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hurt, but to help: so that as a wise and faithful servant, giving to thy family their portion in due season,
fading crown of glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
he may at last be received into ever-Then the Archbishop shall proceed in
lasting joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who, with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, one God, world without end. Amen.
Then the Archbishop and Bishops present shall lay their hands upon the head of the elected Bishop kneeling before them upon his knees, the Archbishop saying,
ECEIVE the holy Ghost, for the Office and Work of a Bishop in the Church of God, 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 Archbishop 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. Take heed unto thyself, and to doctrine, and be diligent in doing them: 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 out-casts, seek the lost. Be so merciful, that you be not too remiss; so minister discipline, that you forget not merey: that when the chief Shepherd shall appear you may receive the never
the Communion-Service; with whom the new Consecrated Bishop (with others) shall also communicate.
And for the last Collect, immediately before the Benediction, shall be said these Prayers.
MOST merciful Father, we be seech thee to send down upon this thy servant thy heavenly blessing; and so endue him with thy holy Spirit, that he, preaching thy Word,
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.
REVENT us, O Lord, in all
our doings, with thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A FORM OF
PRAYER WITH THANKSGIVING
TO ALMIGHTY GOD;
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.
The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed.
If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office shall be used, as it fol loweth, entirely.
I EXHORT that first of all, Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, and giving of Thanks, be made for all men, for Kings, and for all that are in Authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty: For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us; but, if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 St. John i. 8, 9.
Instead of Venite exultemus the Hymn following shall be said or sung; one Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people.
LORD our Governour: how excellent is thy Name in all the world! Psal. viii. 1.
Lord, what is man, that thou hast such respect unto him or the son of man, that thou so regardest him? Psal. exliv. 3.
The merciful and gracious Lord hath so done his marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance. Psal. cxi. 4.
O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men! Psal. cvii. 21.
Behold, O God our defender : and look upon the face of thine Anointed. Psal. Ixxxiv. 9.
O hold thou up her goings in thy paths that her footsteps slip not. Psal. xvii. 5.
Grant the Queen a long life and make her glad with the joy of thy countenance. Psal. lxi. 6. & xxi. 6.
Let her dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve her. Psal. Ixi. 7.
In her time let the righteous flourish: and let peace be in all our borders. Psal. lxxii. 7. & cxlvii. 14.
As for her enemies, clothe them with shame but upon herself let her crown flourish. Psal. cxxxii. 19.
Blessed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel which only doeth wondrous things. Psal. Ixxii. 18.
And blessed be the Name of his Majesty for ever and all the earth shall be filled with his Majesty. Amen, Amen. Ver. 19.
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.
Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, cl.
The First, Josh. i. to the end of the ninth Verse.
The Second, Rom. xiii.
The Suffrages next after the Creed shall sland thus.
Priest. O Lord, shew thy mercy upon us.
Ans. And grant us thy salvation. Priest. O Lord, save the Queen; Ans. Who putteth her trust in thee. Priest. Send her help from thy holy place.
Ans. And evermore mightily defend her.
Priest. Let her enemies have no advantage against her.
Ans. Let not the wicked approach to hurt her.
Priest. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness.
Ans. And make thy chosen people joyful.
Priest. O Lord, save thy people. Ans. And bless thine inheritance. Priest. Give peace in our time, O Lord.
Ans. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O
Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, a strong tower;
Ans. From the face of our enemies.
death obtain everlasting life and glory in the kingdom of heaven, by the Merits and Mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Then shall follow this Collect, for God's protection of the Queen against all her enemies.
MOST gracious God, who hast set thy servant VICTORIA our Queen upon the Throne of her Ancestors, we most humbly beseech thee to protect her on the same from all the dangers to which she may be exposed; Hide her from the gathering together of the froward, and from the insurrection of wicked doers; Do thou weaken the hands, blast the designs, and defeat the enterprizes of all her enemies, that no secret conspiracies, nor open violences, may disquiet her Reign; but that, being safely kept under the shadow of thy wing, and supported by thy power, she may triumph over all opposition: that so the world may acknowledge thee to be her defender and mighty deliverer in all difficulties and adpas-versities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
for Her Majesty's Accession to the Throne. LMIGHTY God, who rulest over all the kingdoms of the World, and disposest of them accordIng to thy good pleasure; We yield thee unfeigned thanks, for that thou wast pleased, as on this day, to place thy Servant our Sovereign Lady, Queen VICTORIA upon the Throne of this Realm. Let thy wisdom be her guide, and let thine arm strengthen her; let justice, truth, and holiness, let peace and love, and all those virtues that adorn the Christian Profession, flourish in her days; direct all her counsels and endeavours to thy glory, and the welfare of her people; and give us grace to obey her cheerfully and willingly for conscience sake; that neither our sinful sions, nor our private interests, may disappoint her cares for the publick good; let her always possess the hearts of her people, that they may never be wanting in honour to her Person, and dutiful submission to her Authority; let her Reign be long and prosperous, and crown her with immortality in the life to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
In the end of the Litany (which shall always be used upon this Day) after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Fa ther, &c. shall the following Prayer, for the Queen und Royal Family, be used.
LORD our God, who upholdest and governest all things in heaven and earth; receive our humble prayers, with our hearty thanksgivings, for our Sovereign Lady VICTORIA, as on this day, set over us by thy grace and providence to be our Queen; and sotogether with her bless Albert Edward Prince of Wales, the Princess of Wales, and all the Royal Family; that they all, ever trusting in thy goodness, protected by thy power, and crowned with thy gracious and endless favour, may continue before thee in health, peace, joy, and honour, and may live long and happy lives upon earth, and after
Then the Prayer for the High Court of
Parliament (if sitting.)
In the Communion Service, immediately before the reading of the Epistle, instead of the Collect for the Queen, and that of the Day, shall be used this Prayer for the Queen, as supreme Governour of this Church.
LESSED Lord, who hast called Christian Princes to the defence of thy Faith, and hast made it their duty to promote the spiritual welfare, together with the temporal interest of their people; We acknowledge with humble and thankful hearts thy great goodness to us, in setting thy Servant our most gracious Queen over this Church and Nation; Give her, we beseech thee, all those hea venly graces that are requisite for so' high a trust; Let the work of thee her God prosper in her hands: Lat her eyes behold the success of her designs for the service of thy true Religion established amongst us: And make her a blessed instrument of protecting and advancing thy Truth, wherever it is persecuted and oppressed; Let Hypocrisy and Prefaneness, Superstition and Idolatry, fly before her face; Let not Heresa
and false Doctrines disturb the peace of the Church, nor Schisms and causeless Divisions weaken it; But grant us to be of one heart and one mind in serving thee our God, and obeying her according to thy will: And that these blessings may be continued to after-ages, let there to never be one wanting in her house to succeed her in the government of this United Kingdom, that our posterity may see her children's children, and peace upon Israel. So we that are thy people, and sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be shewing forth thy praise from generation to generation. Amen.
The Epistle. 1 St. Pet. ii. 11.
EARLY beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evil-doers, they may, by your good works which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake; I whether it be to the King, as supreme; or unto governours, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with welldoing ye may put to silence the igno
sance of foolish men: as free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King. The Gospel. St. Matth. xxii. 16.
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seriously to lay to heart the great dangers we are in by our unhappy divisions. Take away all hatred and prejudice, and whatsoever else may hinder us from godly Union and Concord: that, as there is but one Body, and one Spirit, and one Hope of our Calling, one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, one God and Father of us all, so we may henceforth be all of one heart, and of one soul, united in one holy bond of Truth and Peace, of Faith and Charity, and may with one mind and one mouth glorify thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Ghee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance, that thy Church quietness, through Jesus Christ our may joyfully serve thee in all godly
A disciples, with the Herodians, G mighty God, that the words,
saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of inen. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Cæsar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, hypocrites?
which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may through thy hearts, that they may bring forth in grace be so grafted inwardly in our us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. 4
tribute-money. And they brought ALMIGHTY God, the fountain
of all wisdom, who knowest unto him a peny. And he saith unto our necessities before we ask, and them, Whose is this image and su- our ignorance in asking; We beperscription? They say unto him, seech thee to have compassion upon Cæsar's. Then saith he unto them, our infirmities; and those things, Render therefore unto Cæsar the which for our unworthiness we dare things which are Cæsar's; and un-not, and for our blindness we can
not ask, vouchsafe to give us for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. 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 Je-j sus 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.
Oservice, UR Will and Pleasure is, That these Four Forms of Prayer and Service, made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, "the Twenty-ninth of May, and the Twentieth of June, be forthwith "printed and published, and annexed to the Book of Common Prayer and "Liturgy of the United Church of England and Ireland, to be used yearly on the said Days, in all Cathedral and Collegiate Churches and Chapels; in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls within Our Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin, and of Our Colleges of Eton and Winchester, and in all Parish-Churches and Chapels within those parts of Our United "Kingdom called England and Ireland.
"Given at Our Court at Kensington, the Twenty-first Day of
"THEREAS, by Our Royal Warrant of the Twenty-first Day of June W one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, in the First Year of Our Reign, We commanded that certain Forms of Prayer and Service "made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, and the Twenty-ninth of May should be forthwith printed and published and "annexed to the Book of Common Prayer and Liturgy of the United "Church of England and Ireland, to be used yearly on the said Days in "all Cathedral and Collegiate Churches and Chapels, in all Chapels of "Colleges and Halls within Our Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and "Dublin, and of Our Colleges of Eton and Winchester, and in all Parish "Churches and Chapels within those Parts of Our United Kingdom called "England and Ireland:
"And whereas, in the last Session of Parliament, Addresses were preesented to Us by both Houses of Parliament, praying Us to take into Our "Consideration Our Proclamation in relation to the said Forms of Prayer "and Service made for the Fifth Day of November, the Thirtieth Day of "January, and the Twenty-ninth Day of May, with a view to their Dis-) "continuance :
"And whereas We have taken into Our Consideration the Subject of the "said Addresses; and, after due Deliberation, We have resolved that the "Use of the said Forms of Prayer and Service shall be discontinued:
"Now, therefore, Our Will and Pleasure is, that so much of Our said "Royal Warrant of the Twenty-first Day of June One thousand eight "hundred and thirty-seven, in the First Year of Our Reign, as is herein"before recited, be revoked, and that the Use of the said Forms of Prayer "and Service made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, "and the Twenty-ninth of May be henceforth discontinued in all Cathe "dral and Collegiate Churches and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and "Halls within Our Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Dublin, and of "Our Colleges of Eton and Winchester, and in all Parish Churches and "Chapels within the Parts of Our United Kingdom called England and "Ireland, and that the said Forms of Prayer and Service be not hence"forth printed and published with or annexed to the Book of Common "Prayer and Liturgy of the United Church of England and Ireland.
"Given at Our Court at Saint James's, the Seventeenth Day of "January, 1859, in the Twenty-second Year of Our Reign. "By Her Majesty's Command,
"S. H. WALPOLE."