Nine Discourses on Various Subjects: And Seven Charges Delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Winchester

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F. C. and J. Rivington, 1817 - Christian ethics - 343 pages

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Page 268 - God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of holy writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of salvation.
Page 237 - How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit...
Page 73 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee : nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Page 297 - I mean an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace given unto us, ordained by Christ himself, as a means whereby we receive the same, and a pledge to assure us thereof.
Page 310 - If I were hungry I would not tell thee : for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof. Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats ? Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most high.
Page 190 - And the scribe said unto Him, Well, Master, Thou hast said the truth: for there is one God ; and there is none other but He : and to love Him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices. And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, He said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.
Page 86 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Page 37 - I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.
Page 300 - A death unto sin, and a new birth unto righteousness : For being by nature born in sin, and the children of wrath, we are hereby made the children of grace.
Page 293 - The Articles, we will say, are ' not exactly what we might wish them to be. Some 'of them are expressed in doubtful terms ; others are ' inaccurate, perhaps, unphilosophical ; others again may ' chance to mislead an ignorant reader into some erroneous '•opinion...

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