History of English Congregationalism

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 - Congregational churches - 787 pages

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Page 465 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 466 - That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm: So help me God.
Page 383 - The civil magistrate may not assume to himself the administration of the word and sacraments, or the power of the keys of the kingdom of heaven : yet he hath authority, and it is his duty, to take order that unity and peace be preserved in the Church, that the truth of God be kept pure and entire, that all blasphemies and heresies be suppressed, all corruptions and abuses in worship and discipline prevented or reformed, and all the ordinances of God duly SETTLED, administered, and observed.
Page 466 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 185 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 413 - God ; and in Public Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments I will use the Form in ' the said Book prescribed, and none other, except so far as shall be ordered by lawful
Page 391 - a liberty to tender consciences, and that no man should be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion, which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 412 - ... unfeigned assent and consent to the use of all things in the said book contained and prescribed, in these words and no other : IV. I, AB, do here declare my unfeigned assent and consent to all and everything contained and prescribed in and by the book, entitled, 'The Book of Common Prayer...
Page 260 - And the better to effect the intended reformation, we desire there may be a general synod of the most grave, pious, learned, and judicious divines of this island, assisted with some from foreign parts professing the same religion with us ; who may consider of all things necessary for the peace and good government of the Church...
Page 366 - I, AB, do in the Presence of Almighty God promise, vow and protest, To maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may, with my life, power and estate, the True Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England...

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