A History of the Church of England: From the Accession of Henry VIII, to the Silencing of Convocation in the Eighteenth Century

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Harper & Bros., 1879 - Great Britain - 690 pages
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Page 220 - The body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper, is faith.
Page 623 - RECEIVE the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Page 278 - Religion agreed upon by the archbishops and bishops of both provinces and the whole clergy in the convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord God...
Page 430 - ... sins, and thereby be in danger to receive of their plagues ; and that the Lord may be one, and His name one in the three kingdoms.
Page 654 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading 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 261 - We beseech Thee to hear us, good Lord. THAT it may please Thee to keep and strengthen in the true worshipping of Thee, in righteousness and holiness of life, Thy servant Victoria, our most gracious Queen and governor ; We beseech Thee to hear us, good Lord.
Page 511 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page 437 - AB, do swear, that I do approve the doctrine, and discipline, or government established in the Church of England, as containing all things necessary to salvation : and that I will not endeavour by myself or any other, directly or indirectly, to bring in any popish doctrine, contrary to that which is so established : nor will I ever give my consent to alter the government of this Church by archbishops, bishops, deans, and archdeacons, &c., as it stands now established...
Page 511 - I will conform to the liturgy of the church of England, as it is now by law established.
Page 609 - ... we desire you would be pleased to take notice of the principals and body of our Company, as those who esteem it our honor to call the Church of England, from whence we rise, our dear mother ; and cannot part from our native country, where she specially resideth, without much sadness of heart and many tears in our eyes, ever acknowledging that such hope and part as we have obtained in the common salvation, we have received in her bosom, and sucked it from her breasts.

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