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" 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... "
The Canons of the Holy Apostles: The Greek Text as Orginally Printed in 1540 ... - Page 12
1675 - 40 pages
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Who Runs the Church?: 4 Views on Church Government

Zondervan, - Religion - 2009 - 320 pages
...The Church of Christ, 1:339. The twentieth of the Church of England's Thirty-Nine Articles states: "The Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies and authority in the controversies of the Faith. And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain anything contrary...
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Religion & Society in Early Modern England: A Sourcebook

Lori Anne Ferrell - History - 2005 - 254 pages
...that of necessity are requisite to the same. As the church of Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Antioch, have erred; so also the church of Rome hath erred, not...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....
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Contemporary Doctrine Classics: The Combined Reports

Church of England. Doctrine Commission - Theology, Doctrinal - 2005 - 475 pages
...Nevertheless, we hold by the Anglican understanding, as in Article 20 of the Thirty-Nine Articles, that 'It is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written. . . .' We should be wary of a doctrine of salvation in relationship to people of...
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The Apostolic Succession and the Catholic Episcopate in the Christian Episcopal

Robert David Redmile - Religion - 2006 - 284 pages
...to the same." Article XX of the Authority of the Church, The 1562 Thirty-nine Articles of Religion. "The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies,...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....
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Puritans and Puritanism in Europe and America, Volume 1

2006 - 291 pages
...the Irish Articles diluted their English counterpart by dropping the opening of English Article 20, "The church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies and authority in controversies of faith." English Article 34, "Of the traditions of the church," was also subtly altered. Finally, though the...
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L'ecclésiologie de J.H. Newman anglican

Alain Thomasset - Religion - 2006 - 747 pages
...of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation» (Art. VI). «The Church hath (...) authority in controversies of faith; and yet it is not lawful for the Church to (...) so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church...
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Exploring Protestant Traditions: An Invitation to Theological Hospitality

W. David Buschart - Religion - 2009 - 373 pages
...understanding of the teaching of Scripture. The article just cited explicitly asserts that the church has "power to decree rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith." It continues, "And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain anything that is contrary to God's...
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The Regulative Principle of Worship

Daniel F. N. Ritchie - Religion - 2007 - 352 pages
...God had revealed in Scripture. Article 20 - 'Of the Authority of the Church' reads: The Church has power to decree Rites or Ceremonies and authority...and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain anything that is contrary to God's Word written... (Cited in P. Schaff (ed), The Creeds of Christendom,...
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: 1550 to 1700

Robert Tudur Jones, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - Religion - 2006 - 421 pages
...except the thirty-fourth, thirty-fifth and thirty-sixth, and these words of the twentieth article, viz., 'the Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies,...and authority in controversies of faith, and yet', shall be liable to any of the pains or penalties mentioned in an Act made in the seventeenth year of...
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The Discourse of Legitimacy in Early Modern England

Robert Zaller - History - 2007 - 820 pages
...amending Article 20 and striking Article 29. The amendment to Article 20 seemed anodyne; it stated that "The Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith." This asserted nothing not granted by statute. The words they modified, however — that the church...
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