Patristic / Medieval
Thomas Aquinas on Faith
(Summa Theologica, Bk II Pt II
(On faith, Paradiso, Canto XXIV, 52-154)
Articles of Religion
to Ministers and Ministering
Exerpts from the
Ordinal for the
Church of England as amended in 1662
Taylor (The Minister's
Tracts for the Times
3 - [No. 16] (B.Harrison)
Keble (On the
the Holy Sacrament)
Sermon for Advent 3
Cusick (Meeting Christ
Keble poem -
Advent III from The
- Table of
Lessons -Canadian BCP
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O LORD Jesu Christ, who at thy first coming
thy messenger to prepare the way before thee: Grant that the ministers
and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready
way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the
that at thy second coming to judge the world we may be found an
people in thy sight, who livest and reignest with the Father and the
Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
1 Cor. 4. 1
LET a man so account of us, as of the ministers
and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover, it is required in
stewards, that a man be found faithful. But with me it is a very
small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgement: yea,
I judge not mine own self. For I know nothing by myself; yet am I
not hereby justified; but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring
to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the
of the hearts; and then shall every man have praise of God.
S. Matth. 11. 2
NOW when John had heard in the prison the works
he sent two of his disciples, and said unto him, Art thou he that
come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and said unto
Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: the blind
receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and
deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the Gospel
to them. And blessed is he whosoever shall not be offended in
And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning
John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? a reed shaken with
wind? But what went ye out for to see? a man clothed in soft
behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses. But
went ye out for to see? a prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a
prophet. For this is he, of whom it is written,
Behold, I send my
before thy face,
Which shall prepare
Ant. REJOICE in the Lord, O ye
/ for it becometh well the just to be thankful.
2 Praise the Lord with harp: / sing praises
with the lute, and instrument of ten strings.
3 Sing unto the Lord a new song: / sing praises
with a good courage.
4 For the word of the Lord is true, / and all
5 He loveth righteousness and judgement: / the
is full of the goodness of the Lord.
6 By the word of the Lord were the heavens
made, / and
all the hosts of them by the breath of his mouth.
Glory be. Repeat Antiphon.
HEAR, O thou Shepherd of Israel, thou that
like a flock; / show thyself also, thou that sittest upon the cherubim.
2 Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, /
stir up thy
strength, and come and help us.
Alleluia, All. Turn us again, O
God; / show
the light of thy countenance, and we shall be whole. All.
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