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not only with our lips, but in our lives, by giving up our selves to thy service, and by walking before thee in holiness and righteousness all our days, through Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom, with Thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen,

Then Jhall follow these three Prayers.

On Wednesdays, and on Monday, Tuesday, and 'Thursday in Holy-week and the week before.

A Ssist us mercifully, O Lord, in these our suppli**. cations 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, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Lmighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, who *^ knowest our necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking: We beseech thee to hate compassion upon our infirmities; and those things, which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

'ALmighty God, who hast given us grace at this ** time with one accord to make our common supplications unto thee; and dost promise by thy well-beloved Son, that when two or three are gathered together in his name, thou wilt grant their requests: Fulfil now, O Lord, the desires and petitions of thy servants, as may be most expedient for {herni granting us in this world knowledge of thy


truth, and in the world to come life everlasting. Amen.

On Fridays and on Easier Eve.

s~*\ Almighty Lord and everlasting God, vouchsafe, *~* we beseech thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern both our hearts and bodies in the ways of thy laws and in the works of thy commandments; 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.

"DRevent 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.

ALmighty God, who hast promised to hear the petitions of them that asle in thy Son's name: We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us, who 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 of thy glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Then the Priest being turned to the People, jhall pronounce this BleJJing.

THE peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus

F 4. Christ

Christ our Lord: And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.

And after a pause, the Deacon Jhall stand up, and Jay to the People^

Depart in peace.

Note, that if the Eucharist be not celebrated on Afhwednefday, or on any of the fx days next before Eajier, then the beginning of the Communion-service as appointed, with the Collect, Epijlle, and Gofpelx Jhall be frji said, and immediately after the Nicene Cr$ed this Penitential Office Jhall follow^

Here endeth the Penitential Office,



Collects, Epistles, and Gospels,

To be used at the

Ministration of the Holy Communion throughout the Year.

she Colleffs, Epi/lks, and Gospels, to he used throughout the year, are the fame with those. appointed in the Common Prayer Book of the Church of England. But Note,

That no Collect appointed for any Sunday or Holyday; is to be said at the Evening Service next before:

that the Introit, Collets, Epijlle, and Gospel, appointed for the Sunday, shall serve all the fVeek after\ where it is not in this Book otherwise ordered, and then that for the Sunday is to be omitted:

That the Introit, Collect, Epijlle, and Gospel, appointed for the Epiphany, Ajh-wednesday, and Ascension-day, shall serve for every day after to the Sunday following:

That if an Holy-day happen upon a Wednesday or Friday, the Lessons, Introit, Collect, Epiftle, and Gospel, appointed for the Holy-day, (hall be used, but the day shall be observed as a Fajl, except it fa Christmas-day ,*


That if an Holy-day happen us on a Sunday, the Lessons, Introit, Colkii, Epistle, and Gospel, appointed for the Holy-day, shall be used, and those for the Sunday shall be omitted: But if it happen on j4jhwednesday, or any day in Holy-week, on Eafter-day, the Sunday after Easier, Ascension-day, Whitsunday, on Monday or Tuesday in Easier or Whitfuniveek, on 'trinity Sunday, or on a Sunday in Advent, then those for the Holy-day shall be omitted.




Form of offering the Sacrifice, and os administring the Sacrament, os the Eucharist.

Note, 'that none hut the Faithful are to be present at this Office.

Before the Communion time the Deacon shall prepare so much Bread, Wine, and Water for the Eucharist, as he judgeth convenient; laying the Bread in the Paten, or in some other decent thing provided for that purpose; and putting the Wine into the Chalke, or else into some fair and convenient Cup provided for that use, and the Water into some other proper vessel. After -which he shall place them all upon the '•Prothesis, and cover them with a fair -white linen cloth.


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