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THE BOOK OF

COMMON PRAYER

AND

ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS AND OTHER RITES

AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH ACCORDING TO

THE USE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND

TOGETHER WITH

THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID

POINTED AS THEY ARE TO BE SUNG OR SAID IN CHURCHES

AND THE FORM OR MANNER OF MAKING ORDAINING AND

CONSECRATING OF BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS

AND

THE SCOTTISH LITURGY

AND THE PERMISSIBLE ADDITIONS TO AND DEVIATIONS

FROM THE SERVICE BOOKS OF

THE SCOTTISH CHURCH

AS CANONICALLY SANCTIONED

EDINBURGH

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 100, PRINCES STREET

Approved, on behalf of the College of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in Scotland ,

W: BRECHIN:

Primus November , 1912

NOTE. The portions of this book which are marked by a marginal line are permissible additions to and deviations from the Service Books of the Scottish Church as canonically sanctioned. The Scottish Liturgy, and the additions and deviations, are copyright of the Episcopal Church in Scotland.

CONTENTS

The Preface vii

Concerning the Service of the Church ix

Of Ceremonies, why some be abolished, and some retained xi

The Order how the Psalter is appointed to be read xiii

The Order how the rest of the Holy Scripture is appointed to be read xiii

Tables of Proper Lessons and Psalms xv

The Kalendar, with the Table of Lessons xxvi

Tables and Rules for the Feasts and Fasts through the whole Year l

The Order for Morning Prayer 1

The Order for Evening Prayer 18

The Creed of St Athanasius 3l

The Litany 35

Prayers and Thanksgivings upon several occasions 44

The Collects, Epistles and Gospels to be used at the Ministration of the Holy Communion, throughout the Year 68

The Order of the Ministration of the Holy Communion both Scottish and English 271, 302

The Order of Baptism both Public and Private 332, 341

The Order of Baptism for those of Riper Years 348

The Catechism 358

The Order of Confirmation both English and Scottish 366, 369

The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony 373

The Order for the Visitation of the Sick, and the Communion of the Sick 385, 396

The Order for the Burial of the Dead 398

The Thanksgiving of Women after Child birth 416

A Commination, or denouncing of God's anger and judgements against sinners 419

The Psalter 428

Forms of Prayer to be used at Sea 619

The Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons 634

Forms of Prayer for the Anniversary of the day of Accession of the reigning Sovereign 677

A Table of Kindred and Affinity 688

Articles of Religion 689

THE PREFACE

It hath been the wisdom of the Church of England, ever since the first compiling of her Public Liturgy, to keep the mean between the two extremes, of too much stiffness in refusing, and of too much easiness in admitting any variation from it. For, as on the one side common experience sheweth, that where a change hath been made of things advisedly established (no evident necessity so requiring) sundry inconveniences have thereupon ensued; and those many times more and greater than the evils, that were intended to be remedied by such change: So on the other side, the particular Forms of Divine worship, and the Rites and Ceremonies appointed to be used therein, being things in their own nature indifferent, and alterable, and so acknowledged; it is but reasonable, that upon weighty and important considerations, according to the various exigency of times and occasions, such changes and alterations should be made therein, as to those that are in place of Authority should from time to time seem either necessary or expedient... Continue reading book >>




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