Letters to a Young Dissenter, on the General Principles of Nonconformity: Containing Brief and Candid Remarks on Those Rites and Ceremonies in the Church of England, which Appear Objectionable to the Numerous and Respectable Dissenters of the Present Day ...

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J. Conder, 1812 - Dissenters, Religious - 88 pages

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Page 58 - STAND fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Page 75 - The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith: And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another.
Page 59 - Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul ; and I of Apollos ; and I of Cephas ; and I of Christ.
Page 67 - ... a Liberty to Tender Consciences and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 26 - Thou shall not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth : * thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them...
Page 41 - Do unto others as ye would that they should do unto you " ? This was the doctrine of Lao-tsze.
Page 26 - The images of those, who, during their lives, had acquired the reputation of uncommon sanctity, were now honoured with a particular worship in several places ; and many imagined, that this worship drew down into the images the propitious presence of the saints or celestial beings they represented...
Page 11 - ... that they had gone as far as they could in reforming the church, considering the times they lived in, and hoped they that came after them would, as they might, do more.
Page 33 - Alas, Gossip, what shall we now do at church, since all the saints are- taken away, since all the goodly sights we were wont to have are gone, since we cannot hear the like piping, singing, chanting, and playing upon the organs, that we could before?
Page 79 - Lord's supper, according to the usage of the Church of England, within three months after his or their...

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