The Apostolical Constitutions: Or, Canons of the Apostles, in Coptic

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Oriental translation fund of Great Britain and Ireland, 1848 - Apostolic constitutions - 211 pages
 

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Page 22 - THIS is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.
Page 2 - Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
Page 118 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God the Father, and the fellowship of the Holy Ghost, be with you all...
Page 94 - And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.
Page 60 - God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.282 l charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: Preach the word!
Page 58 - ... Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, t He then comes up out of the water, into which he has been three times dipped and blessed by the bishop. Even this is not enough : the bishop or elder demands a yet more explicit confession of his faith. " Dost thou believe," he says, " in our Lord Jesus Christ, the only Son of God the Father, that He became man in a wonderful manner for us, in an incomprehensible unity, by His Holy Spirit, of Mary the holy Virgin, without the seed of man ? Dost thou believe...
Page 32 - ... blameless. When the name of this one hath been named, and they have agreed, all the people shall assemble together, and the presbyters and deacons on the Lord's day, all the bishops consenting, and the presbyters standing quietly, and they all being silent together, they shall pray in their hearts that the Holy Spirit may descend upon him. And he who is ! worthy out of the bishops, every one standing, putteth his hand upon him whom they have made bishop, praying over him.
Page 124 - ... let the bishop pray giving thanks for the eating of the body and the drinking of the blood of Christ. And when he has finished praying let the deacon say Bow down your heads unto the Lord that he may bless you and when they have received a blessing let the deacon say to them 5 Go in peace.
Page 58 - let him who receives (baptism) repeat after all these, ' I believe " thus.' And he who bestows it shall lay his hand upon the " head of him who receives, dipping him three times, confessing " these things each time. And afterwards let him say again, " ' Dost thou believe in our Lord Jesus Christ, the only Son of " God the Father ; that he became man in a wonderful manner " for us, in an incomprehensible unity, by his Holy Spirit, of " Mary the Holy Virgin, without the seed of man ; and that he "...
Page 56 - Egyptian Heptateuch, first published by H. Tattam in 1848, is given, thus in his translation from the Bohairic dialect (§ 46, p. 54):—' And at the time of the cockcrowing let them first pray over the water. Let the water be drawn into the font or flowing into it, and let it be thus if there be no scarcity. But if there be a scarcity, let them pour the water which shall be found into the font, and let them undress themselves,

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