Our Title Deeds: A Defence of the Church Against Disemdowment, Being a Reply to Mr. Miall's Book, "Title Deeds of the Church of England to Her Endowments."

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Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh, 1890 - Church property - 379 pages
 

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Page 29 - If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.
Page 317 - Nay, so far was it from the purpose of the Church of England to forsake and reject the Churches of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, or any such like Churches, in all things which they held and practised...
Page 76 - This proves that the kingdom was then generally divided into parishes, which division happened probably not all at once, but by degrees. For it seems pretty clear and certain, that the boundaries of parishes were originally ascertained by those of a manor or manors : since it very seldom happens that a manor extends itself over more parishes than one, though there are often many manors in one parish.
Page 326 - ... this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one Supreme Head and King having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial Crown of the same, unto whom a body politic, compact of all sorts and degrees of people divided in terms and by names of Spiritualty and Temporalty, be bounden and owe to bear next to God a natural and humble obedience...
Page 29 - Do ye not know that they which minister about holy things live of the things of the temple ? and they which wait at the altar are partakers with the altar ? — Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.
Page 331 - ... to devise the best mode of providing for the cure of souls, with special reference to the residence of the clergy on their respective benefices...
Page 144 - For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.
Page 162 - Be merciful after thy power. If thou hast much, give plenteously; if thou hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little: for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity.
Page 30 - And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.

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