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For the Epistle. Rev. vii. 2.
the world hate you, ye know that! it hated me before it hated you. AND I saw another angel ascendIf ye were of the world, the world ing from the east, having the would love his own: but because seal of the living God; and he ye are not of the world, but I have cried with a loud voice to the four chosen you out of the world, there- angels, to whom it was given to fore the world hateth you. Re-hurt the earth and the sea, saying, member the word that I said unto Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, you, The servant is not greater nor the trees, till we have scaled than his lord; if they have perse-the servants of our God in their cuted me, they will also persecute foreheads. And I heard the numyou; if they have kept my saying, ber of them which were sealed; they will keep your's also. But all and there were sealed an hundred these things will they do unto you and forty and four thousand, of all for my name's sake, because they the tribes of the children of Israel. know not him that sent me. If I Of the tribe of Judah were sealed had not come and spoken unto twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Gad were scaled twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Aser were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Nephthalim were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Manasses were
them, they had not had sin: but Of the tribe of Reuben were sealnow they have no cloak for their fed twelve thousand. sin. He that hateth me, hateth my Father also. If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that writ-sealed twelve thousand. ten in their law, They hated me Of the tribe of Simeon were sealwithout a cause. But when the led twelve thousand. Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me. And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
All Saints' Day.
Of the tribe of Levi were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Issachar were scaled twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Zabulon were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Joseph were sealed twelve thousand.
Of the tribe of Benjamin were sealed twelve thousand.
After this I beheld, and lo, a great Almighty God, who hast knit multitude, which no man could together thine elect in one number, of all nations, and kindreds, communion and fellowship, in the and people, and tongues, stood bemystical body of thy Son Christ fore the throne, and before the our Lord; grant us grace so to fol- Lamb, clothed with white robes, low thy blessed Saints in all virtu- and palms in their hands; and cried ous and godly living, that we may with a loud voice, saying, Salvation come to those unspeakable joys, to our God, which sitteth upon the which thou hast prepared for those throne, and unto the Lamb. And who unfeignedly love thee, through all the angels stood round about the Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. throne, and about the elders, and
the four beasts, and fell before the which do hunger and thirst after throne on their faces, and worship-righteousness: for they shall be ped God, saying, Amen: Blessing, filled. Blessed are the merciful : and glory, and wisdom, and thanks- for they shall obtain mercy. Blessgiving, and honour, and power, and ed are the pure in heart for they might, be unto our God for ever shall see God. Blessed are the and ever. Amen. peace-nakers: for they shall be The Gospel. St. Matt. v. 1. called the children of God. Blessed JESUS seeing the multitudes, are they which are persecuted for
went up into a mountain; and righteousness' sake: for theirs is when he was set, his disciples came the kingdom of heaven. Blessed unto him. And he opened his are ye, when men shall revile you, mouth, and taught them, saying, and persecute you, and shall say all Blessed are the poor in spirit: for manner of evil against you falsely, theirs is the kingdom of heaven. for my sake. Rejoice and be exBlessed are they that mourn: for ceeding glad for great is your rethey shall be comforted. Blessed ward in heaven: for so persecuted are the meek: for they shall inhe-they the prophets which were be. rit the earth. Blessed are they fore you.
THE ORDER FOR THE
Administration of the Lord's Supper,
If among those who come to be partakers of the Holy Communion, the Minister 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 he 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 the parties to whom he hath done wrong; or at least declare himself to be in full purpose so to do, as soon as he conveniently may
The same order shall the Minister use with those, betwixt whom he perceiveth ma lice 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 bottom of his heart all that the other hath trespassed against 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 frowardness 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 so 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 Communion-time, having a fair white linen cloth upon it, shall stand in the hody of the Church, or in the Chancel; and the Minister, standing at the north side of the table, or where Morning and Evening Prayer are appointed to he said, shall say the Lord's Prayer and the Collect following, the People kneeling; but the Lord's Prayer may be omitted, if Morning Prayer hath been said imme diately before.
Hallowed be thy Name; Thy this law.
OUR Father, who art in Heaven, us, and incline our hearts to keep Kingdom come; Thy Will be done Minister. Thou shalt not take on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give the name of the Lord thy God in us this day our daily bread; And vain: For the Lord will not hold forgive us our trespasses, as we for-him guiltless that taketh his name give those who trespass against us; in vain. And lead us not into temptation; People. Lord, have mercy upon but deliver us from evil : For thine us, and incline our hearts to keep is the Kingdom, and the Power, this law. and the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
Minister. Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath-day. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh
ALMIGHTY God, unto whom day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy
all hearts are open, all desires God. In it thou shalt do no manknown, and from whom no secrets ner of work; thou, and thy son, and are hi; cleanse the thoughts of thy daughter, thy man-servant, and our hearts by the inspiration of thy thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and holy Spirit; that we may perfectly the stranger that is within thy gates. love thee, and worthily magnify For in six days the Lord made heathy holy name, through Christ our ven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh Then shall the Minister, turning to the day; wherefore the Lord blessed People, rehearse distinctly the Ten Com-the seventh day, and hallowed it. mandments; and the People still kneeling, shall, after every commandment, People. Lord, have mercy upon ask God mercy for their transgressions us, and incline our hearts to keep for the time past, and grace to keep the this law. law for the time to come, as followeth.
YOD spake these words, and said, I am the Lord thy God: Thou shalt have none other gods but me. People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, and incline our hearts to keep this law.
Minister. Thou shalt do no
Minister. Thou shalt not make murder. to thyself any graven image, nor
People. Lord, have mercy upon
the likeness of any thing that is in us, and incline our hearts to keep heaven above, or in the earth be- this law.
neath, or in the water under the
Minister. Thou shalt not com
earth. Thou shalt not bow down mit adultery.
to them, nor worship them: For I
People. Lord, have mercy upon
the Lord thy God am a jealous us, and incline our hearts to keep God; and visit the sins of the fa- this law.
thers upon the children, unto the Minister. Thou shalt not steal third and fourth generation of them People. Lord, have mercy upon that hate me; and show mercy unto us, and incline our hearts to keep thousands in them that love me, this law.
and keep my commandments.
Minister. Thou shalt not bear
People. Lord, have mercy upon false witness against thy neighbour.
Then the Minister shall declare unto the People what Hely days, or Fasting
days, are in the week following to be observed; and (if occasion be) shall No tice be given of the Communion, and of the Bans of Matrimony, and other Matters to be published.
Then shall follow the Sermon: after which, the Minister, when there is a Communion, shall return to the Lord's Table, and begin the Offertory, saying one or more of these sentences following, as he thinketh most convenient.
LET your light so shine before
men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. St. Matt
THOU shalt love the Lord thy v. 16. God with all thy heart, and Lay not up for yourselves treawith all thy soul, and with all thy sures upon earth, where moth and mind: This is the first and great rust doth corrupt, and where thieves commandment. And the second break through and steal: But lay up is like unto it; Thou shalt love thy for yourselves treasures in heaven, neighbour as thyself. On these two where neither moth nor rust doth commandments hang all the law corrupt, and where thieves do not and the prophets. break through nor steal. St. Matt. vi. 19, 20.
Let us pray
Almighty Lowl, and everlasting Whatsoever ye would that,men God, vouchsafe, we beseech should do to you, even sodo to them: thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern, for this is the law and the prophets. both our hearts and bodies, in the St. Matt. vii. 12. ways of thy laws, and in the works Not every one that saith unto me, of thy commandments, that, through Lord, Lord, shall enter into the thy most mighty protection, both kingdom of heaven; but he that here and ever, we may be preserved doeth the will of my Father which in body and soul, through our Lord is in heaven. St. Matt. vii. 21. and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. Zaccheus stood forth, and said Then shall be said the Collect of the unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the Day: and immediately after the Collect, half of my goods I give to the poor; the Minister shall read the Epistle, say and if I have done any wrong to ing, The Epistle [or, The portion of Scripture appointed for the Epistle any man, I restore four-fold. St. chapter of Luke xix. 8. bginning at the verse. And the Epistle ended, he shall say, Here endeth the Epistle. Then shall be read the Gospel (the people all standing up) saying, The Holy Gospel is written in the chapter of -, beginning at the
is written in the
Here the people shall say,
Who goeth a warfare at any time at his own cost? Who planterha vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock? 1 Cor. ix. 7.
If we have sown unto you spiri tual things, is it a great matter if
cene Creed: unless one of them hath we shall reap your worldly things? been read immediately before, in the Morning Service.
1 Cor. ix. 11.
Do ye not know, that they who
minister about holy things, live of him, how dwelleth the love of God the sacrifice; and they who wait at in him? 1 John iii. 17.
the altar, are partakers with the Give alms of thy goods, and never altar? Even so hath the Lord also turn thy face from any poor man ; ordained, that they who preach the and then the face of the Lord shall Gospel, should live of the Gospel. not be turned away from thee. Tob. 1 Cor. ix. 13, 14. iv. 7.
He that soweth little, shall reap Be merciful after thy power. If little; and he that soweth plente-thou hast much, give plenteously. ously, shall reap plenteously. Let If thou hast little, do thy diligence every man do according as he is dis-gladly to give of that little: for so posed in his heart, not grudgingly, gatherest thou thyself a good re or of necessity; for God loveth a ward, in the day of necessity. Tob. cheerful giver. 2 Cor. ix. 6, 7. iv. 8, 9. Let him that is taught in the He that hath pity upon the poor, word, minister unto him that teach-lendeth unto the Lord and look, eth, in all good things. Be not de-what he layeth out, it shall be paid ceived, God is not mocked: For him again. Prov. xix. 17. whatsoever a man soweth, that shall Blessed be the man that providhe reap. Gal. vi. 6, 7. eth for the sick and needy: the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble. Psalm xli. 1.
While we have time, let us do good unto all men: and especially unto them that are of the household of faith. Gal. vi. 10.
Godliness is great riches, if a man be content with that he hath: For we brought nothing into this world, neither may we carry any thing out. 1 Tim. vi. 6, 7.
Charge them who are rich in this world, that they be ready to give, and glad to distribute; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may attain eternal life. 1 Tim. vi. 17, 18, 19.
Whilst these Sentences are in reading, the Deacons, Church-wardens, or other fit persons appointed for that purpose, shall receive the Alins for the Poor, and other Devotions of the People, in a decen. Basin to be provided by the Parish for that purpose; and reverently bring it to the Priest, who shall humbly pre sent and place it upon the Holy Table. And the Priest shall then place upon the Table so much Bread and Wine, as he shall think sufficient. After which done, he shall say,
Let us pray for the whole state of Christ's Church militant.
ALMIGHTY and everliving God, Gol is not unrighteous, that he who, by thy holy Apostle, hast will forget your works, and labour taught us to make prayers and supthat proceedeth of love; which love plications, and to give thanks for all ye have showed for his name's sake, men: We humbly beseech thee who have ministered unto the saints, most mercifully [*to accept our alms and yet do minister. Heb. vi. 19. and oblations, and] to receive these To do good and to distribute, for- our prayers, which we offer unto get not; for with such sacrifices thy divine Majesty; beseeching Gol is well pleased. Heb. xiii. 16. thee to inspire continually the Uni Whoso hath this world's good, versal Church with the spirit of and seeth his brother have need, truth, unity, and concord: and grant and shutteth up his compassion from that all those who do confess thy
If there be no alms or oblations, then shall the words (to accept our almas and ob.ations, and) be left unsaid.