A Rebuke to the Informers; With a Plea for the Ministers of the Gospel Called Nonconformists, and Their Meetings [By O. Stockton. the Date Is Torn Off the Title-Leaf].

A Rebuke to the Informers; With a Plea for the Ministers of the Gospel Called Nonconformists, and Their Meetings [By O. Stockton. the Date Is Torn Off the Title-Leaf].

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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. 1675 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Church arc of debauched converfations, and live in the transgression of the Laws of God, and some are of corrupt judgments. And the zeal of the l-firmirs should carry them out rather against such as corrupt the Doctrine, than those that scruple the Ceremonies of the Church (for the Doctrine of the Church, is of more value than all the Ceremonies, that being of a divine RcVelation, these of humane invention; that being of necessity to Salvation, these being as the chies Patrons of them contend only for order and decency in the worship of God, ) and against su: h as transgress the Laws of God, rather than those that transgress Cas they fay )the Laws of men. 2. Whereas the Informers would have these men leave Preaching. they cannot do so, unless they would bring upon themselves the curse of God and of men. There is a wo from God against such as are called to preach the Gospel, and yet neglect it, 1 Cor. 9. 16. tea, vco is me if I pnuh not the Gofpil. And men woild curse jhtm also, Trov.it. 26.' He that mtb boldtth corn, tbi people (hatl curst him; But blesljng shall bi upon the head of him that selltth it. The mystical fence of thisFroverb, several interpreters c understand of such as withhold the publisting of the Word, they will bring a. curse upon themselves; but they that dispense it faithsully, shall receive - Messing, T)i Doilrinh & cibo anim-rum ir.ulllgl pot est juxta mystkum sensur, qui abfcondit talentum, & not pJj'cit g'?g(m fibi commijsum $ Maleditius tl, R. tiynus. Sm-e! thought he should sin, if he should cease praying for, and instructing the people, 1 Sam. 12. 13. Moreover, M for me, God forbid, I should fin against the Lord in ceafing to pray for you, w I will teach you the giod and the righe may;...show more

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