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Lord; who, after his most to us of the Holy Ghost, the glorious resurrection, mani. Comforter; who are one with festly appeared to all his apos- thee in thy eternal GODHEAD: tles, and in their sight ascended Therefore with angels, c. up into heaven, to prepare a 1 Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at place for us; that where he is, the Lord's Table, say, in the name of all

those who shall receive the Communion, thither we might also ascend,

this Prayer following: and reign with him in glory : Therefore, with angels, c.

WE do not presume to come

to this thy table, O merciful Upon Whitsunday, and six days after. LORD, trusting in our THROUGH JESUS CHRIST righteousness, but in thy maniour Lord; according to whose fold and great mercies. most true promise, the HOLY are not worthy so much as to Ghost came down as at this gather up the crumbs under thy time from heaven, with a sudden table. But thou art the same great sound, as it had been a LORD, whose property is always mighty wind, in the likeness of to have mercy: grant us therefiery tongues, lighting upon fore, gracious LORD, so to eat the apostles, to teach them, the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus and to lead them to all truth ; Christ, and to drink his blood, giving them both the gift of that our sinful bodies may be divers languages, and also made clean by his body, and boldness with fervent zeal, our souls washed through his constantly to preach the Gospel most precious blood, and that unto all nations; whereby we we may evermore dwell in him, have been brought out of dark- and he in us. Amen. ness and error, into the clear 7 When the Priest, standing before the table, light and knowledge of thee, hath so ordered the bread and wine, that he

may with the more readiness and decency and of thy Son Jesus CHRIST :

break the bread before the people, and take Therefore with angels, doc. the cup into his hands : he shall say the

Prayer of Consecration, as followeth : 1 Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may be said,

ALL glory be to thee, ALWHO art one God, one MIGHTY GOD, our heavenly LORD; not one only person, Father, for that thou, of thy but three persons in one sub-tender mercy, didst give thine stance : for that which we only Son JESUS Christ to believe of the glory of the suffer death upon the cross for FATHER, the same we believe our redemption; who made of the Son, and of the Holy there (by his one oblation of Ghost, without any difference himself once offered) a full, or inequality: Therefore with perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, angels, fc.

oblation, and satisfaction, for

the sins of the whole world; Or else this may be said, the words (Holy

Father] being retained in the introductory and did institute, and in his address.

holy gospel command us to FOR the precious death and continue, a perpetual memory merits of thy Son JESUS CHRIST of that his precious death and our Lord, and for the sending sacrifice until his coming again;

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The Invocation.

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in which he was merciful Father, Here the Priest betrayed he to hear us; and, of thy almighty is to take the paten took bread; and goodness, vouchsafe to bless

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when he had and sanctify, with thy. Word 6. And here to given thanks, he and Holy Spirit, these thy gifts break the bread.

brake it, and gave and creatures of bread and wine; it to his disciples, that we, receiving them accord

saying, Take, eat, ing to thy Son our Saviour And here to e this is my Body, JESUS Christ's holy institution, lay his hand upon which is given in remembrance of his death the .

for you; do this and passion, may be partakers in remembrance of his most blessed Body and

of me. Likewise, Blood. And we earnestly desire d Here he is to after supper a thy fatherly goodness, mercitake the cup into he took the cup; fully to accept this our sacrifice

and when he had of praise and thanksgiving ; given thanks, he most humbly beseeching thee gave it to them, to grant, that by the merits and

saying, Drink ye death of thy Son Jesus CHRIST, . And here he is all of this, for and through faith in his blood, to lay his hand this is my Blood, we, and all thy whole Church, upon every dessel, in which there is of the new testa- may obtain remission of our any wine to be con- tament, which is sins, and all other benefits of secrated.

shed for you, and his passion. And here we offer for many, for the remission of and present unto thee, O LORD, sins; do this as oft as ye shall ourselves, our souls, and bodies, drink it, in remembrance of me. to be a reasonable, holy, and

living sacrifice unto thee; humWHEREFORE, bly beseeching thee, that we,

O LORD and hea- and all others who shall be venly Father, according to the partakers of this Holy Cominstitution of thy dearly beloved munion, may worthily receive Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, the most precious Body and we, thy humble servants, do Blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, celebrate and make here before be filled with thy grace and thy divine majesty, with these heavenly benediction, and made thy holy gifts, which we now one body with him, that he may offer unto thee, the memorial dwell in them, and they in him. thy Son hath commanded us to And although we are unworthy, make; having in remembrance through our manifold sins, to his blessed passion and precious offer unto thee any sacrifice; death, his mighty resurrection yet we beseech thee to accept and glorious ascension ; ren- this our bounden duty and serdering unto thee most hearty vice, not weighing our merits, thanks, for the innumerable but pardoning our

offences ; benefits procured unto us by through JESUS Christ our the same. And we most humbly Lord; by whom, and with

The Oblation.

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whom, in the unity of the Holy | daily bread; And forgive us our Ghost, all honour and glory trespasses, as we forgive those be unto thee, O FATHER AL- who trespass against us; And MIGHTY, world without end. lead us not into temptation; But Amen.

deliver us from evil : for thine 4 Here shall be sung a Hymn, or part of a is the Kingdom, and the Power,

Hymn, from the Selection for the Feasts and the Glory, for ever and and Fasts, &c.

ever. Amen. T Then shall the Priest first receive the Communion in both kinds himself, and

| After shall be said as followeth: proceed to deliver the same to the Bishops, ALMIGHTY and everliving Priests, and Deacons, in like manner, (if any be present) and, after that, to the God, we most heartily thank People also in order, into their hands, all thee, for that thou dost vouchdevoutly kneeling : and when he delivereth the Bread, he shall say,

safe to feed us who have duly

received these holy mysteries, THE Body of our Lord Jesus with the spirituál food of the CHRIST, which was given for most precious Body and Blood thee, preserve thy body, and of thy Son our Saviour Jesus soul unto everlasting life : Take Christ; and dost assure us and eat this in remembrance thereby of thy favour and goodthat CHRIST died for thee, and

ness towards us; and that we feed on him in thy heart by are very members incorporate faith, with thanksgiving. in the mystical body of thy 1 And the Minister who delivereth the Cup, Son, which is the blessed com

pany of all faithful people; and THE Blood of our Lord are also heirs through hope of Jesus Christ, which was shed thy everlasting kingdom, by for thee, preserve thy body the merits of the most precious and soul unto everlasting life: death and passion of thy dear Drink this in remembrance that Son. And we most humbly Christ's blood was shed for beseech thee, O heavenly Fathee, and be thankful.

ther, so to assist us with thy T If the consecrated bread and wine be spont grace, that we may continue in

! efore all have communicated, the Priest that holy fellowship, and do all
is to consecrate more, according to the form
before prescribed ; beginning at —All glory such good works as thou hast
be to thee, Almighty God—and ending with prepared for us to walk in,
these words--partakers of his most blessed
Body and Blood.

through JESUS CHRIST
1 When all have communicated, the Minis Lord; to whom with thee and

ter shall return to the Lord's Table, and the Holy Ghost, be all honour
reverently place upon it what remaineth and glory, world without end.
of the consecrated elements, covering the
same with a fair linen cloth.

Amen.
4 Then shall the Minister say the Lord's T Then shall be said or sung, all standing,
Prayer, the People repeating after him

Gloria in excelsis, or some proper Hymn every petition.

from the selection, OUR Father, who art in hea- · GLORY be to God on high, ven, Hallowed be thy Name; and on earth peace, good-will Thy kingdom come; Thy will towards men. We praise thee, be done on earth, as it is in we bless thee, we worship thee, heaven; Give us this day our we glorify thee, we give thanks

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to thee for thy great glory, and ready help, through Sesus LORD God, heavenly King, God Christ our Lord. Amen. the Father Almighty.

GRANT, we beseech thee, O LORD, the only begotten ALMIGHTY God, that the words Son, Jesus CHRIST; O LORD God, Lamb of God, Son of the which we have heard this day

with our outward ears, may, FATHER, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy inwardly in our hearts, that

through thy grace, be so grafted upon us.

Thou that takest away the sins of the world, they may bring forth in us the away the sins of the world, fruit of good living ; to the have mercy upon us.

Thou

honour and praise of thy name, that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer: Lord. Amen.

through JESUS CHRIST Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the FATHER, have

DIRECT us, 0 LORD, in mercy upon us.

all our doings, with thy most For thou only art holy; thou gracious favour, and further only art the LORD ; thou only, 0 us with thy continual help ;

) Christ, with the Holy Ghost, that in all our

works begun, art most high in the glory of continued, and ended in thee, God the FATHER. Amen. we may glorify thy holy name;

and finally, by thy mercy, obtain T ,

Then the Priest (the Bishop, if he be everlasting life, through Jesus present) shall let them depart with this blessing :

CHRIST our Lord. Amen. THE peace of God, which

ALMIGHTY GOD, the founpasseth all understanding, keep tain of all wisdom, who knowest your hearts and minds in the our necessities before we ask, knowledge and love of God, and our ignorance in asking; and of his son JESUS CHRIST our we beseech thee to have comLord : and the blessing of God passion upon our infirmities ; ALMIGHTY, the FATHER, the and those things which for our Son, and the Holy Ghost, be unworthiness we dare not, and amongst you, and remain with for our blindness we cảnnot you always. Amen.

ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son

JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen. Collects that may be said after the Collects of Morning or Evening Prayer, or Com. ALMIGHTY God, who hast munion, at the discretion of the Minister.

promised to hear the petitions ASSIST us mercifully, 0 of those who ask in thy Son's Lord, in these our supplications name; we beseech thee merand prayers; and dispose the cifully to incline thine ears to way of thy servants towards us who have now made our the attainment of everlasting prayers and supplications unto salvation; that among all the thee ; and grant, that those changes and chances of this things which we have faithfully mortal life, they may ever be asked according to thy will, defended by thy most gracious may effectually be obtained ; to

the relief of our necessity, and be said all that is appointed at the Comto the setting forth of thy glory,

munion, unto the end of the Gospel,

concluding with the Blessing. And if any through Jesus Christ our of the consecrated bread and wine remain Lord. Amen.

after the Communion, it shall not be carried out of the church; but the Minister and

other communicants shall, immediately Upon the Sundays and other Holy days after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink (if there be no Sermon or Communion) shall the same.

THE MINISTRATION

OF

PUBLIC BAPTISM OF INFANTS,

TO BE USED IN THE CHURCH.

Let us pray

The people are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Baptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy days, or Prayer days. Nevertheless (if

necessity so require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. | There shall be for every Male child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and

Parents shall be admitted as Sponsors, if it be desired IT When there are children to be baptized, the parents or sponsors shall give knowledge

thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the people with the children, must be ready at the Font, either immediately after the last Lesson at Morning Prayer, or else immediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer, as the Minister, by his discretion, shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with pure water) and standing there, shall say,

Hath this child been already baptized, or no?

If they answer, No; then shall the Minister proceed, as followeth. DEARLY beloved, forasmuch

I Then shall the Minister say, as all men are conceived and born in sin; and our Saviour ALMIGHTY and everlasting Christ saith, None can enter God, who of thy great mercy, into the kingdom of God, didst save Noah and his family except he be regenerate and in the ark from perishing by born anew of water and of the water; and also didst safely Holy Ghost; I beseech you lead the children of Israel thy to call upon God the Father, people through the Red Sea, through our Lord Jesus Christ, figuring thereby thy holy Bapthat of his bounteous mercy, he tism ; and by the baptism of will grant to this child that thy well-beloved Son JESUS which by nature he cannot Christ in the river Jordan, have; that he may be baptized didst sanctify water, to the with water and the Holy mystical washing away of sin; GHOST, and received into we beseech thee, for thine CHRIST's holy Church, and be infinite mercies, that thou wilt made a living member of the mercifully look upon this child; same.

wash him, and sanctify him

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