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drive away from the Church all a good will to do all these things, erroneous and strange doctrine grant also unto you strength contrary to God's word; and both and power to perform the same; privately and openly to call upon that he accomplishing in you the and encourage others to the same? good work which he hath begun,
Answer. I am ready, the Lord you may be found perfect and irbeing my helper.
reprehensible at the latter day, The presiding Bishop: through Jesus Christ our Lord. WILL you deny all ungodliness Amen.
and worldly lusts, and live" Then shall the Bishop eiect put on the soberly, righteously, and godly in rest of the Episcopal Habit; and, kneelthis present world; that you may
ing down, Veni, Creator Spiritus, skall
be sung or said overbim, the presiding show yourself in all things an ex Bishop beginning, and the Bishops ampie of good works unto others, with others that are present, answer that the adversary may be asham
ing by Verses as followeth : ed, having nothing to say against COME Holy Ghost, our souls inspire,
And lighten with celestial fire: you?
Thou the anointing Spirit art, Answer. I will so do, the Lord Who dost thy sevenfold gifts impart: being my helper.
Thy blessed Unction from above,
Is comfort, life, and fire of love.
Enable with perpetual light WILL, you maintain and set The dulness of our blinded sight: forward, as much as shall lie Anoint and cheer our soiled face
With the abundance of thy grace: in you, quietness, love, and peace Keep far our foes, give peace at home; among all men; and diligently where thou art Guide, no ill an como exercise such discipline, as by the Teach us to know the Father, Son, authority of God's word, and by That through the ages all along, the order of this Church, is com- This may be our endless song ; mitted to you?
Praise to thy eternal meri, Answer. I will so do, by the Father
, Son, and Holy Spirit. help of God. The presiding Bishop.
ICOME, Holy Ghost, eternal God, WILL you be faithful in ordain. Both from the Father and the Son,
ing, sending, or laying hands Visit our minds, into our hearts upon others ?
Thy heavenly grace inspire; Answer. I will so be, by the That truth and godliness we may help of God.
Pursue with full desire.
Thou art the very Comforter The presiding Bishop. In grief and all distress; WILL you show yourself gen. The heavenly Gift of God most high;
tle, and be merciful for Christ's sake to poor and needy
The fountain and the living spring
Of joy celestial; people, and to all strangers des- The fire so bright, the love so sweet, titute of help?
The Unction spiritual. Answer. I will so show myself, By them Christ's Church doth stard:
Thou in thy gifts art manifold, by God's help.
In faithful hearts thou writ'st thy los 1 Then the presiding Bishop, standing. The finger of God's hand. up, shall say,
According to thy promise, Lord,
Thou givest speech with grace; Jy Father, who hatbgiven you) Resound in every place.
. de praises may
1 Or this.
O Holy Ghost, into our minds some Prophets, some Evangelists,
Send down thy heavenly light; Kindle our hearts with fervent zcal,
some Pastors and Doctors, to the To serve God day and night. edifying and making perfect his Our weakness strengthen and confirm, Church ; grant, we beseech thee,
For, Lord, thou know'st us frail; to this thy servant such grace, That neither devil, world, nor pesh, Against us may prevail.
that he may evermore be ready Put back our enemies far from us, to spread abroad thy gospel, the
And help us to obtain
glad tidings of reconciliation with The best, the truest gain ;
thee; and use the authority given And grant that thou being, O Lord, him, not to destruction, but to Our leader and our guide,
salvation; not to hury, but to help: We may escape the snares of sin,
so that as a wise and faithful serAnd never from thee slide. Such measures of thy powerful grace
vant, giving to thy family their Grant, Lord, to us, we pray; portion in due season, he may at That thou may'st be our Comforter At the last dreadful day.
last be received into everlasting Of strife and of dissension
joy, through Jesus Christ our Dissolve, O Lord, the bands, Lord, who, with thee and the And knit the knots of peace and love Throughout all Christian lands.
Holy Ghost, liveth and reignelb, Grant us the grace that we may know
one God, world without end. The Father of all might,
11 Then the presiding Bishop and BiAnd that we may with perfect faith
shops present, shall lay their Hands Ever acknowledge thee,
upon the Head of the elected Bishop
kneeling before them, the presiding The Spirit of Father, and of Song
Bishop saying, One God in Persons Three. To God the Father laud and praise, RECEIVE the Holy Ghost. for And to his blessed Son,
the office and work of a Bi. And to the Holy Spirit of Grace, shop in the Church of God, now
Co-equal Three in One.
committed unto thee by the im. Would please his Spirit to send position of our hands : In the On all that shall profess his name, name of the Father, and of the
From hence to the world's end. Amen. Son, and of the Holy Ghost. 1 That ended, the presiding Bishopshall Amen. And remember that thou
say, Lord, hear our prayer ;
stir up the grace of God, which
is given thee by this imposition Ans. And let our cry come of our hands : For God hath not unto thee.
given us the spirit of fear; but of Presiding Bishop. Let us pray. Ipower, and love, and soberness. ALMIGHTY. God and most. Then the presiding Bishop: shall de
of Infinite goodness hast given thine GIVE heed unto reading ex: only and dearly beloved Son Jesus hortation, and doctrine; think Christ, to be our Redeemer, and upon the things contained in this the Author of everlasting life ; book; be diligent in them, that who, after that he had made per the increase coming thereby may fect our redemption by his death, be manifest unto all men; for by and was ascended into heaven, so doing thou shalt both save thy-. poured down his gifts abundantly self and them that hear thee. Be upon men, makis.g some Apostles, to the flock of Christ a shepheroh
not a wolf; feed them, devour only be earnest to reprove, bethem not : Hold up the weak, seech, and rebuke with all paheal the sick, bind up the broken, tience and doctrine ; but also may bring again the outcasts, seek the be to such as believe, a wholesome lost. Be so merciful, that you be example in word, in conversation, not too remiss; so minister disci-lin love, in faith, in chastity, and pline, that you forget not mercy : in purity; that faithfully fulfilling that when the Chief Shepherd his course, at the latter day be shall appear, you may receive may receive the crown of righte. the never-fading crown of glory. ousness laid up by the Lord, the through Jesus Christ our Lord. righteous Judge, who liveth and Amen.
reigneth one God with the Father 1 Then the presiding Bishop shall pro- and the Holy Ghost, world withceed in the Communion Service; without end. Amen.
with others, shall also communicate! THE peace of God, which pass$ And for the last Collect, immediately
eth all understanding, keep before the Benediction, shall be said your hearts and minds in the this Prayer:
knowledge and love of God, and MOST merciful Father, we of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord:
beseech thee to send down And the blessing of God Alupon this thy servant thy hea- mighty, the Fathr.r, the Son, and venly blessing; and so endue him the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, with thy Holy Spirit, that he and remain with you always. preaching thy word, may not lanen.
'THE LITANY AND SUFFRAGES. O God, the Father of heaven ; Son; have mercy upon us mise.
have mercy upon us misera-rablé sinners. ble sinners.
O holy, blessed, and glorious O God, the Father of Hearen ; Trinity, three Persons, and one have mercy upon us miserable sin- God; have mercy upon us mise.
rable sinners. O God the Son, Redeemer of O holy, blessed, and glorious the world;
mercy upon us Trinity, three Persons, and one miserable sinners.
God; have mercy upon us misera: O God the Son, Redeemer of the ble sinners. world; hore mercy upon us mise Remember not, Lord, our of rable sinners.
fences, nor the offences of our O God the Holy Ghost, pro- forefathers; neither take thou ceeding from the Father and the vengeance of our sins: Spare us, Son; have mercy upon us mise-good Lord, spare thy people, rable sinners.
whom thou hast redeemed with O God the Holy Ghost, pro- tły most precious bloed, and be ceeding from the Father, and the not avgry with us for ever;.
1 Spare us, good Lord.
may please thee to rule and goFrom all evil and mischief; vern ihy holy Church universal from sin ; from the crafts and as- in the right way; saults of the devil; from thy We bescech thee to hear us, wrath, and from everlasting dam- good Lord. nation,
That it may please thee to bless Good Lord, deliver us. and preserve all Christian rulers
From all blindness of heart; and magistrates; giving them from pride, vain-glory, and hy grace to execute justice, and to pocrisy; from envy, batred, and maintain truth; malice, and all uncharitableness, We beseech thee to hear us, good Good Lord, deliver us.
Lord. From all inordinate and sinful That it may please thee to ilaffections; and from all the de- luminate all Bishops, Priests, and ceits of the world, the desh, and Deacons, with true knowledge the devil,
and understanding of thy word; Good Lord, deliver us. and that both by their preaching
From lightning and tempest; and living they may set it forth, from plague, pestilence, and fa- and sbow it accordingly; minc; from battle and murder, We beseech thee to hear us, good and from sudden death,
Lord. Good Lord, deliver us.
That it may please thee to From all sedition, privy con-bless these thy servants, now to spiracy, and rebellion; from all be admitted to the order of Deafalse doctrine, heresy and schism; cons (or Priests,] and to pour from hardness of heart, and con- thy grace upon them; that they tempt of thy word and command-may duly execute their office, to ment,
the edifying of thy Church, and Good Lord, deliver us. the glory of thy holy name;
By the mystery of thy holy in We beseech thee to hear us, good carnation ; by thy holy nativity Lord. and circumcision ; by thy bap That it may please thee to bless tism, fasting, and temptation, and keep all thy people ; Good Lord, deliver us.
We beseech thee to hear us, good By thine agony and bloody Lord. sweat; by thy cross and passion; That it may please thee to give by thy precious death and burial; to all nations unity, peace, and by thy glorious resurrection and concord; ascension; and by the coming of We beseech thee to hear us, good the Holy Ghost,
That it may please thee to give In all time of our tribulation; us an heart to love and fear thee, in all time of our prosperity ; in and diligently to live after thy the hour of death, and in the day commandments; of judgment,
We beseech thee to hear us, good Good Lord, deliver us.
Lord. We sinners do beseech thee to That it may please thee to give hear us, O Lord God; and that it to all thy people increase of grace,
to hear meekly thy word, and to We beseech thee to hear us, good receive it with pure affection, Lord. and to bring forth the fruits of the That it may please thee to give Spirit;
and preserve to our use the kindWe beseech thee to hear us, good ly fruits of the earth, so that in due Lord.
time we may enjoy them; That it may please thee to bring We beseech thee to hear us, good into the way of truth, all such as Lord. have erred and are deceived; That it may please thee to give
We beseech thee to hear us, good us true repentance; to forgive us Lord,
all our sins, negligences, and ig. That it may please, thee to norances; and to endue us with strengthen such as do stand, and the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to to comfort and help the weak- amend our lives according to thy hearted, ani to raise up those holy word; who fall, and finally to beat down We beseech thee to hear us, good satan under our feet;
Lord. We beseech thee to hear us, good Son of God, we beseech thee. Lord.
to hear us. That it may please thee to sue Son of God, we beseech thee te cour, help, and comfort, all who hear us. are in danger, necessity, and tri O lamb of God, who takest bulation;
away the sins of the world, We beseech thee to hear us, good Grant us thy peace. Lord.
O Lamb of God, who takest That it may please thee to away the sins of the world, preserve all who travel by land
Have mercy upon us. or by water, all women in the 1 The Bisbop - may, at his discretion, perils of child-birth, all sick per omit all that follows, to the Prayer, sons, and young children, and to
We humbly beseech thee O Father, fra show thy pity upon all prisoners
O Christ, hear us. and captives;
O Christ, hear us. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord.
Lord, have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to de Christ, have mercy upon us. fend and provide for tbe father Christ, have mercy upon us. less children, and widows, and all Lord, have mercy upon us. who are desolate and oppressed ; Lord, have mercy upon us.
We beseech thee to hear us, good " Then shall the Bishop, and the People Lord.
with him, say the Lord's Prayer. That it may please thee to have OUR Father, who art in Hea. mercy upon all men ;
ven, Hallowed be thy Name; We beseech thee to hear us, good Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will Lord.
be done on Earth, as it is in HeaThat it may please thee to for- ven; Give us this day our daily give our enemies, persecutors. bread; And forgive us our tres. and slanderers, and to turn their passes, as we forgive those who hearts;
trespass against us; And lead us