Book of Common Prayer, liturgical book used by churches of the Anglican Communion . First authorized for use in the Church of England in 1549, it was radically revised in 1552, with subsequent minor revisions in 1559, 1604, and 1662.
After each reading, say the prayers and responsories following the selections of Scripture, holding in your mind the substance of the Scripture you just read. Pray your own prayers and intercessions at the beginning of the prayers section. Then say the collect and the Lord’s prayer .
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The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible are an excellent and logical combination for personal use, both in daily devotion and study, and on Sundays during the liturgy.
Book of Common Prayer (BCP) is the short title of a number of related prayer books used in the Anglican Communion , as well as by other Christian churches historically related to Anglicanism.
other words for prayer book Book of Common Prayer . Mass book . breviary. canon. lectionary.
The Book of Common Prayer gathered the elements of the medieval year into a compact form that has largely survived. It reinforced the basic pattern, while simplifying some aspects of the annual round, using traditional prayers and readings to mark its contours.
The collect (/ˈkɒlɛkt/ KOL-ekt) is a short general prayer of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy.
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The Book of Common Prayer was the first compendium of worship in English. The words—many of them, at least—were written by Thomas Cranmer , the Archbishop of Canterbury between 1533 and 1556.
…into a preacher and teacher, The Second Prayer Book of Edward VI ( 1552 ) was avowedly Protestant, altars were turned into tables, clerical vestments gave way to plain surplices, and religious orthodoxy was enforced by a new and more stringent Act of Uniformity.
Even though they separated from the Church of England in the 1790s, Wesleyan Methodists (the majority group) followed the instructions and practice of the founder, John Wesley, by making it compulsory to use the Book of Common Prayer for their offices, while allowing at the same time for impromptu prayers (also dear to