A popular system of divinity as comprised in the liturgy, services and articles of the Church of England
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according Almighty Amen Apostles Article Author Baptism believe beseech thee blessed blood body born Catechism Christ our Lord Christian Church Collect comfort commandments Commination Communion Confession Confirmation continually cross death deliver Deum Divine doth earth Easter eternal everlasting Exhortation faith Father flesh follow forgive give given glory God's Gospel grace grant hand hath hear hearts heaven heavenly Holy Ghost Holy Spirit judge keep kingdom laws light Litany live Lord Jesus Christ Lord's merits mighty nature Note obtain offences Ordering ourselves partakers perfect Prayer promises receive regenerate remembrance repent righteousness Sacrament Saint salvation saved Saviour Scriptures Second servants serve Service sinners sins soul substance suffer Sunday after Epiphany Sunday after Trinity Supper thanks Thanksgiving things Third thou thou hast thy holy true truly truth turn unto walk whereby whole world without end
Page 2 - Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation: so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 18 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all believers.
Page 26 - THEY also are to be had accursed that presume to say, That every man shall be saved by the Law or Sect which he professeth, so that he be diligent to frame his life according to that Law, and the light of Nature. For Holy Scripture doth set out unto us only the Name of Jesus Christ, whereby men must be saved.
Page 35 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ...
Page 58 - Baptism doth represent unto us our profession ; which is, to follow the example of our -Saviour Christ, and to be made like unto him ; that, as he died, and rose again for us, so should we, who are baptized, die from sin, and rise again unto righteousness ; continually mortifying ail our evil and corrupt affections, and daily proceeding in all virtue and godliness of living.
Page 34 - Albeit that good works, which are the fruits of faith, and follow after justification, cannot put away our sins, and endure the severity of God's judgment ; yet are they pleasing and acceptable to God in Christ, and do spring out necessarily of a true and lively faith ; insomuch that by them a li vely faith may be as evidently known, as a tree discerned by the fruit.
Page 15 - Who although he be God and Man, yet he is not two but one Christ; one, not by conversion of the godhead into flesh, but by taking of the manhood into God; one altogether, not by confusion of substance, but by unity of Person. For as the reasonable soul and flesh is one man, so God and Man is one Christ.
Page 50 - More especially, we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church ; that it may be so guided and governed by Thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith, in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life.
Page 55 - Sacraments ordained of Christ be not only badges or tokens of Christian men's profession, but rather they be certain sure witnesses, and effectual signs of grace, and God's good will towards us, by the which he doth work invisibly in us, and doth not only quicken, but also strengthen and confirm our Faith in him.
Page 39 - As the godly consideration of predestination and our election in Christ, is full of sweet, pleasant, and unspeakable comfort to godly persons, and such as feel in themselves the working of the Spirit of Christ, mortifying the works of the flesh and their earthly members, and drawing up their mind to high and heavenly things...