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Keep far our foes, give peace at home; Where thou art Guide, no ill can come. Teach us to know the Father, Son, ...And Thee, of both to be but One: That through the ages all along, This may be our endless song; Praise to thy eternal merit, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Or this: OME, Holy Ghost, eternal God, Proceeding from above, Both from the Father and the Son, The God of peace and love; Visit our minds, into our hearts Thy heavenly grace inspire; That truth and godliness we may Pursue with full desire. Thou art the very Comforter In grief and all distress; The heavenly gift of God most High; JWo tongue can it eacpress; The fountain and the living spring Of joy celestial; The fire so bright, the love so sweet, The Unction spiritual. ... ." Thou in thy gifts art manifold, By them Christ’s Church doth stands: In faithful hearts thou writ'st thy law, The finger of God’s hand. According to thy promise, Lord, Thou givest speech with grace; -That, through ily help, God's praises may Resound in ev'ry place. O Holy Ghost, into our minds Send down thy heav'nly light; Kindle our hearts with fervent zeal, To serve God day and might. Our weakness strengthen and confirm, For, Lord, thou know'st us frail; That neither devil, world, nor flesh JAgainst us may prevail. Put back our enemies far from us, And help us to obtain Peace in our hearts with God and man, The best, the truest gain; And grant that thou being, O Lord, Our leader and our guide, We may escape the snares of sin, JAnd never from thee slide. Such measures of thy pow'rful grace Grant, Lord, to us, we pray; That thou may’st be our Comforter ...At the last dreadful day. Of strife and of dissension Dissolve, O Lord, the bands, Jind knit the knots of peace and love Throughout all Christian lands. Grant us the grace that we may know The Father of all might, That we of his beloved Son, JMay gain the blissful sight; And that we may with perfect faith Ever acknowledge thee; The Spirit of Father, and of Son, God in Persons Three. To God the Father laud and praise, 4: % ". ; mal to the JHol irit of grace, Co-equal #. 5.3 And pray we, that our only Lord Would please his Spirit to send On all that shall profess his name, From hence to the world’s end. Amen.
T That ended, the Presiding Bishop shall say,
Lord, hear our prayer; .Ans. And let our cry come unto thee.
Presid. Bishop. Let us pray.
LMIGHTY God and most merciful Father, who of thine infinite goodness hast giventhine only and dearly beloved Son Jesus Christ, to be our Redeemer, and the Author of everlasting life; who, after that he had made perfect our redemption by his death, and was ascended into heaven, poured down his gifts abundantly upon men, making some Apostles, 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 thee; and use the authority given him, not to destruction, but to salva. tion; 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. Amen.
now committed unto thee by the imposition 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 deliver him the Bible, saying, IVE heed unto reading, exhortation, 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 thyself and them that hear thee. Be to the flock of Christ a shepherd, not a wolf; feed them, devour them not: Hold up the weak, heal the sick, bind up the broken, bring again the outcasts, seek the lost. Be so merciful, that you be not too remiss; so minister discipline, that you forget not mercy; that when the Chief Shepherd shall appear, you may receive the never-fading crown of glory, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
T.And for the last Collect, im
mediately before the Benediction, shall be said this Prayer: OST merciful Father, we beseech thee to send down upon this thy servant thy heavenly blessing; and so endue him with thy Holy Spirit, that he, preaching thy word, may not only be earnest to reprove, beseech, and rebuke with all patience and doctrine; but also may be to such as believe, a wholesome example in word, in conversation, in love, in faith, in chastity, and in purity; that faithfully fulfilling his course, at the latter day he may receive the crown of righteousness laid up by the Lord, the righteous Judge, who liveth and reigneth one God with the Father and the Holy Ghost, world without end. 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 LITANY AND SUFFRAGES.
O God, the Father of heaven; have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O God, the Father of heaven; have mercy upon us miserable Sz71776.7°S. O God the Son, Redeemer of the world; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.
O God the Som, Redeemer of the world; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the Son; have mercy upon us miserable sinners.
O God the Holy Ghost, proceeding from the Father and the
Son; have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons, and one God; have mercy upon us miserable sinners. O holy, blessed, and glorious Trinity, three Persons, and one God; have mercy upon us miserable sinners. Remember not, Lord, our of. fences, nor the offences of our forefathers; neither take thou vengeance of our sins: Spare us, good Lord, spare thy people whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever; Spare us, good Lord. From all evil and mischief; from sin; from the crafts and assaults of the devil; from thy wrath, and from everlasting damnation, Good Lord, deliver us. From all blindness of heart; from pride, vain-glory, and hypocrisy; from envy, hatred, and malice, and all uncharitableness, Good Lord, deliver us. From all inordinate and sinful affections; and from all the deceits of the world, the flesh, and the devil, Good Lord, deliver us. From lightning and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle, and murder, and from sudden death, Good Lord, deliver us. From all sedition, privy conspiracy, and rebellion; from all false doctrine, heresy and schism; from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word and commandment, Good Lord, deliver us. . By the mystery of thy holy incarnation; by thy holy nativi
ty and circumcision; by thy baptism, fasting, and temptation, Good Lord, deliver us. By thine agony and bloody sweat; by thy cross and passion; by thy precious death and burial; by thy glorious resurrection and ascension; and by the coming of the Holy Ghost, Good Lord, deliver us. In all time of our tribulation; in all time of our prosperity; in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment, o Good Lord, deliver us. We sinners do beseech thee to hear us, O Lord God; and that it may please thee to rule and govern thy holy Church universal in the right way; //e beseech thee to hear us, 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; JWe beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and 1)eacons, 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; JWe beseech 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; We beseech thee to hear us,
That it, may please thee to bless and keep all thy people; JWe beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, and concord; JWe beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give us an heart to love and fear thee, and diligently to live after thy commandments; JWe beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all thy people increase of grace, to hear meekly thy word, and to receive it with pure affection, and to bring forth the fruits of the Spirit; JWe 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; JWe 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 beatdown 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; JWe 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 solo are desolate and oppresSeCl; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to have mercy upon all pmen; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to forgive our enemies, persecutors, and slanderers, and to turn their hearts; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so that in due time we may enjoy them; We beseech thee to %; 118, good Lord. That it may please thee to give us true repentance; to forgive us all our sins, negligences, and ignorances; and to endue us with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, to amend our lives according to thy holy word; We beseech thee to hear us, , good Lord. e Son of God, we beseech thee to hear us. Son of God, we beseech theo to hear us. O Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, Grant us thy peace. O Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, ave mercy upon us. T The Bishop may, at his discretion, omit |that follows, to the Prayer, We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c. O Christ, hear us. O Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. Lord, have mercy upon us. *I Then shall the Bishop, and the People with him, say the Lord’s Prayer. UR Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name ; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven: Give us this day our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil. .Amen. Aishop. O Lord, deal not with us according to our sins; JAmswer. Neither reward us according to our iniquities. Bishop. Let us pray. God, merciful Father, who despisest not the sighing of a contrite heart, nor the desire of such as are sorrowful; mercifully assist our prayers which we make before thee in all our troubles and adversities, whensoever they oppressus; and graciously hear us, that those evils which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man workethagainst us, may, by thy good providence, be brought to nought; that we thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, for thy name’s sake. O God, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers
have declared untous, the noble works that thou didst in their days, and in the old time before
CII). O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us, for thine honour. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; 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 af. flictions. With pity behold the sorrows of our hearts. Mercifully forgive the sins of thy people. Favourably with mercy hear Our prayers. O Son of David, have mercy tupon 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 o uS; .As we do put our trust in thee. Bishop. Let us pray. W. humbly beseech thee, O Father, mercifully to look upon our infirmities; and, for the glory of thy name, turn from us all those evils that we
Here endeth the Litany.