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they that mourn: for they dren of God. Blessed are shall be comforted. Blessed they which are persecuted for are the meek: for they shall righteousness'sake: for their's inherit the earth. Blessed is the kingdom of heaven. are they which do hunger Blessed are ye, when men and thirst after righteous- shall revile you, and persecute ness: for they shall be filled. you, and shall say

all manner Blessed are the merciful: for of evil against you falsely for they shall obtain mercy. Bless- my sake. Rejoice, and be ed are the pure in heart : for exceeding glad; for great is they shall see God. Blessed your reward in heaven: for are the peace-makers: for so persecuted they the prothey shall be called the chil- 1 phets which were before you.

THE ORDER OF THE

ADMINISTRATION OF THE LORD'S SUPPER,

OR

HOLY COMMUNION.

So many as intend to be partakers of the holy Communion shall signify their names to the

Curate, at least some time the day before. . And if any of those be an open and notorious evil liver, or have done uny wrong to his neigh

bours by word or deed, so that the Congregation be thereby offended; the l'urute, haring knowledge thereof, shall call him and advertise him, that in any wise he presume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he hath openly declared himself to hure truly repented and amended his former naughty life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied, achich before were uffended ; and that he hath recompensed the parties, to whom he huth done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full purpose so to do, as soon as he conveniently muy. The same order shall the Curate use soith those betwixt whom he perceireth malice and hatred to reign; not suffering them to be purtakers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the parties so at variance be content to forgive from the bottom of his heart all that the other hath trespassed against him, and to make amends for that he himself hath offended; and the other party will not be persuaded to a godly unity, but remain still in his frowardness and mulice: the Minister in that case ought to admit the penitent person to the holy Communion, and not him that is obstinate, Prorided that every Minister so repelling, any, as is specifind in this, or the next precedent Paragraph of this Rubrick, shall be obliged to give un'account of the same to the Ordinusy within fourteen days after at the furthest. And the Ordinary shall proceed against the offending person

according to the Canon. « The Table, at the Communion-time having a fair white linen cloth upon it, shall stand in the

Body of the Church, or in the Chancel, where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to
he said. And the Priest standing at the North-side of the Table shall suy the Lord's
Prayer, with the Collect following, the people kneeling.
UR Father, which art in | And forgive us our trespasses,

heaven, Hallowed be As we forgive them that thy Name. Thy kingdom trespass against us.

And come. Thy will be done in lead us not into temptation ; earth, As it is in heaven. Give But deliver us from evil. us this day our daily bread. | Amen.

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The Collect.

People. Lord, have mercy

and incline our hearts whom all hearts be open, to keep this law. all desires known, and from Minister. Thou shalt not whom no secrets are hid; take the Name of the Lord Cleanse the thoughts of our thy God in vain: for the Lord hearts by the inspiration of will not hold him guiltless, thy Holy Spirit, that we may that taketh his Name in perfectly love thee, and wor- vain. thily magnify thy holy Name; People. Lord, have mercy through Christ our Lord. upon us, and incline our hearts Amen.

to keep this law. Then shall the Priest, turning to the peo

Minister. Remember that ple, reheurse distinctly all the TEN.COM thou keep holy the Sabbath

people still kneeling shall, after every Commandment, day. Six days shalt thou laaf for the time past, and grace to keep the bour, and do all that thou sumne for the time to come, as followeth.

hast to do; but the seventh Minister.

day is the Sabbath of the OD spake these words, Lord thy God. In it thou

I am the Lord shalt do no manner of work, thy God : Thou shalt have thou, and thy son, and thy none other gods but me. daughter, thy man-servant,

People. Lord, have mercy and thy maid-servant, thy upon us, and incline our hearts cattle, and the stranger that to keep this law.

is within thy gates. For in Minister. Thou shalt not six days the Lord made heamake to thyself any graven ven and earth, the sea, and image, nor the likeness of any all that in them is, and rested thing that is in heaven above, the seventh day : wherefore or in the earth beneath, or in the Lord blessed the seventh the water under the earth. day, and hallowed it. Thou shalt not bow down to People. Lord, have mercy them, nor worship them: for upon us, and incline our hearts I the Lord thy God am a to keep this law. jealous God, and visit the Minister. Honour thy fasins of the fathers upon the ther and thy mother; that children, unto the third and thy days may be long in the fourth generation of them land, which the Lord thy that hate me, and shew mercy God giveth thee. unto thousands in them that People. Lord, have mercy love me, and keep my com- upon us, and incline our hearts. mandments.

to keep this law.

Minister. Thou shalt do no Governour, that he (knowing murder.

People. Lord, have mercy above all things seek thy houpon us, and incline our hearts nour and glory: and that we, to keep this law.

and all his subjects (duly Minister. Thou shalt not considering whose authority commit adultery.

he hath) may faithfully serve, People. Lord, have mercy honour, and humbly obey upon us, and incline our hearts him, in thee, and for thee, to keep this law.

according to thy blessed Word Minister. Thou shalt not and ordinance; through Jesteal.

sus Christ our Lord, who People. Lord, have mercy with thee and the Holy Ghost upon us, and incline our hearts liveth and reigneth, ever one to keep this law.

God, world without end. Minister. Thou shalt not Amen. bear false witness against thy

Or, neighbour.

LMIGHTY and everPeople. Lord, have mercy

A

lasting God, we are upon us, and incline our hearts taught by thy holy Word, to keep this law.

that the hearts of Kings are Minister. Thou shalt not in thy rule and governance, covet thy neighbour's house, and that thou dost dispose thou shalt not covet thy and turn them as it seemeth neighbour's wife, nor his ser- best to thy godly wisdom : vant, nor his maid, nor his We humbly beseech thee so ox, nor his ass, nor any thing to dispose and govern the that is his.

heart of GEORGE thy SerPeople. Lord, have mercy vant, our King and Goverupon us, and write all these nour, that, in all his thoughts, thy laws in our hearts, we be- words, and works, he may

, seech thee.

ever seek thy honour and one of Collects for the King, the Priest standing' as befort, glory, and study to preserve

, und saying,

thy people committed to his

charge, in wealth, peace, and ALMIGHTY God, whose godliness : Grant' this, o

kingdom is everlasting, merciful Father, for thy dear and power infinite; Have Son's sake, Jesus Christ our mercy upon

the whole

Lord. Amen. Church; and so rule the

« Then shall be said the Collect of the Day, heart of thy chosen Servant And immediately after the Collect the

Priest shall read the Epistle, saying, The GEORGE, our King and

Epistle [or, The portion of Scripture ap

Let us pray

I

puinted for the Epistle] is written in the I glorified, Who spake by the

. And the Epistle ended, he shall say, Here Prophets. And I believe one

. Then he the Gospel the people all standing ups Catholick

and Apostolick saying, The holy Gospel is written in the Church. I acknowledge one -Chapter of-beginning at the - Verse. And the Gospel ended, shall be sung or said Baptism for the remission of the Creed following, the people still standing, as before.

sins, And I look for the ReBelieve in one God the surrection of the dead, And

Father Almighty, Maker the life of the world to come. of heaven and earth, And of Amen. all things visible and invisible: Then the Curate shall declare unto the peoAnd in one Lord Jesus

ple what Holy-days, or Fasting-days, are in

the week following to be obserred. And Christ, the only-begotten Son then also (if occasion be) shall notice be

giren of the Communion; and Briefs, Citaof God, Begotten of bis Fa- tions, and E.rcommunications reud. And

nothing shall be proclaimed or published in ther before all worlds, God of the Church, during the time of Dirine Ser. God, Light of Light, Very

rice, but by the Minister : nor by him any

thing, but what is prescribed in the Rules of God of very God, Begotten,

this Book, or enjoined by the king, or by

the Ordinary of the place. . not made, Being of one sub

Then shall follow the Sermon, or one of the stance with the Father, By Homilies already set forth, or hereafter to

be sed forth, by authority. whom all things were made: & Then shall the Priest return to the Lord's Who for us men, and for our

Table, and begin the Offertory, saying one

or more of these Sentences following, as he salvation came down from thinketh most convenient in his discretion. heaven, And was incarnate

by the Holy Ghost car elle LET your light so shine

Virgin Mary, And was made may see your good works, man, And was crucified also and glorify your Father which for us under Pontius Pilate. is in heaven. St. Matth. v. He suffered and was buried, Lay not up for yourselves And the third day he rose treasure upon the earth ; again according to the Scrip- where the rust and moth tures, And ascended into hea- doth corrupt, and where ven, And sitteth on the right thieves break through and hand of the Father. And he steal: but lay up for

yourshall come again with glory selves treasures in heaven; to judge both the quick and where neither rust nor moth the dead : Whose kingdom doth corrupt, and where shall have no end.

thieves do not break through And I believe in the Holy and steal. St. Matth. vi. Ghost, The Lord and Giver Whatsoever ye would that of life, Who proceedeth from men should do unto you, even the Father and the Son, Who so do unto them; for this is with the Father and the Son the Law and the Prophets. together is worshipped and St. Matth. vii.

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