The Political Activities of the Baptists and Fifth Monarchy Men in England During the Interregnum

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American historical association, 1913 - Baptists - 258 pages
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Page 25 - Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end, thus saith the Lord God ; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high. I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more, until he come whose right it is; and I will give it him.
Page 107 - I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
Page 13 - Bring me my bow of burning gold ! Bring me my arrows of desire ! Bring me my spear ! O clouds, unfold ! Bring me my chariot of fire ! 16 I will not cease from mental fight, Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand, Till we have built Jerusalem In England's green and pleasant land.
Page 32 - He has set the hearts of His people to wait for and expect? We know who they are that shall war with the lamb, against his enemies; they shall be a people called, and chosen and faithful.
Page 62 - But for men, on this principle, to betitle themselves that they are the only men to rule kingdoms, govern nations, and give laws to people, and determine of property and liberty and everything else, — upon such a pretension as this is: truly they had need to give clear manifestations of God's presence with them before wise men will receive or submit to their conclusions!
Page 62 - That Liberty and Property are not the badges of the Kingdom of Christ; when they...
Page 45 - And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
Page 113 - Standard set up, whereto the true Seed and Saints of the Most High may be gathered together for the Lamb against the Beast and the False Prophet; or the Principles and Declarations of the Remnant who have waited for the blessed Appearance and Hope.
Page 158 - That's their fault. It will not reach you whilst you with singleness of heart make the glory of the Lord your aim. Take heed of professing religion without the power: that will teach you to love all who are after the similitude of Christ. Take care of making it a business to be too hard for the men who contest with you. Being over-concerned may train you into a snare.
Page 32 - with that same "people,"' and for them; and now in these Civil Powers and Authorities 'does not He appear?' These are not ill prognostications of the God we wait for.

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