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the table, jball say the prayer following

LMIGHTY God, our

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A heavenly Father,

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whose tender mercy thine only
Son Jesus Christ did suffer death
upon the cross for our redemp-

who did institute, and in
his holy gospel command us to
continue a perpetual memorial of
that his precious death until his
coming again: Hear us, O mer-
ciful Father, we most humbly
beseech thee; and grant that we
may receive this bread and wine,
in grateful remembrance of his
death and sufferings : Who, in
the same night that he was be-
trayed, took bread; and when he
had given thanks, he brake it,
and gave it to his disciples, fay-
ing, take, eat, this is my body

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which is given for you; do this in remembrance of me. Likewise, after supper, he took the cup; and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, faying: drink

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all of this; for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed for you, and for many, for the remission of sins; Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me. Amen, Here: let the Minister break the

bread.
Then fall the Minister firft receive

the communion in both kinds
himself; and then proceed to de-
liver the same to the congrega-
tion. And when he delivereth
the bread, he shall say:

Take, and eat this in remembrance of Christ. *

And *. This form of words is chofen, in conformity to our Saviour's own-viz.—6 do ** this in remembrance of me.

And when he delivereth the cup, be

Thall say: Take, and drink this in remembrance of Christ.,

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When all have communicated, the
Minister ball say as followeth:

LORD and heavenly Fa-,

7 ther, we thy faithful fervants earnestly. desire thy fatherly goodness mercifully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thankfgiving; humbly beseeching thee to grant that by faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and obedience to thy: will, we may obtain the pardon, of our sins and everlasting life.

Here we offer and present unto; thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice. unto thee. And although we be un-,

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worthy through our manifold fins to offer unto thee any facrifice; yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and service; not weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, according to thine abundant mercies in Christ Jesus our Lord; through whom all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen,

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Then ball be said by all present,
YLORY be to God on high,

and in earth peace; goodwill towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we give thanks to thee for the various manifestations of thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.

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We bless thee for sending thy only begotten Son Jesus Christ into the world to save finners. For exalting him unto thy right hand in heaven; for all the gifts and

graces of thy holy Spirit, and for the hope of eternal life.

For thou only art wise, and holy, and good; thou only art the Lord; thou only doft govern all things both in heaven and earth. Therefore, blessing and honour, and glory and power, be unto him that fitteth upon the throne; and unto our Lord Jesus Christ, the lamb of God for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Cor. xiii. 14.
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of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. Amen.

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