Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ...: With an ... Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard ...

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Mainly a record of the proceedings in Parliament.
 

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Page clxxvii - I will hear what God the LORD will speak : For he will speak peace unto his people, And to his saints : But let them not turn again to folly.
Page clxxv - Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the Cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things...
Page clxxvii - Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth ; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
Page 409 - I affirm, that all the liberty of conscience, that ever I pleaded for, turns upon these two hinges — that none of the papists, protestants, Jews or Turks, be forced to come to the ship's prayers or worship, nor compelled from their own particular prayers or worship, if they practice any.
Page cxix - The holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the word of God, the only rule of faith and obedience.
Page 389 - And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words — I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his Eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore ; and do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Page clxxvii - Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.
Page clxxviii - GOD is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 388 - That the true Protestant Christian religion, as it is contained in the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, and no other, be held forth and asserted for the public profession of these nations...
Page xxxv - for my own part,' to retire to a private life. I begged to be dismissed of my charge ; I begged it again and again; — and God be Judge between me and all men if I lie in this matter...

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