God's Light on Dark Clouds

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These plans and others to allay the opposition of Scotland, and quietly plant Prelacy and arbitrary government, had been tried, and had all failed. The solemn enthusiasm that filled the assembled thousands found varied expression: some wept aloud, others shouted as on a field of battle, and others opened their veins and subscribed with their blood. He wrote texts of Scripture upon the walls of his apartment, upon his door, upon his bed�"I will lay me down in peace and sleep; for thou, O Lord, only makest me to dwell in safety."
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Texts for Preaching: A Lectionary Commentary, Based on the

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Many of the meetings of the church were held in the community of Wise River. In fact, Christ's birth "did not diminish his mother's virginal integrity but sanctified it." In addition, many of these Eucharistic miracles have occurred in the presence of the greatest Saints of the Church, Saints who dedicated their lives to imitating Christ, and so by their very nature do not lie. Only 39 delegates actually signed the document, however, meaning there were 16 non-signing delegates - individuals who were Constitutional Convention delegates but were not signers of the Constitution.
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Secrets in the Dark: A Life in Sermons

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I place them under thy protection and rule, and honor thee by making thee the president and patron of this heavenly garden.'" Nor can we fall to mark, in fine, how entire and complete, all through this epoch, is the subordination of Political events to the Protestant movement. They found this in the teaching of the Protestant Reformers such as Martin Luther. He is not excommunicated, but he is an instant loser. Catholicism is still the largest single church in Northern Ireland, but Presbyterians total one-fifth of the population.
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Scripture Politics: Ulster Presbyterians and Irish

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The two ex-monks, Luther and Lambert, put an end to this state of things. From this moment her fatuous career becomes more reckless, and she rushes onward with awful speed towards the goal. The life we live AFTER we trust Christ is a matter of obedience, not salvation. Furthermore, Calvin found relations with Christwhere Luther did not find them, and he had a more abstract or legalistic intuition of Christ than had Luther. However, the Churches were prepared to cope with this irresponsible movement and would not be bullied or threatened into surrendering the responsibility of the Church for justice in all facets of life.
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The Spiritual Brotherhood: Cambridge Puritans and the Nature

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In England, Presbyterianism was established in secret in 1572, toward the end of the reign of Elizabeth I of England. One area of tension was in the field of foreign missions. Pentecostalism swept through much of the Holiness movement, and eventually spawned hundreds of new denominations in the United States. Among other things they spent several years writing the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms.
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Evangelistic Sermons

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This stems from the nature of his argumentation. How can a God of mercy punish a person and display wrath toward unrepentant sinners? New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, Vol. Taking leave of his Parliaments, Charles governed by the prerogative alone. These Protestants seemed to be clearing the same path that cultural modernists later followed. The Reformers were confronted with the great Gospel truth that Christ has already satisfied the wrath and justice of the Father, that justification-God’s declaring them righteous-was evidenced by belief in Christ alone.
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Gathered at Albany: A History of a Classics (Historical

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They cite no evidence to support such an interpretation, and I cite evidence to contradict it. The Church of England also retains Roman Catholicism’s hierarchical form of government: rule of its churches today rests in ascending bodies of clergy, headed by bishops and archbishops. Despite its divisions the community of Protestantism is still discernible in cross - denominational movements, e.g., missionary expansion, Bible translation, biblical criticism and modern theological study, welfare and relief agencies, and the ecumenical movement itself.
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The Puritan Millennium: Literature & Theology, 1550-1682

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Luke (Acts 18:4) assures us: "And he [Paul] reasoned in the synagogues every Sabbath [Saturday], and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks." These calls to resist were specifically targeted at the modernist Chinese Protestants, whom they perceived as fake believers who had infiltrated the ranks of ‘true’ Christians.96 These strong messages 92 Wang Mingdao’s Where is the truth? This political climate of intense ideological competition meant that Western ideals could not be tolerated in communist China.
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Presbyterianism: The Truly Primitive and Apostolical

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To stand up and be counted takes great strength. The ministers, who felt that these abuses were debasing the purity and weakening the influence of the Church, sought means to correct them. This became known as the Great Awakening. PHOTO GALLERY: First Presbyterian Church in Bethlehem. Munzer was a professed disciple of the Reformation, but he held it to be unworthy of a Christian to be guided by any objective authority, even the Word of God.
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The Scots Kirk: An Oral History of St. Andrew's Presbyterian

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From about this time the traces of what Rome styles heresy became frequent in Scotland. Francis Xavier raising a man to life and healing the paralyzed, deaf, dumb and blind. But his political outlook was also at odds with the prevailing views of fundamentalists. In very plain words, we invite you to unite with us, The Orthodox Anyone of sound mind who read this 1943 essay would not have suspected Dr. The \"Five solae\" summarize the reformers' basic differences in theological beliefs in opposition to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church of the day.
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