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17. Almighty God,
Cleanse the In the Thoughts of our Hearts by the Inspiration nion Sera of thy Holy Spirit.
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.
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.
ly Father ; Give thy Holy Spirit to this Infant, &c.
- 23. O merciful God, Prayer
grant after the things belonging to the Spirit, may live
grow in him
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
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.
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 Spirit.is
Prayer, with thy grace and Holy Spirit.
when there is
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.
No tongue can it express
Would please his Spirit to fend.
37. Almighty God and heavenly Father,.-after the we humbly beseech Thee, Hymn. may daily increase
by the Holy Spirit.
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.
CH A P.
CHA P. II.
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