Questions on the Sunday Evening Lessons: In the Church Service

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General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union and Church Book Society, 1857 - Bible - 99 pages
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Page 103 - The holy men of old said, Remit and forgive unto all men whatsoever they have done against me. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil thing. For thine is the kingdom, and thou shall reign in glory for ever, and for evermore.
Page 94 - In the primitive times the Christians of all Churches on this day used this morning salutation, " CHRIST is risen ; " to which those who were saluted answered, " CHRIST is risen indeed;" or else thus, "and hath appeared unto Simon ;" a custom still retained in the Greek Church. And our Church, supposing us as eager of the joyful news as they were, is loth to withhold from us long the pleasure of expressing it ; and therefore, as soon as the absolution is pronounced...
Page 13 - Wo to the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, And to the fading flower of their glorious beauty ! To those, that are at the head of the rich valley...
Page 103 - Lord our God ; Hallowed be thy name, and let the remembrance of thee be glorified in heaven above, and upon earth here below.
Page 51 - God, in bis mercy and zeal for his people, will rescue them from this miserable condition: that the Redeemer will come like a mighty hero to deliver them : he will destroy his enemies, convert both Jews and Gentiles to himself, and give them a new covenant, and a law, which shall never be abolished.
Page 17 - ... are concerned in the ordaining a fit clergy, so all may join in fasting and prayer for a blessing upon it : secondly, that both bishops and candidates, knowing the time, may prepare themselves for this great work...
Page 59 - The ^Jf° of times of Gregory the Great. The design of them is to call us back from our Christmas feasting and joy, in order to prepare ourselves for fasting and humiliation in the approaching time of Lent; from thinking of the manner of Christ's coming into the world, to reflect upon the cause of it, viz. our own sins and miseries ; that so being convinced of the reasonableness of punishing and mortifying ourselves for our sins, we may the more...
Page 22 - The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, The fir tree, the pine, and the box tree together; To beautify the place of my sanctuary, And I will make the place of my feet glorious.
Page 5 - Sundays," so called, because the design of them is to prepare us for a religious commemoration of the "advent," or coming of Christ in the flesh. The Roman ritualists would have the celebration of this holy season to be apostolical, and that it was instituted by St. Peter. But the precise time of its institution is not so easily to be determined ; though it certainly had its beginning before the year 450, because Maximus Taurinensis, who lived about that time, writ a homily upon it. And it is to...
Page 12 - N4 dispersed them all over the neighbouring countries: they fled to Egypt, to Asia Minor, to the islands and the coasts of Greece. They were to be found in great numbers in most of the principal cities of these countries. Alexandria was in a great measure peopled by them. They had synagogues for their worship in many places ; and were greatly instrumental in propagating the knowledge of the true God among these heathen nations, and preparing them for the reception of Christianity. This is what the...

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