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Upon Ascenson-day, and seven days after. "Hrough thy most dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ our Lord,
who after his most glorious Resurrection manifestly appeared to all his Apostles, and in their fight ascended up into heaven to prepare a place for us; that where he is, thither we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory. Therefore with Angels, &c.
Upon Whitsunday, and fix days after.
promise, the Holy Ghost came down as at this time from heaven with a fudden great found, as it had been a mighty wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth, giving them both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness with fervent zeal conItantly to preach the Gospel unto all nations, whereby we have been brought out of darkness and error, into the clear light and true knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ. Therefore with Angels, &c.
Upon the feast of Trinity only. 10 art one God, one Lord; not one only Person, but three
Persons in one substance. For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the fame we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, without any difference or inequality. Therefore with Angels, &C.
TE do not presume to come to this thy Table, O merciful
Lord, trusting in our own righteousnefs, 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 fame Lord, whose property is always to have mercy; Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, fo to eat the Flesh of thy dear Son Jefus Christ, and to drink his Blood, that our finful bodies may be made clean: by his body, and our fouls washed through his most precious Blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in usa Amen.
The Prayer of Confecration.
cy 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 facrifice, oblation, and satisfaction for the fins 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 most humbly befeech thee, and grant that we receiving these thy creatures of Bread and Wine, according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christs 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 thanks he brake it, and gave it to his disciples, faying, Take, eat, this is my Body which is given for you, do this in remembrance of me. Likewise after Supper he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of this, for this is my Blood of the New Testament, which is Ihed for you, and for many for the remission of fins: Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me. Amen.
A Prayer to be said before receiving the Sacrament. Lift my Soul unto thee, my God, humbly imploring thee graciously
to assist me in the Duty I am going to perform. Let the remembrance of my Sins, and of my Saviour's bitter sufferings for them create in me a hearty Repentance of them, and engage me for ever to love and ferve him whe laid down bis life for me. Cleanse me, O Lord, from all filthiness of Flesh and Spirit, that I may be a meet Guest at thy Table, and a real partaker of those Benefits whicha Chrif hath purchased for me : and accept of these may fine cere Defires through the same Jesus Chrift.
At the delivery of the Bread. THE Body of our Lord Jesus Christ,, which was given for
Lace, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take
and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
At the delivery of the Cup.
thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christs Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful.
A Prayer after receiving the Sacrament. I Praise and magnify tby glorious Name, O God, for the opportu
nity thou hast afforded me this Day, of commemorating thy unSpeakable Love, in the Redemption of the World by thy Son Jesus Cbrift; and of making this publick profeffion of my Faith in him. Let it be an eternal obligation upon me of Love and Obedience to thee. And O grant me such a measure of thy Grace and assistance, as-may enable me to be more careful and diligent in the discharge of my Duty; and to walk as the redeemed of the Lord, in all holiness and godliness of Life, through the same Jesus Christ our Saviour. Our Father, 8°c. Lord and heavenly Father, we thy humble servants, entirely
desire thy Fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our facrifice 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 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 bescech 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 Almghty, world with. out end. Amen.
for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed us, who have duly received these holy mysteries, with the fpiritual 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 toward 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 befeech 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.
Lory be to God on high, and in earth peace, good will to
wards 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.
O Lord, the only begotten Son Jesu 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 fins of the world, have mercy upon us.
Thou that takest away the fins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that fitteth 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. Ainen.
The Blessing HE peace of God which paffeth all understanding, 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.
Colleets after the Offertory.
prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation; that among all the changes and chances of this inortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
Almighty Lord, and everlalting God, vouchsafe, we beseech
thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern both our hearts and bodies in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments, that through thy most mighty protection, both here and ever, we may be preserved in body and soul, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. Rant, 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.
Revent us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious
favour, and further 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 wisdom, 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 haft promised to hear the petitions of
thein that ask in thy Sons Name; We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us that bave made now our prayers and supplications unto thee, and grant that those things which we have faithfully asked according to thy will, may effe&ually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth of thy glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.