The doctrine of imposition of hands: or, Confirmation the ordained and ordinary means for conveying the gift of the Holy Ghost

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Francis & John Rivington, 1845 - Baptism - 80 pages

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Page 66 - God; and being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me: For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days hence.
Page 100 - O LORD, with the HOLY GHOST the Comforter, and daily increase in them Thy manifold gifts of grace ; the Spirit of Wisdom and Understanding ; the Spirit of Counsel and Ghostly Strength; the Spirit of Knowledge and true Godliness ; and fill them, O LORD, with the Spirit of Thy holy Fear, now and for ever. Amen.
Page 22 - Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field. And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Page 35 - Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost. (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them, only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.
Page 94 - In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation : in whom also, after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.
Page 12 - TO the end that Confirmation may be ministered to the more edifying of such as shall receive it, the Church hath thought good to order, That none hereafter shall be Confirmed, but such as can say the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten Commandments ; and can also answer to such other Questions, as in the short Catechism are contained...
Page 22 - Moreover, the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
Page 105 - Apostolical character may now be sunk in the eyes of those who know not how to distinguish between times and seasons; yet God, who promised to be with his Apostles to the end of the world, will not be wanting to his promise, nor leave his Church without such helps as are necessary toward the perfecting and saving of its Members. Wherefore we may safely depend upon it, that the benefit of Confirmation to the faithful receiver is as real as that of baptism ; though it is not subject, in either case,...
Page 12 - Prayer, and the Ten Commandments; and can also answer to such other Questions, as in the short Catechism are contained : which order is very convenient to be observed; to the end, that children, being now come to the years of discretion, and having learned what their Godfathers and Godmothers promised for them in Baptism, they may themselves, with their own mouth and consent, openly before the Church, ratify and confirm the same...
Page 81 - Sequitur (baptismum) spiritalc signaculum quod audistis hodie legi; quia post fontem superest ut perfectio fiat, quando ad invocationem sacerdotis Spiritus Sanctus infunditur, spiritus sapientiae et intellectus, etc.

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