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Enable with perpetual light That, through thy help, God's The dulness of our blinded praises may sight :
Resound in every place. Anoint and cheer our soiled | Holy Ghost, into our minds face
Send down thy heavenly With the abundance of thy light; grace:
Kindle our hearts with fervent Keep far our foes, give peace zeal, at home;
To serve God day and night: Where thou art Guide, no il Our weakness strengthen and can come.
confirm, Teach us to know the Father, For, Lord, thou know'st us Son,
frail; And Thee, of both to be but That neither devil, world, nor One:
flesh That through the ages all along, Aguinst us may prevail. This may be our endless song ; Put back our enemies far from Praise to thy eternal merit,
us, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. And help us to obtain 1 Or this :
Peace in our hearts with God
The best, the truest gain; God.
And grant that thou being, O Proceeding from above,
Lord, Both from the Father and the Our leader and our guide, Son,
We may escape the snares of The God of peace and love; sin, Visit our minds, into our hearts And never from thee slide.
Thy heavenly grace inspire ; Such measures of thy powerful That truth and godliness we
Grant, Lord, to us, we pray ; Pursue with full desire. That thou may'st be our Como Thou art the very Comforter forter
In grief and all distress; At the last dreadful day. The heavenly gift of God most of strife and of dissension high;
Dissolve, O Lord, the bands, No tongue can it express; And knit the knots of peuce The fountain and the living and love spring
Throughout all Christian Of joy celestial;
lands. The fire so bright, the love so Grant us the grace that we may sweet,
know The Unction spiritual. The Father of all inight, Thou in thy gifts art manifold, That we of his belord Son By them Christ's Church May gain the blissful sight; doth stand;
And that we may, with perfect In fuithful heurts thou writ'st faith, thy law,
Ever acknowledge thee, The finger of God's hand. The Spirit of Father, and of ccording to thy promise, Lord, Son, Thou givest speech with One God in Persons Three. grace ;
To God the Father laud and and that we may daily increase praise,
and go forwards in the knowAnd to his blessed Son, ledge and faith of thee and thy And to the Holy Spirit of Son, by the Holy Spirit : So Grace,
that as well by these thy MiCo-equal three in One. nisters, as by them over whom And pray we that our only they, shall be appointed thy Lord
Ministers, thy holy name may Would please his Spirit to be for ever glorified, and thy send
blessed kingdomenlarged, On all that shall profess his through the same thy Son
Jesus Christ our Lord name,
who From hence to the world's liveth and reigneth with thee end. Amen.
in the unity of the same Hols
Spirit, world without end. Ti That done, the Bishop shall
Amen. pray in this wise, and say,
? When this prayer is done, Let us pray.
the Bishop, with the Priests
present, shall lay their hands venly Father, who, of
severally upon the head of thine infinite love and goodness
every one that receiveth the towards us, hast given to us thy order of Priesthood; the only and most dearly beloved
Receivers bumbly kneeling, Son Jesus Christ, to be our Re- and the Bishop saying, dverlasting life, who after
he Ror the bitice and work of
the had made perfect our redemption by his death, and was as a Priest the Church of God, cended into heaven,sent abroad now. committed unto thee by into the world his Apostles, the imposition of our hands : Prophets, Evangelists, Doctors, whose sins thou dost forgive, and Pastors ; by whose labour they are forgiven: and whose and ministry he gathered to sins thou dost retain, they are gether a great Flock in all the retained : And be thou a faithparts of the world, to set forth ful Dispenser of the word of the eternal praise of thy holy God, and of his holy Sacraname: For these so great bene- ments: In the name of the fits of thy eternal goodness, Father, and of the Son, and and for that thou hast vouch- of the Holy Ghost. Amen. safed to call these thy servants
Or this : here present to the same Office and Ministry appointed for the TAKE thou authority to exsalvation of mankind, we ren- in the Church of God now der unto the most hearty committed to thee by the imthanks, we praise and worship position of our hands;
and be thee and we humbly beseech thou a faithful Dispenser of the Son, to grant unto all, which Sacraments : In the name of either here or elsewhere call upon thy holy name, that we and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
the Father, and of the Son, may continue to show ourHelves thankful unto thee for 1 Then the Bishop shall delithese and all thy other benefits; ver to every one of them
kneeling, the Bible into his blessing; that they may be "hand, saying,
clothed with righteousness, and preach the worů of God, mouths may have such success, and to minister the boty Sacra- that it may never be spoken ments in the Congregation in vain. Grant also, that we where thou shalt be lawfully may have grace to hear and appointed thereunto.
receive what they shall deliver IT When this is clone, the Bishop out of thy most holy word, or
shall go on in the Service of agreeably to the same, as the the Communion, which all means of our salvation that in they who receive Orders shall all our words and deeds we take together, and remain in may seek thy glory, and the inthe same place where hands crease of thy kingdom, through were laid upon thein, until Jesus Chrisi our Lord. Amen. such time as they have received the Communion. THE
HE peace of God, which T The Communion being done,
passeth all understanding, afier the last Collect, and keep your hearts and minds in immediaiely before the Bene- the knowledge and love of diction, shall be said this God, and of his Son Jesus Collect.
Christ our Lord: And the
blessing of God Almighty, the MS
COST merciful Father, we Father, the Son, and the Holy these thy servants thy heavenly main with you always. Amen. 1 And if, on the same day, the Order of Deacons be given to
some, and the Older 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. The Collects shall both be used: first, that for Deacons, then that for Priests. The Epistle shall be Ephesians iv. 7 to 13, as before in this office. Immediately after which, they that are to be made Deacons, shall be exaipined, and ordained, as is above prescribed. Then one of them having read the Gospel, which shall
be either out of Saint Matther ix. 36, as before in this office; or else Saint Luke xii. 35 to 38, as before in the form for the Ordering of Deacons, they that are to be inade Priests, shall likewise be examined, and ordained, as in this office before appointed.
THE FORM OF ORDAINING OR CONSECRJ
TING A BISHOP. 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 appointed by the Bishops present, shall begin the Communion Service, in which this shall be
he said unto them, Ye know
from the first day that I came LMIGHTY God, who by A
thy Son Jesus Christ didst into Asia, after what manner I give to thy boly Apostles many
have been with you at all seaexcellent gifts, and didst charge sons, serving the Lord with all grace, we beseech thee, to ali py tears and temptations, which Bishops, the Pastors of thy befel me by the lying in waiti Church, that they may diligent- of the Jews: And how I kept ly preach thy word, and July back nothing that was profitaadminister the godly discipline ble unto you, but have showed thereof; and grant to the peo- licly, and from house to house, follow the same; that all may testifying both to the Jews, and receive the crown of everlast- also to the Greeks, repentance ing glory, through Jesus Christ toward God, and faith toward our Lord. Amen.
our Lord Jesus Christ. And
now, behold, I go bound in the T And another Bishop shall Spirit unto Jerusalem, not read
knowing the things that shall The Epistle. 1 Tim. ii. 1.
hefal me there ; save that the
Holy Ghost witnesseth in eveman desire the office of a afflictions abide me. But none
is . Bishop, he desireth a good of these things move me, neiwork. A Bishop then mustther count I my life dear unto be blameless, the husband of myself, so that I might finish one wife, vigilant, sober, of my course with joy, and the good behaviour, given to hospi-ministry which I have received tality, apt to teach, not given to of the Lord Jesus ; to testify wine, no striker, not greedy of the Gospel of the grace of filthy lucre, but patient, not a God. And now, behold, I. brawler, not covetous: one that know that ye all, among whom ruleth well his own house, hạv-! have gone preaching the . ing his children in subjection kingdom of God, shall see my with all gravity ; for if a man face no more. Wherefore know not how to rule his own take you to record this day, house, how shall he take care that I am pure from the blood of the Church of God ? not a of all men: For I have not novice, lest being lifted up with shunned to declare unto you pride he fall into the condem- all the counsel of God. Take nation of the devil. Moreover heed, therefore, unto
yourbe must have good report of selves, and to all the flock, them which are without ; lest over the which the Holy Ghost he fall into reproach, and the hath made you overseers, to snare of the devil.
feed the Church of God, which It Or this : For the Epistle. own blood. For I know this,
he hath purchased with his Acts xx. 17.
that after my departing shall FROM Miletas, Paul sent to grievous wolves enter in among Eldery of the Church. And Also of your own selves shall when they were come to him, linen arise speaking perverser