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cies, look down in compassion upon the sick and afflicted; upon the poor, the miserable, and the dying; and upon all that are in any trouble or distress.
Send them comfort and deliverance, O God. And do thou, who makest all things work together for good to them that love thee, sanctify their pains and sorrows to the health and salvation of their souls, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
(For the World :) We beseech thee, O God, to bless all men: Bring them
Bring them to the knowledge and obedience of the truth.
Break thou the arm of the oppressor everywhere; and scatter the people that delight in war.
And in all the earth let thy kingdom come, which is righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Amen.
GOD, who hast given the day to man for
labour, and the night for rest, protect us by thy watchful providence during the
coming night, and all the nights and days of our pilgrimage. Cover all our sins with thy mercy, as thou coverest the earth with darkness during the night-watches. And when our days are ended, and our work is finished in this world, may we depart hence in the blessed assurance of thy favour, and in the certain hope of the resurrection to immortal life, which thou hast given us in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. .
A Psalm of Praise.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures : he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul : he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil : for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the
presence of mine enemies; thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.-Ps. xxiii.
MERCIFULLY hear these our prayers and praises, we entreat thee, O Lord, our Heavenly Father, through thy well-beloved Son, Jesus Christ, who is our intercessor with thee, and the propitiation for our sins; and who hath taught us thus to pray:
Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in 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.
After the singing of a Psalm,
Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shep
herd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
Make you perfect in every good work to do His will ; working in you that which is wellpleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen. Heb. xiii. 20, 21.
Second Sunday of the Month.
The Congregation being assembled, the Minister may
recite the 97th Psalm, “ The Lord reigneth ; let the earth rejoice," &c., or one or more of the following Sentences.
RAW nigh to God, and he will draw nigh
to you.-James iv.
Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed ; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel ? For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.--Ezek. xviii.
(Invitation :) Dearly beloved Brethren, we are here assembled in obedience to the command, that we forsake not the assembling of ourselves together, and in hope of that pro