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第 300 頁 - Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do unto them ; for this is the law and the prophets.
第 217 頁 - Unto this catholic, visible church, Christ hath given the ministry, oracles, and ordinances of God, for the gathering and perfecting of the saints, in this life, to the end of the world: and doth by his own presence and spirit, according to his promise, make them effectual thereunto.
第 218 頁 - God alone is lord of the conscience, and hath left it free from the doctrines and commandments of men which are in any thing contrary to his word, or beside it, in matters of faith or worship.
第 15 頁 - GOD the supreme Lord and King, of all the world, hath ordained civil magistrates to be under him, over the people for his own glory and the public good...
第 218 頁 - Which communion, as God offereth opportunity, is to be extended unto all those who in every place call upon the name of the Lord Jesus.
第 15 頁 - Infidelity, or difference in religion, doth not make void the magistrate's just and legal authority, nor free the people from their due obedience to him : from which ecclesiastical persons are not exempted, much less hath the pope any power or jurisdiction over them in their dominions, or over any of their people, and least of all to deprive them of their dominions or lives, if he shall judge them to be heretics, or upon any other pretence whatsoever.
第 274 頁 - Neither prayer nor any other part of religious worship, is now under the gospel either tied Unto, or made more acceptable by any place in which it is performed, or towards which it is directed : but God is to be worshipped every where in spirit and in truth...
第 98 頁 - In this enlightened age and in a land where all of every denomination are united in the most strenuous efforts to be free, we hope and expect that our representatives will cheerfully concur in removing every species of religious, as well as civil, bondage. Certain it is that every argument for civil liberty gains additional strength when applied to liberty in the concerns of religion...
第 119 頁 - Half-and-half, he could have crouched into the corner, like so many others ; Scotland had not been delivered ; and Knox had been without blame. He is the one Scotchman to whom, of all others, his country and the world owe a debt.