A Collection of the Judgments of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: In Ecclesiastical Cases Relating to Doctrine and Discipline

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Page 99 - docs say—' Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God, of His great mercy, to take unto Himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life;' and thanks are afterwards given—
Page 130 - it is to be noted that such ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof, at all times of their Ministration, shall be retained, and be in use, as were in this Church of England, by authority of Parliament in the second year of the reign of King Edward the Sixth.
Page 70 - right administration merely, but worthy reception, is essential to their becoming ' effectual Signs of grace.' ' In such only as worthily receive the same, they have a wholesome effect or operation.' (Article XXV.) And ' the grace of God's gifts' is said to be conferred only on such .as ' by faith, and rightly, do receive
Page 96 - that dying in their infancy, they shall be undoubtedly saved thereby or else not,' it declares only, ' that Baptism of young children is in anywise to be retained in the Church, as most agreeable with the institution of Christ,' stating nothing distinctly as to the state of such infants, whether baptized or not.
Page 74 - Grant that we, being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by Thy Holy Spirit." Up to the year 1812, the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (in their Tract, "Directions for Decent Behaviour in the House of God,")
Page 282 - Article of Religion is on Original Sin, which it thus defines : " ' Original sin is the fault and corruption of the nature of every man that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam. It (that is, the
Page 119 - ministrations, shall be retained and be in use as were in this Church of England, by the authority of Parliament, in the second year of the reign of King Edward VI." 2. This Rubric is confined to those articles, the use of which in the
Page 109 - Her Majesty having taken the said Report into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of her Privy Council, to approve thereof, and of what is therein recommended, and to order as it is hereby ordered, that the same be duly and punctually observed, complied with, and carried into execution. Whereof the
Page 102 - an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven," it is still declared that repentance and faith are required of persons to be baptized; and when the question is asked, ' Why then are infants baptized, when by reason of their tender age they cannot perform them ?' the answer is— not that infants are baptized because
Page 286 - Service, which forms part of the said Book of Common Prayer. 'The day of the Lord Cometh as a thief in the night'—' Then shall it be too late to knock when the door shall be shut; and too late to cry for mercy when it is the time of justice. 0 terrible voice of most just

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