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seech, and rebuke with all patience and doctrine; but also may be to such as believe a wholesome example, in word, in conversation, in love, in faith, in chastity, and in purity; that, faithfully fulfilling his course, at the latter day he may receive the crown of righteousness laid up by the Lord the righteous Judge, who liveth and reigneth one God with the Father and the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.
REVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy most gracious favour, and further us
with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HE peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.
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 Observation 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. 1 The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except
where it is hereafter otherwise appointed. q If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday shall be
added to this Office in its place.
q Morning Prayer shall begin with these mercy endureth for ever. Psal. Sentences.
cvii. 1. THE Lord is full of compas Let them give thanks, whom
1 sion, and mercy : long-suf the Lord hath redeemed : and fering, and of great goodness.
delivered from the hand of the Psal. ciii. 8.
enemy. Ver. 2. He will not alway be chiding : Many a time have they fought neither keepeth he his anger for
against me from my youth up : ever. Ver. 9.
may Israel now say. Psal. He hath not dealt with us cxxix. l. after our sins : nor rewarded us Yea, many a time have they according to our wickedness. vexed me from my youth up : but Ver. 10.
they have not prevailed against
| me. Ver. 2. Instead of Venite exultemus shall this Hymn following be used; one Verse by
They have privily laid their net the Priest, and another by the Clerk and to destroy me without a cause : people.
| yea, even without a cause have n Give thanks unto the Lord, they made a pit for my soul.
for he is gracious : and his Psal. xxxv. 7.
They have laid a net for my | Priest. Send him help from feet, and pressed down my soul : | thy holy place. they have digged a pit before me, People. And evermore mighand are fallen into the midst of tily defend him. it themselves. Psal. lvii. 7.
Priest. Let his enemies have Great is our Lord, and great no advantage against him. is his power : yea, and his wisdom People. Let not the wicked is infinite. Psal. cxlvii. 5. approach to hurt him. The Lord setteth up the meek :
q Instead of the first Collect at Morning and bringeth the ungodly down Prayer shall these two be used. to the ground. Ver. 6.
ALMIGHTY God, who hast Let thy hand be upon the man A in all ages shewed thy Power of thy right hand : and upon the and Mercy in the miraculous son of man whom thou madest and gracious deliverances of thy 80 strong for thine own self. Church, and in the protection of Psal. lxxx. 17.
righteous and religious Kings And so will not we go back and States professing thy holy from thee : 0 let us live, and we and eternal truth, from the wickshall call upon thy Name. Ver. ed conspiracies, and malicious
practices of all the enemies thereGlory be to the Father, and of: We yield thee our unfeigned to the Son : and to the Holy thanks and praise, for the wonGhost;
derful and mighty Deliverance As it was in the beginning, is of our gracious Sovereign King now, and ever shall be : world James the First, the Queen, the without end. Amen.
Prince, and all the Royal BranchProper Psalms. lxiv, cxxiv, cxxv.
es, with the Nobility, Clergy,
and Commons of England, then Proper Lessons.
assembled in Parliament, by PoThe First. 2 Sam. xxii.
pish treachery appointed as sheep Te Deum.
to the slaughter, in a most barThe Second. Acts xxii.
barous and savage manner, beJubilate.
yond the examples of former q In the Suffrages after the Creed these ages. From this unnatural Conshall be inserted and used for the King. spiracy, not our merit, but thy
Priest. O Lord, save the mercy; not our foresight, but thy King;
providence delivered us: And People. Who putteth his trust therefore not unto us, O Lord, in thee.
not unto us, but unto thy Name
be ascribed all honour and glory, in all Churches of the saints, from generation to generation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. CCEPT also, most gracious God, of our unfeigned thanks for filling our hearts again with joy and gladness, after the time that thou hadst afflicted us, and putting a new song into our mouths, by bringing His Majesty King William, upon this day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation from Popish Tyranny and arbitrary power. We adore the wisdom and justice of thy Providence, which so timely interposed in our extreme danger, and disappointed all the designs of our enemies. We beseech thee, give us such a livel and lasting sense of what thou didst then, and hast since that time done for us, that we may not grow secure and careless in our obedience, by presuming upon thy great and undeserved goodness; but that it may lead us to repentance, and move us to be the more diligent and zealous in all the duties of our Religion, which thou hast in a marvellous manner preserved to us. Let truth and justice, brotherly kindness and charity, devotion and piety, concord and unity, with all other virtues, so flourish among us, that they may be the stabi
lity of our times, and make this Church a praise in the earth. All which we humbly beg for the sake of our blessed Lord and
* In the end of the Litany (which shall always this Day be used) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] shall this be said which followeth.
LMIGHTY God and heavenly Father, who of thy gracious Providence, and tender mercy towards us, didst prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by discovering and confounding their horrible and wicked Enterprize, plotted and intended this day to have been executed against the King, and the whole State of England, for the subversion of the Government and Religion established among us; and didst likewise upon this day wonderfully conduct thy Servant King William, and bring him safely into England, to preserve us from the attempts of our enemies to bereave us of our Religion and Laws: We most humbly praise and magnify thy most glorious Name for thy unspeakable goodness towards us, expressed in both these acts of thy mercy. We confess it has been of thy mercy alone, that we are not consumed : For our sins have cried to heaven against us; and our iniquities justly called for vengeance upon us. But thou hast not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us after our iniquities; nor given us over, as we deserved, to be a prey to our enemies; but hast in mercy delivered us from their malice, and preserved us from death and destruction. Let the consideration of this thy repeated goodness, O Lord, work in us true repentance, that iniquity may not be our ruin. And increase in us more and more a lively faith and love, fruitful in all holy obedience; that thou mayest still continue thy favour, with the light of thy Gospel, to us and our posterity for evermore; and that for thy dear Son's sake, Jesus Christ our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen. *I Instead of the Prayer [In time of War and Tumults] shall be used this Prayer Jollowing. Lord, who didst this day discover the snares of death that were laid for us, and didst wonderfully deliver us from the same; Be thou still our mighty Protector, and scatter our enemies that delight in blood: Infatuate and defeat their counsels, abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign King WILLIAM, and all that are put in authority under him, with judgement and justice to cut off
all such workers of iniquity, as turn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction; that they may never prevail against us, or triumph in the ruin of thy Church among us: but that our gracious Sovereign, and his Realms, being preserved in thy true Religion, and by thy merciful goodness protected in the same, we may all duly serve thee, and give thee thanks in thy holy congregation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
* In the Communion Service, instead of the
Collect for the Day, shall this which fol. loweth be used.
TERNAL God, and our most mighty Protector, we thy unworthy servants do humbly present ourselves before thy Majesty, acknowledging thy power, wisdom, and goodness, in preserving the King, and the Three Estates of the Realm of England assembled in Parliament, from the destruction this day intended against them. Make us, we beseech thee, truly thankful for this, and for all other thy eat mercies towards us; particularly for making this day again memorable, by a fresh instance of thy loving-kindness towards us. We bless thee for giving his late Majesty King William a safe arrival here, and for making all opposition fall before him, till he became our King