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to Almighty God; to be used in all Churches and
the Twenty Second Day of June, being the Day on
which His Majesty began his Happy Reign. Tbe Servire shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all tbings;
except wbere it is in this Office or berwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Ofice shall be used, as it
followeth, entirely. Morning Prayer foall begin with these sentences. Exhort, that first of all Supplications, Prayers, Inter
cesions, 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. i Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us : But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 S. John i. 8, 9. Instead of Venite, exultemus, the Hymn following shall be said or fung; one
Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people :
the world! Psal. viii. 1. Lord, what is man, that thou hast such respekt unto him : or the son of man, that thou fu regardest bim! Plal. cxliv. 3.
The merciful and gracious Lord hath fo done his marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance. Psal. cxi. 4.
O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that be doeth for the children of men ! Psal. 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 flip not. Psal. xvii. 5.
Grant the King a long life : and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance. Pfal. Ixi. 6. & xxi. 6.
Let himn dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve him. Psal. Ixi. 7.
In this tine let the righteous flourish : and let peace be in all our borders. Pfal. Ixxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14.
As for bis enemies, clothe them with shame : but upon binself let his Crown flourish. Pfal. cxxxii. 19.
Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel : which only doech wonderous things. Psal. Ixxii. 18.
And blessed be the Name of his Majesty for ever : and all the earth shall be filled with kis Majesty. Amen, Amen. Ver. 19.
. . Glory be to the Father, &c. is it was in the beginning, &c.
Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci.
· Proper Le fons.
b 017!y tkou, O God.
Priest. Be unto us, O Lori, a strong tower
Aniwer. And let our cry come unto thee.
Collect of Thanksgiving for His Majestys Acceffion to the Throne :
the World, and dispotest of them according to thy
the Colle:t (We humbly befeech thee, O Father, &c.) fall the followm ing Prayer (for the King and Royal Family) be used:
Lord our God, who upholdest and governest all things
in heaven and earth, receive our humble prayers, with our hearty thanksgivings for our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, as on this day, let over us by thy grace and providence to be our King; and so together with him bless cur gracious Queen CHARLOTTE, His Royal Highness, George Prince of Wales, and all the Royal Family ; that they all, ever trusting in thy goodness, protected by thy power, and crownel 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 Meries and Mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end Amen, Then fall follow this Colleet for God's Protestion of the King, azairf all
bis Enemies. OST gracious God, who haft set thy Servant
GEORGE our King upon the Throne of His Ancestors; We most humbly beleech thee to protect him on the same from all the dangers to which he may be exposed; hide him from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection of wicked doers : Do thou weaken the hands, blast the designs, and defeat the enterprises of all his Enemies ; that no secret Conspiracies, nor open Violences, may disquiet his Reign ; but that being safely kept under the shadow of thy Wing, and supported by thy power, he may triumph over all Opposition ; that so the world may acknowledge Thee to be his Defender and mighty Deliverer in all Dificulties and Adversities, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Then the Prayer For the High Court of Parliament, if fitting. In the Communion Service, immediately before the reading of the Epiftle, in
stead of the Collat for the king, and that of the Day, shall be ujed ibis Pra;er for the King, as fupreme Governor of this Churcb. Lesed Lord, who hast called Christian Princes to the
Defence of thy Faith, and haft made it their Duty to promote the Spiritual Welfare, together with the Temporal Interest of their people; We acknowledge with humble and thankful hearts thy great goodnets to us, in setting thy Servant, our most gracious King, over this Church and Narion : Give him, we beseech thee, all those heavenly graces that are requisite for so high a Trust; Let the work of thee his God prosper in his Hands ; Let his Eyes behold the Success of his Designs for the Service of thy true Religion established amongst us; And make him a bleffed Instrument of protecting and advancing thy Truth, wherever it is persecured and opprefed : Let Hypocrisy and Profaneness, Superstition and Idolatry, fly before his Fuce; Let not Herefies and false Doctrines disturb the Peace of the Church, nor Schisms and causeless Divisions weaken it; but grant us to be of one heart and one mind in serving thee our God, and obeying him according to thy will. And that these Bleflings may be continued to After-ages, Let there never be One wancing in his House to succeed him in the Government of there Kingdoms; that our Posterity may see his Childrens Children, and Peace upon Israel. So we that are thy People, and Sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be thewing forth thy praise from generation to generation. Amen. The Epistle. S. Pet. ii. ii. to ver. 18.
i . . Early beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims,
abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; having your conversation honest amongst the Gentiles : that whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lords sake : whether it be to the King, as supreme ; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him, for the punisment of evil-do&rs, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well-doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men : As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of malicioulness, but as the fervants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King.
The Gospel. St. Matth. xxii. 16. to ver. 23.
Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way or God in truth, neither carest thou for any man : for thou regardelt not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkelt thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Cæsar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites ? Shew nie the tribute-money. And they brought unto him a penny. And he said unto them, Whose is this imaye ani
. fuperfëription? They said unto him Cæsars. Then füith lie