of that Cup. For as the benefit is

Then shall the Pricst say to them that great, if with a true penitent heart come to receive the holy Communion, and lively faith we receive that holy

E that do truly and earnestly Sacrament; (for then we spiritually

repent you of your sins, and i eat the flesh of Christ, and drink His

are in love and charity with your blood; then we dwell in Christ, and

neighbours, and intend to lead a new Christ in us; we are one with Christ,

life, following the commandments of 7 and Christ with us;) so is the danger

God, and walking from henceforth great, if we receive the same un

in His holy ways; Draw near with worthily. For then we are guilty faith, and take this holy Sacrament *** thay of the Body and Blood of Christ

to your comfort ; and make your our Saviour ; we eat and drink our

humble confession to Almighty God, ** 1 own damnation, not considering the

meekly kneeling upon your knees. Lord's Body; we kindle God's wrath against us; we provoke Him to plague Then shall this general Confession de us with divers diseases, and sundry

made, in the name of all those that are test

minded to receive the holy Communion, by kinds of death. Judge therefore one of the Ministers; both he and all the yourselves, brethren, that ye be not people kneeling humbly upon their knees, judged of the Lord; repent you truly

and saying, for your sins past; have a lively and stedfast faith in Christ our Saviour ; Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all amend your lives, and be in perfect things, Judge of all men; We accharity with all men; so shall ye be knowledge and bewail our manifold meet partakers of those holy mys

sins and wickedness, Which we, from teries. And above all things ye must time to time, most grievously have give most humble and hearty thanks committed, thought, word, and to God, the Father, the Son, and the deed, Against Thy Divine Majesty, Holy Ghost, for the redemption of Provoking most justly Thy wrath the world by the death and passion and indignation against us. We do of our Saviour Christ, both God and earnestly repent, and are heartily man; Who did humble Himself, even sorry for these our misdoings; The to the death upon the Cross, for us, remembrance of them is grievous miserable sinners, who lay in dark unto us; The burden of them is inness and the shadow of death; that tolerable. Have mercy upon us, He might make us the children of Have mercy upon us, most merciful God, and exalt us to everlasting Father; For Thy Son our Lord Je. life. And to the end that we should sus Christ's sake, Forgive us all that alway remember the exceeding great is past; And grant that we may ever love of our Master, and only Sa hereafter serve and please Thee in viour, Jesus Christ, thus dying for newness of life, To the honour and us, and the innumerable benefits glory of Thy Name; Through Jesus which by His precious blood-shed Christ our Lord. Amen. ding He hath obtained to us; He | Then shall the Priest (or the Bishop, being hath instituted and ordained holy present,) stand up, and turning himself mysteries, as pledges of His love, to the people, pronounce this Absolution. and for a continual remembrance of LMIGHTY God, our heavenly His death, to our great and endless Father, Who of His great mercy comfort. To Him therefore, with the hath promised forgiveness of sins to Father and the Holy Ghost, let us all them that with hearty repentance give (as we are most bounden) con and true faith turn unto Him; Have tinual thanks; submitting ourselves mercy upon you; pardon and deliver wholly to His holy will and pleasure, you from all your sins; confirm and and studying to serve Him in true strengthen you in all goodness; and holiness and righteousness all the bring you to everlasting life; through days of our life. Amen.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Then shall the Priest say,

glory: Glory be to Thee, O Lord

most High. Amen. Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Christ saith unto all that

PROPER PREFACES, truly turn to Him.

Upon Christmas-day, and seven days after.

ECAUSE Thou didst give Je

sus Christ Thine only Son to be refresh you. &. Matth. xi. 28.

born as at this time for us; Who, So God loved the world, that He by the operation of the Holy Ghost, gave His only-begotten Son, to the was made very man of the substance end that all that believe in Him of the Virgin Mary His mother; and should not perish, but have everlast- that without spot of sin, to make us ing life. . John iä. 16,

clean from all sin. Therefore with Hear also what Saint Paul saith.

Angels, fc. This is a true saying, and worthy Upon Easter-day, and seven days afler, Christ Jesus came into the world to Bheeft he prerious Resurrecte sare sinners. 1 Tim. i. 15.

tion of Thy Son Jesus Christ our Hear also what Saint John saith.

Lord: for He is the very Paschal If any man sin, we have an Ad. Lamb, which was offered for us, and vocate with the Father, Jesus Christ hath taken away the sin of the world; the righteous; and He is the pro- death, and by His rising to life again

Who by His death hath destroyed pitiation for our sins. 18. Jokn ii. 1.

hath restored to us everlasting life. Aner which the Priest shall proceed, Therefore with Angels, fc. saying,

Upon Ascension-day, and seven days after. Lift up your hearts. Ansieer. We lift them up unto the Thored Son Jesus Christ

our Lord; Lord.

Who after His most glorious RePriest. Let us give thanks unto

surrection manifestly appeared to all our Lord God. Answer. It is meet and right so

His Apostles, and in their sight as

cended up into heaven to prepare a to do.

place for us; that where He is, thiThen shall the Priest turn to the Lord's iher we might also ascend, and reign Table, and say,

with Him in glory. Therefore with T is very meet, right, and our Angels, &c.

bounden duty, that we should at all times, and in all places, give

Upon Whit-sunday, and six days afler. thanks unto Thee, O

THROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord, Holy Father, (Holy Father Almighty, Everlasting ted on Trinity true promise, the Holy Ghost came God.


down as at this time from heaven Here shall follow the Proper Preface, ac

with a sudden great sound, as it had cording to the time, if there be any spe

been a mighty wind, in the likeness cially appointed: or else immediately shall of fiery tongues, lighting upon the follow,

Apostles, to teach them, and to lead WHEREFORE with Angels and them to all truth; giving them both

Archangels, and with all the the gift of divers languages, and also company of heaven, we laud and boldness with fervent zeal constantly magnify Thy glorious Name; ever. to preach the Gospel unto all namore praising Thee, and saying, tions; whereby we have been brought Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, out of darkness and error into the heaven and earth are full of Thy I clear light and true knowledge of

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Thee, and of Thy Son Jesus Christ. | self once offered) a full, perfect, ander Therefore with Angels, fc.

sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and so it Upon the Feast of Trinity only.

tisfaction, for the sins of the whole CHO art one God, one Lord; world; and did institute, and in His

not one only Person, but three holy Gospel command us to continue, Persons in one Substance. For that

a perpetual memory of that His prewhich we believe of the glory of the cious death, until His coming again; Father, the same we believe of the Hear us, o merciful Father, we most Son, and of the Holy Ghost, without humbly beseech Thee ; and grant any difference or inequality. There that we receiving these Thy crea. fore with Angels, &c.

tures of bread and wine, according

to Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's 1 After each of which Prrfaces shall imme- holy institution, in remembrance of diately be sung or said,

His death and passion, may be par. THE

HEREFORE with Angels and takers of His most blessed Body and

Archangels, and with all the Blood: Who, in the same night that He : * company of heaven, we laud and

was betrayed, *took * Here the Pries magnify Thy glorious Name; ever

Bread; and, when u to take the Paten more praising Thee, and saying, He had given thanks, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, + He brake it, and the Bread: heaven and earth are full of Thy glory: Glory be to Thee, O Lord eat, || this is My Body

gave it to His disciples, saying, Take, most High. Amen.

which is given for his hand upon al Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at you: Do this in rethe Lord's Table, say in the name of all membrance of Me. Likewise after them that shall receive the Communion this Prayer following.

supper He *took the * Here he is to take E do not presume to come to

Cup; and, when He the Cup into his hand: Lord, trusting in our own righteous- them, saying, Drink ye all of this; 2 ness, but in Thy manifold and great

for this tis My Blood mercies. We are not worthy so much of the New Testa- hit hand upon every as to gather up the crumbs under ment, which is shed vessel (be Chalice Thy Table. But Thou art the same

for you and for many there is any Wine to Lord, Whose property is always to

for the remission of have mercy: Grant us therefore, gra

sins: Do this, as oft as ye shall drink cious Lord, so to eat the flesh of Thy it, in remembrance of Me. Amen. dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink Then shall the Minister first receive the His blood, that our sinful bodies may Communion in both kinds himself, and be made clean by His body, and our

then proceed to deliver the same to the Bisouls washed through His most pre

shops, Priests, and Deacons, in like man. cious blood, and that we may ever

ner, (if any be present,) and after that to

the people also in order, into their hands, more dwell in Him, and He in us. all meekly kneeling. And, when he deliAmen.

vercth the Bread to any one, he shall say, ? When the Priest, standing before the Ta THE Body of our Lord Jesus

ule, hath so ordered the Bread and Wine, Christ, which was given for that he may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the people,

thee, preserve thy body and soul and take the Cup into his hands, he shall say

unto everlasting life. Take and eat the Prayer of Consecration, as follorccth. this in remembrance that Christ died

LMIGHTY God, our heavenly for thee, and feed on Him in thy mercy didst give Thine only Son Je. And the Minister that delivereth the Cup sus Christ to suffer death upon the

to any one shall say, cross for our redemption; Who made THE Blood of our Lord Jesus

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preserve thy body and soul unto , ing our merits, but pardoning our Everlasting life. Drink this in re offences, through Jesus Christ our membrance that Christ's Blood was Lord; by Whom, and with whom, shed for thee, and be thankful. in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all the consecrated Bread or Wine be all

honour and glory be unto Thee, rut before all have communicated, the

O Father Almighty, world without Priest is to consecrate more according to

end. Amen. the Form before prescribed ; beginning at (Our Saviour Christ in the same night, 4. for the Blessing of the Bread, and

LMIGHTY and everliving God, et (Likewise after Supper, $c.) for the we most heartily thank Thee, Wessing of the Cup.

for that Thou dost vouchsafe to feed Ewlon all have communicated, the Minis us, who have duly received these ter shall return to the Lord's Table, and holy mysteries, with the spiritual rrerently place upon it that remaineth

food of the most precious Body and of the consecrated Elements, covering the sann with a fair linen cloth.

Blood of Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Then shall the Priest say the Lord's

Christ; and dost assure us thereby Prayer, the prople repeating after him

of Thy favour and goodness towards certy Petition.

us; and that we are very members UR Father, Which art in hea- incorporate in the mystical body of

ven, hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Son, which is the blessed comThy kingdom come. Thy will be done pany of all faithful people; and are in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us also heirs through hope of Thy everthis day our daily bread. And for lasting kingdom, by the merits of give us our trespasses, as we forgive the most precious death and passion them that trespass against us. And of Thy dear Son. And we most lead us not into temptation; but de- humbly beseech Thee, O heavenly liver us from evil: for Thine is the Father, so to assist us with Thy kingdom, the power, and the glory, grace, that we may continue in that for ever and ever. Amen.

holy fellowship, and do all such good After shall be said as followeth.

works as Thou hast prepared for us

to walk in; through Jesus Christ our 0 LORD and heavenly Father, we

Lord, to Whom, with Thee and the Thy humble servants entirely Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, desire Thy fatherly goodness mer world without end. Amen. cifally to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; most hum

Then shall be said or sung, bly beseeching Thee to grant, that ILORY be to God on high, and by the merits and death of Thy Son in earth peace, good will towards Jesus Christ, and through faith in men. We praise Thee, we bless Thee, His blood, we and all Thy whole we worship Thee, we glorify Thee, Church may obtain remission of our we give thanks to Thee for Thy great sins, and all other benefits of His glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, passion. And here we offer and pre- | God the Father Almighty. sent unto Thee, O Lord, ourselves, O Lord, the only-begotten Son our souls and bodies, to be a reason Jesu Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of able, holy, and lively sacrifice unto God, Son of the Father, that takest Thee; humbly beseeching Thee, that away the sins of the world, have all we, who are partakers of this mercy upon us. Thou that takest holy Communion, may be fulfilled away the sins of the world, have with Thy grace and heavenly be- mercy upon us. Thou that takest nediction. And although we be un away the sins of the world, receive worthy, through our manifold sins, our prayer. Thou that sittest at the to offer unto Thee any sacrifice, yet right hand of God the Father, have we beseech Thee to accept this our mercy upon us. bounden duty and service; not weigh For Thou only art holy; Thou only

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art the Lord; Thou only, O Christ, YRANT, we beseech Thee, Alwith the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. which we have heard this day with Amen.

our outward ears, may through Thy & Then the Priest (or Bishop if he be present) grace be so grafted inwardly in our shall let them depart with this Blessing. hearts, that they may bring forth in HE peace of God, which passeth

us the fruit of good living, to the hohearts and minds in the knowledge Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and love of God, and of His Son Jesus Christ our Lord: and the blessing doings with Thy most gracious of God Almighty, the Father, the favour, and further us with Thy conSon, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst tinual help; that in all our works you and remain with you always. begun, continued, and ended in Thee, Amen.

we may glorify Thy holy Name, and I Colects to be said after the offertory, when finally by Thy mercy obtain ever

there is no Communion, every such day lasting life; through Jesus Christ one or more ; and the same may be said our Lord. Amen. also,

as often as occasion shall serve, after the Collects either of Morning or Evening Prayer, Communion, or Litany, by the all wisdom, Who knowest onr discretion of the Minister.

necessities before we ask, and our in these our supplications and I'hee to have compassion upon our prayers, and dispose the way of Thy infirmities; and those things, which servants towards the attainment of for our unworthiness we dare not, everlasting salvation; that, among and for our blindness we cannot ask, all the changes and chances of this vouchsafe to give us, for the worthimortal life, they may ever be defended by Thy most gracious and Lord. Amen.

ness of Thy Son Jesus Christ our ready help; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

mised to hear the petitions of O

ALMIGHTY Lord, and ever them that ask in Thy Son's Name;

lasting God, vouchsafe, we be- We beseech Thee mercifully to inseech Thee, to direct, sanctify, and cline Thine ears to us that have govern, both our hearts and bodies, made now our prayers and supplie in the ways of Thy laws, and in the cations unto Thee; and grant, that works of Thy commandments; that those things, which we have faiththrough Thy most mighty protection, fully asked according to Thy will

, both here and ever, we may be pre may effectually be obtained, to the served in body and soul; through relief of our necessity, and to the our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. setting

forth of Thy glory; througla Amen.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. q 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, ercept there be a convenient newber to communicate with the Priest, according to his discretion. 9 And if there be not above twenty persons in the Parish of discretion to receive the Come munion; yet there shall be no Communion, except four (or three at the least communicate Deacons, they shall all receive the Communion with the Priest every Sunday at the least, And in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and Colleges, where there are many Priests

and except they have a reasonable cause to the contrary. . And to take

away all occasion of dissention, and superstition, which any person has the usual to be eaten ; but the best and purest Wheat Bread that conveniently may be gotten.

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