is not teaching Christ these days," Ernest put in quickly.
The fruits of unity (next unto the well pleasing of God, which is all in all) are two: the one, towards those that are without the church
, the other, towards those that are within.
Those walks to church
, through the golden completeness of the summer evenings, were always very pleasant to us, and we never hurried, though, on the other hand, we were very careful not to be late.
"Give yourself no trouble about me; I don't care anything for the Church
In the afternoon, the old lady heard from everyone that the shoes had been red, and she said that it was very wrong of Karen, that it was not at all becoming, and that in future Karen should only go in black shoes to church
, even when she should be older.
They do not call it confiscating the church
Let us suppose an inhabitant of some remote and superior region, yet unskilled in the ways of men, having read and considered the precepts of the gospel, and the example of our Saviour, to come down in search of the true church
: if he would not inquire after it among the cruel, the insolent, and the oppressive; among those who are continually grasping at dominion over souls as well as bodies; among those who are employed in procuring to themselves impunity for the most enormous villainies, and studying methods of destroying their fellow-creatures, not for their crimes but their errors; if he would not expect to meet benevolence, engage in massacres, or to find mercy in a court of inquisition, he would not look for the true church
in the Church
Influenced by this impression, and by no other, I had mentioned "the vestry of the church
" before Mrs.
"Then to Plympton we will go!" cried Robin suddenly springing into action; and he gave out orders like a general: "Will Stutely, do you have four-and-twenty good men over against Plympton Church
'gainst three o' the afternoon.
And if the knowledge wasn't well come by, why, you might ha' made up for it by coming to church
reg'lar; for, as for the children as the Wise Woman charmed, I've been at the christening of 'em again and again, and they took the water just as well.
And although his intention was not to aggrandize the Church
, but the duke, nevertheless, what he did contributed to the greatness of the Church
, which, after his death and the ruin of the duke, became the heir to all his labours.
He questioned himself; he sought to divine who could have been that soul in torment which had not been willing to quit this world without leaving this stigma of crime or unhappiness upon the brow of the ancient church