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" The Assembly intend simply to say, that since Christ and His inspired Apostles did not make the holding of slaves a bar to communion, we, as a court of Christ, h-ave no authority to do so; since they did not attempt to remove it from the Church by legislation,... "
The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the Church - Page 46
edited by - 1864
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A Debate on Slavery: Held on the First, Second, Third and Sixth Days ..., Part 4

Jonathan Blanchard, Nathan Lewis Rice - Slavery - 1846 - 508 pages
...that slavery should ever be abolished at all. What is the language of that Report 1 I will read it : " We feel constrained further to say, that however desirable it may be to ameliorate the condition of the slaves in the Southern and Western States, or TO REMOVE SLAVERY FROM OUR COUNTRY, these objects,...
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A debate on slavery: held on the first, second, third, and sixth days of ...

Jonathan Blanchard, Nathan Lewis Rice - Slavery - 1846 - 482 pages
...that slavery should ever be abolished at all. What is the language of that Report ? I will read it : " We feel constrained further to say, that however desirable it may be to ameliorate the condition of the slaves in the Southern and Western States, or TO REMOVE SLAVERY PROM OUR COUNTRY, these objects,...
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Lowe's Edinburgh magazine

John D. Lowe - 1847
...and with so much unanimity, last year at Cincinnati. That doctrine is: 1. That since Christ and his apostles did not make the holding of slaves a bar to communion, we have no authority to do so. The Assembly says, they cannot pronounce slaveholding a heinous and scandalous...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 1

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1858
...slaveholding a subject of discipline, "Since Christ and his inspired Apostles did n6t make slaveholding a bar to communion, we, as a court of Christ, have...we have no authority to legislate on the subject" (see Digest, p. 813), she made a deliverance on slavery which covers all proper ground of ecclesiastical...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 8

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1858
...argument, and see just what ground it does fairly cover. (1.) The Assembly of '45 say " Since Christ and his inspired Apostles did not make the holding...as a court of Christ, have no authority to do so." Give this argument, now, the form of a syllogism, that we may examine it the more carefully : A. Whatever...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 8

Religion - 1858
...argument, and see just what ground it does fairly cover. (1.) The Assembly of '45 say " Since Christ and his inspired Apostles did not make the holding...as a court of Christ, have no authority to do so." Give this argument, now, the form of a syllogism, that we may examine it the more carefully : A. Whatever...
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Dr. Newton's Columns on the Position of the Old School Prebyterian Assembly ...

1859
...by Christ, or by his inspired Apostles. But , " The Assembly intend simply to say, that since Christ and his inspired Apostles did not make the holding of slaves a bar to Christian communion, [they] as a court of Christ have no authority to do so. Since they did not attempt...
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Pulpit Politics: Or, Ecclesiastical Legislation on Slavery, in Its ...

David Christy - Slavery - 1862 - 624 pages
...neither is there respect of persons with him.' (^) " The Assembly intend simply to say, that since Christ and his inspired apostles did not make the holding...by legislation, we have no authority to legislate upon the subject. We feel further constrained to say, that however desirable it may be to ameliorate...
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THE CHURCH AND THE REBELLION: A CONSIDERATION OF THE REBELLION AGAINST THE ...

R.L. STANTON - 1864
...neither is there respect of persons with Him." (g) The Assembly intend simply to say, that since Christ and His inspired Apostles did not make the holding...desirable it may be to ameliorate the condition of the slaves in the Southern and Western States, or to remove slavery from our country, these objects,...
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