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Page 370 - Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws...
Page 394 - God gives to the truly faithful who are regenerated by his grace the means of preserving themselves in this state.
Page 53 - O thou eternal God, author of the light which now shines upon me, and giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech thee, of thy infinite goodness, to pardon a greater request than a sinner ought to make. I am not satisfied enough whether I shall publish this book, De Veritate. If it be for thy glory, I beseech thee give me some sign from heaven; if not, I shall suppress it.
Page 53 - ... me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book. This, how strange soever it may seem, I protest before the eternal God is true, neither am I any way superstitiously deceived herein, since I did not only clearly hear the noise, but in the serenest sky that ever I saw, being without all cloud, did to my thinking see the place from whence it came.
Page 341 - I charge you, my good people, ministers, doctors, elders, nobles, gentlemen and barons, to stand to your purity, and to exhort the people to do the same, and I forsooth, so long as I brook my life and crown, shall maintain the same against all deadly.
Page 394 - That Jesus Christ, by his death and sufferings, made an atonement for the sins of all mankind in general, and of every individual in particular ; that, however, none but those who believe in him can be partakers of their divine benefit.
Page 82 - Cautious, in admitting no principles but such as were founded on experiment; but resolute to adopt every such principle, however new or unusual; from modesty, ignorant of his superiority above the rest of mankind; and thence, less careful to accommodate his reasonings to common apprehensions: more anxious to merit than acquire fame...
Page 332 - That, such, indeed, is the immense and universal goodness of the Supreme Being, that He refuses to none the power of believing ; though He does not grant unto all His assistance and succour, that they may wisely improve this power to the attainment of everlasting salvation : " And that, in consequence of this, multitudes perish through their own fault, and not from any want of goodness in God.
Page 394 - That God, from all eternity, determined to bestow salvation on those who he foresaw would persevere unto the end in their faith in Christ Jesus ; and to inflict everlasting punishments on those who should continue in their unbelief, and resist, unto the end, his divine succours.