Lectures On The Catechism Of The Church Of England

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byThomas Secker

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...them, with Contempt: and blotting out of their Minds all ferious Regard to Snbjects, that will one Day be found mof t ferious Things. Ills Delight muas in Cur/ing, fays the Pfalmift, and it Jhall happen unto him: he loved not Blef-Jing, therefore Jhall it be far frum him 3. 3. Befides the Offences alrea.-y mentioned, all indecent and unfit Ufe of God-s Name in our Difcourfe, though it be not in fwearmg or cuffing, comes within the Prohibition of this Commandment. All irreverent Sayings, and even Thoughts, concerning his Nature, and Attributes, his Acuons and his Commands, fall-under the fame Guilt; unlefs-we are tormented with fuch Thoughts, whether we will or not: for then they are only an Affli£tion, not a Sin. All Sorts of Talk, ridiculing, mifreprefenting, or inveighing againft Religion, or whatever is connecled with it, incur the like Condemnation. Nay, even Want of Attention in God-s Worfhip, drawing near to him with our Mouths, whilft 1 Rom. xii, 144 3 I-f.U. cix. 16.:.-we we remove stir Hearts far from him,.if it.be wilfully or carelefsly indulged, makes us chargeable, in its Degree, with the Sin of taking Us Name in vain. 4. Though we no Way profane his Name ourfelves; yet it we entice others to Perjury and Falfehood; or provoke them to rafh Oaths and Curies; or give them any needlefs Temptation to blafpheme God; to fpeak difrcTpe&fully, or think flightly, of their Maker, or his Laws, natural or revealed: by fuch Behaviour alfo we become acceifary to the Broach ol this Commandment, and rank ourfelves widi thofe, whom it exprefsly declares God will not hold guiltlefs: that is, will not acquit, but fcverely punifh. Let us therefore be watchful to preferve continually fnch an Awe of the fuprcme Being upon our own Minds, and...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...them, with Contempt: and blotting out of their Minds all ferious Regard to Snbjects, that will one Day be found...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217964753

ISBN - 13:9780217964753

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