They need no candle: Builders of Presbyterianism in Scotland

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The Turk had reached the furthest limits of his progress westward. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM, HOMILY XXI, ACTS IX. 26, 27 (4th century): "Knowing these things, let us devise what consolations we can for the departed, instead of tears, instead of laments, instead of tombs, our alms, our prayers, our oblations, that both they and we may attain unto the promised blessings, by the grace and loving-kindness of His only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ, with Whom to the Father and the Holy Ghost together be glory, dominion, honor, now and ever, world without end.
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I've Seen the Day

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Luther had restored the authority of the Bible; this was the corner-stone of his Reformation. As in Orthodoxy, the Priest invokes the Holy Spirit during the Mass. It now houses the Niagara County Historical Society’s “Discovery Center.” The Reverend Dr. Gore Vidal: I wish I could tell you a lot about Opus Dei but I don't know that much about it. That same apostle, they answered, which the Church of Rome had made her chief and corner-stone. When it became evident that the king was dying, Priest Huddlestone was admitted by a back door with the materials for mass, Charles received the Sacrament, and the host having stuck in his throat it was washed down with a draught of water.
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The ministerial directory of the ministers in "The

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Matthew 10:14 "And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet." England did not have the Salic law, which in France forbade female succession, but England had just emerged from a prolonged civil war, the Wars of the Roses, and the new dynasty needed a male heir to maintain its hold on the throne and to prevent the resumption of civil war. Small served as director of the Presbyterian Church (U.
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What is Presbyterian law as defined by the church courts?:

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In 2009, Obama overturns Bush’s restrictions. Preaching in the churches was especially deplorable. They had afterwards made an incursion into Sclavonia, and there having plundered, burned, and slain, and laid the whole country waste, they had carried away about thirty thousand of men into miserable slavery, and killed those poor creatures that could not follow after with the carriages. Elizabeth deprived Essex of his titles and ordered his arrest.
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The Rhythm of Discipleship (Foundations of Christian Faith)

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Since then, hundreds of congregations have quit, organized conservative resistance largely stopped, and the 2012 General Assembly was expected to authorize same sex unions but fell short. In 1782 these new seceder and covenanter bodies united under the name of Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. There is Cordova, with its wonderful mosque, fashioned out of the spolia opima of Africa and the Levant, and spread around this unique temple is perhaps the greatest labyrinth of narrow and winding lanes that anywhere exists.
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Voices of the night

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Because we are more reasonable, more civilized; because we have evolved from medieval darkness to modern comparative light. They are not, as Protestants would suggest, a means to buy one’s way into Heaven.) At the beginning of July 1518, Luther is presented with an official summons to appear in Rome and give an accounting of his doctrines. From the consideration of these principles Luther advanced to the actual work of construction. Although the Reformation began as a movement concerned mainly concerned with ecclesiastical reform, it soon began to take on a theological dimension as well.
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Race and Redemption in Puritan New England (Religion in

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This outlook encourages dispositions in us that conflict with following Jesus, “the man for others,” who calls us to live in selfless service to all humanity. “To say that Jesus is Lord,” ­Hamilton explained, “is to say that humiliation, patience, and suffering are the ways God has dealt with man in the world, and thus are also the ways the Christian is to deal with the world.” The Death of God is good news, because it means the end of a coercive moral regime based on authority rather than autonomy.
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The Prism of Piety: Catholick Congregational Clergy at the

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And Simon Peter answered him: Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. They invented the holy farce of Good Friday called " the three hours of our Saviour's anguish on Golgotha." In the Western Christian church, the seventh Wednesday before Easter marks the beginning of the Lenten season. But once they began to implement public policies with the aim of creating a Christian society, Mencken believed, they exhibited the defining characteristic of Puritanism, the fear that "someone, some- where may be happy" (1949b: 624).
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Minor Heresies (American Autobiography)

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But I have known many Protestants, particularly older people, who were great people of prayer. Protestants and Catholics both believe that God has revealed himself to man over the course of human history, culminating in his ultimate self-revelation in Jesus Christ. The first who suffered for the Reformed faith, so far as can be ascertained, was James Resby, an Englishman, and a disciple of John Wicliffe.
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A place for truth

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He is as modest now as can be, but the time was when no man so ready at "Bind your kings in chains and your nobles in fetters of iron " and "To your tents, O Israel!" Above all, what bears emphasizing in the classroom is that both the Anglican and Reformed versions of Protestantism were and are equally authentic modes of Christian spirituality. I just don't understand how any professed Christian could fail to understand the love of God. 1st John 3:16 should be clear enough to anyone, that Christ dies for all men.
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