Selected quad for the lemma: truth_n

Word A Word B Word C Word D Occurrence Frequency Band MI MI Band Prominent
truth_n authority_n church_n pillar_n 1,970 5 10.4442 5 false
View all documents for the selected quad

Text snippets containing the quad

ID Title Author Corrected Date of Publication (TCP Date of Publication) STC Words Pages
A85709 A patheticall perswasion to pray for publick peace: propounded in a sermon preached in the cathedrall church of Saint Paul, Octob. 2. 1642. By Matthew Griffith, rector of S. Mary Magdalens neer Old-Fishstreet, London. Griffith, Matthew, 1599?-1665. 1642 (1642) Wing G2016; Thomason E122_17; ESTC R4434 34,095 58

There are 2 snippets containing the selected quad. | View original text

17.11_o though_o it_o be_v but_o private_a for_o as_o solomon_n speak_v in_o the_o 17_o of_o the_o proverb_n better_o be_v a_o dry_a morsel_n of_o bread_n if_o peace_n be_v with_o it_o than_o a_o house_n full_a of_o sacrifice_n with_o strife_n and_o contention_n but_o as_o every_o good_a thing_n the_o more_o common_a it_o be_v the_o better_a it_o be_v 74._o luk._n 1_o 74._o so_o public_a peace_n be_v a_o far_o great_a blessing_n for_o hereby_o we_o enjoy_v that_o excellent_a privilege_n which_o zachary_n sing_v of_o in_o the_o first_o chap._n of_o s._n luke_n viz._n that_o be_v deliver_v from_o the_o hand_n of_o our_o enemy_n we_o may_v serve_v god_n without_o fear_n in_o holiness_n and_o righteousness_n all_o the_o day_n of_o our_o life_n and_o yet_o if_o we_o ascend_v a_o degree_n or_o two_o high_a viz._n to_o the_o consideration_n either_o of_o internal_a peace_n of_o the_o mind_n and_o conscience_n here_o 7._o ephes_n 4_o 7._o or_o of_o that_o eternal_a peace_n which_o be_v promise_v we_o hereafter_o we_o must_v needs_o acknowledge_v each_o of_o these_o to_o be_v that_o peace_n of_o god_n which_o pass_v all_o understanding_n but_o pass_v over_o these_o two_o last_o branch_n of_o good_a peace_n as_o not_o be_v aim_v at_o by_o the_o psalmist_n in_o the_o text_n i_o will_v keep_v myself_o only_o to_o this_o outward_a public_a peace_n which_o we_o be_v all_o here_o exhort_v to_o pray_v for_o and_o however_o this_o outward_a peace_n in_o respect_n of_o each_o man_n particular_a be_v not_o so_o rich_a a_o blessing_n as_o the_o inward_a yet_o such_o and_o so_o great_a it_o be_v in_o itself_o that_o artaxerxes_n by_o the_o very_a light_n of_o nature_n say_v peace_n be_v such_o a_o good_a thing_n as_o all_o man_n desire_v pacem_fw-la te_fw-la poscimus_fw-la omnes_fw-la and_o s._n paul_n in_o the_o second_o chapter_n of_o the_o first_o epistle_n to_o timothy_n propose_v it_o as_o the_o chief_a motive_n why_o we_o shall_v pray_v for_o king_n 2.2_o 1_o tim_n 2.2_o and_o all_o that_o be_v in_o authority_n viz._n that_o under_o they_o we_o may_v lead_v a_o peaceable_a and_o quiet_a life_n in_o all_o godliness_n and_o honesty_n as_o if_o the_o civil_a magistrate_n office_n have_v but_o these_o two_o end_n viz._n to_o settle_v piety_n in_o the_o church_n and_o peace_n in_o the_o commonwealth_n and_o the_o truth_n be_v that_o the_o church_n and_o commonwealth_n be_v so_o link_v together_o that_o the_o peace_n of_o the_o one_o do_v redound_v to_o the_o other_o for_o as_o the_o secretary_n of_o nature_n observe_v that_o the_o s_n open_v with_o the_o sun_n and_o shut_v with_o the_o shade_n even_o so_o when_o the_o sunbeam_n of_o peace_n shine_v upon_o the_o commonwealth_n than_o by_o the_o reflection_n of_o those_o beam_n the_o church_n dilate_v and_o spread_v itself_o as_o in_o the_o 9_o chap._n of_o the_o act_n 9.31_o act_n 9.31_o then_o have_v the_o church_n rest_n throughout_o all_o judea_n and_o galilee_n and_o samaria_n and_o be_v edify_v and_o walk_v in_o the_o fear_n of_o the_o lord_n and_o in_o the_o comfort_n of_o the_o holy_a ghost_n be_v multiply_v mark_v there_o how_o peace_n not_o only_o edify_v but_o multiply_v the_o church_n and_o on_o the_o other_o side_n when_o the_o country_n glory_n be_v once_o eclipse_v then_o be_v the_o church_n beauty_n soon_o dim_v and_o cloud_v as_o all_o man_n who_o the_o god_n of_o this_o world_n have_v not_o blind_v will_v confess_v at_o this_o day_n they_o see_v plain_a enough_o in_o this_o languish_a state_n not_o without_o great_a reason_n therefore_o do_v the_o lord_n command_v his_o peculiar_a people_n the_o jew_n even_o in_o captivity_n to_o pray_v for_o the_o peace_n and_o prosperity_n of_o the_o babylonian_n in_o the_o 29_o chapter_n of_o jeremy_n and_o that_o because_o 〈…〉_o peace_n thereof_o they_o shall_v have_v peace_n 〈…〉_o church_n peace_n depend_v upon_o the_o peace_n of_o the_o kingdom_n in_o which_o it_o be_v plant_v and_o according_o it_o be_v the_o church_n prayer_n in_o the_o 144_o psalm_n that_o there_o may_v be_v no_o invasion_n 144.13_o ps_n 144.13_o no_o lead_n into_o captivity_n no_o complain_n in_o our_o street_n and_o yet_o some_o fanatic_a sectary_n there_o be_v among_o we_o who_o have_v evil_a will_n at_o the_o peace_n and_o prosperity_n of_o this_o our_o zion_n and_o be_v man_n of_o desperate_a opinion_n and_o despicable_a fortune_n themselves_o count_v it_o good_a fish_n in_o trouble_a water_n 17.2_o judg._n 17.2_o not_o care_v with_o micah_n their_o good_a master_n how_o much_o they_o rend_v and_o tear_v the_o church_n garment_n so_o their_o own_o may_v be_v whole_a these_o in_o the_o exuberancy_n of_o their_o misgrounded_a and_o misguide_a zeal_n do_v both_o preach_v and_o pray_v against_o public_a peace_n 20.3_o rom._n 20.3_o as_o inconsistent_a with_o the_o independency_n or_o rather_o anarchy_n they_o aim_v at_o and_o therefore_o even_o to_o hoarseness_n they_o cry_v down_o all_o fair_a way_n and_o mean_n of_o accommodation_n and_o not_o a_o few_o who_o the_o church_n and_o state_n find_v to_o be_v a_o malignant_a party_n have_v little_a else_o to_o do_v make_v it_o now_o their_o trade_n to_o lie_v both_o by_o wholesale_n and_o retayl_n they_o invent_v lie_n and_o vent_n lie_v they_o tell_v lie_n and_o write_v lie_n and_o print_n lie_v and_o this_o they_o do_v as_o confident_o and_o impudent_o as_o if_o they_o be_v inform_v by_o that_o lie_a spirit_n which_o enter_v as_o a_o volunteer_n into_o ahabs_n prophet_n 22.22_o ●_o ki_v 22.22_o and_o by_o lie_v and_o raise_v false_a rumour_n they_o beget_v jealousy_n and_o fear_n in_o the_o people_n that_o so_o they_o may_v foment_n the_o difference_n and_o enlarge_v the_o distance_n between_o his_o sacred_a majesty_n and_o the_o parliament_n and_o by_o blow_v the_o coal_n which_o they_o themselves_o first_o kindle_v may_v at_o last_o set_v all_o in_o combustion_n and_o bring_v all_o to_o confusion_n and_o which_o make_v the_o disease_n more_o desperate_a and_o the_o cure_n more_o doubtful_a when_o any_o of_o the_o son_n of_o peace_n have_v convin'cd_v these_o bountefue_n of_o disturb_v the_o publike-weale_n against_o both_o law_n and_o conscience_n yet_o they_o palliate_v all_o by_o pretend_v the_o spirit_n as_o have_v some_o extraordinary_a inspiration_n illumination_n revelation_n of_o the_o spirit_n for_o all_o they_o do_v but_o since_o it_o appear_v by_o their_o seditious_a course_n and_o pernicious_a practice_n that_o the_o way_n of_o peace_n they_o have_v not_o know_v 3.17_o rom._n 3.17_o let_v all_o the_o world_n judge_n whether_o i_o may_v not_o just_o apply_v unto_o these_o that_o which_o our_o saviour_n himself_o say_v to_o some_o other_o instigate_a he_o to_o call_v for_o fire_n from_o heaven_n 9.55_o luk._n 9.55_o in_o the_o 9_o chapter_n of_o saint_n luke_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d etc._n etc._n they_o know_v not_o of_o what_o manner_n of_o spirit_n they_o be_v and_o all_o man_n else_o do_v now_o begin_v to_o know_v they_o by_o their_o fruit_n have_v they_o be_v a_o while_n in_o their_o forefather_n coat_n 7.16_o mat._n 7.16_o or_o feel_v they_o but_o the_o pressure_n of_o war_n as_o our_o dismayed_a and_o dismember_v neighbour_a nation_n do_v yea_o but_o as_o bleed_a ireland_n do_v at_o this_o day_n then_o sure_o they_o will_v soon_o be_v bring_v on_o their_o very_a knee_n to_o acknowledge_v that_o the_o most_o glorious_a crown_n of_o gold_n in_o all_o the_o world_n be_v not_o worthy_a to_o be_v compare_v with_o the_o now_o so_o much_o contemn_v garland_n of_o peace_n god_n be_v thank_v ever_o since_o the_o reformation_n though_o our_o sectary_n will_v not_o allow_v it_o that_o name_n until_o they_o have_v thorough_o reform_v both_o church_n and_o state_n even_o to_o deformity_n we_o have_v live_v in_o peace_n and_o plenty_n god_n be_v thank_v we_o never_o know_v what_o it_o be_v to_o hear_v the_o murder_a piece_n about_o our_o ear_n or_o to_o see_v our_o church_n and_o house_n flame_v over_o our_o head_n whilst_o the_o flame_n give_v light_a to_o the_o merciless_a soldier_n to_o run_v away_o with_o our_o good_n we_o never_o yet_o hear_v the_o fearful_a crack_n of_o their_o fall_n mix_v with_o the_o confuse_a out-cry_n of_o man_n kill_v &_o encourage_v to_o kill_v or_o resist_v and_o the_o hideous_a schrike_v of_o woman_n &_o child_n god_n be_v thank_v we_o never_o see_v tender_a babe_n snatch_v from_o the_o breast_n of_o their_o mother_n or_o rip_v out_o of_o their_o womb_n and_o ere_o they_o be_v a_o span_n long_o either_o pant_a on_o the_o stone_n of_o sprawl_v on_o the_o pike_n and_o the_o poor_a pure_a virgin_n ravish_v ere_o she_o may_v have_v leave_n to_o die_v god_n be_v thank_v we_o never_o see_v man_n and_o beast_n lie_v together_o wallow_v in_o their_o gore_n and_o the_o ghastly_a
that_o this_o spirit_n may_v make_v they_o all_o like_o jethro_n magistrate_n man_n of_o courage_n fear_v god_n and_o deal_v true_o so_o shall_v all_o their_o deliberation_n and_o determination_n tend_v to_o the_o glory_n of_o god_n the_o real_a honour_n and_o happiness_n of_o his_o sacred_a majesty_n and_o the_o peace_n and_o prosperity_n both_o of_o church_n and_o commonwealth_n to_o which_o i_o doubt_v not_o but_o all_o true_a protestant_n will_v say_v amen_n and_o thus_o have_v show_v first_o what_o you_o be_v here_o exhort_v to_o do_v viz._n to_o pray_v and_o next_o for_o what_o you_o be_v exhort_v to_o pray_v viz._n for_o peace_n it_o now_o only_o remain_v that_o i_o acquaint_v you_o for_o who_o peace_n it_o be_v that_o you_o be_v exhort_v thus_o to_o pray_v viz._n for_o the_o peace_n of_o jerusalem_n for_o so_o stand_v the_o text_n o_o pray_v for_o the_o peace_n of_o jerusalem_n jerusalem_n signify_v the_o vision_n of_o peace_n it_o be_v the_o metropolis_n of_o palestina_n and_o it_o be_v so_o denominate_v from_o two_o part_n in_o it_o one_o of_o which_o be_v call_v jebus_n the_o mount_n on_o which_o god_n command_v abraham_n to_o offer_v up_o his_o son_n isaac_n otherwise_o call_v mount_n moriah_n or_o zion_n on_o which_o afterward_o the_o temple_n be_v build_v and_o david_n tower_n the_o other_o part_n be_v call_v shalom_n and_o it_o be_v erect_v at_o first_o by_o melchisedech_n king_n of_o righteousness_n as_o lyra_n note_v in_o his_o gloss_n on_o the_o 28_o chapter_n of_o genesis_n and_o now_o if_o you_o put_v the_o two_o word_n express_v the_o two_o part_n together_o it_o make_v jebushalom_n and_o for_o euphony_n sake_n jerusalem_n and_o by_o this_o very_a name_n the_o holy_a catholic_a church_n be_v often_o set_v forth_o in_o scripture_n as_o in_o the_o 41_o chapter_n of_o isaiah_n 27_o isa_n 4●_n 27_o where_o god_n promise_v by_o his_o prophet_n that_o he_o will_v give_v to_o jerusalem_n one_o that_o bring_v good_a tiding_n that_o be_v a_o saviour_n to_o the_o church_n as_o oleaster_n and_o other_o expound_v it_o and_o in_o the_o 4_o chapter_n to_o the_o galathian_o 14.26_o galat._n 14.26_o the_o apostle_n say_v that_o jerusalem_n which_o be_v above_o be_v free_a which_o be_v the_o mother_n of_o we_o all_o upon_o which_o word_n hugo_n cardinalis_fw-la gloss_v thus_o in_o hoc_fw-la quod_fw-la dicitur_fw-la sursum_fw-la notatur_fw-la altitudo_fw-la quod_fw-la jerusalem_n pacis_fw-la multitudo_fw-la quod_fw-la libera_fw-la libertatis_fw-la amplitudo_fw-la quod_fw-la mater_fw-la omnium_fw-la charitas_fw-la &_o foecunditas_fw-la that_o be_v in_o this_o that_o the_o church_n be_v call_v jerusalem_n be_v intimate_v multitude_n of_o peace_n that_o she_o be_v say_v to_o be_v above_o denote_v altitude_n of_o place_n that_o she_o be_v free_a show_v her_o ample_a liberty_n and_o that_o she_o be_v the_o mother_n of_o we_o all_o set_v forth_o her_o charity_n and_o foecundity_n jerusalem_n then_o be_v here_o a_o type_n of_o christ_n church_n for_o who_o peace_n and_o prosperity_n we_o be_v bind_v in_o duty_n to_o pray_v continual_o now_o the_o reason_n why_o the_o church_n of_o god_n be_v style_v jerusalem_n be_v many_o give_v i_o leave_v only_o with_o a_o light_a pencil_n to_o touch_v some_o few_o of_o the_o chief_a for_o first_o as_o jerusalem_n be_v the_o metropolis_n of_o palestina_n and_o all_o the_o jew_n esteem_v it_o as_o their_o mother_n so_o the_o church_n be_v mater_fw-la credentium_fw-la the_o mother_n of_o all_o true_a believer_n as_o saint_n cyprian_n speak_v illius_fw-la foetu_fw-la nascimur_fw-la say_v he_o illius_fw-la lacte_fw-la nutrimur_fw-la spiritu_fw-la ejus_fw-la animamur_fw-la etc._n etc._n and_o so_o true_o be_v she_o our_o mother_n in_o a_o qualify_a sense_n that_o the_o same_o saint_n cyprian_n and_o after_o he_o saint_n augustine_n affirm_v peremptory_o non_fw-la potest_fw-la habere_fw-la deum_fw-la patrem_fw-la qui_fw-la non_fw-la habet_fw-la ecclesiam_fw-la matrem_fw-la he_o can_v possible_o have_v god_n to_o his_o father_n who_o have_v not_o the_o church_n to_o his_o mother_n and_o therefore_o no_o marvel_n though_o our_o present_a sectary_n which_o renounce_v the_o communion_n of_o the_o church_n will_v have_v none_o of_o she_o to_o their_o mother_n can_v endure_v to_o use_v the_o lord_n prayer_n in_o which_o they_o must_v say_v our_o father_n second_o as_o the_o israelite_n be_v enjoin_v by_o god_n at_o least_o three_o time_n every_o year_n to_o come_v 23.4_o exod._n 23.4_o and_o appear_v before_o he_o in_o jerusalem_n even_o so_o be_v we_o all_o bind_v to_o meet_v in_o the_o church_n which_o be_v the_o congregation_n of_o all_o christian_n and_o herein_o all_o true_a christian_n do_v meet_v together_o in_o the_o unity_n of_o judgement_n and_o affection_n when_o god_n in_o the_o first_o chapter_n of_o genesis_n have_v gather_v together_o the_o water_n unto_o one_o place_n 1.10_o gen._n 1.10_o it_o be_v say_v that_o he_o see_v that_o it_o be_v good_a and_o thereupon_o saint_n basil_n excellent_o note_n that_o if_o the_o gather_v together_o of_o the_o elementary_a water_n be_v good_a then_o the_o gather_v together_o of_o god_n people_n 15._o apo._n 17_o 15._o who_o be_v the_o mystical_a water_n speak_v of_o in_o the_o 17_o of_o the_o apocalypse_n must_v needs_o be_v very_o good_a yea_o if_o the_o one_o be_v good_a the_o other_o must_v needs_o be_v better_o and_o therefore_o i_o may_v true_o say_v to_o such_o sectary_n as_o out_o of_o a_o affectation_n of_o singular_a holiness_n separate_v themselves_o from_o the_o church_n as_o sometime_o mr._n calvin_n himself_o do_v to_o the_o anabaptist_n when_o under_o colour_n of_o perfection_n you_o can_v endure_v no_o imperfection_n neither_o in_o the_o body_n nor_o yet_o in_o the_o clothes_n of_o the_o church_n you_o must_v be_v admonish_v that_o this_o your_o separation_n be_v cause_v by_o the_o devil_n who_o puff_v you_o up_o with_o pride_n and_o seduce_v you_o with_o hypocrisy_n three_o as_o jerusalem_n be_v the_o chief_a seat_n both_o of_o the_o priesthood_n 9.10_o 1_o king_n 9.10_o and_o kingdom_n for_o solomon_n build_v the_o temple_n and_o the_o palace_n together_o so_o in_o the_o church_n there_o be_v both_o the_o kingdom_n and_o priesthood_n of_o christ_n whereby_o both_o as_o a_o king_n he_o reign_v over_o and_o as_o a_o priest_n he_o instruct_v all_o the_o true_a subject_n and_o citizen_n of_o the_o same_o yea_o in_o the_o first_o chapter_n of_o the_o apocalypse_v 16_o apoc._n 16_o he_o make_v all_o the_o live_a member_n of_o his_o church_n king_n and_o priest_n in_o a_o qualify_a fence_n or_o as_o st._n peter_n call_v they_o 2.9_o 1._o pet._n 2.9_o a_o royal_a priesthood_n quid_fw-la enim_fw-la tam_fw-la regium_fw-la say_v leo_n quam_fw-la subditum_fw-la deo_fw-la animum_fw-la corporis_fw-la svi_fw-la esse_fw-la rectorem_fw-la quid_fw-la tam_fw-la sacerdotal_a quam_fw-la immacula●as_fw-la piotaris_fw-la ●astias_fw-la de_fw-la altari_fw-la cordis_fw-la offerne_fw-la 76.2_o psal_n 76.2_o four_o jerusalem_n be_v the_o only_a place_n in_o which_o god_n be_v know_v and_o worship_v his_o temple_n be_v build_v there_o there_o he_o speak_v unto_o they_o both_o with_o his_o own_o mouth_n and_o by_o the_o mouth_n of_o his_o holy_a prophet_n there_o be_v the_o oracle_n between_o the_o cherubin_n there_o be_v the_o chair_n of_o moses_n and_o there_o the_o law_n be_v both_o due_o propound_v and_o eke_o true_o expound_v unto_o the_o people_n 3.15_o 1_o tim_n 3.15_o and_o in_o the_o church_n god_n be_v know_v and_o worship_v aright_o for_o this_o be_v the_o pillar_n and_o ground_n of_o truth_n say_v the_o apostle_n that_o be_v the_o church_n serve_v to_o the_o truth_n for_o those_o special_a end_n and_o use_n which_o pillar_n do_v to_o man_n for_o one_o use_n of_o pillar_n be_v to_o preserve_v the_o remembrance_n of_o thing_n past_a to_o posterity_n to_o which_o end_n absolom_n rear_v his_o pillar_n and_o thus_o do_v the_o church_n keep_v the_o truth_n of_o god_n as_o it_o be_v upon_o perpetual_a record_n a_o second_o use_n of_o pillar_n be_v to_o expose_v to_o open_v view_v such_o thing_n as_o be_v fasten_v upon_o they_o as_o in_o our_o cathedrall_n the_o arm_n scutcheon_n and_o epitaph_n of_o worthy_n decease_v be_v hang_v upon_o pillar_n and_o such_o a_o kind_n of_o pillar_n be_v the_o church_n to_o the_o truth_n for_o it_o expose_v all_o the_o canonical_a book_n to_o the_o people_n of_o god_n a_o three_o use_n of_o pillar_n be_v for_o the_o supportation_n of_o the_o fabric_n which_o be_v build_v upon_o they_o and_o such_o a_o pillar_n be_v the_o church_n to_o the_o truth_n god_n true_a religion_n and_o all_o truth_n necessary_a to_o salvation_n be_v to_o be_v have_v in_o the_o church_n which_o do_v indeed_o support_v the_o commonwealth_n and_o therefore_o they_o which_v with_o samson_n in_o the_o 16_o chapter_n of_o judge_n thrust_v as_o this_o pillar_n with_o all_o their_o might_n will_v ere_o they_o be_v