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Wherefore, good children, mark well this lesson, that when ye be demanded, How understand you the third part of the Creed ? ye may answer thus : I believe, that neither by man's strength, power, nor wisdom, neither by mine own endeavour, nor compass of mine own reason, I am able to believe in Jesus Christ, or to come unto him. But the Holy Ghost did call me by the Word of the Gospel, and with the gifts of his grace he hath hitherto endowed me, and hallowed me, and in the true faith he hath hitherto preserved and confirmed me: and this he hath not done only to me, but also he calleth and gathereth together, in the unity of one faith and one baptism, all the universal church, that is here in earth, and he halloweth, keepeth, and preserveth the same in the true knowledge of Christ, and faith in his promises. And in this church he giveth free and general pardon to me, and to all that believe in him, of all our sins, offences, and trespasses ; and at the last day he shall raise me and all others that be dead ; and all that died in the true faith of Jesus Christ he shall glorify in the life everlasting. Therefore, to the said Holy Ghost that sanctifieth us, with the Father that made and created us, and the Son that redeemed us, be given all honour and glory, world without end. Amen.


To conclude: we believe that this body of ours in which we live, though after death it turns to dust, yet in the last day it shall return to life again, by the Spirit of Christ that dwelleth in us; and that then, whatever we suffer for Christ in the interim, he will wipe away all tears from our øyes, and that then, through him, we shall enjoy everlasting life, and be always with him in glory. Amen.


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Master. Sith thou hast before said, that the wicked shall rise again, in sort most far dif. fering from the godly, that is to say, to eternal misery and everlasting death, why doth the Creed make mention only of life everlasting, and of hell no mention at all ?

Scholar. This is a confession of the Christian faith, wbich pertaineth to none but to the godly, and therefore rebearseth only those things that are fit for to comfort, namely, the most large gifts which God will give to them that be his. And therefore here is not recited what punishments are provided for them that be out of the kingdom of God.

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PAGE 1. The last Precept of the First Table relates to the

Religious Observance of a certain Day.......... 137 2. Terms of the Commandment.......

138 3. Positive Injunction.....

140 4. Sins forbidden.....

141 5. Reasons for this Commandment, and Arguments for its observance ........

.................. 143 Extracts from Scripture, Book of Common Prayer,

articles, Homilies, and Works of the Reformers.




OF THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT. 1. General Subject of the Second Table ............ 167 2. The Fifth Commandment refers to Relative Duties 168 3. Terms ....

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169 5. Of Superiors.......

.......... 171 6. Sins forbidden, of Inferiors, and of Superiors...... 7. Obligations of Husbands and Wives ... 8. Duties between Equals .... 9. The Fifth Commandment is "the First with Promise” ib. Ertracts from Scripture, Book of Common Prayer,

Articles, Homilies, and Works of the Reformers.

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OF THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT. 1. Meaning of the Sixth Commandment ...... 2. Duties virtually enjoined ........, 3. Sins directly or indirectly forbidden ........ 4. Sanction Ertracts from Scripture, Book of Common Prayer,

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