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that our finful bodies may be made clean by his body, and our fouls wafhed through his moft precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us.


When the Priest, ftanding before the Table, bath fo ordered the Bread and Wine, that be may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the People, and take the Cup into his hands, be fball fay the Prayer of Confecration, as followeth :

Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who of the ten

der mercy didft give thine only Son Jefus Chrift to fuffer death upon the Crofs for our redemption, who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect, and fufficient facrifice, oblation; and fatisfaction for the fins of the whole world; and did inftitute, and in his holy Gofpel command. us to continue a perpetual memory of that his precious death until his coming again; Hear us, O merciful Father, we most humbly befeech thee, and grant that we receiving these thy creatures of bread and wine, according to thy Son our Saviour Jefus Chrift's holy' inftitution, in remembrance of his death and paffion, may be partakers of his moft bleffed body and blood: Who in the fame night that he was betrayed, (a) took bread, and when he had given thanks, (b) he brake it, and gave it to his difciples, faying, Take, eat, (c) this is my body which is given for you, do this in remembrance of me. Likewife (a) Here the Prieft is to take the Paten into his Hands: (b) And here to break the Bread :

(c) And bere to lay his Hand upon all the Bread:


may fo eat the flesh and drink the blood of thy Son Jefus Chrift, that we may be cleanfed and purified thereby, and made fit to dwell in him and he in us. Amen.

3. O Omnipotent Lord God, who through a tender concern for the eternal welfare of us thy fallen creatures, didft not fpare thine own Son, but didft deliver him up for us all, Rom. viii. 32. who while he dwelt spon earth did ordain this facrament to commemorate his death, even the ignominious death of the cross, which he endured for our fakes; and has likewife commanded the obfervance of this inftitation, faying, do this in remembrance of me, Luke xxii. 19. As oft as ye eat this bread and drink this cup, ye do fhew forth the Lord's death till he come. 1 Cor. xi. 26. Graciously hear our petitions, O Lord, we beseech thee, and grant that having partaken of the bread and the wine, we may be made par


after fupper (d) he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, faying, Drink ye all of this, for this (e) is my Blood of the New Teitament, which is fhed for you and for many, for the remiffion of fins: Do this, as oft as ye fhall drink it, in remembrance of me Amen.

(d) Here he is to take the Cup into his Hand: (e) And here to lay bis Hand upon every Veffel (be it Chalice or Flagony in which there is ang Wine to be confecrated.

Then fall the Minifter firft receive the Communion in both kinds himself, and then proceed to deliver the fame to the Bishops, Priefts, and Deacons in like manner (if any be present) and after that to the People aljo in order, intò their bands, all meekly kneeling. And when be delivereth the Bread to any one, he shall fay,


1.THE Body of our Lord Jefus Chrift, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and foul unto everlifting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that Chrift died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thankf giving.


And the Minifter that delivereth the Cup to any one, fall fay,


HE Blood of our Lord Jefus Chrift, which was fed for thee, preferve thy body and foul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Chrift's Blood was fhed for thee, and be thankful.


takers of his moft precious body and blood, which, in a fpiritual manner, are conveyed to us therein, and grant farther, O Lord, that so often as we eat of this bread, and drink of this cup, we may do it in thankful remembrance of our blessed Saviour's death and paffion.

1. May the body of our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift, which is reprefented by the bread which I now give unto thee, be a spiritual préfervative unto thee; and afford thee grace fufficient to enable thee to live with Arictnefs of piety here, and attain for thee a kingdom of everlasting hap pinefs hereafter. Take therefore this holy bread, and eat it as a token of thy grateful remembrance, that Chrift died to fave thee, and that by faith ou doit gratefully feed on him in thy heart.

2. May the blood of our Lord Jefus Chrift, which is represented by this cup of wine, and which was thed for thy fake, be a fpiritual preferva tive unto thee, and influence thee to live in fuch a manner, as that, through the mercy of God, thou mayeft attain to everlasting life and hap pinefs. Do thou therefore drink it, as a token of thy grateful remem. brance of the death of Chrift.

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If the Confecrated Bread or Wine be all spent before all have communicated; the Prieft is to confecrate more according to the Form before prefcribed: beginning at [Our Saviour Chrift in the fame night, &c.] for the bleffing of the bread; and at [Likewife after Supper, &c.] for the bleffing of the Cup.

When all have communicated, the Minifter all return to the Lord's Table, and reverently place upon it what remaineth of the confecrated Elements, covering the jame with a fair linen cloth.

Then fhall the Prieft fay the Lord's Prayer, the People repeating after bim every Petition.


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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 trefpaffes, as we forgive them that trefpafs 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.


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Lord and heavenly Father, we thy humble fervants entirely defire thy Fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our facrifice of praife and thanksgiving most humbly befeeching thee to grant, that by the merits and death of thy Son Jefus Chrift, and through faith in his blood, we and all thy whole Church may obtain remiffion of our fins, and all other benefits of his paffion. And here


i. See paraphrafe on the Lord's Prayer, Pages 8 and 9.

2. O King of Kings, and Lord of Lords, who art the father of all things, who dwellett in the highest heavens, condefcend we beseech thee, to hear our prayers, and to grant our reasonable requests: We beg, that through thy fatherly goodnets, thou wouldet mercifully receive this our facrifice of praife and gratitude, moft humbly intreating thee to grant, that through the meritorious fufferings and death of our Lord and Savi our fus Chrift, and through faith in his bloed, Rom. iii. 25. both we, and all our brethren, thy faithful fervants, may obtain the pardon of our fins, and every fpiritual coinfort procured to is thereby. And here, O Lord, we humbly offer unto thee both our fouls and bodies a living facris fice, boly and acceptable unto God, which is our reasonable fervice, Rom xil. 1. in the most humble manner, praying that all we who at this time partake of his Holy communion may be filled with grace, and be blifed with all fpiritual beings, Eph. i. 3-and notwithfanding the numberiefs


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we offer and prefent unto thee, O Lord, ourselves, our fouls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively facrificeunto thee; humbly befeeching 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 fins to offer unto thee any facrifice; yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and fervice; not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, through Jefus Chrift our Lord; by whom, and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghoft, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen.


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Almighty and everliving God, we moft heartily thank

thee, for that thou doft vouchfafe to feed us, who have duly received thefe holy myfteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son our Saviour Jefus Chrift; and doft affure us thereby of thy favour and goodness towards us; and that we are very members incorporate in the myftical Body of thy Son, which is the bleffed company of all faithful people; and are alfo heirs through hope of thy everlafting kingdom, by the merits of the most precious death and paffion of thy dear Son. And we most humbly befeech thee, O heavenly Father, fo to affist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellow


fins which we have committed against thee, yet we pray and befeech thee to accept this tribute of our fervice and duty, not regarding any merit or goodness of ours, but forgiving our iniquities, and blotting out all our tranfgreffions, for the fake of our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift, by whole interceffion we afcribe all honour and glory, to thee, Heavenly Father, with the Holy Ghost, for evermore.


1. O omnipotent and everlafting Lord God, we return thee our moff unfeigned thanks for thy goodnefs in feeding as with the fpiritual banquet of the body and blood of thy Son, our Saviour, whereby thou doft make own thy loving-kindnefs towards us; and likewife affordeft us a token that we are members of his body, of his fish, and of his bones, Eph. v. 30. that is, that we belong to, and make a part of thy true church, even the holy fociety of the faithful, throughout all the world. We thank thee


ship, and do all fuch good works as thou haft prepared for us to walk in, through Jefus Chrift our Lord, to whom with thee, and the Holy Ghoft, be all honour and glory world without end. Amen.

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Lory be to God on high, and in earth

Glory to in 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.

2. O Lord, the only begotten Son Jefu Chrift; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takeft away the fins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takeft away the fins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takeft away the fins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that fitteft at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.


alfo, O Lord of mercy, that thou hereby giveft us an affuring pledge, that we are beirs of God and joint beirs with Chrift, Rom. viii. 17. in the bleffed regions of unfading happinefs, which by his death and fufferings he has procured for us. And we most humbly in treat thee, O King of Kings, and Lord of Lords, to afford us fuch a portion of grace, that we may continue stedfast members of thy Holy Catholic Church, and may never wander there from by inclining to herefy or fchifm; but that we may act as becomes our holy profeffion, leading lives of the strictest piety and virtue, and in all things conform ourfelves to the rule which thou haft prefcribed for us. And this we moft humbly beg, for the fake of our Lord and Saviour Jefus Chrift, to whom with thee, O Father, and the Holy Spirit, be afcribed all honour, glory and praife, now and for evermore. Amen.

1. Let us unite our voices to glorify God who dwelleth on high; may peace and harmony reign throughout the whole earth; and may all the tons of Adam unite in kindness, friendship, and brotherly love. We adore thee, O God; we blefs and praife thy holy name; we return thee our fincerest thanks for thy great goodness and glory, O eternal Lord God, thou ruler of heaven and earth, thou King of Kings, and Lord of Lords. 2. O thou most holy and bleffed Lord Jefus Chrift, the only begotten Son of the Father, the Lamb of God, that take away the fins of the world; have mercy upon us in taking away our fins: O thou that fitteft at the right band of Ged, Col. ii, 1. beftow thy mercy upon us, interced

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