History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, Etc, Volume 4

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R. Carter, 1846 - Reformation - 847 pages
 

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Page 4 - of the Atlantic: Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger as for one of your own country: for I am the, Lord your God.* To English honour I confide this Work.
Page 353 - Farel, who was still in the pulpit, immediately took advantage of this calm, and proclaimed that Christ " whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things.":}: Then
Page 68 - true and holy Church. Now, seeing that there is great diversity of opinion in this respect; that there is no sure doctrine but such as is conformable to the Word of God ; that the Lord forbids the teaching of any other doctrine ; that each text of the Holy Scriptures ought to be explained by other and clearer texts
Page 171 - which was that of God himself. || All seemed penetrated with this expression of Scripture : " Speak the word, and it shall not stand ; for God is with
Page 176 - Rather renounce my subjects and my states, rather quit the country of my fathers staff in hand, rather gain my bread by cleaning the shoes of the foreigner, than receive any other doctrine than that which is contained in this Confession." Nuremberg and Reutlingen alone of the cities subscribed their
Page 200 - the general cry; accordingly the sophists, as they called them, were embarrassed. " But, after all," said the Duke of Bavaria to them, " can you refute by sound reasons the Confession made by the Elector and his allies ?"—" With the writings of the Apostles and Prophets—no !" replied Eck ; " but with those of the Fathers and of the
Page 66 - to pay none to his absence, to appeal from the report of the diet to the Word of God, and from the Emperor Charles to Jesus Christ, the King of kings and Lord of lords. They resolved upon this step. A declaration was drawn up to that effect, and this was the famous Protest that
Page 199 - Since the apostolic age," said they (these are the words of a contemporary), " there has never been a greater work or a more magnificent confession."! The Emperor, having descended from his throne, approached the Protestant princes, and begged them in a low tone not to publish the Confession;
Page 353 - the choir,—rushes to the altar,—snatches the host from the hands of the priest, and cries, as he turns towards the people : " This is not the God whom you should worship. He is above,—in heaven,—in the majesty of the Father, and not, as you believe, in the hands of a priest,
Page 230 - supported this immense vault, and yet the heavens did not fall " And here is the second. I beheld thick clouds hanging above us like a vast sea. I could neither perceive ground on which they reposed, nor cords by which they were suspended

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