Life of Bishop Provoost, of New York

General Protestant Episcopal S. School Union, and Church Book Society, 1859 - 183 Seiten

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Seite 162 - Almighty God, with whom do live the spirits of those who depart hence in the Lord, and with whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burden of the flesh, are in joy and felicity ; we give thee hearty thanks for the good examples of all those thy servants, who, having finished their course in faith, do now rest from their labours.
Seite 70 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Bishop in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands; In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. And remember that thou stir up the grace of God which is given thee by this imposition of our hands: for God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and love, and soberness.
Seite 164 - Come, ye blessed children of my Father, receive the kingdom prepared for you from the beginning of the world : G rant this, we beseech thee, O merciful FATHER, through JESUS CHR1ST our Mediator and Redeemer.
Seite 79 - The Lord bless you, and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace, both now and evermore.
Seite 31 - The Bishop. WILL you apply all your diligence to frame and fashion your own lives, and the lives of your families, according to the doctrine of Christ; and to make both yourselves and them, as much as in you lieth, wholesome examples of the flock of Christ?
Seite 82 - That the vestrymen and church wardens have power to call a dissenting protestant minister, and that he is to be paid and maintained as the act directs.
Seite 141 - All eyes were fixed upon the balcony, when, at the appointed hour, Washington made his appearance, accompanied by various public functionaries, and members of the Senate and House of Representatives. He was clad in a full suit of dark-brown cloth, of American manufacture, with a steel-hilted dress sword, white silk stockings, and silver shoe buckles. His hair was dressed and powdered in the fashion of the day, and worn in a bag and solitaire.
Seite 139 - States," without any addition of title ; a judicious form, which has remained to the present day. The inauguration took place on the 30th of April. At nine o'clock in the morning, there were religious services in all the churches, and prayers put up for the blessing of Heaven on the new government. At twelve o'clock the city troops paraded before Washington's door, and soon after the committees of Congress and heads of departments came in their carriages. At...
Seite 37 - Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe, as ye know how we exhorted, and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children, that ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
Seite 70 - RECEIVE the holy Ghost for the Office and Work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands.

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