The Works of William Chillingworth, M.A.; Containing His Book, Intituled, the Religion of Protestants, a Safe Way to Salvation. Together with His Nine Sermons ... His Letter to Mr. Lewgar ... His Nine Additional Discourses ...

The Works of William Chillingworth, M.A.; Containing His Book, Intituled, the Religion of Protestants, a Safe Way to Salvation. Together with His Nine Sermons ... His Letter to Mr. Lewgar ... His Nine Additional Discourses ...

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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. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ...ad Godesrhalrum Rq/I ' Supposirions, 0337.' C c c c t-z-'siris eases like thcssjssor which weflr/ooh your Company, nor to he secure out of itsram damnahle Errors: Whereas the Hope hereof was the only Motive of our Departure; and we assure ourselves that the means to be secured srom damnable Error, is not to be secure as you are, but carefully to use those Means of avoiding it, to which God hath promised, and will never fail to give a blessing. Thirdly, That these 'sinnumerahle Mzsi/ehzsieji which follow upon the departure of Protestants, were caused by it as by a proper Cazye: Whereas their Doctrine was no otherwise the occasion of them, than the Gospel of Christ of the Division of the World. The only Fountain os all these Mischiefs being indeed no other than your pouring out a Flood of Persecutions against Protestants, only because they would not sin and be damned with you sor Company. Unless we may add, the Impatience of some Protestants, who not enduring to be torn in pieces like Sheep by a Corn pany of Wolves without resistance, chose rather to die like Soldiers than Martyrs. _ _ _ _ _ 93. But you proceed, and falling into a Fit of Admiration, cry out and say thus, To rzohat pass' hath Heresy brought Men, who hlush not to compare the helmed Spouse os the Lord, the onb' Dove, &e. to a Monastery that must hefor/zsizhen, to the Gzsiazzt in Gath 'with superfluous shzgers! But this Spoztsh Of Christ, this only Dove, this Pureha/e o/ our Saozsiourfic h/ood, this Catholick Church, which you thus almost deisy, what is it but a Society of Men, whereof every particular, and by consequence the whole Company, is, _or may be guilty of many Sins daily coinmitted against Knowledge and Conscience? Now l would fain understand why one Error in...show more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935519
  • 9781236935519