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" flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock; and, when the chief Shepherd shall... "
The Investigator - Page 34
1822
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The Independent Whig: or, A defence of primitive Christianity, and of our ...

John Trenchard, Thomas Gordon - 1732
...exhorts the Elders to feed the Flock of Chrifl, and to take the Overfight thereof, not by Conflraint, but •willingly; not" for filthy Lucre, but of a ready Mind; neither as being LORDS over God'i Heritage, but as being Examples tt the Flock. Now either thefe Elders were Clergymen, or they...
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The Christian's defence against the fears of death, tr. by M. D'Assigny ...

Charles Drelincourt - 1732
...revealed. Feed the Flock of God which is -among/} you, taking the Qverfigbt thereof; not by ConJtraint, but willingly, not for filthy Lucre, but of a ready Mind ; neither as being Lords oi'er God's Heritage, but beirg Examples of the Flock. And when the chief Shepherd Jhall appear, yejhall...
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A discourse of the pastoral care

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1736
...that to themfelves as the chief Motive in entring into holy Orders, are hereby feverely condemn'd) but of a ready Mind, neither as being Lords over God's Heritage (or not ufing a defpotick Authority over their feveral Lots or Divifions) but being Examples to the...
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The Independent Whig: Or, A Defence of Primitive Christianity, and ..., Volume 1

1743
...feed the Flock of Chrift, and to take the Overfight thereof, not by Conftraint, but willingly, not fo* filthy Lucre, but of a ready Mind; neither as being LORDS over God's Heritage, but as being Examples to the Flock. Now either thefe Elders were Clergymen, 01 they were not: If they were...
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A System of Practical Duties, Moral and Evangelical: Rev. and Corr

Thomas Stackhouse - Christian life - 1760 - 329 pages
...of Cod, which is among you, taking the Overfight thereof, not by Conjlraint^ but -willingly; not fer filthy Lucre, but of a ready Mind; neither as being Lords over Gad's Heritage, but being Examples to the Flock; and, when the chief Shepherd Jhall appear, ye /hall...
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The Works of Mr. John Glas: In Four Volumes, Volume 1

John Glas - Sandemanianism - 1761
...heritage." i Pet.,v. i 2. 3 " The elders which are among you, 1 exhort, who alfo an " an elder: — Feed the flock of God which is among you " taking the oversight thereof, not by conftraint, but willing " ly ; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind ; neither a " being lords...
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Some brief remarks upon sundry important subjects: necessary to be ...

John Griffith - Society of Friends - 1765 - 100 pages
...which is among you, taking the " overfight thereof, not by conftraint, but willing' *' ly ; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind ; " neither as being lords over God's heritage, but " being enfamples to the flock. And when the - " chief fhcpherd fhall appear, ye fhall receive a " crown of...
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An essay on Christ's cross and crown: To which are subjoined, six sermons

George Muir - Religion - 1769 - 314 pages
...flock of God, which is among ) on, (laid another apoAle) taking the om fight thereof; not by conAraint, but willingly ; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; neither as " being lords over God's heriiage, but being en" famples to the flock," i Pet. v. 2,— 5. Church-officers, again, have a right...
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An Essay on Christ's Cross and Crown: To which are Subjoined, Six Sermons

George Muir - Presbyterian Church - 1769 - 314 pages
...purchafed " with his own blood," Afts xx. 28.—To "take " the pver fight thereof, not by conftraint, but " willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready " mind; neither as bting a lord over God's heritage, " but being an^nfampleto the flock," i Pet. v. 2, 3<—To " take...
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The obtaining of the divine approbation, a sermon preached at the ordination ...

James Bryson - 1773
...much as in us lieth, taking the overfight thereof, not by conftraint^ but willingly ; not for JHthy lucre, but of a. ready mind; neither as being Lords over God's heritage, but being enfamples to the flock. ^That fo-iuhen the chief jhepher'd flail appear, we may receive a crown of...
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