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charity. And grant that this our land may be freed from the vengeance of his righteous blood, and thy mercy glorified in the forgiveness of our sins; and all for Jesus Christ his fake, our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen. In the End of the Litany (which shall always on this Day be used) immediately after the Colla (We humbly belcech thee O Father, &c) ibe t bra Célkits next following are to be read:
Lord, we beseech thee, mercifully hear our prayers ;
and spare all those who confess their fins unto thee; that they whose consciences by fin are accused, by thy merciful pardon may be absolved, through Christ our Lord. Amen
Most mighty God, and merciful Father, who hait
compaffion upon all men, and hatest nothing that thou haft made; who wouldeit not the death of a sinner, but that he should rather turn from his fin and be saved : mercifully forgive us our trespasses ; receive and comfort us. who are grieved and wearied with the burden of our fins. Thy property is always to have mercy; to thee only it appertaineth to forgive fins : Spare us therefore, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou haft redeemed; enter not into judgment with thy fervants, who are vile earth, and miserable sinners; but fo turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repene us of our faults; and so make haste to help us in this world, that we may ever live with zl.ee in the world to come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Turn thou us, O good Lord, and so shall we be turned.
Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, Who turn to thee in weeping, fasting, and praying. For thou art a merciful God, Full of Compassion, Long-suffering, and of great pity. Thou sparest when we deserve pubishment, And in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord, spare them, And let not thine heritage be brought to confusion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy ruercy is great and after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us, through the merits and mediation of thy blefiej Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
in ibe Communion Service after the Prayer for the King (Almighty God,
whose Kingdom is everlaiting, &c.] inftead of the Colleet for the Day, shall theje i wo be ufed : O most mighty God, &c.
? As in the Morning Blessed Lord, in whose light, &c.
Prayer. The Epistle. S. Pet. ii. 13. Ubmit 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 punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well. For f) 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 maliciousness, but as the servants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King. Servants be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but all to the froward. For this is thank-worthy, if a man for conscience towards God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what Glory is it, if when ye be buffered for your faults, ye shall take it paciently? but if when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently; this is acceptable with God. For even hereuntu were ye called : because Christ also suffered for us, leaving is an example, that ye should follow his steps : who did no lin, neither was guile found in his mouth.
The Gosqel. S. Matt. xxi. 33. to ver. 42. WHERE was a certain houfholder which Janted a vine
a preis in it, and buile a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the huban Imen, that they might receive the fruits of it. And the husbandmen took his fervants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another. Again, he feat other servants, more than the first : and they did unto tiein likewise. But last of all he fent unto them his fon, saying, They will reverence my son. But when the husbandmen taw tie fon, they said among themselvis, This is the heir, come, let us kill him, and let us feize on his inheritance. And they caught
Thera, and the entire found about
, and digged a wine
him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and new him. When the Lord therefore of the vineyard cometh, what will he do unto those husbandmen? They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
After ibe Nicene Creed, fall be read, instead of the Sermon for that Day,
the first and second Paris of the Homily against Disobedience and wilful rebellion, set forth by Authority; or the Minister who officiates, fhall preach a Sermon of his own compofing upon the fame Argument.
In the Offertory fall this Sentence be read: hatsoever ye would that men should do unto you,
even fo do unto them: for this is the law and the prophets. S. Matth. vii. 12. After the Prayer (For the whole State of Chrifts Church, &c.] tbefe tava
Colleets following fall be used : O ,
as our fins have deserved, but hast in the midst of judgment remembered mercy ; We acknowledge it thing especial favour, that though for our many and great provocations, thou didst suffer thine Anointed, blessed King Charles the First, as on this Day, to fall into the hands of violent and blood-thirsty men, and barbarously to be murdered by them ; yet thou didst not leave us for ever, as sheep without a shepherd; but by thy gracious providence didit miraculously preserve the undoubted Heir of his Crowns, our then gracious Sovereign King Charles the Second, from his bloody enemies, hiding him under the shadow of thy wings, until their Tyranny was over-past; and didft bring him back in thy good appointed time, to sit upon the throne of his father; and, together with the Royal Family, didst restore to us our ancient Government in Church and State. For these thy great and unspeakable mercies, we render to thee our most humble and unfeigned thanks; beseeching thee ftill to continue thy gracious protection over the whole Royal Family, and to grant to our graious Sovereign King GEORGE, a long and a happy reign over us : So we, that are thy people, will give thee
thanks for ever, and will alway be shewing forth thy praise from generation to generation, through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour. Amen. ND
grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course
of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy Governance, that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Order for EVENING PRAYER. The Hymn appointed to be used at Morning Prayer, instead of Venite, exul.
temus, fall bere also be used before the proper Psalms.
Righteous art chou, O Lord, &c.
follow, be ajid: Almighty Lord God, who by thy wisdom not only
guidelt, and orderest all things most suitably to thine own justice; but also performest thy pleasure in such a manner, that we cannot but acknowledge thee to be righteous in all thy ways, and holy in all thy works; We chy. sinful people do here fall down before chee, confessing that thy judgments were right, in permitting cruel men, ions of Bedial, as on this Day, to imbrue their hands in the Blood of thine Anointed ; we having drawn down the same upon ourselves, by the great and long provocations of our fins against thee. For which we do therefore here humble our. felves before thee; beseeching thee to deliver this Nation from blood-guiltiness, that of this Day especially, and to turn from us and our pofterity all those judgments, which we by our sins have worthily deserved: Grant this, for the all-fufficient merits of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen,
Leffed God, juft and powerful, who didft permit chy
dear Servant, our dread Sovereign King Charles the First, to be, as upon this Day, given up to the violent outrages of wicked men, to be despitefully used, and at the last murdered by them : Though we cannot reflect upon so fout an act, but with horror and astonishment, yet do we most gratefully commemorate the glories of thy grace, which then ihined forth in thine Anointed ; whom thou wait pleased, even at the hour of death, to endue with an eminent measure of exemplary patience, meeknefs, and charity, before the face of his cruel enemies. And albeit chou didit suffer them to proceed to such an height of violence, as to kill him, and to take poffeffion of his throne ; yet didst thou in great mercy preserve his son, whose right it was, and at length by a wonderful providence / bring him back, and set him thereon, to restore thy true Religion, and to settle peace amongst us: for these thy great Mercies we glorify thy Name, through Jefus Christ our blefled Saviour. Amen. Immediately after ebe Collea (Lighten our darkness, &c.] fall these obre:
next following be ujed: O Lord, we beseech thee, &c. O most mighty God, &c.
As before at Morning Turn thou us, o good Lord, &c.
Prayer. Immediately before the Prayer of St. Chryfoftom, Ball this Cokea, wbies
nexi followell, be used:
like the strong mountains, and thy judgments like the great deep; and who by that barbarous murder, as on this Day, committed upon the sacred Person of thine Anointed, haft taught us, that neither the greatest of Kings, nor the best of men, are more fecure from violence than from natural death : Teach us also hereby fo to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom : And grant, that neither the fplendor of any thing that is great, nor the conceit of any thing that is good in us, may withdraw on eyes from looking upon ourselves as finful duft and ashes; but that, according to the example of this thy bleffed Martys, we may press forward to the prize of the high calling