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COMMUNION OF THE SICK.

Forafmuch as all mortal men are subje&t to many sudden perils, diseases, and sicknesses, and ever uncertain what time they Mall depart out of this life ; therefore, to the intent they may be always in readiness to die, whenfoever it all pleaje. Almighty God to call then, the Ministers shall diligently from time to time (but especially in the time of pestilence, or other infeétious fickness) exhort their Parishioners to the often receiving of the Holy Communion of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Chrift, when it fhall be publickly administered in the Church; that so

doing, they may, in case of sudden visitation, have the less - raule to be disquieted for lack of the same. But if the fick

Person be not able to come to the Church, and yet is desirous to receive the Communion in his house ; then he must give timely notice to the Minister, fignifying also how many there are to communicate with him (which shall be two at ibe leaft;) and all things necessary being prepared, the Minister Jhalt there celebrate the Holy Communion, beginning with the Colle&t, Epifile, and Gospel, here following: The Collect.

The Epiftle. Heb. xii. 5. LMIGHTY everliving A

Y son, despise not thou God, Maker of man

the chastening of the kind, who doft correct those Lord, nor faint when thou whom thou dost love, and art rebuked of him. For chastife every one whom thou whom the Lord loveth, he doft receive; we beseech thee chasteneth ; and scourgeth to have inercy upon this thy every son whom he receiveth. fervant visited with thine hand; and to grant that be The Gospel. St. John v. 24. may take bis sickness pati

I health, if it be thy gracious will; and that whenfoever bis eth my word, and believeth on foul shall depart froin the body, him that sent me, hath everit may be without spot pre- lasting life, and shall not come sented unto thee, through Je- into condemnation ; but is fus Christ our Lord. Amen, palled from death unto life.

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After which the Minister Mall proceed according to the Form before prescribed for the Holy Communion, beginning at these words, Ye who do truly, &c. At the time of the distribution of the Holy Sacrament, the Minister shall first receive the Communion bimself, and after minister unto those wbo are appointed to communicate with the fick, and last of all to the fick Perfon.

But if a man, either by reason of extremity of sickness, or for 9. Want of warning in due time to the Minister, or for lack of

company to receive with him, or by any other juft impedimeji, do not receive the Sacrament of Chrif's Body and Blood, the Minister fall instruel bim, that if he do truly repent bim of his fins, and stedfastly believe that Jesus Christ hath suffered death upon the Cross for him, and med bis Blood for his redemption, earnestly remembering the benefits

, be bath thereby, and giving bim bearty thanks therefor, be doth eat and drink the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ profitably to his soul's health, although he do not receive the Sacrament with his mouth. When the fick person is visited and receiveth the Holy Commia nion all at one time, then the Minister, for more expedition, shall cut off the form of the Vifitation at the Psalm, and go Atraight to the Communion. In the times of contagious fickness or diseases, when none of the Parish or Neighbours can be gotten to communicate with the fick in their houses, for fear of the infection ; upon special request of ibe diseased, the Minister alone may communicate with him.

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tell who my skin, worms destroy this shall gather them,1001 A body, yet in my flesh shall I And now, Lord, what is fee God; whom I shall see my hope? Truly my hoperis for myself, and mine eyes shall even in thee, di dil ylash behold, and not another. Job in Deliver me from all mine xix. 25, 26, 272 707 gol offences; and make me not a W..

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rebukes it is certain we cart carry no- doft chaften man for sin, thou thing out. The Lord gave, makeft his beautysto confutne and the Lord hath taken away, like as it were a moth

away ; blessed be the Name fretting a garment: Every le of the Lord : 1 Tim. vi. 17. man therefore is but vanity. Job n. 21. 156

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the dead, and become 90! (In the morning it is green, the first fruits of them that kand groweth up, but in the Nept. For finĉe by mian came

evening ielis cut down, dried death, by man came also the cupsdandi withered. 1911 resurrection of the dead. For u Forlwe: consume away in- as in Adam all die, even iso 3.thy difpleasure ; and are afraid in Chrift fhall all be made nat thy wratlful indignation. alive. But every man in his 1. Thou haft fet our misdeeds. own order: Chrift the firstbefore thee, and our secret fruits ; afterward they that

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must reign till he hath put all that which thou sowest, thou enemies under his feet. The lowest not that body that shall last enemy that shall be dez be, but bare grain ; it may stroyed is death: for he hath chance of wheat, or of fome put all things under bis feet, other grain. But God giveth it But when he faith all things a body as it hath pleased him ; are put under him, it is mani. and to every feed his own bofest that he is excepted which dy. All flesh is not the same did put all things under him. fielh ; but there is one kind And when all things shall of flesh of men, another flesh be subdued unto him, then of beasts, another of fishes, fhall the Son also himself be and another of birds. There subject unto him that put are also celestial bodies, and all things under him, that bodies terrestrial : But the God may be all in all. Else glory of the celestial is one, what hall they do which are and the glory of the terrestrial baptized for the dead, if the is another.

There is one dead rise not at all ? Why glory of the sun, and another are they then baptized for the glory of the moon, and anodead? And why (tand we in ther glory of the stars : For jeopardy every hour? I pro- one ftar differeth from another test by your rejoicing, which star in glory. So allo is the I have in Christ Jesus our resurrection of the deadır It! Lord, I die daily. If after is sown in corruption; it is: the manner of men I have raised in incorruption : It is : fought with beafts at Ephesus, sown in dishonour; it is raised what-advantageth it me, if in glory :- It is sown in weak-: the dead rise not? let us eat nels; it is raised in power : lo i and drink, for to-morrow we is sown a natural body s it is 1 : die. Be not deceived : Evil raised a spiritual body. There communications corrupt good is a natural body, and there is manners. Awake to righte- a spiritual body. And so it is oufness, and sin not: for some written, The first man Adam have not the knowledge of was made a living soul, the God. I speak, this to your last Adam was made a quick- i shame. But some man will ening spirit. Howbeit, that fay, How are the dead raised was not first which is fpiritual, up ? and with what body do but that which is natural; and they comte Thou fool, that afterward that which is fpirin : which thou sowest is not tualThe first man is of the quickened, except it die. And earth, earthy. The second

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