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Sidan 64 - I must tell you, there are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland. There is King James, the head of the commonwealth, and there is Christ Jesus the King, and his kingdom the Kirk, whose subject King James the Sixth is, and of whose kingdom he is not a king, nor a lord, nor a head, but a member.
Sidan 24 - threaten your courtiers after that manner. It is the same to me whether I rot in the air or in the ground. The earth is the Lord's.
Sidan 66 - Scotland are over- strong, and control the king, they must be weakened and brought low by stirring up a party against them, and, the king being equal and indifferent, both shall be fain to flee to him. But, sir, if God's wisdom be the only true wisdom, this will prove mere and mad folly...
Sidan 64 - We will yield to you your place, and give you all due obedience ; but again I say, you are not the head of the Church : you cannot give us that eternal life which we seek for even in this world, and you cannot deprive us of it.
Sidan 64 - ... church of God are like to go to wreck, for not telling you the truth and giving you faithful counsel, we must discharge our duty, or else be traitors both to Christ and you.
Sidan 102 - The whole tenor of his life shews that his mind was deeply impressed with a sense of religion ; and that he felt passionately attached to civil liberty. The spirit of his piety was strikingly contrasted with that compound of indifference and selfishness which is so often lauded under the names of moderation and charity. ' Thou canst not bear them that are evil, and thou hast tried them that say they are apostles and are not, and hast found them liars...
Sidan 5 - And having finished the usual course of study, he left it with the character of " the best philosopher, poet, and Grecian, of any young master in the land.
Sidan 35 - I am not afraid, thank God, nor feeble-spirited in the cause and message of Christ : come what God pleases to send, our commission shall be executed.