The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

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J. Emory and B. Waugh, 1804

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Page 188 - Lord pour upon thee the Holy Ghost for the Office and Work, of an Elder in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands. And be thou a faithful Dispenser of the Word of God, and of his holy Sacraments ; in the Name of the Father, and
Page 177 - be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things. Let the Deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well. For they that have used the office of a Deacon well, purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 182 - careth not for the sheep. I am the good Shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the father : and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep 1 have which are not of this fold
Page 12 - -many superstitions. The body of '.Christ is given, •taken, and eaten in the Supper, only after a heavenly -and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper, is faith The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was not byChrist's ordinance reserved) carried about, 'lifted
Page 165 - and the Minister shall say, Hear the words of the gospel written by St. Mark, in the tenth chapter, at the thirteenth verse. THEY brought young children to Christ, that he should touch them. And his disciples rebuked . those that brought them ; but when Jesus saw it he was
Page 196 - PREVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favour, 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,
Page 182 - that they might have it more abundantly. I am the good Shepherd : the good Shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the Shepherd, whose own the sheep, are not, seeth. the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleetli, and the wolf
Page 179 - read the Gospel. Luke xii. 35—38. . LET your loins be girded about, and your lights burning, and ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their Lord, when he will return from the wedding that when he comelh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
Page 87 - pollutions of the world, may yet fall back into those pollutions, and perish everlastingly. For thus saith the apostle Peter, * " If after they have escaped the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (the only possible way of escaping them) they are again entangled therein and overcome ; the latter/ end is
Page 162 - OLord and heavenly Father, we thy humble servants desire 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

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