Tracts for the Times, Volume 5

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J. G. F. & Rivington, 1840
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Contents

The impression conveyed by the statement
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External difficulties of the Canon and the Cath
70
Internal difficulties of the Canon and the Catholic
86
Difficulties of Jewish and Christian Faith com
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PAGE
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No 86
1
V
6
The Sunday Lessons 23
23
Changes in the Rubric 24
24
Omission of anointing at Baptism and Confirmation 27
27
Changes in the Visitation of the Sick 29
29
Concluding Remarks 30
30
PART II
33
Duty of considering these changes as a Divine work 35
35
Warnings introduced against the lawlessness of the last days 37
37
Scripture and Tradition combined in the Prayer Book 40
40
The Collects for Advent 41
41
Other new Collects 44
44
The Collects for SaintsDays 46
46
Verbal alterations on this subject 49
49
Omission of the Festival of St Mary Magdalene 51
51
The Epistles and Gospels 52
52
Service for Passion Week 54
54
The Vow of Obedience at Baptism new 56
56
Other peculiarities new in the Baptismal Service 57
57
The Decalogue in the Communion 60
60
The general bearing of this argument on the former 62
62
Reflections 64
64
PART III
66
CONSIDERED WITH REGARD TO THE FIRST POINT OF REPENTANCE 2 Apparent objections to our being supposed in a state of ser vitude 67
67
Suffering the privilege of Sods 68
68
The strength of the Church in persecution 71
71
Confirmed by the history of our own Church 72
72
Her feebleness and state of servitude 73
73
That states of servitude are Divine appointments 78
78
Such best suited to the condition of the Church 80
80
CONSIDERED WITH REGARD TO THE SECOND POINT OF OBEDIENCE 9 Lessons of obedience the corrective to the tendencies of the age 82
82
Our situation a trial of obedience 85
85
Our recovery of lost privileges depends on obedience 88
88
Dutiful allegiance to our own Church in particular 90
90
Especially necessary at the present crisis 92
92
Difficulty of realizing sanguine hopes 95
95
The whole subject connected with a great religious principle and rule of conduct 19
19
Catholic mode of interpreting Scripture founded on this principle 21
21
High authority for this mode of Scriptural interpretation 22
22
Reverence and caution observable in the Fathers 25
25
Reserve in revelation not confined to Gods word 27
27
Origens mode of considering the subject as moral not intel lectual 30
30
The subject discussed at length by St Clement of Alexandria 34
34
The testimony of the Ancient Church to the doctrine of Christ Crucified 37
37
The practice and principle of the Ancient Church perfectly analogous to our Lords example 4
40
The nature of the objections which have been made 42
42
On preaching the word most effectually 45
45
On teaching the doctrine of the Atonement 47
47
Danger in forming a plan of our own different from that of Scripture 56
56
Statement of the case from plain moral principles 58
58
All Scripture in perfect harmony as opposed to this modern system 64
64
7 Ob eloquent preaching and delivery 73
73
This system a worldly system 76
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PART VI
83
The holiness of Gods house of prayer 86
86
Sacraments Church Ordinances and practices 88
88
The Church realizes the kingdom in secret 93
93
The best preservative of sound principles 98
98
Caution necessary with respect to the latent senses of Scripture 103
103
Secret religious duties conversation and controversy 106
106
Untenable objections on the ground of our present position 112
112
This principle more than ever needed 114
114
Want of reverence now prevailing
117
Summary of the whole subject
122
No 88
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Places of Prayer 4
4
Circumstances of Prayer 5
5
Order of early or Matin PrayerLitanyConfessionCom mendation 6
6
Order of Evening PrayerMeditationConfessionCommen dation 12
12
First Day 17
17
Second Day 31
31
Third Day _ 38
38
Fourth Day 40
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Fifth Day 56
56
Sixth Day 62
62
Seventh Day 70
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Meditations on Christian Duty 87
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Page 44 - And when he was in affliction, he besought the Lord his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers, and prayed unto him: and he was entreated of him, and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the Lord he was God.
Page 55 - He is faithful that promised;) and let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is: but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
Page 5 - After this I saw in the night visions, and behold, a fourth beast, dreadful, and terrible, and strong exceedingly, and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it; and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it, and it had ten horns.
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Page 62 - When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die. Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which Is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
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