A Plain and Rational Account of the Catholick Faith: With a Preface and Appendix, in Vindication of Catholick Morals, from Old Calumnies Revived and Collected in a Scurrilous Libel, Entituled, A Protestant's Resolution, &c. To which is Annext The Reform'd Churches Prov'd Destitute of a Lawful Ministry

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Printed at Rouen, ann., 1721 - Catholics - 253 pages

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Page 17 - I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. 9 But if they cannot contain, let them marry : for it is better to marry than to burn.
Page 55 - I shall not be of counsel nor1 consent, that they shall lose either life or member, or shall be taken, or suffer any violence or any wrong by any means. Their counsel to me credited by them, their messengers or letters, I shall not willingly discover to any person.
Page 82 - Ib. p. 267. IX. Herbert Thorndike writes as follows : — " The practice of the Church in interceding for them " (the departed) " at the celebration of the Eucharist is so general, and so ancient, that it cannot be thought to have come in by imposture ; otherwise the same aspersion will seem to take hold of our common Christianity itself.
Page 177 - So that, next to the sin of those who began that rebellion, theirs must needs be, who either hindered the speedy suppressing of it by domestic dissensions, or diverted the aids, or exasperated the rebels to the most desperate resolutions and actions...
Page 51 - Come unto me, all ye that labour and arc heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Page 81 - ... the riches both of the wisdom, and knowledge of God ! how unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out. Rom. xi. 33. Of the justice of God David sings; The righteous Lord loveth righteousness, His countenance will behold the thing that is just. Psalm xi. 8. The Apostle Paul says that God will render to every man according to his deeds, and that there is no respect of persons with God.
Page 130 - Gird np the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto yon at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Page 10 - Lord: this shall not be done unto thee.' But he turned and said unto Peter, ' Get thee behind me, Satan ; thou art a stumbling-block to me : for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
Page 56 - ... is my body, he called a bit of bread his body, though he meant it only as a figure of his body ; now, if this was so, he was guilty of a most gross and shameful absurdity ; for nothing can be more absurd than to hold a bit of bread in one's <hand, and say, this is the living body of a man...

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