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Page 161 - Church as may be most agreeable to God's Holy Word, and most apt to procure and preserve the peace of the Church at home, and nearer agreement with the Church of Scotland and other reformed Churches abroad...
Page 138 - Parliament, doth approve of the affection of his subjects in Scotland, in their desire of having a conformity of church government between the two nations. And as the Parliament hath already taken into consideration the reformation of church government, so they will proceed therein in due time, as shall best conduce to the glory of God, the peace of the Church, and both kingdoms.
Page 142 - That we shall in like manner, without respect of persons, endeavour the extirpation of Popery, prelacy (that is, Church government by Archbishops, Bishops, their Chancellors and Commissaries, Deans, Deans and Chapters, Archdeacons, and all other ecclesiastical officers depending on that hierarchy...
Page 314 - Christ ? And whether any particular Church government be jure divino ? And what that government is ?
Page 180 - A presbytery consisteth of ministers of the word, and such other public officers as are agreeable to, and warranted by, the word of God, to be church-governors, to join with the ministers in the government of the church ; as appeareth, Rom.
Page 78 - Bill for the utter abolishing and taking away of all Archbishops, Bishops, their Chancellors and Commissaries...
Page 18 - Canterbury (Laud) and some prime bishops, which they mind to do so soon as the King has a little digested the bitterness of his Lieutenant's censure. Huge things are here in working ; the mighty Hand of God be about this great work ! We hope this shall be the joyful harvest of the tears that, these many years, have been sown in these Kingdoms. All here are weary of bishops. 'London, 18 November 1640.
Page 33 - will hinder the free and fit recourse of their inferiors " to them, and occasion insolence from them to their " inferiors, let that be considered and cared for. I " am sure neither their Lordships, their judging of " tithes, wills, and marriages, no, not their voices in " Parliaments, are jure divino ; and I am sure that " these titles and this power are not necessary to their