The Independent Whig: Or, A Defence of Primitive Christianity, and of Our Ecclesiastical Establishment, Against the Exorbitant Claims and Enchroachments of Fanatical and Disaffected Clergymen ..., Volumen1

Thomas Gordon
J. Peele, 1743

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Página 107 - Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever. 'And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
Página 51 - Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind ; neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
Página 50 - SON JESUS CHRIST, for the forgiveness of our sins, did shed out of His most precious Side both water and blood ; and gave commandment to His disciples, that they should go teach all nations, and baptize them In the Name of the FATHER, the SON, and the HOLY GHOST...
Página 76 - And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue : whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
Página 104 - ... that such form and manner of making and consecrating of archbishops, bishops, priests, deacons, and other ministers of the Church, as by six prelates, and six other men of this realm, learned in God's law, by the king's majesty to be appointed and assigned, or by the most number of them shall be devised for that purpose, and set forth under the great seal of England, before the first day of April next coming...
Página 40 - If a proposition is evident, we cannot avoid believing it ; and where is the merit or piety of a necessary assent ? If it is not evident, we cannot help rejecting it or doubting of it ; and where is the crime of not performing impossibilities, or not believing what does not appear to us to be true...
Página 53 - be " be equalled by the Glory of Kings, and the ". Diadems of Princes ; That Kings and Queens " ought to bow down to the Priefts with their " Face towards the Earth, and lick up the Duft '' of their Feet" — With whole Volumes more of fuch blafphemous Trafh, as is vended by Dr.
Página 265 - Let all Things be done decently, and in Order. Which Words are only a Precept to avoid Immodefty and Confufion, in their religious AfTemblies.
Página xcviii - Whig contains fifty-four numbers, from January 20, 1720, to January 18, 1721. In the preface to the last edition the editor says : — To gratify the usual curiosity of readers, I have, at the end of each paper, put the initial letter of the name of the gentleman who wrote it. As there were only three gentlemen concerned in the undertaking, and as their names are well known, it will be easy to distinguish them by this mark.
Página 105 - ... and perfons, and for reformation, order and correction of the fame, and of all manner of errors, herefies, fchifms, abufes, offences, contempts and enormities, fhall for ever by authority of this prefent parliament be united and annexed to the imperial crown of this realm.

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