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R. Bentley, 1872 - Bishops
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Page 198 - IT is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient Authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church, — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 279 - For I have received of the Lord, that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread : and when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat : this is my body, which is broken for you : this do in remembrance of me.
Page 337 - It is a thing plainly repugnant to the Word of God, and the custom of the Primitive Church, to have public Prayer in the Church, or to minister the Sacraments, in a tongue not understanded of the people.
Page 410 - What, said he, surely you mistook the matter, you will refer yourselves wholly to us therein? No, by the faith I bear to God, said I, we will pass nothing before we understand what it is; for that were but to make you popes; make you popes who list, said I, for we will make you none.
Page 198 - Ministers in Christ's Church; Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. Which offices were evermore had in such reverend estimation, that no man might presume to execute any of them, except he were first called, tried, examined, and known to have such qualities as are requisite for the same; and also by publick Prayer, with Imposition of Hands, were approved and admitted thereunto by lawful authority.
Page 246 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Bishop in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands; In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. And remember that thou stir up the grace of God which is given thee by this imposition of our hands: for God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and love, and soberness.
Page 201 - God and man; and he is the propitiation not for our sins only, but for the sins of the whole world.
Page 338 - Presence she affirms nothing except that the Body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten, in the Supper only after an heavenly and spiritual manner, and that " the mean whereby the Body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper is faith.
Page 246 - RECEIVE the holy Ghost for the Office and Work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands.
Page 592 - Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.

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