An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, Volume 4

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Page 80 - Ireland, calling the Protestants by that title. The good woman of the house being well affected to the Protestant religion, and also having a brother, named John Edmonds, of the same, then a citizen in Dublin, was much troubled at the doctor's words ; but, watching her convenient time...
Page 81 - ... and council, but the doctor, who assured them he had a commission, but knew not how it was gone. Then the lord deputy made answer — Let us have another commission, and we will shuffle the cards in the meanwhile.
Page 187 - God by embracing and applying to ourselves, through faith, the righteousness, and obedience of the man Christ. It is only through that eternal and essential righteousness, which dwells in Christ considered as God, and which resides in His divine nature, that is united to the human, that mankind can obtain complete justification. Man becomes a partaker of this divine righteousness by faith ; since it is in consequence of this uniting principle that Christ dwells in the heart of man with His divine...
Page 257 - ... of the multitude. He appears, moreover, to have been a man of probity, of a meek and tractable spirit, gentle in his manners, pliable and obsequious in his commerce with persons of all ranks and characters, and extremely zealous in promoting practical religion and virtue, which he recommended by his example as well as by his precepts.
Page 109 - shall spread over the whole world, shall be admitted into the " councils of princes, and they never the wiser; charming of them, " yea, making your princes reveal their hearts and the secrets
Page 109 - God, to justify his law, shall suddenly cut off this society, even by the hands of those who have most succoured them, and made use of them ; so that, at the end, they shall become odious to all nations. They shall be worse than Jews, having no resting-place upon earth, and then shall a Jew have more favour than a Jesuit.
Page 265 - Christ established upon earth is a visible church or community, into which the holy and just alone are to be admitted, and which is consequently exempt from all those institutions and rules of discipline, that have been invented by human wisdom, for the correction and reformation of the wicked.
Page 175 - Melancthon himself, whose exquisite judgment rendered him peculiarly capable of reducing into a compendious system the elements of every science, never seems to have thought of treating morals in this manner ; but has inserted, on the contrary, all his practical rules and instructions under the theological articles that relate to the law, sin, free-will, faith, hope, and charity.
Page 173 - Luther, and certain passages in the writings of that great man, he extravagantly maintained, that philosophy was the mortal enemy of religion; that truth was divisible into two branches, the one philosophical and the other theological; and that what was true in philosophy, was false in theology.
Page 11 - He was succeeded in the pontificate by Pius III. who in less than a month, was deprived by death of that high dignity. The vacant chair was obtained by fraud and bribery by Julian de la Rovere, who assumed the denomination of Julius II. Julius ii. V. To the odious list of vices with which Julius II.