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"A Dispute Against English Popish Ceremonies, 1637"
"111 Propositions Concerning the Ministry and Government of the Church, 1644"
two of Gillespie's sermons, preached before the House of Common (1644), and the House of Lords (1645)
George Gillespie's answers to Coleman which defends Presbyterian polity against Erastianism
The table of contents from George Gillespie's Dispute Against The English Popish Ceremonies Obtruded On The Church Of Scotland follows:
The First Part. Against The Necessity Of The Ceremonies.
Chapter I. That Our Opposites Do Urge The Ceremonies As Things Necessary
Chapter II. The Reason Taken Out Of Acts XV. To Prove The Necessity Of The Ceremonies, Because Of The Church's Appointment, Confuted
Chapter III. That The Ceremonies Thus Imposed And Urged As Things Necessary, Do Bereave Us Of Our Christian Liberty, First, Because Our Practice Is Adstricted
Chapter IV. That The Ceremonies Take Away Our Christian Liberty Proved By A Second Reason, Namely, Because Conscience Itself Is Bound And Adstricted
Chapter V. That The Ceremonies Take Away Christian Liberty, Proved By A Third Reason, Viz., Because They Are Urged Upon Such As, In Their Consciences, Do Condemn Them
Chapter VI. That The Ceremonies Take Away Christian Liberty Proved By A Fourth Reason, Viz., Because They Are Pressed Upon Us By Naked Will And Authority, Without Giving Any Reason To Satisfy Our Consciences
Chapter VII. That Festival Days Take Away Our Liberty, Which God Hath Given Us, Proved; And First Out Of The Law
Chapter VIII. That Festival Days Take Away Our Christian Liberty, Proved Out Of The Gospel
Chapter IX. Showing The Weakness Of Some Pretences Which Our Opposites Use For Holidays
The Second Part. Against The Expediency Of The Ceremonies.
Chapter I. Against Some Of Our Opposites, Who Acknowledge The Inconveniency Of The Ceremonies, And Yet Would Have Us Yield To Them
Chapter II. Against Those Of Our Opposites Who Plead For The Ceremonies As Things Expedient
Chapter III. That The Ceremonies Are Inexpedient, Because They Are Preparatives For Greater Evils
Chapter IV. That The Ceremonies Are Inexpedient, Because They Hinder Edification
Chapter V. That The Ceremonies Are Inexpedient, Because They Are Occasions Of Injury And Cruelty
Chapter VI. That The Ceremonies Are Inexpedient, Because They Harden And Confirm The Papists
Chapter VII. That The Ceremonies Are Inexpedient, Because They Disturb The Peace Of The Church
Chapter VIII. That The Inexpediency Of The Ceremonies, In Respect Of The Scandal Of The Weak, May Be Plainly Perceived. Twelve Propositions Touching Scandal Are Premitted
Chapter IX. All The Defences Of The Ceremonies, Used To Justify Them Against The Scandal Imputed To Them, Are Confuted
The Third Part. Against The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies.
Chapter I. That The Ceremonies Are Unlawful, Because Superstitious, Which Is Particularly Instanced In Holidays, And Ministering The Sacraments In Private Places
Chapter II. That The Ceremonies Are Unlawful Because They Are Monuments Of By-Past Idolatry, Which Not Being Necessary To Be Retained, Should Be Utterly Abolished, Because Of Their Idolatrous Abuses: All Which Is Particularly Made Good Of Kneeling
Chapter III. That The Ceremonies Are Unlawful, Because They Sort Us With Idolaters, Being The Badges Of Present Idolatry Among The Papists
Chapter IV. That The Ceremonies Are Idols Among The Formalists Themselves; And That Kneeling In The Lord's Supper Before The Bread And Wine, In The Act Of Receiving Them, Is Formally Idolatry
Chapter V. The Fifth Argument Against The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies Taken From The Mystical And Significant Nature Of Them
Chapter VI. That The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies Is Falsely Grounded Upon The Holy Scripture; Where Such Places As Are Alleged By Our Opposites, Either For All The Ceremonies In General, Or For Any One Of Them In Particular, Are Vindicated From Them
Chapter VII. That The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies Cannot Be Warranted By Any Ecclesiastical Law, Nor By Any Power Which The Church Hath To Put Order To Things Belonging To Divine Worship
Chapter VIII. That The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies Cannot Be Warranted By Any Ordinance Of The Civil Magistrate; Whose Power In Things Spiritual Or Ecclesiastical Is Explained
Digression I. Of The Vocation Of Men Of Ecclesiastical Order
Digression II. Of The Convocation And Moderation Of Synods
Digression III. Of The Judging Of Controversies And Questions Of Faith
Digression IV. Of The Power Of The Keys, And Ecclesiastical Censures
Chapter IX. That The Lawfulness Of The Ceremonies Cannot Be Warranted By The Law Of Nature.
The Fourth Part. Against The Indifferency Of The Ceremonies.
Chapter I. Of Our Opposites' Pleading For The Indifferency Of The Ceremonies
Chapter II. Of The Nature Of Things Indifferent
Chapter III. Whether There Be Anything Indifferent In Actu Exercito
Chapter IV. Of The Rule By Which We Are To Measure And Try What Things Are Indifferent
Chapter V. The First Position Which We Build Upon The Ground Confirmed In The Former Chapter
Chapter VI. Another Position Built Upon The Same Ground
Chapter VII. Other Positions Built Upon The Former Ground
Chapter VIII. That The Ceremonies Are Not Things Indifferent To The Church Of Scotland; Because She Did Abjure And Repudiate Them By A Most Solemn And General Oath
Chapter IX. A Recapitulation Of Sundry Other Reasons Against The Indifferency Of The Ceremonies
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