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Page 235 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts : and then shall every man have praise of God.
Page 140 - Heaven, by blessing visible elements it maketh them invisible grace, it giveth daily the Holy Ghost, it hath to dispose of that flesh which was given for the life of the world and that blood which was poured out to redeem souls, when it poureth malediction upon the heads of the wicked they perish, when it revoketh the same they revive.
Page 207 - If it were a matter of wrong or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you: But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge of such matters.
Page 232 - And will civil discouragements and incapacities, fines and confiscations, stripes and imprisonments, enlighten the understanding, convince men's minds of error, and inform them of the truth ? Can they have any such efficacy, as to make men change the inward judgment they have framed of things ? Nothing can do this, but reason and argument. This is what our minds and understandings will naturally yield to ; but they cannot be compelled to believe any thing by outward force.
Page 34 - Pastors of thy Church, that they may diligently preach thy Word, and duly administer the godly Discipline thereof ; and grant to the people, that they may obediently follow the same ; that all may receive the crown of everlasting glory ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 245 - Suppofing that BAPTISM makes INFANTS, dying in Infancy, Inheritors of the Kingdom of Heaven •> or is of any Advantage to them in the World to come.
Page 244 - The wolf alfo jball dwell with the lamb, and the leopard Jhall lie down with the kid ; and the calf and the young lion and the failing together, and a little child Jhall lead them. And the cow and the bear Jhall feed, their young ones Jhall lie down together, and the lion Jhall eat Jiraw like the ox.
Page 231 - Lord, and not unto men ;" in obedience to his command—in compliance with his will. But of what use can human laws be in all this, though enforced by civil penalties? They may make me do things which are in my power, and depend upon my will: but to believe this or that doctrine to be true, is not in my power, nor depends upon my will, but upon the light, evidence, and information which I possess. Will civil discouragements and incapacities, fines and confiscations, stripes and imprisonments, enlighten...
Page 55 - VII. gave him the bishoprick of Rochester; which he, following the rule of the primitive church, would never change for a better; he used to say his church was his wife, and he would never part with her because she was poor. He continued in great favour with the King till the business of the divorce was set on foot; and then he adhered so firmly to the Queen's cause, and the Pope's supremacy, that he was carried by that headlong into great errors, as appears by the business of the Maid of Kent. Many...
Page 87 - Christian service is totally disused in some places, there are other some that are said to be half served ; there being several Churches, where we are but rarely, if at all, to meet with preaching, catechising, or administering of the Holy Communion. In others, the service of the prayers is but partly read, and that, perhaps, but once a month, or once in a quarter of a year...