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thou only art the Lord. Thee all the powers and dominions of heaven do continually worship and praise ; crying one to another and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, the whole earth is full of his glory.
All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord, and thy saints shall bless thee.
BEFORE the mountains were brought forth; or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting thou art God.
They shall perish, but thou dost endure; they shall wax old as a garment; but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
WHITHER shall we go from thy Spirit ? or flee from thy presence? The darkness hideth not from thee. Thou compassest our path, and art acquainted with all our ways.
Thou searchest the hearts of the children of men; and all things are naked and open in thy sight.
Thou hast created the world, and all things that are therein, visible and invisible; and thou upholdest them all by the word of thy power : and this day they continue as thou didst ordain; and thine eternal power and godhead are clearly seen in the things that are made.
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament showeth his handiwork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night teacheth knowledge.
The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them. Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: Thou hast made summer and winter.
The day is thine; the night also is thine ; thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
CLOUDS and darkness are round about thee; justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne.
Just and true are thy ways, O thou King of saints.
MERCIFUL and gracious, slow to anger, and of great kindness : abundant in goodness and truth.
A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
Sing unto the Lord, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holi
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life.
BLESS the Lord, all his works, in all places of his dominions.
Bless the Lord, O my soul.
GOD ALMIGHTY, who quickenest the
dead, and who, as on this day, didst raise up our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead, and give him glory; we pray that we, who have been baptized into his body, may also be made partakers of his Spirit, that we may walk in newness of life.
And as Christ, being raised from the dead, dieth no more, neither hath death any more dominion over him, may we, being made free from sin, serve thee, the living God, continually, having our fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life : through Jesus Christ our Lord, who taught us, when we pray, thus to say:
Our Father which 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 debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. Amen.
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Let us pray.
RANT, we beseech thee, O Lord, that we
may so receive thy Word into our hearts, that it may be unto us a savour of life unto life. By it may we be made wise unto salvation, and be perfectly furnished unto all good works. Amen.
O Lord God Almighty, who art the framer of our bodies, and the Father of our spirits, and who hast sent thy Son Jesus Christ to redeem us from sin and death, give us thy grace, we entreat thee, that, being purified from all filthiness of the flesh and of the spirit, we may perfect holiness in thy fear, yielding our members as instruments of righteousness unto thee, and being temples of the Holy Ghost; that when this earthly tabernacle is dissolved, we may be received into everlasting habitations, and be clothed upon with our house from heaven; according to that working whereby Christ is able to subdue all things unto himself. Amen.
WE entreat thee, O Father, mercifully to receive the prayers of thy servants everywhere, that call upon thee for help and deliverance. And for this end, grant unto them the spirit of thy Son, that, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting, they may be heard in that they fear; and having learned obedience by