A Class-book Of The Catechism Of The Church Of England

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byGeorge Frederick Maclear

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ...St Paul to be a type of "the mystical union that is betwixt Christ and His Church4." 2. Adultery. All offences, therefore, against so honourable an estate are of a very heinous character, and the sin of adultery has in all ages and amongst all nations been severely punished. In the Mosaic code it ranked next to murder, and the punishment for both parties was death by stoning5. 3. Duty of Purity. But like the last, this Commandment also has been explained by our Lord. Ye have heard, said He, that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: but I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart (Mtt. v. 27, 28). From which we learn that this Precept goes far beyond the mere act of adultery, and forbids the dominion of sensual desires and the indulgence of every kind of wantonness in act, speech, or thought8. 4. Specially iucumbent on Christians. Hence the Catechism traces to this Commandment the positive 1 Cicero calls marriage Principium Urbis et quasi seminarium reipublicce. De Off. 1. xvii. 54. 2 Gen. ii. 24, quoted by Christ Mtt. xix. 4, 5; Mk. x. 6--9. 3 Jn. ii. 1--11. See the Marriage Service. 4 Eph. v. 23--32. See the Marriage Service. 6 Comp. Levit. xviii. 20; xx. 10; Deut. xxii. 22. 6 See Gal. v. 19, where St Paul classes adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness among the teorks of the flesh, and Kph. v. 3, where he declares that fornication and all uncleanness ought not to be once named amongst Christians, neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient. Comp. also 1 Cor. vi. 9; Col. iii. 5. duty of keeping1 the body in temperance2, soberness, and chastity. For every other sin that a man doeth is without the...

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ...St Paul to be a type of "the mystical union that is betwixt Christ and His Church4." 2. Adultery. All offences, therefore, again...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217668143

ISBN - 13:9780217668149

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