Eleven addresses during a retreat of the Companions of the love of Jesus

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byEdward Bouverie Pusey

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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: ... ADDKESS XI. The Prayers for departed Companions of the Society of the Love of Jesus. There is yet a subject of the prayers of the Society, which, although not part of the original design, nor essential to it (for those may pray for the living who have not yet learned the comfort of prayer for the departed), yet are engrafted into it, are a very tender touching part of it. They grow out of it by way of nature, as Companions of the Love of Jesus were removed from us; for, unless there were, in the Word of God, an absolute prohibition of prayer for the departed, how should we go on praying for those whom we love until they were out of sight, and then cease on the instant, as if " out of sight, out of mind" were a Christian duty? How should we not rather follow the soul to the Eternal Throne, with the Apostle's prayer (as seems probable, for the departed Epaphroditus) "athe Lord grant that he may find mercy of the Lord in that Day?" But we have no doubt that we may pray. For the whole Church so prayed, much nearer to the time when the beloved disciple left this earth, than many of us are to the early memories of our fathers. And however, in evil days, the public and ritual use of those prayers was laid aside in the Church of England, yet even a Court of Ecclesiastical law formally decided their lawfulness, according to the doctrine and discipline of the Church of England, and the departed are but indistinctly yet are included in our Eucharistic prayer, "by the merits and Death of Thy Son Jesus Christ and through faith in His Blood, we and all Thy whole Church may obtain remission of our sins and all other benefits of His Passion." a 2 Tim. i. 18. I say this, in case any should be afraid so to pray. But since it is lawful, what an unspeakable priviledge! It is...

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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: ... ADDKESS XI. The Prayers for departed Companions of the Society of the Love of Jesus. There is yet a subject of the prayers of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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