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Bishop Andrewes was one of the foremost Biblical scholars of his time. He also was one of the translators of the King James Version of the Bible and was King James' favorite preacher. The Devotions of Bishop Andrewes was originally entitled, Preces Privatae, which translates to "Private Devotions." They are the private, intimate prayers of a very public and pious man. Andr ...more
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Published July 14th 2009 by Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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Andrew
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Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) was a chaplain to Elizabeth I and later Dean of the Royal Chapel to James I. He was bishop of this and that, and took part in the preparation of the King James Bible.

Known for his elaborate and impressive sermons, on his deathbed, he handed a manuscript to his friend William Laud written in Greek, Hebrew and Latin, bearing the 'marks of long and constant use: it was "slubbered with his pious hands, and watered with his penitential tears".' The manuscript was a daily
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Thomas Howard noted in "Evangelical Is Not Enough" that he has been praying these daily prayers for many years, so I thought I'd give it try. I'm not sure about it yet. All these thy's and thou's feel kinda highfalutin to me. It then feels more like reading and less like praying. Maybe a modern translation would be better. ...more
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English bishop and scholar who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, of Ely, and of Winchester and oversaw the translation of the King James Version of the Bible (or Authorized Version). In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festi ...more

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