Questions on the Orders for Morning and Evening Prayer, and on the Litany, by I.F

Questions on the Orders for Morning and Evening Prayer, and on the Litany, by I.F

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...The Collect for St. Philip and St. James. What is the last thing we declare in the address to this Collect?--That God's " service is perfect freedom." Gal. v. 1. Whose service is it that is just the contrary to this?--Satan's. His service is a hard bondage. But what does St. John say of the commandments of God?--That they are not grievous. 1 John v. 3. And what does our Saviour say of His service?--"My yoke is easy, and My burthen is light." Matthew xi. 30. Bead the prayer of the Collect: --" Defend us Thy humble servants in all assaults of our enemies; that we, surely trusting in Thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries, through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." Do we pray in this Collect for outward peace, or for inward peace?--For outward peace. Is there another Collect for Peace in the Prayer-book?--Yes; in the Evening Service. Which sort of peace do we pray for there?--For inward peace. In this Collect for outward Peace, what do we ask to be defended against?--"All assaults of our enemies." What are " assaults"?--Attacks. What will take away all fear of their power?--A sure trust in God's defence. "That we surely trusting in Thy defence, may not fear the power of any adversaries." What is an adversary?--Any one who is against us, who wishes to do us harm. Why may we trust so surely in God's defence?--Because He has so often promised to defend those who put their trust in Him. "Whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe." Prov. xxix. 25. "The Lord is on my side, I will not fear what man doeth unto me." Psalm cxviii. 6. To whose power do we appeal at the close of the Collect?--To the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. What is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236910648
  • 9781236910646