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  • Alas, how can the poor souls live in Concord when you preachers sow amongst them in your sermons debate and discord? They look to you for light and you bring them darkness. Amend these crimes, I exhort you, and set forth God's word truly, both by true preaching and giving a good example, or else, I, whom God has appointed his vicar and high minister here, will see these divisions extinct, and these enormities corrected...

    Light   Giving   Soul  
    "Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII" by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry, Great Britain. Public Record Office, (vol. XX, part 2, p. 513), 1862.
  • Christ Jesus left you this sweet key of obedience; for He left His Vicar, whom you are all obliged to obey until death. And whoever is outside his obedience is in a state of damnation.

    Sweet   Jesus   Keys  
  • But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise his prerogatives on earth, does involve a claim to his attributes, and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition to a man claiming to be God.

    Exercise   Men   Doe  
    Charles Hodge (1855). “What is Presbyterianism?: An Address Delivered Before the Presbyterian Historical Society at Their Anniversary Meeting in Philadelphia, on Tuesday Evening, May 1, 1855”, p.52
  • The entire force of the Conciliar revolt comes from the fact that it has apparently been imposed by the authority of the Church. How many bishops, priests, religious, and laymen, would have swallowed the lies of the heretics if they had not believed themselves bound to do so by the voice of Christ's Vicar on earth? Questioning the authority of these men renders their revolution of doubtful authenticity.

  • The Holy Apostolic See and the Roman Pontiff have primacy in the entire world. The Roman Pontiff is the Successor of Blessed Peter, the Prince of the Apostles, true Vicar of Christ, Head of the whole Church, Father and Teacher of all Christians.

  • I am a vicar's daughter and still a practising member of the Church of England.

    Interview with Rosanna Greenstreet, March 12, 2005.
  • [Sigmund Freud] just made people feel so neurotic about their lives. I mean, if you dreamt about a lampshade, it meant you wanted to be whipped by the local vicar or something.

    Memorable   Mean   People  
  • Do what Jesus says... what he commands through his ministers who are in the Church [see 1 Cor 6:4]. Be subject to his vicars, your leaders, not only those who are gentle and kind, but even those who are overbearing [see 1 Pt 2:18].

    Jesus   Leader   Church  
    "Bernard of Clairvaux on the Life of the Mind". Book by John R. Sommerfeldt, 2004.
  • There are various methods by which you may achieve ignominy and shame. By murdering a large and respected family in cold blood and afterward depositing their bodies in the water companies' reservoir, you will gain much unpopularity in the neighborhood of your crime, and even robbing a church will get you cordially disliked, especially by the vicar. But if you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human creature can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it.

    Mother   Baby   Blood  
    Jerome K. Jerome (2015). “Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow”, p.71, Sheba Blake Publishing
  • I remember a passage in Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield," which he was afterwards fool enough to expunge: "I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.

    Men   Fool   Zealous  
    James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Edmond Malone (1824). “The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., comprehending an account of his studies, and numerous works, in chronological order: a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published; the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for near half a century during which he flourished”, p.359
  • I don't think," he said, "that a vicar is supposed to beat a bishop to death, or even back to death." Mr. Berkeley looked down upon the remains of Bishop Bernard. "If anyone asks, we'll say he fell over," he said. "Lots of times.

    Thinking   Bishops   Said  
    John Connolly (2010). “The Gates: A Samuel Johnson Tale”, p.244, Simon and Schuster
  • The Saviour Himself is the door of the sheepfold: 'I am the door of the sheep.' Into this fold of Jesus Christ, no man may enter unless he be led by the Sovereign Pontiff; and only if they be united to him can men be saved, for the Roman Pontiff is the Vicar of Christ and His personal representative on earth.

    Jesus   Men   Doors  
  • A witty vicar once said that a good marriage is like a pair of scissors with the couple inseparable joined, often moving in opposite directions, yet always destroying anyone who comes between them. The trick is for the blades to learn to work smoothly together, so as not to cut each other.

    Witty   Couple   Moving  
    Kristin James, Mary Jo Putney, Julie Tetel (1994). “Promised Brides”
  • The apostles and their successors are God's vicars in governing the Church which is built on faith and the sacraments of faith. Wherefore, just as they may not institute another Church, so neither may they deliver another faith, nor institute other sacraments.

    St Thomas Aquinas (2013). “Summa Theologica, Volume 4 (Part III, First Section)”, p.2362, Cosimo, Inc.
  • Stories about vicars are always being told because they're at the heart of our society. Vicars touch all parts of the community and see life in all its extremity.

  • A bumper of good liquor Will end a contest quicker Than justice, judge or vicar.

    1775 The Duenna, act 2, sc.3.
  • The vicar, whose name is Reverend Waite, leads us in prayers that all begin with 'O Lord' and end with our somehow not being worthy-sinners who have always been sinners and will forever more be sinners until we die. It isn't the most optimistic outlook I've ever heard but we're encouraged to keep trying anyway.

    Libba Bray (2010). “A Great and Terrible Beauty”, p.41, Simon and Schuster
  • I have this very moment finished reading a novel called The Vicar of Wakefield [by Oliver Goldsmith].... It appears to me, to be impossible any person could read this book through with a dry eye and yet, I don't much like it.... There is but very little story, the plot is thin, the incidents very rare, the sentiments uncommon, the vicar is contented, humble, pious, virtuous--but upon the whole the book has not at all satisfied my expectations.

    Reading   Book   Eye  
  • The Holy Spirit, not the pope, is the vicar of Christ on earth.

    Earth   Spirit   Christ  
  • We declare, assert, define and pronounce to be subject to the Roman Pontiff is to every creature altogether necessary for salvation… I have the authority of the King of Kings. I am all in all, and above all, so that God Himself and I, the Vicar of Christ, have but one consistory, and I am able to do almost all that God can do. What therefore, can you make of me but God?

  • What is the world coming to, when you can't even trust a rogue vicar and her demon lover?

    World   Rogues   Lovers  
    Simon R. Green (2009). “Just Another Judgement Day”, p.112, Penguin
  • Conscience is the aboriginal Vicar of Christ.

    John Henry Newman (1875). “A Letter Addressed to His Grace the Duke of Norfolk: On Occasion of Mr. Gladstone's Recent Expostulation”, p.73
  • TO ALL THE ambulance drivers firewatchers air-raid wardens nurses canteen workers airplane spotters rescue workers mathematicians vicars vergers shopgirls chorus girls librarians debutantes spinsters fishermen retired sailors servants evacuees Shakespearean actors and mystery novelists WHO WON THE WAR.

    Girl   War   Airplane  
  • Nature, the vicar of the Almighty Lord.

    Nature   Lord   Vicars  
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1977). “The Portable Chaucer: Revised Edition”, p.481, Penguin
  • What is the pope doing inserting himself - he's the Vicar of Christ. He is the worldwide leader of the Catholic faith. What is he doing inserting himself into the American political system this way? That to me is the larger question.

    "The Pope: Trump’s Not a Christian". "The Rush Limbaugh Show", February 18, 2016.
  • Outside of London especially, I can't go anywhere without people buying me a drink. There are quite a lot of people who know me from The Vicar Of Dibley and are big Dibley fans, but they don't have things to shout at me from that show.

    People   London   Buying  
  • I used to do bell ringing in Benenden church. It was really good fun, actually. My best friend's dad was the local vicar, and so it was expected as her best friend that I would go to church every Sunday with her.

    Fun   Dad   Sunday  
  • Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ.

    Church   Earth   Christ  
    Charles Hodge (1855). “What is Presbyterianism?: An Address Delivered Before the Presbyterian Historical Society at Their Anniversary Meeting in Philadelphia, on Tuesday Evening, May 1, 1855”, p.50
  • We hold upon this earth the place of God Almighty.

    Earth   Vicars   Almighty  
    Pope Leo XIII (1990). “A Light in the Heavens: Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII”, p.205, TAN Books
  • Vicars, MPS and lawyers were amont those who considered me to be the best hostess in London.

    Mps   London   Lawyer  
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