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to Almighty God; to be used in all Churches and Year the upon Chapels within this Realm, every Twenty Second Day of June, being the Day on which His Majefty began his Happy Reign.

The Service fhall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwife appointed.

If this Day fhall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office fhall be used, as it followeth, entirely.

Morning Prayer fhall begin with thefe Sentences.

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Exhort, that first of all Supplications, Prayers, Interceffions, and giving of Thanks be made for all men : For Kings, and for all that are in Authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty : For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.

If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us: But if we confefs our fins, he is faithful and juft to forgive us our fins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 S. John i. 8, 9.

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Inftead of Venite, exultemus, the Hymn following shall be faid or fung;
Verfe by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people:

Lord our Governor: how excellent is thy Name in all the world! Pfal. viii. 1.

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Lord, what is man, that thou hast fuch respect unto him : er the fon of man, that thou fu regardeft him! Pial. cxliv. 3. The merciful and gracious Lord hath fo done his marvellous works that they ought to be had in remembrance. Pfal. cxi. 4.

O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men! Pfal. cvii. 21.

Behold, O God, our Defender and look upon the face of thine Anointed. Pfal. lxxxiv. 9.

O bold thou up his goings in thy paths: that his footsteps fiip not. Pfal. xvii. 5.

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Grant the King a long life: and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance. Pfal. Ixi. 6. & xxi. 6.

Let bin dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving mer cy and faithfulness, that they may preferve him. Pfal. Ixi. 7. In this time let the righteous flourish and let peace be in all our borders. Pfal. lxxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14.

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As for his enemies, clothe them with fhame: but upon felf let his Crown flourish. Pfal. cxxxii. 19.

Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Ifrael: which only doeth wonderous things. Pfal. lxxii. 18.

And bleffed be the Name of his Majesty for ever: and all the earth fhall be filled with his Majefty. Amen, Amen. Ver. 19 Glory be to the Father, &c. As it was in the beginning, &c.

Proper Pfalms. xx, xxi, ci.
Proper Leffons.

The first, Joh. i. to Ver. 10.
Te Deum.

The fecond, Rom. xiii.
Jubilate Deo.

The Suffrages next after the Creed shall ftand thus : Prieft. O Lord, fhew thy mercy upon us; Aniwer. And grant us thy falvation. Prieft. O Lord, fave the King; Aniwer. Who putteth his truft in thee. Prift. Send him help from thy holy place; Answer. And evermore mightily defend him. Priest. Let his enemies have no advantage against him, Anfwer. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him. Prieft. Endue thy Miniliters with righteousness; Anfwer. And make thy chofen people joyful. Priest. O Lord, fave thy people. Antwer. And bless thine inheritance. Prieft. Give peace in our time, O Lord; Antwer Because there is none other that fighteth for us, b only thou, O God.

Prieft. Be unto us, O Lord, a ftrong tower
Antwer. From the face of our enemies.
Prieft. O Lord, hear our prayer;
Antwer. And let our cry come unto thee.

Inftead of the firft Collect at Morning prayer, shall be used this following Colle&t of Thanksgiving for His Majestys Acceffion to the Throne:

the World, and difpofeft of them according to thy good pleafure; We yield thee unfeigned thanks, for that thou wait pleafed, as on this day, to place thy Servant our Sovereign Lord King GEORGE upon the Throne of these Realms. Let thy wifdom be his guide, and let thine arm ftrer gthen him; let juftice, truth, and holiness, let peace and love, and all thofe virtues that adorn the Chriftian Profeffion, flourish in his days: direct all his counfels and endeavours to thy glory, and the welfare of his people; and give us grace to obey him cheerfully and willingly for confcience fake; that neither our finful paffions, nor our private interefts, may disappoint his cares for the publick good let him always poffefs the hearts of his people, that they may never be wanting in honour to his person, and dutiful Submiffion to his Authority: let his Reign be long and profperous, and crown him with immortality in the life to come, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

In the end of the Litany (which shall always be used apon this Day) after the Collet [We humbly befeech thee, O Father, &c.] fhall the follow ing Prayer (for the King and Royal Family) be used:

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Lord our God, who upholdeft and governeft all things in heaven and earth, receive our humble prayers, with our hearty thanksgivings for our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, as on this day, fet over us by thy grace and providence to be our King; and fo together with him blefs our gracious Queen CHARLOTTE, His Royal Highness, George Prince of Wales, and all the Royal Family, that they all, ever trufting in thy goodnefs, protected by thy power, and crowned with thy gracious and endless favour, may continue before thee in health, peace, joy, and honour, and may live long and happy lives upon earth, and after death ob

tain everlasting life and glory in the Kingdom of Heaven, by the Merits and Mediation of Chrift Jefus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end Amen.

Then shall follow this Collet for God's Protection of the King, against all bis Enemies.

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OST gracious God, who haft fet thy Servant GEORGE our King upon the Throne of His Ancestors; We moft humbly befeech thee to protect him on the fame from all the dangers to which he may be exposed; hide him from the gathering together of the froward, and from the infurrection of wicked doers: Do thou weaken the hands, blast the defigns, and defeat the enterprises of all his Enemies; that no fecret Confpiracies, nor open Violences, may difquiet his Reign; but that being fafely kept under the fhadow of thy Wing, and fupported by thy power, he may triumph over all Oppofition; that fo the world may acknowledge Thee to be his Defender and mighty Deliverer in all Dificulties and Adverfities, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Then the Prayer For the High Court of Parliament, if fitting. In the Communion Service, immediately before the reading of the Epistle, inftead of the Collect for the King, and that of the Day, shall be used this Prayer for the King, as fupreme Governor of this Church.

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Leffed Lord, who haft called Chriftian Princes to the Defence of thy Faith, and haft made it their Duty to promote the Spiritual Welfare, together with the Temporal Intereft of their people; We acknowledge with humble and thankful hearts thy great goodnets to us, in fetting thy Servant, our most gracious King, over this Church and Nation: Give him, we beseech thee, all thole heavenly graces that are requifite for fo high a Truft; Let the work of thee his God profper in his Hands; Let his Eyes behold the Succefs of his Defigns for the Service of thy true Religion established amongst us; And make him a bleffed Inftrument of protecting and advancing thy Truth, wherever it is perfecuted and oppreffed: Let Hypocrify and Profanenefs, Superftition and Idolatry, fly before his Face; Let not Here

fies and falfe Doctrines difturb the Peace of the Church, nor Schifms and caufelefs Divifions weaken it; but grant us to be of one heart and one mind in ferving thee our God, and obeying him according to thy will. And that thefe Bleflings may be continued to After-ages, Let there never be One wanting in his Houfe to fucceed him in the Government of thefe Kingdoms; that our Pofterity may fee his Childrens Children, and Peace upon Ifrael. So we that are thy People, and Sheep of thy pafture, fhall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be fhewing forth thy praife from generation to generation. Amen. The Epistle. 1 S. Pet. ii. 11. to ver. 18. Early beloved, I befeech you as ftrangers and pilgrims, abstain from flefhly lufts, which war against the foul; having your converfation honeft amongst the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they fhall behold, glorify God in the day of vifitation. Submit yourfelves to every ordinance of man for the Lords fake: whether it be to the King, as fupreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are fent by him, for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praife of them that do well. For fo is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to filence the ignorance of foolish men: As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciouf nefs, but as the fervants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King.

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The Gospel. St. Matth. xxii. 16. to ver. 23. ND they fent out unto him their difciples, with the Herodians, faying, Mafter, we know that thou art true, and teacheft the way or God in truth, neither careft thou for any man for thou regardeft not the perfon of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkelt thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Cæfar, or not? But Jefus perceived their wickednefs, and faid, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute-money. And they brought unto him a penny. And he faid unto them, Whofe is this image and fuperfcription? They faid unto him Cæfars. Then faith he

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