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Page 462 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 337 - Judge of all men, we acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we from time to time most grievously have committed, by thought, word, and deed, against Thy divine Majesty, provoking most justly Thy wrath and indignation against us. We do earnestly repent, and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings ; the remembrance of them is grievous unto us, the burden of them is intolerable.
Page 110 - Brother, we therefore commit his Body to the ground ; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust : looking for the general resurrection in the last Day, and the Life of the World to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ ; at whose second coming in glorious Majesty to judge the World, the Earth and the Sea shall give up their Dead ; and the corruptible Bodies of those who sleep in him shall be changed, and made like unto his own glorious Body ; according to the mighty working whereby he is able to...
Page 107 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 4 - Him, all persons are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty: wherefore, no person ought, by any law, to be molested in his person or estate on account of his religious persuasion or profession, or for his religious practice, unless, under...
Page 106 - Dominions ; that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us for all generations.
Page 108 - For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure •offering : for my name diatt be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.
Page 111 - THERE is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions ; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness ; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity ; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Page 346 - It is not necessary that traditions and ceremonies be in all places one, or utterly like; for at all times they have been divers, and may be changed according to the diversities of countries, times, and men's manners, so that nothing be ordained against God's word.
Page 308 - GOD, the FATHER of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, our only SAVIOUR, the Prince of Peace : give us grace seriously to lay to heart the great dangers we are in by our unhappy divisions. Take away all hatred and prejudice, and whatsoever else may hinder us from godly Union and Concord...