An Historical View of the State of the Protestant Dissenters in England: And of the Progress of Free Enquiry and Religious Liberty, from the Revolution to the Accession of Queen Anne

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R. Cruttwell and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne, London, 1814 - Dissenters - 592 pages

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Page 373 - 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 356 - THE grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowfhip of the Holy Ghoft, be, with us all evermore.
Page 371 - And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words — I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Page 482 - Toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead (and set him at his own right hand, in the heavenly places, far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world but in that which is to come.
Page 27 - ... ministers, and for the reforming of manners either in ministers or people ; and whereas it is most fit that there should be a strict method prescribed for the examination of such persons as desire to be admitted into holy orders, both as to their learning and manners. " We therefore, out of our pious and princely care for the good order, and edification, and unity of the church of England, committed to our charge and care ; and for the reconciling, as much as is possible, of all differences...
Page 462 - The danger of such unbounded liberty, and the danger of bounding it, have produced a problem in the science of government which human understanding seems hitherto unable to solve. If nothing may be published but what civil authority shall have previously approved, power must always be the standard of truth ; if every dreamer of innovations may propagate his projects, there can be no settlement; if...
Page 549 - Heads of Agreement assented to by the United Ministers in and about London, formerly called Presbyterian and Congregational.
Page 283 - Christ ; and then standing together they joined hands, and solemnly covenanted with each other in the presence of Almighty God, to walk together in all God's ways and ordinances, according as he had already revealed, or should further make them known to them.
Page 322 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 479 - Anima Mundi: or an historical narration of the opinions of the ancients concerning man's soul after this life: according to unenlightened nature.

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