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O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us,l. Graciously hear us, O Christ, gracious for thine honour.

ly hear us, 0 Lord Christ. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, O Lord, let thy mercy be showed upon and to the Holy Ghost;

us; As it was in the beginning, is now,

and As we do put our trust in thee. coer shall be, world without end Amen.

Bishop. Let us pray. From our enemies defend us, O Christ.


E humbly beseech thee, O Father, Graciously look upon our aflictions. mercifully to look upon our infir.

With pity behold the sorrows of our mities; and, for the glory of thy name, bearts.

turn from us all those evils tbat we most Mercifully forgive the sins of thy peo-justly have deserved; and grant that, in ple.

all our troubles, we may put our whole Favourably with mercy hear our pray- trust and confidence in thy mercy, and

evermore serve thee in holiness and pureO Son of David, have mercy upon us. ness of living, to thy honour and glory,

Both now and ever, vouchsafe to bear through ouronly Mediator and Advocate, Us, O Cbrist.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Here endeth the Litany.


The Order for the Administration of the Lord's

Supper, or Holy Communion. UR Father, who art in Heaven, Hal- nor worship them: For I the Lord the come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it of the fathers upon the children, unto the is in IÍeaven ; Give us this day our daily third and fourth generation of them that bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as hate me; and show mercy unto thousands we forgive those who trespass against us; in them that love me, and keep my coni And lead us not into temptation ; But de- mandments. Jiver us from evil: For thine is the King People. Lord, have mercy upon us dom, and the Power, and the Glory, for and incline our hearts to keep this law. ever and ever. Amen.

Bishop. Thou shalt not take the name

of the Lord thy God in vain: For the The Collect.

Lord will not bold bim guiltless, that hearts are open, all desires known,

taketop his name, naain, and from whom no secrets are hid; and incline our hearts to keep this law.

People.' Lord, have mercy upon us, cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the uspiration of thy Holy Spirit; that we the Sabbath-day. Six days shalt thou la.

Bishop. Remember that thou keep holy may perfectly love thee, and worthily bour, and do all that thou hast to du; but magnify thy holy name, through Christ the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord our Lord. Amen.

thy God. In it thou shalt co no manner ! Then shall the Bishop, turning to the of work; thou,and thy son, and thy daugh

People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Com- ter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-ser mundments; and the People still kneel- vant, thy cattle, and ilie stranger that is ing, shall, after every commandment, within thy gates. For in six days the irsk God mercy for their transgressions Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and for the time past, and grace to keep all that in them is, and rested the seventha The law for the time to come, as follow- day; wherefore the Lord blessed the seeth.

venth day, and hallowed it. Bishop.

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, Gespake these words, and sail Lam and incline our bearts to keep this law.

Lord shall have none other gods but me.

mother; that thy days may be long in People, Lord, bave mercy upon us, the land which the Lord thy God giveth and incline our hearts to keep this law.

thee. Bishop. Thou shalt not make to thy- People. Lord, have mercy upon us, self any graven image, nor the likeness of and incline our hearts to keep this law. any tbing that is in heaven above, or in the Bishop. Thou shalt do no murder. carth beneath, or in the water under the People. Lord, have mercy upon us,

b. Thou shalt not bow dow'n to diein land incline our liearts to keep this law.

Let us pray.

Bishop. Thou shalt not cimit adul- I do to you, even so do to them: for this tory.

is the law and the prophets. St. Mall. People. Loril, have mercy upon us, vii. 12. and incline our hearts to keep this law. Not every one that saith unto me,

Bishop. Thou shalt not steal. Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingilom

People. Lord, have mercy upon us, of heaven ; but he that doeth the will of and incline our hearts to keep this law. my Father which is in heaven. St. Matt.

Bishop. Thou shalt not bear false wit-vii. 21. he is against thy neighbour.

Zaccheus stood forth, and said unto the Pcople. Lord, have mercy upon us, Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods and incline our hearts to keep this law. I give to the poor; and if I have done

Bishop. Thou shalt not covet thy any wrong, to any man, I restore four neighbour's bourse, thou shalt not covet fold. St. Luke xix. 8. hy neighbour's wife, for his servant, nor Who goeth a warfare at any time at his maid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any his own cost? Who planteth a vineyard, thing that is his.

and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or Pimple. Lord, have mercy upon us, who seedteth a tlock, and eateth not of and write all these thy laws in our hearts, the milk of the flock? 1 Cor. ix. 7. we beseech thee.

If we have sown unto you spiritual Then the Bishop may say,

things, is it a great matter if we shall reap Hear also what our Lord Jesus Christ your worldly things? i Cor. ix. 11. faith:

Do ye not know, that they who minister MHOU shalt love the Lord thy God about holy things, live of the sacrifice,

with all thy heart, and with all thy and they who wait at the altar, are par Boul, and with all thy mind: this is the takers with the altar? Even so hath tho firsi and great coinmandment. And the Lord also ordained, that they who preach seconds like unto it; Thou shalt love the Gospel, should live of the Gospel. i thy neighbour as thyself. On these two Cor. ix. 13, 14. commandments hang all the law and the

He that soweth little, shall reap little prophets.

and he that soweth plenteously, shall reap

plenteously. Let every man do according ALMIGHTY Lord, and everlasting ingly, or of necessity; for God loveth a

as he is disposed in his heart, not grudgO

God, vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to cheerful giver. 2 Cor. ix. 6, 7. direct, sanctify, and govern, both our

Let him that is tauglit in the word, mihearts and boilies, in the ways of thy nister unto him that teacheth, in all good laws, and in the works of thy command

things. ments; that, through thy most mighty mocked: For whatsoever a man soweth,

Be not deceived, God is not protection, hoth here and ever, we may that shall he reap. Gul. vi.6,7. bor preserverd in body and soul, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Junto all men; and especially unto thein

While we have time, let us do good Amen.

that are of the household of faith. Gu. ? Then shall be read the Collect, Epistie, vi. 10.

and Gospel, as they are appointed. Godliness is great riches, if a man be 1 Then shall be read the Apostles' or Ni- content with that he hath: For we brought

cene Creed ; unless one of them have been nothing into this world, neither may we read immediately before, in the Morning carry any thing out. 1 Tim. vi. 6, 7, Service.

Charge them who are rich in this I Then shall the Bishop begin the Offer- world, that they be ready to give, and glad

tory, saying one or more of these sen- to distribute; laving up in store for themenas jollowing, as he thinketh most selves a good foundation against the time conuenient.

to come, that they may attain eternal lite. ET your light so shine before men, 1 Tim. vi. 17, 13, 19.

God is not imrighteous, that he will forat glorify your father which is in hea- get your works, and labour that proceed. Sen. Sc. Mart. v. 16.

oth of love; which love ye have showed Lav pot up for yourselves treasures up for his name's sake, who have ministered on ruth, where moth and rust doth cor- unto the saints, and yet do minister. Hib. rupt, and where thieves break through vi, 10. and steal: But lay up for yourselves trea To do good and to distribute, forget 5. in heaven, where neither moth nor not; for with such sacrifices God is well #ast doth corrupt, and where thieves do pleased. Heb. xiii. 16. mt break through nor steal. St, Matt. Whoso hath this world's good, and $ 19, 20.

seeth his brother have need, and shut Whalsoever ve would that men should leth up his compassion from him, low

dwelleth the love of God in him?

1 / congregation here present; that will John iii. 17.

meek heart, and due reverence, they may Give alıns of thy goods, and never turn hear and receive thy holy Word; truly thy face from any poor man; and then serving thee in holiness and righteous the face of the Lord shall not be turned ness all the days of their life. And w away from thee. Tobit iv. 7.

most humbly beseech thee, of thy good. Be merciful after thy power. If thou ness, O Lord, to comfort and succour a hast much, give plenteously; if thou hast those who, in this transitory life, are ii little, do thy diligence gladly to give of trouble, sorrow, veed, sickness, or an, that little: for so gatherest thou thyself a other adversity. And we also bless thy good reward in the day of necessity. holy name, for all thy servants departed Tobit iv. 8, 9.

this life in thy faith and fear; beseeching He that hath pity upon the poor, lend- thee to give us grace so to follow their eth unto the Lord: and look, what he good examples, that with them we may layeth out, it shall be paid him again. be partakers of thy heavenly kingdom: Prov. xix. 17.

Grant this, O Father, for Jesus Christ'i Blessed be the man that provideth for sake, our only Mediator and Advocate the sick and needy: the Lord shall de- Amen. liver him in the time of trouble. Psalm 1 The Bishop shall then say this Exhor sli. 1.

tation. 1 Whilst these sentences are in reading, the


EARLY beloved in the Lord, ye who

mind to come to the Holy Commu persons appointed for that purpose, shall nion of the Body and Blood of our Sa receive the alms for the Poor, and other viour Christ, must consider how St. Paul devotions of the People, in a decent Ba-exhorteth all persons diligently to try and son to be provided by the Parish for that examine themselves, before they presume purpose ; and reverently bring it to the to eat of that Bread, and drink of that Bishop, who shall humbly present and Cup. For as the benefit is great, if with place it upon the holy Table.

a true penitent heart and lively faith we T'And the Bishop shall then place upon receive that holy Sacrament; so is the the Table so much Bread and Wine as danger great, if we receive the same ulhe shall think sufficient ; after which he worthily. Judge therefore yourselves

brethren, that ye be not judged of the Let us pray for the whole state of Lord; repent ye truly for your sins past, Christ's Church militant.

have a lively and steadfast faith in Christ LMIGHTY and everliving God, our Saviour; amend your lives, and be in us to make prayers and supplications, and be meet partakers of those holy Mysteries. to give thanks for all men: We humbly And, above all things, ye must give most beseech thee most mercifully [*to accept humble and hearty thanks to God the Faour alms and oblations, and to receive ther, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, for the these our prayers, which we offer unto redemption of the world by the death and thy divine Majesty; beseeching thee to passion of our Saviour Christ, both God inspire continually the universal Church and man; who did humble himself, even with the spirit of truth, unity, and con- to the death upon the cross, for us miser cord: and grant that all those who do con-able sinners, who lay in darkness and the fess thy holy name may agree in the truth shadow of death; that he might make us of thy holy word, and live in unity and the children of God, and exalt us to evergodly love. We beseech thee also, so to lasting life. And to the end that we direct and dispose the hearts of all Chris- should always remember the exceeding tian rulers, that they may truly and impar- great love of our Master and only Saviour tially administer justice, to the punish- Jesus Christ, thus dying for us, and the ment of wickedness and 'vice, and to the innumerable benefits which by his premaintenance of thy true religion and vir- cious blood-shedding he hath obtained tue. Give grace, o heavenly Father, to for us, he hath instituted and ordained all Bishops and other Ministers; that they holy Mysteries, as pledges of his love, may, both by their life and doctrine, set and for a continual remembrance of his forth thy true and lively Word, and right-death, to our great and endless comfort. ly and duly administer thy holy sacra- To him therefore, with the Father, and ments. And to all thy people give thy the Holy Ghost, let us give, as we are heavenly grace; and especially to this most bounden, continual thanks; submit

* If there be no alms or oblations, then shall the words, to accept our alms and ob Intions, and, be left unsaid.

shall say,



ang ourselves wholly to his holy will and that believe in him should not perish, but pleasure, and statuying to serve him in have everlasting lite. St. John iü. 16. true holiness and righteousness, all the Hear also what St. Paul saith. days of our life. inen.

This is a true saying, and worthy of all 1 Then shall the Biskop say to those who men to be received, that Christ Jesus come to receive the Coinmunion,

came into the world to save sinners.

Tim. i. 15.
YEwho do truly and earnestly repent Hear also what St. John sarth.

you of vour sins, and are in love and charity with your neighbours, and intend with the Father, Jesus Christ the righ

If any man sin, we have an Advocate to lead a new life, following the com- teous; and he is the propitiation for our mindments of God, and walking from sins. John ii. 1,2 henceforth in his holy ways; draw near with faith, and take this holý Sacrament T After which the Bishop shall proceed, to your comfort; and make your humble

saying, confession to Almighty God, devoutly Lift up your hearts. kneeling.

Answer. We lift them up unto the

Lord, 1 Then shall this general Confession be mude by the Bishop and all those who

Bishop, Let us give thanks unto our

Lord God. ar: minded to receive the Holy Commur nion, humbly kneeling.

Ansver. It is meet and right so to do.

Then shall the Bishop turn to the Lord's A , Table, and say,

Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, Judge of all men we acknowledge and IT is very meet, right, and our bounden bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, in all places, give thanks unto thee, o which we from time to time most griex. Lord, (*Holy Father,] Almighty, everlast · and deed, against thy divine Majesty; ing God. provoking most justly thy wrath and in- * Here shall follow the proper Prefiri, dignation against us. We do earnestly according to the time, if there be any repent, and are heartily sorry for these specially appointed ; or else immediately our misdoings; the remembrance of them shall be said or sung by the Bishop and is grievous unto us, the burthen of them People, is intolerable. Have mercy upon us

, have THEREFORE with Angels and Archifor thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious forgive us all that is past; and grant, that name; evermore praising thee, and sar. we may ever hereafter serve and please ing, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Host'; thee in newness of life, to the honour and heaven and earth are full of thy glory mory of thy naine, through Jesus Christ Glory be to thee, O Lord Most High. our Lord. Amen.


I PROPER PREFACES. 9 Then shall the Bishop stand up, and 1 Upon Christmas-day, urul scuen das;s

turning to the People, say,
LMIGUITY God, our heavenly Fa-
ther, who, of his great mercy, luath BE

ECAUSE thou didst give Jesus promised forgiveness of sins to aŭ those

Christ, thine only Son, to be born

as at this time for us; who, by the opera. who with hearly repentance and true tion of the Holy (ihóst, was made verv faitu turn unto him, have mercy upon man, of the substance of the Virgin Mary you; pardon and deliver you from all his Mother; and that without spot of sin, your ius; confirm sod strengthen you to make us clean from all sim: Therefore in all odness; and bring you to ever. with Angels, &c. Fasting life, through Jesus Christ our

1 Upon Easter-Dety, and seven Days Lord. Amen.

ajter. Then shall The Bishop sny, Hear what comfortable wordisbur Sa. B'Ichiefly are we bound to praise

thee for the glorious resurrection of siour Christ saith unto all who truly turn thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: For he him.

is the very Paschal Lamb, which was of are henvy laden, and I will refresh sin of the world; who by his death bath o. St. Matt. xi. 28.

destroyed death, and, by his rising to So God loved the world, that he gave life again, hath restored io us everlasting Gis only begotten Son, to the end that all life: Therefore with angels, &c. • These words, 'Holy Father, 'must be omilted on Trinity Sunday.

11 Upon Ascension Day, and seven Days and that we may evermore dwell in him, after.

and he in us. Amen. TIROUGH thy most dearly, Weloved" Then, the Bishop standing before the

Table, hath so ordered the Bread and ter his most glorious resurrection, mani Wine, that he may with the more readifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and ness and decency break the Bread before in their sight ascended up into heaven, to the People, and take the Cup into his prepare a place for us ; that where he is,

hands; he shall say the Prayer of Com thither we might also ascend, ani reign secration, as followeth :: with him in glory: Therefore with an

to , gels, fc.

our heavenly Father, for that thou, Upon Whitsunday, and six Days of thy tender mercy, didst give thine after,

only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upTH HROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; on the cross for our redemption; who

according to whose most true pro- made there, by his one oblation of him, niise, the Holy Ghost came down as at self onee offered, a full, perfect, and suf this time from heaven, with a sudden ficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, great sound, as it bad been a mighty for the sins of the whole world; and did wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, institute, and in his holy Gospel comlighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, månd us to continue a perpetual memory anıl to lead them to all truth; giving of that his precious death and sacrifice them both the gift of divers languages, until his coming again: for, in the night and also boliness, with fervent zeal, con- in which he was bestantly to preach the Gospel unto al na- trayed, (a) he look bread; (a) Here the tions; whereby we have been brought and when he had given Bishop is to out of darkness and error, into the elear thanks, (6) he brake it, take the Paten light and true knowledge of thee, and of and give it to his disci- into his hands. thy Son Jesus Christ: Therefore with ples, saying, Take, eat; (c) (b) And here angels, &c.

this is my Body, which is to break the * Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may given for you: Do this Bread, be said, in remembrance of me,

(c) And here W "neonly person, but three persons CHO art one God, one Lord; not Likewise, after supper, (d) to luyhis handi

he took the cup; and upon all the in one substance: For that which we

when he had given Bread. believe of the glory of the Father, the thanks, he gave it to (d) Here he w same we believe of the Son, and of the them, saying, Drink ye to take the Cup Holy Ghost, without any difference or

all of this; for (e) this is into his hands. inequality: Therefore with angels, &c.

my Blood of the New

(e) And here Or else this may be said, the words Holy for you, and for many, hands upone

Testament, which is shed he is to lay his Father being retained in the introduc- for the remission of sins: cry Vessel in tory Address, qor the precious death and merits of shall drink it, in remem- any Wine to be

Do this as oft as ye which there is thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, and brance of me.

consecrated. for the sending to us of the Holy Ghost ; W


The Oblation.

Lord and hea. in thy eternal Govhead: Therefore witli venly Father, according to the instite. angels, fc.

tion of thy dearly beloved Son our Sa I Then shall the Bishop, kneeling down viour Jesus Christ, we, thy humble ser.

ut the Lord's Table, suy, in the name of vants, do celebrate and make here before all those who shall receive the Commu- thy divine Majesty, with these thy holy nion, this prayer following:

gifts, which we now offer unto thée, de E do not presume to come to this memorial thy Son hath commanded us

; ing in our own righteousness, but in thy blessed passion and precious death, his manifold and great mercies. We are mighty resurrection and glorious ascen. not worthy so much as to gather up the sion; rendering unto thee most hearty crumbs under thy Table. But thou art thanks for the innumerable benefits proche sanie Lord, whose property is always cured unto us by the same. And we most to have mercy: Grant us therefore, gra- humbly beseech thee, O

The Intocution. cious Loril, so to eat the flesh of thy nerciful Father, to hea" dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his us; and of thiy Almighty goodness, blood, that our sinful bodies may be vouchsafe to bless and sanctify, with thy made clean by his body, and our souls Word and Holy Spirit, these thy gifts washed through his most precious bluod,' and creatures of bread and wine; this


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