The Tercentenary Book, Commemorative of the Completion of the Life and Work of John Knox, of the Huguenot Martyrs of France, and the Establishment of Presbytery in England: Containing an Account of the "Tercentenary Celebration" as Observed by the Presbyterians of Philadelphia, Nov. 20, 1872 ...

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Página 109 - Madam, in God's presence I speak: I never delighted in the weeping of any of God's creatures; yea, I can scarcely well abide the tears of my own boys whom my own hand corrects, much less can I rejoice in your Majesty's weeping.
Página 20 - ALL people that on earth do dwell, Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice ; Him serve with fear, his praise forth tell ; Come ye before him and rejoice.
Página 112 - Discipline, distinctly says that "they took not their example from any kirk in the world; no, not from Geneva "; but they drew their plan from the sacred Scriptures.* This was true of them all.
Página 42 - And whereas it hath been declared and resolved by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, that the present Church government, by archbishops, bishops, their chancellors, commissaries, deans, deans and chapters, archdeacons, and other ecclesiastical officers, depending upon the hierarchy, is evil, and justly offensive and burdensome to the Kingdom, a great impediment to reformation and growth of religion...
Página 130 - It was wonderful to see the change soon made in the manners of our inhabitants. From being thoughtless or indifferent about religion, it seemed as if all the world were growing religious, so that one could not walk through the town in an evening without hearing psalms sung in different families of every street.
Página 42 - ... a great impediment to reformation and growth of religion, and very prejudicial to the state and government of this kingdom...
Página 39 - Then for the first time, from the lips of those reckless nobles rose the famous cry, which was so often to ring over land and sea, amid blazing cities, on blood-stained decks, through the smoke and carnage of many a stricken field.
Página 39 - said he; "let us accept the name. We will contend with the inquisition, but remain loyal to the King, even till compelled to wear the beggar's sack.
Página 42 - WHEREAS, amongst the infinite blessings of Almighty God upon this nation, none is or can be more dear unto us than the purity of our religion ; and for that, as yet, many things remain in the Liturgy, Discipline, and Government of the Church, which do necessarily require a further and more perfect reformation...
Página 42 - Church as may be most agreeable to God's holy word, and most apt to procure and preserve the peace of the Church at home, and nearer agreement with the Church of Scotland, and other Reformed Churches abroad ; and, for the better effecting hereof, and for the vindicating and clearing of the doctrine of the Church of England from all false calumnies and aspersions...

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