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upon earth : thy saving health Answer. And evermore deamong all nations.

fend them. Let the people praise thee, Minister. Be unto them a O God: yea, let all the peo- tower of strength, ple praise thee.

Answer. From the face of O let the nations rejoyce and their enemy. be glad: for thou shali judge Minister. O Lord, hear our the folk righteously, and go- prayer. vern the nations upon earth. Answer. And let our cry

Let the people praise chce, come unto thee. O God: yea, let all the people

Minister. praise thee.

Isaac, God of Jacob, bless forth her increase : and God these thy servants, and fow the even our own God, shall give seed of eternal life in their us his ble!ing.

hearts, that whatsoever in thy God shall bless us:and all the holy Word they mall profitably ends o the world shall fear him. learn,they may in deci fulfil the

Glory be to the Father, 6c. fame. Look, O Lord, mercifully

As it was in the, c. upon theni from heaven, and ç The Psalm ended, and the bless them. And as thou didft man and the woman kneeling send thy blessing upon

Abraham before the Lords Table, the and Sarah, to their great comPriest standing at the Table, fort; so vouch safe to send thy and turning his face towards bleling upon these thy servants, them, Mall faj

that they obeying thy wil, and Lord, have mercy upon us. alway being in safety under thy

Ansirer. Christ, have mercy protection, may abide in thy upon us.

love unto their lives end, thro Minister. Lord, have mercy Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. upon us.

Tiis Prayer next following O Ur Father, which art in 'Mall be omitted, here the Heaven ; Hallowed be thy wiman is past Child-bearing.. Kingdom come.

Merciful Lord and heaven. it is in heaven. Give us this cious gift mankind is increaled; day our daily bread. And for- We beseech thee assist with thy give us our trespaffcs, As we blessing these two persons, that forgive them that trespass a- they may both be fruitful in gainst us. And lead us not into procreation of children and also temptation; But deliver us live together so long in godly from evil. Amsn.

love and honesty, that they may Minifer. O Lord, fave thy see their children Christianly fervant, and thy handmaid; and virtuously brought up, to

Answer. Who put their trust thy praise and honour, chrough in thec.

Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. help from thy holy place.

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things of nothing, who also ( af of Man and Wife, the Miniter other things iet in order) fter shall read as followedls

. didst appoint that out of man (created after thine own image A or that intend to take the

Ll ye that are married, and = take her beginning; and knit- holy estate of Mairimony up

ting them togecher, didst teach on you, hear what the holy Qül that it should never be lawful Scripture doth say as touching

to pat asunder those whom the duty of husbands towards thou by Matrimony hadft made their wives

, and wives towards one: O God, who haft confe- their husbands. crated the state of Matrimony Saint Paul in his Epiftle to to such an excellent mystery, the Ephesians, the fifth Claap. that in it is signified and repre- ter, doth give this Commandfented the spiritual marriage ment to all married men, Hur. and unity bewixt Christ and bands, love your wives, even his Church

; Look mercifully as Christ also loved theChurch, upon these thy servants, that and gave himself for it, that both this man may love his he might fanétifie and eleanse wife, according to thy word, it with the washing of water by ( as Christ did love his spouse thic Word; that he might pre

the Church, who gave himself rent it to 'himself a glorious 3 for it, loving and cherishing it Church, not having spot or

even as his own flem) and al- wrinkle, or any such thing ; but

so that this woman may be lo- that it should be holy and with15. ving and amiable, faithful and out blemish. So ought men to

obedient to her husband, and love their wives, as their own in all quietness, fobriety and bodies: He that loveth his wife, peace, be a follower of holy loveth himself. For no man eand godly matrons. O Lord, ver yet hated his own fieh, but b'es them both, and grant nourisheth and cherisheth it, them to inherit thy everlasting even as the Lord the Church : kingdom, through Jesus Chrift For we are members of his boour Lord. Amen.

dy,of his flesh, and of his bones, & Then all the Priest say, For this cause shall a man leave

beginning did create our small be joyned unto his wife, by firit parents, Adam and Eve, and they two shall be one flesh.

and did fanétific and joyn them This is a great mystery ; but I
together in marriage; Pour fpeak concerning Christ and the
upon you the riches of his Church. Nevertheless, lei em
grace, sanctifie and bless you, very one of you in particular,
that ye may please him both in so love his wife even as himself.
body and soul, and live toge- Ephef. 5.25.
ther in holy love unto your

Likewise the fame Saint Paul lives end. Amen.

writing to the Colossians, speakAfter which, if there be no ech thus to all men that are Sermon declaring the duties married, Husbands, love your


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wives, and be not bitter against mit your selves unto your own them. Col. 3. 19.

husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Hear also what Saint Peter Col. 3. 18. the Apostle of Christ, who was Sain: Peter also doth instruct himself a married man, faith you very well, thus saying, Ye unto them that are married, wives, be in subjection to your Ye husbands, dwell with your own husbands; that if any obey wives according to knowledge, not the Word, they also may giving honour unto the wife, as without the Word be won by unto the weaker vessel, and as the conversation of the wives; being heirs together of the while they behold your chaste grace of life, that your prayers conversation coupled with fear, be not hindred. 1 S. Pet. 3. 7. Whose adorning let it not be

Hitherto ye have heard the that outward adorning of plaita duty of the husband toward the in; tlie hair, and of wearing of wife. Now likewise, ye wives, gold, or of putting on of appahear and learn your duties to- rel; but let it be the hidden man ward your husbands, even as of the heart, in that which is it is plainly set forth in holy not corruptible, even the orna. Scripture.

ment of a meek and quiet

spirit, Saint Paulin the aforenamed which is in the fight of God uf Epiftle to the Ephesians, teach- great price. For after this man. eth you thus ; Wives, submit ner in the old time, the holy your felves unto your own hus- women also who trusted in God, bands, as unto the Lord. For adorned themselves, being in the husband is the head of the subjection unto their own hurwife, even as Christ is the head bands; even as Sarah obeyed of the Church : and he is the Abraham, calling him lord; Saviour of the body. Therefore whose daughters ye are as long as the Church is subject unto as ye do well, and are not a. Christ, so let the wives be to fraid with any anazement. their own husbands in every 1 S. Pet. 3. I. thing. And again he saith, Let & It is convenient that the new the wife see that the reverence married persons Mould receive her husband. Ephef. 5. 22. the holgi Communion at the

And in his Epistle to the Co time of their Marriage, or at lossians, Saint Paul giveth you the first opportunity after this short lesson, Wives, sub their Marriage.

The Order for the Visitation of the Sick. Wen any person is sick, notice When he cometl, into the fick Shall be given thereof to the mans presence, he shall say, Minister of the Paris; who kneeling down coming into the fick persons R iniquities

, nor the iniqui

Emeinber not, Lord, our Pall that dwell in it. Eace be to this house, and ties of our forefathers. Spare

us, good Lord, spare thy peo


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ple, whom thou hast redeemed my, and keep him in perpetual round with thy most precious blood, peace and safety, through Jesus and be not angry with us forever. Christ our Lord. Amen. Answ. Spare us, good Lord. Ear us, Almighty and most Then the Minister shall say,

our; extend thy accustomed Lord, have niercy upon us. goodness tothisthy servant who Christ, have mercy upon us. is grieved with fickness. SantiLord, have mercy upon us.fie, we beseech thee, this thy

Heaven ; Hallowed be thy the sense of his weakness may Name. Thy Kingdom come. add strength to his faith, and Thy will be done in Earth, As seriousnels to his repentance. it is in Heaven. Give us this That if it shall be thy good

day our daily bread. And for- pleasure to restore him to his 1 give us our trespasses, As we former health, he may lead the

forgive them that trespass a. residue of his life in thy fear, mit gainst us. And lead us not into and to thy glory : or else give

temptation; But deliver us him grace so to take thy visitafroini evil. Amen.

tion, that after this painful life Minister. U Lord, save thy ended, he may dwell with thee servant ;

in life everlasting, through Je. Answer. Which putteth his Tus Clirist our Lord. Amen. trust in thee.

Then all the Minister exhort Minifter. Send hine help from the fick person after this form, thy holy place,

or other like. Answer. And evermore

Early beloved, know this, tily defend liim.

that Almighty God is Minister. Let the enemy the Lord of life and death, have nn advantage of him and of all things to them per

Ansirer. Nor the wicked ap- taining, as youth, strength, proach to hurt liim.

health, age, weakness, and Minister. Be unto him, Ofickness. Wherefore, whatsoLord, a strong tower,

ver your sickness is, know you Answer. From the face of his certainly that it is Gods visitaenemy.

tion. And for what cause foMinister. O Lord, hear our ever this ficknels is sent unto prayers.

you, whether it be to try your Answer. And let our cry patience for the example of come unto thee.

others, and that your faith may · Minister.

be found in the day of the heaven, behold, visit and honourable, to the increase of

, relieve this thy servant. Look glory and endless felicity; or upon him with the eyes of thy else it be sent unto you to cormercy, give him comfort and reft and amend in you whatsofureconfidence in thee, defend ever doch offend the eyes of him from the dadiger of the ent-' yoor heavenly Father; know

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you certainly, that if you truly please his gracious goodness to repent you of your sins, and visit us. And there fhould be bear your siekness patiently, no greater comfort to Christian trusting in Gods mercy, for his persons,than to be made like un. dear Son Jesus Chrifts fake, to Christ, by suffering patiently and render unto him humble adversities, troubles, and fick. thanks for his fatherly vifitati- nesses. For he himself went noc on, submitting your self wholly up to joy, but first he suffered unto his will, it shall turn to pain, he entred not into his your profit, and help you for- glory hefore he was crucified. ward in the right way that So truly our way to eternal joy, leadeth unto everlasting life. is to suffer here with Chriit ;

If the person visited be very and our door to enter into eterfick, then the Curate may end nal life, is gladly to die with bis Exhortation in this place, Christ; that we niay rise again or else proceed.

from death, and dwell with Ake therefore in good part, him in everlasting life. Now of

sickness, Lord: for ( as Saint Paul faith which is thus profitable for in the twelfth Chapter to the you, patiently, I exhort you Hebrews ) whom the Lord lo- in the Name of God, to reveth he chaftneth, and scour- member the profession which geth every fon whom he recei- you made unto God in your veth. If ye endure chastning, Baptism. And forasmuch as afGod dealeth with you as with ter this life, there is an account sons ; for what Ton is he whom to be given unto the righteous the father chaftneth not? Bue Judge, by, wliom all must be if ye be without chastisement, judged without respect of perwhereof all are partakers, then sons; I require you to examine are ye bastards, and not fons. your self and your eitate, both Furthermore, we have had fa- toward God and man; so that thers of our flesh, which cor- accusing and condemning your re&ted us, and we gave them self for your own faults, you reverence : shall we not much may find mercy at our heavenrather be in subjection unto the ly Fathers hand for Chrifts Father of Spirits, and live? For sake, and not be accused and they verily for a few days chaît- condemned in that fearful judgned us after their own plea- ment. Therefore I shall re

but he for our profit, hearse to you the Articles of that we might be partakers of our Faith, that you may know his holiness. These words, whether you do believe as a good brother, are written in ho- Christian man Nould, or no. ¡y Scripture for our comfort and Here the Minister Mall reinstruction, that we should pa learse the Artides of the tiently, and with thanksgiving Faith, saying thus, bear our heavenly Fathers cor Olt thou believe in God re&tion, whenloever by any


the Father Almighty, Mamanner of adversity, it fall ker of Heaven and Earth?



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