A history of ecclesiastical proceedings relative to the Third Presbyterian Church: in Philadelphia, the Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely, and several of the judicatories of the church with which they are connected

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s.n., 1814 - 170 pages
 

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Page 116 - To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before that he which is accused have the accusers face to face, and have licence to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.
Page 98 - Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment : thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty : but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Page 107 - And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee : nor again, the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
Page 66 - Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!
Page 66 - For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly ; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Page 106 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the Church : but if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as a heathen man and a Publican.
Page 98 - FAR as thy name is known The world declares thy praise ; Thy saints, O Lord, before thy throne, Their songs of honor raise.
Page 78 - That the several different congregations of believers, taken collectively, constitute one Church of Christ, called emphatically the Church ; that a larger part of the Church, or a representation of it, should govern a smaller, or determine matters of controversy which arise therein...
Page 98 - Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil ; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment: neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause.
Page 107 - And God hath set some in the church, first, apostles, secondarily, prophets, thirdly, teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healing, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

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