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COMPARED WITH THE BIBLE;
OR, AN ILLUSTRATION AND CONFIRMATION,
BY SCRIPTURE QUOTATIONS AND REFERENCES,
OP SUCH PARTS OF THE
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER,
CEREMONIES OF THE
United Church of England and Ireland,
BY THE REV. HENRY IVES BAILEY,
VICAR OF NORTH LEVERTON, NEAR RETFORD.
I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also.—1 Cor.
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I. The Exhortation.
1. Dearly 1. Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and beloved dre- Jonged for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the
Lord, my dearly beloved. Ph. iv. 1. Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus. 1 Th. iv, 1. See also, Lu. viii. 21.
-1 Pe. ï. 11. 2. the Scrip- 2. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive us in sundry ourselves, and the truth is not in us: if we confess places to ac- our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our and confess sins. 1 John i. 8, 9. If they shall confess their our manifold sins and
iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with wickedness; their trespass, and that also they have walked con
trary unto me, then will I remember my covenant. Le. xxvi. 40. 42. Whoso confesseth and forsaketh his sins shall have mercy. Pr. xxviii. 13. - See also, Ps. xxxii. and li.-Ezr. x, 1.-Ne, i. 6-ix. 2.-Da. ix. 3—23.
3. I know your manifold transgressions and your dissemblenor mighty sins. Am. v. 12. I will plead with thee,
because thou sayest, I have not sinned. Je. ii. 35. face of Al
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper. Pr, mighty God xxviii. 13. Woe to the rebellious children, saith our heavenly Father; the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me; and
that cover with a covering, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin. Is. xxx. 1. Now they have no cloke for their sin. John xv. 22. A hypocrite shall not come before him. Job xiii. 16.
- See also, 1 Sa. xv. 10—23.-2 Ki. v. 20-27. Ac. v. 1-10.
3. and that
cloke them before the