The History of the Puritans, Or Protestant Nonconformists: From the Reformation in 1517, to the Revolution in 1688; Comprising an Account of Their Principles; Their Attempts for a Farther Reformation in the Church; Their Sufferings, and the Lives and Characters of Their Most Considerable Divines, Volume 2
T. Tegg & son, 1837
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Page 220 - God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the Church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, according to 'the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed Churches...
Page 221 - We shall also, according to our places and callings, in this common cause of religion, liberty, and peace of the kingdoms, assist and defend all those that enter into this League and Covenant, in the maintaining and pursuing thereof, and shall not suffer ourselves, directly or indirectly, by whatsoever combination, persuasion, or terror, to be divided and withdrawn from this blessed union and conjunction...
Page 400 - And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye; why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king?
Page 586 - As for me, behold I am in your hand; do with me as seemeth good and meet unto you : but know ye for certain, that, if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of a truth the LORD hath sent me unto you, to speak all these words in your ears.
Page 33 - Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
Page 220 - WE, Noblemen, Barons, Knights, Gentlemen, Citizens, Burgesses, Ministers of the Gospel, and Commons of all sorts, in the kingdoms of Scotland, England, and Ireland,* by the providence of GOD, living under one King, and being of one reformed religion, having before our eyes, the glory of God, and the advancement of the kingdom of our Lord and Saviour JESUS CHRIST...
Page 222 - And this covenant we make in the presence of Almighty God, the searcher of all hearts, with a true intention to perform the same, as we shall answer at that great day, when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed ; most humbly beseeching the Lord to strengthen us by his holy Spirit for this end : and to bless our desires and proceedings with such success, as may be [a] deliverance and safety to his people, and encouragement to other Christian churches, groaning under, or in danger of, the yoke...
Page 470 - And this Covenant we make in the presence of ALMIGHTY GOD, the Searcher of all hearts, with a true intention to perform the same, as we shall answer at that great day, when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed...
Page 675 - And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words — I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.