Thoughts on present Church troubles, 4 sermons, with a preface

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Page 38 - was a schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith." I. " Law" is one of the group of words round which the thought of St. Paul constantly moves, and he uses it in more senses than one. Here he means by it generally
Page 45 - which forbade the indulgence of human passions, had the effect of irritating these passions into a self-asserting activity. " I had not known sin but by the Law; for I had not known lust unless the Law had said,Thou shalt not covet.
Page 44 - less than a complete obedience was necessary. The Law was guarded by these great sayings to which the Christian apostles refer. " The man that doeth these things, shall live by them " 9 " Cursed is everyone that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the Law to do them." ' " Whosoever shall keep the whole Law, and
Page 21 - and all the region round about Jordan, and were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins." 4 Some of our Lord's hearers had swollen the ranks of these
Page ii - He that now goeth on his way weeping and beareth forth good seed, shall doubtless come again with joy, and bring his sheaves with him.
Page xviii - to stand a legal prosecution, and expose " himself to all the indignation of the Court. The " case was argued, during twelve days, in the "Exchequer Chamber, before all the judges of "England; and the nation regarded with the " utmost anxiety every circumstance of this
Page xii - of his understanding, deal uprightly and justly in his office, without respect or favour or reward ; the said oaths and subscription to be recorded by a Registrar then present. And likewise all Chancellors, Commissaries, Officials, Registrars, and all others that do now possess or execute any places of ecclesiastical jurisdiction,
Page xviii - trial. The event was easily foreseen : " but the principles and reasonings and behaviour " of the parties engaged in the trial were much " canvassed, and inquired into : and nothing could " equal the favour paid to one side, except the " hatred which attended the other." 7 Hume concludes his narrative by saying that" The prejudiced
Page xviii - judge of the necessity ?' These guardians of "law and liberty replied with great complaisance, "' That in a case of necessity he might impose " that taxation, and that he was sole judge of the " necessity.' Hampden had been rated at twenty " shillings, for an estate which he possessed in
Page xix - his safety and his quiet: the people were "roused from their lethargy, and became sensible of " the danger to which their liberties were exposed. " These national questions were canvassed in every " company; and the more they were examined, the " more evident did it appear to many, that liberty " was totally subverted, and an unusual and arbi" trary authority exercised over the Kingdom.

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