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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 Church for Americans

William Montgomery Brown - 1899 - 501 pages
...conviction to the reader. Hooker : " Let us not fearto be herein bold and peremptory, that, if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...God: the Holy Ghost was the author of it." Bishop Bilson : " Of this [the Apostolical Succession] there is so perfect record, in all the stories and...
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An Introduction to the Fifth Book of Hooker's Treatise Of the Laws of ...

Francis Paget - Church and state - 1899 - 265 pages
...Let us not fear to be herein " bold and peremptory, that if anything in the Church's govern" ment, surely the first institution of bishops was from heaven,...was even of God, the Holy Ghost was the author of it 2." But while he held this clear conviction on the chief point, he maintained a reserve which is also...
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Leading Documents of English History: Together with Illustrative Material ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 607 pages
...of the word and sacraments . . . Let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that, if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...even of God: the Holy Ghost was the author of it. (e) The drift of all that hath been alleged to prove perpetual separation and independency between...
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Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 609 pages
...of the word and sacraments . . . Let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that, if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...even of God : the Holy Ghost was the author of it. (e) The drift of all that hath been alleged to prove perpetual separation and independency between...
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Richard Hooker

Vernon Staley - England - 1907 - 208 pages
...contentions, and schisms, without some like divine instigation and direction of the Holy Ghost? Wherefore let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory,...even of God, the Holy Ghost was the author of it."— Bk. VII. ch. v. 10. " The whole Church visible being the true original subject of all power, it...
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Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in ..., Volume 3, Issue 2

Henry Duff Traill, James Saumarez Mann - Great Britain - 1909
...reasonable — but he says, " Let us not fear to be 16031 heroin bold and peremptory, that, if anything in the Church's government, surely the first institution...even of God ; the Holy Ghost was the author of it." In spite of his dislike of dogmatism, his own opinions are clear. He gives a list of authorities from...
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Intolerance in the Reign of Elizabeth, Queen of England

Arthur Jay Klein - Church and state - 1917 - 218 pages
...in his exaltation of episcopacy. Let us not 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.2 1 This we boldly therefore set down as a most infallible truth, that the Church of Christ is at...
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The Works, Volume 1

Richard Hooker, John Keble
...contentions, and schisms, without some like divine instigation and direction of the Holy Ghost ? Wherefore let us not fear to be herein bold and peremptory,...was even of God, the Holy Ghost was the author of it1. What VI. "A Bishop," saith St. Augustine2, "is a Presbyter's oTpower "superior:" but the question...
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The Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - Anglican Communion
...entertained these exalted ideas was from the beginning an episcopal ministry. " Let us not," he says, " fear to be herein bold and peremptory, that if any...even of God ; the Holy " Ghost was the author of it." Nay, he has marked his opinion yet more forcibly, by stating elsewhere, that he had 1 EPV Ixxvii. 1....
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Humanism, Reform and the Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher

Brendan Bradshaw, Eamon Duffy - Religion - 1989 - 260 pages
...Book of Common Prayer (Oxford, 1840), pp. 202-3. 91 Whitgift, Works, II, 405; Hooker, Laws, VIII.5.10, 'the first institution of bishops was from heaven,...even of God, the Holy Ghost was the author of it'. 92 See the abrasive message from the House of Commons to the Westminster Assembly of Divines, 30 April...
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