The Christian Church in Relation to Human Experience: A Treatise on Some Ecclesiastical Subjects, Viewed Chiefly with Reference to the Facts of Human Nature and History

J. Maclehose, 1885 - 303 頁


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第 126 頁 - It is not necessary that Traditions and Ceremonies be in all places one, and utterly like'; for at all times they have been divers, and may be changed according to the diversities of countries, times*, and men's manners, so that nothing be ordained against God's Word.
第 90 頁 - Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the chief of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of the LORD, and for controversies, when they returned to Jerusalem.
第 182 頁 - Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
第 89 頁 - But we must note, that he which affirmeth speech to be necessary among all men throughout the world, doth not thereby import that all men must necessarily speak one kind of language. Even so the necessity of polity and regiment in all Churches may be held without holding any one certain form to be necessary in them all.
第 16 頁 - There is one body, and one Spirit, even as also ye were called in one hope of your calling ; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all, and in all.
第 101 頁 - God to be necessary for the saving understanding of such things as are revealed in the word : and that there are some circumstances concerning the worship of God and government of the church, common to human actions and societies, which are to be ordered by the light of nature, and Christian prudence, according to the general rules of the word, which are always to be observed.
第 88 頁 - But as for those things that are accessory hereunto, those things that so belong to the way of salvation, as to alter them is no otherwise to change that way, than a path is changed by altering only the uppermost face thereof; which be it laid with gravel, or set with grass, or paved with stone, remaineth still the same path...
第 147 頁 - After Dr. Twisse had begun with a brief prayer, Mr. Marshall prayed large two hours, most divinely, confessing the sins of the members of the Assembly in a wonderful, pathetic, and prudent way : after, Mr. Arrowsmith preached an hour, then a psalm ; thereafter, Mr. Vines prayed near two hours, and Mr. Palmer preached an hour, and Mr. Seaman prayed near two hours, then a psalm ; after, Mr. Henderson brought them to a sweet conference of the heat confessed in the Assembly, and other seen faults, to...
第 91 頁 - And if they be ashamed of all that they have done, show them the form of the House, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and the comings in thereof, and all the forms, and all the laws thereof : and write it in their sight, that they may keep the whole form thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and do them.
第 81 頁 - I for my part do confess, that in revolving the Scriptures I could never find any such thing : but that God had left the like liberty to the Church government, as he had done to the civil government...