The two main questions in controversy between the Churches of England and Rome, stated and discussed with reference to dr. Doyle's assertion of the practicability of a re-union; and in reply to the most important parts of dr. Milner's 'End of religious controversy', and J.K.L's Seventh letter on the state of Ireland
Richar Milliken, Grafton-Street, bookseller to the University, and Charles and John Rivington, St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Waterloo Place, Pall-Mall, London., 1825 - 383 pages
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Page 9 - Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation ; so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of the faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 192 - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone ; in whom all the building, fitly framed together, groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord : in whom ye also are builded together, for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
Page 109 - I take you to record, this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men : for I have not shunned to declare unto you the whole counsel of God.
Page 249 - ... and had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel...
Page 90 - The body and blood of Christ which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Page 66 - But here a very natural, and very material, question arises; how are these customs or maxims to be known, and by whom is their validity to be determined? The answer is, by the judges in the several courts of justice. They are the depositaries of the laws; the living oracles, who must decide in all cases of doubt, and who are bound by an oath to decide according to the law of the land.
Page 247 - That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven : and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.
Page 123 - I verily believe and hope) impartial search of the true way to eternal happiness, do profess plainly, that I cannot find any rest for the sole of my foot but upon this rock only. I see plainly, and with mine own eyes, that there are popes against popes, councils against councils, some fathers against others, the same fathers against themselves ; a consent of fathers of one age against the consent of fathers of another age; the church of one age against the church of another age.
Page 45 - Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God ; not on tables of stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart.