The History of the Kirk of Scotland, Volume 1

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Wodrow Society, 1842 - Scotland
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Page 227 - I speak unto you that which I have in charge, even from all those that are here present, which is this : — ' In the name of God and of his Son Jesus Christ, and in the name of all that presently call you by my mouth, I charge you that you refuse not this holy vocation...
Page 302 - Traitoress to the realm of England : contrary to the just laws of the same, to bring in a stranger, and make a proud Spaniard, King; to the destruction of the Nobility, and subversion of the realm.
Page 143 - Almaine, where he heard Luther and Melancton, and became verie fervent and zealous. He translated manie of Luther's dytements into Scotish meeter, and the Psalmes of David. He turned manie bawdie songs and rymes in godlie rymes. He returned after the death of the King, in December 1542, but was againe persued by the cardinall, and fled to England.
Page 368 - And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: and he burned them without Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them unto Beth-el.
Page 143 - In the meane time, upon the Saturday before Whitsonday even, 1546, after continuall disputing and reasoning among the passengers, some Popish, and some Protestants, he, and the rest of his fellowes, tooke the boldnesse, notwithstanding they understood nothing of the Cardinall's death, to make his pourtraiture, or statue, of a great oaken blocke, and therupon write his name in paper affixed theron. They accuse him, condemne him, and burne his statue in a great fire of timber. The Cardinall was slaine...
Page 516 - Frenchemen who are latelie arrived,* of whom our parteis hope goldin hills [sic], and such support as we be not able to resist. We doe nothing but goe about Jericho, blowing with trumpets, as God giveth strenth, hoping victorie by his power alone. Christ Jesus is preached even in Edinburgh, and his blessed sacraments rightlie ministred in all congregatiouns where the ministrie is established ; and they be these : — Edinburgh, Sanct Andrewes, Dundie, Sanct Johnstoun, Brechin, Montrose, Stirling,...
Page 347 - Jesus within the same, wish grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, with the perpetual increase of the Holy Spirit.
Page 203 - A bishop must be faultless, as becometh the minister of God, not stubborn, not angry, no drunkard, no fighter, not given to filthy lucre ; but...
Page 423 - Summonds," as it was called, we understand how, when the hour struck, the masses rushed to the spoils of cathedrals and churches, and showed such scant respect to the officials of the old religion. The " Summonds," dated " from all cities, towns, and villages of Scotland," begins as follows: — "The blind, crooked, lame, wedowes, orphans, and all other poore visited by the hand of God or may not worke, to the flockes of all friers within this realme, we wish restitution of wrongs past, and reformation...
Page 79 - We James, by the mercy of God, Archbishop of St. Andrews, primate of Scotland, with the counsel, decree, and authority, of the most reverend fathers in God, and lords, abbots, doctors of theology, professors of the Holy Scripture, and masters of the University, assisting us for the time, sitting in judgment, within our metropolitan church of St.