A history of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland: comprising the civil history of the province of Ulster from the accession of James the First ... [continued ...

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Page 349 - Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand ; a day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Page 386 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page i - If thou wouldest seek unto God betimes, And make thy supplication to the Almighty; If thou wert pure and upright; Surely now he would awake for thee, And make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous. Though thy beginning was small, Yet thy latter end should greatly increase.
Page 389 - And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
Page 405 - England is one of the most singular books in this or in any other language. Its puns and its poems, its sermons and its anagrams, render it unique in its kind.
Page 181 - VI. We shall also, according to our places and callings, in this common cause of religion, liberty, and peace of the kingdoms, assist and defend all those that enter into this League and Covenant, in the maintaining and pursuing thereof, and shall not suffer ourselves, directly or indirectly, by whatsoever combination, persuasion, or terror, to be divided and withdrawn from this blessed union and conjunction...
Page 212 - for secret service without account,' and it was only after many years that the general public was made aware of the King's bounty. The first description of it in print is contained in the volume entitled ' An Historical Essay upon the Loyalty of Presbyterians in Great Britain and Ireland from the Reformation to the present year 1713, wherein...
Page 181 - That, according to our solemn covenant, every one study more the power of godliness and personal reformation of themselves and families ; because, for the great breach of this part of the covenant, God is highly offended with these lands, and justly provoked to permit men to be the instruments of our misery and afflictions. Secondly, That every one in their station and calling earnestly contend for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints...
Page 324 - ... the king ascended the throne unfettered with conditions, and thence inferred that he was entitled to all the powers claimed by his father at the commencement of the civil war. In a few years the consequence became manifest. It was found that, by the negligence or perfidy of Monk, a door had been left open to the recurrence of dissension between the crown and the people; and that very circumstance which Charles had hailed as the consummation of his good fortune, served only to prepare the way...
Page 173 - The martyrdome of King Charles, or his conformity with Christ in his sufferings ... by Henry L.

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