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us this day our daily bread; And, who, with thee and the Holy Ghost, forgive us our trespasses, as we for-liveth and reigneth ever one God, give those who trespass against us; world without end. Amen. And lead us not into temptation O ing God, vouchsafe, we beseech

Almighty Lord, and everlastBut deliver us from evil. Amen.

1 And these Collects. thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern God, who makest us both to ways of thy laws, and in the works will and 'to do those things which ofthy commandments; that through are good, and acceptable unto thy thy most mighty protection, both Divine Majesty; we make our hum- here and ever, we may be preservble supplications unto thee for these ed in body and soul, through our thy servants, upon whom, after the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. example of thy holy Apostles, we Amen. have now laid our hands; to certify a Then the Bishop shall bless them, saying them, by this sign, of thy favour and gracious goodness towards them. Let thy Fatherly hand, we beseech The blessing of God Almighty, thee, ever be over them: Let thy Holy Ghost, be apon you, and reHoly Spirit ever be with them : And so lead them in the knowledge

main with you for ever. Amen. and obedience of thy Word, that ins And there shall none be admitted to the

Holy Communion, until such time as he the end they may obtain everlasting

be confirmed, or be ready and desircus life, through our Lord Jesus Christ; to be confirined.

thus :

THE FORM OF SOLEMNIZATION OF MATRIMONY. 1 The Laws respecting Matrimony, whether by publishing the Barins in Churches, or

by License, being different in the several States; every Minister is left to the direction of those Laws, in every thing that regards the civil contract between the

Parties. 9. And when the Banns are published, it shall be in the following form :- publish the Banns of Marriage between M. of - and N. of

If any of you know cause or just impediment, why these two persons should not be joined together in holy Matrimony, ye are to declare it. [This is the first, second, or

third time of asking.) q At the day and time appointed for So-jentered into unadvisedly or lightly;

lemnization of Matrimony, the Persons but reverently, discreetly, advisedto be married shall come into the body ly, soberly, and in the fear of God. proper house, with iheir friends and Into this holy estate, these two perneighbours ; and there standing together, sons present come now to be joined. the Man on the right hand, and the Wo- If any man can show just cause, why man on the left, the Minister shall say, they may not lawfully be joined tothered together here in the hereafter for ever hold his

let , or else

peace. sight of God, and in the face of this

1 And also speaking unto the Persons who company, to join together this Man

are to be married, he shall sav, which is commended of Saint Paul ye will answer at the dreadful

T to be honourable among all men; day of judgment, when the secrets and therefore is not by any to beinf all hearts shall be disclosed) that


if either of you know any impedi- curling to God's lioly ordinalices ment, why ye may not be lawfully and thereto I plight thee my Trotin joined together in Matrimony, yo 1 Then shall they loose their Hamuls, and do now confess it : For be ye well the Woman with her Right Hand taking assured, that if any persons are the Man by his Right lian, shall libe

wise say after the Minister, joined together otherwise than as God's word doth allow, their mar I to riage is not lawful.

Husband, to have and to liold, 9 The Minister, if he shall have reason to from this day forward, for better doult of the lawfulness of the proposed for worse, for richer for poorer, Marriage, may demand sufficient sure- in sickness and in health, to love, Ay for bis indcinnification; but is no im- cherish, and to obey, till death us Sediment shall be alleged, or suspected, do part, according to God's holy

ihe Minister shall say to the man, M. ILT thou have this Wo-ordinance; and thereto I give thee to live together after God's ordi- Then shall they again loose their hands;

and the Man shall give unto the Woman nance, in the holy estate of Matri

# Ring. And the Minister taking the mony? Wilt thou love her, comfort Ring shall deliver it unto the Man, lo put

it her, honour, and keep her, in sick upon the fourth Finger of the Wo ness and in health; and, forsakinging the Ring there, and taught by the

man's Left Hand. And the Man holdall others, keep thee only unto her,

Niinister, shall say, so long as ye both shall live?

JITH this Ring I thee wed, ( The man shall answer, I will.

and with all my worldly goods 9 Then shall the Minister say unto the I thee endow: In the name of the Woman,

Father, and of the Son, and of the N. Wilt thou have this Man Holy Ghost. Amen.

to thy wedded Husband, 1 Then the Man leaving the Ring upon to live together after God's ordi the fourth Finger of the Woman's Left nance, in the holy estate of Matri Hand, the Minister shall say, mony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honour, and keep OUR Father, who art in Heaven, him, in sickness an, in health; and,

Hallowed be thy Name; Thy for-saking all others, keep thee only Kinglom come; Thy will be dore unto him, so long as ye both shall on Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give live?

us this day our daily bread; And The Woman shall answer, I will.

forgive us our trespasses, as we 1 Then shall the Minister say,

forgive those who trespass against Who giveth this Woman to be us; And lead us not into temptamarried to this Man?

tion; But deliver us from evil. # Thea shall they give their Troth to each Amen.

other in this Manner: 1 The Minister receiving the Woman at


Eternal God, Creator and Pre. her Fathers or Friend's Hands, shall all spiritual grace, the author of

server of all mankind, giver of take the Woman by her Right lland, everlasting life; send thy blessing an! to say after him as followeth : upon these thy servants, this man I

Wife, to have and to liold, from thy name; that as isaac and Rebecthis day forward, for better for ca lived faithfuily together, so these worse, for richer for poorer, in sick- persons may surely perform and ness and in health, to love and to keep the vow and covenant betwixt cherishi, till death us do part, ac-them made, (whereof this Ring

Let us pray.

given and received is a token and their troth, each to the other, and pledge) and may ever remain in have declared the same by giving perfect love and peace together, and receiving a Ring, and by joinand live according to thy laws, ing hands; I pronounce, that they through Jesus Christ our Lord. are Man and Wife; in ime name of Imen.

the Father, and of the Son, and of 9 Then shall the Minister join their Right the Holy Ghost. Amen.

Hands together, and say, 17 And the Minister shall add this Blessing : Those whom God hath joined G Godh the Holy Ghost, bless

, together, let no man put asunder. # Then shall the Minister speak unto the preserve, and keep you: The Lord Company:

mercifully with his favour look uphave consented togetherin holy ual benediction and grace ; that ye Wedlock, and have witnessed the may so live together in this life, same before God and this company, that in the world to come ye may and thereto have given and pledged have life everlasting. Amen.


T When any Person is sick, notice shall be give those who trespass against as ;

given thereof to the Minister of the Pa And lead us not into temptation ; rish; who, coming into the sick Person's But deliver us from evil. Amen. House, shall say,

Min. O Lord, save thy servant; PEACE be to this House, and to

Ans. Who putteth his trust in

thee. I When he cogeth into the sick Man's pre

Min. Send him help from thy sence, he shall say, kneeling down,

holy place; REMEMBERONOLontoo

, our Aris. And evermore mightily deiniquities, nor the iniquities fend him. of our forefathers; Spare us, goou

Min. Let the enemy have no Lord, spare thy people, whom thou

advantage of him ; hast redeemed with thy most pre Ans. Nor the wicked approach cious blood; and be not angry with

to hurt him. us for ever.

Min. Be unto him, O Lord, a Ans. Spare us, good Lord.

strong tower, 1 Then the Minister shall say, Ins. From the face of his enemy. Let us pray.

Min. O Lord, hear our prayer; Lord, have mercy upon us. Ans. And let our cry come unto Christ, have mercy upon us. thee. Lorrl, have mercy upon us.

Minister UR. Father, who art in Heaven, O Lord, look down from heaven; Kingdom come; Thy Will be done thy servant. Look upon him with on Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give the eyes of thy mercy; give him ps this day our daily bread; And comfort and gure confidence in turgive us our trespasses, as we for-'thee; defend him from the daugor

of the enemy; and keep him in, right way that leadeth unto everperpetual peace and safety, through lasting life. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

1 If the Person visited he very sick, then

the Minister may end his Exhortation in merciful God and Saviour : this Place, or ese proceed. Extend thy accustomed goodness TAKE therefore in good part the to this thy servant, who is grieved chastisement of the Lord : For, with sickness. Sanctify, we beseech as Saint Paul saith in the twelfth thee, this thy Fatherly correctton chapter to the Hebrews, Whom to him; that the sense of leis weak- the Lord loveth he cliasteneth, and ness may add strength to his faith, scourgeth every son whom he reand seriousness to his repentance: ceiveth. If ye endure chastening, That if it shall be thy good pleasure God dealeth with you as with sons: to restore him to his former health, For what son is he whom the F9. he may lead the residue of his life ther chasteneth not? But if ye be in thy fear, and to thy glory : Or without chastisement, whereof all else give him grace so to take thy are partakers, then are ye bastards, visitation, that after this painful life and not sons. Furthermore, we ended, he may dwell with thee in have had fathers of our flesh, which life everlasting, through Jesus Christ corrected us, and we gave them Our Lord. Amen.

reverence: Shall we not much ra. Then shall the Minister exhort the sick ther be in subjection unto the Fa

Person after this Forin, or other like: ther of spirits, and live? For they DEARLY beloved, know this

, verily for a few days chastened uis that Almighty God is the Lord after their own pleasure; but he for of life and death, and of all things our profit, that we might be partato them pertaining; as youth, kers of his holiness. These words, strength, health, age, weakness, good brother, are written in holy and sickness. Wherefore, wliat. Scriptore, for our comfort and ina soever your sickness be, know you struction; that we should patiently, certainly that it is God's visitation. and with thanksgiving, bear our licaAnd for what cause soever this sick-venly Father's correction, whenso. ness be sent unto you; whether it ever, by any manner of adversity, be to try your patience for the ex-it shall please his gracious goodness ample of others, and that your faith to visit us. And there should be no may be found, in the day of the greater comfort to Christian perLord, laudable, glorious, and ho- sons, tiran to be made like unto nourable, to the increase of glory Christ, by suffering patientis ad. and endless felicity; or else it be versities, troubles, and sicknesses. sent unto you to correct and amend For he himself went not up 10 joy, in you whatsoever doth offend the but first he suffered pain : He en. eyes of your heavenly Father; know tered not into his glory, before he you certainly, that if you truly re-was crucified. So truly our way to pent you of your sins, and bear your eternal joy, is to suffer here will sickness patiently, trusting in God's Christ; and our door to enter into mercy, for his dear Son Jesus eternal life, is gladly to die with Christ's sake, and render unto him Christ; that we may rise again from humble thanks for his Fatherly vi-fcatli, and dwell with him in ever. sitation, submitting yourself wholly lasting life. Now, therefore, taking unto his will, it shall turn to you, our sickness, which is thus profit. profit, and belp you forward in thelable for you, patiently, I exhort you

Let us pray

in the name of God, to remember that he may pake amends to the utterthe profession which you made unto most of his power. And if he hath not God in your Baptism. And foras

before disposed of his goods, let him

then be admonished to make his Will, much as after this life there is an

and to declare his debts, what he oweth, account to be given unto the righ- and what is owing unto him, for the beta teous Judge, by whom all must be ter discharging of his conscience, and judged, without respect of persons;

the quietness of his Executors. But igen

should olien be put i. remembrance to 1 require you to examine yourself,

take crder for the settling of their temand your estate, both toward God

poral estates, whilst ihey are in health. and man; so that, accusing anu The Exhortation before rehearsed inay condemning yourself for your own

be said before the Minister begin his faults, you may find mercy at our

Prayer, as he shall see cause.

The Minister shall not omit earnestly to heavenly Father's hand for Christ's

move such sick persons as are of ability, sake, and not be accused and con to be liberal to the poor, demned in that fearful judgment. And then the diinister shall say the Col Therefore I shall rehearse to you

lect following the Articles of our Faith;


you may know whether you do believe O Most merciful Gorl, who, ac

cording to the multitude of thy 9 Here the Minister shall rehearse the Ar- mercies, dost so put away the sin's ticles of the Faith, saying thus :

of those who truly repent, that thou Father Almighty, Maker of thine eye of mercy upon this thy

in heaven and earth?

servant, who most earnestly desirAnd in Jesus Christ his only be- eth pardon and forgiveness. Regotten Son our Lord? And that he new in him, most loving Failer, was conceived by the Holy Ghost, whatsoever hath been decayed by born of the Virgin Mary; that he the fraud and malice of the devil, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was or by his own carnal will and fraila crucified, dead, and buried; that he ness; preserve and continue this went down into hell, and also did sick member in the unity of the rise again the third day; that he Church; consider his contrition, ac, ascended into heaven, and sitteth cept his tears, assuage his pain, as on the right hand of God the Father shall seem to thee most expedient Almighty; and from thence shall for him. And forasmuch as he put. come again at the end of the world, teth his full trust only in thy mercy, to judge the quick and the dead? Jimpute not unto hiin his former

And dost thou believe in the Holy sins, but strengthen him with thy Ghost; The holy Catholic Church; blessed Spirit; and when thou art The Communion of Saints; The pleased to take him hence, take Remission of sins; The Resurrec-him unto thy favour, through the tion of the flesh; and everlasting merits of thy most dearly beloved life after death?

Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The sick Person shall answer,

* Then shall the Minister say this Psalmo All this I steadfastly believe. ç Then shall the Minister examine, whe

Psalm 130. De Profundis.

Out of the deep have I called be in charity with all the world; exhort unto , , ing him to forgive, from the boitom of his heart, all persons that have offended him; and if he hath offended any other,

O let thine ears consider well to ask them forgiveness; and where he the voice of my complaint. kath done injury or wrong to any man,

If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme

my voice.

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