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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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An Exposition of the Confession of Faith of the Westminster Assembly of Divines

Robert Shaw - Presbyterian Church - 1857 - 335 pages
...Cor. xi. 28. CHAPTER XXX. OF CHURCH CENSURES. SECTION I. — 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.1 1 I&uix. 6,7. 1 Tim. v. 17. 1 Thess. v. 1Z. Acts xx. 17, 18. 'Heb. xiii. 7, 17, 84. 1...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 90

1904
...thereof, and will ever give and inculcate implicit obedience to their decisions thereanent, do resolve, that as is declared in the Confession of Faith of...this National Established Church, " The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of His Church, hath therein appointed a government in the hand of Church-officers...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 61

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1860
...think not. For though it is stated in the Confession that ' the Lord Jesus as King and Head of his Church hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers distinct from the civil magistrate,' yet this provision must be taken m connexion with those others which confer an apparently unlimited...
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Proceedings

Scotland free church, gen. assembly - 1860
...doubtful verdict upon this question. It says, — " The Lord Jesus Christ, as King and Head of His Church, hath therein appointed a government in the...Church officers distinct from the civil magistrate." There can be no doubt that this declaration applies to the visible Church, and that it is in Hia capacity...
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Discussions on Church Principles: Popish, Erastian, and Presbyterian

William Cunningham - Church - 1863 - 576 pages
...have attracted so much attention, and led to such important consequences. The doctrine is this : " The Lord Jesus Christ, as King and Head of the church, hath therein appointed a government in the hands of church officers distinct from the civil magistrate." And his Grace's commentary upon it is...
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The Four Experiments in Church and State, and the Conflicts of Churches

Lord Robert Montagu - Church and state - 1864 - 434 pages
...courts a like authority in strictly civil affairs. These are the words of the resolution : ' That, as it is declared in the Confession of Faith of this National Established Church, that the Lord Jesus Christ is King and Head of the Church, and hath therein appointed a government,...
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Dina, or Familiar faces [by W.P. Wilkie].

William Patrick Wilkie - 1865
...congratulated her. CHAPTEE XLIX. " JIST listen tae this, sir : ' The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of his Church, hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate. To these officers the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven are committed, by virtue whereof they have power...
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Testimony of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Scotland: Historical and ...

Reformed Presbyterian Church (Scotland) - 1866 - 284 pages
...coercion, or any direct exercise of civil authority ; for " the Lord Jesus, as king and head of his church, hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate." In the section from which the quotation is made, it is expressly said, that " the civil magistrate...
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The Presbyterian

...declared in the Confession of Faith by the statement ' that the Lord Jesus, as King and Head of his Church, hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers distinct from the civil magistrate:' Whereas, when the maintenance of that doctrine in the Establishment was threatened in 1838, this Church...
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The Reformed Presbyterian magazine. Jan. 1855-July 1858, 1862-76

1869
...liberty of action to an Act of Parliament. They held that " the Lord Jesus, as King and Head of His Church, hath therein appointed a government in the...church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate." The recognition and practical carrying out of this truth they regarded as essential to the Church's...
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