An Essay on the Church

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F. and C. Rivington, 1800 - 123 pages
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Page 125 - SHORT AND EASY METHOD WITH THE DEISTS ; wherein the certainty of the Christian Religion is demonstrated by infallible proof: in a letter to a friend.
Page viii - Church unto themselves; and so they fall into the delusions of enthusiasm, or the uncharitableness of schism. But, as there is nothing to enlighten the minds of men in the doctrines of salvation, but the word of God; so is there nothing that can unite their hearts and affections, but the Church of God. Ye are...
Page 23 - Chrifl glorified not himfelf to be made an High Prieft, but he that faid unto him, thou art my fon, this day have I begotten thee.
Page 68 - Gofpel was a republication of the law of nature, and its precepts declarative of that original religion, which was as old as the creation.
Page 51 - Jew, verily thought (that is, he was fincere in his opinion) that he ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jefus of Nazareth ; fo he perfecuted the Chriftians furioufly, and breathed out threatnings and flaughter.
Page 89 - this honour to himfelf, but he that is called of God, as was
Page 46 - let us love one another ; for every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God.
Page 28 - Take away this Succession, and the Clergy may as well be ordained by one Person as another; a Number of Women may as well give them a divine Commission...
Page 5 - Ifrael, and ftrangers from the covenants of promife, having no hope, and without God in the world.
Page 94 - Commons, that if any perfon or perfons whatfoever fhall at any time or times hereafter ufe or caufe the aforefaid Book of Common Prayer to be ufed in any church, chapel, or public place of worfhip, or in any private place or family within the kingdom of England or dominion of Wales or port or town of Berwick, that then every fuch perfon fo offending therein...

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