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So teach us to number our days : that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

Furn thee again, O Lord, at the last : and be graciouş unto thy servants.

Q satisfie us with thy mercy, and that foon: so shall we rejoyce, and be glad all the days of our life.

Comfort us again now after the time that thou hast plagued us : and for the years wherein we have suffered adversity.

Shew thy servants thy work : and their children thy glory.

And the glorious Majesty of the Lord our God be upon us : prosper thou the work of our hands upon us, o profper thou our handy-work.

Glory be to the Father, and to the son: and to the holy Ghost;

. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen. g Then fhall follow

the Leffon taken ont of the fifteenth Chapter of the former Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians.

Ow is Christ risen from the dead, and become the

first-fruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by man came also the refurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order : Christ the first-fruits; afterward they that are Christs, at his coming. Then cometh the end; when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father ; when he shall have put down all rule, and all authority and power. For he must reign till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shalt be destroyed is death : for he hath put all things under his feet: But when he faith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted which did put all things under him. And when all things Niall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that putall

ngs under him, that God may be all in all. Elle wat

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fhall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rife not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead? And why stand we in jeopardy every hour ? proteit by your rejoycing, which I have in Christ Jesu our Lord, I die daily. If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? Let us eat and drink, for to morrow we die. Be not deceived, evil communications corrupt good manners. Awake to righteousness, and sin not ; for some have not the knowledge of God. I speak this to your fhame. But fome man will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come? Thou fool, That which thou fowest is not quickned, except it die. And that which thou fowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be,but bare grain,it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain. But God giveth it a body, as it hath pleased him, and to every feed his own body. All fesh is not the same flesh, but there is one kind of fiesi of men, another flesh of beasts, another of 6 lhes,and another of birds. There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial; but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars : for one ftar differeth from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead; It is sown in corruption it is raised in 'incorruption : It is sown in dishonour ; it is raised in glory:It is sown in weakness; it is raifed in power: It is fown a natural body; it is raised a fpiritual body. There is a natural body,& there is a spiritual body, And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a hiving fout, the last Adam was made a quick

а ping spirit. Howbeit,that was not first which is spiritual but that which is natural, and afterward that which is spi ritual. The first man is of the earth earthy:the second man is the Lord from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they who that are heavenly. And as we have born the image of

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the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly. Now this I say, Brethren, that flesh and blood cannot Enherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption Inherit incorruption. Behold, I fhew you a mystery. . We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump; (for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible,and we shall be changed.) For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the faying that is written, Dzah is swallowed up in victory. 10 death, where is thy iting? O grave, where is thy victory? I he sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God which giveth us the victory, through our Lord esus Christ. Thesefore my beloved brethren, be ye stedfasto; unmoveable; always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. I g When they come to the grave, while the Corps is made ready

to be laid into the earth, the Priest shall say, or the Priest and Clerks fheill fing,.

131 An that is born of a woman, hath but a short time

to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continuerh inone stay.

In the midit of life we are in death of whom may we seek for succour, but of thee, O Lord, who for our fins art justly displeased?

!? Yet, O Lord God most holy,O Lord most mighty, holy and most merciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death.

Critics Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, shut not thy merciful ears to our prayers; but spare us, most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy judge eternal, fuffer us nol

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at our last hour

for any pains of death to fall from thee. Then while the earth shall be caft upon the body by som standing by, the Friest shall say, Orasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God of hi

great mercy to take unto himself the foul of ourdea brother here departed, we therefore commit his b dyt the ground; eirth to earth, ashes to ashes, duft to dust in sure and certain hope of the relurrection to eternal life through our Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vil body, that it may be like unto his glorious body,accord ing to the mighty working, whereby he is able to subdu all things to himself.

g Then shall be said or sung, Heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write

From hen'.eforth blessed are the dead which dy i the Lord: even so faith the spirit; for they rest from the labours. Rev. 14. 13.

9 Then the Priest shall jay, Lord, have mercy upon us.

Chrift, have mercy upon us.

Lord, have mercy upon us. Ou

Ur Father, which art in heaven ; Hallowed be th

Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done i earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread And forgive us our trespases, As we forgive them tha trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation But deliver us from evil. Amen.

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Lmighty God, with whom do live the spirits

them that depart. hence in the Lord, and wit whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivere from the burden of the flesh, are in joy and felicity;.. give thee hearty thanks, for that it hath pleased thee t deliver this our brother out of the miseries of this finfi world; beseeching thee that it may please thee of th gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number thine elect, and to halten.thy kingdom,that we; with a

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those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy Name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss,both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlalting glory,

12 through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Merciful God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

who is the resurrection and the life ; in whom whosoever believeth , shall live, though he dy; and

main whosoever liveth and believeth in him, shall not dy eter-ou

. nally; who also hath taught us (by his holy Apostle Saint :o Paul) not to be sorry, as men without hope, for them that sleep in him ; We meekly beseech thee, O Father, toca raise us from the death of sin unto the life of righteoul ness; that when we shall depart this life, we may rest in him, as our hope is thisour brother doth, and that at the :1pa general resurrection in the last day, we may be found ac- im ceptable in thy fight, and receive that blelling which thy ha well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all that love ad and fear thee, saying, Come, ye blessed children of my Falten ther, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the word. Grant this, we beseech thee, Old,

0 merciful Father, through Jesus Christ our Mediatour and be Redeemer. Amen.

e grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love ofika

God, and the fellowship of the holy Ghost, be with us all evermore. Amon.


The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-birth,

Commonly called, The Churching of Women. The woman at the usual time after her delivery, Mall come into the Churcs decently apparelled, and there shall kneel down in some convenient plsce,

00 hath been accustomed, or as the Ordinary shall direct: and then the Priest shall

say unto her,

as goodness to give you safe deliverance, and hath preserved you in the great danger of Child-birth, you therefore give hearty thanks unte God, and say,

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