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the incense; and let the lifting up of my hands be an evening sacrifice. Psalm cxli. 2.
O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him. Psalm xcvi. 9.
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm xix. 14, 15. Watch
know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at
Advent midnight, or at the cock-crowing, or in the morning: lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. St. Mark xiii. 35, 36.
Behold, the tabernacle of Godis with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall
Christmas be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. Rev. xxi. 3.
And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy
Epiphany rising. Isaiah lx. 3.
I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Psalm
Lent li. 3.
To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our God, to walk in his laws which he set before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive
ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. I St. John i. 8, 9.
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have Good turned every one to his own way; Friday and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. Isaiah liji. 6. Thanks be to God, which giveth us the
victory through our Lord Jesus Easter
Christ. I Cor. xv. 57. If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Col. iii. 1. Christ is not entered into the holy places
made with hands, which are the figAscension
ures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us. Heb. ix. 24.
There is a river, the streams whereof shall Whitsun make glad the city of God, the holy day
place of the tabernacles of the Most High. Psalm xlvi. 4.
The Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely. Rev. xxii. 17. Trinity Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of Sunday hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. Isaiah vi. 3.
Mod. (3) Substitute for the second Absolution, page 20, after gor this, the following:
HE Almighty and merciful Lord grant
you Absolution and Remission of all your sins, true repentance, amendment of life, and the grace and consolation of the Holy
Spirit; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. App. (4) In the third rubric on page 21, omit the
words “as they are appointed, or one of the Selections, as they are set forth by this Church;” and insert in lieu thereof the words “according
to the Use of this Church." (5) Omit in the Gloria in excelsis, page 21 of the
Prayer Book, in the second paragraph, the sentence, “Thou that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.' App. (6) In the third rubric on page 22, omit all
after the words “Or this Psalm.” App. (7) In the first rubric on page 24, omit all
after the words "this Psalm."
App. (8) Substitute for the second rubric on
page 25 of the Prayer Book the following:
gOr the Creed commonly called the Nicene. (9) In the rubric following the Creed, on page 26
of the Prayer Book substitute for the word “all” before devoutly, the words “the people.”
(10) Substitute for the Versicles and Responses on page 26 the following, viz.:
The Lord be with you.
Turn thee again, O Lord God of
hosts, Answer. Show the light of thy countenance
and we shall be whole. Minister. O Lord, open thou our eyes, Answer. That we may behold the wonders of
(11) Omit in the Prayer for the President, page 27
of the Prayer Book, line 11, the words in thee and for thee.
App. (12) After the General Thanksgiving insert
a rubric in these words:
be said by the Congregation with the Minister.
IV. PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS
ESOLVED: The House of Bishops (the
House of Deputies) concurring: That the following change be made in Prayers and Thanksgivings, and that the proposed alteration be made known to the several Dioceses in order that it may be adopted by the next General Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article X of the Constitution.
App. (1) Omit from the title on page 37 the words
“Upon Several Occasions.”
(2) Substitute for the rubric at the top of page 37
(3) Insert the following Prayer under the general
title PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS, pages
37 ff., viz.:
(To follow A Prayer for Congress.)