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Christ our Lord; grant us grace; After this I beheld. and lo, a 80 to follow thy blessed saints in great multitude, which no man all virtuous and godly living, that could number, of all nations, and we may come to those unspeaka-kindreds, and people, and tongles, ble joys, which thou hast prepar- stood before the throne, and bead for those who unfeignedly fore the Lamb, clothed with love ihee, through Jesus Christ white rubes, and palms in their our Lord. Amen.
hands; and cried with a loud For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2. voice, saying, Salvation to our AND I saw another angel as God, which sitteth upon the
cending from the east, hav- throne, and unto the Lamb. And ing the seal of the living God; all the angels stood round about and he cried with a loud voice to the throne, and about the elders, the four angels, to whom it was and the four beasts, and fell begiven to hurt the earth and the fore the throne on their faces, and sea, saying, Hurt not the earth, worshipped God, saying, Amen: neither the sea, nor the trees, till Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, we have sealed the servants of and thanksgiving, and honour, our God in their foreheads. And and power, and might, be unto I heard the number of themlour God for ever and ever. Amen. which were sealed; and there The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1. were sealed an hundred and for. JESUS seeing the multitudes
, ty and four thousand, of all the went up into a mountain: and tribes of the children of Israel. when he was set, his disciples
of the tribe of Futuls wert cauie unto him. And he opened sealed twelve thousand. bis mouth, and taught them, say.
of the tribe of Reuben wereins, Blessed are the poor in spi. sealed twelve thousand. rit: for theirs is the kingdom of
of the tribe of Gad were sealed heaven. Blessed are they that twelve thousand.
mourn : for they shall be com. Of the tribe of Aser were seal-forted. Blessed are the meek: for ed twelve thousand.
they shall inherit the earth. BlessOf the tribe of Nepthalim were ed are they which do hunger and sealed twelve thousand. thirst after righteousness: for they
Of the tribe of Manasses were shall be filled. Blessed are the sealed twelve thousand. merciful: for they shall oblain
Of the tribe of Simeon were mercy. Blessed are the pure in sealed twelve thousand. heart: for they shall see God.
Of the tribe of Levi were seal. Blessed are the peace-makers : ed twelve thousand.
for thev shall be called the chilof the tribe of Issachar wereldren of God. Blessed are they sealed twelve thousand. which are persecuted for righte
Of the tribe of Zabulon werelousness' sake: for theirs is the sealed twelve thousand. kingdom of heaven. Blessed are
of the tribe of Joseph were ye, when men sball revile you, sealed twelve thousand. land persecute you, and shall say
of the tribe of Benjamin were all manner of evil against you sealed twelve thousand. ffalsely my sake. Rejoice and
be exceeding glad; for great is persecuted they thc propheta your reward in heaven: for so which were before you.
THE ORDER FOR THE
Administration of the Lord's Supper,
HOLY COMMUNION. # If among those who come to be partakers of the Holy Communion, the Ministry
shall know any to be an open and notorious evil liver, or to have done any wrong to his neighbours by word or deed, so that the Congregation be thereby offended; he shall advertise him, that he presume not to come to the Lord's Table, until he have openly declared himself to have truly repented and amended his former evil life, that the Congregation may thereby be satisfied, and that he hath recompensed thi parties to whoni he hath done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full pur.
pose so to do, ws soon as he conveniently may. 5 The same order shall the Minister use unth those, betwirt whom he percciveth
malice and hatred to reign; not suffering them to be partakers of the Lord's Table, until he know them to be reconciled. And if one of the parties, so at variance, be content to forgive from the bottoni of his heart all that the other hoth trespassed ugainst him, and to make amends for that wherein he himself hath offended ; and the other party will not be persuaded to a godly unity, but remain still in his frowurdness and malice; the Minister in that case ought to admit the penitent person to the Holy Communion, and not him that is obstinate: Provided, that every Minister ső repelling any, as is herein specified, shall be obliged to give an account of the
same to the Ordinary, as soon as conveniently. may be. The Table, at the Communiun-time, having a fair mhite, divan. ctorn upon tf, shall stand in the body of the Church, or in the Chancel; and the Minister, standing at the north si!
ståe table, or where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to be saia, sill say the Lord's Prayer and the Collect following, the People kneeling , 'but the Lord's Prayer may be onitted, if Morning Prayer hath bren
said immediutely before. OUR Father, who art in Hea-/perfectly love thee, ana worthily
ven, Hallowed be thy Name: magnify thy holy name, through Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will Christ our Lord. Amen. be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- * Then, shall the Minister, turning to the ven; Give us this day our daily mandments; and the People still kneel
People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Com bread; And forgive us our tres. ing, shall, after every commandment, passes, as we forgive those who ask God mercy for their transgressions trespass against us; And lead us for the time pust, and grace to keep the
law for the time to come, as followeth. not into temptation ; but deliver
Minister. us from evil: For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the God spake these words, and
said, I am the Lord thy God : Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. Thou shalt have none other gods The Collect.
but me. AI LMIGHTY God, unto whom People. Lord, have mercy up
all hearts are open, all desires on us, and incline our hearts to known, and from whom no se. keep this law. crets are hid; cleanse the thoughts Minister. Thou shalt not make of our hearts by the inspiration of to thyself any graven image, nor thy holy Spirit ; that we may the likeness of any thing that is
in heaven above, or in the earth on us, and incline our hearts to beneath, or in the water under keep this law. the earth. Thou shalt not bow Minister. Thou shalt do no down to them nor worship them: murder. For I the Lord thy God am a jea- People. Lord, have mercy uplous God; and visit the sins of the on us, and incline our hearts to fathers upon the children, unto keep ihis law. the third and fourth generation of Minisier. Thou shalt not comthem that hate me; and show mit adultery. mercy unto thousands in them People. Lord, have mercy upthat love me, and keep my com- on us, and incline our hearts to mandments.
keep this law, People. Lord, have mercy up- Minister. Thou shalt not steal, on us, and incline our hearts to People. Lord, have mercy upKeep this law.
on us, and incline our hearts to Minister. Thou shalt nol take keep this law. the name of the Lord thy God in Minister. Thou shalt not bear vain : For the Lord will not hold false witness against thy neighhim guiltless that taketh his name bour. in vain.
People. Lord, have mercy upPeople. Lord, have mercy up-on us, and incline our hearts to on us, and incline our hearts to keep this law. keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt not covet Minister. Remember that thou thy neighbour's house, thou shalt keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six not covet thy neighbour's wife, days shalt thou labour, and do all nor his servant, nor his maid, nor that thou hast to do; but the se- bis ox, nor his ass, nor any thing venth day is the Sabbath of the that is his. Lord thy God. In it thou shalt People. Lord, have mercy up do no manner of work; thou, and on us, and write all these thy laws tby son, and thy daughter, thy in our hearts, we beseeck thee. man-servant, and thy maid-ser- 1 Then the Minister may say, vant, thy cattle, and the stranger Hear also what our Lord Jesus that is within thy gates. For in Christ saith. bis days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all other THOU shalt love the Lord thy
God wiib all thy heart, and in them is, and rested the se- with all thy soul, and with all thy venth day; wherefore the Lord mind: This is the first and great blessed the seventh day, and commandment. And the second hallowed it.
is like unto it; Thou shalt love People. Lord, have mercy up- thy neighbour as thyself. On on us, and incline our hearts to these two commandments hang kecp this law.
all the law and the prophets. Minister. Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days O Almighty Lord, and ever may be long in the land which lasting God, vouchsafe, we the Lord thy God giveth thee. beseech thee, to direct, sanctify, People. Lord, have mercy np. and goverii, both our hearts and
Let us pray.
hodies, in the ways of thy laws, Whatsoever ye would that men and in the works of thy com- should do to you, even so do to mandments, that, through thy them : for this is the law and the nost mighty protection, both here prophets. St. Matt. vii. 12. and ever, we may be preserved Not every one that saith unto in body and soul, through our me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. the kingdom of heaven; but he Amen.
that doeth the will of my Father Then shall be said the Collect of the which is in heaven. St. Mait. Day: and immediately after the Col
vii. 1. lect, the Minister shall read the Epistle, saying, The Epistle (or, The portion
Zaccheus stood forth, and said of Scripture appointed for the Epis- unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the tle) is written in the chapter of a half of my goods I give to the beginning at the - verse. And the Epistle ended, he shall say, Here end-poor; and if I have done any eth the Epistle. Then sho'l be read wrong to any man, I restore sour. the Gospel (the people all standing up) fold. St. Luke, xix, 8. saying, The Holy Gospel is written in the - - chapter of , beginning
Who goeth a warfare at any at the verse.
time at his own cost ? Who 1 Here the people shall say, planteth a vineyard, and eateth Glory be to Thee, O Lord.
not of the fruit thereof? or who T'hen shall be read the Apostles' feedeth a flock, and eateth not of or Nicene Creed: unless one of them hath been read immediately before, the milk of the flock? 1 Cor. ix. 7. in the Morning Service.
If we have sown unto you spiThen the Minister shall declare unto ritual things, is it a great matter the People what Holy days, or Fasting days, arc in the week following to be 06- if we should reap your wordly served; and (if occasion be) shall No- things ? 1 Cor. ix. 11. tice be given of the Communion, and of the Bans of Matrimony, and other
Do ye not know, that they wbo Matters to be published.
minister about holy things, live of & Then shall follow the Sermon : after the sacrifice; and they who wait
which, the Minister, when there is a at the altar, are partakers with Communion, shali return to the Lord's the altar? Even so hath the Lord T'able, and begin the Offertory, saying also ordained, that they who one or more of these sentences following, as he thinketh most convenient. preach the Gospel, should live of LET your light so shine before the Gospel. 1 Cor. ix. 13, 14.
men, that they may see your). He that soweth little, shall rear. good works, and glorify your Fa- little; and he that soweth plen iler which is in heaven. St. Matt. teously, shall reap plenteously v 16.
Let every man do according as bis Lay not up for yourselves trea is disposed in his heart, not grudg. sures upon earth, where moth and ingly, or of necessity; for God rust doth corrupt, and where loveth a cheerful giver. 2 Cur thieves break through and steal : ix. 6, 7. But lay up for yourselves trea- Let him that is taught in the sures in heaven, where neither word, minister unto him that moth nor rust doth corrupt, and teacheth, in all good things. Be where thieves do not break not deceived, God is not mocked through nor steal. St. Malt. vi. For whatscerer a man soweth 19, 20.
that shall he reap.
Gal. vi. 6,7
he shall say,
While we have time, let us do look, what he layeth out, it shall good unto all men and especially be paid him again. Proc. xix. 17, unto thedi that are of the house- Blessed be the man that prohold of faith. Gal. vi. 10. videth for the sick and needy; the
Godliness is great riches, if a Lord shall deliver him in the man be content with that he hath: time of trouble. Psalm, xli. 1. For we brought nothing into this " Whilst these sentences are, in reading, world, neither may we carry any fit persons appointed for that pus puse;
the Deacons, Church-wardens, or other thing out. 1 Tim. vi. 6, 7. shall reccioe the Alms for the Poor, and
Charge them who are rich in other Devotions of the People, in a de: this world, that they be ready to
cent Basin to be provided by the Parish give, and glad to distribute ; lay it to the Priest, who shall humlly prezent
purpose, and reverently bring ing up in store for themselves a and place it upon the Holy Table. good foundation against the timeAnd the Priest shall then place upon the
Table so much Bread and Wine as he to come, that they may attain
shall think sufficient. After which done, eternal life. 1 Tim. vi. 17, 18, 19.
God is not unrighteous, that he Let us pray for the whole state will forget your works, and la- of Christ's Church militant. bour that proceedeth of love ; ALMIGHTY, and everliving which love ye have showed for
God, who, by thy holy Apushis name's sake, who have minis- tle, hast taught us to make prayers tered unto the saints, and yet do and supplications, and to give minister. Heb. vi. 10.
thanks for all men : We humbly To do good and to distribute, beseech thee most mercifully [*40 forget not; for with such sacri- accept our alms and oblations, and} fices God is well pleased. Heb.to receive these our prayers, xiii. 16.
which we offer unto thy divine Whoso hath this world's good. Majesty; beseeching thée to inand seeth his brother have need, spire continually the Universal and shutteth up bis compassion Church with the spirit of truth, from him, how dwelleth the love unity, and concord: and grant of God in him? 1 John, iii. 17. that all they who do confess thy
Give alms of thy goods, and holy name may agree in the never turn thy face from any truth of thy holy word, and live poor man; and then the face of in unity and godly love. We be. ihe Lord shall not be turned away seech Thee also, so to direct and from thee. Tob. iv. 7.
dispose the bearts of all Christain Be merciful after thy power. rulers, that they may truly and If thou hast much, give plente- impartially administer justice, to ously. If thou bast little, do thy the punishment of wickedness and diligence gladly to give of that vice, and to the maintenance of little: for so gatherest thou thy-thy true religion and virtue. Give self a good reward, in the day of grace, O heavenly Father, to all necessity. Tob. iv. 8, 9. Bishops and otber Ministers; that
He that hath pity upon the they may, both by their life and poor, lendeth unto the Lord: and doctrine, set forth thy true and
If there be no alms or oblations, then shull the lords (to accept our almıs and ons, and) be left unsaid