An Exposition of the Assemblies Catechism

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General Books LLC, 2012 - 84 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...Way of Judgment. For as Obedience entails a Blessing, so Disobedience entails a Curse on Posterity, Exbd. xxxiv. 14. For thou shalt worship pa othfr Qad; for. the Lord, .whofe Name is jealous, is a jealous Gt4. Of the third Commandment. Quest. 53. TX7" HICH is the third Commandment? W A. the third Commandment is, Thoa shalt not take the Name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his Name in vain. Quest. 54. What is required in the third Commandment? A. The third Commandment requireth the holy and reverend Use ot"God's Names, Titles, Attributes, Ordinances, Word and Works. Quest. 55. What is forbidden in the third Commandment r A. The third Commandment forbiddeth all prosaning or abusing of any Thing, whereby God maketh himself known, Quest. 56. What is the Reason annexed to the third Commandment; A. The Reason annexed to the third Commandment is, that however the Breakers of this Commandment may escape Punishment from Men, yet the Lord our God will not suffer them to escape his righteous Judgment. Q 1. How doth this Commandment differ from the first and second r A. The first hath respect to the Object of Worship, forbidding us to worship any other but God. The second respects the Means of Worship, forbidding us to worship God by any other Means than what he hath prescribed. But the third respects the Manner of his Worship, forbidding all careless or prosane Use of his Name, and commanding an holy Reverence from us in all our solemn Addresses to him, or ordinary mention of his Name, Mai. i. 6. A Son honour' eth his Father, and a Servant his Master: If I then be a Father, 'where is mine Honour? and if I be a Master, tubere is my Fear? saith the Lord of Hosts unto you, O Priests, that despise...

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Flavel was an English Puritan who became a non-conformist after the 'Great Ejection' of 1662. It was 10 years before he was licenced to preach again, and then only in his own home. His writings, when collected in the 19th century, filled 6 volumes. Flavel's writings are known for their practical nature. He was instrumental in promoting the 'Happy Union' of Presbyterians and Congregationalists

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