History of the Reformation: Being an Abridgement of Burnet's History of the Reformation of the Church of England. Together with Sketches of the Lives of Luther, Calvin and Zuingle, the Three Celebrated Reformers of the Continent

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Página 147 - that his ways are not as our ways, nor his thoughts as our thoughts...
Página 110 - DO you trust that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghost to take upon you this Office and Ministration, to serve God for the promoting of his glory, and the edifying of his people ? Answer.
Página 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Página 144 - Lord God, deliver me out of this miserable and wretched life, and take me among thy chosen. Howbeit, not my will, but thy will be done. Lord, I commit my spirit to thee. O Lord ! thou knowest how happy it were for me to be with thee, yet for thy chosen's sake send me life and health, that I may truly serve thee. O my Lord God bless thy people, and save thine inheritance.
Página 165 - I thank God most heartily, that he hath prolonged my life to this end, that I may in this case glorify God by that kind of death.
Página 163 - Whether it could be proved by the word of God, that in the mass there was a propitiatory sacrifice for the dead and living?
Página 198 - When he came to the stake he first prayed , and then undressed himself; and being tied to it, as the fire was kindling, he stretched forth his right hand towards the flame, never moving it, save that once he wiped his face with it, till it was burnt away ; which was consumed before the fire reached his body. He expressed no disorder for the pain he was in ; sometimes saying, "that unworthy hand!" and oft crying out, " Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
Página 59 - From thence the reading of sermons grew into a practice in this church : in which, if there was not that heat and fire which the friars had shewed in their declamations, so that the passions of the hearers were not so much wrought on by it; yet it has produced the greatest treasure of weighty, grave, and solid sermons, that ever the church of God had, which does in a great measure compensate that seeming flatness to vulgar ears that is in the delivery of them.
Página 233 - One drop of Christ's blood being sufficient to redeem the whole human race, the remaining quantity, that was shed in the garden and upon the cross, was left as a legacy to the church to be a treasure from whence indulgences were to be drawn and administered by the Roman pontiffs...
Página 144 - Lord God, defend this realm from papistry, and maintain thy true religion, that I and my people may praise thy holy name, for Jesus Christ his sake.

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