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24 January 2010

Preces & Responses for Evensong (England)





Preces and Responses for Evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer (1662)

Minister. O Lord, open thou our lips.
Response. And our mouth shall show forth thy praise.
Minister. O God, make speed to save us.
Response. O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Minister. Praise ye the Lord.
Response. The Lord's Name be praised.

The Lord be with you.
Response. And with thy spirit.
Minister. Let us pray.
Response. Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. 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. Amen.

Minister. O Lord, shew thy mercy upon us.
Response. And grant us thy salvation.
Minister. O Lord, save the Queen.
Response. And mercifully hear us when we call upon thee.
Minister. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness.
Response. And make thy chosen people joyful.
Minister. O Lord, save thy people.
Response. And bless thine inheritance.
Minister. Give peace in our time, O Lord.
Response. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.
Minister. O God, make clean our hearts within us.
Response. And take not thy Holy Spirit from us.

The First Collect at Evening Prayer.

The Second Collect at Evening Prayer.
O GOD, from whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed; Give unto thy servants that peace which the world cannot give; that both our hearts may be set to obey thy commandments, and also that by thee, we, being defended from the fear of our enemies, may pass our time in rest and quietness; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Amen.

The Third Collect, for Aid against all Perils.
LIGHTEN our darkness, we beseech thee, O Lord; and by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night; for the love of thy only Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.

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