Background Image
Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  406 / 498 Next Page
Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 406 / 498 Next Page
Page Background

84

Rear

It

is

an

Article

of

our faith.

Geri

batbfoa e

in

the

( avorfl

times.

remnant,

as he

faith

here,Thererenn

¡Mt

of

Ifrael/hall

doe

no'iniguity

;and

as

in

the Text. Ituill

leave

in

the

midde,

ft

of

thee

an

Ilia-led

'andpoore

people,

&c.

G

o »

will

have

alway

fore

that

arc his

in the

World..

For

it

is

an

Articleof

our

faith,

Wee beleeve

the

holy

.Catbolrke

Church

there

mufa

not

be

an

Article

of

faith,

and no

objed

to

beleeve.

If

there bee

faith

to

beleeve

a

ding,

,`here-

nituEt

`be

fomewhat

eo

be

beleeved

:`if

I beleeve

that

ätä

'times there

ihal'1

be

an

holy

Cáthnlike

Church,

theremull

be fuch

a

Church

in

the world

,

that

is

the obje6t of

my

btleefr

'or, elfe'rhere were

foundatiòtVfbrthat

Article

of

faith

:

therefore there mutt atwaybea

Church

to the

end

of

the

world;-fometimes more,

fornetimes

fewer

,

even

as

the

d

fcovery

of

Chrift

isj

Prom whence

coti*sthe

abûndahee

of

the

Spi-

rit'

the

Spirit fblIowes

=the

manifeftation

of

the

knowledge of

Chrift

,7-who

is the

Head of

the

Church

:

then

is

the

Church moil

glorious

,when

i

the riches

of

Chrift

are more glorioufly

difcovc-

"red

.

Thofe

times

wherein there

is

"tñoft

difcove-

ry

of

Chrift,

and

the

mercy

and

love

'of

Cod

in

him,

there

are

more

ele&

of

God

in

thole

times

r

hen

in

other. There

will

be

al way

a

Church

in

the

world, that

is

the

objeet

of

our

beleefe

:what

is

the

meaning

()Fitt'

I

beleeve

that

in

all times

to

the end

of the

world

,

there

will

be

a

company

of

people

fpread

over the world, gathered out

of

the

refft

of

mankinde, whom.

Chrift

bath

knit

to

him-

Celle

by

faith

,

and themfelves

together

in

a

holy

Ipirit

of

love

;

of

which

copany

ml

beleeve my

felfe