Discourse in Commemoration of the Glorious Reformation of the Sixteenth Century: Delivered Before the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of West Pennsylvania

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Gould & Newman, 1838 - Reformation - 142 pages
 

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Page 77 - Protestants foolishly expound it of Rome, for that there they put heretics to death, and allow of their punishment in other countries : but their blood is not called the blood of saints, no more than the blood of thieves, man-killers, and other malefactors ; for the shedding of which, by order of justice, no commonwealth shall answer.
Page 68 - I -also profess and undoubtedly receive all other things delivered, defined, and declared by the sacred canons, and general councils, and particularly by the holy council of Trent ; and likewise I also condemn, reject, and anathematize all things contrary thereto, and all heresies whatsoever, condemned, rejected, and anathematized by the church.
Page 37 - by grace we are saved through faith ; and that not of ourselves ; it is the gift of God; not of works, lest any man should boast?
Page 36 - If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father: and he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but for the sins of the whole world,
Page 83 - Pendulum.' The method of thus destroying the victim is as follows: The condemned is fastened in a groove, upon a table, on his back; suspended above him is a pendulum, the edge of which is sharp, and it is so constructed as to become longer with every movement. The wretch sees this implement of destruction swinging to and fro above him, and every moment the keen edge approaching nearer and nearer: at length it cuts the skin of his nose, and gradually cuts on, until life is extinct.
Page 114 - Jesus Christ, he hath power to depose heretical kings, princes, states, commonwealths, and governments, all being illegal without his sacred confirmation — and that they may safely be destroyed : therefore, to the utmost of my power, I shall and will defend this doctrine, and his holiness...
Page 102 - I likewise undoubtedly receive and profess all other things delivered, defined, and declared by the sacred canons and general councils, and particularly by the holy Council of Trent : and I condemn, reject, and anathematize all things contrary thereto, and all heresies which the church has condemned, rejected, and anathematized.
Page 36 - For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.
Page 91 - In vain was recourse had to relations, to companions, to friends : all connexions were dissolved, and death was dealt by that hand from which protection was implored and expected. Without provocation, without opposition, the astonished English, living in profound peace and full security, were massacred by their nearest neighbours, with whom they had long upheld a continual intercourse of kindness and good offices*.
Page 26 - Word of God, as the only infallible rule of faith and practice, and fundamental agreement with the Augsburg Confession,

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