A Compendious History of the British Churches in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America: With an Introductory Sketch of the History of the Waldenses, and an Historical Account of the Secession : to which is Added, A Life of the Author, by the Rev. Thomas Brown, Volum 1

Maclachlan & Stewart, 1823 - 418 pàgines

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Pàgina 331 - Wells; Turner, of Ely; Lake, of Chichester; White, of Peterborough ; and...
Pàgina xv - I have laboured in vain, and spent my strength for nought and in vain:" but the tidings of Titus had the same effect on him which the * 2 Cor.
Pàgina xvii - And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Ghost was upon him. And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
Pàgina xvii - I have met with trials as well as others: yet so kind has God been to me, that I think, if he were to give me as many years as I have already lived in the world, I should not desire one single circumstance in my lot changed, except that I wish I had less sin.
Pàgina 284 - That the Christian religion, as contained in the Scriptures, be held forth and recommended as the public profession of these nations ; and that, as soon as may be. a provision, less subject to scruple and contention, and more certain than the present, be made for the...
Pàgina xvii - Just such is the Christian ; his course he begins, Like the sun in a mist, when he mourns for his sins, And melts into tears ; then he breaks out and shines, And travels his heavenly way : But when he comes nearer to finish his race, Like a fine setting sun, he looks richer in grace, And gives a sure hope, at the end of his days, Of rising in brighter array.
Pàgina 401 - A Congregational church is by the institution of Christ a part of the militant visible church, consisting of a company of saints by calling, united into one body by a holy covenant, for the public worship of God, and the mutual edification one of another, in the fellowship of the Lord Jesus.
Pàgina xviii - I should not desire one single circumstance in my lot changed, except that I wish I had less sin. It might be written on my coffin, ' Here lies one of the cares of Providence, who early wanted both father and mother, and yet never missed them.
Pàgina 1 - Towards the end of the first or the beginning of the second century after Christ, these lands were incorporated in the Roman empire.
Pàgina 90 - Bosworth, and was proclaimed king on the field of battle, his right being subsequently recognized by parliament. In 1486 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV and heiress of the house of York, and thus united the claims of the rival houses of York and Lancaster. The reign of Henry VII was troubled by repeated insurrections, of which the chief were that headed by Fx>rd Lovel and the Stafford

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