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in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life; vouchsafe unto us, we humbly pray Thee, the precious gift of faith, whereby we may know that the Son of God is come, and being always rooted and grounded in the mystery of the Word made flesh, may have power to overcome the world, and gain the blessed immortality of heaven; through the merits of this same incarnate Christ, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

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L.-And He shall reign over the house of Jacob forever;

S.-And of His kingdom there shall be no end.

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L.-Arise, shine; for thy light is come; S.-And the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.

L.-Behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people; S.-But the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee.

L.-And the Gentiles shall come to Thy light;

S.-And kings to the brightness of Thy rising.

L.-The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light:

S.-They that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.

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Just as I am, without one plea,

But that Thy blood was shed for me, And that Thou bidst me come to Thee, O Lamb of God, I come! I come!

III. Let us pray.

We beseech Thee, O God, by the mystery of our Saviour's fasting and temptation, to arm us with the same mind that was in Him toward all evil and sin; and give us grace to keep our bodies in such holy discipline, that our minds may be always ready to resist Satan, and to obey the motions of Thy Holy Spirit; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

IV. Hymn.

V. Leader.-Behold the Lamb of God; School. Which taketh away the sin of the world.

L. He was despised and rejected of men;

S.-A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.

L. Surely He hath borne our griefs; S.-And carried our sorrows.

L. He was wounded for our transgressions;

S.-He was bruised for our iniquities.

L.-All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way;

S.-And the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.

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O God, the Father in Heaven,
Have | mercy upon | us.

O God, the Son, Redeemer of the world,
Have | mercy upon | us.

O God, the Holy Ghost,

Have mercy upon us, And grant us Thy | peace. || Amen.

VI. Scripture Lesson for the day. (Follow Order of Service, p. vi.)

The Resurrection.
I. Opening Hymn.

II. Introductory. (School standing.) Leader. This is the day the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. School.-We will come before His presence with thanksgiving; and enter into His courts with praise.

The Lord of life is risen,

Sing, Easter heralds, sing; He bursts His rocky prison, Wide let the triumph ring. In death no longer lying,

He rose, the Prince, to-day;
Life of the dead and dying
He triumphed o'er decay.
III. Let us pray.

Almighty God, who through the res urrection of Thine only begotten Son Jesus Christ, hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gates of everlasting life: assist and support in us, we beseech Thee, the aspirations of Thy heavenly grace, that dying unto sin always, and living unto righteousness, we may at last triumph over death and the grave, in the full image of our risen Lord; to whom, with Thee, and the Holy Ghost, be honor and glory, world without end. Amen. IV. Hymn.

V. Leader.-The Lord is risen indeed.

School. He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures.

L.-Now is Christ risen from the dead: S.-And become the first fruits of them that slept.

L. For since by man came death : S.-By man came also the resurrection of the dead.

L.-For as in Adam all die :

S.-Even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

L.-O death, where is thy sting?
S.-Death is swallowed up in victory.

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All.-Thanks be unto God, who giveth us the victory; through our Lord Jesus Christ.

GLORIA IN EXCELSIS. Glory be to God on | high : || and on earth | peace, good- | will toward | men.

We praise Thee, we bless Thee, we | wor-ship | Thee: || we glorify Thee, we give thanks to | Thee for | Thy great | glory.

O Lord God, | heavenly | King: || God the Fa-ther | Al-= | mighty.

O Lord, the only-begotten Son, | Jesus Christ: || O Lord God, Lamb of God, | Son of the | Father,

That takest away the | sin .of the | world have mercy up- | on = | us. Thou that takest away the | sin. of the world: || have mercy up- | on = | us. Thou that takest away the | sin.. of the world: || re- | ceive our | prayer.

Thou that sittest at the right hand of | God the Father: || have mercy up-| on = | us.

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For Thou | only. art | Holy: || Thou | on-ly | art the | Lord.

Thou only, O Christ, with the | Ho-ly | Ghost || art most high in the | glory. of | God the Father. || A- | men.

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VI. Scripture Lesson for the day.
(Follow Order of Service, p. vi.)
The Holy Spirit.
I. Opening Hymn.

II. Introductory. (School standing.) Leader.-I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. School. Our help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove: With all Thy quickening powers; Kindle a flame of sacred love

In these cold hearts of ours.

III. Let us pray.

God of all peace and consolation, who didst gloriously fulfill the great promise

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of the Gospel, by sending down the Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost, to establish the Church as the home of His continual presence and power among men, mercifully grant unto us, we beseech Thee, this same gift of the Spirit, to renew, illuminate, refresh and sanctify our dying souls, to be over us, and around us, like the light and dew of heaven, and to be in us evermore as a well of water springing up into everlasting life through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, be honor and glory, world without end. Amen.

IV. Hymn or Chant.

O come, let us sing un- | to the | Lord: || let us make a joyful noise to the | Rock of our salvation.

Let us come before His presence with | thanks- = | giving : || and make a joyful noise unto Him with | psalms.

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For the Lord is a | great | God: || and a great | King a- |bove all | gods.

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Glory be to the Father, | and to the | Son, || and | to the | Ho-ly | Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and | ev-er | shall be: || world without | end. | A| men. V. Leader.-I will pour out my Spirit upon Thy seed;

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L.-God hath put forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

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VI. Scripture Lesson for the day.
(Follow Order of Service, p. vi.)

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PSALM III.

Praise ye the Lord. I will praise the

Responsive Selections.

In the assembly of the upright, and in the Congregation.

The works of the Lord are great;

Sought out of all them that have pleasure herein.

His work is honorable and glorious; And His righteousness endureth forever. He hath made His wonderful works to e remembered;

The Lord is gracious and full of compas

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He hath given meat unto them that ear Him;

He will ever be mindful of His covenant. He hath shewed the people the power His works;

That He may give them the heritage of e heathen.

The works of His hands are verity and dgment.

All His commandments are sure.

Gov-= | ern | them, || and | lift them | up for- | ever.

Day by day we | magnify | Thee: i And we worship Thy name ever | world with- out = | end.

Vouch-safe, O Lord, || to keep us this day with- | out = = |sin.

O Lord, have | mercy up- | on us, || have | mer = · | cy up- | on us.

O Lord, let Thy mercy | be up- | on us, || as our | trust is | in = | Thee.

O Lord, in Thee, I have I trusted: || let me never | be con- | founded.

VI. Scripture lesson for the day. (Follow order of service, p. vi.)

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