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seech, and rebuke with all pa- | with thy continual help; that in tience and doctrine; but also may all our works begun, continued, be to such as believe a wholesome and ended in thee, we may gloexample, in word, in conversation, rify thy holy Name, and finally in love, in faith, in chastity, and by thy mercy obtain everlasting in purity; that, faithfully fulfil- life; through Jesus Christ our ling his course, at the latter day Lord. Amen. he may receive the crown of righteousness laid up by the Lord THE peace of God, which
passeth all understanding, the righteous Judge, who liveth keep your hearts and minds in and reigneth one God with the the knowledge and love of God, Father and the Holy Ghost, and of his Son Jesus Christ our world without end. Amen.
Lord: And the blessing of God
Almighty, the Father, the Son, PREVENT us, Oh Lord, in and the Holy Ghost be amongst
you, and remain with you always. gracious favour, and further us Amen.
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. 1 The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except
where it is hereafter otherwise appointed. q If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday shall be
added to this Office in its place.
q Morning Prayer shall begin with these mercy endureth for ever. Psal. Sentences.
cvii. 1. THE Lord is full of compas Let them give thanks, whom
1 sion, and mercy : long-suf the Lord hath redeemed : and fering, and of great goodness.
delivered from the hand of the Psal. ciii. 8.
enemy. Ver. 2. He will not alway be chiding : Many a time have they fought neither keepeth he his anger for
against me from my youth up : ever. Ver. 9.
may Israel now say. Psal. He hath not dealt with us cxxix. l. after our sins : nor rewarded us Yea, many a time have they according to our wickedness. vexed me from my youth up : but Ver. 10.
they have not prevailed against
| me. Ver. 2. Instead of Venite exultemus shall this Hymn following be used; one Verse by
They have privily laid their net the Priest, and another by the Clerk and to destroy me without a cause : people.
| yea, even without a cause have n Give thanks unto the Lord, they made a pit for my soul.
for he is gracious : and his Psal. xxxv. 7.
They have laid a net for my Priest. Send him help from feet, and pressed down my soul : thy holy place. they have digged a pit before me, People. And evermore mighand are fallen into the midst of tily defend him. it themselves. Psal. lvii. 7.
Priest. Let his enemies have Great is our Lord, and great no advantage against him. is his power : yea, and his wisdom People. Let not the wicked is infinite. Psal. cxlvii. 5. approach to hurt him.
The Lord setteth up the meek : q Instead of the first Collect at Morning and bringeth the ungodly down Prayer shall these two be used. to the ground. Ver. 6.
ALMIGHTY God, who hast Let thy hand be upon the man in all ages shewed thy Power of thy right hand : and upon the and Mercy in the miraculous son of man whom thou madest and gracious deliverances of thy 80 strong for thine own self. Church, and in the protection of Psal. lxxx. 17.
righteous and religious Kings And so will not we go back and States professing thy holy from thee : 0 let us live, and we and eternal truth, from the wickshall call upon thy Name. Ver. ed conspiracies, and malicious
practices of all the enemies thereGlory be to the Father, and of: We yield thee our unfeigned to the Son : and to the Holy thanks and praise, for the won
derful and mighty Deliverance As it was in the beginning, is of our gracious Sovereign King now, and ever shall be : world | James the First, the Queen, the without end. Amen.
Prince, and all the Royal BranchProper Psalms. lxiv, cxxiv, cxxv.
with the Nobility, Clergy,
and Commons of England, then Proper Lessons.
assembled in Parliament, by PoThe First. 2 Sam. xxii.
pish treachery appointed as sheep Te Deum.
to the slaughter, in a most barThe Second. Acts xxüi.
barous and savage manner, beJubilate.
yond the examples of former 1 In the Suffrages after the Creed these ages. From this unnatural Conshall be inserted and used for the King. spiracy, not our merit, but thy
Priest. O Lord, save the mercy; not our foresight, but thy King;
providence delivered us: And People. Who putteth his trust therefore not unto us, O Lord, in thee.
not unto us, but unto thy Name
be ascribed all honour and glo- | lity of our times, and make this ry, in all Churches of the saints, Church a praise in the earth. from generation to generation ; All which we humbly beg for through Jesus Christ our Lord. the sake of our blessed Lord and Amen.
ways this Day be used) after the Collect for filling our hearts again with [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] joy and gladness, after the time shall this be said which followeth. that thou hadst afflicted us, and ALMIGHTY God and hea
new song mouths, by bringing His Majes- gracious Providence, and tender ty King William, upon this day, mercy towards us, didst prevent for the Deliverance of our Church the malice and imaginations of and Nation from Popish Tyran- our enemies, by discovering and ny and arbitrary power. We a- confounding their horrible and dore the wisdom and justice of wicked Enterprize, plotted and thy Providence, which so timely intended this day to have been interposed in our extreme dan- executed against the King, and ger, and disappointed all the de- the whole State of England, for signs of our enemies. We be- the subversion of the Governseech thee, give us such a lively ment and Religion established and lasting sense of what thou among us; and didst likewise didst then, and hast since that upon this day wonderfully contime done for us, that we may duct thy Servant King William, not grow secure and careless in and bring him safely into Engour obedience, by presuming up- land, to preserve us from the aton thy great and undeserved tempts of our enemies to bereave goodness; but that it may lead us of our Religion and Laws: us to repentance, and move us to We most humbly praise and magbe the more diligent and zealous nify thy most glorious Name for in all the duties of our Religion, thy unspeakable goodness towards which thou hast in a marvellous
us, expressed in both these acts manner preserved to us. Let of thy mercy. We confess it has truth and justice, brotherly kind- been of thy mercy alone, that we ness and charity, devotion and are not consumed : For our sins piety, concord and unity, with all have cried to heaven against us ; other virtues, so flourish among and our iniquities justly called us, that they may be the stabi- for vengeance upon us. But thou hast not dealt with us after our all such workers of iniquity, as sins, nor rewarded us after our turn Religion into Rebellion, iniquities; nor given us over, as and Faith into Faction; that we deserved, to be a prey to our they may never prevail against enemies; but hast in mercy deli- us, or triumph in the ruin of vered us from their malice, and thy Church among us : but that preserved us from death and de- our gracious Sovereign, and his struction. Let the consideration Realms, being preserved in thy of this thy repeated goodness, O true Religion, and by thy merLord, work in us true repent- ciful goodness protected in the ance, that iniquity may not be same, we may all duly serve thee, our ruin. And increase in us and give thee thanks in thy more and more a lively faith and holy congregation; through Jelove, fruitful in all holy obedi- sus Christ our Lord. Amen. ence; that thou mayest still con
पा In the Communion Service, instead of the tinue thy favour, with the light Collect for the Day, shall this which folof thy Gospel, to us and our pos
loweth be used. terity , for evermore ; and that ETERNAL God, and our
, Christ our only Mediator and thy unworthy servants do humAdvocate. Amen.
bly present ourselves before thy Instead of the Prayer [In time of War Majesty, acknowledging thy powand Tumults] shui be used this Prayer er, wisdom, and goodness, in following:
preserving the King, and the O Lord, who didst this day Three Estates of the Realm of
discover the snares of death England assembled in Parliathat were laid for us, and didst ment, from the destruction this wonderfully deliver us from the day intended against them. Make same; Be thou still our mighty us, we beseech thee, truly thankProtector, and scatter our ene- ful for this, and for all other thy mies that delight in blood : In- great mercies towards us; parfatuate and defeat their counsels, ticularly for making this day abate their pride, asswage their again memorable, by a fresh malice, and confound their de- instance of thy loving-kindness vices. Strengthen the hands of towards us. We bless thee for our gracious Sovereign King giving his late Majesty King WILLIAM, and all that are William a safe arrival here, and put in authority under him, with for making all opposition fall bejudgement and justice to cut off fore him, till he became our King