Disce Mori; Learn To Die

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byChristopher Sutton

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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.1839 Excerpt: ... The 14 th chapter of St. John's Gospel. The 7th chapter of the Revelations. The 15th chapter of the first Epistle to the Corinthians. If the sick be painfully grieved or strangely visited, 1. Let not any censure him, as Job's friends, who thought Job a hypocrite, because of his afflictionl. 2. Or as those that told our Saviour of the Galileans, who judged them greater sinners than the rest, because the tower of Siloah fell upon them2. 3. Or as the barbarians, who deemed St. Paul an evil man, because the viper clave unto him3. 4. Let none be glad when his enemy falleth, lest the Lord see it, and it displease him 4. 5. Let every one remember that of Joseph, "Am not I also under the hand of God5?" 6. That of the Apostle in the Romans: "Weep with them that weep6." 7. That of the wise man: "Be not slow to visit the sick7." 8. "That of St. James: "Pray one for another 8." 1 Job iv. 7; xxii. 6. 2 Luke xiii. 4. 3 Acts xxviii. 4. 4 Prov. xxiv. 17. 'Gen. 1. 19. 6 Rom. xii. 15. 7 Ecclus. vii. 35. 8 James v. 16. A form of leaving the Sick to God's protection. The Lord hear thee in the day of trouble: the name of the God of Jacob defend thee, send thee help from his sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Sion. Jesus Christ, the Son of the eternal God, put his blessed passion between thy sins and judgment to come. God the Holy Ghost be thy comfort, to and at thy end. Amen. The sick may sometimes be left to silent meditation, and apply himself thereunto in the name of the Holy Trinity. Let him also sometimes commend himself to rest with these meditations: A form of Prayer to be used for the Sick by them that are present. Most merciful Lord, we are at this present constrained to pray for other, who are not worthy to pray for ourselves, beseeching thee, in the multitude of t...

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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.1839 Excerpt: ... The 14 th chapter of St. John's Gospel. The 7th chapter of the Revelations. The 15th chapter of the first Epistle to the Corinth...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217199208

ISBN - 13:9780217199209

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