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choice of fit perfons to ferve in and fureft foundations, that the facred miniftry of thy peace and happiness, truth and Church. And to those which juftice, religion and piety may fhall be ordained to any holy be established among us for all Function, give thy grace and generations. These and all oheavenly benediction,that both ther neceffaries for them, for by their life and doctrine they us, and thy whole Church, we may fet forth thy glory, and humbly beg in the Name and fet forward the falvation of all mediation of Jefus Chrift our men, through Jefus Chrift our most bleffed Lord and Saviour.. Lord. Amen. Amen.
A Collect or Prayer for all Conditions of men, to be used at fuch times when the Litany is not appointed to be faid..
¶ Or this.
Imighty God, the giver of all good gifts, who of thy divine providence haft appointed divers orders in thy Give grace, we
humbly beseech thee, to all ferver of all mankind, we those who are to be called to humbly befeech thee for all any office and adminiftration forts and conditions of men,that in the fame; and fo replenish thou wouldst be pleased tomake them with the truth of thy do- thy ways known unto them &trine, and endue them with thy faving health unto all nainnocency of life, that they tions. More especially we pray may faithfully ferve before for the good eftate of the Cathee, to the glory of thy great tholick Church; that it may be Name, and the benefit of thy fo guided and governed by thy holy Church, through Jefus good Spirit, that all who proChrift our Lord. Amen. fefs and call themselves ChriA Prayer for the High Court ftians, may be led into the way of Parliament, to be read du- of truth, and hold the faith in ring their Seffion. unity of fpirit, in the bond of Oft gracious God, we peace, and in righteousness of
we commend to
†This to be
for this Kingdom in general, fo thy Fatherly goodness, all thofe
ally those for whom when any defire
their endeavours, upon the beft Jefus Chrift his fake. Amen.
A Prayer that may be faid though we be tied and bound with the chain of our fins, yet after any of the former.
property is ever to have mercy loofe us, for the honour mercy and to forgive; Receive of Jefus Chrift our Mediator our humble petitions; and and Advocate. Amen.
A General Thanksgiving. vidence doft caufe the former Lmighty God, Father and the latter rain to defcend of all mercies, we thine upon the earth, that it may unworthy fervants do bring forth fruit for the use of give thee moft humble and man; We give thee humble hearty thanks for all thy good thanks, that it hath pleased nefs and loving kindness to thee in our great neceffity to us and to all men, fend us at the laft a joyful rain
ㄚˊ 4 This to be
Said when any [† particularly to upon thine inheritance, and to
prayed for, de those who defire now refresh it when it was dry, to
For fair Weather.
fire to return to offer up their prai- the great comfort of us thy unfes and thankfgi- worthy fervants, and to the vings for thy late mercies glory of thy holy Name, vouchsafed unto them.] We through thy mercies in Jefus bless thee for our creation, pre- Chrift our Lord. Amen. fervation, and all the bleffings of this life, but above all for who haft thine ineftimable love in the Ly humbled us by thy late redemption of the world by our plague of immoderate rain and Lord JefusChrift, for the means waters, and in thy mercy haft of grace, and for the hope of relieved and comforted our glory. And we beseech thee fouls by this feafonable and give us that due fenfe of all thy bleffed change of weather, we : mercies, that our hearts may be praife and glorifie thy holy unfeignedly thankful, and that Name for this thy mercy, and we may fhew forth thy praife, will always declare thy loving not only with our lips, but in kindness from generation to ge our lives, by giving up our neration, through Jefus Chrift felves to thy fervice, and by our Lord. walking before thee in holiness' and all our days, through Jefus Christ our Lord, h to whom with thee and the Hoaly Ghoft be all honour and glo1ery, world without end. Amen. For Rain.
merciful Father, who of thy gracious good nefs haft heard the devout prayers of thy Church, and turned our dearth and fcarcity into cheapnefs and plenty, Wegive the humble thanks for this
who by thy gracious pro- the special bounty, beseeching
thee to continue thy loving our facrifice of praise and kindness unto us, that our land thanksgiving for these thy mermay yield us her fruits of in- cies towards us, through Jesus creafe, to thy glory and our Chrift our Lord. Amen. comfort, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
For Peace and Deliverance from our Enemies.
For Deliverance from the Plague, or other common Sickness.
Lord God, who haft Almighty God, who art a wounded us for our fins, Atrong tower of defence and confumed us for our tranf? unto thy fervants against the greffions, by thy late heavy and face of their enemies; We dreadful Vifitation, and now in yield thee praise and thankf- the midft of judgment remémgiving for our deliverance from bring mercy, haft redeemed our thofe great and apparent dan- fouls from the jaws of death gers wherewith we were com- We offer unto thy Fatherly paffed. We acknowledge it goodness our felves, our fouls thy goodness that we were not and bodies, which thou haft delivered over as a prey unto delivered to be a living facrithem; befeeching thee ftill to fice unto thee, always praising continue fuch thy mercies to- and magnifying thy mercies in wards us, that all the world the midft of thy Church, thro may know that thou art our Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen. Saviour and mighty deliverer, Or this. through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.
WE E humbly acknowledge
before thee, O moft
For restoring Publick Peace merciful Father, that all the punishments which are threatned in thy law, might juftly hea have us reason venly Father, who alone our manifold tranfgreffions and makeft men to be of one mind hardness of heart. Yet feeing it in a house, and ftilleft the out- -hath pleafed thee of thy tender rage of a violent and unruly mercy, upon our weak and unpeople; We blefs thy holy worthy humiliation, to afswage Name that it hath pleafed thee the contagious fickness, whereto appease the feditious tumults with we lately have been fore which have been lately raised afflicted, and to restore the up amongst us; moft humbly voice of joy and health into our befeeching thee to grant to all dwellings; we offer unto thy of us grace, that we may hence divine Majefty the facrifice of forth obediently walk in thy praife and thanksgiving, laudholy commandments, and leading and magnifying thy glorious ing a quiet and peaceable life Name for fuchthy prefervation in all godliness and honefty, and providence over us,through may continually offer unto thee Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Note, That the Collect appointed for every Sunday, or for any
The Collects, Epiftles, and Gofpels, to be used
The first Sunday in Advent.
time to awake out of fleep: for
with thee and the Holy Ghoft, W to Jerufalem, and were
now and ever. Amen..
This Collect is to be repeated come to Bethphage, unto the
he that loveth another, hath bring them unto me. And if
colt, and put on them their fort of the fcriptures might clothes, and they fet him there have hope. Now the God of on. And a very great multitude patience and confolation grant fpread their garments in the you to be like-minded one toway, others cut down branches wards another, according to from the trees, and ftrawed Chrift Jefus: that ye may with them in the way. And the mul- one mind, and one mouth glotitudes that went before, and rifie God, even the Father of that followed, cried, faying, our Lord Jefus Chrift. WhereHofanna to the Son of David: fore receive ye one another, as bleffed is he that cometh in the Chrift alfo received us, to the Name of the Lord, Hofanna in glory of God. Now I fay, that the higheft. And when he was Jefus Chrift was a minifter of come into Jerufalem, all the ci- the circumcifion, for the truth ty was moved, faying, Who is of God, to confirm the promithis? And the multitude faid, fes made unto the fathers: and This is Jefus the Prophet of that the Gentiles might gloriNazareth of Galilee. And Jefus fie God for his mercy, as it is went into the temple of God; written, For this cause I will and caft out all them that fold confefs to thee among the Genand bought in the temple, and tiles, and fing unto thy Name. overthrew the tables of the mo- And again he faith, Rejoyce, ney-changers, and the feats of ye Gentiles, with his people. them that fold doves, and faid And again, Praife the Lord, all unto them, It is written, My ye Gentiles, and laud him, all houfe fhall be called the houfe ye people. And again, Efaias of prayer, but ye have made it faith, There fhall be a root of a den of thieves. Jeffe, and he that fhall rife to reign over the Gentiles, in him fhall the Gentiles truft. Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in be
in hope through the power of
The fecond Sunday in Advent.
be written for our learning;
The Gofpel. S. Luke 21, 25,
the fun, and in the moon,
and ever hold faft the bleffed and in the ftars; and upon the earth diftrefs of nations, with perplexity, the fea and the waves roring; mens hearts failing them for fear, and for look. ing after thofe things which are
hope of everlasting life, which
The Epifle. Rom. 15. 4.
written for our learning; that powers of heaven fhall be fhawe through patience and com- ken. And then shall they fee