Several sermons upon the fifth of St. Matthew. To which is added, the life of the author, by Richard bp. of Bath and Wells, Volume 1

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Page 36 - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
Page 45 - I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two bands.
Page 254 - For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes...
Page 35 - We are directed not to believe every spirit, but to try the spirits, whether they be of God.
Page 211 - ... abhor that which is evil, and cleave to that which is good...
Page 371 - Think not that I am Come to deftroy the law, or the prophets : I am not come to deftroy, but to fulfil. 1 8 For verily I fay unto you, Till heaven and earth pafs, one jot or one tittle fhall in no wife pafs from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Page xlii - QUESTIONS and answers concerning the two religions, viz. that of the Church of England, and the other of the Church of Rome.
Page 67 - Therefore will we not fear, though the earth be moved, and the hills be carried into the midst of the sea; for the Lord of Hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.
Page 238 - Separation' we have made, in respect of our knowledge and obedience, is indeed ' late' and new ; yet is it, in the nature and causes thereof, as ancient as the Gospel, which was first founded in the ' enmity >b which God himself put betwixt the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent ; which
Page xvi - This freedom," continues the bishop, " made his acquaintance and friendship very desirable* by every good man, that would be better. He would in him be very sure of a friend, that would not suffer sin upon him. I may say of him what Pliny says of Corellius Rufus, whose death he laments, 'amisi mess vitas testem,

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