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Terce

Terce

 

V. In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

R. Amen.

 

V. O Lord, open thou our lips.

R. And our mouth shall show forth thy praise.

 

V. Receive, O Lord, our prayers this hour

R. The offering to you of this day. Amen

 

 

Let us humbly confess our sins unto Almighty God

R. Most Gracious and Loving God, We confess that we have sinned against thee and done what is evil in thy sight; That we have turned from thy ways both in things done and left undone;

 

A period of silence for reflection follows. 

R. Wherefore we beseech thee O Lord, Have mercy upon us; forgive us all our sins. Cast us not away from thy presence But cleanse us with thy Spirit; That we may walk in newness of life; And this we ask in the Name of thy Son Our savior, Jesus Christ. Amen

     

O Lord, we beseech thee, mercifully hear our prayers, and grant us Absolution and Remission of all our sins, true repentance; amendment of life, and the grace and consolation of Thy Holy Spirit. Amen.

 

V. O God, make speed to save us.

R. O Lord, make haste to help us.

 

V. GLORY be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

 

 

Psalmody

Psalm 119:33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of Thy statutes, And I shall observe it to the end.

 34 Give me understanding, that I may observe Thy law, And keep it with all my heart.

 35 Make me walk in the path of Thy commandments, For I delight in it.

 36 Incline my heart to Thy testimonies, And not to dishonest gain.

 37 Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Thy ways.

 38 Establish Thy word to Thy servant, As that which produces reverence for Thee.

 39 Turn away the reproach that I dread, For Thine ordinances are good.

 40 Behold, I long for Thy precepts; Revive me through Thy righteousness.

 

V. GLORY be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

 R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

 

~or

 

Psalm 25:1 To Thee, O LORD, I lift up my soul.

 2 O my God, in Thee I trust, Do not let me be ashamed; Do not let my enemies exult over me.

 3 Indeed, none of those who wait for Thee will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.

 4 Make me know Thy ways, O LORD; Teach me Thy paths.

 5 Lead me in Thy truth and teach me, For Thou art the God of my salvation; For Thee I wait all the day.

 6 Remember, O LORD, Thy compassion and Thy lovingkindnesses, For they have been from of old.

 7 Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions; According to Thy lovingkindness remember Thou me, For Thy goodness' sake, O LORD.

 8 Good and upright is the LORD; Therefore He instructs sinners in the way.

 9 He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the humble His way.

 10 All the paths of the LORD are lovingkindness and truth to those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.

 

V. GLORY be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

 R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

 

~or

 

Psalm 143:1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Thy faithfulness, in Thy righteousness!

 2 And do not enter into judgment with Thy servant, For in Thy sight no man living is righteous.

 3 For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

 4 Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me; My heart is appalled within me.

 5 I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Thy doings; I muse on the work of Thy hands.

 6 I stretch out my hands to Thee; My soul longs for Thee, as a parched land. Selah.

 7 Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Thy face from me, Lest I become like those who go down to the pit.

 8 Let me hear Thy lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in Thee; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to Thee I lift up my soul.

 9 Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies; I take refuge in Thee.

 10 Teach me to do Thy will, For Thou art my God; Let Thy good Spirit lead me on level ground.

 11 For the sake of Thy name, O LORD, revive me. In Thy righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.

 12 And in Thy lovingkindness cut off my enemies, And destroy all those who afflict my soul; For I am Thy servant.

 

V. GLORY be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

 R. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

 

 

Scripture Reading  

Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that offers salvation to all people has appeared. 12 instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, 13 waiting for our blessed hope, the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

R. Thanks be to God.

 

Romans 12:1 I urge you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

R. Thanks be to God.



Acts 1:8 You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."

R. Thanks be to God.

 

 

V. The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit.

 R. That we are the children of God.

 

 

V. The Lord be with you.

R. And with thy spirit.

V. Let us pray.

 

R. OUR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive those who 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. Amen.

 

 

O Lord we beseech thee for those who are in need   

(silently name those you lift up to the Lord)

 

O Lord we beseech thee for this concern     

(silently name the concern you bring to the Lord)

 

O Lord we praise thee for this thy goodness to us   

(silently name your praise)



V. O Lord, hear our prayer.

 R. And let our cry come unto Thee.

 V. Let us pray.

 

 

Collects (Prayers)

The Sunday Before Advent

STIR up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may by thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 


O GOD, Who didst ascend Thy holy Cross to enlighten the world from darkness; may it please Thee to shine forth the light of Thy grace upon us, and so renew us in heart and body, that we may serve Thee faithfully and love Thee truly, Thou Savior of the world, Who lives and reigns with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

 

O Lord, who didst pour out thy Holy Spirit upon Thy Church at Pentecost, direct and further us, we beseech Thee, with the continual help of the same Holy Spirit; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

V. Bless the Lord.

R. Thanks be to God.

 

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amen.

 

Here ends the Order for Terce

 

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