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Page 132 - The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed...
Page 63 - And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
Page 131 - Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2.
Page 13 - So also Christ glorified not Himself to be made an High Priest, but He that said unto Him, Thou art My Son, to-day have I begotten Thee.
Page 61 - I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession ; That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 20 - The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly administered according to Christ's ordinance. In all these things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 115 - Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.
Page 59 - Wherefore I put thee in remembrance, that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee, by the putting on of my hands.
Page 113 - it is that the Synagogue, and afterwards the " Church, had Elders, without whose counsel " nothing was done in the Church ; which by " what negligence it grew into disuse I know not, " unless, perhaps, by the sloth, or rather by the " pride of the Teachers, while they alone wished " to appear something.'* It is scarcely credible to •what a miserable expedient Dr.