The Lords and the People, Or, The Principles of Civil Government Illustrated: Under the Connexion of Religion with the State, and Nobility in Britain, Wherein the Causes which Led to the Dissolution of the Grecian Independence, and the Fall of the Roman Empire, are Applied to the Policy of the Present Times, and the Foundation of the English Constitution Displayed Under the Christian Covenant ; with a Vindication of the Church of England
W. Edwards, 1835 - 559 páginas
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Página 209 - Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders. And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers...
Página 507 - Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation: so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Página 357 - And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: Of sin, because they believe not on me; Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.
Página 73 - And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the LORD hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people?
Página 351 - Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered Thou sayest that I am a king. ' To this end was I born, and for this cause came, I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
Página 459 - I wish POPULARITY, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after. It is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means.
Página 361 - Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.
Página 508 - It is a thing plainly repugnant to the Word of God, and the custom of the Primitive Church, to have public Prayer in the Church, or to minister the Sacraments, in a tongue not understanded of the people.