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CATHOLIC And APOSTOLIC
Faithfully Translated from the
Meditate upon these things, give thyself wholly to
Take heed unto thyself, and unto thy Doctrine; con-
i Tim. iv. 15. &16.
T O t H E
Devout Christian Reader.""
Dearly beloved Brother, in our Lord, and God, and Saviour, Jesus Christ,
BE pleased to accept this Labour of Love, of thine unworthy FellowServant; who mindful of the Command, "When thou art converted, strengthen "thy brethren" presenteth, with all Humility, these his Endeavours, for thine Attainment of the Truth, and everlasting salvation: And, in return, Jill him with thy Prayers, to the Throne of Grace and Mercy; that, whilst he offereth Instruction to others, he may Ib take Heed unto himself, that he become not a Cast-away.
Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the Ways, and fee, and ask for the old Paths, where is the good Way, and walk therein, and ye shall find Rest for your Souls.
Jerem. vi. 16.
Unto you that fear my Name, jhall the Sun of Righteousness arise with healing in his Wings. Mai. iv. 2.
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CATHOLIC and APOSTOLIC EASTERN-C H U R C H.
N E C T A R I U S,
By the Mercy of God, Patriarch of the Holy City of jferu/a/em, and of all Palestine.
All orthodox Readers, my beloved Brethren, and Children in the Lord. Grace, Peace', and Mercy, from God.
IF thou dearest, dear Reader, to be instructed in the right Faith, and to be enlightened with the Brightness of the immaterial Light; now, whilest thou livest in this thy material Body, which is to live above all visible Beings, and to ascend on the Wings of the Mind, to God; it behoveth thee to read, with the closest Attention, this little Book, which containeth a very compendious, yet plain, and clear Comprehension, of true Doctrine.: As appears, I think fully, from the Title of it j being called, The Orthodox Confession of