A Protestant and Papist's Manual;: Containing I. A Protestant's Reasons for the Independence of the Ancient British Church; II. A Roman Catholic's Reasons why He Cannot Conform to the Protestant Religion, Examined and Answered; III. A Short View of the Differences Between the Churches of England and of Rome..
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Page 6 - As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the Lord ; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith the Lord, from henceforth and for ever.
Page 7 - Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he Is God.
Page 9 - Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils, speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared with a hot iron, forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them who believe and know the truth.
Page 4 - So that laity and clergy, learned and unlearned, all ages, sects, and degrees of men, women, and children of whole Christendom — an horrible and most dreadful thing to think — have been at once drowned in abominable idolatry, of all other vices most detested of God, and most damnable to man ; and that by the space of eight hundred years and more...
Page 23 - Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do unto them ; for this is the law and the prophets.
Page 18 - the judgment of Protestants we must be on the safer side*. They allow that our Church does not err in fundamentals ; that she is a part at least of the Church of CHRIST; that we have ordinary mission, succession and orders, from the Apostles of CHRIST. They allow that there is salvation in our communion ; and consequently, that pur Church wants nothing necessary to salvation.
Page 8 - Because the Protestant Church has not those marks by which the Nicene Creed directs us to the true Church of Christ. It is not one holy, Catholic, and Apostolical 1. It is not one, because the different branches of the pretended Reformation are divided from one another in faith and communion.
Page 4 - Because the Protestant religion cannot be true, except the whole Scripture, both of the Old and New Testament, from the beginning to the end, be false, which in so many places assures us that the Church of Christ shall never go astray. For every one knows, that the Protestant religion pretends to be a Reformation of the Church of Christ.
Page 14 - Because the first steps towards introducing the Protestant religion into England were made by Henry VIII. VIII. Because Protestancy was settled upon its present bottom in this Kingdom by Act of Parliament. in the first year of Queen Elizabeth. How then can it be called the Church of...