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Secord. St. John. chap. X. verse I to the Kingdom, and the Power, and the verse 19.

Glory, for ever and ever. Amen. 1 Morning Prayer ended, the Priest

Then shall the Prest who acts as the who wts as the Institutur, standing Institutor receive the Incumbent within within the rails of the Altar, shall say,

the rails of the Altar, and present kim EARLY beloved in the Lord, we the Bible, Book of Common Prayer,

have assembled for the purpose of and Books of Canons of the Generas instituting the Rev. 1. B. into this Pa- and State Convention, saying as fol. rish, or Church) as Priest and Rector

loros: (or Associated Rector,

ECEIVE these books; and let them Bessed of your vote that he has been so elected as also of the prescribed Letter

pensing the divine word, in leading the of Institution But if any of you can

devotions of the people, and in exercising

the discipline of the Church; and be thou show just cause why he may not be instituted, we proceed no further, because

in all things a pattern to the flock com

mitted to thy care we would not that an unworthy person should minister among you

Then shall be said or sung the follow 1 any objection he offered, the Priest

ing Anthem. who acts as the Institutor shall judge

Laudate Vomen. tehether it afford just cause to suspend the service to ohjection being of paredeO PRAISE the Lord, laud ye the

name of the Lord : praise it, Oye or the Priest toho acts as the Institutor servants of the Lord.

Psalm CAXX choosing to go on with the service, he verse 1. shall next read the Letter of Institu. 2 Ye that stand in the house of the tion, and then shall the senior Witrden, Lord; in the courts of the house of our (or the Member of the l'estry supply. God Verse 2 ing his place) present the keys of the 3 O praise the Lord, for the Lord is Church to the new Incumbent, saying, gracious: Osing praises unto his name, N name and behalf of

Parish for it is lovely IN

Verse 3 (or Church, I do receive and ac- 4 The Lord is gracious and mereiful, knowledge you, the Rev. A. B. as Priest long suffering and of great goodness. and Rector (or Associated Rector, or

Psalm cxlv. verse Assistant Minister) of the same, and in

5 The Lord is loving unto every man; token thereof, give into your hands the

and his merry is over all his works. keys of this Church

Verse 9 Then the new Incumbent shall say,

6 All thy works praise thee, O Lord; and thy Saints give thanks unto thee

Verse 10. I, house of God at your hands, as the 7 The Lord doth build up Jerusalem ; pledges of my Institution, and of your and gather together the outcasts of Is parochial recognition, and promise to be

Psalm cxlvii. verse 2 a faithful Shepherd over you, in the name 8 He healeth those that are broken in of the Father, and of the Son, and of the heart ; and giveth medicine to heal their Holy Ghost

sickness. Verse 3 Here the Instituting Minister shall

9 The Lord's delight is in them that begin the office.

fear him, and put their trust in his merMin. The Lord be with you.

cy. Verse 11.'

10 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; Ans. And with thy spirit

praise thy God, o Zion Verse 12.

11 For he hath made fast the bars of

thy gates; and hath blessed thy children ings, with thy most gracious favour, within thee. Verse 13 and further us with thy continual belp, 12 He maketh peace in thy borders ; that in all our works begun, continued, and filleth thee with four of wheat and ended in thee, we may glorify thy Verse 14. holy name, and finally by thy mercy 13 He is our God, even the God of obtain everlasting life through Jesus whom cometh salvation : God is the Christ our Lord; who hath laught us to Lord by whom we escape death Psalın pray unto thee, O Almighty Father, in Ixviii. verse 20 his prevailing name and words,

14 O God, wonderful art thou in thy Our Father, who art in Heaven, Hal

holy places, even the God of Israel; ho lowed be thy Name : Thy Kingdom will give strength and power unto his come ; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it people Blessed be God Verse 35. is in Heaven ; Give us this day our daily Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as and to the Holy Ghost; we forgive those who trespass against As it was in the beginning, is now, and us; And lead us not into templation; ever shall be, world without end. But deliver us from evil: For thine is Min. The law was given by Moseu

rael

Let us pray

in praises, to

shall say,

Let us pray.

Peop. But grace and truth came by all the wishes and desires of my wil Jesus Christ.

centre in what thou hast commanded Min. & Peop. Who is God over all, And, to make me instrumental in promo. blessed for evermore. Amen

ting the salvation of the people now comLet us pray.

mitted to my charge, grant that I may

faithfully administer thy holy Sacra MO

TOST gracious God, the giver of all ments, and by my life and doetrine set

good and perfect gifts, who, of thy forth thy true and lively word Be ever wise providence hast appointed divers orders in thy Church : give thy grace,

with me in the performance of all the

duties of my ministry. in prayer to we beseech thee, to thy servant, lo whom

quicken my devotion ; the charge of this congregation is now

heighten my love and gratitude and in committed ; and so replenish him with preaching, to give a readiness of thought the truth of thy doctrine. endue him

and expression suitable to the cleamess with innocency of life, that he may faith. and excellency of thy Holy Word. fully serve before thee, to the glory of Grant this for the sake of Jesus Christ thy great name, and the benefit of thy

thy Son our Saviour. holy Church, through Jesus Christ, our Only Mediator and Redeemer Amen

1 The instituted Minister, standing up HOLY Jesus, who hast purchased O

The Lord be with you.

Ans And with thy spirit hast promised to be with the minis ers of Apostolic Sucession to the end of the world; be gracwusly pleased to bless the ALMIGHTY God, who hast built ministry and service of him, who is now

thy Church upon the foundation of appointed to offer the sacrifices of prayer

the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ and praise to thee in this house, which is

himself being the Chief Corner Stone; called by thy name. May the words of

grant that, by the operation of the Holy his mouth, and the meditation of his

Ghost, all Christians may be so joined heart be always acceptable in thy sight, together in unity of spirit, and in the O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer.

bond of peace, that they may be an Holy

Temple acceptable unto thee And es Amen

pecially, to this congregation present, O GOD, Holy Ghost, Sanctifier of the

give the abundance of thy grace ; that Faithful, visit, we pray thee, this

with one heart, they may desire the pros. congregation with thy love and favour : enlighten their minds more and more

perity of thy holy Apostolic Church, and with the light of the everlasting Gospel;

with one mouth. may profess the faith

once delivered to the Saints. Defend graft in their hearts a love of the truth

them from the sins of heresy and schism; increase in them true religion ; nourish let not the foot of pride come migh to them with all goodness and of thy

hurt them, nor the hand of the ungodly great mercy keep them in the same, (

to cast them down. And grant that blessed Spirit, whom with the Father and

the course of this world may be so the Son together we worship and glorify

peaceably ordered by thy Governance, as one God, world without end Amen

that thy Church may joyfully serve thee Benediction.

in all godly quietness; that so they may THE

THE God of peace, who brought walk in the ways of truth and peace, and

again from the dead our Lord Jesus at last be numbered with thy Saints in Christ, the great Shepherd of the sheep, glory everlasting, through thy merits, 0 through the blood of the everlasting Cov. Glessed Jesus, thou gracious Bishop and enant, make you perfect in every good Shepherd of our souls, who arl, with the work to do his will, working in you that Father and the Holy Ghost, one God, which is well pleasing in his sight, world without end Amen. through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory Then shall follow the Sermon : and af: for ever and ever. Amen

ter that the instituted Minister shall Then shall the instituted Minister proceed to the Communion Service, and kneel at the Altar to present his suppli. to administer the holy Eucharist to kis

cation for himself., in this form: Congregation : and after the Benedic. O my I

tion, which he shall always pronounce) that thou shouldest come under my the Hardens, l'estry, and others shall roof; yet thou hast honoured thy ser. salute and welcome him, bidding him vant with appointing him lo stand in thy House, and to serve at thy Holy Altar. 1 When the Bishop of the Diocese is preTo thee and to thy service I devote my. sent at the institution of a Minister, de self, soul, body, and spirit.. with all shall make to him the address prescribed their powers and faculties

in this office in the form of a letter; memory with the words of thy law; en. and may perform such other duties lighten my understanding with the illu. herein assigned the Instituting Minis. mination of the Holy Ghost; and may ter as he way choose.

God speed.

Fill my

WHOLE BOOK

OP

P SA LMS,

IN METRE;

WITH

HYMNS,

SUITZD TO

THE FEASTS AND FASTS OF THE CHURCH,

And other occasions of

PUBLIC WORSHIP.

SECOND STEREOTYPE EDITION.

NEW-YORK: PUBLISHED BY WHITE, GALLAHER, & WHITE.

1828.

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BY the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity of the

Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, in Convention, this 13th day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine

This translation of the Whole Book of Psalms into Metre, with Hymns, is set forth, and allowed to be sung in all Congregations of the said Church, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer, and also before and after Sermons, at the discretion of the

Minister. And it shall be the duty of every Minister of any Church, either by standing directions, or from time to time, to appoint the Por tions of Psalms which are to be sung.

And further, it shall be the duty of every Minister, with such as sistance as he can obtain from persons skilled in music, to give ord concerning the Tunes to be sung, at any time, in his Church: And, especially, it shall be his duty, to suppress all light and unseemly music, and all inde ency and irreverence in the performance; by which vain and ungodly persons profane the service of the Sano tuary.

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PSALM 1

9 - Thy threat'ning sceptre thou shalt OW blest is he, who ne'er consents

shake, H By M advice to walk,

** And crush them every where ; Nor stands in sinners' ways, nor sits

" As massy bars of iron break Where men protanely talk,

The potter's brittle ware." 2 But makes the perfect law of God 10 Learn then, ye princes; and give ear, His business and delight;

Ye judges of the earth; Devoutly reads therein by day,

11 Worship the Lord with holy fear; And meditates ly nighi.

Rejoice with awful mirth. 3 Like some fair tree, which, fed by

12 Appease the Son with due respect, streams,

Your timely homage pay:
With limely fruit does bend,

Lest he revenge the bold neglect
He still shall flourish, and success

Incens'd by your delay.
All his designs altend.

13 If but in part his anger rise, 4 Ungodly men, and their altempts,

Who can endure the frame ?
No lasting rool shall find;

Then blest are they, whose hope relies Untimely blasted and dispersed

On his most holy name.
Like chaff before the wind

PSALM IU. 5 Their guilt shall strike the wicked | How many, Lord; of late are grown Before their Judge's face

And as their numbers hourly rise, No formal hypocrite shall then

So does their rage increase. vong the saints have place.

2 Insulting, they my soul upbraid, God approves the just man's ways;

And him whom I adore ;
To happiness they tend

"The God in whom he trusts," But sinners, and the paths they tread,

Shall rescue him no more.
Shall both in ruin end.

3 But thou, O Lord, art my defence ;

On thee my hopes rely
PSALM 11

Thou art my glory, and shall yet
TITH restless and ungorem'd rage, Lift up my head on high.

Why do the heathen storm? 4 Since whensoe'er. in like distress,
Why in such rash attempts engage,

To God I made my prohill;
As they can ne'er perform

He heard me from
2 The great in council and in might Why should I now despair ?
Their varuus forces bring;

5 Guarded by him, I laid me down, Against the Lord they all unite,

My sweet repose to take;
And his anointed King.

For i through him securely sleep, 3. Must we submit their com- Through him in safety wake. mands ?

6 No fore nor fury of my foes Presumptuously they say:

My courage shall confound, "No, let us break their slavish bands, Were they as many hosts as men, ** And cast their chains away

That have beset me round. 4 But God, who sits enthron'd on high, 7 Arise, and save me, U my God, And sees how they combine.

Who oft hast own'diny cause, Does their conspiring surength defy, And scaltered oft these foes to me, And mocks their vain design.

And to thy righteous laws.
5 Thick clouds of wrath divine shall 9 Salvation to the Lord belongs;
break

He only can defend
On his rebellious foes;

His blessings he extends to all
And thus will he in thunder speak

That on his power depend.
To all that dare oppose :

PSALM IV
6 - Though w.adly you dispute my will.
“ The King that I ordain,

To my complaint give ear: " Whose throne is fix'd on Sion's hill, Thou still redeem st me from distress; “ Shall there securely reign

Have mercy, Lord, and hear. 7 Attend, earth, whilst i declare

2 How long will ye, O sons of men, God's uncontrolled decree:

To blo, my fame devise ?
" Thou art my Son, this day, my heir, How long your vain designs pursue,
“ Have I begotten thee.

And spread malicious lies
Ask, and receive thy full demands; 3 Consider that the righteous mau
« Thine shall the heathen be ;

Is God's peculiar choice; 1. The utmost limits of the lands

And when to him I make my prayer " Shall be possess'd by thee.

He always hears my voice.

O LORDylbomore my mighteous Judge,

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