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GOD, who hast in Thy Holy Word set before us
Thy righteous judgments upon Thine ancient people the Jews, for our admonition and example : Preserve us by Thy grace from all those sins by which they provoked Thy wrath against them; and never suffer us to be tempted above what we are able, but make a way for us to escape the temptation, or enable us to bear it; through Jesus Christ our Lord. . AMEN.
of spiritual gifts for the first planting of Thy Church : We beseech Thee still to pour out such a measure of Thy Holy Spirit upon every member of the same, as may be for the profit and edification of the whole Body, united together in love by one and the same Spirit: Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
GOD, who hast brought life and immortality to
light by the Gospel, and hast begotten us again to a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead : Make us stedfast and immoveable in this faith, always abounding in the work of the Lord : Who died for our sins, and rose again, and now liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. AMEN.
MOST Merciful Father, who by the glorious min
istration of the Spirit hast given us a clear revelation of Thy will in the Gospel of Thy Son: We beseech Thee to enlighten our minds, that we may rightly understand it and duly value it, and frame our lives according to it, to Thine honour and glory: Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
ETERNAL God, who hast called all nations to be
one by faith in Christ Jesus : Grant that we who are baptized into Him may so faithfully serve Thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain Thy heavenly promises : Through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
LMIGHTY and Everlasting God, we beseech Thee,
enable us more and more to mortify the flesh, with the affections and lusts thereof, and to bring forth the fruit of the Spirit in love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance; that we, loving what Thou dost command, may obtain that which Thou dost promise : Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
LMIGHTY God, who having made Thy Son Jesus
Christ perfect through suffering, hast called us to be His disciples and followers : Endue us, we be
seech Thee, with the same Spirit which was in Him; that we, being crucified to the world, may patiently bear the cross; and being renewed in our natures in righteousness and true holiness, and walking according to this rule, peace and mercy may be upon us : Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
all, and in us all : Grant, we pray Thee, that Thy grace may always prevent and follow us, that we may walk worthy of the vocation wherewith we are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love, endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace : that, being continually given to all good works, we may finally attain everlasting joy and felicity: Through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. AMEN.
of Thy holy Gospel : Grant us grace, we beseech Thee, so to wait for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ to judge the world in righteousness, that we may withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh, and the devil, and with such pure hearts follow Thee the only true God, that we may be confirmed unto the end, and be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. AMEN.
GOD, forasmuch 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, and renew us in the spirit of our mind : that putting away all bitterness and wrath, anger and malice, and every other evil affection, and being kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as Thou, O God, for Christ's sake hast forgiven us, we may comfortably look with an assured hope for the day of redemption from all evils, unto eternal life : Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
MERCIFUL God, who according to Thy divine
power hast given us all things pertaining to life and godliness : Make us strong in the Lord, in the power of His might: that putting on the whole armour of God, we may be able to resist all the temptations of the devil, praying to Thee always with fervent prayer,
and watching thereunto with all perseverance : Through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.
GOD, who hast set before us many and great ex
amples of a holy and heavenly life : Assist us by Thy grace to be followers of them, as they were of Christ; that we may not mind earthly things, but having our conversation in heaven, may look for the Saviour our Lord Jesus Christ, to change our vile
bodies, and fashion them like unto His glorious Body, in which He liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Spirit, ever One God, world without end. AMEN.
ETERNAL God, who art faithful and true, and
according to Thy gracious promises hast raised up a glorious Deliverer to us, who is the Lord our Righteousness : We beseech Thee to stir up the wills of Thy faithful people ; that, bringing forth plenteously the fruit of good works, they may be a people prepared for the Lord. And we pray Thee, hasten His kingdom, when He shall reign, and prosper, and execute judgment and justice in all the earth. Grant this for Thine infinite mercies' sake in Jesus Christ: To Whom, with Thee, O Father, and the Holy Ghost, be praise eternal. AMEN.
LMIGHTY God, who didst give such grace unto
Thy holy Apostle Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of Thy Son Jesus Christ, and followed Him without delay : grant unto us all, that we, being called by Thy holy Word, may forthwith give up ourselves obediently to fulfil Thy holy commandments, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.