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Where thou art guide, no ill can come. | Put back our enemy far from us,
Peace in our hearts with God and man,
And grant that thou being, O Lord, Praise to thy eternal merit,
Our leader and our guide, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We may escape the snares of sin,
And never from thee slide.
Such measures of thy powerful grace NOME, Holy Ghost, eternal God, Grant, Lord, to us, we pray; Proceeding from above,
That thou may'st be our Comforter
Of strife and of dissention
Dissolve, O Lord, the bands, Thy heavenly grace inspire ; And knit the knots of peace and love That truth and godliness we may
Throughout all Christian lands. · Pursue with full desire.
Grant us the grace that we may know Thou art the very Comforter
The Father of all might, In grief and all distress;
That we of his beloved Son The heav'nly gift of God most high,
May gain the blissful sight ; No tongue can it express;
And that we may with perfect faith The fountain and the living spring Ever acknowledge thee, Of joy celestial;
The Spirit of Father, and of Son, The fire so bright, the love so sweet, One God in Persons Three. The Unction spiritual.
To God the Father laud and praise, Thou in thy gifts art manifold,
And to his blessed Son,
Co-equal Three in One.
Would please his Spirit to send According to thy promise, Lord, On all that shall profess his Name,
Thou givest speech with grace ; From hence to the world's end. Amen. That thro’ thy help God's praises may Resound in every place.
I That done, the Bishop shall pray in this O Holy Ghost, into our minds
wise, and say, Send down thy heavenly light;
Let us pray. Kindle our hearts with fervent zeal,
ALMIGHTY God, and heaTo serve God day and night.
A venly Father, who, of thine Our weakness strengthen and con
infinite love and goodness towards firm, (For, Lord, thou knowost us frail ;) | us, hast give
| us, hast given to us thy only and That neither devil, world, nor flesh,
most dearly beloved Son Jesus Against us may prevail.
Christ, to be our Redeemer, and
the Author of everlasting life; who, after he had made perfect our redemption by his death, and was ascended into heaven, sent abroad into the world his Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Doctors, and Pastors; by whose labour and ministry he gathered together a great flock in all the parts of the world, to set forth the eternal praise of thy holy Name: For these so great benefits of thy eternal goodness, and for that thou hast vouchsafed to call these thy servants here present to the same Office and Ministry appointed for the salvation of mankind, we render unto thee most hearty thanks, we praise and worship thee; and we humbly beseech thee, by the same thy blessed Son, to grant unto all, which either here or elsewhere call upon thy holy Name, that we may continue to shew ourselves thankful unto thee for these and all other thy benefits; and that we may daily increase and go forwards in the knowledge and faith of thee and thy Son, by the Holy Spirit. So that as well by these thy Ministers, as by them over whom they shall be appointed thy Ministers, thy holy Name may be for ever glorified, and thy blessed kingdom enlarged; through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee in
these thy servants thy heavenly blessing; that they may be clothed with righteousness, and that thy Word spoken by their mouths may have such success, that it may never be spoken in vain. Grant also, that we may have ace to hear and receive what they shall deliver out of thy most holy Word, or agreeable to the same, as the means of our salvation; that in all our words and deeds we may seek thy glory, and the increase of thy kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. REVENT us, O Lord, in
all our doings, with thy most
gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HE peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.
The Collects shall both be used; first, that
* And if on the same day the Order of Deacons be given to some, and the Order of Priesthood to others; the Deacons shall be first presented, and then the Priests; and it shall
suffice that the Litany be once said for both.
for Deacons, then that for Priests. The Epistle shall be Ephes. iv. 7–13, as before in this Office. Immediately after which, they that are to be made Deacons shall take the
Oath of Supremacy them having read the G
, be examined, and Ordained, as is above prescribed. Then one of ospel (which shall be either out of St. Matth. ix. 36–38, as be
fore in this Qífice; or else St. Luke xii. 35–38, as before in the Form for the Ordering of Deacons,) they that are to be made Priests shall likewise take the Oath of Supremacy, be examined, and Ordained, as is in this Office before appointed.
FORM OF ORDAINING OR CONSECRATING
ARCHBISHOP OR BISHOP;
Which is always to be performed upon some SUNDAY or Holy-DAY.
q When all things are duly prepared in | A Bishop then must be blame
the Church, and set in order, after Morning Prayer is ended, the Archbishop (or some other Bishop appointed) shall begin the Communion Service; in which this | our, given to hospitality, apt to shall be
teach; not given to wine, no The Collect.
striker, not greedy of filthy lucre, ALMIGHTY God, who by but patient, not a brawler, not A thy Son Jesus Christ didst covetous; one that ruleth well give to thy holy Apostles many his own house, having his chilexcellent gifts, and didst charge dren in subjection with all grathem to feed thy flock; Give vity; (For if a man know not grace, we beseech thee, to all Bi- how to rule his own house, how shops, the Pastors of thy Church, shall he take care of the Church that they may diligently preach of God ?) Not a novice, lest bethy Word, and duly administer ing lifted up with pride he fall the godly Discipline thereof; and into the condemnation of the degrant to the people, that they vil. Moreover, he must have a may obediently follow the same; good report of them which are that all may receive the crown without; lest he fall into reof everlasting glory; through proach, and the snare of the devil. Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
"ROM Miletus Paul sent to 1 Tim. iii. 1.
T Ephesus, and called the elTHIS is a true saying, If a ders of the Church. And when
I man desire the Office of a they were come to him, he said Bishop, he desireth a good work. unto them, Ye know, from the first day that I came into Asia, | over the which the Holy Ghost after what manner I have been hath made you Overseers, to feed with you at all seasons, serving the Church of God, which he the Lord with all humility of hath purchased with his own mind, and with many tears and blood. For I know this, that temptations which befel me by after my departing shall grievous the lying in wait of the Jews: wolves enter in among you, not and how I kept back nothing sparing the flock. Also of your that was profitable unto you, but own selves shall men arise speakhave shewed you, and have taught ing perverse things, to draw away you publickly, and from house disciples after them. Therefore to house, testifying both to the watch, and remember, that by Jews, and also to the Greeks, re- the space of three years, I ceased pentance toward God, and faith not to warn every one night and toward our Lord Jesus Christ. day with tears. “And now, breAnd now behold, I go bound thren, I commend you to God, in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not and to the word of his grace, knowing the things that shall be which is able to build you up, fal me there ; save that the Holy and to give you an inheritance Ghost witnesseth in every city, among all them which are sancsaying, That bonds and afflictions tified. I have coveted no man's abide me. But none of these silver, or gold, or apparel ; yea, things move me, neither count I ye yourselves know, that these my life dear unto myself, so that hands have ministered unto my I might finish my course with necessities, and to them that were joy, and the ministry which I with me. I have shewed you all have received of the Lord Jesus, things, how that so labouring ye to testify the Gospel of the grace ought to support the weak; and of God. And now behold, I to remember the words of the know that ye all, among whom Lord Jesus, how he said, It is I have gone preaching the king- more blessed to give than to redom of God, shall see my face no more. Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am Then another Bishop shall read the pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to de