The Life of John Wickliff: With an Appendix and List of His Works

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W. Whyte, 1826 - Theologians - 207 pages

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Page 70 - And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him ; and spake to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke ; my father also chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
Page 38 - ... for that place for the honesty of his life, his laudable conversation, and knowledge of letters.
Page 1 - Why else was this nation chosen before any other, that out of her as out of Sion should be proclaimed and sounded forth the first tidings and trumpet of reformation to all Europe? And...
Page 134 - Mary, with blood and with bone, with skin and with sinews, in human limbs, with a reasonable soul living ; and his ghostly body, which we call the housel, is gathered of many corns, without blood and bone, without limb, without soul, and therefore nothing is to be understood therein bodily, but all is ghostly to be understood.
Page 137 - the consecrated host, which we see upon the altar, is neither Christ nor any part of him, but an effectual sign of him.
Page 1 - Sion, should be proclaimed and sounded forth the first tidings and trumpet of reformation to all Europe? And had it not been the obstinate perverseness of our prelates against the divine and admirable spirit of...
Page 163 - For as air and noxious spirits are shut up in the bowels of the earth, which are expelled in an earthquake, and so the earth is cleansed, but not without great violence, so there were many heresies shut up in the hearts of reprobate men, but by the condemnation of them the kingdom has been cleared, but not without irksomeness and great commotion.
Page 65 - ... our birth, but before, so that we cannot so much as think a good thought unless Jesus the Angel of great counsel send it ; nor perform a good work unless it be properly his good work. His mercy comes before us that we receive grace, and followeth us, helping us, and keeping us in grace. So then it is not good for us to trust in our merits, in our virtues, in our righteousness, but to conclude this point, good it is only to trust in God.
Page 134 - Church, that the elements of bread and wine used in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, were only figuratively meant to represent the body and blood of Christ. This sound opinion is expressed in one of the homilies of the Saxon Church. •

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