History of the Church of England, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time, Being Principally an Abridgement of Grant's

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E. & H. Clark, 1825 - 310 pages
 

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Page 211 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand; 7 to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; ' to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; 'to execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints.
Page 18 - For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.
Page 151 - Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost...
Page 293 - Such a society is no other than "a company of men having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.
Page 18 - No man can come unto me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him ; and I will raise him up at the last day.
Page xiii - And no man taketh this honour to himself, but he that is called of God as was Aaron.
Page 238 - It is certain that the restless and enterprising spirit of the Catholic Church, particularly of the Jesuits, merits attention, and is, in some degree, dangerous to every other communion. Such zeal of proselytism actuates that sect, that its missionaries have penetrated into every nation of the globe ; and, in one sense, there is a popish plot perpetually carrying on against all states - Protestant, Pagan, and Mahometan.
Page 183 - He intended the discipline of the Church should be felt, as well as spoken of, and that it should be applied to the greatest and most splendid transgressors, as well as to the punishment of smaller offences and meaner offenders ; and thereupon called for or cherished the discovery of those who were not careful to cover...
Page 238 - That the lords and commons are of opinion, that there hath been, and still is, a damnable and hellish plot, contrived and carried on by the Popish recusants, for assassinating the king, for subverting the government, and for rooting out and destroying the Protestant religion.".
Page 286 - When at Oxford, I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting to find it a dull book (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest of religion, after I became capable of rational inquiry.

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