The Commission and Consequent Duties of the Clergy: In a Series of Discourses Preached Before the University of Cambridge in April, 1826

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C. and J. Rivington, 1828 - Clergy - 179 pages
 

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Page 43 - For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the Lord of Hosts.
Page 131 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 84 - Have always therefore printed in your remembrance, how great a treasure is committed to your charge. For they are the sheep of Christ, which he bought with his death, and for whom he shed his blood.
Page 23 - And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God as was Aaron. So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest, but he that said unto him ; Thou art my Son, to-day have I begotten thee ; as he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.
Page 128 - We require you to find out but one church upon the face of the whole earth, that hath been ordered by your discipline, or hath not been ordered by ours, that is to say, by episcopal regiment, sithence the time that the blessed Apostles were here conversant.
Page 47 - Author of all truth, and has promised to be " with his church to the end of the world...
Page 92 - God grant you, through your few remaining days, his direction and consolation ; may he bestow upon you that peace which the world can neither give nor take away...
Page 141 - Let the prophets speak two or three, and let the other judge. If any thing be revealed to another that sitteth by, let the first hold his peace. For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted ; and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets. For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace; as in all churches of the saints.
Page 84 - And if it shall happen the same Church, or any Member thereof, to take any hurt or hindrance by reason of your negligence, ye know the greatness of the fault, and also the horrible punishment that will ensue.
Page 156 - God, and to serve tables," said the Apostles. And if it be a less worthy office to serve the tables, even of the poor, to the diminution of our care in the dispensation of God's word, it must needs be an unworthy employment to leave the word of God and to attend the rich and superfluous furniture of our own tables. Remember the quality of your charges. Civitas est, vigilate ad custodiam et concordiam ; sponsa est, studete amari ; oves sunt, intendite pastui* The Church is a spouse...

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