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Sacrament,(for then we spiritually eat the flesh of Christ, and drink his blood;then we dwell in Chrift;and Chrilt in us ; we are one with Christ, and Christ with us, ) fol is the danger great, if we receive the same unworthily. For then we are guilty of the body and blood of Christ Bir Saviour; we eat and drink our own damnation, not considering the Lords body; we kindle Gods wrath against us ; we provoke him to plague us with divers diseases, and fundry kinds of death. Judge therefore a yourselves brethren,that ye be not judged of the Lord bepal repent you truly for your fins past; have a lively and in
Itedfast faith in Christ our Saviour: amend your lives, and be in perfect charity with all men, so shall ye be in Imeet partakers of those holy mysteries. And above allied things ye must give most humble and hearty thanks to our God the Father, the Son, and the holy Ghost, for the redemption of the world by the death and passion of our up Saviour Christ, both God and Man, who did humble for himselfeven to the death upon the cross, for us miferatlar
miser- that able sinners, who lay in darkness & the shadow of death, ad that he might make us the children of God and exalt usory to everlasting life. And to the end that we should alway remember the exceeding great love of our Master and The only Saviour, Jesus Christ, thus dying for us, and the in numerable benefits which by his precious blood-lhed usio ding he hath obtained to us ; he hath instituted and ora Lim dained holy mysteries, as pledges of his love, and for a
gr continual remembrance of his death, to our great and in endless comfort. To him therefore with the Father and no the holy Ghost , let us give ( as we are most bounden) continual thanks,fubmitting our selves wholly to his holy will and pleasure,and studying to serve him in true holiness and righteousness all the days of our life. Amen, g Then shall the Priest say to them that come to receive the
Holy Communion, YEthat do truly and garnestly repent you of your fins,
, and are ,
and intend to lead a new life, following the commandments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways; Draw near with faith, and take this holy Sacra
ment to your comfort; and make your humble confessiCH on to Almighty God, meekly kneeling upon your knees.
Then shall this general Confession be made in t e name of all those that are minded to receive the holy Communion, by one of the Ministers,both be and all the people kneeling humbly upon their knees, and swying, CALmighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Mak
er of all things, Judge of all men; We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins,and wickedness, Which we LO
from time to time most grievoully have committed, By thought, word, and deed; Against thy divine Majesty, provoking most justly thywrath and indignation against us
. We do earnestly repent, And are heartily sorry for these our misdoings. The remembrance of them is griefolis unto us; The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, inost merciful Father; For thy Son our Lord Jesus Christs fake, Forgive us all that is past, And grant that we may ever hereafter serve and please thee in newness of life, To the honour and glory of thy Name, Through Jesus Christour Lord.
g Then shall the Priest (or the Bishop being present.) Stand up, and turning himself to tbe people, pronounce this Absolution A of
great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn junto him ; Have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your fins, confirin and strengthen you in all goodness, and bring you to everlasting life,through JeJus Christ our Lord. Amen.
g Then shall the Priest say, Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Chrift faith
unto all that truly turn to him. Co Ome unto me, all that travel and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. S.Matth.11.28.
So God loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, to the end that all that believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. S. John 3.16.
Hear also what S. Paul faith. This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, that Jesus Christ came into the world to save finners. 1 Tim.1.15.
Hear also what S. Jobn faith.
9 After which, the Priest shall proceed, saying,
g Then shall the Priest turn to the Lords Table, and say, It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we
should at all times, and in all places give thanks unto thee, O Lord, *Holy Father,Almighty, everlasting God. * These words (Holy Father ] must be omitted on Trini
ty Sunday: g Here fall follow the proper Preface, according to the time, if there be any specially appointed: or else immediately fhall follow, T
Herefore with Angels and Archangels,and with all
the company of Heaven,we laud and magnifie thy glorious Name, evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, Heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord moit high. Amen.
I Proper Prefaces. g Upon Christmas day, and seven days after. Ecause thou didst give Jesus Christ thine only Son to be born as at this time for us, who by the ope
ration of the holy Ghost was made very man of The substance of the Virgin Mary his mother, and that
without spot of sin,to make us clean from all sin. Therefore with Angels, &c.
g Upon Easter day, and seven days after. Ut chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glo
rious resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: for he is the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away the fin of the world, who by
; his death hath destroyed death, and by his rising to life again hath restored to.us everlasting life. Therefore, &c. g Upon Ascension day, and seven days after.
beloved our Lord, who after his most glorious resurrection manifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and in their fight ascended up into heaven to prepare a place for us ; that where he is, thither we might allo ascend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore, &c.
g Upon Whitsunday, and fix days after. "Hrough Jesus Christ our Lord,according to whose
most true promise, the holy Ghost came down as at this time from heaven with a sudden great sound, as it had been a mighty wind,in the likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth, giving them botl:the gift of divers languages, andialso boldness with fervent zeal constantiy to preach the Gospel unto all nations, whereby we have been brought out of darkness and errour into the clear light and true knowledge of thee, and of thiy Son Jesus Christ. Therefore with Angels, c.
GUpon the Feaft of Trinity only.
fon, but three persons in one substance. For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the fame we believe of the Sonand of the holy Ghost, without any difference 'or inequality. Therefore, ác.
5 After each of thich Prefaces, shall immediately
be sing or faid, TI
Herefore with Angels and Archangels,and with all
the company of heaven, we laud and magnifie thy glorious Name,evermore praising thee,and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, heaven and earth are: full of thy glory: Glory be to thee, O Lord most High.
T Then shall the Priet kneeling down at the Lord's Table, ay in the nam
of all them that fitill receive the Commurion, this Prayer following: WE not presume to come to this thy Table,
O merciful Lord, trusting in our cwn righteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the cruinbs under thy Table. But thou art the fame Lord, whose property is always to have mercy; Grant us therefore, gracia ous Lord, fo to eat the flesh ofthy dear Son Jesus Chrift, and to drink his bloud that our sinfulbcdies may be made clean by his body, and our souls washed through his most precious bloud, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen. , I When the Priest standing before the Table, hath fo erdired the Bread ond Wine, that he may with the more readiness and decency hreak the Brend before the people, and take the cup into his hands, he shall say the Prayer of confecration as followeth,
Lmighty God, our heavenly Father, who of thy tender mercy didst give thine only Son Jesus
Christ to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption,who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect,& fufficient facrifice,oblation and satisfaction for the sins of the whole world, & did institute,and in his holy Gospel command us to contimue a perpetual memory of that his precious death,until his coming again;Hear us,O merciful Father, we moft humbly beseech thee, and grant that we receiving these thy creatures of Bread and Wine, according to thy Son our Saviour JesusChrists holy institution in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of his most