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ways; draw

your knees.



follow the command ever hereafter serve and ments of God, and walk please

thee in newness of from henceforth in his holy life, To thy honour and near with

glory, through Jesus faith, and take this holy Christ our Lord. Amen. ordinance to your comfort; and make you humble ALMIGHTY God, our confession to Almighty heavenly Father, who of God, meekly kneeling upon thy great mercy hast prom

ised forgiveness of sins to

all those who with hearty Then shall this General repentance, and true faith Confession be made by

turn unto thee; have mercy the Minister and People. upon us, pardon and de

liver us from all our sins, ALMIGHTY God, Fa confirm and strengthen us ther of our Lord Jesus in all goodness, and bring Christ, Maker of all things,

everlasting life, Judge of all men ; We through Jesus Christ our acknowledge and bewail

Lord. Amen. our manifold sins, Which we from time to time most

Then shall the minister say, grievously have committed, by thought, word, and HEAR what comfortable deed, against thy Divine words our Saviour Christ Majesty, Provoking most saith unto all who truly justly thy wrath and indig- turn to him ; nation against us.

We do earnestly repent, and are

Come unto me,


ye heartily sorry for these our

who labour, and are heavy misdoings; The remem laden, and I will give you brance of which is griev- rest. ous unto us.

So God loved the world, cy upon us, Have mercy that he gave his only beupon us, most merciful gotten Son, to the end Father. In the name of that all who believe in him, thy Son our Lord Jesus should not perish, but have Christ, we beseech thee to everlasting life. forgive us all that is past ; Hear also what St Paul And grant that we may saith ;

Have mer



This is a true saying, name; evermore praising and worthy of all men to thee, and saying, Holy, be received, that Christ holy, holy, Lord God of Jesus came into the world hosts, heaven and earth to save sinners.

are full of thy olory. GloHear also what St John ry be to thee, O Lord,

most high. Amen. . If any man sin, we have advocate with the

PROPER PREFACES. Father, Jesus Christ the righteous, and he is the Upon Christmas Day. propitiation for our sins.

BECAUSE thou didst Lift up your hearts.

send thy Son into the Answ. We lift them up

world, that the world unto the Lord.

through him might be

saved. Min. Let us give thanks

Therefore with unto our Lord God. Angels, &c.

Answ. It is meet and right so to do.

Upon Easter Day. Min. It is very meet,

BUT chiefly - are right, and our bounden

bound to praise thee for duty, that we should at all

the glorious resurrection times, and in all places, of thy Son Jesus Christ give thanks unto thee, O

our Lord; for he was ofLord, Holy Father, Al

fered for us, and is the

Lamb of God that taketh mighty, Everlasting God;

away the sins of the world ; Here shall follow the pro

who by his death hath deper Preface, if there be stroyed death, and by his any specially appointed;

rising to life again hath or else immediately shall restored to us everlasting

life. Therefore with Anfollow,

gels, &c. THEREFORE with

Upon Ascension Day. Angels, and Archangels, and with all the compa

THROUGH thy most ny of heaven, we laud dearly beloved Son Jesus and magnify thy glorious Christ our Lord; who


after his most glorious

WE do not presume to resurrection manifestly ap come to this thy table, O peared to all his Apos- merciful Lord, trusting in tles, and in their sight as our own righteousness, but cended up into heaven to in thy manifold and great prepare a place for us ; mercies. We are not worthat where he is, thither thy so much as to gather we might also ascend, and up the crumbs under thy reign with him in glory. table, but thou art the Therefore with Angels, same Lord, whose proper&c.

ty is always to have mer

cy; grant us therefore, Upon Whitsunday. gracious Lord, so to par

take of this holy ordinance, . THROUGH

Jesus that our minds may be Christ our Lord; accord- impressed with gratitude ing to whose most true

to thy dear

son Jesus promise, thy holy Spirit Christ, and that we may was poured forth upon the evermore dwell in him, Apostles, to teach them, and he in us. Amen. and to lead them to all truth; giving them both Then the Minister,standing the gift of divers langua before the Table, shall ges, and also boldness, read the following acwith fervent zeal, con count of the Institution, stantly to preach the from 1 Cor. xi. 23, 25. gospel unto all nations, whereby we have been

THE Lord Jesus, the brought out of darkness

same night that he was and error into the clear betrayed, took bread; and light and true knowledge when he had given thanks, of thee, and of thy Son he brake it, and said, Jesus Christ. Therefore Take, eat; this is my with Angels, &c.

body, which is broken for

you; this do in rememThen shall the Minister say brance of me. After the in the name of all them

manner, also, he who shall receive the took the cup, when_he Communion, this Prayer had supped, saying, This following:


is the new testament


in my blood; this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.

TAKE, and eat this in remembrance of Christ.

And when the Minister de

livereth the cup to the People, he shall say,

Then the Minister shall

break the Bread, and pour out the Wine; after which he shall say the Prayer following:

DRINK this in remembrance of Christ.

ALMIGHTY God, our When all have received the heavenly Father, who of Communion, a Psalm or thy tender mercy didst Hymn may be sung ; and give thine only Son Jesus this ended, the following Christ to suffer death upon

Prayers shall be said. the cross for our redemption; who did institute, OUR Father who art and in his holy gospel com- in heaven, Hallowed be mand us to continue a thy name. Thy kingdom memorial of that his pre

come. Thy will be done cious death; hear us, o on earth as it is in heaven. merciful Father, we most Give us this day our daily humbly beseech thee, and bread. And forgive us grant that we may receive our trespasses, as we forthis bread and wine, ac give those who trespass cording to the holy insti- against us. And lead us tution, and in remem not into temptation, but brance of the death and deliver us from evil. For passion of thy Son our thine is the kingdom, and Saviour Jesus Christ. the power, and the glory, Amen.

for ever and ever. Amen.

Then shall the Minister O LORD and heavenly first receive the Commu- Father, we thy humble nion in both kinds him servants earnestly desire self; and then proceed thy fatherly goodness, to deliver the same to the mercifully to accept this People. And when he our sacrifice of praise and delivereth the bread to thanksgiving; beseeching the People, he shall say, thee to grant, that by the

mediation of thy Son Je We praise thee, we bless sus Christ, and through thee, we worship thee, we faith in him, we and thy glorify thee, we give whole church may obtain thanks to thee for the remission of our sins, and various manifestations of all other benefits of his thy great glory, O Lord passion. And here we of- God, heavenly King, God fer and present unto thee, the Father Almighty. O Lord, ourselves, our We bless thee for sendsouls and bodies, to be a ing thy beloved Son into reasonable, holy, and live the world to save sinners; ly sacrifice unto thee; for exalting him unto thy humbly beseeching thee, right hand in heaven; for that all we who are partak- all the gifts and graces of ers of this holy commu thy holy Spirit ; and for the nion, may be filled with thy hope of eternal life. grace and heavenly bene

For thou only art wise, diction. And although we and holy, and good; thou be unworthy, through our only art the Lord; thou manifold sins, to offer un only dost govern all things, to thee any sacrifice; yet both in heaven and earth. we beseech thee to accept Therefore, blessing, and this our bounden duty and honour, and glory, and service; not weighing our

power, be unto thee who merits, but pardoning our sittest upon the throne, offences, according to

and unto the Lamb for thine abundant mercies in ever and ever. Amen. Christ Jesus our Lord; through whom all honour THE grace of our Lord and glory be unto thee, O Jesus Christ, and the love Father Almighty, world of God, and the fellowship without end. Amen. of the holy Ghost, be with

us all evermore. Amen. Then shall the following Anthem be said by the

Or this. Minister and People.

THE peace of God, GLORY be to God on which passeth all underhigh, and on earth peace, standing, keep your

hearts good will toward men. and minds in the know

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