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again for our justification; grant that we, who have been baptized into his death, may put away all the corruptions and pollutions of the old man; all evil thoughts, unholy desires, and malignant passions; and may we rise with Christ to newness of life; abounding in godliness, justice, charity, and meekness ; in purity and temperance; in fortitude, patience, and resignation ; that we may be indeed followers of Christ in all the steps of his blessed and holy life; and may walk worthy of our high vocation; through Him who is our Redeemer and Lord, and who suffered for us in the flesh, leaving us an example that we should follow his steps. Amen.

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O LORD, our Heavenly Father, whose Son, Jesus Christ, hath ascended on high, leading captivity captive, and receiving gifts for men, leave not us, thy family, comfortless, but send forth thy Holy Spirit to abide with us for ever; that we, being taught and quickened, purified and strengthened by thy heavenly grace, may faithfully and joyfully serve thee all our days, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

INTERCESSION.

(For all men :) BLESSED LORD, whose will it is that all men should be saved, and who hast commanded us to make intercessions and prayers for all men, we offer up before thee our supplications for the whole human race, that they may be brought to the knowledge and obedience of the truth :

For all thy people upon earth, that they may fight the good fight of faith, and lay hold on eternal life; and may so run the race which is set before them, that finally they may obtain the prize :

For all sick and afflicted persons, that thou wouldst be pleased to uphold, comfort, and deliver them :

For our kindred, friends, and benefactors; that thou wouldst enrich them with thy favour, and grant unto them a portion in thy heavenly kingdom :

And for our enemies; that thou wouldst forgive them, and enable us to forgive them from the heart; that, rendering good for evil,

we may be indeed thy children, and perfect as our Father in heaven is perfect. Amen.

(For all in Authority :) O God, thou King of glory, who rulest all the nations of the world, and to whom pertain all might, majesty, and dominion in heaven and earth; we beseech thee to regard with thy favour our Sovereign, Queen Victoria. Endow her with thy Holy Spirit. May she reign in wisdom and righteousness, in peace and prosperity, all the days of her life; and may she afterwards be made partaker of that crown of righteousness, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

Make thy blessing to rest, O Lord, upon the Prince Consort, the Prince of Wales, and all the members of the Royal family.

Grant a spirit of wisdom, and of the fear of the Lord, to the Queen's Ministers; to the Members of both Houses of Parliament; and to all Judges, Magistrates, and persons in authority ; that we, and all under them, may lead a quiet and peaceable life, in godliness and honesty; showing forth thy praises, who hast called us out of darkness into thy marvellous light. Amen.

God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us :

That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.

O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. .

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.

The earth shall yield her increase; God, our own God, shall bless us.

God shall bless us; and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.-Ps. lxvii.

A Thanksgiving.

O God, by whose gracious providence we enjoy the good things of this present life, and also all things pertaining to godliness and the life eternal, we, thy unworthy servants, unite with one heart in rendering thanks and praise unto thy great name.

Enable us, we entreat thee, O Lord, to manifest our gratitude by a willing and constant obedience to thy righteous commands; and by walking, at all times, after the example of him, whom thou didst send into the world to take away its sin, and to make us sons of God, and heirs of immortal life ; and who hath taught us, in the spirit of adoption, thus to pray:

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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BENEDICTION.

THE grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.

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