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humbly befecht hem acesso O Perder of all mankind, we
choice of fit persons to serve in and surest foundations, that the sacred ministry of thy peace and happiness, truth and Church. And to those which justice, religion and piety may shall be ordained to any holy be established among us for all Funktion, give thy grace and generations. There and all 0heavenly benediction, that both ther necessaries for thein, for by their life and doctrine they us, and thy whole Church, we may set forth thy glory, and humbly beg in the Name and set forward the salvation of all mediation of Jesus Christ our men, through Jesus Christ our most blessed Lord and Saviour. Lord. Amen.
( A collect or Prayer for all Imighty God, the giver Conditions of men, to be used
of all good gifts, who of at such times when the Lithy divine providence haft ap- tany is not appointed to be pointed divers orders in thy said. ; Give , we
God the Creator those who are to be called to humbly beseech thee for all any office and administration forts and conditions of men,that in the same and fo rep!enish thou wouldst be pleased tomake them with the truth of thy do- thy ways known into them
3 &trine, and endue them with thy saving health unto all na. innocency of life, that they tions. More especially we pray nay faithfully serve before for the good estate of the Ca. thee, to the glory of thy great tholick Church; that it may be Name, and the benefit of thy so guided and governed by thy holy Church, through Jesus good Spirit, that all who proChrist our Lord. Amen. fefs and call themselves Chri.
A Prayer for the Higli Court stians, may be led into the way of Parliament, tobe read du- of truth, and hold the faith in ring their Seffion.
unity of spirit, in the bond of Oft gracious, God, we peace, and in righteousness of for this Kingdom in general, so thy Fatherly goodness, all those especially for the High Court who are any ways affiated or of Parliament, under our most distressed in mind, body, or religious and gracious King at estate, s t especie this
time assembled: that thou ally those for whom with this to be wouldst be pleased to direct our Prayers are de- en regeringens the
Cagregation. and prosper all their consulta- lured ] that it may tions to the advancement of thy please thee to comfort and reglory, the good of thy Church, lieved them according to their the safety, honour, and wel- several neceslities, giving theni fare of our Sovereign, and his patience under their sufferings, Kingdoms; that all things may and a happy issue out of all their be to ordered and Tettled by affiliations. And this webeg for their endeavours, upon the best Jesus Christ his sake. Amen.
M , we
( A Prayer that may be said though we be tied and bound after any of the former.
with the chain of our sins, yet property is ever to have mercy loose us, for the honour mercy and to forgive; Receive of Jesus Christ our Mediator our humble petitions; and and Advocate. Amen.
Tuis to be
that have been
of this life, but above all love y humbled us by thy late
THANKSGIVINGS. ( A General Thanksgiving. vidence doft cause the former
Lmighty God, Father and the latter rain to descend of all mercies, we thine upon the earth, that it may
unworthy servants do bring forth fruit for the use of give the most humble and man; We give thee liumble hearty thanks for all thy good- thanks, that it hath pleased ness and loving kindness to thee in our great necesity to
us and to all men, send us at the last a joyful rain said when any st particularly to upon thine inheritance, and to
prayed for, ale those who defire now refresh it when it was dry, to a fire to return
r up their prai- the great comfort of us thy unpraises
ses and thanksgi- worthy servants, and to the vings for tlry late mercies glory of thy holy Name, vouch(afed unto them. ] We through thy mercies in Jesus blesstliée for our creation, pre- Christ
our Lord. Amen. i fervation, and all the blessings For fair Weather.
Lord God, thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our plague of immoderate rain and
Lord JesusChrift; for the means waters, and in thy mercy hast i of grace, and for the hope of relieved and comforted our di glory. And we beseech thee souls by this seasonable and
give us that due Fense of all thy blessed change of weather; we ji mercies, that our hearts may be praise and glorifie thy holy h unfeignedly thankful, and that Name for this thy mercy, and jiwe may shew forth thy praise, will always declare thy loving ů not only with our lips, but in kindnessfrom generation to ge.
our lives, by giving up our neration, through Jesus Christ Telves to thy service, and by our Lord. Amen. walking before thee in holiness
Ford Plenty: and righteousness all days, Moft' Father, enough securely it our Lord what of thy relacious good
to whom with thee and the Ho- nesshaft heard the devout prayHoly Ghost be all honour and glo- ers of thy Church, and turned in ry, world without end. Amen. our dearth and scarcity into
For Rain. cheapness and plenty; Wegive God our heavenly Father, the humble thanks for this who hy thyerasinus nro: thy special bounty, beseeching
thee to continue thy loving our facrifice of praise and
For Deliverance from the
Plague, or other common
Sickness. from cur Enemies.
Lord God, who haft
O Wounded us for our fins O Among the world. We ferica and consumed us for our cans
Almighty , who unto thy servants against the gressions, by thy late heavy and face of their enemies ; We dreadfulVisitation, and now in yield thee praise and thankf- the midst of judgment remémgiving for our deliverance from bring mercy, haft redeemed our those great and apparent dan. souls from the jaws of death
3 gers wherewith we were com. We offer unto thy Fatherly passed. We acknowledge it goodness our selves, our souls thy goodness that we were not and bodies, which thou haft delivered over as a prey unto delivered to be a living sacri. them; beseeching thee ftill to fice unto thee, always praising continue such thy mercies to. and magnifying thy mercies in wards us, that all the world the midst of thy Church, thro may know that thou art our Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Saviour and mighty deliverer,
ç Or this. through Jesus Christ our Lord.
TE humbly acknowledge Amen.
before thee, O moft For restoring Publick Peace merciful Father, that all the at Home,
punishments which are threat
ned in thy law, might justly O
venly Father, who alone our manifold transgressionsand makest men to be of one mind hardness of heart. Yer seeing it in a house, and stilleft the out- hath pleased thee of thy tender rage of a violent and unruly mercy, upon our weak and unpeople; We bless thy holy worthy humiliation, to aflwage. Name that it hath pleased thee the contagious fickness, where to appease the seditious tumults with we lately have been sore which have been lately raised afflicted, and to restore the up amongst us; most humbly voice of joy and health into our beseeching thee to grant to all dwellings; we offer unto thy
. of us grace, that we may hence. divine Majesty the facrifice of forth obediently walk in thy praise and thanksgiving, laud. holy commandments, and leading and magnifying thyglorious ing a quiet and peaceable life Name for luchthy preservation in all godliness and honesty, and providenceover us through may continually offer unto thee Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Collects, Epistles, and Gospels, to be used
throughout the Year.
Note, That the Colleft appointed for every Sunday, or for any
now is our · salvation nearer Lmighty God, give us than when we believed. The
grace that we may cast night is far spent the day is at 2 away the works of dark- hand ; let us therefore cast off nesșg and put upon us the ar- the works of darkness, and let mour of light, now in the time us put on the armour of light. of this mortal life (in which Let us walk honestly as in the thy Son Jesus Christ came to day, not in rioting and drunk. : visit us in great humility ; ) enness, not in chambering and that in the last day, when he wantonness, not in strife and shall come again in his glorious envying. But put ye on the
Majefty, to judge both the Lord Jesus Christ, and make it
quick and dead, we may rise not provision for the flesh, to LTÓ
to the life immortal, through fulfil the lufts thereof. the him who liveth and reignech The Gospel. S. Matth. 21. 1.
with thee and the Holy Ghost, W to Jerusalem, and were now and ever. Amen.
Hen they drew nigh unThis Collet is to be repeated come to Bethphage, unto the every day with the other Colo mount of Olives, then sent Je.. lects in Advent, until Christ- sus two disciples, saying unto ir mas-Eve.
then, Go into the village over The Epistle. Rom. 13. 8. against you, and straightway
to love one another : for cols with her : loose them and he that lovech another, hath bring them unto me. And it fulfilled the law. Forthis, Thou any man say ought unto you, Diale not commit adultery, ye shall say, The Lord hath Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt need of them; and ftraight i not steal, Thou shalt not bear way he will send them. All false witness, Thou shalt not this was done, that it might be cover; and if there be any other fulfilled which was spoken by commandment, it is briefly the prophet, faying, Tell ye 's comprehended in this saying, the daughter of Sion, Behold, namely, Thou shalt love thy thy King cometh unto thee, neighbour as thy felf. Love meck, and fitting upon an asso worketh no ill to his neighbour, and a colt the fole of an ass. therefore love is the fulfilling And the disciples went, and of the law, And that, knowing did as Jesus commanded them, the time, that now it is high and brought the ass, and the
cole, and put on them their fort of the scriptures might clothes, and they set him there have hope. Now the God of on. And a very great multitude patience and confolation grant spread their garments in the you to be like-minded one toway, others cut down branches wards another, according to froin the trees, and strawed Christ Jesus: that ye may with them in the way. And the mul- one mind, and one mouth glotitudes that went before, and rifie God, even the Father of that followed, cried, saying, our Lord Jesus Christ. WhereHosanna to the Son of David : fore receive ye one another, as blessed is he that cometh in the Christ also received us, to the Name of the Lord, Hosanna in glory of God. Now I say, thất the highest. And when he was Jesus Christ was a minister of come into Jerusalem, all the ci- the circumcision, for the truth ty was moved, saying, Who is of God, to confirm the promithis? And the multitude said, ses made unto the fathers: and This is Jesus the Prophet of that the Gentiles might glori. Nazareth of Galilee. And Jesus fie God for his mercy, as it is went into the temple of God; written, For this cause I will and cast out all them that rold confess to thee among the Genand bought in the temple, and tiles, and sing unto thy Name. overthrew the tables of the mo- And again he saith, Rejoyce, ney-changers, and the seats of ye Gentiles, with his people. them that fold doves, and said And again, Praise the Lord, all unto them, It is written, My ye Gentiles, and laud him, all house shall be called the house ye people. And again, Esaias of prayer, but ye have made it faith, There shall be a root of a den of thieves.
Jesse, and he that shall rise to
reign over the Gentiles, in Tive second
Sunday in Advent. him Thall the Gentiles truft.
Now the God of hope fill you
sed all holy Scriptures to lieving, hat ye may abound be written for our learning; in hope through the power of Grant that we may in such wise the Holy Ghott. hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwarılly digest them, that The Gospel. S. Luke 21.25. by patience and comfort of race A the fun, and in the moon,
Nd there shall be signs in holy word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed and in the stars ; and upon the
; hope of everlasting life, which earth diftress of nations, with thou haft given us in our Savi. perplexity, the sea and the our Jerus Clirist. Amen.
waves roring; mens hearts faila The Epifle. Kon. 15.4. ing them for fear, and for look W , on earth
Hatfoever things were ing after chole things which are written for our learning ; that powers of heaven shall be inawe through patience and com- ken. And then fall they rete