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Page 96 - Hence then, it is evident, that the Father is not the Son, nor the Son the Father, and likewise the Holy Ghost is neither the Father nor the Son.
Page 140 - To suppose two or more distinct beings existing of themselves, necessarily, and independent of each other, implies this contradiction, that they may either of them be supposed to exist alone ; so that it will be no contradiction to imagine the other not to exist ; and consequently, neither of them will be necessarilyexisting.
Page 218 - Body.' Of these three rehearsed interpretations the last hath in it nothing but what the rest do all approve and acknowledge to be most true, nothing but that which the Words of Christ are on all sides confessed to enforce, nothing but that which the Church of God hath always thought necessary, nothing but that which alone is sufficient for every Christian man to believe concerning the use and force of this Sacrament, finally nothing but that wherewith the writings of all antiquity are consonant...
Page 139 - tis evident that something always was. Otherwise, the things that now are must have been produced out of nothing, absolutely, and without cause — which is a plain contradiction in terms. For to say a thing is produced, and yet that there is no cause at all of that production, is to say that something is effected, when it is effected by nothing — that is, at the same time when it is not effected at all.
Page 334 - For forms of government let fools contest; Whate'er is best administered is best: For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 125 - As to authority, in a strict and proper sense, I do not know that the Fathers have any over us ; they are all dead men. Therefore we urge not their authority, but their testimony, their suffrage, their judgment, as carrying great force of reason with it ; and reason we should all submit to. Taking them in here as lights or kelps, is doing what is reasonable, and using our own understanding in the best manner, and to the best purposes; it is judging rightly for ourselves.
Page 272 - They (the sacraments) are not bare signs; it were blasphemy so to say. The grace of GOD doth always work with His sacraments ; but we are taught not to seek that grace in the sign, but to assure ourselves by receiving the sign, that it is given us by the thing signified. We are not washed from our sins by the water, we are not fed to eternal life by the bread and wine, but by the precious blood of our SAVIOUR CHRIST, that lieth hid in these sacraments.
Page 272 - GOD which worketh by them ; yet is it not the creature of bread or water, but the soul of man that receiveth the grace of GOD. These corruptible creatures need it not, we have need of GOD'S grace. But this is a phrase of speaking. For the power of GOD, the grace of GOD, the presence of the TRINITY, the HOLY GHOST, the gift of GOD, are not in the water, but in us. And we were not made because of the Sacraments, but the Sacraments were ordained for our sake.
Page 130 - That there is but One living and true God, and " that the Father, Word, and Holy Ghost, are
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