Observations Upon the Liturgy: With a Proposal for Its Reform, ... By a Layman of the Church of England, ... To which is Added, the Journals of the American Convention, Appointed to Frame an Ecclesiastical Constitution, ...

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J. Debrett, 1789 - 212 pages

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Page 13 - The body and blood of Christ which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Page 195 - And it was further agreed and declared, that the Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the church, according to the...
Page 194 - The Book of Common Prayer, and Adminiftration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the ufe of the Church of England...
Page 76 - For that which I do, I allow not : for what I would, that I do not ; but what I hate, that do I.
Page 137 - Deputies have been duly appointed from the said Church in the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina. The said Deputies being now assembled, and taking into consideration the importance of maintaining uniformity in doctrine, discipline and worship in the said Church, do hereby determine, and declare, I.
Page 187 - ... of life : and that we do not know or believe there is any impediment, on account of which he ought not to be consecrated to that Holy Office.
Page 175 - London and able to attend; and it was impossible not to observe with concern, that if the essential doctrines of our common faith were retained, less respect, however, was paid to our Liturgy than its own excellence, and your declared attachment to it, had led us to expect : not to mention a variety of verbal alterations, of the necessity or propriety of which we are by no means satisfied, we saw with grief that two of the Confessions of our Christian faith, respectable for their antiquity, have...
Page 23 - God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of Salvation.
Page 190 - Majefty that it may be enacled ; and be it enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual...
Page 181 - Creed, in which you have omitted an article, merely, as it seems, from misapprehension of the sense in which it is understood by our Church; nor can we help adding, that we hope you will think it but a decent proof of the attachment which you profess to the services of...

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