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PART

Ii.

Reverend

Mr.

Richard

Baxter.

3

31

Colteit.

Exception.

,onfeerateb

the

note of

Matti-,

Seeing

the Inflitution ofMarriage

was

mono toftletj an

excellent

Mpfletp

before the Fall, and iò before the Pro

-

mife

of Chriff,

as

alfo

for

that

the

laid

Paffage

in this Collect

teems

to counte-

nance

the Opinion

of

making

Matrimo-

ny

a

Sacrament,

we delire that Claufe

may

be

altered

or

omitted.

Exception.

This

Rubrick doth either enforce

all

fuch

as

are unfit

for the Sacrament

to

forbear

Marriage, contrary to Scripture,

which approves the Marriage of

all

Men;

Lati Rubrick.

or

elfe

compels

all

that marryto

corre

to

be

Belo

martten jpetfolla

trie the Lord's Table, though never

fo

un-

fame

Hap

of

ttjeir

Marriage

muff

prepared

:

And therefore we delire

it

receibe

tjje Ootp

Communion.

may be

omitted, the rather

hecaulè

that

Marriage

Feftivals

are too

o.ten

accom-

panied with

filch

Divertifements

as

are unfuitable

to

thole

Chrillian

Duties which

ought to

be before

and follow after the receiving

of that Holy

Sacrament.

Rubrick.

tit

ben Mail

begin

Me

Cotnmtuit-

on,ann after

ttje

e35ofpel

tijalt be

fain

a

email,

g.

Of

the Order

for

the

Vilitation

of

the Sick.

Rubrick

before Abfolution.

Exception.

Tette

(liait

Hie

íek

1petfon

make

L

Orafmuch

as

the Conditions

of

lick

a

afpetiat Confelfion,tt. after

3

Perlons

be

very various and

diffe-

lotjwtj

,z;onfetfton tlje

l

shtett

tali

rent

,

the

Minifter

may

not

only

in the

abfotue

tltm

after

ttlbtgi

fog

t,

Our

Exhortation,

but

in the Prayer

an

be

Lord

Jefus

Chtist,

erc. and by his Au- direEted to apply himfeif to

the portico-

thority committed to

me,

I

abtolve thee.

lar Condition

of

the Perron,

as

he

Rtall

find molt thimble to the prefent occafi-

on, with

due regard had

both

to

his

Spiritual

Condition and

Bodily Weaknefs,and

that

the Abfolution

may only be recommended to

the Minifter to

be ufed

or

omit-

ted

as

he

shall fee

occafion.

That

the Form

of

Abfolution be

Declarative

and

Conditional,

as

[1

pronounce thee

áb

faired]

inRead

of

[I

abfolve tbeeJ

if

thou

Left

truly repent and

believe.

Of

the

Communion

of

the

Sick.

Rubrick.

ßt

if the

tick

petfon

be

not

a-

A

ble

tu

copie

to

Omen

,

pet

IP

netitouf to recette

tije Atom.

munton in

to

Wide;

;

tben

be

Inuit

gibe knotttlefge

nbernigljt,

of elfe

each

in the 9t9olntng,

to

the Cit.

rate,

min

bating

a contentent

place

in

ttje lick P an'P Ipotire,

be

Matt

ttjete

atminttier

the

iolp

QLOlilmunion.

COnfider,

that many

Fick

perfons

el

lam/

ther

by

their ignorance

or

vicious

Life,

without

any evident manifeftation

of

Repentance, or by the Nature

of the

Dileafe difturbing their Intelle

&uals, be

unfitfor receiving

the

Sacrament.

It

is

propofed, that

the Minifter

be

not en-

joyned to adminiller the Sacrament

toe

-

very

lick

Perron

that

lhall delire

it,

but

only

as

he

shall

judge expedient:

Vv

a

NMI