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The Oblation. WHEREFORE, A well in them, and they in him.
And hcavenly Father, accorling to the through our manifold sins, to ofte: institution of thy dearly beloved unto thee any sacrifice; yet we be. Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, seech thee to accept this our bourulen thy lamble servants, do celebrate duty and service, not weighing our and make here before thy divine inics, but pardoning our offenees; Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, through Jesus Christ our Land; by which we now offer unto thee, the whom, and with whom, in the unity memorial thy Son hath commanded of the Holy Ghost, all honour anal us to make; having in remembrance glory be unto thee, O father Al. his blessed passion and precious mighty, world without end. Amen. death, his mighty resurrection and" Here shall he sung a Hymn. or Part of glorious ascension ; rendering unto
a Hymn, firm the Selection for the
Feasts and Fasts, fc. thee most hearty thanks, for the
Then shall the Priest first receive the innumerable benefits procured unto Communion in both kinds himsell, and us by the same. And we most proceed to deliver the same to the Bi
shops, Priests, and Deacons, in like The Invocation.
thee, o merciful manner, (if any be present) and, after Father, to hear us; and, of thy Al
that, to the People also in order, into
their hands, all devoutly kneeling: Am mighty goodness, vouchsafe to bless
when he delivereth the Bread, he shall and sanctify, with thy Word and say, Holy Spirit, these thy gifts and THE body of our Lord Jesus creatures of bread and wine; that Christ, which was given for we, receiving them according to thee, preserve thy body and soul thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's unto everlasting life: Take and eat holy institution, in remembrance of this in remembrance that Christ his Death and Passion, may be par-died for thee, and feed on bin in takers of his most blessed Body and thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving. Blood. And we earnestly desire 1 And the Minister who delivereth the Cup, thy fatherly goodness, mercifully to accept this our sacrifice
of praise The blood of our Lord Jesus sceching thee to grant, that by the thee, preserve thy body and soul merits and death of thy Son Jesus unto everlasting life: Drink this Christ, and through faith in his blood, in remembrance that Christ's blood we, and all thy whole Church, may was shed for thee, and be thankful. obtain remission of our sins, and all 9 If the consecrated Bread and Wine be other benefits of his passion. And
spent before all have communicated. the
Priest is to consecrate more, according here we offer and present unto
to the Form before prescribed; begin thce, O Lord, ourselves, our souls, ning at-All glory be to thee, Almighand bolies, to be a reasonable, ho ty God and ending with these words ly, and living sacrifice unto thee; Partakers of his most blessed Body
and Blood. humbly beseeching thee, that we,
When all have communicated, the Miand all others who shall be parta
nister shall return to the Lord's Table, kers of this holy Communion, may and reverently place upon it what reworthily receive the most precious maineth of the consecrated Elements, Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus covering the same with a fair Lines
Cloth. Christ, be filled with thy grace and
1 Then shall the Minister say the Lord's heavenly benediction, and made
Prayer, the People repeating after him one body with him, that he may
UR Father, who art in Heaven, pof Gori, Son of the Father, that
, Kingilom come; Thy will be done have mercy upon us. Thou that on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give takeet away the sins of the world, us this day our daily bread; And have mercy upon us. Thou that forgive us our trespasses, as weltakest away the sins of the world, forgive those who trespass against receive our prayer. Thou that us; And lead us not into tempta- sittest at the right hand of God the tion; But deliver us from evil : Father, have mercy upon us. For thine is the kingdom, and the For thou only art holy; thou oniy Power, and the Glory, for ever and art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, ever: Amen.
with the Holy Ghost, art must After shall be said as followeth: High in the glory of God the Fa. ALMIGHTY and everliving God, sherien Amen.
we most heartily thank thee, Then the Priest (the Bishop, if he he for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed present) shall let them depart win this
blessing: us who have duly received these holy Mysteries, with the spiritual The peace of God, which pass
eth all understanding, keep food of the most precious Body and yoаr hearts and minds in the knowBlood of thy Son our Saviour Jesus ledge and love of Gol, and of his Christ; and dost assure us thereby Son Jesus Christ our Lorl: And of thy favour and goodness towards the blessing of God Almighty, the us; and that we are very members Father, the Son, and the Holy incorporate in the mye ical body of Ghost, be amongst you, and remain thy Son, which is the blessed com- with you always. Amen. pany of all faithful people ; and are
1 Collects that may be said after the Colalso heirs through hope of thy ever lects of Morning or Evening Prayer, or lasting kingdom, by the merits of Communion, at ile discretion of the Mithe most precious death and passion of thy dear Son. And we most
, humbly beseech thee, O heavenly in these our supplications and Father, so to assist us with thy prayers; and dispose the way of thy grace, that we may continue in that servants towards the attainment of holy fellowship, and do all such ev •rlasting salvation ; that among gool works as thou hast prepared for all the changes and chances of this us to walk in, through Jesus Christ mortal life, they may ever be deour Lord; to whom with thee and fended by thy inost gracious and the holy Ghost, be all honour and ready help, through Jesus Christ glory, world without end. Amen. our Lord." Amen. * Then shall be said or sung, all standing
, GRANT, we beseech thee, Al.
mighty God, that the worls Hyınn froin the Selection.
which we have heard this day with G YLORY be to God on high, and our outward ears, may, through thy
on earth peace, good will to-grace, be so grafted inwardly in our wards men. We praise thee, we hearts, that they may bring forth bless thee, we worship thee, weglo-in us the fruit of goou living; to the rify thee, we give thanks to thee for honour and praise of thy name, thy great glory, O Lord God, heaven- through Jesus Christ our Lord. ly King, God the Father Almighty. Amen. out ord, the only begotten
Son DIRECT uso
Lord, in all our Jesus O
, with thy most
favour, and further us with thy con- those who ask in thry Son's name; tinual help; that in all our works we beseech thce mercifully to in. begun, continued, and ended in cline thine ears to us who have now thee, we may glorify thy holy name; made our prayers and supplications and finally, by thy mercy, obtain unto thee; and grant, that those. everlasting life, through Jesus Christ things which we have faithfully our Lord. Amen.
asked according to thy will, may LMIGHTY God, the fountain effectually be obtained; to the re. our necessities before we ask, and|ting forth of thy glory, tlrough Je. our ignorance in asking; we be- sus Christ our Lord." Amen. seech thee to have compassion upon Upon the Sundays and other Holy Days our infirmities; and those things
(if there be no Sermon or Comunion) which for our unworthiness we dare
shall be said all that is appointed at the
Communion, unto the end of the Gospel, not, and for our blindness we can
concluding with the Blessing. And if not ask, vouchsafe to give us, for any of the consecrated Bread and Wine the worthiness of thy Son Jesus
remain after the Communion, it shall Christ our Lord. Amen.
not be carried out of the Church; but
the Minister ard other Communicants LMIGHTY Go, who hast prool shall, immediately after the Blessing,
THE MINISTRATION OF
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 so require) Baptism inay be adıinistered upon any other day There shall be for every Male Child to be baptized, when they can be had, two God fathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two God
mothers; and Parents shall be aclmitted as Sponsors, if it be desired. | When there are children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponsors shall give knop.
ledge 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 innmediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer, as the Minister, by his Discretion, shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with pure Water) and standing there, shall say,
Hath this Child been already baptized, or no? 1 If they answer, No; then stall the Minister proceed, as followetha EARLY beloved, forasmuch as upon God the Father, through our in siv; and our Saviour Christ saith, teous mercy, he will grant to this None can enter into the kingdom Child that which by nature he can. of God, except he be regenerate not have; that he may be baptized and born anew of Water and of the with Water and the Holy Ghost, Holy Ghost; I beseech you to call and received into Christ's holy
Let us pray.
Church, and be made a living mem-, which thou hast promised by Christ ber of the same.
our Lord. Amen. q Then shall the Minister say, 1 Then the Minister shall say as follows:
or else shall pass on to the questious adGod, who, of thy great mercy, to the Prayer immediately before the didst save Noah and his family in
Immersion, or the pouring of Water on
the Infant. But note ; that, in every the Ark from perishing by water;
Church, the intermediate parts of the and also didst safely lead the chil Service shall be used, once at least in dren of Israel thy people through every mouth (if there be a Baptism) for the Red Sea, figuring thereby thy
the better instructing of the people in the
Grounds of Infant Baptism. holy Baptism; and by the Baptisni of thy well-beloved Son Jesus Christ written by St. Mark, in the tenth
Hear the words of the Gospel, in the river Jordan, didst sanctify chapter, at the thirteenth verse. - water, to the mystical washing away of sin ; we beseech thee, for thine THEY brought young children to infinite mercies, that thou wilt mer. them; and luis disciples rebuked cifully look upon this Child; wash those who brought them.
But him, and sanctify him with the Holy when Jesus saw it, he was much disGhost; that he, being delivered fiom thy wrath, inay be received pleased, and said unto them, Sufter into the Ark of Christ's Church ; land forbid them not; for of such is
the little children to conie unto me, and being steadfast in faith, joyful the kingdom of Goi. Verily I say through hope, and rooted in charity, unto you, Whosoever shall not remay so pass the waves of this trouble-ceive ihe kingrlom of Gol as a little some world, that finally he may child, he shall not enter therein. come to the land of everlasting life ; And he took them up in his arms, there to reign with thee, world without end, through Jesus Christ put his hands upon them, and bless
ed them, our Lord. Amen.
1 After the Gospel is read, the Mivister Or this.
shall make this brief Exhortation upon
, the words of the Gospel: the aid of all who need, the helper of all who flee to thee for BELOVED, ye hear in this Gos
pel the words of our Saviour succour, the life of those who be-Christ, that he commanded the chile lieve, and the resurrection of the dren to be brought unto him; how deadl; we call upon thee for this he blamed those who would have Infant, that he, coming to thy holy kept them from him ; how he exBaptism, may receive remission of horteth all men to follow their in. sin, by spiritual regeneration. Re-nocency. Ye perceive how by his ceive him, O Lord, as thou hast outwart gesture and deed, he depromised by thy well-beloved Son, clared his good will toward them : saying, Ask, and ye shall have; For he embraced them in luis arms, seck, and ye shall find; knock, and he laid his han'ls upon thein, and it shall be opened unto you: So blessed them. Doubt ye not there. give now untn us who ask ; let us fore, but earnestly believe, that he who seek, find ; open the gate un- will likewise favourably receive this to us who knock; that this infunt present Iufunt ; that he will em. may enjoy the everlasting benedic-brace him with the arms of his mer. tion of thy heavenly washing, and cy; that he will give unto him the may come to the eternal king lomi blessing of eternal life, and make
him partaker of his everlasting, The Minister shall then demand of the kingrlom. Wherefore, we being Sponsors as follows; the Questions being
considered as addressed to them several thus persuaded of the good will of
ly, and the answers to be usade accord our heavenly Father cowards this
ingly Infint, declared by his Son Jesus I demand therefore, that he favouably alloweth this cha: DOST th01, in the name of this
Chill, renouilice the devil and ritable work of ours, in bringing this all his works, the rain
poinp and Infant to this lioly Baptism ; let us glory of the world, with all covetous faiihfiilly and devoutly give thauks desires of the same, and the sinful unto him, and say,
desires of the flesh; su thai thou
wilt not follow, nor be led by them? Cind, heavenly Father, we give by God's help will endeavour not
- I thee hunble thanks, that thou last votteltsafed to call us to the k:10w
to follow, nor be led loy them. k:dge of thy grace, and fixith in thee : Articles of the Christian Faith, as
wilinis. Doost thou believe all the Increase ilis knowledge, and confirm this faith in us evermore. Give contained in the Apostles' Creed?
Ans. I do. thy Ifoly Spirit to tlus Infunt; that
Niinis. Wilt thou be baptized in he may be lor agai, and be made
this Faith? an heir of everlasting salvation,
Ans. That is my desire. through our Lord Jesus Chuist, who
Miris. Wilt thou then obedient. livetli and reigneth with thee and
ly keep Gol's holy will and com the lioly Spirit, now and for ever.
mandments, and walk in the sanje tren.
all the days of thy life? 9 Then shall the Minister speak unto the Ans. I will, by Gal's help. Giocinthes and God mothers in this wise:
4 the Minister
old Adam in this Child may baptizcil; ye have prayed that our be so buried, that the new man inay Lord Jesus Christ would vouchsafe be raised up in him. Amen. to receive him, to release him from Grant that all sinful aftections sin, to sanctify him with the Holy, may die in him, and that all things Glost, to give him the kinglom of belonging to the Spirit may live and licaven and cverlasting life. Ye grow in him. Amen. leave heard also that our Lord Jesus Grant that he may have power Christ bath promised, in his Gos- and strength to have victory, and to poti, to grant all these things that triumph against the devil, the world, ye have prayed for; which promise, and the flesh. Amen. he for his part will most surely keep Grant that whosoerer is here de. and perform. Wherefore, after this dicated to thee by our Office and propise made by Christ, this In- Ministry, may also be endued with funt must also faithfully, for his part, heavenly virtues, and everlastingly promise by you that are his sureties rewarded, through thy mercy,
O (until he come of age to take it up-blessed Lord Gol, who dost" live on himself) that he wilt renonce and govern all tliings, world with. the devil and all his works, and con- out end. Amen. Stantly believe God's holy Word: ALMIGHTY,everliving. Gool
; and obciliently keep his CommandDacute
Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of
brought this Child here to be o Merciful Gal
, grant that the