Primitive Christianity Reviv'd: In Four Volumes. Vol. I. Containing the Epistles of Ignatius ... Vol. II. The Apostolical Constitutions, in Greek and English. Vol. III. An Essay on Those Apostolical Constitutions. Vol. IV. An Account of the Primitive Faith, Concerning the Trinity and Incarnation, Volume 1

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Page cxiv - We yield thee hearty thanks, most merciful Father, that it hath pleased thee to regenerate this infant with thy Holy Spirit, to receive him for thine own child by adoption, and to incorporate him into thy Holy Church.
Page 133 - There is therefore one Master who spake, and it was done ; and even those things which he did without speaking are worthy of the Father.
Page 301 - Only you must pray for them, that if it be the will of God they may repent; which yet will be very hard.
Page 189 - For whereas ye are subject to your Bishop as to Jesus Christ, ye appear to me to live not after the manner of men, but according to Jesus Christ, who died for us; that so believing in his death, ye might escape death.
Page 123 - Be ye mild at their anger, humble at their boasting; to their blasphemies, return your prayers; to their error, your firmness in the faith : when they are cruel, be ye gentle; not endeavouring to imitate their ways : (let us be their brethren in all kindness and moderation, but let us be followers of the Lord: for who was ever more unjustly used? more destitute? more despised...
Page 193 - Without these there is no church. Concerning all which I am persuaded that ye think after the very same manner : for I have received, and even now have with me the pattern of your love, in your bishop. 10 Whose very look is instructive ; and whose mildness, powerful : whom I am persuaded, the very Atheists themselves cannot but reverence.
Page 181 - Study therefore to be confirmed in the doctrine of our Lord, and of His apostles, that so, whatsoever ye do, ye may prosper both in body and spirit — in faith and charity — in the Son, and in the Father, and in the Holy Spirit...
Page 235 - I may be made the sacrifice of God. I do not, as Peter and Paul, command you. — They were Apostles, I a condemned man...
Page cxv - THE grace of our Lord Jefus Chrift, and the love of God, and the fellowfhip of the Holy Ghoft be with us all evermore.
Page 281 - I spake this as foreseeing the division that should come among you. But He is my witness for whose sake I am in bonds, that I knew nothing from any man : but the Spirit spake, saying...

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