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" That it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ, and instating us in covenant with God... "
The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Abolition of ... - Page 457
by John Struthers - 1828
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The Church History of Scotland: 1638-1882

John Cunningham - Scotland - 1882
...sure, they took down his answers to the queries in the form of a credo. One of these was, " I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...to Christ, and instating us in covenant with God." Wodrow says that this proposition had made a dreadful noise, that it had found its way to London, and...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 5

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1886
...Among these propositions was the following : ' I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to tench that we must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ, and instating us in covenant with God.' A candidate who had refused his subscription to the ' Auchterarder creed,' as it wajs called, and had...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 26; Volume 46

Universalism - 1889
...Presbytery of Auchterarder, which they required all candidates for the ministry to sign : " I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ." That was as much as to say that no man could do anything to make himself better. They meant it well...
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History of the Scottish Church, Volume 2

W. Stephen - Scotland - 1896
...the English and 441, 486, 487 ; Burton, viii. 399, Eastern Churches. 400 ; Cunningham, ii. 373-413. and orthodox to teach that we must forsake sin in...to Christ, and instating us in covenant with God." This was probably the baldest form in which Antinomianism had yet appeared. A licentiate named Craig...
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The Ancient Church and Parish of Abernethy: An Historical Study

Dugald Butler - Abernathy (Scotland) - 1897 - 524 pages
...human will, and the Auchterarder formula was its representative expression when it stated, " I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ." The Auchterarder presbytery required all candidates for the ministry to sign this formula, and the...
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The Religious Controversies of Scotland

Henry F. Henderson - Church of Scotland - 1905 - 274 pages
...phrase referred to a statement put forward in connection with a student's examination, to the effect that "it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...to Christ and instating us in covenant with God." The words certainly have an Antinomian flavour about them, and by a majority of the Assembly the statement...
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Scotland and the Union: A History of Scotland from 1695 to 1747

William Law Mathieson - Scotland - 1905 - 387 pages
...to which had been required of a candidate for license by the Presbytery of Auchterarder : "I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ." This statement, which became notorious even in London as " the Auchterarder creed," though not intended...
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The Scot of the Eighteenth Century: His Religion and His Life

Ian Maclaren, John Watson - Christianity - 1907 - 345 pages
...formula prescribed by Church law, but added a test of its own devising, which ran as follows : "I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...to Christ, and instating us in Covenant with God." When a candidate refused to consent to this test the Presbytery refused to licence him. An appeal was...
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A General Account of My Life

Thomas Boston - Presbyterian Church - 1908 - 381 pages
...articles of faith required of him by them, whereof this was one, viz. : ' And further, that I believe that it is not sound and orthodox to teach that we...to Christ and instating us in covenant with God.' " Craig appealed, and the Assembly, May 14, 1717, ordered the Presbytery of Auchterarder to give him...
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Some Eighteenth Century Byways and Other Essays

John Buchan - Great Britain - 1908 - 345 pages
...Modern Divinity.' This ancient work, which seems to have propounded the doctrine that " it is not sound to teach that we must forsake sin in order to our coming to Christ," was revived by one school in the Kirk, and its teaching condemned by the General Assembly. The controversy...
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