Correspondence Between the Right Reverend, The Bishop of Connecticut and the Rev. F.C. Ewer ... on the Doctrine of the Church Touching the Seven Catholic Sacraments
American Church Press, 1870 - 56 páginas
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Página 16 - After which confession the priest shall absolve him (if he humbly and heartily desire it) after this sort : our Lord Jesus Christ who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thec thine offences ; and by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Página 23 - Is any sick among you ? let him call for the elders of the church ; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord : and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up ; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Página 33 - I mean an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace given unto us, ordained by Christ himself, as a means whereby we receive the same, and a pledge to assure us thereof.
Página 17 - For although absolution hath the promise of forgiveness of sin ; yet by the express word of the New Testament, it hath not this promise annexed and tied to the visible sign, which is imposition of hands. For this visible sign (I mean laying on of hands) is not expressly commanded in the New Testament to be used in absolution, as the visible signs in Baptism and the LORD'S Supper are : and therefore absolution is no such sacrament as Baptism and the Communion are.
Página 16 - Almighty God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who desireth not the death of a sinner, but rather that he may turn from his wickedness, and live; and hath given power, and commandment, to his Ministers, to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the Absolution and Remission of their sins: He pardoneth and absolveth all them that truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel.
Página 17 - God's hand seek every one his own particular pardon, through the power of those keys which the minister of God using according to our blessed Saviour's institution in that case it is their part to accept the benefit thereof, as God's most merciful ordinance for their good, and without any distrust or doubt to embrace joyfully his grace so given them according to the word of our Lord, which hath said, " Whose sins ye remit they are remitted...
Página 15 - In which it will also appear, that this Church is far from intending to depart from the Church of England in any essential point of doctrine, discipline, or worship ; or further than local circumstances require.
Página 24 - Is any sick among you? Let him call for the Elders of the Church ; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the Name of the LORD : and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the LORD shall raise him up ; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.