The history of the Puritans, or Protestant non-conformists: with an account of their principles; their attempts for a further reformation in the church; their sufferings; and the lives and characters of their most considerable divines (Google eBook)

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Charles Ewer, 1816 - Great Britain
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Page 177 - From the tyranny of the bishop of Rome, and all his detestable enormities, good Lord deliver us.
Page 117 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 419 - And I find them so curiously penned, so full of branches and circumstances, that I think the inquisition of Spain used not so many questions to comprehend and to trap their priests.
Page 261 - Law was;) but it is a religion to serve God, not in bondage of the figure or shadow, but in the freedom of the spirit, being content only with those Ceremonies which do serve to a decent order and godly discipline, and such as be apt to stir up the dull mind of man to the remembrance of his duty to God by some notable and special signification, whereby he might be edified.
Page 568 - And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith : for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.
Page 325 - WITH this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow: In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Page 167 - ... but only such as heretofore have been determined, ordered or adjudged to be heresy by the authority of the canonical Scriptures, or by the first four General Councils or any of them, or by any other General Council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said canonical Scriptures...
Page 189 - ... and so to stand, saving when the Communion of the Sacrament is to be distributed : at which time the same shall be so placed in good sort within the chancel, as...
Page 208 - Religion agreed upon by the archbishops and bishops of both provinces, and the whole clergy in the convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord God...
Page 433 - And the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle to all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves...

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