An Exposition of the Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America
T. & J. Swords, 1807 - 347 pages
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Page 97 - an holy-day, or of the new-moon, or of the Sabbath-days, which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ. I. Of the Sundays in general, A. One principal design of it was, that men, by thus sanctifying the seventh day, after they had spent six in labour, might
Page 324 - to speak in the church, as public teachers ; for, says the Apostle, " It is a shame for women to speak in the church." And again, " I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be
Page 263 - Whether she will have this man to her wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of matrimony?" And that they may the better know what are the conditions of this state, the minister enumerates the duties which each of them, by this covenant, will
Page 313 - it is evident to all men diligently reading holy scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been three orders of ministers in Christ's church, bishops, priests, and deacons, which offices were evermore had in such reverend estimation, that no man
Page 283 - ECCLESIASTES vii. 2. it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: For that is the end of all men; and the Jiving will lay it to
Page 183 - the terrors of the Lord. though the people have been exhorted before, and though they are now come with a purpose of communicating, yet the priest again exhorts them in the words of St. Paul, diligently to try themselves before they presume to eat of that bread, and drink of
Page 246 - A. That" so soon as children shall come to a competent age, and can say the creed, the Lord's prayer, and the ten commandments, and can answer to the other questions of the catechism, they should be brought to the bishop, to be by him confirmed, and to take their baptismal vow upon themselves.
Page 217 - Dost thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all the covetous desires of the same, and the
Page 268 - was as scrupulous as any man need to be, thought fit to approve as decent and proper. A. That " the man shall give unto the woman a ring; and the minister, taking the ring, shall deliver it unto the man, to put it upon the fourth finger of the woman's left hand.