The Word Protestant in Literature, History, and Legislation: And Its Introduction Into the American Church

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G. W. Jacobs, 1899 - Protestantism - 188 pages

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Page 71 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient Authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 90 - Will You to the utmost of Your Power maintain the Laws of God, the true Profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant Reformed Religion established by Law ? And will You maintain and preserve inviolably the Settlement of the United Church of England and Ireland, and the Doctrine, Worship, Discipline, and Government thereof, as by Law established within England and Ireland, and the Territories thereunto belonging...
Page 90 - And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges, as by law, do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them ?" King or Queen.
Page 132 - That, as it is the duty of every man to worship God in such manner as he thinks most acceptable to him; all persons, professing the Christian religion, are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty...
Page 131 - That the Inhabitants of Maryland are entitled to the Common Law of England, and the trial by Jury, according to the course of that law...
Page 174 - That the Clergy and Laity, assembled in convention, shall deliberate in one body, but shall vote separately : and the concurrence of both shall be necessary to give validity to every measure.
Page 71 - Holy Scripture and ancient Authors, that, from the Apostles' time, there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. Which Offices were evermore had in such reverend Estimation, that no man might presume to execute any of them, except he were first called, tried, examined, and known to have such qualities as are requisite for the same ; and also by public Prayer, with Imposition of Hands, were approved and admitted thereunto by lawful Authority.
Page 88 - Ireland; and that the doctrine, worship, discipline and government of the said United Church shall be, and shall remain in full force for ever, as the same are now by law established for the Church of England; and that the continuance and preservation of the said united Church...
Page 136 - The establishment of a Protestant episcopate in America is very zealously contended for (by a party in the British Parliament) ; and it is very alarming to a people whose fathers, from the hardships they suffered under such an establishment, were obliged to fly their native country into a wilderness in order peaceably to enjoy their privileges — civil and religious. We hope in God that such an establishment will never take place in America...
Page 103 - Our apostles knew through our Lord Jesus Christ, that there would be strife over the name of the bishop's office.

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