« ZurückWeiter »
1 Then the Bishop may say,
man, I restore four-fold. St. Luke Hear also what our Lord Jesus xix. 8. Christ saith :
Who goeth a warfare at any time THOU shalt love the Lord thy
God at his own cost? Who plauteth a with all thy heart, and with all vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit Hy soul, and with all thy mind : thereof? or who feedieth a flock, and This is the first and great command- eateth not of the milk of the flock? ment. And the second is like unto 1 Cor. ix. 7. it ; Thou shalt love thy neighbour If we have sown unto you spiritual as thyself. On these two cominand- things, is it a great matter if we ments hang all the law and the pro- shall reap your worldly things? phets.
1 Cor. ix.11. 1 Let us pray.
Do ye not know, that they who O Almighty Lord, and everlasting minister about holy things, live
God, vouchsafe, we beseech thee, the sacrifice; and ihey who wait at to direci, sanctify, and govern, both the altar, are partakers with the Qir hearts and bodies, in the ways altar? Even so hath the Lord also of thy laws, and in the works of thy ordained, that they who preach the commandments ; that, through thy Gospel, should live of the Gospel. most inighty protection, both here I Cor. ix. 13, 14. and ever, we may be preserved in He that soweth little, shall reap body and soul, through our Lord and little ; and he that soweth plente. Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen ously, shall reap plenteously. Le ! Then shall be read the Collect, every man do according as he is dis
Epistle, and Gospel, as they are posed in his heart, not grudgingly, or appointed.
cf necessity; for God loveth a cheer I then shall be read the Apostles' ful giver. 2 Cor. ix. 6, 7,
or Nicene Creed ; unless one of Let him that is taught in the world, them have been read immediately ininister unto him that teacheth, iu
before, in the Morning Service. all good things. Be not deceived 1 Then shall the Bishop begin the God is not inocked : For whatsoever
Offertory, saying ong or more a man soweth, that shall he reap of these sentences following, as Gal. vi. 6, 7, he thinketh most convenient. While we have time, let us do good! LET your light so shine before unto all men: and especially unto
men, that they may see your them that are of the household of good works, and glorify your Father faith. Gal. vi. 10. which is in heaven. St. Malt, v. 16. Godliness is great riches, if a man
Lay not ap for yourselves treasures be content with that he hath: For we upon earth, where moth and rust brought nothing into this world, neidoth corrupt, and where thieves ther may we carry any thing out. 1 break through and steal : But lay up Tim. vi.6, 7. for yourselves treasures in heaven, Charge them who are rich in this where neither moth nor rust doth world, that they be ready to give, and! corrupt, and where thieves do not glad to distribute ; laying up in store break through nor steal. St. Matt. for themselves a good foundation vi. 19, 20.
against the time to come, that they Whatsoever ye would that men may attain eternal life. 1 Tim. v. should do to you, even so do to them : 17, 18, 19. for this is the law and the prophets. God is not unrighteous, that he will St. Matt. vii. 12.
forget your works, and labour that Not every one that saith unto me, proceedeth of love; which love je Lord, Lord, shall enter into the have showed for his name's sake, kingdom of heaven; but he that who have ministered unto the saints, droth the will of my Father which is and yet do minister. Heb. vi. 10. in heaven. St. Matt. vii. 21.
To do good, and to distribute, forget Zaccheus stood forth, and said not ; for with such sacrifices God is into the Lord, Behold, Lord, the well pleased. Heb. xiii. 16. half of my goods I give to the poor ; Whoso hath this world's good, 2014 und if I have done any wrong to any seeth his brother have need, and shu
'eth up his compassion from him, how and impartially administer justice, to Iwelleth the love of God in him? 1 the punishment of wickedness and John iii. 17.
vice, and to the maintenance of thy Give alms of thy goods, and never true religion and virtue. Give grace, wurn thy face from any poor man; O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and and then the face of the Lord shall other Ministers ; that they may, both not be turned away from thee. Tobit by their life and doctrine, set forth iv, 7.
thy true and lively Word, and rightly Be merciful after thy power. If and duly administer thy holy Sacra thou hast much, give plenteously; if ments. 'And to all thy people give thou hast little, do thý diligence glad thy heavenly grace; and especially to ly to give of that little: for so gather this congregation here present; that est thou thyself a good reward in the with meek heart, and due reverence, day of necessity. Tobit iv. 8,9. they may hear and receive thy holy
He that hath pity upon the poor, Word ; truly serving thee in holiness lendeth unto the Lord: and look, and righteousness all the days of what he layeth out, it shall be paid their life. And we most humbly behim again. Prov. xix. 17. seech thee, of thy goodness, O Lord,
Blessed be the man that provideth to comfort and succour all those who, for the sick and needy: the Lord in this transitory life, are in trouble, shall deliver him in the time of trou- sorrow, need, sickness, or any other ble. Psalm xli. 1.
adversity. And we also bless thy holy 1 Whilst these sentences are in read- name, for all thy servants departed
ing, the Deacons, Church War- this life in thy faith and fear; beseechdens, or other fit persons appoint- ing thee to give us grace so to fo How ed for that purpose, shall receive their good examples, that with them, the alms for the poor, and other we may be partakers of thy heavenly devotions of the People, in a de kingdom : Grant this, o Father, for cent Basin, to be provided by the Jesus Christ's sake, our only MediaParish for that purpose; and re- tor and Advocate. Amen. verently bring it to the Bishop, 1 The Bishop shall then say this who shall humbly present and
Exhortation. place it upon the Holy Table.
DEARLY beloved in the Lord, ye 1 And the Bishop shall then place who mind to come to the Holy
upon the Table so much Bread and Communion of the Body and Blocel Wine as he shall think sufficient; of our Saviour Christ, must consider after which he shall say,
how St. Paul exhorteth all persons Let us pray for the whole state of diligently to try and examine then Christ's Church militant.
selves, before they presume to eat of ALMIGHTY and everliving God; that Bread, and drink of that Cup.
who by thy holy Apostle, hast For as the benefit is great, if with a laught us to make prayers and sup: true penitent heart and lively faith plications, and to give thanks for all we receive that holy Sacrament; so is inen: We humbly beseech thee most the danger great, if we receive th: mercifully [*10 accept our alms and same unworthily. Judge thereor oblations, and] to receive these our yourselves, brethren, that ye be not prayers, which we offer unto thy di- judged of the Lord ; repent ye truly vine Majesty; beseeching thee to for your sins past; have a lively and inspire continually the universal steadfast faith in Christ our Saviour ; Church with the spirit of truth, uni amend your lives, and be in perfect ty, and concord ; and grant that all charity with all men ; so shall ye be those who do confess thy holy name meet partakers of those holy Myslemay agree in the truth of thy holy ries. And, above all things, ye must word, and live in unity and godly give most humble and hearty thanks love.' We beseech thee also, so io di- io God the Father, the Son, and the rect and dispose the hearts of all! Holy Ghost, for the redemption of Christian rulers, that they may truly i the world by the death and passion
• Is there be no alms or oblations, then shall the words, to accept onr al mis and oblations, and, be left unsaid.
of our Saviour Christ, both God and Have mercy upon us, have mercy man; who did humble himself even upon us, most merciful Father ; for to the death upon the cross, for us thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ's sake, iniserable sinners, who lay in dark- forgive us all that is past ; and granı, ness and the shadow of death; that that we may ever hereafter serve ani. he might make us the children of please thee in newness of sie, to the God, and exalt us to everlasting life. honour and glory of thy name, through And to the end that we should al- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ways remember the exceeding great | Then shall the Bishop stand up, jove of our Master and only Saviour and, turning to the People, say, Jesus Christ, thus dying for us, and! ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly the innumerable benefits which by his A Father, who, of his great mercy, precious blood-shedding he hath ob-hath promised forgiveness of sins o fained for us, he hath instituted and all those who with hearty repentance ordained holy Mysteries, as pledges of and true faith turn unto him, have his love, and for a continual remem, mercy upon you ; paruon and deliver brance of his death, to our great and you from all your sins; confirm and endless comfort. To him, therefore, strengthen you in all goodness; and with the Father, and the Holy Ghost, bring you to everlasting life, through let us give, as we are most pounden, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. continual thanks ; submitting our- 1 Then shall the Bishop say, selves wholly to his holy will and Hear what comfortable words our pleasure, and studying to serve him Saviour Christ saith unto all who a true holiness and righteousness, all truly turn to him. the days of our life. Amen. ? Then shall the Bishop say to COME unto me, all ye that travel
and are heavy laden, and I will those who come to receive the refresh you. St. Matt. xí. B. Communion,
So God loved the world, that he YE , to the
pent you of your sins, and are in ihat all that believe in him should not love and charity with your neigh-perish, but have everlasting life. Si, bours, and intend to lead a new life, John iii. 16. following the commandments of God, Hear also what St. Paul saith. and walking from henceforth in his This is a true saying, and worthy holy ways; draw near with faith, and of all men to be received, that Christ take this holy Sacrament to your com- Jesus came into the world to save sin. fort; and make your humble confes-ners. 1 Tim. i. 15. sion to Almighty God, devoutly koeel- Hear also what St. John saith. ing.
If any man sin, we have an Advo. T Then shall this general Confes, cate with the Father, Jesus Christ the
sion be made by the Bishop and righteous; and he is the propitiation all those who are minded 10 re- för our sins. 1 John ii. 1, 2. ceive the Holy Communion, hum- 1 After which, the Bishop shall pro. bly kneeling.
ceed, saying, A
LMIGHTY God, Father of our Lift up your hearts.
Lord Jesus Christ, Maker of all Answer. We lift them up untn things, Judge of all men; we ac- the Lord. knowledge and bewail our manifold
Bishop. Let us give thanks unto gins and wickedness, which we from our Lord God. Lime to time most grievously have Answer. It is meet and right so committed, by thought, word, and to do. deed, against thy divine Majesty; Then shall the Bishop turn to the provoking most justly thy wrath and Lord's Table, and say, andignation agaiust us. We do ear: IT is very meet, right, and our nestly repent, and are heartily sorry bounden duty, that we should at for these our misdoings; the remem- all times, and in all places, give the ks Tirance of them is grievous unto 118 ; Junto thee, O Lord, (*Holy Father, I The burthen of them is intolerable. I Almighty, everlasting God.
These words, Holy Father must be omitted on Trinity Suvalay.
! Here shall follow the proper Pre-/vers languages, and also boldness
face, according to the time, if with fervent zeal, constantly to preach there be any specially appoinied; the Gospel unto all nations whereby or else immediately shall be said we have been brought out of darkness
or sung by the Bishop and People, and error, into the clear light and true THEREFORE with
Angels and knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Archangels, and with all the Jesus Christ: Therefsre with ancompany of heaven, we laud and gels, &c. magnify thy glorious name; ever-i Upon the Feast of Trinity only, more praising thee, and saying, Holy,
may be sard, holy, holy, Lord God of Hosts ; hea WH0 art one God, one Lord; not ven and earth are full of thy glory: one only person, but three perGlory be to thee, O Lord Most High. sops in one substance : For that which Amen.
we believe of the glory of the Father, 1 PROPER PREFACES. the same we believe of the Son, and 1 Upon Christmas Day, and seven of the Holy Ghost, without any difDays after.
ference or inequality: Therefore with BECAUSE chou didst give Jesus angels, &c.,
Christ, thine only Son, to be born 1 or else this may be said, the words as at this time for us ; who by the Holy Father being retained in the operation of the Holy Ghost, was introductory Address. made
very man, of the substance of FOR the precious death and merits the Virgin Mary his Mother; and of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, that without spot of sin, to make us and for the sending to us of the Holy clean from all sin : Therefore with Ghost the Comforter; who are one angels, &c.
with thee in thy eternal Godhead: Upon Easter Day, and seven Therefore with angels, &c. Days after
1 Then shall the Bishop, kneeling BUT chiefly are we bound to prcise
down at the Lord's Table, say, in thee for the glorious resurrection the name of all those who shall reof thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord : ceive the Communion, this pray. For he is the very Paschal Lamb, er following: which was offered for us, and hath We do not presume to come to this taken away the sin of the world; who thy Table, 0 merciful Lord, by his death hath destroyed death, trusting in our own righteousness, and, by his rising to life again, hath but in thy manifold and great mercies. restored to us everlasting life: 'There We are not wortby so much as to gafore with angels, &c.
ther up the crumbs under thy Table. 1 Upon Ascension Day, and seven But thou art the same Lord, whose
property : THROUGH
chy most dearly belov. Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, s. ed Son Jesus Christ our Lord; to eat the flesh of thy dear son Jesug who, after his most glorious resurrec-Christ, and to drink his blood, tha: tion, manifestly appeared to all his our sinful bodies may be made clean Apostles, and in their sight ascended by his body, and our souls washed up into heaven, to prepare a place for through his most precious blood, and us; that where he is, thither we might that we may evermore dwell in him, also ascend, and reign with him in and he in us. Amen. glory: Therefore with angels, &c. I When the Bishop, blanding, bei Upon Whitsunday, and six Days fore the Table, haih so ordered tr.e after.
Bread and Wine, that he may THROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord; with the more readiness and des
according to whose most true pro cency break the Bread before the mise, the Holy Ghost came down as People, and take the Cup into his At this time from heaven, with a sud- hands; he shall say the Prayer of den great sound, as it had been a Conseciation, as followcth : mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery ALL glory be to thee, Almighty Longues, lighting upon the Apostles, God, our heavenly Father, for that to teach them and to lead them to all thou, of thy tender mercy, didst give u uth; giving them both the gift of di- thine only Son Jesus Christ te suffer
death upon the crops for our redemp-holy institution, in remembrance of tion ; who made there, by his one ob- his Death and Passion, may be parintion of himself once offered, a full, takers of his mosi blessed Body and perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, ob- Blood. And we earnestly desire thy lation, and satisfaction, for the sins fatherly goodness, mercifully to acof the whole world; and did iusti- cept this our sacrifice of praise and tute, and in his holy Gospel com- thanksgiving ; most humbly beseechmand us to continue a perpetual ing thee to grant, that by the merits memory of that his precious death and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and sacrifice until his coming again: and through faith in his blood, we For in the night in which he was and all thy whole Church, may obbetrayed, (a) he took (a) Here the tain remission of our sins, and all bread; and when he Bishop is to other benefits of his passion. Ang had given thanks, (6) take the Pa- here we offer and present unto thee he brake it, and gave len into his O Lord, ourselves, our souls, and boit to his disciples, say- hands. dies, to be a reasonable, holy, and li. jag, Take, eat, (c) (6) And here ving sacrifice unto thee; humbly be.
is my Body, to break the seeching thee, that we, and all other which is given for you ; Bread. who shall be partakers of this holy Do this in remem- (c) And here Communion, may worthily receive brance of me. Like- to lay his the most precious Body and Blood of wise, after supper, (d) hand upon thy Son Jesus Christ, be filled with he took the cup; and all the bread. thy grace and heavenly benediction, when he had given (d) Here he and made one body with him, that he thanks, he gave it to is to take the may dwell in them, and they in him them, saying, Drink Cup into his And although we are unworthy, ye all of this; for (e) hand. through our manifold sins, to offer thin is my Blood of the (e) And here unto thee any sacrifice ; yet we be. New Testament, which he is to lay seech thee to accept this our bounden is shed for you, and his hands up-duty and service, not weighing our for many, for the remis- on every Ves- merits, but pardoning our offences; sion of sins : Do this as sel in which through Jesus Christ our Lord; by oft as ye shall drink there is any whom, and with whom, in the unity it in remembrance of Wine to be of the Holy Ghost, all honour and ine,
consecrated. glory be unto thee, O Father AlmighThe Oblation. WHEREFORE, O y, world without'end. Amen.
Lord and hea- i Here shall be sung a Hymn, or venly Father, according to the insti- Part of a Hymn, from the Selectution of thy dearly beloved Son our tion for the Feasts and Fasts, &c. Saviour Jesus Christ, we, thy hum- 1 Then shall the Bishop first receive ble servants, do celebrate and make the Communion in both kinds him here before thy divine Majesty, with self, and proceed to deliver the these thy holy gifts, which we now of- same to the Bishops, Priests, ana fer unto thee, the memorial thy Son Deacons, in like manner, and, af. hath commanded us to make; having ter that, to the People also in or. in remembrance his blessed passion der, into their hands, all devoutly and precious death, his mighty resur- kneeling : And when he deliveres rection and glorious ascension ; ren- the Bread, he shall say, dlering unto thee most hearty thanks THE Body, of our Lord Jesus for the innumerable benefits procured Christ which was given for thee, unto us by the same.
preserve thy body and soul unto ever The Invocation.
And we most hum-lasting life : Take and eat this in re
bly beseech thee, o membrance that Christ died for thee, merciful Father, to hear us; and and feed on him in thy heart by faith, of thy Almighty goodness, vouch- with thanksgiving. sate to bless and sanctify, with thy T And the Bishop, delivering the Word and Holy Spirit, these thy gifts
Cup, shall say, and creatures of bread and wine; THE Blood of our Lord Jesus that we, receiving them according to Christ, which was shed for thee thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's preserve thy body and soul unto ever