The Life and Acts of Matthew Parker: The life and acts of Matthew Parker

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Clarendon Press, 1821
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Page 418 - LET a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
Page 545 - Therefore watch, and remember that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Page 544 - And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, which deceiveth the whole. world ; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Page 243 - And I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 418 - When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat ? 6 And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.
Page 113 - TAKE the Holy Ghost, and remember that thou stir up the grace of God which is in thee, by imposition of hands; for God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and love, and of soberness.
Page 545 - Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Page 166 - Sundays or holydays, which were better to be changed with some other of the New Testament of more edification, it shall be well done to spend your time to consider well of such chapters before-hand, whereby your prudence and diligence in your office may appear, so that your people may have cause to glorify God for you, and be the readier to embrace your labours, to your better commendation, to the discharge of your consciences, and their own.
Page 89 - The Archbishop, the next Sunday, preached in the same church before the lord-lieutenant and the council, upon 2 Thess. ii. 11, ' God shall send them strong delusions, that they should believe a lie :' exposing the cheats, who openly stood there, with Father Leigh, upon a table before the pulpit, with their hands and legs tied, and the crime written on their breasts. This punishment they suffered three Sundays, were imprisoned for some time, and then banished the realm. This converted above one hundred...
Page 355 - It was now a common thing to see young virgins so trained in the study of good letters, that they willingly set all other vain pastimes at nought for learning's sake. It was now no news at all, to see queens and ladies of most high estate and progeny, instead of courtly dalliance, to embrace virtuous exercises of reading and writing, and with most earnest study, both early and late, to apply themselves to the acquiring of knowledge...

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