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The Invocation.


sus Christ to suffer death upon the memorial thy Son hath comthe cross for our redemption; who manded us to make; having in made there (by his one oblation remembrance his blessed passion of himself once offered) a full, and precious death, his mighty reperfect, and sufficient sacrifice, surrection and glorious ascenoblation, and satisfaction, for the sion; rendering unto thee most sins of the whole world: and did hearty thanks, for the innumerainstitutc, and in his holy gospel ble benefits procured unto us by command us to continue a perpe-the same. tual memory of that his precious

And we most humdeath and sacriîce until his com

bly beseech thee, O ing again : For in the night in merciful Father, to hear us; and, which he was be

of thy Almighty goodness, vouchtrayed (a; he took (a) Here the safe in bless and sanctify, with thy bread; and when he phearse is to inke Word and Holy Spirit

, tbesetby had given thanks, his hands. gifts and creatures of bread and (6) he brake it,

(1) And here wine; that we, receiving them and give it to his dis to break


en for you; Do ihis upon all the


according to thy Son our Saviour ciples, saying, Take,

Jesus Christ's holy institution, in eat, (c) This is my (c) And here remembrance of his Death and Body, which is giv- totoy his hands Passion, may be partakers of his

most blessed Body and Blood. in remembrance of

And we earnestly desire thy fame. Likewise after

therly goodness, mercifully to acsupper (d) he took (d) ]Icre he is cept this onr sacrifice of praise the cup; and when otroke the car and thanksgiving; most humbly he had given thanks,

beseeching thee to grant, that by he gave it to them,

the merits and death of thy Son saying, drink ye all

Jesus Christ, and through faith of this ; for (e), (e) And here in his blood, we, and all thy whole This is my blood. of hemis toolbay huis Church, may obtain remission of the New Testament, Vessel in which our sins, and all other benefits of which is shed for there is any his passion. And here we offer


Wine to be con- and present unto thee, O Lord, for the remission of

ourselves, our souls, and bodies, sins : Do this as oft

to be a reasonable, holy, and liv. as ye shall drink it,

ing sacrifice unto thee; humbly in remembrance of

beseeching thee, that we, and all

others who shall be partakers of The Oblation. WHEREFORE, O this holy Communion, may wor

Lord and hea-thily receive the most precious venly Father, according to the Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus institution of thy dearly beloved Christ, be filled with thy grace Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, and heavenly benediction, anu thy humble servants, do celebrate inade one body with him, that he and make here before thy divine may dwell in them, and they in Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, him. And although we are unwhich we now offer unto thee, worthy, through our manifold

you, and for


shall say,

sins, to offer unto thee any sacri- Prayer, the People repeating after him fice; yet we beseech thee to ac

every petition. cept this our bounden duty and OUR Father, who art in Hea

ven, Hallowed be thy Name; service, not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences : be done on Earth, as it is in Hea

Thy Kingdom come; Thy will through Jesus Christ our Lord by whom, and with whom, in yen; Give us this day our daily the unity of the Holy Ghost, all bread; And forgive us our tres. honour and glory be unto thee, o passes, as we forgive those who Father Almighty, world without trespass against us; And lead us end. Amen.

not into temptation ; But deliver 1 Here shall be sung a Hymn, or Part of

us from evil: For thine is the a Hymn, from the Sélection for the kingdom, and the Power, and Feasts and Fasts,fe. Then shall the Pricst first receive the Anen.

the Glory, For ever and ever. Communion in both kinds himself, and proceed to deliver the same to the Bi 9 After shall be said as followeth: shops Priests and beaconsin litet ALMIGHTY and everliving

God, we most heartily thank that, to the People also in order, into their hands, all devoutly knetling: thee, for that thou dost vouchAnd when he delivereth the Bread, he safe to feed us who have duly re

ceived these holy Mysteries, with THE body of our Lord Jesus the spiritual food of the most pre

Christ, which was given for cious Body and Blood of thy Son thee, preserve thy body and soul

our Saviour Jesus Christ, and unto everlasting life : Take and dost assure us thereby of thy faeat this in remembrance that vour and goodness towards us; Christ died for thee, and feed on and that we are very members in. him in thy heart by faith, with corporate in the mystical body of thanksgiving. 1 And the Minister who delivereth the

thy Son, which is the blessed Cup, shall say,

company of all faithful people; THE blood of our Lord Jesus and are also heirs through hope of

Christ, which was shed for thy everlasting kingdom, by the thee, preserve thy body and soul merits of the most precious death unto everlasting life : Drink this and passion of thy dear Son. And in remembrance that Christ's we most humbly beseech thee, O blood was shed for thee, and be heavenly Father, so to assist us thankful.

with thy grace, that we may con. 1 If the consecruted Bread and Wine betinue in that holy fellowship, and

spent before all have communicated, the do all such good works as thou
Priest is to consecrate more, according hast prepared for us to walk in,
to the forın before prescribed ; begin-
ning at All glory be to thee, Al- through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Inighty God-und ending with these to whom with thee and the Holy
words>-Parlakers of his most blessed Ghost, be all honour and glory;

Body and Blood.
IT When all have communicated, the Mi-world without end. Amen.

nister shall return to the Lord's Table, " Then shall be said or sung, all standing,
and reverently place upon it zwhat re Gloria in excelsis, or some proper
aineth of the consecrated Elements,
covering the same with a fair Linen

Hymn from the selection.

GLORY be to God on high, and I 7tlen skall the Minister say the Lord's!

on earth peace, good will to


wards men. We praise thee, we GRANT, we beseech, thee, Albless thee, we worship thee, we mighty God, that the words glorify thee, we give thanks to which we have beard this day thee for thy great glory, O Lord with our outward ears, may, God, heavenly King, God the through thy grace, be so grafted Father Almighty

inwardly in our hearts, that they O Lord, the only begotten Son may bring forth in us the fruit of Jesus Christ ; 0 Lord God, Lamb, good living; to the honour and of God, Son of the Father, that praise of thy name, through Je. takest away the sins of the world, /sus Christ our Lord. Amen. have mercy upon us. Thou that DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our takest away the sins of the world, doings, with thy most gracious have mercy upon us. Thou that favour, and further us with thy takest away the sins of the world, continual help; that in all our receive our prayer. Thou that works begun, continued, and endsittest at the right hand of God ed in thee, we may glorify thy ho. the Father, have mercy upon us. Iy name ; and finally, by thy mer

For thou only art holy; thou cy, obtain everlasting life, through only art the Lord; thou only, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most High in the glory of God ALMIGHTY. God, the founthe Father. Amen.

tain of all wisdom, who know" Then the Priest (the Bishop, if he be est our necessities before we ask,

present) shall let them depart' with this and our ignorance in asking; we blessing:

beseech thee to have compassion THE peace of God, which pass- upon our infirmities; and those

eth all understanding, keep things which for our unworthiyour hearts and minds in the ness we dare not, and for our knowledge and love of God, and blindness we cannot ask, vouchof his Son Jesus Christ our Lord : safe to give us, for the worthiness And the blessing of God Al- of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. mighty, the Father, the Son, and Amen. the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. ALMIGHTY God, who hast Amen.

promised to hear the petitions * Collects that may be said after the Col- of those who ask in thy Son's lects of Morning, or Evening Prayer, name; we beseech thee inercior Communion, ut the discretion of the fully to incline thine ears to us

Minister. A SSIST us mercifully, O Lord, who have now made our prayers in these our supplications and

and supplicatious unto thee; and prayers; and dispose the way of grant, that those things which we thy servants towards the attain.

have faithfully asked according ment of everlasting salvation;

to thy will, may effectually be that among all the changes and obtained ; to the relief of our nechances of this mortal life, they cessity, and to the setting forth may ever be defended by thy Christ our Lord. Amen.

of thy glory, through Jesus most gracious and ready help through Jesus Christ our Lord. Upon the Sundays and other I7oly Day: Amen.

(if there be no Sermon or Communion shall be said all that is appointed at the

Communion, unto the end of the Gospel, not be carried out of the Church; but concluding with the Blessing. And in the Minister and other communicants uny of the consecrated Bread and I'ind shall, immediately after the Blessing, remain after the Communion, it shall revirently eat and drink the same.


To be used in the Church.

The People are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Baptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy Days, or Prayer Days. Nerer.

theless (if necessity so require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. 1 There shall be for every Malé Child to be buptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for czery Female, one Godfather and two God. mothers ; aid Parents shall be adinitted as Sponsors, if it be desired. ! When there are Children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponsors shall give know.

ledge thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the People with the Children, must be ready at the Font, cither immediately after the lust Lesson at Morning Prayer, or else immediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer, as the Minister, by his Discretion, shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with prere Water) and standing there, shall say,

Hath this Child been already baptized, or no ?

1 If they answer, No; then shall the Minister proceed, as followeth. DEARLY beloved, forasmuch, through the Red Sea, figuring

as all men are conceived and thereby thy holy Baptism; and by born in sin; and our Saviour the Baptisin of thy well-beloved Christ saith, None can enter into Son Jesus Christ in the river Jorthe kingdom of God, except he dan, didst sanctify water, to the be regenerate and born anew of mystical washing away of sin; we Water and of the Holy Ghost; I beseech thee, for thine infinite beseech you to call upon God the mercies, that thou wilt mercifully Father, through our Lord Jesus look upon this Child; wash him, Christ, that of his bounteous mer- and sanctify him with the Holy cy, he will grant to this Child that Ghost; that he, being delivered which by nature he cannot have ; from thy wrath, may be received that he may be baptized with Wa-into the Ark of Christ's Church; ter and the Holy Ghost, and re- and being steadfast in faith, joyful ceived into Christ's holy Church, through hope, and rooted in chaand be made a living member of rity, may so pass the waves of this the same.

troublesomne world, that finally he 1 Then shall the Minister say, may come to the land of ever

lasting life; there to reign with ALMIGHTY and everlasting thee, world without end, through

God, who, of thy great mercy, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. didst save Noah and his family

1 Or this. in the Ark from perishing by wa ALMIGHTY and immortal God, ter; and also didst safely lead the the aid of all who need, the children of Israel thy people helper of all who iee. to thee for

Let us pray

or else shall

succour, the life of those who be shall make this brief Exhortation upon lieve, and the resurrection of the

the words of the Gospel : dead; we call upon thee for this BELOVED, ye hear in this GosInfant, that he, coming to thy

pel the words of our Saviour holy Baptism, may receive re- children to be brought unto him ;

Christ, that he commanded the mission of sin, by spiritual regene. how he blamed those who would ration. Receive him, O Lord, as have kept them from him; how thou hast promised by thy well- he exhorteth all meu to follow beloved Son, saying, Ask, and ye. theirinnocency. Ye perceive bow, shall have; seek, and ye shall find; by his outward gesture and deed, knock, and it shall be opened un- he declared his good will toward to you: So give now unto us who them: For he embraced them in ask; let us who seek, find; open his arms, he laid his hands upon the gate unto us who knock; iliat

them, and blessed them. Donbt this Infant may enjoy the everlasting benediction of thy heaven. ye not therefore, but earnestly

believe, that he will likewise fa. ly washing, and may come to the

vourably receive this present Ineternal kingdom which thou hast promised by Christ our Lord. with the arms of his mercy; that

fant ; that lie will embrace him Amen.

be will give unto him the blessing I Then the Minister shall say as follows: of eternal life, and make him par

dressed to the Sponsors ; and froin thence taker of his everlasting kingdom. to the Prayer immediately before the Wherefore, we being thus perImmersion, or the pouring of Water on suaded of the good will of our the Infant. But note; that, in every Church, the intermediate parts of the heavenly Father towards this InService shall be used, once ut least in fant, declared by his Son Jesus cuery month (if there be a Baptism Christ; and nothirrg doubting, but for the better instructing of the people that he favourabiy alloweth this 'in the Grounds of Infant Baptism. Hear the words of the Gospel,

charitable work of ours, in bringwritten by St. Mark, in the tenth ing this Infant to bis holy Bap

tisin ; let us faithfully and devoutchapter, at the thirteenth verse.

ly give thanks unto him, ayd say, THEY brought young children


LMIGHTY and everlasting to Christ, that he should touch

God, heavenly Father, we them; and his disciples rebuked give thee humble thanks, that those who brought them. But thou hast vouchsafed to call us to when Jesus saw it, he was much the knowledge of thy grace, and displeased, and said unto them, faith in thee: Inerease this knowSuffer the little children to come ledge, and confirm this faith in us unto me, and forbid them not; evermore. Give thy Holy Spirit for of such is the kingdom of God. to this Infant ; that he may be Verily I say unto you, Whoso-born again, and be made an heir of evershall not receive the kingdom everlasting salvation, through our of God as a little child, he shall not Lord Jesus Christ, who liveth and enter therein. And he took them reigneth with thee and the Holy upin his arms, put his hands upon Spirit, now and for ever. Amen. them, and blessed them.

1 Then shall the Minister speak unto the T After the Gospel is read, the Minister Godfathers and Godmothers in this wisc:

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