A review of the Book of common prayer, drawn up ... by Martin Bucer ... briefly analyzed and abridged

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Page 30 - Sanctify, we beseech thee, this thy fatherly correction to him ; that the sense of his weakness may add strength to his faith, and seriousness to his repentance : That, if it shall be thy good pleasure to restore him to his former health, he may lead the residue of his life in thy fear, and to thy glory : or else, give him grace so to take thy visitation, that, after this painful life ended, he may dwell with thee in life everlasting ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 41 - Son's resurrection; grant us so perfectly, and without all doubt, to believe in thy Son JESUS CHRIST, that our faith in thy sight may never be reproved. Hear us, O LORD, through the same JESUS CHRIST ; to whom, with thee and the HOLY GHOST, be all honour and glory, now and for evermore. Amen.
Page 16 - I COMMAND thee, unclean spirit, in the Name of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, that thou come out, and depart from these infants, whom our Lord Jesus Christ hath vouchsafed to call to his holy Baptism, to be made members of his Body, and of his holy congregation.
Page 31 - ... anointed with the Holy Ghost, Who is the Spirit of all strength, comfort, relief, and gladness, and vouchsafe for His great mercy (if it be His blessed will), to restore unto thee thy bodily health and strength to serve Him, and send thee release of all thy pains, troubles, and diseases both in body and mind. And howsoever His goodness, by His divine and unsearchable Providence shall dispose of thee, we His unworthy ministers and servants humbly beseech the eternal Majesty to do with thee according...
Page xi - And because it is requisite, that no man should come to the holy Communion, but with a full trust in God's mercy, and with a quiet conscience ; therefore if there be any of you, who by this means cannot quiet his own conscience herein, but requireth further comfort or counsel ; let him come to me, or to some other discreet and learned Minister of God's Word, and open his grief...
Page 6 - Thy holy sacraments : and to all Thy people give Thy heavenly grace ; and especially to this congregation here present ; that with meek heart and due reverence they may hear and receive Thy holy word; truly serving Thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of their life.
Page xii - God's mercy, and with a quiet conscience ; therefore if there be any of you, who by this means cannot quiet his own conscience herein, but requireth further comfort or counsel ; let him come to me, or to some other discreet and learned Minister of God's Word, and open his grief; that by the ministry of God's holy Word he may receive the benefit of absolution, together with ghostly counsel and advice, to the quieting of his conscience, and avoiding of all scruple and doubtfulness.
Page 42 - GRANT, O merciful God, that as thine holy Apostle Saint James, leaving his father and all that he had, without delay was obedient unto the calling of thy Son Jesus Christ, and followed him ; so we, forsaking all worldly and carnal affections, may be evermore ready to follow thy holy commandments, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 29 - Hear us, Almighty and most merciful God and Saviour ; extend thy accustomed goodness to this thy servant who is grieved with sickness. Sanctify, we beseech thee, this thy fatherly correction to him ; that the sense of his weakness may add strength to his faith, and seriousness to his repentance : that, if it shall be thy good pleasure to restore him to his former health, he may lead the residue...
Page 33 - ... and that at the general resurrection in the last day we may be found acceptable in thy sight, and receive that blessing which thy well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all that love and fear thee, saying, Come, ye blessed children of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world.

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