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thily of this bread, the memorial of his body; dispose us to feel in the most lively manner the impressions of that innocence and love, which led him like a lamb to the Naughter, in fulfilling the work of our redemption; and graciously enable us at all times to express our regard to his memory, by keeping his commandments. Like him, help us to overcome the world; to preserve, under every temptation, the integrity of our hearts, and the purity of our manners; to follow the things which make for peace; and to submit with refignation and chearfulness to thy sovereign will in all things. We humbly ask these things as the disciples of thy Son; fulfil our desires,, O thou who livest and reignest for ever. Amen.
Then the Minister may say,
Jesus, when he had blessed God, brake the bread.
9 While the Minister is breaking the Bread, he may
read the following Sentences :
God sent his Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved. John iii. 17.
We know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ ; that though he was rich, yet for our fakes he became poor, that we through his poverty might be made rich. 2 Cor.
He was despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. He was oppressed, he was afflicted; he was led as a lamb to the Naughter, and as a sheep in the hands of the shearers is dumb, fo he opened not his mouth. If. liii. 3. 7.
He gave himself for us, that he might redeein us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus ii. 14.
& The Jinijier may then say,
Jerus took bread, and blessed God; brake it, and gave it to his disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body which is given for you; this do in remembrance of me.
& Toon tbe linijiet, first taking of the Bread him
fet, tall give it to the People, saying,
This bread is the memorial of the body of Christ, who was put to death upon the cross; take and eat of it in remembrance of him.
Il ben the Congregation has received the Bread, the Afinifter may pour out the Wine, saying,
The Lord Jesus, when they had supped, took the cup, and gave thanks: let us unite in offering up our sincere and humble thanksgivings to God.
V E adore thy goodness, Father of mercies, and God of all grace, that thou haft' promised forgiveness upon fincere repentance and reformation. We praise thee, that our holy religion is so well adapted to regulate our affections, to directour worship, to extend our hopes, and that all its doctrines are confirmed unto us by the death of Jesus; grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that while we partake of this cup, the memorial of his blood, we may recollect the generous instances of his benevolence, with becoming thankfulness; fix in our ininds a growing detestation of that evil, from which he came to deliver us; and make it our continual endeavour to improve in those excellent dispositions he has recommended to us; that when he shall come again to judge the world in righteousness, we may be numbered amongst thy good and faithful fervants, and enter into the joy of our Lord;
in his name, with all humility and gratitude, we present these our prayers and thanks to thee, the God and Father of all; to whom be glory in the churches, by Jesus Christ, throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
9 The Minister may then fay, · The Lord Jesus, when they had supped, took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to his disciples, saying, Drink ye all of it, for this is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many for the remission of fins.
4 Then the Minister, firf drinking of the Cup him
Self, shall deliver it to the People, saying,
This wine is the memorial of the blood of Christ, who was put to death upon the cross; take and drink of it in remembrance of him.