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deliver us from the fame ; Bethou still our mighty protector and scatter our enemies that delight in bloud. Infatuate and defeat their counsels, abate their pride, arfwage their malice and confound their devices.Strengthen the hands of our gracious King Charles, 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 ruine 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
fame, we may all duly serve thee, and give thee thanks in thy holy congregation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
In the end of the Litany (miiich shall alwayes this day be used) after the Collect, [we humbly beseech thee, O
Father, &c.] Mall this be said which followeth, Almighty God, and heavenly Father, who of thy
gracious providence and tender mercy towards us, didit
prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by discovering and confounding their horri: le and wicked enterprise, plotted and intended this day to be executed against the King, and the whole State of this Realm, for the subversion of the Government, and Religion established amongst us ; We most humbly praise and magnifie thy glorious Name for this thine infinite gracious goodness towards us. We confess, it was thy mercy, thy mercy alone, that we were not then consumed. For our sins cried to heaven against us ; and our iniquities juftly called for vengeance upon us. But thou haft 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 didit in mercy deliver us from tlieir malice, and preserve us from death and destruction. Let the consideration of this thy goodness, O Lord, work in us true repentance,
that iniquity may not be our ruine. And increase in us more and more a lively faith and fruitful love in all hoJy obedience, that thou mayest continue thy favour,with the light of thy Gospelto us and our posterity for evermore ; and that for thy dear Sons lake, Jesus Christ our only Mediatour and Advocate. Amen. in the Communion Service in stead of the Collect for the
olleet day, shall this which followeth be used. E Ternal God, and our most mighty Protector,we thy
'unworthy servants do hunibly present our felves before thy Majesty, acknowledging thy power, wisdom, and goodness in preserving the King, and the three EItates of this Realm allembled in Parliament, from the destruction this day intended against them. Make us, we beseech thee, truly thankful for this thy great mercy towards us. Protect and defend our Soveraign Lord the King, and all the Royal Family, from all Treasons and Conspiracies: Preserve them in thy faith, fear, and love; prosper his Reign with long happiness here on
earth; and crown him with everlasting glory hereafter in the kingdom of heaven ; through Jesus Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen.
The Epistle. Rom. 13. 1.
chere is no power but of God:the powers that be,are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power,resisteth the ordinance of God:and they that refift, lhall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terrour to good works, but to the evil. Wild thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the Minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the Iword in vain : for he is the minister of God,arevenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience fake. For, for this cause pay you tribute
also: for they are Gods ministers , attending continually upon this very thing. Render 'therefore to all their dues : tribute to whom tribure is due , cuítom to! whom custom, fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
The Gospel. S. Matth. 27. 1. WH Hen the morning was come all the chief priests
and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. And when they had bound him, they led him away and delivered hiin to Fortius Pilate the governour. Then Judas which had betrayed! him, when he saw that he was condemned, repenteils himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of lilver tu the chief priests and elders, saying, I have fined, in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they faid, What is that to us? see thou to that. And he call down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. And the chief
priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. And they took counsel, and bought with them the por ters field, to bury strangers in. Wherefore that field was called, The field of bloud unto this day. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet.,. saying, And they took the thirty pieces of filver, the price of him that was valued., whom they of the children of Israel did value ; and gave them for the potters field, as the Lord appointed me. & After the Creed; if there be no Sermon, shall be read one of the fix Homilies against Rebellion,
g This sentence is to be read at the offertory. W Hatsoever we would
you ye the prophets. S. Matth. 7. 12.
A Form of Common Prayer to be used yearly upon the
XXX. day of January, being the day of the Martyrdom of King CHARLES the first. If this day fall happen to be on a Sunday, this form of Service shall
bé uled the next day following: o The Service shall be the same with the usual office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is hereafter otherwise appointed.
The Order for Morning Prayer.
Orrect us, O Lord, but with judgment, not in thine
anger : lest thou bring us to nothing, Jer. 10. 24. Rent your heart, and not your garments, and turn to the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful ; flow to anger, and of great kindness; and repenteth hiin of the evil. foel 2. 13.
It is of the Lords mercies, that we are not consumed ; because his compassions fail not. Lam. 3. 22.
Instead of Venite exultemus, Mall this Psalm following be used, one verse by the priest, and another by the clerk and people.vn
Come, let us worship and fall down:and kneelbe:
fore the Lord our Maker. Psal. 95.6. Let us repent, and turn from our wickednefs :' and our fins fhallbe forgiven us. Acts 3. 19.
Let us turn every one from his evil way: and the Lord will turn from his fierce anger, and we Mall not perish. Hon.3.8, 9. We acknowledge our faults; and our fins are ever before 115. Pfal. 51.3.
We have provoked thine anger, O Lord : but there is mercy with thee,therefore shalt thou be feared. Lam. 3.42. Psal. 130. 4. o shut not up our souls with
finners: nor our life with the blood-thirsty. Psal. 26.9. 1. Thou halt promised, O Lord , that before we call
, thou wilt answer : and whiles we are yet speaking, thou wilt hear. Ifaiah 65. 24.