A Practical Exposition on the Offices of Baptism and Confirmation; And on the Communion Service of the Church of England [&C]

A Practical Exposition on the Offices of Baptism and Confirmation; And on the Communion Service of the Church of England [&C]

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... Hand upon his Heart, and ajk himself how he hath offended against each-particular Law; and with the greatest Sincerity resolve earnestly to endeavour against the Attempts and Allurements to that Sin for the future: And lest he should be at a Loss for a penitential Form to express his Sorrow in, to ask Pardon of God for his fast Sins, and to beg his assisting and preventing Grace for the Time to come; the Church hach ordered, thatafter each Commandment the People should /ay, Lord have Mercy upon us, and incline our Hearts to keep this Law; and at the End of the Tenth Commandment, that they should humbly beseech God to write all these Laws in their Hearts; so to write them in their Hearts, that they might have an influence on whatever they fay, do, or think: that being always governed and determined by them, all our Thoughts, Words, and Actions may tend to the Glory of God. This Part of the Service is followed by a Prayer for the Kivg's Majesty, by whom we are protected in the Exercile of the true Religion, and by whose Laws the Observation of God's Commandments' is enforced with Temporal Penalties. Herein the Church ofEnglandlhews her faithful Loyalty to God's Vicegerent, that Ihe hath no ordinary Service of her Common Prayer Prayer Book, in which his Authority is not particularly recognized, and his Person prayed for. And herein particularly-she imitates the ancient Church of Christ, in which the Sovereign was always prayed for at the Celebration of the Holy Sacrament. But here we must observe, that this Colleft for the King is introduced by that primitive Liturgical Form, Let us Pray. The Sense of which, as it is here used, seems to be as followeth; We have been attending to the Word of God, and hearkning to his Law in the Ten Commandments; let...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236503309
  • 9781236503305