A compendious history of the Reformation in France: and of the reformed churches in that kingdom. From the first beginnings of the Reformation, to the repealing of the Edict of Nantz. With an account of the late persecution of the French protestants under Lewis XIV. ... Wherein the many falsifications of the Jesuit Daniel, ... are set forth ... By the Reverend Stephen Abel Laval, ... In three volumes. ...

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printed by H. Woodfall, for the author, and sold at his house, 1743
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Page 462 - Scriptures, to wit, that the whole obedience of Christ, both in his life and death, is imputed to us for the full remission of our sins, and acceptance unto eternal life; and in short, this being but one and the self-same obedience, is our intire and perfect Justification.
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