A History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland: Comprising the Civil History of the Province of Ulster from the Accession of James the First ... [continued ...

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Page 288 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page 253 - Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand ; a day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Page 407 - Remarks in a Discourse concerning the Inventions of Men in the Worship of God.
Page 90 - VI. We shall also, according to our places and callings, in this common cause of religion, liberty, and peace of the kingdoms, assist and defend all those that enter into this League and Covenant, in the maintaining and pursuing thereof, and shall not suffer ourselves, directly or indirectly, by whatsoever combination, persuasion, or terror, to be divided and withdrawn from this blessed union and conjunction...
Page 502 - The civil magistrate may not assume to himself the administration of the word and sacraments, or the power of the keys of the kingdom of heaven : yet he hath authority, and it is his duty, to take order, that unity and peace be preserved in the church, that the truth of God be kept pure and entire, that all blasphemies and heresies be suppressed, all corruptions and abuses in worship and discipline...
Page 292 - And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
Page 390 - 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 88 - That a servant to reign, is one of the four things for which the earth is disquieted, and which it cannot bear...
Page 206 - am of your opinion that Trevor and Colonel Mervin are very dangerous persons, and may be made the heads of a new rebellion. And therefore I would have you move the Council that they be secured in some very safe place, and the farther out of their own countries the better. I commend you to the Lord ; and rest, Your affectionate father, OLIVER P.* ' The Letter writ unto Mr. Secretary Thurloe...
Page 22 - I am endeavouring to get to London, so that the conditions may be such as a gentleman may own, and that the rebels may acknowledge me as king, being not without hope that I shall be able so to draw either the Presbyterians or Independents to side with me, for extirpating the one or the other, that I shall be really king again.

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