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( Let us Pray. ) O Almighty God, who hast promised to teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by the sending to them the light of thy HOLY SPIRIT, grant us by the same SPIRIT to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in his holy comfort, through the merits of Christ Jelus our Saviour, who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, one God,world without end. Amen.
(Collect for Whitsunday.)
Prevent us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help, that in all our works, begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy Holy name, and finally, by thy mercy, may obtain everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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 trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us; and lead us not into tempttaion, but deliver us from(the) evil(being); for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore, Amen,
(After the business is concluded, the minister should dismiss the assembly with the usual blessing.)
peace of God which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of
God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord : and the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.
A Second Form of Prayer, previous to a
Common Council, or Folkmote.
" The Lord bringeth the counsel of as the (heathen) nations to nought: he “ maketh the devices of the/ unrighteous)
people of none effect. The counsel “ of the Lord standeth for ever, the
thoughts of his heart to all generas6 tions. Blefied is the nation whose 6. God is the Lord; and the people 66 whom he hath chosen for his own in“ heritance. The Lord looketh down 66 from Heaven ; he beholdeth all the
“ fons of men. From the place of his - habitation he looketh upon all the in6 habitants of the earth. He fashioneth " their hearts alike: he confidereth ali “ their works. There is no King, saved
by the multitude of an host: a mighty “ man is not delivered by much strength. “ Let thy mercy, O Lord, be upon ys, “ according as we hope in thee.” (Psal: xxxiii. 10. 22.)
Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that are the buildcs
ers. of it in it: except the Lord keep “ the city, the watchman waketh (but) 66 in vain.
(Let us Pray.) O Lord God, who feest that. we put not our trust in any thing that we do; mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity,
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
(Collect for Sexagesima Sunday.)
O Lord, from whom all good things do come, grant to us thy humble fervants, that “ by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit,” we may think those things that be good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Prevent us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help, that in all our works begun, continued and ended in thee, we may glorify thy Holy name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. · Amen,
- Our Father which art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it