|Other titles||Bellum presbyteriale, As much said for the presbyter as may be|
|Statement||by Matth. Stevenson, Gent|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 400:23|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 22 p|
|Number of Pages||22|
Bellum presbyteriale, or, As much said for the presbyter as may be, together with their covenants catastrophe, held forth in an heroick poem. Florus Britannicus, or, An exact epitome of the history of England from William the Conqueror to the twelfth year of the reign of his sacred majesty Charls the Second now flourishing (). 3. ‘Bellum Presbyteriale. Or as much said for the Presbyter as may be. Together with their Covenants Catastrophe. Held forth in an Heroic Poem,’ London, , 4to. The catastrophe refers to the burning of the covenant by the common hangman on 22 May and the consequent confusion of the ‘Phanaticks,’ at which the author rejoices. 4. The word "presbyter" has been contracted by later ecclesiastical usage into the title "priest," although in the New Testament they are by no means identical, but on the contrary are often explicitly distinguished (Mark ; Acts ). The book was addressed to a group of churches which shared in common a single geographic region. Colossians may indicate the development of yet another regional church. When Paul said, “You likewise read the epistle of the Laodicians,” we are given the impression that they were passing this vital information around among the local.
1 Peter ESV / 3 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering. This piece originally appeared on the author's blog. It is reprinted in full here with the author's permission. It happened again yesterday. I lose track in the last nine years how often the question comes, but for some reason yesterday was a tipping point that sends me today to the keyboard and this blog. Here’s the question (asked sometimes kindly and sometimes with less kindness, but. Church order is probably one of the things Presbyterians are best known for. Each church in the PCA has to subscribe to the Book of Church Order, which basically tells each church how the they are to function. Now it is true that having such firm processes in place can be the cause of much bureaucracy, delays in making decisions, etc. The Book of Church Order includes bylaws that detail the form of church government and other areas of church organization. Like other Presbyterian churches, the Presbyterian Church of America practices a representative form of church government: members elect presbyters (elders) who form regional presbyteries and participate in a General Assembly.
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