A Collection of the Occasional Papers for the Year ..., Volume 2

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J. Knapton, J. Harrison and A. Dodd, 1718 - Church and state

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Page 9 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 1 - THE Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of Salvation.
Page 7 - Take heed therefore unto yourfelves, and to all the flock over the which the Holy Ghoft hath made you Overfeers, to feed the Church of God, which he hath purchafed with his own blood.
Page 44 - follows after only the things that make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another?
Page 14 - ... not doubting but that, however it may be received by thofe who are obftinately bent on the ruin of their country, it will raife a due fenfe of gratitude in all who have been artfully milled into treafonable practices againft...
Page 21 - The Ideas of Goblins and Sprights have really no more to do with Darkness than Light : Yet let but a foolish Maid inculcate these often on the Mind of a Child, and raise them there together, possibly he shall never be able to separate them again so long as he lives; but Darkness shall ever afterwards bring with it those frightful Ideas...
Page 10 - God that bringeth falvation, hath appeared to all men ; teaching us, that denying ungodlinefs and worldly lufts, we fhould live foberly, righteoufly, and godly, in this prefent world ; looking for that blefled hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jefus Chrift ; who gave himfelf for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himfelf a peculiar people, zealous of good works*.
Page 29 - Ye are they, who have continued with me in my temptation: And I appoint unto you a Kingdom, as my Father hath appointed me; that ye may eat, and drink at my table, in my Kingdom, and sit on thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Page 44 - It is good neither to eat flefh, nor ** to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother " ftumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
Page 10 - I will that thou affirm conftantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works : thefe things are good and profitable unto men.

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