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AMERICAN REVIS, 1801.

ED. LAT. 1563.

ENGLISH ED. 1571.
ut ad salutem necessaria, teynyng unto God. Wher-
neque robur habent, neque fore, thinges ordaynerd by
autoritatem, nisi ostendi them as necessary to salua-
possint è sacris literis esse tion, have neyther strength
desumpta.

nor aucthoritie, unlesse it
may be declared that they be
taken out of holy Scripture.

XXII.
XXII.

XXII.
De Purgatorio.
Of Purgatorie.

Of Purgatory. Doctrina Romanensium The Romishe doctrine The Romish Doctrine de Purgatorio, de Indul- concernyng purgatorie, concerning Purgatory, Pargentijs, de veneratione et pardons, worshipping and dons, Worshipping and adoratione tum Imaginum adoration, as well of im- Adoration, as well of Imtum Reliquiarum, nec non ages, as of reliques, and ages as of Relics, and also de inuocatione Sanctorum, also inuocation of Saintes, Invocation of Saints, is a res est futilis, inaniter con- is a fonde thing, vainly in- fond thing, vainly inventficta, et nullis Scriptura- uented, and grounded vpon ed, and grounded upon no rum testimonijs innititur, no warrantie of Scripture, warranty of Scripture, but imo cerbo Dei contradicit. but rather. repugnaunt to rather repugnant to the

the worde of God. Word of God.

XXIII.
XXIII.

XXIII. Nemo in Ecclesia ministret Of ministryng in the congre- Of Ministering in the Connisi uocatus.

gation.

gregation. Non licet cuiquam 8u

It is not lawful for any It is not lawful for any mere sibi munus publicè man to take vpon hym the man to take upon him the pradicandi, aut admini- office of publique preach office of public preaching, strandi Sacramenta in Ec- yng, or ministring the Sac- or ministering the Sacraclesia, nisi prius fuerit ad ramentes in the congrega- ments in the Congregation, hæc obeunda legitimè uoca- tion, before he be lawfully before he be lawfully called, tus et missus. Atque illos, called and sent to execute and sent to execute the legitimè uocatos et miss08 the same. And those we same. And those we ought existimare debemus, qui per ought to iudge lawfully to judge lawfully called and hornines, quibus potestas uo-called and sent, whiche be sent, which be chosen and candi Ministros atque mit- chosen and called to this called to this work by men tendi in vineam Domini worke by men who haue who have public authority publicè concessa est in Ec- publique aucthoritie geuen given unto them in the clesia, cooptati fuerint et vnto them in the congre- Congregation, to call and asciti in hoc opus. gation, to call and sende send Ministers into the

ministers into the Lordes Lord's vineyard.
vineyarde.

ED. LAT. 1563

ENGLISH ED. 1571.

AMERICAN. REVIS. 1801.

XX.
XX.

XX.
De Ecclesiæ autoritate. Of the aucthoritie of the Of the Authority of the

Church.

Church, Habet Ecclesia Ritus sta The Church hath power

The Church hath power tuendi ius, et in fidei contro-to decree Rites or Ceremo- to decree Rites or Ceremo uersijs autoritatem, quamuis nies, and aucthoritie in con- nies, and authority in ConEcclesiæ non licet quicquam trouersies of fayth: And troversies of Faith: and yet instituere, quod verbo Dei yet it is not lawfull for the it is not lawful for the scripto aduersetur, nec unum Church to ordayne any Church to ordain any thing scripturæ locum sic exponere thyng that is contrarie to that is contrary to God's potest, ut alteri contradicat. Gods worde written, ney-Word written, neither may Quare licet Ecclesia sit di-ther may it so expounde it so expound one place of uinorum librorum testis et one place of scripture, that Scripture, that it be repugconseruatrix, attamen ot ad- it be repugnaunt to another. nant to another. Whereuersus eos nihil decernere, Wherefore, although the fore, although the Church ita præter illos nihil creden. Churche be a witnesse and be a witness and a keeper dum de necessitate salutis a keper of holy writ: yet, of Holy Writ, yet, as it debet obtrudere.

as it ought not to decree ought not to decree any any thing agaynst the thing against the same, so same, so besides the same, besides the same ought it ought it not to enforce any not to enforce any thing thing to be beleued for to be believed for necesnecessitie of saluation. sity of Salvation.

XXI.
XXI.

XXI.
De autoritate Conciliorum of the aucthoritie of generall of the Authority of General
Generalium.
Counselles.

Councils. Generalia Concilia sine Generall Counsels may not iussu et uoluntate princi- be gathered together without pum congregari non pos- the commaundement and wyll sunt, et vbi conuenerint, quia of princes. And when they ex hominibus constant, qui be gathered together (forasnon omnes spiritu et uerbis muche as they be an assemDei reguntur, et errare pos- blie of men, whereof all be sunt, et interdum errarunt, not gouerned with the spirite etiam in hijs quæ ad nor- and word of God) they may mam pietatis pertinent: ideo erre, and sometyme haue quæ ab illis constituuntur, lerred, euen in thinges par

'The Twenty-first of the English Articles is omitted in the Amer. ed., because it is partly of a local and civil nature, and is provided for, as to the remaining parts of it, in other Articles.

AMERICAN REVIS, 1801.

ED. LAT. 1563.

ENGLISH ED. 1571.
ut ad salutem necessaria, teynyng unto God. Wher-
neque robur habent, neque fore, thinges ordayned by
autoritatem, nisi ostendi them as necessary to salua-
possint è sacris literis esse tion, haue neyther strength
desumpta.

nor aucthoritie, unlesse it
may be declared that they be
taken out of holy Scripture.

XXII.
XXII.

XXII.
De Purgatorio.
Of Purgatorie.

of Purgatory. Doctrina Romanensium The Romishe doctrine The Romish Doctrine de Purgatorio, de Indul- concernyng purgatorie, concerning Purgatory, Pargentijs, de veneratione et pardons, worshipping and dons, Worshipping and adoratione tum Imaginum adoration, as well of im- Adoration, as well of Imtum Reliquiarum, nec non ages, as of reliques, and ages as of Relics, and also de inuocatione Sanctorum, also inuocation of Saintes, Invocation of Saints, is a res est futilis, inaniter con- is a fonde thing, vainly in- fond thing, vainly inventficta, et nullis Scriptura- uented, and grounded vpon ed, and grounded upon no rum testimonijs innititur, no warrantie of Scripture, warranty of Scripture, but imo verbo Dei contradicit. but rather repugnaunt to rather repugnant to the

the worde of God. Word of God.

XXIII.
XXIII.

XXIII. Nemo in Ecclesia ministret Of ministryng in the congre- Of Ministering in the Connisi uocatus.

gation.

gregation. Non licet cuiquam su

It is not lawful for any It is not lawful for any mere sibi munus publicè man to take vpon hym the man to take upon him the prædicandi, aut admini- office of publique preach. office of public preaching, strandi Sacramenta in Ec- yng, or ministring the Sac- or ministering the Sacraclesia, nisi prius fuerit ad ramentes in the congrega- ments in the Congregation, hæc obeunda legitimè uoca- tion, before he be lawfully before he be lawfully called, tus et missus. Atque illos, called and sent to execute and sent to execute the legitimè uocatos et missos the same. And those we same. And those we ought existimare debemus, qui per ought to iudge lawfully to judge lawfully called and homines, quibus potestas uo-called and sent, whiche be sent, which be chosen and candi Ministros atque mit- chosen and called to this called to this work by men tendi in uineam Domini worke by men who haue who have public authority publicè concessa est in Ec- publique aucthoritie geuen given unto them in the clesia, cooptati fuerint et vnto them in the congre- Congregation, to call and asciti in hoc opus.

gation, to call and sende send Ministers into the
ministers into the Lordes Lord's vineyard.
vineyarde.

ED. LAT. 1563.

ENGLISH ED. 1571. AMERICAN REVIS, 1801. tus institutorum Christi tol- trie, both in hearing the hearing the Word of God, litur, aut gratia donorum word of God, and in the and in receiving the SacDei minuitur, quoad eos receauing of the Sacra- raments. Neither is the qui fide et ritè sibi oblata mentes. Neither is yo ef- effect of Christ's ordinance percipiunt, quæ propter in- fect of Christes ordinaunce taken away by their wickstitutionem CHRISTI et taken away by their wick-edness, nor

the grace promissionem efficacia sunt, ednesse, nor the grace of of God's gifts diminished licet per malos administren- Gods gyftes diminished from such as by faith, and tur.

from such as by fayth and rightly, do receive the Sacryghtly do receaue the raments ministered unto Sacramentes ministered them; which be effectual, vnto them, which be ef- because of Christ's instifectuall, because of Christes tution and promise, alinstitution and promise, although they be ministered though they be ministred by evil men.

by euyll men. Ad Ecclesime tamen disci Neuerthelesse, it apper- Nevertheless, it apperplinam pertinent, ut in teyneth to the discipline taineth to the discipline malos ministros inquiratur, of the Churche, that enqui- of the Church, that inaccusentúrque ab hijs, qui rie be made of euyl min- quiry be made of evil eorum flagitia nouerint, at- istres, and that they be ac- Ministers, and that they que tandem iusto conuicti cused by those that haue be accused by those that iudicio, deponantur. knowledge of their of- have knowledge of their

fences: and finally, beyng offences; and finally, being founde gyltie by iust iudge- found guilty, by just judgment, be deposed.

ment be deposed.

XXVII.
XXVII.

XXVII.
De Baptismo.
Of Baptisme.

Of Baptism. Baptismus non est tan Baptisme is not onely a Baptism is not only a tùm professionis signum ac signe of profession, and sign of profession, and discriminis nota, qua Chri- marke of difference, where- mark of difference, wherestiani à non Christianis dis- by Christian men are dis- by Christian men are discernantur, sed etiam est si- cerned from other that be cerned from others that gnum Regenerationis, per not christened: but is also be not christened, but it quod tanquam per instru- a signe of regeneration or is also a sign of Regeneramentum recte baptismum newe byrth, whereby as by tion or New-Birth, wheresuspitientes, ecclesiæ inserun- an instrument, they that re- by, as by an instrument, tur, promissiones de Remis- ceaue baptisme rightly, are they that receive Baptism sione peccatorum atque Adop- grafted into the Church: rightly are grafted into the tione nostra in filios Dei, the promises of the for- Church; the promises of per Spiritum sanctum wisi- geuenesse of sinne, and of the forgiveness of sin, and

ED. LAT. 1563.

ENGLISH ED. 1571. AMERICAN REVIS, 1801. fluxerunt, partim uitæ sta- partly of the corrupt folow- partly of the corrupt foltus sunt in scripturis qui- ing of the Apostles, partly lowing of the Apostles, dem probati, sed sacramen- are states of life alowed partly are states of life altorum eandem cum baptismo in the scriptures: but yet lowed in the Scriptures; et cæna Domini rationem haue not lyke nature of but yet have not like nanon habentes : quomodo nec Sacramentes with Baptisme ture of Sacraments with Pænitentia, ut quæ signum and the Lordes Supper, for Baptism, and the Lord's aliquod uisibile seu cæremo that they haue not any vis- Supper, for that they have niam a Deo institutam non ible signe or ceremonie or- not any visible sign or cerehabeat. dayned of God.

mony ordained of God. Sacramenta non in hoc The Sacramentes were The Sacraments were not instituta sunt à Christo, ut not ordayned of Christ to ordained of Christ to be spectarentur, aut circumfe- be gased vpon, or to be gazed upon, or to be carrentur, sed ut ritè illis ute-caryed about; but that we ried about, but that we remur: et in hijs duntaxat shoulde duely use them. should duly use them. And qui dignè percipiunt, salu- And in such only, as wor- in such only as worthily retarem habent effectum : qui thyly receaue the same, ceive the same, they have uerò indigne percipiunt, they haue a wholesome a wholesome effect or operdamnationem (ut inquit effect or operation : But ation : but they that rePaulus) sibi ipsis acqui- they that receaue them ceive them unworthily, runt.

vnworthyly, purchase to purchase to themselves them selues damnation, as damnation, as Saint Paul S. Paul sayth.

saith.

XXVI.
XXVI.

XXVI. Ministrorum malitia non of the unworthynesse of the Of the Unworthiness of the

tollit efficaciam institu ministers, which hinder Ministers, which hinders tionum diuinarum. not the effect of the Sacra not the effect of the Sacramentes.

ments. Qvamuis in Ecclesia uisi Although in the visible Although in the visible bili bonis mali semper sint Churche the euyl be euer Church the evil be ever admixti, atque interdum mi- myngled with the good, mingled with the good, nisterio uerbi et sacramen- and sometime the euyll and sometimes the evil torum administrationi pre- haue cheefe aucthoritie in have chief authority in the sint, tamen cùm non suo sed the ministration of the Ministration of the Word Christi nomine agant, eiús- worde and Sacramentes : and Sacraments, yet forasque mandato et autoritate yet forasmuch as they do much as they do not the ministrent, illorum ministe- not the same in their own same in their own name, rio uti licet, cum in verbo name but in Christes, and but in Christ's, and do Dei audiendo, tum in sacra- do minister by his com- minister by his commismentis percipiendis. Neque mission and aucthoritie, sion and authority, we may per illorum malitiam effec-Iwe may vse their minis-/ use their Ministry, both in

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