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Page 203 - ... or the wonder come to pafs, ' whereof he fpake unto thee, faying, Let us
Page 223 - Sat. i. 4, 100.] I suppose they will not tell a Pagan or a Mohammedan this story ; at least I heartily wish that men would not suffer themselves to be so far transported by their private interest as to forget the general concernments of Christianity. " We cannot," say they, " know the Scripture to be the word of God but by the authority of the church of Rome ;" and all men may easily assure themselves that no man had ever known there was such a thing as a church, much less that it had any authority,...
Page 174 - Spirit, but a£red by the rulers of the darknefle of this world, the fpirit that now worketh in the Children of difobedience.
Page 126 - The following passage, from a valuable work of an old writer, gives a statement of their perplexities and inconsistencies upon this subject : — " There is another shift which some subtle Romanists have lately invented, who, perceiving how their brethren have been beaten out of the field by strength of Scripture and argument, in the contest about the infallibility of the Pope or Council, come in for their succour with an universal tradition, and the authority of the present Church.
Page 132 - Church, by which traditions come to us, is infallible, from ft divine revelation, because it is evident from the Scripture that the Church is infallible ;' and this was the constant doctrine of the Romish masters in all former ages. Now come a new generation, who, finding the notion of infallibility hard beset, and the pillar shaken, support their cause with a quite contrary position...