« AnteriorContinuar »
rpO find the month and days of the mouth to which the Golden Numhers ought to he prefixed in the Calendar in any given year of our Lord, consisting of entire hundred years, and in all the intermediate years hetwixt that and the next hundredth year following, look in the second column of Tahle II. for the given year, consisting of entire hundreds; and note the numher or cypher which stands against it in the third column , then in Tahle III. look for the same numher in the column under any given Golden Numher, which when you have found, guide your eye sideways to the left hand, md in the first column you will fitu: the month and day to which that Golden Numher ought to he prefixed in the Calendar, during that period of one hundred years.
The letter B prefixed to certain hundredth years in Tahle II. denotes those years which are still to he accounted Bissextile or Leap-Years in the new Calendar; whereas all the other hundredth years are to he accounted only common years.
% The Minister shall hegin the Morning Prayer, hy reading one or more of the
Jbtlovring Sentences of Scripture.
HPHE Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence hefore him. Flah. ii. 20.
From the rising of the sun even onto the going down of the same, my name shall he great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall he offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall he great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts. Mai. i. 11.
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, heal way acceptahle in thy sight, 0 Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Psal lis. 14.
When the wicked man tnrneth •way from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Eeek. xviii. 27.
I acknowledge my transgressions; and my sin is ever hefore me. Psal. Ii. 3.
Hide thy face from my sins; and hlot out all mine iniquities. Psal. Ii. 9.
The sacrifices of God are a hroken spirit; a hroken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Psal. Ii. 17.
Rend your heart and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God ; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil. Joel, ii. 13.
To the Lord our God helong merciesandforgivenesses, though we have rehelled against him;
neither have we oheyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set hefore us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.
O Lord, correct me, hut with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou hring me to nothing. Jer. x. 24. Psal. vi. 1.
Repent ye; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. SI. Midl.nl. 2.
1 will arise, and go to my father, and will say unto him ; Father, I have sinned against heaven, and hefore thee, and am no more worthy to he called thy Soil St. Luke, xv. 18, 19.
Enter not into judgment with thy servant, O Lord; for in thy sight shall no man living he justiiied. Psal. cxliii. 2.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; hut if we confess our sins, God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 St John, i. 8, 9.
IT Then the Minister shall say,
'TJEARLY heloved hrethren,tha scripture moveth us, in sun* dry places, to acknowledge and confess our manifold sins and wickedness, and that we should not dissemhle nor oioak them, hefore the face of Almighty God, our heavenly Father, hut confess them with an humhle, lowly. |)enitcnt, and ohedient heart; to the end that we may ohtain forgiveness if the same, hy his infinite goodness and mercy. And a»*