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we should always remember the nestly repent, and are heartily exceeding great love of our Mas- sorry forthese our misdoings: the ter and only Saviour Jesus Christ, remembrance of them is grievous tbus dying for us, and the innu- unto us; the burthen of them is merable benefits wbich by bis pre-intolerable. Have mercy upon cious blood-shedding he hath ob- us, have mercy apon us, most tained for us, he hath instituted merciful Father: for thy Son our and ordained holy Mysteries, as Lord Jesus Christ's sake, forgive pledges of his love, and for a con- us all that is past; and grant, that tinual remembrance of his death, we may ever hereafter serve and to our great and endless comfort. please thee in newness of life, to To him therefore, with the Fa- the honour and glory of thy ther, and the Holy Ghost, let us name, through Jesus Cbrist our give, as we are most bounden, Lord. Amen. continual thanks, submitting our. T 'Then shall the Bishop stand up, and selves wholly to his holy will and turning to the People, say, pleasure, and studying to serve ALMIGHTY God, our beaven. hiin in true holiness and righ
ly Father, who, of bis great teousness, all the days of our life. mercy, bath promised forgiveness Amen.
of sins to all those who with 9 Then shall the Bishop say to those who hearty repentance and true faith come to receive the Communion,
turn unto him, have mercy upon YE who do truly and earnestly you ; pardon and deliver you
repent you of your sins, and from all your sins ; confirm and are in love and charity with your
strengthen you in all goodness; neighbours, and intend to lead a and bring you to everlasting life, new life, following the command-through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen. ments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways; draw
1 Then shall the Bishop say, near with faith, and take this holy
Hear what comfortable words Sacrament to your comfort ; and our Saviour Christ saith unto all make your humble confession to who truly turn to him. Almighty God, devoutly kneeling COME unto me, all ye that tra.
vel and are heavy laden, and 7 Then shall this general Confession be I will refresh you. St. Matt. xi. 28.
made by the Bishop and all those who are minded to receive the Holy Com
So God loved the world, that munion, humbly kneeling. he gave his only begotten Son, to ALMIGHTY God, Father of the end that all that believe in
our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker bim should not perish, but have of all things, Judge of all men;
everlasting life. St. John, iii. 16. we acknowledge and bewail our Hear also what St. Paul saith. manifold sins and wickedness, This is a true saying, and worwhich we from time to time most thy of all men to be received, grievously have committed, by that Christ Jesus came into the thought, word, and deed, against world to save sinners. 1 Tim. i. 15. tby divine Majesty; provoking Hear aiso what St. John saith. most justly thy wrath and indig If any man sin, we have an nation against us. We do ear. Advocate with the Father, Jesus
Christ the righteous; and he is fi Upon Easter Day, and seven Days the propitiation for our sins. 1
after. John, ii. 1, 2.
BUT chiefly are we bound to 1 After which the Bishop shall proceed,
praise thee for the glorious saying,
resurrection of thy Son Jesus Lift up your hearts.
Christ our Lord: For he is the Answer. We lift them up unto very Paschal Lamb, which was the Lord.
offered for us, and hath taken Bishor. Let us give thanks un- away the sin of the world; who to our Lord God.
by his death hath destroyed death, Answer. It is meet and right so and, by bis rising to life again, to do.
bath restored to us everlasting ^ Then shall the Bishop turn to the life: Therefore with Angels, &e. Lord's Table, and say, | Upon Ascension Day, and seven Days
after. IT is very meet, right, and our
bounden duty, that we should THROUGH thy most dearly at all times, and in all places, give
beloved Son Jesus Christ our thanks unto thee, O Lord, [* Holy Lord; who, after his most gloriFather,] Almighty, everlasting ous resurrection, manifestly apGod.
peared to all bis Apostles, and 1 Here shall follow the proper Preface, in their sight ascended up into according to the time, if there be any heaven, to prepare a place for us; specially appointed; or else immedi- that wbere he is, thither we might ately shall be said or sung by the Bishop and People,
also ascend, and reign with him THEREFORE with Angels and in glory: Therefore with Angels,
&c. Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and "Upon Whitsunday, and six Days after magnify thy glorious name ; ever-THROUGH Jesus Christ our more praising thee, and saying, Lord; according to whose Holy, boly, holy, Lord God of most true promise, the Holy Hosts; heaven and earth are full Ghost came down as at this time of thy glory : Glory be to thee, from heaven, with a sudden great O Lord Most High. Amen. sound, as it had been a mighty
wind, in the likeness of fiery PROPER PREFACES. tongues, lighting upon the Apos. T Upon Christmas Day, and seven Days tles, to teach them, and to lead after.
them to all truth; giving them BECAUSE thou didst give Je- both the gift of divers languages,
sus Christ, thine only Son, to and also boldness with fervent be born as at this time for us ;zeal, constantly to preach the who, by the operation of the Ho-gospel unto all nations ; whereby ly Ghost
, was made very mau, of we have been brought out of the substance of the Virgin Mary darkness and error, into the clear his Mother; and that without light and true kuowledge of thee, spot of sin, to make us clean from and of thy Son Jesus Christ: all sin: Therefore with Angels, &c. Therefore with Angels, &c.
* These words (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sunday.
break the Bread.
of ail those who shall receive the
9 Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may ALL glory be to thee, AlmighWHO art one God,
one Lord; for that thou. of thy tender mernot one only person, but cy, didst give thine oply Son Jethree persons in one substance : sus Christ to suffer death upon For that which we believe of the the cross for our redemption; who glory of the Father, the same we made there, by his one oblation believe of the Son, and of the of himself once offered, a full, Holy Ghost, without any differ- perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, ence or inequality: Therefore oblation, and satisfaction, for the with Angels, &c.
sins of the whole world; and did 1 or else this may be said, the worls institute, and in his holy gospel
(Holy Father being retained in the command us to continue a perpeintroductory Address.
tual memory of that his precious FOR the precious death and death and sacrifice until his com
merits f thy Son Jesus Christing again : For, in the night is our Lord, and for tbe sending to which he was beus of the Holy Ghost the Cowl trayed, (a) he took (a) Here the forter; who are one with thee in bread, and when Bishopis to take thy eternal Godhead: Therefore he had given thanks his hands. with Angels, &c.
(b) he brake it, (6) And here o Then shall the Bishop, kneeling down and give it to his to
at the Lord's Table, say, in the name disciples, “saying, Communion, this prayer following: Take, eat, (c) this is (c) And here WE do not presume to come to my Body, which is to lay his hands this thy Tatle, O merciful given for you; Do
in Lord, trusting in our own righte- this
brance of me. Like. ousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not wor
wise, after supper thy so much as to gather up the(a) he took the cup; (2) Here he is crumbs under thy "Table. But and when he bad to take the cup thou art the same Lord, whose given thanks, be property is always to have mercy: gave it to them, Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, saving, Drink ye all so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son of this; for(e) this, (!. And fiere Jesus Christ, and to drink bis is my Blood of the he is to lay his blood, that our sinful bodies
upon eveNew Testament,
may be made clean by bis body, and which is shed for which there is our souls washed through his most you, and for many, any Wine to be precious blood, and that we may
for the remission of consecrated evermore dwell in him, and he sins: Do this as of in uş. Amen.
as ye shall drink it 7 When the Bishop, standing before the
in remembrance of Table, hath so ordered the Bread and me. Wine that he may with the more rea. The Oblation. WHEREFORE, O before the Peopie, and take the Cup venly Father, according to the into his hands; he shall say the Prayer of Consecration, as followed : institution of thy dearly beloved
on all Bread.
into his hands
Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, and heavenly benediction, and
thy humble servants, do celebrate made one body with him, that he ir and make here before thy divine may dwell in them, and they in
Majesty, with these thy holy him. And although we gifts, which we now offer, unto worthy, through our manifold thee, the memorial thy Son hath sins, to offer unto thee any sacricommanded us to make; having fice; yet we beseech thce to acin remembrance his blessed. pas. cept this our bounden duty and sion and precious death, his migh- service, not weighing our mety resurrection and glorious as- rits, but pardoning our offences; cension ; rendering unto thee through Jesus Christ our Lord; most hearty thanks for the innu- by whom, and with whom, in merable benefits procured unto us the unity of the Holy Ghost, all by the same. And
honour and glory be unto thee, O we most humbly
Father Almighty, world without beseech thee, O merciful Father, end. Amen. to hear us; and, of thy Almighty " Here shall be sung a Hymn; or Part goodness, vouchsafe to bless and of a Hymn, from the Selection for the
Feasts and Fasts, &c. sanctify, with thy Word and Holy 1 Then shall the Bishop first receive Spirit, these thy gifts and crea the Communion in both kinds himself, tures of bread and wine; that we,
and proceed to deliver the same to
the Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, in receiving them according to thy
like manner, and, after that, to the Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's People also in order, into their hands, holy institution, in remembrance all devoutly kneeling : And when he of his Death and Passion, may be
delivereth the Bread, he shall say, partakers of his most blessed THE Body of our Lord Jesus Body and Blood. And we ear Christ, which was given for nestly desire thy fatherly good-thee, preserve thy body and soul ness, mércifully to accept this unto everlasting life : Take and our sacrifice of praise and thanks- eat this in remembrance that giving ; most humbly beseeching Christ died for thee, and feed on thee to grant, that by the merits bim in thy heart by faith, with and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, thanksgiving. and through faith in his blood, " And the Bishop, delivering the Cup, we, and all thy whole Church, may obtain remission of our sins, THE Blood of our Lord Jesus and all other benefits of his pas
Christ, wbich was shed for sion. And here we oifer and thee, preserve thy body and soul present unto thee, O Lord, our- unto everlasting life : Drink this selves, our souls, and hodies, to in remembrance that Christ's be a reasonable, boly, and living blood was shed for thee, and be sacrifice unto thee; humbly be- thankful. seeching thee, that we, and all "1 If the consecrated Bread and Wine others who shall be partakers of ted, the Bishop is to consecrate more,
be spent before all have communicathis holy Communion, may wor according to the Form before prethily receive the most precious scribed; beginning at-All glory be to Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus) thee, Almighty God-and ending with Christ, be filled with thy gracel blessed Body and Blood.
these words-Partakers of his most
" When all have communicated, the to whom, with thee and the Holy
Bishop shall return to the Lord's Table, Ghost, be all honour and glory, maineth of the consecrated Elements, world without end. Amen. covering the same with a fair Linen T Then shall be said or sung, all standCloth. Then shall the Bishop say the Lord's
ing, Gloria in Excelsis, or some pro
per Hymn from the Selection. Prayer, the People repeating after him every petition.
GLORY be to God on high, and OUR Father, who art in Hea in earth peace, good will to
ven, Hallowed be thy Name: wards men. We praise thee, we Thy Kingdom come; Thy Wilí bless thee, we worship thee, we be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- glorify thee, we give thanks to ven; Give us this day our daily thee for thy great glory, O Lord
And forgive us our tres-God, heavenly King, God the passes, as we forgive those who Father Almighty. trespass against us; And lead us O Lord, tbe only begotten Son not into temptation; But deliver Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb us from evil: For thine is the of God, Son of the Father, who kingdom, and the Power, and takest away the sins of the world, the Glory, For ever and ever. have mercy upon us : Thou who Amen.
takest away the sins of the world, After which, shall be said as fol
have mercy upon us : Thou who loweth:
takest away the sins of the world, ALMIGHTY
and everliving receive our prayer: Thou who God, we most heartily thank sittest at the right hand of God thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe the Father, have mercy upon 15. to feed us, who have duly received For thou only art holy; thou these holy mysteries, with the only art the Lord; thou only, 0 spiritual food of the most precious Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art Body and Blood of thy Son our most High in the glory of God Saviour Jesus Christ; and dost the Father. Amen. assure us thereby of thy favour " Then the Bishop shall let them depart and gooduess towards us; and
with this blessing. that we are very members, iu. THE peace of God, which pascorporate in the mystical body of seth all understanding, keep thy Son, which is the blessed com- your hearts and minds in the pany of all faithful people; and knowledge and love of God, and are also heirs through hope of thy of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: everlasting kingdom, by the me. And the blessing of God Almighrits of the m precions death ity, the Father, the Son, and ihe and passion of thy dear Son. And Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and we most humbly beseech thee, o remain with you always. Amen. heavenly Father, so to assist us with thy grace, that we may con.
" If any of the consecrated Bread and
Wine remain after the Communion, it tinue in that holy fellowship, and shall not be carried out of the Church; do all such good works as thou but the Bishop and other Commuhast prepared for us to walk in, Blessing, reverenty eat and drink the
nicants shall, immediately after the through Jesus Christ our Lord;
Here endeth the Order fer ghe Abrinistration of the Holy Communion.