A Course of Twelve Lectures on the Catechism, Confirmation & Communion Services

A Course of Twelve Lectures on the Catechism, Confirmation & Communion Services

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...affectionate parent whom you fondly love, and who did so much for you during the years of your helpless infancy; just so should you act now towards your Heavenly Father, Who has done far more for you than any human father could do, and will do yet more if you really and sincerely love Him, and try to live a holy life. This I trust is your desire! God is said to be more particularly in Heaven, because He is there specially in the manifestation of His Presence, Purity, Power, and Glory; but you must understand that God is everywhere; He fills Heaven and earth; He fills all space. Does He not say, "Am I a God at hand, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I cannot see him? Do not I fill Heaven and earth?" 2 (Eead Ps. cxxxix. 7-12.) Hallowed he Thy Name. There are three things with which you may hallow God's Holy Name. 1 St. Matt. vii. 11. Jer. xxiii. 24. 1. In your heart, --by ever bearing in mind, in a suitable manner, the immeasurable difference which exists between you--who are but dust and ashes--and the Almighty Creator of all things; by maintaining a perpetual fear and love of His Holy Name; and by keeping the heart pure and holy. 2. By the lips, --by a grateful confession of the righteousness and justice, mercy and wisdom of God; by speaking of all His glorious and gracious wonders in the Heaven above, in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth; and by your becoming conversation, animating others to praise Him for His favour and goodness. 3. In your life, --by obedience to His Laws and Precepts; by your good example, teaching others how to live more uprightly, and speak more reverently and solemnly of that Sacred Name; and by doing all things to His honour and glory. Thy Kingdom come. This is...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236642023
  • 9781236642028