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vices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, and all that are put in authority under him, with judgement and justice, to cut off all fuch workers of iniquity, as turn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction: that they may never again prevail against us, nor triumph in the ruin of the Monarchy and thy Church among us. Protect and defend our Sovereign Lord the King with the whole Royal Family, from all treafons and confpiracies. Be unto him an helmet of falvation, and a strong

tower of defence arainst the face of all his enemies: clothe them with fhame and confufion; but upon himself, and his pofterity, let the crown for ever flourish: So we thy people, and the fheep of thy pafture, will give thee thanks for ever, and will always be shewing forth thy praife from generation to generation, through Jefus Chrift our only Saviour and Redeemer; to whom, with thee, O Father, and the Holy Ghoft, be glory in the Church throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.

to Almighty God, to be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon the Twenty-fifth Day of October: being the Day on which His Majesty began his happy Řeign.

The Service shall 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 shall be used as it followerb entirely.

Morning Prayer shall begin with thefe fentences. Exhort that first of all, fupIplications, prayers, intercelfions, 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 godlinefs and honefty: For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. Tim. 2, 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 cleanfe us from all unrighteousness. 1S. John 1. 8, 9. Inftead of Venite exultemus, the Hymn following shall be faid or fung: one verfe by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and People.

Lord our Governor: how excellent is thy Name in all the world! Pfal. 8. r.

Lord, what is man, that thou baft fuck refpect unto bim: or the fon of man, that thou so regardeft bim! Pfal. 144. 3.

The merciful and gracious Lord hath fo done his marvellous works: that they ought to be had in remembrance. Pfal.

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O that men would therefore praife the Lord for his goodness;

and declare the wonders that be doeth for the children of men! Pfal. 107. 21.

Behold, O God, our defender: and look upon the face of thine Anointed. Pfal. 84. 9.

O bold thou up bis goings in thy paths: that his footsteps flip not. Pfal. 17. 5.

and make him glad with the Grant the King a long life: joy of thy countenance. Pfal. 61.6. & 21.6.

Let him dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preferve bim. Pfal. 61. 7.

In his time let the righteous flourish and let peace be in all our borders. Pf. 72.7.& 147. 14.


As for bis enemies, clothe them with fhame: but upon himself let his crown flourish. Pfal. 132. 19.

Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Ifrael which only doeth wondrous things. Psal. 72. 18.

And bleffed be the Name of his Majefty for ever: and all the earth fhall be filled with his Majefty. Amen, Amen. ver. 19.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghoft;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Proper Pfalms, 20, 21. 101.

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according to thy good pleasure: We yield thee unfeigned thanks for that thou waft pleased, as on this day to place thy Servant our Sovereign Lord King GEORGE, upon the throne of thefe Realms. Let thy wifdom be his guide, and let thine arm ftrengthen 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 pasfions, nor our private interests, 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 perfon, and dutiful fubmiffion 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 fhall always be used upon this "Day, after the Collect [We humbly befeech thee, O Father, &c.] fall the following Prayer for the King and Royal Family be used.

Lord our God, who up holdeft 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 fet over us by thy grace and providence, to be our King; and fo together with him blefs our gracious Queen Charlotte, their Royal

Highneffes George, Prince of

Wales, the Princefs Dowager of Wales, and all the


Royal Family; that they all ever trufting in thy goodness, 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 obtain everlafting 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 fhall follow this Collect for God's protection of the King against all his enemies.

the Epiftle, instead of the Collect for the King and that of the Day, fhall be used this Prayer for the King, as fupreme Governor of this Church.

Befchriftian Princes to the

Leffed Lord, who haft call

defence of thy faith, and haft made it their duty to promote the fpiritual welfare, together with the temporal intereft of their people; We acknowledge with humble and thankful hearts thy great goodness to us, in fetting thy fervant our most gracious King over this Church and Nation: Give him, we be feech thee, all thofe heavenly graces that are requifite for fo high a truft; Let the work of thee his God profper in his hand; let his eyes behold the fuccefs of his defigns for the fervice of thy true Religion eftablished among us; and make him a blessed inftrument of protecting and advancing thy truth wherever it is perfecuted and oppreffed: Let hypocrify and profanenefs, furperftition and idolatry fly before his face ; let not herefies and falfe doctrines difturb the peace of the Church, nor fchifms 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 bleffings 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 children's children, and peace upon Ifrael So we that are thy people, and fheep of thy pafture, fhall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be fhewing forth thy praife from generation to generation. Amen.

OST gracious God, who
fet thy fervant
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
expofed. Hide him from the
gathering together of the fro-
ward, and from the infurrec-
tion of wicked doers; Do thou
weaken the hands, blaft the
defigns, and defeat the enter-
prizes 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 De-
liverer in all difficulties and ad-
verfities, through Jefus Chrift
our Lord. Amen.

Then the Prayer for the bigb
Court of Parliament, if fitting.
In the Communion Service, im-
mediately before the reading of


The Epiftle. 1 S. Pet. 2, 11.

DEarly beloved, I beseech you as ftrangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lufts which war against the foul; having your converfation honeft among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works which they hall behold, glorify God in the day of vifitation. Submit yourfelves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's 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

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 ufing your liberty for a cloke of malicioufnefs, but as the fervants of God. Honour all men; Love the brotherhood; Fear God; Honour the King.

The Gofpel. S. Matth. 22. 16. AND they fent out unto him their difciples, with the Herodians, faying, Mafter, we know that thou art true, and teacheft the way of God in truth, neither careft thou for any man; for thou regardeft not the perfon of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkeft thou? Is it lawful to give tri

bute unto Cefar, 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 peny. And he faith unto them, Whofe is this image and fuperfcription? They fay unto him, Cefar's. Then faith he unto them, Ren

der therefore unto Cefar, the things which are Cefar's; and unto God, the things that are

God's. When they had heard

these words, they marvelled, and

left him, and went their way. After the Nicene Creed, shall follow the Sermon.

In the Offertory shall this Sen, tence be read.

Let your light fo fhine before men, that they may fee your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven, S. Matth. 5. 16.

After the Prayer [For the whole state of Chrift's Church, &c.] thefe Collects following fhall be used.

A Prayer for Unity. GOD the Father of our

only Saviour, the Prince of Peace; Give us grace feriously to lay to heart the great dan gers we are in by our unhappy divifions. Take away all hatred and prejudice, and whatsoever elfe may hinder us from godly Union and Concord: That as there is but one Body, and one Spirit, and one Hope of our

Calling, one Lord, one Faith, one Baptifm; one God and Father of us all; fo we may henceforth be all of one heart, and of one foul, united in one holy bond of truth and peace, of faith and charity; and may with one mind and one mouth glorify thee, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Geech thee, that the courfe

RANT, O Lord, we be

of this world may be fo peaceably ordered by thy governance, that thy Church may joyfully ferve thee in all godly quietnefs, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that the words which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may through thy grace be fo grafted

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