A Tabular-View of the Variations in the Communion and Baptismal Offices of the Church of England, from the Year 1549 to 1662; To Which Are Added Those in the Scotch Prayer Book of 1637

A Tabular-View of the Variations in the Communion and Baptismal Offices of the Church of England, from the Year 1549 to 1662; To Which Are Added Those in the Scotch Prayer Book of 1637

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... however, exhibits a transposition peculiar to this Book, and one or two other variations. "Give grace, O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and Curates, that they may both by their life and doctrine set forth thy true and lively Word, and rightly and duly administer thy holy Sacraments. We beseech thee also to save and defend all Christian Kings, princes and governors, and especially thy Servant our King &c. And to all thy people give thy heavenly grace, that with meek heart and due reverence &c. And we commend especially unto thy merciful goodness this congregation, which is here assembled in thy name to celebrate the commemoration of the most glorious death of thy Son. And we most humbly beseech thee of thy goodness, O Lord, to comfort and succour all them, who in this transitory life are in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity;. This is to be said, -especially those for whom our prayers are desired. prayer!TofdaeonAnd here we do give unto thee most high praise &c." gregatIon' The American Prayer Books of 1785, and 1790, follow the English Book of 1662 in the above Prayer, both as to its order in the Service, and its wording, except in the following passages: "We beseech thee also to direct and dispose the hearts of all Christian Rulers, 1790 especially the Rulers and Governors of these States." 1785. "Give grace, O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and other Pastors;" 1785 "to all Bishops and other Ministers." 1790. No. XV.--(7.) Bidding Forms. There is a close affinity between this prayer for the " Whole state of Christ's Church, &c." and the "Forms of bidding the Common Prayers," preserved amongst the Records of our Church. Similar prayers were in use...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581237
  • 9781236581235