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" Receive the Holy Ghost [for the office and work of a priest in the Church of God, now committed unto Thee by the imposition of our hands.] Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven ; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained. "
History of the Church in Burlington, New Jersey: Comprising the Facts and ... - Page 691
by George Morgan Hills - 1876 - 739 pages
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The Book of common prayer. [Followed by] The whole book of Psalms, in metre ...

Prayer (Book of common) (U.S. protest. episc. ch.) - 1822
...humbly kneeling, and the Bishop saying, DECEIVE the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of oui hands: whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven : and whose sins thou dost retain, hey are...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1859
...have no power to send. By imposition of the same hands, they convey the Holy Ghost in another measure, for ' the office and work of a Bishop in the church of God ;' and these have power to confer — 'hand down' — what they receive. Their grace flows. They give...
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A Summary of Christian Faith and Practice Confirmed by References to the ...

Edward John Burrow - 1822
...Ghost our souls inspire, (adfinem.) Or this: Come, Holy Ghost, eternal God, (ad finem.) The Bishop saying, Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thce by the imposition of our hands. THE CONSECRATION...
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Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1824 - 192 pages
...lay their hands upon the head of the elected person kneeling before them upon his knees, the Bishop saying, Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and...Bishop in the Church of God now committed unto thee by tbe imposition of our hands, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the .Holy Ghost. Amen,...
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The Ecclesiastical Law, Volume 4

Richard Burn - Ecclesiastical law - 1824
...receiveth the order of priesthood ; the receivers humbly kneeling upon their knees, and the bishop saying, " Receive the Holy Ghost for the " office and work of a priest in the church of God, now com" mitted unto thee by the imposition of our hands : Whose sins...
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Observations on the Religious Peculiarities of the Society of Friends

Joseph John Gurney - Society of Friends - 1825 - 334 pages
...the individual to be ordained, and says, "Receive the Holy Ghost, for the office and work of a priest in the church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands." Here is a plain recognition of the doctrine, that the person ordained is to exercise his ministry by...
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Memoirs of the Reformation of England, by Constantius Archæophilus

Edward Hatton - 1826
...improvements in the said Form ; of which the following is an' exact copy, a faithful transcript. ' Receive the Holy Ghost ["for the office and work of a Bishop in the Church of God, committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and...
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 8

John Wesley - Methodism - 1827
...apprehend to convey an indelible character, Receive the Holy Ghost, for the office and work of a priest in the church of God, now committed unto thee, by the imposition of our hands.' You reply, " The question is not, whether you are in orders, or not 1" p. 1 2. — I am glad to hear...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1826
...II. P date, address him in these words, " Receive the Holy Ghost for he office and work of a priest in the church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands : whosesins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven, and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained."...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...every one that receives that order, saith, Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a priest in the Church of God ; now committed unto thee by the imposition of hands : whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven, and whose sins thou dost retain, they are...
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