The Scourge in Vindication of the Church of England

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Printed in the year, 1717 - 368 pages

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Page 3 - Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
Page 247 - And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions : be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house. And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.
Page 162 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Page 178 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences : And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 175 - BHhops of both provinces, and the whole Clergy in the Convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord God one thoufand five hundred...
Page 54 - ... come to judge the quick and the dead and the world by fire. Amen.
Page 150 - Judge of his subjects in all points relating to the favour or displeasure of Almighty God, and that all his subjects, in what station soever they may be, are equally subjects to him ; and that no one of them any more than another hath authority either to make new laws for Christ's subjects, or to impose a sense upon the old ones, which is the same thing ; or to judge, censure or punish the servants of another master, in matters relating purely to conscience or salvation.
Page 20 - ... been accustomed ; testifying by these outward ceremonies and gestures, their inward humility, Christian resolution, and due acknowledgment that the Lord Jesus Christ, the true eternal Son of God, is the only Saviour of the world, in whom alone all the mercies graces and promises of God to mankind, for this life and the life to come, are fully and wholly comprised.
Page 170 - ... and if the com to London, with my papers, then the may be had, either at Wm. or Ben Antrubs closet, for it is a fine thing to know the beging of the spreading of the gospell, after soe long night of apostace, since the aposeles dayes, that now Christ raines, as he did in the harts of his people. Glory to the Lord, for ever, Amen, GF The 8 Mon, 1688.
Page 8 - I befeech you, brethren," faith he, "mark them which caufe divifions and offences, contrary to the do&rine which ye have learned ; and avoid them : for they that are fuch, ferve not our Lord Jefus Chrift, but their own belly, and by good words and fair fpeeches deceive the heart of the fimple,

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