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to go to Jerusalem, and sent messengers before his face : and they went and entered into a village of the Samari. tans, to make ready for him. And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem. And when his disciples James and John faw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village. After the Creed, if there be no Sermon, shall be read one

of the six Homilies against Rebellion.

This Sentence is to read at the Offertory. Hatsoever ye would that men should do to you,

do ye even so to them; for this is the law and the prophets, St. Matt. vii. 12. After the Prayer for the Church Militant, this follow

ing Prayer is to be used. GOD, whose Name is excellent in all the earth,

and thy glory above the heavens; who on this day didit miraculoully preserve our Church and State from the fecret contrivance and hellish malice of Popish confpirators; and on this day also didit begin to give us a mighty deliverance from the open tyranny and oppreso Lion of the fame cruel and blood-thirsty enemies: We bless and adore thy glorious Majesty, as for the former, fo for this thy lace marvellous loving.kindness to our Church and Nation, in the preservation of our Religion and Liberties. And we humbly pray, that the devout fense of this thy repeated mercy may renew and increase in us a spirit of love and thankfulness to Thee its only Author ; a spirit of peaceable submission and obedience to our gracious. Sovereign Lord King GEORGE; and, a {pirit

of fervent zeal for our holy Religion, which thou hast so wonderfully rescued, and established, a blefling to us and our posterity. And this we beg for Jesus Christ his fake. .Amen,

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Form of Prayer, with Fasting,


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 fins, by which God was provoked to deliver op both us and our king into the hands of cruel and unreasonable men, may at any time hereafter be visited upon us or our 'pofterity.

If this Day shall happen to be a Sunday, this Form of Prayer shall be used, and the Faft kept the next day following. And upon the Lord's Day next before the day to be kept, at Morning Prayogiimmediately after the Nicene Creed, notice shall be given for the due Observation of the faid 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.

He that ministereth shall begin with one or more of

these sentences. To

nesses, though we have rebelled against him: neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he fet before us. Dan. ix. 9, 10.

On a Sunday, &c.] It having never been the practice of the Catholic church, nor indeed of any part of it, except the Roman, and the Presbytetian church in Scotland, to allow of humiliation or fasting on Sundays; which are appointed for duties of a different nature ; it is ordered, that if this day shall happen to be Sunday, this form of prayer shall be used, and the fast kept the next day following. And upon the Lord's day next before the day to be kept, (i. e. on whatever day of the week it shall happen) at morning prayer, immediately after the Nícene Creed, notice shall be given for the due obfervation of the faid day. As to the Service of this day (like that appointed for the Fifth of November) it is to be the same with the usual office for Holy-days in all things, except where it is in this office

Correct us, O Lord, but with judgment; not in thine anger, left thou bring us to nothing. Jer. X. 24.

Enter not into judgment with thy servants, O Lord; for in thy light shall no man living be justified. Pfalm cxliii. 2.

Instead of Venite, exultemus, the Hymn following shall be said or fung ; one verse by the Priest, another by the

Clerk and People. R judgments

. Psalm cxix

. 1377 IGHTEOUS art thou, O Lord: and just are thy 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 well-nigh Dipt. Pfalm lxxiji. 2.

For why? we were grieved at the wicked : we did also see the ungodly in such prosperity. ver. 3;

The people stood up, and the rulers took counsel together: against the Lord, and against his Anointed. Psalm ii. 2.

They cast their heads together with one consent : and avere confederate against him. Pfalm lxxxiii. 5.

He heard the blasphemy of the multitude, and fear was on every side: while they conspired together against him, to take away his life. Psalm xxxi. 15.

They spoke against him with false tongues, and compassed him about with words of hatred; and fought against him without a cause. Psalm cix. 2.

Yea, his own familiar friends whom he trusted: they that ate of his bread, laid great wait for him. Psalm xli

. g. They rewarded him evil for good : to the great difromfort of his soul. Psalm xxxv. 12. otherwise appointed; i. e. the ordinary morning and evening fervice, and office for the Communion are to be faid as usual, except where any thing in either of these services is to be added to, or to be uled in the room ot, the ordinary service for the day : as the Collects, for instance, and the several Prayers appointed on these occasions, are to be used either instead of or besides the prayers daily in use; and the Hymns, Psalms, and Leso fons, the Epistle and Gospel, instead of those in ordinary course.

The hymn] This was drawn up in the reign of James II. when a review was made of this office, and several alterations adopteda

They took their counsel together, saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute him, and take him, for there is: none to deliver him. Pfalm lxxi. 9.

The breath of our nostrils, the Anointed of the Lord, was taken in their pits : of whom we said, Under bis Shadow we shall be safe. Lamen. iv. 20.

The adversary and the enemy entered into the gates of Jerusalem : saying, When thall he die, and his name perifh? ver. 12 ; Psalm xli. 51

Let the sentence of guiltiness proceed against bim : and now that he lieth, let him rise up no more. ver. 8.

False witnesses also did rite up against him : they laid to his charge things that he knew not. Psalm xxxv. 11. *

For the fans of the people, and the iniquities of the priests: they shed the blood of the just in the midst of Jerusalem.

Lam. iv. 13. :)

O my soul, come not thou into their secret ; unto. their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united : for in their anger they flew a man. Gen. xlix. 6.

Even the man of thy right hand : the fon of man, whom thou hast made fostrong for thine own self. Psalm 1xxx. 17.

In the light of the unwise he seemed to die: and his departure was taken for misery. Wisd. ji. 2.

They fools counted his life madness, and his end to be without honour: but be is in peace. Wisd. v. 4.

For though he was punished in the light of men : yet was his hope full of immortality. Wisd. iji. 4. mu

How is he numbered with the children of God: and bis lot is among the saints! Wild, v. 5.

But, O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth; thou, God, to whom vengeance belongeth: be favourable and gracious unto Sion. Psalm xciv. I; and li. 18.

Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy people, whom thou haft redeemed : and lay not innocent blood to our charge. Deut. xxi. 8.

O fhut not up our fouls with finners : por our lives with the blood-thirsty. Pfalm xxvi. 9.

Deliver us, from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou that ark; the God of aur salvation : and our tongues shall sing of thy righteousness. Pfalm li. 14

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For thou art the God that hast no pleasure in wicked. ness: neither shall any evil dwell with thee. Pfalm v. 4.

Thou wilt destroy them that speak leasing : the Lord abhors both the blood-thirsty, and deceitful man. ver. 6.

O how suddenly do they consume: perish, and come to a fearful end! Psalm 1xxiü. 18.

rea, even like as a dream, when one awaketh : fo didt thou make their image to vanish out of the city. ver 19.

Great and marvellous are thy works, O Lord God Almighty: just and true are thy ways, O King of faints,

Rev. xv. 3.

Righteous art thou, O Lord: and just are thy judg. ments. Psalm cxix. 137.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son: and to the Holy Ghost.

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

I Proper Pfalmis, ix. x. xi.

Proper Lessons.
The First, 2 Sam. i. The Second, St. Matt. xxvii.
Instead of the first Colleet at Morning Prayer, fiall these

two which next follow be used. O

Most mighty God, terrible in thy judgments, and

wonderful in thy doings toward the children of men; who ia thy heavy displeasure didft fuffer the life of our gracious Sovereign King Charles the First to be, as this day, taken away by the hands of cruel and bloody men: We thy finful creatures here assembled before thee do, in the behalf of all the people of this land, humbly confefs, that they were the crying sins of this Nation, which brought down this heavy judgment upon us. But, O gracious God, when thou makes inquisition for blood, lay not the guilt of this innocent blood, (the shedding whereof nothing but the blood of thy 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 pofterity. Be merciful, O

almstHe viith pfalm was originally prefixed to these, but omitted

ild's reign.

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