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" Wherefore let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if any thing in the church's government, surely the first institution of bishops was from heaven, was even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the author of it. "
The Panorama, a look all round at passing events - Page 66
1863
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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker ..., Volume 1

Richard Hooker, Isaac Walton - Church polity - 1874
...beginning an episcopal ministry. " Let us not," he says, " fear to be herein bold and peremp" tory, that if any thing in the Church's government, surely...even " of God ; the Holy Ghost was the author of it." Nay, he has marked his opinion yet more forcibly, by stating else<K> EPV Ixxvii. i. EDITOR'S where,...
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An exposition of the thirty-nine Articles, historical and doctrinal

Edward Harold Browne (bp. of Winchester.) - 1874 - 864 pages
...this at least gives no sanction to mere presbyterian ordination. We must conclude then with Hooker, ' If any thing in the Church's government, surely the first institution of bishops was from Heaven, even of God.'3 And with Bp. Hall, ' What inevitable necessity may do, we now dispute not/ yet ' for...
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Masters in English Theology: Being the King's College Lectures for 1877

King's College London - 1877 - 240 pages
...peremptorily " concluded that " if anything in the Church's government, surely the first constitution of Bishops was from Heaven, was even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the author of it." On these principles he examines historically the existence and authority of Bishops from the earliest...
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A Discourse on Scottish Church History: From the Reformation to the Present ...

Charles Wordsworth - Scotland - 1881 - 105 pages
...divine than Richard Hooker has told us "not to fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...was even of God; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it " (Eccl. Pol., vii. 5, 60). So then we have the institution of Episcopacy and the institution of the...
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A discourse on Scottish Church history from the Reformation

Charles Wordsworth (bp. of St. Andrews.) - 1881
...divine than Richard Hooker has told us " not to fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...was even of God; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it " (Eccl. Pol., vii. 5, 60). So then we have the institution of Episcopacy and the institution of the...
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A Church History, Volume 1

Christopher Wordsworth - Church history - 1881
...of the blessed Apostles." And " let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution of Bishops was from heaven, even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it" (VII. vi. i). Indeed, inasmuch as our Blessed Lord,...
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A Church History to the Council of Nicaea, A.D. 325

Christopher Wordsworth - Church history - 1881 - 481 pages
...of the blessed Apostles." And " let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution of Bishops was from heaven, even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it" (VII. vi. i). Indeed, inasmuch as our Blessed Lord,...
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A Church history to the Council of Nica, A.D. 325

Christopher Wordsworth (bp. of Lincoln.) - Church history - 1881 - 481 pages
...of 'the blessed Apostles." And " let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution of Bishops was from heaven, even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it" (VII. vi. 1). Indeed, inasmuch as our Blessed Lord,...
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An Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles: Historical and Doctrinal

Edward Harold Browne - 1882 - 864 pages
...givesno sanction to mere presbyterian ordination. We must conclude then with Hooker, ' If anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution of bishops was from Heaven, even of God.'2 And with Bp. Hall, ' What inevitable necessity may do, we now dispute not/ yet ' for...
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A Church History, Volume 1

Christopher Wordsworth - Church history - 1883
...of the blessed Apostles." And " let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution of Bishops was from heaven, even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the Author of it" (VIL vi. i). Indeed, inasmuch as our Blessed Lord,...
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