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Peop. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minijt. 8. Thou shalt not steal.

Peop. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. Minft. 9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy

9 neighbour.

Peop. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to ktep this law.

PA RA P H R AS E. Dication and uncleannois committed between single persons, (1 Cor. vi. 9.) and whatever contributes to excite us thereto, as drunkennels, wanion behaviour, rich habits, an idle and unactive life, &c. all those foul vices thou mult avoid and be chaste even in thy thoughts, (Mati. xv. xix.) words, (1 Cor. vi. Col. iii.) and behaviour, (71c. ii. 3.)

People. O Lord, shew thy mercy to us, &c.

8. Thou M It nou have recourse to violence, in order to deprive thy neighbour of his property, (Lev. xix. 11, 13.) nor be guilty of private ftealing, (Epb. iv. 28.) nor of extortion or unjust gain, (Prov. xxviii. 8. Heb. ij. 9. 1 Cor. xi.) nor of faudulent practices in your dealings, (Prov. xx. 10. and xxix. 5.) ror of gripingness and oppresiive behaviour to the poor, (Prov. xxii. 16. Ija. iii. 15.) but thou mult on the contrary observe a ftrict integrity in all iny dealings ; (Prov. xvi. !!) if thou hart done any wrong, thoá fault make retirution for it, (Ezek. xxxiii. 15. Exod. xxii. 1.) thou halt thew mercy unto the poor, and relieve them by frequent acts of charity, (Lev. xix. 9. Prov. xv.) and thou shalt exercise the duties of thy calling with diligence and inceitry, (2 724). ii. 11, 12. Mart. xxv. 30. Prov. xviii. 9.)

People. Oloid, few thy mercy to us, &c.

9. Take particular care not to be guilty of that blackest of crimes, the giving a falle teftimony in a judicial natter, to the prejudice of thy neigh. bour, (1 Kings xxi. 13.) or by difzwling a true one with art icial words or circumitancis, (Mat. xxvi. 60, 61.) or yuborn wicked men to give a falle te timony, (1 Kings xxi. 10.) choú file not injure thy ncighboer, hy uttering fallhoods and calumnies hurtful to his reputation or interesi, ( James i. 26. Eph. iv. 25.) nor publish to the world his secret faults unlels he be become aliogether incorrigible, (Prov. x. 18.) nor willingly give car to, or repeat ill ftories of thy neighbour, (Prov. xvii. 4. Exnda xxxi. 1. Gen. xxix. 19. 2 Sam. xvi. 3. 4.) nor rasily censure his actions, (1 Sam. i. 13. Aas ii. 13. Luke vii. 39.) but on the contrary it is thing eaty to vindicate him whenever he is wronged, (John vii. 50, 51 ) and to put as charitable a construction as posible upon bis whiuie conduct,

C97. xi. 5.)
People. O Lord, few thy mercy to us, &c.

10. Thou

Alinifl. 10. Thou shall not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his servant, nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his,

Prop. Lord, have mercy upon us, and write all these thy laws in our hearts, we beleech thee. Then fall follow one of obese two Colleas for the King, sbe Prigt Landing

as before, and juging,

Let us pray.

power infinite; Have mercy upon the whole Church, and fo rule the heart of thy cholen servant GEORGE, our King and Governor, that he (knowing whose miniiter he is) may above all things seek thy honour and glory, and that we and all his fubjects (duly considering whose authority he hath) may faithtully terve, honour, and humbly obey him, in thee and for thee, according to thy blessed word and ordinance, through Jesus Christ olis Lord, who with thee, and the Holy Ghoft, livech and reignech ever one God, world without end. Amen.

PARA P H R A SE 10. Thou shalt noc indulge any unlawful hankering after thy neighboui's clt-te, (Deut. xxi. 1 Kings xxi.): or wife, (2 Sam. xi.d or any thing elie that belongs to him, (Sam. xii. 3.) or in any vicious fancies or thoughts which may incline thee to evil, (Prov. xxiv. g. Zecb. i. $; 17. Deul. xv. g. lja. lv. 7• Aas viii. 22.) bat falt be content with thy present situation, (Heb. xiii. 5.) and be diligent in thy own calling, (i Thel xi. 12. 1. Cor. vii. 20.) and Shalt mortify the lults of the flesta (Gal. v. 24.) People. O Lord, fhew thy mercy to us, &c.

Paraplraje on the COLLECTS for the King. Almighty God, whose kingdon is an everlasting kingdom, (Pfal. cxiv, 13.) and whose power and undertanding is infinite, (Psal. cxlvii. 5.1 we intreat thee to exert this thy power and wisdom for the defence and preservation of thy charch; and, as a means to promote its welfare, rule, according to thy heavenly direction, the heart of GEORGE our king, «hom thou hast

, by tly special Providence and appointment, raised to che royal dignity that he considering that he is che vicegerent of thee by whom kings reign, (Prov. viü. 15.) and thy minifter, (Rom. xiii. 4.)



Lmighty and everlasting God, we are taught by thy

holy Word, that the hearts of Kings are in thy rule and governance, and that thou doft dispose and turn them as it leemeth best to thy godly wisdom; We huivbly befeech thee fo to dispose and govern the heart of GEORGE thy fervant, our King and Governor, that in all his thoughts, words and works, he may ever seek thy honour and glory, and study to preserve thy pecple committed to his charve, in wealih, peace, and godliness, Gran: this, o merciful Father, for thy dear Sons fake Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Tben fall be said the Colleet of the dar. And immediately after the Colleet,

the Prief shall read the Epifle, saying, The Epistle (or, The portion of Scripture appointed for the Epifle is written in the Chapter of beginning at chem Verse. And the Epiflle ended, be fall jay, Here endeth the Epiftle. Then shall be read the Gospel (obe People all funding sp) saying, 'The holy Gospel is written in the - Chapter of beginning at the Verse. And the Gospel ended, Mall be furg or faid 1be Creed following, ibe People still standing as before, Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And of all things visible and invisible:


PARAPHRASĘ. may make it his chief endeavour to act in such a manner as may tend to the honour and glory of his Almighty Maker : and that we and his fubjects in general, seriously reflecting that thou the Sovereign of the uni. verse haft conferred upon him the authority which he enjoys, may through a religious principle, and not merely for wraths fake, or being afraid of the power, (Rom. xiii. 3.) pay him all due service and respect," and yield a ready obedience to all his commands, when they shall be ip the Lord, (Epb. vi. 1.) and not inconfiftent with any fuperior duty; and may do this for thy fake, who in thy holy word hait inttructed us, (Rom. xii. 2.'. Pet. xi. 13.) to this duty : and this we beg for the sake of Jesus Chrift our Lord, who eternally reignes in the glory of the ever blessed Trinity. Amen.

Paraphrafe on the Creed. I am firmly persuaded that there is one, and but one God, though distinguished by three persons; whereof one is the Almighty Father, the Creator of the universe, and of all those that dwell in it; not only of the gris bodies which are the objects of our fight, but of invisible angels and spirits.

I also

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, The only begotten Son of God, Begotten of his father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God, Begotten, not male, Being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were mace: Who for us men and for our salva. tion came down from heaven, and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, And was made man, And was crucified alt for us under Poncius Pilate. He suffered and was buried, And the third day he rose again according to the Scriprures, And ascended into heaven, And fitteth on the right hand of the Father. And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead: Whose kingdoni ibali have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and giver of lire, Who proceedech from the Father and the Son; Who

him our

PA RA PHRASE I also stedfaflly believe in the second person of the trinity, who is not the adopted, but the true natural and only begotten Son of God, who was begotten by his eternal Father, tefore all time, God the Son of God, as iruly and properly as one man is the son of another, though after a {piri, tual manner, and purely prepagated as one light is generated of another, withont diminution of substance, produced from the eternal essence, and not made as creatures are ; being of an esence similar to that of the eter, nal Father, who created the world; who, to rantom the souls of men which were forfeited, and became eternal objects of the divine vengeance, forsock his throne of glory in heaven, and came to take upon nature here on earth, and by the overshadowing of the Holy Ghost, was born of the body of Mary, an unspotted virgi1, and became a true man, and fulmiited to the death of the cross, under the presidenthip of Pontius Pilate, at that time imperial procurator of Judea." He remained in the grave during part of three days, and on the third day arose from the dead, according to the prophecies delivered in scripture : and after that, in the presence of many witneles every way worthy of credit, al. cended


into heaven, where he now holds she moft exalled station of that glorious place, and intercedes for us with his Almighty Father ; he shall come again, accompanied by millions of fainis and angels, to judge those who hall at that time duell upon earth, and those who are already dead. I no le's firmly believe in the third perfon of the trinity, God the Holy Ghost, the fource and conveyer of grace and spiritual life to as, who is not, like the Sen, gen: rared of the Father, but, according to the scripcure phrase, proceedeth both from the Father and the Son, whom in our praises and prayers and all our acts of d-votion, we honour jointly with the Father and the Son ; by whole infpiration the holy scriptures were deliver


with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, Who spake by the prophets. And I believe one Catholick and Apoftolick Church. I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins, And I look for the resurrection of the dead, And the life of the world to come. Amen. Then the Cura!e fall declare unto the people what Holydays, or Fasting-days,

are in the week following te be observed. And then aljo (i occafion be) Hall notice be given of ibe Communion ; and the Banns of Matrimony pube lithed; and Briefs, Citations, and Excommunications read. And norbing fhall be proclaimed or published in the Church, during the time of Divine Service, but by tbe Minister: Nor by him any ibing, but what is prescribed in tbe Rules of this Book, or enjoined by the King; or by the Ordinary of

tbe Place. ben fall follow the Sermon, or one of the Homilies already set forth, or bere,

after to be set forth by Authority. Then fall ebé Prief return to the Lords Table, and begin tbe Offertory, saying

ore or more of tbefe Sentences following, as he thinkeib most convenient in his

discretion, 1. ET your light so shine before men, that they may

fee your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. St Mattb. 5. 16.

2. Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where the rust and moth doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal : but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither rust nor muth doth corrupt, and



P A R P A HR AS E. ed. I believe there is one catholic or universal church, and but one alone ; which is built upon the foundation laid by the Apoities, and maintains the doctrine by then preached. I acknowledge a baptifin instituted by Chrift, the remission of lins, to be administered in one form of words, and not to be repeated I expect that all the dead snail arise, and that good men shall then be admitted to an everlasting itate of glory. Amen.

1. Let the light of you christians shine forth in such splendour in the eyes of all who behold you, by displaying to them an extraordinary ex. ample of holiness, charity, and all praise-worthy actions, that they may be to fully convinced of the goodness of your religion, as to be forced to ascribe its original unto God, and to glorify him by their conversion to the faith.

2. You muft not hoard up for yourselves, as worldly-minded men do, earthly treasures, fuch as money and magnificent habits, one of which i cankered by the rut, the other eaten up by moths, and both of them fabjeft to be folen by thieves; but lay up for yourlaves hçavenly treafores,


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