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unto them, Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsars; and unto God the things which are God's. Wnen they had heard thele words, they marvelled, ani leit him, and went their way.

After the Nicene Creed fall follow the Sermon.

In the Oferiory fall this Sentence be read:
Et your light so shine before men, that they may fee

your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. St. Matt. v. 16. After the Prayer (For the whole State of Christs Church, Bc.) réf

Colleets following fall be used :

A Prayer for Unity.
God, the Eather of our Lord Jesus Christ, our only

Saviour, the Prince of Peace ; Give us grace feriou:ly to lay to h-art the great dangers we are in by our unhappy divisions : Take away all hatred and prejudice, and whatsoever else may hinder us from godly Union and Coricord; That as there is but one Body, and one Spirit, and one Hope of our Calling; one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of us all; 1o we may henceforth be all of one Heart, and of one Soul, united in one holy Bond of Truch and Peace, of Faith and Charity ; and ma! with one mind and one mouth glorify thee, through Jelas Christ our Lord. Amen.

RANT, O Lord, we befeech thee, that the course of I this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy Governance, that the Church may joyfully terve thee in al} golly Quietneis, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

RANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that the

words which we have heard this Day with our outward cars, through thy grace be fo grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.



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eth our necessities before we ask, and our jorance in arising ; We beseech thee to have compañion upon i

infirmities; and those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

NHE 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 al


ways. Amen.

GEORG E. R. OUR Will and Pleasure is, That this Form of Prayer with Thanks, ,

giving for the Twenty second Day of June, be forehwith Printed and Published, and be used yearly on the said Day (in pead of being used on the Eleventh of June, as had been directed by Our Royal Sign Manuel, bearing Date the Fourteenth Day of May, in tbe Fird Year of Our Reign) in all Cathedral, and Collegiate Cburches and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls, within both Our Univerfiries, and of our Colleges of Eaton and Winchester, and in all Parish Churches and Chapels within Our Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed.

Given at Our Court at Kensington, the Eighth Day of October 1751, in the Twenty fifth Year of Our Reign.

By His Majesty's Command,

Holles Newcastle.

ARTICLES agreed upon by the ARCHBISHOPS

and BISHOPS of both Provinces, and the whole Clergy, in the Convocation holden at London in the Year 1562. For avoiding of Diversities of Opinions and for the establishing of Content touching true Religon. Reprinted by his Majesty's Commandment; with His Royal Declaration prefixed thereunto.

His Majesty's DECLARATION. EING by God's Ordinance, according to Our just Title, Defender of the Faith, and Supreme Governor of

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the Church, within these our Dominions, We hold it most agreeable to this Our Kingly Office, and our own religious Zsal, to conserve and maintain the Church committed to Our Charge, in the Unity of true Religion, and in the Bond of Peace ; and not to suffer unneceffary Disputations, Altercations, or Quefiions to be railed, which may nourish Faction both in the Church and Commonwealth. We have therefore, upon mature Deliberation, and with the Advice of so many of Our Bishops as might conveniently be called together, thought fit to make this Declaration following:

That the Articles of the Church of England, which have been allowed and authorized heretofore, and which Our Clergy generally have fubfcribed unto, do contain the true Doctrine of the Chuch of England, agreeable to Ged's Word: Whib We do therefore ratify and confirm, requiring all Our loving Subjects to continue in the uniform Profesion thereof, and prohibiting the lealt Difference from the faid Articles; which to that End, We command to be new printed, and this Our Declaration to be publihed therewith.

That We are Supreme Governor of the Church of England: And that if any Difference arife about the external Policy, concerning Injunktions, Carons, and other Conftitutions whatsoever thereió belonging, the Clergy in their Convocation is to order and settle them, having first obtained Leave under Our Broad Seal s to do, and We approving their faid Ordinances and Constitutions; providing, the rone be made contrary to the Laws and Cuftons of the Land.

That out of Our Princely Care, that the Churchmen may do the Work which is proper unto then, the Bishops and Clergy, from time to time, in Convocation, upon their humble D:fire, shall bave Licence under Our Broad Seal to deliberate of and to do ail fuch Things, 25 being made plain by them, and affented unto by Us, Mall concern the Trailed Continuance of the Doctrine and Discipline of the Church of Esgland now establithe : ; from which We will sot eadure any varying or departing in the least Degree.

Thar for the present, though some Differences have been iil raised, yet We tako Comfort in this, that all Clergy men

putes shut

within Our Realm have always most willingly subscribed to the Articles established, which is an Argument to Us, that they all agree in the true, ufual, literal Meaning of the said Articles, and that even in those curious Points, in which the present Differences lie, Men of all Sorts take the Articles of the Church of England to be for them ; which is an Argument again, that none of them intend any Disertion of the Articles citablished.

That therefore in thele both curious and unhappy Differences, which have for so many hundred Years, in different Times and Places, exercised the Church of Christ, We will, that all further curious Search be laid aside, and thefe Dif

up in God's Promises, as they be generally ict forth to Us in the holy Scriptures, and the general Meaning of the Articles of the Church of England, according to thein: And that no Man hereafter shall either print or preach to draw the Article aside any wa;, but thall submit to it in the plain and full Meaning thereof; and shall not put his own Sense or Comment to be the Meaning of the Article, but shall take it in the literal and grammatical Sense.

Thac if any publick Reader in either of our Universities, or any Head or Master of a College, or any other Person. refpeétively in either of them, tali affix any new Sente to any Article, or shall publickly read, determine, or hold any publick Disputation, or suffer any such to be held either Way, in either the Universities or Colleges reípectively; or if any Divine in the Universities Mall preach or print any Thing either Way, o:her than is already established in Convocation with Our Royal Afent; he, or they the Oifenders, shall be liable to Our Displeature, and the Churches Centure, in our Commiffion Ecclefiaftical, as well as any other : And we will ice there shall be due Execution upon them.


1. Of Faith in the Holy Trinity. Here is bur One living and true God, everlasting,

without Body, Parts, or Pallions; of infimte Power, Wudom ind Goodness ; the Maker, and Prelerver of all



Things both visible and invisible. And in Unity of this
Godhead there be three Persons of one Substance, Power,
and Eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghoft.
II. Of the Word or Son of God, which was made very man.
THE Son, which is the Word of the Father, begotten

from everlasting of the Father, the very and eternal God of one substance with the Father, cook mans nature in the womb of the blessed Virgin, of her substance : so that two whole and perfect natures, that is to say, the Godhead and Manhood, were joined together in one Person, never to be divided, whereof is one Christ, very God, and very Man, who truly suffered, was crucified, dead, and buried, to reconcile his Father to us, and to be a facrifice, not only for original guilt, but also for actual sins of men.

III. Of the going down of Christ into Hell. s Christ died for us, and was buried; fo allo is it to be believed, that he went down into Hell:




IV. Of the Resurrection of Christ. (Hrist did truly rise again from Death, and took again

his Body, with Flesh, Bones, and all Things appertaining to the Perfection of Man's Nature ; wherewith he afcended into Heaven, and there fitteth until he return to judge all Men at the last Day.

V. Of the Holy Ghost.
THE Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the

Son, is of one Substance, Majesty, and Glory, with
the Father and the Son, very and eternal God.
VI. Of the fufficiency of the holy Scriptures for Salvation.
Oly Scripture containeth all things necessary to Salva-

tion : fo that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an Article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to Salvation. In the name of the holy Scripture we do understand those Canonical


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