Contributions to the Ecclesiastical History of the United States of America: A narrative of events connected with the rise and progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Maryland

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Harper & Brothers, 1839
 

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Page 510 - ... but thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people. And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die ; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
Page 510 - If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods...
Page 288 - That as it is the duty of every man to worship God in such manner as he thinks most acceptable to Him, all persons are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty; wherefore, no person ought by any law to be molested in his person or estate on account of his religious persuasion or profession, or for his religious practice, unless, under...
Page 36 - ... heretic, schismatic, idolater, Puritan, Independent, Presbyterian, popish priest, Jesuit, Jesuited papist, Lutheran, Calvinist, Anabaptist, Brownist, Antinomian, Barrowist, Roundhead, Separatist, or any other name or term in a reproachful manner...
Page 43 - That such as profess faith in God by Jesus Christ (though differing in judgment from the doctrine, worship or discipline publicly held forth) shall not be restrained from, but shall be protected in, the profession of the faith and exercise of their religion...
Page 22 - License and Faculty of erecting and founding Churches, Chapels, and Places of Worship, in Convenient and suitable places, within the Premises, and of causing the same to be dedicated and consecrated according to the Ecclesiastical Laws of our Kingdom of England...
Page 510 - ... thou shalt not consent unto him nor hearken unto him, neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him. But thou shalt surely kill him : thine hand shall be first upon him, to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
Page 288 - ... practice, unless under colour of religion any man shall disturb the good order, peace, or safety of the state, or shall infringe the laws of morality, or injure others in their natural, civil, or religious rights...
Page 48 - The province of Maryland" (thus he wrote) " is in a deplorable condition for want of an established ministry. Here are ten or twelve counties, and in them at least twenty thousand souls ; and but three Protestant ministers of the Church of England. The priests are provided for, and the Quakers take care of those that are speakers ; but no care is taken to build up Churches in the Protestant religion.
Page 486 - And now brethren, I commend you to God and the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.

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