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Of the tribe of Benjanin were fealed twelve thousand.

The Gofpel. S. Matth. 5. r. Efus feeing the multitudes, went up into a mountain; and when he was fet, his difciples came unto him. And he opened his mouth, and taught them, faying, Bleffed are the poor in fpirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Bleffed are they that mourn: for they After this I beheld, and fhall be comforted. Bleffed are lo, a great multitude which no the meek: for they fhall inheman could number, of all nati- rit the earth. Bleffed are they ons, and kindreds, and peo- which do hunger and thirst afple, and tongues, ftood before ter righteoufnefs: for they fhall the throne, and before the be filled. Bleffed are the merLamb,clothedwith white robes, ciful: for they fhall obtain merand palms in their hands: And cy. Bleffed are the pure in cried with a loud voice, faying, heart; for they fall fee God. Salvation to our God, which Bleffed are the peace-makers: fitteth upon the throne,and un- for they fhall be called the chilto the Lamb. And all the an- dren of God. Bleffed are they gels flood round about the which are perfecuted for righthrone, and about the elders, teoufness fake: for theirs is the and the four beasts, and fell kingdom of heaven. Bleffed before the throne on their are ye when men fhall revile faces, and worshipped God, you, and perfecute you, and faying, Amen; Bleffing, and fhall fay all manner of evil a glory2 and wisdom and gainst you falfly for my fake. thanksgiving, and honour, and Rejoyce and be exceeding glad; power, and might, be unto for great is your reward in hea our God for ever and ever. ven: for fo perfecuted they the prophets which were before you.



Of the tribe of Levi were fealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Ifachar were fealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Zabulon were fealed twelve thousand.

Of the tribe of Jofeph were fealed twelve thousand.

The Order for the Adminiftration of the Lords Supper, or Holy COMMUNION.


many as intend to be partakers of the holy Communion. fall fignifie their Names to the Curate at least fome time the day before. And if any of those be an open and notorious evil liver, or have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, fo that the Congregation be thereby offended the Curate having knowledge thereof, fhall call him and advertise him, that in any wife he prefume not to come to the Lords Table, until he hath openly declared himself to have trulyrepented and amended his former naughtylife, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied, which before were offended; and that he hath recompenfed the parties to


whom he hath done wrong, or at least declare himself to be in full purpofe fo to do, as foon as he conveniently may. The fame Order shall the Curate ufe with those betwixt whom he perceiveth malice and hatred to reign; not suffering them to be partakers of the LordsTable, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the Parties fo at variance, be content to forgive from the bottom of his heart all that the other hath trefpaf jed against him, and to make amends for that he himself bath offended; and the other Party will not be perfwaded to a godly unity, but remain ftill in his frowardness and malice: the Minifter in that cafe ought to admit the penitent person to the holy Communion, and not him that is obftinate. Provided that every Minifter fo repelling any, as is specified in this, or the next precedent Paragraph of this Rubrick, shall be obliged to give an account of the fame to the Ordinary within fourteen days after at the fartheft. And the Ordinary shall proceed against the offending Perfon according to the Canon. TheTable at theCommunion-time having a fair white linen cloth uponit, fall ftand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel, where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to be faid. And the Prieft ftanding at the north-fide of the Table, frall fay the Lords Prayer, with the Collect following, the People kneeling. Ur Father, which art in kneeling, fhall after every Heaven; Hallowed be Commandment ask God merthy Name. Thy King- cy for their tranfgreffion there dom come. Thy will be done in of for the time paft, and grace earth, As it is in Heaven. Give us to keep the fame for the time this day our daily bread. And to come, as followeth. forgive us our trefpaffes, As we Minifter. forgive them that trefpafs 2-G and faid, I am the Lord




gainst us. And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us thy God: Thou shalt have from evil. Amen. none other gods but me.

The Collect.

People. Lord, have mercy

Almighty God, unto whom upon us, and incline, our hearts

all hearts be open, all de

this law.

fires known, and from whom Minift. Thou shalt not make no fecrets are hid; Cleanfe the to thy felf any graven image,nor thoughts of our hearts by the the likeness of any thing that is inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, in heaven above, or in the earth that we may perfectly love beneath, or in the water under thee, and worthily magnifie the earth. Thou shalt not bow thy holy Name,through Chrift down to them, nor worship our Lord. Amen. them: for I the Lord thy God Then fhall the Prieft, turning am a jealous God, and vifit the to the People, rehearse di- fins of the fathers upon the chil finetly all the Ten Command- dren unto the third and fourth ments, and the People ftill generation of them that hate G2


me, and fhew mercy unto thoufands in them that lové me, and keep my commandments. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter.Thou shalt not take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his Name in vain.

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

Minifter. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

People. Lord, have mercy upun us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.

Minifter. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day. Minifter. Thou shalt not coSix days fhalt thou labour, and vet thy neighbours houfe, do all that thou haft to do; but thou fhalt not covet thy neighthe feventh day is the Sabbath bours wife, nor his fervant, nor o the Lord thy God. In it thou his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, fhalt do no manner of work, nor any thing that is his. thou, and thy fon, and thy People. Lord, have mercy daughter, thy man-fervant, upon us, and write all there and thy maid-fervant, thy cat thy laws in our hearts, we betle, and the ftranger that is feech thee. within thy gates. For in fix days the Lord made heaven and earth, the fea, and all that in them is, and refted the feventh day wherefore the Lord blef

Minifter. Thou shalt not commit adultery.

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

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

Minifter. Thou shalt do no

Minifter. Thou shalt not steal People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.


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

Let us pray.


fed the feventh day, and hal- Almighty God, whofe king

lowed it.


dom is everlafting, and People. Lord, have mercy power infinite; Have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts upon the whole Church, and fo to keep this law. rule the heart of thy chofen Minifter. Honour thy father fervant GEORGE our King and thy mother, that thy days and Governor, that he (know. be long in the land which ing whofe Minifter he is) may the Lord thy God giveth above all things feek thy hothee. nour and glory; and that we and all his fubjects (duly con fidering whofe Authority he hath) may faithfully ferve, honour,and humbly obey him, in thee, and for thee, according to thy bleffed word and ordinance, through Jefus Chrift our Lord, who with thee and the


Then shall follow one of these two Collets for the King, the Prieft ftanding as before, and Saying,

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Holy Ghoft, liveth and reign- the only begotten Son of God, eth ever one God, world withoutend. Amen.

Begotten of his Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, Very God of very God, Begotten, not made, Be


¶ Or.
Lmighty and everlafting

thy holy Word, that the hearts of Kings are in thy rule and governance, and that thou doft dispose and turn them as it feemeth beft to thy godly wifdom; We humbly beseech thee fo to difpofe and govern the

Father, By whom all things were made: Who for us men, and for our falvation camedown from heaven, And was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary, And was made man, And was crucified also for heart of GEORGE thy fer- us under Pontius Pilate. He fufvant, our King and Governor, fered and was buried, And the that in all his thoughts, words, third day he rose again accordand works, he may ever feek ing to the Scriptures, And athy honour and glory,and ftudy fcended into Heaven, And fitto preferve thy people commit- teth on the right hand of the ted to his charge, in wealth, Father. And he fhall come apeace,and godlinefs.Grant this, gain with glory to judge both O merciful Father,for thy dear the quick and the dead: Whofe Sons fake Jefus Chrift our kingdom fhall have no end. Lord. Amen.

And I believe in the Holy Then fhall be faid the Collect Ghot, The Lord and giver of of the Day. And immediately life, Who proceedeth from the after the Collect, the Prieft fall Father and the Son, Who with read the Epiftle, Jaying, The the Father and the Son_toge Epiftle, [or, The portion of ther is worshipped and glorifiScripture appointed for the ed, Who fpake by the prophets. Epiftle] is written in the And I believe one Catholick Chapter of---beginning at and Apoftolick Church. I acthe---Verfe. And the Epiftle knowledge one Baptifm for the ended, he shall fay,Here end remiffion of fins, and I look for eth the Epiftle. Then shall be the refurrection of the dead, read the Gospel, (the People And the life of the world to all ftanding up) faying, The come. Amen. holy Gospel is written in the ---Chapter of-- beginning at the---Verfe. And the Gospel ended, fhall be fung or faid the Creed following, the People ftill standing, as before. Believe in one God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, And of all things vifible and invifible:

Then the Curate shall declare unto the People what Holydays or Fafting-days are in the Week following to be cbfer. ved. And then alfo (if occafion be) fhall notice be given of the Communion and the Bans if Matrimony published; and Briefs, Citations, and Excommunications read. And no



And in one Lord Jefus Chrift,

thing fhall be proclaimed or

published in the Church, du- any wrong to any man, I rering the time of Divine Ser- ftore four-fold. S. Luke 19. 8. vice, but by the Minifter: Who goeth a warfare at any Nor by him any thing, but time of his own cott? Who what is prefcribed in the Rules planteth a vineyard, and eatof this Book, or enjoyned by the eth not of the fruit thereof? Or King, or by the Ordinary of who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock? I Cor. 9.7.

the Place.

Then fall follow the Sermon,
or one of the Homilies alrea-
dy fet forth, or hereafter to be
fet forth by Authority.
Then all the Priest return
to the Lords Table, and begin
the Offertory, faying one or
more of thefe Sentences follow-
ng, as he thinketh most con-

If we have fown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we fhall reap your worldly things? 1 Cor. 9. 11.

Do ye not know that they who minifter about holy things, live of the facrifice? and they who wait at the altar, are parvenient in his difcretion. takers with the altar? Even fo Et your light fo fhine be- hath the Lord alfo ordained,


fpel, fhould live of the Gofpel. 1 Cor. 9. 13, 14.

He that foweth little, fhall Lay not up for your felves reap little: and he that foweth treasure upon earth, where the plenteoufly, fhall reap plenteruft and moth doth corrupt, oufly. Let every man do acand where thieves break thro' cording as he is difpofed in his and fteal: but lay up for your heart, not grudgingly, or of nefelves treasures in heaven, ceffity; for God loveth a cheerwhere neither ruft nor moth ful giver. 2 Cor. 9.6,7. doth corrupt,and where thieves do not break through and fteal. S. Matth. 6. 19, 20.

Let him that is taught in the word, minifter unto him that teacheth, in all good things. Be not deceived, God is not mocked: for whatfoever a man foweth, that fhall he reap. Gal. 6.6, 7.

Not every one that faith unto me, Lord, Lord, fhall enter into the kingdom of heaven,

While we have time, let us do good unto all men, and specially unto them that are of the houthold of faith. Gal. 6.10.

but he that doth the will of Godliness is great riches, if my Father which is in heaven. a man be content with that he S. Matth. 7. 21. hath for we brought nothing into the world, neither may we carry any thing out. 1 Tim. 6.6,7.

Zaccheus ftood forth,and faid unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have done

ice your good works, and glorifie your Father which is in heaven. S. Matth. 5. 16.

Whatsoever ye would that men fhould do unto you, even fo do unto them; for this is the law and the prophets. S. Matth. 7. 12.

Charge them who are rich

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