The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine Mr. Richard Hooker,: Containing Eight Books of The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, and Several Other Treatises. To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author, by Isaac Walton. To this Edition is Subjoined a New Index to the Whole. Volume the First. [-third.].
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Richard Hooker,Izaak Walton
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Page 255 - Do ye not know, that they which minister about holy things, live of the things of the temple ? and they which wait at the altar, are partakers with the altar ? Even so hath the Lord ordained, that they which preach the Gospel, should live of the Gospel.
Page 565 - But ye beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the holy Ghost, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
Page 440 - Wherefore, we acknowledge a dutiful necessity of doing well, but the meritorious dignity of doing well we utterly renounce. We see how far we are from the perfect righteousness of the law ; the little fruit which we have in holiness, it is, God knoweth, corrupt and unsound : we put no confidence at all in it, we challenge nothing in the world for it, we dare not call God to reckoning, as if we had him in our debt-books : our continual suit to him is, and must be, to bear with our infirmities, and...
Page 497 - That, the way of nature; this, the way of grace: the end of that way, salvation merited, presupposing the righteousness of men's Works: their righteousness, a natural ability to do them ; that ability, the goodness of God which created them in such perfection. But the end of this way, salvation bestowed upon men as a gift: presupposing not their righteousness...
Page 528 - They confess they are; do they not wish it might, and also strive that it may be otherwise? We know they do. Whence cometh this, but from a secret love and liking, that they have of those things believed?
Page 535 - I am perfuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things prefent, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, fhall be able to feparate us from the love of God. which is in Chrift Jefus our Lord.
Page 566 - But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth : whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 437 - Of the one St Paul doth prove by Abraham's example that we have it of faith without works. Of the other St James by Abraham's example that by works we have it, and not only by faith. St Paul doth plainly sever these two parts of Christian righteousness one from the other. For in the sixth to the Romans thus he writeth, " Being freed from sin and made servants to God, ye have your fruit in holiness, and the end everlasting life.