Protestant Union: A Treatise of True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration, and what Best Means May be Used Against the Spread of Popery ; to which is Prefixed a Preface on Milton's Religious Principals, and Unimpeachable Sincerity
F. and C. Rivington, 1826 - 56 pages
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Page 31 - Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
Page 22 - Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned ; and avoid them. For they that are such, serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly ; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Page 24 - I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
Page 19 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them : for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God...
Page 11 - Scripture and the apostolic creed ; as for terms of trinity, triniunity, co-essentiality, tripersonality, and the like, they reject them as scholastic notions, not to be found in Scripture, which by a general protestant maxim is plain and perspicuous abundantly to explain its own meaning in the properest words, belonging to so high a matter, and so necessary to be known ; a mystery indeed in their sophistic subtleties, but in Scripture a plain doctrine.
Page 53 - I should much commend the tragical part, if the lyrical did not ravish me with a certain Doric delicacy in your songs and odes, whereunto I must plainly confess to have seen yet nothing parallel in our language : Ipsa mollities.
Page xl - ... public salary) wanted not boldness, to the ignominy and scandal of their pastor-like profession, and especially of their boasted reformation, to seize into their hands, or not .unwillingly to accept (besides one, sometimes two or more of the best livings) collegiate masterships in the universities. rich lectures in the city, setting sail to all winds that might blow gain into their covetous bosoms...
Page 40 - Main reason to persuade immediate war Did not dissuade me most, and seem to cast Ominous conjecture on the whole success,* When he who most excels in fact...
Page 18 - Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery ? for they say, The Lord seeth us not ; the Lord hath forsaken the earth.
Page 50 - Let there be light, said GOD, and forthwith light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep, and from her native east To journey through the...