What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
appear attention authority Baptism believe Bishop blessing body Book brethren called cause character charge Christ Christian Church Clergy common communion Confirmation consider continue course desire direct divine doctrine doubt duty effect England established evil existence expression faith feel give given God's Gospel grace hands heart Holy hope important increase interest kind labour least less living look Lord matter means meet ments mind minister ministry moral nature necessary never object observed offered opinion parish parties persons practice Prayer present principle question reason received refer regard regeneration religion religious respect rule Sacraments schools sense Society souls speak spiritual surely teaching things thought tion true truth unto visitation whole
Page 10 - Behold I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord : and he shall turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse ' — coupled with the declarations concerning John the Baptist, particularly that in Luke i.
Page 17 - Church ; the promises of the forgiveness of sin, and of our adoption to be the sons of God by the Holy Ghost, are visibly signed and sealed; Faith is confirmed, and Grace increased by virtue of prayer unto God. The Baptism of young Children is in any wise to be retained in the Church, as most agree•able with the institution of Christ.
Page 48 - We yield thee hearty thanks, most merciful Father, that it hath pleased thee to regenerate this infant with thy Holy Spirit, to receive him for thine own child by adoption, and to incorporate him into thy Holy Church.
Page 6 - ... a sign of regeneration or new birth, whereby, as by an instrument, they that receive baptism rightly are grafted into the church; the promises of forgiveness of sin, and of our adoption to be the sons of God by the Holy Ghost, are visibly signed and sealed; faith is confirmed, and grace increased by virtue of prayer unto God.
Page 11 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 71 - And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you : 13 To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.
Page 6 - Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Page 12 - Therefore if any of you be a blasphemer of God, an hinderer or slanderer of his Word, an adulterer, or be in malice, or envy, or in any other grievous crime, repent you of your sins, or else come not to that holy Table...