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earth, and under the carth, do The Epistle. Heb. 11, bow and obey; be now and ever. No chastening for the present more thy defence; and make seemeth to be joyous, but thee know and feel that there is grievous; nevertheless, afterwards none other name under heaven yieldeíh the peaceable fruit of given to man, in whom and righteousness, unto them which through whom thou mayest re-are exercised thereby... ceive salvation, but only the

The Gospel. St. John, v. 24 name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

VERILY; verily, I say unto you,

He that heareth my word, 1 And after that shall say, and believeth on him that sent UNTO God's gracious merey me, hath everlasting life, and shall

and protection we commit not come into condemnation; but thee: The Lord bless thee and is passed from death unto life. keep thee : The Lord make his

" A Præyer for imprisoned.

Debtors. face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord MOST gracious God, look dom

in pity and compassion upon lift up his countenance upon thee, these thine afflicted servants, who and give thee peace, both now are fallen under the misery of a and exermore.

close restraint. Give them al At the time of Execution, besides all, or ways a deep sense of their sios such parts of the foregoing oficě as the and of thy fatherly love and cor said the commendatory Prayer for rection; and the more their conperson at the point of Departure, as it finement presseth bard: uppi

is in the Visitation of the Sick. them, the niore let the comforts, 1 The Collect for the Communion Service. of thy grace and mercy abound O God, who declarest thy Al- towards them. Give to their credi

mighty powerchiefly in show- tors tenderness and compassion, ing mercy and pity; we heseech and to them a meek and forgir. thee to have mercy upon this ing spirit towards all those who thy servant, who for his trans- have confined them, and a full gressions is appointed to die. purpose to repair all the injuries Grant that he may take thy judg- and losses which others have susments patiently, and repent him tained by them. Raise them up truly of his sins; that he reco-friends to pity and relieve them: vering thy favour, the fearful re- give them the continued comfort ward of his actions may end with of thy countenance here, and so this life; and whensoever his sanctify their afflictions, that they soul shall depart from the body, may work for them an eternal it may be without spot present-weight of glory, through the me ed unto thee, through Jesus rits and mediation of Jesus Christ Christ our Lord. Amcu. thy Son our Lord! Amen.

PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING

o Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all the other Blessings of liìs merciful Providence; to be used yearly on the first Thursday in November, or on such other Day as shall be appointed by the Civil Authority. T The Service shall be as usual, except where it is hereby otherwise appointed. Among the Sentences at the beginning ken in heart, and bindeth up their of Morning Prayer shall be the follow-wounds. ing :

He covereth the heaven with TONOUR the Lord with the clouds, and prepareth rain for the

substance, and with the first earth; he maketh the grass to uits of all thine increase : So Gall thy barns be filled with plen: "He giveth to the beast his food;

grow upon the mountains. , and thy presses shall burst out and to the young ravens which ith new wine. Prov. iii. 9, 10.

cry. 'The Lordby wisdom bath foundu the earth; by understanding Praise Iby God, o Sion.

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem : ath he established the heavens : y his knowledge the depths are bars of thy gates; he hath blessed

For he hath strengthened the roken up, and the clouds drop thy children within thee. own the dew. Prov. jii. 19, 20. The eternal God is thy refuge, ders, and filleth thee with the

He maketh peace in thy borhd underneath are the everlast-linest of the wheat.

Deut. xxxiü, 27. Israel then shall dwell in safetyl" lections, or some other portion of the

1 Then shall be said or sung one of the Selone; the fountain of Jacob shail

Psalms, at the discretion of the Minister. upon the land of corp and of 1 The First Lesson shall be Deut. viii. ine, also his heaven shall drop and the Second Lesson shall be 1 Thess.

v. 12 to 24. sw'n dew. Deut. xxxiii. 28. Happy art thou, O Israel ; who " After the general Thanksgiving, shall

be said this which followeth: like unto thee, O people saved

the Lord, the shield of thy MOST gracious God, by whose lp, and who is the sword of thy

knowledge the depths are kcellency! Deut. xxxiii. 29. broken up and the clouds drop

down the dew; we yield thee unInstead of, 0 come let us sing, &c. the feigned thanks and praise, as forall following shall be said or sung:

thy mercies, so especially for the DRAISE ye the Lord; for it is returns of Seed-time and Harvest,

good to sing praises unto our and for crowning the year with thy od ; for it is pleasant, and praise goodness, in the increase of the comely.

ground and the gathering in of the The Lord doth build up Jeru- frnits thereof. And we beseech lem; he gathereth together the thee, give us a just sense of this ut-casts of Israel,

gi:eat mercy;

such as may appear He bealeth those that are bro- in our lives, by an humble, holy,

ag arms.

anil obcdient walking before thee if any he a hearer of the word and all our days, through Jesus Christ not a doer, he is like unto a man our Lord; to whom, with thee and beholding his natural face in a the Holy Ghost, be all glory and glass : for he beholdeth himself, honour, world without end. and goeth his way, and straight, Imen.

way forgetteth what manner of 11 The Colbect to be used instead of that man he was. But whoso looketh for the day.

into the perfect law of liberty, and O Most merciful Father, who continueth'therein, he being nota

hast blessed the labours of the forgetful hearer, but a doer of the husbandman in the returns of the work, this man shall be blessed in fruits of the earth; we give thee his deed. If any man among you humble and hearty thanks for this seem to be religious, and bridelk thy bounty ; beseeching thee so not his tongue, but deceiveth his continue thy loving-kindness to own heart, this man's religionis us; that our land may still yield vain. Pure religion and undehled her increase, to thy glory and our

before God and the Father is this: comfort, through Jesus Christ our

to visit the fatherless and widows Lord. Amen.

in their affiliction, and to keep him

self unspotted from the world. The Epistle. St. James, 'i. 16.

The Gospel. St. Matt. 1, 48, Do not err, my beloved breth-YE have heard that it lrath bean

ren: every good gift and eve. said, Thou shalt love thy ry perfect gift is from above; and neighbour and hate thine enemy. cometh down from the Father But I say unto you, love your of Lights, with whom is no vari- enemies, bless them that conse ableness, neither shadow of turn-you, do good to them that hate ing. Of his own will begat he us you, and pray for them which de of the word of truth, that we spitefully use you and persecule, should be a kind of first fruits of you ; that ye may be the children his creatures. Wherefore, my be- of your Father which is in heaven loved brethren, let every man be for he maketh his sụn to rise on swift to hear, slow to speak, slow the evil and on the good, and send to wrath: for the wrath of man eth rain on the just and on the un worketh not the righteousness of just. For if ye love them which God. Wherefore lay apart all love you, what reward have ye do filthiness and superfluity of naugh- not even the Publicans the same tiness, and receive with meekness Or if ye salute your brethrer only: the ingrafted word, which is able what do ye more than others'l.do to save your souls. Be ye doers not even the Publicans so? Beye of the word; and not hearers only, therefore perfect, even as your deceiving your own selves. For ther which is in heaven is perfect.

TO BE USED IN FAMILIES.

ment

God's

past.

MORNING PRAYER, 9 The Master or Mistress having called together as many of the Fumily as caro

conveniently be present ; let one of them, or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all hnecling : OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy. Name; Thy

Kingdom come; Thy will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us : And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, in whom we Acknowledg. live and move and have our being; we, thy

of needy creatures, l'ender thee our bumble praises, for vation, especially

mercy and

preserhy preservation of us from the beginning of our lives through the night to this day, and especially for having delivered us from the dangers of the past night. To thy watchful providence we owe it, *(that no disturbance hath * When disturh come nigh us or our dwelling; but, that we are ances of any kind brought in safety to the beginning of this day.) For instead of this, say', hese thy mercies, we bless and magnify thy glorious that notwithstandVame; humbly beseeching thee to accept this our ing our dangers, aording sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; for bis we are brought in

ake who lay down in the grave, and rose again for ning of this day. es, thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. AND, since it is of thy mercy, ( gracious Father, Dedication of soul

that another day is added to our lives; we here and body to God's edicate both our souls and our bodies to thee and service, with a reay service, in a sober, righteous, and godly life: In growing daily in hich resolution, do thou, O merciful God, confirm goodness. nd strengthen us; that, as we grow in age, we may, Fow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord nd Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. But, o God, who knowest the weakness and cor Prayer for ruption of our nature, and the manifold tempta, form that resolp

to enable us to per. ons wbich we daily meet with; we humbly beseech tion. ee to have compassion on our infirmities, and to ve' is the constant assistance of thy Holy Spirit ; that we may be lectually restrained from sin, and excited to our duty. Imprint non our hearts such a dread of thy judgments, and such a grateful nse of thy goodness to us, as may make us both afraid and ashamed

offend thee. And, above all, keep in our minds a lively remernrance of that great Day, in which we must give a strict account of I thoughts, vords, and actions; and according to the works done

to

be

grace

of the same.

tious and

in the body, be eternally rewarded or punished, by him whom thou hast appointed the Judge of quick and dead, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amin.

home made the seriele In particular, we implore thy grace and pro ing day, and for God's

tection for the ensuing day. Keep us tem. blessing on the business perate in our meats and drinks, and diligent in

our several callings. Grant us patience under any aillictions thou shalt see fit to lay on us, and minds always contented with our present condi

tion. Give us grace to be just and upright in all *On Sunday Morning our dealings ; quiet and peaceable; full of comand let thy Iloly Spirit passion; and ready to do good to all men, acaccompany us to the cording to our abilities and opportunities. Diplace of thy public rect us in all our ways *(and prosper the works Worship, making us 52- of our hands in the business of our several staand raising our neinds tions.) Defend us from all dangers and adversifrom the thonghts of ties; and be graciously pleased to take us, and all this world to the con- things belonging to us, under thy Fatherly care that we may fervenily and protection. These things, and whatever join in the prayersand else thou shalt see necessary and convenient to praises of thy Church, us, we humbly beg, through the merits and and listen to our duty mediation of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord and order to practise it.

Saviour. Amen. THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

EVENING PRAYER. s The Family being toget?er, a little before Bed Time, let the Master or Mistress

or any other whom they shall think proper, say as follows, all kneeling: OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy

Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us ; And lead us not into temptation ; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdomn, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen

Confession of MOST mercilul God, who art of purer eyes than sins, with a prayer

to behold iniquity, and hast promised forgivepardon.

ness to all those who confess and forsake their sins: we come before thee in an humble sense of our own

unworthiness, acknowledging onr manifold transwho ren;i< make a father, who desirest not the death of a sinner

, look * Hero, let him gressions of thy righteous laws. * But, O gracions every on, Inay se- upon us, we beseech thee, in mercy, and forgive us cretly confess to all our transgressions. Make us deeply sensible of sets and failings the great evil

of them; and workin us an hearty como of that day..

trition ; that we may obtain forgiveness at thy hands who art ever really to receive humble and penitent

for contrition and

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