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A23818 The reform'd samaritan, or, The worship of God by the measures of spirit and truth preached for a visitation-sermon at the convention of the clergy, by the reverend Arch-Deacon of Coventry, in Coventry, April the sixth, 1676 : to which is annexed, a review of a short discourse printed in 1649, about the necessity and expediency of worshipping God by set forms / by John Allington ... Allington, John, d. 1682. 1678 (1678) Wing A1213; ESTC R2327 57,253 87

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motive_n to_o glorify_v and_o worship_n god_n it_o be_v not_o in_o sense_n but_o in_o faith_n it_o be_v not_o the_o see_v but_o the_o believe_a the_o glory_n majesty_n dominion_n power_n and_o greatness_n of_o our_o god_n that_o shall_v move_v christian_n to_o fear_n adore_v and_o worship_n and_o therefore_o if_o we_o believe_v god_n to_o be_v in_o heaven_n as_o glorious_a as_o the_o angel_n see_v he_o as_o terrible_a as_o the_o damn_a find_v he_o or_o as_o dreadful_a as_o he_o appear_v upon_o mount_n sinai_n if_o we_o believe_v he_o to_o be_v a_o god_n mighty_a in_o power_n glorious_a in_o majesty_n and_o that_o god_n who_o be_v to_o be_v fear_v above_o all_o god_n in_o the_o name_n of_o that_o god_n i_o beseech_v you_o let_v we_o but_o manifest_v that_o faith_n and_o my_o text_n be_v do_v for_o so_o to_o do_v doubtless_o be_v to_o worship_v the_o father_n both_o in_o spirit_n and_o in_o truth_n matth._n 18._o 20._o where_o two_o or_o three_o be_v gather_v together_o in_o my_o name_n 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