The history of the Waldenses and Albigenses

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J. Higham, 1793 - Albigenses - 322 pages
 

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I found this book to be very inspiring for my Faith. Mr. Taylor via his research for the writing of this book, brought to life how parallel the Waldensian beliefs in what the Bible says, is super close to what I have found the Bible to teach when read in a literal understanding of it's writings.
It was very encouraging to know by the grace of God that the Early Church and Believers in Christ of those early year believed the same thing I find my self believing.
I would encourage anyone who wishes to learn what some of the earliest Christians, not under the rule of the Catholic Church at that time believed in and how close it is to what is to the basic beliefs of Bible believing Christians of today. We are called names by the rest of the "so called Christians" that surround us today which have joined in the world wide apostasy spreading throughout Christianity today. These same apostates make fun and ridicule Bible believing people that cling to the Word of God as it is found in the pages of the Bible.
Refresh your spirit and increase your faith in learning what our believing forefathers died for through this book. If you stick with reading it the old English and method of printing will grow on you and will become easier to read as you stay with it. God Bless you as you read. Milán
 

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Page 49 - And the Serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood, after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Page 57 - Article i. — We believe and firmly hold all that which is contained in the twelve articles of the symbol, which is called the Apostles' Creed, accounting for heresy whatsoever is disagreeing, and not consonant to the said twelve articles.
Page iv - ... and that no man might buy or fell, fave he that had the mark, or the name of the beaft, or the number of his name.
Page 60 - We believe that there is but one God, who is a spirit, the creator of all things, the father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in us all ; who is to be worshipped in spirit and in truth ; upon whom we are continually dependant, and to whom we ascribe praise for our life, food, raiment, health, sickness, prosperity, and adversity. We love him as the source of all goodness, and reverence him as that sublime...
Page v - The synod of Tours in France under the same Pope orders, under the like intermination, that no man should presume to receive or assist them, no not so much as to hold any communion with them in selling or buying, that being deprived of the comfort of humanity, they may be compelled to repent of the error of their way.
Page 62 - Supper is a commemoration of, and thanksgiving for, the benefits which we have received by his sufferings and death ; and that it is to be received in faith and love — examining ourselves, that so we may eat of that bread, and drink of that cup, as it is written in the Holy Scriptures. 9.
Page 61 - Godhead ; by whom we have knowledge of the Father. That he is our Mediator and Advocate. And that there is no other name under heaven given unto men, by which we can be...
Page 31 - ... They visited all the parishes and temples, and found neither images, nor so much as the least show of any ornaments belonging to their masses and ceremonies of the church of Rome, much...
Page 59 - Item, we believe that after this life there are only two places, the one for the saved and the other for the damned...
Page 112 - Christian to revenge himself on his enemy, in any case or manner whatsoever. 10. A Christian may exercise the office of a magistrate over Christians. 11. There is no certain time determined for the fast of a Christian ; and it doth not appear in the Word of God, that the Lord hath commanded or appointed certain days. 12. Marriage is not prohibited to any man, of what quality or condition soever he be. 13. Whosoever forbiddeth marriage, teacheth a diabolical doctrine.

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