Antinomianism in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, 1636-1638: Including the Short Story and Other Documents, Volume 21

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Charles Francis Adams
Prince Society, 1894 - Antinomianism - 415 pages
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Page 160 - Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD : for I am with thee ; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee : but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
Page 256 - I desire you that as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do. You have power over my body but the Lord Jesus hath power over my body and soul, and assure yourselves thus much, you do as much as in you lies to put the Lord Jesus Christ from you, and if you go on in this course you begin you will bring a curse upon you and your posterity, and the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
Page 255 - How do you know that that was the spirit? Mrs. H. How did Abraham know that it was God that bid him offer his son, being a breach of the sixth commandment? Dep. Gov. By an immediate voice.
Page 85 - For sin shall not have dominion over you; for you are not under the law, but under grace.
Page 265 - Mr. Coddington. I would say more Sir, another thing you lay to her Charge is her speech to the elders. Now I do not see any clear witness against her...
Page 148 - That though women might meet (some few together) to pray and edify one another; yet such a set assembly, (as was then in practice at Boston,) where sixty or more did meet every week, and one woman (in a prophetical way, by resolving questions of doctrine, and expounding scripture) took upon her the whole exercise, was agreed to be disorderly, and without rule.
Page 79 - I never heard that the Indians in those parts did ever before this commit the like outrage upon any one family, or families; and therefore God's hand is the more apparently seen herein, to pick out this woful woman, to make her and those belonging to her an unheard of heavy example of their cruelty above others.
Page 383 - Hutchinson told us, he was more nearly tied to his wife than to the church: he thought her to be a dear saint and servant of God.
Page 254 - I considered of and in considering found that the papists did not deny him to be come in the flesh, nor we did not deny him — who then was antichrist ? Was the Turk antichrist only ? The Lord knows that I could not open scripture ; he must by his prophetical office open it unto me. So, after that, being unsatisfied in the thing, the Lord was pleased to bring this scripture out of the Hebrews. He that denies the testament denies the testator...
Page 129 - ... brethren, etc., were so divided from the rest of the country in their judgment and practice, as it could not stand with the public peace, that they should continue amongst us. So, by the example of Lot in Abraham's family, and after Hagar and Ishmael, he saw they must be sent away.

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