The Liturgy of the Eighth Book of "The Apostolic Constitutions"; Commonly Called the Clementine Liturgy

The Liturgy of the Eighth Book of "The Apostolic Constitutions"; Commonly Called the Clementine Liturgy

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...they may associate themselves with every good deed: That God, the Lover of men, receiving their prayers with favour, may speedily restore them to their former estate: And may give the"m the joy of his salvation, and may stablish them with his guiding Spirit, that their goings may no longer slip, but that they may be counted worthy to be participators in his holy things, and partakers of the divine Mysteries: That being manifested worthy of adoption they may obtain eternal life: Again let us all say earnestly for them, Lord, have mercy: Save them, O God; and raise them up by thy mercy: Rising up, bend your heads to God through his Christ, and be blessed. And let the bishop pray tinis: Almighty, everlasting God, Master of all, Creator and Governor of all things, thou who through Christ didst make man to be the ornament of the world,1 and gavest him a law implanted and written, so that he should live lawfully as a reasonable being; and, when he sinned, in thy goodness gavest him a covenant of repentance, look down upon these who have bent to thee the necks of their souls and bodies; for thou desirest not the death of a sinner, but his repentance, that he may turn from his way of wickedness and live. Thou who didst receive the repentance of the Ninevites, thou who desirest all men to be saved and come to a knowledge of truth, thou who on account of his repentance didst receive with paternal love the son who prodigally consumed his heritage, do thou thyself now receive the repentance of thy suppliants: for there is none that sinneth not before thee: for if thou wilt regard iniquities, O Lord, O Lord, who shall abide it? For with thee there is propitiation. And restore them to thy Kofffjiov ava$ei as. Neale translates, " Didst consecrate man...".show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236671562
  • 9781236671561