The Catholic balance: or, A discourse determining the controversies concerning. The tradition of Catholic doctrines. The primacy of S. Peter and the bishop of Rome. The subjection and authority of the church in a Christian state ... Written with most impartial sincerity at the request of a private gentleman ...

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Printed for R. Clavell, 1687 - Religion - 136 pages
 

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Page 12 - Maker of heaven, and earth, and sea, and all things in them: and in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who was incarnate for our salvation : and in the Holy Ghost, who...
Page 12 - Father, to recapitulate all things, and raise the flesh of all mankind ; that according to the will of the invisible Father every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in...
Page 52 - Thou art Peter; and upon this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Page 12 - Father.58 St. Irenaeus of Lyons, a witness of this faith, declared: 173 "Indeed, the Church, though scattered throughout the whole world, even to the ends of the earth, having received the faith from the apostles and their disciples . . . guards [this preaching...
Page 20 - He did operate supernaturally, when he gave to one the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge, to another the gifts of healing, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another divers kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.
Page 10 - prior to all heretics that had been in the Christian Church." He believed " in one God, and that his Word was the Son of the one God ; who proceeded from him ; by whom all things were made, and without whom nothing was made; that he was sent by...
Page 17 - As we have received from the Bishops who preceded us, and in our first catechisings, and when we received the Holy Laver, and as we have learned from the divine Scriptures, and as we believed and taught in the presbytery, and in the Episcopate itself, so believing also at the time present, we report to you our faith...
Page 132 - And how fhall they hear without a preach,er ? and hqw flia.ll they preach, except they be fent ? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gofpel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things ! But they have not all obeyed the Gofpel.
Page 136 - Wo unto you fcribes and pharifees, hypocrites; for ye compafs fea and land to make one profclyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than your felves.

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