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  • The authoritie and Goddis ordinance can never do wrang; for it commandeth, That vice and wickit men be punischit, and vertew, with verteous men and just, be maynteaned.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • A wicked man, void of Godis fear, and destitut of all vertew, the Lard of Kinfawnse, was intrused by hir

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • The two brethrein, Williame and Robert Leslyes, [588] (who now ar become, the said Robert especiall, ennemies to Christ Jesus and to all vertew,) came to Rowane.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • His accusatioun consisted principallye, that he followed Johnne Husse and Wyckleif, in the opinioun of the sacrament, who denyed that the substance of braid and wyn war changed be vertew of any wourdis; or that confessioun should be maid to preastis; or yitt prayeris to sanctes departed.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Whill the other did exhorte him to call to mynd the promisses of God, and the vertew of Christis death; he answered, "Nay, my Lord, lett me allon; for ye and I never aggreid in our lyiff, and I think we shall nott aggree now at my death; and tharefor lett me allone."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Purgatory, and Pardonis war of such vertew in his conceit, that without thame he looked not, to be saved.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Jesus Christ, to have his power gevin him frome God, and not by the power or violence of men, but by the vertew of the word of God, the which word is called the power of God, as witnesseth Sanct Paule evidentlie ynewgh.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • ΒΆ And fro thens forth kept it clene for vertew of the

    The Assemble of Goddes

  • Last, Ecclesiastical discipline uprightlie ministred, as Goddis Worde prescribes, whereby vice is repressed, and vertew nurished.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Spreit of the Lord Iesus move your hart to vnderstand what is said, geve vnto yow the discretion of spirittes, and so reull yow in all your actlonis and interprisis that in yow GOD may be glorified, His church edified, and ye your self as a livelie member of the sam [e] may be an exempill and mirroure of vertew and of godlie Lief till others.

    The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

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