|Author:||Reeve, Edmund, d. 1660.|
|Title:||The Christian divinitie, contained in the divine service of the Church of England summarily, and for the most part in order, according as point on point dependeth, composed; and with the holy Scriptures plainly and plentifully confirmed: written for the furtherance of the peoples understanding in the true religion established by publike authoritie, and for the increase of vnitie in that godly truth eternall. By Edmund Reeve Bachelour in Divinitie, and vicar of the parish of Hayes in Middlesex.|
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The Christian divinitie, contained in the divine service of the Church of England summarily, and for the most part in order, according as point on point dependeth, composed; and with the holy Scriptures plainly and plentifully confirmed: written for the furtherance of the peoples understanding in the true religion established by publike authoritie, and for the increase of vnitie in that godly truth eternall. By Edmund Reeve Bachelour in Divinitie, and vicar of the parish of Hayes in Middlesex.
Reeve, Edmund, d. 1660.
London: Printed [by Thomas Harper] for Nicolas Fussell and Humphrey Mosley, at the signe of the Ball in Pauls Church yard, 1631.
|Alternate titles:||Christian divinity, out of the divine service.|
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Church of England. -- Book of common prayer -- Early works to 1800.
Church of England. -- Homilies -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE, CHARLES, By the Grace of God King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
To the Reader.
A Table of the CHAPTERS in generall.
THE CHRISTIAN DIVINITY: OVT OF the Divine Service.
CHAP. I. That there is a GOD.
CHAP. 2. That there is a Trinity in the Godhead.
CHAP. 3. Of God the Father.
CHAP. 4. Of God the Sonne.
CHAP. 5. Of God the Holy Ghost.
CHAP. 6. Of certaine Attributes vnto God.
CHAP. 7. Of the Creation of the World, and of the Angels in speciall.
CHAP. 8. Of the Creation of Man, and of his estate in his innocency.
CHAP. 9. Of Mans falling from God, and of the Misery of Mankind thereby.
CHAP. 10. Of Gods calling of Mankinde.
CHAP. 11. Of Iustification.
CHAP. 12. Of the true and liuely Faith.
CHAP. 13. Of the Faith in the people of God, which liued afore the Incarnation of our Lord Iesus Christ, euer since the fall.
CHAP. 14. Of the Arke which Noah built; and of o∣ther things in the Story of the olde Testament.
CHAP. 15. Of Circumcision.
CHAP. 16. Of the calling of Moses.
CHAP. 17. Of the Passeouer.
CHAP. 18. Of the Law giuen by Moses.
CHAP. 19. Of the Tabernacle and Temple of the Iewes.
CHAP. 20. Of Saint Iohn Baptists Preaching.
CHAP. 21. Of the Holy Incarnation and Natiuity of our Lord Iesus Christ.
CHAP. 22. Of Christs death.
CHAP. 23. Of the resurrection and ascension of Iesus Christ.
CHAP. 24. Of the comming downe of the Holy Ghost.
CHAP. 25. Of the Merit of the Redemption wrought by Iesus Christ.
CHAP. 26. Of the end for the which Iesus Christ redeemed man∣kinde, and who of yeares of discretion, or of perfect age, partake of the merit of the same redemption.
CHAP. 27. Of Christs Priesthood.
CHAP. 28. Of Christs Prophetship.
CHAP. 29. Of Christs Kingdome.
CHAP. 30. Of Christs mediation for his people, and of the reconciliation.
CHAP. 31. Of Christs iudging Mankind.
CHAP. 32. Of the Church of Christ.
CHAP 33. Of the Ministerie which Christ appointed in his Church in generall.
CHAP. 34. Of Deacons.
CHAP. 35. Of Priests.
CHAP. 36. Of the Bishopricke, that it is a degree aboue the Priest∣hood, and so ordained to be by Iesus Christ.
CHAP. 37. Of the distinction or disparity among Bishops, or of Archbishopricke.
CHAP. 38. Of Prophetship, that euery kind thereof is not for euer ceased.
CHAP. 39. Of Lordship, which Archbishops and Bishops haue.
CHAP. 24. Of the Liturgie or Diuine Seruice of the Church, in generall.
CHAP. 41. Of the Ceremonies of the Church of England, in ge∣nerall.
CHAP. 42. Of wearing a Surplisse.
CHAP. 43. Of the due Celebration of Sundayes, and other times required by the Church to be kept holy.
CHAP. 44. Of Prayer, Thanksgiving, and Confession unto God, in publike, and in private.
CHAP. 45. Of singing Psalmes and spirituall songs, in publike and in private: and also of singing with musicke.
CHAP. 46. Of the publike reading of the holy Scriptures, as also the Homilies, and of making an Exhortation in publike.
CHAP. 47. Of expounding the Scriptures, and of preaching, also of peoples hearing sermons.
CHAP. 48. Of peoples reading the holy Scriptures in private, and of meanes helping unto the understanding of them.
CHAP. 49. Of reading the bookes in the Bible, which are called wri∣tings Apocrypha.
CHAP. 50. Of peoples learning the most sacred Catechisme of the Church which is in the booke of Common Prayer.
CHAP. 51. Of Baptisme.
CHAP. 52. Of Godfathers and Godmothers.
CHAP. 53. Of the signe of the Crosse made on the forehead of the child having received Baptisme.
CHAP. 54. Of Comfirmation, commonly called Bishopping.
CHAP. 55. Of the holy Communion, or the Sacrament of the body and blood of Iesus Christ.
CHAP. 56. Of preparing ones selfe for to receive worthily the holy Sacrament.
CHAP. 57. Of kneeling in the act of receiving the Sacrament.
CHAP. 58. Of Matrimony.
CHAP. 59. Of the ring used in the Solemnization of Matrimony.
CHAP. 60. Of the thankesgiving of women after Childbirth, com∣monly called, the Churching of Women.
CHAP. 61. Of Commination, or denouncing Gods curses due unto sinners, which will not repent, or doe neglect the same.
CHAP. 62. Of Excommunication.
CHAP. 63. Of Confession and Absolution in particular manner.
CHAP. 64. Of Penance.
CHAP. 65. Of visiting the sicke.
CHAP. 66. Of the Communion of the sicke.
CHAP. 67. Of Buriall of the dead.
CHAP. 68. Of the reverence to bee done unto Almighty God, in his Worship.
CHAP. 69. Of good workes, in generall.
CHAP. 70. Of the Kings Soveraignty, and of bearing faith and true Allegiance to his Majestie, his Heires, and Successors.
CHAP. 71. Of submission to all Powers inferiour to the Kings Majesty.
CHAP. 72. Of Magistrates duties in generall.
CHAP. 73. Of Swearing.
CHAP. 74. Of Honouring the Ministery.
CHAP. 75. Of using the Perambulation of the Circuit of the Parish, called going a Procession.
CHAP. 76. Of Almes deeds.
CHAP. 77. Of Fasting.
CHAP. 78. Of Conversion, Repentance, and Regeneration.
CHAP. 79. Of our duty towards God, as it is delivered in the most sacred Catechisme.
CHAP. 80. Of our Dutie towards our Neighbour, as it is expressed in most Divine manner in the Catechisme also.
CHAP. 81. Of the Duty of the Husband unto his Wife, and of the Duty of the Wife unto her Husband.
CHAP. 82. Of the duty of Parents towards their Children, and of Children towards their Parents: likewise of Masters and Dames to their Servants, & of Servants to their Masters and Dames.
CHAP. 83. Of the foure principall Vertues.
CHAP. 84. Of the seven gifts of Grace.
CHAP. 85. Of sundry fruits of the Holy Spirit.
CHAP. 86. Of sundry other Vertues prescribed in the Divine Service.
Of retaining the memory of Saints.
Of Veracity or True Speaking.
CHAP. 87. Of Satisfaction for wrong done in word or deed.
CHAP. 88. Of forgiving others the wrongs, which they have dene to us, in word or deed.
CHAP. 89. Of examining and judging our owne selves.
CHAP. 90. Of seeking Gods Kingdome, and the righteousnesse thereof.
CHAP. 91. Of the Christian unity.
CHAP. 92. Of Growing in the Christian faith, and in the Christian life.
CHAP. 93. Of the Devill.
CHAP. 94. Of the Seven deadly Sinnes.
CHAP. 95. Of sundry other sinnes.
Of contempt of Gods Word.
Of halting on both sides.
Of Vaine glory.
Of hardnesse of heart.
Of Sedition and privie conspiracie.
CHAP. 96. Of the sinne against the Holy Ghost.
CHAP. 97. Of sundry of Gods Curses upon disobedient people.
CHAP. 98. Of deferring repentance untill likelihood of bodilie death.
CHAP. 99. Of sundry of Gods blessings upon obedient people, in this present life.
CHAP. 100. Against separating from the Church of England, by law established under the Kings Majesty, in any manner.