Contributions to the Ecclesiastical History of the United States of America: A narrative of events connected with the rise and progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1836 - Maryland
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Page 243 - or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence, and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according
Page 117 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation : and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in these United States.
Page 182 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the house, be shall, with due respect, address himself to the president, confining himself strictly to the point in debate. 5. No member shall speak more than twice
Page 267 - stand up, except to address the chair. 3. No member shall absent himself from the house unless he have leave, or be unable to attend. 4. When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the house, he shall, with due respect, address himself to the president, confining himself strictly to the point in debate.
Page 189 - stand up, except to address the chair. 3. No member shall absent himself from the service of the house, unless he have leave or be unable to attend. 4. When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the house, he shall, with due respect, address himself to the president, confining himself strictly to the point
Page 97 - 4th. When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the Convention, he shall rise from his seat, and, without advancing, shall, with due respect, address himself to the president, confining himself strictly to the point in debate.
Page 180 - he feels most persuasive to righteousness, and is withdrawing from the ministry those temporal rewards, which, proceeding from an approbation of their personal conduct, are an additional incitement to earnest and unremitting labours for the instruction of mankind : that our civil rights have no dépendance on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in
Page 107 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation : and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in these United States.
Page 109 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation : and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in these United States.
Page 181 - the impious presumption of legislators and rulers, who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavouring to impose them upon others

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