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Then shall they give their [Then fball they again loose
shall give unto the Woman a
Ring. And the Minister takThe Minister receiving the ing the Ring hall deliver it Woman at ber Fatber's or unto the Man, to put it upon Friend's hands, mall cause the fourth finger of the Wothe Man with his Right man's Left Hand. And the Hand to take the Woman by Man holding the Ring there, her Right Hand, and to say and taught by the Minister, after him as followetb : Jhall say, M. take thee N. to my
ITH this Ring I thee wedded Wife, to have and
wed, and with all my to hold, from this day for- worldly goods I thee endow: ward, for better for worse, In the Name of the Father, for richer for poorer, in fick- and of the Son, and of the ness and in health, to love Holy Ghost. Amen. and to cherish, till death us
Then the Man leaving the do párt, according to God's
Ring upon the fourth Finger holy ordinance; and thereto
of the Woman's Left Hand, I plight thee
ibe Minifier fall say,
UR Father, who art in her Right Hand taking the
Heaven, Hallowed be Man by his Right Hand, small thy Name; Thy Kingdom likewise say after the Mi
come ; Thy Will be done on nister :
Earth, as it is in Heaven:
Give us this day our daily N. take thee M. to my bread; nd forgive us our
wedded Husband, to have trespasses, as we forgive those and to hold, from this day who trespass against us; And forward, for better for worse, lead us not into temptation ; for richer for poorer, in sick. But deliver us from evil. ness and in health, to love,
Amen. cherish, and to obey, till death us do part, according Eternal God, Creator to God's holy ordinance ; and Preserver of all and thereto I give thee my mankind, giver of all spirituTroth.
al grace, the author of ever
Let us pray.
lasting life; send thy blessing ther in holy Wedlock, and upon these thy servants, this have witnessed the same before man and this woman, whom God and this company, and we bless in thy Name; that thereto havegiven and pledged as Isaac and Rebecca lived their troth, each to the other, faithfully together, so these and have declared the same persons may surely perform by giving and receiving a and keep the vow and cove- Ring, and by joining hands; nant betwixt them made, I pronounce, that they are
(whereof this Ring given and Man and Wife; In the name -received is a token and pledge) of the Father, and of the and may ever remain in per- Son, and of the Holy Ghost. fect love and peace together, Amen. and live according to thy laws, through Jesus Christ our And the Minister shall add
this Bleding : Lord. Amen.
OD the Father, God their Right Hands together,
Ghost, bless, preserve, and Those whom God hath keep you: The Lord mercijoined together, let no man
fully with his favour look upput asunder.
on you, and fill you with all Then shall the Minister speak grace; that ye may so live
spiritual benediction and unto the Company :
together in this life, that in ORASMUCH as M. and the world to come ye may N. have consented toge- have life everlasting. Amen.
Then shall the Minifter join the Son, God the Holy
VISITATION OF THE SICK. When'any Person is fick, no- Answ. Who putteth 'bis tice shall be given thereof to trust in thee. the Minister of the Parish; Minil. Send him' help from who, coming into the fick Per- thy holy place ;r of son's House, shall say, Answ. Andevermore mighEACE be to this House, tily defend him. and to all that dwell in it.
Mmift. Let the enemy have
no advantage of bim ; When be cómeth into the fick Man's presence, be shall say, proach to hurt him.
Answ. Nor the wicked apkneeling down,
Minift. Be unto him, O EMEMBER not Lord, Lord, a strong tower, our iniquities, nor the
Answ. From the face of iniquities of our forefathers; his enemy. Spare us, good Lord, spare Minift. O Lord, hear our thy people, whom thou hast prayer ; redeemed with thy most pre- Answ. And let our cry cious blood; and be not angry come unto thee. til with us for ever. Answ. Spare us, good Lord. Minifter.
Lord, look from
heaven, , Lord, have mercy upon us.
and relieve this thy servant.
Look Christ, bave mercy upon us.
him with the eyes Lord, have mercy upon us.
of thy mercy; give him com
fort and fure confidence in UR Father, who art in thee ; defend him from the
Heaven, Hallowed be thy Name; Thy Kingdom keep him in perpetual peace
danger of the enemy; and come; Thy Will be done on and safety, through Jesus Earth, as it is in Heaven:
Christ our Lord. Amen. Give us this day our daily bread ; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those most merciful God and who trespass against us; And Saviour : Extend thy accuflead us not into temptation ; tomed goodness to this thy But deliver us from evil. servant, who is grieved with Amen.
fickness. Sanctify, we beseech Minijl. Lord; fave thy thee, this thy Fatherly correc
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Then the Minifier Shall say, Otheaven,
Let us pray.
Hmolt merciful God and
11 bis weakness may add strength ness patiently, trusting in to his faith, and seriousness to God's mercy, for his dear Son his repentance : That if it Jesus Christ's sake, and renshall be thy good pleasure to der unto him humble thanks restore him to his former health, for his Fatherly visitation, be may lead the residue of bis submitting yourself wholly life in thy fear, and to thy unto his will, it shall turn to glory; or else give him grace your profit, and help you forlo to take thy visitation, that ward in the right way that after this painful life ended, leadeth unto everlafting life. he inay dwell with thee in life if the Perfon visited be very everlasting, through Jesus "fick, then the Minister may Chrift our Lord. Amen.
end bis Exhortation in this Then mall the Minister exhort place, or else proceed : ihe fick Person after ibis Form, TAKE therefore in good or atber like :
part the chastisement EARLY beloved, know of the Lord: For, as Saint
this, that Almighty God Paul saith in the twelfth is the Lord of life and death, Chapter to the Hebrews, and of all things to them per- Whom the Lord loveth he taining; as youth, strength, chafteneth, and scourgeth ev. health, age, weakness, and ery son whom he receiveth. fickness. Wherefore, whạt. If ye endure chastening, God soever your fickness is, know dealeth with you as with sons: you certainly that it is God's For what son is he whom the visitation. And for what cause Father chafteneth not? But soever this fickness is fent un- if ye be without chastisement, to you; whether it be to try whereof all are partakers, your patience for the example then are ye baftards, and not of others, and that your faith sons. Furthermore, we have may be found, in the day of had fathers of our flesh, the Lord, laudable, glorious, which corrected us, and we and honourable, to the ina gave them reverence: Shall crease of glory and endless fe we not much rather be in sublicity, or else it be sent unto jection unto the Father of you to correct and amend in spirits, and live? For they you whatsoever doth offend verily for a few days chastened the
eyes of your heavenly Fa- ús after their own pleasure ; ther; know you certainly, that but he for our profit, that if you truly repent you of we might be partakers of his your sins, and bear your fick holiness. These words, good
felt went not up to joy, but D God the Father
brother, are written in holy ing yourself for your own Scripture, for our comfort faults, you may find mercy and instruction; that we at our heavenly Father's hand should patiently, and with for Christ's fake, and not be thanksgiving, bear our hea- accused and condemned in venly Father's correction, that fearful judgment. Therewhensoever, by any manner fore I thall rehearse to you the of adversity, it shall please Articles of our Faith ; that his gracious goodness to visit you may know whether you us. And there (hould be no do believe as a Christian man greater comfort to Christian should, or no. persons, than to be made like unto Christ, by suffering pa
Here the Minister shall retiently adversities, troubles,
hearse the Articles of the and ficknesses. For he him
Faith, saying thus :
OST thou believe in first he fuffered pain : He entered not into his glory, be- ty,Maker of heaven and earth? fore he was crucified.
And in Jesus Christ his onlytruly our way to eternal joy, begotten Son our Lord ? And is to suffer here with Chrift; that he was conceived by the and our door to enter into Holy Ghost, born ofthe Virgin eternal life, is gladly to die Mary; that he suffered under with Christ; that we may
Pontius Pilate, was crucified, rise again from death, and dead, and buried; that he went dwell with him in everlasting down into hell, and also did life. Now therefore, taking rise again thethird day; that he your sickness, which is thus ascended into heaven, and fitprofitable for you, patiently, teth on the right hand of God I exhort you in the Name of the Father Almighty; and God, to remember the
from thence shall come again
profeffion which you made unto at the end of the world, to God in your Baptism. And judge the quick and the dead? forasmuch as after this life
And doft thou believe in there is an account to be gi- the Holy Ghoft; The holy: yen unto the righteous Judge, Catholic Church; The Comby whom all must be judged, munion of Saints; The Rewithout respect of persons; I mission of fins ; The Resurrequire you to examine your- rection of the flesh; and eyerself, and your estate, both lasting life after death? toward God and man; fo The fick Perfon shall answer, that, accusing and condemn- All this I stedfastly believe.