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When the Family is met together, let the Master, or some one appointed by him, say,
PEACE be to this house, and to all that dwell in it.
¶ Then, all kneeling down, let him say what follows, and let all the Family join aloud in the Answers, and in the Lord's Prayer.
REMEMBER not, Lord, our iniquities, nor the iniquities of our forefathers: spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou
hast redeemed with thy most precious blood,
and be not angry with us for ever. Answer. Spare us, good Lord.
Let us pray.
Lord, have mercy upon us,
OUR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever.
O Lord, save thy servants;
Ans. Which put their trust in thee. Send them help from thy holy place; Ans. And evermore mightily defend them.
Let the enemy have no advantage of them;
Ans. Nor the wicked approach to hurt them.
Be unto them, O Lord, a strong tower,
O Lord, hear our prayers.
Ans. And let our cry come unto thee."
Collect for God's Grace, commemorative of our Lord's Resurrection.
ALMIGHTY GOD, who, through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ, hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly beseech thee, that, as by thy special grace preventing us, thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect, through Jesus Christ, our Lord; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end."
¶ At the end of this, and of all other Prayers, let the Family say, Amen.
Collect for true Religion.
LORD of all power and might, who art
А From the Visitation of the Sick.
b Collect for Easter Day.
the author and giver of all good things; Graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen."
For the Love of God.
O GOD, who hast prepared for them that love thee such good things as pass man's understanding; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen."
For Thankfulness at Christ's Sacrifice, and Imitation of his Example.
ALMIGHTY GOD, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life; Give us grace that we may always most thank
c Seventh Sunday after Trinity. d Sixth Sunday after Trinity.