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This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, That Christ Jesus came into the world to save 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.

After which the Bishop shall proceed, saying,
Lift up your hearts.

Answer. We lift them up unto the Lord.
Bishop. Let us give thanks unto our Lord God.
Answer. It is meet and right so to do.

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¶ Then shall the Bishop turn to the Lord's Table, and say, should at T is very meet, right, and our all times, and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, [*Holy Father,] Almighty, Everlasting God.

*These words (Holy Father] must be

omitted on TrinitySunday.

¶ Here shall follow the Proper Preface, according to the time, if there be any specially appointed; or else immediately shall be said or sung by the Bishop, THEREFORE with Angels and Archangels, and with

we magnify

glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying, HOLY, HOLY, HOLY, Lord God of hosts, Heaven and earth are full of thy glory Glory be to thee, O Lord Most High. Amen.

¶ Bishop and People.

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.

UT chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glo

our

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 life again hath restored to us everlasting life. Therefore with Angels, etc.

Upon Ascension-day, and seven days after.
beloved Son Jesus

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.

HROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; according to whose as

this time from heaven, with a sudden great sound, as it had been a mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, 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,

HO art one God, one Lord; not one only Person, but

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.

¶ Or else this may be said, the words [Holy Father] being retained in the introductory Address.

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OR 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.

Then shall the Bishop, kneeling down 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

our own

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 us. Amen.

When the Bishop, standing before the Table, hath so 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

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mercy,

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 which he was betrayed, (a) he took Bread; and when he had given thanks, (b) he brake it, and gave it to his disciples, saying, Take, eat, (c) this is my Body, which is given for you; Do this in remembrance of me. Likewise, after supper, (d) he took the Cup; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of this; for (e) this is my Blood of the New Testament, which is shed for you, and for many, for the remission of sins; Do this, as oft as ye remembrance of me.

(a) Here the Bishop

is to take the Paten

into his hands.

(b) And here to break the Bread. his hand upon all the Bread.

(c) And here to lay

(d) Here he is to

take the Cup into his

hands.

(e) And here he is to lay his hand upon every vessel in which there is any Wine to be consecrated.

shall drink it, in

WH

The Oblation.

THEREFORE, O Lord and heavenly Father, according to the institution of thy dearly beloved Son our Saviour Jesus 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 benefits procured unto us by the same.

ND we most

beseech

Athee, O merciful Father, to hear 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 holy institution, in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood.

ND we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness, merciA giving; most humbly beseeching thee to grant that, by

our

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, holy, 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 ser vice; 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.

¶ Here may be sung a Hymn.

Then shall the Bishop first receive the Holy Communion in both kinds himself, and proceed to deliver the same to the Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, in like manner, and after that, to the People also in order, into their hands, all devoutly kneeling. And sufficient opportunity shall be given to those present to communicate. And when he delivereth the Bread, he shall say,

HE

of

Christ, which was

for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving.

¶ And the Bishop, delivering the Cup, shall say,

HE Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed

body unto everlasting

life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful.

If the consecrated Bread or Wine be spent before all have communicated, 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.

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 repeating after him every Petition."

UR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy

done

earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our 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. Amen.

¶ After shall be said as followeth.

most

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.
(Pointed for "Old_Chant.")

GLORY bé 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, I heavenly | King: Gód the | Father | Almighty.

O Lord, the only-begotten Son | Jesus Christ: O Lord God, Lamb of God, | Son=1 of the Father,

That takest away the sins of the upon us.

world: have mercy |

sins

of the world: have

Thou that takest away the mércy upon us. Thou that takest away the | sins ・ of the | world : ré| ceive our prayer.

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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.

THE Peace of God, which pass

Then the Bishop shall let them depart with this Blessing. all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and 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.

If any of the consecrated Bread and Wine remain after the Communion, it shall not be carried out of the Church; but 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 Communion.

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