictions thou shalt see fit to lay on us, and minds always contented with our present condition. Give us grace to be just and upright in all our dealings; quiet and peaceable; full of compassion; and ready to do good to all
• on Sunday men, according to our abilities and stead of this,
morning, opportunities. Di. rect us in all our Holy Spirit ac.
say, and let thy ways, (*and prosper the works of company us to our bands in the the place of thy business of our public worship,
ous and attensities, and be gra- our minds from
tive, and raising ciously pleased to take us, and all the thoughts of things belonging to
this world to the
consideration of us, under thy fatherly care
the next; that and
WO may ferprotection. These things, and what. Yently join in ever else thou shalt the prayers and see necessary and praises of thy convenient to us,
Church, and listwe bumbly beg, en to our duty through the merits hearts, in order
honest and mediation of thy Son Jesus
to practise it. Christ, our Lord and Saviour. Amen.
TAB krece of our Lord Jesus Christ, fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore.
EVENING PRAYER. The Family being together, a little before bed-time, let the Master or Mistress, or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all
kneeling. O'R, be ; righteous
Hallowed be thy Name. Thy But, o gracious • Here let him kingdom come. Thy will be done on Father, who desir- who reads make earth, As it is in heaven. Give us est not the death of a short paus, this day our daily bread. And for. a sinner, look up that everyone give us our trespasses, As we forgive on us, we beseech may secretly those who trespass against us. And thee, in mercy, confers the sins lead us not into temptation ; But and forgive us all and failings of deliver us from evil: For thine is the our transgressions that day. kingdom, and the power, and the Make us deeply glory, for ever and ever. Amen. sensible of the great evil of them;
and work in us an hearty contrition; MOST TOST merciful
that we may obtain forgiveness at thy God, who art Confession of hands, who art ever ready to receive of purer eyes than rins, with humble and penitent sinners ; for the to behold iniquity, prayer for con. sake of thy Son Jesus Christ, our only and bast promised trition and par. Saviour and Redeemer. Amen. forgiveness to all don. those who confess and forsake their sins;. We come
frail Prayer for before thee in an humble sense of ty, or the tempta- grace to reform our own unworthiness, acknowledg. tions which en- and grow better. ing our manifold transgressions of thy compass us, we be