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Page 110 - But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye : and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled ; but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts : and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in yon with meekness and fear...
Page 40 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
Page 147 - We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; we are perplexed, but not in despair ; Persecuted, but not forsaken ; cast down, but not destroyed ; Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the _ life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
Page 123 - Scriptures contain the whole of the truth ; and this translation of them should therefore do at least this good — viz. placing bishops and priests above suspicion as to the parts of it which they profess to explain. Other means also, as prelates, the pope, and friars, may prove defective ; and to provide against this, Christ and His apostles evangelized the greater portion of the world by making known the Scriptures in a language which was familiar to the people.
Page 122 - Scriptures in a language which they fully understand. For the laws made by prelates are not to be received as matters of faith, nor are we to confide in their public instructions, nor in any of their words, but as they are founded on Holy Writ — since the Scriptures contain the whole truth. And this translation of them into English should therefore do at least this good, viz.
Page 162 - Satan ; so blind intent and wicked counsel excuses not the pope here ; but if he ask of true priests that they travel more than they may, he is not excused by reason of God, that he should not be Antichrist. For our belief teaches us that our blessed God suffers us not to be tempted more than we may ; how should a man ask such service ? And therefore pray we to God for our Pope Urban the Sixth, that his old holy intent be not quenched by his enemies. And Christ, that may not lie, says that the enemies...
Page 141 - For as air and noxious spirits are shut up in the bowels of the earth, which are expelled in an earthquake, and so the earth is cleansed, but not without great violence, so there were many heresies shut up in the hearts of reprobate men, but by the condemnation of them the kingdom has been cleared, but not without irksomeness and great commotion.
Page 60 - ... but to be transformed, by the renewing of the mind, that we " may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.