The Life of Archbishop Cranmer: For the Use of the Young ... (Google eBook)

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Wh[i]ttaker, Treacher & Company, 1832 - 288 pages
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Page 237 - Troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; perplexed, but not in despair ; persecuted, but not forsaken ; cast down, but not destroyed ; always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus.
Page 90 - I marvel what my lord of Canterbury meaneth, that thus abuseth the people, in giving them liberty to read the Scriptures, which doth nothing else but infect them with heresy. I have bestowed never an hour upon my portion, nor never will. And therefore my lord shall have his book again, for I will never be guilty of bringing the simple people into error.
Page 206 - ... judiciously contrived, that the wisest may exercise at once their knowledge and devotion ; and yet so plain, that the most ignorant may pray with understanding...
Page 236 - This is another manner of nobility, than to be in " the forefront in worldly warfares. For God's sake, pray " for us, for we fail not daily to pray for you. We are " stronger and stronger in the Lord, his name be praised : " and we doubt not, but ye be so in Christ's own sweet
Page 214 - For the Church of England, I am persuaded that the constant doctrine of it is so pure and orthodox, that whosoever believes it and lives according to it, undoubtedly he shall be saved ; and that there is no error in it which may necessitate or warrant any man to disturb the peace or renounce the communion of it.
Page 218 - Lord God ! deliver me out of this miserable and wretched life, and take me among thy chosen ; howbeit, not my will, but thine be done ; Lord, I commit my spirit to thee. O Lord ! thou knowest how happy it were for me to be with thee ; yet, for thy chosen's sake, send me life and health, that I may truly serve thee. O my Lord God ! bless my people and save thine inheritance.
Page 272 - Son of God, Redeemer of the world, O Holy Ghost, three persons and one God, have mercy upon me, most wretched caitiff and miserable sinner. I have offended both against heaven and earth more than my tongue can express. Whither, then, may I go, or whither shall I flee?
Page 275 - A sore saying, and yet spoken of him that knoweth the truth. The second is of St. John, whose saying is this : He that hath the substance of this world, and seeth his brother in necessity, and shutteth up his mercy from him, how can he say that he loveth God ? The third thing is of St.
Page 275 - James, who speaketh to the covetous rich man after this manner : ' Weep you and howl for the misery that shall come upon you : your riches do rot, your clothes be moth-eaten, your gold and silver doth canker and rust ; and their rust shall bear witness against you, and consume you like fire. You gather a hoard or treasure of God's indignation against the last day.
Page 272 - Lord my God, my sins be great, but yet have mercy upon me for thy great mercy...

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