Colonial Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia: A Series of Sketches by Especially Qualified Writers (Google eBook)

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Southern Churchman Company, 1908 - Church buildings - 317 pages
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Page 78 - Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 274 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear, according to these express words by me spoken, and according to the plain and common sense and understanding of the same words, without any equivocation, mental evasion or secret reservation whatsoever. And I do make this recognition, acknowledgment, abjuration, renunciation and promise heartily, willingly and truly, upon the true faith of a Christian. So help me God.
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Page 158 - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened, in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion, and that the same shall in no wise diminish, enlarge, or affect their civil capacities.
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