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Anfwet. And let our cry come unto: Anointed Servant now fet over us, and to his Heirs after him: Whom
Instead of the firft Collect at Morning Prayer, ball these two which follow be used.i
we beseech thee to blefs with all increafe of Grace, Honour and Happiness in this world, and to crown
frong Tower of Defence unto thy fervants againft the face of their Enemies; We yield thee praise
and thanks for the wonderful deli-In the end of the Litany (which verance of thefe Kingdoms from ballways this day be used after THE GREAT REBELLION, and the Collect. [We humbly befeech all the Miferies and Oppreffions thee, O Father, &c.] ball this be confequent thereupon, under which faid which next followeth. they had fo long groned. We acknowledge it thy goodness that we were not utterly delivered over as a prey unto them: Befeeching thee fill to continue fuch thy Mercies towards us; that all the world may know that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
who haft been exceedingly gracious unto this Land, and by thy miraculous Providence didft deliver us out of our miferable Confufions, by reftoring to us, and to his own juft and undoubted Rights, our then moft gracious Sovereign Lord, thy fervant King Charles the Second, (notwithstanding all the power and malice of his Enemies) and by placing him in the Throne. of thefe kingdoms; thereby reftoring alfo unto us the publick and free profeffion of thy true Religion and Worship, together with our former peace and profperity, to the great comfort and joy of our hearts: We are here now before thee, with all due thankfulness, to acknowledge thine unfpeakable goodness herein, as upon this day, Thewed unto us, and to offer up our facrifice of praife for the fame, unto thy great and glorious Name; humbly be feeching thee to accept this our un feigned though unworthy Oblation of our felves: Vowing all holy O bedience in thought, word and work, unto thy divine Majefty; and promifing in thee and for thee all loyal and dutifulAllegiance to shine
the world to come, for Jefus Chrift his fake, our only Lord and Saviour. Amen.
haft in all
ages fhewed forth thy power and mercy in the miraculous and gracious Deliverances of thy Church, and in the protection of righteous and religious Kings and States, profeffing thy holy and eternal Truth, from the malicious Con fpiracies, and wicked Practices of
thee from the very bottom of our hearts unfeigned thanks and praife, as for thy many great and publick Mercies, fo especially for that fignal and wonderful Deliverance by thy wife and good providence, as upon this day, completed and vouchfafed to our then moft graci ous Sovereign King Charles the Second, and all the Royal Family": And in them and with them to this whole Church and State, and all Orders and Degrees of men in both, from the unnatural Rebellion, ufurpation and Tyranny of ungodly and cruel men, and from the fad confufions and ruin thereupon enfuing. From all thefe, O gracious and merciful Lord God, not our merit, but thy mercy; not our forefight, but thy providence; not our own arm, but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance did refcue and deliver us; even because thou hadft a favour unto us. And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be afcribed all honour, glory and praise, with most humble, and hearty thanks, in all Churches of the Saints: Even fo, blefied
bleffed be the Lord our God, who thy oblation of our felves: Vowing
The Epiftle. 1 S. Pet. II. 11.-17.
In the Communion-Service, immediately before the reading of the Epistle, shall these two Colects be ufed, inftead of the Collect for the King, and the Collect of the Day. Almighty art a Strong Tower of Defence unto thy fervants against the face of their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanks for the wonderful deliverance of thefe Kingdoms from THE GREAT REBELLION, and all the miferies and oppreffions confequent thereupon, under which they had fo long groan'd. We acknowledge it thy goodness, that we were not utterly delivered over as a prey unto them: Befeeching thee ftill to continue fuch thy Mercies towards us; that all the World may know that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
Not every one that faith unto me, Lord, Lord, fhall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of my Father which is in heaven. S. Matth. 7. 21..
After the Prayer [For the whole ftate of Chrifts Church, &c.] this Collect following fhall be used.
Lord God of our falvation, Almighty God and heavenly
Father, who of
who haft been exceedingly gracious unto this land, and by thy miraculous Providence didft deliver us out of our miferable Confufions, by reftoring to us, and to his own juft and undoubted Rights, our then moft gracious Sovereign Lord, thy Servant King Charles the Second, (notwithstanding all the power and malice of his enemies) and by placing him in the Throne of stele Kingdoms; thereby reftoring alfo unto us the publick and free Profeffion of thy true Religion and Worship, together with our former peace and profperity, to the great comfort and joy of our hearts: We are here now before thee, with all due thankfulness, to acknowledge thine unfpeakable goodness herein, as upon this day fhewed unto us, and to offer up our facrifice of praife for the fame, unto thy great and glorious Name; humbly befceching thee to accept this our unfeigned though unwor
In the Offertory fball this Sentence be read.
and un'peakable goodness towards us, didft in a moft extraordinary and wonderful manner difappoint and overthrow the wicked Designs of thofe traiterous, heady and high-minded men, who under the pretence of Religion, and thy moft holy Name, had contrived, and well-nigh effected the utter deftru&tion of this Church and Kingdom: As we do this Day moft heartily and devoutly adore and magnific thy glorious Name for this thine infinite gracious goodness already vouchfafed to us; fo we moft humbly beseech thee to continue thy grace and favour towards us, hiding and covering us under the fhadow of thy wings, that no fuch difmal calamity may ever again fall upon us. To this end fend forth thy light and thy truth, for the difcovery of thefe depths of Satan, this myftery of iniquity. Infatuate and defeat all the fecret counfels of the ungodly. Abate their pride, al1wage
fwage their malice, and confound of Defence against the face of all their devices. Strengthen the hands his enemies. As for those that are of our gracious Sovereign King implacable, clothe them with fhame GEORGE, and all that are put and confufion, but upon himself in Authority under him, with Judge and his pofterity let the Crown ment and Juftice, to cut off all for ever flourish. So we that are fuch workers of iniquity, as turn thy people, and the sheep of thy Religion into Rebellion, and Faith Pafture, fhall give thee thanks for into Faction; that they may never ever, and will always be thawing again prevail against us, nor tri- forth thy praise from generation to amph in the ruin of the Monarchy generation, through Jefus Chrift and thy Church among us. Protect our only Saviour and Redeemer; and defend our Sovereign Lord the to whom with thee, O Father, and King, with the whole Royal Fa- God the Holy Ghoft, be glory in mily, from all Treafons and Con- the Church throughout all ages, fpiracies. Be unto him an Helmet world without end. Amen. of Salvation, and a ftrong Tower
UR Will and Pleafure is, That these three Forms of Prayer and Service,made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, and the Twenty ninth of May, be forthwith Printed and Published, and for the future annexed to the Book of Common Prayer and Liturgy of the Church of England, to be ufed Yearly on the faid Days, in all Cathedral and Collegiate Churches and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls within both Our Univerfities, and of Our Colleges of Eaton and Winchefter, and in all Pa rish-Churches and Chapels within that part of Our Kingdom of Great Britain called England, the Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed..
Given at Our Court at St. James's the Ninth Day of November, 1714. in the First Year of Our Reign.
By His Majefties Command,
A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving to Almighty God; to be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year upon the First Day of Auguft: Being the Day on which His Majefty began His Happy Reign.
The Service foall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days in all things; Except where it is in this Office otherwile appointed.
If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, the Proper Office for that Sunday bad be wholly omitted. and this ufed inftead of it: But however it fball happen, there foall be Notice thereof given publickly in the Church the Sunday before.
Morning Prayer ball begin with thefe Sentences.
Exhort that firft of all, Supplications, Prayers, Interceffions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men : for Kings and all that are in Authority; That we may lead a quiet, and peaceable life in all godliness and honefty: For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. 1 Tim. 2. 1, 2, 3.
If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive our felves, and the truth is not in us; But if we confefs our fins, he is faithful, and juft to forgive us our fins, and to cleanfe us from all unrighteousness. IS. John 1.8, 9.
Instead of Venite, exultemus, the Hymn following shall be faid or Sung: One Verfe by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and People.
Lord our Governor : excellent is thy Name in all the world! Pfal.8.1.
Lord, what is Man, that thou baft Such refpect unto him: or the Son of Man, that thou so regardeft him! Pfal. 144.3.
The merciful and gracious Lord hath fo done his marvellous Works: that they ought to be had in remembrance. Pfal. 111.4.
O that Men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness and declare the Wonders that he doth for the Children of Men! Pfal. 107. 21. Behold, O God our Defender: and look upon the Face of thine Anointed. Pfal, 84. 9.
O hold thou up his Goings in thy Paths that his Footsteps flip not. Pfal. 17.5.
Grant the King a long life: and make him glad with the joy of thy Countenance. Pfal. 61.6. & 21. 6.
Let him dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving Mercy and Faithfulness, that they may preferve him. Pfal. 61.7.
In his time let the Righteous flourish and let Peace be in all our Borders. Pfal.72.7.& 147. 14.
As for his Enemies clothe them with foame: but upon himself let his Crown flourish. Pfal. 132. 19.
Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Ifrael: which only doth wondrous things. Pfal.72. 18.
And Bleffed be the Name of his Majefty for ever: and all the Earth ball be filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen. Pfal. 72. 19.
Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c. Proper Pfalms are XX, XXI, CI. Proper Leffons. The First, Joh. I. to the end of the 9th Ver. Te Deum.
The Second, Rom. xiii. Jubilate Deo. The Suffrages next after the Creed Shall stand thus.
Prieft. O Lord, fhew thy mercy upon us.
Anfwer. And grant us thy falvation.
Prieft. O Lord, fave the King. Antw. Who putteth his truft in thee.
Prieft. Send him help from thy holy place.
Anfw. And evermore mightily defend him.
Prieft. Let his enemies have no advantage against him. Anfw. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him. Prieft. Endue thy Minifters with righteousness.
Anfw. And make thy chosen people joyful.
Prieft. O Lord, fave thy people.
over all the Kingdoms of the World, and difpofeft of them according to thy good pleafure; We yield thee unfeigned thanks, for that thou waft pleafed, as on this day, to place thy Servant our Sove reign Lord King GEORGE upon the Throne of thefe Realms. Let thy wisdom be his guide, and let
ftice, truth and holiness, let peace and love, and all thofe virtues that adorn the Chriftian Profeffion, flourish in his days; Direct all his Counfels and Endeavours to thy Glory, and the Welfare of his People; and give us Grace to obey him cheerfully and willingly for Confcience fake, that neither out finful paffions, nor our private interefts may difappoint his Cares for the Publick Good; let him always poffefs the hearts of his People, that they may never be
wanting in Honour to his Perfon, and Dutiful Submiffion to his Authority; let his Reign be long and profperous, and Crown him with Immortality in the life to come, thro' Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
In the end of the Litany (which fball always be ufed upon the Day) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Father,] Shall the following Prayer (for the King and Royal Family) be used.
Lord our God, who upholdcft and governeft all things in heaven and earth, receive our humble Prayers, with our hearty Thanksgivings for our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, as on this day, fet over us by thy Grace and Providence to be our King; and fo together with him blefs his Royal Highnefs GEORGE Prince of Wales, the Princefs, and their Iffue, and the whole Royal Family, that they all ever trufting in thy goodness, protected by thy power, and crowned with thy gracious and endless favour, may continue before thee in health, peace, joy and honour, a long and happy life upon earth, and
and glory in the Kingdom of Heaven, by the Merits and Mediation of Chrift Jefus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Then fball follow this Collect, for Gods Protection of the King against all his Enemies,
Oft gracious God, who haft fet thy fervant GEORGE our King upon the Throne of his Ancestors, we moft humbly befeech thee to prote& him on the fame from all the dangers to which he may be expofed; Hide him from the gathering together of the froward, and from the Infurrecti on of wicked doers; Do thou weaken the hands, blaft the defigns, and defeat the enterprises of all his Enemies, that no fecret Confpiracies, nor open Violences may difquiet his Reign; but that being fafely