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and falvation, but only the ASwith this vifible Oil thy

Name of our Lord Jefus Christ. Amen.

And after that he fhall fay, UNTO God's gracious mercy and protection we commit thee. The Lord bless thee and keep thee. The Lord make his face to fhine upon thee, and be gra

cious unto thee. The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace, both now and evermore. Amen.

Note, That S. James gives this direction concerning vifiting the fick :*Is*C.v.14, any fick among you?15, 16. Let him call for the Presbyters of the Church; and let them pray over him; anointing him with Oil, in the name of the Lord. And the Prayer of faith fhall fave the Sick; and the Lord fhall raife him up; and if he have committed fins, they fhall be forgiven him. Confefs your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed; the effectual fervent Prayer of a righteous man availeth much. If therefore the Sick Perfon defire to be anointed, then shall one of the Priefts anoint him with the holy Oil upon his forehead, making the fign of the Cross, and faying thus,


body outwardly is anointed, fo our heavenly Faof his infinite goodness that ther, Almighty God, grant thy Soul inwardly may be anointed with the Holy Ghoft, who is the Spirit of all ftrength, comfort, relief, and gladness. And vouchfafe for his great mercy, it be his bleffed will, to reftore unto thee thy bodily health and ftrength to serve him ; and send thee release of all thy pains, troubles, and difeafes, both in body and mind; and howfoever his goodness, (by his divine and unfearchable providence) fhall difpofe of thee, we his unworthy Minifters and fervants humbly beseech the eternal Majefty to do with thee according to the multitude of his innumerable mercies, and to pardon thee all thy Sins and Offences committed in all thy bodily fenfes, paffions, and carnal affections; who alfo vouchfafe mercifully to grant unto thee ghoftly strength, by his holy Spirit, to withstand and overcome all temptations and affaults of thine adverfary; that in no wife he prevail against thee; but that thou mayeft have perfect victory and triumph against the Devil, fin, and death; through Christ our Lord; who by

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his death hath overcome the
Prince of death, and with
the Father evermore liveth
and reigneth, world with-
out end. Amen.
A Prayer for a fick Child.
Almighty God and
merciful Father, to
whom alone belong the if-
fues of life and death; Look
down from heaven, we
humbly befeech thee, with
the eyes of thy mercy upon
this child, now lying upon
the bed of fickness: Vifit
him, O Lord, with thy fal-
vation; deliver him in thy
good appointed time from
his bodily pain, and fave his
foul for thy mercies fake.
That if it fhall be thy plea-
fure to prolong his days here
on earth, (which we earneft
ly beg of thy divine Ma-
jefty,) he may live to thee,
and be an inftrument of thy
glory, by ferving thee faith-
fully, and doing good in his
generation; or elfe merci-
fully receive his foul into
thine hands, whereinto we
commit it, as into the hands
of a faithful Creator. Grant
this, O Lord, for thy mer-
cies fake, in the fame thy
Son our Lord Jefus Chrift,
who liveth and reigneth
with thee, world without
end. Amen.

A Prayer for a fick Perfon,
when there appeareth Small
hope of recovery.

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Father of mercies, and
God of all comfort, our

only help in time of need ; We fly unto thee for fuccour in behalf of this thy fervant, here lying under thy hand in great weakness of body. Look graciously upon him, O Lord; and the more the outward man decayeth, ftrengthen him, we beseech. thee, fo much the more continually with thy grace and Holy Spirit in the inner man. Give him unfeigned repentance for all the fins and errors of his life paft, and ftedfaft faith in thy Son Jefus that his fins may be done away by thy mercy, and his pardon fealed in heaven, before he go hence, and be no more seen. We know, O Lord, that there is nothing impoffible with thee; and that if thou wilt, thou canft even yet raise him up, and grant him a longer continuance amongst us; (which grant if it be thy bleffed will.) Yet forafmuch as in all appearance the time of his diffolution draweth near, so fit and prepare him, we beseech thee, against the hour of death, that after his departure hence in peace, and in thy favour, his foul may be received into the bofom of Abraham; thro' the merits mediation of Jefus and Chrift, thine only Son, our Lord and Saviour. Amen.



A commendatory Prayer for a fick Perfon at or after the point of departure. Almighty God, with whom do live the fpirits of just men made perfect, after they are delivered from their earthly prifons; We humbly commend the foul of this thy fervant, our dear brother, into thy hands, as into the hands of a faithful Creator, and most merciful Saviour; most humbly befeeching thee that it may be precious in thy fight. Wash it, we pray thee, in the blood of that immaculate Lamb that was flain to take away the fins of the World; that whatsoever defilements it may have contracted in this miferable and naughty world, through the lufts of the flesh, or the wiles of Satan, being purged and done away, it may be prefented pure and without fpot before thee. And teach us, who furvive, in this and other like daily fpectacles of mortality, to see howfrail and uncertain our own condition is, and fo to number our days, that we may feriously apply our hearts to that holy and heavenly wisdom, whilft we live here, which may in the end bring us to life everlafting, thro' the merits of Jefus Chrift thine only Son our Lord. Amen.

APrayer for Perfons troubled in Mind and Confcience.

0 Bleffed Lord, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort, we beseech thee look down in pity and compaffion upon this thy afflicted fervant. Thou writest bitter things against him, and makeft him to poffefs his former iniquities; thy wrath lieth hard upon him, and his foul is full of trouble: But, O merciful God, who haft written thy holy Word for our learning, that we thro' patience and comfort of thy holy Scriptures might have hope; give him a right understanding of himself, and of thy threats and promises; that be may neither caft away his confidence in thee, nor place it any where but in thee. Give him ftrength againftall his temptations, and heal all his diftempers. Break not the bruifed reed, nor quench the fioaking flax. Shut not up thy tender mercies in difpleafure; but make him to hear of joy and gladness, that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice. Deliver him from fear of the enemy, and lift up the light of thy countenance upon him, and give him peace, through the merits and mediation of Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.


Note, That part of the remaining confecrated Elements at the Lord's Supper, are to be carried from the publick Congregation to the Sick by a Prieft, or fent by a Deacon, for their private and devout participation at home. Note allo, That the Priest may add any other proper Collets, Exhortations, or Prayers, as he judges beft, according to the various circumstances of the fick Perfon.

The Order for the Burial of the DEAD.

Here is to be noted, That the Office enfuing is not to be used for any that are openly wicked, or excommunicated, or have laid violent hands upon themselves.

The Priests and People meeting the Corps at the entrance of the Church-yard, and going before it, either into the Church, or towards the Grave, fhall fay or fing.


Am the refurrection and the life, faith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet fhall be live. And whofoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die. S. John II. 25, 26.

I Know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he fhall

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Pfalm 39.

ftand at the latter day upon I Said, I will take heed to

the earth. And tho' after my skin, worms destroy this body; yet out of my flefh fhall I fee God: whom I fhall fee for myself, and mine eyes fhall behold, and not another. Job 19. 25, 26, 27.

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my ways that I offend not with my tongue.

I will keep my mouth as it were while the ungodly is in my with a bridle, fight.

I held my tongue and fpake nothing: I kept filence, yea, even from good words; but it was pain and grief to me.

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My heart was hot within me, and while I was thus mufing, the fire kindled; and at the last I spake with my tongue.

Lord, let me know my end, and the number of my days that I may be certified how long I have to live.

Behold, thou haft made my days as it were a span long and mine age is even as nothing in respect of thee; and verily every man living is altogether vanity.

For man walketh in a vain fhadow, and difquieteth himself in vain: he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them.

And now, Lord, what is my hope: truly my hope is even in thee.

Deliver me from all mine offences, and make me not a rebuke unto the foolish.

I became dumb, and opened not my mouth, for it was thy doing.

Take thy plague away from me: I am even confumed by means of thy heavy hand.

When thou with rebukes doft chaften man for fin, thou makeft his beauty to confume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment: every man therefore is but vanity.

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and with thine ears confider

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For a thousand years in thy fight are but as yefterday: feeing that is paft as a watch in the night.

As foon as thou scattereft them, they are even as a fleep, and fade away fuddenly like the grass.

In the morning it is green and groweth up: but in the evening it is cut down, dried up, and withered.

For we confume away in thy displeasure, and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation.

Thou haft fet our mifdeeds before thee, and our fecret

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