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is in Heaven, give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trefpaíses, as we forgive them that trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from (the) evil (being); for thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
“ Glory to God in the highest, and
on earth Peace, Good-will towards 66 men.”
After the business is concluded, let the Minia fter dismiss the assembly with the usual benedic. tion.
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 Holy Ghost be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.
A Third Form of Prayer, previous to a
Common Council, or Folkmote.
Every good gift, and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, how to speak, Now to wrath; for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. Wherefore lay apart all filthiness, and superfluity of naughtiness, and re
écive with meekness the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
( Epist. for the 4th Sunday after Easter.)
Dear Friends and Brethren, · Be mindful that “God is a Spirit, and " they who worship him, muft worship “ him in spirit and in truth.” (John iv. 24.)
( Let us Pray. ) O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandelt, and defire that which thou doft promise: that so among the sundry and manifold changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed, where true joys are to be found, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
(Collect for 4th Sunday after Eafter.)
O God foi-as-much as without thee we are not able to please thee, mercifully
grant that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts, through Jesus Christ our Lord, 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 is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread'; and forgive us our trespaffes, as we forgive them that trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliverus from(the) evil(being): for thine is the kingdom, and the power and the for ever and ever, Amen.
“ Peace be to thee, brethren, and * love with faith, from God the Father “ and the Lord Jesus Chrift, -Grace be « with all them that love our Lord
Jesus Christ in fincerity." Amen. (Ephef. vi. 23.)
A Form of Prayer for the Judges,
Officers, and Assembly in a Court of Justice, before they enter upon the business of the Court,
Judge not according to the appearance" (or countenance, i. e. by favour, or with respect of persons)
righteous judgment.” (John vii. 24.)
: Beloved Brethren, The folemn business of this assembly, renders it expedient that ye
should be res minded of some of the aweful charges