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Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at

the Lord's Table, say in the name of all them that shall receive the Communion, this prayer following.

Then shall the Priest, kneeling down ut

God's board say, in the name of all them that shall receire the Communion, this prayer following. [1604)

E do not presume to come to this thy Table, O merciful Lord,

trusting in our own righteousness, but 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

I be not (1604)

the blood [1604] 3 As in [1552] except that Amen is omitted.

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draw near,

1549 to lead a new life, following the commandments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways;

and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort, make your humble confession to almighty God, and to his holy church here gathered together in his name, meekly kneeling upon your knees. Then shall this general Confession be

made, in the name of all those lhut are minded to receive the holy Communion, either by one of them, or else by one of the Ministers, or by the Priest himself, all kneeling humbly upon their knees.

LMIGHTY God, &c.

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ALMIGHTY God, &c.

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HEAR

EAR what comfortable words

our Saviour Christ saith to all that truly turn to him.

Come unto me, &c. (as in 1552) Hear also what Saint Paul saith.

This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, that Jesus Christ came into this world to save sinners. Hear also what Saint John saith.

If any man, &c. (as in 1552) Then shall the Priest, kneeling doun at Then shall the Priest, turning him to

God's board, say in the name of all them God's board, kneel dozen, and say in the that shall reccire the Communion, this name of all them that shall receive thč prayer following

Communion, this prayer following:
E do not presume to come to this thy table (O merciful Lord)

trusting in our own righteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. We be 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 thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful | drink his blood, in these holy Mys

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4 As in (1552) except“strengthen” in the place of “strength."

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1604 S. L. precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.

When the Priest, 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 ('up into his hunds, he shall say the Prayer of Then the Priest standing up, shall say as Consecration, as follou cth,

followeth, LMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, 'who of thy tender mercy didst give 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, until his coming again; Hear us, O merciful Father, we

' In the Scot. Lit. immediately after the Doxology, “ Therefore with Angels, &c.," and between that, and the delivery of the elements, come these Prayers in the following order. Then the Presbyter standing up, shall say the Prayer of consecration, as followeth,

but then during the time of consecration, he shall stand at such a part of the holy Table, where he may with the more ease and decency use both his hands.

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hand. At these words

give thy 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 ; Hear us, O merciful Father, we most humbly beseech thee, and of thy almighty goodness vouchsafe so to bless and sanctify with thy word and holy Spirit these

thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine, that they may be unto At these words

us the body and blood of thy most dearly beloved Son; so that (took bread) the

Presbyter that we receiving them according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus officiates is to take Christ's boly institution, in remembrance of his death and pas

sion, may be partakers of the same his most precious body and

blood : who in the night that he was betrayed, took bread, and (took the cup), he when he had given thanks, he brake it, and gave it to his dislice in his hand, ciples, saying, Take, eat, this is my body, which is given for you; and lay his hand do this in remembrance of me. Likewise, after supper he took upon so much,

the

сир, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, sayor iagons, as he ing, Drink ye all of this, for this is my blood of the new testa

ment, which is shed for you, and for many, for the remission of

sins ; do this as oft as ye shall drink it in remembrance of me. Immediately after shall be said this memorial or prayer of oblation, us followeth.

THEREFORE, O Lord and heavenly Father, according to the institution servants do celebrate and make here before thy divine Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, the memorial which thy Son hath willed us to make, having in remembrance his blessed passion, mighty resurrection, and glorious ascension,

rendere ing unto thee most hearty thanks for the innumerable benefits procured unto

be it in chalice

intends to con

secrate.

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1549 bodies may be made clean by his teries, that we may continually dwell body, and our souls washed through in him, and he in us, that our sinful his most precious blood, and that bodies may be made clean by his we may evermore dwell in him, and body, and our souls washed through he in us,

his most precious blood. Amen.

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us by the same. And we entirely desire thy Fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving, most humbly beseeching thee to grant, that by 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, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto thee, humbly beseeching thee, that whosoever shall be partakers of this holy Communion, may worthily receive the most precious body and blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, and be fulfilled with thy grace and heavenly benediction, and made one body with him, that he may dwell in them, and they in him. 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. Then shall the Presbyter say: As our Saviour Christ hath commanded and taught us,

we are bold to say, Ou

UR Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom

come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation : But deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. Then shall the Presbyter kneeling down at God's board, say in the name of all them

that shall communicate, this Collect of humble access to the holy Communion, as followeth. W I

in our own righteousness, but in thy manifold and great mercies. be 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.

? which of thy tender mercy didst give thy only Son, &c. [1604] 3 Amen (1552]

We

* Here the Priest

is to take the Paten into his

hands :

And here to break the bread :

And here to lay

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1604 S. L. 'most humbly beseech thee; and grant that we, receiving these thy

creatures of bread and wine, 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 : Who, in the same night that he

was betrayed, took bread; and, when he had given his hand upon ait thanks, "he brake it, and gave it to his disciples, saying,

Take, eat, “this is my Body which is given for you : take the Cup into Do this in remembrance of me. Likewise, after supper e And here to lay

d he took the cup; and, when he had given thanks, he

gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of this ; for this is every vessel (be it Chalice or Flag

my Blood of the New Testament, which is shed for you on in which is

and for many, for the remission of sins: Do this, as oft any wine to be consecrated.?

as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me. Amen.?

the bread. d Here he is to

his hand.

his hand upon

shall say,

Then shall the Minister first receive the | Then shall the Minister first receive the

Communion in both kinds himself, and Communion in both kinds himself, and then proceed to delirer the same to the nert deliver it to other Ministers, (if Bishops, Priests, and Deacons in like any be there present) that they muy manner, (if any be present ) and after help the chief Minister, and after to that to the people also in order, into the people in their hands, kneeling.

their hands, all meekly kneeling. And when he delirereth the bread to any And when he delirereth the Bread, he

one, he shall say, THE Body of our Lord Jesus

body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for Christwhich given thee, preserve thy body and soul thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take and into everlasting life : and take and eat this in remembrance that Christ eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanks- thine heart by faith, with thanksgiving.

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if any be there present (that they may help the chief Minister) and &c. [1552]

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