Ecclesiastical Memorials, Relating Chiefly to Religion and the Reformation of It and the Emergencies of the Church of England Under King Henry VIII. and King Edward VI. and Queen Mary I. with Large Appendixes Containing Original Volume 2
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...brethern, who shal take courage, strength, and desire to follow such noble and valiant Christians" as you be. Be not afraid therefore of your adversaries. For he that is in you is stronger than he that is in them. Shrink not, although it semeth to the flesh painful. Your pains shal not be now so grievous, as hereafter your joy shal be comfortable. Read the viiith and ixth chapters to the Romans; tothe Hebrews the xith, and xiith; and upon your knees thank God that ever you were counted worthy to suffer any thing for his treuths sake. Read the second chapter of St. Luke's gospel, and there shal you se, how the shepherds that watched al night upon their shepe, as soon as they heard that Christ was born in Bethlehem, by and by they went to se him. They did not reason and dispute within themselves, who shold kepe the Wolfe from the shepe "in the meanwhile, but did forthwith as they were commaunded, and committed their unto his keping, whose pleasure they obeyed. So let usinow we are called, commit al things to him that calleth us'; He wil take hede that al things shal be wel; he wil '1' 2 surely comfort the husband; he wil doutles help the wife; he wil guide the servants; he wil kepe the house; yea, rather than any thing shold be left undone, he wil wash the dishes and rock the cradle. Cast therefore your care upon God, for he doubtles careth for you. Besides this, you may perceave by your imprisonment, that the adversaries wepons against you be nothing but flesh, bloud, and tyranny. For yf they were able, they would maintayn their wicked religion by the word of God; but for lack of that, they wil by violence compel such as they mnnot by the holy Scripture overcome, to deny that known truth they have before...
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