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MOST merciful God, who hates nothing that You have made, and do not desire the death of the sinner, but rather that he should be converted and live; we beseech You to have mercy upon impenitent and unbelieving souls, especially upon such as may be present here in this place. Awaken in them by Your Holy Spirit, a deep sense of their sinfulness and peril; take from them all ignorance, hardness of heart, and contempt of Your word; make them to know and feel that there is no other name under heaven given among men, whereby they’ must be saved, but only the Name of Jesus: and so fetch them home and number them among Your children, that they may be Yours forever, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit one God, world without end. Amen. (Ancient Collect)