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 1

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Thomas Turnbull, 1812 - Scotland

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Page 71 - For which this shall be your warrant. And so we bid you heartily farewell.
Page 197 - ... begin my intercourse with God, which shall never be broken off: farewell father and mother, friends and relations ; farewell the world and all delights ; farewell meat and drink ; farewell sun, moon, and stars; welcome God and Father; welcome sweet Jesus Christ, the Mediator of the new covenant; welcome blessed Spirit of grace and God of all consolation; welcome glory- welcome eternal life; and welcome death...
Page 174 - This pillar was set up in perpetual remembrance of the most dreadful burning of this Protestant city, begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the Popish faction, in the beginning of September, in the year of our LORD 1666, in order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the Protestant Religion, and old English Liberty, and introducing Popery and Slavery.
Page 44 - I Charles, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, do assure and declare, by my solemn oath, in the presence of Almighty God, the searcher of hearts, my allowance and approbation of the National Covenant, and of the Solemn League and Covenant above written, and faithfully oblige myself to prosecute the ends thereof in my station and calling...
Page 60 - ... a Liberty to Tender Consciences and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 36 - Parliaments, to labour by all means lawful to recover the purity and liberty of the Gospel, as it was established and professed before the foresaid novations.
Page 70 - We do also resolve to protect and preserve the government of the Church of Scotland, as it is settled by law, without violation ; and to countenance in the due exercise of their functions all such ministers who shall behave themselves dutifully and peaceably as becomes men of their calling.
Page 22 - Mass in English ; they want nothing of the Mass but the liftings. I charge you, my good people, ministers, doctors, elders, nobles, gentlemen and barons, to stand to your purity, and to exhort the people to do the same, and I forsooth, so long as I brook my life and crown, shall maintain the same against all deadly.
Page 68 - God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the Church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, according to the Word of God and the example of the best reformed churches...
Page 239 - THE CROWN ; and that his Majesty and his successors may settle, enact, and emit such constitutions, acts, and orders, concerning the administration of the external government of the Church, and the persons employed in the same, and concerning all ecclesiastical meetings, and matters to be proponed and determined therein, as they in their royal wisdom shall think fit...

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