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Page 22 - Right, it is declared, that Prelacy, and the superiority of any office in the church above presbyters, is and hath been a great and insupportable grievance and trouble to this nation, and contrary to the inclinations of the generality of the people ever since the Reformation, they having reformed from Popery by presbyters, and therefore ought to be abolished...
Page 288 - For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.
Page 172 - Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you, seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business ; but we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
Page 437 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it to the church ; but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be to thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 288 - Take ye, eat ye. This is the body of Christ, which is broken for you . Do this in remembrance of him.
Page 439 - Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
Page 254 - Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you. 16 Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.
Page 81 - For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
Page 297 - At which day of marriage if any man do allege and declare any impediment why they may not be coupled together in Matrimony by God's law or the laws of this Realm, and will be bound, and sufficient sureties with him, to the parties, or else put in a caution...