The Life and Opinions of John de Wycliffe: Illus. Principally from His Unpublished Manuscripts; with a Preliminary View of the Papal System, and of the State of the Protestant Doctrine in Europe, to the Commencement of the Fourteenth Century, Volume 1

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B.J. Holdsworth, Hatchard and Son, 1828 - Lollards

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Page 53 - God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. 2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree...
Page 306 - if a man will keep this commandment, " he must believe stedfastly, that Almighty God " in Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy " Ghost, three persons in one God, are the noblest " object that may have being, — all power, all wit, " all wisdom, all mercy, all charity, and all good" ness, being in him, and coming of him.
Page 114 - ... earth. In the practice, or at least in the theory, of the sacraments, the Paulicians were inclined to abolish all visible objects of worship, and the words of the Gospel were, in their judgment, the baptism and communion of the faithful.
Page 306 - Have a remembrance of the goodness of God, how he made thee in his own likeness, and how Jesus Christ, both God and man, died so painful a death upon the cross, to buy man's soul out of hell, even with his own heart's blood, and to bring it to the bliss of heaven.
Page 334 - ... that therefore it would be good to renew all the statutes against provisions from Rome, since the pope reserveth all the benefices of the world for his own proper gift, and hath, within this year, created twelve new cardinals ; so that now there are thirty, whereas there were wont to be but twelve in all ; and all the said thirty cardinals, except two or three, are the king's enemies...
Page 246 - entered into holy things, that is into holy church, by holy living and holy teaching ; and with his blood he delivered man's nature; as Zechariah writeth in his ninth chapter, Thou verily, with the blood of witness, or of thy testament, hast led out from the pit them that were bound. So, when we were sinful, and the children of wrath, God's Son came out of heaven, and praying his Father for his enemies, he died for us. Then, much rather shall we be saved, now we are made righteous through his blood.
Page 412 - ... quatenus vos vel duo aut unus vestrum per vos vel alium seu alios...
Page 310 - Thou shouldest also think constantly, how, when he had made thee of nought, thou hadst forsaken him, and all his kindness, through sin, and hadst taken thee to Satan and his service, world without end, had not Christ, God and man, suffered this hard death to save us. And thus...
Page 108 - The travellers into the East tell us that when the ignorant inhabitants of those countries are asked concerning the ruins of stately edifices yet remaining amongst them, the melancholy monuments of their former grandeur and long-lost science, they always answer that they were built by magicians.
Page 83 - ... Catholic faith teaches all virtue to be good, and all vice evil ; nevertheless, if the Pope, through error, should enjoin vices to be committed, and prohibit virtues, the Church would be bound to believe, that vices were good, and virtues evil, and would sin in conscience, were it to believe otherwise. He could change the nature of things, and make injustice, justice. Nor was it possible, that he should be amenable to any secular power, for he had been called God by...

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