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" THE visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same. "
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Changing Youth Worship

Patrick Angier - 1997 - 114 pages
...faithful men, in the which the pure word of God is preached, and the sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite of the same." We may have moved away from the idea of the Church as the building that we go to just...
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Essays and Reviews: The 1860 Text and Its Reading

Victor Shea, Victoria Shea, William Whitla - 2000 - 1057 pages
...congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same" (BCP). While many Broad Church liberals tended to stress the invisible church rather than the conditions...
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The Ingenious Mr. Henry Care, Restoration Publicist

Lois G. Schwoerer - 2001 - 349 pages
...congregation of faithful men, in which the pure Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same," Care argued that Dissenters were the "true visible particular Churches of Christ and consequently part...
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Anglicanism and the Christian Church: Theological Resources in Historical ...

Paul D. L. Avis - 2002 - 393 pages
...of faithful men in the which the pure Word of God is preached and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.' In this definition there are several points to note. First, the term 'visible Church' clearly presupposes...
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Body and Cell: Making the Transition to Cell Church, a First-hand Account

Howard Astin - 2002 - 174 pages
...congregation of faithful men in which the pure word of God is preached and the sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.' Article 25 goes on to say that the sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion are to be celebrated within...
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Credo: Historical and Theological Guide to Creeds and Confessions of Faith ...

Jaroslav Pelikan - 2005 - 672 pages
...10. 106. Lamb Quad 4. 107. 39 Art 36. general requirement that preaching and the sacraments conform "to Christ's ordinance in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same,"108 without specifying what "those things" are or whether ordination by a bishop standing in...
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Paths to Unity: Explorations in Ecumenical Method

Paul D. L. Avis - 2004 - 152 pages
...Articles of Religion of the Church of England speak in similar, though significantly not identical, terms: The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of...things that of necessity are requisite to the same. Later, Calvin was to write in a more nuanced way (perhaps reflecting his preference for 'Platonic'...
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Documents of the English Reformation 1526-1701

Gerald Lewis Bray - 2004 - 675 pages
...Of the Church The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men in which the pure Word of God is preached and the sacraments be duly administered,...things that of necessity are requisite to the same. As the Church of Jerusalem, Alexandria and Antioch have erred, so also the Church of Rome hath erred,...
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Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

Mark Dever - 2004 - 287 pages
...Thirty-nine Articles): "The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men in which the pure word of God is preached and the sacraments be duly administered,...those things that of necessity are requisite to the same."8 In John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion, the issue of the distinction of the...
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Faith and Fragmentation: Reflections on the Future of Christianty

J. Philip Wogaman - 2004 - 196 pages
...congregation of faithful men, in which the pure word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same." Where, exactly, is such a congregation to be found? What is "pure" word of God? Of what importance...
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