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Search Results: "covenant"

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Ark of the Covenant
a chest of acacia wood overlaid with gold, 2½ cubits long and 1½ in breadth; contained the two tables of stone inscribed with the ten commandments, the gold pot with the manna, and aaron's rod; the lid supported the mercy-seat, with a cherub at each end, and the shekinah radiance between.
Covenant, Solemn League and
An engagement, with representatives from Scotland, on the part of the English Parliament to secure to the Scotch the terms of their National Covenant,
Covenant, the National
A solemn engagement on the part of the Scottish nation subscribed to by all ranks of the community, the first signature being appended to it in the Greyfriars'
National Covenant
see covenant .
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Cameronians
A Presbyterian body in Scotland who derived their name from Richard Cameron, contended like him for the faith to which the nation by covenant had bound itself, and even declined to take the oath of allegiance to sovereigns such as William III. and his successors, who did not explicitly
Cant, Andrew
a scotch presbyterian minister, who had an equal zeal for the scotch covenant and the cause of charles stuart (1610-1664). a son of his was principal of edinburgh university from 1675 to 1685.
Covenanters
a body of strict presbyterians who held out against the breach of the solemn league and covenant.
Gataker, Thomas
an english divine, member of the westminster assembly; disapproved of the introduction of the covenant, declared for episcopacy, and opposed the trial of charles i. (1574-1654).
Henderson, Alexander
A celebrated Scotch divine; became professor of Rhetoric and Philosophy in St. Andrews, and subsequently held the living of Leuchars, in Fife; he actively
Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of
Born at Old Montrose, and educated at St. Andrews; travelled in Italy, France, and the Netherlands; returning in 1637 he joined the Covenanters, and
Proverbs, Book of
concern the individual not as a member of any particular community, but as a member of the human race; the lessons of life and death are the same as in the covenant with Moses, and the condition in both cases is the observance or non-observance of God's commandments. There is no change in the principle, but
Renwick, James
Scottish martyr, born at Moniaive, Dumfriesshire; educated at Edinburgh University, but was refused his degree for declining to take the oath of allegiance;
Westminster Assembly of Divines
A convocation of divines assembled under authority of Parliament, at which delegates from England and Scotland adopted the Solemn League and Covenant
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