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" 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 ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same. "
An ecclesiastical biography, containing the lives of ancient fathers and ... - Page 88
by Walter Farquhar Hook - 1850
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A Church for the Twenty-first Century: Agenda for the Church of England

Robert Hannaford - 1998 - 349 pages
...congenial, although today the occasional polemical note is to be regretted. According to Article Nineteen, 'The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered'; this is a definition...
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The Company of the Preachers

David L. Larsen - 1998 - 411 pages
...Huldrych Zwingli (Oxford: Clarendon, 1986), 266. 5.5 BIBLICAL PREACHING AMONG THE ENGLISH REFORMERS The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - 2000 - 218 pages
...the English be accustomed thereto. Gregory I, Epistles, xi, 64, to Augustine of Canterbury (601) 6 The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of...Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered. Book of Common Prayer, Articles of Religion XIX 7 Grounded upon the doctrine of the prophets...
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Ecumenism, Christian Origins and the Practice of Communion

Nicholas Sagovsky - 2000 - 221 pages
...apostolicity, and so of apostolic ministry (not necessarily in unbroken historic succes22 For Anglicans, it is 'a congregation of faithful men, in the which the...Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance' (The Book of Common Prayer, 1662, Article of Religion xix)....
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Essays and Reviews: The 1860 Text and Its Reading

Victor Shea, Victoria Shea, William Whitla - 2000 - 1057 pages
...chap. 1, sec. 2; [1536] 1957, 1:281-82). The Nineteenth Article of Religion ("Of the Church") states: "The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's...
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Preachers and People in the Reformations and Early Modern Period

Larissa Taylor - 2001 - 397 pages
...became the standard statement of the core beliefs of the English church, described the visible church as "a congregation of faithful men, in the which the...word of God is preached, and the sacraments be duly ministered." 44 42 Formularies of Faith, ed. Charles Lloyd (Oxford: The University Press, 1856), p....
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Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

John Robert Wright - 2001 - 313 pages
...year), as I get to know this flock. As the Prayer Book in the Articles of Religion (number 19) puts it: "The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance." A congregation,...
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Baptist Church Perpetuity: Or the Continuous Existence of Baptist Churches ...

W. A. Jarrel - 2001 - 516 pages
...Second Coming of Christ, Let us first settle what is the church. The ME Discipline defines the church: "The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men in which the pure Word of God is preached, and the sacraments duly administered according to Christ's...
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The Ingenious Mr. Henry Care, Restoration Publicist

Lois G. Schwoerer - 2001 - 349 pages
...and differed only on some ceremonies. Invoking article 19 of the Thirty-nine Articles, which read, "The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's...
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Anglicanism and the Christian Church: Theological Resources in Historical ...

Paul D. L. Avis - 2002 - 393 pages
...Confession of 1530 (see Tappert, ed., 1959, pp. 32.ff.). 'The visible Church of Christ', the article states, 'is a congregation of faithful men in the which the...Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the...
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