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Administration of the Lord's s
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HOLY comMUNION. * * o

O.R Father, who art in Hea

ven, Hallowed be thy Name: Thy Kingdom come ; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, for ever and ever. .imen.

The Collect.

LMIGHTY God, unto whom all hearts are open, all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid; cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy holy Spirit; that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy name, through

Christ our Þord. .Amen. T Then shall the Bishop, turning to the People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Commandinents; , and the People. still kneeling, shall, after every coinmandment, ask God's mercy for their transgressions for the time past, and grace to keep the law for the time to

come, as followeth.

Bishop. GOD spake these words, and said, I am the Lord thy God: Thou shalt have none other gods but me. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. Bishop. Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is ân heaven above, or in the earth

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:ople. Lord, have mercy upls, and incline our hearts to this law. ishop. Thou shalt not comadultery. eople. Lord, have mercy upis, and incline our hearts to ) this law. ishop. Thou shalt not steal. eople. Lord, have mercy upis, and incline our hearts to b this law. ishop. Thou shalt not bear ! witness against thy neigheople. Lord, have mercy upus, and incline our hearts to Y this law. ishop. Thou shalt not covet neighbour's house, thou shalt covet thy neighbour's wife, his servant, nor his maid, nor 2x, nor his ass, nor anything is his. emple, Lord, have mercy upls, and write all these thy laws ur hearts, we beseech thee. T Then the Bishop may say, ear also what our Lord Jesus ist saith: HOU shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and

|beseech thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern, both our hearts and bodies, in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments; that, through thy most mighty protection, both here and ever, we may be preserved in body and soul, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. ..?men. T Then shall be read the Collect, Epistle, and Gospel, as they are associated. * Then shall be read the Apostles’ or Nicene Creed; unless one of them have been read immediately before, in the Morn: ; or Service ‘s Then s?;all ti s’īop begin the Offering one or more of these ser:llowing, as he thinketh most t

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ET your light so shine before

men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. St..isatt. v. 16. Lay not up for yourselves treaSures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal : But layup for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. St. ." salt. vi. 19, 20. Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, even so do to them : for this is the law and the prophets. St. Matt. vii. 12. Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven ; but he

all thy soul, and with all thy that looth the will of my Father

d: This is the first and great
mandment. And the secondi
ke unto it; Thou shalt love
neighbour as thyself. On
* two commandments hang
he law and the prophets.
T Let us pray.

Almighty Lord, and ever

which is in heaven. St. JMatt. vii. 21. Zaccheus stood forth, and said unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have done any wrong to any man, I restore four fold. St. Luke, xix. 8.

lasting God, vouchsafe, we

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time at his own cost 2 Who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof; or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the slock? I Cor. ix. 7. If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matterif we shall reap your worldly things 1 Cor. ix. I 1. Do ye not know. that they who minister about holy things, live of the sacrifice; and they who wait at the altar, are partakers with the altar? Even so hath the Lord also ordained, that they who preach the Gospel should live of the Gospel. 1 Cor. ix. 13, 14. He that soweth little, shall reap little; and he that soweth plenteously, shall reap plentedusly. Let every man do according as he is disposed in his heart, not grudgingly, or of necessity; for God loveth a cheerful giver. 2 Cor. ix. 6, 7. Let him that is taught in the word, minister unto him that teacheth, in all good things. Be not deceived, God is not mocked : I'or whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he reap. Gal. vi. 6, 7. While we have time, let us do good unto all men: and especially unto them that are of the household of faith. Gal. vi. 10. Godliness is great riches, if a man be content with that he hath : For we brought nothing into this world, neither may we carry any thing out. 1 Tim. vi. 6, 7. Charge them who are rich in this world, that they be ready to give, and glad to distribute; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may attain eternal life. 1 Tim. vi. 17, 18, 19. °od is not unrighteous, that he

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LMIGHTY and everlasting
God, who, by thy holy Apos-
hast taught us to make pray-
and supplications, and to give
sks, for all men: We humbly
!ech thee most mercifully [*to
pt our alms and oblations,
] to receive these our pray-
which we offer unto thy di-
Majesty; beseeching thee to
ire continually the Universal
Irch with the spirit of truth,
y, and concord; and grant
all those who do confess thy
name may agree in the
h of thy holy word, and live
Inity and godly love. We be-
:h thee also, so to direct and
lose the hearts of all Christian
Ars, that they may truly and
artially administer justice, to
punishment of wickedness and
}, and to the maintenance of
true religion and virtue. Give
be, O heavenly Father, to all
lops and other Ministers; that
y may, both by their life and
trine, set forth thy true and
ly Word, and rightly and duly
minister thy holy Sacraments.
l to all thy people give thy
venly grace; and especially to
congregation here present;
with meek heart, and due
erence, they may hear and
sive thy holy Word; truly
ing thee in holiness and righ-
usness all the days of their life.
we most humbly beseech
}, of thy goodness, O Lord, to
lfort and succour all those
, in this transitory life, are in
ble, sorrow, need, sickness, or
other adversity. And we also
s thy holy name, for all thy
'ants departed this life in thy

saith and fear; beseeching thee
to give us grace so to follow their
good examples, that with them
we may be partakers of thy hea-
venly kingdom: Grant this, O
Father, for Jesus Christ's sake,
our only Mediator and Advocate.
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The Bishop shall then say this Exhor-
tation.
EARLY beloved in the Lord,
** ye who mind to come to the
Holy Communion of the Body
and Blood of our Saviour Christ,
must consider how St. Paul ex-
horteth all persons diligently to try
and examine themselves, before
they presume 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 Sacrament; so
is the danger great, if we receive
the same unworthily. Judge
therefore yourselves, brethren,
that ye be not judged of the Lord;
repent ye truly for your sins past;
have a lively and steadfast faith
in Christ our Saviour; amend
your lives, and be in perfect cha-
rity with all men; so shall ye be
meet partakers of those holy Mys-
teries. And, above all things, ye
must give most humble and hear-
ty thanks to God the Father, the
Son, and the Holy Ghost, for the
redemption of the world by the
death and passion of our Saviour
Christ, both God and man ; who
did humble himself, even to the
death upon the cross, for us mise-
rable sinners, who lay in dark-
ness and the shadow of death;
that he might make us the chil-
dren of God, and exalt us to ever-

lasting life. And to the end that

If there be no alms or oblations, then shall the scords, to accept our alms and

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346 we should always remember the exceeding great love of our Master and only Saviour Jesus Christ, thus dying for us, and the innumerable benefits which by his precious blood-shedding he hath obtained for us, he hath instituted 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 Ghost, let us give, as we are most bounden, continual thanks, submitting ourselves wholly to his holy will and pleasure, and studying to serve him in true holiness and righteousness, all the days of our life. .Amen. T Then shall the Bishop say to those who come to receive the Communion, E who do truly and earnestly repent you of your sins, and are in love and charity with your neighbours, 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 Sacrament to your comfort; and make your humble confession to Almighty God, devoutly kneeling. 7 Then shall this general Confession be made by the Bishop and all those who are minded to receive the Holy Communion, humbly kneeling. LMIGHTY God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all things, Judge of all men ; we acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we from time to time most grievously have committed, by thought, word, and deed, against thy divine Majesty; provoking not justly, thy wrath and indig. nation against us. We do ear

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