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And now in the anguish of our souls we cry unto thee: Hear, Lord, and have mercy. Baruch 3. 1.

O Lord, rebuke us not in thine indignation : neither chasten us in thy displeasure. Pfal. 6. 1. For thy names sake be merciful to our fin : For it is great. Pfal. 25. 10.

Turn thy face from our sins : and put out all our misdeeds. 'Psal. 51.9.

Make us clean hearts, O God: and renew a right spirit within us. ver. 10.

Deliver us from bloud-guiltiness, O God: thou that art the God of our salvation. Psalm 51.V. 14.

O deliver us , and be merciful to our fins : fòr thy Names fake. Psal. 79. 9.

o be favourable and gracious unto Sion : build thou. the walls of Jerusalem. Pfalm 51.18.

So me'that are thy people and sheep of thy pasture,shall give thee thanks for ever : and will alway be Shewing forth.thy praise from generation to generation. Pfal. 79. 14.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Soni and to the holy Ghost ;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever fhall be:world without end. Amen.

g Proper Psalms, vii, ix, 4, 21.

g Proper Lessons.

The first, 2 Sam.' I.

The second, S Matth. 1xvii. N 5 In stead of the first Collect at morning Prayer, this which followeth shall be used.

Most mighty God, terrible in thy judgments, and O ,

wonderful in thy doings towards the children of men, who in thy heavy displeasure didst fuffer the life of our late gracious Sovereign to be this day taken away by wicked hands; we thy unworthy servants humbly confess, that the fins of this Nation have been the cause which hath brought this heavy judgment upon us. But, O gracious God, when thou makest inquit.

on for bloud, lay not the guilt of this innocent blond, (the shedding whereof nothing but the blood of thủy Son can expiate ) lay it not to the charge of the people of this land, nor let it ever be required of us, or our posterity. Be merciful, be merciful unto thy people, whom thou hast redeemed ; and be not angry with us for ever; but pardon us for thy mercies fake, through the merits of thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. g In the end of the Litany (which shall always this day be used) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, o Father, cc.] These three Collects are to be used.

Lord, we beseech thee, mercifully hear our praythee , that they whose consciences by fin are accused, by thy merciful pardon may be absolved, through Christ our Lord. Amen. O Moft mighty God, and merciful father, who hast compaflion upon all men, and hatest nothing that

, thou hast made,who wouldest not the death of a sinner, but that he should rather turn from his sin,and be saved: Mercifully forgive us our trespasses, receive and comfort us, who are grieved and wearied with the burthen of our sins. Thy property is alwayes to have mercy, to thee only it appertaineth to forgive sins; Spare us therefore, good Lord, spare thy people whom thou hast redeemed ; enter not into judgment with thy fervants, who are vile earth, and miserable finners: but so turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repent us of our faults; and so make haste to help us in this world, that we may ever live with thee in the world to come, through Jesus Chrift our Lord. Amen. g Then shall the people fay this that followeth;

after the Minister. "Urn thou us, O good Lord, and so fhall we be

turned : Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, who turn to thee in weeping, fasting and praying : For thou art a merciful God,full of compalion, Long-suffering, and of great pity. Thou sparest, when we deserve

punishment; And in thy wrath thinkest

: upon mercy. Spare thy people , good Lord, spare them , and let not thine heritage be brought to confufion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy mercy is great, And after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us ; Through the merits and mediation of thy blessed Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. In the Communion Service, immediatly after the Com

mandments shall this Collect be used. O Almighty Lord, and everlasting God; Vouchsafe,

l we beseech thee, to direct, sanctifie, and govern both our hearts and bodies in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments, that through thy most mighty protection both here and ever, we may be preserved in body and soul; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. 9 Then shall follow the prayer for the King, (Almighty

God;whose kingdom is everlasting, &c.) And after that, these two Collects in stead of that for the day. Lesled Lord, in whose light the death of thy Saints

is precious ; we magnifie thy Name for that aburidant grace bestowed on our late Martyred Soveraign ; by which he was enabled fo cheerfully to follow the steps of his blesed Master and Saviour, in a constant meek suffering of all barbarous indignities, and at lat resisting unto bloud, and even then, according to the same pattern, praying for his murtherers. Let his memory, O Lord, be over blessed among us, that we may follow the example of his patience, and charity : And grant, that this our land may be freed from the vengeance of his bloud, and thy mercy glorified in the forgiveness of our sins; and all for Jesus Christ his lake. Amen.

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governance, that thy Church may joyfully serve thee all godly quietness, through Jefus Christ. Amen.

The Epistle, S. Pet. 2. 13. Ubmit your felves to every ordinance of man for the

Lords fake; whether it be to the King as fupreme ; or unto governours, as unto them that are sent by him, For the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of hem that do well. For fo is the will of God, that with vell-doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of colish men: As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness,but as the servants of God. Hojour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Hoour the King. Servants be subject to your Masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward. For this is thank-worthy,if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if when ye be buffeted for your Faults, ye shall take it patiently ? but if when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently; this is acceptable with God. For even hereunto were ye called ; because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps; who did no sin, neither was guilefound in his mouth.

The Gospel. S. Matth. 21. 33.
Here was a certain housholder which planted a

vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in it, and built a towre, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far countrey. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his fervants to the husbandmen , that they might receive the fruits of it. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. Again he fent other servants, more then the first: and they did unto them likewise. But last of all, he sent unto them his son,saying, They will reverence my son. But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the Heir, come, let us kill him,

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