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+ Magnificat. S. Luke 1. 46. (This fall be said or Jung 1 after the first Lesson in the Evening
Service.) A Y soul doth magnify the Lord: and my spirit hath reM I joiced in God my Saviour.
For he hath regarded: 'the lowliness of his hand-maiden.
* For behold, from henceforth : all generations shall call me bleffed.'
For he that is mighty hath magnified me: and holy is his name.
And his mercy is on them that fear him: throughout all generations. si ' . .
He hath shewed strength with his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.
He hath put down the mighty from their seat : and hath exalted the humble and meek.
He hath filled the hungry with good things: and the rich he hath fent empty away. ..
He remembring his mercy, hath holpen his servant Israel : as he promised to our forefathers, Abraham and his feed for ever.
Glory be to the Father, &C.
As it was in the beginning, &c. Or else this Psalm, except it be on the Nineteenth Day of the Month. Cantate Domino. Psalm 98. n Sing unto the Lord a new song : for. he hath done marvelU lous things.
Paraphrafe on the MAGNIFICAT. .
I joyfully praise God my Saviour: because he hath wonderfully disappointed the expectations of the ambideigned to Thew such regard to his Servant in her lowly tious. He hath depressed the proud Rulers of the Earth, ftation—For henceforth future Ages will pronounce me and exalted the lowly in Heart.-He hath filled those truly happy ; since he who is infinitely powerful and who hunger after Righteousness with the bounties of his boly hath been pleased to bestow upon me this honour:. Grace, but the rich in Spirit he hath rejected. He cho' his kindness indeed extends to persons of every hath sent forth a Saviour to Israel as he promised to Nation and Condition that truly serve him--He hath Abraham and his Seeda
† Magnificat and the Pfalm which follows after suc- For behold from henceforth, &c. On this passage ceeds the Lesson properly as testimonies of our Grati- the Church of Řome seems to have founded, in some tude to God for the light of his Revelation.
measure, that adoration which she pays to the Virgin. I Psalms of praise and thanksgiving to God as they Mary; through a mistaken interpretation of the Word: are proper at all Times, so they are never more suitable Blessed: which, in the Scriptures, when it relates to than when we are under a joyful sense of pardon and a human person, generally signifies happy. . reconciliation with him."
With his own right hand, and with his holy arm :'hath he gotten himself the victory.
The Lord declared his falvation : his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the light of the heathen. In di
He hath remembred his mercy and truth toward the house of Israel : and all the ends of the world have seen the salvation of our God.
Shew yourselves joyful unto the Lord, all ye lands: fing, rejoice, and give thanks.
Praise the Lord upon the harp: fing to the harp with a Psalm of thanksgiving.si
With trumpets also and shawms: O shew yourselves joyful before the Lord the King..
Let the Sea make a noise, and all thatt-herein is : the round world, and they that dwell therein.
Let the foods clap their hands, and let the hills i be joyful to gether. before the Lord : for he cometh to judge the earth.
With righteousness shall he judge the world: and the people with equity. it
Glory be to the Father, &C.. . Then followeth the second Lesson 'taken out of the New Testament,
and after that the Song of Simeon, as followeth.
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. $foto O praise the Lord with unosual Fervency, for..he.every melodious Instrument, to heighten your Devotion, hath wrought wonderful Things for us. By his own and help you worthily to celebrate Jehovahl your mighty power he hath vanquilhed our Foes,--He hath KingLet the loud Ocean, and its Fullness, the Earth granted us a remarkable Deliverance in the light of and its Inhabitants join the solemn Concert.-Let the the Nations around us. He hath performed the gra- Floods pour forth in full streams their applause ; and cious promises which he made to Israel :: and, all the the Mountains exulting raise their lofty Heads; for the World muft own him to be a Saviour indeed-O'there. Lord reigneth over all the Kingdoms of the World with fore express your joyful Gratitude to him, ye favoured Justice and Equity. All Gloryn dce r urtonos: people, in Hymns of praise : and with your Voices unite
vNunc dimiftis. i. S. Luke 2:029.
SI T O RD, now lettest thou thy servänt depart in peace! acL cording to thy word. : : For mine eyes have seen, thy salvation, -;!;! S I TI Which thou hast, prepared before the face of all people ; l
To be a light to lighten the Gentiles : ; and to be the glory of thy people Iraet u in is .
) Glory, be to the Father, &c. : Or else this Psalm xiexcept it be on the twelfth Day of the Montb.
mi w wlog IDeus mifereatur. : Psalm 67. iii N oD be merciful unto us, and bless us : and Thew us the U light of his countenance, and be merciful unto us. til
That thy way may be known upon earth: thy saying health among all nations, 2016 io alaus vigioP on earth is thy saving health
Let the people praise thee, o Gód: 'yea, let all the people praise thee.
2* , ? o let the nations rejoice and be glad for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, and govern the nations upon earth. 01:11
Let the people praise thee, O God a yea, let; all the people praise thee.
Then shall the earth bring forth her increase ; and God, even our own God, shall give us his blessing. von E pilo,
God. Thallblefs us, and all the ends of the world-Thall fear binitsa Glory be toʻthe father, &c. :
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Happiness in thy protection may be thereby induced Now, Lord, I acknowledge I have received the Comto worship and obey thee. fort which thou promisedit me before my Death. For I knowledge thee as the only true God, that they may
o teach all people to ac.. have seen him whom thou intendeít to be the Saviour experience the pleasures of thy fervice : for thou ruleft of all People_To give the light' of Truth to the Hea- over thy Subjects with Equity, and a tender regard for then who are involved in the darkness of Error and their Welfare. O bring all Nations, we earnestly be Wickedness : as well as to be a glorious Deliverer to-feech thee, to the Knowledge of thy Truth. Then shall the Jews from the Tyianny of Sin and Satan -All Righteousnefs flourish abundantly upon Earth, and Glory, &Csvona of 2noisluki work slari vd boboy our God will shower down his Bleflings upon us.
Paraphrasel on the 67th PSALM.TV yait9 The Mercies which we thus implore for ourselves and Let thy Blessing and merciful kindness be upon us our Fellow Creatures, God, we trust, will grant in his O God: That the Nations around us beholding our appointed Time: All Glory, &c.
of the Day ; The second for Peace; The thirdi for grace to live well.
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in knowledge of whom ftandeth our eternal life, whose service is perfect freedom.;; Defend us thy humble servants in all affaults of our 'enemies; that we fürely trusting in thy defence, may not fear the power of any adverfaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord is. Amen. Les is vir 177031 Rus fhThe third Colleft in the Morning Prayeř for Grace,"
Lord our heavenly Father, Almighty and everlasting, God, U who hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day; Defend us in the same with thy, mighty, power, and grant that this day we fall into no sin, neither run into any kind of danger ; but that all our doings may, be ordered by thy governance, to do always that is righteous in thy sight, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Sovitostra 'r wivedie Librity Three Collects for the Evening Service ; the first of the Day 'The
third for Aid against all Perils, as hereafter followéth.which two last Colleets mall be daily faid at. Eveningi Prayer. without alteration.
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God, from whom all holy desires, aļl good counsels, and U all juft' works do proceed ; Give unto thy servants Paraphrafe on the second Collect at Morning Prayer. Paraphrafe on the third Collečt at Morning Prayer.
O God of peace, in the faithful acknowledgement Eternal, Gracions, and Almighty Gąd, by and service of whom depend our prefent and future whose Mercy we enjoy the return of the Light in Happiness ; preserve us, thy Servants, from the ma- safety ; be thou our protector this Day; and grant licious designs of all our Enemies ; that we relying on that we may not be exposed to the danger of Sin, nor thy protection, may be fearless of their assaults, be overcome by Temptation ; but that our ways may through Christ who strengtheneth us. i noin vieve 19 be-fo ordered by Chyi -Providence that we may ever mi gangg aviobro.I dini endodel riode 2 boy faithfully serve thee iniall Holiness, thro' Jesus Chrift,
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* that peace which the world cannot give, that both our hearts may be set to obey thy commandments, and also that by thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies, may pass our time in rest and quietness, through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.
The third Collect at Evening for Aid against all Perils.
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the Litany is read; and then only the two last are to be read, as they are there placed.
À Prayer for the Kings Majesty. O Lord our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of
kings, Lord of lords, the only ruler of Princes, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our most gracious Sovereign Lord King GÉORGE; and so replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may alway incline to thy
Paraphrase on the Second Collect at Evening Prayer.
Paraphrase on the Prayer for the King. O God, who workest in us both to will and to do of O gracious God, who ruleft over all the Kingdoms thy good pleasure : grant us that peace of mind which of the Earth; we earnestly intreat thee to bless our nothing on earth can beftow; that we may not only be most benevolent Sovereign King George; and so inthe better disposed to obey thy commandments ; but fluence him, by thy Holy Spirit, that he may always also that, being in safety under thy protection, we may be disposed for thy service and obey thy Commandpass through this life with quietness, and comfortable ments : give him Wisdom and Knowledge to promote hopes of a better through Jesus Christ.
the welfare of his People----Grant him Health, long Paraphrafe on the third Colleet at Evening Prayer. Life, and Prosperity,---enable him to subdue all his
Prote&t us, O Lord, we beseech thee, this night from Enemies; and after this Life advance him to an eterall things that may injure either our fouls or bodies, for nal Crown of Happiness through Jesus Christ. the sake of thy Son's love to mankind.
• That Peace which the World, &c. To this those beautiful lines in Mr. Pope's Esay on Man seem to allude. What nothing earthly gives, nor can destroy The Souls calm sunshine, and the heart felt joy,
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| When the shades of darkness are approaching we are going to give up ourselves to the defenceless Itate of sleep , and how reasonable is it for us to implore the protection of that God who neither flumbereth nor Aeepeth.