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be turned into corruption, Christ; who at his coming looking for the resurrection shall change our vile body, of the body, (when the Sea that it may be like his glorious shall give up her dead,) and body, according to the mighty the life of the world to come, working, whereby he is able through Lord Jesus to subdue all things to himself.
A FORM OF PRAYER WITH THANKSGIVING,
TO BE USED YEARLY UPON THE FIFTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, For the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Estates of
ENGLAND, from the most traiterous and bloody-intended Massacre by Gunpowder: And also for the happy Arrival of his Majesty King WILLIAM on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.
The Minister of every Parish shall give warning to his Parishioners publickly in the Church at Morning Prayer,.the Sunday before, for the due Obserration of the said Day. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching, upon the said Fifth Day of November, shall read publickly, distinctly, and plainly, the Act of Parliament, made in the Third Year of King James the
First, for the Observation of it. « The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things ; except where
it is heroafter otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday shall be added to this Office in its place.
4 Morning Prayer shall begin with these
Yea, many a time have they vered Sentences. HE Lord is full of compassion, not prevailed against me.
me from my youth up : but they have
verse 2. and mercy : longsuffering, and of great goodness. Psalm ciji. 8.
They have privily laid their net to He will not alway be chiding :
destroy me without a cause : yea, neither keepeth, he his anger for ever.
even without a cause have they made
a pit for my soul. . Psalm xxxv. 7. verse 9. He bath not dealt with us after our
They have laid a net for my feet, sins : nor rewarded us according to digged a pit before me, and are fallen
and pressed down my soul : they have our wickedness. verse 10,
into the midst of it themselves. Psalm Instead of Venite exultemus, shall this lvii. 7. Hymn following be used ; one Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and
Great is our Lord, and great is his people.
power : yea, and his wisdom is intiO
Give thanks unto the Lord, for nite. Psalm cxlvii. 5.
he is gracious : and his mercy The Lord setteth up the meek : endureth for ever. Psalm cvii. 1. and bringeth the ungodly down to
Let them give thanks, whom the the ground. verse 6. Lord hath redeemed : and delivered Let thy hand be upon the man of from the hand of the enemy. verse 2. thy right hand : and upon the son of
Many a time bave they fought man whom thou madest so strong for against me from my youth up : may thine own self. Psalm Ixxx. 17. Israel now say. Psalm cxxix. 1. And so will not we go back from
thee : 0 let us live, and we shall call us: And therefore not unto us, O upon thy Name. verse 18.
Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name Glory be to the Father, and to be ascribed all honour and glory, in the Son : and to the Holy Ghost ; all Churches of the saints, from gene
As it was in the beginning, is now, ration to generation; through Jesus and ever shall be : world without end. Christ our Lord. Amon. Amen.
CCEPT also, most gracious Proper Psalms. Ixiv, cxxiv, cxxv. God, of our unfeigned thanks Proper Lessons.
for filling our hearts again with joy The First, 2 Samuel xxii.
and gladness, after the time that thou Te Deum.
hadst afflicted us, and putting a new The Second, Acts xxii.
song into our mouths, by bringing Jubilate.
His Majesty King William, upon In the Suffrages after the Creed these shall this day, for the Deliverance of our
be inserted and used for the King. Church and Nation from Popish Priest. O Lord, save the King ;
tyranny and arbitrary power. We People. Who putteth his trust in adore the wisdom and justice of thy thee.
Providence, which so timely interposPriest. Send him help from thyed in our extreme danger, and disapholy place.
pointed all the designs of our enemies. People. And evermore mightily de- We beseech thee, give us such a fend him.
lively and lasting sense of what thou Priest. Let his enemies have no
didst then, and hast since that time advantage against him.
done for us, that we may not grow sePeople. Let not the wicked ap- cure and careless in our obedience, by proach to hurt him.
presuming upon thy great and unde 9 Instead of the first Collect at Morning served goodness; but that it may lead Prayer shall these two be used.
us to repentance, and move us to be ALAM
all ages shewed thy Power and the duties of our Religion, which thou Mercy in the miraculous and gra- hast in a marvellous manner preserved cious deliverances of thy Church, to us. Let truth and justice, brotherly and in the protection of righteous kindness and charity, devotion and and religious Kings and States pro- piety, concord and unity, with all other fessing thy holy and eternal truthi
, virtues, so flourish among us, that they from the wicked conspiracies, and may be the stability of our times, and malicious practices of all the ene- make this Church a praise in the mies thereof: We yield thee our earth. All which we humbly beg for unfeigned thanks and praise, for the sake of our blessed Lord and Sathe wonderful and mighty Deliver- viour. Amen. ance of our gracious Sovereign King James the First, the Queen, the
9 In the end of the Litany (which shall always
this Day be used) after the Collect [We Prince, and all the Royal Branches, huinbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] shull with the Nobility, Clergy, and Com- this be said which followeth. mons of England, then assembled in Parliament, by Popish treachery ap- venly Father, who of thy gracipointed as sheep to the slaughter, in a ous Providence, and tender mercy tomost barbarous and savage manner, wards us, didst prevent the malice and beyond the examples of former ages. imaginations of our enemies, by discoFrom this unnatural Conspiracy, notvering and confounding their horrible our merit, but thy mercy; not our and wicked Enterprize, plotted and foresight, but thy providence delivered intended this day to have been ex
heaven against us ; and our iniquities Emighty Protector, we thy un
ecuted against the King, and the hin, with judgement and justice to whole State of England, for the sub- cut off all such workers of iniquity, as version of the Government and Reli- turn Religion into Rebellion, and gion established anong us; and didst Faith into Faction; that they may likewise upon this day wonderfully never prevail against us, or triumph conduct thy Servant King William, and in the ruin of thy Church among bring him safely into England, tous: but that our gracious Sovereign, , preserve us from the attempts of our and his Realms, being preserved in thy enemies to bereave us of our Religion true Religion, and by thy merciful and Laws: We niost humbly praise goodness protected in the same, we and magnify thy most glorious Name may all duly serve thee, and give thee for thy unspeakable goodness towards thanks in thy holy congregation; us, expressed in both these acts of thy through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. mercy. We confess it has been of thy In the Communion Service, instead of the mercy alone, that we are not con- Collect for the Day, shall this which follow
etk be used. sumed: for our sins liave cried to
most justly called for vengeance upon us. But thou hast not dealt with us after worthy servants do humbly present our sins, nor rewarded us after our ourselves before thy Majesty, aciniquities; nor given us over, as we kuowledging thy power, wisdom, and deserved, to be a prey to our ene-goodness, in preserving the King, and mies; but hast in mercy delivered us
the Three Estates of the Realm of from their malice, and preserved us England assembled in Parliament, from death and destruction. Let the from the destruction this day intended consideration of this thy repeated against them. Make us, we beseech goodness, O Lord, work in us true thee, truly thankful for this, and for repentance, that iniquity may not be all other thy great mercies towards our ruin. And increase in us more us; particularly for inaking this day and more a lively faith and love, fruit- again memorable, by a fresh instance ful in all holy obedience ; that thou of thy loving-kindness towards us. mayest still continue thy favour, with We bless thee for giving his late the light of thy Gospel, to us and Majesty King William a safe arrival our posterity for evermore; and here, and for making all opposition that for thy dear Son's sake, Jesus fall before him, till he became our Christ our only Mediator and Advo- King and Governour. We beseech cate. Amen.
thee to protect and defend our SoInstead of the Ponyer [In time of War and vereign King GEORGE, and all the Tumults) shall be used this Prayer fol Royal Family, from all treasons and lowing.
conspiracies; Preserve him in thy Lord, who didst this day disco- faith, fear, and love; Prosper bis
ver the snares of death that Reign with long bappiness here on were laid for us, and didst wonder-earth; and crown him with everlastfully deliver us from the same; Be ing glory liereafter; through Jesus thou still our mighty Protector, and Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer. scatter our enemies that delight in Amen. blood: Ipfatuate and defeat their The Epistle. Rom. xiii. 1.
the higher powers; for there is vices. Strengthen the hands of our no power, but of God: the powers gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, that be are ordained of God. 'Whoand all that are put in authority under soever therefore resisteth the power
their malice, and confound their res LET every soul be subject unto
resisteth the ordinance of God; and is not come to destroy men's lives, but they that resist shall receive to them- to save them.
And they went to auselves damnation. For rulers are not other village. a terror to good works, but to the
1 After the Creed, if there be no Sermon, evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of shall be read one of the six Homilies againsi the power? do that which is good,
Rebellion. and thou shalt have praise of the
a This Sentence is to be read at the Offerlory. same: for he is the minister of God Whatsoever ye would that men to thee for good. But if thou do that should do to you, do ye even so to which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth them; for this is the Law and the not the sword in vain : for he is the Prophets. St. Matth. vii. 12. minister of God, a revenger to execute After the Prayer for the Church militant wrath upon him that doeth evil. Where- this following Prayer is to be used. fore ye inust needs be subject, not O God, whose Name is excellent only for wrath, but also for conscience
in all the earth, and thy glory sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute above the heavens ; who on this day also ; for they are God's ministers, didst niraculously preserve our Church attending continually upon this very
and State from the secret contrivance thing. Řender therefore to all their and hellisha malice of Popish conspiradues; tribute to whoni tribute is due, tors; and on this day also didst begin custom to whom custom, fear to whom to give us a mighty deliverance from fear, honour to whom honour.
the open tyranny and oppression of
the same cruel and blood-thirsty eneThe Gospel. St. Luke ix. 51.
mies: We bless and adore thy glorito pass, when the ous Majesty, as for the former, so
be received up, he stedfastly set his ness to our Church and Nation, in the face to go to Jerusalem, and sent preservation of our Religion and messengers before his face; and they Liberties. And we humbly pray, went and entered into a village of the that the devout sense of this thy reSamaritans, to make ready for him : peated mercy may renew and increase And they did not receive him, because in is a spirit of love and thankfulbis face was as though he would go to ness to thee its only Author ; a spirit Jerusalem. And when his disciples of peaceable submission and obedience James and John saw this, they said, to our gracious Sovereign Lord, King Lord, wilt thou that we conimand fire GEORGE; and a spirit of fervent to come down from heaven, and con- zeal for our holy Religion which thou sume them, even as Elias did ? But hast so wonderfully rescued, and he turned and rebuked them, and established, a blessing to us and our said, Ye know not what manner of posterity. And this we beg for Jesus spirit ye are of: For the Sou of man Cbrist bis sake. Amen.
TO BE USED YEARLY ON THE THIRTIETH DAY OF JANUARY, Being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King Charles the First; to im
plore the mercy of God, that neither the Guilt of that sacred and innocent Blood, nor those other sins, by which God was provoked to deliver up buth us and our King into the hands of cruel and unreasonable men, may at any time
hereafter be visited upon us or our posterity. a this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this Form of Prayer shall be used and the Fast kept
the next Day following.. And upon the Lord's Day next before the Day to be kept, at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, notice shall be given for the due Observation of the said Day. The Service of the Day shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed.
THE ORDER FOR MORNING PRAYER. He that ministereth shall begin with one or They cast their heads together with more of these Sentences.
one consent : and were confederate O the Lord our God belong mer against him. Psalm Ixxxiii. 5. cies and forgivenesses, though
He heard the blasphemy of the we have rebelled against him : nei- multitude, and fear was on every ther have we obeyed the voice of the side : while they conspired together Lord our God, to walk in his laws
against him, to take away his life. which he set before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.
Psalm xxxi. 15. Correct us, O Lord, but with
They spoke against him with false judgement : not in thine anger, tongues, and compassed him about with lest thou bring us to nothing. Jer. words of hatred : and fought against X. 24.
him without a cause. Psalm cix. 2. Enter not into judgement with thy
Yea, his own familiar friends, servants, O Lord : for in thy sight whom he trusted : they that eat of shall no man living be justified. his bread laid great wait for him. Psalm cxliii. 2.
Psalm xli. 9. Instead of Venite exultemus the Hymn They rewarded him evil for good : following shall be said or sung; one Verse by the Priest, and unother by the Clerk and
to the great discomfort of his soul. people.
Psalm xxxv. 12.
They took their counsel together, and just are thy judgements. saying, God hath forsaken him : perPsalm cxix. 137.
secute him, and take him, for there is Thou art just, O Lord, in all that none to deliver him. Psalm lxxi. 9. is brought upon us : for thou hast The breath of our nostrils, the done right, but we have done wickedly. Anointed of the Lord was taken in Neh. ix. 33.
their pits : of whom we said, Under Nevertheless, our feet were als his shadow we shall be safe. Lam. most gone : our treadings had well- | iv. 20. nigh slipped. Psalm lxxiii. 2.
The adversary and the enemy enFor why? we were grieved at the tered into the gates of Jerusalem : wicked : we did also see the ungodly saying, Wheu shall be die, and his in such prosperity. verse 3.
panie perislı? ver'. 12. Psalm xli. 5. The people stood up, and the Let the sentence of guiltiness prorulers took counsel together : against ceed against him : and now that he the Lord, and against bis Anointed. | lieth, let him rise up no more.
ver. 8. Psalm ïi. 2.
False witnesses also did rise up