The Jesuits: their moral maxims and plots

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Page 56 - God's true religion within the kirk ; and afterwards, when time may serve, to become open enemies and persecutors of the same, under vain hope of the Pope's dispensation, devised against the word of God, to his greater confusion, and their double condemnation, in the day of the Lord Jesus : we therefore, willing to take away all suspicion of hypocrisy, and of such double dealing with God, and his kirk, protest, and call the Searcher of all hearts for witness, that...
Page 56 - Kirk, and shall defend the same, according to our vocation and power, all the days of our lives ; under the pains contained in the law, and danger both of body and soul in the day of God's fearful judgment. And seeing that many are stirred up by Satan, and that Roman Antichrist, to promise, swear, subscribe, and for a time use the holy sacraments in the Kirk deceitfully, against their own...
Page 7 - Calvary, — -in those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet, Which, eighteen hundred years ago, were nailed For our advantage to the bitter cross, studying the path in which those footsteps lie, if perhaps we may catch some vision of the present Jesus.
Page 128 - MY SON O'NiAL,—Thou and thy fathers were ever faithful to the Mother Church of Rome : his Holiness Paul, the present pope, and his council of holy fathers, have lately found an ancient prophecy of one St. Lazerianus, an Irish Archbishop of Cashel; it saith, that the Church of Rome shall surely fall when the Catholic faith is once overthrown in Ireland: therefore, for the glory of the Mother Church, the honour of St.
Page 113 - Barrow, at the city of Waterford. Accursed be that day in the memory of all future generations of Irishmen, when the invaders first touched our shores ! They came to a nation famous for its love of learning, its piety, and its heroism. — they came when internal dissensions separated her sons and wasted their energies. Internal traitors led on the invaders — her sons fell in no fight — her liberties were crushed in no battle ; but domestic treason and foreign invaders doomed Ireland to seven...
Page 31 - God, take the sword of Jephthah, the sword of Samson, the sword of David, wherewith he cut off the head of Goliath, the sword of Gideon, the sword of Judith, the sword of the Maccabees, the sword of Pope Julius II., wherewith he cut off" the lives of several princes, his enemies, filling whole cities with slaughter and blood.
Page 45 - We further will and authorize the wise and learned of our ecclesiastics, expert in divine service, to labour, endeavour, and devise all manner of devices to be devised, to abate, assuage, and confound those heresies repugnant to our sacred laws, that thereby these heretics might be either recalled to confess their errors, and acknowledge our jurisdiction of the see of Rome, or that a total infamy may be brought upon them and their posterity, by a perpetual discord and contention amongst themselves...
Page 16 - Declarations, or any order of living can involve an obligation to sin, mortal or venial; UNLESS THE SUPERIOR COMMAND THEM IN THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, OR IN VIRTUE OF HOLY OBEDIENCE ; WHICH SHALL BE DONE IN THOSE CASES OR PERSONS, WHEREIN IT SHALL BE JUDGED THAT IT WILL GREATLY CONDUCE TO THE PARTICULAR GOOD OF EACH, OR TO THE GENERAL ADVANTAGE ; AND...
Page 113 - August, 1172, that the first hostile English footstep pressed the soil of Ireland. It is said to have been a sweet and mild evening, when the invading party entered the noble estuary formed by the conflux of the Suir, the Nore, and the Barrow, at the city of Waterford. Accursed be that day in the memory of all future generations of Irishmen, when the invaders first touched our shores! They came to a nation famous for its love of learning, its piety, and its heroism ; they came, when internal dissensions...
Page 36 - And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

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