John Cameron: Outward pomp is not a mark of the church

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  1. Reformed Covenanter

    Reformed Covenanter Puritan Board Doctor

    And indeed if that outward pomp were a note of the true Church, and it's contrary of the false: the true Church for the space of three hundred years, and more, during the time of her persecutions, should have been the false. After that, when Arianism had so over-run the world, that it groaned, and wont to see it self become an Arian.

    John Cameron, An examination of those plausible appearances which seem most to commend the Romish Church, and to prejudice the Reformed. Discovering them to be but mere shifts, purposely invented, to hinder an exact trial of doctrine by the Scriptures, trans. William Pinke (Oxford: Edward Forrest, 1626), p. 28.
     
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