Letters Addressed to the Rev. Samuel Miller, D.D., in Reply to His Letters Concerning the Constitution and Order of the Christian Ministry: In which There is an Humble Attempt to Shew that the Charges, Against the Episcopal Church, and Her Advocates, are Totally Unfounded; And, in which the Preliminary Reasoning of the Reverend Author is Particularly Considered. Being Introductory to an Examinatin of the Whole Work ...
Seward and Williams, one door east of the Coffe House Genesee Street, 1808 - Episcopacy - 124 pages
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Page 82 - Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind : which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.
Page 83 - Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you : as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 84 - There are two Sacraments ordained of Christ our Lord in the Gospel, that is to say, Baptism, and the Supper of the Lord.
Page 29 - And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes.
Page 82 - So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good : and the wedding was furnished with guests.
Page 36 - NO MAN SHALL BE accounted or taken to be a lawful Bishop, Priest, or Deacon in the United Church of England, or SUFFERED TO EXECUTE ANY OF THE SAID FUNCTIONS, except he be called, tried, examined, and admitted thereunto, according to the form hereafter following, or hath had formerly EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION OR ORDINATION.
Page 35 - Holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church ; Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 95 - Unto this catholic visible church Christ hath given the ministry, oracles, and ordinances of God, for the gall thering and perfecting of the saints in this life to the end of the world, and doth by his own presence and spirit, according to his promise, make them effectual thereto.
Page 83 - 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.