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17. Almighty God,

Cleanse the In the Thoughts of our Hearts by the Inspiration nion Sera of thy Holy Spirit.

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Pref, for

According to whose most true Promise, Proper the Holy Ghost came down &c.

day. 19. Thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Hymn afGhost, art most high in the Glory of God fecration. the Father.


fice of

I beseech you to call upon God the Fa- In the Ofther, through our Lord Jesus (brit :

Baptifin, that of his bounteous mercy He will grant The Exto this Child, that he may be

bap- hortatior. tized with Water and the Holy Ghot.


; Wash The lit


Almighty and everlasting Godthis Child, and fanétify him with the Holy Ghost.


Almighty and everlaying God, heaven. Coll. after

ly the Gospel.

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ly Father ; Give thy Holy Spirit to this Infant, &c.

- 23. O merciful God, Prayer

that all

grant after the things belonging to the Spirit, may live


and grow

grow in him

After the

24 We yield Thee hearty thanks, most Baptism. merciful Father, that it hath pleased Thee

to regenerate this Infant with thy Holy Spirit.

25. Baptifm Doubt ye not therefore, but earnestly of riper believe, that he will bestow upon The Ex- them the Holy Ghojl. hortation after the

26. Gospel.

Almighty and everliving God, who hast fonfir- vouchsafed to regenerate these thy Ser

vants by Water and the Holy Ghost: strengthen them, we beseech Thee, O Lord, with the Holy Ghost, the Comforter.


27. that he may in tly Holy Spirit.

-daily increase

Almighty and everlasting God;


In the Vic fitat. of

let thy Holy Spirit ever be with them.


7729. Is Loir o moft merciful God, -+ strengthen the sick, him with thy blesed


O Father of mercies, and God of all
Comfort, * strengthen him

Prayer, with thy grace and Holy Spirit.

when there is

small 31.

hope. be ordered by the governance Commiof his Holy Spirit.


The Cold lect after the Abfalution.


32. Almighty God, who by thy Ho- In the Ofly Spirit haft appointed divers Orders of fice for Ministers, &c.

Ordaining of Priests,

The Col33. That Will and Ability is given of God The Exalone: Therefore ye ought and have need hortation. to pray earnestly for his Holy Spirit.


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And that you will continually pray to
God the Father, by the Mediation of our
only Saviour Jesus Christ, for the heaven-
ly assistance of the Holy Ghot:

35. Thou

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Thou art the very Comforter,
: In Grief and all Diftress

The heavenly Gift of God most high,

No tongue can it express

And pray we that our Only Lord

Would please his Spirit to fend.

The Prayer

37. Almighty God and heavenly Father,.-after the we humbly beseech Thee, Hymn. may daily increase

by the Holy Spirit.

that we

38. Consecrat. Almighty God, giver of all good things; of Bishops.who, by thy Holy Spirit, hast appointed


39. . Most merciful Father, we beseech thee to send down upon this thy Servant thy heavenly Blessing, and so endue him with thy Holy Spirit, &c.



The principal Pafsages, which may seem

to differ from the foregoing Doctrine, considered.



Lory be to the Father, and to the

The Son, and to the Holy Ghost. Doxology 'Tis not reconcilable to the Doctrine of Scripture, ( Part 1; Inor to the fore cited Expressions in the Liturgy, ( Part III, Ch. I ;) to understand This Doxology as an ascribing of glory in the same Manner, in the fame Sense, and upon the fame Accounts, either to Three co-ordinate Persons, (which is a Plurality of Gods ;) or to One and the same Person under Three Denominations, (which is confounding or destroying tbe Persons, with Sabellius and Socinus : ) But it ought to be understood, as an Acknowledgment of the Honour due to Each Perfon distinctly, upon Account of their respective Characters, Powers and Offices : To the Father, as the original Author and Supreme Lord of all: To the Son, as Thar divine Person, who when he was in the Form of God, and had glory with God before the World was, yet, according to the good pleasure of the Father, willingly emptied himself of that glory, and took upon him the Form of a Servant, and was made in the likeness of Man, and suffered


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