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Church, worship to be followed, P.S., i., 154; P.S., v., 7-11;
—— Church and the world, 'its evil partner,' P.S., i., 163, 164;
—— in early Church 'silence as it were for half an hour,' P.S., ii., 27; P.S., vii., 83;
—— Catholic contrasted with Jewish, P.S., ii., 80;
—— how answering to Scripture promise, ib., ii., 83-91;
—— her secular or political triumph not to be reckoned on, ib., ii., 93;
—— 'broken into many fragments by the power of the devil,' P.S., iii., 191;
—— Church unity, ib., iii., {30} 191-200;
—— no invisible Church, distinct and complete at present, and peopled by Saints only, ib., iii., 207, 221 sq.;
—— senses in which we may speak of the Church as invisible, (a) as being a visible body with invisible privileges, ib., iii., 221, 222, 224; (b) as made up in its final consummation of the elect in Paradise, ib., iii., 222, 223; (c) as having members at present walking in God's faith and fear, ib., iii., 223;
—— bad members of the Church on earth, ib., iii., 227-30;
—— good men, unbaptized, not members of the Church, ib., iii., 230;
—— the Church Invisible moulded and matured in the Visible, ib., iii., 240;
—— no invisible Church yet formed, it is but a name as yet, ib., iii., 241;
—— Church services, ib., iii., 255, 252; daily, ib., iii., 305 sq., 339;
—— 'Church Universal has fallen into errors and is divided branch against branch,' ib., iii., 385; Diff., i., 170;
—— 'has never forgotten that ease was a sin,' P.S., v., 311;
—— the Day of the Church, P.S., vi., 123, 124;
—— Christ really present in the Church, ib., vi., 124, 125; mode of that presence, conjectures, ib., vi., 125-35;
—— what does the Church exist for? P.S., iv., 150 sq.; Diff., i., 232-46, 262-5;
—— what the coming of the Holy Ghost did for the Church,—meaning of the Communion of Saints, P.S., iv., 169-71;
—— the Church a visible body on earth, but the greater part of it invisible, consisting of the Saints in heaven, ib., iv., 172, 173, 175; as so inclusive of the Saints in heaven, the Church may be said not to be 'locally or visibly on earth,' ib., iv., 175; this explains why 'out o the Church is no salvation,' P.S., iv., 174; Diff., i., 356, 357; Diff., ii., 334-6;
—— 'baptism admits not into a mere visible society, but through the English, or the Greek, or the Roman porch into the one invisible company of elect souls,' P.S., iv., 176;
—— 'the Church Catholic throughout the world, manifested in and acting through what is called in each country the Church visible,' P.S., iv., 177, 178;
—— 'though the visible Churches of the Saints in this world seem rare, and scattered to and fro like islands in the sea, they are in truth but the tops of the everlasting hills, high and vast and deeply-rooted, which a deluge covers,' P.S., iv., 178;
—— sed contra, L.G., 302-5;
—— the Church no failure, considering her original purpose, P.S., iv., 159-61;
—— despised by the world, which sees not the great assemblage of the elect, perfected and at rest, ib., iv., 178-80;
—— refuge from the world, ib., iv., 195-8;
—— how far the world is a separate body from the Church, P.S., vii., 35-9;
—— unity of the Church, argued by baptism and by the apostolic succession, P.S., vii., 234-40;
—— the Church a party, ib., vii., 245; Ari., 257-9; and something far higher, 'a Divine society,' P.S., vii., 242;
—— reverence a note of the Church, P.S., viii., 4;
—— question of the Church's supplying the wants of the age, U.S., 151, 152;
—— early and medieval, intellectual dominion of, vast ruins still remaining, ib., 314-6;
—— Christ continually worshipped in the medieval Church, Jfc., 337-9;
—— discipline of Antiquity argued to be a hard and fast line binding the Church for ever after, V.M., i., 75, 76;
—— sed contra, 'whatever the Primitive Church could lawfully do, that and {31} such can be done by her in every age,' ib., 76, note;
—— the Church a political power, in what sense, V.M., i., 106, 107, note;
—— has a supernatural gift for transmitting the faith, ib., i., 190, note;
—— the Church has 'authority in controversies of faith' (Article 20), which must mean infallibility in matters of saving faith, V.M., i., 191, 192;
—— Church lost her infallibility when she lost her unity; she is not now one, therefore not infallible, V.M., i., 195-201;
—— sed contra, 'then there is no one visible Church,' ib., 201, note;
—— unity not lost till all the fundamentals of faith were enunciated, V.M., i., 203; various dates assigned for the loss of Church unity, ib., i., 204-7; not earlier than the Council of Sardica, nor so late as the Second of Nice, ib., i., 207, 208;
—— 'century after century, the Church Catholic has become more and more disunited, discordant, and corrupt,' V.M., i., 209;
—— 'after all, the Church is ever invisible in its day, and faith only apprehends it,' V.M., i., 332;
—— 'after all, then, the Church of God is what Protestants ever have considered it, invisible,' ib., 332, note;
—— 'only a visible Church can be the stay and maintenance of the Truth,' V.M., i., 193, 194;
—— her functions three, prophetical, sacerdotal, regal, hard to combine, nothing short of impeccability could avoid all mistakes, V.M., i., pref., pp. xl.-xlviii.;
—— rigid in doctrine, tolerant of devotions, ib., lxxiv., lxxv.;
—— gentleness of her teaching, ib., 258, 259, note;
—— her attitude to legendary miracles, ib., pref., lxiv., lxv.;
—— in every Church a floating body of opinions, varying with the age, V.M., ii., 200, 201;
—— description of the Church as a congregation of faithful men, ib., 288, 289; Ess., ii., 36-8;
—— if the Church would be vigorous and influential, it must be decided and plainspoken in its doctrine, Ari., 147;
—— Church 'framed for the express purpose of interfering with the world,' Ari., 258;
—— permanency promised, not to the mere doctrine of the Gospel, but to the Association built upon the doctrine, ib.;
—— 'a temporary suspense of the functions of the Ecclesia docens,' in what sense, Ari., 466, 467;
—— definitions of faith, irreversible, necessary, if the Church is to teach, Ath., ii., 82-7;
—— sad state of the Church at the death of Constantius, ib., i., 121, note;
—— whatever the abstract sufficiency of the Bible, the Church is our divinely-appointed guide, Ess., i., 190;
—— notes of the Church, obvious and popular, ib., i., 191-3;
—— her beauty, 'no syren to beguile the unstable,' Ess., i., 282, 283;
—— different ages of, many members, but one body, ib., i., 285, 288, note;
—— nowhere developed into her full proportions, Ess., i., 335;
—— not to believe in the Church is not really to hold what goes before in the Creed, ib., i., 367;
—— 'does the Church know more now than the Apostles knew?' Ess., ii., 12-4;
—— three easy views of intercommunion of churches, ib., ii., 17; Barrow and Dodwell's view, ascribed to St. Cyprian, that each bishop is an ultimate centre of unity, and that unions of See with See are only matters of ecclesiastical arrangement, Apo., 107, 187; Ess., ii., 32, 90, 91; St. Augustine thought otherwise, Ess., ii., 32, 35; Dodwell's view unscriptural, ib., ii., {32} 91-6, and impracticable, ib., ii., 96-8;
—— Church may not stand aloof from Church without sin somewhere, Ess., ii., 33; yet this disunion may perhaps not violate the essence of the Church, ib., ii., 33, 34, 44, 45;
—— life a Note of the Church, Ess., ii., 53, 54, 108;
—— Church unity, Ess., ii., 39-41, 107, 108;
—— the Church 'ought never to be at a loss how to treat any possible occurrence,' Ess., i., 404;
—— never in any man's debt, ib., i., 423, 424;
—— no medium between a Vice-Christ and Anti-Christ: the Church the former, if she be on earth the representative of our absent Lord; if not, the latter, Ess., ii., 170-4;
—— 'one amid her divisions, and holy amid her corruptions,' Ess., ii., 176;
—— 'is there a kingdom of Christ upon earth or not? this is the simple question upon which all turns,' Ess., ii,, 179;
—— 'we consider [A.D. 1841] that a divine promise keeps the Church Catholic from doctrinal corruption,' Ess., ii., 234;
—— 'she (the Church) began in Chaldea, and then sojourned among the Canaanites, etc.,' Ess., ii., 232, 233;
—— simony and other scandals, ib., ii., 255-60, 263, 264; D.A., 25;
—— always a remnant of holy men, Ess., ii., 269, 270;
—— the Church the poet of her children, ib., ii., 442, 443;
—— purity of faith more precious than unity, D.A., 5;
—— 'in persecution the Church begins, and in persecution she ends,' D.A., 93, 94;
—— Church went forth from the old world in haste, as the Israelites with their dough, Dev., 68;
—— imperial power of the Church, Dev., 256, 272; S.D., 218-36;
—— Catholicity the note of the Church of the fourth century, the title of Catholic, Dev., 254-64; not episcopacy, Dev., 265, 270;
—— schism not the interference of one local church with another, but the division of the one Kingdom into independent portions, Dev., 266;
—— Church of the fourth century universal, one, and exclusive, Dev., 268-70;
—— chronic vigour of the Catholic Church, Dev., 441-3: reviving after deliquium, Dev., 444;
—— world seems ever gaining on the Church, S.D., 71, 72;
—— the world's duration measured by that of the Church: if the Church dies, the world's time is run, S.D., 101; S.N., 224, 231;
—— holiness the strength of the Church, quite the reverse the strength of secular powers, S.D., 242, 243;
—— the Church will have power, wealth, and honour, if she seeks them not, and will lose them by seeking them, S.D., 245-9;
—— a universal empire without earthly arms, therefore exposed to persecution, S.D., 260, 261;
—— the purer the Church, the more defenceless, her defence the wisdom of the serpent, S.D., 296, 297;
—— Church has notes public and external for unbelievers, and for believers notes inward and more precious by which the external are practically superseded, S.D., 328;
—— no mere promoter of good order and sobriety, the Church exists for the faith committed to her keeping, H.S., i., 375-7;
—— Church and State, Erastian theory of, H.S., iii., 413-5;
—— Church's love for mother earth, the special creature of God, H.S., i., 114, 115;
—— 'not a man in Europe now who talks bravely against the Church but owes it to the Church that he can talk at all,' H.S., iii., 109;
—— in time disengages the truth in the ore contained in the {33} writings of heretics, H.S., iii., 192-4;
—— the Church's business religion, and secular science only in reference thereto, Idea, pref., pp. x., xi.;
—— the Church in relation to Fine Art, Idea, 78-82;
—— too much taken up with essentials to be able always to secure surface perfections, Idea, 203; Diff., i., 241-52; Apo., 278;
—— what the Church may suffer from a University, Idea, 216-9;
—— quarrel of Physical Science with, ib., 219-27;
—— quarrel of Literature with, ib., 219, 227-34;
—— 'fears no knowledge, but purifies all; represses no element of our nature, but cultivates the whole,' Idea, 234;
—— the Church the 'present, visible antagonist to sight and sense,' Idea, 514, 515;
—— undaunted and only defender of Spiritual truth, ib., 516;
—— recognized as saviour of society in the past, will hereafter be recognized as its saviour in this our century, ib., 517;
—— that is no visible body, the parts of which are not visibly united: 'unity implies union, L.G., 302, 305;
—— eternal enmity between the world and the Church, Mix., 167;
—— 'let a man cease to inquire or cease to call himself her child,' Mix., 218, 226, 227; example, Eliseus saying 'Send not,' ib., 227-9;
—— given a revelation, the teaching of the Church is manifestly that revelation; no schismatic body is an oracle of supernatural truth, Mix., 278-81;
—— if you will not join the Church, do your duty, 'go home and die, but eschew religious enquiry,' Mix., 282, 283;
—— Christ in His Church, personally known and loved, O.S., 40-3;
—— scandals to be expected from the vast size of the Church, analogy of railway accidents, O.S., 144-8;
—— ecclesiastical order manifest in a Synod, ib., 190;
—— Church in the Renaissance, O.S., 201-9;
—— Church, in all necessary matters, unchangeable as Christ, ib., 284;
—— scandals in the Church, admitted, can hardly be denied without heresy, it being heresy to maintain that the Church consists only of the predestinate, Prepos., 129-32;
—— 'the Church has been promised many great things, but she has not been promised the souls of all her children,' ib., 131;
—— what the enemy has to prove is that the Church herself originates these scandals, ib.;
—— 'have nothing to do with a Branch Church: it is not worth while leaving one branch for another,' Diff., i., 169; a branch Church is a national Church, an institution necessarily Erastian, ib., 171, 172, 186, 187;
—— Church and State, difficulty of, Diff., i., 173-5, 385; difficulty surmounted by the Church being everywhere, and for that very reason 'in the fulness of her jurisdiction nowhere,' Diff., i., 176-80; illustrated by the history of St. Thomas of Canterbury, ib., i., 181-4;
—— 'Liberals do but want a tame Church,' Ess., i., 164; Diff., i., 187-9;
—— Church should be a department of the State, unless she has a work, distinct and heavenly, which the State cannot do, Diff., i., 201-3, 209, 210; that work, the care of dogma and Sacraments, Diff., i., 214;
—— she merely acts out what she says she is, Diff., i., 217, 218;
—— does more than she promises when she brings temporal blessings, Diff., i., 233, 240, 242;
—— contemplates society but in the second place, and in the first place individuals, overlooks everything in {34} comparison of the immortal soul, ib., i., 236-8; Idea, 203;
—— aims not at making a show, 'though she cannot help being beautiful,' Diff, i., 239;
—— holds that it were better for sun and moon to fall from heaven than for one soul to commit one single venial sin, Diff., i., 240; Apo., 246, 247;
—— souls continually lapsing from God, the Church's one object is to reconcile them to Him, Diff., i., 242-4;
—— Church and world, each has its scale of sins, but on a different principle, Diff., i, 245-52;
—— the Church's primary aim, to the world no aim at all; the world's primary to the Church is secondary, and she may have to forego it, Diff., i., 262, 263; she has much the more difficult work, ib., 263, 264; and a work of which the best fruit is secret, ib., 264, 265;
—— nationality in the Church, Diff., i., 303-6;
—— Church has its pomœria, like 'British waters,' and claims 'to animadvert on opinions in secular matters which bear on religion,' this not so much by doctrinal as by disciplinary utterances, Apo., 257; herein it must be 'obeyed without a word, perhaps in time it will tacitly recede from its own injunctions,' ib.; the event has shown after all that they were mainly in the right, Apo., 258, 259;
—— Church authority slow to interfere in doctrinal questions, Apo., 267, 268;
—— a prayer for the Church Militant, M.D., 267, 268; for all ranks in the Church, ib., 279, 280;
—— the mind of the Church, M.D., 520, 521;
—— steadily hated by the world, S.N., 83, 84; Dev., 209-47;
—— in some sense stationary, no growth, S.N., 87;
—— 'the visible Church does not stand for the invisible future elect,' S.N., 101;
—— Christ gives graces to bring men on to His Church, ib., 130;
—— the one society that professes to have been founded by Almighty God, ib. 155;
—— 'there are two ways to aid her ark, as patrons (Uzzah) and as sons (Obededom),' V.V., 184;
—— the ancient Church had to stand out against the State as does Rome at this hour, Diff., ii., 196, 197;
—— 'Protestants do not believe that Christ set up a visible kingdom, but we do,' Diff., ii., 207, 208; Ess., ii., 179;
—— 'to believe in a Church is to believe in the Pope,' Diff., ii., 208;
—— Church's power to employ force short of the infliction of death, Diff., ii., 290-2; Ath., ii., 123-6;
—— careful to narrow the compass of her definitions of faith, Diff., ii., 320, 321;
—— does not impose dogmatic statements on the explicit assent of those who cannot apprehend them, G.A., 150;
—— belief in the Church's doctrinal truth not belief in her infallibility, G.A., 247;
—— in pre-Reformation times the Church was, as Paine postulated, 'a revelation written on the sun,' G.A., 378;
—— the Church 'an aggressive and militant body,' its wonderful successes, G.A., 444, 445;
—— gentleness and generosity of the Church as a dogmatic teacher, V.M., i, 258, 259.

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