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In faithful hearts thou writ'st thy had made perfect our redemption by
The finger of God's hand. [law, his death, and was ascended into heaAccording to thy promise, Lord, ven, poured down his gifts abundant
Thou givest speech with grace; ly upon men, making some Apostles, That through thy help, God's prais- sume Prophets, some Evangelists,
Resound in every place. [es may some Pastors and Doctors, to the ediO Holy Ghost, into our minds fying and making perfect bis Church;
Sand down thy heavenly light; grant, we beseech thee, to this thy serKindle our hearts noith fervent zeal, vant such grace, that he may ever
To serve God day and night :[firm, more be ready to spread abroad thy Our weakness strengthen and con- gospel, the glad tidings of reconcilia.
For, Lord, thou know'st us frail : tion with thee; and use the authority That neither devil, world, nor fiesh, given him not to destruction, but to
Against us may prevail, salvation ; not to hurt but to help : so Put back our enemies far from us, that as a wise and faithful servant, gi
And help us to obtain [man, ving to thy family their portion in due Peace in our hearts with God and season, he may at last be received into
The best, the truest gain; everlasting joy, through Jesus Christ And grant that thou being, O Lord, our Lord, who, with thee and the HoOur leader and our guide,
ly Ghost, liveth and reigneth, one God, We muy escape the shitres of sin, world without end. Amen. And never from thee slide.
1. Then the Presiding Bishop and Such measures of thy powerful grace
Bishops present, shall lay their Grant, Lord, to us, we pray; Hands upon the Head of the electThat thou may'st be our Comforter At the last dreadful day.
ed Bishop, kneeling before them,
the Presiding Bishop saying, of strife and of dissension
Dissolve, O Lord, the bands, RECEIVE the Holy Ghost, for the And knit ihe knots of peace and love Church of God now committed unto
office and work of a Bishop in the Throughout all Christian lands. Grant us the grace that we may know thee by the imposition of our hands . 'The Father of all might,
In the name of the Father, and of the That we of his bclovel Son,
Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. May gain the blissful sight;
And remember that thou stir up the And that we may with perfect faith
grace of God, which is given thee by Ever acknowledge thee,
this imposition of our hands : For The Spirit of Father, and of Son, God hath not given us the spirit of
One God in Persons Three. fear; but of power, and love, and 80 To God the Father laud and praise,
berness. And to his blessed Son,
5 Then the Presiding Bishop shall And to the Holy Spirit of Grace, deliver him the Bible, saying,
Co-equal Three in One. GIVE heed unto reading exhor. And pray we, that our only Lord tation, and doctrine ; think upon
Would please his Spirit to send the things contained in this book ; be In all that shall profess his name, diligent in them, that the increase From hence to the world's end. coming thereby may be manifest un
Amen. to all men; for by so doing thou 11 That ended, the Presiding Bishop hear thee. Be to the flock of Christ
shalt both save thyself and them that
a shepherd, not a wolf ; feed them, Lord hear our prayer :
devour them not : Hold up the weak, Answer. And let our cry come heal the sick, bind up the broken, unto thee.
bring again the outcast, seek the Presiding Bishop. Let us pray. Post. Be so merciful, that you be ALMIGHTY God and most merci- not too remiss ;, so ininister disc.
ful Father, who of thine infinite pline, that you forget not mercy, goodness hast given thine only and sihat when the Chief Shepherd shali dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ, to appear, you may receive the neverbe our Redeemer, and the Author of fading crown of glory, through Jesus everlasting lite; who, after that he Christ our Lord. Amen.
! Then the Presiding Bishop shall example in word, in conversation, in
proceed in the Communion Ser- love, in faith, in chastity, and in pu. vice ; with whom the new conse- rity; that faithfully Tulfilling his crated Bishop, with others, shall course, at the latter day he may realso communicate.
ceive the crown of righteousness laid 1 And for the last Collect, imme- who liveth and reigneth one God
up by the Lord, the righteous Judge, diately before the Benediction, with the Father and the Holy Ghost,
shall be said this Prayer : world without end. Amen. MO (OST merciful Father, we be- THE peace of God, which passeth
seech thee to send down upon all understanding, keep your this thy servant thy heavenly bles- hearts and minds in the knowledge sing; and so endue him with thy and love of God, and of his Son Holy Spirit, that he preaching thy Jesus Christ our Lord: And the word, may not only be earnest to re- blessing of God Almighty, the Fa. prove, beseech, and rebuke with all ther, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, patience and doctrine ; but also may be amongst you, and remain with be to such as believe, a wholesome you always. Amen.
THE LITANY AND SUFFRAGES. O God, the Father of heaven; have From all blindness of heart; from
mercy upon us miserable sinners. pride, vain-glory, and hypocrisy; O God, the Father of heaven ; from envy, hatred, and malice, and lave mercy upon us miserable sin- all uncharitableness ; ners.
Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer of the From all inordinate and sinful afa world ; have mercy upon us misera- fections, and from all the deceits of the die sinners.
world, the flesh, and the devil, O God the Son, Redeemer of the Good Lord, deliver us. world; hare mercy upon us mise- From lightning and tenpest ; from rable sinners.
plague, pestilence, and famine ; from O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding batile, and murder, and from sudden from the Father and the Son ; have death; mercy upon us miserable sinners. Good Lord, deliver us.
o God the Holy Ghost, proceed- From all sedition, privy conspi ing from the Father and the Son ; racy, and rebellion ; from all false have mercy upon us miserable sin- doctrine, heresy and schism; from ners.
hardness of heart, and contempt of O holy, blessed, and glorious Tri- thy word and commandment; uity, three Persons, and one God; Good Lord, deliver us. have mercy upon us miserable sin- By the mystery of thy holy incar. Ders.
nation: by thy holy nativity and cirO holy, blessed, and glorious Tri- cumcision ; by thy baptism, fasting, rity, three Persons, and one God; and temptation ; have mercy upon us miserable sin Good Lord, deliver us. ners.
By thine agony and bloody swea:: Remember not, Lord, our offences, by ihy cross and passion by thy nor the offences of our forefathers : precions death and burial; by thy neither take thou vengeance of our glorious resurrection and a zcension eins : Spare us, good Lord, spare thy and by the coming of the Holy Ghost; people, whom thou hast redeemed! Good Lord, deliver 148. with thy most precious blood, and be In all time of our tribulation ; in liot angry with us for ever : all time of our prosperity ; in the Spare us, good Lord.
hour of death, and in the day of judg From all evil and mischief; from ment; sin ; from the crafts and assaults of Good Lord, deliver us. the devil ; from thy wrath, and from We sinners do beseech thee to hear everlasting damnation;
us, O Lord God; and that it may Good Lord, deliver us.
please thee to rule and goveru (by
huly Church universal in the right finally to beat down Satan under our way;
feet ; We beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Lord. T'hat it may please thee to bless That it may please thee to sucand preserve all christian rulers and cour, help, and comfort, all who are magistrates ; giving them grace to in danger, necessity, and tribulation; execute justice, and to maintain We beseech thee to hear us, good truth;
Lord. We beseech then to hear us, good That it may please thee to preserve Lord.
all who travel by land or by water, That it may please thee to illu- all women in the perils of child-birth, minate all Bishops, Priests, and all sick persons, and young children, Deacons, with true knowledge and and to show thy pity upon all prisounderstanding of thy word; and ners and captives; that both by their preaching and liv- We beseech thee to hear us, good ing they may set it forth, and show Lord. It accordingly;
That it may please thee to defend We beseech thee lo hear us, good and provide for the fatherless chil. Lord.
dren, and widows, and all who are That it may please thee to bless desolate and oppressed; these thy servants, now to be ad. We beseech thee to hear us, good mitted to the order of Deacons (or Lord. Priests), and to pour thy grace That it may please thee to have upon them;
that they may duly exe-mercy upon all men ; cute their office, to the edifying of thy We beseech thee io hear us, good Church, and the glory of thy holy Lord. oame;
That it may please thee to forgive We beseech thee to hear us, good our enemies, persecutors, and slanLord.
derers, and to turn their hearts; That it may please thee to bless We beseech thee lo hear us, good anil keep all thy people ;
Lord. We beseech ihee to hear us, good That it may please thee to give and Lord.
preserve to our use the kindly fruits That it may please thee to give to of the earth, so that in due time we all nations unity, peace and concord; may enjoy them; We beseech thee to hear us, good
We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Lord. That it may please thee to give us That it may please thee to give us a heart to love and fear thee, and true repentance; to forgive us all diligently to live after thy command our sins, negligences, and ignoments;
rances, and to endue ns with he We beseech thee to hear us, good grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend Lord.
our lives according to thy holy word; Tha: it may please thee to give to We beseech thee to hear us, good Althy people increase of grace, to Lord. hear meekly thy word, and to receive Son of God, we beseech thee to it with pure affection, and to bring hear us. forth the fruits of the Spirit ;
Son of God, we beseech thee to We beseech thee to hear us, good hear us. Lord.
O Lamb of God, who takest away 'That i: may please thee to bring the sins of the world, into the way of truth, all such as have Grant us thy peace. erred and are deceived ;
O Lamb of God, who takest away We beseech theee to hear us, good the sins of the world, Lord.
Have mercy upon us. That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and to 1 The Bishop may, at his discre. comfort and help the weak-hearted, tion, omit all that follows, to the and to raise up those who fall, andl Prayer,
We humbly beseech thee, 0 F-10 God, we have heard with our ther, &c.
earsfathers de O Christ, hear us.
clared unto us, the noble works that O Christ, hear us.
thou didst in their days, and in the Lord, have mercy upon us.
old time before them. Lord, have mercy upon us.
O Lord, arise, help us, and deChrist, have mercy upon us. liver us, for thine honour. Christ, have mercy upon us.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Lord, have mercy upon us. Son, and to the Holy Ghost ; Lord, have mercy upon us.
As it was in the beginning, is now, Then shall the Bishop, and the and ever shall be, world without People with him, say the Lord's end. Amen. Prayer.
From our enemies defend us, o OUR Father, who art in Heaven, Christ.
Hallowed 'be thy Name; Thy Graciously look upon our afflic. Kingdom come ; Thy will be done on tions. Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us With pity behold the sorrows of this day our daily bread ; And for our hearts. give us our trespasses, as we forgive Mercifully forgive the sins of those who trespass against us ; And thy people. ead us not into temptation ; But de- Favourably with mercy hear our liver us from evil. Amen.
prayers. Bishop. O Lord, deal not with o Son of David, hare mercy upon us according to our sins
US. Answer. Neither reward us ac- Both now and ever, vouchafe to cording to our iniquities.
hear 118, O Christ. Bishop. Let us pray.
Graciously hear us, O Christ; O Gud, merciful Father, who des graciously hear us, O Lord Christ.
pisest not the sighing of a con- O Lord, let thy mercy be showed trite heart, nor the desire of such as upon us; are sorrowful; mercifully assist our As we do put our trust in three. prayers which we make before thee Bishop. Let us prey. in all our troubles and adversities, WE humbly beseech thee, O Fawhensoever they oppress us; and ther, mercifully to look upon graciously hear us, that those evils our infirmities; and, for the glory which the craft and subtilty of the of thy name, turn from us all those devil or man worketh against us, evils that we most justly have demay, by thy good providence, be served ; and grant that, in all our brought to nought ; that we thy ser- troubles, we may put our whole vants, being hurt by no persecutions, trust and confidence in thy mercy, may evermore give thanks unto thee and evermore serve thee in holinesa in thy holy Church, through Jesus and pureness of living, to thy hom Christ our Lord.
nour and glory, through our only O Lord, crise, keip us, and de- Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ liver us. for thy name's sake. Jour Lord. Amen.
Here endeth the Litang.
The Order for the Administration of THE LORD'S SUPPER, OR HOLY COMMUNION. OUR Father, who art in Heaven, People. Lord have mercy upon us,
Hallowed be thy Name; Thy and incline our hearts to keep this Kingdom come; Thy Will be done law. on Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give
Bishop. Remember that thou keep us this day our daily bread; And holy the Sabbath-day. Si lays forgive us our trespasses, as we for- shalt thou labour, and do an that give those who trespass against us ; thou hast to do ; but the seventh day And lead us not into temptation ; is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. But deliver us from evil: For thine In it thou slialt do no manner of is the Kingdom, and the Power, and work; thou, and thy son, and thy the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. daughter, thy man-scrvant, and thy The Coliect.
maid-servant, thy cattle, and the ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all stranger that is within thy Sates.
made known, and from whom no secrets ven and earth, the sea, and all that are bid; cleanse the thoughts of our in them is, and rested the seventh hearts by the inspiration of thy day; wherefore the Lord blessed Holy Spirit ; that we may perfectly the seventh day, and hallowed it. love thee, and worthily magnify thy People. Lord, have mercy upon holy name, through Christ our Lord. us, and incline our hearts to keep this Amen.
law. 1 Then shall the Bishop, turninz to Bishop. Honour thy father and
the People, rehearse distinctly thy mother; that thy days may be the Ten Commandments ; and long in the land which the Lord thy the People, still kneeling, shall, God giveth thee. after every commandment, ask People. Lord, have mercy upon God mercy for their transgres- us, and incline our hearts to keep sions for the time past, and grace this law. to keep the law for the time to Bishop. Thou shalt do no murcome, as followeth.
People. Lord, have mercy npon GOD spake these words; and said, us, and incline our hearts to keep this
I am law. shalt have none other gods but me. Bishop. Thou shalt not commit
People. Lord, have mercy upon us, adultery. and incline our hearts to keep this law. People. Lord, have mercy upon
Bishop. Thou shalt not make to us, and incline our hearts to keep thyself any graven image, nor the this law. likeness of any thing that is in heaven Bishop. Thou shalt not steal. above, or in the earth beneath, or in People. Lord, have mercy upon the water under the earth. Thou us, and incline our hearts to keep this shalt not bow down to them nor wor-law. ship them: For I the Lord thy God Bishop. Thou shalt not bear false am a jealous God; and visit the sins witness against thy neighbour. of he fathers upon the children, unto People. Lord, have mercy upon the third and fourth generation of us, and inclinc our hearts to keep them that hate me ; and show mer. this law. cy unto thousands in them that love Bishop. Thou shalt not covet thy ine, and keep my commandments, neighbour's house, thou shall not
People. Lord, have mercy upon covet thy neighbour's wife, nor us, and incline our hearts to keep his servant, nor his maid, nor his this law.
ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is Bishop. Thou shall not take the his. name of the Lord thy God in vain : People. Lord, have mercy upon For the Lord will not hold him guilt-fus, and write all these thy laws in ese, that taketh his name in vain. eur heurs, we beseech thee.