A Manual of Church History, Volume 1

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W.F. Draper, 1857 - Church history - 422 pages


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Page 44 - And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.
Page 329 - ecclesial consciousness" is the result of the work of the Holy Spirit, whose person and work is inseparable from the risen Christ. Boff interprets the creedal doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son as an affirmation of this point.
Page iv - Our readers will at once see the importance of a trustworthy history of which the following characteristics can be predicated:— " The writer of this history beholds in Jesus Christ the incarnation of Deity itself for the redemption of the world, and stands upon the high ground of supernaturalism in reference to the origin, establishment, and perpetuity of the Christian religion. There is no equivocation or ambiguity in his use of these terms, or in his explanation of these and cognate doctrines....
Page 84 - Adfirmabant autem hanc fuisse summam vel culpae suae vel erroris, quod essent soliti stato die ante lucem convenire carmenque Christo quasi deo dicere secum invicem seque sacramento non in scelus aliquod obstringere, sed ne furta, ne latrocinia, ne adulteria committerent, ne fidem fallerent, ne depositum appellati abnegarent.
Page iv - ... entire truth of the estimate given by Mr. Shedd of its value. He tells us that the author is in hearty sympathy with the truths of Revelation as they are enunciated in the ancient creeds of Christendom, and embodied in the experience of the Church from the earliest times. Mr. Shedd properly says that " such a living interest in the evangelical substance of Christianity, and such an intelligent and thorough reception of it into his own personal experience, can alone prepare the historian of the...
Page 128 - They live in the flesh but not after the flesh. They dwell on the earth, but they live in heaven ; they obey the existing laws, but by their life elevate themselves above the laws.
Page 40 - At this time appeared a certain Jesus (a wise man, if indeed He may be called a man, for He was a worker of miracles, a teacher of such men as receive the truth with joy) and He drew to Himself many Jews (and many also of the Greeks. This was the Christ). And when...
Page 129 - ... societates ecclesiarum defende, ad signum dei suscitare, ad tubam angeli erigere, ad martyrii palmas gloriare. Si...
Page iv - German church, and also sharing to some extent, it must be conceded, in its recent narrowness whenever he approaches the points at issue between the Lutherans and Calvinists, he cordially adopts all the cardinal doctrines of the Protestant Reformation as they throbbed in the heart of Luther, and were organized into the oldest and in some respects the warmest of the Reformed Symbols. — the Augsburgh confession.
Page 197 - Christus apparebit in consummatione mundi ad judicandum, et mortuos omnes resuscitabit, piis et electis dabit vitam aeternam et perpetua gaudia, impios autem homines ac diabolos condemnabit, ut sine fine crucientur. Damnant Anabaptistas, qui sentiunt, hominibus damnatis ac diabolis finem poenarum futurum esse.

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