The Nonconformist's Memorial: Being an Account of the Ministers, who Were Ejected Or Silenced After the Restoration, Particularly by the Act of Uniformity, which Took Place on Bartholomew-Day, Aug. 24, 1662 : Containing a Concise View of Their Lives and Characters ...
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Page 412 - You have obtained many favours for others, I wonder when the time is to come that you will move for fomething for yourfelf and family.” This principle made him faithful in the difcharge of his duty. The following is a remarkable inStance of it: The notion of a particular faith in prayer, with
Page 49 - upon any pretence whatfoever, to take arms againSt the “king; and that I do abhor that traiterous poSition of taking “arms by his authority againSt his
Page 256 - my courfe, 1 have kept the faith; ‘ henceforth is laid up for me a crown of righteoufnefs,” he faid, “I do verily believe it is laid up for me; and I blefs my gracious God, I verily believe I
Page 38 - ordination, * which feemed not to them a light matter, as the credit of the Reformed Churches abroad, and the peace of their people, were nearly concerned in it: nor would their confciences allow them to trifle with holy things, in pretending to be moved by the Holy GhoSt, to take upon them the office of a Deacon, when they knew
Page 140 - Friend, If I did not give you a fermon, you have given me one, and by the grace of God I will never play the fool to preach before my lord-mayor in fuch a manner again.”] His
Page 140 - in which he had. an opportunity of difplaying his judgment and learning. He was heard with admiration and applaufe by the more intelligent part of the audience. But as he was returning from dinner with the lord-mayor in the evening, a poor man following him, pulled him by the
Page 156 - in an intermitting fever. All things were provided to carry me to London to-day, according to the advice of my phySicians; but we are all difap.. pointed, by my utter difability to undertake the journey. I am leaving the
Page vi - to our church and religion, in throwing out a very • great number of worthy, Learned, pious, and orthodox divines, who could not come up to fome things in the