The confessions of faith, catechisms, directories, form of church-government, discipline, &c, of publick authority in the Church of Scotland: together with the acts of assembly, concerning the doctrine, worship, discipline and government of the Church of Scotland: Also, a collection of some principal acts and ordinances of the parliaments of Scotland and England and of the General assembly of the Church of Scotland. In favours of the covenanted reformation. To which is added, the form of process in the judicatories of the Church of Scotland ...
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Page 356 - God with all our heart, and with all our soul, and with all our strength, and with all our mind.™ Q.
Page 307 - This Sabbath is then kept holy unto the Lord, when men, after a due preparing of their hearts, and ordering of their common affairs beforehand, do not only observe an holy rest all the day from their own works, words, and thoughts, about their worldly employments and recreations; but also are taken up the whole time in the public and private exercises of his worship, and in the duties of necessity and mercy.
Page 149 - Churches ; and we shall endeavour to bring the Churches of God in the three kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of Church government, directory for worship and catechising, that we, and our posterity after us, may, as brethren, live in faith and love, and the Lord may delight to dwell in the midst of us.
Page 149 - ... that the Lord may be one and His Name one in the three Kingdoms.
Page 323 - The souls of the righteous, being then made perfect in holiness, are received into the highest heavens, where they behold the face of God in light and glory, waiting for the full redemption of their bodies...
Page 148 - 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 453 - If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin; but now have they both seen, and hated both me and my Father.
Page 296 - God, whom by them we can neither profit, nor satisfy for the debt of our former sins; but when we have done all we can, we have done but our duty, and are unprofitable servants; and because as they are good, they proceed from his Spirit, and as they are wrought by us, they are defiled and mixed with so much weakness and imperfection, that they cannot endure the severity of God's judgment.
Page 313 - Unto this catholic visible Church, Christ hath given the ministry, oracles, and ordinances of God, for the gathering and perfecting of the saints, in this life, to the end of the world: and doth by his own presence and Spirit, according to his promise, make them effectual thereunto.