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Published by Authority.

To all devout Chriftians.

BE pleased to obferve, that this New Week's Preparation is (by affignment from the executors of E. Wickfeed) printed for W. BENT, at the King's Arms, in Paternofter Row, London: alfo that there are two editions of this little Manual; one on common paper with a letter-prefs frontispiece and titlepage, the other on fine paper with a copper-plate frontispiece and titlepage: and likewife, that every genuine copy, of both editions, has the fignature of the above proprietor.

1800.

WBent.

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Sold alfo by

G. G. and J. Robinfon, W. J. and J. Richardfon, F. and C. Rivington, J. Scatcherd, H. D. Symonds, C. Law, Longman and Rees, J. Wallis, and T. Hurft.

Printed by M. Brown, St. John's-fquare, Clerkenwell.

BOOL LIBR

29. NOV 1917

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Examine thyfelf and repent, before thou prefume to eat of that bread and drink of that cup.

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Week's Preparation

For a Worthy receiving of the

Lod's Supper,

As Recommended and Appointed by the
CHURCH of ENGLAND:
Confifting of

MEDITATIONS and PRAYERS for the Morning
and Evening of every Day in the Week;

WITH

FORMS of Examination and Confeffion of Sins:

AND

A Companion at the Altar,

Directing the Communicant in his Behaviour and Devotions
at the LORD'S TABLE:

ALSO

INSTRUCTIONS how to live well,

after receiving the

HOLY SACRAMENT.

To which are added

A Morning and Evening Prayer for the Clofet or Family.

LONDON,

Printed for W. BENT, at the King's Arms, Paternofter Row,
and the other Proprietors.

GE

EORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom thefe Prefents fhall come, Greeting: WHEREAS our Trufty and Well be loved Edward Wicksteed, of our City of London, Bookfeller, hath humbl reprefented to us, That he is now Printing a New Edition (with Improve ments) of a Work, Entitled,

The NEW Week's Preparation for a Worthy Receiving the LORD'S SUPPER, as recommended and appointed the Church of England, &c. In two Parts.

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AND whereas the faid Edward Wicksteed has informed us, that the fai Work has been perfected with great Labour, Study, aud Expence. He ha therefore humbly prayed Us to grant to him the faid Edward Wickstee Our Royal Privilege, Licence, and AUTHORITY, for the SOLE Printing Publishing, and Vending the faid Work, in as ample Manner and Form has ever been done in Cafes of the like Nature.

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WE being graciously inclined to give all due Encouragement to Work that may be Of Public Ufe and Benefit, and efpecially to thofe of this Kind which to greatly tend to the Advancement of Religion, and the general Goo and Benefit of Mankind, ARE pleased to condefcend to his Requeft, and D by these Presents (as far as may be agreeable to the Statute in that Cafe mad and provided) give and grant to the faid Edward Wicksteed, his Executors Adminiftrators, and Affigns, full Power, Licence, Privilege, and fole AU THORITY, for the SOLE Printing, Publishing, and Vending the fais Work, together with all and all manner of Amendments, Corrections, Al terations, and Additions of or to the fame; and Our exprefs Will and Plea fure is, and We do hereby ftrictly charge, command, and prohibit all an every Perfon and Perfons whatfoever, within Our Dominions, that they, no any or either of them, prefume in any manner of wife to reprint, abridge, o extract the fame, or any Part or Parts thereof, either in the like, or in an other Form, or Forms, Volume, or Volumes whatsoever; OR to import buy, vend, utter, or diftribute, any Copies thereof, or of any Part or Part thereof, that are or fhall be printed or reprinted beyond the Seas, without th AUTHORITY, Confent, or Approlation of the faid Edward Wicksteed, hi Executors, Administrators, or Affigns, by Writing under his or their Hand and Seals firft had and obtained, as they and every of them offending hereit will incur our Royal indignation and Difpleasure, and fuch other Pains ant Penalties as by the Laws and Statutes of Our Realins may be inflicted, WHEREOF the Commiffioners and other Officers of our Customs, the Mafter Wardens, and Company of Stationers of Londen, and all other Officers, Mini fters, and others, whom it may concern, are to take Notice, that a stri Obedience be given to our Pleafure herein fignified.

Given at our Court at St. James's, &c.

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By his Majefty's Command,

HOLLES NEWCASTLE.

The Week's Preparation.
Jaculations when we awake. 1
when we arife,

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The Preface.

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Eafons for publishing this New
Week's Preparation
Page i
Keble's week's preparation exceed -
ing faulty, as it abounds with many
lewd and fcandalous expreffions.
Such language fitter for a fenfual lo-

For Monday.

A meditation for the morning.
A prayer for the morning.

ver than a worshipper of the all A meditation for the evening.
pure, and all-knowing God. ii A prayer before examination.
Bishop Stilling fleet's teftimony a-Directions concerning examinati-
gainst that way of worship. iik on.
The way of worship made ufe of in

Keble's week's preparation has A form of Examination, viz
greatly contributed towards the
decay of chriflian piety.
Many boneft and well-meaning chri-
ftians have been thrown into de-
Spair by it.

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1 Of our duty towards God,
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our neighbour.
towards one's felf.
if a child.
if a parent.

It has ferved to bring Religion into
ridicule and contempt, and to bar-
den the wicked and unthinking
part of mankind against the first
efforts of reformation.
The love of God, as taught by Ke- II

if a fervant.

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ifa mafter or mistress. 29
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Monday evening.
Ejaculations.

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ble's week's preparation, very A profeffion of godly forrow for
different from that taught us by
Chrift binfelf, and by St. John. iv
The prayers and meditations in this
New Week's Preparation are
fuch as can be warranted from
the word of God, itself.
Bishop Fleetwood's teftimony a-
gainst the manner of worship
madc ufe of in Keble's week's
preparation,

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A prayer of refignation to the will
of God.
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A prayer to conclude our devotions
for every day.
Ejaculations at going to bed.

For Tuesday.

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An account of this work.
A meditation for the morning.
The duty of frequent communicat-A prayer for the morning.
A meditation for the evening.
The obligations for preparing our-A prayer for the evening.
felves for the Lord's fupper.
For Wednefday.

ing.

vi
The communion office must be

carefully attended to.
vii A meditation for the morning.
The usefulness of actual prepara-A confeffion of fins.
viii A prayer for God's mercy.
Dr. Waterland's commendation of A meditation for the evening.
the Week's Preparation. viii A prayer for the evening.

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