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punishment hangeth over your ness and the shadow of death; heads for the same, when ye wil- that he might make us the chil. fully abstain from the Lord's Ta. dren of God, and exalt us to everble, and separate froin your breth-lasting life. And to the end that ren who come to feed on the ban- we should always remember the quet of that most heavenly food. exceeding great love of our Mas. These things if ye earnestly con- ter and only Saviour Jesus Christ, sider, ye will by God's grace, re- thus dying for us, and the innuturn to a better mind; for the ob-merable benefits which by his pretaining whereof we shall not cious blood-shedding he hath obcease to make our humble peti- tained for us, he hath instituted tions unto Almighty God, our and ordained holy Mysteries, as beavenly Father.
pledges of his love, and for a conAt the time of the Celebration of the tinual remembrance of his death, Communion, the Priest shall say this to our great and endless comfort.
To him therefore, with the FaDEARLY beloved in the Lord, ther, and the Holy Ghost, let us
ye who mind to come to the give (as we are most bounden) Holy Communion of the Body continual thanks; submitting our and Blood of our Saviour Christ, selves wholly to bis holy will and must consider how St. Paul ex- pleasure, and studying to serve horteth all persons diligently to Limin true holiness and righteous. try and examine themselves, beness, all the days of our life. Amen. fore they presume to eat of that" Then shall the Priest say to those who Bread and drink of that Cup. For come to receive the Holy Communion, as the benefit is great, if with a YE who do truly and earnestly true penitent heart and lively faith
repent you of your sins, and we receive that holy Sacrament; are in love and charity with your so is the danger great, if we receive neighbours, and intend to lead a the same unworthily. Judge new life, following the commandtherefore yourselves, brethren, ments of God, and walking from that ye be not judged of the Lord; henceforth in his holy ways; draw repent ye truly for your sins past; near with faith, and take this holy have a lively and steadfast faith Sacrament to your comfort; and in Christ our Saviour; amend make your humble confession to your lives, and be in perfect cha- Almighty God, devoutly kneeling. rity with all men : so shall ye be " Then shall this general Confession be meet partakers of those koly Mys. maaleby the Priệst and all those who teries. And above all things, ye nion,
are minded to receive the Holy Commu
mbly kneeling. must give most humble and hearty ALMIGHTY God, Father of thanks to God the Father, the our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker Son, and the Holy Ghost, for the of all things, Judge of all men ; redemption of the world by the we acķnowledge and bewail our death and passion of our Saviour manifold sins and wickedness, Christ, both God and man; who which we from time to time most did humble himself, even to the grievously have committed, by death upon the cross, for us mise- thought, word, and deed, against rabie sinners, who lay in dark-/thy divine Majesty ; proroking, most justly thy wrath and indig-l. If any man sin, we have an pation against us. We do ear-Advocate with the Father, Jesus nestly repent, and are heartily Christ the righteous; and he is sorry forthese our misdoings; the the propitiation for our sins. I remembrance of them is grievous John, ii. 1, 2. unto us; the burthen of them is " After which the Priest shall proceeds intolerable. Have mercy upon
saying, us, have mercy upon us, most
Lift up your hearts. merciful Father; for thy Son our
Answer. We lift them up unto
the Lord. Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all that is past; and grant,
Priest. Let us give thanks unto
our Lord God. that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of
Answer. It is meet and right life, to the honour and glory, of so to do.
TT Then shall the Priest turn to the Lord's thy name, through Jesus Christ
say, our Lord. Amen.
IT is very meet
, right, and our $ Then shall the Pricet (the Bishop, if he bounden duty, that we should
be present) stand up, and turning to the People, say,
at all times, and in all places, give ALMIGH LÝ God, our heaven. thanks unto thee, O Lord, (*Holy
ly Father, who of his great Father,] Almighty everlasting mercy hath promised forgiveness
God. of sins to all those who with hearty according to the time, if there be ang
T Here shall follow the proper Preface, repentance and true faith turn specially appointod ; ' or else immediunto him, have mercy upon you; ately shall be said or sung by the Priest pardon and deliver you from ali
and People, your sins; confirm and strengthen THEREFORE with Angels and you in all goodness ; and bring
Archangels, and with all the you to everlasting life, through company of heaven,we laud and Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
magnify thy glorious name; ever. Then shall the Priest say,
more praising thee, and saying, Hear what comfortable words Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of our Saviour Christ saith unto all Hosts, heaven and earth are full who truly turn to him.
of thy glory : Glory be to thee, COME unto me, all ye that tra
O Lord Most High. Amen. vel and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. St. Matt. xi. 28. T PROPER PREFACES.
So God loved the world, that's Upon Christmas Day, and secen Days he gave his only begotten Son, to
after. the end that all that believe in him BECAUSE thou didst
give Jeshould not perish, but have ever sus Christ, thine only Son, to lasting life St. John, iji. 16. be born as at this time for us ;
Hear also what St. Paul saith. who, by the operation of the Holy
This is a true saying, and wor- Ghost, was made very man, of the thy of all men to be received, that substance of the Virgin Mary his Christ Jesus came into the world Mother; and that without spot of to save sinners. 1. Tim. i. 15. sin, to make us clean from all sin : Hear also bat St. John saith Therefore with Angels, &c.
* These words (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sunday:
'T Upon Easter Day, and seven Days three persons in one substances
For that wbich we believe of the BUT chiefly are we bound to preise thee for the glorious glory of the Father, the same we
believe of the Son, and of the resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: For he is the Holy Ghost, without any differ very Paschal Lamb, which was
ence or inequality : Therefore offered for us, and hath taken with Angels, ' &c.
1 Or else this may be said, the words away the sin of the world; who
(Holy, Father) being retained in the by his death hath destroyed death, introductory Address. and, by his rising to life again. FOR the
precious death and hath restored to us everlasting merits of thy Son Jesus Christ ife : Therefore with Angels, &c. our Lord, and for the sending to * Upon Ascension Day, and seoen Days jus of the Holy Ghost the Comafter.
forter ; who are one with thee in THROUGH thy most dearly, thy eternal Godhead: Therefore
beloved Son Jesus Christ our with Angels, &c. Lord; who, after his most glori- « Then shall the Priest, kneeling down ous resurrection, manifestly ap- at the Lord's Table, say, in the name of peared to all his apostles, and in all those who shall reoeive the Centtheir sight ascended up into bea- menion, this prayer following: ven, to prepare a place
for us ; that We do not presume to come to where he is, thither we might also this thy Table, 0 merciful ascend, and reign with him in Lord, trusting in our own righteglory : Therefore with Angels, &c. ousness, but in thy manifold and Upon Whitsunday, and six Days after. great mercies. We are not worTHROUGH Jesus Christ our
thy so much as to gather up the
But Lord ; according to whose crumbs under thy Table. most true promise, the Holy
thou art the same Lord, whose Ghost came down as at this time property is always to have mer. from heaven, with a sudden great Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy
cy: Grant us therefore, gracious sound, as it had been a mighty dear Son Jesus Christ, and to wind, in the likeness of fiery drink his blood, that our sinful tongues, lighting upou the Apostles to teach them, and to lead bodies may be made clean by his them to all truth ; 'giving them body, and our souls washed both the gift of divers languages, and that we may evermore dwell
through his most precious blood. and also boldness with fervent zeal, constantly to preach the
in him, and he in us. Amen. gospel unto all nations; whereby" When the Priest, standing before the we have been brought out of Table, hath so ordered the Bread and
Wine, that he may with the more readarkness and error, into the clear diness and decency break the Bread light and true knowledge of thee, before the people, and take the Cup and of thy Son Jesus Christ :
into his hands; he shall suy the Prayer Therefore with Angels, &c.
of Consecration, as followeth . T Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may ALL glory be to thee, Almigh
ty God, our heavenly Father, WHO art one God, one Lord; for that thou, of thy tender mer
not one only person, butlcy, didst give thine only Son Je
The I noocation.
sus Christ to suffer death upon the memorial thy Srin hatn comthe cross for our redemption; who manded us to make; baving in made there (by bis one oblation remembrance his blessed passion of himself once offered) a full, and precious death, bis enig hly reperfect, and sufficient sacrifice, surrection and glorious ascenoblation, and satisfaction, for the sion; rendering unto thee most sins of the wbole world: and did bearty thanks, for the innumera institute, and in his holy gospel ble benefits procured unto us by command us to continue à perpe- the same. tual memory of that his precious
And we most humdeath and sacrifice until bis com
bly beseech thee, O ing again : For in the night in merciful Father, to hear us; and which he was be
of thy Almighty goodness, vouchtrayed (a, be took (a) Here the safe to bless and sanctify, with thy bread; and when he private to take Word and Holy Spirit, these thy bad given thanks, his hands. gifts and creatures of bread and (6) he brake it, (b) And here wine; that we, receiving them and give it to bis dis to break
according to thy Son our Saviour ciples, saying, Take,
Jesus Christ's holy institution, in eat, (c) This is my (c) And here remembrance of his Death and Body, which is giv- toplory his handie Passion, may be partakers of his en for you; Do ihis upon all the
most blessed Body and Blood. in remembrance of
And we earnestly desire thy fame. Likewise after
therly goodness, mercifully to acsupper (d) he took (d) Here he is cept this our sacrifice of praise the cup; and when to take the car and thanksgiving; most humbly he had given thanks,
beseeching thee to grant, that by he gave it to them,
the merits and death of thy Son saying, Drink ye all
Jesus Christ, and through faith of this ; for (e), (e) And here in his blood, we, and all thy whole This is iny Blood, of he mi to lay kis Church, may obtain remission of the New Testament, Vessel in which our sins, and all other benefits of which is shed for there is
any his passion. And here we offer you, and for many, secrated.
Wine to be con- and present unto thee, O Lord, for the remission of
ourselves, our souls, and bodies, sins : Do this as oft
to be a reasonable, holy, and livas ye shall drink it,
ing sacrifice unto thee; bumbly in remembrance of
beseeching thee, that we, and all
others who shall be partakers of The Oblation. WHEREFORE, O this holy Communion, may wor
Lord and hea- thily receive the most precious venly Father, according to the Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus institution of thy dearly beloved Christ, be filled with thy grace Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, and heavenly benediction, and thy humble servants, do celebrate made one body with him, that he and make here before thy divine may dwell in them, and they in Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, him. And although we are un. which we now offer unto thee, worthy, through our manifol,
sins, to offer unto thee any sacri-l Prayer, the People reporting after hite fice; yet we beseech thee to ac- every petition cept this our bounden duty and OUR Father, who art in Heaservice, not weighing our merits, Thy Kingdom come; Thy will
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; but pardoning our offences ; be done on Earth, as it is in Heathrough Jesus Christ our Lord by whom, and with whom, in ven'; Give us this day our daily the unity of the Holy Ghost, all bread; And forgive us our treshonour and glory be unto thee,
o passes, as we forgive those who Father Almighty, world without trespass against us ; And lead us end. Amen.
not into temptation ; But deliver * Here shall be sung a Hymn, or Part of us from evil: For thine is the
a Hymn, from the selection for the kingdom, and the Power, and Feasts and Fasts, &c.
the Glory, For ever and ever. Then shall the Priest first receive the
Amen. Communion in both kinds himself, and proceed to deliver the sume to the Bi- "After shall be said as followeth : shops, Priests and Deacon inimlik. ALMIGHTY and everliving that, to the People also in order, into their hands, all devoutly kneeling: thee, for that thou dost vouchAnd when he delivereth the Broad, he safe to feed us who have duly rea
ceived these holy Mysteries, with THE body of our Lord Jesus the spiritual food of the most pre
Christ, which ivas given for cious Body and Blood of thy Son thee, preserve thy body and soul anto everlasting life : Take and dost assure us thereby of thy fa
our Saviour Jesus Christ; and eat this in“ remembrance that
odness towards us ; Christ died for thee, and feed on and that we are very members inhim in thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving
corporate in the mystical body of 1 And the Minister who delivereth the
thy Son, which is the blessed Cup, shall say,
company of all faithful people ; THE blood of our Lord Jesus and are also heirs through hope of
Christ, which was shed for thy everlasting kingdom, by the thee, preserve thy body and soul merits of the most precious death unto everlasting life : Drink this and passion of thy dear Son. And an remembrance that Christ's we most humbly beseech thee, O blood was shed for thee, and be heavenly Father, so to assist us thankful.
with thy grace, that we may con. 1 If the consecrated Bread and Wine betinue in that holy fellowship, and
spent before all have communicatod, the do all such good works as thou Priest is to consecrate more, according hast prepared for us to walk in ning atau glory be to thee, Althrough Jesus Christ our Lord; mighty God-and ending with these to whom with thee and the Holy wordsPartakers of his most blessed Ghost, be all honour and glory, Body and Blood. When all have communicated, the Mi- world without end. Amen. nister shall return to the Lord's Table, « Then shall be said or sung, all standing, and reverently place upon it what re- Gloria in excelsis, or some proper mainath of the consecrated Elements, Hymn from the selection. covering the same with a fair Linen
GLORY he to God on high, and en chall the Minister sorg the Lord's op earth peace, good will to