The Church Historians of England: Reformation Period, Volume 4, Issue 2

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George Seeley, 1857

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Page 386 - HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY FROM THE BEQUEST OF JAMES WALKER (Class of 1814) President of Harvard College ••Preference being given to works in the Intellectual and Moral Science*" \ THE PROBLEM OF CHRISTIANITY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK ' BOSTON ' CHICAGO ' DALLAS ATLANTA ' SAN FRANCISCO MACMILLAN & CO..
Page 564 - Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet'; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' '"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 564 - ... heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day ; wherefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it. V. Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. VI. Thou shalt do no murder. VII. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
Page 566 - Thou art a sinner; despair, and thou shalt be damned.' The gospel saith, ' Thy sins are forgiven thee, be of good comfort, thou shalt be saved ! ' The law saith, ' Make amends for thy sins.' The gospel saith, ' Christ hath made it for thee.
Page 635 - It is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be embraced, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am the chief and principal.
Page 660 - What tyrant ever oppressed the people like this cruel and vcngeable generation? What subjects shall be able to help their prince, that be after this fashion yearly polled ? What good Christian people can be able to succour us poor lepers, blind, sore, and lame, that be thus yearly oppressed ? Is it any marvel that your people so complain of poverty ? Is it any marvel that the taxes, fifteenths, and subsidies, that your Grace, most tenderly of great compassion, hath taken among your people, to defend...
Page 642 - I was zealous without knowledge; and he came to me afterward in my study, and desired me for God's sake, to hear his confession. I did so; and, to say the truth, by his confession I learned more than before in many years. So from that time forward I began to smell the word of God, and forsook the school-doctors and such fooleries.
Page 698 - ... but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
Page 642 - Master Bilney, or rather Saint Bilney, that suffered death for God's word sake ; the same Bilney was the instrument whereby God called me to knowledge ; for I may thank him, next to God, for that knowledge that I have in the word of God.
Page 664 - Then shall as well the number of our foresaid monstrous sort, as of the bawds, whores, thieves, and idle people decrease ; then shall these great yearly exactions cease ; then shall not your sword, power, crown, dignity, and obedience of your people be translated from you...

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