The parliamentary or constitutional history of England;: from the earliest times, to the restoration of King Charles II. Collected from the records, ..., Volume 16
Printed for J. and R. Tonson, and A. Millar, ... and W. Sandby, 1763
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Page 426 - Voluntary Works besides, over and above, God's Commandments, which they call Works of Supererogation, cannot be taught without arrogancy and impiety: for by them men do declare, that they do not only render unto God as much as they are bound to do, but that they do more for his sake, than of bounden duty is required: whereas Christ saith plainly, When ye have done all that are commanded to you, say, We are unprofitable servants.
Page 423 - Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam; whereby man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth always contrary to the spirit; and therefore in every person born into this world, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation.
Page 455 - ... deans, deans and chapters, archdeacons, and all other ecclesiastical officers depending on that hierarchy), superstition, heresy, schism, profaneness, and whatsoever shall be found to be contrary to sound doctrine and the power of godliness, lest we partake in other men's sins, and thereby be in danger to receive of their plagues; and that the Lord may be one and his name one in the three kingdoms.
Page 225 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 428 - Father; in which day not only the apostate angels shall be judged, but likewise all persons that have lived upon earth shall appear before the tribunal of Christ, to give an account of their thoughts, words, and deeds, and to receive according to what they have done in the body whether good or evil.
Page 443 - A solemn League and Covenant for reformation and defence of religion, the honour and happiness of the King, and the peace and safety of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 425 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, neither do they make men meet to receive grace, or (as the...
Page 63 - ... among them, until the affairs of the kingdom were put into such a posture as he might find all things to his own content and security, which they infinitely desired to see as soon as might be; and, to. that purpose, made daily instances to the parliament.
Page 455 - Hereditaments, within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick...
Page 173 - ... to power. It is important to see who they were, because their action sparked off violent demonstrations that threatened Parliament with mob terror and forced it to adopt their programme. The ' Solemn Engagement' was entitled 'The humble petition of the citizens, commanders, officers and souldiers of the Trained Bands and Auxiliaries, the young men and apprentices of the cities of London and Westminster, sea commanders, seamen, watermen, together with divers other commanders, officers and souldiers...