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For the Universal Church.
GOD and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we
give Thee thanks for all thy saints our faithful brethren in Christ : desiring that they might be filled with the knowledge of Thy will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that they might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God. Strengthen them with all might, according to Thy glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness. May they ever give thanks unto Thee, O Father, Who hast made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light; Who hast delivered us from the power of darkness, and hast translated us into the kingdom of Thy dear Son: in Whom we have redemption through His blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
For all Classes of Men.
be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth : Let Thy way be known upon the earth, Thy
saving health unto all nations. Let the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of the Lord and of His Christ. We pray for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. And we beseech Thee for Thy servants, who in every place make manifest the savour of Thy knowledge, preaching among the nations the unsearchable riches of Christ. Supply them with Thy Spirit; open unto them doors of utterance, to make known the mystery of the Gospel; deliver them from unreasonable and wicked men; and may the Word of the Lord every where have free course and be glorified, even as it is with us. O Lord of the harvest, send forth labourers into Thy har
ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISE.
to God only Wise be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. Now unto the King Eternal, Immortal, Invisible, the only Wise God, be honour and glory for ever and
Amen. Now to the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords : Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; Whom no man hath seen, nor can see : To Him be honour and power everlasting. Amen.
Now unto Him that is able to keep us from falling, and to present us faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy: To the only Wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.
Of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things : To Whom be glory for ever.
Amen. Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God.
To Whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Unto Him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and His Father : To Him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. Amen.
Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might be unto our God,
, for ever and ever, `Amen,
Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be
, unto Him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever. Amen.
Salvation to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
To Him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
IN THE WORDS OF SCRIPTURE.
GOD, Thou art our God, early will we seek
Thee; our God, and we will praise Thee ; our fathers' God, and we will exalt Thee. Thou art very great, clothed with honour and majesty. Thou coverest Thyself with light as with a garment; and in Thee is no darkness at all.
Thou art God Thyself alone; and, besides Thee, there is none else. The heavens declare Thy glory, and the firmament showeth forth Thy handy work. The invisible things of God, from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even Thine eternal power and God-head.
Thou art transcendently great in all Thy perfections. Thou art glorious in holiness, fearful in praises,