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for these thy mercies towards us, desireth to return thanks unto thee,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. in the presence of all thy people.
Gracious art thou, O Lord, and full
7 For Deliverance from great Sick-of compassion to the children of
ness and Mortality.
men. May his heart be duly im-
LORD God, who hast wound-pressed with a sense of thy merci-
ed us for our sins, and consuin- ful goodness, and may he devote the
ed us for our transgressions, by thy
residue of his days to an humble,
late heavy and dreadful visitation; holy, and obedient walking before
and now, in the midst of judgment thee, through Jesus Christ our
remembering mercy, hast redeem-
ed our souls from the jaws of death;
we offer unto thy fatherly goodness

For Plenty.
OST merciful Father,
thy gracious goodnes
the devout prayers
h, and turned our dearte

Lord. Amen.

For a safe Return from Sea.


plenty; we get ints for this thy sa beseeching thee to hy loving kindness unh -ur land may yield u increase, glas

ourselves, our souls and bodies, MOST gracious Lord, whose which thou hast delivered, to be a mercy is over all thy works; living sacrifice unto thee; always hast been pleased to conduct in we praise thy holy name, that thou praising and magnifying, thy merries in the midst of thy Church, safety, through the perils of the mfort, through Jesus through Jesus Christ our Lord. great deep, this thy servant, who

now desireth to return his thanks

For a Recovery from Sickness.

rd. Amen.
Peace, and Deliverance fres
LMIGHTY God, who

unto thee, in thy holy Church: May he be duly sensible of thy merciful GOD, who art the giver of life, providence towards him, and ever of health, and of safety; we express his thankfulness by a holy

rong tower of defence bless thy name, that thou hast been trust in thee, and obedience to thy es; we yield the praises sickness this thy servant, who now Lord. Amen. vants against the face of pleased to deliver from his bodily laws, through Jesus Christ our

giving, for our delivers ose great and apparent herewith we were com


th. Pardon their sins als souls, for the sake and y dear Son, our blessed! and Redeemer. Ama


it thy p



a prey unto them, bese e still to continue such s towards us, that al may know that thou art

To be used throughout the Year.


The first Sunday in Advent.
The Collect.

The Epistle. Rom. xiii. 8.

OWE no man any thing, but to ALMIGHTY God, give us grace love one another; for he that that we may cast away the loveth another hath fulfilled the works of darkness, and put upon us law. For this, Thou shalt not com

estoring Public Peace at H

Father, who alone ma the armour of light, now in the time mit adultery, Thou shalt not kill,

ERNAL God, our hea

be of one mind in a hous

of this mortal life, in which thy Son Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt

lest the outrage of a Jesus Christ came to visit us in not bear false witness, Thou shalt

great humility; that in the last day, not covet; and if there be any when he shall come again in his other commandment, it is briefly glorious Majesty to judge both the comprehended in this saying, namequick and dead, we may rise to the ly, Thou shalt love thy neighbour fe immortal, through him who as thyself. Love worketh nc ill

to grant to all of us gr liveth and reigneth with thee and to his neighbour; therefore love is

ruly people; we bless me, that it hath pleased ase the seditious tur have been lately raised t tus; most humbly bese

may henceforth obedien thy holy commandme ding a quiet and peace ll godliness and hones tinually offer unto thee of praise and thanksgi

the Holy Ghost, now and ever. the fulfilling of the law. And that,
knowing the time, that now it is
This Collect is to be repeated every high time to awake out of sleep; for
Day, with the other Collects in Ad-Low is our salvation nearer than
vent, until Christmas-day.
when we believed. The night is

far spent, the day is at hand; let called the house of prayer; but ye
us therefore cast off the works of have made it a den of thieves.
darkness, and let us put on the ar-
mour of light. Let us walk honest-
ly, as in the day; not in rioting
and drunkenness, not in chamber- BLESSED Lord, who hast caus-
ing and wantonness, not in strife ed all holy Scriptures to be
and envying. But put ye on the written for our learning; grant that
Lord Jesus Christ, and make not we may in such wise hear them,
provision for the flesh, to fulfil the read, mark, learn, and inwardly
Justs thereof.
digest them, that by patience, and
The Gospel. St. Matt. xxi. 1. comfort of thy holy Word, we may
HEN they drew nigh unto embrace, and ever hold fast the
Jerusalem, and were come to blessed hope of everlasting life,
Bethphage, unto the mount of which thou hast given us in our Sa-
Olives, then sent Jesus two disci-viour Jesus Christ. Amen.
ples, saying unto them, Go into The Epistle. Róm. xv. 4.
the village over against you, and WHATSOEVER things were
straightway ye shall find an ass

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I say unto you, This
not pass away Lli

By; but my words

were writtied, and a colt with her: loose ten for our learning; that we them, and bring them unto me. through patience, and comfort of And if any man say ought unto you, the Scriptures, might have hope. ye shall say, The Lord hath need of Now the God of patience and con them; and straightway he will send solation grant you to be like mindthem. All this was done, that it ed one towards another, according Heaven and e might be fulfilled was spoken to Christ Jesus: ye may with by the prophet, saying, Tell ye the one mind and one mouth glorify daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King God, even the Father of our Lord cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting Jesus Christ. Wherefore receive upon an ass, and a colt the foal ye one another, as Christ also reof an ass. And the disciples went, ceived us, to the glory of God. and did as Jesus commanded them; Now I say, that Jesus Christ was and brought the ass and the colt, a minister of the circumcision, for and put on them their clothes, and the truth of God, to confirm the they sat him thereon. And a very proinises made unto the fathers:

The second Sunday in Advent.
The Collect.

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arl Sunday in Advent. The Collect. Jesus Christ, who at coming didst send tay to prepare thy way be at that the Ministers s of thy mysteries may

great multitude spread their gar-And that the Gentiles might glo- rare and make ready

followed, cried, saying, Hosanna he saith, Rejoice ye Gentiles, with
to the Son of David: blessed is he his people: And again, Praise the
that cometh in the name of the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud
Lord; Hosanna in the highest. him, all ye people.
And again
And when he was come into Jeru- Esaias saith, There shall be a root
salem, all the city was moved, say-of Jesse, and he that shall rise to
ing, Who is this? And the multi-reign over the Gentiles, in him
tude said, This is Jesus the Prophet shall the Gentiles trust. Now the
of Nazareth of Galilee. And Je- God of hope fill you with all joy
sus went into the temple of God, and peace in believing, that ye may
and cast out all them that sold and abound in hope, through the power
bought in the temple, and over-of the Holy Ghost.
threw the tables of the money- The Gospel. St. Luke xxi. 25.
changers, and the seats of them AND there shall be signs in the
unto them, sun, and in the moon, and in
It is written, My house shall be the stars; and upon the earth dis

ments in the way; others cut down rify God for his mercy; as it is branches from the trees, and straw-written, For this cause I will coned them in the way. And the mul- fess to thee among the Gentiles,

titudes that went before, and that and sing unto thy name: And again and, we may be found

arning the hearts of the
the wisdom of the
at thy second coming to

le people in thy sight, and reignest with the and the Holy Spirit, ever rld without end. A nen. Epistle. 1 Cor. iv. 1. aan so account of us, as Ministers of Curist, and the mysteries of God. is required in stew1 man be found faithful. e it is a very smal I should be judged o man's judgment: yea ine own self, for I know myself, yet am I no ed; but he that Lard Therefore



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tress of nations, with perplexity ;Lord come, who both will bring to
the sea and the waves roaring; light the hidden things of darkness,
men's hearts failing them for fear, and will make manifest the counsels
and for looking after those things of the hearts: and then shall every
which are coming on the earth; for man have praise of God.
The powers of heaven shall be sha-
The Gospel. St. Matt. xi. 2.
ren. And then shall they see the NOW when John had heard in
Son of man coming in a cloud with the prison the works of Christ,
power and great glory. And when he sent two of his disciples, and
these things begin to come to pass, said unto him, Art thou he that
then look up, and lift up your heads; should come, or do we look for ano-
for your redemption draweth nigh. ther? Jesus answered and said unto
And he spake to them a parable, them, Go, and show John again
Behold the fig-tree, and all the those things which ye do hear and
when they now shoot forth, see: The blind receive their sight,.
ye see and know of your own selves, and the lame walk, the lepers are
that summer is now nigh at hand. cleansed, and the deaf hear, the
So likewise ye, when ye see these dead are raised up, and the poor
things come to pass, know ye that have the gospel preached to them:
the kingdom of God is nigh at And blessed is he whosoever shall
hand. Verily I say unto you, This not be offunded in me. And as
generation shall not pass away till they departed, Jesus began to say
ill be fulfilled. Heaven and earth unto the multitudes concerning
shall pass away; but my words John, What went ye out into the
shall not pass away.
wilderness to see? A reed shaken
with the wind? But what went ye
out for to see? A man clothed in
soft raiment? Behold, they that

The third Sunday in Advent.
The Collect.


The fourth Sunday in Advent.
The Collect.

LORD Jesus Christ, who at wear soft clothing are in kings'
thy first coming didst send thy houses. But what went ve out for
messenger to prepare thy way be- to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto
fore thee; grant that the Ministers you, and more than a prophet. For
and Stewards of thy mysteries may this is he of whom it is written, Be
likewise so prepare and make ready hold, I send my messenger before
thy way, by turning the hearts of the thy face, which shall prepare thy
disobedient to the wisdom of the way before thee.
just, that, at thy second coming to
julge the world, we may be found
an acceptable people in thy sight, LORD, raise up, we pray
who livest and reignest with the thee, thy power, and come
Father and the Holy Spirit, ever among us, and with great might
one God, world without end. Amen. succour us; that whereas, through
The Epistle. 1 Cor. iv. 1. our sins and wickedness, we are
LET a man so account of us, as sore let and hindered in running
of the Ministers of Christ, and the race that is set before us, thy
Stewards of the mysteries of God. bountiful grace and mercy may
Moreover, it is required in stew-speedily help and deliver us,
ards, that a man be found faithful. through the satisfaction of thy Son
But with me it is a very small our Lord: to whom, with thee and
thing, that I should be judged of the Holy Ghost, be honour and glo-
you, or of man's judgment: yea, Iry, world without end. Amen.
judge not mine own self, for I know The Epistle. Phil. iv. 4.
nothing by myself, yet am I not REJOICE in the Lord alway;
hereby justified; but he that judgeth and again I say, Rejoice.
me is the Lord. Therefore judge Let your moderation be known unto
nothing before the time, until the all men. The Lord is at hand. Be

Garkness com-
at There was a
'from God whose name

thing by prayer and supplication, world without end. Amen.
with thanksgiving, let your requests The Epistle. Heb. i. 1.
be made known unto God. And GOD, who, at sundry times, and
the peace
of God, which passeth all in divers manners, spake in
understanding, shall keep your time past unto the fathers by the
hearts and minds through Christ prophets, hath in these last days
spoken unto us by his Son, whom
he hath appointed heir of all things,
by whom also he made the worlds;
who being the brightness of his
the Jews sent Priests and Le-glory, and the express image of his
vites from Jerusalem to ask him,

came for a
I bear witness of the
it al nen through him

e. He was not the

I sent to bear wit

The Gospel. St. John i. 19.
THIS is the record of John when

to the world. He

person, and upholding all things That was the
Who art thou? And he confessed, by the word of his power, when he tighteth every man
and denied not; but confessed, had by himself purged our sins, sat
am not the Christ. And they asked down on the right hand of the Ma-d, and the world!
him, What then? Art thou Elias? jesty on high; being made so much, and the world a
And he saith, I am not. Art thou better than the angels, as he bath. He came unto his-

own received him

As many as received him.

e le power to become

that Prophet? And he answered, by inheritance obtained a more ex-
No. Then said they unto him, cellent name than they. For unto


God, in him was

The the fight of

Who art thou? that may give which of the angels said he at and, even to them that

Dame: Which were
blood, nor of the will
ator of the will of man,

an answer to them that sent us: time, Thou art my Son, this day
What sayest thou of thyself? He have I begotten thee? And again,
said, I am the voice of one crying I will be to him a Father, and he
in the wilderness, Make straight shall be to me a Son? And again,

the way of the Lord, as said the when he bringeth in the first-be- And the Word was
prophet Esaias. And they which gotten into the world, he saith, dwelt among us,

eld his glory, the glory

were sent were of the Pharisees. And let all the angels of God wor

Boho Christmas-day. The


UGHTY God, who hast gi

And they asked him, and said unto ship him. And of the angels he begotten of the Fa.
him, Why baptizest thou then, if
saith, Who maketh his angels spice and truth.
thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, rits, and his ministers a flame of
neither that Prophet? John an-fire. But unto the Son he saith,
wered them, saying, I baptize Thy throne, O God, is for ever and
with water; but there standeth one ever; a sceptre of righteousness is


to be born of a pure

among you, whom ye know not; the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thouy only begotten Son
is, who, coming after me, is hast loved righteousness, and hated ature upon him, and
latchet I am not worthy to unloose. God, hath anointed thee with the fat that we, being re-



preferred before me, whose shoes' iniquity; therefore God, even thy

Dade thy children by
grace, may daily be
thy Holy Spirit,

These things were done in Betha-oil of gladness above thy fellows.
bara, beyond Jordan, where John And, thou, Lord, in the beginning
was baptizing.
hast laid the foundation of the

The Nativity of our Lord, or the works of thine hands: they shall reth and reigneth
earth; and the heavens are theme our Lord Jesus
Birth-day of Christ, commonly perish, but thou remainest; and the same Spirit, ever
they all shall wax old as doth a gar-world without end.

called Christmas-day.

ment; and as a vesture shalt thou

that the heir, as long

The Collect.

a child, differeth no

servant, though he be


LMIGHTY God, who hast giv-fold them up, and they shall be
en us thy only begotten Son changed; but thou art the same,
to take our nature upon him, and and thy years shall not fail.
as at this time to be born of a pure The Gospel. St. John i. 1.
Virgin; grant that we, being re-
generate and made thy children by
adoption and grace, may daily be and the Word was God. The same

N the beginning was the Word, t is under tutors and
and the Word was with God, til the time appointed

er. Even

so we, when lements of the world;

God sent forth his

renewed by thy Holy Spirit, through was in the beginning with God., were in bondage
who liveth and reigneth with thee without him was not any thing fulness of the time

the same our Lord Jesus Christ, All things were made by him; and

Eitle, Gal. ir. 1.

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made, that was made. In him was made of a woman, made under the
life, and the life was the light of law, to redeem them that were un-
nen. And the light shineth in der the law, that we might receive
larkness, and the darkness com- the adoption of sons. And, because
prehended it not. There was a ye are sons, God hath sent forth the
man sent from God, whose name Spirit of his Son into your hearts,
was John: The same came for a crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore
witness, to bear witness of the thou art no more a servant, but a
light, that all men through him son; and if a son, then an heir of
might believe. He was not that God, through Christ.
light, but was sent to bear wit- The Gospel. St. Matt. i. 18.
ness of that light. That was the

on this wise: When as his mo


true light, which lighteth every man THE birth of Jesus Christ was that cometh into the world. He ther Mary was espoused to Joseph, was in the world, and the world before they came together, she was was made by him, and the world found with child of the Holy Ghost. knew him not. He came unto his Then Joseph her husband, being a own, and his own received him just man, and not willing to make not. But as many as received him, her a public example, was minded Fto them gave he power to become to put her away privily. But while hethe sons of God, even to them that he thought on these things, behold, believe on his name: Which were the angel of the Lord appeared born, not of blood, nor of the will unto him in a dream, saying, of the flesh, nor of the will of man, Joseph, thou son of David, fear out of God. And the Word was not to take unto thee Mary thy made flesh, and dwelt among us, wife; for that which is conceived (and we beheld his glory, the glory in her is of the Holy Ghost: And is of the only begotten of the Fa- she shall bring forth a Son, and angther) full of grace and truth. thou shalt call his name Jesus: for The sins. Now all this was done, that he shall save his people from their

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The Sunday after Christmas-day.



it might be fulfilled which was spoALMIGHTY God, who hast gi-ken of the Lord by the prophet, to take our nature upon him, and with child, and shall bring forth a saying, Behold, a Virgin shall be as at this time to be born of a pure Son, and they shall call his name Virgin; grant that we, being re- Emmanuel, which being interpretgenerate and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be ed, is, God with us. Then Joseph, renewed by thy Holy Spirit, angel of the Lord had bidden him, being raised from sleep, did as the through the same our Lord Jesus are Christ, who liveth and reigneth knew her not till she had brought land took unto him his wife; and ey with thee and the same Spirit, ever forth her first-born Son; and he stone God, world without end. called his name Jesus. Amen.


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The Circumcision of Christ.

The Collect.



The Epistle. Gal. iv. 1. NOW I say, that the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be ALMIGHTY God, who madest lord to be circumgovernors, until the time appointed cised, and obedient to the law for th of the father. Even so we, when man; grant us the true circumcision we were children, were in bondage of the Spirit, that, our hearts and all under the elements of the world; our members being mortified from but when the fulness of the time all worldly and carnal lusts, we was come, God sent forth his Son, may in all things obey thy blessed

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