The Records of a Church of Christ in Bristol, 1640-1687

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Bristol Record Society, Jan 1, 1974 - Baptists - 315 pages
 

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Page 57 - ... 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 6 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation : 8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever.
Page 89 - ... the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of His indignation : and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb : and the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever : and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
Page 64 - And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that this act, and all clauses therein contained, shall be construed most largely and beneficially for the suppressing of conventicles, and for the justification and encouragement of all persons to be employed in the execution thereof...
Page 85 - Howbeit there is not in every man that knowledge : for some with conscience of the idol unto this hour eat it as a thing offered unto an idol ; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
Page 91 - Prerogative Royal, or, a Treatise tending to prove that every particular congregation hath from Christ absolute and entire power to exercise in, and of herself, every Ordinance of God ; and is an independent Body, not standing under any other ecclesiastical Authoritie out of itself : By a Wellwisher to the Truth. Amst. 1641.
Page 64 - ... receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the Church of England...
Page 287 - that it be lawful for the parishioners of any parish to set up a lecture, and to maintain an orthodox minister, at their own charge, to preach every Lord's day where there is no preaching, and to preach one day every week where there is no weekly lecture."* But notwithstanding these votes, some bishops inhibited preaching on Sundays in the afternoon; and in particular Dr.
Page 58 - Majesty that penal statutes, in matters ecclesiastical, cannot be suspended but by act of Parliament.
Page 101 - ... walked with Mr. Ingello, their teacher, by the goodness of God, they had one memorable member added unto them : namely, a blackamoor maid, named Frances, a servant to one that lived upon the back of Bristol, which thing is somewhat rare in our days and nation, to have an Ethiopian, or blackamoor, to be truly convinced of sin, and of their lost state without the Redeemer, and to be truly converted to the Lord Jesus Christ, as she was...

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