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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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Sermons on Various Subjects; with an Account of the Principles of Protestant ...

Hezekiah Kirkpatrick - Dissenters, Religious - 1785 - 278 pages
...prefcribed by law, though they may differ from their own private creed: or they allow (" Article XX.) " that the church hath power to decree " rites or ceremonies, and authority in " controverfies of faith, &c." A diflent from this article, I confider as the grand and diftinguifhing...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 61

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1786
...by law, though they may differ from their own private creed : or they allow (Article XX.) t€ that the church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controveriies of faith, &c." A cliffent from this article I coniider as the grand and diftinguifhing...
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Familiar Letters, Addressed to the Inhabitants of Birmingham, in Refutation ...

Joseph Priestley - Dissenters, Religious - 1790 - 272 pages
...church " has power to decree rites and ceremonies, and has autho" rity in controverfies of faith," yet " it is not lawful for " the church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's " written word, and that it ought not to inforce any thing " to be believed for neceflity of...
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An Exposition of the XXXIX Articles of the Church of England

Church of England - 1796 - 505 pages
...done. One alteration of more importance was made in the year 1571. Thofe words of the 2Oth Article, The Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in contra•verfies of faith, were left out both in the manufcripts, and in the printed editions, but...
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Ecclesiastical Law, Volume 3

Richard Burn - Ecclesiastical law - 1797
...Jiatute of the 13 Eliz. c. 12. except the 34th, 3Jth, and 36th, and thefe words of the 2Oth article, viz. [the church, hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controverfies of faith, and yet] Jhall be liable to any of the pains or penalties of the 17 C. 2. c....
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The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge, Volume 1

Philip Doddridge - Theology - 1802
...I doubt not, persuaded in your own mind that diocesan episcopacy is of divine original," and that " the church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies and authority in controversies of faith," have solemnly declared that belief; and in consequence of it, have obliged yourself to render canonical...
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 1

Philip Doddridge - 1802
...I doubt not, persuaded in your own mind that diocesan episcopacy is of divine original," and that " the church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies and authority in controversies of faith," have solemnly declared that belief ; and in consequence of it, have obliged yourself to render canonical...
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Sermons Or Homilies, Appointed to be Read in Churches in the Time of Queen ...

Ecclesiastical law - 1802 - 607 pages
...living and manner of ceremonies, but aJio in matters of faith. XX. Oftbe Authority of tie СЬигсЪ. THE Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controverses of faith : and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary...
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An exposition of the Thirty-nine articles of the Church of England. [Another]

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1805 - 542 pages
...the which the pure Word. Pr. Pr. congregation of faithful men in "which tbe pun Word. Art. 20. MS. The Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controverfies of faith. And yet. Tbefe words are not in tbe original MS. MS. ought it not to enforce...
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The Book of Common Prayer: And Administration of the Sacraments and Other ...

Episcopal Church - 1806 - 213 pages
...hath erred, not only in their living and manner of Ceremonies, but alfo in matters of Faith. ART. XX. Of the Authority of the Church. The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and Authority in Controverfies of Faith : And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary...
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