John Ward: He Judgeth Among The gods 

Die Mercurii 26, Martii, 1645. Ordered by the Commons assembled in Parliament, That Sir Roger North, and Mr Cage doe give thankes to Mr Goode and Mr Ward for the great paines they took in the Sermons they preached this day, at the in­treaty of the House of Commons, at St Mar­garetts Westminster, (it being…

George Gillespie: Nihil Respondes

Nihil Respondes: OR, A DISCOVERY OF The extream unsatisfactorinesse of Master Colemans Peece, published last weeke under the Title of A Brotherly Examination re-examined. Wherein, his self-contradictions: his yeel­ding of some things, and not answering to other things Objected against him: His abusing of Scripture: His errors in Divinity: His abusing of the Parliament, and…

Minutes and Acts: The Westminster Assembly and Parliament on Worship

Introduction This is a collection of (some) the Acts of Parliament, Minutes of the Assembly, and Sermons/quotes of the Divines on worship. Particularly, the focus is upon the Psalms for sung praise, instruments in worship, and holy day observances. I want to make clear that this is not a complete work of the acts or…

1661-1662: History Around Savoy

As Lee Gatiss put it, “1662 was not a good year for those to whom the gospel and a good conscience were more precious than the institutional church”. However, 1661 was a key point in history that led to tragedy in 1662. This will be a short historical survey of the issues revolving around the…