An essay on the origin and purity of the primitive Church of the British Isles, and its independence upon the Church of Rome

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R. Wilks and sold by F.C. & J. Rivington, 1819 - Great Britain - 130 pages
 

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Page 291 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 297 - That church can have no right to be tolerated by the magistrate, which is constituted upon such a bottom, that all those who enter into it, do thereby, ipso facto, deliver themselves up to the protection and service of another prince.
Page 43 - And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Page 414 - Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea ; and were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea...
Page 250 - And to make you, that are trusted with their preservation, the better to understand the danger of it, I beseech you forget not, that, to prevent these Curses, the Church's land and power have been also endeavoured to be preserved, as far as human reason and the law of this nation have been able to preserve them, by an immediate and most sacred obligation on the consciences of the Princes of this realm. For they that consult Magna Charta shall find, that as all your predecessors were at their Coronation,...
Page 249 - And though you and myself were born in an age of frailties, when the primitive piety and care of the Church's lands and immunities are much decayed ; yet, Madam, let me beg that you...
Page 79 - When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness ? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea, yea, and nay, nay ? 18 But as God is true, our word toward you was not yea and nay...
Page 251 - ... hath proved like a moth fretting a garment, and secretly consumed both, or like the eagle that stole a coal from the altar, and thereby set her nest on fire, which consumed both her young eagles, and herself that stole it.
Page 25 - And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist : some, Elias ; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.
Page 412 - FOR THIS is THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD OF THE NEW AND ETERNAL TESTAMENT, THE MYSTERY OF FAITH : WHICH SHALL BE SHED FOR YOU AND FOR MANY, TO THE REMISSION OF SINS.

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