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PRAYER WITH THANKSGIVING,
To be used yearly upon the Fifth Day of November,
For the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Estates
of England, from the most traiterous 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 Day. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching, upon the said Fifth Day of November, shall read publickly, distinctly, 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 Holydays in all things; except where it is hereafter otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday shall be added to this Office in its place.
Morning Prayer shall begin with they have not prevailed against these Sentences.
me. Ver. 2. THE
They have privily laid their net and mercy : long-suffering, to destroy me without a cause : and of great goodness. Psalm yea, even without a cause have ciii. 8.
they made a pit for my soul. He will not alway be chiding :
Psalm xxxv. 7. neither keepeth he his anger for They have laid a net for my ever. Ver. 9.
feet, and pressed down my soul : He hath not dealt with us after they have digged a pit before me, our sins : nor rewarded us accord- and are fallen into the midst of it ing to our wickedness. Ver. 10. themselves. Psalm lvii. 7.
Great is our Lord, and great is Instead of Venite exultemus shall his power : yea, and his wisdom this Hymn following be used; is infinite. Psalm cxlvii. 5. one Verse by the Priest, and ano
The Lord setteth up the meek : ther by the Clerk and people.
and bringeth the ungodly down to O
GIVE thanks unto the Lord, the ground. Ver. 6.
for he is gracious ; and his Let thy hand be upon the man mercy endureth for ever. Psalm of thy right hand : and upon the cvii. 1.
son of man whom thou madest Let them give thanks, whom the SO strong for thine own self. Lord hath redeemed : and deli- Psalm lxxx. 17. vered from the hand of the enemy. And so will not we go back from Ver. 2.
thee : 0 let us live, and we shall Many a time have they fought call upon thy Name. Ver. 18. against me from my youth up : Glory be to the Father, and to may Israel now
Psalm the Son : and to the Holy Ghost; cxxix. 1.
As it was in the beginning, is Yea, many a time have they now, and ever shall be : world vexed me from my youth up : but without end. Amen.
Proper Psalms. Ixiv, cxxiv, cxxv.
God, of our unfeigned thanks Proper Lessons.
for filling our hearts agairi with The First. 2 Sam. xxii. joy and gladness, after the time Te Deum.
that thou hadst afflicted us, and The Second. Acts xxiii.
putting a new song into our
months, by bringing His Majesty Jubilate.
King William, upon this day, for
the Deliverance of our Church In the Suffrages after the Creed these shall be inserted and used
and Nation from Popish Tyranny for the Queen.
and arbitrary power. We adore
the wisdom and justice of thy Priest. O Lord, save the Queen; Providence, which so timely in
People. Who putteth her trust terposed in our extreme danger, in thee. Priest. Send her help from thy of our enemies. We beseech thee,
and disappointed all the designs hoiy place.
give us such a lively and lasting People. And evermore mightily sense of what thou didst then, and defend her.
hast since that time done for us, Priest. Let her enemies have no
that we may not grow secure and advantage against her.
careless in our obedience, by prePeople. Let not the wicked ap- suming upon thy great and undeproach to hurt her.
served goodness; but that it may Instead of the first Collect at
lead us to repentance, and move
us to be the more diligent and Morning Prayer shall these two be used.
zealous in all the duties of our
Religion, which thou hast in a LMIGHTY God, who hast in
marvellous manner preserved to
us. Let truth and justice, brotherMercy in the miraculous and gra- ly kindness and charity, devotion cious deliverances of thy Church, and piety, concord and unity, and in the protection of righteous with all other virtues, so flourish and religious Kings and States
among us, that they may be the professing thy holy and eternal
stability of our times, and make truth, from the wicked conspira- this Church à praise in the earth. cies, and malicious practices of all All which we humbly beg for the the enemies thereof: We yield sake of our blessed Lord and Sathee our unfeigned thanks and viour. Amen. praise, for the wonderful and mighty Deliverance of our gra- In the end of the Litany (which cious Sovereign King James the
shall always this Day be used) First, the Queen, the Prince, and
after the Collect [We humbly beall the Royal Branches, with the
secch thee, O Father, &c.] shall Nobility, Clergy, and Commons
this be said which followeth.
LMIGHTY God and heaParliament, by Popish treachery appointed as sheep to the slaugh- | gracious Providence, and tender ter, in a most barbarous and sa- mercy towards us, didst prevent vage manner, beyond the exam- the malice and imaginations of ples of former ages. From this our enemies, by discovering and unnatural Conspiracy, not our confounding their horrible and merit, but thy mercy; not our wicked Enterprize, plotted and foresight, but thy providence de- intended this day to have been livered us: And therefore not executed against the King, and unto us, O Lord, not unto us, the whole State of England, for but unto thy Name be ascribed all the subversion of the Government honour and glory, in all Churches and Religion established among of the saints, from generation to us; and didst likewise upon this generation; through Jesus Christ day wonderfully conduct thy Serour Lord. Amen.
vant King William, and bring
of England, then assembledheim Avenly Father, who of thy
him safely into England, to pre- , preserved in thy true Religion, serve us from the attempts of our and by thy merciful goodness proenemies to bereave us of our Re- tected in the same, we may all ligion and Laws: We most hum- duly serve thee, and give thee bly praise and magnify thy most thanks in thy holy congregation; glorious Name for thy unspeak- through Jesus Christ our Lord. able goodness towards us, express- Amen. ed in both these acts of thy mercy. We confess it has been of thy In the Communion Service, inmercy alone, that we are not con- stead of the Collect for the Day, sumed: For our sins have cried
shall this which followeth be to heaven against us; and our
used. iniquities justly called for ven- ETERNAL, God, and our most geance upon us. But thou hast mighty Protector, we thy unnot dealt with us after our sins, worthy servants do humbly prenor rewarded us after our ini- sent ourselves before thy Majesty, quities; nor given us over, as we acknowledging, thy power, wisdeserved, to be a prey to our ene- dom, and goodness,
in preserving mies; but hast in mercy delivered the King, and the Three Estates us from their malice, and pre
of the Realm of England assemserved us from death and destruc- bled in Parliament, from the detion. Let the consideration of this struction this day intended against thy repeated goodness, O Lord, them. Make us, we beseech thee, work in us true repentance, that truly thankful for this, and for als iniquity may not be our ruin. other thy great mercies towards And increase in us more and us; particularly for making this more a lively faith and love, fruit- day again memorable, by a fresh ful in all holy obedience; that
instance of thy loving-kindness thou mayest still continue thy
towards us. We bless thee for favour, with the light of thy Gos- giving his late Majesty King Wilpel, to us and our posterity for
liam a safe arrival here, and for evermore; and that for thy dear making all opposition fall before Son's sake, Jesus Christ our only him, till he became our King and Mediator and Advocate. Amen. Governour. We beseech thee to
protect and defend our Sovereign Instead of the Prayer [In time of Queen VICTORIA, and all the War and Tumults) shall be used Royal Family, from all treasons this Prayer following.
and conspiracies; Preserve her in O
LORD, who didst this day thy faith, fear, and love; Prosper
discover the snares of death her Reign with long happiness that were laid for us, and didst here on earth; and crown her wonderfully deliver us from the with everlasting glory hereafter ; same; Be thou still our mighty through Jesus Christ our only SaProtector, and scatter our ene- viour and Redeemer. Amen. mies that delight in blood: Infatuate and defeat their counsels,
The Epistle. Rom. xiii. 1. , and confound de- the higher for there vices. Strengthen the hands of is no power, but of God: the our gracious Sovereign Queen powers that be are ordained of VICTORIA, and all that are God. Whosoever therefore resistput in authority under her, with eth the power resisteth the ordijudgement and justice to cut off nance of God; and they that all such workers of iniquity, as resist shall receive to themselves turn Religion into Rebellion, and damnation. For rulers are not a Faith into Faction; that they terror to good works, but to the may never prevail against us, or evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid triumph in the ruin of thy Church of the power? do that which is among us: but that our gracious good, and thou shalt have praise Sovereign, and her Realms, being of the same : for he is the minister
ahatice their pridheto vasawaneitheir LfTe enemy soul be subject into
of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be
This Sentence is to be read at
the Offertory. afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the min
would ister of God, a revenger to exe
that men should do to you, cute wrath upon him that doeth
do ye even so to them; for this evil. Wherefore ye must needs be is the Law and the Prophets. subject, not only for wrath, but
St. Matth. vii. 12. also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also; for
After the Prayer for the Church they are God's ministers, attend
militant this following Prayer is ing continually upon this very to be used. their dues; tribute to whom tri- Ofent in wh the earth, and thy .
GOD, whose Name bute is due, custom to whom custom, fear to whom fear, honour glory above the heavens; who on to whom honour.
this day didst miraculously pre
serve our Church and State from The Gospel. St. Luke ix. 51.
the secret contrivance and hellish A ND it came to pass, when the malice of Popish conspirators; and
on this day also didst begin to be received up, he stedfastly set give us a mighty deliverance from his face to go to Jerusalem, and the open tyranny and oppression sent messengers before his face; of the same cruel and blood-thirsty and they went and entered into a enemies : We bless and adore thy village of the Samaritans, to make glorious Majesty, as for the forready for him: And they did not mer, so for this thy late marvelreceive him, because his face was lous loving-kindness to our Church as though he would go to Jeru- and Nation, in the preservation salem. And when his disciples of our Religion and Liberties. James and John saw this, they And we humbly pray, that the said, Lord, wilt thou that we devout sense of this thy repeated command fire to come down from
mercy may renew and increase in heaven, and consume them, even us a spirit of love and thankfulas Elias did? But he turned and ness to thee its only Author; a rebuked them, and said, Ye know spirit of peaceable submission and not what manner of spirit ye are obedience to our gracious Soveof: For the Son of man is not reign Lady, Queen VICTORIA; come to destroy men's lives, but and a spirit of fervent zeal for to save them. And they went to our holy Religion which thou hast another village.
so wonderfully rescued, and estaAfter the Creed, if there be no
blished, a blessing to us and our Sermon, shall be read one of the posterity. And this we beg for six Homilies against Rebellion. Jesus Christ his sake. Amen.
PRAYER WITH FASTING,
To be used yearly on the Thirtieth of January,
Being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King CHARLES the
First; 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 up 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.
T If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this Form of Prayer shall be
used and the Fast kept the nert 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! The people stood up, and the with one or more of these Sen- rulers took counsel together : atences.
gainst the Lord, and against his
Anointed. Psalm ii. 2. mercies and forgivenesses,
They cast their heads together though we have rebelled against with one consent : and were conhim : neither have we obeyed the federate against him. Psalm voice of the Lord our God, to Ixxxiii. 5. walk in his laws which he set be
He heard the blasphemy of the fore us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.
multitude, and fear was on every Correct us, O Lord, but with side : while they conspired togejudgement : not in thine anger, ther against him, to take away Iest thou bring us to nothing. his life. Psalm xxxi. 15. Jer. x. 24.
They spoke against him with Enter not into judgement with false tongues, and compassed him thy servants, O Lord : for in thy
about with words of hatred : and sight shall no man living be jus- fought against him without a cause. tified. Psalm cxliii. 2.
Psalm cix. 2. Instead of Venite exultemus the Yea, his own familiar friends, Hymn following shall be said or whom he trusted : they that eat sung; one Verse by the Priest, of his bread laid great wait for another by the Clerk and people. him. Psalm xli. 9.
rewarded evil for good :
RLord and just are thy judge to The great discomfort of this sodi.
ments! Psalm cxix. 137.
Thou art just, O Lord, in all that is brought upon us : for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly. Neh. ix. 33.
Nevertheless, our feet were almost gone : our treadings had wellnigh slipped. Psalm lxxiii. 2.
For why? we were grieved at the wicked : we did also see the ungodly in such prosperity. Ver. 3.
Psalm xxxv. 12.
They took their counsel together, saying, God hath forsaken him”: persecute him, and take him, for there is none to deliver him. Psalm lxxi. 9.
The breath of our nostrils, the Anointed of the Lord was taken in their pits : of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall be safé. Lam. iv. 20.