The Life and Character of Edmund Geste, S. T. P.: The Principal Compiler of the Church of England ... the First Protestant Bishop of Rochester, Afterwards Bishop of Salisbury, by Appointment of and Almoner to Queen Elizabeth

W. Pickering, 1840 - 211 頁

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第 149 頁 - It is a thing plainly repugnant to the Word of God, and the custom of the Primitive Church, to have public Prayer in the Church, or to minister the Sacraments, in a tongue not understanded of the people.
第 151 頁 - I will pray with the understanding also ; I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also. Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned, say Amen, at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest ? For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.
第 26 頁 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, Moses gave you not that bread from heaven ; but my Father giveth you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.
第 49 頁 - Some baptize in a font, some in a basin. Some sign with the sign of the cross, others sign not. Some minister in a surplice, others without.
第 48 頁 - The table standeth in the body of the church in some places ; in others it standeth in the chancel. In some places the table standeth altarwise, distant from the wall (a) yard ; in some others in the middle of the chancel, north, and south. In some places the table is joined ; in others it standeth upon tressels. In some the table hath a carpet ; in others it hath none.
第 54 頁 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc.
第 48 頁 - Some say the service and prayers in the chancel ; others in the body of the church. Some say the same in a seat made in the church ; some in the pulpit, with their faces to the people. Some keep precisely the order of the book ; others intermeddle Psalms in metre. Some say with a surplice ; others without a surplice.
第 156 頁 - Heart, •which by other means be alienated and pluck'd away. Then appointing one to begin the Song, the rest follow, and so with divers Songs and Prayers, passing over the Night at the dawning of the Day, all together, even as it were with one Mouth, and one Heart, they sing unto the Lord a new Song of Confession, every Man framing to himself meet words of Repentance* * Buil, Epnt.
第 151 頁 - Even so likewise, when ye speak with tongues, except ye speak words that have signification, how shall it be understood what is spoken ? for ye shall but speak in the air, that is to say, in vain, and consequently without edifying.
第 156 頁 - These are sufficient to prove, that it is against God's Word, and the use of the Primitive Church, to use a language not understood of the people, in Common Prayer, and Ministration of the Sacraments. Wherefore it is to be marvelled at, not only how such an untruth and abuse crept, at the first, into the Church, but also how it is maintained so...