An apology for the use of the English liturgy and worship; against the cavils and exceptions of the Presbyterians in North-Britain: in a letter to Francis Melvil, by a citizen of Aberdeen [W. Gordon.].
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Page 39 - Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, " Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
Page 67 - For every high priest taken from among men, is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins...
Page 43 - JESUS saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.
Page 39 - Israel, return unto the Lord thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity. Take with you words, and turn to the Lord : say unto him, "Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.
Page 47 - What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also : I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
Page 4 - And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
Page 51 - Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God: for to draw nigh to hear is better than to give the sacrifice of fools : for they know not that they do evil.
Page 93 - Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
Page 56 - In like manner Cyril of Jerusalem, describing the order of the communion-service, says, " after the spiritual sacrifice, and the unbloody service of the propitiatory oblation is completed, we beseech God for the common peace of the Churches, for the tranquillity of the world, for kings, for their armies, for their allies, for those that are sick and afflicted, and in short for all that stand in need of help and assistance.