The chronicle of Convocation ... for the sessions ... (Google eBook)

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Page 358 - Nay, so far was it from the purpose of the Church of England to forsake and reject the Churches of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, or any such like churches, in all things which they held and practised, that, as the apology of the Church of England confesseth, it doth with reverence retain those ceremonies which do neither endamage the Church of God, nor offend the minds of sober men : and only departed from them in those particular points, wherein they were fallen both from themselves in their ancient...
Page 355 - And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 158 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 21 - Ireland, as therein set forth, to be agreeable to the Word of God ; and in public prayer and administration of the sacraments, I will use the form in the said book prescribed, and none other, except so far as shall be ordered by lawful authority.
Page 16 - AB do solemnly make the following Declaration: "I assent to the Thirty-nine Articles of Religion, and to the book of Common Prayer and of the ordering of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. I believe the Doctrine of the United Church of England and Ireland, as therein set forth, to be agreeable to the Word of God...
Page 30 - Constitution, but do straitly charge and admonish him, that he do not at any time reveal and make known to any person whatsoever any crime or offence so committed to his trust and secrecy, (except they be such crimes as by the laws of this realm his own life may be called into question for concealing the same,) under pain of irregularity.
Page 23 - ... nor will, at any time hereafter, perform, or satisfy, any such kind of payment, contract, or promise, made by any other, without my knowledge or consent: So help me God, through Jesus Christ!
Page 298 - Convocations in time coming which always shall be assembled by authority of the king's writ, unless the same clergy may have the king's most royal assent and licence, to make, promulge, and execute such canons, constitutions, and ordinances...
Page 12 - Every Parson, Vicar or Curate, upon every Sunday and holyday before Evening Prayer, shall for half an hour or more, examine and instruct the youth and ignorant persons of his parish, in the Ten Commandments, the Articles of the Belief, and in the Lord's Prayer : and shall diligently hear, instruct, and teach them the Catechism set forth in the Book of Common Prayer.
Page 371 - And all Priests and Deacons are to say daily the Morning and Evening Prayer either privately or openly, not being let by sickness, or some other urgent cause.

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