Devotions in the Ancient Way of Offices: With Psalms, Hymns, and Prayers, for Every Day of the Week, and Every Holy Day in the Year (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Devotions in the Ancient Way of Offices: With Psalms, Hymns, and Prayers, for Every Day of the Week, and Every Holy Day in the Year
Besides, they objected, that Mr. Dorrington had contracted the four daily offices into two, that he had omitted the Lessons; as many of which as are Canonical Scripture, the devout Author of this reform hath continued in the version of the Church of England that he had not reformed the Office for the Dead; that in the other he had left out many things, which they think as useful as any he had taken in, together with the Versicles, Responsories, and Antiphons, as such; which with the Psalms make up that alternate way of devotion; which, as being the most edifying and excellent way of worship, was used in the best and purest ages of Christianity, and truly resembles the worship and devotions of the great choir of saints and angels in the Church triumphant, that most glorious Jeru salem, which is above.
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