Eight charges delivered to the clergy of the dioceses of Oxford and Canterbury. To which are added Instructions to candidates for orders; and a Latin speech intended to have been made at the opening of the Convocation in 1761. Publ. by B. Porteus and G. Stinton

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Page 333 - Will you be ready, with all faithful diligence, to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines contrary to God's word; and to use both public and private monitions and exhortations, as well to the sick as to the whole, •within your cures, as need shall require, and occasion [shall] be given ? Answer.
Page 263 - ... one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (for if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
Page 53 - Apoíloücal practice; and of fuch acknowledged ufefulnefs that in the times of confufion, a hundred years ago, when biihops were rejected, Some of their adversaries took upon them to -perform this part of their function : and within thefe few years the church of Geneva hath reftored it in the beft manner their form of church government will admit, and added an office for it to their liturgy.
Page 4 - ... others after it. Indeed, it hath already brought in such dissoluteness and contempt of principle, in the higher part of the world, and such profligate intemperance, and fearlessness of committing crimes...
Page 328 - Do you trust that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghost to take upon you this Office and Ministration, to serve God for the promoting of his glory, and the edifying of his people?
Page 319 - Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life: the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 233 - ... to improve the people effectually, you must be assiduous in teaching the principles not only of virtue and natural religion, but of the gospel; and of the gospel, not as almost explained away by modern refiners, but as the truth is in Jesus ; as it is taught by the church...
Page 232 - ... continuance or the increafe of the harm which they are doing. The only way is, for the clergy to imitate and emulate what is good in them, avoiding what is bad ; to attend their cures, edify their parifhioners with awakening, but rational and fcriptural...
Page 197 - ... should be continually suggesting to our minds proper cautions for avoiding these dangers. Else we shall fall into sin against God and our neighbour : we shall lose the esteem of part of those whose improvement by us depends on their esteeming us, and set a bad instead of a good example to the rest. Let every one of us therefore be very watchful over our conduct ; or if we have not been so, let us amend it : and if we find preserving our innocence difficult, let us meddle the less with these matters...
Page 237 - ... by our own fault. If we look on what we are apt to call our livings only as our livelihoods, and think of little more than living on the income of them according to our own inclinations : if, for want of a good conscience or faith .unfeigned...

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