The Erskines

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Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1900 - 160 pages

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Page 32 - Oh that my words were now written ! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Page 77 - ... we protest, that notwithstanding of our being cast out from ministerial communion with the Established Church of Scotland, we still hold communion with all and every one who desire with us to adhere to the principles of the true Presbyterian Covenanted Church of Scotland, in her doctrine, worship, government, and discipline; and particularly with...
Page 66 - shall call on the rocks and mountains to fall on them, and hide them from the face of Him that sitteth on the Throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb ; for the great day of His wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?
Page 47 - WAS this small plant for thee cut down ? So was the plant of great renown, Which Mercy sends For nobler ends. Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
Page 78 - ... protestations, and otherwise, against the same. Therefore, we do, for these and many other weighty reasons to be laid open in due time, protest that we are obliged to make a secession from them, and that we can have no ministerial communion with them, till they see their sins and mistakes, and amend them; and in like manner we do protest that it shall be lawful and warrantable for us to exercise the keys of doctrine, discipline, and government, according to the word of God, and Confession of...
Page 34 - Who are you that you should fear man who dies, or a son of man who is given up like grass? 13 But you have forgotten the LORD, your Maker, who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth.
Page 110 - Wherefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own Blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the camp, bearing His reproach.
Page 78 - ... communion with them till they see their sins and mistakes and amend them. And in like manner, we do protest that it shall be lawful and warrantable for us to exercise the keys of doctrine, discipline, and government, according to the word of God and confession of faith, and the principles and constitutions of the covenanted church of Scotland, as if no such censure had been passed upon us. Upon all which we take instruments, and we hereby appeal to the first free, faithful, and reforming general...
Page 37 - ... Christ formed in her soul, and thereupon I began to commend Christ to her. The Lord helped me to speak of Christ to her in such words as were suitable to her capacity, to which she seemed very attentive. Particularly, I told her, I remember, that she would die, and that it would be better to die and go to heaven where Christ is, and where she would meet with her dear mother, than to be here ; at which words the dear child gave a broad look in my face, as if she had been taken with the thing....
Page 118 - Friend George, I am as thou art ; I am for bringing all to the life and power of the ever-living God : and, therefore, if thou wilt not quarrel with me about my hat, I will not quarrel with thee about thy gown.

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