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us give (as we are most bounden) con- that believe in him should not perish, Linual thanks; submitting ourselves but have everlasting life. St. John iii. 16. wholly to his holy will and pleasure, and Hear also what St. Paul saith. sludying to serve him in irue holiness This is a true saying, and worthy of and righteousness, all the days of our all men to be received, that Christ Jesus life. Amer.
came into the world to save sinners. 1 Then shall the Priest say to those toko
Tim. i. 15. come to receire the Holy Communion,
Hear also what St. John saith.
If any man sin, we have an Advocate VE who do truly and earnestly repent
with the Father, Jesus Christ the right1 you of your sins, and are in love
cous; and he is the propitiation for our and charity with your neighbours, and
sius. John ii. 1, 2. intend to lead a new life, following the commandments of God, and walking After which the Priest shall proceed, from henceforth in his holy ways; draw
saying, near with faith, and take this holy Sa
Lift up your hearts. crament to your comfort; and make
Answer. We lift them up unto the your humble confession to Almighty
Lord God, devoutly kneeling
Priest. Let us give thanks unto our Then shall this general Confession be Lord God. made, by the Priest and all those who Answer. It is meet and right so to do, Gre minded to receive the Holy Communion, humbly kneeling.
Then shall the Priest turn to the Lord's A LMIGHTY God, Father of our Lord
Table, and say.
TT is very meet, right, and our boun. Judge of all men ; we acknowledge and
I den duty, that we should at all times, bewail our manifold sins and wickedness,
and in all places, give thanks into thee, which we from time to time most griev.
O Lord, [(1) Holy Father,] Almighty ously have committed, by thought, everlasting God. word, and deed, against thy divine Ma.
Here shall follow the proper Preface, jesty, provoking most justly thy wrath
according to the time, if there be any and indignation against us. We do
specially appointed; or else immediateearnestly repent, and are heartily sorry ly shall be said or sung by the Priest for these our misdoings; the remem
and People, brance of them is grievous unto us ; the
THEREFORE with Angels and Arch. burthen of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us,
1 angels, and with all the company most merciful Father ; for thy Son our
of heaven, we laud and magnify tby glo. Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all
rious name; evermore praising thee, and that is past; and grant, that we may ever
saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hereafter serve and please thee in newness
Hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy of life, to the honour and glory of thy
glory: Glory be to thee, O Lord Most name, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
PROPER PREFACES. be present) stand up, and turning to Upon Christmas Day, and seven Days the People, say,
after. ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fa: DECAUSE thou didst give Jesus A ther, who of bis great mercy bath! D Christ, thine only Son, to be bom promised forgiveness of sins to all those as at this time for tis; who, by the opewho with hearty repentance and true ration of the Holy Ghost, was made very faith turn unto him, have mercy upon man, of the substance of the Virgin Mayou, pardon and deliver you from all ry his Mother; and that without spot of your sins; confirm and strengthen you sin, to make us clean froin all sin : in all goodness; and bring you to ever Therefore with Angels, &c. lasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Upon Easter Day, and seven Days
after Then shall the Priest say,
PUT chiefly are we bound to praise Henr what comfortable words our Sa
D thee for the glorious resurrection of viour Christ saith unto all who truly turn
thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord : For he to him.
is the very Paschal Lamb, which was NOME unto me, all ye that travel and offered for us, and bath taken away the
are heavy laden, and I will refresh sin of the world; who by his death bath you. Sv. Matt xi. 28.
destroyed denth, and, by his rising to So God loved the world, that he gave life again, hath restored to us everlast. his only begotten Son, to the end that all ing life: Therefore with Angels, &c
( These words (Holy Father must be omitted un Trinity Sunday
Upon Ascension Day, and seven Days Wine, that he may with the more reeds after.
ness and decency hreak the Bread be. THROUGH thy most dearly beloved
fore the People, and take the Cup into
his hands; he shall say the Prayer of 1 Son Jesus Christ our Lord; who,
Consecration, as followeth: after his most glorious resurrection, inanifestly appeared to all his Apostles,
ALL glory be to thee, Almighty God, and in their sight ascended up into hea.
11 our heavenly Father, for that thou, ven, to prepare a place for us ; that
of thy lender mercy, didst give thine onwhere he is, thither we might also as.
ly Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon cend, and reign with him in glory :
the cross for our redemption; who made
there (by his one oblation of himself Therefore with Angels, Sec.
once offered) a full, perfect, and suff Upon Whitsunday, and six Days after.
cient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, THROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; for the sins o the whole world; and did
I according to whose most true pro- ! institute, and in his holy gospel com. mise, the Holy Ghost came down as at mand us to continue a perpetual memothis time from heaven, with a sudden ry of that his precious death and sacri. great sound, as it had been a mighty fice until his coming again. For in the wind, in the likeness of fiery longues, night in which he Big ting upon the Apostles, to teach' was betrayed (a) (a) Here the Priest is them, and to lead them to all truth; he took bread; to take the Paten inta giving them both the gift of divers lan. and when he had his hands guages, and also boldness with fervent given thanks, (b) b) And here to zeal, constantly to preach the gospel unto he brake it, and break the Bread. all nations; whereby we have been gave it to his dis. brought out of darkness and error, intociples, saying, the clear light and true knowledge of Take, eat, (c) this (c) And here to lay thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ :| is my Body,which his Sands upon all the Therefore with Angels, &c.
is given for you ; Bread. Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may be
Do this in rememsaid,
brance of me. TATHO art one God, one Lord; not
Likewise, after V one only person, but three per
supper (d)be took (d) Here he is to take sons in one substance : For that which
the cup, and when the Cup into his hand We believe of the glory of the Father, the
he had given same we believe of the Son, and of the
thanks, he gave Holy Ghost, without any difference or
it to them, say. inequality : Therefore with Angels, &c.
ing, Drink ye all
of this, for (e) this (e) And here he is to Or else this may be said, the words (Ho
is my Blood, of lay his hand upon coly Father) being retained in the intro the New Testa. ery I'essel, in which ductory Address
ment, which is there is any Wine ta TOR the precious death and merits of shed for you, and he consecrated.
T thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, and for many, for the for the sending to us of the Holy Ghost remission of sins. Do this as oft as yo the Comforter ; who are one with thee shall drink it, in remembrance of me. in thy eternal Godhead: Therefore with THEREFORE, Angels, &c.
O Lord and The ONation Then shall the Priest, leneeling down
hea venly Father, according to the issu. at the Lord's Table, say, in the name
tution of thy dearly beloved Son our Sa. of all those who shall receive the Com
viour Jesus Christ, we, thy humble sermunion, this Prayer following:
vants, do celebrate and make here before
thy divine Majesty, with these thy holy TXTE do not presume to come to this
gifts, which we now offer unto thee, the V thy Table, merciful Lord, trust
memorial thy Son hath commanded us ing in our own righteousness, but in thy
to make; having in remembrance his manifold and great mercies. We are
Llessed passion and precious death, his not worthy so much as to gather up the
mighty resurrection and glorious ascen. crumbs under thy Table But thou art
thou art sion; rendering into thee most hearty the same Lord, whose property is always thanks, for the innumerable benefits pro to have mercy : Grant us therefore, gra. I cured unto us by the same And we most cious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear i humbly be setch thee. 72 Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies may be made cleanh
O merciful Father, to
hear us; and, of thy Almighty good. by his body, and our souls washed
ness, vouchsafe to bless and sanctify, through his most precious blood, and
with thy Word and Holy Spirit, these that we may evermore dwell in him, and
and thy gifts and creatures of bread and he in us Amen.
wine that we, receiving them accord. When the Priest, standing before the ing to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's Table, hath so ordered the Bread and I holy institution, in remembrance of his
Death and Passion, may be partakers of and reverently place upon it what rebis most blessed Body and Blood. And
maineth of the consecrated Elements, we earnestly desire thy fatherly good covering the same with a fair liners ness, mercifully to accept this our sac.
Cloth. rifice of praise and thanksgiving ; most Then shall the Minister say the Lord's humbly beseeching thee to grant, that Prayer, the People repeating after hina by the merits and death of thy Son Je.
every petition sus Christ, and through faith in his
OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Ha. blood, we, and all thy whole Church, may
lowed be thy name ; Thy Kingdom obtain remission of our sins, and all oth
come, Thy Will be done on Earth, as it er benefits of his passion. And here we
is in Heaven ; Give us this day our daily offer and present unto thee, O Lord,
bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as ourselves, nur souls, and bodies, to be a
we forgive those who trespass against us; reasonable, holy, and living sacrifice un
And lead us not into temptation ; but to thee; humbly beseeching thee, that
deliver us from evil. For thine is the ve, and all others who shall be parta
Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glokers of this Holy Communion, may vorthily receive the most precious Body
ry, for ever and ever. Amen. and Blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, be
After shall be said as folloneth: filled with thy grace and heavenly bene- ALMIGHTY and everliving God, wo diction, and made one body with him, n most heartily thank thee, for that that he may dwell in them, and they in thou dost vouchsafe to feed us who have him And although we are unworthy, duly received these holy Mysteries, with through our manifold sins, to offer unto the spiritual food of the most precious thee any sarrifice; yet we beseech thee
Body and Blood of thy Sun our Saviour to accept this our bounden duty and serJesus Christ; and dost assure us there vice, not weighing our merits, but par by of thy favour and goodness towards doning our offences; through Jesus us; and that we are very members inChrist our Lord; by whom, and with corporate in the mystical body of thy whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, Son, which is the blessed company of all all honour and glory be unto thee, O faithful people ; and are also heirs Father Almighty, world without end through hope of thy everlasting kingdom, Amen.
by the merits of the most precious death Here shall be sung a Hymn, or Part
and passion of thy dear Son. And we of a Hymn, from the Selection for the
most humbly beseech ther, O heavenly Feasts and Fasts, gre.
Father, 60 to assist us with thy grace, 9 Then shall the Priest first receive the
that we may continue in that holy fel. Communion in both kinds himself, and
lowship, and do all such good works as proceed to deliver the same to the Bish
thou hast prepared for us to walk in, ops, Priests, and Deacons, in like
through Jesus Christ our Lord; to warner, (if any be present) and, after
whom with thee and the Holy Ghost, be that, to the People also in order, into
all honour and glory, world without end. their hands, all denyutly kneeling : and sphen he delivereth the Bread, he shall
Then shall be said nr sung, all stand.
ing, Gloria in excelsis, or some proper IT HE Body of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Hyann from the Selection. 1 which was given for thee, preserve
GLORY be to God on high, and on thy body and soul unto everlasting life earth peace, good-will towards men. Take and eat this in remembrance that We praise thee, we bless thee, we worChrist died for thee, and feed on him in ship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving. to thee for thy grent glory, Lord God, And the Minister who delirereth the heavenly King, God the Father Almighty
O Lord, the only begotten Son Jesus Cup, shall say.
Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, ITTHE Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Father, that takes away the
which was shed for thee. preserve sins of the world, have mercy upon us. thy body and soul into everlasting site : Thou that takest way the sins of the Drink this in remembrance that Christ's
world, have mercy upon us. Thou that blood was shed for thee, and be thankful.
takest away the sins of the world, receive If the consecrated Bread and Wine be our prayer. Thou that sittest at the spent before all have communicated, right hand of God the Father, have mer. the Priest is to consecrate more, ac Icy upon us cording to the Form before prescribed; For thou only art holy; thou only art beginning at.. All glory be to thee, the Lord : thou only, Christ, with the Almighty God... and ending with these Holy Ghost, art most High in the glory teords ... Partakers of his most blessed of God the Father. Amen Borly and Blood.
? Then the Priest (the Bishop, i he he When all have communicated, the Min- present) shall let the depart wilk de ister shall return to the Lord's l'abie, blessing:
THE peace of God, which passeth all merey, obtain everlasting life, through
1 understanding, keep your hearts Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and minds in the knowledge and love of ALMIGHTY God, the fountain of all God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our
wisdom, who knowest our ne essiLord: And the blessing of God Almigh.
ties before we ask, and our ignorane in ty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy
| asking: we beseech thee to have comGhost, be among you, and remain with
passion upon our infirmities; and those you always. Amen.
things which for our unworthiness we Collects that may be said after the Col dare not, and for our blindness we can lects of Morning or Evening Prayer, not ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the or Communion, at the discretion of the worthiness of thy Sor Jesus Christ our Minister
Lord. Amen. ASSIST us mercifully, O Lord, in ALMIGHTY God, who hast pro
these our supplications and pray A mised to hear the petitions of those ers; and dispose the way of thy servants who ask in thy Son's name; we beseech towards the attainment of everlasting sal thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us vation ; that among all the changes and who have now made our prayers and chances of this mortal life, they may supplications unto thee; and grant, that ever be defended by thy most gracious those things which we have faithfully and ready help, through Jesus Christ asked according to thy will, may effecour Lord. Amen.
tually be obtained ; to the relief of our RANT, we beseech thee, Almighty
necessity, and to the setting forth of thy U God, that the words which we have glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. beard this day with our outward ears, Amen. may, through thy grace, be so grafted Upon the Sundays and other Holy Days inwardly in our hearts, that they may if there be no Sermon or Communion) Lring forth in us the fruit of good liv. shall be said all that is appointed at the ing to the honour and praise of thy Communion, unto the end of the Gosname, through Jesus Christ our Lord. pel, concluding with the Blessing. Amen
And if any of the consecrated Bread DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our do. and Wine remain after the Commu
ings, with thy most gracious fa nion, it shall not be carried out of the vour, and further us with thy continual Church ; but the Minister and other help; tha: in all our works begun, con Communicants shall, immediately af tinued, and ended in thee, we may glo
ter the Blessing, reverently eat and rify thy holy name ; and finally, by thy drink the same.
THE MINISTRATION OF
To be used in the Church.
The people are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Buptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy Days, or Prayer Days. Nev
ertheless (if necessity 80 require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. % There shall be for every Male Child to be baptized, when they can be had, two God.
fathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two God mothers; and Parents shall be admitted as Sponsors, if it be desired When there are Children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponsors shall give knotledge thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the People with the Children, must be ready at the Font, either immediately after the last Letson at Morning Pruyer, or else inmediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer. as the Minister, by his discretion, shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with puré Water) and standing there, shall say,
Hath this Child been already baptized, or no ? 1 If they answer, No ; then shall the Minister proceed, as followeth. D EARLY beloved, forasmuch as all, our Lord Jesus Christ, that of his boun
U men are conceived and born in sin; teous mercy, he will grant to this Child, and our Saviour Christ saith, None can that which by nature he cannot have : enter into the kingdom of God, except he that he may be baptized with Water and be regenerate and born anew of Water the Holy Ghost, and received into and of the Holy Ghost; I beseech you Christ's Holy Church, and be made a to call upon God the Father, through living member of the same.
I Then shall the Minister say, ceive the kingdom of God as a little
child, he shall not enter therein. And
he took them up in his arms, put his ALMIGHTY and everlasting God,
hands upon them, and blessed them. A who, of thy great mercy, didst save Noah and his family in the Ark from
After the Gospe is read, the Minister perishing by water; and also didst safely shall make this brief Exhortation upon lead the children of Israel thy people
the words of the Gospel : throngh the Red Sea, figuring thereby PELOVED, ye hear in this Gospel the thy holy Baptism, and by the Baptism ID words of our Saviour Christ, that of thy well-beloved Son Jesus Christ in he commanded the children to be brought the river Jordan, didst sanctify water, unto him ; how he blamed those who to the mystical washing away of sin; would bave kept them from him ; how we beseech thee, for thine infinite mer- he exhorteth all men to follow their in. cies, that thou wilt mercifully look upon nocency. Ye perceive how, by his out. this Child; wash him, and sanctify him ward gesture and deed, he declared his with the Holy Ghost; that he, being de good will toward them. For he em livered from ihy wrath, may be received braced them in his arms, he laid his into the Ark of Christ's Church; and hands upon them, and blessed them. being steadfast in faith, joyful through Doubt ye not therefore, but en restly hope, and rooted in charity, may so pass believe, that he will likewise favourably the waves of this troublesome world, receive this present Infant; that he will that finally he may come to the land of embrace him with the arms of bus mereverlasting life; there to reign with thee, cy; that he will give unto him the bless. world without end, through Jesus Christing of eternal life, and make him parta our Lord. Amen.
ker of his everlasting kingdom. Where. Or this.
fore, we being thus persuaded of the
good will of our heavenly Father to ALMIGHTY and immortal God, the
wards this Infant, declared by his Son A aid of all won need, the helper of
Jesus Christ, and nothing d ubting, but all who flee to thee for succour, the life
that he favourably allowell this chart.
th of those who believe, and the resurrec.
Crtable work of ours, in bringing this In. tion of the dead; we call upon thee for
O fant to this holy Baptism, let us faits. this Infant, that he, coming to thy holy 1:
fully and devoutly give thanks unto hias Baptism, may receive remission of sin,
and say. Ly spiritual regeneration. Receive him,
ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, O Lord, as thou hast promised by thy
A heavenly Father, we give thee humsell-beloved Son, saying, Ask, and ye ble shall have; seek, and ye shall find ;
ble thanks, that thou hast vouchsafed to
call us to the knowledge of thy grace, and knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
faith i thee: Increase this knowledge, So give now unto us who ask ; let us
and confirm this faith in us evermore. who seek, find; open the gate unto us
Give thy Holy Spirit to this Infant, wbo knock; that this Infant may enjoy
that he may be born again, and be made the everlasting benediction of thy hea.
an heir of everlasting salvation, through venly washing, and may come to the
our Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and eternal kingdom which thou hast pro
reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, mised by Christ our Lord. Amen.
now and for ever. Amen. Then the Minister skall say a llows :
Then shall the Minister speak unto the or else shall pass on to the que luns ad
Godfathers and Godmothers in this dressed to the Sponsors and from
toise : thence to the Prayer inmediately before
D EARLY beloved, ye have brought the Immersion, or the pouring of Wa.
this Clála here to be baptized; ye ter on the Infant. But note, ikat, in
in have prayed that our Lord Jesus Christ every Church, the intermediate parts of would vouchsafe to receive him, to rethe Service shall be used, once at least lease him from sin, to sanctify him with in trery month (if there be a Baprism)
the Holy Ghost, to give him the king for the better instructing of the people
dom of heaven and everlasting life. Ye in the Grounds of Infant Baptison.
have heard also that our Lord Jesus Hear the words of the Gospel, written Christ hath promised, in his Gospel, to by St Mark, in the tenth chapter, at the grant all these things that ye have pray. thirteenth verse.
ed for which promise, he for his part THEY brought young children to will most surely keep and perform. 1 Christ, that he should .ouch them; Wherefore, after this promise made by and his disciples rebuked those who Christ, this infunt must also faithfully, brought them. But when Jesus saw it, for his part, promise by you that are his he was much displeased, and said unto Sureties (until he come of age to take it them, Suffer the little children to come upon himself that he will renounce the unto me, and forbid ther not; for of devil and all nis works, and constantly such is the kingdom of God. Verily I believe God's holy Word, and obediently say unto you, Whosoever shall not re. keep his commandments