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thou also hast tried us, even as silver the Lord in the congregations : from is tried. Psalm lxvi. 9.

the ground of the heart. Psalm Thou sufferedst men to ride over our

Ixviii. 26. heads, we went through fire and water : Praised be the Lord daily : even the but thou hast brought us out into a

God who helpeth us, and poureth his wealthy place. ver. 11.

benefits upon us. ver. 19. Oh, how great troubles and adver- O let the wickedness of the wicked sities hast thou shewed us ! and yet come to an end : but establish thou didst thou turn and refresh us : yea, the righteous. Psalm vii. 9. and broughtest us from the deep of Let all those that seek thee, be joyful the earth again. Psalm lxxi. 18. and glad in thee : and let all such as

Thou didst remember us in our low love thy salvation, say alway, the Lord estate, and redeem us from our ene- be praised. Psalm xl. 19. mies : for thy mercy endureth for ever. Psalm cxxxvi. 23, 24.

Glory be to the Father, &c.

As it was in the beginning, &c. Lord, thou art become gracious unto thy land : thou hast turned away

PROPER PSALMS. the captivity of Jacob. Psalm lxxxv. I. cxxiv. cxxvi. cxxix. cxviii. God hath shewed us his goodness

PROPER LESSONS. plenteously : and God hath let us see our

The First. 2 Sam. xix. ver. 9. or desire upon our enemies. Psalm lix. 10.

Numb. xvi. They are brought down, and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright.

Te Deum. Psalm xx. 8.

The Second. The Epistle of Jude. There are they fallen, all that work

Jubilate Deo. wickedness : they are cast down, and shall not be able to stand. Psalm Xxxvi. 12.

The Suffrages next after the Creed sball

stand thus : The Lord hath been mindful of us, and he shall bless us : even he

Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy shall bless the house of Israel, he shall upon us; bless the house of Aaron. Psalm Answer. And grant us thy salva

tion. CXV. I 2.

He shall bless them that fear the Priest. O Lord, save the King; Lord : both small and great. ver. 13.

Answer. Who putteth his trust in O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and de- Priest. Send him help from thy clare the wonders that he doeth for

holy place ; the children of men! Psalm cvii. 21.

Answer. And evermore mightily That they would offer unto him the

defend him. sacrifice of thanksgiving : and tell out

Priest. his works with gladness! Psalm

Let his enemies have no cvii. 22.

advantage against him; And not hide them from the chil

Answer. Let not the wicked apdren of the generations to come : but

proach to hurt him. shew the honour of the Lord, his Priest. Endue thy ministers with mighty and wonderful works that he righteousness; hath done. Psalm lxxviii. 4.

Answer. And make thy chosen people That our posterity may also know joyful. them, and the children that are get Priest. Give peace in our time, O unborn : and not be as their forefathers, Lord; a faithless and stubborn generation. Answer. Because there is none other ver. 6.9.

that fighteth for us, but only thou, O Give thanks, O Israel, unto God God.

thee.

Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, a || all holy obedience, in thought, word, stronger tower;

and work, unto thy Divine Majesty ; Answer. From the face of our ene and promising all loyal and dutiful mies.

allegiance to thine Anointed Servant Priest O Lord, hear our prayer ; now set over us, and to his heirs after Answer. And let our cry come unto

him: whom we beseech thee to bless thee.

with all increase of grace, honour,

and happiness in this world, and to Instead of the first Collea at Morning crown him with immortality and glory

Prayer, shall these two which follow in the world to come, for Jesus Christ be used.

his sake, our only Lord and Saviour.

Amen. O ALMIGHTY God, who art a strong tower of defence unto thy servants

In the end of the Litany (which shall al. against the face of their enemies ; We

ways this Day be used) after the Colle&i yield thee praise and thanksgiving for

[We humbly beseech thee, &c.] shall the wonderful deliverance of these

this be said which next followeth. kingdoms from THE GREAT RE

ALMIGHTY God, who hast in all ages BELLION, and all the miseries and

shewed forth thy power and mercy in oppressions consequent thereupon,

the miraculous and gracious deliver. under which they had so long

ances of thy Church, and in the progroaned. We acknowledge it thy

tection of righteous and religious goodness, that we were not utterly

Kings and States, professing thy holy delivered over as a prey unto them;

and eternal Truth, from the malicious beseeching thee still to continue such

conspiracies and wicked practices of thy mercies towards us, that all the

all their enemies; We yield unto world may know, that thou art our

thee our unfeigned thanks and praise, Saviour and mighty deliverer, through as for thy many other great and pub. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. lic mercies, so especially for that

signal and wonderful deliverance, O Lord God of our salvation, who by thy wise and good providence, as hast been exceedingly gracious unto upon this Day completed, and vouchthis land, and by thy miraculous pro safed to our then most gracious So. vidence didst deliver us out of our vereign King CHARLES the Second, miserable confusions, by restoring to and all the Royal Family, and in us, and to his own just and un them to this whole Church and State, doubted rights, our then most graci and all orders and degrees of men in ous Sovereign Lord King CHARLES both, from the unnatural Rebellion, the Second, notwithstanding all the Usurpation, and Tyranny of ungodly power and malice of his enemies; and cruel men, and from the sad conand by placing him on the throne of fusions and ruin thereupon ensuing. these Kingdoms, didst restore also From all these, O gracious and merunto us the public and free profession ciful Lord God, not our merit, but of thy true religion and worship, to thy mercy, not our foresight, but thy gether with our former peace and pro providence, not our own arm, but thy sperity, to the great comfort and joy right hand and thine arm, did rescue of our hearts; We are here now be. and deliver us. And therefore not fore thee, with all due thankfulness unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but to acknowledge thine unspeakable unto thy Name be ascribed all honour, goodness herein, as upon this Day, and glory, and praise, with most shewed unto us, and to offer unto humble and hearty thanks, in all thee our sacrifice of praise for the Churches of the Saints: Even so, same; humbly beseeching thee to ac blessed be the Lord our God, who cept this our unfeigned, though un alone doeth wondrous things; and worthy, oblation of ourselves; vowing blessed be the Name of his Majesty

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for ever, through Jesus Christ our and devoutly adore and magnify thy Lord and only Saviour. Amen. glorious Name for this thine infinite

goodness already vouchsafed to us; In the Communion Service, immediately be- so do we most humbly beseech thee fore the reading of the Epistle, shall these

to continue thy grace and favour to. two Colle&s be used, instead of the Colleet

wards us, that no such dismal cala. for the King, and the Collect of the Day. mity may ever again fall upon us. O Almighty God, &c.

Infatuate and defeat all the secret O Lord God of our salvation, &c. counsels of deceitful and wicked men as in the Morning Prayer.

against us: Abate their pride, asswage

their malice, and confound their deThe Epistle. 1 Pet. ii. 11 to 17. vices. Strengthen the hands of our

gracious Sovereign King GEORGE,

and all that are put in authority under The Gospel. Matt. xxii. 16 to 22.

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cut off all such workers of iniquity, In the Offertory shall this Sentence be read.

as turn Religion into Rebellion, and

Faith into Faction : that they may Nor every one that saith unto me, never again prevail against us, nor Lord, Lord, shall enter into the king- triumph in the ruin of the Monarchy dom of heaven ; but he that doeth and thy Church among us. Protect the will of my Father which is in and defend our Sovereign Lord the heaven. Matt. vii. 21.

King, with the whole Royal Family, from all treasons and conspiracies

, After the Prayer [ For the whole State of

Be unto hir an helmet of salvation, Christ's Church, &c.] this Colle& following shall be used.

and a strong tower of defence against

the face of all his enemies : Clothe Almighty God, and heavenly Fa- them with shame and confusion ; but ther, who of thine infinite and un- upon himself and his posterity let the speakable goodness towards us, didst Crown for ever flourish. So we thy in a most extraordinary and wonder- people, and the sheep of thy pasture; ful manner disappoint and overthrow will give thee thanks for ever, and the wicked designs of those traitorous, will always be shewing forth thy heady, and high-minded men, who, praise, from generation to generation, under the pretence of Religion, and through Jesus Christ our only Savithy most holy Name, had contrived, our and Redeemer ; to whom, with and well-nigh effected, the utter de- thee, O Father, and the Holy Ghost, struction of this Church and King- be glory in the Church throughout all dom: As we do this day most heartily ages, world without end. Amen.

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les waarin hes: 2 118393 THE KING'S ACCESSION.

vici A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving to Almighty God, to be used in all Churches

and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon the Twenty-fifth Day of O&ober ; being the Day on which his Majesty began his happy Reign.

The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy. Days in all things; except

where it is in this Office otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office shall be used, as it followeth,

entirely.

Morning Prayer shall begin with these O hold thou up his goings in thy paths :
Sentences.

that his footsteps slip not. Psalm xvii. 5. I Exhort that, first of all, supplica- Grant the King a long life, : and tions, prayers, intercessions, and giv- make him glad with the joy of thy ing of thanks, be made for all men; countenance. Psalm lxi. 6. and xxi. 6. for Kings, and for all that are in au

Let him dowell before thee for ever : thority, that we may lead a quiet and O prepare thy loving-mercy and faithpeaceable life in all godliness and

fulness, that they may preserve him, honesty : for this is good and accept

Psalm Ixi. 7. able unto God our Saviour. i Tim. ii. In his time let the righteous flou1, 2, 3.

rish : and let peace be in all our If we say that we have no sin, we

borders. Psalm lxxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14. deceive ourselves, and the truth is not As for his enemies, clothe them with in us : but if we confess our sins, he shame : but upon himself let his crown is faithful and just to forgive us our

flourish. Psalm cxxxii. 19. sins, and to cleanse us from all un

Blessed be the Lord God, even the righteousness. I John i. 8, 9.

God of Israel : which only doeth

wondrous things. Psalm lxxii. 18. Instead of Venite exultemus, the Hymn And blessed be the Name of his Mafollowing shall be said or sung ; one Verse by the Priest , and another by the Clerk jesty for ever : and all the earth shall be

filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen.

ver. 19. O Lord our Governor : how excel

Glory be to the Father, &c. lent is thy Name in all the world! As it was in the beginning, & c.

PROPER PSALMS. Lord, what is man that thou hast

xx. xxi. ci. such respect unto him : or the son of

PROPER LESSONS. in prinn! man, that thou so regardest bim! Psalm

The First. Josh. i. to end of ver. 9. The merciful and gracious Lord

Te Deum. hath so done his marvellous works

The Second. Rom. xiii. als that they ought to be had in remembrance.' Psalm cxi. 4.

All sv.Jubilate Deo. Othat men would therefore praise The Suffrages next after the Creed shall the Lord for his goodness : and declare

stand thus : the wonders that he doeth for the children

Tuning

Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy of men! Psalm cvii. 21.

upon us; Behold, O God, our defender : and Answ. And grant us thy salvation. look upon the face of thine Anointed. Priest. O Lord, save the King ;

Answ. Who putteth his trust in thee.

and People.

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Psalm lxxxiv. 9.

Priest. Send him help from thy to his authority: let his reign be long holy place;

and prosperous, and crown him with Answ. And evermore mightily de- immortality in the life to come, fend him.

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Priest. Let his enemies have no Amen. advantage against him ; Answ. Let not the wicked approach

In the end of the Litany (which shall alto hurt him.

ways be used upon this Day) after the Priest. Endue thy ministers with

Colle&t (We humbly beseech thee, O righteousness;

Father, &c.] shall the following Prager Answ. And make thy chosen people

for the King and Royal Family, be used. joyful. Priest. O Lord, save thy people ;

O Lord our God, who upholdest Answ. And bless thine inheritance.

and governest all things in heaven Priest. Give peace in our time, O

and earth, receive our humble pray. Lord;

ers, with our hearty thanksgivings for Answ. Because there is none other

our Sovereign Lord GEORGĒ, ai that fighteth for us, but only thou, O

on this Day, set over us by thy grace God.

and providence to be our King; and Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, a

so together with him bless our gra

cious Queen Charlotte, their Royal strong tower; Answ. From the face of our enemies.

Highnesses George Prince of Wales, Priest. O Lord, hear our prayer ;

the Princess of Wales, and all the Answ. And let our cry come unto

Royal Family; that they all ever thee.

trusting in thy goodness, protected

by thy power, and crowned with thy Instead of the first Colleo at Morning

gracious and endless favour, may Prayer shall be used this following Col

continue before thee in health, peace, lea of Thanksgiving, for bis Majesty's || joy, and honour, and may live long Accession to the Throne.

and happy lives upon earth, and after Almighty God, who rulest over all

death obtain everlasting life and glory

in the kingdom of heaven, by the the kingdoms of the world, and dis

merits and mediation of Christ Jesus posest of them according to thy good

our Saviour, who, with the Father pleasure ; We yield thee unfeigned and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth thanks for that thou wast pleased, as

ever one God, world without end. on this Day, to place thy Servant, Amen. our Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, upon

the Throne of this Realm. Let Then follows this Collea for God's proterthy wisdom be his guide, and let thine tion of the King against all bis enemies. arm strengthen him; let justice, truth, and holiness, let peace, and Most gracious God, who hast set love, and all those virtues, that adorn thy servant GEORGE our King upon the Christian profession, flourish in the throne of his Ancestors, we most his days : Direct all his counsels and humbly beseech thee to protect him endeavours to thy glory, and the wel- on the same from all the dangers to fare of his people, and give us grace which he may be exposed ; Hide him to obey him cheerfully and willingly from the gathering together of the for conscience sake ; that neither our froward, and from the insurrection sinful passions, nor our private in- of wicked doers : Do thou weaken terest, may disappoint his cares for the hands, blast the designs, and dethe public good : let him always pos- feat the enterprizes of all his enemies; sess the hearts of his people, that that no secret conspiracies, nor open they may never be wanting in honour violences, may disquiet his reign; to his person, and dutiful submission but that being safely kept under the

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