The Life of Andrew Melville: Containing Illustrations of the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Scotland, During the Latter Part of the Sixteenth and Beginning of the Seventeenth Century. With an Appendix, Consisting of Original Papers, Volumen 2
W. Blackwood, 1819
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Página 463 - I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil : and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars : and hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
Página 401 - I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
Página 59 - In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God. They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.
Página 66 - I must tell you, there are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland: there is King James, the head of the commonwealth, and there is Christ Jesus, the King of the Church, whose subject James the Sixth is, and of whose kingdom he is not a king, nor a lord, nor a head, but
Página 189 - Protestants. No sooner was this petition presented than the two universities took the alarm. The university of Cambridge passed a grace, " that whosoever opposed, by word or writing, or any other way, the doctrine or discipline of the Church of England, or any part of it, should be suspended, ipso facto, from any degree already taken, and be disabled from taking any degree for the future.
Página 393 - God, and doctrine of this true reformed kirk; to the which we join ourselves willingly, in doctrine, faith, religion, discipline, and use of the holy sacraments, as lively members of the same in Christ our head : promising and swearing, by the great name of the LORD our GOD, that we shall continue in the obedience of the doctrine and discipline of this kirk,* and shall defend the same, according to our vocation and power, all the days of our lives ; under the pains contained in the law, and danger...
Página 221 - all excuses set aside," to repair to London before the 15th of September next, that his majesty might treat with him and others, his brethren, of good learning, judgment, and experience, concerning such things as would tend to settle the peace of the church, and to justify to the world the measures which his majesty, after such extraordinary condescension, might find it necessary to adopt for repressing the obstinate and turbulent.
Página 66 - I have told you, so now again I must tell you, There are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland : there is Christ Jesus the King...
Página 67 - Christ Jesus reigned freely in this land, in spite of all his enemies— his officers and ministers convened and assembled for the ruling and welfare of his church, which was ever for your welfare, defence, and pre-* servation, when these same enemies were seeking your destruction, and cutting oil'.