An Abridgment of the Controversy Between the Church of England, and the New Pseudo-primitives. Wherein the Chief Arguments on Each Side are Propos'd in So Short and Plain a Method, as May Render it Generally Useful, Even to Persons of the Meanest Capacity: in a Dialogue Between Neophytus, an Essentialist Clergyman, and Irenæus, a Layman of the Church of England

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C. Rivington, 1722 - 56 pages

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Page 19 - ALMIGHTY GOD, with whom do live the spirits of them that depart hence in the LORD, and with whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burden of the flesh, are in joy and felicity...
Page 11 - And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem ; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. 2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.
Page 19 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers...
Page 47 - Let these and such other places be sufficient to take away the gross error of purgatory out of our heads ; neither let us dream any more, that the souls of the dead are any thing at all holpen by our prayers...
Page 27 - Spirit, how fhall he that occupieth the Room of the Unlearned, fay Amen at thy giving of Thanks, feeing he underftandeth not what thou fayeft ? For thou verily giveft Thanks well, but the other ii not edified.
Page 9 - ... very serviceable to the ends of religion : it supposes our friends but removed to a distant country, and existing in a different condition : and that they only die in one place to live in another. It refreshes the belief of the soul's immortality, draws back the curtain of the grave, and opens a communication between this world and the other.
Page 31 - Adminiftration, the Merits of it are applied to every Receiver, The Body of Chrift, which was given *' for thee, (and is now exhibited to God in *' thy behalf) preferve thy Body and Soul to " everlajiing Life. No wife Man is for AL** terations, but in Cafe of apparent Neceffity, *£ which I cannot perceive in the Matter now *

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