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Page 279 - But of that day and that hour, knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father.
Page 21 - Church members who were admitted in minority, understanding the doctrine of faith, and publicly professing their assent thereto, not scandalous in life, and solemnly owning the covenant before the church, wherein they give up themselves and their children to the Lord, and subject themselves to the government of Christ in the church, their children are to be baptized.
Page 29 - But yet, forasmuch as sundry persons of worth for prudence and piety amongst us, are otherwise persuaded, (whose welfare and peaceable satisfaction we desire to accommodate.) This Court doth Declare, That all such persons, being...
Page 354 - June next ; there to consider and agree upon those methods and rules for the management of ecclesiastical discipline, which by them shall be judged agreeable and conformable to the word of God, and shall, at the same meeting, appoint two or more of their number to be their delegates, who shall all meet together at Saybrook, at the next commencement to be held there ; where they shall compare the results of the ministers of the several counties, and out of and from them, to draw a form of ecclesiastical...
Page 282 - Rogers ther chief leader. They appeared in New England about 1677. The principal distinguishing tenet of this denomination was, that worship performed the first day of the week; was a species of idolatry which they ought to oppose. In consequence...
Page 45 - That the elder, or elders of a particular church, with the consent of the brethren of the same, have power, and ought to exercise church discipline, according to the rule of God's word, in relation to all scandals that fall out within the same.
Page 247 - that a Free School be set up," and " our pastor, Mr. Davenport, together with the magistrates, shall consider what yearly allowance is meet to be given to it out of the common stock of the town, and also what rules and orders are meet to be observed in and about the same.
Page 509 - I suppose the first preacher that ever preached with notes in our New England, was the Rev. \Vnrham ; who, though he were sometimes faulted for it by some judieious men who had never heard him, yet when once they came to hear him, they could not but admire the notable energy of his ministry.
Page 13 - ... the same meeting, appoint two or more of their number to be their delegates, who shall all meet together at Saybrook, at the next commencement to be held there ; where they shall compare the results of the ministers of the several counties, and out of and from them, to draw a form of ecclesiastical discipline, which, by two or more persons delegated by them, shall be offered to this court, at their session at...