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Upon Easter-day, and seven days after.
But chiefly are we bound to praise thee for the glorious

Resurrection of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord : for he is John i. 29. the very Paschal Lamb, which was offered for us, and hath

taken away the sin of the world ; who by his death hath
destroyed death, and by his rising to life again hath restored
to us everlasting life. Therefore with Angels, 8c.

Upon Ascension-day, and seven days after.
Through thy most dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ our
Lord ; who after his most glorious Resurrection manifestly

appeared to all his Apostles, and in their sight ascended up Jolin xiv. 2, into heaven to prepare a place for us ; that where he is, thither 3.

we might also ascend, and reign with him in glory. There-
fore with Angels, 8c.

Upon Whit-Sunday, and six days after.
THROUGH Jesus Christ our Lord ; according to whose most

true promise, the Holy Ghost came down as at this time from Acts ii. 1—4. heaven with a sudden great sound, as it had been a mighty

wind, in the likeness of fiery tongues, lighting upon the Apostles, to teach them, and to lead them to all truth : giving them both the gift of divers languages, and also boldness with fervent zeal constantly to preach the Gospel unto all nations ; whereby we have been brought out of darkness and error into the clear light and true knowledge of thee, and of thy Son Jesus Christ. Therefore with Angels, &c.

Upon the Feast of Trinity only. Who art one God, one Lord ; not one only Person, but three Persons in one Substance, For that which we believe of the glory of the Father, the same we believe of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, without any difference or inequality. Therefore with Angels, &c.

After each of which Prefaces shall immédiately be sung or said, THEREFORE with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious Name; evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts, heaven and earth are full of thy glory : Glory be to thee, O Lord most High. Amen.

The address. Then shall the Priest, kneeling down at the Lord's Table, say in the name of all them that shall receive the Communion this

Prayer following. We do not presume to come to this thy Table, O merciful Lord, trusting in our own righteousness, but in thy manifold Dan. ix. 18. and great mercies. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table. But thou art the same Lord, whose property is always to have mercy : Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his blood, that our sinful bodies may be made clean by his body, and our souls washed through his most precious blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us. Amen.

( When the Priest, standing before the Table, hath so ordered

the Bread and Wine, that he may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the people, and take the Cup into his hands, he shall say the PRAYER OF CONSECRATION,

as followeth. Almighty God, our heavenly Father, who of thy tender mercy didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption ; who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world ; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death, until his coming again ; Hear us, O merciful Father, we most humbly beseech thee ; and grant that we receiving these thy creatures of bread and wine, according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's holy institution, in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of

Luke xxii. his most blessed Body and Blood : who, in the same night

19, 20. that he was betrayed * took Bread ; and, when he had given 1 Cor. xi. 23 thanks, t he brake it, and gave it to his disciples, saying,

* Here the Take, eat, I this my Body which is given for you : Do Priest is to this in remembrance of me. Likewise after supper he took take the Pa

ten into his the Cup ; and, when he had given thanks, he gave it to hands : them, saying, Drink ye all of this ; for this || is my Blood + And here of the New Testament, which is shed for you and for many Bread:

to break the



every vessel


# And here for the remission of sins : Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, to lay his in remembrance of me. Amen. hand uponall the Bread. $ Here he

1 Then shall the Minister first receive the Communion in both is to take the kinds himself, and then proceed to deliver the same to the Cup into his

Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, in like manner, ( if any be hand :

|| And here present, ) and after that to the people also in order, into their to lay his

hands, all meekly kneeling. And, when he delivereth the hand

Bread to any one, he shall say, (be it Chalice or Flagon)

Form of administration. which there is any

The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, Wine to be preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take and eat consecrated. this in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on John vi. 54. him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.

And the Minister that delivereth the Cup to any one shall say, The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful. (1.) If the consecrated Bread or Wine be all spent before all

have communicated, the Priest is to consecrate more according to the Form before prescribed ; beginning at [Our Saviour Christ in the same night, &c.] for the blessing of the Bread ;

and at [Likewise after Supper, &c.] for the blessing of the Cup. (2.) When all have communicated, the Minister shall return to

the Lord's Table, and reverently place upon it what remaineth of the consecrated Elements, covering the same with a fair linen cloth.

Post Communion. (3.) Then shall the Priest say the Lord's Prayer, the people repeating after him

Petition. Our Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation ; But deliver us from evil : For thine is the kingdom, The power, and the glory, For ever and ever. Amen.


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