History of the American Episcopal Church: From the Planting of the Colonies to the End of the Civil War

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T. Whittaker, 1891 - 392 pages
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Page 244 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 197 - And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?
Page 197 - Now there was a day when the sons of GOD came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them. And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou ? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
Page 344 - Save them from all error, ignorance, pride, and prejudice ; and of thy great mercy vouchsafe, we beseech thee, so to direct, sanctify, and govern us in our present work, by the mighty power of the Holy Ghost, that the comfortable Gospel of Christ may be truly preached, truly received, and truly followed, in all places, to the breaking down the kingdom of sin, Satan, and death...
Page 270 - Lord's Day, commonly called Sunday, and other holy-days, according to God's holy will and pleasure and the orders of the Church of England prescribed in that behalf; that is, in hearing the Word of God read and taught; in private and public prayers; in acknowledging their offences to God, and amendment of the same; in reconciling...
Page 90 - And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, " Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
Page 174 - Holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church ; Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 264 - The Church in each State shall be entitled to a representation of both the Clergy and the Laity, which representation shall consist of one or more Deputies, not exceeding four of each Order...
Page 45 - Land to such an use, and besides, 'twas Entail'd. After, Mr. Randolph saw me, and had me to his House to see the Landscips of Oxford Colledges and Halls. Left me with Mr. Ratcliff, who spake to me for Land at Cotton-Hill for a Church which were going to build : I told him I could not, first because I would not set up that which the People of NE came over to avoid : 2* the Land was Entail'd.
Page 50 - Catholics took quiet possession of the little place ; and religious liberty obtained a home — its only home in the wide world — at the humble village which bore the name of St. Mary's.

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