Apt and Meet: Counsels to Candidates for Holy Orders at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific

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Whittaker, 1909 - Christian life - 161 pages

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Page 154 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Page 18 - We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to illuminate all Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with true knowledge and understanding of thy Word ; and that both by their preaching and living they may set it forth, and show it accordingly...
Page 15 - For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the Lord of Hosts.
Page 8 - Answer. I will so do, the Lord being my helper. ' Then shall the Bishop, standing up, say, A LMIGHTY God, who hath given you this will to do -\. all these things ; Grant also unto you strength and power to perform the same ; that he may accomplish his work which he, hath begun in you ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 9 - And seeing that ye cannot by any other means compass the doing of so weighty a work, pertaining to the salvation of man, but with doctrine and exhortation taken out of the holy Scriptures...
Page 10 - WILL you be diligent in Prayers, and in reading of the holy Scriptures, and in such studies as help to the knowledge of the same, laying aside the study of the world and the flesh?
Page 85 - Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Page 129 - WILL you maintain and set forwards, as much as lieth in you, quietness, peace, and love, among all Christian people, and especially among them that are or shall be committed to your charge ? Answer.
Page 31 - Christ, that you have in remembrance, into how high a Dignity, and to how weighty an Office and Charge ye are called : that is to say, to be Messengers, Watchmen, and Stewards of the Lord ; to teach, and to premonish, to feed and provide for the Lord's family ; to seek for Christ's sheep that are dispersed abroad, and for his children who are in the midst of this naughty world, that they may be saved through Christ for ever.
Page 10 - Ye search the scriptures, because ye think that in them ye have eternal life ; and these are they which bear witness of me ; and ye will not come to me, that ye may have life.

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