British Ecclesiastical History: Including the Religion of the Druids, the Introduction of Christianity Into Britain, and the Rise, Progress and Present State of Every Denomination of Christians in the British Empire

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Aylott and Jones, 1849 - Christianity and other religions - 659 pages
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Page 404 - In the evening I went very Unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate street, where one was reading Luther's preface to the Epistle to the Romans. About a quarter before nine, while he was describing the change which God works in the heart through faith in Christ, I felt my heart strangely warmed. I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone, for salvation ; and an assurance was given me that he had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death.
Page 261 - Christ again ; away with your snivelling," and much more that was coarse and offensive, the Primate exclaimed, " Your Majesty speaks by the special assistance of God's Spirit ;" and the Bishop of London fell upon his knees and said : " I protest my heart melteth for joy that Almighty God, of his singular mercy, has given us such a king as since Christ's time has not been.
Page 3 - The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 217 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 482 - I protest before God and your lordships, that I profess and allow with my heart the true religion presently professed within this realm, and authorized by the laws thereof; I shall abide thereat and defend the same to my life's end, renouncing the Roman religion called papistry.
Page 318 - ... begin my intercourse with God, which shall never be broken off : farewell father and mother, friends and relations ; farewell the world and all delights ; farewell meat and drink ; farewell sun, moon, and stars ; welcome God and Father ; welcome sweet Jesus Christ, the Mediator of the new covenant ; welcome blessed Spirit of grace, and God of all consolation; welcome glory; welcome eternal life ; and welcome death.
Page 299 - ... a Liberty to Tender Consciences and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 7 - Wherefore, remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, (who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands,) that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world; but now in Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes were far off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Page 224 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 400 - ... childish days, I trust I was enabled to speak with some degree of gospel authority. Some few mocked, but most, for the present, seemed struck ; and I have since heard, that a complaint had been made to the bishop, that I drove fifteen mad by the first sermon. The worthy prelate, as I am informed, wished that the madness might not be forgotten before next Sunday.

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