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The Divine Right of Church Government

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Published: 1844
Language: English
Wordcount: 122,447 / 376 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.2
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 274
Added to site: 2004.11.17
mnybks.net#: 9533
Genre: Religion
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y be had from this treatise ensuing, if seriously considered. For, 1. That there is a church government of divine right, now under the New Testament, declared in Scripture, is proved,

Part I. 2. What that

government is in particular, is evidenced both by the description of church government, and the confirmation of the parts thereof by Scripture, Part. II. chap. 1, and so to the end of the book: whereby it is cleared that the presbyterial government is that particular government which is of divine right, according to the word of God. 3. What ordinary church officers, (members of the several elderships,) are of divine right, is proved,

Part II, chap. 11, sect. 1, viz. pastors and

teachers, with ruling elders. 4. That parochial or congregational elderships, consisting of preaching and ruling elders, are of divine right, is manifested,

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