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2 Cor. xiii. 14.
We therefore commit his Body to HE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, , the Deep, to be turned into corrupand the love of God, and the fellow- tion, looking for the resurrection of ship of the Holy Ghost, be with us the body (when the Sea shall give all evermore. Amen.
up her dead) and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus
Christ; who at his coming shall AT THE BURIAL OF THEIR DEAD AT SEA.
change our vile body, that it may be The Office in the Common Prayer-Book
like his glorious body, according to may be used; only instead of these words the mighty working, whereby he is [We therefore commit his Body to the
able to subdue all things to himself. ground ; earth to earth, &c.] say,
GUNPOWDER TREASON. A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving, to be used Yearly upon the Fifth Day of
November; for the happy deliverance of King JAMES Í. and the Three Estates of England, from the most traitorous 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 Da. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching upon the said Fifth Day of November
, shall read publickly, distinąly, and plainly, the Act of Parliament, made in the third
Year of King James the First, for the observation of it. The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-Days in all things ; except
where it is hereafter otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Colle& proper for that Sunday shall be
added to this Ofice in its place. Morning Prayer shall begin with these
Let them give thanks, whom the Sentences.
Lord hath redeemed : and delivered The Lord is full of compassion and
from the hand of the enemy.
Many a time have they fought mercy : long-suffering, and of great
against me from my youth up : may goodness. Psalm cii. 8. He will not alway be chiding :
Israel now say. Psalm cxxix. I. neither keepeth he his anger før ever.
Yea, many a time have they vexed me
from my youth up : but they have not ver. 9.
prevailed against me. ver. 2. He hath not dealt with us after our sins :-nor rewarded us according to
They have privily laid their net to our wickednesses. ver. 10.
destroy me without a cause : yea,
even without a cause have they made Instead of Venite exultemus, shall this
a pit for my soul.
soul. Psalm XXXV. 7. Hymn following be used; one Verse by
They have laid a net for my feet, and the Priest, and another by the Clerk and pressed down my soul : they have digged People.
a pit before me, and are fallen into the
midst of it themselves. Psalm lvii. 7. O GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he Great is our Lord, and is gracious : and his mercy endureth
power : yea, and his wisdom is infor ever. Psalm cvii. I.
finite. Psalm cxlvii. 5.
The Lord setteth up the meek : and all the Royal Branches, with the Nobringeth the ungodly down to the ground. bility, Clergy, and Commons of Engvér. 6.
land, then assembled in Parliament, Let thy hand be upon the man of by Popish treachery appointed as thy right hand : and upon the Son of sheep to the slaughter, in a most barman, whom thou madest so strong
barous and savage manner, beyond for thine own self. Psalm 1xxx. !7. the examples of former ages. From And so will not we go back from
this unnatural Conspiracy, not our thee : 0 let us live, and we shall call merit, but thy mercy, not our foreupon thy Name. ver. 18.
sight, but thy Providence, delivered
us : And therefore not unto us, o Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c.
Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name
be ascribed all honour and glory in all PROPER PSALMS,
churches of the Saints, from generalxiv. cxxiv. cxxv.
tion to generation, through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen.
ACCEPT also, most gracious God, of
our unfeigned thanks, for filling our The Second Acts xxiii.
hearts again with joy and gladness,
after the time that thou hadst afflicted Jubilate Deo. us, and putting a new song into
mouths, by bringing his Majesty King In the Suffrages after the Creed, these shall WILLIAM, upon this day, for the be inserted and used for the King.
deliverance of our Church and Na. Priest. O Lord, save the King ;
tion from Popish tyranny and arbitrary People. Who putteth his trust in
power. We adore the wisdom and thee.
justice of thy Providence, which so
timely interposed in our extreme Priest. Send him help from thy
danger, and disappointed all the de. holy place;
signs of our enemies. We beseech People. And evermore mightily
thee, give us such a lively and lasting defend him.
sense of what thou didst then, and Priest. Let his enemies have no hast since that time done for
that advantage against him ;
we may not grow secure and careless People. Let not the wicked ap- in our obedience, by presuming upon proach to hurt him.
thy great and undeserved good
ness; but that it may lead us to reInstead of the first Collea at Morning pentance, and move us to be the more
Prayer, shall these two be used. diligent and zealous in all the duties Almighty God, who hast in all
of our Religion, which thou hast in ages shewed thy power and mercy
a marvellous manner preserved to us.
in the miraculous and gracious deliver
Let truth and justice, brotherly kindances of thy Church, and in the pro
ness and charity, devotion and piety, tection of righteous and religious
concord and unity, with all other vir
tues, so flourish among us, that they Kings and States, professing thy holy
may be the stability of our times, and eternal Truth, from the wicked conspiracies, and malicious practices
and make this Church a praise in the of all the enemies thereof; We yield
earth. All which we humbly beg for
the sake of our blessed Lord and Sa. thee our unfeigned thanks and praise,
viour. Amen. for the wonderful and mighty deliver ance of our Sovereign King JAMES In the end of the Litany (which shall always the First, the Queen, the Prince, and this Day be used) after the Collea (We
humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] deliver us from the same; Be thou shall this be said which followeth: still our mighty Protector, and scatter
our enemies that delight in blood : ALMIGH
IGHTY God, and heavenly Fa- Infatuate and defeat their counsels, ther, who of thy gracious Providence, abate their pride, assuage their malice, and tender mercy towards us, didst and confound their devices. Strengthen prevent the malice and imaginations the hands of our gracious Sovereign of our enemies, by discovering and King GEORGE, and all that are put confounding their horrible and wicked
in authority under him, with judgeenterprize, plotted and intended this
ment and justice, to cut off all such day to have been executed against the workers of iniquity, as turn Religion King, and the whole State of England,
into Rebellion, and Faith into Facfor the subversion of the Govern
tion; that they may never prevail ment and Religion established among
against us, or triumph in the ruin of us; and didst likewise upon this Day
thy Church among us: but that our wonderfully conduct thy servant King
gracious Sovereign, and his Realm, WILLIAM, and bring him safely
being preserved in thy true Religion, into England, to preserve us from and by thy merciful goodness prothe attempts of our enemies to be
tected in the same, we may all duly reave us of our Religion and Laws;
serve thee, and give thee thanks in We most humbly praise and magnify
thy holy congregation, through Jesus thy most glorious Name for thy un- Christ our Lord. Amen. speakable goodness towards us, expressed in both these acts of thy In the Communion Service, instead of the mercy. We confess, it has been of Colle& for the Day, shall this which folthy mercy alone, that we are not con
loweth be used. sumed : for our sins have cried to ETERNAL God, and our most mighty heaven against us, and our iniquities Protector, we thy unworthy servants justly called for vengeance upon us. do humbly present ourselves before But thou hast not dealt with us after thy Majesty, acknowledging thy our sins, nor rewarded us after our power, wisdom, and goodness, in iniquities; nor given us over, as we preserving the King, and the Three deserved, to be a prey to our enemies; Estates of the Realm of England asbut hast in mercy delivered us from sembled in Parliament, from the detheir malice, and preserved us from struction this Day intended against death and destruction. Let the con- them. Make us, we beseech thee, sideration of this thy repeated good- truly thankful for this, and for all ness, O Lord, work in us true re- other thy great mercies towards us; pentance; that iniquity may not be particularly for making this Day again our ruin : And increase in us more memorable, by a fresh instance of thy and more a lively faith and love, loving-kindness towards us. We bless fruitful in all holy obedience; that thee for giving his late Majesty King thou mayest still continue thy favour, WILLIAM a safe arrival here, and with the light of thy Gospel, to us for making all opposition fall before and our posterity for evermore : and him, till he became our King and that for thy dear Son's sake Jesus Governor. We beseech thee to proChrist, our only Mediator and Advo- tect and defend our Sovereign King cate. Amen.
GEORGE, and all the Royal Family,
from all treasons and conspiracies; Instead of the Prayer [In time of War and Tumults] shall be used this Prayer
Preserve him in thy faith, fear, and following
love ; Prosper his Reign with long
happiness here on earth; and crown O Lord, who didst this Day dis- him with everlasting glory hereafter, cover the shares of death that were through Jesus Christ our only Saviour laid for us, and didst wonderfully and Redeemer. Amen.
them; for this is the law and the The Epistle. Rom. xii. 1. to 7. ante Co.
prophets. Matt. vii. 12.
After the Prayer for the Church Militant The Gospel. Luke ix. 51.
this following Prayer is to be used. And it came to pass, when the time O God, whose Name is excellent in was come that he should be received all the earth, and thy glory above the up, he stedfastly set his face to go to heavens; who on this day didst mi. Jerusalem, and sent messengers be- raculously preserve our Church and fore his face: and they went, and State from the secret contrivance and entered into a village of the Samari- hellish malice of Popish conspirators ; tans, to make ready for him. And and on this Day also didst begin to they did not receive him, because his
give us a mighty deliverance from the face was as though he would go to open tyranny and oppression of the Jerusalem. And when his disciples, same cruel and blood-thirsty eneJames and John, saw this, they said, mies; We bless and adore thy gloLord, wilt thou that we command rious Majesty, as for the former, so fire to come down from heaven, and for this thy late marvellous lovingconsume them, even as Elias did ? kindness to our Church and Nation, But he turned and rebuked them, in the preservation of our Religion and said, Ye know not what manner and liberties. And we humbly pray, of spirit ye are of. For the Son that the devout sense of this thy reof man is not come to destroy men's peated mercy may renew and increase lives, but to save them. And they in us a spirit of love and thankfulness went to another village.
to thee its only Author; a spirit of
peaceable submission and obedience After the Creed, if there be no Sermon, to our gracious Sovereign Lord King shall be read one of the six Homilies
GEORGE ; and a spirit of fervent against Rebellion.
zeal for our holy Religion, which This Sentence is to be read at the Offertory.
thou hast so wonderfully rescued and
established a blessing to us and our WHATSOEVER ye would that men posterity. And this we beg for Jesus should do to you, do ye even so to
Christ his sake. Amen.
KING CHARLES THE MARTYR, A Form of Prayer with Fasting, to be used Yearly upon the Thirtieth Day of January,
being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King CHARLES I. to implore the Mercy of God, that neither the Guilt of that sacred and innocent Blood, nor those other Sins, by which God was provoked to deliver both us and our King into the Hands of cruel and unreasonable Men, may at any time hereafter be visited upon us, or our Posterity.
If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this Form of Prayer shall be used, and the Past
kept the next Day following. And upon the Lord's Day next before the Day to be kept, at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, notice shall be given for the
due Observation of the said Day. The Service of the Day shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-Days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed.
THE ORDER FOR MORNING PRAYER. He that ministereth shall begin with one or The people stood up, and the rulers more of these Sentences.
took counsel together : against the To the Lord our God belong mer
Lord, and against his Anointed.
Psalm ii. 2. cies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him : neither have we
They cast their heads together with
one consent : and were confederate obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws, which he
against him. Psalm lxxxiii. 5.
He heard the blasphemy of the set before us. Dan. ix. 9,,19.
multitude, and fear was on every side: Correct us, O Lord, but with judge
while they conspired together against ment; not in thine
him, to take away his life. Psalm. bring us to nothing. Jer. X. 24.
Enter not into judgement with thy servants, O Lord: for in thy sight
They spake against him with falut shall no man living be justified.
tongues, and compassed him about with
words of hatred : and fought against Psalm cxliii. 2.
him without a cause. Psalm cix. 2.
Yea, his own familiar friends, Instead of Venite exultemus, the Hymn following shall be said or sung ; one Verse
whom he trusted : they that eat of by the Priest, and another by the Clerk
his bread, laid great wait for him. and People.
Psalm xli. 9.
They rewarded him evil for good RIGHTEOUS art thou, O Lord : and to the great discomfort of his seule just are thy judgements! Psalm
Psalm xxxv. 12.
They took their counsel together, Thou art just, O Lord, in all that saying, God hath forsaken him : peris brought upon us : for thou hast done
secute him, and take him, for there is right; but we have done wickedly. none to deliver him. Psalm lxxi. 9. Neh. ix. 33
The breath of our nostrils, the Nevertheless, our feet were almost Anointed of the Lord, was taken in gone : our treadings had well-nigh their pits : of whom we said, Under slipped. Psalm lxxiii. 2.
his shadow we shall be safe. Lam. For why? we were grieved at the wicked : we did also see the ungodly The adversary and the enemy enin such prosperity. ver. 3.
tered into the gates of Jerusalem :