English Church Life from the Restoration to the Tractarian Movement: Considered in Some of Its Neglected Or Forgotten Features

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Longmans, Green, 1914 - England - 428 pages

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Page 322 - Thy fatherly goodness mercifully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving ; most humbly beseeching Thee to grant, that by the merits and death of Thy SON JESUS CHRIST, and through faith in His blood, we and all Thy whole Church may obtain remission of our sins, and all other benefits of His passion.
Page 382 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 60 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 327 - ... that it may please thee, of thy gracious goodness, shortly to accomplish the number of thine elect, and to hasten thy kingdom; that we, with all those that are departed in the true faith of thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in thy eternal and everlasting glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 351 - ... Ornaments of the Church, and of the Ministers thereof at all times of their Ministration, shall be retained and be in use as were in this Church of England by the Authority of Parliament, in the second year of the reign of King Edward the Sixth1.
Page 375 - ... in. And indeed there are several reasons which make us think that the natives of this country had formerly among them some sort of worship ; for they set apart every seventh day as sacred : but upon my going into one of these holy 'houses on that day, I could not observe any circumstance of devotion in their behaviour.
Page 316 - ... everlasting God, who art always more ready to hear than we to pray, and art wont to give more than either we desire or deserve; Pour down upon us the abundance of thy mercy; forgiving us those things whereof our conscience is afraid, and giving us those good things which we are not worthy to ask, but through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, thy Son, our Lord.
Page 146 - Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, And let them say, Spare Thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, That the heathen should rule over them : Wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God...
Page 125 - I went to see the new church at St. James's, elegantly built; the altar was especially adorned, the white marble inclosure curiously and richly carved, the flowers and garlands about the walls by Mr. Gibbons, in wood: a pelican with her young at her breast; just over the altar in the carved compartment and border environing the purple velvet fringed with IHS richly embroidered, and most noble plate, were given by Sir R.
Page 42 - A plain Account of the Nature and End of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper," affectionately addressed to all Orders of Men, and more especially to all the younger Clergy, 8vo.

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