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Page 461 - Then had the churches rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and were edified ; and walking in the fear of the Lord, and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, were multiplied.
Page 484 - Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith with power...
Page 477 - Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.
Page 482 - Assemblies, in such a manner as to represent, as far as possible, with impartiality, the views and wishes of the two bodies constituting the United Church. 8. The publications of the Board of Publication, and of the Publication Committee...
Page 466 - Assembly met, and occupied the opening hour with devotional exercises. The roll was called, and the minutes of the last session were read and approved. The Moderator announced the following Standing Committees : 1.
Page 567 - Gospel ; what and how much agency has been employed : together with all such other facts and suggestions as will show, from year to year, what has been accomplished, and what may need to be undertaken, to bring all the churches to a proper degree of effort to promote the kingdom of Christ. As the Narratives are not to be publicly read, less care may be given to their style, and more to the detail of particulars, such as will aid the Committee of the Assembly in preparing their Annual General Narrative...
Page 482 - As soon as practicable after the union shall have been effected, the General Assembly should reconstruct and consolidate the several Permanent Committees and Boards which now belong to the two Assemblies, so as to represent, as far as possible with impartiality, the views and wishes of the two bodies constituting the united Church.
Page 565 - in order, as far as possible, to procure a respectable and full Delegation to all our judicatories, it is proper that the expenses of ministers and elders, in their attendance on these judicatories, be defrayed by the bodies which they respectively represent.
Page 481 - All the meetings of the Committees were distinguished by a degree of courtesy and unanimity which was more than common. Composed of men of decided individuality, representing divers interests and sections, they have discussed every question — many of them of admitted delicacy and difficulty — with the utmost frankness, without one word or expression of any kind ever to be regretted by Christian brethren who felt the grave responsibilities of their position.
Page 483 - It shall be regarded as the duty of all our judicatories, ministers, and people in the United Church, to study the things which make for peace, and to guard against all needless and offensive references to the causes that have divided us ; and, in order to avoid the revival of past issues, by the continuance of any usage in either branch of the Church that has grown out of...

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