A Collection of the Essays on the Subject of Episcopacy, which Originally Appeared in the Albany Centinel, and which are Ascribed Principally to the Rev. Dr. Linn, the Rev. Mr. Beasley, and Thomas Y. How, Esq: With Additional Notes and Remarks
T. & J. Swords, no. 160 Pearl-street., 1806 - 210 pages
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Page 45 - When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.
Page 115 - Church, no man shall be accounted or taken to be a lawful Bishop, Priest, or Deacon, in this Church, or suffered to execute any of the said Functions, except he be called, tried, examined, and admitted thereunto, according to the Form hereafter following, or hath had Episcopal Consecration or Ordination.
Page 191 - And when his disciples, James and John, saw this, they said ; Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did ? But he turned and rebuked them, and said ; Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 45 - Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John...
Page 206 - God — a hard master, reaping where He has not sown, and gathering where He has not strawed...
Page 103 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient Authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 13 - Him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: Even as the Son of Man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give His life a ransom for many.
Page ix - But when in the course of Divine Providence, these American States became independent with respect to civil government, their ecclesiastical independence was necessarily included; and the different religious denominations of Christians...
Page 152 - Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you : as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them ; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.