Saturday, April 23, 2011

Collect For Easter Even (1928)

Easter Even.
The Collect.

GRANT, O Lord, that as we are baptized into the death of thy blessed Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, so by continual mortifying* our corrupt affections we may be buried with him; and that through the grave, and gate of death, we may pass to our joyful resurrection; for his merits, who died, and was buried, and rose again for us, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

* "the continual mortifying of" in the 1786 Prop. Book


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