Troubles of the English Church 1859-72, examined in a selection from newspaper articles


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Side 138 - Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an High Priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; 2 A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.
Side 137 - And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne, and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb, as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
Side 132 - Second, two sons of peers were Bishops; four or five sons of peers were priests, and held valuable preferment: but these rare exceptions did not take away the reproach which lay on the body. The clergy were regarded as, on the whole, a plebeian class. And, indeed, for one who made the figure of a gentleman, ten were mere menial servants.
Side 132 - Perhaps, after some years of service, he was presented to a living sufficient to support him : but he often found it necessary to purchase his preferment by a species of Simony, which furnished an inexhaustible subject of pleasantry to three or four generations of scoffers. With his cure he was expected to take a wife. The wife had...
Side 95 - Henderson's general rule, but thinks he is mistaken in the application; for the clause touching religion in the coronation oath was made only for the benefit of the Church of England; that, therefore, it is not in the power of the two houses of Parliament to discharge the obligation of this oath, without their consent. That this Church never made any submission to the two houses, nor owned herself subordinate to them: that the Reformation was managed by the king and clergy, and the Parliament assisted...
Side 138 - For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices : wherefore it is of necessity that this man have some what also to offer. 4 For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest...
Side 132 - ... peruse over before, once or twice, the chapters and homilies, to the intent they might read to the better understanding of the people.
Side 144 - ... should be collected, arranged, and published. I entirely concur in this ; if it be not soon done, they will surely be lost ; and as he never wrote anything for publication without care and thought, the loss of them would be much to be regretted : — " It would seem to follow upon these statements — and I understand that there is high legal authority for the opinion — that the onus probandi lies in this matter upon the many who practically ignore or slight the usages (of which number I must...
Side 120 - Good Lady Huntingdon goes on acting the part of a mother in Israel, more and more. For a day or two she has had five clergymen under her roof, which makes her ladyship look like a good Archbishop with his chaplains around him. Her house is a Bethel to us in the ministry — it looks like a college. We have the sacrament every morning, heavenly conversation all day, and preach at night.

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