Excerpt from Let Us Pray A Handbook of Selected Collects and Forms of Prayer for the Use of Free ChurchesIT cannot be said that Free Churchmen have ever been indifferent to the ideal of public worship Indeed they endured much snfiering in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries that they might secure liberty to worship God according to the conscience of the worshippers Yet it may be questioned whether those who are so swift to appreciate, and so resolute to affirm this privilege, are equally conscious that, since every privilege implies a duty, so this right to worship as we like involves the duty to worship as we ought When George Herbert restored the parish church of Leighton Ecclesia, he was careful to place the pulpit and the reading desk side by side, and to make both of equal height, in order that, as he would often say, they should neither have a precedency or priority of the other but that prayer and preaching, being equally useful, might agree like brethren, and have an equal honour and We may be allowed to doubt whether Free Churchmen generally have kept this ideal clearly in view Walton s Life of Herbert.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download Let Us Pray: A Handbook of Selected Collects and Forms of Prayer for the Use of Free Churches (Classic Reprint) By C. Silvester Horne – heartforum.co.uk
Charles Silvester Horne was a Congregationalist minister, Liberal M.P for Ipswich, noted orator and hymnist.
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- Let Us Pray: A Handbook of Selected Collects and Forms of Prayer for the Use of Free Churches (Classic Reprint)
- C. Silvester Horne
- 17 December 2017 C. Silvester Horne