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Page 287 - the saints, of the household of God, " built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the chief cornerstone ; in whom each several building fitly framed together, groweth into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom ye also are builded together for a habitation of God in the Spirit."|
Page 75 - In the name of Holy Scripture we do understand those canonical books of the Old and New Testament, of whose authority was never any doubt in the Church." . . . . " All the books of the New Testament, as they are commonly received, we do receive and account them for canonical.
Page 285 - That they may all be one; even as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be in us: that the world may believe that them didst send me. And the glory which
Page 196 - now, little children, abide in Him ; that when He shall appear, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming ' (i John ii. 28). This, and not death, is the appropriate and glorious termination of our growth in grace, and in the knowledge of
Page 162 - To take order, that unity and peace be preserved in the Church, that the truth of God be kept pure and entire, that all blasphemies and heresies be suppressed, all corruptions and abuses in worship and discipline prevented or reformed ; and all the ordinances of God duly settled, administered, and observed
Page 99 - As God hath appointed the elect unto glory, so hath He, by the eternal and most free purpose of His will, foreordained all the means thereunto. Wherefore they who are elected, being fallen in Adam, are redeemed by Christ, are effectually called unto faith in Christ, by His Spirit working in due
Page 258 - That, in the opinion of this Conference, the following Articles supply a basis on which approach may be by God's blessing made toward Home Reunion : (a) The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, as ' containing all things necessary to salvation,' and as being the rule and ultimate standard of faith.
Page 196 - the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ' (i Thess. v. 23); ' And now, little children, abide in Him ; that when He shall appear, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming
Page 20 - We shall endeavor to bring the churches of God in the three kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of church government, directory for worship, and catechising, that we, and our posterity after us, may, as brethren, live in faith and love, and the Lord may delight to dwell in the midst of us.
Page 155 - doctrines and commandments of men, which are in anything contrary to his word, or beside it in matters of faith or worship. So that to believe such doctrines, or to obey such commandments out of conscience, is to betray true liberty of conscience; and the requiring an implicit faith and an absolute