An Apology for the Doctrine of Apostolical Succession

An Apology for the Doctrine of Apostolical Succession

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...from all evil. Raise, save, have mercy, and preserve. Of the most holy and undefiled. When this is said, let the Bishop place his hand again over the head of the Candidate as before, and say, O Lord our God, who inasmuch as human nature is unable to endure the Divine Presence, hast in Thy dispensation appointed teachers of the like passions with ourselves occupying Thy seat, to offer to Thee sacrifice and offening for all Thy people, make also, O Lord, this person who has received the grace of the high priesthood, to be a follower of the true Shepherd, who laid down His life for Thy sheep, the text has it n9ecents/ra, but the sense seems rather to require n0evrug, a guide to the blind, a light in darkness, an instructor of the simple, a teacher of babes, a light in the world; that having fitly prepared the souls entrusted to him in this present life, he may stand without shame before Thy tribunal; and receive the great reward which Thou hast prepared for those who are zealous in preaching the Gospel. For it is Thine to have mercy and save. Amen. The Bishop then lifts up the Gospel and lays it on the holy table; he then places the pall on the newly ordained and says, He is worthy: which all the clergy repeat. The ordaining Bishop ne.rt kisses the newly ordained, as do also the other Bishops. And when the customary acclamation Many years to N. has been made, they go to their seats: and the newly ordained sits down first, pronouncing peace at the reading of the Apostle. He communicates in the precious body and blood of Christ before the rest, and himself administers Communion to the ordaining Bishop and to the re.s't.--Goar. Rituale Grace. 302--4. OFFICE FOR CONSECRATING A BISHOP IN THE WESTERN CHURCHES. Tm: most ancient oflice fo
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236787641
  • 9781236787644