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We thank Thee, Lord God Al-might-y, that Thou hast vouch-safed to
us with these Thy sal - u - ta - ry gifts; and we be-seech Thee, of Thy
mer - cy,
to strengthen us through the same, in faith to-ward Thee, in
vent love to-ward one an-oth - er; through Je-sus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. [ The Congregation shall sing:
The Lord bless thee, and keep thee. The Lord make His face shine
od up - on thee, and be gra-cious un - to thee, The Lord lift up His coun
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ooo te - nance up - on thee, and give thee peace, and give thee peace. The Congregation shall sing :
21. CLOSING HYMN.
22. THE CLOSING PRAYER. | The Assistant, standing before the Chancel, while the Minister kneels at the Altar, shall say:
O Lord! we render unto Thee our heartfelt thanks that Thou hast taught us what Thou wouldst have us believe and do. Help us, O God, by Thy Holy Spirit for the sake of Jesus Christ to keep Thy word in pure hearts, that we thereby may be strengthened in faith, perfected in holiness and comforted in life and death. Amen.
(When the Holy Communion is not celebrated, No8. 13 to 18 inclusive, are omitted. No. 19 is directly connected with No. 12, but so that the Collect for the Word is substituted for the Collect of Thanksgiving.)
THE COLLECT FOR THE WORD.
Thy great mer - cy Thou hast given us Thy ho - ly and blessed word
Chris-tian Church. We hum-bly
and reign-eth with Thee and the Ho - ly Ghost,
Instead of the Collect for the Word the following is used during Lent and on Good Friday.
THE LENTEN COLLECT.
We thank Thee, Lord God the Father, that Thou didst give Thine on - ly
be - got - ten Son, that whosoever believeth on Him shall not per-ish,
ev - er · last - ing life. We thank Thee, Lord Je-sus Christ,
We thank Thee, Lord the Ho-ly Ghost, that Thou hast wrought in our hearts
such faith, that we know nothing wherein to trust for sal-va - tion,
save Je-sus Christ and Him cru-ci - fied. Grant us, o God, Thy grace,
that we may perfectly believe that all our sins are for - giv - en,
of our Redeem - er’s death, we may day by day
and nev - er
for - sake the Lord
Je • sus, until we see Him face
all in Christ's name.
to face in life o - ter - nal. We ask it I The Congregation shall sing:.
| After a prelude upon the organ, during which the minister kneels before the Altar, the service shall be conducted in the following order:
1. THE OPENING PRAYER,
as used at the Morning Service, shall be said by the Assistant. During the opening prayer the Minister shall kneel at the Altar.
2. A HYMN.
3. THE SERMON AND THE GENERAL PRAYER.
1 The sermon shall be preached upon the Epistle or the Lesson for the day. In the case that Epiphany occurs upon a Sunday, the Epistle or Lesson for Epiphany shall be used,
1 On Good Friday, the sermon shall be based upon one of the following texts: During the Church Year in which the First Series is used, John 19 :31-42; during the Church Year in which the Second Series is used, Matthew 27 :51-66; during the Church Year in which the Third Series is used, Luke 23:47-56.
I During Lent and on Good Friday the Passion Collect shall be said.
6. THE BENEDICTION.
7. THE CLOSING HYMN.
8. THE CLOSING PRAYER,
as used at the Morning Service, shall be said by the Assistant, concluding with the Lord's Prayer.