The American Prayer-book Revisions of 1785 and 1789: A Sermon Preached in Christ Church, Philadelphia, on the Eighteenth Sunday After Trinity, October 16, 1892

Edward Borcherdt, 1893 - 25 páginas

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Página 1 - And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer ; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne. And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.
Página 15 - That the said church shall maintain the doctrines of the Gospel, as now held by the Church of England ; and shall adhere to the liturgy of the said church, as far as shall be consistent with the American revolution, and the constitutions of the respective states.
Página 23 - The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies, as revised and proposed to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church...
Página 14 - But when in the course of Divine Providence, these American States became independent with respect to Civil Government, their Ecclesiastical Independence was necessarily included; and the different religious denominations of Christians in these States were left at full and equal liberty to model and organize their respective Churches, and forms of worship, and discipline, in such manner as they might judge most convenient for their future prosperity; consistently with the Constitution...
Página 11 - That it may please Thee to endue the Congress of these United States, and all others in authority, legislative, executive, and judicial, with grace, wisdom and understanding, to execute justice and to maintain truth.
Página 5 - Continental Congress have resolved to declare the American colonies to be free and independent states; in consequence of which it will be proper to omit those petitions in the liturgy wherein the King of Great Britain is prayed for...
Página 24 - States receive the Book for temporary Use, till our Churches are organized, and the Book comes again under Review of Conventions having their Bishops, &c. as the primitive Rules of Episcopacy require.

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