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A seasonable testimony to good order in the churches of the faithful.

Increase Mather

A seasonable testimony to good order in the churches of the faithful.

Particularly declaring the usefulness & necessity of councils in order to preserving peace and truth in the churches.

by Increase Mather

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Published by Printed by B. Green, for D. Henchman, and sold at his shop. in Boston, N.E .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Councils and synods.,
  • Congregational churches -- Government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Increase Mather, D.D. with the concurrence of other ministers of the Gospel in Boston. ; [Six lines of Scripture texts]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2149.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14572869M

    He is “the faithful witness” when here on earth, “the first-begotten of the dead” in resurrection glory, and “the prince of the kings of the earth” when He comes again to reign (Revelation ). No wonder an outburst of praise and worship follows at this full revelation of Christ’s glories: “Unto him that loved us, and washed us. Churches and Religious Institutions. , and the marriage was solemnized according to good order and the custom of Friends on Septem following. He was a man of marked intellectual ability, a good organizer and a faithful and devoted pastor. Christ Church during his rectorship greatly increased in membership and influence.

    The City of God (Book XVII) For which reason also the Apostle John writes to the seven churches, We have an example of this in that same Book of Psalms: My heart bubbled up a good matter: I utter my words to the king. My tongue is the pen of a scribe, writing swiftly. Synonyms for religious include spiritual, holy, sacred, theological, devotional, divine, doctrinal, scriptural, churchly and sectarian. Find more similar words at.

    Well thank you for coming tonight. I’m going to put on the hat of sort of a professor and historian tonight. I’m so used to getting up and saying, “Take out your Bible,” but that wouldn’t help since. faithful testimony for his noble truths and cause, and against all the sins and defections of the time. The first of these, soon after he had showed his activity and zeal in that banner displayed against the church's enemies, in the declaration published at _Sanquhar, June 22d_, , did honorably and bravely finish his course, among many 1/5.


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A seasonable testimony to good order in the churches of the faithful by Increase Mather Download PDF EPUB FB2

A seasonable testimony to good order in the churches of the faithful.: Particularly declaring the usefulness & necessity of councils in order to preserving peace and truth in the churches. A necessary and seasonable Testimony against Toleration, and the present proceedings of Sectaries and their abettors in England, in reference to religion and government; with an admonition and exhortation unto their brethren there, from the Commissioners of the General Assembly of.

The section on "Faith" is from the Book of Worship of the United Church of Christ. The Book of Worship is available from United Church Resources at About this testimony The Kansas City Statement was the most important affirmation of faith adopted by the Congregational Churches in the 20th century.

The good insinuated, that will be the effect of our true doing of this, is, we shall find God "a faithful Creator." [FIRST—THE DUTY TO WHICH SUFFERERS ARE DIRECTED.] We will first begin with the duty, that sufferers are here directed to, namely, the committing of their souls to God.

This testimony of faith, adapted from Colossiansis from the Book of Worship, United Church of Christ. In the words of Holy Scripture, it affirms our belief that Jesus Christ is the center of creation, the head of the church, and both the human and divine One "in whom the fullness of God was pleased to dwell.".

augustine's city of god, book l. book i. argument. augustin censures the pagans, who attributed tile calamities of the world, and especially the recent sack of rome by the goths, to the christian religion, and its prohibition of the worship of the gods.

It is confirmed by the testimony of Jesus, which is the Spirit of prophecy. And this Jesus, as God, is the root of David, though, as man, his offspring—a person in whom all uncreated and created excellencies meet, too great and too good to deceive his churches and the world.

We answer, that it exists for the purpose of holding a public and judicial testimony for the doctrine and order of the church of Christ: In which they testify and declare from the word of God, such articles as follow—That the covenant of works was made with Adam as the representative of all his posterity descending from him by ordinary.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Cotton Mather (Mather, Cotton, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Mather, Cotton, Decennium Luctuosum: An History of Remarkable Occurrences, in the Long War, Which New-England Hath Had With the Indian Savages, From the Year to the Year (Boston: Printed by B. Green and J.

And finally, the seven epistles of John, (Rev. 2., 3.,) to the churches of Lesser Asia, abound in exemplifications of a faithful testimony against declining churches. (4.) The safety of the Lord’s people, and the good of souls, demand this: for of all the fortresses of error, none is of so dangerous a character as when it stands intrenched.

Sundry good Christians have been, by means thereof, kept from the Lord ’ s table; and divers able and faithful ministers debarred from the exercise of their ministry, (to the endangering of many thousand souls, in a time of such scarcity of faithful pastors,) and spoiled of their livelihood, to the undoing of them and their families.

Prelates. Seasonable and moderate use of this, as of the other good creatures of God, is not unlawful. Use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake, and thine often infirmities, said Paul to Timothy, 1 Tim.

But excess therein is shameful in all, especially in a minister. The churches permitted the ministers to preach on these holy days in order to change a useless and unprofitable idleness into a holy and profitable exerciseK. DeGier (minister, Netherlands Reformed Church, the Hague; teacher, Theological School at Rotterdam), Explanation of the Church Order of Dordt ().

It is just this attitude of. Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions. A Faithful Account of many Wonderful and Surprising Things, that have befallen several Bewitched and Possessed Persons in New-England. Particularly, A Narrative of the marvellous Trouble and Releef Experienced by a pious Family in Boston, very lately and sadly molested with Evil.

Churches and Religious Institutions: II. The Society of Friends - The original minute book of this meeting, now preserved among the records at the Trenton Meeting House, Hanover and Montgomery Streets, contains a paean of praise to God for His blessings in leading His people to a place where they could worship Him in peace and after a.

Bonifacivs an essay upon the good, that is to be devised and designed, by those who desire to answer the great end of life, and to do good while they live: a book offered, first, in general, unto all Christians, in a personal capacity, or in a relative: then more particularly: unto magistrates, unto ministers, unto physicians, unto lawyers, unto scholemasters, unto wealthy gentlemen, unto.

Revelation Who bare record of, or testified, the word of God — That is, who, being honoured with so important a message, did not fail faithfully to declare it; and the testimony of Jesus — That which Jesus, as the faithful and true Witness, appointed to be declared; and all things that he saw — Was made acquainted with in such a manner as was attended with the fullest and most.

The Son of God descended from Heaven and became a man (God incarnate) in order to save people from the power of the Devil, sin and eternal death. Sin is the transgression of the law (I John ). That is, sin is an offense against the Law of God.

So the preacher got up. He said, I have a good day and the gentleman said, See you at church. You see that silent sermon reminds us that we need Fellowship in some churches have gathered together during this pandemic. They have gathered together. In a drive in fashion, listening to the service on their radios with their windows up.

Revelation - 20 Your brother - In the common faith. And companion in the affliction - For the same persecution which carried him to Patmos drove them into Asia. This book peculiarly belongs to those who are under the cross. It was given to a banished man; and men in affliction understand and relish it most.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Robert Barclay (Barclay, Robert, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Barclay, Robert, An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, ed.

by Licia Kuenning (HTML at ) Barclay, Robert, An Apology for the True Christian Divinity: Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of.New-England pleaded with, and pressed to consider the things which concern her peace, at least in this her day: or, A seasonable and serious word of faithful advice to the churches and people of God (primarily those) in the Massachusets colony; musingly to ponder, and bethink themselves, what is the tendency, and will certainly be the sad issue, of sundry unchristian and crooked wayes, which.Free eBooks from A Puritan's Mind and Puritan Publications Get these original works onto your computer, laptop or phone.

Today, many Christians are turning back to the puritans to, “walk in the old paths,” of God’s word, and to continue to proclaim old truth that glorifies Jesus Christ.