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There are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland, there is Christ Jesus and His kingdom … whose subject King James VI is, and of whose kingdom not a king, nor a head, nor a lord but a member. Andrew Melville
Hypocrisy is a fearful evil, and every thing which has a tendency to produce it should be avoided. Archibald Alexander
[They] are most Scotch and Scotch breed and are the Northern Presbyterians and phanatiques, lusty, able bodied, hardy and stout men, where one may see three or four hundred at every meeting-house on Sunday, and all the North of Ireland is inhabited by these, which is the popular place of all Ireland by far. They are very numerous and greedy after land. Leoline Jenkins
… same belonging an heritick, Scismatick, Idolator, puritan, Independant, Prespiterian popish priest, Jesuite, Jesuited papist, Lutheran, Calvenist Anabaptist, Brownist. Antinomian, Barrowist, Roundhead, Separatist or any other name or terme in a reproachfull manner relating to matter of Religion Maryland
WHEREAS, We live in an age in which the most insidious attacks are made on revealed religion through the natural sciences, and as it behooves the Church at all times to have men capable of defending the faith once delivered to the saints; RESOLVED, That this presbytery recommend the endowment of a professorship of Natural Science as connected with revealed religion in one or more of our theological seminaries Presbyterian Synod of Mississippi
But I think of all the Christian denominations in the United States the Catholics are the last the Southern people should join in attempting to put under the ban of civil proscription. For as a church they have never warred against us or our peculiar institutions. No man can say as much of the New England Baptists, Presbyterians or Methodists: the long role of abolition petitions with which Congress has been so excited and agitated for years past come not from the Catholics; their pulpits in the North are not desecrated every Sabbath with anathemas against slavery. Alexander H. Stephens
I am verily persuaded the generality of preachers talk of an unknown and unfelt Christ; and the reason why congregations have been so dead is, because they have had dead men preaching to them. Gilbert Tennent
Religious observances should never be held in a public school or introduced into the public school as part of its program. Presbyterian Church
The churches of the Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists were not open. They do not accept Christmas as a holy day, but the Episcopal, Catholic and German churches were all open and decked with evergreens. New York Times
It has pleased God to place me head of the Reformed church in Scotland; I am a watchman...For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly. John Knox
… persons, whose design, from the beginning of their opposition to the Stamp Act, was to throw off all subordination and connection with Great Britain; who meant by every fiction, falsehood and fraud, to delude the people from their due allegiance, to throw the subsisting Governments into anarchy, to incite the ignorant and vulgar to arms, and with those arms to establish American Independence --- were Congregational and Presbyterian republicans, or men of bankrupt fortunes, overwhelmed in debt to the British merchants. Joseph Galloway
Those damn Presbyterian Indians! Joseph Brant
Until slavery waxeth old, and tendeth to decay, there CANNOT BE any legal recognition of the marriage rite, or the enforcement of its consequent duties. For, all the regulations on this subject would limit the master's absolute RIGHT OF PROPERTY in the slaves. …. He could no longer separate the wife and the husband to suit the convenience or interest of the purchaser; no matter how advantageous might be the terms offered. Hence; all the marriages that could ever be allowed them, would be a mere contract, violable at the master's pleasure. Their present quasi marriages are continually thus voided. They are, in this way, brought to consider their matrimonial alliances as a thing not binding, and they act accordingly. We are then assured by the most unquestionable testimony that licentiousness is the necessary result of our system Presbyterian Church
Since the association of seasonal activities with religious activities in the public schools tends to pervert their religious significance, such association be discouraged as foreign to the purpose of the public schools. Presbyterian Church
Their removal is sensibly felt in this country—The prevalent humor of industrious Protestants withdrawing from this once flourishing corner of the kingdom seems to be increasing …. Where the evil will end, remains only in the womb of time to determine. Londonderry Journal
In the 1960s, a number of mainstream religious organizations supported abortion in at least some circumstances. They included the Southern Baptist Convention, the National Association of Evangelicals, the United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the Episcopal Church Connie Schultz
You say you're supposed to be nice to the Episcopalians and the Presbyterians and the Methodists and this, that, and the other thing. Nonsense, I don't have to be nice to the spirit of the Antichrist. Pat Robertson