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The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1. pure in heart: for they shall JE ES US seeing the multi- see God. Blessed are the peace
tudes, went up into a moun- makers : for they shall be calltain; and when he was set, his ed the children of God. Blessdisciples came unto him. And ed are they which are persehe opened his mouth, and cuted for righteousness' sake : taught them, saying, Blessed for theirs is the kingdom of are the poor in spirit: for theirs heaven. Blessed are ye, when is the kingdom of heaven. men shall revile you, and perBlessed are they that mourn: secute you, and shall say all for they shall be comforted. manner of evil against you Blessed are the meek: for they falsely, for my sake. Rejoice shall inherit the earth. Blessed and be exceeding glad : for are they which do hunger and great is your reward in heathirst after righteousness : for ven: for so persecuted they they shall be filled. Blessed the prophets which were beare the merciful: for they shall fore you. obtain mercy. Blessed are the
THE ORDER FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE
LORD'S SUPPER, OR HOLY COMMUNION. If among those who come to be partakers of the Holy Communion, the Minister shall know any to be an open and notorious evil liver, or to have done any wrong to bis neighbours by word or deed, so that the Congregation be thereby offended; he shall advertise him, that he presume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he have openly declared himself
to have truly repented and amended his former evil life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied; and that he hath recompensed the parties to whom he hath done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full purpose so to do, as soon as he conveniently may. T 'Phe same order shall the Minister use with those, betwixt
whom he perceiveth malice and hatred to reign; not suffering them to be partakers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the parties, so at variance, be content to forgive from the bottom of his heart all that the other hath trespassed against him, and to make amends for that wherein he himself hath offended ; and the other party will not be persuaded to a godly unity, but remain still in his frowardness and malice; the Minister in that case ought to admit the penitent person to the Holy Communion, and not him that is obstinate: Provided, that every Minister so repelling any, as is herein specified, shall be obliged to give an account of the same to the Ordinary, as soon as
conveniently may be. T The Table, at the Communion-time, having a fair white linen cloth upon it, shall stand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel; and the Minister, standing at the north side of the table, or where Morning and Evening Prayer are
appointed to be said, shall say the Lord's Prayer and the Collect following, the People kneeling; but the Lord's Prayer may be omitted, if Morning Prayer hath been said immediately before.
UR Father, who art in the water under the earth. Name; Thy Kingdom come; them, nor worship, them: For Thy Will be done
on Earth, as I the Lord thy God am a jeait is in Heaven ; Give us this lous God; and visit the sins of day our daily bread; And for the fathers upon the children, give us our trespasses, as we unto the third and fourth gene. forgive those who trespass ration of them that hate me; against us; And lead us not into and show mercy unto thoutemptation ; but deliver us from sands in them that love me, and evil: For thine is the Kingdom, keep my commandments. and the Power, and the Glory, People. Lord,, have mercy for ever and ever. Amen. upon us, and incline our hearts The Collect.
to keep this law.
unto Minister. Thou shalt not ALMIGHTY God,
whom all hearts are open, take the name of the Lord thy all desires known, and from God in vain: For the Lord will whom no secrets are hid; not hold him guiltless that cleanse the thoughts of our taketh his name in vain. hearts by the inspiration of thy People. Losd, have mercy holy Spirit ; that we may per-upon us, and incline our hearts fectly love thee, and worthily to keep this law. inagnify thy holy name, through Minister. Remember that Christ our Lord. Amen. thou keep holy the Sabbath1 Then shall the Minister, bour, and do all that thou hast
day. Six days shalt thou laturning to the People, re- to do; but the seventh day is hearse distinctly the Ten the Sabbath of the Lord thy Commandments; and the God. In it thou shalt do no People still kneeling, shall, after every commandment, thy son, and thy daughter, thy
manner of work; thou, and ask God mercy for their transgressions for the time servant, thy cattle, and the
man-servant, and thy maidpast, and grace to keep the stranger that is within thy gater.
, followeth. Minister.
heaven and earth, the sea, and COD spake these words, and all that in them is, and rested sail, I am the Lord thy Lord blessed the seventh day,
the seventh day; wherefore the God: Thou shalt have none and hallowed it. viher gods but me,
People. Lord, have mercy People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incling our hearts upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
to keep this law. Minister. Thou shalt not
Minister. Honour thy father make to thyself any graven may be long in the land which
and thy mother; that thy days thing that is in heaven above, the Lord thy God giveth thee. ur in the eart bepeath, or in
People. Lord, have mercy