The history of the state and sufferings of the Church of Scotland, from the restoration to the revolution: with an introduction containing the most remarkable occurences relating to that church from the Reformation to the restoration, Volume 2

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Thomas Turnbull, 1812 - Scotland
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Page 381 - ... the subversion of the Protestant religion and the violation of the laws and liberties of the kingdom, inverting all the ends of government, whereby he hath forfeited the right to the crown, and the throne is become vacant.
Page 360 - I am come here this day to lay down my life for adhering to the truths of Christ, for which I am neither afraid nor ashamed to suffer. Nay, I bless the Lord that ever he counted me worthy, or enabled me to suffer any thing for him ; and I desire to praise his grace, that he hath not only kept me...
Page 175 - When any are to be struck in the boots, it is done in the presence of the council ; and upon that occasion almost all offer to run away. The sight is so dreadful, that, without an order restraining such a number to stay, the board would be forsaken.
Page 54 - I know, I know them ; they are my son's, my own dear son's. It is the Lord : good is the will of the Lord, who cannot wrong me nor mine, but has made goodness and mercy to follow us all our days.
Page 363 - ... not only we ourselves, but all the good subjects of those kingdoms, do vehemently suspect, that the pretended prince of Wales was not born by the queen.
Page 179 - King, to the blessed apostles and martyrs, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly...
Page 235 - I, AB , do hereby abhor, renounce, and disown, in the presence of the Almighty God, the pretended declaration of war lately affixed at several parish churches, in so far as it declares a war against his sacred Majesty, and asserts that it is lawful to kill such as serve his Majesty in Church, State, army, or...
Page 329 - ... our innocent subjects, those of the Roman Catholic religion, who have, with the hazard of their lives and fortunes, been always assistant to the crown, in the worst of rebellions and usurpations, though they lay under discouragements hardly to be named : them we do heartily recommend to your care, to the end, that as they have given good experience of their true loyalty and peaceable behaviour, so, by your assistance, they may have the protection of our laws, and that security under our government,...
Page 175 - But the duke, while he had been in Scotland, was so far from withdrawing, that he looked on all the while with an unmoved indifference, and with an attention, as if he had been to look on some curious exptriment. This gave a terrible idea of him to all that observed it, as of a man that had no bowels nor humanity in him.
Page 274 - What do I see but Christ, in one of his members, wrestling there? Think you that we are the sufferers ? No, it is Christ in us ; for he sends none a warfare on their own charges.

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