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A Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience

A Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience

grounded upon Scripture, reason, experience and testimonies of princes & learned authors. Impartially collected by Ellis Hookes. Published for the service of truth

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Published by s.n. in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of Friends -- Apologetic works -- Early works to 1800,
  • Persecution -- Early works to 1800,
  • Quakers -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    GenreApologetic works, Early works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1888:27
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination88 p
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15415843M

    First Commandment Have I believed in God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit? Have I failed to trust in God and his mercy? Have I complained against God in adversity? Have I been thankful for God's blessings? Have I doubted the Christian faith and the teachings of the Church? Have I tried to serve God and keep His Commandments? The title comes from the first book of the Bible, the Book of Genesis. (Gen. ) The book deals with the results of the wrong choice, the first sin against God's loving plan, which occurred in Eden - and the results which flow from it still. There is a fundamental human right to religious expression, freedom of speech and freedom of conscience.


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A Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience grounded upon Scripture, reason, experience and testimonies of princes & learned authors. Impartially collected by Ellis Hookes. Published for the service of truth. Print source. The book was a disorganized mess.

Below is a sample of Williams's arguments opposing persecution against conscience.] Roger Williams, The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, for the Cause of Conscience, Discussed in a Conference Between Truth and Peace.

(London, ). Preface: [Basic Principals of the Book] First. Secondly, pregnant scriptures and arguments are throughout the work proposed against the doctrine of persecution for cause of conscience.

Thirdly, satisfactory answers are given to scriptures, and objections produced by Mr. Calvin, Beza, Mr. Cotton, and the ministers of the New English churches and others former and later, tending to prove the. Thirdly, because persecution for cause of conscience is condemned by the ancient and later Writers, yea and Papists themselves.

Hilarie against Auxentius 4 saith thus: The Christian Church doth not persecute, but is persecuted. The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution for Cause of Conscience Discussed And Mr. Cottons Letter Examined and Answered (Classic Reprint) Roger Williams and His Quest for Religious Purity.

He also published this year a book, "Against Masses and the Consecration of Priests." In February,an assembly was held at Smalkald about matters of religion, to which Luther and Melancthon were called. At this meeting Luther was seized with so grievous an illness that there was no hope of.

Full text of "An abridgment of the Book of martyrs: to which are prefixed, the living testimonies of the church of God, and faithful martyrs, in different ages of the world; and the corrupt fruits of the false church, in the time of the this work is annexed, an account of the just judgments of God on persecutors, &c.

Also, a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of. Christians know to expect suffering and persecution. The formula is simple: If the perfect and sinless Son of God suffered persecution, so too will his imperfect and sinful followers. We are to be people who live in the world, but not of the world.

We are to live among unbelieving people, but to live in a very different way. Christian, if you dwell in the open tent of licentiousness, the wicked will not walk backward, like modest Shem and Japheth, to cover your shame: but they will walk forward, like cursed Ham, to publish it.

Thus they make use of your weakness as a plea for their wickedness. J and we’ll start with verse Now, I’m not going to get through this whole passage, it is too important a one, but we’ll make a start. I will read it all to you, verses 17 to Verse The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution for Cause of Conscience was published in London in July and publicly burned in August, but it had a wide readership, and as Irwin H.

Polishook notes, it “became. This is a summary of Williams' arguments, presented in detail in the book, against any form of religious persecution. Perhaps the main two points are: (1) that imposing Christianity by force.

Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God. As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by.

An Abridgement Of The Book Of Martyrs: To Which Are Prefixed, The Living Testimonies Of The Church Of God An Account Of The Just Judgements Of God Persecution For The Cause Of Conscience Paperback – Aug Author: John Foxe.

An abridgment of the Book of martyrs: to which are prefixed, the living testimonies of the church of God, and faithful martyrs, in different ages of the world; and the corrupt fruits of the false church, in the time of the apostacy.

Also, a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience Item Preview remove-circle Share. “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.

Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Brother Yun in his book The Heavenly Man after recounting the horrific persecution he endured in China writes the following about believers in the West: “I am convinced each Christian will still have a cross to bear in his or her life.

In the West it may be ridicule, slander, or rejection.”. An abridgement of The Book of Martyrs: to which are prefixed, the living testimonies of the Church of God an account of the just judgements of God on persecutors, &c., also a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience. Persecution.

That word associated with the actions of Christians ought to make every Christian’s blood run cold. it conjures up the Crusades, the Spanish Inquisition, the Salem witch trials. We do have a bloody and shameful history. In the 21 st century, we would like to think that we have evolved beyond that.

The beheadings, mutilations, stonings, and imprisonments that are regularly carried out against Christians simply because they are Christians are examples of severe persecution.

But the Bible does not limit its definition of persecution to certain levels of severity. It is not just physically violent acts that constitute persecution.

To this work is annexed, an account of the just judgments of God on persecutors, &c. Also, a Christian plea against persecution for the cause of conscience. [Susan B. Anthony Collection (Library of. In Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America, David Horowitz delivers an impassioned plea for the restoration of political sanity in America, a perspective that made America great by respecting the faiths of our fathers and mothers.

The Best Book on Politics for Christians in — The StreamReviews: K. [Scriptures are] against the doctrine of persecution for cause of conscience.

[S]atisfactory answers are given to the ministers of the New English churches and others former and later, tending to prove the doctrine of persecution for cause of. He published a lengthy plea for liberty of conscience entitled The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution for Cause of Conscience.

In this he integrated his theological exposition of liberty of conscience within a narrative of John Cotton’s defense of the. The Decian persecution of Christians occurred in AD under the Roman Emperor had issued an edict ordering everyone in the Empire (except Jews, who were exempted) to perform a sacrifice to the Roman gods and the well-being of the emperor.

The sacrifices had to be performed in the presence of a Roman magistrate, and be confirmed by a signed and witnessed certificate from the magistrate. CAUSE OF CONSCIENCE "I plead the cause of truth and innocence against the bloody doctrine of persecution for the cause of conscience," asserts Williams in The Bloody Tenent," his most important work and the one which best encapsulates his argument.

By persecution for cause of conscience Williams means that it is "spiritual rape" to. Secondly, pregnant scriptures and arguments are throughout the work proposed against the doctrine of persecution for cause of conscience.

[ ] Fourthly, the doctrine of persecution for cause of conscience is proved guilty of all the blood of the souls crying for vengeance under the altar.

"The cause of the story," explained Mina, a Christian resident, occurred two days earlier, when "two Muslim men who don't belong to our village beat. Henry C. Vedder, in his Baptists and Liberty of Conscience (), proudly declared that the “glory of Baptists” was that they were the first to advocate religious liberty for all people.

B.H. Carroll, founding president of Southwestern Theological Seminary, echoed this sentiment in his sermons outlining distinctive Baptist principles. Are these claims legitimate or self-interested posturing. By the division of Christianity at the Reformation, religious authority itself became the cause of conflict.

The Protestant states thereafter rejected the right of the Universal Church to judge their actions, while the Catholic states took that rejection as grounds to make war against them in clear conscience. Serious persecution of the Christian church began with the case of Stephen (Acts ); and his lawless execution was followed by "a great persecution" directed against the Christians in Jerusalem.

This "great persecution" (Acts ) scattered the members of the church, who fled in order to avoid bonds and imprisonment and death. Last year, Christians were persecuted more than ever before in the modern era — and this year is expected to be worse: "4, Christians were.

against Christians. And it is a humbling privilege as Western Christians to be associated with, and to be able to learn lessons from, the Persecuted Church of the 21st Century. However, as this article is written for Western Christians, the majority of whom do not experience overt persecution yet.

We come this morning in our study to 22nd chapter of, again, as we look at the trial of the apostle Paul as it takes its second phase. We remember, if we’ve been studying along in our series in Acts. The genocide of Christians in India’s north-eastern state Orissa was outcome of Hindus’ muffled hatred against Christians.

Over Christians, including some nuns, were burnt alive. Countless. Pages in category "17th-century Christian texts" The following 47 pages are in this category, out of 47 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). The tales of horror keep pouring in: Two middle school girls are forced into a lesbian kiss as part of an anti-bullying program; an Air Force sergeant is fired because he opposes same-sex marriage; a high school track team is disqualified from a meet after an athlete thanks God for the team’s victory; a Veterans Affairs hospital bans Christmas cards with religious messages; a man fixing the.

Christians, he said, believe what the Bible’s Book of Genesis says clearly: God created two types of humans, male and female. Christians also believe what God taught about marriage, and that. ‘Many Christians experience daily affronts and often live in fear because of their pursuit of truth, their faith in Jesus Christ, and their heartfelt plea for respect for religious freedom.

Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (–), there were periods when Soviet authorities brutally suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on State interests. Soviet Marxist-Leninist policy consistently advocated the control, suppression, and ultimately, the elimination of religious beliefs, and it actively encouraged the propagation of.

Called a “modern-day William Wilberforce” by Chuck Colson in his book’s introduction, Wolf has seen firsthand the effects of human and religious right violations. The Christian Post recently spoke with Wolf about Prisoner of Conscience and his support of unpopular causes. Accordingly, “Muslim Persecution of Christians” was developed in to collate some—by no means all—of the instances of persecution that occur or are reported each month.

It serves two purposes: 1) To document that which the mainstream media does not: the habitual, if not chronic, persecution of Christians.Christians are not to be afraid of what men can do to them (cf.

Matt. ). Rather, in context, Peter's exhortation to fear God rather than men. One of the best ways to overcome the fear of persecution is to be persecuted. I remember out at the swap meet ministry I had a few years ago when this pair of huge Samoans approached.