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The Old Paths, Where Is the Good Way; Or the Notes of the Church, in Connection with Which the Child of the Church Is Examined Concerning Ecclesiastical Principles. in Connection with Which the Child of the Church Is Examined Concerning Ecclesiastical Pri (Paperback) Loot Price: R336
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The Old Paths, Where Is the Good Way; Or the Notes of the Church, in Connection with Which the Child of the Church Is Examined...
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The Old Paths, Where Is the Good Way; Or the Notes of the Church, in Connection with Which the Child of the Church Is Examined Concerning Ecclesiastical Principles. in Connection with Which the Child of the Church Is Examined Concerning Ecclesiastical Pri (Paperback)

John Burnett Pratt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840. Excerpt: ... way, and finally perish. If he who ought to guide my steps aright, were careless or ignorant, or even positively disposed to mislead me, still there is one circumstance which, I trust, would preserve me in such a season of trial: the portion of the Church to which I belong, has taken care that the whole counsel of God shall be made known to her members, by means of her public Services, and thus I am in some measure rendered independent of the peculiar conduct of my Pastor. St. Paul tells me, that I am to account of my Christian Minister as a servant of Christ, and steward of the mysteries of Gody. And this he does without reference to the Minister's personal character or qualifications; with which I, as a layman, have very little to do. On looking into the Ordination Service, I find, that no one is admitted into the sacred office, until every means within the reach of man have been used, both to ascertain his fitness, and to remind him of the awfully responsible nature of the Ministerial officez. He is solemnly ordained to be the servant of God, and cautiously entrusted with the commission of our Lord. It is his ministerial, not his personal character, with which I, as a layman, have to do. Be the latter what it may, if he have Christ's com i 1 Cor. iv. 1. '-See also Canons of the Episcopal Church in Scotland. mission, he is to be esteemed by me, as an ambassador for Christ; as one clothed with that authority, which alone gives validity to all his official deeds. A man may have authority to preach to others, and yet himself be of a reprobate mind. We have no reason to suppose, that the acts of Judas, in his apostolical capacity, were not accompanied by the Divine blessing, and as efficient to the salvation of souls as those of Peter or John. To esteem the...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Burnett Pratt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-88015-5
Barcode: 9781150880155
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-88015-5

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