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fruits ; afterward they that are Chrifts, at his coming. Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Facher ; when he shall have put down all rule, and all authority and power. For he must reign till he hath put all enemies under his feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death : For he hath put

all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted which did put all things under him. And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God amay

be all in all. Elle what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? Why are they then baptized for the dead? And why stand we in jeopardy every hour ? I proteft by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily. If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me if the dead rise not ? Let us eat and drink, for to morrow we die. Be not deceived ; evil communicacions corrupt good manners. Awake to righteousness, and fin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your fhame. But fome man will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come? Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened except it die. And that which thou sowest, thou lowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain. But God giveth it a body, as it hath pleased hin, and to every feed his own body. All flesh is not the same felh, but there is one kind of flesh of men, another Ach of beafts, another of fishes, and another of birds. These are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial; but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one ftar differeth from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead : It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption : It is sown in dishonour ; It is raised in glory: It is sown in weakness ; it is raised in power : It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body, And fo it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit, that was not first which is spiritual : but that which is natural, and afterward that which is fpiritual. The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they that are earthy : and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall alfo bear the image of the heavenly. Now this I say, brethren, that Belh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption, Behold, I shew you a mystery : We shall not all Ncep, but we shall all be changed in


moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last crump:
(for the trumpet shall found, and the dead shall be raised
incorruptible, and we shall be changed.) For this corrup-
tible muft put on incorruption, and this mortal must put
on immortality. So when this corruptible Thall have put
on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immor-
tality, then shall be brought to pats the saying that is writa
ten, Death is swallowed up in yictory. O death, where is
thy iting? O grave, where is thy victory ? The fting of
death is sin, and the strength of fin is the law. But thanks
be to God which giveth us the victory, through our Lord
Jesus Christ. Therefore my beloved brethren, be ye sted.
faft, unmoveable, always abounding in che work of the
Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain
in the Lord.
When they come to the Graue, while the Corps is made ready to be laid into

the earth, the Prirft jhall Jay, or the Prief and Clerks fall fing,
AN that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to

live, and is full of misery, He comech up, and is cut down like a flower ; he Heech as it were a lhadow, and never continuech in one itay.

In the midst of life we are in death : of whom may we feek for fuccour, but of thet, O Lord, who for our fins art juifly displealed ?


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Yet, O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty, holy and most merciful Saviour, deliver us not into the bitter pains of eternal death,

Thou knoweit, Lord, the secrets of our hearts ; fhut not thy merciful ears to our prayers; but spare us, Lord most holy, O God most mighty, O holy and merciful Saviour, thou most worthy Judge eternal, suffer us not at our last hour for any pains of death to fall from thee. Then wbile the carib joall be caft upon tbe Body by some standing by, the

Prieft jhall say,
Orasmuch as it hach pleased Almighty God of his great

mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore coinmit bis body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, duft co dust, in fure and certain kope of the resurrection to eternal life, through our Lord Jesus Christ, who shall change our vile body, that it may be like unto his glorious body, according to the mighty working, whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself

Then fall be faid or fung,
Heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write ;

From henceforth bleffed are the dead which die in the Lord : even fo faith the Spirit; for they rest from theię laboprs. Rev. 14. 13.

Then tbe Prieft fall say,
Lord, have mercy upon us.

Christ, bave mercy upon us.

Lorii, have mercy upon us.
UR Father, which art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy

Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done in Earth, As it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation : But deliver us from eyil. Amen.



that depart hence in the Lord, and with whom the


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fouls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the bur. den of the flesh, are in joy and felicity; We give the hearty thanks, for that it hath pleased thee to deliver this our brother out of the miseries of this sinful world; beseeching thee that it may please thee of thy gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to hasten thy kingdom; that we with all those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy Name, may have our perfect consummation and bless, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory, through Jelus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Collet.
Merciful God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

who is the resurrection and the life; in whom whosoeyer believeth, shall live, though he die ; and whosoever liveth and believeth in him, shall not die eternally; who also hath taught us (by his holy Apoftle Saint Paul) not to be forry as men without hope, for them that Ncep in him ; We meekly beseech thee, O Father, to raise us from the death of fin unto the life of righteousness; that when we shall depart this life, we may rest in him, as our hope is this our brother doth, and that at the general resurrection in the last day we may be found acceptable in thy sight, and receive that blessing which thy well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all that love and fear thee, saying, Come, ye blefled children of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world. Grant this, we beseech thee, o merciful Father, through Jesus Christ our Mediator and redeemer. Amen. THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of

God, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us all evermore,'. Amen.



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The Thanksgiving of Women after Child-birth,

commonly called, The Churching of Women.

The Women at tbe xsual time after her Delivery, Mall come into the Churcb

decently apparelled, and there all kneel down in some convenient place, as barb been accustomed, or as ibe Ordinary shall direct : And i ben ibe Prieff shall say unto ber,


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Orasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God of his good

ness to give you safe deliverance, and hath preserved you in the great danger of Child-birth, you shall therefore give hearty thanks unto God, and say,

(Then fall the Prief say the 116 Pfal.) Dilexi, quoniam. Am well pleased : that the Lord hath heard the voice of my prayer.

That he hath inclined his ear unto me: therefore will call upon him as long as I live.

The snares of death compassed me round about ; and the pains of hell gat hold upon me.

I found trouble and heaviness, and I called upon the Name of the Lord : O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my foul.

Gracious is the Lord, and righteous : yea, our God is merciful.

The Lord preserveth the simple : I was in misery, and he helped me.

Turn again then unto thy rest, O my soul: for the Lord hath rewarded thee.

And why ? thou hast delivered my soul from death : mine eyes from tears, and my feet fro! falling.

I will walk before the Lord: in the land of the living.

I believed, and therefore will I speak, but I was fore troubled : I said in my hafte, All men are liars.

What reward shall í give unto the Lord: for all the benefits that he hath done unto me?

I will receive the cup of salvation : and call upon the Nan e of the Lord.

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