Collections and Observations Concerning the Worship, Discipline, and Government of the Church of Scotland: In Four Books

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W. Gray and R. Inglis, 1770 - 304 pages
 

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OCLC: 8645718
Related Subjects: Church of Scotland -- Government. | Church of Scotland -- Discipline.
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Page 275 - And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
Page 106 - The man may not marry any of his wife's kindred nearer in blood than he may of his own, nor the woman of her husband's kindred nearer in blood than of her own.
Page 274 - ... hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it to the CHURCH: but if he neglect to hear the CHURCH, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 275 - But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.
Page 150 - That prelacy and the superiority of any office in the Church above presbyters is and hath been a great and insupportable grievance and trouble to this nation, and contrary to the inclinations of the generality of the people ever since the Reformation (they having reformed from popery by presbyters), and therefore ought to be abolished...
Page 226 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it to the church ; but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be to thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 103 - I break it, and give it unto you. (There the minister, who is also himself to communicate, is to break the bread, and give it to the communicants.) Take ye, eat ye. This is the body of Christ, which is broken for you . Do this in remembrance of him.
Page 92 - ... to his people : that if he shall be taken out of this life in his infancy, the Lord, who is rich in mercy, would be pleased to receive him up into glory; and if he live, and attain the years of discretion, that the Lord would...
Page 92 - As he pronounceth these words, he is to baptize the child with water ; which, for the manner of doing it, is not only lawful, but sufficient and most expedient to be by pouring or sprinkling of the water on the face of the child, without adding any other ceremony. This done, he is to give thanks, and pray...
Page 256 - It is to be eschewed that any person be intruded in any offices of the Kirk contrary to the will of the congregation to which they are appointed, or without the voice of the eldership.

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