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Maker of all things, Judge of all I Then shall the Priest say, men; We acknowledge and be- Hear what comfortable words wail our manifold sins and wick our Saviour Christ saith unto edness, Which we, from time to all that truly turn to him. time, most grievously have com- NOME unto me all that travail mitted, By thought, word, and and are heavy laden, and I deed, Against thy Divine Majes- will refresh you. St. Matth. xi. 28. ty, Provoking most justly thy So God loved the world, that wrath and indignation against us. he gave his only begotten Son, to We do earnestly repent, And are the end that all that believe in heartily sorry for these our misdo- him should not perish, but have ings; The remembrance of them everlasting life. St. John iii. 16. is grievous unto us; The burden
Hear also what Saint Paul saith. of them is intolerable. Have
This is a true saying, and mercy upon us, Have mercy upon us, most merciful Father;
worthy of all men to be receivFor thy Son our Lord Jesus
ed, That Christ Jesus came into Christ's sake, Forgive us all that
the world to save sinners. 1 Tim. is past; And grant that we may
i. 15. ever hereafter Serve and please Hear also what Saint John saith. thee In newness of life, To the If any man sin, we have an honour and glory of thy Name; Advocate with the Father, JeThrough Jesus Christ our Lord. sus Christ the righteous; and he Amen.
is the propitiation for our sins. Then shall the Priest (or the Bishop, be- | 1 St. John il. 1. ing present,) stand up, and turning himself | q After which the Priest shall proceed, to the people, pronounce this Absolution.
saying, A LMIGHTY God, our hea- / Lift up your hearts. A venly Father, who of his Answer. We lift them up ungreat mercy hath promised for to the Lord. giveness of sins to all them that Priest. Let us give thanks unwith hearty repentance and true to our Lord God.” faith turn unto him; Have mer Answer. It is meet and right cy upon you; pardon and deliver you from all your sins ; confirm , Then shall the Priest turn to the Lords and strengthen you in all good
Table, and say, ness; and bring you to everlast IT is very meet, right, and our ing life; through Jesus Christ 1 bounden duty, that we should our Lord. Amen.
| at all times, and in all places,
give thanks unto thee, O Lord, I his death hath destroyed death,
These words (Holy Holy Father, Al- and by his rising to life again Father) must be comit mighty, Everlast- | hath restored to us everlasting day.
pesune ing God. | life. Therefore with Angels, 8c. | Here shall follow the Proper Preface, Upon Ascension-day, and seven according to the time, if there be any
days after. specially appointed: or else immediately shall follow,
THROUGH thy most dearTHEREFORE with Angels 1 ly beloved Son Jesus Christ
1 and Archangels, and with all our Lord; who after his most the company of heaven, we laud glorious Resurrection manifestly and magnify thy glorious Name;
appeared to all his Apostles, and evermore praising thee, and say- | in their sight ascended up into ing, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God heaven to prepare a place for of hosts, heaven and earth are us; that where he is, thither we full of thy glory: Glory be to might also ascend, and reign with thee, O Lord most High. Amen. him in glory. Therefore with
Proper Prefaces. Angels, 8c. Upon Christmas-day, and seven Upon Whit-sunday, and six days days after.
after. RECAUSE thou didst give THROUGH Jesus Christ our
D Jesus Christ thine only Son I Lord; according to whose to be born as at this time for
most true promise, the Holy us; who, by the operation of
Ghost came down as at this time the Holy Ghost, was made very from heaven with a sudden great man of the substance of the Vir- . sound, as it had been a mighty gin Mary his mother; and that wind, in the likeness of fiery without spot of sin, to make us tongues, lighting upon the Apoclean from all sin. Therefore stles, to teach them, and to lead with Angels, fc.
them to all truth; giving them Upon Easter-day, and seven days both the gift of divers languages, after.
and also boldness with fervent PUT chiefly are we bound to zeal constantly to preach the Gos
D praise thee for the glorious pel unto all nations; whereby we Resurrection of thy Son Jesus have been brought out of darkChrist our Lord : for he is the ness and error into the clear light very Paschal Lamb, which was of- and true knowledge of thee, and fered for us, and hath taken away of thy Son Jesus Christ. Therethe sin of the world; who by fore with Angels, fc.
Upon the Feast of Trinity only. | ful bodies' may be made clean W HO art one God, one by his body, and our souls wash
V Lord; not one only Per- ed through his most precious son, but three Persons in one blood, and that we may everSubstance. For that which we more dwell in him, and he in us. believe of the glory of the Fa Amen. ther, the same we believe of the
When the Priest, standing before the TaSon, and of the Holy Ghost, with ble, hath so ordered the Bread and Wine,
that he may with the more readiness and out any difference or inequality.
decency break the Bread before the peoTherefore with Angels, gc. ple, and take the Cup into his hands, he
shall say the Prayer of Consecration, as 1 After each of which Prefaces shall imme
followeth. diately be sung or said, THEREFORE with Angels A
I ALMIGHTY God, our hea1 and Archangels, and with
A venly Father, who of thy all the company of heaven, we
tender mercy didst give thine laud and magnify thy glorious
only Son Jesus Christ to suffer Name; evermore praising thee,
death upon the cross for our reand saying, Holy, holy, holy,
e demption; who made there (by Lord God of hosts, heaven and
his one oblation of himself once earth are full of thy glory: Glory
offered) a full, perfect, and suffibe to thee, O Lord most High.
cient sacrifice, oblation, and satis
faction, for the sins of the whole Amen.
world; and did institute, and in Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at his holy Gospel command us to the Lord's Table, say in the name of all them that shall receive the Communion this
continue, a perpetual memory of Prayer following:
that his precious death, until his W E do not presume to come coming again; Hear us, O mer
V to this thy Table, O mer- ciful Father, we most humbly beciful Lord, trusting in our own seech thee; and grant that we righteousness, but in thy mani- receiving these thy creatures of fold and great mercies. We are bread and wine, according to thy not worthy so much as to gather Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's up the crumbs under thy Table. holy institution, in remembrance But thou art the same Lord, of his death and passion, may whose property is always to have be partakers of his most blessed mercy : Grant us therefore, gra- Body and Blood: who, in the cious Lord, so to eat the flesh of same night that he was betrayed, thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and * took Bread; and, . * Here the Priest to drink his blood, that our sin- | when he had given into his hands :
is to take the Paten
• And here to break thanks, * he brake | unto everlasting life. Drink this the Bread:
it, and gave it to in remembrance that Christ's his disciples, saying, Take, eat, Blood was shed for thee, and be
+ And here to lau f this is my Body | thankful. his hand upon all the which is given for
qIf the consecrated Bread or Wine be all Bread.
you : Do this in spent before all have communicated, the remembrance of me. Likewise af
Priest is to consecrate more according to
the Form before prescribed ; beginning at * Here he is to ter supper he *took
[Our Saviour Christ in the same night, tuke the Cup into his the Cup; and, &c.].for the blessing of the Bread; and hand: when he had giv
at [Likewise after Supper, &c.] for the
blessing of the Cup. en thanks, he gave it to them,
When all have communicated, the Minissaying, Drink ye all of this ; ter shall return to the Lord's Table, and
reverently place upon it what remaineth † And here to lay Jon for this + is my
of the consecrated Elements, covering the his hand upon every Blood of the New
same with a fair linen cloth. vessel (be it Chalice Testament, which or Flagon) in which
Then shall the Priest say the Lord's there is any Wine to is shed for you
Prayer, the people repeating after him be consecrated.
every Petition. and for many for | the remission of sins : Do this,
NUR Father, which art in heaas oft as ye shall drink it, in re
ven, Hallowed be thy Name.. membrance of me. Amen.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be 9 Then shall the Minister first receive the
done in earth, As it is in heaven. Communion in both kinds himself, and then
Give us this day our daily bread. proceed to deliver the same to the Bishops, And forgive us our trespasses, Priests, and Deacons, in like manner, (if
As we forgive them that trespass any be present,) and after that to the people also in order, into their hands, all against us. And lead us not into meekly kneeling. And, when he delivereth temptation; But deliver us from the Bread to any one, he shall say, THE Body of our Lord Jesus
evil : For thine is the kingdom, 1 Christ, which was given for
The power, and the glory, For thee, preserve thy body and soul
ever and ever. Amen. unto everlasting life. Take and
q After shall be said as followeth. eat this in remembrance that Lord and heavenly Father, Christ died for thee, and feed on we thy humble servants enhim in thy heart by faith with tirely desire thy fatherly goodthanksgiving.
ness mercifully to accept this our And the Minister that delivereth the Cup
sacrifice of praise and thanksto any one shall say,
giving; most humbly beseeching THE Blood of our Lord Jesus thee to grant, that by the merits
1 Christ, which was shed for and death of thy Son Jesus thee, preserve thy body and soul | 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, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto thee; humbly beseeching thee, that all we, who are partakers of this holy Communion, 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, 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 without end. Amen. Or this.
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, LORY be to God on high, and in earth peace, goodwill 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 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 only art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art