A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations, Jewish, Heathen, Mahometan and Christian, Ancient and Modern: With an Appendix, Containing a Sketch of the Present State of the World, as to Population, Religion, Toleration, Missions, Etc., and the Articles in which All Christian Denomination Agree
James Eastburn and Company, at the Literary rooms, corner of Broadway and Pine street, 1817 - Religion - 376 pages
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Page 221 - Women received their dead raised to life again; and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection; and others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment.
Page 116 - Effectual calling is the work of God's Spirit, whereby, convincing us of our sin and misery, enlightening our minds in the knowledge of Christ, and renewing our wills, he doth persuade and enable us to embrace Jesus Christ, freely offered to us in the Gospel.
Page 117 - Justification is an act of God's free grace, wherein he pardoneth all our sins, and accepteth us as righteous in his sight, only for the righteousness of Christ, imputed to us, and received by faith alone.
Page 246 - And that in the most holy Sacrament of the Eucharist there is truly, really, and substantially the Body and Blood, together with the Soul and Divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 236 - Scripture, can derive itsi-lf from the fountain, but may be plainly proved cither to have been brought in in such an age after Christ, or that in such an age it was not in. In a word, there is no sufficient certainty but of Scripture only, for any considering man to build upon.
Page 236 - I do not understand the doctrine of Luther, or Calvin, or Melancthon ; nor the Confession of Augusta, or Geneva, nor the Catechism of Heidelberg, nor the Articles of the church of England, no nor the harmony of protestant confessions ; but that wherein they all agree, and which they all subscribe with a greater harmony, as a perfect rule of their faith and actions ; that is, the Bible. The Bible, I say, the Bible only, is the religion of protestants...
Page 311 - If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin, not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.
Page 52 - ... that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power...