A View of the Organization and Order of the Primitive Church: Containing a Scriptural Plan of the Apostolic Church; with a Historical Outline of the Church to the End of the Second Century: to which is Added, the Apostolic Succession, Connecting it with the Church of the Present Day
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Page 160 - For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Page 149 - One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
Page 191 - Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee, by the putting on of my hands.
Page 186 - Jerusalem ; whom they slew and hanged on a tree ; him God raised up the third day, and shewed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
Page 99 - Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
Page 393 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading holy Scripture and ancient authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church, — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 210 - Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; 22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
Page 99 - And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.
Page 36 - God, but into the second went the high priest alone once every year, not without blood, which he offered for himself and for the errors of the people ; the Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest...