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carest thou for any man; for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute-money. And they brought unto him a peny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription ? They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's. When they had heard these words, they marvelled, and left him, and went their
who, under the pretence of Religion and thy most holy Name, had contrived, and well-nigh ef. fected the utter destruction of this Church and Kingdom: As we do this day most heartily and devoutly adore and magnify thy glorious Name for this thine infinite goodness already vouchsaf. ed to us; so do we most humbly beseech thee to continue thy grace and favour towards us, that no such dismal calamity may ever again fall upon us. Infatuate and defeat all the secret counsels of deceitful and wicked men against us: Abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign Kin
WILLIAM, and all that are
put in authority under him, with
judgement 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 defence against the face of all his enemies; clothe them with shame and confusion, but upon Himself and his Posterity let the
To be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon the Twenty-sixth Day of June; being the Day on which His Majesty be
gan His happy Reign.
* The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed.
* If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office shall be used, as it followeth, - entirely.
* Morning Prayer shall begin with these Sentences.
I Exhort that first of all, Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, 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 godliness and honesty: For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but, if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and
to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 St. John i. 8, 9.
*| Instead of Venite exultemus the Hymn Jollowing shall be said or sung; one Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people. Lord our Governour : how excellent is thy Name in all the world ! Psal. viii. 1. Lord, what is man, that thou hast such respect unto him ; or the son of man, that thou so regardest him 2 Psal. cxliv. 3. The merciful and gracious Lord hath so done his marvellous works: that they ought to be had in remembrance. Psal. cxi. 4. "
O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men / Psal. cvii. 21.
Behold, O God our defender : and look upon the face of thine Anointed. Psal. lxxxiv. 9.
O hold thou up his goings in thy paths : that his footsteps slip not. Psal. xvii. 5.
Grant the King a long life : and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance. Psal. lxi. 6. & xxi. 6.
preserve him. Psal. lxi. 7. In his time let the righteous flourish : and let peace be in all our borders. cxlvii. 14. As for his enemies, clothe them with shame : but upon himself let his crown flourish. Psal. cxxxii. 19. Blessed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel : which only doeth wondrous things. Psal. lxxii. 18. And blessed be the Name of his Majesty for ever ; and all the earth shall be filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen. Wer. 19.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son : and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is
Psal. lxxii. 7. &
now, and ever shall be : world
without end. Amen. Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci. Proper Lessons. The First, Josh. i. to the end of the Ninth Verse. Te Deum. The Second, Rom. xiii.
* The Suffrages nert after the Creed shall stand thus.
Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy upon us. Answer. And grant us thy salvation. Priest. O Lord, save the King; Answer. Who putteth his trust in thee. - Priest. Send him help from thy holy place. Answer. And evermore mightily defend him. Priest. Let his enemies have no advantage against him. Answer. Let not the wicked approach to hurt him. Priest. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness.
Answer. And make thy chosen
people joyful. Priest. O Lord, save thy peo
ple. Answer. And bless thine in
heritance. Priest. Give peace in our
time, O Lord. Answer. Because there is none
other that fighteth for us, but
only thou, O God.
upon the Throne of this Realm. Let thy wisdom be his guide, and let thine arm strengthen him; let justice, truth, and holiness, let peace and love, and all those virtues that adorn the Christian Profession, flourish in his days; direct all his counsels and endeavours to thy glory, and the welfare of his people; and give us grace to obey him cheerfully and willingly for conscience sake; that neither our sinful passions, nor our private interests, may disappoint his cares for the publick good; let him always possess the hearts of his people, that they may never be wanting in honour to his Person, and dutiful
submission to his Authority; let his Reign be long and prosperous, and crown him with immortality in the life to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
* In the end of the Litany (which shall always be used upon this Day) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] shall the following Prayer, for the King and Royal Family, be used.
Lord our God, who uphold
est and governest all things in heaven and earth; receive our humble prayers, with our hearty thanksgivings, for our Soverei Lord WILLIAM, as on this day, set over us by thy grace and providence to be our King; and so together with him bless our gracious Queen Adelaide, and all the Royal Family; that they all, ever trusting 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 everlasting life and glory in the kingdom of heaven, by the Merits and Mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.
* Then shall follow this Collect, for God's protection of the King against all his eneJozo.
OST gracious God,who hast set thy servant WILLIAM our King upon the Throne of his Ancestors, we most humbly beseech thee to protect him on the same from all the dangers to which he may be exposed; Hide him from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection of wicked doers; Do thou weaken the hands, blast the designs, and defeat the enterprizes of all his enemies, that no secret conspiracies, nor open violences, may disquiet his Reign; but that, being safely kept under the shadow of thy wing, and supported by thy power, he may triumph over all opposition; that so the world may acknowledge thee to be his defender and mighty deliverer in all difficulties and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Nation; Give him, we beseech thee, all those heavenly graces that are requisite for so high a trust; Let the work of thee his God prosper in his hands; Let his eyes behold the success of his designs for the service of thy true Religion established amongst us; And make him a blessed instrument of protecting and advancing thy Truth, wherever it is persecuted and oppressed; Let Hypocrisy and Profaneness, Superstition and Idolatry, fly before his face; Let not Heresies and false Doctrines disturb the peace of the Church, nor Schisms and causeless Divisions weaken it; But grant us to be of one heart and one mind in serving thee our God, and obeying him accordin
to thy will: And that these blessings may be continued to afterages, let there never be one wanting in his house to succeed him in the government of this United Kingdom, that our posterity may see his children's children, and peace upon Israel. So we that are thy people, and sheep of thy