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of the Body (when the Sea shall give up her dead,) and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Chrift; who at his coming shall change our vile Body, that it may be like his glorious Body, according to the mighty working, whereby he is able to lubdue all things to himself.


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 De . liverance of our Church and Nation.


The Minister of every Parish pall give warning to bis Parishoners publicki,

in the Church at Morning Prayer the Sunday before, for the due Obferve(ion of the said Day. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching, upsk tbe said Fifth Day of November, shall read publickly, diflinally, and plaialy, the Ad of Parlia:nent made in the Third Year of King James the Firji,

for the Observation of ir. Tbe Service shall be the jame with the usual office for Holz-daye ir all ibings;

except where it is hereafter otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Suaday Mall be added to obes Office in its place.

Morning Prayer Mall begin with these Sentences :
THE Lord is full of compassion, and mercy : long.

suffering, and of great goodness. Pfal. 103. 8. He will not alway be chiding: neither keepeth he his anger for ever. i ver. 9.

He hath not dealt with us after our fins : nor rewarded us according to our wickednesses. ver. 10.

In. stead of Venite, exultemus, shall ibis Hymn following be used, one Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people.

Give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious : and

his mercy endurech for ever. Pfal. 107. !. Let them give thanks whom the Lord hath redeemed : and elivered from ibe band of the enemy. (*.2

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Many a time have they fought againit me from my youth up : may Israel now say. Pfal. 129. 1.

Yea, many a time bave they vexed me from my youth up : but they have not prevailed against me. ver. 2.

They have privily laid their net to destroy me without a cause: yes, even without a cause have they made a pit soul. Pfal. 35:7;

They have laid a net for my feet, and pressed down my soul : they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Psalm. 57. 7.

Greae is our Lord, and great is his power : yea, and his wisdom is infinite. Psal. 147. 5.

Tbe Lord settetb up ibe week : and bringetb the ungodly down to the ground. ver. 6.

Let thy hand be upon the man of thiy right hand : and upon the son of man whom thou madeft to Itrong for thine own self. Pfal. 80. 17.

And so will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we mall call upon thy Name. ver. 18.

Glory be to the Father, &c.
As it was in the, &c.

Proper Psalms, 64, 124, 125.

I Proper Lessons.
The I. 2. Sam. 22. Te Deum.

The II. Acts 23. Jubilate.
In the fuffrages after the Creed, these shall be inserted and used

for the King :
Priest. O Lord, save the King.
People. Who putteth his trust in thee.
Priest. Send him help from thy holy place.
People. And evermore mightily defend him.

. Let his enemies have no advantage against him. People. Let 10: :be wicked approach to hurt him. Instead of the firA Colleet at Morning Prayer, foall these two be used;

L mighty God who haft in all ages shewed thy power and mercy, in the miraculous and gracious deliverances



of thy Church. and in the protection of righteous and religious Kings and States professing thy holy and eternal truth, from the wicked conspiracies, and malicious practices of all the enemies thereof; We yield thee our unfeigned thanks and praile, for the wonderful and mighty 'eliverance of our gracious Sovereign King James the First, the Queen, the Prince and all the Royal Branches, with the Nobility, Clergy, and Commons of England, then assembled in Parliameni, by Popish treachery appointed as sheep to the laughter, in a moit barbarous and Savage manner, beyond the examples of former ages. From this unnatural Conspiracy, noe our merit, but thy mercy, not vur foresight, but ihy Providence delivered us : And therefore put unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be ascribed all honour and glory, in all Churches of the saints, for generation to generation, through Jelus Christ our Lord. Amen.

for filling our hearts again with joy and gladness, after the time that thou hadít afficted us, and putting a new song into our mouts, by bringing his Majesty King Willian upon this Day, for the deliverance of our Church and Nation from Popish Tyranny an? Arbitrary Power. We adore the wisdom and juitice of thy Providence, which fo timely interposed in our extreme danger, and disappointed all the designs of our enemies. We beseech thee, give us such a lively and lasting Sense of what thou didst then, and hast since that cime done for us, that we may not grow secure and careless in cur obedience, bypresuming upon thy great and undeserved goodness; but that it may lead us to repentance, and move us to be the more diligent and zealous in all the duties of our Religion, which thou hast in a marvellous manner preserved to us. Ler truth and justice, brotherly kindness and charity, devotion and piety, concord and unity, with all other virtues, fo flourish among us, that they may be the stability of our times, and make this Church a praise in the Earth. All which we humbly beg for the sake of our blessed Lord and Saviour. Anen.


in the End of the Lirany (which fall always this Day be used) after the

Colleet [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] jhall sbis' be said which followeth :

Lmighty God and heavenly Father, who of thy graci.

ous providence, and render mercy towards us, didst prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by difa covering and confounding their horrible and wicked enterprize, plotted, and intended this Day to have been executed against the King, and the whole State of England, for the Subversion of the Government and Religion established 2mong us ; and didst likewise upon this Day wonderfully conduct thy Servant King William, and bring him safely into England, to preserve us from the attempts of our enemies to bereave us of our Religion and Laws: We most humbly praise and magnify thy most glorious Name for thy unspeakable goodness towards us, expressed in both these Acts of thy mercy. We confess it has been of thy mercy alone, that we are not consumed : for our sins have cried to Heaven against us, and our iniquities justly called for vengeance upon us. But thou hast not dealt with us after our fins, nor rewarded us after our iniquites ; nor given us over, as we deferved, to be a prey to our enemies; bur haft in mercy delivered us from their malice, and preserved us from death and destruction, Let the consideration of this thy repated goodness, O Lord, work in us true repentance, that iniquity may not be our ruin. And increase in us inore ani moreiz lively faith and love, fruitful in all holy obedience ; tius thou mayest still continue thy favour, with the light of thy Gospel, to us and our posterity for evermore; and that for thy dear Sons fake, Jesus Christ our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen. Instead of the Prayer [Io time of War and Tumults] fhall be used this

Prayer follozein :
Lord, who didst this Day discover the Snares of death

that were laid for us, and didit wonderfully deliver us from the fame; Be theu fill our mighty Protector, and scatter our enemies that delight in blood. Infatuate and defeat their counsels, abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our


gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, and all that are put in authority upder him, with judgment and justice, to cut off all such workers of in:quity, as curn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction; that they may never prevail against us, or triumph in the ruin of thy Church among us : Buc that our gracious Sovereign and his Realms being preserved in thy true Religion, and by thy mercitul goodness protected in the same, we may all duly serve thee, and give thee thinks in thy holy Congregation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


In the Communion Service, inftead of the Colleas for the Day, fall ibis webicb

followerb be ujed : Ternal God, and our most mighty Protector, we thy

unworthy fervants do humbly present ourselves before thy Majesty, acknowledging thy Power, Wisdom, and Goodness, in preferving the King, and the three Estates of the Realm of England, assembled in Parliament, from the D-struction this Day intended against them. Make us, we befeech thee, truly thankful for this, and for all other thy great mercies towards us, ; particularly for making this Day again memorable, by a frelh Instance of thy loving kindness towards us. We bless thee for giving his late Majesty King William a safe Arrival here, and for making all Opposition fall before him, till he became our King and Governor. We beseech thee to protect and defend our Sovereign King GEORGE, and all the Royal Family, from all Treafons and Confpiracies; preserve him in thy Faith, Fear, and Love; profper his Reign with long Happiness here on earth; and crown him with everlasting Glory hereafter, through Jesus Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. xiii. 1. io ver. 8.
ET every foul be subject unto the higher powers. For

there is no power buc of God: the powers that be, are ordained of God Whosoever therefore refifteth the power, refiitech the ordinance of God: and they that relitt, shall rerective to themselves damnati For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou chen not be afraid


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