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  • The ceremonies are not indifferent, because they depart too far from the example of Christ and his apostles, and the purer times of the church; for instead of that ancient Christian-like and soul-edifying simplicity, religion is now by their means busked with the vain trumpery of Babylonish trinkets, and her face covered with the whorish and eye-bewitching fairding of fleshly show and splendour; and I have also showed particularly (1323) how sundry of the ceremonies are flat contrary to the example of Christ and his apostles and the best times.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)


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