The Jewes Synagogue; Or, a Treatise Concerning the Ancient Manner of Worship Used by the Jewes in Their Synagogue-Assemblies

The Jewes Synagogue; Or, a Treatise Concerning the Ancient Manner of Worship Used by the Jewes in Their Synagogue-Assemblies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1652 edition. Excerpt: ...from all other Nations. Reafon doth tell all reafonable men, that in what Countrey .."'-...'.... foever heathen Governours did allow the Jews fo much liberty as to build fynagogues for the worfhip of their God, they would doubtles allow them lb much power of Difcipline aifo, as did necefTarily appertain to the prefervation of that worfhip: and the Scripture doth tell us, that as long as they might lawfully make Judges of their own, it was not lawful for them to plead before Infidels., I mean in fuch cafes wherein they had power of government-vid. Ainfw/m Exod.zi. By thele confiderations it is evident, that the Jews had an Independent power of Difcipline in eacli fynagogue, as long as they lived in heathen Countries., Now in the fecond place, I think it necefiary aifo to /peak a little more fully of their fynagogue Difcipline, as it was Depend dent upon the Elders or the general Church while they lived in Their fynagogue Canaan. I mean before their difperfion into heathen Countries. Dependentas But before my meaning can be well difcemed, I muft firft explain lor'S. a- they 11the nature and conftitution of their Sanhedrin government. Their Sanhedrin government was twice ordained. 1. By the advife of lethro: and 2. By the immediate direction of the Angel of Gods prefence. Firft, I fay, that lethro by the light of true when the San. reafbn, did advife Mofes to fet up this for m of true goveBiimenu, mentvw&ft" Exod. 18. But Secondly, afterwards the Angel of the "Covenant ordained. himfelf, did ordain this form of Government: and therefore he appointed Mofes to make a new choife of Elders of the beft.and ableftthat were among them; and for this purpofe the tAngel (that gave Mofes lively Oracles) appointed Mofes to gather be-....show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648080
  • 9781236648082