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( Upon Easter Day. BI
UT chiefly are we bound to praise
thee for the glorious Resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: for he is the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away tbe sin of the world; who by his death hath destroyed death, and by his rising to life again hath restored to us everlasting life. Therefore with Angels, &c.
Upon Ascension-day. THE NHROUGH thy most dearly beloved
Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who after his most glorious Resurrection manifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and in their sight ascended
into Heaven to prepare a place for us; that where he is, thither we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore with Angels, &c.
Upon Whitsunday. THROUGH 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 both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness with fervent zeal, constantly 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 Jesus Christ. Therefore with Angels, &c.
I Upon the Feast of Trinity.
persons in one substance. For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the same we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, without any difference or inequality. Therefore with Angels, &c. 1 After each of which Prefaces, shall im
mediately be said,
Tangels, and with all the company of
heaven, we laud and magnify 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. Amen.
Then shall the Minister say in the name of all those who shall receive the Communion, this Prayer following.
E do not presume to come to this thy
Table, o merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table, but thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy ; grant us, therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and! to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies, may be made clean by his body, and our souls washed through his most precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.
Then the Prayer following. 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, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction for the sins of the whole world ; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue a perpetual memory of that his precious death, until his coming again; hear us, O merciful Father, we most humbly beseech thee, and grant that we receiving these thy creatures of bread and wine, according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's holy institution, in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of his most blessed body and blood: who in the same night that he was betrayed,(*) * Here the Minister is took bread, and when he his hands. had given thanks, (*) he the bread; brake it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, take, eat, (*) this * And here to lay his
hand upon all the bread. is my Body which is given for you, do this in remembrance of me. Likewise after supper (*) the cup into his hand. he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, drink ye all of this, for this is my Blood of the New Testament, which is shed for you, and for many, for the remission of sins : do this,
* And here to break
* Here he is to take
as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance
Then shall the Minister first receive the Communion in both kinds himself, and then proceed to deliver the same to the other Ministers (if any be present) and after that to the People also. And when he delivereth the bread to any one, he shall say,
which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith and thanksgiving.
And the Minister that delivereth the Cup to any one shall say, THE Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ,
which was shed for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's blood was shed for thee, and be thankful.
When all have communicated the Minister
Lord and heavenly Father, we thy
humble servants entirely desire thy fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this