An Account of the Societies for Reformation of Manners, in London and Westminster, and Other Parts of the Kingdom: With a Persuasive to Persons of All Ranks, to be Zealous and Diligent in Promoting the Execution of the Laws Against Prophaneness and Debauchery, for the Effecting a National Reformation ; Published with the Approbation of a Considerable Number of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal

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B. Aylmer, 1699 - 163 pages

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Page 97 - Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, [as] unto a faithful Creator.
Page 130 - Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me : he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. 7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.
Page 94 - We wearied ourselves in the way of wickedness and destruction: yea, we have gone through deserts, where there lay no way: but as for the way of the Lord, we have not known it. What hath pride profited us? or what good hath riches with our vaunting brought us? All those things are passed away like a shadow...
Page 78 - Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.
Page 34 - Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you ; take heed and do it : for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.
Page 77 - Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.
Page 34 - Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the Lord, who is with you in the judgment. Wherefore now let the fear of the Lord be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the Lord our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.
Page 84 - At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death. 7 The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people.
Page 16 - Relieving the Wants of Poor House-keepers, maintaining their Children at School, setting of Prisoners at Liberty, supporting of Lectures and daily Prayers in our Churches. These are the SOCIETIES which our late Gracious Queen, as the Learned Bishop that hath writ her LIFE tells us,* took so great Satisfaction in, that She inquired often and much about them, and was glad they went on and prevailed; which, thanks be to GOD, they continue to do; as the Reverend Mr. Woodward, who hath obliged the World...
Page 11 - Majesty would give such effectual orders, as to your royal wisdom shall seem fit, for the suppressing all pernicious Books and Pamphlets which contain in them impious doctrines against the Holy Trinity, and other Fundamental Articles of our Faith, tending to the subversion of the Christian Religion, and that the Authors and Publishers thereof may be discountenanced and punished.

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