Charges to the clergy of the archdeaconry of Lewes: delivered at the ordinary visitations in the years 1840 to 1854. With notes on the principal events affecting the Church during that period, Volume 2
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Page 71 - Although the Law given from God by Moses, as touching Ceremonies and Rites, do not bind Christian men, nor the Civil precepts thereof ought of necessity to be received in any commonwealth; yet notwithstanding, no Christian man whatsoever is free from the obedience of the Commandments which are called Moral.
Page 48 - And then shall appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven; and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn ; and they shall see the Son of Man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
Page 61 - To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland m Parliament assembled.
Page 117 - And as to the share of power, authority, and direction which each individual ought to have in the management of the state, that I must deny to be amongst the direct original rights of man in civil society ; for I have in my contemplation the civil social man, and no other.
Page 67 - ... if there be found in his book one sentence of a venturous edge, uttered in the height of zeal, and who knows whether it might not be the dictate of a divine spirit, yet not suiting with every low decrepit humour of their own, though it were Knox himself, the reformer of a kingdom, that spake it, they will not pardon him their dash...
Page 32 - But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died...
Page 156 - Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! 32 Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.
Page 90 - But to dwell no longer in characterizing thej Depravities of the Church, and how they sprung, and how they took increase ; when I recall to mind at last, after so many dark Ages, wherein the huge overshadowing train of Error had almost swept all the Stars out of the Firmament of the Church...
Page 146 - The new order of things is only beginning to shape itself; and its rudest outlines are lying indistinctly before our eyes. What consequences it may produce with regard to the Church, how our ecclesiastical life will stand in reference to this overthrow of all our social relations, is still very obscure : and we only know thus much, that, come what may, the Lord, to whom all power is given in Heaven and on earth, and who has promist to be with His own, with those who believe in Him and love Him, unto...