Historical Memoirs of Andrew Melville: Containing an Account of the Civil, Literary, and Ecclesiastical Transactions in Scotland, from the Death of John Knox, Till the Temporary Establishment of Episcopacy, in the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century

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J. Boyd, 1830 - 383 sidor
 

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Sidan 176 - Mass in English ; they want nothing of the Mass but the liftings. I charge you, my good people, ministers, doctors, elders, nobles, gentlemen and barons, to stand to your purity, and to exhort the people to do the same, and I forsooth, so long as I brook my life and crown, shall maintain the same against all deadly.
Sidan 221 - Christ, and to attend to the interest of that church, of which you are the chief member. Sir, when you were in your swaddling clothes, Christ Jesus reigned freely in this land, in spite of all his enemies.
Sidan 221 - James the Sixth is, and of whose kingdom he is not a king, nor a lord, nor a head, but a member.
Sidan 169 - For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Sidan 221 - Sixth is, and of whose kingdom he is not a king, nor a lord, nor a head, but' a member. Sir, those whom Christ has called and commanded to watch over his Church have power and authority from Him to govern his spiritual kingdom both jointly and severally; the which no Christian king or prince should control and discharge, but fortify and assist; otherwise they are not faithful subjects of Christ and members of his Church.
Sidan 220 - Sir, as divers times before I have told you, so now again I must tell you, there are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland: there is King James, the head of...
Sidan 60 - If God shall give your wisdoms grace to set forward letters in the sort prescribed, ye shall leave wisdom and learning to your posterity, a treasure more to be esteemed than any earthly treasures ye are able to amass for them, which, without wisdom, are more able to be their ruin and confusion than help and...
Sidan 364 - ... of satire and sarcasm, of venom and vehemence. He hated the crown as much as the mitre, the sceptre as much as the crosier, and could have made as bold with the purple as with the rochet.
Sidan 221 - 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 220 - ... 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. Therefore, sir, as...

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