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9 When all have communicated, and that we are very members
The Minister shall return to the incorporate in the mystical boLord's Table, and reverently dy of thy fon, which is the blerplace upon it what remaineth fed company ofall faithfulpeoof the confecrated Elements, ple; and are also heirs through covering the jame with a fair hope of thy everlasting kingLinen Cloth.
dom, by the merits of the
most precious death and passion T Then smail the Minister say the of thy dear Son. And we most
Lord's Prayer, the People humbly beseech thee, O hearepeating after bim every pe- venly Father, so to asqft us tition.
with thy grace, that we may
continue in that holy fellowUR Father, who art in ship, and do all such good
Heaven, Hallowed be works as thou hast prepared thy Name ; Thy Kingdom for us to walk in, through come; Thy Will be done on Jesus Christ our Lord; to Earth, as it is in Heaven : whom, with thee and the Holy Give us this day our daily Ghost, be all honour and globread ; And forgive us our ry, world without end. Amen. trespaffes, as we forgive those who trespass against us ; And Then shall be said or Jung, all lead us not into ternptation ; "fianding, Gloria in Excelsis, But deliver us from evil: For
or some proper Hymn from the thine is the Kingdom, and Selection. the Power, and the Glory, For ever and ever. Amen.
LORY be to God on high, and in earth
peace, 9 After frall be faidas followeth, good will towards men. We
praise thee, we bless thee, we LMIGHTY and ever- worship thee, we glorify thee,
living God, we most we give thanks to thee for heartily thank thee, for that thy great glory, O Lord God, thou dost vouchsafe to feed us heavenly King, God the Fawho have duly received these ther Almighty. holy Mysteries, with the spiri- O Lord, the only begotten tual food of the most precious Son Jesus Christ; O Lord Body and Blood of thy Son God, Lamb of God, Son of our Saviour Jesus Christ; and the Father, that takest away doftafiure us thereby of thy fa- the sins of the world, have vour and goodness towards us; mercy upon us. Thou that
takest away the fins of the ment of everlasting salvation; world, have mercy upon us. that among all the changes Thou that takest away the and chances of this mortal fins of the world, receive our life, they may ever be defendprayer. Thou that fittest at ed by thy most gracious and the right hand of God the ready help, through Jesus Father, have mercy upon us. Christ our Lord. Amen.
For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord ; thou RANT, we beseech thee, only, O Christ, with the Holy Almighty God, that Ghost, art most High in the the words which we have heard Glory of God the Father. this day with our outward Amen.
cars, may, through thy grace,
be fo grafted inwardly in our Then the Priest (the Bishop, hearts, that they may bring if he be present) mall let them forth in us the fruit of good depart with this blesing. living ; to the honour and
praise of thy Name, through HE peace of God, which Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
passeth all understanding, keep your hearts IRECT us, O Lord, in minds
all ourdoingsthy love of God, and of his Son most gracious favour, and Jesus Christ our Lord: And further us with thy continual the blessing of God Almighty, help; that in all our works, the Father, the Son, and the begun, continued, and ended Holy Ghost, be amongst you, in thee, we may glorify thy and remain with you always. holy Name; and finally, by
thy mercy, obtain everlasting
life, through Jesus Christ our Collects that may be said after
Lord. Amen. the Colleets of Morning or Evening Prayer, or Commu
LMIGHTY God, the
fountain of all wisdom, nion, at the discretion of the
whoknoweftour neceffities beMinister.
fore we ask, and our ignorance SSIST us mercifully, o in asking; we beseech thee to
Lord, in these our have compassion upon our infupplications and prayers ; firmities; and those things and dispose the way of thy which for our unworthiness servants towards the attain- we dare not, and for our blind
ness we cannot ask, vouchsafe have now made our prayers to give us, for the worthiness and supplications unto thee ; of thy Son Jesus Christ our and grant, that those things Lord. Amen.
which we have faithfully alkLMIGHTY God, who'
ed according to thy will, may A
hast promised to hear effectually be obtained; to the the petitions of those who relief of our neceflity, and to ask in thy Son's name; we the setting forth of thy globeseech thee mercifully to in- ry, through Jesus Christ our cline thine ears to us who
Upon the Sundays and sther Holy-days (if there be no Sermon or Communion) shall be said all that is appointed at the Communion, unto the end of the Gospel, concluding with the Blessing. And if any of the confecrated Bread and Wine remain after the Communion, it shall not be carried out of the Church; but the Minister and other Communicants shall, immediately after ibe Blessing, reverently eat and drink the same.
THE MINISTRATION OF
PUBLIC BAPTISM OF INFANTS,
To be used in the Church.
4 The People are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that
Baptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy-days, or Prayer Days. Nevertheless (if necessity fo require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. There shall be for every Male Child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parenis mall be admitted as Sponsors, if it be desired.
When there are Children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponfors shall give knowledge thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the People with the Children, must be ready
at ibe Font, either immediately after the laft Lesson at Morning Prayer, or else immediately after the last Lejon at Evening Prayer, as the Minister, by bis Discretion, shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with pure Water) and standing there, mall say,
Hath this Child been already baptized, or no? If they anfrver, No; then shall the Minister proceed, as followeth. EARLY beloved, foraf- figuring thereby thy holy
much as all men are Baptism ; and by the Bapconceived and born in sin; tism of thy well-beloved Son and our Saviour Christ faith, Jesus Christ in the river None can enter into the king- Jordan, didst sanctify water, dom of God, except he be to the mystical walhing away regenerate and born anew of of fin; we beseech thee, for Water and of the Holy Ghost; thine infinite mercies, that I beseech you to call upon thou wilt mercifully look upGod the Father, through our on this Child; wash bim, and Lord Jesus Christ, that of his fanctify him with the Holy bounteous mercy, he will Ghoft; that he, being deligrant to this Child that which vered from thy wrath, may by nature he cannot have ; be received into the Ark of that he may be baptized with Christ's Church ; and being Water and the Holy Ghost, stedfastin faith,joyful through and received into Christ's ho- hope, and rooted in charity, ly Church, and be made a may so pass the waves of this living member of the same. troublesome world, that final
ly be may come to the land of Then shall the Minister say, everlasting life ; there to reign
with thee, world without end,
Or this. thy great mercy, didst fave LMIGHTY and inNoah and his family in the mortal God, the aid of Ark from perishing by wa- all who need, the helper of ter; and also didst safely lead all who flee to thee for fucthe children of Israel thy peo- cour, the life of those who ple through the Red Sea, believe, and the resurrection
Let us pray.
of the dead; we call upon
HEY brought young thee for this Infant, that be, children to Christ, that coming to thy holy Baptilm, he thould touch them; and may receive remision of fin, his disciples rebuked those by spiritual regeneration. Re- who brought them. But when ceive him, O Lord, as thou Jesus saw it, he was much halt promised by thy well- displeased, and said unto beloved Son, saying, Alk, them, Suffer the little chiland ye
shall have; seek, and dren to come unto me, and ye shall find; knock, and it forbid them not ; for of such shall be opened unto you: So is the kingdom of God. Vegive now unto us who alk; rily I say unto you, Whofolet us who seek, find; open ever shall not receive the the gate unto us who knock; kingdoin of God as a little that this Infait may enjoy the child, he shall not enter therein. everlasting benediction of thy And he took them up in his heavenly washing, and may arms, put his hands upon come to the eternal kingdom them, and blessed them. which thou hast promiled by Christ our Lord. Amen. After the Gospel is read, the
Minister shall make this brief Then the Minister shall say Exhortation upon the words as follows : or else shall pass of the Gospel : 01! 19 the questions addressed to the Sponsors ; and from ELOVED, ye hear in tbence to the Prayer immedi- this Gospel the words ately before the Immersion, or of our Saviour Christ, that he the pouring of Water on the commanded the children to Infant. But note ; that, in be brought unto him ; how cvery Church, the intermediate he blamed those who would parts of the Service shall be have kept them from himn; atfed, one at least in every how he exhorteth all men to month (if there be a Bapti/m) follow their innocency. Ye for the better infructing of perceive how, by his outward the people in the Grounds of gesture and deed, he declared Lifant Baptifm.
his good will toward thein :
For he embraced then in his Hear the words of the arms, he laid his hands upon Goipel, written by St. Mark, them, and blessed them. in the tenth Chapter, at the Doubt ye not therefore, but thirteenth Verse.
carnestly believe, that he will