The Dissenting Gentleman's Answer to Mr White's Three Letters, in Which a Separation from the Establishment Is Fully Justified

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General Books LLC, 2009 - Literary Collections - 166 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1752. Excerpt: ... Popes against Popes, Councils against Councils "some Fathers against others, the fame Father3 "against themselves, a Consent of Fathers of one "Age against a Consent of Fathers of another Age, "the Church of one Age against the Church of ano ther Age, --in a Word, there is no sufficient "Certainty but of Scripture only for any considere ing Man to build upon: This therefore, and this only, I have Reason to believe, I will take "no Man's Liberty of Judgment from him; nei ther shall any Man take mine from me. I "am sure that God does not, and therefore that M Men ought not to require any more of any Man "than this, To believe the Scripture to be God's "Word, to endeavour to find the true Sense of it, and "to live according to it ." These are the true Principles of Protelianism and of Clorisiianity to which your Church must necessarily come back, if ever stie would maintain her Ground against the dangerous Assaults which Popery is making on her; for as long as she stands hamper'd with that perplexing and unhappy Article (the XXth) she must remain the Dupe and the Jest of insulting Jesuits and Unbelievers, and be content to see her Members led in Triumph away from her by Hundreds in their Snares. S C T. XIV. Of the Posture in which our Lord and his Jpojlles eat the Sacramental Supper. TH IS is the only Point I shall at present further consider. Concerning which 1 observe, i. That k is most certain thac they eat it in their Table-gesture, whatever that was; it was she Gesture in which they were wont to take their Pood at Meals. This is all we need to know, to justify Chii: i: igworth's Rel. Pro. Chap. VI. Sect. 56. p. 3559. N your your Practice: Our Lord and his Apostles took the Sacrament in an eating, not in an adoring Posture. J_ t no Man then ...

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