Reliqueś liturgicś, documents connected with the Liturgy of the Church of England, ed. by P. Hall, Volume 3

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Page 91 - Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
Page 7 - Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Page 91 - The Service, Discipline, and Forme of the Common Prayers, and Administration of the Sacraments, used in the English Church of Geneva.
Page 37 - ... convincing. The illustrations, of what kind soever, ought to be full of light, and such as may convey the truth into the hearer's heart with spiritual delight. If any doubt, obvious from Scripture, reason, or prejudice of the hearers, seem to arise, it is very requisite to remove it, by reconciling the seeming differences, answering the reasons, and discovering and taking away the causes of prejudice and mistake. Otherwise it is not fit to detain the hearers with propounding or answering...
Page 85 - Commons, that if any person or persona whatsoever shall at any time or times hereafter use or cause the aforesaid Book of Common Prayer to be used in any Church, Chapel, or public place of worship, or in any private place or family within the kingdom...
Page 45 - BAPTISM, as it is not unnecessarily to be delayed, so it is not to be administered in any case by any private person, but by a minister of Christ, called to be the steward of the mysteries of God.
Page 17 - We have, after earnest and frequent calling upon the name of God, and after much consultation, not with flesh and blood, but with his holy word, resolved to lay aside the former liturgy, with the many rites and ceremonies formerly used in the worship of God, and have agreed upon this following Directory for all the parts of public worship, at ordinary and extraordinary times.
Page 7 - A Directory for the Publique Worship of God throughout the three Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland ; together with an ordinance of Parliament for the taking away of the Book of Common Prayer, and for establishing and observing of this present Directory throughout the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, 1646.
Page 35 - PREACHING of the word, being the power of God unto salvation, and one of the greatest and most excellent works belonging to the ministry of the Gospel, should be so performed, that the workman need not be ashamed, but may save himself, and those that hear him.
Page 22 - ... themselves towards one place or other. " The congregation being assembled, the minister, after solemn calling on them to the worshipping of the great name of God, is to begin with prayer.

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