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THE CoNSECRATION OF BISHOP

S. 337 Some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Pastors and Doctors, to the edifying and making perfect his Church; grant, we beseech thee, to this thy servant such grace that he may evermore be ready to spread abroad thy gospel, the glad tidings of reconciliation with shee; and use the authority given him, not to destruction, but to Salvation; not to hurt, but to help: so that as a wise and faithful servant, giving to thy family their portion in due season, he may at last be received into everlasting joy, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who, with thee and the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth, One God, world without end. ./lmeñ. 7. Then the presiding Bishop and Bishops present, shall lay their hands upon the Head of the elected Bishop

hheeling before them, the presiding

Bishop saying,
RECEIVE the Holy Ghost, for

the office and work of a Bi

shop in the Church of God, now
committed unto thee by the im-
position of our hands: In the
name of the Father, and of the
Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Amen. And remember that thou
stir up the grace of God, which
is given thee by this imposition
of our hands: For God hath not
given us the spirit of fear; but of
power, and love, and soberness.
" Then the presiding Bishop shall de-

liver him the Bible, saying,
IVE heed unto reading, ex-
hortation, and doctrine; think
upon the things contained in this
book; be diligent in them, that
the increase coming thereby may
be manifest unto all men ; for by
so doing thou shalt both save thy-
self and them that hear thee. Be

to the flock of girit a shepherd,

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THE lot a wolf; feed them, devour hem not: Hold up the weak, heal the sick, bind up the broken, rink again the outcasts. seek the ost. Be so merciful, that you be not too remiss; so minister disciline, that you forget not mercy: hat when the Chief Shepherd hall appear, you may receive he never-fading crown of glory hrough Jesus Christ our Lord. olmen.' " Then the presiding Bishop shall proceed in the Communion Service; with whom the new consecrated Bishop, with others, shall also communicate. s.And sor the last Collect, immediately before the Benediction, shall be said this Prayer: s OST merciful Father, we beseech thee to send down pon this thy servant thy hea

'only blessing; and so endue him the Holy Ghost, be amon with thy Holy Spirit, that he land remain reaching thy word, may not limen.

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are us, good Lord. ‘om all evil and mischief; sin; from the crafts and ass of the devil; from thy h, and from everlasting dam}ll, Dod Lord, delirer us. ‘om all blindness of heart : pride, vain-glory, and hyisy; from envy, hatred, and ce, and all uncharitableness, 00d Lord, deliver us. rom all inordinate and sinful :tions; and from all the deof the world, the flesh, and devil, 00d Lord, delirer us. rom lightning and tempest: 1 plague, pestilence, and fae; from battle and murder, from sudden death, ood Lord, delirer us. rom all sedition, privy conicy, and rebellion ; from all doctrine, heresy and schism; 1 hardness of heart, and conpt of thy word and commandit, 000. Lord, deliver us. y the mystery of thy holy ination; by thy holy nativity circuincision; by thy bap, fasting, and temptation, 000 Lord, deliver vs. y thine agony and bloody it; by thy cross and passion ; hy precious death and burial: hy glorious resurrection and nsion ; and by the consing of Holy Ghost, Dod Lord, deliver us. all time of our tribulation ; 1 time of our prosperity; in lour of death, and in the day dgment, 200. Lord, deliver us. e sinners do beseech thee to US, O Lord God; and that it

may please thee to rule and govern thy holy Church universal in the right way: H'e liescech thce to hear ws, good Lord. That it may please thee to bless and preserve all Christian rulers and magistrates; giving them grace to execute justice, and to maintain truth; We beseech thee to hear us, good J.Ord. That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with true knowledge and understanding of thy word; and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, and show it accordingly; He bescech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bless these thy servants, now to be admitted to the order of Deacons [or Priests, and to pour thy grace upon them ; that they may duly execute their office, to the edifying of thy Church, and the glory of thy holy name; He beseech the c to hear us, good Flord. That it may please thee to bless and keep all thy people; JP'e beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, and concord ; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord That it may please thce to give us an heart to love and fear thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments; IVc beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

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to hear meekly thy word, and to receive it with pure affection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Spirit; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to bring into the way of truth, all such as have erred and are deceived; Ise beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to strengthen such as do stand, and to comfort and help the weakhearted, and to raise up those who fall, and finally to beat down satan under our feet; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to succour, help, and comfort, all who are in danger, necessity, and tribulation; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to preserve all who travel by land or by water, all women in the perils of child-birth, all sick persons, and young children, and to show thy pity upon all prisoners and captives; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to defend and provide for the fatherless children, and widows, and all who are desolate and oppressed : We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to have mercy upon all men ; ". beseech thee to hear us, good Tra. . That it may please thee to for. štvo our enemies, persecutors,

and slanderers, and to turn their hearts;

THE LITANY AND SUFFRAGES."

We beseech thee to hourug Lord. *; That it may please thee to and preserve to our use the ly fruits of the earth,so thatin time we may enjoy them; Ife beseech thee to hearts, Lord. That it may please theet. us true repentance; to forgio all our sins, negligences, and norances; and to endue us the grace of thy Holy Spiri, amend our lives accordings, holy word; We beseech thee to hear ungo Lord. Son of God, we beseed to hear us. *| Son of God, we beseech is hear us. o O lamb of God, who to away the sins of the world... Grant us thy peace. O Lamb of God, who away the sins of the world, Hare mercy upon us. T The Bishop may, at his di omit all that follows, to the He humbly beseech thee O F. O Christ, hear us. O Christ, hear us. Lord, have mercy upon to Lord, have mercy upon to Christ, have mercy upon Christ, have mercy uponto, Lord, have mercy uponto Lord, have mercy upon to Then shall the Bishop, and theo with him, say the Lord's Prayer UR Father, who art in ven, Hallowed be thy Thy Kingdom come; Thy be done on Earth, as it is in ven; Give us this day our bread; And forgive us our passes, as we forgive th9:0

trespass against us; And!

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into temptation; But deliver rom evil. Amen. lishop. O Lord, deal not with |ccording to our sins; Inswer. Neither reward us acding to our iniquities. hishop. Let us pray. God, merciful Father, who despisest not the sighing of a trite heart, nor the desire of h as are sorrowful; mercifully st our prayers which we make ore thee in all our troubles and ersities, whensoever they opSS us; and graciously hear us, those evils which the crast | Subtilty of the devil or man sketh against us, may, by thy ld providence, be brought to . that we thy servants, be

urt by no persecutions, may rmore give thanks unto thee hy holy Church, through JeChrist our Lord. ) Lord, arise, help us, and derus, for thy name's cake. GOD, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have de'ed unto us, the noble works thou didst in their days, and he old time before them. ) Lord, arise, help us, and deliits, for thine honour. ilory be to the Father, and the Son, and to the IHoly Ost;

.As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. From our enemies defend us, O Christ. Graciously look upon our afflictions. With pity behold the sorrows of our hearts. ..}sercifully forgive the sins of thy people. Favourably with mercy hear our prayers. O Son of David, have mercy upon us Both now and ever, vouchsafe to hear us, O Christ. Graciously hear us, O Christ; graciously hear us, O Lord Christ. O Lord, let thy mercy be showed upon us; .1s we do put our trust in thee. Bishop. Let us pray. WE humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and, for the glory of thy name, turn from its all those evils that we most justly have deserved; and grant that, in all our troubles, we may put our whole trust and confidence in thy inercy, and evermore serve thee in holiness and pureness of living, to thy honour and glory, through our only Mediator and Advocate, Jesus Christ our Lord, /liten.

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