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our trespasses, As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temp

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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1 After shall be said as followeth. LMIGHTY and everliving God, we most

heartily 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, YLORY be 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, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty

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O Lord, the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. 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. Then the Priest (the Bishop if he be present) shall let them

depart with this Blessing. HE peace of God, which passeth all un

derstanding, 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. Collects that may be said after the Collects of Morning or Evening Prayer, or Communion, at the discretion of the Minister. SSIST us mercifully, O Lord, in these our

supplications and prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation; that, among all the changes and chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen. YRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God,

that the words which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may, through thy grace, be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen. IRECT us, O Lord, in all our doings,

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us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen. LMIGHTY God, the fountain of all wis

dom, who knowest our necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking; We beseech thee to have compassion upon our infirmities; and those things, which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

LMIGHTY God, who hast promised to

hear the petitions of those who ask in thy Son's Name; We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us who have now made our prayers and supplications unto thee; and grant, that those things which we have faithfully asked according to thy will, may effectually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth of thy glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen, Upon the Sundays and other Holy Days (if there be no Sermon or Communion) shall be said all that is appointed at the Communion, unto the end of the Gospel, concluding with the Blessing. 1 And if any of the consecrated Bread and Wine remain after the Communion, it shall not be carried out of the Church ; but the Minister and other Communicants shall, immediately after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the same.

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PUBLIC BAPTISM OF INFANTS,

TO BE USED IN THE CHURCH.

The People are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Baptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy Days, or Prayer Days. Nevertheless (if necessity 80 require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. There shall be for every Male-child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parents shall be admitted as Sponsors, if it be desired. I When there are children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponsor's shall

give knowledge thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the People with the Children, must be ready at the Font, either immediately after the last Lesson at Morning Prayer, or else immediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer, as the Minister by his discretion shall appoint. And the Ninister coming to the Font, (which is then

to be filled with pure Water,) and standing there, shall say, HANplitbis Child þeen already tism of thy well

beloved Son Jebaptized, or no ?

, didst sanctify Water to the mysIf they answer, No: Then shall

tical washing away of sin; We the Minister proceed as followeth.

beseech thee, for thine infinite DEA EARLY beloved, forasmuch mercies, that thou wilt mercifully

as all men are conceived look upon this Child; wash him and born in sin ; and our Saviour and sanctify him with the Holy Christ saith, None can enter into Ghost; that he, being delivered the kingdom of God, except he from thy wrath, may be received be regenerate and born anew of into the ark of Christ's Church; Water and of the Holy Ghost; I and being steadfast in faith, joyful beseech you to call upon God the through hope, and rooted in chaFather, through our Lord Jesus rity, may so pass the waves of this Christ, that of his bounteous troublesome world, that finally he mercy, he will grant to this Child may come to the land of everthat which by nature he cannot lasting life, there to reign with have; that he may be baptized | thee, world without end; through with Water and the Holy Ghost, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. and received into Christ's holy

Or this. member of the same.

God, the aid of all who need, I Then shall the Minister say,

the helper of all who flee to thee for succour, the life of those who believe, and the resurrection of the dead; We call upon thee for

this Infant, that he, coming to didst save Noah and his family in thy holy Baptism, may receive the ark from perishing by water; remission of sin, by spiritual reand also didst safely lead the chil- | generation. Receive him, O Lord, dren of Israel thy people through as thou hast promised by thy the Red Sea, figuring thereby thy well - beloved son, saying, Ask, holy Baptism; and by the Bap- 1 and ye shall have; seek, and ye brought this Child here to be his hands upon them, and blessed

Memera of de bammade a living ALMOGE DIY fand simmerea,

Let us pray.

ALGod, who of thy great mercy

shall find; knock, and it shall be them in his arms, he laid his opened unto you. So give now hands upon them, and blessed unto us who ask; let us who seek, them. Doubt ye not therefore, find; open the gate unto us who but earnestly believe, that he will knock; that this Infant may en- likewise favourably receive this joy the everlasting benediction of present Infant; that he will emthy heavenly washing, and may brace him with the arms of his come to the eternal kingdom mercy; that he will give unto which thou hast promised by him the blessing of eternal life, Christ our Lord.

Amen. and make him partaker of his

everlasting kingdom. 1 Then the Minister shall say as

Wherefore, we being thus perfollows: or else shall pass on to

suaded of the good will of our heathe questions addressed to the Sponsor 8 ; and from thence to

venly Father towards this Infant, the Prayer immediately before

declared by his Son Jesus Christ; the Immersion, or the pouring of

and nothing doubting but that he water on the infant. But note; favourably alloweth this charitathat in every church the inter- ble work of ours in bringing this mediate parts of the Service shall Infant to his holy Baptism; let be used, once at least in every us faithfully and devoutly give month, (if there be a baptism) thanks unto him, and say, for the better instructing of the People in the Grounds of Infant ALMIGHTY and everlast

, Hear the words of the Gospel,

we give thee humble thanks, that

thou hast vouchsafed to call us to written by St. Mark, in the

the knowledge of thy grace, and tenth Chapter, at the thirteenth

faith in thee: Increase this knowVerse.

ledge, and confirm this faith in us THEY brought young chil

evermore. Give thy Holy Spirit

to this Infant, that he may be touch them; and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.

born again, and be made an heir

of everlasting salvation; through But when Jesus saw it, he was

our Lord Jesus Christ, who livmuch displeased, and said unto

eth and reigneth with thee and them, Suffer the little children to

the Holy Spirit, now and for ever. come unto me, and forbid them

Amen. not; for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you,

Then shall the Minister speak Whosoever shall not receive the

unto the Godfathers and God

mothers on this wise. kingdom of God as a little child,

EARLY beloved, ye have ,

baptized; ye have prayed that our them.

Lord Jesus Christ would vouch

safe to receive him, to release him After the Gospel is read, the from sin, and to sanctify him with Minister shall make this brief the Holy Ghost, to give him the Exhortation upon the words of kingdom of heaven, and everlastthe Gospel.

ing life. Ye have heard also that ,

our Lord Jesus Christ hath proGospel the words of our Sa- mised in his Gospel to grant all viour Christ, that he commanded these things that ye have prayed the children to be brought unto for: which promise he, for his him; how he blamed those who part, will most surely keep and would have kept them from him; perform. how he exhorteth all men to fol- Wherefore, after this promise low their innocency. Ye perceive made by Christ, this Infant must how, by his outward gesture and also faithfully, for his part, prodeed, he declared his good will mise by you that are his sureties toward them; for, he embraced (until he come of age to take it

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