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of the Jews: And how I kept back him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest that nothing that was profitable unto you, I love thee. He saith unto him, but have shewed you, and have taught Feed my lambs. He saith to him a. you publickly, and from house to gain the second time, Simon, son of house, testifying both to the Jews, Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith and also to the Greeks, repentance unto him, Yea, Lord, thou knowest toward God, and faith toward our that I love thee. He saith unto him, Lord Jesus Christ. And now be- Feed my sheep. He saith unto hin hold, I go bound in the spirit unto the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, Jerusalem, 'not knowing the things lovest thou mé ? Peter was grieved that shall befal me there ; save that because he said unto him the third the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every time, Lovest thou me? And he said city, saying, That bonds and afflic. unto him, Lord, thou knowest all tions abide me. But none of these things; thou knowest that I love things move me, neither count I my thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed life dear unto myself, so that I might my sheep. finish my course with joy, and the

Or else this. St. John xx. 19. ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the Gos- THE same day at evening, being pel of the grace of God. And now the first day of the week, when behold, I know that ye all, among the doors were shut where the disciwhom I have gone preaching the ples were assembled for fear of the kingdom of God, shall see my face Jews, came Jesus, and stood in the no more. Wherefore I take you to midst, and saith unto them, Peace record this day, that I am pure from be unto you. And when he had so the blood of all men. For I have said, he shewed unto them his hands not shunned to declare unto you all and his side. Then were the disci. the counsel of God. Take heed there. ples glad, when they saw the Lord. fore unto yourselves, and to all the Then saith Jesus to them again, flock over the which the Holy Ghost Peace be unto you : as my Father hath made you Overseers, to feed the hath sent me, even so send I you. Church of God, which he hath pur. And when he had said this, he breathchased with his own blood. For ied on them, and saith unto them, know this, that after my departing Receive ye the holy Ghost. Whoseshall grievous wolves enter in among soever sins ye remit, they are remityou, not sparing the flock. Also of ted unto them; and whosesoever sins your own selves shall men arise ye retain, they are retained. speaking perverse things, to draw a.

Or this. St. Matth. xxviii. 18. way disciples after them. Therefore


ESUS came and spake unto them, space of three years, I ceased not to saying, All power is given unto warn every one night and day with me in heaven and in earth. Go ye tears. And now, brethren, I com.

therefore and teach all nations, bapmend you to God, and to the word tizing them in the Name of the of his grace, which is able to build Father, and of the Son, and of the you up, and to give you an inhe. Holy Ghost; teaching them to obritance among all them which are serve all things whatsoever I have sanctified. I have coveted no man's commanded you : and lo, I am with silver, or gold, or apparel ; yea, ye you alway, even unto the end of the yourselves know, that these hands world. have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. I

After the Gospel, and the Nicene Creed, have shewed you all things, how that

and the Sermon are ended, the Elected

Bishop (vested with his Rochet) shall be so labouring ye ought to support the presented by two Bishops unto the Archweak; and to remember the words

bishop of that province (or to some other of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is Bishop appointed by larojul commismore blessed to give than to receive. sion) the Archbishop sitting in his chair Then another Bishop shall read the

near the holy Talle, and the Dishops Gospel

that present him saying, St. John xxi. 15. JESUS saith to Simon Peter, Si.

OST Reverend Father in God, MOST

we present unto you this godly mon, son of Jonas, lovest thou and well-learned man to be Ordain. me more than these? He saith unto ed and Consecrated Bishop.

Barnabas, and sent them

forth. Let A truly called to this Ministration,

1 Then shall the Archbishop demand the a Bishop; and replenish him so skih

Queen's Mandate for the Consecration, the truth of thy doctrine, and adorn and cause it to be read. And then shall him with innocency of life, thai, be ministered unto them the Oath of both by word and deed, he may due Obedience to the Archbishop, as faithfully serve thee in this Office, followeth.

to the glory of thy Name, and the The Oath of due Obedience to the edifying and well-governing of thy Archbishop.

Church; through the merits of our

Saviour Jesus Christ, who liveth IN the Name of God, Amen. IN

chosen Bishop of the Church and and reigneth with thee and the Holy See of N. do profess and promise all Ghost, world without end. Amen. due reverence and obedience to the T Then the Archbishop, sitting in his Archbishop and to the Metropoliti- chair, shall say to him that is to be cal Church of N. and to their Suc- Consecrated, çessors : So help me God, through BR

ROTHER, forasmuch as the holy Christ.

Scripture and the ancient Canons This Oath shall not be made at the Con-command, that we should not be secralion of an Archbishop.

hasty in laying on hands, and ad. q Then the Archbishop shall move the in the Church of Christ, which he

mitting any person to Government Congregation present to pray, saying hath purchased with no less price thus to them:

than the effusion of his own blood; Gospel of Saint Luke, That our stration, I will examine you in cer. Saviour Christ continued the whole tain Articles, to the end that the night in prayer, before he did choose Congregation present may have a and send forth his twelve Apostles. trial, and bear witness, how you be It is written also in the Acts of the minded to behave yourself in the Apostles, That the Disciples who Church of God. were at Antioch did fast and

pray, before they laid hands on

RE persuaded you be us therefore, following the example according to the will of our Lord of our Saviour Christ, and his Apo- Jesus Christ, and the order of this stles, first fall to prayer, before we Realm? admit, and send forth this person pre- Answer. I am so persuaded. sented unto us, to the work whereunto we trust the Holy Ghost hath

The Archbishop. called him.


RE you persuaded that the holy 1 And then shall be said the Litany, as

bejore in the form of Ordering Dea- all doctrine required of necessity for cons, save only, that after this place eternal salvation through faith in That it may please thee to illuminate Jesus Christ ? And are you deterall Bishops, &c. the proper Sufrage mined out of the same holy Scripthere following shall be omitted, and tures to instruct the people com. this inserted instead of it; mitted to your charge; and to teach

of this our Brother elected, and to necessity to eternal salvation, but send thy grace upon him, that he that which you shall be persuaded may duly execute the Office where may be concluded and proved by the unto he is called, to the edifying of same? thy Church, and to the honour, Answer. I am so persuaded, and praise and glory of thy Name; determined, by God's grace.

Answer. We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

The Archbishop.

TILL then exercise ALMOGHTY.God, giver of all tures, and call upon God by prayer,

good things, who by thy Holy for the true understanding of the Spirit hast appointed divers Orders same; so as you may be able by of Ministers in thy Church; Mer- them to teach and exhort with wholecifully behold this thy servant now called to the Work and Ministry of convince the gainsayers ?

some Doctrine, and to withstand and

Then shall be said this Prayer following. Wyourself in ene same holy


Answer. I am ready, the Lord COME, Holy Ghost, our souls in.

Wand worldly nuses, and live so

Answer. I will so do, by the help the latter day; through Jesus Christ of God.

our Lord. Amen. The Archbishop.

Then shall the Bishop elect put on the ,

rest of the Episcopal habit ; and kneel. diligence, to banish and drive ing down, Veni, Creator Spiritus, shall away all erroneous and strange doc- be sung or said over him, the Archtrine contrary to God's Word; and bishop beginning, and the Bishops, with both privately and openly to call

others that are present, answering by upon and encourage others to the

verres, as followeth. same?

, being my helper.

And lighten with celestial fire.

Thou the anointing Spirit art,
The Archbishop.

Who dost thy seven-fold gifts impart.
TILL you deny all ungodliness Thy blessed Unction from above,

Is comfort, life, and fire of love. berly, righteously, and godly, in this Enable with perpetual light present world; that you may shew. The dulness of our blinded sight. yourself in all things an example of good works unto others, that the Anoint and cheer our soiled face adversary may be ashamed, having Keep far our foes, give peace at

With the abundance of thy grace. nothing to say against you? Answer. I will so do, the Lord

home: being my helper.

Where thou art guide, no ill can come.

Teach us to know the Father, Son, The Archbishop.

And thee, of both, to be Lut One. WI

TILL you maintain and set for. That, through the ages all along,

ward, as much as shall lie in This may be our endless song ; you, quietness, love, and peace a- Praise to thy eternal merit, mong all men ; and such as be un.

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. quiet, disobeclient, and criminous, within your Diocese, correct and

Or this: , such

&c. to you shall be committed by the As before in the Form for Ordering Ordinance of this Realm ?

Priests. Answer. I will so do, by the help of God.

That ended, the Archbishop shall say, The Archbishop.

Lord, hear our prayer.

Answer. And let our cry come WILL you be faithful in Ordain.

ing, sending, or laying hands unto thee. upon other's ?

Answer. will so be, by the help LMIGHTY God, and most merof God. The Archbishop.

finite goodness hast given thine only and be merciful for Christ's to be our Redeemer, and the Author sake to poor and needy people, and of everlasting life; who, after that to all strangers destitute of help? he had made perfect our Redemption

Answer. I will so shew myself, by by his death, and was ascended into God's help.

heaven, poured down his gifts a.

bundantly upon men, making some 1 Then the Archbishop standing up shall Apostles, some Prophets, some Esay,

vangelists,some Pastors and Doctors, LMIGHTY God, our heavenly to the edifying and making perfect

his Church; Grant, we beseech thee, good will to do all these things, to this thy servant such grace, that Grant also unto you strength and he may evermore be ready to spread power to perform the same; that, he abroad thy Gospel, the glad tidings accomplishing in you the good work of reconciliation with thee; and use which he hath begun, you may be the authority given him, not to de found perfect and irreprehensible at struction, but to salvation; not to our doings, with thy most grathe things contained in this Book. cious favour, and further us with Be diligent in them, that the in- thy continual help; that in all our crease coming thereby may be mani. works begun, continued, and ended fest unto all men. Take heed unto in thee, we may glorify thy holy thyself, and to doctrine, and be dili. Name, and finally by thy mercy obgent in doing them : for by so doing tain everlasting life; through Jesus thou shalt both save thyself and them Christ our Lord. Amen. that hear thee. Be to the flock of Cherist a shepherdmoto. Waleidfeud THL peacerst anodingo hicde passeth

as you have by God's Word, and as COME, Holy Ghost, eternal God,

Let us pray.

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hurt, but to help : so that as a wise fading crown of glory; through Jeand faithful servant, giving to thy sus Christ our Lord. Amen. family their portion in due season, he may at last be received into ever

Then the Archbishop shall proceed is

the Communion-Service; with whom tko lasting joy; through Jesus Christ our

nero Consecrated Bishop (with others) Lord, who, with thee and the Holy

shall also communicate. Ghost liveth and reigneth, one God, world without end. Amen.

And for the last Collect, immediately

before the Benediction, shall be said 1 Then the Archbishop and Bishops pre

these Prayers. sent shall lay their hands upon the head

OST merciful Father, we bethem upon his knees, the Archbishop this thy servant thy heavenly blesssaying,

ing; and so endue him with thy holy Office and Work a

may not only be earnest to , the Church of God, now committed beseech, and rebuke with all patience unto thee by the Imposition of our and doctrine; but also may be to hands; In the Name of the Father, such as believe a wholesome exam. and of the Son, and of the Holy ple, in word, in conversation, in Ghost. Amen. And remember that love, in faith, in chastity, and in thou stir up the grace of God which purity; that, faithfully fulfilling his is given thee by this Imposition of course, at the latter day he may re. our hands : for God hath not given ceive the crown of righteousness laid us the spirit of fear, but of power, up by the Lord the righteous Judge, and love, and soberness.

who liveth and reigneth one God ( Then the Archbishop shall deliver him with the Father and the Holy Ghost, the Bible, saying,

world without end. Amen. IVE heed unto reading, exhorta- REVENT us, O Lord, in all

, Hold up all understanding, keep your the weak, heal the sick, bind up the hearts and minds in the knowledge broken, bring again the out-casts, and love of God, and of his Son Je. seek the lost. Be so merciful, that sus Christ our Lord: And the blessyou be not too remiss ; so minister ing of God Almighty, the Father, discipline, that you forget not mercy: the Son, and the Holy Ghost be a. that when the chief Shepherd shall mongst you, and remain with you appear you may receive the never always. Anien.



To be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every year,

upon the Twentieth Day of June ; being the Day on which Her Majesty began her happy Reign.

I plications, Pragers, Intercessions;

T The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holz-days in all things;

except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed. V this Day shall happen to be Şunday, this whole Office shall be wood, as it for

loweth, entirely. Morning Prayer shall begin toith these In her time let the righteous flouSentences.

rish : and let peace be in all our bor. EXHORT that first of all, Sup- ders. Psal. Ixxii. 7. & cxlvii. 14.

As for her enemies, clothe them with and giving of Thanks, be made for shame : but upon herself let her crown all men, for Kings, and for all that flourish. Psal. cxxxii. 19. are in Authority, that we may lead Blessed be the Lord God, even the a quiet and peaceable life, in all god - God of Israel : which only doeth liness and honesty: For this is good wondrous things. Psal. Ixxii. 18. and acceptable unto God our Sa. And blessed be the Name of his Maviour. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.

jesty for ever : and all the eurth shall If we say that we have no sin, we be filled with his Majesty. Amen, deceive ourselves, and the truth is not Amen. Ver. 19. in us; but, if we confess our sins, he Glory be to the Father, and to the is faithful and just to forgive us our Son : and to the Holy Ghost; sins, and to cleanse us from all un- As it was in the beginning, is now, righteousness. 1 St. John i. 8, 9. and ever shall be : world without end.

Amen. ( Instead of Venite exultem is the Hymn following shall be said or sung ono

Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci. Verse by the Pricst, and another by the

Proper Lessons. Clerk and people.

The First, Josh. i. to the end of the LORD our Governour : how

ninth Verse. excellent is thy Name in all the

Te Deum. world! Psal. viii. 1.

The Second, Rom. xiii. Lord, what is man, that thou hast

Jubilate Deo. such respect unto him : or the son of man, that thou 80 regardest him! The Suffrages next after the Creed shall Psal. cxliv. 3.

stand The merciful and gracious Lord Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy hath so done his marvellous works :

upon us. that they ought to be had in remem- Ans. And grant us thy salvation. brance. Psal. cxi. 4.

Priest. 0 Lord, save the Queen ; o that men would therefore praise Ans. Who putteth her trust in thee. the Lord for his goodness : and de- Priest. Send her help from thy clare the wonders that he doeth for the holy place. children of men! Psal. cvii. 21.

Ans. And evermore mightily defend Behold, o God our defender : and her. look upon the face of thine Anointed. Priest. Let her enemies have no Psal. Ixxxiv. 9.

advantage against her. o hold thou up her goings in thy Ans. Let not the wicked approach paths : that her footsteps slip not. to hurt her. Psal. xvii. 5.

Priest. Endue thy Ministers with Grant the Queen a long life : and righteousness. make her glad with the joy of thy Ans. And make thy chosen people countenance. Paul, lxi. 6. & xxi. 6. joyful.

Let her dwell before thee for ever : Priest. O Lord, save thy people. O prepare thy loving mercy and faith- Ans. And bless thine inheritance. funess, thai they may preserve her. Priest. Give peace in our time, Psal. lxi. 7.


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