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bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we from time to time most grievously have committed, by thought, word, and deed, against thy divine Majesty ; provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings; the remembrance of them is grievous unto us; the burthen of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, have mercy upon us, most merciful Father: for thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all that is past; and grant, that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, to the honour and glory of thy Name, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
* Then shall the Priest (th" Bishof, if he be firesent) stand us, and turning to the fleofile, say, LMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, who of his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him, have mercy upon you; pardon and deliver you from all your sins; confirm and strengthen you in all goodness; and bring you to everlasting life,through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
* Then shall the Priest say,
Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Christ saith unto all who truly turn to him.
CoMo. unto me, all ye that travel, and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. St. Matt xi. 28.
So God loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, to the , end that all that believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. St John iii. 16. Hear also what St. Paul saith.
This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. 1 7%m. i. 15.
Hear also what St. John saith. If any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father. Jesus Christ the righteous; and he is the propitiation for our sins. 1 St. John ii. 1, 2.
I. is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, [*Holy Father, Al
mighty Everlasting God.
* These words (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sunday.
* Here shall follow the firofier Preface, according to the time, if there be any aftecially affiointed ; or else immediately shall be said or sung by the Priest and Peofile, HEREFORE with angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy glory : Glory be to thee, O Lord Most High. Amen.
* PROPER PREFACES.
* Usion Christmas Day, and seven Days after.
ECAUSEthou didst give Jesus Christ, thine only Son, to be born as at this time for us ; who, by the operation of the Holy Ghost was made very man, of the substance of the Virgin Mary his Mother; and that without spot of sin, to make us clean from all sin:
Therefore with Angels, &c.
* Uhon Easter Day, and
UT chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glorious resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: For he is the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away the sin of the world; who by his death hath destroyed death, and, by his rising to life again, hath restored to us everlasting life:
Therefore with Angels, &c.
* Uh,on Ascension Day, and seven Days after.
Haough thy most dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ our Lord; who, after his most glorious Resurrection, manifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and, in their sight ascended up into heaven, to prepare a place forus; that where he is, thither we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory : Therefore with Angels, &c. * Usion JPhitsunday, and six Days after. THRQugh Jesus Christ our Lord; according to whose most true promise, the Holy Ghost came down as at this time from heaven, with a sudden great sound, as it had been a mighty wind, in the likeness offiery tongues,lighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth ; giving them both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness with ferventzeal, constantly to preach the gospel unto all nations; whereby we have been brought out of darkness and error, into the clearlight and true knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ: Therefore with Angels, &c. * Uhon the Feast of Trinitg
only, may be said, WHo art one God, one
Lord ; not one only person, but three persons in one substance: For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the same we believe
* Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at the Lord's Table, say, in the name of all those who shall receive the Communion, this firayer
jollowing : W Edo not presume to come to this thy Table, O merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness,butin thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table. But thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy: Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies may be made clean by his body, and our souls washed through his most precious blood, and that we may ever
dcred the Bread and Isine, that he may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the People, and take the Cufi into his Hands ; he shall say the Prayer of Consecration, as followeth : A. glory be to thee, Almighty God, our heavenly Father for that thou, of thy tender mercy, didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption; who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect,and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world ; and did institute, and in his holy gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death and sacrifice until his coming again : For in the night in which he was be- (a) Here the trayed (a) he }. is to took bread ; and take the Pawhen he had given ten into his thanks, (b) he Hands. brake it, and gave (b) Andhere it to his disciples,'. break the - - read. saying, Take, cat, (c) This is my (c) And here Body, which is gi- to day ki. ven for you ; Do hands upon this in remem- all thröread. brance of me. Likewise after supper (d) he took (d) Here he
more dwell in him, and he in
# fore the Table, hath so or:
(e) And here for (e) This is giving; mosthumbly bescecho * * my Blood, offing thee to grant, that by the *A*, *:: the New Test...smerits and death of thy Son ry Vesses, in - is - : “ . ‘. . . . jico"... ', ment, which is Jesus Christandthrough faith any mine to be shed for you, in his blood, we, and all thy consecrated and for many, whole Church, may obtain refor the remission of sins;|mission of our sins, and all Do this as of as ye shall drink other benefits of his passion. it, in remembrance of me. And here we offer and present The Obla- W HEREFORE, unto thee, O Lord, ourselves,
tion. O Lord and our souls, and bodies, to be a heavenly Father, according to reasonable, holy, and living the institution of thy deatly sacrifice unto thee; humbly beloved Son our Saviour Je-besecching thee, that we, and sus Christ, we, thy humble ser-all others who shall be parvants, do celebrate and make takersofthis holy communion, here before thy divine Majes- may worthily receive the most ty, with these thy holy gifts, Preious Body and Blood of which we now offer unto thee, thy Son Jesus Christ, be filled the memorial thy Son hath with thy, grace and heavenly tommanded us to make ; hav-benediction, and made one ing in remembrance his bless-body, with him, that he may edpassion and precious death, dwell in them, and they in
his mighty resurrection and glorious ascension; rendering hnto thee most hearty thanks, for the innumerable benefits procured untous by the same. The Irvo- And we most humcation. bly beseech thee, O merciful Father, to hear us; and,ofthy almighty goodness, vouchsate to bless and sanctify with thy Word and holy Spifit, these thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine; that we, receiving them according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's holy institution, in remembrance of his death and Passion, may be partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood. And we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our
him. And although we are
tacrifice of praise and thanks
the Bishofs, Pries:s, and
life, through Jesus Christ our|those things which we have Lord. .Amen. faithfully asked according to ALMIGHTY God,the foun-thy will, may effectually be tain of all wisdom, who obtained; to the relief of our knowestour necessities before necessity, and to the setting we ask, and our ignorance inforth of thy glory, through Je. asking; we beseech thee tosus Christ our Lord. Amon. have compassion upon our in-l's Usion the Sundays and other
firmities; and those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. .Amen. LMIGHTY God, who hast promised to hear the petitions of those who ask inthy Son's name; webeseech thee mercifully to incline thine cars to us who have now made our prayers and supplications unto thee; and grant, that
Holy-days (if there be no Sermon or Communion) shall be said all that is asifointed at the Communion, unto the end of the Gosfirl, concluding with the Blessing. And if any of the con
-secrated Bread and Wine re
main after the Communion, , it shall not be carried out of the Church; but the Minister and other Cornmunicants shall immediately after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the same.
THE MINISTRATION OF
To be used in the Church.
* The Peofile are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Bafutism should not be administered but usion Sundays and other Holy-days, or Prayer Days. Wovertheless (if necessity so require) Bafitism may be administered usion any other day. * There shall be for every Male Child to be basitized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and jor every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parents shall be admitted as Shonsors, if it be desired. * When there are Children to be baptized, the Parents or Shonsors shall rive knowledge thereof, before the begin. mino of Morrio Prayer, to the Minister. And then the