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ALMIGHTY and everlasting faith and fear; beseeching thee
God, who, by thy holy Apos- to give us grace so to follow their tle, hast taught us to make pray- good examples, that with them ers and supplications, and to give we may be partakers of thy heathanks, for all men: We humbly venly kingdom: Grant this, o beseech thee most mercifully [*10 Father, for Jesus Christ's sake, accept our alms and oblutions, our only Mediator and Advocate. and] to receive these our pray. Amen. ers, which we offer unto thy di- TT The Bishop shall then say this Exhor vine Majesty; beseeching thee to inspire continually the Universal DEARLY beloved in the Lord, Church with the spirit of truth, ye who mind to come to the unity, and concord; and grant Holy Communion of the Body that all those who do confess thy and Blood of our Saviour Christ, holy name may agree in the must consider how St. Paul ex. truib of thy holy word, and live horteth all persons diligently to try in unity and godly love. We be- and examine themselves, before seech ihee also, so to direct and they presume to eat of that Bread. dispose the hearts of all Christian and drink of that Cup. For as rulers, that they may truly and the benefit is great, if with a true impartially administer justice, to penitent heart and lively faith we the punishmentos wickedness and receive that holy Sacrament; so vice, and to the maintenance of is the danger great, if we receive thy true religion and virtue. Give the same unworthily. Judge grace, O heavenly Father, to all therefore yourselves, brethren, Bishops and other Ministers; that that ye be not judged of the Lord; they inay, both by their life and repent ye truly for your sins past, doctrine, set forth thy true and have a lively and steadfast faith lively Word, and rightly and duly in Christ our Saviour; amend administer thy holy Sacraments. your lives, and be in perfect cha And to all thy peopie give thyrity with all men; so shall ye
be heavenly grace; and especially to meet partakers of those holy Mysthis congregation here present; teries. And, above all things, ye that with meek heart, and due must give most humble and hearreverence, they may hear and ty thanks to God the Father, the receive thy holy Word; truly Son, and the Holy Ghost, for the serving thee in holiness and righ-redemption of the world by the teousness all the days of their life. death and passion of our Saviour And we most humbly beseech Christ, both God and man; who thee, of thy goodness, O Lord, to did humble himself, even to the comfort and succour all those death upon the cross, for us mirewho, in this transitory life, are inliable sinners, who lay in darktrouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or ness and the shadow of death; any other adversity. And we also that he might make us the chilbless thy holy name, for all thy dren of God, and exalt us to everservants departed this life in thy lasting life. And to the end that
: If there be no alms or ablations, then shali the words, to accept our alms and ohlations, and, be left unsaich
we should always remember the nestly repent, and are heartury exceeding great love of cor Mas. sorry for these our misdoings: the ter and only Saviour Jesus Christ, remembrance of them is grievous thus dying for us. and the innu- unlo us; the burther of them is merable benefits which by his pre-intolerable. Have mercy upon cious blood-shedding he hath ob- us, have mercy upon us, most tained for us, he bath instituted inerciful Father: for chy 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 o To him therefore, with the Fa- the honour and glory of thy ther, and the Holy Ghost, let us name, through Jesus Christ our give, as we are most bounden, Lord. Amen. continual thanks, submitting our-1 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 heaven. biin in true holiness and righ
ly Father, who, of his great teousness, all the days of our life. Inercy, hath promised forgiveness Amen.
of sins to all those who with 1 Then shall the Bishop say to those who hearty repentance and true faith come to receive ihe 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 and bring you to everlasting life,
strengthen you in all gondness; neighbours, and intend to lead a new life, following the command-through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Ament. ments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways; draw
1 Then shall the Bishop say,
Hear what comfortable words near with faith, and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort; and our Saviour Christ saith unto all make your huinble confession to who truly turn to him. Almighty God, devoutly kneeling COME unto me, all ye that tra
vel and are heavy laden, and # Chen shall this general Confession be I will refresh you. Si. Malt. xi. 28. made by the Bishop and all those who
So God loved the world, that are minded to receive the Holy Communion, 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 him 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 wor which we from time to time most thy of all men to be received, grievously bave committed, by that Christ Jesus came into the thought, word, and deed, against world to save sinners. 1 T'im. i. 15. thy divice Majesty; provoking Hear also what St. John saith, most justly wrath and indig If any man sin, we have ar nation against us. We do car- Advocate with the Father, Jesus
Christ the righteous; and he is Upon Easter nay, and seven Days
after. the propitiation for our sins. ] John, ii. 1, 2.
BUT chiefly are we bound to 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 Bishop. Let us give thanks un away the sin of the world; who to our Lord God.
by his death bath destroyed death, Answer. It is meet and right so and, by his rising to life again, o do.
hath restored to us everlasting 1 Then shall the Bishop turn to the
life: Therefore with Angels, &c. Lord's Table, and say,
* Upon Ascension Day, and seven Days
after. IT is very meet, right, and our
bounden duły, 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, [* Iloly Lord; who, after his most gloriFather,] Almighty, everlasting ous resurrection, manifestly apGod.
peared to all his Apostles, and 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 where he is, thither we might ately shall be said or sung by the Bi. also ascend, and reign with him
shop and People, 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, holy, holy, Lord God of most true promise, the Holy
heaven and earth are full Ghost came down as at this time of thy glory : Glory be to thee, liom 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 Apos1 Upon Christmas Day, and seven Days tles, to teach them, and to lead
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 man, of we have been brought out of the substance of the Virgin Mary darkness and error, into the ciear bis Motber; and that without light and true knowledge 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.
* Toek word: (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sunday..
* Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may ALL glory be to thee, Almight be said,
ty God, our beavenly Father, WHO art one God, one Lord; for that thou, of thy tender mer
not one only person, but cy, didst give thine only Son Je. three persons in one substance : sus Christ to suffer death upon For that which we believe of the the cross forour 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-Iperfect, and sufficient sacrifice, ence or inequality: Therefore oblation, and satisfaction, for the with Angels &c.
sins of the whole world; and did IT or else this may be said, the words institute, and in his holy gospel
(Holy Fathes being retained in the command us to continue a perpeintroductory Address.
tual inemory of that his precious FOR the precious death and death and sacrifice until his com
merits of thy Son Jesus Christ ing again: For, in the night in our Lord, and for the sending to which he was beus of the Holy Ghost the Comi- trayed, (a) he took (a) Here the forter; who are one with thee in bread; and when Bishop is to take ihy eternal Godhead: Therefore he had given thanks his hands. wi!h Angels, &c.
(b) ne ibrake it, (6) And here * Then shall the Bishop, kneeling down and give it to bis Br at the Lord's Table, say, in the name
Bread. of all those who'shall receive the disciples, saying,
Comunion, this prayer following: Take, eat, (c) this is (c) And here WE do not presume to come to my Body, which is to lay bis hands this tly Table, o merciful given for you; Do
Breach Lord, trusting in our own righte.
this in ousness, båt in thy manifold and brance of me. Like. great mercies. We are not wor wise, after supper thy so much as to gather up the (d) he took the cup; (d) Here be sa crumbs under thy Table.' But and when he had to take the cup
into his hands. thou art the samé Lord, whose given thanks, he Pirporiy is always to have mercy: gare it to them, Tirant us therefore, gracious Lord, saying, Drink ye all 90 to eat the fiesh of thy dear Son of this; for (e) this, (e). And here Jesus Christ, and to drink lis is my Blood of the lie is to lay his bicod, that o:ir sinful bodies
may be made clean by his body, and which is shed for which there 19 our souls trashed through his most you, and for many, any Wine to be precious blood, and that we may
for the remission of consecrated. nvermore dwell in hin, and he sins: Do this as oft in us. As.len.
as ye sball drink it
in remembrance of When the Bishop, standing before the Talle, bain so ordered the Bread and me. Wine that he may with the more rea; The Oblation. WHEREFORE, and
Lord and hienhefore the People, anıl take the Cup Icio his lands; 1:e shall say the l'rayer) venly Fother, according to the
linstitution of thy dearly beloved
Feasts and Fasts, &c.
Bon our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, and heavenly benediction, and thy humble servants, do celebrate made onc body with him, that he and make here before thy divine may dwell in them, and they in Majesty, with these thy holy him. And although we are ungifts, 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 thee to acin remembrance his blessed pas- cept this our bounden duty and sion and precious death, bis 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
The Indocation. we most humbly
Father Almighty, world without beseech thee, O merciful Father, end. Amen. to bear us; and, of thy Almighty "Here shall be sung a Hymn, or Part goodress, vouchsafe to bless and of a Hymn, from the Selection for the sanctify, with thy Word and Holy 1 Then shall the Bishop first receive Spirit, these they gifts and crea- the Communion in both kinds himself, tures of bread and wine; that we. and proceed to deliver the same to receiving them according to thy like manner, and, after that, to the
the Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, in 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, be shall say, parlakers 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, mercifully to accept this unto everlasting life: Take and nur sacrifice of praise and ihanks- eat this in remembrance that giving; most humbly beseeching Christ died for thee, and feed on thee to grant, that by the merits him in thy heart by faith, with and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, thanksgiving. and through faith in his blood, I 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 tor sion. And here we offer 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, helv, and living blood was shed for thee, ard bo sacrifice unto thee ;' humbly be thankful. seeching thee, that we, and all " If the consecrated Bread and Wine others who shall be partakers of
be spent before all have communich
ted, the Bishop is to consecrate more, this bely Communion, may wor- according to the Form betre pre. thily receive the most precious scribed; beginning at--dll glory be to Body and Blood of thy Son jesus (nee, Almighty God and ending with Christ, be Glled with thy grace!
thpse wonis-Partakers of hit most seed body and