History of the Protestants of France: From the Commencement of the Reformation to the Present Time

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E. Walker, 1851 - France - 624 pages
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Page 44 - Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils ; speaking lies in hypocrisy ; having their conscience seared with a hot iron ; forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
Page 195 - We must not," he writes to his boys after this intelligence, " count upon what is called property, but rather place our hope elsewhere than on earth, and acquire other means than those which we see with our eyes or touch with our hands. . . . Men have taken from us all they can. If such is always the will of God, we shall be happy. . . . Persevere with courage in the practice of virtue.
Page 162 - it assuredly behoves that church of God in whose name I speak, to endure blows, and not to strike them ; but may it please you also to remember, that it is an anvil which has worn out many hammers.
Page 62 - Vienna, in Dauphiny. 3. The affair was judged, not by Calvin, but by the magistrates of Geneva ; and, if it is objected that his advice must have influenced their decision, it is necessary to recollect that the councils of the other reformed cantons of Switzerland approved the sentence with a unanimous voice. 4. It was...
Page 70 - For thou art the God of my strength : Why dost thou cast me off? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
Page 23 - God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Thou God of all comfort, I thank Thee that Thou hast revealed to me thy dear Son Jesus Christ, in whom I believe. whom I have preached and confessed, whom I have loved and praised, whom the evil pope and all the ungodly dishonor, persecute, and revile.
Page 210 - It is long since," replied Coligny, " that I prepared myself to die. The rest of you save yourselves, if you can ; for you cannot defend my life. I commend my soul to the mercy of God." All reached an upper room of the house except Nicholas Muss, his interpreter of the German language. Coligny supported himself against the wall, being unable to stand upright, on account of his wound. The first who enters the chamber is a Lorraine or German, named Beliem, Besme, a servant of the Duke of Guise. "Art...
Page i - History of the Protestants of France, from the Commencement of the Reformation to the Present Time.
Page 390 - ... children that come into the world, we are banished from the bars and the faculties ; we are forbidden the use of all the means which might save us from hunger, we are abandoned to the hatred of the mob, we are deprived of that precious liberty which we purchased with so many services; we are robbed of our children, who are a part of ourselves. . . . Are we Turks? Are we infidels? We believe in Jesus Christ...
Page 51 - TRUTHFUL ARTICLES CONCERNING THE HORRIBLE, GREAT, AND UNBEARABLE ABUSES OF THE POPISH MASS, INVENTED DIRECTLY AGAINST THE HOLY SUPPER OF OUR LORD, THE ONLY MEDIATOR AND ONLY SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST. 'I invoke heaven and earth in witness of the truth against that proud and pompous popish mass, for the world (if God does not apply a remedy) is and will be by it totally desolated, ruined, lost, and undone; seeing that in it our Lord is outrageously blasphemed, and the people blinded and led astray.

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