The Liturgy, or Forms of Divine Service of the French Protestant Church of Charleston, S.C; Translated from the Liturgy of the Churches of Neufchatel and Vallangin Editions of 1737 and 1772. with Some Additional Prayers, Carefully

The Liturgy, or Forms of Divine Service of the French Protestant Church of Charleston, S.C; Translated from the Liturgy of the Churches of Neufchatel and Vallangin Editions of 1737 and 1772. with Some Additional Prayers, Carefully

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...he may be truly baptized into the death of thy Son, and into the newness of life acceptable to thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Then shall the Minister say, HEAR ye the Gospel which teacheth us the love of Christ, our Saviour, towards children. St. Mark, x., 13-16, AND they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. But when Jesus saw it he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not; for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily, I say unto you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them. The Minister shall then say, SINCE then, our Lord received and blessed, as you have just heard, the children who were brought unto him, we receive into his church this child, through baptism, and pray unto God to give him his blessing.' The Minister shall then say to the Parents and Sponsors, YOU, who offer this child to be baptized, should consider, that God must be served in spirit and in truth. You promise, before God and this assembly, that you will be careful, you the father and mother, first and principally, and you also the sponsors, as far as by your duty you are bound and as necessity may require, to instruct this child in the Word of God, and in the Christian faith which we confess in the Apostles' Creed. You will teach him to worship the only true God, to call upon him in all his necessities, to ascribe glory to him for all good, and to acknowledge that all his righteousness is in Christ Jesus, and all his strength in the sanctification of the Holy Spirit. You will teach him to deny himself, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236515625
  • 9781236515629