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will continually pray to God the so to minister the Doctrine and Father, by the Mediation of our Sacraments, and the Discipline on y Saviour Jesus Christ, for of Christ, as the Lord hath comthe heavenly assistance of the manded, and as this Church Holy Ghost; that, by daily read haih received the same, accord. ing and weighing the Scriptures, ing to the Commandments of ye may wax riper and stronger God; so that you may teach the in your Ministry; and that ye people committed to your Cure may so endeavour yourselves, and Charge with all diligence to from time to time, to sanctify keep and observe the game? the lives of you and yours, and An. wer. I will so do, by the to fashioj them after the Rule of the Lord. and Doctrine of Christ, that ve may be wholesome and godly

The Bishop.

TILL you be , with all people to follow.

And now, that this present ish and drive away from the Congregation of Christ may also Church all erroneous and strange understand your minds and wills doctrines contrary to God's in these things, and that this Word; and to use both public your promise may the more and private monitions and ex. move you to do your duties; ye hortations, as well to the sick shall answer plainly to these as to the whole, within your things, which we, in the Name Cures, as need shall require, and of God and of his Church, shall occasion shall be given? demand of you touching the Answer. I will, the Lord being same.

my heiper. O you think in your heart,

he Bishop.

ILL you be diligent in according to the will of our Lord

Prayers, and in reading Jesus Christ, and according to the Holy Scriptures, and in suh the Canons of his Church, to studies as help to the knowledge the Order and Ministry of Priest of the same, laying aside the hood?

study of the world and the flesh? Answer. I think it.

Answer. I will endeavour so

to do, the Lord being my helper. The Bishop. RE you persuaded that the

The Bishop. Holy Scriptures contain all ILL you be Doctrine required as necessary for eternal salvation throuch own selves, and your families, faith in Jesus Christ ? And are according to the Doctrine of you determined, ont of the sa d Christ; and to make both yourScriptures to instruct the people selves and them, as much as in committed to your charge, and you lieth, wholesome examples to teach nothing, as necessary and patterns to the flock of to eternal salvation, but that Christ? which you shall be persuaded Answer. I will apply myself may be concluded and proved thereio, the Lord being my by the Scripture?

helper. Answer. I am so persuaded, and have so determined, by God's

The Bishop. grace. The Bishop.

forwards, as much as lieth

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or shall be committed to Where Thou art guide, no ill can your charge ?

Answer. I will so do, the Lord Teach us to know the Father, being my helper.

The Bishop.

And Thee, of both, to be but One.
Bishop, and other

be our endless song chief Ministers, who, according Praise to Thy eternal merit, to the Canons of the Church.

Father, Sun, and Holy Spirit. may have the charge and government over you; following

qor with a glad mind and will their to their

God judyments ?

Proceeding from above, Answer. I will so do, the Lord Both from the Father and the Son, being my helper.

The God of peace and love; | Then shall the Bishop, standing Visit our minds, into our hearts up, say,

Thy heavenly grace inspire;

That truth and godliness we may A LMIGHTY God, who hath

Pursue with full desire. given you this will to do

Thou art the very Comforter all these things; Grant also unio

In grief and all distress; you strength and power 10 per form the same; that he may

The heavenly gift of God most accomplish his work which he

High; hath begun in you; through

No tongue can it express. Jesus Christ our Lord Anien. The fountain and the living After this, the ?nngregation shall

spring be desired, secretly in their pray

Of joy celestial; ers, to make their humble sup

The fire so brig't, the love so sweet, plications to God for all these

The Unction spiritual. things: for the which Prayers Thou in Thy gifts art manifold, there shall be silence kept for a By them Christ's Church doth space.

stand: 1 After which, shall be sung or said In faithful hearts Thou writ'st by the Bishop the persons to bu

Thy law, ordained Priests, all kneeling,

The finger of God's hand. Veni, Creator Spiritus; the According to Thy promise, Lord, Bishop beginning, and the Priests, Thou givest speech with grace; and others that are present, an- That, through Thy help, God's swering by verses. as followeth praise may YOME, Holy Ghost, our souls

Resound in every place.

O Holy Ghost, into our minds And lighten with celestial fire. Send down Thy heavenly light; Thou the anointing Spirit art, Kindle our hearts with fervent Who dost Thy sevenfold gifts im- zeal, part.

To serve God day and night. Thy blessed Unction from above, Our weakness strengthen and Is comfort, life, and fire of love, confirm, Enable with perpetual light (For, Lord, Thou know'st us The dulness of our blinded

sight. frail;) Anoint and cheer our soiled face That neither devil, world, nor flesh, With the abundance of Thy Grace.

Against us may prevail. Keep far our foes, give peace at Put back our enemy far from us, home;

And help us to obtain

Co inspire,

Peace in our hearts with God and together a great flock in all the Man,

parts of the world, to set for h (The best, the truest gain ;) the eternal praise of thy holy And grant that Thou being, o Name: For these so great beneLord,

fits of thy eternal goodness, and Our leader and our guide,

for that thou hast vouchsafed to We may escape the snares of sin,

call these thy servants here And never from Thee slide.

present to the same Office and Such measures of Thy powerful vation of mankind, we render

Ministry, appointed for the salgrace

unto the most hearty thanks, Grant, Lord, to us, we pray ;

we praise and worship thee; Th Th may'st be our Comforter and we humbly beseech thee, At the last dreadful day.

by the same thy blessed Son, to Of strife and of dissension grant into all, which either here

Dissolve. O Lord, the bands, or elsewhere call upon thy holy And knit the knots of peace and love Name, that we may continue to

Thioughout all Christian lands. show ourselves thankful unto Grant us the grace that we may benefits; and that we may daily

thee for these and all thy other know The Father of all might,

in rease and go forwards in the

knowledge and faith of thee and That we of His beloved Son May gain the blissful sight;

thy Son, by the Holy Spirit. So And that we may with perfect ters, as by them over whom they

that as well by these thy Minisfaith Ever acknowledge Thee,

shall be appointed thy Ministers,

thy holy Name may be for ever The Spirit of Father, and of Son,

glorified, and thy blessed kingOne God in Persons Three.

dom enlarged; through the same To God the Father laud and thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, praise,

wholiveth and reigneth with thee And to His blessed Son,

in the unity of the same Holy And to the Holy Spirit of grace, Spirit, world without end. Amen. Co-equal Three in One.

When this Prayer is done, the And pray we, that our only Lord

Bishop with the Priests present, Would please His Spirit to send

shall lay their hands severaly On all thats all profess His Name,

upon the Head of every one that From hence to the world's end.

receiveth the Order of Priesthood; Amen.

the Receivers humbly kneeling, That done, the Bishop shill pray

and the Bishop saying, in this wise, and say,

ECEIVE the Holy Ghost for Let us pray.

Priest in the Church of God, now LMIGHTY God, and heaven committed unto thee by the Imfinite love and gondness towards sins thou dost forgive, they are us, hast given to us thy only and forgiven; and whose sins thou most dearly beloved Son Jesus dost retain, they are retained. Christ, to be our Redeemer, and And be thou a faithful Dispenser the Author of everlasting life ; of the Word of God, and of his who, after he had made perfect holy Sacraments; In the Name our redemption by his death, of the Father, and of the Son, and was ascended int, heaven, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. sent abroad into the world his Apo-tles, Prophets, Evangelists,

for this. Doctors, and Pastors; by whose TAKE thou Authority to exe

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in the Church of God now com- able to the same, as the means mitied to thee by the Impo-ition of our salvation; that in all our of our hands. And be thou a words and deeds we may seek faithful Dispenser of the Word thy glory, and the increase of of God, and of his holy Sacra- thy kingdom; through Jesus ments; In the Name of the Christ our Lord. Amer.. Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

MHE peace of God, which pass.

T eth all understanuing, keep | Then the Bishop shall deliver to

every one of tiem kneeling, the your hearis and mi ds in the Bible into his hand, saying,

knowledge and love of God, and

of his Son Jesus Christ our Authority

Lord : and of God to Minister the holy Sacraments and the Holy Ghost, be amongst in the Congregation, where thou you, and remain with you alshall be lawfully appointed there

ways. Amen. unto.

When this is done, the Bishop 1 And if, on the same day, the Or. shall go on in the Service of the

der of Dearons be given to some, Communion, which all they who

and the Order of Priesthood to receive Orders shall take together,

others; the Deacons shall be first and remain in the same place

pr sented, and then the Priests; where Hands were laid upon

and it shall suffice that the Litany them, until such time as they

be once said for both. The Colhave received the Communion.

lects shall both be used ; first,

that for Deacons, then that for | The Cominunion being done, after Priests. The Epistle shall be the last Collect, and immediately

Ephesians iv. 7 to 13, as before before the Benediction, shall be

in inis Ošice. Immediately after said this Collect.

which, they that are to be maile MOST merciful Father, we be- Deucons, shall be examined. and seech thee to

Ordained, as is above prescribed. these thy servants thy heavenly Then one of them having read the blessing; that they may be Gospel, (which shall be either out clothed with righteousness, and of Sai: t Matthew ix. 36, as be that thy Word spoken by their fore in this Office; or else Saint mouths may have such success, Luke xii. 35 to 38, as before in that it may never bo spoken in the Form for the Ordering of vain. Grant also, that we may Deacons,) they that are to be have grace to hear and receive made Priests shall likeurise be what they shall deliver out of examined, and Ordained, as is in thy most holy Word, or agreea- this Office before appointed.


When all things are duly prepared in the Church, and set in order,
after Morning Prayer is ended, the Presiding Bishop, or some other
Bishop pointel by the Bishops present, shall begin the Communion
Service, in which this shall be
The Collect.

cellent gifts, and didst chargo А LMIGHTY God, who by thy them to feed thy flock; Give

Son Jesus Christ didst give grace, we beseech thee, to all to thy holy Apostles many ex- Bishops, the

Pastors of thy



Church, that they may dili- and faith toward our Lord Jesus gently preach the Word, and Christ. And now behold, I go duly administer the godly Dis-bound in the spirit unto Jerucipline thereof; and grant to salem, not knowing the things the people, that ihey may obedi. that shall befall me there; save ently follow the same; that all that the Holy Ghost witnesseth may receive the crown of ever- in every city, saying, That bond: lasting glory; through Jesus and affictions abide me. But Cbrist our Lord. Amen.

none of these things mov- me, And another Bishop shall read unto myself, so that I might

neither count I my life dear the Epistle.

finish my course with joy, and 1 Tim. iii. 1.

the mini-try which I have re

ceived of the Lord Jesus, to tesTales irea true saying, If a man

desire the Office of a Bishop, tify the Gospel of the grace of he des reth a good work. A God. And now, behold, I know Bishop then must be blameless, that ye all, among whom I have the husband of one wife, vigi- gone preaching the kingdom of lant, suber, of good behaviour, God, shall see my face no more. given to șospitality, apt to teach; Wherefore I take you to record not given to wine, no striker, this day, that I am pure from the not greedy of filthy lucre. but blood of all men. For I have patient, not a brawler, not covet- not shunned tu declare unto you ous; one that ruleth well his all the counsel of God. Take own house, having his children heed, theretore,

yourin subjection with all gravity; selves, and to all the flock, over (For it a man know not how to the which the Holy Ghost hath rule his own house, how shall made you Overseers. to feed the he take care of the Church of Church of God, which he hath God?) Not a novice, lest being purchased with his own blood. lifted up with pride he fall into For I know this, that after my the condemnation of the devil. departing shall griovous wolves Moreover, he must have a good enter in among you, not sparing report of them which are with the fock. Also of your own out; lest he fall into reproach, selves shall men arise, speaking and the snare of the devil. perverse things, to draw away for this.

disciples after them. Therefore

watch, and remember, that by For the Epistle. Acts xx. 17.

the space of three years, I , Paul sent to

not to one, ders of the Church. And when now, brethren, I commend you they were come to him, he said to God, and to the Word of his unto them, Ye know, from the grace, which is able to build you first day that I came into Asia, up, and to give you an inheritafter what manner I have been ance among all them which are with you at all seasons, serving sanctified. I have coveted no the Lord with all humility of man's silver, or gold, or apparel; mind, and with many tears and yea, ye yourselves know, that temptations, which befell me these hands have ministered by the lying in wait of the Jews: unto my necessities, and to them and how I kept back nothing that were with me. I have that was profitable unto you, showed you all things, how that but have showed you, and have so labouring ye ought to support taught you publicly, and from the weak; and to remember the house to house, testifying both words of the Lord Jesus, how to the Jews, and also to the he said, It is more blessed to Greeks, repentance toward God, give than to receive.

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