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against us: And lead us not into temp. As it was in the beginning, is not, and lation : but deliver us from evil. Amen erer shall be, toorld without end. Amen.
Bishop O Lord, deal not with us ac. From our enemies defend us, o Christ. cording to our sins;
Graciously look upon our afflictions. Anster Neither reward us according With pily behold the sorrows of our to our iniquities.
hearts Bishop Let us pray.
Mercifully forgire the sins of thy people. GOD, mereiful father, who despisest Favourally with mercy hear our U not the sighing of a contrite heart,
prayers not the desire of such as are sorrowful; O Son of David, have mercy upon us. mercifully assist our prayers which we Both now and ever, vouchsafe to bear make before thee in all our troubles and us. O Christ. adversities, whensoever they oppress US; Graciously hear us, O Christ. gracious. and graciously hear us, that those evils by hear us, Lord Christ. which the craft and subtilty of the devil! O Lord, let thy mercy be showed upon or man worketh against us, may, by thy
us; good providence, be brought to nought | As se do put our trust in thee that we thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions. may evermore give thanks
Bishop. Let us pray unto thee in thy holy Church, through W E humbly beseech thee. O father, Jesus Christ our Lord
VV mercifully to look upon our inO Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, firmities : and, for the glory of thy for thy name's sake
name, turn from us all those evils that GOD, we have heard with our ears. we most justly have deserved ; and grant
and our fathers have declared unto that, in all our troubles, we may put our us, the noble works that thou didst in whole trust and confidence in thy mer. their days, and in the old ime before cy, and evermore serve thee in holiness them
and pureness of living, to thy honour O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, and glory. through our only Mediator for thine honour.
and Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, Amen. and to the Holy Ghost;
Here endeth the Litany.
THE ORDER FOR THE
HOLY COMMUNION. OUR Fatber, who art in Heaven, Hal
Bishop. U lowed be thy Name: Thy Kingdom COD spake these words, and said, I come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it
U am the Lord thy God : Thou shalt is in Heaven: Give us this day our daily I have none other gods but me bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as People Lord, have mercy upon us, we forgive those who trespass against and incline our hearts to keep this law. us; And lead us not into lemplation; Bishop. Thou shalt pol make to But deliver us from evil: For thine is
thyself any graven image, nor the likethe Kingdom, and the Power, and the
iness of any thing that is in heaven above, Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. or in the earth beneath, or in the water The Collect
under the earth. "Thou shalt not bos ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all down to them, nor worship them: For A bearts are open, all desires known, I the Lord thy God am a jealous God; and from whom no secrets are nid; and visit the sins of the fathers upon the cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the children, unto the third and fourth geninspiration of tby Holy Spirit, thel we cration of them that hate me: and show may perfectly love thee, and worthily mercy unto thousands in them that love magnify thy holy name, through Christme, and keep my commandments. our Lord Amen
1 People Lord, have merry upon us, Then shall the Bishop, turning to and incline our hearts to keep this law. the People, rehearse distinctly the Ten! Bishop. Thou shalt not take the Commandments; and the People still name of the Lord thy God in vain : For kneeling, shall, after every coinmand the Lord will not hold him guiltless that ment, asd God mercy for their trans. taketh his name in vain. gressions for the time past, and grace People. Lord, have mercy upon us, to keep the law for the time to come, as and incline our hearts to keep this law. followeth.
Bishop. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six days shalt cene Creed; unless one of them have thou labour, and do all that thou hast to been reall immediately before, in the do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath Morning Service. of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt Then shall the Bishop begin the offerton do no manner of work; thou, and thy ry, saying one or more of these sentenson, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, CES following, as he thinketh most con. and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and venient. the stranger that is within thy gates. TET your light so shine before men, For in six days the Lord made heaven U that they may see your good works, and earth, the sea, and all that in them and glorify your Father which is in beais, and rested the seventh day; where- ven. St. Matt. v. 16. fore the Lord blessed the seventh day, Lay not up for yourselves treasures up and hallowed it
on earth, where moth and rust doth cor. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, rupt, and where thieves break through and incline our hearts to keep this law, and steal : but lay up for yourselves trea.
Bishop. Honour thy father and thy sures in heaven, where neither moth nor mother; that thy days may be long in rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do the land which the Lord thy God giveth not break through nor steal. St. Matt. thee.
vi. 19, 20. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, Whatsoever ye would that men should and incline our hearts to keep this law. do to you, even so do to them for this Bishop. Thou shalt do no murder is the law and the prophets. St. Matt. People. "Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law, Not every one that saith unto me,
Bishop. Thou shall not commit adul- Lord, Lord, shall enter into the king. tery.
dom of heaven; but he that doeth the People. Lord, have mercy upon us, will of my Father whicb is in heaven. and incline our hearts to keep this law. St. Matt. vii. 21. Bishop Thou shalt not steal.
Zaccheus stood forth, and said unto People. Lord, have mercy upon us, the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my and incline our hearts to keep this law. goods I give to the poor; and if I have
Bishop. Thou shalt not bear false wit done any wrong to any man, I restore ness against thy neighbour.
four-fold. St. Luke xix. 8 People. Lord, have mercy upon us, Who goeth a warfare at any time at and inriine our hearts to keep this law. his own cost? Who planteth a vineyard,
Bishop. Thou shalt not covet thy and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or neighbour's house, thou shalt uot covet who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the thy neighbour's wife, nor bis servant, milk of the flock? I Cor. ix. 7. nor his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, If we have sown unto you spiritual nor any thing that is his.
things, is it a great matter if we shall People Lord, have mercy upon us, reap your worldly things? 1 Cor. ir. 11. and write all these thy laws in our hearts, Do ye not know, that they who minis. we beseech thee.
ter about holy things, live of the sacri.
fice ; and they who wait at the altar, are Then the Bishop may say,
partakers with the altar ? Even so hath Hear also what our Lord Jesus Christ ihe Lord also ordained, that they who saith :
preach the Gospel, should live of the HOU shalt love the Lord thy God Gospel. I Cor. ix. 13, 14. 1 with all thy heart, and with all thy He that soweth little, shall reap little ; soul, and with all thy mind : This is the and he that soweth plenteously, shall first and great commandment. And the reap plenteously. Let every man do ac. second is inke unto it; Thou shalt love cording as he is disposed in his heart, thy neighbour as thyself. On these two not grudgingly, or of necessity : for God commandments hang all the law and the loveth a cheerful giver 2 Cor. ir 6. 7. prophets.
Let him that is taught in the word. Let us pray.
minister unto him that teacheth, in all
good things. Be not deceived, God is ALMIGHTY Lord, and everlasting
not mocked: For whatsoever a man God, vouchsafe, we beseech thee,
soweth, that shall he reap. Gal. i. 6. 7. to direct, sanctify, and govern, both our
While we have time, let us do good hearts and bodies, in the ways of thy
unto all men and especially unto thera laws, and in the works of thy command
that are of the household of faith. Gal. ments; that, through thy most mighty
vi. 10. protection, both here and ever, we may
Godliness is great riches, if a man be be preserved in body and soul, through
content with that he hath: For we our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
brought nothing into this world, nei. Amen
ther may we carry any thing out. I im. Then shall be read the Collect, Epistle,
vi. 6, 7. and Gospel, as they are appointed. Charge them who are rich in this Then shall be read the pastles' or Ni- world, that they be ready to give, ang
glad to distribute ; laying up in store pose the hearts of all Christian rulers, Tor themselves a good foundation against that they may truly and impartially adthe time to come, that they may atlain minister justice, to the punishment of eternal life. I l'im. vi, 17, 18, 19. wickedness and vice, and to the mainte
God is not unrighteous, that he will nance of thy true religion and virtue. forget your works, and labour that pro. Give grace, O heavenly Father, to all ceedeth of love, which love ye have Bishops and other Ministers; that they showed for his name's sake, who have may, both by their life and doctrine, set ministered unto the saints, and yet do forth thy true and lively Worl, and minister. Heb. vi. 10.
rightly, and duly administer thy holy To do good and to distribute, forget sacraments. And to all thy people give not ; for with such sacrifices God is thy heavenly grace; and especially to this well pleased. Heb. xiij. 16.
congregation here present ; that with Whoso hath this world's good, and meek heart, and due reverence, they may secth his brother have need, and shut. hear and receive thy holy Word; truly teth up his compassion from him, how serving thee in holiness and righteous. dwelleth the love of God in him ? 1 ness all the days of their life And we John iii. 17.
most humbiy beseech thee, of th y good Give alms of thy goods, and never turn ness, O Lord, to comfort and suecour thy face from any poor man; and then all those who, in this transitory life, are the face of the Lord shall not be turned in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or away from thee. Tob. iv. 7.
any other adversity. And we also bless Be merciful after thy power. If thou
thy holy name, for all thy servants de last much, give plenteously; if thou parted this life in thy faith and fear; be. hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give seeching thee to give us grace so to fol. of that little : for so gatherest thou thy. low their good examples, that with them self a good reward in the day of neces. we may be partakers of thy heavenly sily. Tob. iv. 8, 9.
kingdom : Grant this, O Father, for JeHe that bath pity upon the poor, lend. I sus Christ's sake, our only Mediator and eth unto the Lord : and look, what he Advocate. Amen. layeth out, it shall be paid him again. Prov. xix. 17.
The Bishop shall then say this Exhor. Blessed be the man that provideth for
tation. the sick and needy: the Lord shall de NEARLY beloved in the Lord, ye who liver him in the time of trouble. Psalm D mind to come to the Holy Commuxli. I.
nion of the Body and Blood of our Sa. Whilst these Sentences are in reading,
viour Christ, must consider how St.
Paul exhorteth all persons diligently to the Deacons, Church-wardens, or other
try and examine themselves, before they fie persons uppointed for that purpose,
presume to eat of that Bread, and drink skall receine the Alms for the Poor, and
of that Cup. For as the benefit is great, other Devotions of the People, in a de. if with a true penitent heart and lively cent Basin to be provided by the Parish
faith we receive that holy Sacrament; so for that purpose, and reverently bring is the danger great, if we receive the it to the Bishop, who shall humbly pre
same unworthily. Judge therefore your. sent and place it upon the Holy Table.
selves, brethren, that ye be not judged And the Bishop shall then place upon
hen place upon of the Lord; repent ye truly for your the Table so much Bread and Wine as
sins past; have a lively and steadfast he shall think sufficient; after which
faith in Christ our Saviour; amend your he shall say,
lives, and be in perfect charity with all Let us pray for the whole state of men; so shall ye be meet partakers of Christ's church militant.
those holy Mysteries. And, above all ALMIGHTYand everlasting God, who, things, ye must give most humble and A by thy holy Apostle, last taught hearty thanks to God the Father, the Son, us to make prayers and supplications, and the Holy Ghost, for the redemption and to give thanks for all men : We of the world by the death and passion of humbly beseech thee most mercifully our Saviour Christ, both God and man:
(1) to accept our alms and oblations, who did humble bimself, even to the und) to receive these our prayers, which death upon the cross, for us miserable we offer unto thy divine Majesty ; be. sinners, who lay in darkness and the seeching thee to inspire continually the shadow of death; that he might make us Universal Church with the spirit of truth the children of God, and exalt us to ev. unity, and concord; and grant that lasting life. And to the end that we those who do confess thy holy should always remember the exceeding nia y agree in the truth of thy holy word, great love of our Master and only Sa. and live in unity and godly love. We viour Jesus Christ, thus dying for ma, beseech thee also, so to direct and dial and the innumerable benefits which by
(1) If there be no alms or oblations, then shall the words (To accept our alus and oblations, and be left unsaitl.
his precions blood-shedding he hath NOME unto me, all ye that travel and obtained for us, he hath instituted and C are heavy laden, and I will refresh ordained holy Mysteries, as pledges you St. Mutt xi. 28 of his love, and for a continual remem- So God loved the world, that he gave brance of his death, to our great and his only begotten Son, to the end that all endless comfort To him, therefore, that believe him should not perish, with the Father, and the Holy Ghost, let but have everlasting life St. John i 16. us give (as we are most bounden) con Hear also what St Paul saith. tinual thanks; submitting ourselves
This is a true saying, and worthy of wholly to his holy will and pleasure, and
all men to be recerved, that Christ Jesus studying to serve him in true holiness came into the world to save sinners I and righteousness, all the days of our
Dess. all the days of our T'im. i. 15. life. Amer.
Hear also what St. John saith. Then shull the Bishop say to those who
If any mai. sin, we have an Advocate
with the Father, Jesus Christ the right. Come to receire the Communion.
cous; and be is the propitiation for our VE who do truly and earnestly repent
sins. John ii 1, 2 you of your sins, and are in love! and charity with your neighbours, and After which the Bishop skall proceed, intend to lead a new life, following the
saying, commandments of God, and walking! Lift up your hearts from henceforth in his holy ways; draw A nster We lift them up unto the near with faith, and take this holy Sa- Lord crament to your comfort; and make Biskop. Let us give thanks unto our your humble confession to Almighty
Lord God. Cod, devoutly kneeling.
Answer It 18 meet and right so to do Then shall this general Confession be Then shail the Bishop turn to the Lord's made by the Bishop and all those who
Table, and say, are minded to receire the Holy Commu TT is very meet, right, and our bounnion, humhly kneeling
den duty, that we should at all times, ALMIGHTY God, Father of our Lord and in all places, give thanks unto thee, A Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, ! O Lord, ((1) Huly Father.) Almighty Judge of all men ; we acknowledge and everlasting God bewail our manifold sins and wickedness,
Here shall follow the proper Preface, which we from time to time most griev.
according to the time, if there be uny ously have committed, by thought,
specially appointed : or else immediateword, and deed. against thy divine Ma1
ly shall he said or sung by the Bishop jesty; provoking most justly thy wrath
and People. and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry
THEREFORE with Angels and Arch. for these our misdoings; the remem
angels, and with all the company brance of them is grievous unto us; the
of heaven, we land and magnify thy glo. burthen of them is intolerable. Have
rious name; evermore praising thee, and merey mpon us, have mercy upon us,
saying, Holy. holy, holy. Lord God of most merciful Father; for thy Son our
Hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive tis all glory: Glory be to thee, O Lord Most that is past; and grant, that we may ever
High. Amen. hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, to the honour and glory of thy (PROPER PREFACES. name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Upon Christmas Day, and seren Days Amen.
Then shall the Bishop stand up, and PECAUSE thou didst give Jesus turning to the People, say.
D Christ, thine only Son, to be born ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fa: as at this time for us who, by the ope.
A ther, who of his great mercy bath ration of the Holy Ghost, was made very promised forgiveness of sins to all those man, of the substance of the Virgin Ma. who with hearty repentance and true ry his Mother, and that without spot of faith turn unto him, have mercy upon sin, to make us clean from all sin : you ; pardon and deliver you from all Therefore with Angels, &c. your sins: confirm and strengthen you l'pon Easter Day, and seven Days in all goodness; and bring you to ever
after lasting life, through Jesus Christ our
PUT chiefly are we bound to praise Lord Amen
D thee for the glorious resurrection of Then shall the Bishop say, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. For he Hear what comfortable words our Sa is the very Paschal Lamb, which was viour Christ saith unto all who truly turn offered for us, and hath taken away the to him.
I sin of the world; who by his death bath (1) These word (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sundhy.
destroyed death, and, by his rising to when the Bishop, standing before the life again, hath restored to us everlast. Table, hath so ordered the Bread and ing life Therefore with Angels, &c. Wine, that he may with the more readil'pon Ascension Day, and seren Days ness and decency break the Bread be. after
fore the People, and take the Cup into
his hands, he shall say the Prayer of THROUGH thy most dearly beloved
Consecration, as followeth: 1 Son Jesus Christ our Lord; who, after his most glorious resurrection,
ALL glory be to thee, Almighty God, manifesuy appeared to all his Apostles,
A our heavenly Father, for that thou, end in their sight ascended up into hea. of thy tender mercy, didst give thine onven, le prepare a place for us ; that ly Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon where he is, thither we might also as. the cross for our redemption; wbo made cenil, and reign with him in glory :
there (by his one oblation of himselt Therefore with Angels, de
once offered) a full, perfect, and suffi.
cient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, fl'pon Whitsunday, and six Days after.
for the sins of the whole world, and did T ROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; institute, and in his holy gospel com
I according to whose njost true pro mand us to continue a perpetual memo. mise, the Holy Ghost caine down as at ry of that his precious death and sacri. this time from heaven, with a sudden fice untı, his coming again : For in the great sound, as it had been a mighty night in which he wind, in the likeness of hery tongues, was betrayed (a) (a) Here the Bishop # lighting upon the Apostles, to teach he took bread; to take the Paten into them, and to lead them to all truth; and when he had his hands giving them both the gift of divers lan given thanks, (b) (b) And here to guages, and also boldness with fervent he brake it, and break the Breud. zeal, constantly to preach the gospel untol gave it to his dis. ail nations; whereby we have been ciples, saying, brought out of darkness and error, into | Take, eat, (c) this (c) And here to lar the clear light and true knowledge of is my Body, which his hands upon all the thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ : is given for you ; Bread. Therefore with Angels. &e.
Do this in rememUpon the Feast of Trinity only, may be brance of me. said.
Likewise, after W HO art one God, one Lord, not supper.(d) he took (d) Here he is to take V one only person, but three per
the cup; and when the Cup into his hands sons in one substance : For that which he bad given we believe of the glory of the Father, the thanks, he gave same we lielieve of the Son, and of the
it to them, say. Holy Ghost, without any difference or
ing. Drink ye all inequrlty. Therefore with Angels, &c.
of this, for (e) this (c) And here he is to
is my Blad, of lay his hands upon er. for else this may he said, the words (Ho
the New Testa. cry l'essel, in which ly Father) heing retained in the intro
ment, which is there is any Wine to ductory Address
shed for you, and he consecrated TOR the precious death and merits of
for many, for the T thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, and
remission of sins. Do this an oft as ye for the sending to us of the Holy Ghost shall drink it. in remembrance of me. the Comforter ; who are one with thee in thy eternal Godhend : Therefore with 1 W HEREFORE,
VV O Lord and Angels, &c I then shalt the Bishop, kneeling down heavenly Father, according to the insti. at the Lord's Table, say, in the name tution of thy dearly beloved Son our Sa. of all those who shall receine the Com- viour Jesus Christ, we, thy bumble ser munion, this Pruyer following:
vants, do celebrate and make bere before E do not presume to come to this thy divine Majesty, with these thy holy W hy Table, merciful Lord. trust. gifts, which we now offer unto thee, the ing in our own righteousness, but in thy memorial thy Son hath commanded us manifold and great mercies. We are to make; baving in remembrance his not worthy so mnch as to gather up the blessed passion and precious death, his crumbs tinder thy 'Table. But thou art mighty resurrection and glorious ascen the same Lord, whose property is always sion, rendering unto thee most bearty to have mercy: Grant is therefore, gra- thanks for the innumerable benefits pro cious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear cured unto us by the same And we most Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies may be made clean O merciful Father, ton
The Invocation. by his body, and our souls washed hear us; and, of thy Almighty good through his most precious blood, and ness, vouchsafe to bless and sanctify, that we inay evermore dwell in lim, and with thy Word and Holy Spirit, these he in us. Amen.
I thy gifts and creatures of bread and