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saith to him again the second time, Si-The Oath of due Obedience to the Archmon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He
bishop. saith unto him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Ich
him, I chosen Bishop of the Church and See Feed my sheep. He saith unto him the of N. do profess and promise all due rethird time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest
verence and obedience to the Archbishop thou me? Peter was grieved because
and to the Metropolitical Church of N. he said unto him the third time, Lovest
and to their Successors : So help me thou me? And he said unto him, Lord,
God, through Jesus Christ. thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, If This Oath shall not be made at the ConsecraFeed my sheep.
tion of an Archbishop. Or else this. St. John xx. 19.
Then the Archbishop shall move the Congre
gation present to pray, saying thus to them : THE same day at evening, being the 1 first day of the week, when the doors
DRETHREN, it is written in the were shut where the disciples were as.
D Gospel of Saint Luke, That our Sa. sembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus,
viour Christ continued the whole night and stood in the midst, and saith unto
in prayer, before he did choose and send them, Peace be unto you. And when he
forth his twelve Apostles. It is written had so said, he shewed unto them his
also in the Acts of the Apostles, That hands and his side. Then were the
the Disciples who were at Antioch did disciples glad, when they saw the Lord.
fast and pray, before they laid bands on Then saith Jesus to them again, Peace be
Paul and Barnabas, and sent them forth. unto you: as my Father hath sent me,
Let us therefore, following the example even so send I you. And when he had
of our Saviour Christ, and his Apostles, said this, he breathed on them, and saith
first fall to prayer, before we admit, and unto them, Receive ye the holy Ghost.
send forth this person presented unto Whosesoever sins ye remit, they are re
us, to the work whereunto we trust the mitted unto them; and whosesoever sins Foly Ghos
Holy Ghost hath called him. ye retain, they are retained.
And then shall be said the Litany, as before Or this. St. Matth. xxviii. 18.
in the form of Ordering Deacons, save only, TESUS came and spake unto them,
that after this place That it may please thee
to illuminate all Bishops, &c. the proper saying, All power is given unto me
Suffrage there following shall be omitted, and in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore
this inserted instead of it; and teach all nations, baptizing them in
W HAT it may please thee to bless this the Name of the Father, and of the Son,
I our Brother elected, and to send thy and of the Holy Ghost; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have
grace upon him, that he may duly execommanded you: and lo, I am with you
cute the Office whereunto he is called,
to the edifying of thy Church, and to the alway, even unto the end of the world
honour, praise and glory of thy Name; After the Gospel, and the Nicene Creed, and
Answer. We beseech thee to hear us, the Sermon are ended, the Elected Bishop (vested with his Rochet) shall be presented by
Pgood Lord. two Bishops unto the Archbishop of that Then shall be said this Prayer following. province (or to some other Bishop appointed ALMIGHTY God, giver of all good by lawful commission) the Archbishop sitting A things, who by thy Holy Spirit hast in his chair near the holy Table, and the Bishops that present him saying,
appointed divers Orders of Ministers in M OST Reverend Father in God, we
thy Church; Mercifully behold this thy NL present unto you this godly and
servant now called to the Work and
Ministry of a Bishop; and replenish well-learned man to be Ordained and
him so with the truth of thy doctrine, Consecrated Bishop.
and adorn him with innocency of life, Then shall the Archbishop demand the Queen's that, both by word and deed, he may Mandate for the Consecration, and cause it faithfully serve thee in this Office, to the to be read. And the Oath touching the ac
glory of thy Name, and the edifying and knowledgement of the Queen's Supremacy, shall be ministered to the persons elected, as
well-governing of thy Church; through it is set down before in the Form for the
te the merits of our Saviour Jesus Christ, Ordering of Detecons. And then shall also be who liveth and reignern
who liveth and reigneth with thee and ministered unto them the Oath of due Obe. the Holy Ghost, world without end. dience to the Archbishop, as followeth, Amen.
Then the Archbishop, sitting in his chair, shall
all things an example of good works
all say to him that is to be Consecrated,
unto others, that the adversary may be PROTHER, forasmuch as the holy
Scripture and the ancient Canons command, that we should not be hasty Answer. I will so do, the Lord being in laying on hands, and admitting any my helper. person to Government in the Church of
The Archbishop. Christ, which he hath purchased with
TILL you maintain and set forno less price than the effusion of his
T ward, as much as shall lie in you, own blood : before I admit you to this quietness, love, and peace among all Administration. I will examine you in men; and such as be unquiet, disobedicertain Articles, to the end that the Con
ent, and criminous, within your Diocese, gregation present may have a trial, and
correct and punish, according to such bear witness, how you be minded to be authority as you have by God's Word. have yourself in the Church of God.
and as to you shall be committed by
the Ordinance of this Realm? ARE you persuaded that you be truly
Answer. I will so do, by the help of n called to this Ministration, accord.
God. ing to the will of our Lord Jesus Christ,
The Archbishop. and the order of this Realm ?
W ILL you be faithful in Ordaining, Answer. I am so persuaded.
sending, or laying hands upon The Archbishop.
others ? ARE you persuaded that the holy Answer. I will so be, by the help of A Scriptures contain sufficiently all God. doctrine required of necessity for eternal
The Archbishop. salvation through faith in Jesus Christ ? ILL you shew yourself gentle, and And are you determined out of the same be merciful for Christ's sake to holy Scriptures to instruct the people poor and needy people, and to all stran. committed to your charge; and to teach gers destitute of help? or maintain nothing as required of neces Answer. I will so shew myself, by sity to eternal salvation, but that which God's help. you shall be persuaded may be concluded Then the Archbishop standing up shall say, and proved by the same ? Answer. I am so persuaded, and de- L A
ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Fa.
ther, who hath given you a good termined, by God's grace.
will to do all these things, Grant also The Archbishop.
unto you strength and power to perform TILL you then faithfully exercise the same; that, he accomplishing in you
yourself in the same holy Scrip. the good work which he hath begun, you tures, and call upon God by prayer, for may be found perfect and irreprehen. the true understanding of the same; so sible at the latter day; through Jesus as you may be able by them to teach and Christ our Lord. Amen. exhort with wholesome Doctrine, and to
Then shall the Bishop elect put on the rest withstand and convince the gainsayers ?
of the Episcopal habit ; and kneeling doron, Answer. I will so do, by the help of Veni, Creator Spiritus, shall be sung or said God.
over him, the Archbishop beginning, and the The Archbishop.
Bishops, with others that are present, answer ARE you ready, with all faithful dili ing by verses, as followeth. n gence, to banish and drive away all NYOME, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire, erroneous and strange doctrine contrary U and lighten with celestial fire. to God's Word; and both privately and Thou the anointing Spirit art, openly to call upon and encourage Who dost thy seven-fold gifts impart. others to the same ?
| Thy blessed Unction from above, Answer. I am ready, the Lord being Is comfort, life, and fire of love. my helper.
Enable with perpetual light
The dulness of our blinded sight.
IV worldly lusts, and live soberly, With the abundance of thy graco. righteously, and godly, in this present Keep far our foes, give peace at home : world ; that you may shew yourself in Where thou art guide, no il can come.
A Faast si Jesus author old mach, an
Teach us to know the Father, Son,
Then the Archbishop shall deliver him the And thee, of both, to be but One.
Bible, saying, That, through the ages all along,
MIVE heed unto reading, exhortaThis may be our endless song;
U tion, and doctrine. Think upon Praise to thy eternal merit,
the things contained in this Book. Be Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. diligent in them, that the increase com
| ing thereby may be manifest unto all men. Or this:
Take heed unto thyself, and to doctrine, COME, Holy Ghost, eternal God, and be diligent in doing them : for by
Proceeding from above, &c. so doing thou shalt both save thyselt As before in the form for Ordering and them that hear thee. Be to the flock Priests.
of Christ a shepherd, not a wolf; feed
them, devour them not. Hold up the T That ended, the Archbishop shall say,
weak, heal the sick, bind up the broken, Lord, hear our prayer.
bring again the out-casts, seek the lost. Answer. And let our cry come unto
Be so merciful, that you be not too rethee,
miss ; so minister discipline, that you Let us pray.
forget not mercy: that when the chief
Shepherd shall appear you may receive ALMIGHTY God, and most merciful the never-fading crown of glory; through A Father, who of thine infinite good. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ness hast given thine only and dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ, to be our Re Then the Archbishop shall proceed in the deemer, and the Author of everlasting
Communion-Service; with whom the new life; who, after that he had made per
Consecrated Bishop (with others) shall also fect our Redemption by his death, and
communicate. was ascended into heaven, poured down
And for the last Collect, immediately before his gifts abundantly upon men, making
the Benediction, shall be said these Prayers. some Apostles, some Prophets, some M OST merciful Father, we beseech Evangelists, some Pastors and Doctors, 11 thee to send down upon this thy to the edifying and making perfect his servant thy heavenly blessing; and so Church ; Grant, we beseech thee, to endue him with thy holy Spirit, that he, this thy servant such grace, that he may preaching thy Word, may not only be evermore be ready to spread abroad thy earnest to reprove, beseech, and rebuke Gospel, the glad tidings of reconciliation with all patience and doctrine ; but also with thee; and use the authority given may be to such as believe a wholesome him, not to destruction, but to salva example, in word, in conversation, in tion; not to hurt, but to help: so that love, in faith, in chastity, and in purity; as a wise and faithful servant, giving to that, faithfully fulfilling his course, at the thy family their portion in due season, latter day he may receive the crown of he may at last be received into everlast. righteousnes3 laid up by the Lord the ing joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, righteous Judge, who liveth and reigneth who, with thee and the Holy Ghost | one God with the Father and the Holy liveth and reigneth, one God, world Ghost, world without end. Amen. without end. Amen.
DREVENT us, O Lord, in all our Then the Archbishop and Bishops present
1 doings, with thy most gracious fashall lay their hanuls upon the head of the vour, and further us with thy continual elected Bishop kneeling before them upon his help; that in all our works begun, conkenees, the Archbishop saying,
tinued, and ended in thee, we may gloRECEIVE the holy Ghost, for the
rify thy holy Name, and finally by thy 1 Office and Work of a Bishop in
mercy obtain everlasting life; through the Church of God, now committed in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. to thee by the Imposition of our hands; M HE peace of God, which passeth all In the Name of the Father, and of the understanding, keep your hearts Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. and minds in the knowledge and love And remember that thou stir up the of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ grace of God which is given thee by our Lord: And the blessing of God this Imposition of our hands: for God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the hath not given us the spirit of fear, but Holy Ghost be amongst you, and remain of power, and love, and soberness. with you always. Amen.
PRAYER WITII THANKSGIVING
TO ALMIGHTY GOD;
To be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon
the Twentieth Day of June; being the Day on which Her Majesty began her happy Reign.
9 The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things ;
except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office shall be used, as it fol
loweth, entirely. Morning Praver shall begin with these In her time let the righteous flourish: Sentences.
and let peace be in all our borders. T EXHORT that first of all, Supplica- Psalm 1xxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14. ... tions, Prayers, Intercessions, and giy. As for her enemies, clothe them with ing of Thanks, be made for all men; for
shame : but upon herself let her crowon Kings, and for all that are in Authority;
Authority flourish. Psalm cxxxii. 19. that we may lead a cuiet and peaceable Blessed be the Lord God, even the life, in all godliness and honesty : For
God of Israel : which only doeth won. this is good and acceptable unto God drous things. Psalm lxxii. 18. our Saviour. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.
And blessed be the Name of his Ma. If we say that we have no sin, we de. scsty for ever : and all the earth shal ba ceive ourselves, and the truth is not in
is not in filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen. us; but, if we confess our sins, he is Ver. 19. faithful and just to forgive us our sins, Glory be to the Father, and to the and to cleanse us from all unrighteous Son : and to the Holy Ghost; ness. 1 St. John i. 8, 9.
As it was in the beginning, is noro,
and ever shall be : world without end. Instead of Venite cxultemus the Hymn fol
Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci.
The First, Josh. i. to the end of the Psalm viii. l.
ninth Verse. Lord, what is man, that thou hast such
Te Deum. respect unto him: or the son of man, that
The Second, Rom. xiii. thou so regardest him! Psalm cxliv. 3,
Jubilate Deo. The merciful and gracious Lord hath | The Suffrages next after the Creed shall 80 done his marvellous works : that
stand thus, they ought to be had in remembrance. Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy upPsalm cxi. 4.
on us. O that men would therefore praise the Answer. And grant us thy salvation. Lord for his goodness : and declare the Pricst. O Lord, save the Queen; wonders that he doeth for the children Answer. Who putteth her trust in of men! Psalm cvii. 21. .
thee. Behold, O God our defender : and Priest. Send her help from thy holy look upon the face of thine Anointed. I place. Psalm Ixxxiv. 9.
Answer. And evermore mightily deOhoul thou up her goings in thy paths : fend her. that her footstepe slip not. Psalm xvii. 5. Priest. Let her enemies have no ad.
Grant the Queen a long life : andvantage against her. make her glad with the joy of thy coun- Answer. Let not the wicked approach tenance. Psalm Ixi. 6. and xxi. 6.
to hurt her. Let her dwell before thee for ever : Priest. Endue thy Ministers with O prepare thy loving mercy and faith. righteousness. fulness, that they may preserve her. Answer. And make thy chosen peoplo Psalm Ixi. 7.
A FORM OF PRAYER FOR THE TWENTIETH OF JUNE.
Priest. O Lord, save thy people. and endless favour, may continue beAnswer. And bless thine inneritance. fore thee in health, peace, joy, and
Priest. Give peace in our time, o honour, and may live long and happy Lord.
lives upon earth, and after death obAnswer. Because there is none other tain everlasting life and glory in the that fighteth for us, but only thou, o kingdom of heaven, by the Merits and Cod.
Mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, a strong who with the Father and the Holy tower;
Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one Answer. From the face of our ene-God, world without end. Amen. mies.
( Then shall follow this Collect, for God's protecPriest. O Lord, hear our prayer;
tion of the Queen against all her enemies. Answer. And let our cry come unto M OST gracious God, who hast set thy thee.
Il servant VICTORIA our Queen upInstead of the first Collect at Morning on the Throne of her Ancestors, we most Prayer shall be used this following Collect humbly beseech thee to protect her on of Thanksgiving for Her Majesty's Accession the same from all the dangers to which to the Throne.
she may be exposed ; Hide her from the ALMIGHTY God, who rulest over gathering together of the froward, and R all the kingdoms of the World, and from the insurrection of wicked doers; disposest of them according to thy good | Do thou weaken the hands, blast the pleasure ; We yield thee unfeigned designs, and defeat the enterprizes of all thanks, for that thou wast pleased, as her enemies, that no secret conspiracies, on this day, to place thy Servant our nor open violences, may disquiet her Sovereign Lady, Queen VICTORIA up-Reign ; but that, being safely kept under on the Throne of this Realm. Let thy the shadow of thy wing, and supported wisdom be her guide, and let thine arm by thy power, she may triuinph over strengthen her; let justice, truth, and all opposition; that so the world may holiness, let peace and love, and all those acknowledge thee to be her defender virtues that adorn the Christian Profes- and mighty deliverer in all difficulties sion, flourish in her days; direct all her and adversities; through Jesus Christ counsels and endeavours to thy glory, our Lord. Amen. and the welfare of her people; and give then the Prayer for the High Court of Parus grace to obey her cheerfully and liament (if sitting.) willingly for conscience sake; that nei. f In the Communion Service, immediately bether our sinful passions, nor our private fore the reading of the Epistle, instead of the interests, may disappoint her cares for Collect for the Queen, and that of the Day, the publick good ; let her always pos
shall be used this Prayer for the Queen, as sess the hearts of her people, that they
supreme Governour of this Church, may never be wanting in honour to her
DLESSED Lord, who hast called Person, and dutiful submission to her
D Christian Princes to the defence of Authority ; let her Reign be long and
thy Faith, and hast made it their duty prosperous, and crown her with im.
to promote the spiritual welfare, togemortality in the life to come; through ther with the temporal interest of their Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
people ; We acknowledge with humble In the end of the Litany (which shall always and
and thankful hearts thy great goodness be used upon this Dav) after the Collect we to us, in setting thy Servant our most bumbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] shall gracious Queen over this Church and the following Prayer, for the Queen and Royal Nation ; Give her, we beseech thee, all Family, be used.
those heavenly graces that are requisite LORD our God, who upholdest and for so high a trust; Let the work of
governest all things in heaven and thee her God prosper in her hands, Let earth; receive our humble prayers, with her eyes behold the success of her de. our hearty thanksgivings, for our Sove- signs for the service of thy true Religion reign Lady VICTORIA, as on this day, established amongst us; And make her set over us by thy grace and providence to a blessed instrument of protecting and be our Queen; and so together with her advancing thy Truth, wherever it is perbless Albert Edward Prince of Wales, and secuted and oppressed; Let Hypocrisy all the Royal Family; that they all, ever and Profaneness, Superstition and Idoltrusting in thy goodness, protected by thy atry, fly before her face ; Let not Heresies power, and crowned with thy gracious and false Doctrines disturb the peace of