England's Reformation, (from the Time of K. Henry VIII. to the End of Oates's Plot.): A Poem in Four Cantos

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E. More, 1719 - 204 pages
 

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Page 235 - willingly and purpofely doth openly break the Traditions and Ceremonies of the Church, which be not repugnant to the Word of God, and be ordained and approved by common Authority, ought to be rebuked openly (that others may fear to do the like) as one that offendeth againft the common order of the Church, and
Page 218 - denied to fuch as fall into Sin after Baptifm. After we have received the Holy Ghoft, we may depart from Grace given, and fall into Sin, and by the Grace of God we may arife again and amend our Lives. And therefore they are to be condemned which fay, they can no more Sin as
Page 215 - we have no Power to do good Works pleafant and acceptable to God, without the Grace of God by Chrift preventing us, that we may have a good Will, and Working with us when we have that good Will.
Page 231 - The Supper of the Lord is not only a Sign of the Love that Chriftians ought to have among themfelves one to another ; but rather it is a Sacrament of our Redemption by Chrift's Death : Infomuch that to fuch as rightly, worthily, and with Faith receive the fame, the Bread which we break is a partaking of the Body of
Page 221 - fo that he be diligent to frame his Life according to that Law, and the Light of Nature. For Holy Scripture doth fet out unto us only the Name of Jefus Chrift, whereby Men muft be faved. This
Page 220 - to be received in any Common-wealth ; yet notwithftanding, no Chriftian Man whatfoever is free from the Obedience of the Commandments which are called Moral. * Wherefore they are not to be heard which teach that the Holy Scriptures were given to none but to the
Page 214 - and acceptable to God, without the Grace of God by Chrift preventing us, that we may have a good Will and Working with us, when we have that good Will. X. Of
Page 230 - rather it is a Sacrament of our Redemption by Chrift's Death: Infomuch that to fuch, as rightly, worthily, and with Faith receive the fame, the Bread which we break is a partaking of the Body of
Page 222 - Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it fo expound one Place of Scripture thatę it be repugnant to another : Wherefore, although the Church be a Witnefs and a Keeper of Holy Writ,
Page 219 - in good Works, and at length by God's Mercy they attain to everlafting Felicity. As the Godly Confideration of Predeftination and our Eleftion in Chrift is full of fweet, pleafant, and unfpeakable Comfort to Godly

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