The Ecclesiastical Class Book: Or, History of the Church from the Birth of Christ to the Present Time, Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

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F. J. Huntington, 1835 - Church history - 236 pages

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Page 25 - And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time ; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Page 157 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 19 - And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory ; and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Page 11 - And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
Page 77 - is the key of heaven and of hell; a drop of blood shed in the cause of God, a night spent in arms, is of more avail than two months of fasting and prayer; whosoever falls in battle, his sins are forgiven; at the day of judgment his wounds shall be resplendent as vermilion, and odoriferous as musk; and the loss of his limbs shall be supplied by the wings of angels and cherubim.
Page 129 - Roman pontiff, and from the authority and superintendence of the bishops ; that they were left at perfect liberty to enact laws for themselves, relating to their religious sentiments, discipline, and worship ; that all the inhabitants of the German empire should be allowed to judge for themselves in religious matters, and to join themselves to that church whose doctrine and worship they thought the...
Page 72 - And he shall speak great words against the most High, and think to change times and laws : and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Page 72 - Let no man deceive you by any means, for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition : who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself
Page 128 - In the year 1548, the principal reformers assembled at Leipsic, to consult in reference to the critical posture of their affairs, and to form rules for the regulation of their conduct. On the subject of the interim, Melancthon, whose opinions were received as law by the reformed doctors, gave it as his opinion, that it might be adopted, in things that did not relate to the essential points of religion. This decision, however, to the more firm, was highly offensive, and caused a schism among the Lutherans,...
Page 108 - ... made the worst possible use of their opulence, and, forgetful of the gravity of their character and of the laws of their order, rushed headlong into the shameless practice of vice in all its various kinds and degrees.

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