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against me from my youth up: People. And evermore mightily may Israel now say. Ps. cxxix. 1. defend him. gogod Yea, many a time have they Priest. Let his enemies have vexed me from my youth up: but no advantage against him. they have not prevailed against me. Verse 2.
People. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him.
They have privily laid their net to destroy me without a cause yea, even without a
cause have they made a pit for my soul. Psalm xxxv. 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 lvii. 7.
Great is our Lord, and great is his power: yea, and his wis dom is infinite. Psalm cxlvii. 5.
The Lord setteth up the meek: and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. Verse 6.
Let thy hand be upon the mans of thy right hand upon the son of man whom thou madest so strong for thine own self. Psalm lxxx. 17.
And so will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we shall call upon thy Name. Ver. 18. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;
"As it de was in the beginning, που, ever shall be: world without end. Amen.
Proper Psalms, lxiv, cxxiv, cxxv.
The First, 2 Samuel xxii.
The Second, Acts xxiii.
Priest. O Lord, save the King;
People. Who putteth his trust in thee.
Instead of the first Collect at Morn ing Prayer shall these two be used.
Priest. Send him help from thy holy place.
ALMIGHTY God, who hast in all ages shewed thy culous and gracious deliverances Power and Mercy in the miraof thy Church, and in the protection of righteous and religi ous Kings and States professing thy holy and eternal truth, from the wicked conspiracies, and enemies thereof: We yield thee malicious practices of all the for the wonderful and mighty our unfeigned thanks and praise, Deliverance of our gracious Sothe Queen, the Prince, and all vereign King James the First, the Royal Branches, with the Nobility, Clergy, and Commons of England, then assembled in ery appointed as sheep to the Parliament, by Popish treachslaughter, in a most barbarous and savage manner, beyond the examples of former ages. From this unnatural Conspiracy, not our merit, but thy mercy; not our foresight, but thy providence delivered us: And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be ascribed all honour and glory, in all Churches of the saints, from generation to generation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
In the Suffrages after the Creed these shall be
the King nserted and used for with joy and gladness,
after the time that thou hadst afflicted us, and putting a new song into our mouths, by bring ing His Majesty King William, upon this day, for the Deliver ance of our Church and Nation
CCEPT also, most gra cious God, of our unfeigned filling our hearts
from Popish Tyranny and arbitrary power. We adore the
attempts of our enemies to bereave us of our Religion and wisdom and justice of thy Pro-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
vidence, which so timely inter-
not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us after our iniquities; nor given us over, as we deserved, to be a prey to our enemies; but hast in mercy delivered us from their malice, and preserved us from death and destruction. Let the consideration of this thy repeated goodness, O Lord, work in us true repentance, that iniquity may not be our ruin. And increase in us more and more a lively faith and love, fruitful in all holy obedience; that thou mayest still continue thy favour, with the light of thy Gospel, to us and our posterity for evermore; and that for thy dear Son's sake, Jesus Christ our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen.
In the end of the Litany (which shall always this Day be used) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] shall this be said which followeth.
Instead of the Prayer [In time of
ALMIGHTY God and heavenly Father, who of thy gracious Providence, and tender inercy towards us, didst prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by discovering 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 among us; and didst likewise upon this day wonderfully conduct thy Servant King William, in authority under him, with and bring him safely into Eng-judgement and justice to cut off land, to preserve us from the all such workers of iniquity, as
Lord, who didst this day discover the snares of death that were laid ns, and didst wonderfully deliver us from the same; Be thou still our mighty Protector, and scatter our enemies that delight in blood: Infatuate and defeat their coun sels, abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, and all that are put
The Epistle. Rom. xiii. ET every soul be subject unthere is no power, but of God: to the higher powers; for the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power resisteth the ordinance of God; and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: for he is the minister of God. to thee for good. But if thou do that which is he beareth not the sword in thy unworthy servants do hum-vain: for he is the minister bly present ourselves before thy of God, a revenger to execute Majesty, acknowledging thy wrath upon him that doeth evil. power, wisdom, and goodness, Wherefore ye must needs be in preserving the King, and the subject, not only for wrath, but Three Estates of the Realm of also for conscience sake. For England assembled in Parlia- for this cause pay ye tribute ment, from the destruction this also; for they are God's miniday intended against them. sters, attending continually upMake us, we beseech thee, truly thankful for this, and for all other thy great mercies towards us; particularly for making this day again memorable, by a fresh thy towards us. We bless thee for
they may never prevail against
t. Luke ix. 51. William a safe arrival here, AND it came to pass, when time was come fall before him, till he became should be received up, he stedour King and Governour. We fastly set his face to go to Jerubeseech thee to protect and salem, and sent messengers bedefend our Sovereign King fore his face; and they went GEORGE, and all the Royal and entered into a village of the Family, from all treasons and Samaritans, to make ready for conspiracies; Preserve him in him: And they did not receive thy faith, fear, and love; Pros- him, because his face was as per his Reign with long happi- though he would go to Jerusaness here on earth; and crown lem. And when his disciples him with everlasting glory here- James and John saw this, they after; through Jesus Christ our said, Lord, wilt thou that we only Saviour and Redeemer. command fire to come down fire to co Amen. 9018 danbo from heaven, and esvilupini to 291 how do fist moit N2
hellish malice of Popish conspirators; and on this day also didst begin to give us a mighty deliverance from the open ty. ranny and oppression of the same cruel and blood-thirsty enemies : We bless and adore thy glorious Majesty, as for the Ser-former, so for this thy late mar vellous loving-kindness to our Church and Nation, in the preservation of our Religion and Liberties. And we humbly pray, that the devout sense of
this thy repeated mercy may
renew and increase in us a spírit 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 spirit of fervent zeal for our holy Religion which thon
he turned and rebuked them 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
mon, shall be read one of the six Homilies against Rebellion.
This Sentence is to be read at the
WHATSOEVER ye would
that men should to you, do ye even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets. St. Matth. vii. 12.
After the Prayer for the Church militant this following Prayer is to
God, whose Name is excel
glory above the heavens; who on this day didst miraculously preserve our Church and State from the secret contrivance and
A FORM OF PRAYER WITH FASTING,
TO BE USED YEARLY ON THE THIRTIETH DAY OF JANUARY, Being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King CHARLES 1. to implore the mercy of God, that neither the Guilt of that sacred and innocent Blood, nor those other sins, by which God was provoked to deliver up both us and our King into the hands of cruel and unreasonable men, may at any time hereafter be visited upon us or our posterity.
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, at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, notice shall be given for the due observation of the said 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.
THE ORDER FOR He that ministereth, shall begin with one or more of these Sentences.
and established, a blessing to us and our posterity. And this we beg for Jesus Christ his sake. Amen.
him: neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set before us. Daniel ix. 9, 10, Correct us, O Lord, but with
Yea, his own familiar friends, whom he trusted: they that eat of his bread laid great wait for him. Psalm xli. 9.
They rewarded him evil for good to the great discomfort of his soul. Psalm xxxv. 12.
The breath of our nostrils, the Anointed of the Lord was taken in their pits of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall be safe. Lam. iv. 20.
They cast their heads together with one consent: and were confederate against him. Psal. 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 fools counted his life mad
They spoke against him withness, and his end to be without false tongues, and compassed him honour: but he is in peace. Wisabout with words of hatred and dom v. 4. & iii. 3. fought against him without a cause. Psalm cix. 2.
They took their counsel together, saying, God hath for saken him: persecute him, and take him, for there is none to deliver him. Psalm lxxi. 9.
The adversary and the enemy entered into the gates of Jerusalem saying, When shall he die, and his name perish? Ver. 12. Psalm xli. 5.
the sentence of guiltiness
that he lieth, let him rise up no more. Verse 8.
False witnesses also did rise up against him: they laid to his knew not. Psalm xxxv. 11.
For the sins 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 as
bly, mine onour, be not thon united for in their anger they slew a man; Gen. xlix. 6.
Even the man of thy right hand: the Son of man, whom thou hadst made so strong for thine own self. Psalm lxxx. 17.
In the sight of the unwise he seemed to die and his departure was taken for misery. Wisdom iii. 2.
For though he was punished in the sight of men: yet was his hope full of immortality. Wisdom iii. 4.
How is he numbered with the children of God and his lot is among the saints! Wisdom v. 5.
But, O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth, thou God, to whom vengeance belongeth: be favourable and gracious unto Sion. Psalm xciv. 1. & l. 18.
Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy people, whom thou hast redeemed":