Catechisings on the Prayer Book

Catechisings on the Prayer Book

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...reconciled. But if one be willing to forgive his neighbour and be reconciled, and the other not, what is the Minister to do?--To admit the one who is willing and reject the other. If the Minister does so reject a person, what is the next step he is directed to take?--To give account of his action to the Ordinary as soon as conveniently may be. Who is meant by the Ordinary?--The Bishop of the Diocese. What is the object of this?--That the person repelled may have his case examined and decided by the Bishop if he chooses to appeal to him. Is there any authority given in Scripture to the ministers of the Church thus to reject people from the Holy Communion?--Yes; S. Mattn. xviii. 18, and S. John xx. 21, where our Lord gives to His Apostles the power of the keys, of binding and loosing, of remitting and retaining sins; all which terms are taken from the forms of excommunication of the Jewish Church. How does the Communion Service begin?--The Priest stands at the right side of the Holy Table, and commences with the Lord's Prayer, the people kneeling. Has not the Lord's Prayer occurred twice before in the Morning Service?--Yes; but this is a separate and distinct service by itself, and is often used at a different hour from Morning Prayer. The Lord's Prayer may be omitted here, if Morning Prayer have been said immediately before. What prayer is next offered?--The Collect for Purity, in which we pray God to cleanse our hearts by the inspiration of His Holy Spirit. Why are these prayers used at this particular part of the service?--They are intended especially as the Priest's preparation for the solemn service which he is about to celebrate, but the People also may be considered as taking part in them. How is the preparation continued?--The Ten...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783468
  • 9781236783462