An address delivered privately to the candidates for holy orders, in the diocese of Barbados and the Leeward Islands

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Page 58 - Are you persuaded that the Holy Scriptures contain sufficiently all Doctrine required of necessity for eternal salvation through faith in Jesus Christ? And are you determined, out of the said Scriptures to instruct the people committed to your charge, and to teach nothing, as required of necessity to eternal salvation, but that which you shall be persuaded, may be concluded and proved by the Scripture? Answer. I am so persuaded, and have so determined, by God's grace.
Page 70 - WILL you maintain and set forwards, as much as lieth in you, quietness, peace, and love, among all Christian people, and especially among them that are or shall be committed to your charge ? Answer.
Page 55 - Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine ; continue in them : for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
Page 15 - Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Page 28 - YES, if the intensities of hope and fear Attract us still, and passionate exercise Of lofty thoughts, the way before us lies Distinct with signs, through which in set career, As through a zodiac, moves the ritual year Of England's Church ; stupendous mysteries ! Which whoso travels in her bosom eyes, As he approaches them, with solemn cheer.
Page 66 - ... long-suffering, and of great pity. Thou sparest when we deserve punishment, and in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy. Spare thy people, good LORD, spare them ; and let not thine heritage be brought to confusion. Hear us, O LORD, for thy mercy is great; and after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us, through the merits and mediation of thy blessed Son, JESUS CHRIST our Lord. Amen.
Page 70 - WILL you reverently obey your Ordinary, and other chief Ministers, unto whom is committed the charge and government over you; following with a glad mind and will their godly admonitions, and submitting yourselves to their godly judgements? Answer. I will so do, the Lord being my helper.
Page 84 - ... nor hath he at any time, as far as we know or believe, held, written or taught any thing contrary to the doctrine or discipline of the United Church of England and Ireland...
Page 66 - Lord, bless and prosper our joint endeavours : and grant that after an honest and faithful discharge of our 72 respective duties, in that state of life which Thou hast appointed for us, we may receive the end of our faith, even the salvation of our souls ; through the merits and mediation of Thy blessed Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 90 - I AB do declare That I will conform to the Liturgy of the Church of England as it is now by Law established...

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