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1685 ness this day shewed unto us, and acknowledge it thy goodness, that to offer up our sacrifices of praise we were not utterly delivered over unto thy glorious Name: humbly as a prey unto them : Beseeching beseeching thee to accept this our thee still to continue such thy merunfeigned, though unworthy oblationcies towards us, that all the world of ourselves ; vowing all holy obe- may know, that thou art our Saviour dience in thought, word, and work and mighty Deliverer, through Jesus unto thy divine Majesty; and pro- Christ our Lord. Amen. mising in thee and for thee all loyal and dutiful allegiance to thine Anointed Servant, and to his heirs after him : whom we beseech thee to bless with all increase of
grace, honour, and happiness in this world, and to crown with immortality and glory in the world to come for Jesus Christ his sake, our only Lord and Saviour. Amen.
providence and goodness didst who hast been exceedingly this day first bring into the world, gracious unto this land, and by thy and didst this day also bring back miraculous Providence didst deliver and restore to us, and to his own us out of our miserable confusions, just and undoubted rights our most by restoring to us, and to his own gracious sovereign Lord, thy ser- just and undoubted Rights, our vant King Charles : Preserve his then most gracious Sovereign Lord, life and establish his throne, we thy servant, King Charles the beseech thee. Be unto him a hel. Second, (notwithstanding all the met of salvation against the face of power and malice of his enemies) his enemies, and a strong tower of and by placing him in the Throne defence in the time of trouble. Let of this Kingdom; thereby restoring his Reign be prosperous, and his also unto us the public and free days many. Let justice, truth and profession of thy true Religion and holiness ; let peace and love, and Worship, together with our former all Christian virtues flourish in his Peace and Prosperity, to the great time. Let his people serve him comfort, and joy of our hearts : We with honour and obedience; and are here now before thee, with all let him so duly serve thee on earth, due thankfulness, to acknowledge that he may hereafter everlastingly thine unspeakable goodness herein, reign with thee in heaven, through as upon this day, shewed unto us, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and to offer up our sacrifice of praise
for the same, unto thy great and glorious Name: humbly beseeching thee to accept this our unfeigned though unworthy oblation of ourselves ; vowing all holy obedience in thought, word, and work unto thy divine Majesty; and promising in thee and for thee all loyal and dutiful allegiance to thine Anointed Servant now set over us, and to
his Heirs after him: Whom we
1685 beseech thee to bless with all increase of grace, honour, and happiness in this world, and to crown him with immortality and glory in the world to come, for Jesus Christ his sake, our only Lord and Saviour. Amen.
In the end of the Litunti, su hich shall ninang this duty he usual) after the Colleer [He humbly beseech thit, () Father, acoj shull this be said 'eiick jolloutth.
LORD God, most merciful LMIGHTY God, who hast
Father, who of thine especial in all ages shewed forth thy grace and favour didst this day bring power and mercy in the miraculous home unto us thy servant King and gracious deliverances of thy Charles our Sovereign, and place Church, and in the protection of him in the Throne of this Kingdom, righteous and religious Kings and thereby restoring to us the public States, professing thy holy and and free profession of thy true Re- eternal truth, from the malicious ligion and worship, to the great Conspiracies and wicked practices comfort and joy of our hearts; We of all their enemies : We yield unto thine unworthy servants here as- thee from the very bottom of our sembled together to celebrate the hearts unfeigned thanks and praise, memory of this thy mercy, most as for thy many great and public humbly beseech thee to grant us mercies, so especially for that signal grace, that we may always shew and wonderful deliverance by thy ourselves truly and unfeignedly wise and good Providence, as upon thankful unto thee for the same. this day, completed and vouchsafed And that our gracious King may to our then most gracious Sovethrough thy mercy continue his reign King Charles the Second, Reign over us in all virtue, godli- and all the Royal Family: and in ness, and honour, many and many them and with them to this whole years; and that we dutifully obey Church and State, and all orders ing him, as faithful and loyal sub- and degrees of men in both, from jects, may long enjoy him with the the unnatural Rebellion, Usurpacontinuance of thy great blessings, tion and Tyranny of ungodly and which by him thou hast vouchsafed cruel men, and from the sad confuunto us, through Jesus Christ our sions and ruin thereupon ensuing. Lord. Amen.
From all these, O gracious and merciful Lord God, not our merit, but thy mercy; not our foresight, but thy providence; not our arm, but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, did rescue and deliver us; even because thou hadst a favour unto
And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name be ascribed all honour, glory and praise, with most humble and hearty thanks, in all churches of
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1685 the saints: Even so, Blessed be the Lord our God, who alone doth wondrous things; and blessed be the name of his Majesty for ever, through Jesus Christ our only Lord and Saviour. Amen.
Immediately before the Prayer of S.
Chrysostom, use the Collect of Thanksriving, [For Peace, and Deliverance from our enemies].
ALMIGHTY God, who art
a strong tower of defence unto thy servants against the face of their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanksgiving for our deliverance from those great and apparent dangers wherewith we were compassed.
We acknowledge it thy goodness that we were not delivered over as a prey unto them; beseeching thee still to continue such thy mercies towards us, that all the world may know that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
In the Communion Serrice betueen the in the Communion Service, immediately
Commandments and the Episile, shall before the reading of the Epistle shall these two Collects be used, instead of these two Collects bc useil, instead of int Collect for the king, and thut of the the Collect for the King and the Collect clay.
of the day. MOST gracious God, and ALMIGHTY God, who art
merciful Father, who hast by a strong tower of defence thy infinite power and goodness unto thy servants against the face safely and quietly, after so many of their enemies; We yield thee and great troubles and adversities, praise and thanks for the wondersettled thy servant our Sovereign ful Deliverance of these Three kingLord King Charles in the throne doms from the Great Rebellion, of his Fathers, (notwithstanding all and all the miseries and oppresthe power and malice of his ene- sions consequent thereupon, under mies) restoring unto us with him, which they had so long groaned. and by him, the free profession of We acknowledge it thy goodness, thy sacred truth and gospel, toge- that we were not utterly delivered ther with our former peace and over as a prey unto them; Beseechprosperity ; We beseech thee to ing thee still to continue such thy grant him the defence of thy salva- mercies towards us, that all the world tion, and to shew forth thy loving- may know that thou art our Saviour kindness and mercy to him; and and mighty Deliverer ; through to stir up continually in our hearts Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. all faithful duty and loyalty towards him, with a religious obedience, and thankfulness unto thee for these
1685 and all other thy mercies, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. G.
LORD God of our salvation, RANT we beseech thee, Al- O who hast been exceedingly
mighty God, that our Sovereign Lord the king, whom thou gracious unto this land, and by thy didst this day happily bring home, miraculous Providence didst deliver and restore to us, may be a mighty us out of our miserable confusions; protector of his people, a religious by restoring to us, and to his own defender of thy sacred Faith, and just and undoubted Rights, our then of thy holy Church among us, a
most gracious Sovereign Lord, thy glorious conqueror over all his servant, King Charles the Second, enemies, a gracious governor unto (notwithstanding all the power and all his subjects, and a happy father malice of his enemies); and, by
children to rule this Nation placing him in the Throne of this by succession in all ages, through | Kingdom, thereby restoring also Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. unto us the public and free profes
sion of thy true Religion and Worship, together with our former Peace and Prosperity, to the great comfort and joy of our hearts: We are here now before thee, with all due thankfulness, to acknowledge thine unspeakable goodness herein, as upon this day shewed unto us, and to offer up our sacrifice of praise for the same, unto thy great and glorious Name; humbly beseeching thee to accept this our unfeigned, though unworthy oblation of ourselves; vowing all holy obedience in thought, word, and work, unto thy Divine Majesty; and promising in thee and for thee all loyal and dutiful Allegiance to thine Anointed Servant now set over us, and to his Heirs after him; whom we beseech thee to bless with all increase of grace, honour and happiness, in this world, and to crown him with immortality and glory in the world to come, for Jesus Christ his sake our
only Lord and Saviour. Amen. The Epistle. 1 S. Pet. ii. 11. The Epistle. 1 S. Pet. ii. 11-17. EARLY beloved ..... honour
the King The Gospel. S. Matth. xxii. 16. The Gospel. S. Matth. xxii.
In thi Offertory shull this sententia
every one that saith unto
me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doth the will of
Father which is in heaven. S. Matth. 7. 21.
After the Prayer (For the whole state of Christ's Church, &c] this Collect
following shall be ustd.
LORD our God, who 2. A venly Father,
who of thine
governest all things in heaven and earth; Receive infinite and unspeakable goodness our humble prayers with our thanks towards us, didst in a most extragivings for our Sovereign Lord ordinary and wonderful manner disCharles, set over us by thy grace appoint and overthrow the wicked and providence to be our King : designs of those traiterous, heady, And so, together with him, bless and high-minded men, who under the whole Royal Family with the the pretence of Religion, and thy dew of thy heavenly Spirit, that most holy Name, had contrived and they, ever trusting in thy goodness, well nigh effected the utter destrucprotected by thy power, and crowned tion of this Church and Kingdom : with thy gracious and endless favour, As we do this day most heartily may continue before thee in health, and devoutly adore and magnify peace, joy, and honour, a long and thy glorious name for this thine happy life upon earth, and after infinite gracious goodness already death obtain everlasting life and vouchsafed to us; so we most humglory in the kingdom of heaven, bly beseech thee to continue thy by the merits and mediation of grace and favour towards us, hiding Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with and covering us under the shadow the Father, and the holy Spirit, of thy wings, that no such dismal liveth and reigneth ever one God, calamity may ever again fall upon world without end. Amen.
To this end send forth thy light and thy truth for the discovery of these depths of Satan, this mystery of iniquity. Infatuate and defeat all the secret counsels of the ungodly. Abate their pride, assuage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious King James, and all that are put in authority under him, with judgment and justice, to cut off all such 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 treasons and conspiracies. Be unto him an helmet of salvation, and a strong tower of