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" The Lord Jesus, as king and head of his Church, hath therein appointed a government in the hand of Church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate. "
The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Fra to Har - Page 32
edited by - 1910
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He Shall Glorify Me

W. Gary Crampton - Religion - 2004 - 268 pages
...appointed these officers in order to rule His church: "The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of His church, has therein appointed a government, in the hand of church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate." The Westminster divines, under their "Form of Presbyterial Church Government," teach that there are...
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Journal of Henry Cockburn 1831 to 1854 Volume One, Volume 1

Henry Cockburn - Judges - 2005 - 364 pages
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Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of Thomas Chalmers, Volume 4

William Hanna - 2006 - 628 pages
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: 1550 to 1700

Robert Tudur Jones, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - Religion - 2006 - 421 pages
...be admitted thereunto. CHAPTER XXX. Of Church Censures. I. The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of his Church, hath therein appointed a government, in the...Church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate. II. To these officers the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven are committed; by virtue whereof they have...
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The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes's Leviathan

Patricia Springborg - Philosophy - 2007
...the chapter 'Of Church Censures', it stated that 'The Lord Jesus, as king and head of His Church, has therein appointed a government, in the hand of Church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate'. While the ideal-historical story that Hobbes tells of the Hellenization of Christianity and the rise...
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Church Government and Church Questions

Robert Williamson - Religion - 2008 - 176 pages
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Come Home: An Appeal on Behalf of Reunion

John Langtry - History - 2008 - 420 pages
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 15

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - Bible - 1843
...those divines in one simple but comprehensive proposition : — The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of his Church, hath therein appointed a government, in the...Church officers, distinct from the Civil Magistrate. A divinely appointed ministry, with authority both to teach and to rule — an eldership with ruling...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - Presbyterian Church - 1908
...preservation of purity, peace, and unity in the church, yet 'the Lord Jesus, as king and head of his church, hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers distinct from the civil magistrate,' which government is ministerial, not lordly, and to be exercised in consonance with the laws of Christ,...
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The Westminster Confession of Faith

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