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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 guide to the Church in several discourses. [With] An appendix

Charles Daubeny - 1830
...calculated to lead the reader to the desired conclusion. The words of the Article in question are these: ** 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 administered according to Christ's...
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The Morning Watch: Or, Quarterly Journal on Prophecy, and ..., Volume 3

1831
...religious assembly called out from the world by the preaching of the Gospel." By a true church, we mean " 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." And as the leading idea of a church is the being called,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1831
...Now one of the Thirty-nine Articles, which our excellent parson sets my little boy to learn, says, " 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." We country people mean,...
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The British preacher, Volume 3

British preacher - 1832
...its nineteenth article, has well declared the truth, by defining " the visible church of Christ to be a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure...administered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same ;" — yet the world, in general, looketh...
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The Morning Watch: Or, Quarterly Journal on Prophecy, and ..., Volume 4

1832
...were confirmed by Elizabeth, 1571. The nineteenth of these defines the visible church of Christ as " 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...
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The Morning Watch: Or, Quarterly Journal on Prophecy, and ..., Volume 6

1833
...Asia, " a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure word of God is preached, and the sacraments duly administered, according to Christ's ordinance...things that of necessity are requisite to the same." Now the thing requisite to the having the pure word of God preached, is the living Voice of the Spirit...
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The Protestant Faith

George Wolfgang Forell - 1975 - 308 pages
...us only the Name of Jesus Christ, whereby man must be saved.] XIX. OF THE CHURCH The visible Church is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the...Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly minis tered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to...
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Continuity and Discontinuity in Church History: Essays Presented to George ...

George Huntston Williams, Frank Forrester Church, Timothy Francis George - 1979 - 419 pages
...took for granted such a priority. In the words of the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England, "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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John Wesley

John Wesley - 1964 - 516 pages
...Article includes not only this, but much more, by that remarkable addition: "In which the pure Word of God is preached, and the sacraments be duly administered." According to this definition, those congregations in which "the pure Word of God" (a strong expression) is not preached...
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Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to ...

John H. Leith - 1982 - 736 pages
...long as they live here; or deny the place of forgiveness to such as truly repent. XIII. Of 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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