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The Gospel. St. Matt. xviii. 1. | than having two eyes to be cast into hell-fire. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

T the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, and said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not

Saint Luke the Evangelist.
The Collect.
LMIGHTY God, who

enter into the Kingdom of Acalledst Luke the Phy

heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the Kingdom of heaven. And whoso shall receive one such little child in my Name, receiveth me. But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a milstone were hanged about his neck, and

sician, whose praise is in the
Gospel, to be an Evangelist,
and Physician of the soul;
May it please thee, that, by
the wholesome medicines of
the doctrine delivered by
him, all the diseases of our
souls may be healed; through
the merits of thy Son Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen. ·
The Epistle. 2 Tim. iv. 5.
ATCH thou in all


that he were drowned in the W things, endure affic

depth of the sea.
Wo unto
the world because of offences:
for it must needs be that of
fences come but wo to that
man by whom the offence
cometh. Wherefore if thy
hand or thy foot offend thee,
cut them off, and cast them
from thee it is better for
thee to enter into life halt or
maimed, rather than having
two hands or two feet to be
cast into everlasting fire. And
if thine eye offend thee, pluck
it out, and cast it from thee:
it is better for thee to enter
into life with one eye, rather

tions, do the work of an
Evangelist, make full proof
of thy ministry. For
For I am
now ready to be offered, and
the time of my departure is
at hand. I have fought a
good fight, I have finished
my course, I have kept the
faith. Henceforth there is
laid up for me a crown of
righteousness, which the
Lord, the righteous Judge,
shall give me at that day:
and not to me only, but unto
all them also that love his
appearing. Do thy diligence

Saint Simon and Saint Jude,


to come shortly unto me: for | And if the son of peace be Demas hath forsaken me, there, your peace shall rest having loved this present upon it: if not, it shall turn world, and is departed unto to you again. And in the Thessalonica; Crescens to same house remain, eating Galatia, Titus unto Dalma- and drinking such things as tia. Only Luke is with me. they give: for the labourer Take Mark and bring him is worthy of his hire. with thee: for he is profitable to me for the ministry. And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee; and the books, but especially the parchments. Alexander the copper-smith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works. Of whom be thou ware also, for he hath greatly withstood our words.

The Gospel. St. Luke x. 1.
HE Lord appointed other


seventy also, and sent

them two and two before his face into every city and place whither he himself would come. Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few; pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest. Go your ways; behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves. Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes, and salute no man by the way. And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house.


The Collect.

Almighty God, who hast built thy Church upon foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christhimself being the head cornerstone; Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee; thro' Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle. St. Jude i. JUDE, the servant of Jesus

Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, and peace, and love be multiplied. Beloved, when I gave all diligecne to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you, that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this con

partakers of this holy Communion, may be fulfilled with thy grace and heavenly benediction. And although we be unworthy, through our manifold sins, to offer unto thee any sacrifice, yet we beseech 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 Almighty, world without end. Amen.


Or this. LMIGHTY and everliving God, we most heartily thank thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed us, who have duly received these holy mysteries, with the spiritual 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 towards 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

beseech 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.

Then shall be said or sung, LORY be to God on


Ghigh, and in earth peace,
goodwill towards men.
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 Fa
ther 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 sins of the
world, have mercy upon us.
Thou that takest away the
sins of the world, receive our
prayer. Thou that sittest 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. Amen.

Then the Priest (or Bishop if he be pre-
sent) skall let them depart with this
HE of God, which


passeth all understandkeep your hearts and

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

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 al-Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ways. Amen.

Collects to be said after the Offertory, when there is no Communion, every such day one or more; and the same may be said also, as often as occasion shall serve, after the Collects either of Morning or Evening Prayer,

Communion, or Litany, by the discretion of the Minister.

SSIST us mercifully, O Lord, in these our supplications and prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation; that, among all the changes and

chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help; thro' Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

PREVENT 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.


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 Almighty Lord, and things, which for our unworeverlasting God, vouch-thiness we dare not, and for safe, we beseech thee, to di- our blindness we cannot ask, rect, sanctify, and govern, vouchsafe to give us, for the both our hearts and bodies worthiness of thy Son Jesus in the ways of thy laws, and Christ our Lord. Amen. in the works of thy com

mandments; 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

ALMIGHTY God, who hast promised to hear the petitions of them that ask in thy Son's Name; We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us that have made now our prayers and supplications unto thee; and grant, that those things, which we have faithfully asked according to thy will,

may effectually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth

might have concerning the Bread and Wine, it shall suffice that the Bread be such as is usual to be eaten; but the best uni purest Wheat Bread that conveniently may be gotten.

of thy glory; through Jesus And if any of the Bread and Wine remain Christ our Lord. Amen.

Upon the Sundays and other Holy-days (if there be no Communion) shall be said all that is appointed at the Communion, until the end of the general Prayer [For the whole state of Christ's Church militant here in earth] together with one or more of these Collects last before rehearsed, concluding with the Blessing.

And there shall be no celebration of the Lord's Supper, except there be a convenient number to communicate with the Priest, according to his discretion.

And if there be not above twenty persons in the Parish of discretion to receive the Communion; yet there shall be no Communion, except four (or three at the least) communicate with the Priest.

And in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and Colleges, where there are many Priests and Deacons, they shall all receive the Communion with the Priest every Sunday at the least, except they have a reasonable cause to the contrary.

And to take away all occasion of dissention, and superstition, which any person hath or

unconsecrated, the Curate shall have it to his own use: but if any remain of that which was consecrated, it shall not be carried out of the Church, but the Priest and such other of the Communicants as he shall then call unto him, shall, immediately after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the


The Bread and Wine for the Communion
shall be provided by the Curate and the
Church-wardens at the charges of the

And note, that every Parishioner shall
communicate at the least three times in the
year, of which Easter to be one. And
yearly at Easter every Parishioner shall
reckon with the Parson, Vicar, or Curate,
or his or their Deputy or Deputies; and
pay to them or him all Ecclesiastical Duties,
accustomably due, then and at that time to
be paid.

After the Divine Service ended, the money giren at the Offertory shall be disposed of to such pious and charitable uses, as the Minister and Church-wardens shall think fit. Wherein if they disagree, it shall be disposed of as the Ordinary shall appoint.


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"WHEREAS it is ordained in this Office for the Administration of the Lord's Supper, that the Communicants should receive the same kneeling; (which "order is well meant, for a signification of our humble and grateful acknowledgement of the benefits of Christ therein given to all worthy Receivers, and "for the avoiding of such profanation and disorder in the holy Communion, as might otherwise ensue ;) yet, lest the same kneeling should by any per"sons, either out of ignorance and infirmity, or out of malice and obstinacy, "be misconstrued and depraved; It is hereby declared, That thereby no ado"ration is intended, or ought to be done, either unto the Sacramental Bread " or Wine there bodily received, or unto any Corporal Presence of Christ's "natural Flesh and Blood. For the Sacramental Bread and Wine remain still "in their very natural substances, and therefore may not be adored; (for that were Idolatry, to be abhorred of all faithful Christians;) and the natural Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ are in Heaven, and not here; it being against the truth of Christ's natural Body to be at one time in more places "than one."

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