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This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be re. ceived, That Christ Jesus came into the world to savo sinners. 1 Tim. i. 15.
Hear also what Saint 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 St. John ii. 1, 2.
1 After which the Bishop shall proceed, saying,
Lift up your hearts.
is very meet, right, and our
• These words (Holy all times, and in all places, give omitted on Trinity. thanks unto thee, O Lord, (*Holy Sunday. Father,] Almighty, Everlasting God. 1 Here shall follow the Proper, Preface, according to the time,
there be any specially appointed; or else immediately shall be
said or sung by the Bishop, THEREFORE with Angels and Archangels, and with glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying, HOLY, HOLY, HOLY, Lord God
T Bishop and Peopren of hosts, Heaven
and earth are full of thy glory : Glory be to thee, O Lord Most High, Amen.
PROPER PREFACES. Upon Christmas-day, and seven days after, ECAUSE thou didst give Jesus Christ, thine only Son,
: ation of the Holy Ghost, was made very man, of the substance of the Virgin Mary his mother; and that without spot of sin, to make us clean from all sin. Therefore with Angels, etc.
Upon Easter-day, and seven days after.
chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glow for he is the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath taken away the sin of the world; who by his death hath destroyed death, and by his rising to lifo again hath restored to us everlasting life. Therefore with Angels, etc.
Upon Ascension-day, and seven days after.
our Lord; who, after his most glorious Resurrection, manifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and in their sight ascended up into heaven, to prepare a place for us; that where he is, thither we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore with Angels, etc.
Upon Whitsunday, and six days after. T MHROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; according to whose
most true promise, the Holy Ghost came down as at this time from heaven, with a sudden great sound, as it had been a mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery tongue, lighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth; giving them both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness 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, etc.
Upon the Feast of Trinity only, may be said,
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, etc. I or else this may be said, the words (Holy Father) being retained
in the introductory Addre88. NOR the precious death and merits of thy Son Jesus Holy Ghost, the Comforter; who are one with thee in thy Eternal Godhead. Therefore with Angels, etc.
9 Then shall the Bishop, kneeling doon at the Lord's Table, say, in the name of all those who shall receive the Communion, this Prayer following.
E do not presume to come to this thy Table, O mer In thy manifold and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table. But thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy : Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies may be made clean by his body, and our souls washed through his most precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in
When the Bishop, standing before the Table, hath 80 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. LL glory be to thee, Almighty God, our heavenly 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 satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death and sacrifice, until his coming again: For in the night in (a) Here the Bishop which he was betrayed, (a) he took to take the Paten
into . Bread; and when he had given thanks, (b) And here to (6) he brake it, and gave it to his break the Bread. disciples, saying, Take, eat, (c) this his hand upon all the is my Body, which is given for you; Bread. Do this in remembrance of me. Like- (d) Here he is to wise, after supper, (d) he took the take the Cup into his
hands. Cup; and when he had given thanks, (e) And here he is he gave it to them, saying, Drink ye to lay his hand upon all of this;
for (e) this is my Blood of every vessel in which the New Testament, which is shed be consecrated for you, and for many, for the remission of sins; Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me. HEREFORE, O Lord and heav
The Oblation, institution of thy dearly beloved Son our Saviour Jezus Christ, we, thy humble servants, do celebrate and make here before thy Divine Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, which we now offer unto thee, the memorial thy Son hath commanded us to make; having in remembrance his blessed passion and precious death, his mighty resurrection and glorious ascension; rendering unto thee most hearty thanks for the innumerable bene. fits procured unto us by the same. ND we most
The Invocation. us; and, of thy almighty goodness, vouchsafe to bless and sanctify, with thy Word and Holy Spirit, these thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine; that we, receiving them according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's holyinstitution, in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood. ND we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness, merci.
fully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanks. Kring; most humbly beseeching thee to grant that, by
Atheek e merciful
, to hear
the merits and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and through faith in his blood, we, and all thy 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, our selves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, hóly, and living sacrifice unto thee; humbly beseeching thee, that we, and all others who shall be partakers of this Holy Communion, may worthily receive the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, be filled with thy grace and heavenly benediction, and made one body with him, that he may dwell in us, and we in him. And although we are 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 of fences, through 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. out end. Amen.
Here may be sung a Hymn.
kinds himself, and proceed to deliver the same to the Bishops,
thee, preserve thy bodyand soul unto everlasting life. Takeand eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving.
1 And the Bishop, delivering the Cup, shall say,
Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful. TIf the consecrated Bread or Wine be spent before all have com
municated, the Bishop is to consecrate more, according to the Form before prescribed; beginning at, All
glory be to thee, Almighty God, and ending with these words, partakers of his
most blessed Body and Blood. I When all have communicated, the Bishop 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 Bishop say the Lord's Prayer, the People repeat
ing after him every Petition. UR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy
earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this dayour 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.
1 After shall be said as followeth. A LMIGHTY and everliving God, we most heartily
thank thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed us who have duly received these holy mysteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and' Blood of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ; and dost assure us thereby of thy favour and goodness towards us; and that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of thy Son, which is the blessed company of all faithful people; and are also heirs through hope of thy everlasting kingdom, by the merits 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, all standing, Gloria in excelsis; or
some proper Hymn from the Selection. YLORY be to God on high, and on earth peace, good
will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.
O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus 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 only art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.
Then the Bishop shall let them depart with this Blessing. THE Peace of God, which passeth all understanding, love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the Blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen. 1 If any of the consecrated Bread and Wine remain after the Com
munion, it shall not be carried out of the Church; out the Bishop and other communicants shall, immediately after the Blessing. reverently eat and drink the same. Here endeth the Order for the Administration of the Holy