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know any impediment, why ye, Then shall they loose their Hands, and may not be lawfully joined to the Woman with her Right Hand tak
ing the Man by his Right Hand, shad gether in Matrimony, ye do now
1 likewise say after the Minister: confess it: For be ye well assured, that if any persons are joined
IT N. take thee M. to my wedded together otherwise than as God's 1 Husband, to have and to hold. word doth allow. their marriage from this day forward, for better is not lawful..
for worse, for richer for poorer, * The Minister, if he shall have reason to in siekness and in health, to love,
doubt of the lawfulness of the proposed cherish, and obey, till death us ? Marriage, may demand sufficient sure-l do part, according to God's holy ty for bis indemnification; but if no im- ordinance; and thereto I give
pediment shall be alleged, or suspected, thee my Troth. - the Minister shall say to the man, M. W ILT thou have this 'Wo.
I Then 'shall they again loose their
Hands; and the Man shall give upto the VV man to thy wedded Wife,
Woman a Ring. And the Minister to live together after God's ordi- taking the Ring shall deliver it unto nance, in the holy estate of Ma the Man, to put it upon the fourth Fintrimony? Wilt thou love her,
ger of the Woman's Left Hand. And the Man holding the Ring there, and
er comfort her, honour, and keep!
taught by the Minister, shall say, her, in sickness and in health; U TITH this Ring I thee wed, and, forsaking all others, keep1 W and with all my worldly thee only unto her, so long as ye goods. I thee endow: In the name both shall live? 1 The Man sbalt answer, I will,
.:72 of the Father, and of the Son, Then shall the Minister say unto the and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Woman,
Then the Man leaving the Ring upon
the fourth Finger of the Woman's Left N. W ILT thou have this Man 1. VV to thy wedded Husband,
Hand, the Minister shall say, to live together after God's ordi- OUR F
rdi. OUR Father, who art in Heanance, in the holy estate of Ma-IO
U ven, Hallowed be thy Name; trimony? Wilt thou obey him, Thy Kingdom come: Thy Will and serve him, love, honour, and be done on Earth, as it is in Heakeep him, in sickness and inven; Give us this day our daily health; and, forsaking all others, bread; And forgive us our tres. keep thee only unto him, so long passes, as we forgive those who as ye both shall live?
trespass against us; And lead us The Woman shall answer, I will. Then shall the Minister say,
• not into temptation; But deliver Who giveth this Woman to be us from evil. Amen. married to this Man?
ETERNAL God, Creator Then shall they give their Troth to V and Preserver of all man.
each other in this Manner: kind, giver of all spiritual grace The Minister receiving the Woman at her Father's or Friend's Hands, shall se cause the Man with his Right Hand to take the Woman by her Right Hand. I servants, this man and this woand to say after him as followeth: "man, whom we bless in thy name; T M. take thee N. to my wedded that as Isaac and Rebecca lived 1 Wife, to have and to hold, from faithfully together, so these perthis day forward, for better for sons may surely perform and keep worse, for richer for poorer, in the vow and covenant betwixt sickness and in health, to love them made, (whereof this Ring and to cherish, till death us do given and received is a token and part. according to God's holy pledge and may ever remain in ordinance; and thereto I plight perfect love and peace together, thee my Troth
and live according to thy laws,
· Let us pray
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Ring, and by joining hands; I Amen.
:. pronounce, that they are Man ? Then shall the Minister join their Right and Wife; in the name of the
Hands together, and say, Father, and of the Son, and of Those whom God hath joined the Holy Ghost. Amen." together, let no man put asunder. 1 And the Minister shall add this Blessing: - Then shall the Minister speak unto the God the Father, God the Son, Company:
U God the Holy Ghost, bless, TORASMUCH as M and N. preserve, and keep you: The I have consented together in Lord mercifully with his favour holy Wedlock, and have witness- look upon you, and fill you with ed the saine before God and this all spiritual benediction and grace; company,and thereto bave given that ye may so live together ir and pledged their troth, each to this life, that in the world to come the other, and have declared the ye may have life everlasting, same by giving and receiving a' Amen.
THE ORDER FOR THE VISITATION OF THE SICK. When any Person is sick, notice shall | Ans, Who putteth his trust in be given thereof to the Minister of the thee. Parish; who, coming into the sick
Min. Send him help from thy Person's House, shall say,
holy place; DEACE be to this House, and
Ans. And evermore mightily I to all that dwell in it. defend him,
When he cometh into the sick Man's Min. Let the enemy have no presence, he shall say, kneeling down, advantage of him; REMEMBER not, Lord, our Ans. Nor the wicked appronch
N iniquities, nor the iniquities to hurt him. .
Min, O Lord, hear our prayer,
U ven, behold, visit, and relieve
(this thy servant. Look upon him OR Father, who art in Hea-, with the eyes of thy mercy i give U ven, Hallowed be thy Name; him comfort and sure confidence Thv Kingdom come; 'Thy Will in thee;, defend him from the be done on Earth, as it is in Hea- danger of the enemy; and keep ren; Give us this day our daily him in perpetual peace and safety, bread; And forgive us our tres- through Jesus Christ our Lord passes, as we forgive those wholmen. (respass against us; And lead us L EAR us, Almighty and most not into temptation ; But deliver 1['merciful God and Saviour: us from evil. Amen. .. Extend thy accustomed goodness
Mh. O Lord, save thy servant; to this thy servant, who is grieved
with sickness. Sanctify, we be-i twelfth chapter to the Hebrers seech thee, this thy Fatherly cor- Whom the Lord loveth he chas rection to him; that the sense of teneth, and scourgeth every son his weakness may add strength to whom he receiveth. If ye endure his faith, and seriousness to his chastening, God dealeth with you repentance: That if it shall be thy as with sons: For what son is he good pleasure to restore him to whom the Father chasteneth not? his former health, he may lead the But if ye be without chastisement, residue of his life in thy fear, and whereof all are partakers, then to thy glory : Or else give him are ye bastards, and not sons. grace so to take thy visitation, Furthermore, we have had fathat after this painful life ended, thers of our flesh, which correcthe may dwell with thee in life ed us, and we gave them rere everlasting, through Jesus Christ nence: Shall we not much rather our Lord. Amen. ,
be in subjection unto the Father Then shall the Minister exhort the-sick of spirits, and live? For they ve
Person after this form, or other like: rily for a few days chastened tis N EARLY beloved, know this, after their own pleasure; but he
U that Almighty God is the for our profit, that we might be Lord of life and death, and of all partakers of his holiness. These things to them pertaining; as words, good brother, are written youth, strength, health, age, weak-in holy Scripture, for our comfort ness, and sickness. Wherefore, and instruction; that we should whatsoever your sickness be patiently, and with thanksgiving, know you certainly that it is God's bear our heavenly Father's corvisitation. And for what cause rection, whensoever, by any mansoever this sickness be sent unto ner of adversity, it shall please you ; whether it be to try your his gracious goodness to visit us." patience for the example of And there should be no greater others, and that your faith may comfort to Christian persons, than be found, in the day of the Lord, to be made like unio Christ, by laudable, glorious, and honour suffering patiently adversities, able, to the increase of glory and troubles, and sicknesses. For endless felicity; or else it be sent he himself went not up to joy, unto you to correct and amend but first he suffered pain: He enin you whatsoever doth offend tered not into his glory before he the eyes of your heavenly Father. was crucified. So truly our way know you certainly, that if you to eternal joy, is to suffer here truly repent you of your sins, and with Christ; and our door to en hear your sickness patiently, trust-Iter into eternal life, is gladly to ing in God's mercy, for his dear die with Christ ; that we may Son Jesus Christ's sake, and ren- rise again from death, and dwell der unto him humble thanks for with him in everlasting life. Now,
is Fatherly visitation, submitting therefore, taking your sickness, yourself wholly unto his will, it which is thus profitable for yon, shall turn to your profit, and help patiently, I exhort you in the you forward in the right way that name of God, to remember the leadeth unto everlasting life. profession which you made un * If the Person visited be very sick, th
to God in your Baptism. And the Minister may end his Éxhortation forasmuch as after this life there in this place, or else proceed :
is an account to be given unio TAKE therefore in good part the righteous Judge, by whom all
thechastisement of the Lord: must be judged, without respect as Saint Paul saitb, in the of persons; I require you to exa
sige yourself, and your estate settling, of their temporal estates, oth toward God and man; sol
whilst they are in health.
T The Exhortation before rehcarsed may hat, accusing and condemning be said before the Minister begin his ourself for your own faults, you! Prayer, as he shall see carise. nay find mercy at our heavenly " The Minister shall not omit carnestly Pather's hand for Christ's sake, to move such sick persons as are of and not be accused and con-I_ ability, to be liberal to the poor.
And then the Minister shall say the Coldemned in that fearful judgment.
·lect following: Therefore I shall rebearse to you the Articles of our Faith; that you
Let us pray. nay know whether you do believe MOST merciful God, who, is a Christian man should, or no. U according to the multitude flere the Minister shall rehearse. the Ar- of thy mercies, dost so put away
ticles of the Faith, saying thus: the sins of those who truly repeni, DOST thou believe in God the that thou rememberest thein nó
Father Almighty, Maker of more; open thine eye of niercy upheaven and earth?
i lon this thy servant, who most earAnd in Jesus Christ his only be- nestly desireth pardon and forgotten Son our Lord? And that he giveness. Renew in him, most was conceived by the Holy Ghost, loving Father, whatsoever hath bom of the Virgin Mary, that he been decayed by the fraud and suitere
nder Pontius Pilate, was malice of the devil, or by his own crucified, dead, and buried; that carnal willand frailness; preserve he went down into hell, and also and continue this sick member in did rise again the third day; that the unity of the Church; consider he ascended into heaven, and sit- his contrition, accept his tears, teth on the right hand of God the assuage his pain, as shall seem to Father Almighty;and from thence thee most expedient for him. And shall come again at the end of the forasmuch as he putteth his full world, to judge the quick and the trust only in thy mercy, impute dead?
not unto him his former sins, but . And dost thou believe in the strengthen him with thy blessed Holy Ghost; The holy Catholic Spirit; and when thou art pleased Church; The Communion of|to take him hence, take him unto Saints; The Remission of sins;lthy favour, through the merits of The Resurrection of the fleshr; I thy most dearly beloved Son Jeand everlasting life after death? 'sus Christ our Lord. Amen.
The sick Person shall answer, All this I steadfastly believe.
11 Then skall the Minister say this Psalm: Then shall the Minister examine, whe Psalm 130. De Profundis. ther be repent him truly of his sins, and UT of the deep have I called be in charity with all the world; exhurting him to forgive from the bottom
V unto thee, O Lord; Lord, hear of his heart, all persons that have of-11 fended hiin; and if he bath offended any O let thine ears consider well other, to ask them forgiveness; and the voice of my complaint. where he hath done injury or wrong If thou, Lord, wilt be extreme Toany man, that he make amends to the
termost of his power. And if he hath to mark what is done amiss; O Dit before disposed of his goorts, let Lord, who may abide it? bim then be admonished to make his For there is mercy with thee; Will, and to declare his debts, what be therefore shalt thou be feared. gweth, and what is owing unto him, I look for the Lord, my soul for the better dicharging of his con-Idoth wait for him; in his word Selence, and the quietness of his Execufors. But men should often be put in is my trust. rememberance to take order for the My soul Neeth unto the Lo
before the morning watch ; I say, I save his soul forthy merctes'sake; before the morning watch.. that if it shall be thy pleasure to
O Israel, trust in the Lord, for prolong his days here on earth, with the Lord there is mercy; he may live to thee, and be an inand with him is plenteous re- strument of thy glory, by serving demption.
thee faithfully, and doing good in And he shall redeem Israel his generation: or else receive hinu from all his sins.
into those heavenly babitations, T Adding this: : · : where the souls of those who SAVIOUR of the world, who sleep in the Lord Jesus enjoy U by thy Cross and precious perpetual rest and felicity: Grant Blood hast redeemed us; save this, O Lord, for thy mercies' sake, us and help us, we humbly be- in the same thy Son our Lord Jeseech thee, O Lord.
sus Chirst, who liveth and reignThen'shall the Minister say, . eth with thee and the Holy Ghost, THE Almighty Lord, who is a lever one God, world without en 1 most strong tower to all
Amen. those who put their trust in him, | A Prayer for a sick Person, when there to whom all things in heaven, in appeareth but small hope of recovery. earth, and under the earth, doinFATHER of mercies, and bow and obey, be now and ever- U God of all comfort, our only more thy defence; and make thee help in time of need; We fly unto know and feel, that there is none thee for succour in behalf of this other name under heaven given thy servant, here lying under thy to man, in whom, and through hand in great weakness of body: whom, thou mayest receive health Look graciously upon him, O and salvation, but only the name Lord; and the more the outward of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. man decayeth, strengthen him, ke 1 Here the Minister may use any part of beseech thee, so much the more
the service of this Book, which, in his continually with thy grace and discretion, he shall think convenient to Holy Spirit, in the inner man; the occasion; and after that shall say, I Give him unfeiened repentancetur I INTO God's gracious mercy | U and protection we commit
all the errors of his life past, and thee: The Lord bless thee, andlit
steadfast faith in thy Son Jesus, keep thee: The Lord make his that his sins may be done away face to shine upon thee, and be by thy mercy, and his pardon seal gracious unto thee: The Lord lift
edin Heaven, before he go hence,
and be no more seen. We know,0 up his countenance upon thee,
Lord, that there is no word imposand give thee peace both now
ROW sible with thee; and that, if thou and evermore. Amen. I Prayers which may be said with the wul, thou canst even yet raise hine
foregoing service, or any part thereof, up,and grant him alonger continuat the discretion of the Minister. lance amongst us: Yet, forasmuch TA Prayer for a sick Child. as in all appearance the time of ALMIGHTY God and mer. his dissolution draweth near, so
ciful Father, to whom alone fit and prepare him, we beseech : belong the issues of life and death; thee, against the hour of death,
look down from heaven, we hum-) that after his departure hence in bly beseech thee, with the eyes of peace, and in thy favour, his soul mercy upon this Child, now lying may be received into thine ever upon the bed of sickness: Visit lasting kingdom; through the him, O Lord, with thy salvation; merits and mediation of Jesu: deliver him in thy good appointed Christ thine only Son, our Lord time from his bodily pain, and land Saviour. Amen.