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ing life; through Jesus Christ | all the company of heaven, we our Lord. Amen.tou ob

¶ Then shall the Priest say, Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Christ saith unto all that truly turn to him.

COME unto me all that tra

vail and are heavy laden, and I will refresh you. St. Matth. xi. 28.

So God loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, to the end that all that believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. St. John iii. 16.

Hear also what Saint Paul saith. This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, That Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. 1 Tim. i. 15.

Hear also what St. John saith. If any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and he

is the propitiation for our sins.

1 John

¶ After which the Priest shall proceed, saying,

Lift up your hearts. Answer. We lift them up unto the Lord.

Priest. Let us give thanks unto our Lord God.

Answer. It is meet and right so to do.

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

IT is very meet, right, and our
bounden duty, that we should
at all times, and in all places,
give thanks unto thee, O Lord,
Holy Father, Almighty, Ever-
lasting God.

These words [Holy Father] must be omitted on Trinity-Sunday.


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Upon Easter-day, and seven o' days after.

BUT chiefly are we bound

praise thee for the glorious on Resurrection of thy Son Jesus 2 Christ our Lord: for he is the ed very Paschal Lamb, which was di offered for us, and hath taken 2 away the sin of the world; whotw by his death hath destroyedops death, and by his rising to life g again hath restored to us everlasting life. Therefore with Angels, &c.

Upon Ascension-day, and seven

days after a su lle as bus best THROUGH thy most dearlysИ beloved Son Jesus Christ bas our Lord; who after his most o glorious Resurrection manifest ly appeared to all his Apostles, v Here shall follow the Proper Pre-into heaven to prepare a place and in their sight ascended up i face, according to the time, if there be any specially appointed: or else for us; that where he is, thither ‣ immediately shall follow, we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore with Angels, &c.

THE HEREFORE with Angels and Archangels, and with

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Upon Whit-sunday, and six days


Worthy Table, O mer

do presume to come

ciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but ines.

THROUGH Jesus Christ Lord; according to whose fold and great mercies. We are most true promise, the Holy not worthy so much as to gaGhost came down as at this ther up the crumbs under thy time from heaven with a sud-Table. But thou art the same den great sound, as it had been Lord, whose property is ala mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon therefore, gracious Lord, so ways to have mercy: Grant us the Apostles, to teach them, to eat the flesh of thy dear Son and to lead them to all truth giving them both the gift of Jesus Christ, and to drink his divers languages, and also bold-blood, that our sinful bodies

ness 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.

Upon the Feast of Trinity only.

W Lord, not one only Per

HO art one God, one

son, but three 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.


After each of which Prefaces shall immediately be sung or said, HEREFORE with Angels and Archangels, 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 Priest, kneeling down at the Lord's Table, suy in the name of all them that shall receive the Communion this Prayer fol lowing.

body, and our souls washed may be made clean by his blood, and that we may everthrough his most precious more dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.

When the Priest, standing before

the Table, hath so ordered the Bread and Wine, that he may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the people, and take the Cup into his hands, he shall say the Prayer of Consecration, as followeth.

LMIGHTY God, our hea

venly 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 whole world; and did institute, satisfaction, for the sins of the 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

Priest is to take the Paten

into his hands: And here

to break the


And here to lay his hand

upon all the Bread,

Body and Blood: who, in
the same night that he was
Here the betrayed, took
Bread; and, when
he had given
thanks, the brake
it, and gave it to
his disciples, say-
ing, Take, eat,
this is my Body
which is given for
you: Do this in
remembrance of
me. Likewise af
ter supper. * he
took the Cup
and, when he had
given thanks, he
gave it to them,
saying, Drink ye
all of this;
this t is my Blood

• Here he is to take the Cup into his hand:

And here


soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful. 13 If the consecrated Bread or Wine be all spent before all have communicated, the Priest is to conse crate more according to the Form before prescribed; beginning ut (Our Saviour Christ in the same night, &c.] for the blessing of the Bread; and at [Likewise after Supper, &c.] for the blessing of the Cup.

When all have communicated, the

Minister shall return to the Lord's Table, and reverently place upon it what remaineth of the consecrated Elements, covering the same with a fair linen cloth.

Then shall the Priest say the Lord's Prayer, the people repeating after him every Petition.

UR Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, As it is in of the New Tes-heaven. Give us this day our tament, which is shed for you and for many for the remission of sins: Do this, as oft as ve shall drink it, in remembrance of me. Amen.

to lay his hand upon every vessel (be it Chalice or Flagon) in which there be consecrated.

is any Wine to

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daily bread. And forgive us our that trespass against us. And trespasses, As we forgive them lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory, For ever and Amen.


After shall be said as followeth

Lord and heavenly Father,

we thy humble servants entirely desire thy fatherly goodness mercifully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and most humbly bethanksgiving; seeching thee to grant, that by the merits and death of thy Son in his blood, we and all thy Jesus Christ, and through faith whole Church may obtain remission of our sins, and all other benefits of his passion. And here we offer and present unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto thee; humbly beseeching thee, that all we, who are

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thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.

200 'partakers of this holy Commu- | thee, we glorify thee, we give nion, may be fulfilled with thy grace and heavenly benediction. And although we be unworthy, through our manifold sins, to offer unto thee any sacrifice, yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and service; not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, sthrough Jesus Christ our Lord; by whom, and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world with 2out end. Amen.

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Or this.

O Lord, the only-begotten Son Jesu Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.

For thou only art holy; thou O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, only art the Lord; thou only,

LMIGHTY and everliving God, we most heartily thank thee, for that thou dost vouch-art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Then the Priest (or Bishop if he be present) shall let them depart with this Blessing.

THE peace of God, which

safe to feed us, who have duly received these holy mysteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood Lofthy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ; and dost assure us therepasseth all understanding, by of thy favour and goodness keep your hearts and minds in towards us; and that we are the knowledge and love of God, Every members incorporate in and of his Son Jesus Christ our the mystical body of thy Son, Lord: and the blessing of God which is the blessed company of Almighty, the Father, the Son, all faithful people; and are also and the Holy Ghost, be amongst heirs through hope of thy ever-you and remain with you allasting kingdom, by the merits ways. Amen. of the most precious death and passion of thy dear Son. And we most humbly beseech thee, O heavenly Father, so to assist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all such good works as thou hast prepared for us to walk in; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.

- Then shall be said or sung,

GLORY be to God on high, and in earth peace, goodwill towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship

Collects to be said after the Offer tory, when there is no Communion, every such day one or more; and the same may be said also, as often as occasion shall serve, after the Col lects either of Morning or Evening Prayer, Communion, or Litany, by the discretion of the Minister.

ASSIST us mercifully, O Lord, in these our supplications and prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation; that, among all the changes and chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ALMIGHTY God, the foun

Almighty Lord, and everlasting God, vouchsafe, we 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 pre-compassion upon our infirmi served in body and soul; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that the words, which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may through thy grace be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

PREVENT us, O Lord, in our doings with thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name,

taim of all wisdom, who knowest our necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking; We beseech thee to have ties; and those things, which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we

cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

ALMIGHTY God, who hast tions of them that ask in thy promised to hear the petiSon's Name; We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us that have made now our prayers and supplications unto thee; and grant, that those things, which we have faithfully asked according to thy will, may effectually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth of thy glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Upon the Sundays and other Holy-days (if there be no Communion) shall be said all that is appointed at the Communion, until the end of the general Prayer [For the whole state of Christ's Church militant here in earth] together with one or more of these Collects last before rehearsed, concluding with the Blessing.

And there shall be no celebration of the Lord's Supper, except there be a convenient number to communicate with the Priest, according to his discretion. And if there be not above twenty persons in the Parish of discretion to receive the Communion; yet there shall be no Communion, except four (or three at the least) communicate with the Priest.

And in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and Colleges, where there are many Priests and Deacons, they shall all receive the Communion with the Priest every Sunday at the least, except they have a reasonable cause to the contrary.

And to take away all occasion of dissention, and superstition, which any person hath or might have concerning the Bread and Wine, it shall suffice that the Bread be such as is usual to be eaten; but the best and purest Wheat Bread that conveniently may be gotten.

And if any of the Bread and Wine remain unconsecrated, the Curate shall have it to his own use: but if any remain of that which was consecrated, it shall not be carried out of the Church, but the Priest and such other of the Communicants as he shall then call unto him, shall, immediately after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the same.

The Bread and Wine for the Communion shall be provided by the Curate and the Church-wardens at the charges of the Parish.

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