Of the Nature and Qualification of Religion, in Reference to Civil Society

D.E., 1698 - 182 pages

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Page 23 - Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 65 - But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner ; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 13 - And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when you depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah, in the day of judgment, than for that city,
Page 12 - Cafting down imaginations, and every high thing" that exalteth itfelf againft the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Chrift.
Page 47 - Teftament, which exhorts us to prove all things, and to hold faft that which is good...
Page 127 - ... Depositions of the Witnesses, and Authentick Records, as appears by the References to the Appendix, wherein they are Digested. Publish'd with no other Design then to acquaint the English Nation that notwithstanding the Present Posture of Affairs our Enemies are still so Many, Restless, and Designing, that all imaginable Care ought to be taken for the Defence and Safety of His Majesty and his Three Kingdoms. By RK [Quotation from Ovid.] London : printed for the Author, and sold by Abel Roper at...
Page 128 - In which are contained SOME THINGS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF BLOOD : As also an attempt to prove what Life is, and that it is principally supported by an Acid and Sulphur. To which is added an exact Account of the CASE OF Medical.
Page 128 - Wherein is afTertcd and proved, That as there is nothing in the Gofpel contrary to Reafon, yet there are fome Doctrines in it above Reafon...
Page 7 - kingdom of truth' and the 'civil kingdom': The kingdom of Christ therefore is a kingdom of truth, where he, by the force of truth, brings over our souls to his obedience; and this truth has such powerful charms, that the kingdom of Christ needs not to be maintained by the same forcible means and rules by which subjects must be kept in obedience to the civil powers.
Page 113 - But ftich as begin a Reformation upon a good and legal Account, can under no Colour whatfoever be accufed of Schifm or Rebellion.

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