Lectures on Apostolical Succession in the Church of England: Being an Exposition and Application of the Teaching of the Late Rev. Arthur West Haddan ... in His Treatise on that Subject (Rivingtons, 1869)

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Crothers and Korth, 1893 - Apostolic succession - 115 pages

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Page 86 - Offering of Christ once made is that perfect redemption, propitiation, and satisfaction, for all the sins of the whole world, both original and actual; and there is none other satisfaction for sin, but that alone. Wherefore the sacrifices of Masses, in the which it was commonly said, that the Priest did offer Christ for the quick and the dead, to have remission of pain or guilt, were blasphemous fables, and dangerous deceits.
Page 53 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers In Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests and Deacons.
Page 54 - NO MAN SHALL BE accounted or taken to be a lawful Bishop, Priest, or Deacon in the United Church of England, or SUFFERED TO EXECUTE ANY OF THE SAID FUNCTIONS, except he be called, tried, examined, and admitted thereunto, according to the form hereafter following, or hath had formerly EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION OR ORDINATION.
Page 55 - Apostles' time to our days. And this was the consecration, orders, and unction of the Apostles whereby they, at the beginning, made Bishops and Priests, and this shall continue in the Church, even to the world's end.
Page 103 - The body spiritual whereof having power, when any cause of the law divine happened to come in question, or of spiritual learning, then it was declared, interpreted, and showed, by that part of the said body politic called the spirituality, now being usually called the English Church...
Page 53 - Almighty God, who by thy Son Jesus Christ didst give to thy Apostle Saint Peter many excellent gifts, and commandedst him earnestly to feed thy flock; Make, we beseech thee, all Bishops and Pastors diligently to preach thy holy Word, and the people obediently to follow the same, that they may receive the crown of everlasting glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 110 - ... 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 integrity, and from the Apostolical Churches which were their first founders.
Page 52 - God, our heavenly Father, who hast purchased to thyself an universal Church by the precious blood of thy dear Son ; Mercifully look upon the same, and at this time so guide and govern the minds of thy servants the Bishops and Pastors of thy flock...
Page 94 - I would observe, then, upon this head, lastly, that it is strictly true, in a sense, that the real sacrifice of the cross, the true body and blood of Christ, are offered up in the eucharist, not by iteration, but in the prayers of the faithful. Nay more, remission of sins can only be obtained by the offering up of the tru,e sacrifice of the cross.
Page 54 - Orders, it is to be understood, that order is a gift or grace of ministration in Christ's Church, given of God to Christian men, by the consecration and imposition of the Bishop's hands...

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