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At the time of the celebra great love of our Master and tion of the Communion, the only Saviour Jesus Christ, Priest shall say this Ex-thus dying for us, and the inhortation.
numerable benefits which by D EARLY beloved in the his precious blood-shedding
Lord, ye who mind to he hath obtained for us, he come to the holy
communion hath instituted and ordained of the Body and Blood of our holy Mysteries, as pledges of Saviour Christ, must consider his love, and for a continual, how St. Paul exhorteth all remembrance of his death, to persons diligently to try and our great and endless com- , examine themselves, before fort. To him therefore, with they presume to eat of that the Father, and the Holy Bread, and drink of that Cup Ghost, let us give (as we are For as the benefit is great, if most bounden) continual with a true penitent heart and thanks ; submitting ourselves lively faith we receive that wholly to his holy will and holy Sacrament : so is the pleasure, and studying to danger great, if we receive serve him in true holiness and the same unworthily. Judge righteousness, all the days of therefore yourselves, breth- our life. Amen. ren, that ye be not judged off Then shall the Priest say to the Lord; repent ye truly those who come to receive for your sins past ; have a the Holy Communion. lively and steadfast faith in YE who do truly and carnChrist our Saviour ; amend estly repent you of your your lives, and be in perfect sins, and are in love and chacharity with all men ; so shall rity with your neighbours, ye be meet partakers of those and intend to lead a new life, holy Mysteries. And above following the commandments all things, ye must give most of God, and walking from humble and hearty thanks to henceforth in his holy ways; God the Father, the Son, and draw near with faith, and take the Holy Ghost, for the re- this holy Sacrament to your demption of the world by the comfort; and make your bumdeath and passion of our Sa-ble confession to Almighty viour Christ, both God and God, devoutly kneeling. man ; who did humble him- Then shall this general Con. self, even to the death upon fession be made, by the the cross, for us miserable Priest and all those who are sinners, who lay in darkness minded to receive the Holy and the shadow of death ; Communion, humbly kneel. that he might make us the ing. children of God, and exalt us
LMIGHTY God, father to everlasting life. And to of our Lord Jesus Christ, the end that we should always Maker of all things, Judge of remember the exceeding all men ; we acknowledge and
TOME wickedness, which we from time to time most grievously laden, and I will refresh you. have committed, by thought, St. Matt xi. 28. word, and deed, against thy So God loved the world, divine Majesty ; provoking that he gave his only begotten inost justly thy wrath and in- Son, to the end that all that dignation against us. We do believe in him should not peearnestly repent, and are hear-rish, but have everlasting life. tily sorry for these our mis- S John iii. 16. doings; the remembrance of
Hear also what St. Paul saith. them is grievous unto us ; the
This is a true saying, and burthen of them is intolerable. Have mercy upon us, have worthy of all men to be remercy upon us, most merciful.ceived, that Christ Jesus came
into the world to save sinners. Father : for thy Sou our Lord
1 Tim. i. 15, Jesus Christ's sake, forgive us all that is past; and grant, Hear also what St. John saith. that we may ever hereafter If any man sin, we have an serve and please thee in new-.\dvocate wit:: the Fati:er. Jc. ness of life, to the honour and sus Christ the righteous; and glory of thy Name, through he is the propitiation for our Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. sins. | St. John ü. 1, 2."
Then shall the Priest (the Bishop if he be present)
1 After which the Priest shall stand up, and turning to
proceed, Saying, the people, say,
Lift up your hearts,
Answer. We lift them up
unto the Lord. his great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those
Priest. Let us give thanks who with hearty repentance
unto our Lord God.
Auswer. It is meet and and true fai:h turn unto him, have mercy upon you ; pardon
right so to do. and deliver you from all your sins ; confirm and strengthens Then shall the Priest turn you in all goodness; and bring to the Lord's Table, and you to everlasting life,through say, Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
T is very meet, right, and T Then shall the Priest say,
Hear what comfortable should at all times and in all words our Saviour Christ places, give thanks unto thee, saith unto all who truly turnO Lord, ["Holy Father,] Alto him.
mighty Everlasting God. These words (Holy Father) must be omitted on Trinity Sunday.
A heavenly Father, who of
Here shall follow the pro-! Upon Ascension Day, and per Preface, according to seven Days after. the time, if there be any
HROUGH thy most dearly specially appointed; or else
beloved Son Jesus Christ immediately shall be said our Lord; who, after his most or sung by the Priest and glorious Resurrection, mani. People,
festly appeared to all his AposTHEREFORE with angelstles, and, in their sight as
and Archangels, and with cended up into heaven, to preall the company of heaven, pare a place for us; that where we laud and magnify thy glo- he is, thither we might also rious Name; evermore prais-ascend, and reign with him in ing thee, and saying, Holy. glory : Therefore with Anholy, holy, Lord God of Hosts, gels, &c. heaven and earth are full of Upon Whitsunday, and thy glory : Glory be to thee, six Days afier. O Lord Most High. Amen. THROUGH Jesus Christ
PROPER PREFACES. whose most true promise, the $ Upon Christmas Day, and Holy Ghost came down as at
seven Days after. this time from heaven, with a B
ECAUSEthou didst give sudden great sound, as it had Son, to be born as at this time likeness of fiery tongues,lightfor us ; who, by the operation ing upon the Apostles, to teach of the Holy Ghost was made them, and to lead them to all very man, of the substance of truth ; giving them both the the Virgin Mary his Mother ; gift of divers languages, and and that without spot of sin, also boldness with fervent zeal, to make us clean from all sin : constantly to preach the gosTherefore with Angels, Sc. pel unto all nations; whereby q Upon Easler Day, and
we have been brought out of seven Days after.
darkness and error, into the
clearlight and true knowledge UT are
thee, and of thy Son Jesus rious resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord: For he is the very Paschal Lamb, 9 Upon the Feast of Trinity which was offered for us, and
only, may be said, hath taken away the sin of the WHO art one God, one world ; who by his death hath
Lord; not one only perdestroyed death, and, by his son, but three persons in one rising to life again, bath re- substance: For that which we stored to us everlasting life : believe of the glory of the Therefore with Angels, &c. Father, the same we believe
F merilis porttingu Son Jesus venlymfather for that thou, of
of the Son, and of the Holy dorid the Bread and Il'inie, Ghost, without
difference that he may with the more or inequality: Therefore with readiness and decency break Angels, &c.
the Bread before the l'eople, Or elsс this may be said,
and take the Cup into his
Hands ; he shall say the the words (Holy Father] being retained in the intro
Prayer of Consecration, as duc'ory Address.
followeth : TOR the precious death and ALL glory be to thee, AlChrist our Lord, and for the thy iender mercy, didst give sending to us of the Holy Ghost thine only Son Jesus Christ to the Comforter ; who are one suffer death upon the cross for with thee in thy eternal God- our redemption; who made head : Therefore with An-there (by his one oblation of gels, &c.
himself once offered) a full, Then shall the Priest, kneel- perfect,and sufficient sacrifice, ing down at the Lord's Ta-oblation, and satisfaction, for ble, say, in the name of all the sins of the whole world ; those who shall receive the and did institute, and in his Communion, this prayer holy, gospel command us to following:
continuc, a perpetual memory
of that his precious death and WE do not presume to come sacrifice until his coming
to this thy Table, O mer again : For in the night in ciful Lord, trusting in our own which he was berighteousness,but in thy mani- trayed (a) he priest is to
(a) Here the fold and great mercies. We
took bread; and take the Pa. are not worthy so much as to when he had given ten into his gaiher up the crumbs under
thanks, (o) he Hands. thy Table. But thou art the
brake it, and gave
(b) And here same Lord, whose property is it to his disciples,
to break the
Bread. always to have mercy : Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, ) This is my (c) And here
saying, Take, eat, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Body, which is gi- to lay his Son Jesus Christ, and to drink
ven for you ; Do hands upon his blood, that our sinsul bo- this in remem- ali the bread. dies may be made clean by
brance of his body, and our souls wash
Likewise after ed through his most precious
supper(d)!ie took (d) Here he blood, and that we may ever. The cup; and wien is to take the more dwell in him, and he in
cup into his ihe
thanks, he gave it When the Pricst, standing to them, saying, before the Table, hath so or-Drink ye allofthis;
(e) And here for (e) This is giving; most humbly bescechhe is to lay his my Blood, of ing thee to grant, that by the hand upon eve.
the New Testa- merits and death of thy Son ry Vessel, in swhich there is ment, which is Jesus Christ,and through faith any Wine to be shed for you, in his blood, we, and all thy consecrated. and for many, whole Church, may obtain refor the remission of sins; mission of our sins, and all Do this as oft as ye shall drink other benefits of his passion. it, in remembrance of me.
And here we offer and present The Obla. WHEREFORE, unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, tion.
O Lord and our souls, and bodies, to be a heavenly Father, according to reasonable, holy, and living the institution of thy dearly sacrifice unto thee; humbly beloved Son our Saviour Je-besecching thee, that we, and sus Christ,we, thy humble ser
all others who shall be parvants, do celebrate and make iakersofthis holy coinmunion, here before thy divine Majes. may worthily recei:e the most ly, with these thy holy gifts, precious Body and Blood of which we now offer unto thee, thy Son Jesus Christ, be filled the memorial thy Son hath with thy grace and heavenly commanded us to make; hayo benediction, and made one ing in remembrance his bless-'body with him, that he may ed passion and precious death, dwell in them, and they in his mighty resurrection and lim. And although we are glorious ascension; rendering unworthy, through our maniunto thee most hearty thanks, fold sins, to offer unto thee for the innumerable benefits any sacrifice; yet we beseech procured unto us by the same. thee to accept this our boundThe Indo- And we most hum-en duty and service,not weighcation. bly beseech thee, Osing our merits, but pardoning merciful Father, to hear vis; our offences; through Jesus and, ofthy almighty goodness, Christ our Lord; by whom, vouchsate to bless and sanctify and with whom, in the unity with thy Word and holy Spi- of the Holy Ghost, all honour rit, these thy gifts and crea- and glory be unto thee, O Fa. tures of bread and wine; that ther Almighty, world without we, receiving them according end. Amen. to thy Son our Saviour Jesus I Here shall be sung a Hymn, Christ's holy institution, in re or part of a Hymn, froin membrance of his death and the Selection for the Feasts Passion, may be partakers of and Pasts,c. his most blessed Body and 9 Then shall the Priest first Blood. And we earnestly de receive the Communion in sire thy fatherly goodness, both kinds himself, and promercifully to accept this our ceed to deliver the same 10 sacrifice of praise and thanks- the Bishops, Pries:s, and