The third and last cordial for low spirits

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Page 30 - This is the catholic faith : which except a man believe faithfully he cannot be saved.
Page 316 - The condition of Man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God. Wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Page 313 - Religion agreed upon by the Archbishops and Bishops of both provinces, and the whole Clergy in the Convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord God...
Page 316 - Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam; whereby man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth always contrary to the spirit; and therefore in every person born into this world, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation.
Page 176 - Church, which always hath been reputed and also found of that sort that both for knowledge, integrity, and sufficiency of number, it hath been always thought and is also at this hour sufficient and meet of itself, without the intermeddling of any exterior person or persons, to declare and determine all such doubts and to administer all such offices and duties as to their rooms spiritual doth appertain...
Page 182 - All the sophistry, all the colour of plausibility, all the argument and cunning of the subtlest disputer in the world, may be laid open and turned to the advantage of that very truth which they designed to hide or to depress : but against authority there is no defence. It was authority which would have prevented all reformation where it is; and which has put a barrier against it wherever it is not.
Page 264 - ... who should come from the east and the west, and sit down in the kingdom of God, when the children of the covenant would be cast out. It may be that the true teaching of our Lord is overlaid with doctrines; and theology, when insisting on the reception of its huge catena of formulas, may be binding a yoke upon our necks which neither we nor our fathers were able to bear.
Page 239 - HIGH- flown episcopal and priestly claims freely examined : in a dialogue betwixt a country gentleman and a country vicar. Wherein churchauthority, confirmation, absolution, the burial of the dead, the power of bishops to give the Holy Ghost, and of priests to forgive sins ; the consecration of churches and churchyards, and bowing toward the altar and the east; are particularly considered. To which is prefixed, an admonition to those who are pressed to come to confirmation : and four remarks on a...
Page 20 - Church fays, that the Father is God, and that the Son is God, and that the Holy Ghoft is God ; and that thefe three are not three Gods, but one God.
Page 308 - ... to be teachers, do yet, with equal degrees of confidence and importunity, pretend to this character, and find the way to it too easy, and the access to it too free.

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