A Compendious History of the British Churches in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America: With an Introductory Sketch of the History of the Waldenses, and an Historical Account of the Secession, Volumen2
Maclachlan & Stewart, 1823
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Página 60 - I protest before God and your lordships, that I profess and allow with my heart the true religion presently professed within this realm, and authorized by the laws thereof ; I shall abide thereat, and defend the same to my life's end, renouncing the Roman religion called papistry.
Página 2 - 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...
Página 403 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
Página 35 - Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him ? But ye have despised the poor.
Página 273 - I CHARLES, king of Great Britain, France and Ireland, do assure and declare, by my solemn oath, in the presence of Almighty God, the searcher of hearts, my allowance and approbation of the National Covenant, and of the Solemn League and Covenant above written, and faithfully oblige myself to prosecute the ends thereof in my station and calling...
Página 373 - That prelacy and the superiority of any office in the Church above presbyters is and hath been a great and insupportable grievance and trouble to this nation, and contrary to the inclinations of the generality of the people ever since the Reformation (they having reformed from popery by presbyters), and therefore ought to be abolished...
Página 415 - ... adopted some hypotheses different from what are commonly used among orthodox divines, that are not evidently founded on scripture, and tend to attribute too much to natural reason, and the power of corrupt nature, which undue advancement of reason and nature is always to the disparagement of revelation and efficacious free grace.
Página 416 - ... righteousness of Christ. Mr. Hamilton of Airth having published a catechetical treatise concerning the covenant of works and grace, and the sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper, in a more evangelical strain than some wished, the Assembly, 1710, prohibited all ministers or members of this church to print, or disperse in writ, any catechism, without the allowance of the Presbytery of the bounds, or the Commission. The Presbytery of Auchterarder having begun to require candidates for licence,...
Página 404 - I, in their name, they adhering to me, do humbly crave leave to declare that the office-bearers in the house of God have a spiritual intrinsic power from Jesus Christ, the only head of the church, to meet in assemblies about the affairs thereof, the necessity of the same being first represented to the magistrate.