An Assertion for True and Christian Church-Policie

An Assertion for True and Christian Church-Policie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1642 edition. Excerpt: ...tittle of the Law, ne abolish any jot of true and found doctrine in the Church. The Golpdl teacbeth us to order our j udgements aright, to bridle the unrulinessc of our assertions and to modcrataour inordinate appetites. But yet, doth not the fame command us, to empty our souks of all judgement, to bury our as" counai'nd sections in our bcUics, aiid to become as dead as stones, without alt t "mty' sense, or appetite. In like sort we grant, that custome, consent, Caorder'df-nons cunccls- Superiour powers, publike, and princely Iawcs, may iection5.6ut re brme, reprovc, rcstraine, direct, moderate, andbridk the disordcnuS elects rc unrulincslcnd contentious brawlings of the pcople, in, and about on.ofchc their clcctions;yca and we grant furthcr, that they may altcr, abridge, s th-r-alt" or cnargc tne forme and manner of elections. All this we grant: but that Christian Kings or any superiour powers, may take this right into their owne hands (as hee faith) from the people; or that the pco- pic by any la w, custome, consent, canon, or counccll, may transferre or abolitc their right, ecdome, and interest given and deduced unto them, by these rules and by these grounds, I doe not yet pcrcei c any good ground or reason for the lame. For in so doing, how should the holy wiiedome and providence of God, who hath imprinted in our y----r- mn tW fOtt kit. SJs flarnannesenies and these grounds, this equitie and this freedome, be so holilyregarded, and so highly reverenced, as it ought to be. Forhathhcmadcusrreerrien, and can we without contempt of this grace become bondmen? And albeit in some cafes, that maybe well laid, quod volent'% tun fit injuria, md that tfftilibet poreft recedere A mo jure; yet the...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565282
  • 9781236565280