Annotations, Ecclesiastical And Devotional; Intended To Illustrate The Liturgy, And The Xxxix…

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byThomas Harwood

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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. 1826. Excerpt: ... PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS, UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, TO BE USED BEFORE THE TWO FINAL PRAYERS OF THE LITANY, OR OF MORNING OR EVENING PRAYER. Of these occasional prayers and thanksgivings, it may be proper to say, that the prayers for "rain," and for "fair weather," were in the first Book of King Edward VI., and then placed at the end of the Communion Service; to which, in the second Book of King Edward VI., were added the prayers "in the time of dearth," "war," and "plague." These five prayers were then inserted in the place, where they now are. The prayers for "Ember Weeks," for the "Parliament," and "for all conditions of men," were added at the last Review, in 1661. In Canon 31, Anno 1603, it was ordered, that Deacons and Ministers be ordained only on the Sundays immediately following the Jcjunia quatuor temporum, commonly called "Ember Weeks." This decree is as old as Gelasius, who appointed them about the year 530. THE COLLECTS, EPISTLES, AND GOSPELS, TO BE USED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THE FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT. The following "Epistles" and " Gospels"seem to be taken from Coverdale's Translation, printed in 1540. The Canonical year commences with "Advent." This Sunday is always nearest to the commemoration of St. Andrew. "Advent" was a Fast, nearly coeval in its institution with the Feast of the Nativity itself. The duration of this Fast varied at different periods, and was intended to dispose Christians to the due celebration of our Lord's Nativity. Four " Advent" Sundays are appointed before Christmas, as a preparation for the Advent of Christ in the flesh. The " Collect" is taken out of, and refers to, both the Epistle and Gospel. The first part is clearly the words of the Epistle. The " Epistle" prepares us to behold his coming with joy and gladness....

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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. 1826. Excerpt: ... PRAYERS AND THANKSGIVINGS, UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, TO BE USED BEFORE THE TWO FINAL PRAYERS OF THE LITANY, OR OF MORNING OR EVE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217174302

ISBN - 13:9780217174305

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