The church identified: by a reference to the history of its origin, perpetuation and extension, into the United States

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H.H. Curtis, 1853 - Religion - 317 pages
 

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Billin and Brothers stereotyped and printed this edition for Standord and Swords in 1853. The successor firm, Billin and Brother, also handled Daniel Dana Jr.'s 1860 edition. A scan of the latter edition is available at: http://www.archive.org/stream/churchidentified00wils#page/n6/mode/1up.

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Page 11 - More especially, we pray for the good estate of the Catholic Church; that it may be so guided and governed by Thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit, in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life.
Page 391 - And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power: in whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ: buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.
Page 254 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 232 - I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.
Page 49 - I have fed you with milk, and not with meat : for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able, for ye are yet carnal : for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men...
Page 254 - THE Church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith : and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another.
Page 390 - Spirit : by which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison ; which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ...
Page 62 - For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently ? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Page 62 - Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear ; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.
Page 60 - Samuel said, hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of the Lord ? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken, than the fat of rams.

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