The History, Institutions and Tendencies of the Church of England Examined by Scriptural Authority, a Reply to the Letter of Vice-Admiral Stirling

The History, Institutions and Tendencies of the Church of England Examined by Scriptural Authority, a Reply to the Letter of Vice-Admiral Stirling

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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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...and 61--67; Ruth iv. 9--13; John ii. 1--11; 2 Cor.Ti. 4--15; Ephes. v. 22--23, and other parallel passages. t See a very ably written pamphlet upon this subject, entitled " An Appeal to Dissenters on their Marriage, &tc," by Joshua Wilson, Esq., of the Inner Temple, son of Thomas Wilson, Esq., the well-known and most liberal friend, patron, and supporter of the eause of Christ among Protestant Dissenters, and Treasurer of Highbury College for the education of young men for the work of the ministry. been officially called upon to engage in its performance, have feltk'a duty as difficult as it is important, among those who have given no evidence of Christian character before we visited them. Their true state speedily devclopes itself; they are evidently in darkness, not knowing whither they are going: we state truth--they assent to it; we tell them they are sinners--they acknowledge it; that Christ is the only Saviour--O yes! say they, we believe it; but alas! there wants the anxiety of an awakened conscience--the feeling sense of the necessity of a provided Saviour! We read and we pray, but their insensibility continues! We renew our visits--they are worse; we can ascertain no satisfactory ground of hope concerning them; and alas! they have no well-founded hope for themselves; we retire, and ere we can see them again, the sun of their earthly existence has set in darkness! O! how gladly would we have hailed the dawnings of spiritual light and life, and rejoiced over them as souls saved from death; but we could not! here's the difficulty of the case. But "your Church" gets over this, and a thousand other difficulties connected with Christian or ministerial conduct, with a kind of talismanic promptitude, rivalled only by her...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236577603