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The Gospel. S. John v. 24. VErily, verily, I say unto you, He that hear
eth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation ; but is passed from death
After which Mall be said the Nicene Creed; and then the Priest shall go directly to the Offertory, and so proceed according to the form before pre
fcribed of administring the Holy Communion. goAt the time of the distribution of the Holy Sacra
ment, the Priest sall first receive the Communion bimself, and after administer to them that are appointed to coinmunicate with the fick; and last of all to the fick perfon. And if there be more fick persons, who are to receive the Holy Communion the same day that the Curate dotb celebrate in any fick man's house ; then shall be there reserve so much of the Sacra. ment of the Body and Blood, as Mäll serve the other fick persons, and such as be appointed to communicate with them; and Jhall immediately carry it, and administer it unto them, in the same manner as if he carried it dire&tly from the Church, beginning with Ye that do truly and earnestly, Oc. In cases of Necessity, when none can be gotten to communicate with the fock in their houses, upon special request of the fick person, the Priest may only communicate with him.