Notes on the Rise, Progress, and Prospects of the Schism from the Church of Rome: Called the German-Catholic Church, Instituted by Johannes Ronge and I. Czerzki, in October 1844, on Occasion of the Pilgrimage to the Holy Coat at Treves
Longman Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846 - 253 Seiten
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Seite 71 - Christ, and shall deny the wonderful and singular conversion of the whole substance of the bread into the body, and the whole substance of the wine into the blood, the species of bread and wine only remaining, which conversion the catholic church most fitly calls Transubstantiation; let him be accursed.
Seite 69 - We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, one in Being with the Father.
Seite 77 - I believe in God the Father, who has created the world by his omnipotent word, and who governs it in wisdom, justice and love. " ' I believe in Jesus Christ our Saviour, who, by his doctrine, his life and death, has saved us from bondage and sin. " ' I believe in the working of the Holy Ghost on earth, a holy universal Christian Church, forgiveness of sin, and life everlasting. Amen.
Seite 98 - We reject pilgrimages and remissions ; but we acknowledge the utility of the veneration of saints, and respect their human remains, but we do not address or invoke them, but expect from God alone our salvation, through Christ our only Mediator. XII. " We reject the doctrine of the Roman Catholic church concerning purgatory ; but admit a purification of the soul after death.
Seite 88 - In the name of God the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost ! ' And God blessed the faith plighted in His name.
Seite 105 - For instance, the doctrine of transubstantiation is either true or false. It cannot be both true and false.
Seite 38 - For do you not know — as Bishop you ought to know — that the founder of the Christian religion bequeathed to his disciples and his followers, not His coat, but His Spirit ? His coat, Bishop Arnoldi, of Treves, fell to the lot of his executioners ! Do you not know — as Bishop you ought to knowthat Christ taught, ' God is a Spirit, and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth...
Seite 82 - IN the name of God the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, — " We, the undersigned, declare hereby openly and solemnly, before God and men, that we acknowledge no longer the authority of the Pope at Home in matters of belief.
Seite 99 - XII.— We reject the doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church concerning purgatory; but admit a purification of the soul after death. "XIII. — We acknowledge Christ alone as the Head of his Church, and the Holy Ghost as his substitute on earth. XIV. — We declare ourselves free from the pope and his priesthood, and do not acknowledge him as the head of the church appointed by God.
Seite 97 - ... Christ, Baptism and the Lord's Supper. The other sacraments of the Roman Catholic church, therefore, we acknowledge as only pious usages, consecrated by tradition. IV. " We reject, however, the doctrine of transubstantiation ; that is, the change of the substances of bread and wine into the substances of the body and blood of Christ. We acknowledge, however, that we partake of the substances in the real spiritual presence of the Saviour, V.