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mind for the obtaining whereof life. And to the end that we we fall not ceafe to make our fhould alway remember the humbie petitions unto Aimighty exceeding great love of our God our heavenly Father.

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EARLY beloved in the Lord, ye that mind to come to the holy Communion of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Chrift, muft confider how Saint Paul exhorteth all perfons diligently to try and examine themselves, before they prefame to eat of that Bread, and drink of that Cup. For as the benefit is great, if with a true penitent heart and lively faith we receive that holy Sacra. ment; (for then we fpirituaily eat the tleth of Chrift, and drink his blood; then we dwell in Chrift, and Chrift in us, we are one Chrift, and with us:) fo is the danger great, if we receive the fame unworthily: For then we are guilty of the Body and Blood of Chrift our Saviour; we eat and drink our own damnation, not confidering the Lord's Body; we kindle God's wrath against us; we provoke him to plague us with divers difeafes, and fundry kinds of death. Judge therefore yourfelves, brethren, that ye be not judged of the Lord: repent ye truly for your fins paft, have a lively and fedfaft faith in Chrift, our Saviour; amend your lives, and be in perfect charity with all men; fo ihali ye be meet partakers of thofe holy myfteries. And above. all things, ye muft give moft humble and hearty Thanks to God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghofi, for the redemption of the world by the death and paffion of our Saviour Chrift, both God and man; who did humble himself, even to the death upon the Crofs, for us miferable finners, who lay in darkness, and the thadow of death; that he might make us the children of God, and exalt us to everlasting

Mafter and only Saviour Jefus the innumerable benefits which Chrift, thus dving for us, and by his precious blood-thedding he hath obtained to us, he hath inftituted and ordained holy Mysteries, as pledges of his love, and for a continual remembrance of his death, to our great and endless comfort. To him therefore, with the Father, and the Holy Ghof, let us give, as we are moft bounden, continual thanks, fubmitting ourfelves wholly to his holy will and pleafure, and fladying to ferve. him in true holiness and righteoufnefs all the days of our life. Amen.

Then hall the Priest fay to them that come to receive the Holy Communion,


that do truly and earnestly

repent you your are in love and charity with your neighbours, and intend to lead a new life, following the commandments of God, and walsing from henceforth in his holy ways; Draw near with faith, and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort; and make your kuinble confeffion to Almighty God, meekly kneeling upon your knees.

Then hall this general Confefion be made in the name of all thofe that are minded to receive the holy Communio, by me of the Ministers; both he and all the People kneeling humbly upon their knees, and faying;

LMIGHTY God. Father of our Lord Jefus Chrift, Maker of all things, Judge of all men; We acknowledge and bewail our manifold fins and "wickedness, Which we from time to time moft grievoudly have committed, By thought, word, and deed, Against thy divine Majefty, Provoking mofi jufity, thy wrath and indignation againft us. We do earneftly repent, And are heartily forry for thefe our mif

doings; The remembrance of them is grievous unto us; The burden of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, moft merciful Father; For, thy Son our Lord Jefus Chrifi's fake, Forgive us all that is paft; And grant that we may ever hereafter ferve and pleafe thee in newnefs of life, To the honour and glory of thy Name, Through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Then hall the Priest (or the Bishop, being prefent) ftand up, and, turning himself to the People, Pronounce this Abfolution.

ALMIGHTY God, our hea venly Father, who of his great mercy bath promifed forgiveness of fins to all them that with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto him; Have mercy upon you, pardon and deliver you from all your fins, confirm and firengthen you in all goodnefs, and bring you to everlating life, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then all the Priest fav, Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Chrift faith unto all that truly turn to him. OME unto me, ali ye that

and I will refresh you. Mift.xi.28 So God loved the world, that he gave his onl-begotten Son, to the end that all that believe in him thould not perith, but have everlasting life. John iii. 16.

Hear alfo what Sain: Paul faith.

This is a true faving, and worthy of all men to be received, that Chrift Jefus came into the world to fave finners. 1 Timi. 15. Hear alfo what Saint John faith.

If any man fin, we have an
Advocate with the Father, Jefus
Chrift the righteous; and he is
the propitiation for our fins.
I John ii. 1, 2.

After which the Priest shall pro-
ceed faving,
Lift up your Fearis.

Anfu. We lift them up unto the Lord.

Prieft. Let us give thanks unto our Lord God.

Anfw. It is meet and right fo to do.

Then shall the Prief turn to the
Lord's Table, and fay,

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,
everlafting God.

*These words [Holy Father] must be omitted on Trinity Sunday. Here hall follow the Proper Preface, according to the time, if there be any specially appointed: or elfe immediately hall follow, HEREFORE with Angels T and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy, glorious Name, evermore praifing thee, and faying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hofis, heaven and earth are full of thy glory: Glory be to thee, O Lord moft high. Amen.

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Upon Christmas-Day, and feven
Days after.

Bchrift thine only Son to be

ECAUSE thou didst give Jefus

born as at this time for us; who, by the operation of the Holy Ghoft, was made very man of the

of the Virgin Mary

mother; and that without fpot of in, to make us clean from all fin. Therefore with Angels, &c. Upon Easter-Day, and feven Days after.

BUT chiefly are we bound to

praife thee for the glorious Refurrection of thy Son Jefus Chrift our Lord: for he is the very Pafchai Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away the fin of the world; who by his death hath deliroyed death, and by his riting to life again hath reftored to us everlafling life. Therefore with Angels, &c. Upon Afcenfion-Day, and feven Days after.

THROUGH thy met dearly

beloved Son Jefus Chrift our Lord; who after his moft glorious Refurrection manifefily appeared to all his Apoftles, and in their fight afcended up lat

heaven, to prepare a place for us; that where he is, thither we might alfo afcend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore with Angels, &c.

Upon Whit-Sunday, and fix Days after.

Tood, according to whofe HROUGH Jefus Chrift our moft true promife, the Holy Ghoft came down as at this time from heaven with a fudden great found, as it had been a mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon the Apoftles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth; giving them both the gift of divers languages, and alfo boldness with fervent zeal conftantly to preach the Gospel unto all nations; whereby we have been brought out of darkness and error, into the clear light and true knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Jefus Chrift. Therefore with Angels, &c.

Upon the Feast of Trinity only. W HO art one God, one Lord; not only one Perion, but three Perfons in one fubftance. For that which we believe of the

glory of the Father, the fame we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Ghoft, without any difference or inequality. Therefore with Angels, &c.

After each of which Prefaces hall immediately be jung or faid,

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Then hall the Priest, kneeling down at the Lord's Table, fay in the name of all them that Jhall receive the Communion, this Prayer following:

E do not prefome to come

W to this by table, o mer eiful Lord, trusting in our own

righteoufnefs, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy fo much as to gather up the crumbs under thy table. But thou art the fame Lord, whofe property is always to have mercy Grant us there

fore, gracious Lord, fo to eat the and to drink his blood, that our fleth of thy dear Son Jefus Chrift, finful bodies may be made clean by his body, and our fouls washed through his moft precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.

when the Priest, Atanding before

the Table, hath fo ordered the Bread and Wine, that he may with the more readiness gnd decency break the Bread before the People, and take the Cup into his hands, he shall fay the Prayer of Confecration as folloreth:

LMIGHTY God our hea

A venly Father, who of thy tender mercy. didft give thine only Son Jefus Chrift to fuffer death upon the Crofs for our redemption; who made there (by his one oblation of himself fufficient facrifice, oblation, and once offered) a full, perfect, and fatisfaction for the fins of the whole world; and did inflitute, and in his holy Gofpel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death,

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us, O merciful Father, we moft humbly befeech thee; and grant, that we receiving thefe thy creatures of Bread and Wine, according to thy Son our Saviour Jefus Chrift's holy inftitution, in rememorance of his death and pation, may be partakers of his mott bleffed Body and Blood: who in the fame night that he (a) took bread; was betrayed, and when he had Priest is to take (a) Here the given thanks, (b) the Paten into he brake it, and his hands: gave it his

difciples, faying, to break the Take, eat, this is


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Then hall the Miniter first receive the Communion in both kinds himself, and then proceed to deliver the fame to the Billups, Pries, and Deacons, in like manner, (if any be prefent ;) and after that, to the People alfo in order, into their hands, all meckiy kneeling. And when he delivereth the Bread to any one, he shall fay,

HIE Body of our Lord Jefus Tchrift, which was greJefus given thee, preferve thy body and foul unto everlasting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that Chrift died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.

And the Minifter that delivereth the Cup to any one, Hall fay,

HE Blood of our Lord Jefus Tchrift, which was thed for thee, preferve thy body and foul unto everlating life. Drink this in remembrance that Chrift's Blood was thed for thee, and be thankful.

If the confecrated Bread or Wine be all spent before all have communicated, the Prieft is to confecrate more, according to the form before prefcribed; beginning at [Our Saviour Chrift in the fame night, &c.] for the blefing of the Bread, and at [Likewife after Supper, &c.] for the bleing of the Cup.

When all have communicated, the Minister hall return to the Lord's Table, and reverently place upon it what remaineth of the confecrated Elements, covering the fame with a fair Linen Cloth.

Then hall the Priest fay the Lord's Prayer, the People repeating after him every petition.

UR Father, art

heaven, fallowed be thy Name; Thy kingdom come Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs against us; And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil: Forthine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, For ever and ever. Amen

After fhall be faid as followeth :

LORD and heavenly Father, we thy humble fervants entirely entirely defire thy fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our facrifice of praife and thanksgiving; moft humbly befeeching thee to grant, that by the merits and death of thy Sox Jefus Chrift, and through faith in his Blood, we and all thy mißion of our fins, and all other whole Church may obtain rebenefits of his paffion. And here we offer and prefent unto thee, O Lord, ouriefves, our fouls and bodies, to be a reafonable, holy, and lively facrifice unto thee; humbly befeeching thee, that all we, who are partakers of this holy Communion, may be fulfilled with thy grace and heavenly benediction. And although we be unworthy, through our manifold fins, to offer unto thee any facrifice; yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and fervice; not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, through Jesus Christ our Lord; by whom, and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghoft, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty. world without end. Amen.

Or this.

ALMIGHTY and everliving God, we moft heartily thank thee, for that thou doft Vouchsafe to feed us, who have duly received thefe holy myfteries, with the fpiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son cur Saviour Jefus Chrift, and doft affure us thereby of thy favour and goodnefs towards us; and that we are very members incorporate in the myftical Body of thy Son, which is the bleffed company of all faithful people; and are allo heirs through hope of thy everlafting kingdom, by the merits of the most precious death and paffion of thy dear Son. And we not humbly befeech thee, O heavenly Father, fo to affift us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all fuch good works as thou haft prepared for us to walk in, through Jefus Chrift our Lord; to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghof, be all honour and glory, world without end.


Then Jhall be faid or fung,

LORY be to God on high,

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Collects to be jaid after the Offer tory, when there is no Communion, every fuch Day one or more; and the fame may be faid alfo, as often as occafion fall ferve, after the Collects either of Morning or Evening Praver Communion, or Litany, by the difcretion of the Miniser A in thefe our fupplications and prayers, and difpofe the way of thy fervants towards the attainment of everlafing falvation; that among all the changes and chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy moft gracious and ready help, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

SSIST us mercifully, O Lord,

ALMIGHTY Lord, and everlafting God, vouchfafe, we

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will towards men. We praise thee, we blefs thee, we worthip thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.

O Lord, the only-begotten Son Jefu Chrift; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takeft away the fins of the world, have mercy upon us: Thou that taken away the fins of the world, have mercy upon us: Thou that takelt away the fins of the world, receive our prayer: Thou that fitteft at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.

For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord; thou only, o Chrift, with the Holy Ghoft, art mot high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

and govern both our hearts and bodies in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments; that through thy moft mighty protection, both here and ever, we may be preferved in body and foul, through our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift. Amen.

GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that the words, which we have heard this day with our outward ears may, through thy grace, be fo grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and pratie of thy Name, through Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.


REVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy moft gracious favour, and further us

Then the Priest (or Bishop, if he with thy continual help; that

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