A collection of confessions of faith, catechisms, directories, books of discipline, &c. of publick authority in the Church of Scotland. Together with all the acts of assembly, which are standing rules concerning the doctrine, worship, government and discipline of the Church of Scotland. With a preface

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Page 89 - Word ; and therefore we abhor and detest all contrary religion and doctrine, but chiefly all kind of papistry in general and particular heads, even as they are now damned and confuted by the Word of God and Kirk of Scotland.
Page 93 - 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...
Page 75 - ... of marriage forbidden in the Word : His crueltie againis the innocent divorcit: His divilish messe: His blasphemous priesthead : His prophane sacrifice for the sinnis of the deade and the quicke : His canonization of men, calling upon angelis or sanctis depairted ; worshipping of imagerie, reliques, and crocis; dedicating of kirkis, altares, dayes; vowes to creatures: His purgatory, prayers for the dead ; praying or speaking in a strange language : His processions and blasphemous letany : His...
Page 92 - Justification by faith only, our imperfect Sanctification and obedience to the Law, the nature, number and use of the Holy Sacraments. His five bastard Sacraments, with all his Rites, Ceremonies, and false Doctrine, added to the ministration of the true Sacraments without the Word of God.
Page 105 - ... of council, commanding a general band to be made and subscribed by His Majesty's subjects of all ranks for two causes : one was, for defending the true religion, as it was then reformed, and is expressed in the confession of faith...
Page 107 - ... contrary errors and corruptions, according to our vocation, and to the uttermost of that power that God hath put in our hands, all the days of our life.
Page 504 - ... most deare to us, to wit, the kirk and spouse of our Lord Jesus. 2. Of necessitie therefore we judge it, that every several kirk have one schoolmaister appointed, such a one at least as is able to teach grammar and the Latine tongue, if the town be of any reputation. If it be upaland,* where the people convene to the doctrine but once in the week, then, must either the reader or the minister there appointed, take care of the children and youth of the parish, to instruct them in the first rudiments,...
Page 31 - ... The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul : the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple : The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart...
Page 93 - 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...

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