Practical reflections on the ordination services for deacons and priests, in the United Church of England and Ireland. To which are added, Appropriate prayers for clergymen, selected and original
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Page 95 - Lord when he cometh shall find watching. Verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.
Page 137 - among the people, even as there shall be " false teachers among you, who privily shall bring " in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord " that bought them, and bring upon themselves " swift destruction. And many shall follow their " pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of " truth shall be evil spoken of: and through
Page 120 - truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not " found in his lips : he walked with me in peace " and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity. " 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 185 - by the same Spirit; to another, working of " miracles; to another, prophecy; to another, " discerning of Spirits; to another, divers kinds " of tongues; to another, the interpretation of " tongues; But all these worketh that one, and " the self-same Spirit, dividing to every man, se" verally as he will*.
Page 100 - Prevent us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favor, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in Thee, we may glorify thy holy name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. * 2 Cor.
Page 47 - a proselyte of Antioch: whom they set before the Apostles, and when they had prayed they laid their hands on them. And the word of God increased, and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly, and a great company of the Priests were obedient to the faith.
Page 137 - Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and " cursing. My brethren, these things ought not " so to be. Doth a fountain send forth at the same " place sweet water and bitter ? Can the fig-tree, " my brethren, bear olive-berries? Either a vine " figs ? So can no fountain both yield salt water
Page 70 - Verily, verily, " I say unto you, he that entereth not by the door " into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other " way, the same is a thief and a robber, but he that " entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the " sheep *.
Page 159 - THE BISHOP. Will you be ready with all faithful diligence to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines, contrary to God's word; and to use both public and private monitions and exhortations, as well to the sick as to the whole, within your cures, as need shall require and occasion shall be given
Page 130 - St. Matt. ix. 36. When Jesus saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few. Pray ye