A Dictionary of Congregational Usages and Principles, According to Ancient and Modern Authors: To which are Added Brief Notices of Some of the Principal Writers, Assemblies, and Treatises Referred to in the Compilation

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S.K. Whipple, 1852 - Всего страниц: 432

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Стр. 97 - Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Стр. 100 - God alone is Lord of the conscience, and hath left it free from the doctrines and commandments of men which are in any thing contrary to his word, or beside it, in matters of faith or worship.
Стр. 201 - Having earlier still learned from the Holy Scriptures that wise, brave and virtuous men were always friends to liberty; that God gave the Israelites a king...
Стр. 127 - The Churches of New England make only vital piety the terms of communion among them ; and they all with delight see godly Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Antipedobaptists, and Lutherans, all members of the same churches, and sitting together without offence in the same holy mountain, at the same holy table.
Стр. 359 - That the civil magistrate's power extends only to the bodies and goods and outward state of men,
Стр. 131 - ... the church, it was ordered according to the wisdom and faithfulness of the elders, together with the liberty and ability of any person. Hence it was, that some were admitted by expressing their consent to that written confession of faith and covenant; others did answer to questions about the principles of religion that were publicly propounded to them ; some did present their confession in writing, which was read for them ; and some, that were able and willing, did make their confession in their...
Стр. 157 - Church government or rule, is placed by Christ in the officers of the church, who are therefore called rulers, while they rule with God ; yet in case of mal-administration, they are subject to the power of the church, as hath been said before.
Стр. 129 - ... congregation or church, under the Lord Jesus Christ, our head, in such sort as becometh all those whom he hath redeemed, and sanctified to himself, do hereby solemnly and religiously, as in his most holy presence, promise and bind ourselves to walk in all our ways according to the rule of the Gospel, and in all sincere conformity to his holy ordinances, and in mutual love and respect to each other, so near as God shall give us grace.
Стр. 269 - ... doth not consist in his ordination, but in his voluntary and free election by the church, and his accepting of that election ; whereupon is founded that relation between pastor and flock, between such a minister and such a people. Ordination doth not constitute an officer, nor give him the essentials of his office.
Стр. 330 - Whosoever shall hereafter affirm or maintain, That there are within this realm other meetings, assemblies, or congregations of the King's born subjects than such as by the laws of this land are held and allowed, which may rightly challenge to themselves the name of true and lawful Churches...

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