The History of the Early Puritans: From the Reformation to the Opening of the Civil War in 1642

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Hamilton, Adams, & Company, 1853 - 460 pages
 

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Page 297 - I beseech you remember, it is an article 'of your church covenant, that you be ready to receive whatever truth shall be made known to you from the written word of God.
Page 234 - 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 1562; and that he acknowledged all and every the articles therein contained, being in number nine and thirty, besides the ratification, to be agreeable to the Word of God.
Page 234 - Whosoever shall hereafter affirm, that any of the nine and thirty articles 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 one thousand five hundred sixty-two, for the avoiding of diversities of opinions, and for the establishing of consent touching true religion...
Page 296 - ... be as ready to receive it as ever you were to receive any truth by my ministry ; for I am verily persuaded the Lord has more truth yet to break forth out of his holy Word. For my part, I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the reformed Churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.
Page 321 - Give ear, ye Magistrates, and all who are guilty ; for this the Lord hath said concerning you, and will perform his word upon you, that the same day ye put his servants to death, shall the day of your visitation pass over your heads, and you shall be cursed for evermore.
Page 234 - That the churches of the queen's majesty's dominions may be served with pastors of sound religion. Be it enacted by the authority of this present parliament, that any person under the degree of a bishop, which doth or shall pretend to be a priest or minister of God's holy word and sacraments, by reason of any other form of institution, consecration, or ordering, than the form set forth by parliament in the time of the late king of most worthy memory, kind Edward the sixth, or now used in the reign...
Page 347 - That for his good people's recreation, his majesty's pleasure was, that after the end of divine service, they should not be disturbed, letted, or discouraged, from any lawful recreations; such as dancing, either of men or women, archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any such harmless recreations ; nor having of may-games, whitson-ales, or morrice-dances, or setting up of may-poles, or other sports therewith used, so as the same may be had in due and convenient time, without impediment or let of...
Page 296 - I charge you before God and His blessed angels that you follow me no further than you have seen me follow the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 434 - London petition, as well as on the petition itself. He spoke of it as a comet with a terrible tail pointing towards the north. " Let me recall to your mind," he said, " the manner of its delivery, and I am confident there is no man of judgment that will think it fit for a Parliament under a monarchy to give countenance to irregular and tumultuous assemblies of people, be it for never so good an end.

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