The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year 1648, Volume 1
University Press, 1845 - Great Britain
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Page 332 - Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the Lord to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.
Page 380 - And the man of God was wroth with him, and said, Thou shouldest have smitten five or six times; then hadst thou smitten Syria till thou hadst consumed it: whereas now thou shalt smite Syria but thrice.
Page 255 - For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.
Page liii - Wherefore, remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called uncircumcision by that which is called the circumcision in the flesh made by hands; that at that time ye were •without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenant of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world : But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Page 41 - And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
Page lv - Edward I., thousands of the heads of oxen were digged up, whereat the ignorant wondered, whilst the learned well understood them to be the proper sacrifices to Diana, whose great temple was built thereabout. This rendereth their conceit not altogether unlikely, who will have London so called from Llti/nDian, which signifieth in British 'the temple of Diana.
Page 128 - This some zealot may behold as the object of a necessary reformation, desiring to have the days of the week new dipt, and called after other names'. Though indeed this supposed scandal will not offend the wise, as beneath their notice, and cannot offend the ignorant, as above their knowledge.
Page 78 - I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.
Page 140 - ... obedience than this I do not know due to him whom you name to be pope, nor to be the father of fathers, to be claimed and to be demanded. And this obedience we are ready to give, and to pay to him, and to every Christian continually. Besides, we are under the government of the bishop of Kaerleon upon Uske, who is to oversee under God over us, to cause us to keep the wa.y spiritual.
Page 192 - Hard with hard," saith the proverb, " makes no wall ;" and no wonder, if the spiritual building went on no better, wherein the austerity and harshness of the pastor met with the ignorance and sturdiness of the people.