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In faithful hearts thou writ'st thy had made perfect our redemption by

l'he 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- some 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 voith fervent zeal, vant such grace, that he may ever

To serve God day ani 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 flesh, given him not to destruction, but to

Against us may prevail. salvation ; not to hurt but to help : 50 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 Ho

Our leader and our guide, ly Ghost, liveth and reigneth, one God, We may escape the snares of sin, world without end. Amen.

And never from thee slide.
Such measures of thy powerful grace

T Then the Presiding Bishop and

Bishops present, shall lay their Grant, Lord, to us, we pray ; That thou may'st be our Comforter

Hands upon the Head of the electAt 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 the knots of peace and love

office and work of a Bishop in the Throughout all Christian tands.

Church of God now committed unto 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 beloved 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 Faiher, and of Son, God hath not given us the spirit of One God in Persons Three.

fear; but of power, and love, and so To God the Father laud and praise, berness. And to his blessed Son,

11 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 projess 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. lost. Be so merciful, that you be

too ful Father, who of thine infinite pline, that you forget not mercy; goodness hast given thine only and inat when the Chief Shepherd shall 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 life; who, after that lie Christ our Lord." Amen.

shall say,

? 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 fulfilling his crated Bishop, with others, shall course, at the latter day he may, re. also 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. MOST merciful Father, we be- THE peace of God, which passeth

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 rave mercy upon us miserable sin- all uncharitableness ; ners.

Good Lord, deliver us. O God the Son, Redeemer of the From all inordinate and sinful af world ; have mercy upon us misera- fections, and from all the deceits of the ole 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 teinpest ; frorn Table sinners.

plagie, prestilence, 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, delirer us. have mercy upon us miserable sin By the mystery of thy holy incar. mers.

nation ; by thy holy nativity and cir O 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 thy cross and passion; by thy nor the offences of our forefathers precios death and burial; by thy neither take thou vengeance of our glorious resurrection and ascension; eins : Spare us, good Lord, spare thy and by the coming of the Holy Ghost; people, whom thou hast redeemed Good Lord, deliver us. with thy most precious blood, and be In all time of our tribulation ; in uot angry with us for ever:

all time of our prosperity ; in the Spare us, good Lord.

hour of death, and in the day of judgFrom all evil and mischief; from ment; rin ; 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 govery by

Dame

huly Church universal in the right finally to beat down Satan under our way ;

feet ; Wé beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Lord. That 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 thee 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 to 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; hese thy cervants, 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 thera; 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.

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 to hear us, good and keep all thy people ;

Lord. We beseech thee 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 the Wo 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 il thy people increase of grace, to Lord. hear meekly thy word, and io 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 there to hear is, 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 The Bishop may, at his discrecomfort and help the weak-hearted, tion, omit all that follows, to the And to raise up those who fell, and Prayet,

We humbly beseech thee, O F&- O God, we have heard with our ther, &c.

ears, and our fathers have deO 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, I Then shall the Bishop, and the and ever shall be, world wtthout

People with him, say ihe Lord's end. Amen.
Prayer.

Fronu 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 Ó 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 113, 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 pul our trust in thee. prayers which we make before thee

Bishop. Let us pray. in all our troubles and adversities, WE humbly beseech thee, O Fa. whensoever 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 hoChrist 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 Litany.

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 incliue 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 tays 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 ; the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. But deliver us from evil: For thine In it thou shalt do no manner of is the Kingilom, and the Power, and work ; thou, and thy son, and thy the Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. daughter, thy man-servant, and thy The Collect.

maid-servant, thy cattle, and the ALMIGHTY God, unto whom all stranger that is within thy Fates.

hearts are open, all desires For in six days the Lord made heaknown, 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 scventh day, and hallowed it. love thee, and wortbily magnify thy People. Lord, have mercy upon holy name, through Christ our Lord. us, and incline our hearts to keep this Amen.

law. T Then shall the Bishop, turning 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 mur. come, as followeth.

der. Bishop.

People. Lord, have mercy upon GOD spake these words, and said, us, and incline our hearts to keep this

am 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. likcness 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 thir 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 incline our bearts 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, or 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- us, and write all these thy laws in ese, that taketh his name in vain. cur hearts, we beseech thee.

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